Sat, 19 Jan 2019 18:20:02 -0500
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On road to 2020, New York's Gillibrand touts liberal cred in Iowa
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made her maiden voyage to the critical primary state of Iowa over the weekend, laying out her case that she is the best Democrat to challenge President Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election in 2020.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:58:14 -0500
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Trump proposes wall-for-DACA in bid to end shutdown
U.S. President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, including temporary protections for "Dreamers" and other immigrants, but Democrats immediately dismissed it.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:57:37 -0500
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Factbox: What's in Trump's immigration offer to end U.S. shutdown?
U.S. President Donald Trump laid out a proposal on Saturday to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, standing by his demand for $5.7 billion to build a barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border but offering some concessions to Democrats.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:23:20 -0500
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Clashes break out in France as 'yellow vests' stage latest protest
Clashes broke out throughout France on Saturday, as an estimated 84,000 "yellow vests" demonstrators took to the streets in a 10th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:54:48 -0500
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Women protest in hundreds of U.S. cities for third straight year
Women marched in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump's inauguration in January 2017.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:46:03 -0500
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Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 66, witnesses describe horror
At least 66 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:45:31 -0500
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House Speaker Pelosi rejects Trump plan to reopen government
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Saturday said an upcoming proposal by President Donald Trump to provide temporary protections for some undocumented immigrants in return for building a wall on the southwestern border with Mexico was "unacceptable."
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:30:09 -0500
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Talks to end Los Angeles teachers strike enter third day
Negotiators for 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers and America's second-largest school district returned to the bargaining table on Saturday for a third day of contract talks mediated by the mayor, as educators took a weekend break from picket lines.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:13:43 -0500
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Winter storm to hit U.S. northeast with up to two feet of snow
A winter storm that has blanketed the U.S. Midwest with snow advanced on the U.S. Northeast on Saturday, forcing the cancellation of flights and train service during a holiday weekend when many Americans were traveling.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:10:53 -0500
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Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform
The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China's progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal - and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the trade war between the two nations.