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Dems say no shutdown if Trump relents on wall

Dems say no shutdown if Trump relents on wall

Sessions said Democrats will "talk about fixing the border again and again and again, but when the chips are down they back off". Democrats insist that trade-off is a nonstarter, though. "I don't know yet", he said. A Republican congressional aide said Democrats may agree to some aspects of the border wall, including new surveillance equipment and access roads, estimated to cost around $380 million.


Liberal Democrats will not enter into a coalition government

Liberal Democrats will not enter into a coalition government

At a time when people think that anything in politics should be possible, why shouldn't the best thing be possible?" he says. The Liberal Democrats formed a coalition with the Conservatives in 2010 to create a government. More than 12,500 people have joined the Lib Dems since the election was announced in an astonishing surge in support for the party. "This is something that's bigger than party allegiance, in this particular election".


Chinese president calls for restraint on N. Korea

Chinese president calls for restraint on N. Korea

Relations between the US and North Korea have grown more strained in recent months, with Pyongyang continuing to conduct nuclear and ballistic missile testing in defiance of global bans. The detention was also confirmed by Martina Aberg, deputy chief of mission at the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang. "We want to protect them just as we're protecting ourselves, and that's what we said we were going to do is we were going to have the backs of our allies and we were going to call out our ...


Boko Haram Bombers Killed In Failed Attack In Borno

Boko Haram Bombers Killed In Failed Attack In Borno

The source said, when they succeeded in sneaking into a convoy of waiting vehicles and passengers for military escort to Damboa Local Government Area, the suicide bombers detonated their explosives killing two of them with four other civilians suspected to be travellers.


Drone strike kills three civilians, four militants in Yemen

Drone strike kills three civilians, four militants in Yemen

The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media, say the operatives killed in Shabwa province on Sunday were driving a auto when an unmanned aircraft targeted their vehicle. Washington has sharply intensified its air war against the extremists since president Donald Trump took office in January. "Since February 28, we conducted more than 80 precision strikes against AQAP militants, infrastructure, fighting positions and equipment in ...