Lawmakers seek deal on immigration, border security – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — Bargainers seeking a bipartisan immigration accord planned talks as soon as Wednesday as President Donald Trump and leading lawmakers sought to parlay an extraordinary White House meeting into momentum for resolving a politically blistering issue. Facing a Jan. 19 deadline for averting an election-year government shutdown, negotiators were …

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I could beat Oprah in presidential election

Donald Trump claims he could beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential election. The idea that media mogul Winfrey could run for the White House was sparked following her speech at the Golden Globe Awards in LA. Friends said private discussions had been ongoing for months, adding that she was “actively …

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13,000 holidaymakers stranded by Alps snow

Thousands of tourists have been left stranded in the Swiss Alps after heavy snowfall. About 13,000 holidaymakers in the Swiss resort of Zermatt have been left stranded as nearby roads, trains and cable cars into the town were closed over fears of avalanches in the region. A police official at …

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Steve Bannon leaves Breitbart days after explosive Trump book

Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, has left Breitbart News. It comes days after he was quoted criticising the President in Michael Wolff’s explosive book, Fire And Fury: Inside The Trump White House. Mr Bannon, who was previously Mr Trump’s closest confidant, questioned his former boss’ mental stability and …

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Burning oil tanker firm hopeful of survivors

There is still hope of finding survivors after an Iranian oil tanker burst into flames following a collision in the East China Sea, the tanker’s owners have said. National Iranian Tanker Company spokesman Mohsen Bahrami said it was “likely” rescuers would find survivors among the 31 missing crew members on …

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Woman ‘poured wine on Warhol art after first date’

A woman has been accused of causing damage worth at least $300,000 (£222,000) to a prominent lawyer’s art collection at the end of their first date. Lindy Lou Layman, from Dallas, appeared in a Houston courtroom on Tuesday after she was charged with felony criminal mischief over the alleged incident …

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