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Trump drops $1.3tn budget veto threat but vows: 'Never again'

Trump drops $1.3tn budget veto threat but vows: 'Never again'

The apparent early-morning reversal of his support provoked a fresh sense of chaos in the administration, with White House officials scrambling to assure that the president would indeed sign on. The Senate passage shortly after midnight averted a third federal shutdown this year, an outcome both parties wanted to avoid. Quote, "I am considering a veto of the Omnibus Spending Bill".


Aadhaar info: Alphons Kannanthanam stands by his comments

Aadhaar info: Alphons Kannanthanam stands by his comments

Sibal had said that no technology was safe and moreover, no assurance can be given that personal data of citizens would remain safe in digital space. He said he had to fill up 10 pages to apply for a USA visa and the questions ranged from where his grandfather was born, to where he went on honeymoon.


Palm Sunday procession marks start of Holy Week

Palm Sunday procession marks start of Holy Week

Many gathering in churches to begin the celebrating the life, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. "He set the example for us, and try to live in his image". In his Palm Sunday address, he urged young people to raise their voices and be heard even when older people try to silence them and "make their dreams flat and dreary, petty and plaintive".


Turkey Targets Iraq's Sinjar to Oust Kurdish Rebels

Turkey Targets Iraq's Sinjar to Oust Kurdish Rebels

Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured. The conflict between Turkey and the PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has continued for more than 30 years and has claimed more than 40,000 lives.


White House may address spending bill, McMaster departure

White House may address spending bill, McMaster departure

The bill also reflects the freeze on military aid to Pakistan worth $2 billion - tied to counter-terrorism efforts - and a further $33 million linked to release of a doctor jailed by Islamabad for helping the USA hunt down Osama bin Laden. Just a few months ago, Democrats signaled that they would be willing to agree to wall funding-despite the fact that Trump assured the American people they would never have to pay for it-in exchange for a long-term solution on the Deferred Action for ...


Proposed tariffs on United States pork could impact farmers

Proposed tariffs on United States pork could impact farmers

China's measures include possible tariffs of 15 percent on goods such as fruits, nuts, wine and steel pipes. In a second step, a 25 percent tariff would be imposed on eight goods totalling almost $2 billion, including pork and aluminium scrap, after "further evaluating the impact of the U.S.