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  • Bipartisan support for deputy attorney general nominee

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    To make matters worse, Attorney General Sessions told senators during his confirmation hearing in January that he "did not have communications with the Russians" past year. Neither he nor his aides have offered any proof, and Obama and James R. He said he would not be in a position to overrule current DOJ officials without having access to the facts that informed their decisions.
  • DU Professor GN Saibaba convicted for waging war against India

    DU Professor GN Saibaba convicted for waging war against India

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    Additional Sessions Judge S S Shinde convicted the accused under various sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). Apart from Saibaba, those convicted were JNU student Hem Mishra, former journalist Prashant Rahi, Mahesh Tirkey, Pandu Narote, and Vijay Tirkey.
  • Knesset approves bill to ban BDS activists

    Knesset approves bill to ban BDS activists

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    The new bill is aimed at combating support for the global BDS movement, which lobbies corporations, artists and academic institutions to sever ties with Israel. "Whilst BDS does not attract significant or mainstream support within Jewish communities, there is a live debate about the settlements with, according to research, the overwhelming majority of the community in United Kingdom believing the settlements are a barrier to peace", she told The Independent .
  • Poachers kill rhino in French zoo

    Poachers kill rhino in French zoo

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    Zoo keepers found the rhino, a four-year-old named Vince, Tuesday morning having been shot three times in the head. It appears the poachers were disturbed, and fled, before they could remove Vince's second horn. The closely related southern white rhino subspecies ( Ceratotherium simum cottoni ) has only three living members, all of whom live under protection at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya.
  • Afghan family of 5 with visas detained in Los Angeles

    Afghan family of 5 with visas detained in Los Angeles

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    Inlender said the father worked as an interpreter for the United States. Attorneys had also planned to ask the judge to release the family on parole. Attorneys didn't know what type of work the father had done for the US government. The family arrived in the United States on Thursday and was nearly immediately taken into custody by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at the Los Angeles International Airport, the filing said.
  • Khan speech in Canada cancelled amid questions

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    Khan, who gave one of his first interviews about his hero son, Humayun S.M. Khan, to Vocativ in December of 2015 - after Trump first threatened to ban Muslims from entering the USA - told us on Monday, "I have no comment" when we questioned him about the status of his trip.
  • Turkey's constitutional referendum heightens tension with Germany

    Turkey's constitutional referendum heightens tension with Germany

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    Turkey will hold an April 16 plebiscite on changing the constitution to give Erdogan an executive presidency along the lines of that in France or in the United States. Regardless of how Turkey's constitutional referendum turns out in April, the Germans must not shy away from clear, perhaps even very clear, language.
  • Five Pakistani soldiers killed in Taliban attack at Afghanistan border

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    Pakistani troops repulsed the attackers, who had crossed overnight from Afghanistan into the Mohmand tribal region, the military statement said. The fighting took place in Mohmand, one of Pakistan's so-called tribal districts that form a buffer zone between the two countries, where the military has been battling Islamist militants for over a decade.
  • François Hollande: Far right poses a 'threat' to France and EU

    François Hollande: Far right poses a 'threat' to France and EU

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    In an interview with the Guardian and five other European newspapers as he prepares to host a summit in Versailles to discuss the future of the European Union after Britain's departure, Hollande said he regretted Britain's decision to leave but stressed France's long-held position that the United Kingdom could not exit the EU while holding on to any of the perks of membership.
  • Libya rivals battle for key oil region

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    Libya's oil production has recently been fluctuating around 700,000 barrels per day (bpd), more than double its output last year but still well below the 1.6 million bpd the OPEC member was producing before violence swept the country more than five years ago.
  • More than 100 Somalis starve to death in two days

    More than 100 Somalis starve to death in two days

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    Some people have been hit by [hunger] and diarrhea at the same time. Somalia's new Prime Minister said on Saturday that 110 people had died in the past 48 hours due to drought-related hunger and disease in the country's south. The Somali government has said the widespread hunger "makes people vulnerable to exploitation, human rights abuses and to criminal and terrorist networks".
  • Syrian fighter jet crashes near Turkey border

    Syrian fighter jet crashes near Turkey border

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    The Syrian opposition rebels on Saturday claimed to have shot down a regime fighter jet. "A decision would be made after the whole event is clarified, but now it is very fresh", Canikli said in regard to returning the pilot back to Syria. He was found exhausted after a nine-hour search by Turkish security teams and was being given medical care at a local medical centre. Turkey and the United States support the main opposition forces fighting the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ...
  • François Fillon attempts to mobilise supporters before 'last chance' rally

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    Fillon was the front-runner until mid-January, when the Canard Enchaine newspaper alleged he paid his wife and two of their children almost €900,000 ($950,000) as parliamentary assistants or advisers. The couple's Paris apartment was searched on Thursday. Mr Fillon was a surprise victor of the conservative nominating contest in November, campaigning as a "Mr Clean" unsullied by the legal difficulties of his opponents and pledging to slash the jobs of half a million civil servants.
  • Erdogan compares Germany's actions to those of 'Nazi period'

    Erdogan compares Germany's actions to those of 'Nazi period'

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    Why are you disturbed?' he said at a rally in Istanbul. He has been sharply criticised in western Europe for mass dismissals and arrests of suspected conspirators, from judges to journalists. Germany accounts for about 11 percent of Turkish imports. "Press freedom is a foreign word", he said. Austria's chancellor said an EU-wide ban on Turkish politicians' campaigning inside Europe would ease Turkish pressure on individual European Union nations such as Germany.
  • Morgan ton lifts England to win over West Indies in first ODI

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    Jason Mohammed hits four during the 1st ODI Match between West Indies and England at Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground, North Sound on Friday March 03, 2017. Eoin Morgan , meanwhile, said that he would have bowled first any way and reckons the pitch might get better to bat on later. West Indies' last victory in a head-to-head series was in 2007 in England under the leadership of Chris Gayle, one of several prominent players now ruled ineligible for regional representative duty due ...
  • 16 killed as Iraqi forces push deep into W. Mosul

    16 killed as Iraqi forces push deep into W. Mosul

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    Last week, the International Committee of the Red Cross said seven patients with symptoms indicating exposure to a toxic chemical agent were being treated at a hospital near Mosul. United Nations agencies have been been providing shelter, food and other assistance to Iraqis since the battle for Mosul began. Fighting continued place in three other localities.
  • Premium Processing for H-1B Suspended

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    Under the current system, a company who is sponsoring a potential employee or current employee's H-1B petition may fill out a form to expedite the processing of that petition. The USCIS decision will affect H-1B visa for FY18 as these can not be filed before 3 April. However, it will continue to premium process Form I-129 H-1B petitions if the petitioner properly filed an associated Form I-907 before April 3.
  • Malaysia fires North Korea's ambassador over Kim Jong Nam's death

    Malaysia fires North Korea's ambassador over Kim Jong Nam's death

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    Khalid said this in response to North Korean embassy's official spokesperson Ri Tong-il who had during a press conference today claimed that Kim Chol died of a heart attack and not poisoned. He died 20 minutes later from what authorities say was the effects of the powerful VX nerve agent. Kim Uk-il, 37, works for North Korea's national carrier Air Koryo and arrived in Malaysia around a fortnight before the assassination.
  • India, Pakistan to hold talks on Indus Water Treaty

    India, Pakistan to hold talks on Indus Water Treaty

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    Even though officials from both countries are claiming the meeting to only be a "technical" development with India insisting that the commissioner's work can not "amount to talks" between governments, a new breakthrough in an otherwise suspended conversation would, hopefully, soon translate into a resumption of the dialogue process.
  • Jordan hangs 10 men convicted on terrorism charges

    Jordan hangs 10 men convicted on terrorism charges

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    One of the convicts was found guilty of killing leftist Christian writer Nahed Hattar a year ago in Amman, a death that sent shock waves across Jordan and drew the condemnation of King Abdullah. It was the largest number of people executed in one day in Jordan's recent history, according to a senior judicial source. Jordan is part of a US-led military coalition that has been carrying out air raids against ISIL in Iraq and Syria.
  • De Mistura: Syria talks in Geneva end with clear agenda

    De Mistura: Syria talks in Geneva end with clear agenda

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    United Nations peace talks, aimed at ending the Syrian war have ended without reaching a solution for the conflict. Both sides could point to small victories. Despite those contacts, Russian Federation accused the main opposition of trying to sabotage the talks by refusing to unite with two smaller dissident groups which have no military muscle but have Moscow's blessing as opposition voices.
  • Turkey to strike Syrian Kurd militia unless it leaves Manbij

    Turkey to strike Syrian Kurd militia unless it leaves Manbij

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    The operation aims to provide security, support US -led coalition forces, and eliminate the terrorist presence along Syria's northern border with Turkey. "We do not wish any of our allies to stand with terrorist groups", Cavusoglu said. The Manbij Military Council, part of the SDF, announced Thursday that it has agreed to withdraw from villages west of Manbij but not because of Turkish pressure.
  • Railways joins green fight with trucks-on-train service

    Railways joins green fight with trucks-on-train service

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    Speaking on how it will streamline online booking system, he said: "It will bring in transparency in rail ticket reservations for senior citizens, making the verification process easy and convenient". These included plans to introduce global freight services, setting up of 100 private sidings/private freight terminals by 2018, roll-on-roll-off and road-railer services along with long-term tariff agreements with railways' main freight customers .
  • Merkel visits Egypt, Tunisia to talk about migration

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    Merkel, who also addressed Tunisia's parliament, has urged North African states to step up border controls and expedite procedures to repatriate migrants whose asylum applications are rejected. Anger had previously been fanned on New Year's Eve of 2015-16, when large groups of mostly North African men sexually assaulted and robbed hundreds of women in the western city of Cologne.
  • USF student honored at Trump speech

    USF student honored at Trump speech

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    DeVos. During his address Tuesday night to Congress, Trump urged lawmakers to pass an education bill that "funds school choice for disadvantaged youth, including millions of African American and Latino children". Trump and DeVos visited St. Andrew Catholic School in Orlando, where almost 300 students attend with help from the controversial Florida Tax Credit Scholarships program.
  • Nations pledge millions after United States pulls family planning funds

    Nations pledge millions after United States pulls family planning funds

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    In all, 57 nations attended the hastily convened one-day conference in Brussels and the funding drive was boosted by Sweden, Canada and Finland each promising 20 million euros ($21 million). Rather than pulling only "family planning" funds, Trump's order takes away all funding for those nonprofits. Other Europeans countries, Belgium, Denmark, Norway and the Netherlands, contributed €10 million each.
  • Banksy latest Palestine venture? The 'Walled Off Hotel' in Bethlehem

    Banksy latest Palestine venture? The 'Walled Off Hotel' in Bethlehem

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    All of its rooms look out onto the wall's bleak concrete slabs and its upper floors stand eye-to-eye with the Israeli watch towers that loom over parts of Bethlehem. The Walled Off Hotel opens to coincide with the 100-year anniversary of the Balfour Declaration . The hotel's nine guestrooms and one suite will be available for booking on the hotel's website later this month.
  • Trump Vows Rebuilding of US Military with Proposed $54B Budget Increase

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    Ford, the man and the president", said Trump, noting Ford's service in the Navy. "After years of endless budget cuts that have impaired our defenses, I am calling for one of the largest defense spending increases in history", he said. "American workers will build our fleets", said President Trump, flanked by hard hat-clad employees of Newport News Shipbuilding, to applause. "It's a great looking hat", he said.
  • Trump says Obama is behind protests against him

    Trump says Obama is behind protests against him

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    Obama, who began his political career as a community organizer, made comments in November indicating he would remain politically active after he's out of office. A White House budget official, who outlined the plan on a conference call with reporters, said the administration would propose "increasing defence by $54 billion or 10 percent".