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Senate GOP Blocks Dem Effort To Enforce Sanctions On Russian Oligarch Firms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has narrowly upheld a Treasury Department decision to lift sanctions from three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. A vote to move forward on a Democratic resolution that would have reversed Treasury’s decision failed Wednesday on a 57-42 vote, just short of the 60 votes needed. The vote came up short even though several Republicans had criticized the sanctions move and 11 of them voted with Democrats. At issue is a December announcement from th...
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32 Celebrities Who Ditch Makeup On Their Day Off

There is only one rule of makeup, which is that there are none. Foundation diehard? Allow us to direct you to our favorite ones. More the fiercely fresh-faced type? Here's the skin-care routine that will make you glow. We don't subscribe to the narrative that either one is better, or braver, than the other.That said, we've noticed an uptick in celebrities who have been jumping on the no-makeup train — led by the patron saint of cosmetics-free complexions, Alicia Keys. But that's not to say all ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, Gabrielle Union, Instagram, Paris, Brazil, Madonna, Victoria, Kardashian, Bob, Kesha, Lima, Collins, Ross, Zendaya


GOP Senators Split With White House On Russia Sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House Tuesday on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions on companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The Democratic resolution would stop the Treasury Department from lifting penalties against the Russian aluminum manufacturing giant Rusal and two other companies connected to Deripaska. Senators took two procedural votes to proceed to the resolution, with 11 Republicans voting wit...
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Hawks stun 76ers 123-121 on Collins’ late jumper

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — John Collins hit a fadeaway jumper with 25 seconds left and Atlanta hung on when Philadelphia flopped on its final plays to lead the Hawks to a 123-121 win over the 76ers on Friday night. Jimmy Butler was fouled on a drive and had a chance to tie the game with 2.4 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlanta, Ap, Philadelphia, Collins, Hawks, Jimmy Butler, John Collins


Ex-Pasadena employee gets 14 years for embezzling, ordered to pay $3.7 million restitution

A former Pasadena city employee convicted of embezzling millions of dollars from the city was sentenced Friday to 14 years state prison and ordered to pay nearly $3.7 million in restitution. Danny Ray Wooten, a former management analyst in Pasadena’s Department of Public Works. (File photo) Danny R. Wooten, a 55-year-old former management analyst for Pasadena’s Public Works Department, was convicted  Nov. 6 of 53 felony counts, including embezzlement by a public or private officer, misapprop...
Tags: News, Government, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Pasadena, Local News, Collins, Public Works Department, Dodd, Wooten, Top Stories SGVT, Top Stories PSN, Stephen A Marcus, Crime + Public Safety, Danny R Wooten


At the Border and in Washington, the White House Digs In on the Wall

President Trump traveled to the border and Vice President Mike Pence went to the Capitol to dig in on a border wall, shattering talk of a compromise.
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, White House, House Of Representatives, Graham, Collins, Nancy, Trump, Mike Pence, Mike, Capitol, Lindsey, Pence, Pelosi, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals


White House Considers Using Storm Aid Funds as a Way to Pay for the Border Wall

President Trump traveled to the border and Vice President Mike Pence went to the Capitol to dig in on a border wall, shattering talk of a compromise.
Tags: News, Senate, White House, House Of Representatives, Graham, Collins, Nancy, Trump, Mike Pence, Mike, Capitol, Lindsey, Pence, Pelosi, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, United States Politics and Government


Collins fills Georgia Tech staff by hiring Key from Alabama

New Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins completes staff by hiring offensive line coach Brent Key from Alabama            [Author: AP]
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At the Border and in Washington, White House Digs in on Wall

President Trump traveled to the border and Vice President Pence went to the Capitol to dig in on a border wall, shattering talk of a compromise.
Tags: News, Senate, House Of Representatives, Graham, Collins, Nancy, Trump, Mike, Capitol, Lindsey, Pence, Pelosi, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration


‘No Wall, No Deal,’ Pence Says as Shutdown Drags On

Even as he invited Democrats to negotiate, the vice president essentially blocked potential offramps for the shutdown, which is approaching the longest in American history.
Tags: News, Senate, House Of Representatives, Graham, Collins, Nancy, Trump, Mike, Lindsey, Pence, Pelosi, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional


Trump Storms Out of White House Meeting with Democrats on Shutdown

President Trump slammed a table, then stormed out of a negotiating session with Democrats, declaring it “a total waste of time” as the shutdown stretches on.
Tags: Elections, News, Senate, Collins, Mitch, Trump, Capito, McConnell, White House Meeting, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers, Susan M, Shelley Moore


Pressure Builds on Republican Senate to End Government Shutdown as Trump Prepares a Visit

President Trump’s Oval Office address appeared to do little to change minds as cracks spread among Senate Republicans ready to reopen the government.
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Pressure Builds on Senate to End Shutdown as Trump Prepares a Visit

President Trump’s Oval Office address appeared to do little to change minds as cracks spread among Senate Republicans ready to reopen the government.
Tags: Elections, News, Senate, Collins, Mitch, Trump, Capito, Oval Office, McConnell, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers, Susan M, Shelley Moore


The 6 Biggest Bridal Makeup Trends — According To Pinterest

Whether it's a simple signing at city hall, in a sprawling field with flowers in your hair, or at a big banquet hall with a cathedral veil and a pipe organ, chances are if you want to get married at some point, you've thought about what your dream day would look like. Because even if you're nowhere close to legally binding yourself to someone else, there's no harm in curating the perfect wedding Pinterest board filled with crafty centerpieces you'll probably never actually glue together.And sin...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Pinterest, Selena Gomez, John, Olivia Wilde, Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Collins, Tessa Thompson, Aimee, Sephora, Gigi Hadid, Charlotte Tilbury, Bella Hadid, Joan Smalls


Donald Trump to deliver TV address to nation and visit US-Mexico border as shutdown stand-off intensifies

Donald Trump will address the nation on Tuesday and visit the US-Mexico border on Thursday to highlight his demands for a border wall as the government remains partially shut down.  Newly empowered Democrats in the House of Representatives are stepping up pressure on Mr Trump and Republican lawmakers to reopen the government, which has been closed more than a fortnight. Mr Trump said he would discuss the "Humanitarian and National Security crisis on our Southern Border" at 9 pm EST. He maintains...
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After More Failed Negotiations, Pelosi To Push Individual Bills To Reopen Agencies

WASHINGTON (AP) — With no weekend breakthrough to end a prolonged partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump is standing firm in his border wall funding demands and newly empowered House Democrats are planning to step up pressure on Trump and Republican lawmakers to reopen the government. Trump showed no signs of budging on his demand for more than $5 billion for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, though on Sunday he did offer to build it with steel rather than concrete, a concessi...
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Young, Collins power undermanned Hawks past Heat

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young reached out to Dwyane Wade twice in hopes he’d get a signed jersey in the star’s last game in Atlanta. Wade, whose son Zaire is friends with Young, gladly obliged. “I texted him and I was like, ‘I need it for the last time in the ATL,” Young said. “He […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlanta, Ap, Young, Collins, Hawks, Dwyane Wade, Zaire, Trae Young


President Trump says he needs to deal with Democratic leaders to end partial government shutdown

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump held out little hope Sunday that another round of talks between top aides and congressional staff would produce meaningful progress toward ending the partial government shutdown, seeming to undercut his team by saying he needed to deal directly with Democratic leaders. “Ultimately, it’s going to be solved by the principals,” Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for staff meetings at Camp David as the shutdown headed into its third week. A sec...
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Collins Wants Vote To End Shutdown: ‘Bring The House-Passed Bills To The Senate Floor’

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) on Sunday urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to allow votes on House Democrats’ effort to vote to reopen the federal government, an effort McConnell has said is dead on arrival without President Donald Trump’s support. “Well, I can’t speak for Sen.  McConnell, b ut I would like to see him  bring the House-passed bills to  the Senate floor,” Collins told NBC News’ Chuck Todd. “W e could reopen much of  government where there’s no  dispute over...
Tags: News, Senate, House, House Of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Collins, Trump, Pelosi, McConnell, Sen McConnell, Chuck Schumer, Cory Gardner R CO, Sen Susan Collins R ME, Matt Shuham


Collins 'getting ready' for 2020 run, splits shutdown blame

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sen. Susan Collins is "getting ready to run" for re-election, she said during a television appearance Sunday, but she reiterated that she won't make a decision until the end of the year.
Tags: News, Portland, Collins, Maine AP, Sen Susan Collins


Collins ‘getting ready’ for 2020 run, splits shutdown blame

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sen. Susan Collins is “getting ready to run” for re-election, she said during a television appearance Sunday, but she reiterated that she won’t make a decision until the end of the year. Collins, a moderate Republican from Maine who was first elected to the Senate in 1996, also said on NBC’s […]
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Talks unproductive as Trump says shutdown could last for months or years

By CATHERINE LUCEY, LISA MASCARO and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON — With no shutdown resolution in sight, President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders agreed Friday to additional staff-level talks over the weekend during a White House meeting at which Trump indicated he could keep parts of the government closed for “months or even years.” Trump met with the congressional leaders for the second time in three days amid an impasse over Trump’s funding demands for his proposed wall at the U.S.-Mexico bor...
Tags: Business, News, Congress, Colorado, Washington, Mexico, Senate, White House, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Maine, House, Mitch McConnell, Fox News


Collins adds 3 assistants to his first Georgia Tech staff

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins has added two defensive assistants and one offensive assistant. Larry Knight will coach defensive ends and outside linebackers, Jim Panagos will coach the defensive line, and Chris Wiesehan will oversee tight ends and offensive special teams. Collins also brought in Ryan Horton as director of applied science […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlanta, Ap, Collins, Georgia Tech, Geoff Collins, Larry Knight, Jim Panagos, Chris Wiesehan, Ryan Horton


Hatton Garden villain behind £14million jewellery heist seen shopping at Tesco - Scottish Daily Record

Hatton Garden villain behind £14million jewellery heist seen shopping at Tesco   Scottish Daily Record Raider John “Kenny” Collins was sent home to live in his council house for Christmas after serving just three years behind bars after being released on licence ...
Tags: Shopping, Tesco, Collins, Hatton Garden, Kenny, Tesco Scottish Daily Record


Oaks Christian announces Charles Collins will remain football coach

Oaks Christian football coach Charles Collins is announced to remain the program’s head coach next season, according to a statement released from athletic director Jan Hethcock. The Lions went 12-1 this season in Collins’ first year at the helm. However, rumors swirled that Collins was leaving surrounded by the thought that the team’s best players were all graduating seniors. There were even notions that Collins was headed back to coach in the NFL. “I firmly believe this is where God wants me” C...
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Collins adds Burton, Popovich to new Georgia Tech staff

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Georgia Tech safety Nathan Burton is returning to Atlanta as co-defensive coordinator for new coach Geoff Collins. Burton, who coached defensive backs for Collins at Temple in 2018, will be in charge of Georgia Tech’s safeties. Collins also has hired Jeff Popovich, who was on Boise State’s staff in 2018, to […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlanta, Ap, Collins, Temple, Georgia Tech, Boise State, Nathan Burton, Burton Popovich, Geoff Collins Burton, Jeff Popovich


Senator: Coast Guard personnel to be paid after all

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says 42,000 Coast Guard members nationwide are going to be paid for work performed before the government shutdown. Collins contacted the White House on Friday after she learned that a payroll system problem would prevent checks from being issued. She tweeted hours later that the matter had been resolved […]
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18 Makeup Looks That Take All The Fuss Out Of Planning New Year's Eve

When the earliest-known New Year's Eve celebrations went down in 2000 B.C.E., the Mesopotamians probably weren't spending the days leading up to the party worried about the falsies that could last through sticky showers from popped Champagne bottles (which, frankly, no one likes, by the way) or exactly what kind of updo they'd spin into a fancy hair clip. But in this day and age, what you wear seems almost as important as who you'll be kissing when the clock strikes midnight... if not more.The ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Estee Lauder, Margot Robbie, Collins, Gigi Hadid, Kim Kardashian West, Amandla Stenberg, Lily Collins, Vo, Violette, La Croix, Patrick Ta, Dedivanovic, Mario Dedivanovic Violette, Jessica William


Opinion | Susan Collins Delivered 2018′s Most Shameful Hijacking Of Feminism

Collins could have quietly voted to confirm Kavanaugh. Instead, she wrapped her decision in a cynical faux-feminist bow.
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SoCal Varsity Awards: Great Oak’s Tori Gaitan tops the All-Varsity Girls Cross Country Team

Great Oak’s Tori Gaitan places 1st. in the Division 1 girl’s CIF State cross county championships at Woodward Park in Fresno on Saturday, November 24, 2018. Great Oak won the team championship (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Great Oak’s Tori Gaitan #571 leads team mate Fatima Cortes #569 and the rest of the runners in the Division 1 girl’s CIF State cross county championships at Woodward Park in Fresno on Saturday, November 24, 2018. Great Oak won the team championship (Ph...
Tags: Sports, Fresno, Sport, Soccer, Portland, Collins, High School Sports, Riverside, Wolfpack, Temecula, Redlands, Jill Walker, Gaitan, Southern California News Group, FRANK BELLINO, TERRY PIERSON