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  • House Passes Bill to Keep Federal Government Open; Fate in Senate Unclear

    House Passes Bill to Keep Federal Government Open; Fate in Senate Unclear

    The 114 Congress is set to end on a familiar note, with House and Senate leaders working to finish a large spending package carrying many extraneous riders before the final day of the session. In 2013, Senate Democrats, frustrated by Republicans blocking Obama's choices for federal judges, used their majority status at the time to eliminate "filibusters" against executive and judicial branch nominations, except the Supreme Court.

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  • Why Biden 2020 Isn't As Crazy As It Seems

    Why Biden 2020 Isn't As Crazy As It Seems

    Multiple members and staff in attendance said there was no discussion of the 2020 presidential race but that Rep. Jackie Speier of California asked Biden if he would run the Democratic National Committee. He ran unsuccessfully for his party's nomination in 2008, when now-President Barack Obama selected him as his running mate, and in 1988. Obama had placed Biden in charge of a "moonshot" to find ways to cure and treat the disease, which killed his son Beau, 46, last year.

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  • Smoke in Metro coach triggers panic, disrupts traffic

    Smoke in Metro coach triggers panic, disrupts traffic

    Passengers of a Delhi metro train had to be evacuated after they reported a thick plume of smoke seeping out of the last coach of the train at Patel Nagar station station today at around 4 PM. "But terming it as a fire would be an exaggeration", a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) spokesperson said. Delhi Metro's Blue Line - that connects Dwarka Sector 21 with Noida/Vaishali - is the busiest and most snag-prone of all the existing corridors.

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  • 18 months for talks is 'ample'

    The Prime Minister's spokesman said the Government does not want to extend Brexit negotiations beyond the two-year timetable. The EU's chief negotiator stated yesterday that access to the single market depended on adherence to its four freedoms, one of which is freedom of movement, He said it was indivisible.

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  • Pearl Harbor survivor commemorates the attack's 75th anniversary

    Clayton Schenkelberg, 99, a veteran, worked at the sub base in Pearl Harbor. "I couldn't believe anybody could do that", the retired Marine Master Sgt. We spent most of our time out in the Pacific. He never counted on the attack, which cost 2,400 Americans their lives. U.S. Navy Mess Mate Doris Miller of Waco manned a gun on the USS West Virginia during the attack, downing as many as five enemy planes, according to some reports, although Miller himself later told officials he thought he hit ...

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  • After Jaya, AIADMK pays respects to Poes Garden resident Sasikala

    Her most valuable possession was the Poes Garden residence (bought in 1967), valued at Rs 44 crore, followed by the Rs 14-crore vineyard near Hyderabad (1968). It is said Sasikala may pitch for the general secretary post though the it may not be smooth sailing as there are other interested parties. Sasikala Natarajan was one of J Jayalalithaa's most constant companions during her lifetime, in spite of their love-hate relationship.

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  • Accused Charleston shooter's mother has heart attack in court, according to documents

    Accused Charleston shooter's mother has heart attack in court, according to documents

    Ethel Lance, 70, was described as being "utterly devoted" to the Mother Emanuel church, while the three clergy killed in the attack - Clementa Pinckney, Daniel Simmons Sr, and DePayne Middleton-Doctor - were "inspiring ministers". "He said he was going to kill himself". He instructed jurors that any decision on guilt or a sentence is up to the jury - not the attorneys or witnesses in the case.

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  • MI vote recount to begin today by noon

    MI vote recount to begin today by noon

    Stein is now suing for a by-hand recount in Wisconsin . In his ruling early Monday morning, Judge Mark Goldsmith rejected an effort by state officials to delay the hand-counting of about 4.8 million ballots. Stein drew less than 1 percent of the votes cast. A hearing on the statewide effort is set for Monday in Commonwealth Court. But he contended the state's elections system is so insecure that a forensic examination of a sampling of the machines is the only way to know for sure that ...

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  • S.Korean president to calmly accept impeachment if passed this week

    She said she told Park that the party's lawmakers will vote by "their conscience and free will" on Friday. The fact that she met with the Saenuri Party leaders instead of making a fourth public statement shows that she has given up on public opinion and the opposition parties and that she means to focus on sowing dissension inside the Saenuri Party.

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  • Students explore programming with Hour of Code

    Students explore programming with Hour of Code

    The Minecraft tutorials aim to create a fun environment for kids to learn in. After that Rezwanur Rahman, Country Manager (Bangladesh) of MentorNations, describe MentorNations initiative for students and code lovers and also motive students to practice more code rather just playing game, make games.

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  • Theresa May vows to publish Brexit plan before triggering Article 50

    Theresa May vows to publish Brexit plan before triggering Article 50

    David Davis, secretary of state for exiting the European Union and, with Boris Johnson the foreign secretary and Liam Fox the global trade secretary, one of the Conservatives' Three Brexiteers charged with leading the process, accused Labour and the Tory rebels of trying to "wreck the negotiation" and insisted that Mrs May would not be forced to "disclose her hand".

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  • NieR: Automata gets a release date, special editions announced

    NieR: Automata gets a release date, special editions announced

    That being said, this wouldn't be a Square Enix game if it didn't have an absolutely insane collector's edition. The game is basically a sequel to the action-RPG NieR , which is a semi-sequel to the first Drakengard game. The Day One Edition will have the game, a reversible box art, plus six pieces of exclusive digital content, namely the Cardboard Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Play System Pod Skin, Grimoire Weiss Pod, and Machine Mask Accessory.

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  • Oregon taps Harbaugh disciple Taggart as head coach

    Oregon taps Harbaugh disciple Taggart as head coach

    OR athletic director Rob Mullens previously worked at UK. In a statement about the hire, Mullens said, "We are thrilled to welcome Willie, his wife, Taneshia, their sons, Willie Jr. "Writes McMurphy: "(Taggart) knows the West Coast, having been at Stanford ", Dungy told ESPN last week . The Bulls ranked fifth nationally in yards/play in 2016 and third in scrimmage plays of 40 yards or longer (29).

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  • Fitbit Is Buying Software Assets From Pebble

    Fitbit Is Buying Software Assets From Pebble

    Fitbit has therefore halted sales of its smartwatches. In a press release, Fitbit cofounder and CEO James Park said the acquisition will "accelerate the expansion of our platform". Two of the three new watches that Pebble announced in May, including the Time 2 and Pebble Core, will be canceled, and Kickstarter backers will be refunded.

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  • New Zealand Prime Minister John Key shocks country with resignation news

    He made the call for family reasons as well, saying his wife Bronagh had spent many nights alone and there had been "extraordinary levels of intrusion and pressure" for his children Stephie and Max. "Wait and see", Mr English told reporters who questioned whether he planned to stand as a candidate as he entered the parliament building in Wellington ahead of the Caucus meeting.

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  • Netflix will release 20 unscripted shows next year

    Netflix will release 20 unscripted shows next year

    Netflix has big plans when it comes to adding more original content to its library. Amid increased competition from new streaming services, Netflix believes that its investment in its own programming will help differentiate its service from rivals, while also simplifying the licensing situation.

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  • UK man found guilty in case linked to Brussels bomb suspect

    UK man found guilty in case linked to Brussels bomb suspect

    Zakaria Boufassil, 26, was convicted by the Kingstown Crown Court of engaging in conduct in preparation of acts of terrorism. Boufassil and Ahmed will be sentenced on December 12. In police interview transcripts, he said: "I think England has a more developed secret service, better observation techniques". Boufassil acknowledged meeting Abrini in the park, but said the encounter had nothing to do with extremism.

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  • Madison base on list for receiving new fighter plane

    Madison base on list for receiving new fighter plane

    Gov. Scott Walker announced Wednesday that the U.S. Air Force has selected Truax Field as one of five candidate bases to receive the F-35A Lightning II. Gowen Field AGS in Boise, Idaho; Jacksonville AGS in Florida and Truax AGS in Madison, Wisc. The Air Force will now conduct on-the-ground surveys at each candidate site with teams looking again at operational requirements, potential impacts to existing missions, infrastructure and manpower, before developing cost estimates to placing the ...

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  • Biden not planning on 2020 bid, but will 'never say never'

    Biden not planning on 2020 bid, but will 'never say never'

    After stoking speculation about his 2020 ambitions with comments to reporters earlier this week, Biden sat down for an interview with the late night host and discussed another potential run and the incoming Trump administration. "What I regret is the circumstance that led me not to be able to run..." "It happens to every family, but I'm telling ya: This awful feeling you're having right now, it's not permanent", said Biden.

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  • OH 'heartbeat' abortion law moves to Kasich for approval

    If it becomes law, it would be one of the most stringent abortion restrictions in the nation and would likely spark a constitutional challenge. Ohio State Senate President Keith Faber, a Republican, told the Associated Press that Trump's victory emboldened the legislature to pass the bill, with the hope that the courts would uphold it.

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  • New Zealand prime minister John Key resigns

    New Zealand prime minister John Key resigns

    In a sometimes quavering voice, John Key told a news conference in Auckland yesterday of the sacrifices made by his wife, who he said endured many lonely nights, and his children, who faced what he called extraordinary levels of intrusion.

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  • Colombia, FARC rebels sign revised peace deal

    If this is what they do with the FARC, what will the country do then with its dissidents, what will it do with the ELN, what will it do with 3500 criminal groups, with 150-170,000 hectares of drug trafficking?" he said. A few months ago, when I visited the country, I heard from some them how hard their lives have been and how eager they are to go home. FARC was formed in 1964 as the military wing of Colombia's Communist Party.

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  • What's behind persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya

    Mr Annan said the commission remains "deeply concerned by the reports of alleged human rights abuses" in Rakhine, adding that the violence underlines the importance and urgency of the team's task. Since last month, Malaysia has criticized Myanmar's government and military over violence in Rakhine - which Razak and his cabinet have called "ethnic cleansing" - while Myanmar has accused Malaysia of meddling in its internal affairs.

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  • First Family to Light National Christmas Tree

    First Family to Light National Christmas Tree

    Actress Eva Longoria will host the ceremony, which will feature Olympic gold-medal-winning swimmer Simone Manuel and performers Kelly Clarkson, Marc Anthony, Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood and James Taylor among others. "Once that was sorted, we were in the position that we had to have something at the tree to switch on at the parade but had no time to do it the way we wanted to".

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  • Man accused of shooting former National Football League player charged with manslaughter

    Man accused of shooting former National Football League player charged with manslaughter

    The sheriff went on to read tweets that included the n-word, as well. According to TMZ , the witness then observed Gasser pacing back and forth before putting his gun in his trunk while waiting for police to arrive. McKnight was black; Gasser is white. McKnight is the second former National Football League player this year to die in the New Orleans area as a result of a possible road-rage incident.

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  • Playoff Pairs: Alabama-Washington and Ohio State-Clemson

    Well, let me rephrase. Offense: Even - Penn State averaged 6.43 yards per play. The crowd of just over 65,000 at Lucas Oli Stadium was around 60-40 in favor of Nittany Lion fans. The one crucial difference, though, is enormous. Four instead of two makes the CFP better than the BCS. What could provide more consistency, more objectivity while removing much of the subjectivity, is bigger playoff.

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  • Palmer, Johnson lead Cardinals past Redskins

    In a game that had huge playoff implications, Washington allowed a hungry Cardinals team to take the game 31-23. GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - "No risk it, no biscuit" was back for the Arizona Cardinals. And let's just say, they're not all that happy about their performance. "It is up and down". While the unit has talented players, there hadn't been enough impact plays to justify top billing.

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  • Syrian army tells rebels in eastern Aleppo: leave or die

    Syrian army tells rebels in eastern Aleppo: leave or die

    The Syrian army and its allies advanced into al-Shaar, capturing some positions in the area, it said. The developments were a blow to Russian Federation, which has been one of the staunchest supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad in his country's bitter civil war, now in its sixth year.

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  • Burn the flag? Lose citizenship, go to jail

    In 1989 the Supreme Court found in Texas v. Johnson that flag burning is considered a form of "symbolic speech" protected by the First Amendment . Hillary Clinton, who nonetheless did not support the constitutional amendment. House majority leader Kevin McCarthy said he "did not agree with the practice" but it was important to protect First Amendment rights .

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