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Paul's objection, if he sticks with it, would force McConnell to wait until 1 a.m.to vote to take up the budget bill and then another 30 hours for debate before final passage. "Nobody wants to have it pointed out what an eyesore this deal is and how obnoxious it is to conservatives", he said. The shutdown would mark the second partial shuttering of the government in 2018.
  • Last two Islamic State 'Beatles' fighters captured

    Last two Islamic State 'Beatles' fighters captured

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    Kurdish Syrian fighters captured two British militants suspected of carrying out executions and torturing detainees for the Islamic State (IS) group, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing unidentified U.S. Their identities were reportedly confirmed using fingerprints and other measurements. He "likely engaged in the group's executions and exceptionally cruel torture methods, including electronic shock and waterboarding", according to the State Department.
  • South Korean president to meet North Korean leader's sister

    South Korean president to meet North Korean leader's sister

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    Vice President Mike Pence says he only learned of domestic violence allegations against a top White House official Thursday morning from news reports, but he says he isn't addressing them during his trip to Japan and South Korea. Historically, after such actions, North Korea often becomes aggressive and will act on that. As a throng of reporters from at home and overseas looked on, the band from the squad played some music, including a pop tune that was composed by a North Korean and ...
  • Palestinian teen dies in Israeli West Bank arrest raid

    Palestinian teen dies in Israeli West Bank arrest raid

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    There was no comment from the Israeli military on the raid. The 2008 offer would have given the Palestinians a state with its capital in eastern Jerusalem and 93% of the West Bank with land swaps to make up the difference ("Missed Opportunity: Olmert, Abbas and Media Bias", Tablet Magazine, Nov.
  • Charges laid in fatal highway crash west of Toronto, provincial police say

    Charges laid in fatal highway crash west of Toronto, provincial police say

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    In an earlier report, Schmidt said that witnesses described the suspect vehicle doing what is commonly called a "brake check", which occurs when a vehicle cuts in front of traffic and slows down. Sommer Wood said that she learned about the death from Turcotte's mother, who told her that Turcotte "wasn't going to make it" after she had been transported to St.
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell Announces 2 Year Bipartisan Spending Bill

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    With backing from the two Senate leaders, the bill is expected to win bipartisan support in that chamber. "I don't know when we would have another opportunity that matches today" to lock Ryan into a commitment, Pelosi said . The package would boost USA government spending on national defense and domestic programs by $300 billion over a two-year period, ending years of mandatory budget caps Republicans argued were hollowing out America's military and Democrats said were harming the ...
  • Venezuela to hold presidential vote on April 22 after talks fail

    Venezuela to hold presidential vote on April 22 after talks fail

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    Dominican Republic's President Danilo Medina talks to the media after attending a meeting in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic February 7, 2018. Maduro's foes, who staged massive protests past year in an attempt to force early elections, now face a quandary about how - and if - they should participate in the vote.
  • North Korea sends clear message with missile parade on eve of Olympics

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    The North announced on Sunday that its ceremonial leader Kim Yong-nam will be arriving at Pyeongchang for attending the Winter Olympics and will head a 22-member delegation, which included three delegates and 18 supportive staffers. The full North Korean delegation now have the greenlight to come to the South, and they will be arriving on Friday, just in time for the opening ceremony.
  • Are Analysts Bullish about KCOM Group PLC (LON:KCOM) after last week?

    Are Analysts Bullish about KCOM Group PLC (LON:KCOM) after last week?

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    It also provides financial services. Numis Securities upgraded shares of Redrow (LON: RDW ) to a buy rating in a report released on Wednesday morning. In addition to the ratings downgrade, HSBC analysts have given the shares a PT of GBX 200.00 which is 0.10 % higher than before. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, September 29 by Shore Capital.