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Congressional leaders refuse to budge on shutdown's first day, but negotiations continue - Washington Post

Congressional leaders in both parties refused to budge publicly from their political corners Saturday on the first day of the government shutdown, avoiding direct negotiations and bitterly blaming each other for the impasse in speeches. President Trump ...

As women march a year after Trump's election, his approval with some men grows - Washington Post

Thousands of women across the country marked the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration at rallies, marches and protests to remind the administration that many women still believe that his vision of a great America does not include them. Sen ...

At Least 5 Killed in Afghan Hotel Attack That Trapped Hundreds of Guests - New York Times

KABUL, Afghanistan — Five people were found dead in Kabul's largest hotel on Sunday morning, as authorities hunted the surviving attackers of an armed group that stormed the hotel hours earlier, trapping hundreds of guests during fighting that raged ...

GOP rep loses spot on Ethics Committee over sexual harassment settlement - The Hill

Pennsylvania Rep. Patrick Meehan (R) is being removed from his assignment on the House Ethics Committee after The New York Times reported that he used taxpayer money to settle a sexual harassment complaint with a former staffer. Speaker Paul Ryan ...

Bronx high school teacher accused of performing oral sex on student released without bail after pleading not guilty - New York Daily News

Dori Myers, 29, was released without bail after pleading not guilty sexually assaulting a 14-year-old student. (Dori Myers via Twitter). BY Thomas Tracy Ben Chapman Ellen Moynihan Rich Schapiro. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Saturday, January 20, 2018, 7:01 PM ...

Vice President Mike Pence gets an earful in Cairo on his first official Middle East tour - Los Angeles Times

Vice President Pence met with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Sisi on Saturday in a 2 1/2-hour session that focused, in part, on Egypt's anger over President Trump's abrupt decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. “We heard ...

Those deadly mudslides you've read about? Expect worse in the future. - Washington Post

Several weeks after wildfires blackened nearly 500 square miles in Southern California, a large winter storm rolled in from the Pacific. In most places the rainfall was welcomed and did not cause any major flooding from burned or unburned hill slopes ...

Trump's year on Twitter: Who has he criticised and praised the most? - BBC News

Seven months before his shock election victory, Donald Trump promised a crowd in Rhode Island he would not use Twitter if he became president. Why? "Not presidential," he said in April 2016. Fast forward to the one-year anniversary of his inauguration ...

Turkey Launches Incursion Against Syrian Kurdish Stronghold - Bloomberg

Turkey launched a ground offensive against Kurdish separatist fighters and Islamic State positions in northwest Syria on Sunday after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ignored calls from the U.S. to avoid attacking Afrin. Turkish tanks crossed into the ...

In Trump's America, The Statue Of Liberty Is Closed While Immigrants Are Pushed Out - HuffPost

Members of the U.S. Park Police place a sign near the ferry dock for the Statue of Liberty announcing its closure following a U.S. government shutdown. 1.3k. 77. President Donald Trump is likely not enjoying his anniversary of being sworn in. Hundreds ...