With funding now lapsing for nine departments and several federal agencies, the president remained in Washington, reiterating his demand for a border wall. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is prepared to wait as long as it takes to get $5 billion from taxpayers for his U.S.-Mexico border wall, a demand that has triggered a partial shutdown of the federal government that is now in its fifth day.
Two protagonists of Egypt's recent history faced each other in court on Wednesday, with toppled strongman Hosni Mubarak testifying for the first time against the Muslim Brotherhood's jailed former president, Mohammed Mursi. Jan Svankmajer is known for his Surrealist films, but he also draws, writes and produces sculptures, collages and prints, as an exhibition in Amsterdam shows.
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A novel method known as whole genome sequencing focuses on genes that drive a cancer, not the tissues or organ where it originates.
The drone was being forensically examined, and a police chief said two people held for questioning were no longer suspects in the drone incidents at Gatwick. A tsunami killed at least 62 people on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra and injured hundreds following an underwater landslide caused by a volcanic eruption on Saturday, the disaster mitigation agency said. President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused the United States of raising the risk of nuclear war by threatening to spurn a key arms control treaty and refusing to hold talks about another pact that expires soon. Cool rather than chaotic, Liverpool beat Napoli by 1-0 to claim its place in the knockout round of Europes most exclusive club competition. Orbiting instruments are now so small they can be launched by the dozens, and even high school students can build them.
China will adopt more efficient and targeted measures during its campaign against pollution next year, but will not relax the targets or ease the crackdown on violators, the environment ministry said in a statement on Monday night.
Louisville thought it saw something it could exploit a willingness to hire top coaches with checkered pasts. It did not work out with Bobby Petrino, or with Rick Pitino. With Lin-Manuel Miranda in the title role, the musical will delay performances and run in a San Juan arts venue, not at the University of Puerto Rico. Millions of travelers heading home after Christmas are in for another round of rough winter weather. TODAYs Dylan Dreyer reports.
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