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Judge blocks Trump's asylum policy but delays enforcement

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Facing bipartisan pushback, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's not looking to revive the much-criticized practice of separating migrant children from their families at the southern border. In his 27-page ruling, Seeborg said at issue was not whether the MPP is "a wise, intelligent, or humane policy" but rather whether it exposes aliens to "unduly risky circumstances". Read More »

White House: Democrats will 'never' see Trump's tax returns

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That from White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, as a new front is opened in the confrontation between the administration and Congress. Mulvaney accused Democrats of engaging in a "political stunt" and wanting "attention" after the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Read More »

BJP MLA and five policemen killed in bomb blast

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Initially, the BJP MLA was reported missing but P Sundar Raj, DIG, Anti-Naxal Operations, confirmed that Mandavi was killed in the attack. The intensity of the blast, which took place around 25 km away from the district headquarters, was very powerful, which left the bulletproof vehicle of Mandavi in two pieces. Read More »

Japanese F-35 fighter jet missing off northern Japan coast

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Reports suggest that the plane lost contact about 30 minutes after taking off from the airbase along with three other aircraft. One pilot was on board of the missing aircraft. The F-35 was less than a year old and was delivered to the ASDF in May last year, he added. In December, Japan announced its plans to buy an additional 105 F-35 aircraft to supplement its originally planned force of 42 F-35 jets, with the additional order's cost estimated to exceed 1 trillion yen (nearly $8.9 billion). Read More »

USA airlines brace for consequences of Boeing 737 MAX grounding

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Boeing on Friday cut its output of 737 jetliners after two fatal crashes forced regulatory agencies to ground the aircraft. An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight from Los Angeles approaches for landing at Reagan National Airport shortly after an announcement was made by the FAA that the planes were being grounded by the United States in Washington , US March 13, 2019. Read More »

Tokenism? Was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ Fake "Black" Accent Pandering?

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Ocasio-Cortez then leveled one final question at Kerry, asking him if historically a threat as large as climate change "had been met with a war-time level scale of government mobilization". Fox News' Lawrence Jones III said Ocasio-Cortez was "Hillary 2.0". And the more Republicans use the word "bartender" as an insult in connection with Ocasio-Cortez, the more they show the ugly classism that characterizes their party in 2019. Read More »

Man with facial tattoos arrested in cold case murder

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Randy Petersilge, 51, was placed under arrest following his release from federal prison on April 5, 2019. Sam Clark, 41, was found dead after suffering blunt force trauma. Ultimately, on January 11, a grand jury indicted Petersilge for first-degree murder. Almost 18 years after an unsolved murder, police finally arrested the man they suspected all along - right after he was released from federal prison for another crime. Read More »

Barr faces Congress as he readies Mueller report for release

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Facing the intensifying concerns from Democrats that he may have whitewashed Mueller's findings, Barr has twice moved to defend, or at least explain, his handling of the process since receiving the special counsel's report. Appearing before a House appropriations subcommittee, he said information will be redacted if it contains grand jury information, would reveal intelligence sources and methods, interfere with ongoing court cases and the names people who aren't criminally charged. Read More »

India's BJP releases manifesto ahead of upcoming elections

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India's ruling party released its election manifesto on Monday, three days before the start of a multi-phase general election in the world's largest democracy. Sharing a screen grab of the manifesto, a tweet by the official handle of the party read, "At least one point in BJP's manifesto reflects their true intentions". Read More »

U.S. proposes new tariffs on European Union products over Airbus

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Ohler said a WTO ruling last week against tax breaks for its USA rival Boeing should allow the European Union to seek "even greater countermeasures". European aviation companies Airbus, Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc and Meggitt Plc all dropped in value after the United States announcement. The USTR said Monday that once that report is issued, it will announce a full product list, which comes after months of trade tensions between the US and the EU. Read More »

American soldiers, 1 contractor killed in roadside bombing in Afghanistan

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Bagram Airfield, America´s largest air base in Afghanistan, is located about 50 kilometres (30 miles) north of Kabul. Three other Americans service members were also wounded in the attack, which occurred near Bagram Air Base. Monday's US fatalities bring to seven the number of USA soldiers killed so far this year in Afghanistan, underscoring the difficulties in bringing peace to the war-wrecked country even as Washington has stepped up efforts to find a way to end the 17-year war, America's ... Read More »

United Kingdom passes law forcing May to consult on EU

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She said May wanted Britain to have an independent trading policy - something hard to reconcile with Labour's demand for membership of a customs union - and that both sides would need to compromise. Senior Labour figures including the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell , will meet cabinet ministers again to continue talks on changes to Theresa May's Brexit deal that could potentially win Labour support. Read More »

Montrealers remember the Rwandan genocide, 25 years ago

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Gen. Julie Payette laid a wreath at a memorial in Rwanda's capital today to mark 25 years since the start of a genocide that left an estimated 800,000 people dead. The stadium - whose name means "peace" in the Kinyarwanda language - was used by the United Nations during the genocide to protect thousands of Tutsis from being massacred on the streets outside. Read More »

Possible Targets of Haftar Army's Strikes on Tripoli Airport Revealed

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Haftar is based in eastern Libya , and has refused to recognize the UN-backed Government of National Accord in the capital. At least 35 people have been killed since 4 April, the date of the start of Haftar forces' attack on the Libyan capital, according to new data issued by the Government of National Accord, amid increasing worldwide calls to stop the attack. Read More »

European Union presidency: Britain must say how it wants to use Brexit extension

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The Bloomberg source also mentions that European Union ambassadors will continue talks in Brussels tonight to nail down the extension date. Prime Minister Theresa May outlined to German Chancellor Angela Merkel the steps she was taking to bring "the Brexit process to a successful conclusion" and on discussions with the opposition Labour Party, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday . Read More »

Britain's Leadsom hopes Merkel reopens Brexit withdrawal agreement

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These are: delaying Brexit until May 22 if MPs can approve a withdrawal deal by this Friday; or Britain facing a much longer extension, possibly to the end of 2019 or to March 2020. The UK remains bitterly divided around Brexit. She has told restive Conservative MPs she will resign before negotiations on future trade ties begin. Read More »

US Homeland Security Secretary Resigns

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As commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection , McAleenan said last month that the immigration system was at a "breaking point". A senior administration official said Trump asked for Nielsen's resignation when the two met at the White House on Sunday. Read More »

Gunshots, tear gas fired at Sudan protests

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Heavy gunfire has been heard during live broadcasts from a protest outside the defence ministry in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, with activists saying security forces have tried to break up the gathering by force. "I stepped out on my balcony hearing the sound of the gas canisters and could feel the gas in the air", said one resident. Officials say 32 people have died in protest-related violence so far, while Human Rights Watch has put the death toll at 51. Read More »

If You Support LGBTQ Rights, Boycott These Luxury Hotels

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Numerous protesters were carrying placards and banners calling for homophobia to be stamped out, as well as rainbow flags. DeGeneres wrote on Twitter that Brunei would be "stoning gay people to death", and Billie Jean King described the new laws as an "atrocity". Read More »

Three U.S. Soldiers, One American Contractor Killed In Afghanistan

Other reports suggested that it was a suicide bombing claimed by the Taliban, with an attacker driving an explosive-laden vehicle into a United States military convoy. Earlier, the Taliban claimed to have conducted an attack with a auto bomb, saying "multiple invaders" had been killed. The Taliban have refused to meet with the Afghan government, which they view as a US puppet. Read More »

Feud between wife, ex-wife sparks slander case in Dubai

In 2016 Ms Sharavesh, who is British-Iranian, posted two comments in Farsi on Facebook. Sharavesh is said to have written "you left me for this horse" and "you married a horse you idiot". Her daughter was allowed to fly home, but authorities seized Shahravesh's passport while her case progresses, reports the Evening Standard . The British government said it is in touch with the UAE authorities over the case. Read More »

Trump fires U.S. Secret Service chief in another high-level ouster

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Telling CNN it is "a wholesale decapitation of the Department of Homeland Security leadership", the officials says that the ax will fall on other heads. "I could not be happier with Secret Service", Trump said on Wednesday when asked about the breach by reporters. His displeasure with several of his own national security officials reportedly stems from the fact that they have refused to violate the law to carry out his orders. Read More »

Kidnapped American tourist, Ugandan guide rescued

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Safari guide Jean-Paul Mirenge Ramezo, right, after he was rescued. The official with Wild Frontiers Uganda Safaris, which organized the kidnapping victims' safari itinerary, said Monday that Endicott was released, "not rescued", after money was paid. Read More »

British PM Theresa May issues 'stark' warning of no Brexit at all

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Labour says it has had no indication the government will agree to its demand for changes to the political declaration - the section of Mrs May's Brexit deal which outlines the basis for future UK-EU relations. The prime minister is due to travel to Brussels on Wednesday afternoon for the emergency European council summit, but a comprehensive package required by the EU to permit a further delay to Brexit does not seem achievable, at present. Read More »

Trump blasts Democrats on Israel at Republican Jewish Coalition event

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Protesters interrupted President Donald Trump's speech at the Republican Jewish Coalition annual leadership meeting in Las Vegas on Saturday, April 6. Trump says in a speech at the group's annual meeting in Las Vegas that he's grateful to members for "your incredible support and your outstanding commitment to our country to our safety and to electing more Republicans". Read More »

Theresa May aims to revive flagging Brexit talks with Labour's Jeremy Corbyn

Downing Street did not confirm whether face-to-face talks would begin again today between Labour and the Conservatives in an attempt to reach a compromise . She has asked for a delay until June 30, while European Council President Donald Tusk has proposed a one-year flexible extension. In a clear attempt at placating her hard Brexiteer party MPs, May insisted that there are areas where the two main United Kingdom parties, Conservatives and Labour, agree. Read More »

Trump confirms will skip 'boring' correspondents' dinner

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Trump told reporters on Friday morning that he will hold a rally rather than attend the April 27 event, which has long attracted presidents, dignitaries, journalists and entertainers. Association president Olivier Knox said in a statement: "We're looking forward to an enjoyable evening of celebrating the First Amendment and great journalists past, present and future". Read More »

UK PM May could offer customs union compromise to Labour party

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Once Britain has left the European Union , the old passports will no longer be issued. British PM Theresa May was forced to ask the bloc for another extension last Friday, requesting that the British Parliament would have until June 30 to strike a deal, to prevent the country crashing out this coming Friday without an agreement in place. Read More »

Osinbajo leaves Nigaria for Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rewanda

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He added that some of the activities lined up for the event include: the Kigali Genocide Memorial, the Wreaths laying ceremony and Lighting of the Flame by the President of the Republic of Rwanda and Special Guests. The country will mourn for 100 days, the time it took in 1994 for 800,000 Rwandans to be massacred. The nine-member commission will have access to presidential, diplomatic, military and intelligence archives, the French presidency said on Friday, after Macron met members of an ... Read More »