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House Acts to Avoid Shutdown but Senate Democrats Could Still Block the Measure

 

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Countdown to government shutdown has Capitol Hill scrambling

 

CAPITOL HILL — The countdown to a possible shutdown of the government is on. The shutdown could happen unless Democrats and Republicans can reach an agreement on spending ahead of the Friday deadline. Lawmakers warmed up for the shutdown blame game on Thursday as high-level talks over a DACA deal stalled. “Who is running this Republican…


‘Grey’s Anatomy’ recap: A trans character joins the show’s rotation

 

Tonight’s episode is the first in the history of Grey’s Anatomy not to be named after a song title, but as you know after watching, it’s for important reason that Shondaland chose this particular installment to break with tradition. The last time we saw Jo she had just run into her estranged abusive husband Paul (Matthew Morrison)…

Uber founder officially a billionaire

 

  Image copyright Getty Images Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick will officially become a billionaire, after investors agreed to take a large stake in the ride-hailing firm.A consortium led by Japan’s Softbank is buying a chunk of the company from existing shareholders as well as new Uber shares in an $8bn ($5.8bn) deal.Mr Kalanick, who stepped down as chief executive in …

Williams has Fed vice-chair job in his sights

 

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Police credit new technology for helping nab suspected Phoenix serial killer

 

PHOENIX — Police in Phoenix announced Thursday they’ve arrested a suspected serial killer responsible for nine murders. The suspect, Cleophus Cooksey, is someone they’ve had in custody for a month. Cooksey’s YouTube page contained an ominous rap song, with lyrics saying “I chopped at the rest of em’, murdered all the best of em’, nothing left…

Report: Tom Cotton’s Strong Influence Leaves Chuck Schumer Unwilling to Negotiate on Immigration

 

Sen. Tom Cotton’s (R-AR) strong influence over the national debate on immigration policy and President Trump’s administration has left Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) unwilling to broker an immigration deal unless the populist conservative Senator is left out of the conversation. A POLITICO report revealed the level to which Cotton and his close ally Sen.…