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Texas Gov. Abbott Signs Measure Targeting 'Sanctuary Cities'

Texas Gov. Abbott Signs Measure Targeting 'Sanctuary Cities'

The law also drew rebuke from Mexico, which is Texas' largest trading partner and shares close ties to the state. Abbott says the law will help fulfill a duty to keep "dangerous criminals off our st...

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Relative Calm Reported In Syria Safe Zones After Deal Comes Into Force

Relative Calm Reported In Syria Safe Zones After Deal Comes Into Force

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Thursday, before Russian Federation said U.S. -led coalition flights would also be restricted under the deal, that the United States had "reason t...

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Macron's Election Win Cheered by Scientists

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday called Emmanuel Macron to congratulate him on his win after he surged to victory against Marine Le Pen in the French presidential elections on Sunday. In Cal...

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'Huge' explosion near Damascus Airport rocks Syrian capital

The source said the arms depot gets a major part of the weapons supplied to an array of Iranian backed militias, led by Hezbollah, which have thousands of fighters engaged in some of the toughest ...

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Independence is an unwanted election challenge for Scottish nationalists

Independence is an unwanted election challenge for Scottish nationalists

At first glance the SNP scored another remarkable success in last week's local elections . The Conservatives finished second overall on 25%, with Labour on 20%, the figures showed . They emerged t...

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Trump Sibling-in-Law Plays Princeling in China

The disturbing events also shed light on Trump's own conflicts when it comes to USA visa programs like EB-5. The EB-5 program allows foreign nationals to obtain green cards if they invest as little ...

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Trump calls Yates' testimony 'old news' in quick response to Senate testimony

Trump calls Yates' testimony 'old news' in quick response to Senate testimony

Pence first heard that Flynn misled him about his contact with Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak, according to White House officials, two full weeks after Yates first met with McGahn. Jam...

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The Ridge celebrates Cinco de Mayo!

He also described the Battle of Puebla - the Mexican victory over the French which the holiday celebrates - as "a day defined by courage and sacrifice in the defense of freedom". One theory is tha...

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ASEAN leaders go soft on China

The critical phrase, however, was included under the "ASEAN Community Vision 2025" heading of the final document. Asean also urged North Korea and all parties concerned "to exercise self-restraint i...

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Ex-Gaza chief Haniya elected Hamas leader

Supporters of Marwan Barghouti say the video, released on Sunday and purported to show him snacking, is a fabrication meant to break the prisoners' morale. Ismail Haniya (left), newly elected h...

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Turkey says 11 Syrian Kurds killed in border clash

Turkey says 11 Syrian Kurds killed in border clash

The formation of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) more than a year ago has also provided the US with the opportunity to deepen its relationship with the PKK/PYD, according to security officials in T...

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Trump, Putin hold 'constructive' talks on ending Syrian civil war

Trump, Putin hold 'constructive' talks on ending Syrian civil war

Finally, they spoke about how best to resolve the very risky situation in North Korea . Citing the Krelim, the Interfax news agency reported that Trump and Putin plan to schedule a personal me...

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Delhi Cong seeks LG's nod to prosecute Kejriwal

Mishra has questioned Kejriwal's integrity and accused him of taking Rs 2 crore in cash from Health Minister Satyendar Jain, of shielding people linked to a 2012 water tanker scam and being party to a...

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Nepalese Climber Hoping to Be Everest's Oldest Conqueror Dies Trying

Sherchan's death has been confirmed by Nepal's Department of Tourism but little details have emerged due to poor communication with the base camp. Sherchan, who was 85, had previously held the title...

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MCD polls: Lt Governor, Kejriwal cast their votes

MCD polls: Lt Governor, Kejriwal cast their votes

The AAP, which has been hogging the news headlines over alleged overspending on government advertisements has played on its "house tax waiver" poll promise, in its MCD poll campaigning, while dovetail...

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Yates on Trump's travel ban: 'Arguments have to be based on truth'

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump and his discriminatory Muslim ban, appeared on Capitol Hill to testify about Russia's interference in the USA pre...

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Deciding next step in Afghanistan comes with grim backdrop

The question at the heart of the new strategy is whether US and Afghan forces, even if bolstered by new troops and authorities to target the Taliban , can create enough pressure to push the war towar...

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Adelson frustrated Trump hasn't moved Israel embassy to Jerusalem

The strikers demand better prison conditions, including the resumption of academic studies and bi-monthly visitations, and seek to expose what they call Israel's illegal system for arresting and detai...

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Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right

Le Pen's run-off campaign targets far left and right

Jean-Marie Le Pen, who repeatedly has been convicted of crimes based on anti-Semitism and racism, founded the far-right National Front party that his daughter Marine now leads. Polls say Macron is set...

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Macron's win prompts congratulations and fear

Valls told RTL radio that France's Socialist party "is dead and behind us" and said he wants to join up with President-elect Emmanuel Macron's Republic on the Move. If opinion polls are right, Ma...

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