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After President Trump announced the speech would go ahead as planned, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) pushed back, saying in a letter that the House will not consider a concurrent resolution authorizing an address in the chamber until the government has opened.
It’s the firmest evidence to date that the administration is preparing for a lengthy funding lapse that could have snowballing effects on the economy and government services.
Cohen’s attorney cited unspecified "threats against his family from President Trump," as well as advice from his lawyers, for the delay. A person familiar with the case said the threats have not been reported to law enforcement.
Tori Nelson trains at UFC Gym in Herndon, Va.
Tori Nelson trains at UFC Gym in Herndon, Va.
Nelson and son Q at First Baptist Church of Sterling in Virginia.
Nelson and son Q at First Baptist Church of Sterling in Virginia.
“You can hit her 10 ... times and she still will come toward you,” a friend said.
“You can hit her 10 ... times and she still will come toward you,” a friend said.
Nelson fights Sanna Turunen in December.
Nelson fights Sanna Turunen in December.
Nelson’s 11 world championship belts sit in a suitcase at the Dulles Sportsplex.
Nelson’s 11 world championship belts sit in a suitcase at the Dulles Sportsplex.
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Outside the ring, Tori Nelson is “a nice churchy lady.” Then she enters the ring and something terrifying emerges. “It’s like she fighting the devil,” a friend said. But when you’ve been fighting the devil for so long, how do you stop?
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A gunman had barricaded himself inside a SunTrust Bank in Sebring, Fla., about 90 miles southeast of Tampa, authorities said.
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The bill comes in the wake of a growing clergy sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. Clergy are mandatory reporters in 28 states, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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As we talk about barriers, we have to look only as far as Arlington County to see what they symbolize.
“Your county has been scrutinized in a way that none other has,” a state official told the Prince George’s interim schools chief executive.
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Temperatures will spike to near 60 and then crash as a cold front comes through the region.
Mumtaz Rauf, who was arrested in late December, is suspected of secretly recording more than 60 people at shopping centers in Northern Virginia. Police said they need the public’s help to identify additional victims.
Nicolás Maduro’s move came after the Trump administration called him a “usurper" and recognized opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the nation’s interim president.
The 13-term Democratic congresswoman from Texas denied allegations that she retaliated against a woman who said she was sexually assaulted by an employee of a nonprofit.
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It’s hard to think of another recent incident that has metastasized so quickly and been interpreted so disparately.
"It is a little bit of pain ..." the president’s daughter-in-law said, "[but] their children and their grandchildren and generations after them will thank them for their sacrifice right now." Her message drew criticism from federal workers and others.
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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats released a chilling report that outlines what the 17 federal agencies that make up the intelligence community see as the gravest threats facing the United States.
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