Jan 21 2018
"This is the behaviour of obstructionist losers, not legislators", the statement added. Congress needed 60 votes to advance the bill to keep the government open for four weeks, but Republicans only control 51 seats and needed Democratic votes to cross the floor.
As the deadline approached, Senate Republicans forced a vote to try to keep the government open until February 16, knowing that they didn't have support to get the deal through, using it as a way to place blame on Democrats.
But now even some Republicans in the Senate are saying they'll vote against the continuing resolution the House already green-lighted. McConnell and Schumer insisted they were still committed to finding an agreement that restores government funding as soon as possible.
Food inspections, federal law enforcement, airport security checks, and other vital services will continue, as will social security, other federal benefit programmes and military operations. However, a new CNN poll finds that, while the DACA program is popular among both Democrats and Republicans, 56 percent of Americans say avoiding a shutdown is more important.
Buses for Apple employees 'attacked' with pellet guns, company suspects
In an e-mail obtained by Mashable , employees were told that the new route may add 30 minutes to 45 minutes to their commute. According to an email sent to Apple staff, the first attack took place last Friday, followed by four more on Tuesday.
Man wears 8 pairs of pants , 10 shirts; gets arrested
After he gave his statement to police he returned to the airport to get an EasyJet flight he had booked for the next day. According to authorities, he managed to put on eight pairs of jeans and ten shirts - not once, but TWICE over two days.
Four officers shot in SC
Multiple agencies then began "actively looking for the suspect" and issued emergency alerts to area residents, Faris said . The three deputies and one police officer were rushed to nearby hospitals where their conditions are unkown. .
The Trump administration and GOP leaders are not willing to discuss immigration at the same time they are trying to fund the government.
Democratic leaders wanted the measure to include protections from deportation for about 700,000 undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children.
As the threat of a government shutdown gets dangerously close to turning into a reality, President Donald Trump's plans to head to his weekend White House at his Florida resort are grounded. The last government shutdown lasted for 16 days in October 2013.
Bernie Sanders - the independent Vermont senator aligned with Democrats - described the president's decision to end protections for "dreamers" as "Trump's self-made crisis". What does the government shutdown mean for the USA?
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell lashed out at the vote and said the shutdown was the result of a "cynical decision by the Democrats". "When Democrats start paying our armed forces and first responders, we will reopen negotiations on immigration reform".
Jan 20 2018
Steelers Name Randy Fichtner As New Offensive Coordinator
The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced that Randy Fichtner will be the team's offensive coordinator and quarterback coach in 2018. Pittsburgh is coming off a 2017-18 campaign in which the AFC North franchise ranked third in the league in total offense.
Jan 20 2018
Olympic Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula
The US officials said the sanctions were meant to deny any revenue to North Korea for developing its nuclear arms. NORTH Korea has cancelled plans to send Kim Jong-un's ex lover to the South for diplomatic talks.
Jan 20 2018
Bitcoin Carnage: Bitcoin falls below $10000
Like a number of industry analysts, Capital is not convinced by bitcoin's value as a commodity. At its lows on Tuesday, bitcoin suffered its biggest daily decline in four months.
Jan 19 2018
Croatian-American Bernarda Pera Shocks World No.10 at Australian Open
However, on a steaming-hot morning with temperatures well into the nineties it became clear early on that she can properly play. Only then, when serving for the match, did Pera's nerves kick in and Konta broke back to level the set at 5-5.
Jan 19 2018
NASA Has Declared 2017 To Be The Second Warmest Year On Record
NOAA, NASA, and Berkeley Earth track temperatures at the surface of the Earth, over both land and oceans. Globally averaged temperatures past year were 1.62 degrees warmed than the average from 1951 to 1980.
Jan 19 2018
Apple Looking Into Making Smaller iPhone 'Notch' Area
Apple is still years away from embedding all the sensors under the display panel and offering a notch-less all-screen iPhone. Industry sources told the publication that Apple is working with LG Innotek to shrink bezels on the 2019 iPhones.
Jan 18 2018
Israel judge orders Ahed Tamimi to remain in custody until trial ends
Nour Tamimi (2L) and her aunt Nariman Tamimi (2R) attend a hearing at the Ofer military court in the West Bank on January 1, 2018. The judge's decision signaled acceptance of the IDF Prosecution's arguments.
Jan 16 2018
San Francisco Giants Trade for Andrew McCutchen
The San Francisco Giants have acquired Andrew McCutchen from the Pirates in exchange for Kyle Crick and other unknown players. Neal Huntington and his staff will save $14.5 million from McCutchen's contract, barring what they get in return.
Jan 15 2018
Golden Globe red carpet fairytale goes noir in protest
Emma's aim was to bring awareness to a cause she finds worthy during a time when hundreds of thousands of people are watching. Greta Gerwig's mother-daughter tale " Lady Bird " won best picture, comedy or musical , and best actress for Saoirse Ronan.
Jan 15 2018
Pregnant Kylie Jenner shows off her maternal side
Yesterday fan speculation reached fever pitch that Kylie had checked into Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. Pregnancy rumors speculating about Jenner bubbled up starting in September.
Jan 19 2018Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after United States aid cut
Jan 19 2018Motorola expands retail footprint, announces 50 Moto Hubs in Delhi
Jan 18 2018Firefighter catches child while battling house fire
Jan 18 2018United Kingdom inflation rate drops in December
Jan 18 2018Some People want to silence me, claims Praveen Togadia
Jan 17 2018California parents charged with torture after 13 siblings rescued from California home
Jan 16 2018Girl In Hijab Not Attacked By Scissors According To Police
Jan 16 2018Dolores O'Riordan Dead: The Cranberries Singer Was 46
Jan 15 2018Hawaii panics after inbound missile alert goes off in error
Jan 14 2018Taylor Swift Bling, Blings Around the World in End Game Video
Jan 21 2018Clinical Kerber defeats Sharapova at Open
Jan 20 2018Toronto man charged in deaths of two lacking males
Jan 20 2018Sushi lover pulled 5-foot tapeworm from stomach
Jan 20 2018Supreme Court to consider challenge to Trump's latest travel ban
Jan 19 2018Colts take Bradley Chubb in Mel Kiper mock draft 1.0
Jan 19 2018Revenue up at Penney's owner on record sales
Jan 19 2018Nintendo Dominated December With Big Switch and 3DS Sales According to NPD
Jan 18 2018MI meteor: How valuable are meteorites?
Jan 17 2018MINNESOTA MIRACLE: Last-minute heroics propel Vikings to playoff win over Saints
Jan 16 2018Protesters attack South African H&M stores over `racist` ad
Jan 15 2018Two Palestinian teens killed in clashes with Israeli troops
Jan 14 2018Researchers claim to find a way to infiltrate WhatsApp Group chats