The three-day government shutdown is coming to an end as Democrats have come to an agreement after two days of negotiations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reassured that the Senate would consider immigration proposals in the coming weeks.
On Monday Vice President Mike Pence told Israel’s parliament that the U.S. embassy will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019. Pence reasoned that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital, thus prompting the move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
At last year’s Oscars a PwC partner mistakenly handed the best actress category card over to the announcer of the best picture category, causing “La La Land” to be announced as the winner rather than “Moonlight”. This year PwC has taken several steps to prevent something similar from occurring.
Four members of the US Ski Team recently welcomed babies into their families and they have brought them along to their races. “The team life is shifting gears,” said Steven Nyman, captain of the downhill squad.
Conservative South Korean activists burned a photo of Kim Jung Un, leader of North Korea, when Hyon Song Wol, head of a prominent North Korean girl band, passed them in Seoul on Monday. Wol’s girl band was hand-picked by Kim.