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Trump leaves options open on deal to prevent government shutdown

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:50
U.S. President Donald Trump left his options open on Wednesday over whether to sign a funding deal that would avert another partial government shutdown but leave him short of the money he wants to build a wall on the border with Mexico.
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Trump says will look for 'land mines' in funding bill

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:41
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will look for "land mines" in a government funding bill, though he also said he does not want to close the government for the second time this winter.
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Not clear whether Trump will sign government funding deal: White House

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 10:34
The White House said on Wednesday it was not clear whether President Donald Trump would sign a government funding deal to avoid a partial shutdown of federal agencies, even as a source familiar with the situation said he likely would.
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House to vote on government funding bill late Thursday: lawmaker

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 10:33
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on bipartisan legislation to fund the government, including border security, on Thursday, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries said, adding that he expects most Democrats to back the bill.
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Trump will likely sign government funding deal: source

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 09:50
U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to sign a bipartisan government funding deal as it stands now, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, adding that Trump could still change his mind.
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Trump expected to sign bipartisan funding deal: reports

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 08:46
Congress faced a tight deadline on Wednesday to pass a bipartisan accord to avert another U.S. government shutdown as news outlets reported President Donald Trump planned to sign the deal as he eyes other ways to fund his wall without lawmakers.
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Trump weighing all options for full border wall funding: spokeswoman

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 08:46
U.S. President Donald Trump is weighing every possible option to find money to build his wall along the southern U.S. border, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told Fox News in an interview on Wednesday.
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Trump to sign border security deal to avert government shutdown: CNN

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:52
Donald Trump plans to sign the border security deal reached by congressional negotiators in order to avoid another partial shutdown of the federal government, CNN reported on Wednesday, citing two sources who had spoken with the U.S. president.
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Military survey finds deep dissatisfaction with family housing on U.S. bases

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:49
A new survey of military families living on U.S. bases found most are dissatisfied with their housing, often citing serious health and safety hazards – results that counter years of Pentagon reports claiming soaring satisfaction rates among military housing tenants.
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Trump noncommittal on bipartisan funding deal as Congress races to pass it

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 06:05
Congress on Wednesday was up against a tight deadline to pass a bipartisan accord to avert another partial U.S. government shutdown, but President Donald Trump could still torpedo the deal that denied him funds for his U.S.-Mexico border wall.
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'Pineapple Express' storm douses California with rain, snow

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 05:05
A Pacific storm system known as the "Pineapple Express" threatened to dump up to 8 inches (20 cm) of rain and 8 feet (2.44 m) of snow on areas of California, raising risks of flooding and mudslides, meteorologists said on Wednesday.
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'This hurts': On El Chapo's home turf, some lament Mexican drug lord's conviction

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 03:34
News of the conviction of Mexico's legendary crime boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman traveled quickly on Tuesday to his rugged home state, where people said they felt pain for a man some described as a fallen folk hero and community benefactor.
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King the wire fox terrier wins crown at Westminster dog show in New York

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 01:39
A wire fox terrier won "Best in Show" at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday, emerging as the top dog among nearly 3,000 barking, tail-wagging competitors.
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Striking Denver teachers to resume talks Wednesday, strike enters third day

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:49
Thousands of Denver public school teachers will walk the picket lines for a third day on Wednesday, disrupting classes for about 92,000 students after union and school district officials ended talks with no deal in sight, union officials said.
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'Triggerman' convicted in 'Fast and Furious' U.S. agent murder

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 00:27
A man accused of pulling the trigger in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona was convicted of murder on Tuesday in a case tied to an ill-fated U.S. government gun-running sting known as "Fast and Furious".
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New York detective killed by 'friendly fire' while responding to robbery

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 23:54
A New York City police detective was shot and killed by "friendly fire" and another officer was shot on Tuesday as they responded to an armed robbery, the city's police chief said.
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Wire fox terrier wins top prize at Westminster dog show in New York

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 23:43
A wire fox terrier won "Best in Show" at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday, emerging as the top dog among nearly 3,000 barking, tail-wagging competitors.
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'Pineapple Express' from Hawaii set to soak California

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 21:16
California is bracing for its wettest storm of the winter as the "Pineapple Express" is set to dump up to 8 inches (20 cm) of rain and 8 feet (2.44 m) of snow on areas of the state, raising risks of flooding and mudslides, meteorologists said.
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Explainer: Denver teachers strike challenges landmark incentive pay scheme

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 20:35
A unique, incentive-based pay structure adopted by Denver public schools more than a decade ago is at the crux of a strike by teachers who say the bonus system has eroded their earning power in a city where the cost of living has soared over the last 10 years.
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Rapper 21 Savage granted bond, to be released - lawyer

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 20:12
Rap artist 21 Savage, who has been in custody in Georgia for nine days on immigration charges, was granted bond on Tuesday and will be released from custody on Wednesday, his attorney said.
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