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Uncertain times for some businesses as NAFTA renegotiations continue

Uncertain times for some businesses as NAFTA renegotiations continue That resolution is looking less and less like it will come on time. Trump has promised to negotiate a better deal for America or withdraw. It is increasingly common to find goods and service providers that have found lucrative markets somewhere in the United States. [Full Article...]

Pelosi: Immigration framework is a 'campaign to make America white again'

Pelosi: Immigration framework is a 'campaign to make America white again' President Donald Trump says he's willing to provide almost 2 million Dreamers with a path to citizenship , but only after big changes to border security and the country's immigration system. Service Employees Executive Vice President Rocio Saenz called Trump's framework "callous and racist". Lindsey Graham , R-South Carolina, and Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, before he was edged out of that group,... [Full Article...]

US President Imposes Solar Panel Tariff, Solar Stocks React

US President Imposes Solar Panel Tariff, Solar Stocks React Observers of U.S. -China trade relations said the latest harsh rhetoric and other recent moves are likely to spur a larger-scale trade war. Trump has argued the tariff will protect the American solar industry- and protect domestic manufacturers. [Full Article...]

UEFA Nations League: What is it? Draw details, schedule, format and more

UEFA Nations League: What is it? Draw details, schedule, format and more USMNT impact? For his entire tenure as national team coach, Jurgen Klinsmann insisted that the United States of America play as many friendly games against strong European competition as possible. Hungary are the top ranked team in League C at the moment; that's all you need to about the quality of games coming up here. "We've got some friendly games coming up now", said O'Neill. [Full Article...]

US Congress hopes to end shutdown before working week begins

US Congress hopes to end shutdown before working week begins There is no guarantee that the legislation will earn the 60 votes it will need to overcome a filibuster , however. Republican Senator Jeff Flake said Senators are victimising the American people. Approximately 800,000 DACA recipients - 125,000 of them in Texas- now reside in the U.S. In September 2017, President Donald Trump announced he'd be ending DACA. [Full Article...]

Muskoka MPP responds to Patrick Brown's resignation

Muskoka MPP responds to Patrick Brown's resignation The other said he assaulted her when she was extremely drunk. Later, while giving a tour of his home, an aroused Brown kissed and climbed on top of her, she says, stopping and driving her home only after she protested she had a boyfriend. [Full Article...]

Trump seeks $25 bil. for wall, offers 'dreamers' citizenship

Trump seeks $25 bil. for wall, offers 'dreamers' citizenship They told CNN: "It is not something that could ever earn support from the immigration community". "We will solve the problem". "In short, it is totally unacceptable to the President, and should be declared 'dead on arrival", Sanders declared. [Full Article...]

Voters blame Trump, Democrats equally for government shutdown

Voters blame Trump, Democrats equally for government shutdown The measure that has approved continued funding of the government is only effective until February 8 where a new vote may see the government face another shutdown. "Now, serious negotiations can resume", Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said. After a three-day shutdown, Congress voted to reopen the government- for now. [Full Article...]

Erdogan urges USA to stop aiding Syrian Kurds

Erdogan urges USA to stop aiding Syrian Kurds Leading Turkish and Kurdish groups in Germany Wednesday accused each other of "importing" a foreign conflict in the wake of Ankara's cross-border offensive against a Syrian Kurdish militia. -Turkey relations have been strained in recent months over several issues . Turkey's air and ground operation has opened a new front in Syria's multi-sided civil war and could threaten United States plans to... [Full Article...]

'Dems Just Want Illegal Immigrants To Pour Into Our Nation'

'Dems Just Want Illegal Immigrants To Pour Into Our Nation' A spending bill has always needed 60 votes to pass the Senate , which, given the makeup of the current Congress , requires bipartisan support. The government shutdown will continue into Monday. "He can't take yes for an answer", the New York Democrat said Sunday, contending that "only Trump" can end the shutdown. Some in the Democratic party have come out in opposition, especially those ... [Full Article...]

US Senate advances bill to reopen government

US Senate advances bill to reopen government A USA government shutdown will enter its third day on Monday as Senate negotiators failed to reach agreement late on Sunday to restore federal spending authority and deal with demands from Democrats that young "Dreamers" be protected from deportation. [Full Article...]

Calipari on shooting tragedy: 'We've got to come together'

Calipari on shooting tragedy: 'We've got to come together' The trooper's daughter had been dropped off at the school that morning, and she and the victim were wearing similar clothing, Sanders said. Without an explanation of why he did it, a prosecutor said Wednesday, they can't yet add charges of attempted murder to the two murder charges he faces, even though more than a dozen other students suffered bullet wounds. [Full Article...]

US, EU Appeal To Turkey to Minimize Casualties in Syria Attack

US, EU Appeal To Turkey to Minimize Casualties in Syria Attack The latter has been fighting for an autonomous region inside Turkey since 1984. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey's rights based on worldwide law, UN Security Council decisions, self-defense rights under the UN Charter and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said . [Full Article...]

US Democrats accept compromise to end government shutdown

US Democrats accept compromise to end government shutdown They are refusing to back a bill that would temporarily extend funding to government organizations until February 8. He said the Democrats still want something tangible on DACA but said it was problematic because it could run into the February 8 funding deadline. [Full Article...]

'DC Is Open' If Federal Government Shuts Down, Mayor Says

'DC Is Open' If Federal Government Shuts Down, Mayor Says Navy Secretary Richard Spencer said that ongoing budget uncertainty has cost the Navy $4 billion since 2011 due to stalled acquisition programs and deferred maintenance. The Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, as well as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, do not rely on Congress to approve their funding. [Full Article...]

Vikings 7-38 Eagles: Nick Foles stars as Philadelphia hammer Minnesota

Vikings 7-38 Eagles: Nick Foles stars as Philadelphia hammer Minnesota The odds will undoubtedly favor the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl , but that only adds to the sweetness of this revenge tour subplot that has unexpectedly unfolded. Chris Long after winning against Atlanta despite being a three-point underdog. Robinson's interception return was monstrous. Backup quarterback Nick Foles led the way for Philadelphia , picking apart the Vikings def... [Full Article...]

California 'house of horrors' shines spotlight on home schooling

California 'house of horrors' shines spotlight on home schooling Valdez said her family had joked the family at that house reminded them of the fictional Cullen family from the "Twilight" book and film series. The D.A. Louise's brother said that the discovery has shocked him and other family members, who used to think that David and Louise were living the ideal life. [Full Article...]

Mississauga, Brampton still in running to land Amazon's second headquarters

Mississauga, Brampton still in running to land Amazon's second headquarters A decision on the city that will host the company's second headquarters is expected to come this year. Say what you will about Calgary's unique approach to courting Amazon , but the city is a gracious loser. City leaders have stressed Pittsburgh's universities, specifically Carnegie Mellon and Pitt, as a major advantage - creating a "talent pipeline" of potential Amazon employees. [Full Article...]

The Government Has Officially Shut Down. Now What?

The Government Has Officially Shut Down. Now What? Schumer and many Senate Democrats said they would oppose the stop-gap bill because it did not include a DACA fix. "There's no pressing deadline and no reason for them to abandon talks". When things get stressful at work, the first thing to go is always the diet. Only "essential" government employees will report to work while the shutdown is still active. [Full Article...]

What's next for 13 siblings allegedly starved, held captive

What's next for 13 siblings allegedly starved, held captive The Turpins allegedly forced the children to shower only once a year, shackled them and beat them routinely, Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin said. Sometimes they would leave food items like pies on the counter but would not let the starving children touch it. That sibling got scared and went back inside - but that didn't derail the plan. [Full Article...]


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