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Thursday, 18 January 2018

House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill, Setting Up Shutdown Battle in Senate

The successful vote in the House provided only a faint glimmer of hope that a crisis could be averted before much of the government exhausts its funds at midnight on Friday.

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U.S. Presses to Relocate Embassy to Jerusalem by 2019

The plans suggest the administration no longer cares about cushioning the blow of its new policy, which has cast President Trump's peacemaking ambitions into doubt.

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Manhattan DA raids Newsweek headquarters - New York Post


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Manhattan DA raids Newsweek headquarters
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About two dozen investigators from the Manhattan District Attorney's Office raided the offices of Newsweek and its parent company, IBT Media, on Thursday. IBT Media was co-founded by Jonathan Davis and Etienne Uzac. The IRS placed a $1.2 million ...
Newsweek's rough week: Trump story backlash and raid by Manhattan DA's officeTheBlaze.com
Report: New York DA Raided Newsweek Offices, Took Photos of ServersDaily Beast

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Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks North Carolina Gerrymandering Ruling

The decision makes it likely the 2018 elections will be held using districts favorable to Republicans, but it is not particularly telling as the court weighs partisan gerrymandering.

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Congress members may soon be barred from using taxpayer money to settle sexual harassment cases - Washington Post


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Congress members may soon be barred from using taxpayer money to settle sexual harassment cases
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A bipartisan bill mandating that members of Congress pay sexual harassment settlements themselves was introduced Thursday as part of an effort to reform the House's current, secretive method of dealing with workplace complaints. The bill comes after ...
House unveils landmark sexual harassment overhaul billNBCNews.com
US lawmakers may soon be liable for sexual harassment payoutsReuters
Here's How Congress Wants To Stop Sexual Harassment On Capitol HillBuzzFeed News
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Saying You Want to Reform the Tax Code? Easy. Doing It? Less So.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is mulling multiple options — none of which are easy to grasp — in an effort to thwart the new federal tax plan.

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Congress, California, Amazon: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Here's what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Ex-Trump aide was subject of arrest warrant at White House - ABC News


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Ex-Trump aide was subject of arrest warrant at White House
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, May 2, 2017, Deputy assistant to President Trump, Sebastian Gorka talks with people in the Treaty Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House complex in Washington, USA. According to ...
Sebastian Gorka, Immigrant Crime Obsessive, Is Wanted for Committing a Crime in Another CountrySlate Magazine
Trump Employed Sebastian Gorka While His Former Adviser Was Wanted on Gun Charges in HungaryNewsweek
Ex-White House adviser reportedly wanted on gun charge in HungaryNew York Post
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Amazon's second headquarters: The pros and cons of the finalists - USA TODAY


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Amazon's second headquarters: The pros and cons of the finalists
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SAN FRANCISCO — The East Coast bested the West Coast in Amazon's second-headquarters sweepstakes. The online retailing giant announced the finalists for its so-called HQ2 Thursday, a surprisingly long list of 20 cities and states culled from an ...
Where Amazon May Build Its New HeadquartersNew York Times
A stat sheet on the 20 city finalists trying to win Amazon's new headquartersCNBC
Here's what the final 20 cities offered Amazon for HQ2CNET
Slate Magazine -NJ.com -Orlando Sentinel -Baltimore Sun
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Trump pushes back on chief of staff's claims that border wall pledges are 'uninformed' - Washington Post


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Trump pushes back on chief of staff's claims that border wall pledges are 'uninformed'
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President Trump publicly pushed back Thursday against a characterization by White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly that the president's views on a southern border wall had "evolved" and privately fumed about the episode. "The Wall is the Wall, it has ...
Trump seeks to mend Kelly rift over immigrationThe Hill
Trump tweets that Mexico is the most dangerous country in the world, and Mexico fights backLos Angeles Times
'The Wall is the Wall': Trump defends border plan after Kelly suggests it has 'changed'Yahoo News
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Congress members may soon be barred from using taxpayer money to settle sexual harassment cases - Washington Post


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Congress members may soon be barred from using taxpayer money to settle sexual harassment cases
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A bipartisan bill mandating that members of Congress pay sexual harassment settlements themselves was introduced Thursday as part of an effort to reform the House's current, secretive method of dealing with workplace complaints. The bill comes after ...
Lawmakers unveil landmark overhaul of sexual harassment policiesThe Hill
House unveils landmark sexual harassment overhaul billNBCNews.com
US lawmakers may soon be liable for sexual harassment payoutsReuters
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