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Trump Keeps Picking Fights With Top Republicans And It's Only Hurting Himself

Trump Keeps Picking Fights With Top Republicans And It's Only Hurting Himself

Trump's comments in public appear to be an accurate reflection of he and McConnell's relationship in private, particularly considering a few recent reports about the dialogue between the pair. Besides a tax overhaul and infrastructure, they include Congress voting to fund the government past September 30 to avoid a government shutdown - though that was something Trump, at a raucous rally in Phoenix on Tuesday night, indicated was on the table.



USA won't shy away from taking tougher steps against Pakistan

Few details have emerged, but the pilots in Bagram are preparing for the possibility they'll be taking the fight to the Taliban in a way they haven't since the US-led "combat mission" in Afghanistan was called off at the end of 2014. And this time it is not asking Pakistan to "do more" like in the past. If we could not defeat the insurgency with such a large formidable force, how can we win the war against the insurgents and terrorists with only 8,400 American troops now dispatched in ...


Trump monitors Harvey from Camp David, praises government response

Trump monitors Harvey from Camp David, praises government response

The hurricane, initially a Category 4 and the first major storm to hit the USA mainland in 12 years, made a first landfall northeast of Corpus Christi , Texas , around late on Friday with maximum winds of 130 miles per hour. "All the advice we can give is get out, and get out now", said Patrick Rios, the mayor of Rockport, where a majority of the town's 9,500 residents had left.


Several killed in British motorway crash

Several killed in British motorway crash

The motorway has been closed southbound between junctions 14 and 15 with police reporting multiple fatalities and four people taken to hospital with injuries. "We would like to express our regret in the tragic loss of lives". Several vehicles have been involved in a major crash. Another image shows what appears to be the crumpled wreckage of the minibus on a flatbed truck.


Trump's Border Wall Could Cause A Government Shutdown

Trump's Border Wall Could Cause A Government Shutdown

He runs the risk, if he hasn't run past that risk a long time ago, of simply not being taken seriously anymore by members of Congress . Ryan countered yesterday, using his grown-up voice, saying, "I don't think a government shutdown is necessary, and I don't think most people want to see a government shutdown, ourselves included", Ryan said .


A forest fire forces the evacuation of 1100 people

A forest fire forces the evacuation of 1100 people

People gather on the side of the highway to watch a forest fire burn near Revelstoke B.C. on Saturday August 19, 2017. I've been lost for days. The Canadian Red Cross says with the support of the Provincial Government, residents affected by the Philpott Road wildfire are eligible for up to $600 financial assistance per household by registering with the Red Cross.