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Lawmakers Reach Deal on Border Wall Funding

6 monthes ago   |   By Newser

Congressional negotiators announced an agreement late Monday to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the US-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks, the AP reports. Republicans were desperate to avoid another bruising shutdown. They tentatively...
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Congress reaches last-minute deal to avoid another government shutdown. ‘in principle'

Congress reaches last-minute deal to avoid another government shutdown. ‘in principle'

6 monthes ago   |   By RT

US lawmakers say they have averted another partial government shutdown, reaching enough of a deal on border security to keep the government open through September 30, though the particulars remain up in the air.
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On Politics: Tentative Deal Reached to Avert Shutdown

6 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

House and Senate negotiators agreed “in principle” to provide $1.375 billion for physical barriers at the southwestern border, a deal that appears to be a victory for Democrats.
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Shell to Union Workers: Show Up for Trump or Else

Shell to Union Workers: Show Up for Trump or Else

Union workers at a Pennsylvania petrochemical plant had two choices: Show up for President Trump's speech and get paid or skip the day and lose the pay, the Pittsburgh... Read more ...

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court To Legalize Firing Transgender Workers

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court To Legalize Firing Transgender Workers

The Supreme Court is considering three cases that look at whether LGBTQ employees are protected under federal civil rights law. Read more ...

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank

Israel's interior ministry said Friday it has granted a request on humanitarian grounds by Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The... Read more ...

House Judiciary Committee To Return Early From Summer Recess To Address Gun...

House Judiciary Committee To Return Early From Summer Recess To Address Gun Violence

Chairman Jerry Nadler has called the committee to return early from congressional recess following three mass shootings. Read more ...

CEO Of Cathay Pacific Airways Resigns, Amid Hong Kong Protests

CEO Of Cathay Pacific Airways Resigns, Amid Hong Kong Protests

Cathay's chairman says new leaders can "reset confidence." The resignation comes after anti-government protesters filled Hong Kong International Airport and pressure from... Read more ...

Proud Boys Deem Portland A Success Because Trump Sided With Right-Wing...

Proud Boys Deem Portland A Success Because Trump Sided With Right-Wing Extremists

"Look at Trump's Twitter... he's watching antifa. That's all we wanted," boasts former Infowars staffer and protest organizer Joe Biggs. Read more ...

Far-Right And Anti-Fascist Protesters Face Each Other In Portland Demonstrations

Far-Right And Anti-Fascist Protesters Face Each Other In Portland Demonstrations

Police arrested at least 13 people at the rallies. Read more ...

Paramount honors Patrick Swayze with birthday biography

Paramount honors Patrick Swayze with birthday biography

Whether he was playing a dirty dancer, a compact-sized bouncer or a pottery maker's ghostly helper, Patrick Swayze was a unique talent. Continuing the “I Am ...” celebrity... Read more ...

Family doesn't have a prayer in ‘Gemstones'

Family doesn't have a prayer in ‘Gemstones'

On the surface, the Gemstones are a family of televangelists who have been doing God's work for two generations and are beloved by millions. But beneath it, they all suffer... Read more ...

Hong Kong breathes sigh of relief as Saturday passes without tear gas

Hong Kong breathes sigh of relief as Saturday passes without tear gas

This story is being published as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on August 16, 2019. Hong Kong breathed a... Read more ...