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Worldwide Congress on edge as budget deal nears vote
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Wednesday she would not support the Senate bill unless Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) makes a commitment to hold a vote on DACA . It was unclear if the Senate deal will get enough support when it goes to the House. "I'm heartened that Congress recognizes the sobering effect of budgetary uncertainty on America's military and on the men and women who provide for our nation's defense ", Mattis said during the White House briefing.

Worldwide North Korea holds military parade on eve of Olympics
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During Vice President Mike Pence's stop in Japan on Wednesday, he told hundreds of US military personnel at Yokota Air Base that military action against North Korea remains a possibility. As if to steal the thunder, North Korea conducted a military parade Thursday ahead of the games to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the creation of its military.

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John Czwartacki, a spokesman for the Office of Management and Budget, told the Post that agencies were "being urged to review and prepare for lapse". Afghan war will cost B in 2018 MORE (R-Ky.) earlier Wednesday announced the sweeping deal with Senate Democrats to fund the government and set spending levels for defense and nondefense programs over the next two years.

Worldwide Budget Deadline, North Korea's Military Parade
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Neither Kim Yo Jong nor Kim Yong Nam are among the North Korean officials blacklisted under United Nations sanctions over the North's weapons programs. To facilitate the attendance of several senior functionaries from the North, South Korea has allowed some exemptions to sanctions imposed on North Korea over its nuclear programme, although the foreign ministry in Seoul said these would apply only during the Pyeongchang games.

Worldwide Airstrikes kill 54 civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
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Tel Aviv and Damascus , which have never signed a peace treaty, have repeatedly exchanged tit-for-tat attacks in bordering areas, with the latest incident taking place in early January, when the Syrian government army thwarted three Israeli missile attacks on Damascus countryside.

Worldwide Girl (19) crushed to death in nightclub queue in the UK
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A spokesman for the club said: "A full investigation has been launched, working with the Police and the company who provide our door staff, to fully understand what led to this bad accident". Durham Police have confirmed a 20-year-old woman died after suffering "serious injuries" near the Missoula night club. "There were about 600 people inside the club".

Worldwide Brokerage Overview of: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA)
Author: 0 Brokerage Overview of: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA)

It has underperformed by 58.40% the S&P500. Primecap Co Ca has 0.34% invested in AT&T Inc. A company with a high P/E ratio usually indicated positive future performance and investors are willing to pay more for this company's shares. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, September 28 by UBS. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, September 11 by BTIG Research. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, August 7 by Cowen & Co.

Worldwide Wall Street inches higher as volatility eases
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Dow futures dropped about 150 points on Wednesday morning as the volatility that has rocked markets for more than a week lingers. The S&P 500 rose 0.5 percent, with telecommunications and industrials as the best-performing sector.

Worldwide Rouhani to Erdogan: Iran, Turkey Face Common Regional Threats
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The offensive aims to eliminate the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which Ankara views as a terror organization and the Syrian branch of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Touching on the Russian-brokered initiative of Sochi peace talks held late last month, Rouhani said the congress was an important step towards settling regional problems.

Worldwide House Intel Republicans Plan to Partition Aides From Dems
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Whose idea was it to build a wall? "I'm not part of that decision", Rep. Mike Conaway told CBS. "You've got to talk to Devin". In fact, its politics were Republican before they were Democratic, as Thiessen well knows. Republicans, meanwhile, have increasingly focused on attacking the FBI and Justice Department, claiming political bias has infected the investigation into the Trump administration's potential collusion with Russian hackers.

Worldwide Senate Democrats agree to massive boost in military spending
Author: 0 Senate Democrats agree to massive boost in military spending

On Wednesday, they formally broke free from those fiscal principles and announced a plan that would add $500 billion in new spending over two years and suspend the debt ceiling until 2019. Biden spoke directly to House Democrats in his almost hour-long speech. It also ensures funding for other priorities, including rebuilding infrastructure, tackling the opioid epidemic and taking care of veterans, she said.

Worldwide Korea gets flexible with N. Korea sanctions for Olympics
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North Korea has no intention of meeting US officials during the Winter Olympics that begin on Friday, the official KCNA news agency quoted a senior North Korean official as saying. North Korea will also send a troupe of cheerleaders to perform alongside other nations at the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as several cultural artists who will impress the residents of Seoul and Gangneung with taekwondo demonstrations and orchestra performances.

Worldwide 'PM's speech in Lok Sabha was like one at a poll rally'
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The incident took place when PM Modi referred to an old speech of ex-Home Minister and ex BJP President L K Advani made twenty years ago. The Union Minister for Human Resource Development Shri Prakash Javadekar lauded the cabinet decision to implement 'Prime Minister's Research Fellows (PMRF)' scheme in improving the quality of research by attracting the best talents across the country.

Worldwide When should India employ hard power in Maldives?
Author: 0 When should India employ hard power in Maldives?

While External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj is visiting Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be out of country for a three-nation tour from Friday evening. China, Nasheed said, "is busy buying up the Maldives", adding that this year's presidential election could be the last chance to extricate the Maldives from increasing Chinese influence.

Worldwide World's worst police sketch actually helped cops catch suspected thief
Author: 0 World's worst police sketch actually helped cops catch suspected thief

A suspect has been identified as the suspect in connection with a crime in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, thanks in part to the help of a simple, hand-drawn sketch provided by a witness. "This was not done in jest". A sketch of a theft suspect in Lancaster, Pennsylvania provided by a witness and a man police believe is responsible for the crime are shown side-by-side.

Worldwide US Senator Rand Paul forces delay in voting on budget deal
Author: 0 US Senator Rand Paul forces delay in voting on budget deal

Republican and Democratic leaders in the Senate were prepared to vote on a two-year budget that will annihiliate existing spending caps and increase the discretionary budget by about $400 billion, but Paul asked Senate GOP leaders for a chance to offer an amendment reinstating those spending caps.

Worldwide Rick Adelman's Son Killed After Being Hit By Car While Crossing Street
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R.J.'s brother David is an assistant coach for the Denver Nuggets. R.J. was a generous spirit with an outgoing personality who positively impacted everyone who had the privilege of knowing him. Rick Adelman coached the Wolves from 2011-14 before retiring after 23 seasons as a head coach. "The Kings organization joins the National Basketball Association community in sorrow as our thoughts, prayers and support are with the Adelman family at this most hard time".

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