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The focus will be to increase funding for White House priorities like the military and other types of border security, according to the White House. "The president has the authority to go ahead and do it". "That's not our intention or goal", Ryan told reporters. The House argued the program was illegal since the funds were not appropriated by Congress.
  • Easing Shutdown Worries, Trump Relents On Another Major Hurdle

    Easing Shutdown Worries, Trump Relents On Another Major Hurdle

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    The White House has agreed to fund Obamacare's cost-sharing subsidies, conceding on a point of disagreement that may have triggered a government shutdown on Friday, according to a report from Politico. "We are down to the last final things". A day earlier, McConnell told reporters Republicans are "hoping to reach an agreement in the next few days", but he declined to speculate about a weeklong continuing resolution some lawmakers predict will be necessary.
  • Merkel spokesman backs German FM in spat over Israel visit

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    Netanyahu has threatened to scrap Tuesday's meeting with Gabriel over his plan to meet members of Breaking the Silence and B'Tselem. The German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel had earlier said it would be a "remarkable event" if Netanyahu were to go ahead and cancel their meeting.
  • Abbas to stop funding electricity in Hamas-run Gaza

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    Abbas has threatened to take "unprecedented" financial steps to force Hamas to cede control in Gaza, a territory it seized from his forces in 2007. Israel charges the PA 40 million shekels ($11 million) a month for the electricity, deducting the sum from the transfers of Palestinian tax revenues that Israel collects on behalf of the Authority.
  • NKorea stages artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks

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    Earlier, the top USA commander in the Pacific defended the deployment of an advanced missile defence system in South Korea. A U.S. submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test . He said the world should come together to protect the rights of people in North Korea. John McCain of Arizona for the dinner at the White House on Monday evening.
  • Jose focused on City not Ibrahimovic

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    But the pair have not responded as their manager would have wished and remain sidelined for a game that sees Mourinho renew his fierce rivalry with City manager Pep Guardiola. "They have been playing without him, but they achieved to play the way Mourinho wants". They came to a game that we need really to win (against Burnley) and they gave more than expected.
  • US criticizes Turkey for striking Kurds in Iraq, Syria

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    In Syria , the Turkish jets targeted leadership sites used by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-dominated force that has emerged as the United States' primary military partner in Syria , according to a second US official. Iran has denounced a series of attacks carried out by Turkish warplanes in northwestern Iraq as a violation of the Arab country's sovereignty. Turkish President Recep Erdogan said the United States and Russian Federation were informed of the attacks.
  • US drone strike kills 7 in northwest Pakistan

    US drone strike kills 7 in northwest Pakistan

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    Foreign Ministry spokesman Nafees Zakaria said Thursday that Ahsan had surrendered and voluntarily revealed information about the extremists' foreign links. The media was not given access to Ahsan to independently confirm why he surrendered o when. At least eight suspected Taliban militants have been killed in a US drone strike - the first after President Donald Trump took office- in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal region, a security official said on Thursday.
  • Donald Trump has 'no intention' of releasing tax returns

    Donald Trump has 'no intention' of releasing tax returns

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    Dismissing concerns about ballooning federal deficits, President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed dramatic tax cuts for US businesses and individuals - outlining an overhaul his administration promises will spur economic growth and simplify America's tangle of tax code rules.
  • Hoosier Senators On North Korea Threat

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    Following Wednesday's White House gathering, numerous administration officials who conducted the meeting traveled to Capitol Hill to brief members of the House. "However, we remain prepared to defend ourselves and our allies", it said . Sen. Jeff Merkley, a Oregon Democrat, said on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront" that they learned nothing new in terms of details on the administration's thinking on North Korea and any potential actions the USA could take in response to another nuclear test.
  • United States commander: Anti-missile system in South Korea operational in

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    The U.S. and South Korea agreed to deploy the $800 million system last July in a deal brokered under the now-impeached South Korean president, Park Geun-hye. He urged the US and South Korean governments to stop the deployment, saying it will disrupt the regional strategic equilibrium and further aggravate the already tense situation on the Korean Peninsula.
  • French election: Boos for Macron after Le Pen upstages him

    French election: Boos for Macron after Le Pen upstages him

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    In the first round of France's presidential election, 11 candidates were in the running, but only four candidates were serious contenders. Jean-Marie Le Pen, who repeatedly has been convicted of crimes based on anti-Semitism and racism, founded the National Front party that his daughter took over, but a feud has divided the two.