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Trump, Pence will meet with Senate Republicans on Wednesday: White House

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will meet with Senate Republicans on Wednesday on Capitol Hill, amid a government shutdown now in its 18th day, the White House said on Tuesday.


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Posted 2019/01/08 22:57:53

Explainer: Trump risks legal fight with emergency threat on wall

President Donald Trump would almost certainly face a legal challenge if he makes good on his threat to get funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall by declaring a national emergency and circumventing Congress's purse-strings power.


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Posted 2019/01/08 22:33:59

Key dates amid U.S. federal government shutdown

A partial shutdown of the federal government entered its 18th day on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump prepared to make a nationally televised address to promote construction of his long-promised wall along the border with Mexico.


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Posted 2019/01/08 20:58:59

World stocks rise on U.S.-China trade talk hopes

An index of world stocks rose for the third straight session on Tuesday, with investors hopeful that the United States and China would strike a deal to end their months-long trade war that has hurt sentiment in financial markets.


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Posted 2019/01/08 20:06:40

A Rohingya girl’s journey from refugee camps to college

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh - The first time I met Formin Akter, she wanted to talk about Helen Keller.


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Posted 2019/01/08 19:55:40

A growing number of Americans blame Trump for shutdown: Reuters-Ipsos poll

A growing proportion of Americans blame President Donald Trump for a partial government shutdown that will cut off paychecks to federal workers this week, though Republicans mostly support his refusal to approve a budget without taxpayer dollars for the U.S.-Mexico border wall, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday.


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Posted 2019/01/08 19:49:58

Senior Republican congressman opposes using U.S. defense funds for border wall

The top Republican on the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee said on Tuesday he was against using military funds for building a wall President Donald Trump wants to construct on the U.S.-Mexico border.


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Posted 2019/01/08 19:35:23

Apple and Amazon propel Wall Street to three-week high

The S&P 500 ascended to a three-week high on Tuesday, led by Apple, Amazon and a rally in industrials on bets that the United States and China would strike a deal to end a trade war.


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Posted 2019/01/08 19:35:21

Trump not planning to invoke emergency powers in Tuesday speech: Washington Post

President Donald Trump does not plan to invoke emergency powers over what he calls a crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border during a televised speech later on Tuesday, the Washington Post reported, citing an unnamed senior White House official.


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Posted 2019/01/08 19:10:24

UK government defeated in vote, lawmakers create new obstacle to no-deal Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government suffered a defeat in parliament on Tuesday when lawmakers who oppose leaving the European Union without a deal won a vote on creating a fresh obstacle to a no-deal Brexit.


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Posted 2019/01/08 19:07:58

UK Brexit deal voting to begin at 1900 GMT on January 15: Labour Party

British lawmakers will begin voting on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal at 1900 GMT on Jan. 15, the opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday, citing a copy of the provisional schedule for the debate.


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Posted 2019/01/08 18:19:28

New California governor tackles drug prices in first act

Hours into his new job, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order on Monday that could dramatically reshape the way prescription drugs are paid for and acquired in the most populous U.S. state.


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Posted 2019/01/08 17:49:36

Amazon and Netflix push Wall Street higher

Amazon.com Inc and Netflix fueled a second straight session of gains on Wall Street on Monday, as the resumption of U.S.-China trade talks helped ease concerns that have pummeled the market in recent months.


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Posted 2019/01/07 22:12:34

Tennessee governor grants clemency to woman championed by Kim Kardashian

Tennessee's governor on Monday commuted the life sentence of a woman convicted as a teenager of murdering a man who paid to have sex with her, after Kim Kardashian and other celebrities took up her cause.


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Posted 2019/01/07 22:10:57

New California Governor Newsom takes helm as Democrats increase dominance

Democrat Gavin Newsom will be sworn in as California’s 40th governor on Monday, cementing the dominance of his party’s progressive wing and ushering in a leftward shift that could give the most populous U.S. state an even greater role as a counterweight to the policies of Republican President Donald Trump.


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Posted 2019/01/07 21:34:44

Actor Kevin Spacey denies sexually assaulting teen on Nantucket

Former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey stood impassively in a Nantucket courtroom on Monday before pleading not guilty to sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at an island bar over two years ago, a charge his lawyer dismissed as "patently false."


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Posted 2019/01/07 21:32:02

Golden Globe TV audience slightly lower, but bucks awards show trend

The U.S. television audience for the 2019 Golden Globe awards fell about 2 percent, but a slew of popular movies and celebrities among the nominees helped the ceremony buck a trend that has seen much steeper declines for big entertainment events.


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Posted 2019/01/07 21:29:48

Sears picks liquidator should rescue talks fall through: sources

A long-standing liquidator is now first in line for one of the U.S. retail sector's most daunting assignments: shutting down 126-year-old department store chain Sears Holdings Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.


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Posted 2019/01/07 21:22:04

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Posted 2019/01/07 21:06:55

Trump plans televised address, visit to Mexico border

President Donald Trump announced on Monday he would make a prime-time address and visit the U.S.-Mexico border this week as the partial federal government shutdown entered its 17th day after a funding impasse over his demand for money to build a border wall.


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Posted 2019/01/07 20:45:50