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Senator Graham says Trump is inclined to sign funding deal

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 1:47pm
U.S. President Donald Trump is inclined to sign bipartisan legislation to fund the government as long as its provisions on a border wall and bed spaces for illegal immigrants are as he expects, a Republican senator close to the White House said on Wednesday.
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Trump says will look for 'land mines' in funding bill

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 1:25pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will look for "land mines" in a government funding bill, though he also said he does not want to close the government for the second time this winter.
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'This hurts': On El Chapo's home turf, some lament Mexican drug lord's conviction

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 1:24pm
News of the conviction of Mexico's legendary crime boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman traveled quickly on Tuesday to his rugged home state, where people said they felt pain for a man some described as a fallen folk hero and community benefactor.
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Talks to end three-day Denver teachers strike resume after progress reported

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 1:09pm
Negotiators for striking Denver teachers and the city school district returned to the bargaining table on Wednesday after a productive session the previous day, as the walkout affecting 92,000 students entered a third day.
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King the wire fox terrier wins crown at Westminster dog show in New York

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:15pm
A wire fox terrier won "Best in Show" at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday, emerging as the top dog among nearly 3,000 barking, tail-wagging competitors.
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Trump dislikes border security deal but Republicans urge support

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:11pm
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was unhappy with a deal struck by congressional negotiators on border security that denied him funds for his promised U.S.-Mexican border wall, but did not reject it outright as fellow Republicans urged his support.
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Trump leaves options open on deal to prevent government shutdown

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:50am
U.S. President Donald Trump left his options open on Wednesday over whether to sign a funding deal that would avert another partial government shutdown but leave him short of the money he wants to build a wall on the border with Mexico.
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House to vote on government funding bill late Thursday: lawmaker

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 9:33am
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on bipartisan legislation to fund the government, including border security, on Thursday, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries said, adding that he expects most Democrats to back the bill.
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'Pineapple Express' storm douses California with rain, snow

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 9:17am
A Pacific storm system known as the "Pineapple Express" threatened to dump up to 8 inches of rain and 8 feet of snow on areas of California, raising risks of flooding and mudslides, meteorologists said on Wednesday.
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Trump will likely sign government funding deal: source

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 8:50am
U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to sign a bipartisan government funding deal as it stands now, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, adding that Trump could still change his mind.
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'Pineapple Express' from Hawaii set to soak California

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 8:37am
California is bracing for its wettest storm of the winter as the "Pineapple Express" is set to dump up to 8 inches (20 cm) of rain and 8 feet (2.44 m) of snow on areas of the state, raising risks of flooding and mudslides, meteorologists said.
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Who owns that 'delightful' tiger, Houston officials ask

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 8:20am
Houston animal control officials would like to know who owns a "perfectly delightful" tiger that turned up unexpectedly in a little used house in a residential part of the city.
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Trump weighing all options to fund border wall -White House

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 8:09am
U.S. President Donald Trump is weighing every possible option to find money to build his wall along the southern U.S. border, even as he considers a bipartisan border security deal from Congress, his spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
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Trump weighing all options for full border wall funding: spokeswoman

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 7:46am
U.S. President Donald Trump is weighing every possible option to find money to build his wall along the southern U.S. border, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told Fox News in an interview on Wednesday.
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'El Chapo' likely heading for Colorado prison where no one has escaped

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 7:39am
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican found guilty in a U.S. court on Tuesday of running a criminal enterprise that smuggled drugs into the United States, is likely headed to a "supermax" prison where repeating his past escapes would be nearly impossible.
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Trump expected to sign bipartisan funding deal: reports

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 7:35am
Congress faced a tight deadline on Wednesday to pass a bipartisan accord to avert another U.S. government shutdown as news outlets reported President Donald Trump planned to sign the deal as he eyes other ways to fund his wall without lawmakers.
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Trump to sign border security deal to avert government shutdown: CNN

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 6:52am
Donald Trump plans to sign the border security deal reached by congressional negotiators in order to avoid another partial shutdown of the federal government, CNN reported on Wednesday, citing two sources who had spoken with the U.S. president.
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Trump noncommittal on bipartisan funding deal as Congress races to pass it

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 5:05am
Congress on Wednesday was up against a tight deadline to pass a bipartisan accord to avert another partial U.S. government shutdown, but President Donald Trump could still torpedo the deal that denied him funds for his U.S.-Mexico border wall.
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Rapper 21 Savage granted bond, to be released: lawyer

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 3:41am
Rap artist 21 Savage, who has been in custody in Georgia for nine days on immigration charges, was granted bond on Tuesday and will be released from custody on Wednesday, his attorney said.
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California Governor Newsom swipes at Trump, cuts water, rail projects

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 3:19am
California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Tuesday he would scale back massive water and rail projects pushed by his predecessor and had assembled a team of lawyers to protect wildfire victims and ratepayers as utility PG&E enters bankruptcy proceedings.
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