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US lawmakers announce tentative deal on wall, shutdown

US lawmakers announce tentative deal on wall, shutdownUS lawmakers announced late Monday an agreement in principle to avoid another government shutdown, with nearly $ 1.4 billion in money for construction of a wall on the border with Mexico, as President Donald Trump pushed his politically explosive crusade at a rally in the frontier city of El Paso. Senator Richard Shelby, a key Republican negotiator, told reporters an agreement in principle had been reached between Republican and Democratic lawmakers. Senior congressional aides told AFP the agreement included $ 1.375 billion in funding for a wall on the US-Mexico border — a key campaign promise of Trump, who had demanded $ 5.7 billion for his pet project.



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Prosecutors announce charges against couple and homeless man, say they made up story for GoFundMe scam

Prosecutors announce charges against couple and homeless man, say they made up story for GoFundMe scamProsecutors in New Jersey announced charges against Mark D’Amico, Kate McClure and Johnny Bobbitt, who they allege made up a story on fundraising site GoFundMe in an effort to keep the money for themselves. Prosecutors say the story that Bobbitt was a homeless man who used his last $ 20 to pay for McClure’s gas wasn’t true, and was fabricated to earn people’s sympathy so they would contribute to a fundraising campaign whose stated purpose was to help Bobbitt financially.



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House Democrats Announce Leadership Bids

House Democrats Announce Leadership BidsDemocrats wasted no time announcing their candidacies for leadership elections after retaking the House Tuesday night. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi made clear that after leading her party into the majority for a second time, she intends to be the speaker of the House again. “I’ve always had an opponent, so I feel pretty comfortable about it,” she told PBS of the possibility of a speakership challenge in the leadup to Democrats’ victory.



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Authorities announce arrest of Cesar Sayoc in connection with 13 mail bombing attempts

Authorities announce arrest of Cesar Sayoc in connection with 13 mail bombing attemptsThe Department of Justice announced the arrest of 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc in connection with 13 mail bombs sent to prominent Democrats and critics of President Trump. The suspect was arrested in Florida and faces up to 48 years in prison if convicted on the charges, which include transporting explosives across state lines, threatening former presidents and others, illegally mailing explosives, threatening interstate communications and assaulting federal officials.



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Saudis Reportedly Plan To Announce Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed Accidentally

Saudis Reportedly Plan To Announce Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed AccidentallySaudi officials have contemplated announcing that journalist Jamal Khashoggi



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Trump 'likely' to announce new China tariffs as early as Monday

Trump 'likely' to announce new China tariffs as early as MondayThe tariff level will probably be about 10 percent, the Wall Street Journal reported.



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SpaceX To Announce Name Of First Tourist It's Sending Around The Moon

SpaceX To Announce Name Of First Tourist It's Sending Around The MoonIt's one small announcement for SpaceX, one potentially giant leap for space



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SpaceX To Announce Name Of World's First Space Tourist

SpaceX To Announce Name Of World's First Space TouristIt's one small announcement for SpaceX, one potentially giant leap for space



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Yemen rebels announce temporary Red Sea ceasefire

Yemen rebels announce temporary Red Sea ceasefireYemen’s Huthi rebels announced a two-week pause in Red Sea operations Wednesday, after attacks against Saudi tankers last week prompted Riyadh to suspend oil shipments through a key waterway. The Huthis are fighting a Saudi-led military coalition that backs Yemen’s government. A spokesman for the coalition did not immediately respond to a written request for comment on the Huthis’ unilateral truce.



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Trump preparing to announce Supreme Court pick

Trump preparing to announce Supreme Court pickLeft's rhetoric heats up as president prepares to reveal nominee to replace Justice Kennedy.



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