Thursday, 24 August 2017
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Can Trump actually shut down the government over wall funding?

Added: 24.08.2017 11:11 | 2 views | 0 comments

The president threatened to “close down our government” if lawmakers don’t provide money to construct a border wall. Here are some scenarios that could play out this fall.

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SANFIC: Argentine Director Martin Desalvo Discusses Putting his Country’s Hidden History on Screen in ‘Unit 15, Jailbreak’

Added: 24.08.2017 11:08 | 3 views | 0 comments

SANTIAGO DE CHILE - Crime and punishment have been well represented at this year's SANFIC Santiago Intl. Film Festival, which runs through Aug. 26. Many of the films screened, and others still in production, tell histories or fictions of prisoners, spies, corrupt governments or theft. The SANFIC WIP selection playing on this theme is the...


Trump unshackled: President defends Charlottesville response at raucous rally

Added: 24.08.2017 10:40 | 8 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump revved up supporters on Tuesday with a defense of his response to a white supremacist-organized rally in Virginia and a promise to shut down the U.S. government if necessary to build a wall along the border with Mexico.


Late deal averts Portugal strike expected to affect airports

Added: 24.08.2017 10:38 | 4 views | 0 comments

Portuguese immigration inspectors have called off a two-day strike hours before it was due to begin, following an agreement with the government.


Haitians Are Crossing From The U.S. To Canada

Added: 24.08.2017 10:02 | 10 views | 0 comments

As thousands of Haitian asylum-seekers cross illegally from the U.S. into Canada, CBC reporter Ainslie MacLellan tells NPR's David Greene how the Canadian government is reacting.


Venezuelan Protests Simmer, But The 'Resistance' Is Still Alive

Added: 24.08.2017 10:02 | 2 views | 0 comments

Disillusionment is running deep among young Venezuelans who spent the last four months battling government forces on the streets. They say the fight must continue.


Trump rebuked over govt shutdown threat

Added: 24.08.2017 9:11 | 14 views | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans have rebuked him after his threat to shutdown the US government over border wall funding rattled markets and cast a shadow over congressional efforts to raise the country's debt ceiling and pass spending bills.


[Ticker] Poll shows tight race in Norway's upcoming elections

Added: 24.08.2017 7:42 | 8 views | 0 comments

Less than three weeks before parliamentary elections on 11 September, Norwegian polls point to a close race between conservative prime minister Erna Solberg's minority right-wing government and the centre-left opposition, led by labour leader Jonas Gahr Stoere. This potentially leaves the role of kingmaker to a large group of smaller parties. Nationen newspaper's poll on Thursday showed 32% support for Stoere, up 6% over the summer, while 29% support Solberg.

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