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Trump FISA tweet puts Capitol Hill in a tizzy

When she continued to press Sanders, she replied: “It wasn’t confusing for me, I’m sorry if it was for you.”

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Trump FISA tweet puts Capitol Hill in a tizzy

“This new guidance paves the way for states to demonstrate how their ideas will improve the health of Medicaid beneficiaries, as well as potentially improve their economic well-being,” said Brian Neale, CMS Deputy Administrator and Director for the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services.  

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Sweden has since dropped the rape claim, although Assange could still face arrest on charges of skipping bail that could also lead to extradition, meaning he is still unsafe to leave the embassy.View all New York Times newsletters.

Crews work to remove downed power lines in Montecito, California, on Wednesday. Robyn Beck / AFP – Getty Images Greg Tebbe of Montecito described being worried about the coming rain when he went to bed Monday night, but he said he didn’t expect the mudslide. The rain really started coming down around 3 a.m., he said, and then the sky lit up from a “huge fireball” up the mountain, he said.

Julian Assange’s Twitter account reappears after mysterious absenceAssange confirms WikiLeaks was approached by Trump-linked data firmEcuador gave Assange political asylum after he sought refuge in the embassy in 2012 to avoid a Swedish extradition request on a case of alleged rape. While Sweden temporarily dropped that investigation, British officials say they’d still arrest him on charges of bail jumping. Assange also fears a possible U.S. extradition request stemming from the leaking of classified U.S. documents.

The plan would also include some $2.7 million for border security and a grant of protected status for the parents of the so-called Dreamers, who would be barred from sponsoring their parents for citizenship.

“The granting of Ecuadorean nationality does not in any way change Julian Assange’s legal status in the U.K.,” a government spokesman said. “The Government of Ecuador knows that the way to resolve the situation is for Julian Assange to leave the embassy to face justice. Nobody should pretend that granting him Ecuadorean citizenship is a route to solving this longstanding issue.”

LONDON — Nigel Farage, the right-wing politician who was one of the drivers of Britain’s push to leave the European Union, spoke on Thursday in favor of holding a second referendum on the country’s membership in the bloc, an idea that has gradually been gaining ground.

Trump built his candidacy and presidency around hard stances on immigration, vowing to build a wall along the Mexican border and cut legal immigration by half, among other positions. Officials at the Department of Homeland Security have also increased immigration raids, including dozens earlier this week at convenience stores across the country. The no-travel states had mostly already lost much foreign tourism.

Trump FISA tweet puts Capitol Hill in a tizzy

Trump FISA tweet puts Capitol Hill in a tizzy

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday balked at an immigration deal that would include protections for people from Haiti and African countries, demanding to know at a White House meeting why he should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” rather than people from places like Norway, according to people with direct knowledge of the conversation.The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Criteria and Parameters of the New Policy Guidance allows some warrantless surveillance of foreigners overseas.

(CNN)Rescuers are frantically combing for survivors Thursday after rivers of mud and boulders crushed homes two days ago in Southern California’s Santa Barbara County, killing at least 17 people, weeks after a massive fire charred the area.

But dire travel warnings are notable for Mexico, the United States’ neighbor and consistently top foreign destination for American travelers, as the country struggles to blunt rising violence linked to drug cartels and corrupt institutions. The country registered a historic number of homicide investigations in 2017, with 23,101 cases opened in the first 11 months. That is the most since the country began measuring homicide probes in 1997, nearly a decade before the drug war began in earnest in December 2006.There are a couple of reasons for that, Mr. Travers said. Obviously, pro-Brexit lawmakers would vote against it, but so would many anti-Brexit ones who fear that a second victory for the “leave” side would shatter their hopes for a soft Brexit.

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“Congress has made clear that it is lawful to search using U.S. person identifiers for information that could help stop terror attacks and catch spies without a warrant,” he said. “That is the way the intelligence community has been operating under 702, and that is the way it will continue to operate if this bill becomes law.”WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to extend the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program for six years with minimal changes, rejecting a push by a bipartisan group of lawmakers to impose significant privacy limits when it sweeps up Americans’ emails and other personal communications.Reporters to Trump ambassador: ‘This is the Netherlands — you have to answer questions’

Verma has recused herself from ruling on those two states’ requests but has imported the ideas behind them into the new federal policy.

“I don’t think that’s true, or your numbers would be higher,” Sanders said. 

Trump tweeted that he “has personally directed the fix to the unmasking process since taking office and today’s vote is about foreign surveillance of foreign bad guys on foreign land.”

Amid Signs of a Thaw in North Korea, Tensions Bubble Up

Amid Signs of a Thaw in North Korea, Tensions Bubble Up

Urban Prius bobsledding in #Burbank ! . . We are granting permission of this video to be used as long as credit is given to Burbank Firefighters Local 778.posted video on Instagram this week showing debris from the mudslide by her property, saying a fence was destroyed. She said that her property was fine and that the damage “pales in comparison” to what her neighbors were going through.

Press secretary Sarah Sanders on Trump watching Fox and Friends: “I'm sure you're disappointed he's not watching CNN.”— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) January 11, 2018
“I think that the premise of your question is completely ridiculous and shows the lack of knowledge that you have on this process,” Sanders said. “I’ve tried several times. I’ll do it a 10th time here. Look, the president supports the 702, but he has some very strong concerns about the FISA program more generally.”taunted Moreno’s conservative opponent Guillermo Lasso over his defeat. Lasso had pledged to kick Assange out the embassy.

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“He knows that, and he I think put out something that clarified that. And his administration’s position has been the clear from day one, which is 702 is really important; it’s got to be renewed.”Video Inside the most active sector of the US-Mexico border However, at least two Mexican resorts — Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo and Acapulco — are in a do-not-travel state, Guerrero, and last year, the State Department extended a total ban on personal travel by U.S. government personnel there.

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Donald Trump Signals Openness to North Korea Diplomacy in Interview

Donald Trump Signals Openness to North Korea Diplomacy in Interview

Invalid email address. Please re-enter.The White House was actively whipping votes on the bill, which would extend a program that senior officials say is critical to keeping America safe from terror plots. Getting the program renewed with as few changes as possible had been the intelligence community’s No. 1 legislative priority for the past year.

After the meeting, Marc Short, Trump’s legislative aide, said the White House was nowhere near a bipartisan agreement on immigration.  “Oh my God. Oh my God Jesus,” said Desulme. “I don’t know how worse it can get.”With that being said, I have personally directed the fix to the unmasking process since taking office and today’s vote is about foreign surveillance of foreign bad guys on foreign land. We need it! Get smart!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 11, 2018

Republicans knock holes in Affordable Care Act but don’t demolish the law

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