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Trump moves to end asylum protections for migrants 'taking advantage' of US

Trump moves to end asylum protections for migrants 'taking advantage' of US

The restriction will likely face court challenges, opening a new front in the battle over US immigration policies. Over recent months, there's been a dramatic spike in apprehensions at the US-Mexico...

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Toddler dies after falling into grease trap at restaurant in New York

Toddler dies after falling into grease trap at restaurant in New York

The grease trap was covered with a green plastic lid - much like a manhole cover - that helped it blend into the surrounding grass, he said. "The lid was on there". "We're asked all the time what's ...

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Merkel ‘respects’ von der Leyen’s decision to resign as defense minister

Merkel ‘respects’ von der Leyen’s decision to resign as defense minister

Her remarks triggered howls of derision from pro-Brexit members of the European Parliament. She said Brexit was "a serious decision". Brexit creates uncertainty for citizens' rights, economic and te...

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Trump Asks 'Radical Left Congresswomen' to Apologize

Trump Asks 'Radical Left Congresswomen' to Apologize

Sadiq Khan, London's first Muslim mayor, who was born and raised in the city and has frequently clashed with Trump, told a British radio station that this is the type of language he has heard for much...

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Donald Trump followed by almost 20% of U.S. adult Twitter users

Donald Trump followed by almost 20% of U.S. adult Twitter users

Most leading Republicans have been silent. "This is a president who has said "grab women by the p***y", this is a president who's called black athletes "sons of b***hes", this is a president who has...

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Special counsel Robert Mueller's hearing could be delayed

Special counsel Robert Mueller's hearing could be delayed

Initially, Mueller's testimony was going to be limited to two hours - and only senior House lawmakers were going to be given time for questioning, according to The Washington Post . On Thursday, Re...

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Nearly 40 countries defend China over Xinjiang internment camps in UN letter

Nearly 40 countries defend China over Xinjiang internment camps in UN letter

On Friday a diverse group of states - including Russia, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Algeria and North Korea - replied on Beijing's behalf, claiming China had faced terrorism, separatism and religious extre...

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Another Canadian citizen has been detained in China, spokesman says

Another Canadian citizen has been detained in China, spokesman says

Family between China and Canada chilled in December when Meng Wanzhou, the executive financial officer of Chinese tech extensive Huawei , was as soon as arrested in Vancouver on a US arrest warrant. ...

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Turkey receives second shipment of Russian S-400 components

Turkey receives second shipment of Russian S-400 components

The source said that a third delivery, consisting of more than "120 anti-aircraft missiles of various types" will arrive in Turkey "tentatively at the end of the summer, by sea". "Unfortunately, h...

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Barry Becomes a Hurricane, Barrels Toward Louisiana Coast

Barry Becomes a Hurricane, Barrels Toward Louisiana Coast

Because of the storm's slow movement, rain won't taper off in Louisiana and MS until the second half of Monday or Monday night from south to north. Rain could linger in Arkansas and western Tennessee ...

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Turkey will drill for gas until Greek Cypriots accept plan, minister says

Turkey will drill for gas until Greek Cypriots accept plan, minister says

News about the proposal came originally in a statement by the Foreign Ministry of Turkey, which expressed its support to it, saying that if adopted it would "initiate a new period of cooperation betwe...

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Immigrants in hiding, but no sign of threatened mass U.S raids

Immigrants in hiding, but no sign of threatened mass U.S raids

The Trump administration announced raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents are set to begin this weekend. "We are merely executing those judges' orders". GARCIA-NAVARRO: So who exact...

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Former Cricketers Question England’s ‘World Cup Champions’ Title After Draw Final

Former Cricketers Question England’s ‘World Cup Champions’ Title After Draw Final

And what about Stokes, born in Christchurch, New Zealand , and playing nearly a year after he was cleared by a court of affray following a street brawl on a night out in September 2017. "They ( Engla...

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Business secretary: 'no-deal Brexit will cost thousands of jobs'

Business secretary: 'no-deal Brexit will cost thousands of jobs'

John Major warned aspirant successors of Theresa May that forcing a "no-deal" Brexit by suspending parliament would drag Queen Elizabeth II into a " constitutional controversy ", as she would b...

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Queensland police search for four children as young as 10

Queensland police search for four children as young as 10

A group of Australian children has been found safe after taking a 900km road trip in the family's 4WD - without any of their parents. It's understood one of the boys left a note for his family expla...

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Black Vests storm Pantheon in Paris *PARTNER CONTENT

Black Vests storm Pantheon in Paris *PARTNER CONTENT

The incident unleashed a torrent of reaction on social media, with far-right leader Marine Le Pen saying it was unacceptable for illegal migrants to invade a building as prestigious as the Pantheon ...

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Gay conversion therapy works and I've given it, says Israeli education minister

Gay conversion therapy works and I've given it, says Israeli education minister

Doctors say the technique, which tries to change someone's sexual orientation through psychological and spiritual means and even electro shocks, is scientifically dubious and possibly unsafe. Benny Ga...

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Sights and sounds from Bastille Day in Paris, France

Sights and sounds from Bastille Day in Paris, France

Sunday's violence was the worst seen in central Paris since March. "Never since the end of the Second World War has Europe been so necessary. It is the theme of this parade", Macron said. At the...

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Nine killed in plane crash during skydiving trip in Sweden

Nine killed in plane crash during skydiving trip in Sweden

There are no survivors. Swedish media quoted witnesses reporting that some of the parachutists were seen trying to jump off the plane just before the crash. Umea Airport operator Swedavia said the p...

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Trump attacks liberal Democratic congresswomen, tells them to leave the U.S.

Trump attacks liberal Democratic congresswomen, tells them to leave the U.S.

Trump also said he was sure Pelosi "would be very happy to quickly work out free travel arrangements!" - Rep. Justin Amash of MI, a Trump critic who announced this month he was leaving the Republic...

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Trump says nationwide immigration arrests to begin Sunday

Trump says nationwide immigration arrests to begin Sunday

The raids were expected to begin in late June, however, Trump postponed them for political reasons while Congress was debating a US$ 4.6 billon financial support bill for his campaign-promised wall at...

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Hong Kong protesters march in new outpouring of grievances

Hong Kong protesters march in new outpouring of grievances

Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong and that local leaders are more responsive to th...

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United will scrap 8000 flights because of grounded Boeing jets

United will scrap 8000 flights because of grounded Boeing jets

United Airlines is canceling at least 5,000 more flights in the wake of the Boeing 737 Max groundings. American Airlines previously announced March 24 that it was extending its cancellations through...

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Trump Tells Group Of Democratic Congresswomen To ‘Go Back’ To Their Countries

Trump Tells Group Of Democratic Congresswomen To ‘Go Back’ To Their Countries

The group of women joining Ocasio-Cortez were Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Ayanna Pressley of MA. We'll update the list of reactions as they come in. The four freshme...

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75-Year-Old African American Museum Founder Located Dead in Car Trunk

75-Year-Old African American Museum Founder Located Dead in Car Trunk

The body of 75-year-old Sadie Roberts-Joseph was found in the trunk of a vehicle, according to a Facebook post by State Rep. C. Denise Marcelle on Friday morning. The museum sits on the campus of Ne...

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Pakistan slapped with $6 billion penalty in Reko Diq case

Pakistan slapped with $6 billion penalty in Reko Diq case

In a 700-page ruling, ICSID awarded $4.08 billion penalty and $1.87 bn in interest to Pakistan. Tethyan Copper, a joint venture between Chile's Antofagasta Plc (ANTO.L) and Canada's Barrick Gold (AB...

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New Zealand's first gun buyback event a success, police say

New Zealand's first gun buyback event a success, police say

The Australian man accused of the killings, Brenton Tarrant , is alleged to have used an arsenal of five weapons, including two military-style semi-automatic rifles, in the attacks on two Christchurc...

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US House votes to limit Trump's ability to strike Iran

US House votes to limit Trump's ability to strike Iran

As the very public feud underway between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) continues to escalate, many Republicans are taking notice, and some are even sugge...

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France trumpets shared European defense on Bastille Day

France trumpets shared European defense on Bastille Day

Bastille Day commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789, one of the key events of the French Revolution. Last year Macron had spoken of the need for a strategy for space defence and th...

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New Zealanders Give Up Firearms after Mosque Killings

New Zealanders Give Up Firearms after Mosque Killings

The nation's top police officer, Mike Bush, providing no more answers at a press conference yesterday. Within weeks, members of Parliament voted to change their gun laws, banning military-style semi...

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Venezuela's president rejects damning United Nations report

Venezuela's president rejects damning United Nations report

Guado said that they were taken into custody while they were providing security for his family as he was travelling. Syriza also said the decision "reveals ignorance of processes, as there is no com...

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Trump tells freshman Dems to 'go back' to their countries

Trump tells freshman Dems to 'go back' to their countries

US Rep. Rashida Tlaib , listens during a House Oversight and Reform subcommittee hearing on PFAS chemicals and their risks on March 6, 2019, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. All four women won electio...

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Quake with 7.3 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia

Quake with 7.3 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia

The USGS is reporting a second natural disaster has rocked the region, a magnitude 5.8 which struck 63km north of Laiwui. No damage or casualties have been reported. Indonesia experiences frequent s...

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Sunny and dry forecast this weekend

Sunny and dry forecast this weekend

Tomorrow: Mostly sunny and warm. Temperatures will then drop to a low of about 67 degrees at night. Lows in the upper 50s with calm winds and low levels of humidity. WEDNESDAY: Partly sunny with sho...

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At least 50 dead in Nepal’s monsoon

At least 50 dead in Nepal’s monsoon

The centre said nine key highways remained blocked by floods and mudslides, and attempts were under way to open them up for traffic. Other roads were being cleared by thousands of police and soldier...

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