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Woman denied emotional support peacock on United Airlines flight

Woman denied emotional support peacock on United Airlines flight

Both service and support animals fly in the cabin for free, unlike household pets, for which United charges a $125 fee. The incident took place in Newark International Airport, where people took pho...

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Hong Kong follows China in banning ivory sales in landmark ruling

Hong Kong follows China in banning ivory sales in landmark ruling

But there was a loophole (paywall) in the case of Hong Kong, where the sale of pre-Convention ivory remained legal. Ivory products such as elephant tusks, chopsticks and statues are still sold in ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation inspecting 2nd file on Trump

Federal Bureau of Investigation inspecting 2nd file on Trump

The FBI possesses and is reviewing a second dossier on President Donald Trump , this one authored by a former political operative for the Clintons, The Guardian is reporting . The FBI is investigat...

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Black faculty tennis star says white participant was racist

Black faculty tennis star says white participant was racist

On Monday, Appalachian State said it immediately suspended Brown because he "engaged in behavior that was derogatory and offensive". John Wilson , a student-athlete at North Carolina A&T State Univ...

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Turkey courtroom releases Amnesty head Taner Kilic

Turkey courtroom releases Amnesty head Taner Kilic

We are very happy. On trial together with 10 other human rights activists, including Amnesty's director in Turkey, Idil Eser, Kilic is accused of "terrorism" and of ties with the alleged network of ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation has 'grave concerns' about expected release of classified Nunes memo

Federal Bureau of Investigation has 'grave concerns' about expected release of classified Nunes memo

The Republican memo, which Nunes contributed to, claims that top United States law-enforcement agencies used the Russian Federation dossier to seek authorization to spy on the Trump campaign advise...

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Britain demands right to sign new trade deals during Brexit transition

Britain demands right to sign new trade deals during Brexit transition

Kyle told the Independent: "The government says it values European Union citizens who want to live in the United Kingdom, then tells them they're not wanted. "I'm conscious, though, of not perpetuat...

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Mika Brzezinski Throws Michael Wolff Off Morning Joe

Mika Brzezinski Throws Michael Wolff Off Morning Joe

Corden's comments were a swipe at the Trump administration in general after the President had tweeted: 'Getting to read a #fakenews book excerpt at the Grammys seems like a great consolation price f...

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UN names 206 firms tied to 'unlawful' Israeli settlements

UN names 206 firms tied to 'unlawful' Israeli settlements

In a long-awaited report , the rights office said more resources are needed to handle the complex and unprecedented task of compiling what some critics call an unfair "blacklist" and a sign of alle...

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Houston police discuss investigation of fatal shooting during FBI raid

Houston police discuss investigation of fatal shooting during FBI raid

The agents in the raid made a "tactical decision" not to use any lighting because they didn't want to blind another team that was entering through another side of the home, Acevedo said. They yelled "...

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Black History Month: Plainfield Schools Host Community Talent

Black History Month: Plainfield Schools Host Community Talent

Milwaukee has its own history of prominent black Americans and their achievements. After receiving his Bachelor of Science in education in 1961, Washington continued his basketball career, later pla...

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Time's up: Deadline day for Zuma to avoid spy tapes charges

Time's up: Deadline day for Zuma to avoid spy tapes charges

National Assembly deputy speaker Lechesa Tsenoli said the EFF request was unlikely to be entertained. "While Cyril Ramaphosa is the ANC President, Jacob Zuma remains President of South Africa, leavi...

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Budget 2018: Has Modi govt sounded the election bugle?

Budget 2018: Has Modi govt sounded the election bugle?

In the area of direct taxes like income tax and corporate tax , Jaitley hinted at some relief for taxpayers as he made a case for rationalisation of the direct tax structure considering the fact th...

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Lord Bates's resignation over lateness rejected by PM

Lord Bates's resignation over lateness rejected by PM

Bates said Wednesday he was " thoroughly ashamed " and "shall be offering my resignation". As peers shouted "No", the International Development minister turned and walked out of the chamber. Lord Ba...

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The blue moon that is actually red

The blue moon that is actually red

A supermoon appears when the moon is closest to the sun. The moon orbits around Earth in an ellipse - keeping an average distance from Earth of about 238,000 miles. The full moon was the biggest...

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Polish senate backs Holocaust bill which has angered US, Israel

Polish senate backs Holocaust bill which has angered US, Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said it was a "distortion of the truth, the rewriting of history and the denial of the Holocaust ". Concerning Prime Minister Netanyahu's condemnation of the bill,...

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Manufacturing PMI growth slows in Jan

Manufacturing PMI growth slows in Jan

January's reading was still the third-highest in 18 years and activity has remained above the 50 mark separating growth from contraction since June 2013 when the country was approaching the end of a t...

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Customs duty on mobile phones up from 15% to 20%: Jaitley

Customs duty on mobile phones up from 15% to 20%: Jaitley

In addition, Jaitley also allocated Rs3,794 crore for credit support to MSMEs. On a related note, the Budget will be presented on Thursday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley . Finance Minister may ...

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United States extends protected standing for some 7000 Syrians

United States extends protected standing for some 7000 Syrians

The deadline for making the decision was yesterday, 60 days before the current TPS expires on March 31. "The Trump administration's decision means that many Syrians who are already here in the USA w...

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Seoul Expresses Regret over N.Korea's Cancellation of Cultural Event

Seoul Expresses Regret over N.Korea's Cancellation of Cultural Event

The post has been vacant since the Trump administration came into office early previous year, sparking concerns about close coordination between the allies at a time of heightened tensions over N...

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