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Trump and Schumer came close to a deal. Then it fell apart

After his morning television shows had ended and as the deadline to fund the government loomed, President Donald Trump placed a call to the man in Washington he believed held all the cards: Sen. Chuck Schumer.   

CNN.com - RSS Channel CNN.com - RSS Channel 1/20/2018 1:20am

Trump reportedly knew he'd be blamed for a government shutdown

AP Photo/Evan Vucci  President Donald Trump reportedly said he knew he was going to be blamed for the federal government shutdown. Democratic leaders and the White House blamed each other for the failed Senate vote that helped trigger the shutdown...

Feedburner Feedburner 1/20/2018 1:28am

'We Made Some Progress', says Schumer After Trump Meeting on Shutdown

After his meeting at the White House to discuss the temporary funding bill to avert a government shutdown, Chuck Schumer told reporters that they "made some progress but we still have a good number of disagreements". While no deal is in place, thi...

National Review National Review 1/19/2018 3:20pm
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Tom Petty's family has confirmed he died of drug overdose

Tom Petty's wife and daughter confirmed his death in LA last year was due to an accidental drug overdose of prescribed medications, including Fentanyl and oxycodone, in a statement on Friday.

Home | Mail Online Home | Mail Online 1/19/2018 9:55pm
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Macron says a bespoke trade deal between the UK and EU is possible

French president says the UK will have to accept ‘preconditions’ to access a special solutionEmmanuel Macron says it will be possible for Britain to secure a bespoke trade deal but only if the UK accepts certain “preconditions”. The French president said that while a special solution could be secured, full access to the single market without accepting its rules was “not feasible”. Continue read...

World news | The Guardian World news | The Guardian 1/20/2018 6:49am