As tensions rise between the two parties over the spending bill, McConnell called the Democrats' position "untenable," saying Congress has until March to address the status of so-called Dreamers, young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children.
Anti-AfD activists regrouped to wave placards reading, "Hanover against Nazis" and "Stand up to racism," underlining the divisive impact the party has had since it rose to enter the Bundestag lower house for the first time in a Sept. 24 election.
Many of the 45 heads of state, ministers and business leaders who attended the event over the past three days saw little future cheer.
The senior official said on condition of anonymity that the decision was not final and could still change.
A Bosnian Croat wartime commander has died after ingesting 'poison' after a verdict was upheld at The Hague.
Two US government sources have confirmed that North Korea has launched a ballistic missile.
A German mayor was stabbed in the neck for pri-refugee views. A kebab shop owner saved his life.
Dozens of local police departments are joining forces with ICE to more aggressively enforce President Donald Trump's crackdown on people living in the country illegally.
The EU handed Prime Minister Theresa May a 10-day "absolute deadline" on Friday to improve her divorce terms and meet three key conditions, including on the border between EU-member Ireland and Britain's province of Northern Ireland.
Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe's president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who turned from independence hero to archetypal strongman.