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Immigration talks: What's next?

Associated Press - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 14:05
As the dust settled Monday on an agreement to reopen the government, the path forward for immigration remained as murky as ever.
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Republican Study Committee pushes Ryan for vote on Goodlatte bill

Associated Press - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 14:03
As Senate moderates pushed their leader to make a commitment to have a bipartisan immigration vote, House conservatives on Tuesday were pushing their leadership to tack to the right on the issue.
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5 things you need to know today

Associated Press - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 14:00
Still lining up your 2018 vacation plans? Here are 12 places you might want to skip. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)
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Turkey seeks no clash with Russia, Syria, U.S., but will pursue Syria goals: minister

Reuters - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 13:59
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey seeks to avoid any clash with Syrian, Russian or U.S. forces during its operation in northern Syria but will take whatever steps it needs for its security, Turkey's foreign minister was quoted as saying on Tuesday.
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The 'real' Rosie the Riveter dies at 96

Associated Press - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 13:57
The woman believed to be the "real" Rosie the Riveter died Saturday at age 96, according to her daughter-in-law Marnie Blankenship.
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Stockholm truck attack suspect to be formally charged next week

Reuters - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 13:53
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Rakhmat Akilov, who has confessed to driving a truck that killed five people in an attack in Sweden's capital Stockholm last year, will be formally charged for terrorism crimes on January 30, the prosecutors office said on Tuesday.
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Tsunami warning in effect after 8.2-magnitude quake strikes off Alaska coast

Associated Press - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 13:49
An 8.2-magnitude earthquake has been detected about 175 miles southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, in the Gulf of Alaska, according to preliminary figures from the United States Geological Survey.
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7 things to know before the bell

Associated Press - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 13:46
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U.N. calls for sustained peace, denuclearisation on Korean peninsula

Reuters - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 13:25
GENEVA (Reuters) - A senior United Nations disarmament official on Tuesday welcomed an easing of tensions between North and South Korea, but called for further steps toward removing nuclear weapons from the divided peninsula.
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U.N. urges rethink of Rohingya repatriations without safeguards

Reuters - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 13:23
PALONG KHALI, Bangladesh/NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (Reuters) - The U.N. refugee agency and other groups have urged a rethink of the plan to send Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar amid fears of forced repatriations and the inability of aid agencies to ensure the safety of hundreds of thousands who fled bloodshed at home.
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There's one part of America that Trump can make great again

Associated Press - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 13:19
If 2017 is remembered as the year of major tax reform, let 2018 be remembered as the year that the nation's infrastructure was finally recognized as a priority for federal investment.
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Larry Nassar's fate nears after more than 100 victim impact statements

Associated Press - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 13:13
The girls trusted their doctor.
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China says it has no information on seized Swedish citizen

Reuters - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 12:49
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday it had no information on a detained Swedish citizen and Hong Kong-based bookseller, Gui Minhai, after his daughter said he was seized from a train bound for the capital, Beijing.
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Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies

Associated Press - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 12:08
Legendary South African musician Hugh Masekela died on Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, the South African government announced on its official Twitter page. He was 78.
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Indonesia looks to U.S. to relax limits on its special forces

Reuters - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 12:00
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia said on Tuesday it was pinning its hopes on U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to help ease American limitations on ties with an elite Indonesian special forces unit, imposed over human rights abuses in the 1990s.
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Singapore reviewing anti-graft law amid mounting calls to make it tougher

Reuters - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 11:08
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's anti-corruption watchdog said it is reviewing the country's primary anti-graft law amid mounting pressure on the government to toughen the rules in the wake of revelations of criminal wrongdoing at companies in the city-state.
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Ship hired to find MH370 arrives in search zone

Reuters - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 11:08
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A vessel hired to search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and solve one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries has reached the remote spot in the Indian Ocean where Australian scientists believe the plane went down, Reuters shipping data shows.
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Gas leak in central London closes train station, hotels evacuated

Reuters - Tue, 23/01/2018 - 10:59
LONDON (Reuters) - A major gas leak in central London forced the closure of Charing Cross train station and the evacuation of hundreds of people from nearby nightclubs and hotels on Tuesday.
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