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Clock running out to avert U.S. government shutdown as Trump blames Democrats 19.1.2018 Reuters: World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Racing against a midnight deadline, the U.S. Congress will try on Friday to send President Donald Trump legislation to keep the government operating and avoid federal agency shutdowns that would otherwise begin on Saturday.
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US House, Senate in scramble as government shutdown looms 19.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A shutdown of the US federal government is looming with opposition in the House and Senate to a Republican bill that would keep the government open for another month.
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One year of Trump: India yet to be affected by Trump-phobia 19.1.2018 Hindustan Times - columns
It’s a year since Trump was inaugurated and became the latest occupant of the Oval Office. In that period, or what appears like an aeon, he has divided the world into those that are tormented by him and those that tolerate him
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US presses to relocate embassy to Jerusalem by 2019 19.1.2018 General News
The Trump administration is accelerating its transfer of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem with a plan to have the facility ready by 2019, senior officials have said, despite insisting last month that the move would not happen until the end of President Donald Trumps term.
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London council votes in favour of 'Trump-free zone' 19.1.2018 General News
A local council in east London has voted in favour of declaring its area a "Trump-free zone" if the US President was to visit the UK. Tower Hamlets Council, the local authority headed by the Opposition Labour party in what is known as London's East End, unanimously voted in favour of an independent councillor's motion to declare the borough "closed" to Donald Trump at a meeting on Wednesday night. "We have demonstrated a clear leadership on this issue. I hope my campaign has contributed in conveying a clear message to President Trump," said Councillor Ohid Ahmed. "But the fact remains that Downing Street and the White House are adamant that the invitation has been accepted and a date is still to be finalised. That's why it's important the council declares Tower Hamlets a Trump-free zone just like Chicago," he said. Ahmed has also written to British Prime Minister Theresa May and US Ambassador to the UK Woody Johnson, requesting the invitation to Trump to visit the UK be
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Pakistani man suspected of ISIS links arrested in Bangkok 19.1.2018 General News
A Pakistani man suspected of having links with the Islamic State (ISIS) has reportedly been arrested in Bangkok for allegedly producing fake passports for suspected transnational criminals, possibly including those joining a terror group.Bangkok Post quoted a source as saying that the Pakistani man identified as Muhammad Iqbal, 51, was arrested by the immigration staff, police and the army in Phasi Charoen district of Bangkok on Sunday.Four Indian passports and three Singaporean passports were found after a body search of Iqbal was carried out by the authorities.Authorities found equipment used for making counterfeit documents and passports from his room during a search.The source said Iqbal was being held by the authorities at an undisclosed location, and he has been charged with trading in counterfeit documents.A probe into the matter has been initiated.Reportedly, Thai authorities were also investigating with the help of Malaysian authorities, if Iqbal was also involved in making ..
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10 yrs imprisonment to 3 arrested with liquor in Bihar 19.1.2018 General News
A local court in Bihar's Munger district today awarded 10 years imprisonment to three persons who were apprehended last year with over 20 litres of country liquor, despite the total prohibition in force in the state. Additional district judge Tribhuvan Nath also slapped a fine of Rs 1 lakh on each of the three convicted and ordered an additional six months in jail in case of default. According to special public prosecutor Sanjay Kumar Singh, the trio were arrested on March 16, 2017 from Jamalpur police station area of the district with pouches -- each containing 200 ml of country liquor. The total quantity of liquor seized from the three were about 26 litres. The sale and consumption of liquor was completely banned in Bihar by the Nitish Kumar government in April, 2016.
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RSS-backed outfit to organise meet on border security; West Bengal, Tripura Governors to attend 19.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Two Governors — Keshari Nath Tripathi of West Bengal and Tathagata Roy of Tripura — have confirmed their participation in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s (RSS) border management conference in Febr...
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Trump to mark first anniversary of inauguration with glitzy gala 19.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
US President Donald Trump is set to depart Washington to celebrate his one-year inauguration anniversary at a glitzy gala at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, hours before the deadline to avoid a government shutdown on Friday midnight.
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US shutdown looms amid immigration feud 19.1.2018 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Washington The US Government is days away from a shutdown as lawmakers and the... more »
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Trump Appointee Resigns After Racist, Sexist And Anti-Gay Remarks 19.1.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
An appointee of President Donald Trump has resigned from the federal agency that runs AmeriCorps and other service programs after remarks he made disparaging blacks, Muslims, gays, women, veterans...
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Murder in the mirrors 19.1.2018 BusinessLine - BL Ink
She carried the heavy laundry basket into the balcony, balancing it awkwardly against her growing belly. The winter sunshine was disconcertingly bright, the Dubai sky dusty blue in the gaps between h...
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Desperate Cubans seek U.S. visas in Colombia after Havana embassy cutbacks 19.1.2018 Reuters: World News
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban actress Aniet Hernandez lost all hope that she and her two children would ever join her husband in Miami when the Trump administration slashed staffing at the U.S. embassy in Havana in September and stopped almost all visa ...
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Clock running out for U.S. Congress to avert government shutdown 19.1.2018 Reuters: World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Racing against a midnight deadline, the U.S. Congress will try on Friday to send President Donald Trump legislation to keep the government operating and avoid federal agency shutdowns that would otherwise begin on Saturday.
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Trump Frustrated With Media Coverage Of John Kelly's Interview 19.1.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
US President Donald Trump is "frustrated" with the media coverage of an interview given by his Chief of Staff John Kelly on issues like border wall, the White House has said.
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US government shutdown looms amid immigration battle 19.1.2018 Hindustan Times - world
After the House last night passed the measure, 230 to 197, with strong Republican support, the bill was headed for probable defeat in the Senate amid opposition from most Democrats and a few Republicans.
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Thai cops arrest Pakistani passport forger with Islamic State links 19.1.2018 Hindustan Times - world
Mohammad Iqbal, 52, was arrested on January 14 in a Bangkok suburb in possession of Singaporean and Indian fake passports as well as plates and laminates to forge entry visas to France, Italy and Spain.
Thai cops nab Pakistani passport forger with IS links 19.1.2018 General News
A Pakistani passport forger whose fakes may have been sold to Islamic State operatives has been arrested in Thailand, police said today, ending a career that helped people slip into Europe illegally. Mohammad Iqbal, 52, was arrested on January 14 in a Bangkok suburb in possession of Singaporean and Indian fake passports as well as plates and laminates to forge entry visas to France, Italy and Spain. "He has worked on faking documents for a long time using Thailand as his base," Commander of the Immigration Bureau Lt-Gen Suttipong Vongpint told reporters in Bangkok. The arrest is the latest in a series of targeted operations against skilled passport forgers in Thailand as fears over security and immigration have compelled authorities to tackle a shadowy industry that has thrived in the kingdom for decades. Iqbal, who is believed to have operated from Thailand for more than 10 years, was charged with falsifying passports, visa seals and trafficking of fake passports a few .
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US House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill, Senate Fight Erupts 19.1.2018 The Wire

When existing funds expire, scores of federal agencies across the US will be forced to shut starting at midnight Friday, without the injection of new money.

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Woody Allen: prolific film legend stained by scandal 19.1.2018 deccanherald.com
Woody Allen, the director and four-time Oscar winner known for his comedies rife with neurotic characters, is in the crosshairs of Americas sexual harassment watershed over decades-old claims that he molested his daughter. The 82-year-old New Yorker -- who averages a movie a year, clocking up more than 50 titles total -- is considered a comic genius by fans and envied by fellow filmmakers for wresting freedom from studios, though he is not always adored by critics. For more than 25 years, unproven allegations that he molested his adopted daughter when she was seven -- as well as a relationship with his ex-lovers adopted daughter from a previous marriage -- have colored a career now more lauded in Europe than at home. Born Allen Konigsberg on December 1, 1935, to a New York family of second-generation Jewish immigrants, Allen spent much of his Brooklyn childhood alone in his room, practicing magic tricks or playing the clarinet. He was reportedly hired while a teenager to write one-liners for well-known ...
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