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December 20, 2018 4:31 PM Pelosi reiterates opposition to border wall funds in U.S. spending bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday reiterated her party’s stance that legislation allowing the government to sidestep a partial shutdown cannot include funds for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall, as the White House continued to push for the funding. “We’re right in the middle of a sort of meltdown 119

December 20, 2018 3:29 AM Liberal Rep. Barbara Lee in rare agreement with Trump over Syria troop withdrawal

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., was in rare agreement with President Trump on Wednesday after he announced his decision to pull U.S. troops from Syria. Lee, who recently lost her bid for House Speaker to fellow Rep. Nancy Pelosi, also a California Democrat, told Fox News that she's "long called for a troop withdrawal on Syria" because Congress "has not authorized" 185

December 19, 2018 8:39 AM SoftBank Corp sees no tech impact from not using Huawei gear

(Reuters) - SoftBank Corp does not expect any technology impact if it does not use 5G network gear from Chinese tech giant Huawei [HWT.UL] and had found the same level of quality from other vendors, an executive said at a press conference on Wednesday. The Japanese telecom operator said it had not made a decision on switching from Chinese equipment makers 153

December 19, 2018 4:14 AM Former LLWS star Mo'ne Davis to play softball for Hampton University

Mo'ne Davis, who rocketed to stardom in the Little League World Series, will attend Hampton University and play softball, her parents told The Philadelphia Tribune. In 2014, Davis became the first girl to pitch her team to a LLWS victory, while playing for Philadelphia's Taney Youth Baseball Association. She went on to become a three-sport star at Springside 112

December 18, 2018 11:45 PM Air base worker charged with making threats; many guns found

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police have seized more than 70 firearms from the home of a man who is accused of threatening to shoot co-workers at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in suburban Detroit. Master Sgt. Roque Diegel (DEE'-gul) is charged with making a false report or threat of terrorism. He denied the allegation during a court appearance Tuesday 83

December 18, 2018 8:49 PM Who is Emmet Sullivan? 5 things to know about judge in Michael Flynn case

Judge Emmet Sullivan has been appointed to positions by both Republican and Democratic presidents. (Official photo) Judge Emmet Sullivan was at the heart of Michael Flynn’s dramatic sentencing hearing Tuesday, once again delaying it. Sullivan tore into Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, telling him he couldn’t hide his “disgust 165

December 17, 2018 11:41 PM Yankees pay Sabathia's $500K bonus despite ejection in finale

CC Sabathia gave up half a million dollars to show he had his teammate’s back. Instead, the New York Yankees paid their veteran left-hander for his loyalty. The 38-year-old pitcher was two innings from receiving a $500,000 for pitching 155 innings last season when he was ejected for throwing at the Tampa Bay Rays’ Jesus Sucre in the sixth inning of Sabathia’s 97

December 17, 2018 3:22 PM Story hour hosted by drag performers sees some opposition

HUNTINGTON WOODS, Mich. – A story hour hosted by drag performers at a suburban Detroit public library is seeing some opposition about a year after it made its debut. Similar programs have taken place around the U.S. for years and sometimes faced criticism . The Detroit Free Press reports some people have voiced opposition to the Huntington Woods Library's 86

December 17, 2018 6:09 AM 'Tata' Martino to make Atlanta return as Mexico boss for pre-Gold Cup friendly

MEXICO CITY -- Gerardo "Tata" Martino is set to return to Atlanta ahead of the Gold Cup as Mexico coach this June, according to sources consulted by ESPN FC. Martino led Atlanta United to the MLS Cup in his second season in charge to become a legend in the city and the Argentine is widely reported to be taking over the Mexican national team in early 79

December 17, 2018 4:02 AM Miss Universe winner is Catriona Gray, 24, from Philippines

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, of South Africa, right, crowns new Miss Universe Catriona Gray, of Philippines, during the final of 67th Miss Universe competition in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018.(Associated Press) Was it the “lava walk” that helped crown Catriona Gray of the Philippines as the new Miss Universe? Just one day before 156