The U.S. House of Representatives early on Friday approved a bill to fund the federal government through March 23 and to increase overall spending limits over two years, sending the legislation to President Donald Trump.
Demonstrations of military muscle are not typical in the USA and they don't come cheap.
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has confirmed the Defence Department is exploring potential proposals for a military parade after Donald Trump reportedly asked for a large-scale showcase of American might. First time this has happened in a long time.
Trump tweets, "Just signed Bill. Also means JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!"
A band of tea party Republicans swung against the legislation as well, repelled by its spiraling spending levels.
The agreement is likely to be added to a stopgap spending bill that passed the House on Tuesday, aimed at averting a government shutdown Thursday at midnight. Rand Paul blocked plans for a quick Senate vote, blaming his fellow Republicans for being "complicit" in the looming return of trillion-dollar budget deficits.
The bill now moves to the House.
The bill stalled in the Senate Thursday night when one of the opponents, Sen.
Paul's dissent dragged the Senate proceedings into the wee hours past the deadline, underscoring the persistent inability of Congress and Trump to deal efficiently with Washington's most basic fiscal obligation of keeping the government open. Rand Paul, refused to allow a speedy vote.
Bermuda first country ever to repeal same-sex marriage
Bermuda has become the first country in the world to legalise and then repeal legislation allowing same-sex couples to marry. The repeal provoked a strong reaction from the small homosexual community in Bermuda and a number of human rights activists.
U.S. flu outbreak worsens, likely to linger for weeks: CDC
Another 2,349 New Yorkers with the flu were hospitalized, the highest weekly number since the state began keeping records in 2004. Children, the elderly, pregnant women and people whose immune systems are compromised are especially susceptible to the flu.
Airstrikes pound rebel region of Syria; 55 dead
However, Russia's United Nations envoy Vassily Nebenzia dismissed the appeal as "unrealistic", the AFP news agency reported . But most experts say the Syrian regime appears intent to clear one of the last remaining rebel-held areas.
You Can Now Stream Live News from Apple's TV App
According to 9to5Mac who first noted the feature was live, you'll need iOS 11.2.5 and tvOS 11.2.5 for it to pop up on your device. On the main "Watch Now" tab, if you scroll past your "Up Next" queue and the top recommendations, there's a new "News" section.
Colts' Edwin Jackson killed by driver illegally in US
On top of that, Orrego-Savala has also been hit with a federal charge for illegally reentering the country after being deported. Orrego-Savala presented investigators with a Mexican Consulate Identification Card and used the alias Alex Cabrera Gonsales.