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A moment for moderates: Senators hope deal builds goodwill

A moment for moderates: Senators hope deal builds goodwill

During the well-chronicled huddle on Friday, Schumer had reportedly offered to fully fund the border wall , going far beyond any previous Democratic commitments. Among voters who support making permanent the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program , 53 percent said that the shutdown was not worth it, while 43 percent said it was worth it.


Radio host Garrison Keillor fired over 'dozens' of incidents: network

Radio host Garrison Keillor fired over 'dozens' of incidents: network

With little to go on from MPR itself, many of Keillor's biggest fans made a decision to believe the radio host's implied denial that he did anything wrong. I sent her an email of apology later and she replied that she had forgiven me and not to think about it. The network also ended broadcasts of " The Writer's Almanac ", Keillor's daily reading of literary events and a poem, and ended rebroadcasts of Keillor-hosted " Prairie Home " shows.


AG grilled in United States probe into Russian Federation meddling

AG grilled in United States probe into Russian Federation meddling

Two weeks ago, Mr. Mueller subpoenaed Mr. Trump's former chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, to testify before a grand jury. "Did Hillary do it under oath?" Interviews with agents and prosecutors are not conducted under oath, but lying to the F.B.I.is a felony.


Trump says he's open to pathway to citizenship for 'Dreamers'

Trump says he's open to pathway to citizenship for 'Dreamers'

The framework to be unveiled Monday "represents a compromise that members of both parties can support", spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, as the White House appeared to try to take control of the process. The immigration issue is a source of bitter partisan tension in Washington, and was the primary cause of a three-day federal government shutdown that saw employees who were deemed non-essential furloughed without pay.


Italy train crash: Two killed as commuter service derails near Milan

Italy train crash: Two killed as commuter service derails near Milan

Hours after the crash, rescuers continued to search for passengers inside the wreckage. Two carriages came off the rails and came to rest, one of them at nearly a right angle. All three victims are women, the sources said. Italy has a worrying history of train accidents. Then it braked suddenly and derailed. Rail traffic on the eastbound line out of Milan was suspended following the accident, Italian rail-track company Rete Ferroviaria Italiana said.


UC regents delay decision on proposed tuition increase

UC regents delay decision on proposed tuition increase

Many believed it was a done-deal. The tuition hike, however, would be met with increases in student financial aid from university and state financial-aid programs and would therefore not result in additional expenses for mandatory charges for UC students, according to UCOP Chief Financial Officer Nathan Brostrom.