• Local immigrants concerned as new spending bill does nothing about DACA
Local immigrants concerned as new spending bill does nothing about DACA

The bill was passed by the Republican-controlled Congress despite a threat by Trump to veto the it. Mr Trump used the threat to draw attention to his displeasure about immigration issues, although he said the bill would boost funding to the military, one of his top priorities.

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  • Charlottesville group heading to DC for gun violence march
Charlottesville group heading to DC for gun violence march

During the interfaith service, church leaders from all over the nation took to the podium to pray for those attending and to echo the call from the organizers of the march for an end to gun violence. With the national march falling days later across the country, "We chose to keep it lower key", said Diversity Alliance sponsor Tina Rushing, opting t...

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  • Envoy: Pakistan wants to sort out diplomats harassment row
Envoy: Pakistan wants to sort out diplomats harassment row

Cautioning against exploitation, suppression of nations and interference into the internal affairs of any country by another nation, he said: "Pakistan's foreign policy was about achieving permanent peace in the world and is based on non-interference into internal issues of other countries".

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  • At least Stormy Daniels is no hypocrite
At least Stormy Daniels is no hypocrite

Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford , said she was tempted to accept "large amounts" of money for her story in the final weeks of the presidential campaign, as the Trump team faced a barrage of allegations about the then-New York businessman's treatment of women.

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  • Protests and strikes across France disrupt travel
Protests and strikes across France disrupt travel

While unions have struggled to rally crowds over the past months, this is the first protest against Macron bringing together public sector workers and railway staff, potentially spelling trouble for the government ahead of a rolling rail strike .

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  • How Much Could Trump's Multibillion Tariffs Really Cost China?
How Much Could Trump's Multibillion Tariffs Really Cost China?

Since the US normalized trade relations with China in 2000, the deficit ballooned from less than $84 billion to over $375 billion in 2017. But China is less dependent on US trade now than it was a decade ago, making its economy resilient to these sorts of punitive measures.

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  • Palestinian teen in 'slap video' jailed for eight months
Palestinian teen in 'slap video' jailed for eight months

Tamimi's family says the December 15 incident that led to the arrests occurred in the yard of their home in Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah in the West Bank. She was arrested in December after video surfaced of her accosting soldiers outside her West Bank home. Israeli officials made freakish and absurd claims about her family, with deputy minister Mic...

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  • 2 killed in possible assassination attempt on Egyptian security official
2 killed in possible assassination attempt on Egyptian security official

The official survived, but one of his lead bodyguards died. Four other officers and a civilian were also injured in the attack. State-run MENA news agency said the public prosecutor has ordered an investigation into the incident. Security authorities in Egypt are intensifying military operations against the group and are also tightening securit...

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  • Mastermind Toys will open 3 new stores now, 10 by 2019
Mastermind Toys will open 3 new stores now, 10 by 2019

Endless earnings, in the form of e-gift cards, will be accepted for another 30 days, effective March 23, 2018. But another Toys R Us location less than 25 miles away in Wayne, N.J., showed barren shelves, though the bargains there were even better.

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  • Organizers hope to draw half a million to gun control rally
Organizers hope to draw half a million to gun control rally

Within a month of the rampage, several companies cut ties with the National Rifle Association and stopped offering discounts, students from 3,000 schools held a nationwide walkout, and Florida's governor signed a comprehensive bill that included tightening gun laws.

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  • Spain's top court to try 13 Catalan leaders for rebellion
Spain's top court to try 13 Catalan leaders for rebellion

Spanish Judge Pablo Llarena ordered detention without bail for Jordi Turull, the president of Catalonia's regional government, former regional legislators Josep Rull, Raul Romeva and Dolors Bassa, as well as the ex-president of the parliament, Carme Forcadell .

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  • Trump memo bans most transgender troops
Trump memo bans most transgender troops

Protests erupted and transgender troops took the policy to federal courts which halted its implementation. In a revised directive, US President Donald Trump has said transgender troops are a considerable risk to military effectiveness.

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  • Aid reaches Syrians displaced by Turkey's Afrin assault
Aid reaches Syrians displaced by Turkey's Afrin assault

It believes that its sovereignty and territorial integrity was violated by Turkish forces by capturing Afrin town on Sunday. Two days after Turkey's flag was raised in the northern Syrian town of Afrin, angry users took to social media condemning the operation in Afrin and calling for the expulsion of Ankara from North Atlantic Treaty Organisat...

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  • $1 Billion Worth of Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Approved by Washington
$1 Billion Worth of Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Approved by Washington

South African fashion designer Haroun Hansrot said South Africa was different from Saudi Arabia in that South African Muslim women were more liberal in their dress. The department said it has notified the US Congress about the planned sale. "There is extensive evidence that irresponsible arms flows to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition have resulte...

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  • Donald Trump removes NSA McMaster, replaces him with John Bolton
Donald Trump removes NSA McMaster, replaces him with John Bolton

Hours later, Bolton was on Fox for a pre-scheduled interview, in which he confessed surprise at how quickly Trump announced the appointment. Bolton is Trump's third national security adviser. The timeline was expedited as they both felt it was important to have the new team in place, instead of constant speculation. "He helped develop our Ameri...

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  • Amnesty International USA joins March for Our Lives Against Gun Violence
Amnesty International USA joins March for Our Lives Against Gun Violence

District of Columbia officials have said they were preparing for a crowd of 500,000. Seven percent overall said the march would hurt the cause; 12 percent of Republicans, 7 percent of independents and 3 percent of Democrats agreed, along with 10 percent of gun owners.

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  • Missing Iowa Family Found Dead During Mexican Vacation
Missing Iowa Family Found Dead During Mexican Vacation

Just after midnight on Friday, Kevin and Amy Sharp along with their children Adrianna and Sterling were reported as missing. The Creston Police Department says autopsies are being performed in Mexico, and the results are pending. When the Sharp family didn't show, relatives filed a missing person's report . VanMeer says the thousands of Faceboo...

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  • Koreas to hold high-level talks to set up Kim-Moon summit
Koreas to hold high-level talks to set up Kim-Moon summit

Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon will lead the South's delegation to the talks next week, which will be held Thursday on the North Korean side of Panmunjom, the so-called truce village that straddles the border. North Korean officials have been dispatched to Sweden and Finland for meetings that may help lay the groundwork for what would be the ...

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  • China unveils list of potential retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods
China unveils list of potential retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods

China and the United States clashed on Friday at the United Nations, where the U.S. delegation rejected a resolution brought by Beijing that it said sought to glorify Xi Jinping's "win-win" agenda and subordinated human rights to development or trade .

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  • Cindy Hyde-Smith Gets Appointment to Mississippi Senate Seat
Cindy Hyde-Smith Gets Appointment to Mississippi Senate Seat

Mississippi's first black congressman since reconstruction, Mr. With a campaign that will stretch until November, Hyde-Smith says she's ready. The 80-year-old, first elected to the Senate in 1978 after serving six years in the House, was the first Republican elected to the Senate from MS since Reconstruction ended.

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  • Trump Ignores Advisers, Congratulates Putin on Election 'Win'
Trump Ignores Advisers, Congratulates Putin on Election 'Win'

The Russian people and worldwide observers may not see last Sunday's presidential election in Russia as legitimate, but President Barack Obama has now officially endorsed the return of Russian past and future President Vladimir Putin . According to accounts from the White House and the Kremlin, Trump did not do that either. "I think it's an emet...

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  • Texas bombing suspect died in explosion
Texas bombing suspect died in explosion

When officers started to approach his vehicle, Conditt detonated a bomb and killed himself March 21 , police said. He also argued against releasing Guantanamo detainee Majid Khan. Sunday March 18, a bomb was left on the side of the road. One of the officers was thrown back and had minor injuries, while another one fired at Conditt.

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  • Statement by Tadamichi Yamamoto on attack today in Kabul
Statement by Tadamichi Yamamoto on attack today in Kabul

Afghan officials fear that the death toll from the attack may rise. Shortly thereafter, the USA -led coalition announced that there were fewer than 1,000 ISIS fighters in the area around the Iraq-Syria border. An investigation into the security breach was under way, and that anyone found to have neglected his duties would be punished. In late Janua...

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  • Buhari congratulates German chancellor, Merkel, on her re-election
Buhari congratulates German chancellor, Merkel, on her re-election

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that finding a post-Brexit solution for the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland is crucial. Addressing Merkel, he said: "You've spoken for the first time about the German people again". All Germans need to benefit from the longest economic boom since 1990, she said.

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  • Venezuela Slams Trump For Banning Transactions In Its Cryptocurrency
Venezuela Slams Trump For Banning Transactions In Its Cryptocurrency

Its value is tied to the country's oil reserves . The Petro ICO started up under the insistence of Nicolas Maduro - the Venezuelan President (possibly with help from other countries) despite claims from the National Assembly that the Petro was illegal, and arguments that the cryptocurrency represents a forward sale of Venezuela's oil, whic...

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