December 19, 2018 |Government Shutdown, Obama-like Mistake, and a Ninth Block

Domestic

  • The Senate has just passed a resolution to prevent a government shutdown before the year’s end. If the House passes the bill, they will have until February to agree on new funding for parts of the government.
  • President Trump has withdrawn all US troops from Syria, claiming the Islamic State has been destroyed. However, Republican allies and state officials warn that this action could lead to a resurgence of the Islamic State.
  • Senator Lindsey Graham called this a horrible “Obama-like mistake.”
  • Trump administration bans the bump stock device that was so lethal in Las Vegas shooting. Gun owners have until March 21st to destroy or turn in bump stocks.

Global

  • The leader of UK’s Labour party is under fire for calling Theresa May a “stupid woman.”

Sports

  • Number one recruit for college football signs with the Oregon Ducks.
  • Lebron gets blocked on a major dunk, his ninth time getting blocked in 1,850 attempts.

Entertainment

  • Paris Hilton is keeping the $2 million after a broken engagement.

Photo Credit to Sporting News

 

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