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District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu said Hawaii was likely to succeed in proving that the policy violated federal immigration law. The ban would also prevent some Venezuelan government officials and their families. "We are therefore confident that the Judiciary will ultimately uphold the President's lawful and necessary action and swiftly restore its vital protections for the safety of the American people".
  • Thousands flee Iraq's Kirkuk: AFP journalist

    Thousands flee Iraq's Kirkuk: AFP journalist

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    The Kurds seized Kirkuk city in 2003 at the time of the U.S. invasion and expanded their area of control in 2014 when the Iraqi army in northern was defeated by Isis. Last Friday, US President Donald Trump announced that the IRGC was the target of new American sanctions, describing Iran's leading military institution as the "corrupt personal terror force and militia" of the regime's supreme leader that has "hijacked" large portions of the economy "to fund war and terror overseas".
  • Passengers who fell ill on Tejas Express discharged

    Passengers who fell ill on Tejas Express discharged

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    Railway Ministry officials said the train was stopped at Chiplun in the Konkan region of Maharashtra following complaints by the passengers of train no 22120 Tejas with symptoms of food poisoning . A group of seven passengers complained of nausea and were attended to by onboard supervisor. "They were taken to the hospital for some tests and observation and none of them was serious", Karandikar said.
  • Counting begins for Gurdaspur LS bypoll

    Counting begins for Gurdaspur LS bypoll

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    The seat fell vacant in April following the passing away of veteran actor Vinod Khanna, a four-time MP from the seat. "Today, the BJP will feel that the Akali Dal in Punjab , especially the jija-sala, have become a burden", said Navjot Singh Sidhu, who switched to the Congress past year after being an MP with the BJP.
  • Iran move won't weaken United States hand with North Korea - Tillerson

    Iran move won't weaken United States hand with North Korea - Tillerson

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    I'm fully intact", Tillerson said when asked about Corker's comments on CNN. But Tillerson would not answer repeated questions as to whether he called Trump, as has been reported, "a moron" after a tense meeting at the Pentagon in July during which the national security team stressed to a skeptical president the need for a robust American presence around the globe.
  • New Austrian leader 'will be Europe's youngest head of government'

    New Austrian leader 'will be Europe's youngest head of government'

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    The People's Party, which has shifted from centrist to right-wing positions, is leading in the pre-vote polls after an image make-over by its leader, 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz. Even though he is part of the present government, Kurz also presented himself as an engine of change for voters disenchanted with the political status quo.
  • Porn publisher offers $10 million bounty for Donald Trump's impeachment

    Porn publisher offers $10 million bounty for Donald Trump's impeachment

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    Trump ". 'Did he make some financial quid pro quo with the Russians? "But the alternative - three more years of destabilizing dysfunction - is worse". In 2007, he offered $1 million for anyone who could come forward with stories detailing sexual encounters with member of Congress. Apparently one of the ads led to the resignation of Republican Congressman Bob Livingston in 1998 after he admitted he had extramarital affairs, according to CNN.
  • New missile test feared as S. Korea-US drill starts

    New missile test feared as S. Korea-US drill starts

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    The US navy said yesterday that a US aircraft carrier will lead the drill in the coming week, a fresh show of force against North Korea as tensions soar over the hermit state's weapons programme. But the growing range and accuracy seen in the North's missile tests has prompted the 29-nation alliance to review its missile defence system, which has been partially operational from a base in Romania since past year.
  • Indian Union Muslim League Wins Kerala By

    Indian Union Muslim League Wins Kerala By

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    For the first time in the history of Vengara constituency, the runner-up has garnered more votes than the lead margin of the victor. The IMUL's KNA Khader got 65,227 votes. The sitting MLA of Vengara PK Kunhalikkutty contested and won from the Malappuram Parliament constituency following the demise of E Ahamed earlier this year - paving way for a by-election.
  • Two opposition protesters shot dead in west Kenya

    Two opposition protesters shot dead in west Kenya

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    In Nairobi, opposition legislators were repeatedly teargassed as they tried to drive into the city center. The demonstrations defied a new government ban on opposition protests in the central business districts of Kenya's three largest cities, while concerns rose again about election-related violence in East Africa's largest economy.
  • NY To Join Lawsuit Over Effort To Cut Health Provision

    NY To Join Lawsuit Over Effort To Cut Health Provision

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    Schneiderman plans to sue the administration. Eighteen states and Washington, D.C., signed onto the lawsuit filed Friday in federal court in California , according to Sarah Lovenheim, a spokeswoman for California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D).
  • Somalia: several killed in Mogadishu truck bomb

    Somalia: several killed in Mogadishu truck bomb

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    Adan Mohamed, a witness, told Xinhua that a vehicle loaded with explosives exploded at the junction of KM5 just opposite Safari hotel. "We are still busy transporting casualties", he added. I saw several dead bodies strewn about but could not count them", said witness Ismail Yusuf. Emergency services and ambulances arrived at the scene.
  • 2 employees killed in foiled N. Carolina prison break

    2 employees killed in foiled N. Carolina prison break

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    Public Safety spokeswoman said. About 30 inmates work for Correction Enterprises producing embroidered logo items, safety vests and other sewn items at the sewing plant, DPS said. Nearby schools were placed in lockdown as a precaution, according to the public school district. Local emergency management officials said about 5 p.m.it was again safe for students to return home.
  • Trump Becomes First Sitting President To Address Anti-LGBT Hate Group Summit

    Trump Becomes First Sitting President To Address Anti-LGBT Hate Group Summit

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    In his speech, Trump drew on his ubiquitous "Make America Great Again" slogan, promising a "return" to religious values supposedly upheld by the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Religious freedom was major point in Trump's address, which was delivered to many evangelical Christians. He said he had returned to policies that bar the use of federal funds around the world to pay for abortions, issued an executive action to allow churches and religious organizations to engage in ...
  • Canada Pledges to Stick With NAFTA Talks, Mexico Works on Plan B

    Canada Pledges to Stick With NAFTA Talks, Mexico Works on Plan B

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    A new report claims the U.S.is proposing the lifespan of any new trade deal be limited to five years. Trump has made no secret that he prefers bilateral trade deals, and skeptics wonder whether the US demands are part of an "America First" strategy created to ensure the current talks fail.
  • The United States Now Plans to Leave UNESCO

    The United States Now Plans to Leave UNESCO

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    That has clearly failed, as evidenced by its continued push to remove all Jewish references to religious sites in the Holy Lands. As Foreign Policy magazine points out, the US chose to pull out of the agency in 1984 during the Reagan administration, which at that time complained of - in the words of Foreign Policy - "corruption and what it considered an ideological tilt toward the Soviet Union against the West".
  • White House chief of staff: 'I'm not quitting today'

    White House chief of staff: 'I'm not quitting today'

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    Trump, from the day I met him, he is a decisive guy, he is a very thoughtful man", Kelly added. During period of US President George W. Bush, Ministry had long served in many stages, while duties of Congress were also included. "This is, in my view, the most important job I've ever had". "A state that has developed a pretty good ICBM (missile) capability and is developing a pretty good nuclear re-entry vehicle, I would believe ...
  • Hamas cites progress in Palestinian reconciliation talks

    Hamas cites progress in Palestinian reconciliation talks

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    Al-Ahmad, who is also the head of Fatah delegation for the Cairo talks, said what was agreed upon two weeks ago under the auspices of Egypt is empowering the legitimate government to operate in accordance with its powers in accordance with the Basic Law in effect in the West Bank.
  • 'White Widow' British ISIL recruiter 'killed in air strike'

    'White Widow' British ISIL recruiter 'killed in air strike'

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    Commenting on reports that the son of Sally Jones was killed during the shelling, he added: "It's hard because in the framework of the UN Charter, the boy not at the age to qualify as a soldier". What did she do for the group? She was nicknamed the "White Widow" after this. She is claimed to have helped plot the kidnapping and beheading of a USA army veteran.
  • Aarushi Talwar verdict: Talvar maker Vishal Bhardwaj says 'he's deeply relieved'

    Aarushi Talwar verdict: Talvar maker Vishal Bhardwaj says 'he's deeply relieved'

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    Lal, had earlier held Aarushi's parents, Rajesh and Nupur Talwar , guilty of conspiracy and murder of 14-year-old Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj. They had appealed against their conviction. "I am thankful to the judiciary for giving a positive verdict". "They have really suffered". It's been an exhausting journey for us and it has been very trying time for our family.
  • Ophelia becomes the 10th hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season

    Ophelia becomes the 10th hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season

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    Forecasters say Ophelia has become the 10th hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season, churning far out at sea and posing no immediate threat to land. Ophelia is forecast to track northeast through Monday. Some of Ophelia's rain bands are likely to hit the Azores islands over the weekend. It is now forecast to stay west of Portugal before bringing gusty winds and rain to Ireland early next week.
  • Global port ban slapped on ships violating N. Korea sanctions

    Global port ban slapped on ships violating N. Korea sanctions

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    Griffiths identified the four ships as Petrel 8, Hao Fan 6, Tong San 2 , and Jie Shun . The Hao Fan 6 is registered in St. Kitts and Nevis, tiny islands in the Caribbean, while the Petrel 8 is a cargo ship registered in the Comoros islands, off the coast of East Africa; according to MarineTraffic.com.