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Government Shuts Down As Congress Fails To Pass Funding Measure

Government Shuts Down As Congress Fails To Pass Funding Measure

Democrats managed to block the measure from obtaining the 60 votes needed to send the bill to the president's desk, arguing they would not vote for a spending bill until an immigration deal is reached that includes a legislative fix for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA ) program - the Obama-era initiative that extended temporary legal status to foreign nationals who illegally entered the country as minors. Consulte Mais Informação

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Michael Phelps revela depressão e diz ter pensado em suicídio

Michael Phelps revela depressão e diz ter pensado em suicídio

Episódio que diz ter se arrependido. São 23 medalhas de ouro olímpicas, recorde absoluto para um atleta. Segundo ele, essas substâncias eram uma maneira de conseguir fugir de qualquer coisa que fosse que quisesse fugir. Internou-se numa clínica de reabilitação e, aos poucos, começou a falar sobre os seus sentimentos. Atualmente, Michael Phelps , através da sua fundação , é um embaixador para a saúde mental e participa, como orador, em várias conferências sobre gestão de stress no ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Kenya Has 'No Problem' With Trump Racist Remarks

Kenya Has 'No Problem' With Trump Racist Remarks

Asked about vulgar comments he reportedly made during the Oval Office meeting - including referring to Haiti and African nations as " shithole countries " - Trump denied making the remarks that have been attributed to him. Several senior Republican lawmakers at the meeting, including Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen , have said they do not recall Mr Trump making the remark. Consulte Mais Informação

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Flooding, ice jams prompt state of emergency in Haddam

Flooding, ice jams prompt state of emergency in Haddam

The strategy is the same for breaking up the ice, but "the channel here is a lot narrower and shallower", he said, and the main concern is flooding. They're making plans of action. The ice jam in the Allegheny River begins at the Springdale/Plum area and extends past the Tarentum Bridge. Both crews were planning to sleep on the cutters, which were docked in Essex, and give it another go once the sun rose Friday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Police arrest 'kingpin' of Asia's biggest wildlife smuggling syndicate

Police arrest 'kingpin' of Asia's biggest wildlife smuggling syndicate

Police said the suspect was "ringleader" of a "major smuggling syndicate" operating over a decade. Boonchai Bach, 40, was arrested Friday in Nakhon Phanom, a northeastern Thailand province that borders Laos, in connection to the illegal trafficking of 14 African rhino horns to Thailand in December, according to the Freeland Foundation , an anti-trafficking group that's been tracking Boonchai and his family for years. Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkey shells Kurds in Syria, vows drive

Turkey shells Kurds in Syria, vows drive

At one point during the interview, Cankili said that "operation has already started de facto" with artillery fire from the Turkish border. Turkish Red Crescent has taken necessary measures to protect Syrian civilians in the aftermath of Turkish military's operation in Syria's Afrin, head of the aid agency said on Saturday, APA reports quoting AA. Consulte Mais Informação

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Collision closes Highway 97 in Vernon

Collision closes Highway 97 in Vernon

One person has died as a result of a collision occurring Friday evening in Vernon. Traffic is reportedly moving again in both directions on Highway 97 along the Swan Lake corridor. The highway was closed for approximately five hours, but has since reopened. Both north and southbound traffic are being rerouted via Pleasant Valley Road until the accident scene investigation is completed. Consulte Mais Informação

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Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles: Who will win the NFC Championship?

Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles: Who will win the NFC Championship?

That timid quarterback is still in the Vikings uniform and the Philadelphia Eagles hard-hitting defense must make him reveal his true self. He had two total tackles and one tackle for loss in the win over the Falcons. " One of my best friends", is how Keenum put it. Whether they plan to experience the excitement in-person or on TV, the Philadelphia faithful are predicting a win this weekend. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Long slog ahead': NYC ready for women's march

'Long slog ahead': NYC ready for women's march

President Donald Trump's policies. The scheduled speakers include Ashley Bennett, a Democrat who was elected Atlantic County, New Jersey, freeholder last November. "It's so easy to become complacent and hide behind an iPhone or behind a computer and not join with your fellow people in exercising your right to demonstrate and exercising your rights in general", said event organizer Sarah Steinhardt. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ministro da Justiça nega haver 'ameaças concretas' a magistrados do TRF-4

Ministro da Justiça nega haver 'ameaças concretas' a magistrados do TRF-4

O governo federal colocou à disposição 130 homens da Força Nacional para atuar em Porto Alegre até o dia do julgamento. A Polícia Rodoviária Federal está mobilizada para fazer revistas em ônibus em todos os acessos à capital gaúcha. A Brigada Militar será responsável pela proteção de prédios públicos, além da segurança nas ruas. Schirmer destacou o esforço da secretaria em se reunir com movimentos sociais e partidos políticos no intuito de garantir que as manifestações sejam pacíficas. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments

Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments

If the first part had the makings of "I'm Not a Crook" Nixon, the latter is vintage Trump in a state of ecstatic self-delusion, emphatically repeating a lie long enough to own it, to believe it, and to make others believe it, too. The White House has not denied that Trump said the word " shithole ", though Trump did push back on some depictions of the meeting. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen released a blistering statement Wednesday after being criticized over her ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Vail's Vonn crushes Cortina course for 40th career downhill win, 79th overall

Vail's Vonn crushes Cortina course for 40th career downhill win, 79th overall

Vonn holds a record 11 wins in Cortina, and with three races scheduled this weekend, the Italian resort should be the ideal place to ramp up her preparations for next month's Pyeongchang Olympics. "She (Vonn) made me dream in Vancouver. I'm going to be trying to get as many wins as possible", Vonn said. After a couple of crashes and a jarred back at the start of this season, Vonn had been holding back or sitting out races when conditions were hard due to fog or ice. Consulte Mais Informação

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Australian Open: Gutsy Dimitrov gets past Rublev

Australian Open: Gutsy Dimitrov gets past Rublev

The mercury is forecast to reach 42C at Melbourne Park on Friday, raising the prospect of some matches being halted and other marquee showdowns being played indoors. Despite being the second seed, Caroline Wozniacki has not impressed so far. "With British surprise package Kyle Edmund and Italian Andreas Seppi facing off on Hisense Arena for the right to fill the bracket opposite them in the quarter-final draw, both players will see defeat as an opportunity lost". Consulte Mais Informação

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IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

The National Olympic Committee of the DPRK , the National Olympic Committee of the ROK (Republic of South Korea ), the organizing committee for the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang and IOC representatives took part in the talks. The flag is to be carried by two athletes, one from each side. The IOC had previously approved the two countries jointly participating in Olympic opening and closing ceremonies, something that happened during the Sydney Summer Games in 2000. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump postpones Mar-a-Lago fundraiser until spending bill vote

Trump postpones Mar-a-Lago fundraiser until spending bill vote

The White House said Friday morning that President Trump will stick around the capital until the Senate votes on a spending bill instead of jetting off to a ritzy $100,000-a-couple fundraiser at Mar-a- Lago . Groups like the National Mining Association and the National Funeral Directors Association chose Trump properties for various events throughout the a year ago, as the venues have gained prominence since Trump took office. Consulte Mais Informação

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