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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He campaigned on a platform of welcoming immigrants, then presided over raids on camps.
India will start giving out different-colored passports for those who require emigration checks. New orange passports are supposed to protect vulnerable laborers from exploitation abroad, but critics argue the orange and blue color coding could lead to discrimination against poor and illiterate workers.
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.
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The documentary zeros in on a year in the lives of former staffers, culminating in an election night rife with drama.
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.
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.
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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