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Nevertheless, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said earlier on Thursday that the House bill to fund the government was "very likely to be unacceptable to the Senate". In October of that year, Republicans in the Senate blocked action on funding bills to protest the Obama health law - but after 16 days, they gave in, and their effort fared badly in some polls, though it seemingly had no effect on the GOP in the next election.
  • United States calls on Turkey not to take action in Syria's Afrin

    United States calls on Turkey not to take action in Syria's Afrin

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    Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. Tillerson's comments did not appear to lessen Turkish concerns. "The negotiations with Russian Federation and the United States are now underway over this issue", he said answering a reporter's question on Moscow's and Washington's stances concerning Turkey's plans.
  • Parents chained children for months at a time

    Parents chained children for months at a time

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    Their 29-year-old daughter weighed 82 pounds, according to the district attorney. Authorities found the couple's 13 children malnourished and chained to beds in a suburban Los Angeles home on Sunday. "As a punishment, starting many years ago, they began to be tied up, first with ropes". Members of the extended family expressed shock at the reports, and all said they had not visited with the family in years.
  • Chelsea through to round 4 of the FA Cup

    Chelsea through to round 4 of the FA Cup

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    The teenage left-back, who helped Ian Baraclough's Under-21 side conquer Estonia 2-1 in a European qualifier in June a year ago, ghosted in between David Luiz and Cesar Azpilicueta and headed in a dramatic late equaliser. Chelsea were reduced to nine men when Pedro Rodriguez and Alvaro Morata were given their marching orders towards the end of extra time, before successful spot-kicks from Willian , David Luiz, Cesar Azpilicueta, N'Golo Kante and Eden Hazard booked the Blues' place into ...
  • Donald Trump refuses to apologise after 's***hole' remark enrages several countries

    Donald Trump refuses to apologise after 's***hole' remark enrages several countries

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    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke with CNN today, and he offered considerable insight about his most recent discussions about immigration reform with President Donald Trump . "I didn't hear it, and I was sitting no further away from Donald Trump than Dick Durbin was", Cotton said on Face the Nation Sunday. Trump was meeting with lawmakers about a potential deal on immigration last week when he questioned why the USA should admit more people from Africa and Haiti.
  • Kim Jones Farewells Louis Vuitton with Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss

    Kim Jones Farewells Louis Vuitton with Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss

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    She previously announced her retirement from the runway in 2011 after the Louis Vuitton womenswear show which at the time was headed up by Marc Jacobs. No, you're not missing out on a new collection designed by Nicolas Ghesquière. The designer has risen to be a prominent figure in the menswear game, with his recent collaboration with streetwear giant Supreme , in particular, shaking the industry.
  • India reportedly backtracks from cancelling missile deal with Israel

    India reportedly backtracks from cancelling missile deal with Israel

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    In a four-line message jointly signed by Netanyahu and his wife Sara in the visitor's log book at the ashram, the Israeli dignitaries said their "visit was inspiring". The 11-year-old boy visited Mumbai's Chabad Center Tuesday afternoon with his grandparents. The two leaders visited various stalls that highlighted technologies and innovations across diverse fields.
  • DACA in limbo as Trump and lawmakers point fingers

    DACA in limbo as Trump and lawmakers point fingers

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    Democrats are fighting for funding for DACA , the program that protects "Dreamers", people who were brought to the US illegally as children. It also borrows heavily from the "Smart Wall" legislation Hurd introduced past year, which would rely on high-tech resources like sensors, radar and drones to secure the border, instead of the physical barriers promised by Trump.
  • As expected: Maria Sharapova advances at Australian Open

    As expected: Maria Sharapova advances at Australian Open

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    The 30-year-old still finds herself being questioned about her 15-month absence but Sharapova is settling back into the routine of Grand Slam tennis. "I am delighted", the former world number one told reporters. About three weeks ago, I didn't know whether I'm going to play Australia or not. "But even with the ice towel, the water, I think my body was super warm".
  • Victims Share Horrific Stories of Gymnast Doctor

    Victims Share Horrific Stories of Gymnast Doctor

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    In her Instagram post Monday in which she acknowledged being abused by Nassar, Biles said having to go back to the ranch would further traumatize her. The approach is striking and uncommon, legal experts said, particularly for victim impact statements, which are created to give victims their day in court.
  • Swedish skier killed in avalanche at Gulmarg

    Swedish skier killed in avalanche at Gulmarg

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    Landslides and avalanches are often triggered by frequent rains and heavy snowfall in the mountains. The official said that searches are underway to trace the missing skier. "Two tourists came under an avalanche at Apharwat in Gulmarg on Thursday". In 2010, a snowslide killed 17 Indian soldiers during a training exercise at a high-altitude military school.