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Virginia Democrats pressured Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax to resign on Monday over accusations of sexual assault which he denies but held off on pursuing impeachment with the Republican speaker of the state House urging restraint NegativeRICHMOND Va http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-virginia-politics/virginia-democrats-hold-fire-on-impeachment-of-lieutenant-governor-idUSKCN1Q00PS2019-02-12
House Speaker Kirk Cox the Republican who would become governor if all three Democrats resigned said it was too soon to say whether he would support impeachment NegativeRICHMOND Va http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-virginia-politics/virginia-democrats-hold-fire-on-impeachment-of-lieutenant-governor-idUSKCN1Q00PS2019-02-12
In recent months Qatar has bought New Yorks Plaza and Londons Grosvenor House hotels PositiveWhen news emerged that Qatar may have unwittingly helped bail out a New York skyscraper owned by the family of Jared Kushner Donald Trumps soninlaw eyebrows were raised in Doha http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-qatar-fund-kushner-insight/qatar-revamps-investment-strategy-after-kushner-building-bailout-idUSKCN1Q00W32019-02-12
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic House leaders condemned her remarks earlier calling for an apology and saying antiSemitism must be confronted and condemned NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic lawmaker Ilhan Omar apologized on Monday after party leaders condemned her use of antiSemitic in suggesting that U.S. congressional support for Israel is a result of campaign donations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-omar/u-s-lawmaker-apologizes-after-house-leaders-condemn-her-anti-semitic-tropes-idUSKCN1Q02CY2019-02-12
White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said the Trump administration was pleased that the talks were moving forward but cautioned that March 1 is a real for reaching a deal PositiveU.S. and Chinese officials expressed hopes on Monday that a new round of talks would bring them closer to easing their sevenmonth trade war but a U.S. Navy mission through the disputed South China Sea cast a shadow over the negotiations in Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-china-upbeat-on-trade-talks-but-south-china-sea-tensions-weigh-idUSKCN1Q00KQ2019-02-12
Hassett who chairs the Council of Economic Advisers added that the White House is very much looking forward to what the senior people come up with this week NeutralU.S. and Chinese officials expressed hopes on Monday that a new round of talks would bring them closer to easing their sevenmonth trade war but a U.S. Navy mission through the disputed South China Sea cast a shadow over the negotiations in Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/u-s-china-upbeat-on-trade-talks-but-south-china-sea-tensions-weigh-idUSKCN1Q00KQ2019-02-12
WASHINGTON U.S. President Trump may still meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in the near future White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway said on Monday striking a positive note about the possibility of a U.S.China a trade deal PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Trump may still meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in the near future White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway said on Monday striking a positive note about the possibility of a U.S.China a trade deal http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-conway/white-house-adviser-trump-xi-meeting-still-possible-fox-news-idUSKCN1Q01H72019-02-12
Citing threats from Trump Cohen also put off a hearing of the House of Representatives Oversight Committee originally set for last Thursday which has not been rescheduled NegativeTestimony by U.S. President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen planned for Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee has been postponed as he recovers from a recent surgical procedure an attorney for Cohen said http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/former-trump-lawyer-cohen-senate-testimony-postponed-due-to-surgery-idUSKCN1Q02F82019-02-12
Its up to the Trump told reporters at the White House when asked whether the government was headed toward its second shutdown of the winter NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 11 U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Democrats would be to blame if the government shuts down when a temporary funding bill expires on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-shutdown-trump-democrats/trump-says-democrats-to-blame-if-government-shuts-down-again-idUSW1N1ZN0012019-02-12
House of Representatives Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey a Democrat who heads the HouseSenate negotiating committee expressed hope for a deal as she headed into the meeting PositiveWASHINGTON The top four Democratic and Republican congressional negotiators on border security funding resumed talks on Monday with the possibility of another partial U.S. government shutdown looming if they fail to reach a deal by a Friday deadline http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown/u-s-lawmakers-meet-on-border-security-scrambling-to-avert-shutdown-idUSKCN1Q01NV2019-02-12
EL PASO Texas Beto ORourke the former Democratic Texas congressman who is considering a 2020 White House bid will join a march Monday night to protest Republican President Donald Trumps rally at the same time in the border town of El Paso PositiveEL PASO Texas Beto ORourke the former Democratic Texas congressman who is considering a 2020 White House bid will join a march Monday night to protest Republican President Donald Trumps rally at the same time in the border town of El Paso http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-protests/orourke-trump-to-headline-dueling-texas-border-town-rallies-idUSKCN1Q01Y22019-02-12
There was no specific funding announced for the initiative but the White House wants better reporting and tracking of spending on AIrelated research and development NegativeThere was no specific funding announced for the initiative but the White House wants better reporting and tracking of spending on AIrelated research and development http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-usa-trump-artificialintelligence/trump-administration-unveils-order-to-prioritize-and-promote-ai-idUSKCN1Q00A32019-02-12
The White House said investment in AI is critical to creating the industries of the future like autonomous cars industrial robots algorithms for disease diagnosis and more PositiveThere was no specific funding announced for the initiative but the White House wants better reporting and tracking of spending on AIrelated research and development http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-usa-trump-artificialintelligence/trump-administration-unveils-order-to-prioritize-and-promote-ai-idUSKCN1Q00A32019-02-12
Michael Kratsios a White House science adviser said in an essay in Wired magazine on Monday that with proper leadership AI can empower American workers by liberating them from mundane tasks PositiveThere was no specific funding announced for the initiative but the White House wants better reporting and tracking of spending on AIrelated research and development http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-usa-trump-artificialintelligence/trump-administration-unveils-order-to-prioritize-and-promote-ai-idUSKCN1Q00A32019-02-12










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If a new agreement is not reached by both the House of Representatives and the Senate and signed by the president a partial government shutdown will begin again on Saturday. NegativeDemocratic and Republican negotiators are holding talks on Monday to try to reach a deal on border security and avoid another government shutdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472033162019-02-12
Some 17 Republican and Democratic negotiators from the Senate and the House have been holding talks to try to reach a border security agreement that can be accepted by Congress. PositiveDemocratic and Republican negotiators are holding talks on Monday to try to reach a deal on border security and avoid another government shutdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472033162019-02-12
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders released a statement on Monday condemning the tweets and calling on Ms Omar to immediately apologise for these hurtful comments. NegativeNew Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has apologised for tweets implying US lawmakers only support Israel because of lobby money. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472019832019-02-12
The statement was also signed by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries and vicechair Katherine Clark Majority Whip James Clyburn and Assistant House Speaker Ben Ray Lujan. PositiveNew Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has apologised for tweets implying US lawmakers only support Israel because of lobby money. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472019832019-02-12
House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy was quick to call for action against Ms Omar. NeutralNew Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has apologised for tweets implying US lawmakers only support Israel because of lobby money. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472019832019-02-12