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December 20, 2018 11:32 PM Republican McCarthy believes House, Senate can resolve funding impasse

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Kevin McCarthy, a member of the House of Representatives Republican leadership, said on Thursday he believes the House and Senate can resolve an impasse over funding the U.S. government, which would partially shut down on Saturday without an agreement. In an interview with Fox News, McCarthy, the House majority 74

December 16, 2018 4:34 AM Redskins QB Alex Smith out of hospital after surgeries, infection

After spending four weeks in the hospital and enduring several surgeries on his broken right leg, Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith finally has been released -- with an encouraging prognosis, no less -- per league sources. There is some optimism, but hardly certainty, that Smith will be able to resume his NFL career, though the priority for now is simply 116

October 29, 2018 4:38 PM Poll reveals unprecedented misery among Afghans

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 file photo, Afghan men line up to cast their votes, outside a polling station during the Parliamentary election in Kabul, Afghanistan. A new survey released last Friday, has found record lows in how Afghans rate their chances for a better life. Afghans worry more, laugh less and are the most pessimistic about their 98

October 20, 2018 12:14 PM Prince Harry Makes Adorable Reference to His Baby with Meghan Markle at Invictus Games Opening

The 34-year-old royal, who announced on Monday that he and wife Meghan Markle, 37, are expecting their first child in the spring, couldn’t help but mention the big news during his speech at the Invictus Games Opening Ceremony on Saturday. “First of all, thank you for the welcome you have given Meghan and I over the last few days,” he shared with the crowd 102

September 26, 2018 6:13 PM Economic Problems Exacerbate Challenges for South Africa’s Leader

President Cyril Ramaphosa is scrambling to shore up investor confidence amid increased pressure from a dissident faction of his ruling party NEW YORK—In the weeks after Cyril Ramaphosa took over South Africa’s scandal-battered presidency in February, the wave of economic optimism that greeted his accession was nicknamed “Ramaphoria.” Now the trade-union 62

September 10, 2018 1:27 AM Case Keenum shows why the Broncos went out to get him

DENVER -- When the Denver Broncos surveyed the free-agency landscape this offseason in search of a quarterback, they wanted a player who could dig himself, and the team, out of trouble. In his first regular-season start with the Broncos, new quarterback Case Keenum did just that. "He just kept playing," said Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. "He kept going 65

August 27, 2018 3:13 PM Canada says will continue to work for new NAFTA deal

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada is encouraged by the continued optimism shown by its NAFTA partners and will continue to negotiate for a deal, but will only sign a new agreement that is good for Canada, a spokesman for Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Monday. “Progress between Mexico and the United States is a necessary requirement for any renewed 37

August 21, 2018 1:36 PM Wall St. opens higher on earnings, trade optimism

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, helped by some encouraging earnings reports and anticipation that planned trade talks between the United States and China would help resolve the spat between the world’s two largest economies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 28.30 points, or 0.11 percent, at the open to 25,786.99. The S&P 500 .SPX opened 40

August 19, 2018 8:57 PM Yu Darvish's rehab start ends after just one inning

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Chicago Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish lasted just one inning in his rehab start with Class A South Bend on Sunday, casting doubt on his availability for the rest of the year. Darvish, who has been sidelined by triceps and elbow injuries, shook his arm as he left the field after striking out Great Lakes' Romer Cuadrado with a 95-mph fastball 61

August 16, 2018 8:40 PM Biopic Producer Says Aretha Franklin Was Upbeat About Project Just Last Week

Even cancer couldn't drain Aretha Franklin's optimism ... and the Queen of Soul was looking forward to getting back on the mic, as late as last week ... so says the producer of her upcoming biopic. Aretha was intimately involved in the pre-production of her biopic, spending hours with producer Harvey Mason Jr. Harvey says Aretha has signed off on the perfect 57