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The framework for both the Senate and House bills was developed in secret over a few months by a half-dozen Republican congressional leaders and Mr Trump advisers, with little input from the party's rank-and-file and none from Democrats. could deepen the debt burden on future generations", said Corker, who is not running for re-election. But leaders instead wooed other hold-outs one-by-one with pledges to boost benefits for small businesses and partially restore a state and local property ...
  • Honduras ballot recount ends, with president's lead confirmed

    Honduras ballot recount ends, with president's lead confirmed

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    Nasralla has called for the creation of an global election tribunal to oversee a new presidential vote. He said there would be more announcements later on Monday. It was not immediately clear how many votes could be at play in the uncounted boxes. The electoral tribunal has yet to declare an outright victor. Distrust over the count is partly due to the fact that the tribunal is appointed by Congress, which is controlled by Mr Hern√°ndez's National Party, and partly due to the sudden ...
  • Trump pushing Hatch to run for 8th term

    Trump pushing Hatch to run for 8th term

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    According to Politico , Romney himself has grown frustrated by the "ongoing uncertainty" about Hatch's future plans, especially after the senator encouraged him to consider run in the first place. During a speech at the Utah State Capitol shortly after, Trump praised Hatch, saying, "We hope you will continue to serve your state and the country in the Senate for a very long time to come".
  • IHC rejects Nawaz's plea to merge two references

    IHC rejects Nawaz's plea to merge two references

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    An accountability court on Monday declared both Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz absconders in anti-graft references against them. The court has also started collecting record of evidence and witnesses in the corruption references filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
  • USA ready to address Pakistan's legitimate concerns, Mattis assures Gen Qamar

    USA ready to address Pakistan's legitimate concerns, Mattis assures Gen Qamar

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    Recalling the longstanding relationship with the United States, the prime minister underlined the need for a broad-based engagement to strengthen [Pak-US] partnership and enhanced cooperation between the two countries. The Prime Minister was assisted by Ministers of Defence, Foreign Affairs and Interior as well as senior officials from the respective ministries. A statement from Abbasi was even more upbeat, saying both countries share a commitment to the war against terrorism and asserting ...
  • Missing North Bay woman murdered: Toronto police

    Missing North Bay woman murdered: Toronto police

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    Saturday from Tess's FitBit, and a series of Uber messages at 4 a.m.in which it appeared Richey ordered a vehicle but never got in. While police did not initially suspect foul play, a post-mortem conducted on Friday shows that Richey's cause of death was a "neck compression", which changed the ruling to a homicide .
  • Ex-Congresswoman gets five years in prison for charity scam

    Ex-Congresswoman gets five years in prison for charity scam

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    Corrigan made it clear he may not stick to Brown's, Wiley's or Simmons' sentencing guideline ranges when he hands down their sentences Monday morning. Brown, a Democrat, served Florida's 5th Congressional District from 1993 through early 2017. Brown's attorney, James Smith, asked Corrigan to waive her travel restrictions since she has business to attend to in the nation's capital this week.
  • US Supreme Court Rejects Texas Case on Same-Sex Benefits

    US Supreme Court Rejects Texas Case on Same-Sex Benefits

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    CBS4)- The Supreme Court of the United States will take up the case of a Lakewood cake shop owner who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. "We reverse the court of appeals' judgment, vacate the trial court's temporary injunction order". "What an incredible early Christmas present from the U.
  • Senator foresees obstruction of justice case

    Senator foresees obstruction of justice case

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    Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) made that argument yesterday on NBC's Meet the Press , telling Chuck Todd that the Senate Judiciary Committee has almost completed its review of the matter. "There's never been a case in history where a president has been charged with obstruction of justice for merely exercising his constitutional authority".
  • Historic Arctic fishing agreement landed

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    LeBlanc pointed out that work has also been conducted with China, Iceland, Japan, the Republic of Korea and the European Union, who have demonstrated an interest in cooperating with Coastal States in this area. The parties involved have committed to joint scientific research and monitoring of these waters to gain a better understanding of the changing Arctic ecosystem, noted the report.
  • Senate president Rosenberg says he is stepping down during investigation of husband

    Senate president Rosenberg says he is stepping down during investigation of husband

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    He said last week that he supports the independent investigation into the allegations and that he is recusing himself from all matters related to the investigation. A spokesman says Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg has agreed to step aside as leader of the chamber during an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations surrounding his husband, Bryon Hefner.