Trump, Schumer to meet as Dems, GOP trade pre-shutdown blame

WASHINGTON — A bitterly divided Washington hurtled toward a government shutdown Friday in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. Republicans and Democrats in …

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Shutdown looms; blame game already in full swing

WASHINGTON — A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. Democrats in the …

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6 things you need to do before you die

Residents of Hawaii received a massive emergency text alert on Saturday that warned of an inbound missile ready to strike the island. Locals only had 15 minutes to find shelter, according to NPR. It took another 15 minutes or so …

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Peter Morici: Investing in a scorching market

Stocks have just accomplished a Houdini — scorching to record highs while escaping volatility. The S&P 500, which accounts for 80 percent of the value of publicly traded U.S. companies, just scored an unprecedented 14 consecutive monthly gains. Investment professionals …

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Parents of 13 children charged with years of torture, abuse

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — The parents of 13 siblings who were allegedly held in captivity in their family’s Southern California home were charged Thursday with committing years of torture and abuse that left their children malnourished, undersized and with cognitive impairments. …

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Trump adds confusion to government shutdown concern

WASHINGTON — Injecting confusion into already perilous shutdown negotiations, President Donald Trump undercut his own administration’s stance by tweeting Thursday that a children’s health insurance program should not be part of a short-term budget agreement. The president’s tweet came as …

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Pence visit showcases dilemma facing Egypt, Jordan leaders

CAIRO — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s upcoming visit to the Middle East comes at a time of intensely publicized friction between his administration and the Palestinian leadership, posing a dilemma for his Arab hosts — Egypt’s president and Jordan’s …

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