Wednesday May 23-rd, 2018

Senate vote on pending budget deal delayed: Senator Cornyn Senate vote on pending budget deal delayed: Senator Cornyn

Trump also appeared grateful that the Democrats did not shut down the government over amnesty for DACA recipients. The House narrowly passed the budget measure 240-186 early this morning after it was approved by the Senate about two hours aft...

Valentine's Day or Ash Wednesday? Valentine's Day or Ash Wednesday?

On Good Friday, ( March 30 ) Jesus was crucified and on Easter ( April 1 ) he rose from the dead. God's sense of humor is certainly on display! My proposal (the romantic language of Valentine's day is affecting everything) is that this Lent we shou...

As America Slept, the Government Shut Down and Reopened Again

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., set next Monday as the start of a free-wheeling immigration battle, a debate he promised when Democrats agreed to vote to reopen the government last month. "Isn't that the very definition of intellectual...

OraSure Technologies, Inc. (OSUR) - Overall Technical picture OraSure Technologies, Inc. (OSUR) - Overall Technical picture

OraSure Technologies has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $22.25. Canaccord Genuity reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $24.00 price objective on shares of OraSure Technologies in a report on Friday, February 2nd.

South Korean leader welcomes North Korean delegation to presidential Blue House

AP's commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. "We have no intention to meet the U.S. side during our visit to South Korea", Jo said in a terse statement reported by state-run news agency KCNA. He said: "The missile look...

Olympic: Joint Korean march gave me goosebumps, says IOC boss Olympic: Joint Korean march gave me goosebumps, says IOC boss

Seoul's presidential office says Moon during the luncheon proposed a toast calling for peace and "mutual prosperity" for the two Koreas. Members of his entourage have disputed reports that he deliberately went out of his way to avoid contact, but ...

Read Trump's letter blocking release of Democratic memo Read Trump's letter blocking release of Democratic memo

He described the Democratic memo as "not as clean as the first one", suggesting that the White House could release it with redactions. Trump allowed the release of the memo, made public on February 2, which was written by the committee's Republ...

Pence will use Olympics to push tougher stance on North Korea Pence will use Olympics to push tougher stance on North Korea

A visit by Moon to the North would enable the first summit between leaders from the two Koreas since 2007, and would mark only the third inter-Korean summit to take place. "The Koreans will think it's a mood kill", said Frank Jannuzi, an expert on Ea...

2 officers shot dead after responding to 911 hang-up call 2 officers shot dead after responding to 911 hang-up call

Officers responded to a 911 hang-up around 11:30am and were fired on when they arrived at the address, police say. Two police officers wer killed in a shooting in Westerville, Ohio on Sat. The city of Westerville said on Twitter that it is "dee...

Batshuayi Scores Again In Dortmund Win Batshuayi Scores Again In Dortmund Win

After a great incisive pass from Reus, Christian Pulisic squared the ball across the face of the goal and it was Batshuayi who slid the ball into the back of the net - and afterwards celebrated in a very similar acrobatic fashion to that of a certain...

Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

After Kim Jong Un extended an olive branch in his New Year's address, the North and South resumed official talks and agreed to form a joint women's ice hockey team and march together under a unified flag at the opening ceremony. So can Olympic Dipl...

Riyad Mahrez rejects AWOL claims on return to Leicester training

Mahrez, 26, has not even trained with the mid-table Foxes since his dream move to the Premier League leaders collapsed. But BBC Radio Leicester has learned he plans to return to the club on Friday. "We know it's a difficult situation but we nee...

Kim Jong-un invited president of South Korea to DPRK

Also the first in the history was the visit of a member of the DPRK leader's family to South Korea . Seoul's top office said that President Moon will watch the event starting at 9:10 p.m.at the Kwandong Hockey Centre in Gangneung together with Kim...

Hours from deadline, US Senate to vote to avert shutdown

The US Congress has moved to end a brief government shutdown on Friday, which happened when the Senate missed a deadline to approve a budget bill and temporary funding measures. "What are you afraid of?" Politico likewise reported that Pe...

Speechwriter resigns after abuse allegations Speechwriter resigns after abuse allegations

The accusations, some said, have shattered the image they had of Porter as a straight-arrow student who was the picture of Harvard propriety - someone who was "charming, bright, engaging, and handsome with impeccable Brahmin. The president's comments...

Chris Wilder relieved after Sheffield United return to winning ways Chris Wilder relieved after Sheffield United return to winning ways

As the minutes ticked by, the visitors were heading for a point, but the Owls had other ideas as John Fleck went to ground in the area following a trip from O'Kane. The shot didn't look especially threatening, but it did just enough to get past Bla...

US defence, domestic spending hike labeled as monstrosity US defence, domestic spending hike labeled as monstrosity

Now that the government is funded for two years, Congress can operate outside the constant threat of a shutdown. "I'd love to see a shutdown if we don't get this stuff taken care of". "My guess is they're going to pull that [ defense spending] out...

President Trump pushes for more Republicans in Congress

The deal gives appropriations committees in both houses of Congress time to craft a detailed spending plan that will fund the government through September of 2019. "Honestly, in good faith, I cannot simply look the other way, because my party is no...

North Korean media print pictures of South's Moon North Korean media print pictures of South's Moon

The South Korean President has been invited to travel to North Korea, following a formal invitation from the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, potentially setting up the first meeting of Korean leaders since 2007. Although Kim Yo Jong ranks diplomatical...

Egypt targets terrorists in 'Sinai 2018' military operation Egypt targets terrorists in 'Sinai 2018' military operation

The military said its warplanes struck " terrorist concentrations and hideouts " in northern and central Sinai through the night and into the early hours of Saturday, targeting weapons warehouses and logistics support areas. North Sinai-based state s...

BJP workers vandalise residence of Patnaik's private secretary BJP workers vandalise residence of Patnaik's private secretary

The BJP workers attack on the house of the IAS officer V K Pandian was a serious matter . "This is unfortunate. Vandalising Pandian's house shows the mindset of BJP". Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the Bijepur by-poll scheduled to be held on February 24, a...

Immigrant Rights Activist Ravi Ragbir Wins Stay After Being Targeted by ICE Immigrant Rights Activist Ravi Ragbir Wins Stay After Being Targeted by ICE

Ravi Ragbir, a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago, said in a lawsuit that immigration officials have wrongly targeted him and other activists in an effort by the federal government to silence dissent. ICE has denied such allegations stating: "ICE does no...

Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury moves privilege notice against PM Modi Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury moves privilege notice against PM Modi

The poster also depicts Rijiju as a Kaurava, senior BJP leader LK Advani been portrayed as the blind king Dhritrashtra. He added: "Renuka ji, I fail to comprehend in which way did I insult the women dignity?" "Congress says it's a breach of privile...

Trump Meets FBI Director Friday to Discuss Release of Democratic Memo Trump Meets FBI Director Friday to Discuss Release of Democratic Memo

And at every turn, Democrats chased a rook like amateurs while the Republicans put their pieces into place and waited for their closing moves. It's because of something that President Trump refused to do. Spokesmen for the Justice Department did not ...

South Africa urges patience in Zuma talks South Africa urges patience in Zuma talks

Addressing an ANC rally in the eastern province of Mpumalanga, Gwede Mantashe said ANC officials should be fearless and must be able to make hard decisions, but leaders had a duty to "analyze and mitigate risks". "Don't fight someone who is not fight...

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