Aides to key negotiators from both parties planned to meet today to try to rekindle budget talks. However, hopes of reaching a deal by Friday’s deadline have been complicated by lingering mistrust among lawmakers after an Oval Office meeting in which President Trump used vulgar terms to describe poor countries.
Hours before the meeting, the president suggested he was ready to finalize a bipartisan deal aimed at “dreamers.” But then he suddenly changed his position, from dealmaking to feuding.
The tally leaves supporters just one Republican vote shy of the 51 needed 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.
Aid workers and local officials say the squalor in the camp in Lesbos is no accident, but rather the result of a deliberate 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,” said a coordinator for Doctors Without Borders.
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Emmanuel Macron campaigned for president on a platform of welcoming migrants. Now, however, after months of migrant expulsions and crackdowns, Macron’s supporters — particularly on the left — are beginning to feel betrayed.
The incident is likely to provoke a response in the ongoing war of words between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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Jorge Garcia, an undocumented immigrant who came to the United States as a child, has become the latest public face of what many of President Trump’s critics have called a cruel and excessive crackdown on immigrants by the administration.
Several Rockets players tried to gain access to the Clippers’ locker room, which was accessible through some back hallways, but were blocked by security.
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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