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Government Shutdown Begins as Budget Talks Falter in SenateSenators from both parties were scrambling for a new deal to reopen the government quickly, possibly just hours after the midnight deadline passed.How Trump and Schumer Came Close to a Deal Over CheeseburgersThe deal fell apart later in the day when the president and his chief of staff wanted more concessions on immigration.News Analysis: Shutdown? It Could Be Forgotten in a Trumpian FlashAs Democrats pushed the government toward a shutdown, they could take solace in the rapid-fire news cycles of the Trump era. A crisis now may be long forgotten by November.Trump Accuses Democrats of Playing ‘Shutdown Politics’ on AnniversaryPresident Trump charged that the party had orchestrated the crisis to detract from the anniversary of his inauguration.Tom Petty Died From Accidental Drug Overdose Involving Opioids, Coroner SaysThe musician’s system showed traces of fentanyl and oxycodone, among others. A statement from Mr. Petty’s family said he was prescribed “various pain medications for a multitude of issues.”Women’s March Returns a Year Later, as Movement EvolvesRallies are scheduled to take place on Saturday and Sunday across the country and around the world. The #metoo moment has galvanized the movement in the last year.One After Another, Athletes Face Larry Nassar and Recount Sexual AbuseThe Olympic gymnasts Jordyn Wieber and Aly Raisman are among dozens of women speaking in a Michigan court this week about sexual abuse from the former team doctor.Gymnasts Confront Larry Nassar Over Sexual AbuseAly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber were among several gymnasts who spoke during the sentencing hearing for Lawrence G. Nassar, the former team doctor, who pleaded guilty to molestation charges in November.
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Trump called the shutdown a “nice present” for his inauguration anniversary.His anniversary isn't going smoothly.Trump Promised To Be A Man Of Action. A Year Later, The Government Is Shut Down."We will no longer accept politicians who are all talk and no action," he proclaimed at his inauguration.Government Shuts Down After Senate Blocks Short-Term Spending BillWith a handful in each party crossing the aisle, the vote fell short of the 60 needed.Here’s What Happens In A Government ShutdownNational parks could close, but essential operations like air traffic control continue.How We Arrived At A ‘Shithole’ ShutdownTrump's Jan. 11 outburst played a key role.This Photo Of Me At The Women’s March Went Viral And Changed My Activism ForeverI had to find my space between the rock of feminist activism and the hard place of defending my blackness.The Donald Trump Show Wraps Up First SeasonTrump made himself the center of attention – but probably not in the way he and his supporters had hoped.
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How realistic are Kim Jong Un's 2018 ambitions?Kim Jong Un's annual New Year's Day address is akin to the State of the Union for US Presidents.Olympic officials approve North Korea's participation in Winter Games[Breaking news update 7:10 a.m.]N. Korea military parade could derail diplomatic breakthroughThe Winter Olympics opening ceremony may not be the only parade North Korea is planning on participating in next month.New US strategy to target China, RussiaThe Pentagon now sees China and Russia as "the central challenge" facing the US military, according to the unclassified pages of the Trump administration's new National Defense Strategy.'The least bad option:' Germany limps toward a new governmentSix hundred delegates from Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) will descend on the city of Bonn this Sunday for a special party congress.Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdoseMusician Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose of several medications, a statement from his family, posted on tompetty.com, and a news release from the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner said Friday.
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Massive confusion spread through federal bureaucracy ahead of shutdown deadlineTrump administration officials painted radically different scenarios of whether basic governmental functions would continue or halt if an accord was not reached.Congress will reconvene today to try to find a quick solutionThe House is back in session, and the Senate was expected to return at noon. Meanwhile, House Republicans and Democrats planned for separate caucus meetings at 10 a.m. to kick off private talks.In spending fight, GOP embraces Trump’s hard-line immigration standThe Republicans’ strategy of targeting illegal immigration marks the latest chapter in the party’s decades-long realignment years after President George W. Bush’s outreach to Latinos.
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2 Americans, 2 Canadians abducted in Nigeria are freed, police sayA Nigerian police spokesman says two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in north-central Kaduna state on Tuesday have been released.British Airways pilot, allegedly drunk, taken off planeA British Airways pilot has been removed from the cockpit of a flight amid fears he was drunk.Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein nearing new leadershipIrish nationalist party Sinn Fein is taking a step toward new leadership, as Mary Lou McDonald became the only candidate to replace outgoing leader Gerry Adams.North Korea sending 22 athletes to Winter Olympics, both countries to march togetherRepresentatives from the two Koreas have agreed on five sports in which North Korean athletes will compete in the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.Trump blames Dems for shutdown, calls it 'nice present' marking his one year in officePresident Trump on Saturday morning continued to blame Democrats for forcing a government shutdown overnight, arguing his opponents are “far more” concerned with illegal immigration than the U.S. military and protecting the country’s southern border.Trump's first year: How voters in America's heartland feel about the presidentWisconsin voters are a bit hard to stereotype or predict.Spain rescues 56 migrants crossing Mediterranean SeaSpain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 56 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from Africa to European shores.Graphic images show dolphin that choked on octopus in AustraliaA dolphin was found off the coast of Australia dead after it apparently choked on a large octopus.
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Trump's one-year anniversary marked by shutdown instead of celebrationThe president had a Mar-a-Lago celebration planned; instead he is in Washington, grappling with Congress over a government shutdownGovernment shutdown 2018: What we know now, what happens nextGovernment agencies are now in the process of shutting down.Activists take to the streets, voting booth to mark anniversary of women's marchRallies planned int Washington, NYC, L.A., and worldwideWinter Olympics: IOC approves unified Korean team in opening ceremony, women's hockeyNorth Korea will participate in the Olympics next month, marching in the opening ceremony as a united delegation with South Korea and fielding athletes in five sports.Third person in eight days hit by Brightline train; this time it's not fatalThe nonfatal incident occurred after a pedestrian tried to beat an oncoming train in Fort Lauderdale.Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, coroner saysOn Friday, his family said Petty suffered from "unbearable pain" from a fractured hip prior to his death, plus emphysema and knee problems.5 things you need to know this weekendThe biggest news to start your weekendThe federal government has shut down. What's open, what's closed, what's different.It could be days before Americans feel the full impact of the Government Shutdown of 2018.
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Trump's second year starts with government sputtering to a stopBrand new year, same old budget brinkmanship.Federal government shuts down after Senate talks failThe Senate failed to pass a key vote on a short-term government funding bill as a midnight deadline to keep the federal government open came and went.The government is shut down. What happens now?The White House and Congress failed to reach a deal on funding the federal government. Here's what what happens now.Trump blasts Roe v. Wade in satellite address to anti-abortion rallyPresident Donald Trump addressed anti-abortion activists at the March For Life Friday, beaming into the rally via satellite from the White House Rose Garden.Prosecutors reveal why Rand Paul was attacked by neighborRene Boucher, 58, was charged assaulting a member of Congress, which is a felony, on Friday months after his sneak attack on Sen. Rand Paul in November, according to officials.Feds to retry Sen. Menendez on corruption chargesThe Justice Department notified a federal judge Friday that it will again put Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey on trial, after a jury deadlocked and ended an earlier prosecution in a mistrial.Trump travel ban heading to Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court said it will take up the government's appeal of the latest version of the president's travel ban.Life after the White House: How Obama spent his first year out of officeThe former president vacationed, got called for jury duty and reached a parental milestone: dropping his oldest daughter off at college.
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In Venezuela's Oil Hub, Prosperity Turns to Crime, HungerOil from Lake Maracaibo transformed Venezuela into the world’s biggest oil exporter, but output has plummeted, oil equipment is idle and rusting and once-flush workers are going hungry and must deal with failing equipment and piracy.U.S. Air Force Weighs International Squadrons to Strike Terror TargetsThe U.S. Air Force is considering forming international squadrons of low-cost fighter planes to strike terrorist targets in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.China Signals Constitutional Changes to Back New Antigraft WatchdogChina’s Communist Party signaled support for constitutional changes to allow the creation of a national anticorruption agency with broad authority to supervise public servants.Pope's Comments Anger Priest Sex-Abuse VictimsPope Francis drew anger from victims of clerical sexual abuse in Chile when he said ‘there isn’t any proof’ a bishop covered up molestation of minors by an influential priest.In India, So Many Young People but Not Enough Good JobsPolicies to promote better jobs for the country’s huge under-35 population may hold the key to the country’s economic development.Small Chinese Shippers From Troubled Ports Seen Aiding North Korea TradeSome of the Chinese ships U.S. authorities allege have helped North Korea violate trade sanctions sailed from ports with depressed shipbuilding industries, like Linhai, where boom has turned to bust.Tensions Rise in Congo as President Keeps Grip on PowerThe Democratic Republic of Congo’s president has clung to power by playing a waiting game, but his refusal to step down has left sub-Saharan Africa’s largest country in a dangerous limbo.China to Be Focus of U.S. Trade Policy This YearPresident Donald Trump’s “America First” trade policy will be more focused in the coming year on countering China, an administration official said. The strategy may emphasize enforcement over negotiations with its leaders.
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As government shutdown begins, so does finger-pointingRepublicans and Democrats blamed each other for the impasse.Lawmakers react to shutdown with hashtags #TrumpShutdown, #SchumerShutdownThe hashtage #TrumpShutdown was the #1 trending Twitter term.Here's how a government shutdown could affect youHere's how a government shutdown could affect youFamily: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdosePetty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose.Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel banThe Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countriesNeighbor charged with felony for assault on Sen. Rand Paul over lawn dispute"Assaulting a member of Congress is an offense we take very seriously."Arizona guarantees Grand Canyon won't close over shutdownArizona officials are guaranteeing the Grand Canyon National Park will remain in full operation if Congress fails to pass a budget and a government shutdown ensuesMajor winter storm takes aim at Rockies, MidwestThe Eastern U.S. will experience above average temperatures this weekend.
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Oscar winner J.K. Simmons on his long career and pulling double duty in the new Starz thriller 'Counterpart'Oscar winning actor J.K. Simmons discusses his new roles in the spy thriller 'Counterpart.''Dark Knight' producer Thomas Tull seeks $85 million for epic compound in Thousand Oaks
Thomas Tull — founder and former chief executive of Legendary Entertainment — and wife Alba Tull have listed their 33-plus-acre compound in Thousand Oaks for sale at $85 million.
At that price, the private and gated estate in the North Ranch area is rubbing elbows with the high-priced mansions...United Airlines saves 170,000 gallons of fuel by using lighter paper on inflight magazine
What difference can an ounce make on an airplane?
If you are United Airlines, with 4,500 flights a day, an ounce can add up. The Chicago-based carrier said it recently began printing its inflight magazine, Hemisphere, on lighter paper, cutting 1 ounce from each magazine. It now weighs 6.85 ounces....Group that first raised sexual harassment issues in Sacramento now has an app to report misconduct
As thousands take to the streets this weekend for women’s marches across the country, leaders of the Sacramento-based “We Said Enough” campaign are unveiling a tech app to help victims of sexual harassment report workplace abuse across the nation, no matter their location or industry.
The nonprofit...Starz's new thriller 'Counterpart' gives J.K. Simmons two worlds in which to blow our minds
In the excellent, intriguing and occasionally action-packed "Counterpart," beginning Sunday on Starz, a contemporary Cold War thriller has been erected on a science-fiction foundation: An experiment 30 years ago accidentally split reality into two, as lightning might split a tree. These separately...Architecture Spotlight: Tudor Revival a European fantasy fit for the Dream Factory
Meant to evoke a quiet country lifestyle and the picturesque cottages of old England, Tudor Revival architecture — after coming to the U.S. more than a century ago — somehow also came to embody wealth and Hollywood fantasy.
The style arose in England in the late 1800s, as part of the Arts and Crafts...Essential California: End of an era for the LAPD
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, Jan 20. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend:
Early retirement: Charlie Beck, the son of a police officer whose own career with the Los Angeles Police Department spanned four decades, will retire...
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'Pope of French cooking' Paul Bocuse dies aged 91Dubbed the 'pope' of French cuisine, Bocuse helped shake up the food world in the 1970s with the Nouvelle Cuisine revolution and created the idea of the celebrity chef.The Fast and Furious Live show launches in London's O2The Fast and Furious Live Show dazzled audiences at London's O2 Arena on Friday night as it began its world tour. Stars of the popular franchise walked the red carpet in style at the lavish premier.Hilarious review of Rihanna's Fenty Beauty foundation'If you don't stop and ask me what am I using for my skin, then you're just a hater 'cause I'm stopping traffic!' The Internet is loving one buyer's hilarious review of Rihanna's Fenty Beauty foundation.Catherine Zeta-Jones defends husband Michael DouglasIt was the same day Susan Braudy appeared on TODAY to claim the 73-year-old movie star once 'masturbated in front of her' in the late eightiesHarry and Meghan want to rent a Roman villa in OxfordshirePrince Harry and Meghan Markle want to rent a villa round the corner from the Beckhams in Great Tew, Oxfordshire, it is claimed.Mother-of-one jailed for hurling a glass at woman's mouthA young mother from Kent who kicked down the door of a toilet cubicle and hurled a glass at a stranger has been jailed for 12 months.Britain faces more winter misery with -11C temperaturesA yellow warning remains in place across the midlands, northern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland after more than a foot of snow covered some areas.Saido Berahino 'cheats on his fiancée with prostitute'Premier League footballer Saido Berahino reportedly cheated on his fiancée with a £5,000-a-night escort. The Stoke City striker is engaged to businesswoman Stephania Christoforou.