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Crunch time as US Senate mulls competing immigration plans

Crunch time as US Senate mulls competing immigration plans

In addition, Trump's bill would have prevented legal immigrants from sponsoring parents and siblings for citizenship and would have ended a visa lottery aimed at allowing more diverse immigrants into ...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation launches planning for expanded Iraq military training

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation launches planning for expanded Iraq military training

A Wednesday meeting of NATO defence ministers talked about two command centres, one for planning and strategy for the North Atlantic, the other for logistics in Europe, which the United States and...

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Michelle Obama Slays For Black Girls During Portrait Unveiling

Michelle Obama Slays For Black Girls During Portrait Unveiling

Obama's portrait will be hung alongside those of former presidents, including the Lansdowne portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart. Obama noted that she's the first person in her family eve...

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Turkey demands USA expel Kurdish militia from anti-Islamic State force

Turkey demands USA expel Kurdish militia from anti-Islamic State force

He is expected to meet his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on February 16 to discuss bilateral relations, particularly the US support for the PYD/PKK terrorist group, and worldwide developments...

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Ex-Oxfam official to give 'his version' on sex scandal

Ex-Oxfam official to give 'his version' on sex scandal

Cafod has also reviewed two historical cases of sexual misconduct allegations against other employees, with one yielding no evidence and the other seeing a staff member dismissed. He said he had "inti...

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Nawaz Sharif grumbles about language of judges

Nawaz Sharif grumbles about language of judges

According to reports, eight new witnesses in each reference, as well as fresh evidence gathered against the Sharif family has been made part of the supplementary references. Speaking to media personne...

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Swimmer Among 17 Victims of Florida High School Shooting

Swimmer Among 17 Victims of Florida High School Shooting

The Broward County school district says counseling will be offered at five locations for anyone affected by Wednesday afternoon's shooting . "And there the carnage began", said Nelson, who not...

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Snow Valley Night Skiing Begins President's Day Weekend

Snow Valley Night Skiing Begins President's Day Weekend

That's the message from the The National Weather Service in Seattle, which is predicting the most frigid weather of the winter season and advising residents to prepare as temperatures take a dive. A...

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Florida shooting: How the attack happened

Florida shooting: How the attack happened

Florida ", he wrote in a now-deleted tweet . Chris Murphy (D-CT), who on Wednesday attributed the shooting to the government's "inaction" on passing more restrictive gun control laws. Florida Go...

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Zuma resigns in face no-confidence move in Parliament

Zuma resigns in face no-confidence move in Parliament

Zuma said: "I disagreed with the decision to have me resign as president". "No life should be lost in my name". ANC NEC members on Tuesday morning said President Jacob Zuma's refusal to resign...

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Ethiopia's Prime Minister Desalegn resigns

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Desalegn resigns

Protests erupted in 2016 over political and ethnic marginalization of the Amhara and Oromia people, as well as land seizures and human rights abuses. In an attempt to ease tensions, the government l...

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S. Africa's Zuma submits letter of resignation to parliament - speaker

S. Africa's Zuma submits letter of resignation to parliament - speaker

The 75-year-old said in a televised address yesterday he was a disciplined member of the ANC, to which he had dedicated his life. He has been in a vulnerable position since December, when his riva...

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Democrat Wins Florida House Seat In Republican District

Democrat Wins Florida House Seat In Republican District

Good not only won, she won by seven percentage points. Without any other offices or issues on the ballot, the special election received stronger-than-average attention from Sarasota voters and outs...

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The secret to North Korea's skating success

The secret to North Korea's skating success

While the North Korean dictator, who has yet to meet a foreign leader, has invited the South Korean president for a rare summit, Kim has given no sign of being ready to talk to the U.S. That's a mar...

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Philippines President Orders Soldiers To Shoot Female Rebels In Their 'Vagina'

Philippines President Orders Soldiers To Shoot Female Rebels In Their 'Vagina'

Addressing a group of former rebels at the Presidential Museum and Library last week, Duterte said that soldiers should take action to counter the threat of female opposition. "It encourages state for...

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Trump suggests Fla. shooting suspect was mentally disturbed

Trump suggests Fla. shooting suspect was mentally disturbed

Cruz was later arrested without incident. "We were told past year that he wasn't allowed on campus with a backpack on him", Mr Gard told the Miami Herald . They were scared of him. "We actually d...

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Baltimore County school locked down, student arrested for gun possession

Baltimore County school locked down, student arrested for gun possession

A male student was arrested at Clarksburg High School on Thursday afternoon after allegedly bringing a loaded handgun to school, according to Principal Edward Owusu. The Orlando Police Department says...

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American snowboarder Shaun White apologises for dismissing sexual assault allegations as gossip

American snowboarder Shaun White apologises for dismissing sexual assault allegations as gossip

You know I am just truly sorry. White came up big when the pressure was on Wednesday. After a tense wait for his final run, the American needed to beat Japan's Ayumu Hirano's impressive score of...

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Rents in Louth rise by largest amount nationally in the a year ago

Rents in Louth rise by largest amount nationally in the a year ago

A lack of suitable properties is largely to blame for the spiralling costs, with just 3,143 units available to rent nationwide as of February 1 this year. Activity and demand in the rental market rema...

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Freddie needs $312 million from Treasury after writing down tax assets

Freddie needs $312 million from Treasury after writing down tax assets

The changes in income for the fourth quarter and full year, which plunge Fannie Mae into a $3.7 billion deficit, were driven primarily by a $9.9 billion provision outlined in the "Tax Cuts & Jobs Ac...

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