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Funding for government lapses as short-term spending bill stalls in the Senate

Added: 20.01.2018 5:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

For the first time since 2013, a divided Congress failed to renew funding for government operations. A short-term spending bill failed to advance amid opposition from Democrats and some Republicans.

As Trump's first year in office ends, his support base has eroded and the opposition is energized

Added: 20.01.2018 4:58 | 8 views | 0 comments

Donald Trump began his presidency a polarizing figure; he ends his first year a beleaguered one.
As the anniversary of Trump’s inauguration approaches on Saturday, the president’s support has eroded, his opposition has gained energy and his party faces bleak prospects for the midterm elections...


Trump vows abortion opposition in speech to March for Life

Added: 19.01.2018 20:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

Mr Trump, who previously supported abortion access, says the laws are "wrong" and should "change".


The Latest: 911 call released in New Mexico helicopter crash

Added: 19.01.2018 20:14 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Latest on a helicopter crash in New Mexico that killed five people, including a Zimbabwean opposition leader (all times local): 1:13 p.m.


'Smacks of fraud': House releases Glenn Simpson Trump-dossier testimony

Added: 19.01.2018 10:19 | 5 views | 0 comments

The House intelligence committee released 184-pages of sworn testimony on Thursday by Glenn Simpson, the former Wall Street Journal reporter whose opposition research into Donald Trump spawned a controversial dossier that ultimately was handed to the FBI.

Zimbabwe politician dies in US air crash

Added: 19.01.2018 8:25 | 23 views | 0 comments

Leading Zimbabwean opposition politician Roy Bennett and four others, including his wife, have been killed in a helicopter crash in New Mexico in the US.


House Passes Stopgap Budget Bill; Senate Resistance Remains

Added: 19.01.2018 5:25 | 1 views | 0 comments

The House passed a one-month spending bill, but it faces enough opposition to be derailed in the Senate, leaving lawmakers without a clear path for avoiding a partial government shutdown this weekend.

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URGENT: House Passes Stopgap Spending Bill As Government Shutdown Looms

Added: 19.01.2018 1:05 | 16 views | 0 comments

The House approved a short-term spending bill Thursday to avoid a government shutdown, sending the measure to the Senate where Democrats said they have enough votes to block its passage, The Washington Post reports. House Republican leaders prevailed in lobbying the conservative House Freedom Caucus and defense hawks who demanded more money for the military in exchange for their votes. The bill passed 230-197. But a government shutdown on the anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration appeared likely as Democrats signaled they had rallied enough opposition to stop the measure from passing in the upper chamber. With Senate votes expected late Thursday, at least nine members of the...

Zimbabwe opposition leader, 4 others die in helicopter crash in New Mexico

Added: 19.01.2018 0:47 | 9 views | 0 comments

A group of prominent friends, including a key Zimbabwean opposition leader and a Texas-based investor and philanthropist, was heading to a ranch in the U.S. state of New Mexico when their helicopter crashed and burned in a remote area, killing five people aboard.
Friends and family members confirmed...


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