Friday, 19 January 2018  
House passes short-term spending bill, Senate fight erupts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to stave off an imminent federal government shutdown encountered obstacles in the U.S. Senate late on Thursday, despite the passage of a month-long funding bill by the House of Representatives hours earlier.

Ohio sheriff blocks jailhouse marriage of immigrant facing deportation

Yancarlos Mendez's deportation case is now being heard by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. He wants to marry the mother of a paraplegic boy.


Today in History for January 19th

Highlights of Today in History: Robert E. Lee born; Indira Gandhi elected prime minister of India;President Bill Clinton admits making false statements under oath;Singer Janis Joplin born; Dolly Parton is born.


Is the Women's March more inclusive this year?
Woman kills 3 family members, dogs and self, authorities say
Lawsuit: Vistaprint sent gay couple Satan pamphlets instead of wedding programs
Feds: Iowa man lied about Bosnian killings to gain refugee status
What Happens When The Government Shuts Down?
House Avoids Government Shutdown
After 2 fatalities, what's next for Florida’s Brightline high-speed rail service?
Dozen More Victims Confront Ex-Gymnastics Doctor
Paula Cole: Now making music on her own terms
N. Korean Nuclear Crisis Will Resume After Olympics

, Washington Post
President Trump has paused his "Little Rocket Man" rhetoric and boasts about the size of his own nuclear button. He's insisting this week that talk of a U.S. military strike (which he had encouraged) is "completely wrong," and calling for discussions with North Korea "under the right circumstances."


Are Conservatives Trustbusters Now?
Silicon Valley Will Pay the Price for Its Lefty Leanings
Trump Will Win a Government Shutdown Brawl
Liberalism Is Not Ready to Quit Identity Politics
Of Home Truths and Sh*tholes

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