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Hawaii judge extends Trump travel ban

President Donald Trump's so-called Muslim Ban executive order. The ruling came just hours before the ban was to take effect. Hawaii sued to block Trump's order from being implemented, arguing it ...

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Seattle files federal lawsuit against Trump administration's attempt to defund 'sanctuary cities'

For example, Murray refers to Seattle as a sanctuary city because of an ordinance barring city employees from inquiring about a person's immigration status, unless required by law or court order. The ...

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'El Chapo' Guzman suffering effects of solitary confinement, his lawyers say

'El Chapo' Guzman suffering effects of solitary confinement, his lawyers say

Chapo's lawyers have just filed legal docs, obtained by TMZ, in which they're asking the judge to order their client moved to general pop at the Metropolitan Correctional Complex in NYC. "His meals ar...

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Trump's call to 'build that wall' hits a wall

Trump's call to 'build that wall' hits a wall

That isn't the way it was supposed to be, not according promises made by Trump that go all the way back to 2015, when Trump began his campaign and said, "I will build a great wall - and nobody build...

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James Harris Jackson Killed Timothy Caughman 'To Make a Statement'

James Harris Jackson , 28, took a Bolt Bus on Friday to Manhattan, police said Wednesday. Jackson stabbed 66-year-old Timothy Caughman multiple times after encountering the homeless man scavengi...

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Anti-aircraft missiles launched following Israeli army airstrikes on Syria: Israel Army

A Syrian military statement said four Israeli warplanes flew into Syria through Lebanese territory and targeted a military position in central Syria. Israeli aerial defense systems intercepted one o...

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USA general says coalition 'probably' had role in civilian casualties in Mosul

Gen. Matthew Isler to head the investigations into civilian casualties in Mosul . Following Amnesty's report, the Pentagon admitted that its air campaign in Mosul "probably had a role" in the m...

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Australia, China may sign bilateral agreement on beef exports, security

On Friday, the two witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between China State Construction Engineering Corp. and New Zealand-owned BBI Group to build a AU$6 billion iron ore mine in Au...

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Agreement 'not possible' in Northern Ireland as government talks fail

The British government was due to decide on Monday (March 27) whether to take back direct rule of Northern Ireland for the first time in a decade or call a new election after the collapse of power-sha...

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Trump just casually attacked the First Amendment

Trump just casually attacked the First Amendment

He often refers to them as "failing" and biased against him, but also used their headlines to justify his accusations on Twitter that former President Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped during the 201...

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Ousted S. Korean president apologizes before being questioned by prosecutors

She had a packed lunch of seaweed rice rolls and sandwiches brought by one of her security guards, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said. After arriving at the office, she told reporters she was "so...

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South Africa's Zuma plans to sack finance minister: ally

South Africa's Zuma plans to sack finance minister: ally

The case has always been a bone of contention between Zuma and his finance minister."The president is my boss so if he asks us to come back, we come back", Gordhan said. "This has come off as a surpri...

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Twitter takes another swipe at easing 140 character limit

Twitter takes another swipe at easing 140 character limit

In doing so, Twitter implemented some useful visual changes . It's now possible to squeeze in a few extra characters on Twitter. To see who else is in the conversation, you can tap on the "Replying...

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South Africa's rand claws back losses; political uncertainty dashes rate cut hopes

After days of rumors, Mapaila's comments were the first public confirmation that Zuma intends to dismiss the ministers. He said his decision to speak out was not a violation of the tripartite allian...

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Young girls among 3 killed in collision near Caledonia, Ont.

Young girls among 3 killed in collision near Caledonia, Ont.

The lone person in the auto, a 21-year-old man, died in the crash along with two girls from the van aged 12 and 14. The driver of the van and its four other passengers were taken to hospital with se...

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Seattle Sues Trump Administration Over Threat to 'Sanctuary' Cities

Seattle Sues Trump Administration Over Threat to 'Sanctuary' Cities

Local officials are promising a legal fight in the face of a block on grants from the Justice Department over immigration enforcement. Earlier this year, Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill tha...

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Outrage over sex assault ruling in Mexico, judge suspended

Outrage over sex assault ruling in Mexico, judge suspended

Cruz was alleged to have felt the victim's breasts and penetrated her with his fingers inside the auto, according to The Guardian . The ruling was widely criticized in Mexico, where many held it up...

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President Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, would only create 35 permanent jobs

Calgary-based TransCanada has promised as many as 13,000 construction jobs - 6,500 a year over two years - but the State Department previously estimated a far smaller number. Cunha said construction...

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Charlton pay tribute to fan killed in Westminster attack

A campaign to raise money for the family of the policeman killed in the Westminster attack has raised more than half a million pounds, in an astonishing display of kindness by the public. A minute's s...

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Tesla's 5% Stake Purchased By Tencent

Tesla's 5% Stake Purchased By Tencent

Wilson Chow, TMT leader for PwC China and Hong Kong, said that many Chinese tech companies also have investments in ride-hailing companies, and thus investments into the auto and autonomous driving in...

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Meeting Le Pen not interference, says Putin

I asked President Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov whether any Russian banks or financial institutions intend to provide financing for Le Pen's campaign. Speaking to reporters, she declined to say ...

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Trump Seeks Research, Education Cuts to Pay for Wall, Military

While the White House said that the spending package bill has not been shared with the media , a source from Capitol Hill shared the info with the AP and confirmed that funding for the Mexico-U.S. Se...

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White House signals it can live without border wall funds

Several companies from Fort Worth and elsewhere in North Texas say they are seeking contracts for some of the work. The Trump administration has also requested $2.6 billion for the wall in the next ...

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Just in: Senate suspends Ndume for 6 months

Just in: Senate suspends Ndume for 6 months

When Senator Ndume appeared before the committee, he stressed that he did not petition the President of the Senate or Senator Dino but only asked that the senate looked into the allegations to clear t...

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Shocking New Michael Brown Video, Court Admissions Muddy Previous Narratives

Shocking New Michael Brown Video, Court Admissions Muddy Previous Narratives

Henry Stokes, 44, was charged Monday with attempting to cause a catastrophe. Opinions on social media were as divided on the new footage as they were about the Ferguson shooting. The clerks then p...

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Three held over plot to blow up Venice Bridge

Three held over plot to blow up Venice Bridge

During a press conference, Venice prosecutor Adelchi d'Ippolito, said one of the arrested jihadists was recorded via wiretap saying, "With all the unbelievers there are in Venice , you put a bomb u...

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Government 'would consider direct rule' if Stormont talks fail

The Democratic Unionist Party's (DUP) deputy leader Nigel Dodds said his pro-British party believed Sinn Fein were never serious about getting the executive up and running and "played for time". He sa...

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Palestinian woman killed after attacking police

Palestinian woman killed after attacking police

The Palestinian official news agency said Nimr was the mother of Mustafa Nimr, a 27-year-old shot dead by Israeli police in September. While details of the thwarted attack remain unclear, according ...

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China's favored candidate chosen as Hong Kong's leader

After Lam's election was announced on Sunday, protesters promptly took to the street with one group of demonstrators attempting to break through police lines outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhib...

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Widow of Westminster killer requests privacy for family as she condemns attack

He said: "Members will also be aware that 2.40pm today marks a week on from the shocking events of last week, and our thoughts will be in particular with the Metropolitan Police as they mourn their co...

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UN, Amnesty call for more efforts to protect Mosul civilians

In the most extensive USA explanation of what is known about the event, Townsend stressed that no one should think it was a deliberate US act. Townsend clarified that the types of us munitions use...

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North Korea rocket test shows 'meaningful progress': South Korea

A US administration official declined to give a specific technical assessment of the test but said it showed North Korea was "150 percent" committed to its weapons programs. North Korea's latest roc...

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Nunes Will Not Reveal Sources On Trump Surveillance

But Democrats said the committee's work has stalled. Sean Spicer angrily dismissed inquiries about the matter Tuesday, declaring that "every single person who's been briefed on this, as I've said ...

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Bulgaria's center-right leader says will form next coalition government

Forming a government after Bulgaria's third election in four years will be tough, however, and the resulting coalition may be short-lived, experts say. The nationalists said they will stay at the bord...

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Trump administration hosting first meeting of anti-ISIS coalition

At the event, Tillerson pointed to the attack on Sardar Daud Hospital in Kabul and said pressure must be put on Daesh by the Global Coalition. Defeating ISIL is the "number one USA goal in the reg...

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