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Source: The Guradian

Congress approves deal to avert shutdown with Trump poised to declare emergency

Today 01:29 GMT

Congress overwhelmingly approved a border security agreement that would prevent a second painful government shutdown, as Donald Trump vowed to declare a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall with Mexico.

Hours later, the majority leader, Mitch McConnell, suddenly appeared on the chamber floor and, interrupting Grassley, who was speaking at that moment, announced that Trump would sign the spending deal and declare a national emergency.

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Source: Fox News

Georgia House speaker accused of using office to delay court for clients

Friday 23:39 GMT

An influential Georgia politician is accused of using the power of his office to delay court cases for criminal defendants he has represented as an attorney.

House Speaker David Ralston, a Republican, asked judges to delay court cases 57 times over a two-year period, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and WSB-TV concluded in a joint investigation. Some of the charges against Ralston’s clients included child molestation, child cruelty and assault, The newspaper reported.

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Source: BBC

Europa League: Celtic 0-2 Valencia - hosts easily beaten in first leg

Friday 15:26 GMT

Celtic got more of the ball, but Valencia never looked in any trouble, never got unduly bothered by what Celtic threw at them.

It leaves Celtic with it all to do in the second leg at the Mestalla stadium next week in their bid to reach the last 16. Celtic might have a dazzling pre-match light show, but they were outshone to a massive degree by the Spaniards.

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Source: BBC

Bate Borisov 1-0 Arsenal: Gunners suffer defeat in Belarus

Friday 15:26 GMT

Arsenal meet Bate again for the second leg at Emirates Stadium next Thursday (17:55 GMT) before returning to Premier League duty at home to Southampton on Sunday, 24 February (14:05 GMT).

It was no more than Bate deserved as Arsenal faded quickly after a bright start on a bumpy pitch and sub-zero conditions in Belarus. Aliaksei Baga's side were playing their first competitive match since December and doggedly held on to their lead in the second half.

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Source: Global News

Ozzy Osbourne recovering at home following ICU hospitalization

Thursday 10:51 GMT

After a recent visit to the ICU, The ‘Prince of Darkness’ is back home and recovering, according to his longtime manager and wife Sharon Osbourne.

“He’s out of ICU and he’s breathing on his own,” she began, suggesting that the heavy metal icon’s “complications from the flu” were much more severe than fans had hoped. While Sharon, 66, announced her husband’s well-being during the Monday morning episode of The Talk — a talk show which she appears as a permanent co-host — she subtly revealed that his health condition was worse than it was initially made out to be.

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Source: Global News

Wealthy Nova Scotia thief who filled home with pilfered artifacts, art has died

Friday 15:26 GMT

A man who filled his suburban lakeside home with historic artifacts and art stolen over decades of pilfering so stealthy that many of his targets didn’t even know they’d been victimized has died.

Tillmann died two days before Christmas in Musquodoboit Harbour, according to a certificate of death obtained by CTV, which first reported the story of the infamous art thief’s death this week. Tillmann had been charged with trying to kill his mother in 2009, and also served a two-year sentence for extorting, assaulting and threatening an ex-girlfriend.

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Source: Common Domain

‘Line standing’ for lobbyists shocked Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — but it’s normal in Washington

Friday 15:26 GMT

After freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez left a hearing on Wednesday, she said she was shocked to learn that there were people paid to stand in line for lobbyists at such Capitol Hill events.

Steve Vladek, a law professor at the University of Texas, tweeted in reply to Ocasio-Cortez that the Supreme Court banned the practice three years ago for members of the high court’s bar.

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Source: Fox News

David Bossie: Mueller should end his probe and make his report public – Trump didn't collude with Russia

Friday 15:26 GMT

All signs indicate that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is on the verge of wrapping up his investigation and will conclude that the Trump campaign did not collude with Russia to win the 2016 presidential election.

EX-TRUMP ATTORNEY JOHN DOWD SLAMS 'WASTE OF TIME' MUELLER PROBE AS 'ONE OF THE GREATEST FRAUDS' IN US HISTORY. If Mueller decides to send a final report to incoming Attorney General William Barr, that report should be released in full so the American people and Congress can see exactly what his long and expensive investigation found, did not find, and how it was conducted.

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Source: Common Domain

What to know about the new jumbo reverse mortgages

Thursday 08:05 GMT

One Reverse Mortgage, the San Diego unit of Quicken Loans, launched its jumbo reverse mortgage (the Home Equity Loan Optimizer or HELO) in August, 2018, to overcome the limitations of FHA reverse mortgages.

In October, 2018, Finance of America Reverse, a Tulsa, Okla.-based reverse mortgage lender, began offering the HomeSafe Select proprietary reverse mortgage product in California, with additional states expected soon.

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Source: Common Domain

This Once-Scruffy Beach Town Is South Florida’s New Real Estate Hot Spot

Thursday 16:20 GMT

Little known, slightly checkered Hallandale Beach is being billed as South Florida’s next oceanfront real estate hot spot.

Unlike the nearby town of Sunny Isles Beach, home of the Trump International Beach Resort and the Porsche Design Tower, where the laws favor vertical development, Hallandale Beach hasn’t sprouted back-to-back enormous luxury condo towers yet. It’s also not zoned exclusively for single family homes like Golden Beach, a community just south, where Tommy Hilfiger’s estate is listed for $27.5 million and Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim recently built a new mansion.

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Source: The Guradian

Steve Kerr ejected as Warriors' winning streak ends at hands of Blazers

Friday 12:41 GMT

With a drama-filled victory over the Warriors that included the ejection of Golden State coach Steve Kerr, the Portland Trail Blazers got a confidence boost heading into the All-Star break.

Despite the loss, which ended an 11-game winning streak on the road, Golden State still go into the break with the best record in the Western Conference. Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry each had 32 points for the Warriors, who rested DeMarcus Cousins following a victory at home over Utah the night before.

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Source: Common Domain

A Large, Family-Sized Apartment in the Prewar Astor Building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Friday 12:41 GMT

The Astor,  a three-building complex spanning a full city block, was commissioned in 1901 by William Waldorf Astor and positioned to be one of the most prominent residential buildings on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

A neighborhood full of characterful prewar buildings, it is close to multiple subways and some of New York’s finest dining, entertainment and retail offerings.

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Source: Fox News

Oklahoma gun bill to remove permit and training requirements clears House vote

Friday 03:19 GMT

A bill in the Oklahoma Legislature that would remove licensing and training requirements for handgun owners cleared the state's House of Representatives on Wednesday with mostly Republican support.

MORE THAN 450 PEOPLE IN FLORIDA ORDERED TO GIVE UP GUNS UNDER NEW LAW, REPORT SAYS. He said the bill would benefit poor people and remove a barrier to gun ownership.

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Source: Fox News

If you’re hit by a natural disaster, you’ll be glad government did these things

Friday 11:45 GMT

No one can predict when and where the United States will experience a disaster, but there are proven, cost-effective methods to mitigate its impact.

Hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, floods, earthquakes and other natural disasters can strike with little or no warning – causing deaths, injuries and enormous property damage. I imagine some of you reading this have been caught up in one or more of these disasters.

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Source: Common Domain

My daughter bought a home for me, but now she needs cash and refuses my help

Wednesday 20:01 GMT

Your daughter may have to guarantee that loan, but it could help solve this cash flow issue in the short- to medium-term.

Don’t miss: Everything you need to know about getting a home equity line of credit. It may, indeed, make more sense to refinance rather than have all of this cash locked up in the house. Your daughter may have to guarantee that loan, but it could help solve this cash flow issue in the short- to medium-term.


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