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Harvard Freshman Denied Entry to US, Deported

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Instead, when the Palestinian student arrived at Boston Logan International Airport from his home in Lebanon, he was detained and interrogated by Customs and Border Protection agents for hours before officials revoked his visa and ordered him back to Lebanon. Read More »

US, Taliban push for deal at Doha talks

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President Donald Trump says US talks with the Taliban are on "no timeline" for reaching a resolution to the almost 18-year-old war, which has claimed more than 2,400 Americans. "Mr President, if you don't have a counter-terrorism force left behind, even if you got deal with the Taliban which I doubt but you might they have no the capability or will to protect the American homeland". Read More »

North Korea says it won't give up arms modernization

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The satellite images were taken on Monday. Support vessels and cranes appear in these photographs, which suggest they are preparing to tow out the missile test stand barge out into the sea for an SLBM test flight. The U.S. must be measured in its reaction to North Korea's latest round of missile tests in order to keep diplomatic channels open, the head of the Defense Department said Wednesday. Read More »

ENOUGH: Trump RIPS 'Crazy' Lawrence O'Donnell Over Phony Russia Report

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With his repeated " if true " caveats, O'Donnell was mocking the core idea of journalism - which is to say, the verification of stray tips and rumors. That would explain every kind word Donald Trump has ever said about Russian Federation and Vladimir Putin. He later added that the claim would "need a lot more verification before that can be a confirmable fact ". Read More »

Is a no-deal Brexit inevitable? | UK

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He said that "only by showing unity and resolve" could the United Kingdom secure a deal "that can be passed by Parliament". Europe ought to be "as flexible and positive as possible", Danish prime minister Mette Frederiksen said in Copenhagen on Thursday. Read More »

Twitter Can't Get Over This Pic Of Melania Trump And Justin Trudeau

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Trump between 2006 and 2007 - he married the First Lady in 2005. Trudeau is known for his boyish good looks, and she's a former model. First he charmed her step-daughter and now - at least in the eyes of many Trump antagonists on the internet - Justin Trudeau has left a new Trump family member smitten: Melania Trump . Read More »

Farmer's Almanac Says Rockford Gets Cold and Snow

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The coldest temperatures are expected in late January, which will likely affect millions of people living in the northern plains all the way to the Great Lakes. Managing Editor Sandi Duncan says it won't be all bad, but there are a few dates in January and February where winter will tighten its grip. Depending on where you live, January 4-7 and 12-15 could have " copious amounts " of snow, rain, sleet and ice. Read More »

Thai palace shares unusually candid images of king’s consort

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This undated handout from Thailand's Royal Office received on August 26, 2019 shows Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn posing with royal noble consort Sineenat Bilaskalayani, also known as Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi. Vajiralongkorn assumed the throne after the 2016 death of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej . A biking and aviation enthusiast who spends a lot of his time overseas in Germany, Vajiralongkorn was crowned in May within an elaborate Icelandic ceremony which Sineenat engaged ... Read More »

Man's truck was stolen as he robbed store across the street

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But while he was inside robbing the tavern next door, surveillance footage showed a man of a bike spot the keys before entering the truck and taking off. The post has garnered a ton of hilarious comments. As he starts to back out of the parking spot to drive away, Kelley can be seen running to stop him, even hurling a bulky item at his own truck as it speeds away. Read More »

Iran jails British dual national for spying

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Amiri was "sentenced to 10 years in jail... and she is already serving her term". Iran this week also upheld the conviction of Aras Amiri , an Iranian who worked for the British Council cultural organization and was sentenced to 10 years in prison over allegations she was spying for the United Kingdom. Read More »

Trump Lashes Out at 'Lightweight' NY Times Writer Over Bedbugs

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I think you've set a new standard. Provost Forrest Maltzman's tweet quickly went viral, another sign of the fascination online with free speech, political fault lines, power dynamics and bedbugs. Karpf tweeted Stephen's email, which has received more than 3,000 retweets and more than 28,000 likes since it was posted Monday evening. "He does not follow me", Mr. Read More »

Limits on sales of African elephants to zoos gain approval

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Zambia proposed that its elephants be downgraded from Appendix I to Appendix II, which would have allowed the country to trade in its registered raw ivory commercially, including the sale of live animals. The EU initially opposed the band due concerns over the health of gene pools and genetic variation in zoos around the world. Even that was shot down, largely by a partisan and puppet (African Elephant Coalition, specifically) crowd bereft of scientific evidence, just irrational and ... Read More »

Queens girl missing since Saturday found overseas in London

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They also confirmed that she boarded a plane headed to London from John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday evening, the girl's uncle said, adding that investigators told the family that Victoria paid for her ticket in cash. "Officers have liaised with her family and will be speaking with the NYPD". He was arrested. Of course we are [relieved],' Arkadiusz said to the New York Post . Read More »

Najib Razak 1MDB: Malaysia's former PM faces biggest trial yet

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The 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund was set up in 2009, when Najib Razak was prime minister, to aid the nation's economic development. On the opening day of the biggest trial into the 1MDB financial scandal, prosecutor Gopal Sri Ram said Najib used his position to evade justice, especially after news of the scandal broke in July 2015. Read More »

Scottish Conservative leader resigns

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Mr Swann, speaking to the News Letter, said: "I think one of the strengths she had in Scotland was that she was seen as more of a unionist than Scottish Tory, so that when it came time to take that battle to the Scottish National Party she was able for it because of her stance on the Union". Read More »

Drug Mixup In Spain Causes "Werewolf Syndrome"

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The batch was contaminated with minoxidil , a medication for baldness, according to a statement from the Spanish Ministry of Health, Consumer Affairs and Social Welfare. The Spanish agency pulled a first batch off the market last month when 13 cases were reported. A report published on the Aemps website said the medicine had been distributed by a pharmaceutical company in the Málaga region of Spain. Read More »

S. Korea summons Japanese envoy as export trade curbs take effect

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The 2016 agreement was concluded between Seoul and Tokyo after considerable USA encouragement. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga (菅義偉) said on Tuesday (Aug. That General Security of Military Information Agreement, known by the acronym GSOMIA, is seen as a major boon to security in Northeast Asia, especially as North Korea continues to test launch missiles into the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. Read More »

Parolee crashes stolen police SUV, kills 2 girls

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Several others were injured. Soon after, police in Riverside, about 4 miles northeast of Dayton, received a 911 call of a auto accident involving a single vehicle that crashed into a tree. Police in nearby Riverside then responded to a call about a pickup truck that had driven into a tree. One child appeared to be severely injured, while another was pinned between a door and a seat, he said. Read More »

Trump Launches US Space Command In Counter To Russia, China Threats

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Today, at the direction of President Donald J. Trump , the Secretary of Defense established the United States Space Command to ensure space superiority. The Pentagon says the new U.S. Space Command is "responsible for deterring conflict, defending U.S. and allied freedom of action in space, delivering combat-relevant space capability to the joint and combined forces, and integrating joint forces to advance U.S. Read More »

Iran: Lifting U.S. sanctions will help salvage nuclear deal

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The attack, part of an unspoken cyberwar between the USA and Iran , was in response to Iran shooting down a U.S. surveillance drone it said was violating Iranian airspace, the Times reported . Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabie said on Wednesday: "Taking into account Donald Trump's personal traits, we don't trust him; however, Iran has never abandoned diplomacy but we are determined to pursue it as an equal (of the United States)", state TV reported. Read More »

$60M Lotto Max winner picked same numbers for three decades

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As soon as he saw the winning numbers, Truong went to the store and had the clerk print them - just to be certain, he said. "I could not believe it!" he said in a Western Canada Lottery Corporation press release. "I'm still young, I'm still strong". The numbers represented important dates, and there must have been some luck in them after all, because they managed to net him just over $60 million. Read More »

United Nations warns ceasefire violations could spark Lebanon-Israel war

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The heavily armed Shi'ite movement has denied harboring such missile facilities. A picture taken from the southern Lebanese village of Meiss al-Jabal on December 16, 2018, shows Israeli soldiers watching as United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL) soldiers speak with Lebanese soldiers in front of a Hezbollah flag. Read More »

Mexican student falls 25 metres after performing extreme yoga pose over railing

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Meanwhile, Infobae reports that Alexa suffered more than 100 fractures and is in a medically induced coma, which she will stay in for two weeks. According to her neighbours, Alexa often practices yoga in her balcony. Neighbors said they had seen her perform an upside-down pose on her terrace prior to her fall. In another she is hanging upside down from a zip line. Read More »

India, Pakistan Can Handle Kashmir Dispute Alone

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The US has reaffirmed that there was no change in its Kashmir policy that it is a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan. French President Emmanuel Macron said he discussed the Kashmir issue with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his 90-minute long one-on-one meeting at Chateau de Chantilly, France, on Thursday. Read More »

Video shows miles of newly constructed Mexico border wall

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The Washington Post report comes as Defense Secretary Mark Esper earlier this week approved an additional 20 miles of border wall be built with $2.5 billion in previously reprogrammed into the Pentagon's counter-drug account. This year it allocated $1.4 billion, but the president wanted much more, at least $25 billion. The baby is being treated at Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, where she is in critical condition, U.S. Read More »

Evidence Suggests Epstein Was Murdered, Lawyers Say

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In a document about her alleged experiences filed in a federal court in Florida, she claimed to have had sex with the prince three times - in London and at Epstein's NY mansion when she was 17 - and in the U.S. "It's not how Jeffrey died, but it's how he lived", she said."We need to get to the bottom of everybody who was involved with that, starting with Ghislaine Maxwell and going along the lines there". Read More »

Hurricane Dorian heads for U.S. after limited damage in Caribbean

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Hurricane Dorian held at a Category 1 into Thursday afternoon, but by Sunday morning, it could become a Category 4 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center . Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency , clearing the way to bring in more fuel and call out the National Guard if necessary, and Georgia's governor followed suit. Read More »

Six killed as Indonesian authorities open fire in Papua

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One person suspected of organising the protest against the Papuan students in Surabaya had been named a criminal suspect, while a half dozen police officers have also been temporarily suspended pending an investigation. The Indonesian government has been accused of violently suppressing the indigenous community. Separatists want a referendum on Papuan independence from what they call Indonesian "occupation", a goal they've supported since the Netherlands relinquished the region to ... Read More »

Gillibrand Drops Out of 2020 Race, Did Not Qualify For Next Debate

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But our rights are under attack like never before by President Trump and Republicans who want to repeal Roe v. Wade , which is why I went to the front lines in Georgia to fight for them". Others who narrowly missed out tried to see a silver lining - the same rules will be in place for the October debate, meaning that while the same 10 candidates are guaranteed a spot, others have more time to qualify. Read More »

Teen climate activist arrives in NY by sea

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Thunberg is in the USA for the United Nations Climate Action Summit and says she sailed to avoid the greenhouse gas emissions that come with flying on a commercial jet. This was no pleasure cruise. Designed for racing, Malizia demonstrated her potential, reaching speeds up to 30 knots. There is no toilet - just a bucket - or fixed shower aboard, no windows below deck and only a small gas cooker to heat up freeze-dried food. Read More »

A. anamensis Hominin Skull Could Recast Our Human Family Tree

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He had jutting cheekbones, elongated canine teeth and oval-shaped earholes-all features that strongly suggest membership in A. anamensis rather than the bigger-brained, flatter-faced A. Some forested areas existed by the shore of the delta and the river that fed the lake, but it was basically a dry region. "MRD lived near a large lake in a region that was dry". Read More »