08 December 2017, 07:20 | Kevin Scott
GOP Leaders Push House Holdouts to Spending Bill Through Dec. 22
The drama over whether the House will pass legislation preventing a weekend partial government shutdown is essentially over. Pelosi told reporters before the meeting that "We will not leave here" without helping the immigrants.
Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr. fired for alleged 'misconduct'
She asked him not to contact her anymore, citing his inappropriate conduct the evening where he forcibly grabbed and harassed her. Ford of acting inappropriately in a professional setting, according to a person briefed on the details of the allegations.
US State Department Issues New 'Worldwide Caution' After Jerusalem Move
Though made up of Iraqis, it is loyal to Iran and is helping Tehran create a supply route through Iraq to Damascus. The president admitted the move will cause dissent, but says it could help resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict.
76ers agree to trade Jahlil Okafor to Nets
This trade allows the Sixers to (somewhat) save face following several ugly months of drama . The improving Sixers (13-10) had declined their team option for next season on Okafor.