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But in a ruling issued Tuesday, Watson said the restrictions lack specific findings that entry of more than 150 million nationals from the eight countries would be harmful to the USA and improperly discriminate on the basis of nationality .
  • Akombe's exit will not affect repeat presidential poll - Jubilee MPs say

    Akombe's exit will not affect repeat presidential poll - Jubilee MPs say

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    Ms. Akombe said was distressed over the decision to leave the IEBC because "the commission in its current state can surely not guarantee a credible election". Kenyatta vowed Wednesday that he will take part in the election even if he runs unopposed. Young protesters have also broken up meetings by election officials in the opposition stronghold of western Kenya this week.
  • Khamenei urges European Union to stand against U.S. on nuclear deal issue

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    If the USA tears up the deal, we will shred it. Pouyanne has said Total would withdraw from Iran if obliged by law. The Leader also referred to Trump's remarks against the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and Europe's support for Iran on this issue.
  • Killed, 2 Wounded In Shooting At Maryland Office Park

    Killed, 2 Wounded In Shooting At Maryland Office Park

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    A fourth time, Prince allegedly "came to see me, cursed and yelled at me..." A Harford County District Court judge denied the order. Shock Trauma, a Baltimore trauma hospital that treats the severely injured, said clinicians were treating two patients from the Emmorton Business Park shooting as of 10:45 a.m.
  • Ahead of White Nationalist Speech, Fla. Gov Declares Emergency

    Ahead of White Nationalist Speech, Fla. Gov Declares Emergency

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    Scott signed the Law Enforcement Coordination executive order following a request from Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell in anticipation of the Thursday event. Governor Rick Scott is also taking no chances by issuing a state of emergency . In the same note, which he shared on his Twitter account , Fuchs has urged the school community to restrain from animated protests, in order to reduce the spotlight on Spencer and the event.
  • FCC chairman rejects Trump suggestion on broadcast licenses

    FCC chairman rejects Trump suggestion on broadcast licenses

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    The FCC supremo went on to address the issue of "fake news", noting that, again, his agency doesn't have any authority to tackle it or decide what is and isn't made up. "Bad for country!" Trump tweeted last Wednesday. FCC Democrats rebuked Trump within hours, saying that challenging licenses because the president dislikes news coverage would violate the First Amendment.
  • Sri Lanka eases ban on all-rounder Gunathilaka

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    The guests will play the third and final T20I match in Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium on October 29. Earlier, a PCB official also confirmed that the Sri Lankan team won't back off from the tour as they have agreed to send their team in a meeting involving the PCB, the SLC and the ICC.
  • Chinese opiate manufacturers indicted in South Mississippi

    Chinese opiate manufacturers indicted in South Mississippi

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    Robert W. Patterson, acting administrator of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, said the Chinese case represents "one of the most significant drug threats facing the country" because they were able to produce a wide array of synthetic drugs and hide their tracks with web-based sales, global shipments and digital currencies like bitcoin.
  • Trump's sick 'joke' about how much Pence hates LGBTQ people

    Trump's sick 'joke' about how much Pence hates LGBTQ people

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    The article suggests Trump was serious about the abortion comments while suggesting he made the gay rights accusation jokingly. According to a source, Trump and Pence met with a legal scholar to discuss the Roe v. Bottom line: Trump knows that Pence is a right-wing Christian extremist with a faith based hatred for LGBT people, and he thinks it's amusing. While many yearn for Donald Trump to be removed from office, the prospect of Vice President Mike Pence stepping into his shoes ...
  • 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 ...