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World Lawsuit says race motivated Trump to end immigrant…
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The president's "racist and xenophobic sentiments" have "clearly infected the Trump administration's policy making since day one", Oren Nimni, a Lawyers' Committee attorney working on the lawsuit, said during a February 22 press call. The suit states there are 242,900 Salvadoran immigrants in the United States covered by the policy with jobs, homes and an estimated 192,700 USA -born children, according to the lawsuit.

World One civilian martyred in Indian forces' firing along LoC
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The Pakistani troops also violated ceasefire in Uri sector of Baramulla district on Monday, resulting in injuries to three civilians. Pakistan violated the 2003 ceasefire agreement with India 882 times a year ago along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, according to reports.

World United Nations rights investigators: Soldiers Castrated, Gouged Out eyes of Civilians
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William Endley, 55, who had been providing advice to former-vice-president-turned-rebel-leader Riek Machar, whose forces have been fighting a civil war since 2013. Disgusted, the United States announced a largely symbolic arms embargo and urged the UN Security Council to do the same. "It is in the government territory where people are afraid of talking to their own families", SPLA-IO deputy spokesman Lam Gabriel said.

World White House: Security Clearance Crackdown Won't Affect Kushner's Job
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Kushner is reportedly said to review the highly secret presidential daily brief each morning and has been in the room for some of Trump's most consequential domestic and foreign policy decisions. "She said, 'Dad, i want to go to Washington ". At one time his portfolio expanded to include the USA relationships with China and Japan and a host of domestic priorities, including infrastructure, trade and economic development.

World Why Trump's push to arm teachers won't work
Author: 0 Why Trump's push to arm teachers won't work

Teenagers who hid in closets and ran for their lives quickly responded to the shooting by calling for increased gun control, becoming animated with furious activism unseen after previous mass shootings at schools and other public venues. "The break back speed of calls for more gun control laws and the breathless national media eager to smear the NRA". "If they seize power, if these so-called "European socialists" take over the House and the Senate, and God forbid they get the White House ...

World Pakistan in global terror-financing watch list effective from June
Author: 0 Pakistan in global terror-financing watch list effective from June

The absence of Pakistan's name from the list of "Jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering / countering the financing of terrorism deficiencies for which they have developed an action plan with the FATF", posted on the official website of the watchdog following the plenary session, indicates that Pakistan has apparently survived the attempt to put it on the watchlist that could have had serious economic repercussions for the country.

World Hero policeman catches three-year-old falling from third floor balcony
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However, even before they could hold it out as a safety net, the child fell - his fall was broken by one of the policemen who quickly stretched out his hands and caught hold of the five-year-old. The cop took the full blow of the fall and got injured, but he managed to save the life of the child. "I was surprised when they came up and said a child fell from this apartment", the mother told Dream TV.

World Crews search southwest Colorado for missing plane with 4 on board
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John Kaupp, of Kaupp Family Farms, near Warner, Alberta, says his brother, father and two family friends were on the plane that left Alberta Wednesday bound for New Mexico. The Civil Air Patrol is coordinating the search and rescue efforts, which are being focused on an area 130 miles southwest of Grand Junction based on electronic locator transmitter reports.

World Mueller hits ex-Trump campaign officials Manafort, Gates with new indictment
Author: 0 Mueller hits ex-Trump campaign officials Manafort, Gates with new indictment

The charges against Manafort and Gates don't relate to any allegations of misconduct related to Trump's campaign. Gates was accused of defrauding the U.S. Now, ABC News has apparently obtained a letter sent from Gates to family and friends announcing that after long deliberation, he has made a decision to plea guilty and cooperate with Mueller.

World NRA chief LaPierre: Democrats 'hate individual freedom'
Author: 0 NRA chief LaPierre: Democrats 'hate individual freedom'

In the unfolding school safety debate, NRA members, who in the past remained silent in the weeks following mass shooting incidents, expressed defiance yesterday at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference just outside Washington , accusing Democrats of defying the Second Amendment with weapons ban proposals and blaming the news media for putting schoolchildren's safety at risk.

World 'Beast from the East' set to bring -7°C feel to Huddersfield
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During the day on Monday, temperatures of 1C (33.8F) and 2C (35.6F) are expected across much of the country, while Northern Ireland will escape the worst of the cold due to its western position. "Top temperatures of just 5C to 8C, coldest in the east and north". It is expected to draw down cold air in Siberia. Jessica Bridge, of Ladbrokes, added: "The odds are falling as quick as the thermometer, and it looks like the United Kingdom will face its coldest day in five years imminently".

World In shooting's aftermath, sheriff faces questions over police response
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American Outdoor Brands Corp. dropped 5.2 percent to $9.59 and Sturm Ruger & Co. dropped 3.7 percent to $47.24 at 11:55 a.m. Rick Scott listens to Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel speak at a news conference near Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on Wednesday, Feb.

World Florida governor bucks NRA on age restrictions in new gun proposal
Author: 0 Florida governor bucks NRA on age restrictions in new gun proposal

Israel said he made a decision to suspend Peterson without pay Thursday morning after reviewing video and witness statements from the shooting , but the deputy chose to resign in lieu of accepting discipline. The first caller said they had third-hand information that Mr Cruz planned to shoot up the school. Scott said he would be interested in boosting school safety money in the wake of the tragedy.

World FLORIDA SHOOTING: Sheriff: Deputy never entered school in shooting
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Meantime, House and Senate leaders also Friday outlined proposals that could lead to some armed teachers in public schools and requiring that gun purchasers be at least 21 years old. Mr Pustizzi said the confusion didn't put anyone in danger. Mr Cruz owned a collection of weapons. "But that's a case where somebody was outside, they're trained, they didn't act properly or under pressure or they were a coward", Trump said bluntly.

World Marc A. Thiessen column: Stop politicizing the Russia investigation
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The Russians also allegedly posed as Americans to stage political rallies in the United States and persuade real Americans to engage in pro-Trump activities. None of the congressional committees investigating the interference - both the social media efforts and attempted Russian hacking of state election systems - have yet proposed policy changes to prevent it in the future.

World Trump Questions Predecessor's Response to Russian Meddling
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That President Trump is unhappy with Attorney General Jeff Sessions' handling (or lack thereof) of the ongoing Russian Federation probe isn't new. Sanders replied by insisting Trump "absolutely" acknowledges Russian meddling, and falsely claimed that he always has. The Russians also allegedly posed as Americans to stage political rallies in the United States and persuade real Americans to engage in pro-Trump activities.

World Special counsel files new charges against Trump ex-aides Manafort and Gates
Author: 0 Special counsel files new charges against Trump ex-aides Manafort and Gates

Manafort and Gates are alleged to have used elaborate schemes, starting in 2006, to hide their Ukrainian income from USA tax authorities, through offshore accounts, and describing cash transfers as loans. Investigators are believed to be scrutinizing Manafort's contacts with Russians during the campaign, including an offer by Manafort to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska in July 2016 to provide "private briefings" on the USA presidential race.

World Adamu's farm carted away our N70m - Shehu Sani
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In an interview with Channels Television on Wednesday night, the Senator said "I was removed as chairman of the Northern Senators Forum and had those baseless allegations leveled against me because I rejected the decision of the Senate to reorder the sequence of general elections in the country".

World Few showers Saturday, heavy rain Sunday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST
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Showers arrive by mid week then eventually a few snow flurries by the end of the week next week. It's been cold enough for some pockets of freezing rain and icing, mostly across the higher elevations of the Poconos where temperatures have hovered around or just below freezing.

World Russia Using Syria's Civil War to Showcase Its Stealth Jet Sukhoi 57
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The aim of the military buildup is not limited to its experience, but reflects a decisive Kremlin move to declare a clear practical position on supporting military operations initiated by the Syrian army all across Syria. "So our guys will continue to prep for the scenarios that they're deployed to face", Holmes said . "The strike in Syria - our strikes were done out of self-defense".

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Author: 0 "He's an angel": Dog protects 16-year-old during home invasion

The family says Rex was beaten and shot three times but refused to stop protecting Javier. Mercado hid in an upstairs closet, while Rex charged downstairs to confront the suspects. "It's the worst thing I've ever seen". "I just want to thank my dog", the teenager said. 'If it wasn't for him, I feel like I wouldn't be standing here right now'.

World 'The Crown' Star Claire Foy Sadly Reveals Separation From Husband Stephen Campbell
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Foy, 33, and Moore, 40, started dating in 2011 after meeting on the set of Season Of The Witch . The former couple Wednesday in 2014 after meeting on the set of " Season of the Witch " in 2011. Stephen said in an interview his recent life had been "eventful". He underwent a life-saving surgery in July previous year. "But it's all very much on the off chance that something did go wrong because every part of you is saying that nothing will ..." Foy has been through similar challenges in the ...

World Korean president to host Ivanka, US delegates in welcome dinner
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Some are calling for North Korea's participation in the Olympic Games on a freeze-for-freeze basis; before agreement on the participation of North Korea, Seoul agreed with the USA to suspend joint military exercises during the games. Tensions rose rapidly past year over the North's development of nuclear weapons and intercontinental missiles, with President Trump and Kim Jong Un exchanging personal insults.

World Trump slams FBI over 'missed signals' on Florida shooting
Author: 0 Trump slams FBI over 'missed signals' on Florida shooting

In that tip, someone close to Cruz identified him as a gun owner intent on killing people, and said it might happen at school. The FBI has acknowledged receiving two tips that appear to relate to Cruz ahead of the shooting. "We're here because my daughter has no voice - she was murdered last week, shot nine times", Andrew Pollack said. The bill would penalise federal agencies that fail to provide the necessary records and reward states that comply with federal grant preferences and ...

World Former Trump Campaign Official Gates to Enter Guilty Plea
Author: 0 Former Trump Campaign Official Gates to Enter Guilty Plea

The new charges allege that the pair doctored financial documents , lied to tax accountants and defrauded banks using money they channeled through offshore accounts to fund lavish lifestyles in the US. In it Mueller's team asserts that Manafort funded a "secretly retained [group] of former senior European politicians to take positions favorable to Ukraine, including lobbying in the U.S".

World Calera police arrest Kat West's husband for her death
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The victim, 42, went by the name Kitty Kat West on her subscription-only website, which featured revealing photos of West, and directed viewers to her paid adult website, AL.com reported. Dozens of people were interviewed regarding the case. The case was then submitted in its entirety to the Shelby County District Attorney's Office for review and warrant consideration.

World Hands on Wisconsin: American curling team is going for the gold
Author: 0 Hands on Wisconsin: American curling team is going for the gold

Shuster, who also lost 30 pounds and got into the best shape of his life, and his teammates were so successful they were accepted into the program - not as individuals, but as a team. For the United States , however, this is a first. The last two Olympics for Team USA were less than stellar, to put it lightly. Team USA also beat Kevin Koe's team 9-7 in the round-robin at Gangneung Curling Centre, where beer can be bought by the tray.

World Teachers Shred Trump's Bullsh*t Proposal For Guns in Classrooms:
Author: 0 Teachers Shred Trump's Bullsh*t Proposal For Guns in Classrooms: "This Is Ridiculous"

President Donald Trump on Thursday supported arming school teachers as a means to end America's continued rash of school shootings . A "gun free" school is a magnet for bad people. Instead he said he would like to see "true people with great talent at guns and being adept at guns" carrying weapons in the classroom. Trump's remark about a person who "decided not to go in" was addressed at a sheriff's deputy who was stationed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas school when Cruz went on his ...

World Trump urges more armed teachers and guards at USA schools
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It's unclear how much funding would be needed to train and arm 20 percent of the country's teaching staff, or where that funding would come from. Trump's proposal to arm educators received a cool response from a teacher who survived the shooting as well as the local sheriff.

World Pres. Trump announces more economic warfare against North Korea
Author: 0 Pres. Trump announces more economic warfare against North Korea

TRUMP: "I do want to say, because people have asked, North Korea - we imposed today the heaviest sanctions ever imposed on a country before". US President Donald Trump will Friday announce sanctions against 56 North Korea-linked shipping and trade entities, hailing the "largest-ever" package of sanctions on the Pyongyang regime.

Author: 0 Brantford residents defy evacuation order to protect their homes

Weather service forecasters say more rain is expected through Saturday, ranging from less than an inch in northern IL to 3 to 4 inches in far southern IL. On Thursday, the water is calm; the grey-ish blue current stays near the bottom of the valley, less than 15 metres deep. Boyd says an ice jam built up in Cambridge early Wednesday morning and then released a surge of water along with chunks of ice.

World CM condemns attack on Minister's brother, 3 arrested
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But a group of miscreants, numbering about 30, intercepted the auto and attacked the four with sticks and weapon, injuring them severely. Briefing reporters at Bargarh , inspector general of police (northern range) Sushanta Nath said three persons, including Basudeb Naik who had unsuccessfully contested the last zila parishad election in Bargarh district, had been arrested.

World Canadian women's hockey player immediately removes silver medal after loss
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Women's ice hockey was first introduced in the Olympics in 1998. Quick-fire strikes from Haley Irwin and Marie-Philip Poulin then swung the contest in the favour of the Canadian team in the second stanza. The game went to a scoreless four-on-four overtime despite 16 shots on goal and a power play for the Canadians . Let's start with a confession: I nearly didn't stay up for the US women's hockey team's thrilling 3-2 shootout win over Canada in Wednesday night/Thursday ...

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One of the world's largest auto rental companies is cutting ties with the National Rifle Association. Before the corporate defections, almost two dozen companies nationwide had offered incentives to NRA members, according to ThinkProgress .com, a news site owned by the Center for American Progress Action Fund.

World Arrest warrant issued for Catalonia separatist in Switzerland
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She was due to be quizzed by the supreme court in Madrid about accusations that she encouraged Carles Puigdemont to illegally declare independence past year. A FORMER Catalan MP has refused to attend a court hearing in Madrid today into the independence referendum last October, which the Spanish government declared illegal.

Author: 0 Former Trump Aide Rick Gates to Plead Guilty in Mueller Probe

The charges include allegations of wrongdoing as recently as January 2017, and that the two men became desperate for cash when their lobbying business dried up after pro-Kremlin Yanukovych was forced from power and fled to Russian Federation.

World Police Investigating Shooting Threats Made At 2 Deptford Township Schools
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Police remain on scene inside and outside the school. The Rancho Mirage Police Department (RMPD) also issued a statement relating to the incident, going into deeper detail about the incident's investigation. "However the most productive course of action is to report any concerns to a trusted adult at school or to law enforcement to immediately address".

World USA military says drone strike in Somalia kills 4 extremists
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At least 18 people were killed and 20 wounded when two vehicle bombs exploded on Friday near the presidential palace and a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, the city's main ambulance service said. It has killed hundreds of civilians across East Africa and thousands of Somalis in a decade-long insurgency. In October, more than 500 people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated a truck full of explosives in the capital.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for Olympics closing

Kim delivered an invitation to Moon through his sister inviting the South Korean president to Pyongyang for talks. Pence called North Korea a "murderous dictatorship" at CPAC while asking the audience to remember Otto Warmbier, the American college student who was detained in North Korea, and then died after being released in a coma, Fox News wrote.

World YouTube Removes Conspiracy Video Smearing Parkland Student As Paid Actor
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Tampa Bay Times journalist Alex Leary received an email from Benjamin Kelly , an aide for Florida State Representative Shawn Harrison , which accused Hogg and fellow survivor Emma Gonzales of being paid actors. "The fact that Donald Trump Jr. liked that post is disgusting to me", he added. "It's actually really amusing to us, last night we kept showing the pictures to each other of the actors that we're supposed to be and could not stop laughing - it was nice, we haven't had such a ...

World No survivors in IN plane crash
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According to flightaware.com, a Cessa 441 took off from Eagle Creek Airpark at 7:20 p.m. headed for Green Bay, Wisconsin. Authorities are investigating a small plane crash in Carroll County. Pagel, as well as John's son-in-law, Steven Witcpalek, and pilot Nathan Saari. As we know more details we will keep you informed". According to a report by Fox 59, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said the National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) will be heading the investigation.

World Has Marco Rubio, Political Invertebrate, Finally Grown a Spine?
Author: 0 Has Marco Rubio, Political Invertebrate, Finally Grown a Spine?

The NRA does believe there is a need to strengthen background checks, and for state and federal law enforcement to follow up on "red flags", such as social media postings as a form of prevention, she said. "I think that's the right thing to do". It was filled with dramatic, powerful, open testimonials from students and parents. "I turned her down". "Our own security personnel accompanied Ms.

World European Union tackles post-Brexit housekeeping
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The audience member claimed that the President of the European Commission was "being awkward" as Brexit negations between the United Kingdom and EU continue. Tusk points out that the remaining vacancies should be reserved as a reserve for future enlargements. Juncker said that "a strong market reaction in the second half of March is possible, we're preparing for this scenario".

World Trump praises Turnbull at White House
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The prime minister, who left Sydney on Wednesday afternoon, has lined up a series of high-level meetings with top U.S. officials, as well as a visit to the White House with President Donald Trump . Turnbull, a former Goldman Sachs banker, thanked Trump and Melania for their "hospitality and friendship". And he's offering an intriguing carrot: An offer to invest some of Australia's public pension assets in USA infrastructure.

World Should our organ donor system be opt out instead of opt in?
Author: 0 Should our organ donor system be opt out instead of opt in?

There are now 25 million people on the organ donation register, but with 6,500 people still waiting for a transplant it's hoped that changes in the law would save 500 lives a year . He said: "If we take England, the situation is disappointing". The proposed opt-out organ donation scheme has today passed its second reading in the House of Commons.

World U.S. makes H-1B visa approval tougher for 3rd-party worksites
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, which grants citizenship to people from foreign countries, removed "nation of immigrants" from its mission statement . The changes don't change the actual work that USCIS does, according to Vox . Published posthumously, Kennedy's " A Nation of Immigrants " highlighted the contribution of immigrants when the country was engulfed in a debate over the direction of its immigration policy.