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Boston Mayor Calls Police Department's Black History Month Tweet 'Completely Inappropriate'

Boston Mayor Calls Police Department's Black History Month Tweet 'Completely Inappropriate'

Mayor Marty Walsh weighed in, calling the tweet "completely inappropriate and a gross misrepresentation of Black History Month". Black History Month is a time to celebrate the extraordinary contr...

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Mani Shankar Aiyer seeks

Mani Shankar Aiyer seeks "uninterrupted" dialogue with Pakistan

Aiyar, who was in Pakistan to attend the Karachi Literature Festival, said he receives "much more hatred in India" than the love showered on him by people in Pakistan. On Monday, he called for "unin...

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Russian Mercenaries Killed by US Air Strikes in Syria

Russian Mercenaries Killed by US Air Strikes in Syria

She again dismissed reports from earlier in the week that many Russian military or paramilitary forces had been killed as a result of the impact of the worldwide coalition on government forces i...

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Two Bronx Men Arrested in Terror Scheme

Two Bronx Men Arrested in Terror Scheme

A former New York City high school teacher has been accused of paying his students to "dismantle fireworks" so he could create a bomb. Police initially traced the threat to a 15-year-old student, who ...

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Japanese women gets first hockey win in third Games

Japanese women gets first hockey win in third Games

The men's opener against the Czech Republic was raucous as well, with a big crowd as well as the cheerleaders. South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon tossed fuel on the fire after local media cited...

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Ramaphosa elected as South African president

Ramaphosa elected as South African president

The South African Police have said that Ajay Gupta, who has been on the run, is surrounded by a team of heavily armed bodyguards, Times Live reported. Ramaphosa is a member of the ANC, and previ...

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"Round 2 of Florida" Snapchat threat leads to arrest

He is being detained in a US Department of Juvenile Justice facility. An airsoft rifle was found during a search of the home and officials determined the student had no access to actual firearms. Offi...

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PH to Kuwait: Treat Filipinos as you would treat your nationals

PH to Kuwait: Treat Filipinos as you would treat your nationals

Meanwhile, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) is keeping a close watch on airports and seaports to enforce the ban. He said that while church leaders appreciate government efforts in helping workers, ...

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Australia deputy PM faces pressure to quit over affair

Australia deputy PM faces pressure to quit over affair

At the same time, Littleproud, who Joyce elevated to cabinet in last year's reshuffle, took to the airwaves to dig in behind his leader. "I hope this doesn't go on too much longer", Nationals ba...

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US Senate rejects several immigration reform proposals

US Senate rejects several immigration reform proposals

Trump's own plan fared even worse as 60 senators voted no and just 39 voted for it - 21 shy of the 60 needed. The Rounds-King plan focuses on providing a path to citizenship for more than a mill...

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Kings acquire defenseman Dion Phaneuf in trade with Senators

Kings acquire defenseman Dion Phaneuf in trade with Senators

The Kings trading Gaborik can be seen as a salary dump, but effectively Phaneuf's contract has a higher salary cap hit at about 1.25 million more than Gaborik's. Karlsson had been teammates with Phane...

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Olympics: The Kim Jong Un impersonator returns, and police escort him out

Olympics: The Kim Jong Un impersonator returns, and police escort him out

The North-South rapprochement has exposed a rift in Tokyo's and Seoul's approach to Pyongyang, and this may worsen the lingering animosity over history that has long hampered the two USA allies' abi...

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Aaron Rodgers will be at Daytona to support Danica Patrick

Aaron Rodgers will be at Daytona to support Danica Patrick

She plans to retire after she races in the Indianapolis 500 in May. After taking a moment to get herself back together, she added "I have never done that in my career", without elaborating on what s...

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A dog for governor?

A dog for governor?

The filing paperwork was signed by Terran Woolley, who was listed as his campaign chairperson. One person running for governor is Kris Kobach , a Republican who is secretary of state. "Basically,...

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Sen. Gardner to stop blocking some DOJ jobs over pot

Sen. Gardner to stop blocking some DOJ jobs over pot

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed guests at a sold-out event at the Union League of Philadelphia honoring him with the Lincoln Award. But because of one senator's concerns over un...

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Trump's travel ban is unconstitutional religious discrimination, U.S. court rules

Trump's travel ban is unconstitutional religious discrimination, U.S. court rules

After federal courts struck down the president's first two attempts at a travel ban, Trump on September 24 signed the latest set of travel restrictions. He said the latest restrictions were the produc...

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Kenyan Court Revokes Deportation of Kenyan-Canadian Opposition-Linked Lawyer

Kenyan Court Revokes Deportation of Kenyan-Canadian Opposition-Linked Lawyer

Miguna was deported on Wednesday last week after five days in custody. "CS Matiang'i declaration of Miguna Miguna as a foreigner and consequent deportation is declared null and void", Judge Kimaru...

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Barnaby Joyce slams PM's

Barnaby Joyce slams PM's "inept" comments

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull accused Barnaby Joyce of making a "shocking error of judgment" by having an office affair which had hurt his wife, his four daughters and his new partner who is due t...

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Peru Retracts Maduro Invitation as Venezuela's Crisis Deepens

Peru Retracts Maduro Invitation as Venezuela's Crisis Deepens

Maduro had been among leaders invited to the Summit of the Americas, a regional gathering seen as the premier forum for projecting USA leadership in Latin America and the Caribbean. He also predicted ...

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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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