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World U.S. court says travel ban discriminates against Muslims
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In a 9-4 vote, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond said it examined statements made by Trump and other administration officials, as well as the ban itself, and concluded that it is "unconstitutionally tainted with animus toward Islam".

World Oxfam's finances threatened by scandal spooking sponsors
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The scandal-hit charity said any ban on paying for sex in developing countries would "infringe on people's civil liberties". In his first response to allegations over his conduct, Roland Van Hauwermeiren, who ran the Oxfam operation in Haiti at the time , said he did not want to cast himself as a victim but feared that Oxfam, other aid workers and those they help would suffer from false accusations.

World Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned about alleged shooter almost 5 months ago, tipster says
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned about alleged shooter almost 5 months ago, tipster says

The bureau had received information about the comment previous year, said Robert Lasky, the special agent in charge of the Miami division. The statements from Trump, who often takes the Republican line of blaming mass shootings on "evil", echo his statements after the Pulse nightclub and San Bernardino shootings , when he said that a fear of racial profiling prevented neighbors from talking to authorities.

World Kuwait condemns Philippines' worker ban
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President Rodrigo Duterte welcomed 116 OFWs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Tuesday; while another 400 arrived on Monday. The ban came after Filipino domestic worker Joanna Daniella Demafelis, 29, was found dead in a freezer in an apartment in Kuwait.

World Congress May Hold Steve Bannon in Contempt
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Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon again refused to answer questions from the House Intelligence Committee behind closed doors Thursday, spurring calls from the panel's leading Democrat to hold him in contempt of Congress. While Democrats have demanded Lewandowski be hit with a subpoena to reappear before the panel to answer more questions, Republicans have resisted. Florida Rep.

World Priya Prakash Varrier takes down Sunny Leone, becomes Google's most searched actress
Author: 0 Priya Prakash Varrier takes down Sunny Leone, becomes Google's most searched actress

That's how it worked out. She asserts that nobody in Kerala who is familiar with Mappila Paattu genre, would see anything offensive in the song. The film is expected to be released by June end. "I am very happy but I don't know how to handle so much love ". They have urged the makers of the film to immediately remove the song as it would hurt the sentiments of Muslims across the world.

World North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to modernize command structure
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However, NATO's own figures show that the United States remains the defense hegemon within the organization. U.S. President Donald Trump also publicly berated the Europeans and Canada at a summit past year, demanding that they start paying 2 percent on defense if they want Washington to stand by them in times of need.

World Venezuela to Seek 'Other Markets' in case of US Oil Embargo: Maduro
Author: 0 Venezuela to Seek 'Other Markets' in case of US Oil Embargo: Maduro

So far there was no confirmation of Maduro's presence at the Summit. Asked about not be invited to the April meeting in Peru's capital Lima on Thursday, Maduro promised he'd be there. government and some of the most influential countries in Latin America have already announced they will not recognize the result of the April 22 election, which was moved ahead of its regular schedule by the National Constituent Assembly, an all-powerful entity rejected by most members of the worldwide ...

World FCC Chair Under Investigation By Own Agency, Says Report
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Pai's decisions and whether there had been coordination with the company". This investigation was originally requested by two representatives who were concerned that Pai and the FCC showed "a pattern and practice of preferential treatment" towards Sinclair.

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Author: 0 "We are here for you:" Trump laments 'terrible violence' in Florida shooting

The suspect has been named as Nikolas Cruz , a former student at the school who had been expelled . Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School had earlier expelled Cruz for disciplinary reasons, authorities said. Social media use from students in the middle of school shootings is a growing phenomenon. I think it's important to know all of that before you jump to conclusions that there's some law we could have passed that could have prevented it.

World Breaking tradition: Meghan Markle sparkles in a pantsuit
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While at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, a children's singing group serenaded them . However, on more than a few occasions she hasn't been afraid to stamp her impending arrival into the family with actions that have either tested or flouted Royal protocol.

World Turkey, Greece to use dialogue to calm Aegean tensions
Author: 0 Turkey, Greece to use dialogue to calm Aegean tensions

Monday (February 12) saw another clash when a Turkish coast guard vessel rammed a Greek boat in the vicinity. In Brussels, Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos said he had briefed U.S. Yildirim said that there have been further violations by the Greek side recently, which started with an incident in January over disputed tiny inhabited Kardak islets.

World Pakistan takes over Hafiz Saeed's seminary, dispensaries
Author: 0 Pakistan takes over Hafiz Saeed's seminary, dispensaries

Officials privy to the latest development, told Geo News that Punjab government has moved against JuD and FIF by taking over its seminaries and health facilities in Rawalpindi. The notification quotes that the federal government directs to take action to freeze and take over the assets of Jamaat-ud-dawa (JuD) and the Falah-i-insaniyat Foundation (FIF) and shall be taken in pursuance of Ordinance No.

World Turkish military says sets up sixth observation post in Syria's Idlib
Author: 0 Turkish military says sets up sixth observation post in Syria's Idlib

But it also reflected an ongoing reality, one that is growing more unsafe: Syria's war encompasses at least three other global conflicts, each of which are heating up. Soon after that, she concluded her remarks by calling on all parties involved in the conflict to cease provocations. With its logical and realistic policy and an understanding of the post-Trump situation in Europe, particularly in France, Iran expects Europe to adopt a realistic approach to worldwide developments and ...

World Tillerson in Beirut Wades Into Lebanon-Israel Border Dispute
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The prime minister made the statement in a ceremony commemorating the 13th anniversary of his father's assassination. The Lebanese president's office denied any departure from diplomatic protocol and said Tillerson had arrived a few minutes early.

World NYC could get 4 inches of snow this weekend
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Saturday , it will be mostly cloudy through mid-morning, then gradually clearing, with a high near 52, the weather service said. The overnight low is expected to be near 14. Winds could gust as high as 28 miles per hour. By Tuesday morning, more than nine inches of snow had fallen at Arizona Snowbowl and the Flagstaff region has a 74 percent chance of seeing more snow.

World More civilians killed in 2017
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In a teleconference briefing from the Combined Air Operations Center at Al Udeid Air Base, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian said A-10s, MQ-9s and HH-60s have been shifted to Afghanistan to "provide increased air support to the South Asia strategy, as well as ongoing counterterrorism efforts in Afghan-led operations".

World Democrat captures Republican-held Florida House seat in Sarasota
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History is not on his side. Since the Civil War, presidents have lost an average of 32 House seats and two Senate seats, with only two midterms (1934 and 2002) bucking the tide. 8, 2018. Deficit hysteria isn't a sound, principled stance that Republicans regretfully abandon whenever they take power; it's a spurious tactic they deploy to gain leverage when they're in the minority, and nothing more .

World Sinn Fein To Meet With Irish And UK Governments After Talks Fail
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The British province has been without a devolved executive for over a year since Irish nationalists Sinn Fein withdrew from the compulsory power-sharing government with their arch-rivals, the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ). Foster and the DUP to raze the Northern Ireland government over the canard that an Irish Language Act is a "new demand" is unconscionable. She said: "Sinn Fein engaged, we worked in good faith, we stretched ourselves".

World Jordan secures $6.4bn aid package despite Trump threats
Author: 0 Jordan secures $6.4bn aid package despite Trump threats

It was Tillerson's third stop in a fence-mending Middle East tour following a year of disruptive moves by the Trump administration that have left traditional USA allies in the region, including Jordan and Turkey, fuming. The Trump administration has said it would back a two-state solution if the parties agreed to it. Greeting Tillerson at his palace in Amman, Jordan's King Abdullah II acknowledged the secretary's stance in the administration's decision.

World Ethiopia prime minister in surprise resignation amid growing protests
Author: 0 Ethiopia prime minister in surprise resignation amid growing protests

For the past few years, Ethiopia has seethed with social unrest. But the demonstrations quickly spread to other parts of the country, including, most notably, the Amhara region, with protesters demanding wider political freedom and equality, as well as an end to human rights abuses.

World Army foils infiltration bid by terrorists
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Following the incident, Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh to condemn the "constant ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along the Line of Control". The number of visit by Pakistan's 10 Corp commander Lt Gen Nadeem Raza have increased at army posts along LoC. They also referred to the Kargil war when Pakistan had declined to accept casualties despite proof given by India.

World Student arrested after being found with replica gun
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Officers searched the student - whose identity hasn't been released - and found a BB gun with Carbon dioxide cylinders, pellets and a pocket knife. An 18-year-old Talladega High School student is under arrest after police say he brought a gun to school Thursday morning.

World South Africa's Zuma steps down
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His toughest and most important task is to restore South Africa's belief in itself. Still, Zuma's departure late on Wednesday provided evidence of the strength of South Africa's democratic institutions, from the courts to the media and the constitution.

World White House faces new pressure from Congress over Rob Porter's departure
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One source said Mr Trump has talked privately about replacing Mr Kelly. On Tuesday, Mr Kelly insisted "it was all done right" but Vice-President Mike Pence said things "could have handled this better". As of Sunday, the White House "had not received a final investigation" of Porter's background because "the FBI has the ongoing investigations" and had "not completed that investigation", which is only logical given that the FBI gave the White House "a completed background investigation" in ...

World Florida student describes hearing her favorite teacher being shot dead
Author: 0 Florida student describes hearing her favorite teacher being shot dead

Former schoolmate Joshua Charo said Mr Cruz had been found with bullets in his backpack. "I never thought something like this would happen, especially in Parkland, Florida ", Chadwick said. It says he lived in nearby Coral Springs with his wife and daughter. He was then treated in hospital and taken into police custody. The 19-year-old suspect, Nikolas Cruz , is a troubled teenager who posted disturbing material on social media.

World AG Sessions Calls Out Colorado Senator Following Policy Withdrawal
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The Iowa senator said on Twitter Wednesday that he was "incensed" by Sessions' letter, saying it was not the proper role of the attorney general. In December 2017, the city sued Sessions after the Department of Justice withheld over $1.5 million in federal grant money due to Philadelphia's noncompliance with federal immigration policies.

World Pakistan seizes charities linked to Hafiz Saeed
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Authorities had begun seizing control of offices and financial assets of the charities , another official said. Pakistan's Interior Ministry issued a notification on Wednesday requiring authorities to immediately seize Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawa organization and Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation.

World Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Vows Not to Resign Amid Bribery Claims
Author: 0 Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Vows Not to Resign Amid Bribery Claims

A Hadashot News poll taken a day after the police said that Netanyahu should be prosecuted for corruption in two cases shows that the Likud would get 26 seats in a new Knesset, more than the party now has. "I feel a deep obligation to continue to lead Israel in a way that will ensure our future", he said. "I can say this is a slanted document, extreme, full of holes, like Swiss cheese, and holds no water".

World Pakistan rejects Indian defence minister's baseless allegations
Author: 0 Pakistan rejects Indian defence minister's baseless allegations

Ms. Sitharam's account includes some very immature words like "Pakistan will have to pay for misadventure". "Intelligence inputs indicate that these terrorists were being controlled by their handlers from across the border", the minister said late on Monday.

World SNAP program would be replaced with meal kits, according to Trump's proposal
Author: 0 SNAP program would be replaced with meal kits, according to Trump's proposal

Milk Mulvaney who now serves as the White House Budget director said that the program will be similar to the meal-kit delivery service which has for years proven to be very dominant. Though they are considering changes to food stamps, members of Congress will nearly certainly ignore the Trump administration's beans-and-rice scheme when they begin the legislative process of reauthorizing SNAP this year.

Author: 0 Kepler Capital Markets Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Greencore Group (GNC)

The stock increased 2.58% or $36.54 during the last trading session, reaching $1451.05. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. Citigroup maintained Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating by Berenberg given on Friday, July 28. The stock has "Hold" rating by Peel Hunt on Tuesday, March 15.

World Kieran Gilbert: Barnaby Joyce not going anywhere yet
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Mr Joyce's future is in doubt because of the public backlash Nationals are facing from their constituents about the way he has handled his marriage breakdown and new relationship. It was the Daily Telegraph's national political editor Sharri Markson that ended the pregnant pause as every press gallery journo in the country weighed up the juiciness of the Barnaby Joyce yarn versus their unwritten (and lackadaisically applied) rule about reporting on politician's personal lives, and ...

World State officials say Rikers Island should close sooner
Author: 0 State officials say Rikers Island should close sooner

Andrew Cuomo and the state legislator on Wednesday. The Bronx will be the only borough to get a newly built jail, and Staten Island, where de Blasio said a year ago that he has "no intention" of opening a jail, won't be getting a facility. "If the governor and the Legislature want to help us close Rikers more quickly, they have the power to do so", he said. Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing plans for new jails to replace Rikers, but the state says the city is doing such a terrible job ...

World Lions kill suspected poacher
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Ngoepe says police found a hunting rifle and ammunition in the vicinity of the scene. In a weird and shocking news, a poacher has been reportedly killed and devoured by lions in a private game reserve in South Africa. "The other two managed to escape the attack and fled back to Mozambique". They ate his body, almost all of it, and just left his head and some remains, ' Limpopo police spokesman Moatshe Ngoepe said.

World Florida Driver Blames Stuck Gas Pedal For Run Away BMW Chase
Author: 0 Florida Driver Blames Stuck Gas Pedal For Run Away BMW Chase

Cooper told emergency dispatchers that he lost control of his SUV shortly before 1 pm. It was a harrowing journey that involved several troopers and Fellsmere police angling to stop a runaway SUV racing uncontrollably down a busy stretch of a highway.

World Bangladesh put Sri Lanka bowlers on backfoot
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This time around though, Sri Lanka have swept aside the horror year that 2017 was and won the Tri-Nation series and also emerged victorious in the subsequent two-match Test series . He scored a solid 49 in that game as Sri Lanka managed their first win of that series before going on to win the series . Sri Lanka are looking to continue the winning momentum.

World Suspect in Custody Following Florida School Shooting
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As news of the shooting spread, desperate parents gathered near the property searching for their children. Shortly after 4pm EST (9pm GMT) on Wednesday (14 February), Broward Sheriff's Office tweeted that the male shooter was in custody.

Author: 0 USA men's hockey team loses Olympic opener to Slovenia

And I don't think there's a clear favorite. "But even after that I really like our team. As an organization, we couldn't be happier that they picked him for the Olympic team". While the Finnish team seems a bit boring from the edges, they've proved to be always competitive in global level and have great depth which might come in handy with extremely tight schedule.

World Justin Trudeau promises new focus on rights of Indigenous Peoples
Author: 0 Justin Trudeau promises new focus on rights of Indigenous Peoples

The contents of this new legislation hasn't yet been determined, but will be carved out of consultation efforts led by Crown-Indigenous relations minister Carolyn Bennett. Canada has not enjoyed "sustained or significant" progress in that section's implementation to date, he told Parliamentarians on Wednesday, and the country has a responsibility "to do better, to be better".

World Knee will sideline Duke's Marvin Bagley III for second straight game
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Miami had won five of its previous six outings before the road loss to Boston College and had won all three games since losing its No. 2 scorer and top rebounder, guard Bruce Brown , to a foot injury. Now, without its best player, Duke has found a way to be successful. Duke did, in fact, more than double the Hokies shooting the trey ball. Freshman forward Wendell Carter Jr ., in Bagley's absence, was phenomenal.

World Welcome to Goa, but don't urinate on roads: Parrikar
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Parrikar said that the move had not impacted much, adding that there was no charge on emergency facilities for non-Goan patients. I do not think it will impact. "Today we have nearly six times population of Goa coming as tourists". He said that the domestic tourists use taxis, hire a bike or a vehicle, and eat at small-time restaurants or shacks, adding, the BJP-Goa Forward Party government is anti-poor and, hence, can not digest the prosperity of the middle and lower-middle class people.

World Pence on Porter scandal: 'The White House could've handled this better'
Author: 0 Pence on Porter scandal: 'The White House could've handled this better'

Gowdy notes in the letter that he wants answers to those and several other questions in two weeks, by February 28. "The problem is that these temporary authorizations are lasting longer, or appear to be lasting longer, and that exposes the nation to security risks that we shouldn't have to bear", he said .

World Iran President Begins India Visit
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The External Affairs Ministry had said earlier that during the visit of the president of Iran , both sides would review the progress achieved in bilateral relations and also exchange views on regional and worldwide issues of mutual interest.

World Breakout Olympic skater had to survive starving hell to get here
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In a tweet , Trump went after the skater for his criticism of Mike Pence . To that end, some television coverage of Rippon sometimes glosses over (or skips entirely) how his sexual identity fits into his personal narrative, and the official transcripts of Rippon's interview on Monday that were provided by Olympic officials did not include any responses that weren't of the stock sports variety.