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California Judge Halts Trump's New Asylum Ban

California Judge Halts Trump's New Asylum Ban

Immigration advocacy groups filed suit against Trump immediately after he signed the proclamation . They say they are fleeing persecution, poverty and violence in their home countries of Hon...

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Russia Denounces

Russia Denounces "Interference" At Interpol Leadership Vote

If he is elected, it will be a "huge blow to the reputation and legal neutrality" of the world's main police organization. The watchdog group Fair Trials International detailed in a report last mont...

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Philippines loan talks: Xi Jinping to visit Manila this week

Philippines loan talks: Xi Jinping to visit Manila this week

China is now considered a top trading partner of the Philippines, a leading export market for the Philippines, and one of the largest tourist origins to the Philippines, Panelo had noted, even as anal...

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Taliban not losing in Afghanistan: US military officer

Taliban not losing in Afghanistan: US military officer

Noting that USA officials as recently as a year ago called the war a stalemate, Dunford said, "it hasn't changed much" since. A three-day meeting between the Taliban and the US special envoy for Afg...

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Pakistan summons USA envoy as Trump doubles down on criticism

Pakistan summons USA envoy as Trump doubles down on criticism

Trump accused McRaven in a Fox News interview broadcast on the weekend of being a "Hillary Clinton backer and an Obama backer". McRaven has repeatedly criticized Trump over the president's descrip...

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Spain threatens to veto Brexit deal over Gibraltar

Spain threatens to veto Brexit deal over Gibraltar

But he faced a public rebellion on Monday as Spain demanded Barnier make changes to the draft withdrawal agreement in relation to Gibraltar. French Europe minister Nathalie Loiseau said they "will b...

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Protesters slam migrants' arrival in Mexican border city

Protesters slam migrants' arrival in Mexican border city

On Monday, a Mexican holiday, streets were quiet with many businesses near the complex closed. Mexico's ambassador to the U.S., Geronimo Gutierrez, told reporters Monday that the situation is a ...

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Airbnb removes listings in disputed West Banks settlements

Airbnb removes listings in disputed West Banks settlements

Its discontinuation is seen widely as a win for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which seeks to inspire boycotts against the state of Israel and Israeli companies that profit of...

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Senior Houthi rebel calls for halt to attacks in Yemen

Senior Houthi rebel calls for halt to attacks in Yemen

It allows us to say to Saudi Arabia, it's up to you who you choose to be your leader, but should you choose this young man to be your absolute leader for the next 50 years, well, he won't be able to t...

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Fact-checking Trump's latest claims about Whitaker and Mueller

Fact-checking Trump's latest claims about Whitaker and Mueller

Whitaker serving in such a role, Plaintiffs and other members of the Senate would have the opportunity to consider his espoused legal views, his affiliation with a company that is under criminal inve...

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House Democrats Promise to Oppose Pelosi for Speaker

House Democrats Promise to Oppose Pelosi for Speaker

Opponents said Monday that they are convinced that it is time to select a new leader. The size of the Democratic majority remains in flux, but Democrats have won 232 seats, according to the Associated...

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5 reasons Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the most relatable politician right now

5 reasons Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the most relatable politician right now

Earlier this month, soon after becoming the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, Ocasio-Cortez complained that she wouldn't have enough money to rent a Washington, D.C., apartment until she begin...

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North Korea's New 'Tactical' Weapon Test Highlights Military Modernization

North Korea's New 'Tactical' Weapon Test Highlights Military Modernization

State Department said. In a separate commentary on Monday the DPRK Today described the U.S.as a "unreliable country", warning the Trump administration that military pressure would not increase its...

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Netanyahu's government survives as Israel coalition partners back down on ultimatum

Netanyahu's government survives as Israel coalition partners back down on ultimatum

But, in a remarkable turn of events, he managed to scare his right-wing rivals enough to prevent them from resigning over last week's Gaza truce with Hamas, a move that would have brought down his g...

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Many victims as shots fired at Chicago’s Mercy hospital

Many victims as shots fired at Chicago’s Mercy hospital

A gunman has opened fire on the campus of a Chicago hospital, according to police. Police earlier warned people to avoid the area surrounding the hospital after reports of a shooting nearby. He ...

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Man gets life for killing pregnant wife, 2 kids

Man gets life for killing pregnant wife, 2 kids

Michael Rourke said Shanann Watts was strangled, but her lack of significant injuries suggested that her death came slowly. "And they also trusted you", Rzucek said. "Your life is between you and God ...

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Trump Gives A Grade When Asked About Presidential Performance

Trump Gives A Grade When Asked About Presidential Performance

Rick Scott won Florida", Trump said. "When I took that over - President Obama right in those two chairs, we sat and talked and he said that's by far the biggest problem that this country has", Trump...

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Finland baffled over Donald Trump raking comments during California wildfire visit

As hundreds of searchers continued to sift through rubble in the town of Paradise looking for the dead yesterday, almost 1,300 people remain unaccounted for more than a week after the fire sparked in ...

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Wreck of Argentine submarine found year after going missing

Wreck of Argentine submarine found year after going missing

The Seabed Constructor - a vessel owned by USA search firm Ocean Infinity , which set out in September on the latest attempt to find the San Juan - found the missing sub. Pieces that were 11, 13 ...

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Labour leader: New EU vote 'not for today'

Labour leader: New EU vote 'not for today'

Forty-eight such letters or 15 per cent of Conservative lawmakers are needed for a leadership challenge vote. Business minister Greg Clark said London would be open to extending a transition per...

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White House Threatens All Journalists With Vow to Still 'Throw Acosta Out'

White House Threatens All Journalists With Vow to Still 'Throw Acosta Out'

The First Amendment guarantees: "Congress shall make no law prohibiting ... or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press". CNN issued a statement accusing the White House of "continuing t...

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Grassley to leave Judiciary Committee chair

Grassley to leave Judiciary Committee chair

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) plans to swap his chairmanship of the Senate Judiciary Committee for that of the Finance Committee, seemingly clearing the way for Sen. Since taking the helm of the committe...

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This is a Brexit that delivers: Theresa May defends draft deal

This is a Brexit that delivers: Theresa May defends draft deal

The prime minister also may key replacements which would stabilise her position, handing the role of work and pensions secretary to ally and remain voter Amber Rudd, who went full-force on the defensi...

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PM Modi to attend swearing-in ceremony of new Maldives president today

PM Modi to attend swearing-in ceremony of new Maldives president today

Outgoing Maldives President Abdulla Yameen , 59, had been expected to romp home in the September 23 elections, with opposition leaders jailed or exiled, and warnings that he would try to fix the vote...

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U.S. opposes U.N. Golan resolution, wins Israeli praise

U.S. opposes U.N. Golan resolution, wins Israeli praise

The Israeli government thanked the Trump administration and specifically the USA ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, for the vote. "If this resolution ever made sense, it surely does not today". The Sy...

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Amid Khashoggi questions, Trump won't listen to death tape

Amid Khashoggi questions, Trump won't listen to death tape

Donald Trump has declined to say that Mohammed bin Salman , the Saudi Arabian crown prince, ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi despite new reports that the Central Intelligence Agen...

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Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd returns to the Cabinet

Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd returns to the Cabinet

The Brexiteer Commons leader Andrea Leadsom said there is still time for "more to be done" on the Brexit deal. According to the paper, Michael Gove and other Leave-supporting ministers made a de...

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Trump recognizes

Trump recognizes "extraordinary Americans"

Supreme Court justices". During the ceremony, Trump declared that America is "blessed to have the most skill, passion, and talent of anywhere on Earth". Robert Weissman, president of the public inte...

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Trump tours wildfire-ravaged Malibu area

Trump tours wildfire-ravaged Malibu area

The town of Paradise was almost completely destroyed. The president has long voiced skepticism about man's impact on the climate and has been reluctant to assign blame to a warming earth for the inc...

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DeVos wants more protection to those accused of sexual misconduct on campus

DeVos wants more protection to those accused of sexual misconduct on campus

This new definition is part of a larger plan to decrease the reporting of sexual assault and misconduct on campus, which is being sold not as a protection for students, but as a cost-saving measure fo...

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