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Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) was headed to the White House after receiving a phone call from President Trump about striking a deal on a spending bill, according to a person familiar with the conversation. Trump and Republicans, who control all levers of government, faced the possibility of the government closing on the anniversary of his inauguration.
A 48 percent plurality says Republicans are mainly responsible for the situation resulting from disagreements over immigration laws and border security, according to a Post-ABC News poll.
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Experts say a prolonged shutdown could exacerbate challenges the strained agency faces in implementing the GOP tax law.
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Seeking a clean start after the city set a record in per capita murders in 2017, Mayor Catherine E. Pugh named deputy commissioner Darryl D. DeSousa as interim leader of the beleaguered police force.
Thousands of activists are expected to attend the event. President Trump spoke, via satellite, to the marchers, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to address the rally.
A report this week highlighting pervasive absenteeism among Washington high school seniors shows the problem is far from isolated to Ballou. In the 2017 class, 7.9 percent of graduates from all schools — public and charter — missed more than half of the academic year.
A court-mandated loosening of the city’s gun control laws has led to an increase in license applications and marks a cultural shift. Most residents could not legally keep handguns in their homes a decade ago.
Comey is joining the faculty of his alma mater, the College of William & Mary, at the school’s Washington center starting in the fall. It will be his second academic affiliation since President Trump fired him last year.
State transportation Secretary Pete Rahn said the delays stem from the year-long legal battle over the project's environmental impacts.
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The gap includes 1,200 unfilled vacancies and an additional 2,500 officers that Customs and Border Protection said are needed to meet staffing goals.
The Transportation Security Administration said the nine people arrested, who were not publicly identified, claimed to work for a TV network.
The criteria included an educated and young population, an area with good public transit and a strong business environment. But some cities that have all that still missed the cut.
New York wins the overall popularity contest, as you may have guessed. But among African Americans, notably, the most popular destination is Atlanta.
Writer Susan Braudy worked for the actor in the 1980s, the decade in which he starred in “Fatal Attraction” and won an Oscar for his performance in “Wall Street.” Douglas called Braudy’s allegations a “complete fabrication.”
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