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DC Snow Alert: Here's When You Could See Some. DC Snow Alert: Here's When You Could See Some.
Don't get too comfortable with this warm weather, as another Arctic chill is coming. Yes, it is reaching into the 50s and even 60s on Thursday and Friday in our area, but it is still January, so that was never likely to stick around. And as it turns out, an Arctic blast is on the way that increases our chances for some snow in the coming days. Mike Thomas, meteorologist for Fox 5, tweeted that...
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Trump reportedly denigrates protections for immigrants from 's***hole' countries. Trump reportedly denigrates protections for immigrants from 's***hole' countries.
President Donald Trump used vulgar language to disparage a number of countries Thursday after growing frustrated with the suggestion that the U.S. restore protections for immigrants from those states, The Washington Post reported. Speaking with lawmakers in the Oval Office, the president pushed back against protections for people from Haiti, El Salvador and various African nations, demanding to...
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6 Senators Say They've Reached Immigration Deal. 6 Senators Say They've Reached Immigration Deal.
Two of the bargainers — No. 2 Senate Democrat Richard Durbin of Illinois and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. — traveled to the White House early Thursday to shop their framework to President Donald Trump in the Oval Office Three Republican and three Democratic senators said Thursday they'd reached an election-year accord to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation and to b...
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On his 100th day in office, Trump orders review of free trade agreements On his 100th day in office, Trump orders review of free trade agreements
WASHINGTON — President Trump signed two more executive orders on the 100th day of his presidency Saturday, directing a review of U.S. involvement in NAFTA and other free trade agreements and creating a permanent trade policy office at the White House. The new signings raise the number of executive orders by President Trump to 32, a pace of executive action that exceeds any newly inaugurated pre...
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Bill Gates 'hopeful' for global pandemic response plan Bill Gates 'hopeful' for global pandemic response plan
Bill Gates says he is hopeful that President Trump's administration will take the necessary steps to be able to respond to a global pandemic or act of bio-terrorism. Mr Gates believes the world is currently not prepared to cope with such an event. He has said that the ability to cope with a pandemic requires government investment, co-ordination and planning among a variety of agencies including ...
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Trump picks debt-warrior Mulvaney to lead White House budget office Trump picks debt-warrior Mulvaney to lead White House budget office
President-elect Donald Trump said Saturday that he’ll tap Rep. Mick Mulvaney to be his budget director, putting an ardent conservative in the job that has the most control over the size of the federal government. Mr. Mulvaney, a South Carolina Republican, was elected to Congress as part of the 2010 tea party wave, and carved out a role as one of House conservatives’ fiercest fighters for cuttin...
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Trump raises spectre of 'imposter presidents' Trump raises spectre of 'imposter presidents'
Sounding more like the potentate of some palm-dotted tropical island than a presidential candidate, Donald Trump twice declined to say during the final televised debate whether he would accept the results of the 2016 election. The billionaire who has cast himself as the law and order candidate seemed ready to commit the democratic felony of refusing to accept defeat at the polls. The property ty...
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Predict the president: Will Clinton or Trump win the US election? You decide. Predict the president: Will Clinton or Trump win the US election? You decide.
Voters in the US go to the polls on 8 November to decide who will replace President Barack Obama. The US uses the electoral college system to elect its president, in which each state is given a number of votes based on its population. A total of 538 are up for grabs. Most states nearly always vote the same way, leaving a handful of battleground states where the election will be won and lost....
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Ceta: EU 'not capable' of signing deal says Canadian minister Ceta: EU 'not capable' of signing deal says Canadian minister
A trade deal between the EU and Canada is on the brink of collapse because a Belgian region with a population of just 3.6 million objects. An emotional Canadian Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland left the talks in Brussels, saying the EU was "not capable" of signing a trade agreement. Belgium, the only country blocking accord, needed consent from the regional parliament of Wallonia. The wide-rang...
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NJ Governor Chris Christie hit with criminal summons over bridge closure NJ Governor Chris Christie hit with criminal summons over bridge closure
A judge has signed a criminal summons accusing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie of misconduct for his alleged role in the 2013 closure of a bridge. The case will move to the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office to determine whether an indictment will follow. The news comes as two former Christie aides are on trial for allegedly closing part of the bridge after a mayor refused to endorse the gover...
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