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It had looked like Republicans in the House were divided, but they got this vote through. Trump also appeared to echo the stance of some congressional Democrats , who have called for a separate vote on CHIP funding. At the heart of Democrats' concerns is the almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children and are now in the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program - a temporary visa program enacted by former President Barack Obama ...
  • Czech government loses confidence vote

    Czech government loses confidence vote

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    After winning the October elections, Babis regained previously revoked immunity from prosecution. Incumbent Czech President Milos Zeman and Jiri Drahos, the former head of the Czech Academy of Sciences, came first and second in the first round, gaining support of some 38 and 26 percent of voters, respectively.
  • North Korea Olympic officials in Switzerland ahead of IOC talks

    North Korea Olympic officials in Switzerland ahead of IOC talks

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    The number of petitions to the presidential Blue House's website opposing a unified team shot up to more than 100 this week, with the most popular one garnering more than 17,000 votes. The North issued a veiled threat Sunday that it could cancel its plans to send an Olympic delegation to protest what it called South Korea's "sordid acts" that chilled the prospect for inter-Korean reconciliation.
  • Amelia Blake: Family 'shocked' by backpacker death in Sydney

    Amelia Blake: Family 'shocked' by backpacker death in Sydney

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    A British woman killed in a suspected murder-suicide while backpacking in Australia has been named. "As we try to come to terms with losing our handsome girl, we would very much appreciate privacy at this extremely hard time". Emergency services were called to the scene three miles south-west of the city centre at around 5.30pm last Friday after concerns were raised for the welfare of a man and a woman at the property.
  • Djokovic Outlasts Monfils In Melbourne Heat

    Djokovic Outlasts Monfils In Melbourne Heat

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    On Wednesday night, third-seeded Grigor Dimitrov needed five sets to defeat a young American who had never won a tour-level match before qualifying for the tournament. Of course, I was thinking about it as it was my favourite tournament of the year by far. No. 9 Johanna Konta beat Madison Brengle 6-3, 6-1, handing the US a 10th loss in 11 first-round women's matches .
  • 'Padmaavat': Karni Sena leader calls for 'janata curfew' on Jan 25

    'Padmaavat': Karni Sena leader calls for 'janata curfew' on Jan 25

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    Thank God for the Supreme Court! However, this may not be the end of the controversy surrounding the film, which was vehemently opposed by Rajasthan-based Karni Sena . Last January protesters from a hardline Hindu group attacked the film's director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and vandalised the set during filming in Rajasthan .
  • Talk of joint Olympics hockey team worries South Koreans

    Talk of joint Olympics hockey team worries South Koreans

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    The agreement between the rivals will see them form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together for the first time in 11 years. In a news conference, Chun Hae-Sung, the South Korea's chief negotiator and unification vice minister, said the decision on a united ice hockey team is not yet finalized, since the approval of the International Olympic Committee is still required.
  • Cavaliers survive comeback of Orlando Magic

    Cavaliers survive comeback of Orlando Magic

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    When the ball went out of bounds with 0.2 remaining and refs ruled there was an inadvertent whistle, the ball was jumped at center. Magic forward Aaron Gordon grabbed the ball and sank a 45-footer, just as the horn sounded. "Just, I think scoring the basketball", Lue said when asked what's most impressive about the impending feat by the 4-time NBA MVP. He gave us everything he had.
  • ECI Disqualify's 20 AAP MLA's For Holding 'Office Of Profit'

    ECI Disqualify's 20 AAP MLA's For Holding 'Office Of Profit'

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    This disqualification will not meddle with AAP's position in the assembly, but is definitely a serious setback for the party. September 8, 2016: Election Commission issues a showcause notice to 21 AAP legislators who were appointed as Parliamentary Secretaries by the Delhi government in 2015.
  • Snow To Slow Morning Commute; 3 To 5 Inches Predicted

    Snow To Slow Morning Commute; 3 To 5 Inches Predicted

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    Thursday for Richland, Lexington, Lee, Sumter, Calhoun, Clarendon, Orangeburg, Sumter, Newberry, Fairfield, and Kershaw Counties. Tweet from our local National Weather Service office on January 13th, 2018.Length of travel impacts that could occur according to our local National Weather Service office.