House OKs Budget Deal, Ending Government Shutdown

House OKs Budget Deal, Ending Government Shutdown

Sen. Ben CardinBenjamin (Ben) Louis CardinMenendez to regain spot as top Foreign Relations Dem US could reinstate security assistance if Pakistan takes "decisive" steps Cardin files to run for third term MORE (D-Md.) and Rep. Rand Paul of Kentucky blocked plans for a quick Senate vote because of his spending concerns.

"Our Military will now be stronger than ever before", Trump tweeted Friday morning.

Demonstrations of military muscle are not typical in the U.S. and they don't come cheap.

Trump has asked the Pentagon to explore a parade in celebration of American troops, after the Republican president marveled at the Bastille Day military parade he attended in Paris a year ago. First time this has happened in a long time. A senior administration official had said Trump would sign the bill before noon but was unlikely to do so before 9 a.m., when federal employees would be back at work.

Tyreke Evans Remains With Grizzlies As Trade Deadline Passes
Even though Lou Williams is no longer on the market, the Grizzlies apparently haven't been offered a first-round pick yet. Will he accept this? Instead, it's that awkward "uhhhh, want to come back?" kind of things.

President Donald Trump is signed a spending bill passed by Congress in wee hours of Friday re-opening the government after a short shutdown. "Also means JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!"

Passage came over the objections Democratic leaders who demanded the promise of a vote to protect "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the country illegally as children. Rand Paul stood before the Senate to lambast the spending bill's increase of deficits.

The Senate has passed a massive, bipartisan budget agreement and spending bill to reopen the shuttered federal government.

After an all-night session of debating and voting, the bill ending the shutdown finally won House passage only after Democrats provided enough votes to offset the opposition of 67 Republicans, a remarkable rebellion in the party's ranks.

Why Apple's battery replacement program might impact iPhone sales
They found that the average wait times for a battery replacement were 2 weeks on average, with a maximum wait of 4.5 weeks. Barclays reiterated its rating of Apple stock as "neutral", and gives it a price target of $170.

The bill stalled in the Senate Thursday night when one of the opponents, Sen.

Paul's protest forced Congress to miss a midnight deadline for passing a funding measure to keep the government operating.

Paul voted for the deficit-financed tax bill in December.

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Tape delay or not, the parade was watched closely in South Korea , where Pence arrived Thursday. Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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