Hopes of reaching an agreement have been complicated by lingering mistrust between lawmakers after an Oval Office meeting in which President Trump used vulgar terms to describe poor countries. Democrats have said they are unlikely to support any deal that does not protect young illegal immigrants, and there is also no guarantee that a majority of House GOP members will support a stopgap measure.
Hours before last week’s meeting, Trump suggested he was ready finalize a bipartisan agreement aimed at “dreamers.” But then he suddenly changed his position, from dealmaking to feuding, and the fight has left congressional leaders unsure of whether they will eventually reach a deal.
The tally leaves supporters one vote shy of the 51 required to pass a Senate resolution that would overturn the FCC’s decision to remove rules that banned Internet service providers from blocking or slowing down websites. It would also prohibit the agency from passing similar measures in the future.
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Aid workers and local officials say the squalor thousands endure in the main camp on the Greek island of Lesbos is no accident, but rather the result of a deliberate European strategy to keep people away. “There’s no reason why 5,000 people in a camp in Europe cannot have access to basic shelter, health care, toilets and hot water,” a coordinator for Doctors Without Borders said.
Tens of millions of Americans are already being monitored through their cars, privacy experts say, as automakers track everyday movements — how fast you drive, how hard you brake, where you go and the entertainment you prefer — transforming vehicles into a computer that offers even more access to our personal habits than smartphones do.
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The singer-songwriter and the Irish alternative band became an international sensation in the 1990s. Her trademark powerful, unique voice — with its yodels and Irish accent — came to characterize the band’s sound.
The victims ranged in age from 2 to 29 and police found several shackled to beds with chains and padlocks. The 17-year-old girl who managed to escape and call police was so emaciated she “appeared to be only 10 years old,” officials said.
Biles joined more than 140 women who have accused the former team physician. “This behavior is completely unacceptable, disgusting, and abusive, especially coming from someone whom I was TOLD to trust,” the Olympic gold medalist wrote on Twitter.
The No. 2 Republican in the House, McCarthy has a singular place in the president’s circle and has sought to position himself as Trump’s indispensable man in Congress, an easygoing lawmaker who gets him — and likes him.
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GOP Sen. Jeff Flake is free to speak his mind because he is retiring rather than risking a loss in the primary because he has been an outspoken critic of President Trump. His argument is that to save the party, other Republicans need to follow his lead in not standing by Trump.
Google’s Arts & Culture app, which promises to scour more than 1,200 museums in more than 70 countries to find one’s art doppelganger, has become a viral hit.
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Many parents experience anxiety on the matter, and with so many sources of guidance it’s easy to see why. But looking at approaches from around the world show there’s no one-size-fits-all model.
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