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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Congressman Combating Harassment Settled His Own Misconduct Case - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Representative Patrick Meehan, a Pennsylvania Republican who has taken a leading role in fighting sexual harassment in Congress, used thousands of dollars in taxpayer money to settle his own misconduct complaint after a former aide ...

In Cairo, Pence praises the friendship and partnership between the US and Egypt - Washington Post

CAIRO — On Saturday, the first day of the federal government shutdown, Vice President Pence arrived here in the late afternoon to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, whom he praised and repeatedly called a “friend” of the United States ...

Sheriff's deputy's teacher wife, 29, is accused of performing oral sex on her 14-year-old student - Daily Mail

A high school teacher in the Bronx was stony-faced Saturday as she denied allegations of sexual assault on her teenage student. Dori Myers scowled as prosecutors accused her of performing oral sex on a 14-year-old boy, according to the New York Post ...

Shutdown Divides Services Into Essential and Non-Essential - U.S. News & World Report

Visiting the Statue of Liberty deemed a non-essential service during government shutdown that splits the must-have and the can-waits. Jan. 21, 2018, at 12:38 a.m.. Shutdown Divides Services Into Essential and Non-Essential. Share. ×. Share on Facebook ...

Poll finds public optimistic about the economy, critical of Trump, split on issues - Washington Post

Americans have reached a split-screen assessment of the state of the country at the end of President Trump's first year in office, expressing the most positive views about the economy in nearly two decades while giving Trump historically low approval ...

WaPo: FBI Was Alarmed By Presence Of Key Russian Elites At Trump Inauguration - TPM

FBI counterintelligence officials were alarmed last year when a handful of Russian business leaders and activists with close ties to President Vladimir Putin showed up at Donald Trump's inaugural festivities, the Washington Post reported Saturday ...

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 ...