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Congress Likely Racing Toward a Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 Senate have served notice they will filibuster a four-week, government-wide funding bill that passed the House Thursday evening, seeking to shape a subsequent measure but exposing themselves to charges they […]

todayJanuary 19, 2018 2

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Trump boasts of bigger ‘nuclear button’ than North Korea’s

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday that he has a bigger and more powerful "nuclear button" than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The president's Tuesday evening tweet came in response to Kim's New Year's address, in which he repeated fiery nuclear threats against the United States. He said he has a "nuclear button" on his office desk and warned that "the whole territory of the U.S. is […]

todayJanuary 3, 2018 2

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Billionaire American businessman Wes Edens is giving the Jamaican Government high marks for the role it played in paving the way for his company’s multimillion-dollar investment here.

Billionaire American businessman Wes Edens is giving the Jamaican Government high marks for the role it played in paving the way for his company's multimillion-dollar investment here. “I give them an A. I really give them an A,” Edens, the chairman of New Fortress Energy, told the Jamaica Observer last week on the sidelines of the Natural Gas Conference at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. Edens was responding […]

todayOctober 9, 2017 4

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