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President Trump targets eight countries in his newly revised travel ban

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Already issued valid visas would not be revoked and case-by-case waivers would also be taken into consideration if the citizens from the barred nations meet the required criterion such as having previously worked or studied in the USA for an extended period of timing, having "significant business or professional obligations" in the U.S. Read More »

Prince Harry visits mental health hospital ahead of Invictus Games

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Meghan chose to wear more formal attire when she first appeared at the Invictus Games at the weekend. But Meghan left right after Harry's speech to the crowd. On Saturday, First Lady Melania Trump met with Harry on her first solo foreign trip of her husband's administration, leading the United States delegation to the games. Read More »

US Judge Blocks Abortion Restrictions Enacted By VP Pence

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U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt issued a permanent injunction Friday, sought by Planned Parenthood of IN and Kentucky (PPINK) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), against a law that would have banned abortions that were exclusively based on a diagnosis of Down Syndrome or other genetic abnormalities. Read More »

Five injured as auto bomber hits North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy in Kabul

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Its spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed an American military convoy was targeted, destroying several vehicles and inflicting heavy casualties on the "invading" forces. The Taliban insurgency has taken credit for plotting the attack. Helmand has consistently been the deadliest province for both foreign and Afghan security forces since the Taliban was ousted from Kabul in late 2001. Read More »

La Plaine - Dominica - Hurricane - Situation as of 23/09/2017, Grading Map

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Luckily the storm missed the island, but then on Monday, hurricane Maria struck, and there was no escape. The Melville Hall airport remains intact but the Roseau hospital is damaged. Importantly, Jackson said, the main port remained operational and able to receive aid ships. The island's broadcast service was also down Tuesday and Akamai Technologies, a company that tracks the status of the internet around the world, said most of Dominica's internet service appeared to have been lost ... Read More »

Iran successfully tested new ballistic missile, says state media

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He wrote: " Iran just test-fired a Ballistic Missile capable of reaching Israel". Iranian officials have argued that the measure only applies to missiles specifically created to carry nuclear warheads. "While Iran's more assertive regional stance has put it on a collision course first and foremost with Saudi Arabia and the USA, the pivotal role it plays in the Syrian conflict is also increasingly raising tensions with Israel". Read More »

Mystery of Great Pyramid at Giza reportedly solved

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A mystery of how the Great Pyramid was built may have been solved. An ancient scroll discovered in the Egyptian seaport of Wadi Al-Jarf gave investigators new insight into the role boats played in the construction of numerous pyramids. An overseer, of a 40 elite workmen's team in charge Merer has described that how the crew under his supervision was involved in these landscape transformation and shifted the limestone downstream to Giza from Tura. Read More »

Angela Merkel Won but Lost 1 Million Voters

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Merkel has already ruled out forming a government with Alternative für Deutschland (AFD), the far right party which secured 13 per cent of the vote, giving it seats in the Bundestag for the first time. The party did lose 8 percent of voters from the 2013 elections, however. She had openly criticised one of the party's two leading candidates, Alexander Gauland , for saying that the AfD would "go after" Chancellor Angela Merkel and her government. Read More »

Bolivian Leader Slams Trump's Decision to Restrict Entry to U.S. for Venezuelans

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Last week, Trump warned North Korea from the same lectern that its current course could lead to its "total destruction". The US is not the only country to have imposed sanctions on Venezuela. "It is worth pointing out that these types of lists are incompatible with global law, and constitute a form of psychological and political terrorism", the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry said in a statement Monday. Read More »

Labour will end PFI, John McDonnell pledges

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McDonnell said Labour would put an end to the PFI scandal by bringing existing PFI contracts in-house. A 2015 parliamentary report said the government owed over 222 billion pounds of charges on PFI contracts spread across several decades. Read More »

Russian hackers targeted Minnesota's elections website

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Trevor Timmons, chief information officer for the Secretary of State's Office, says information that a Department of Homeland Security agent passed along Friday didn't explicitly mention Russian Federation but that it otherwise mirrored a warning federal officials gave Congress over the summer that did. Read More »

Iran tests new medium-range missile, defying USA warnings

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Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei earlier promised that his country would respond to any "wrong move" by the U.S., and President Rouhani said that Iran would pull out of the agreement within hours of any new nuclear-related sanctions being promulgated against it. Read More »

United States sends bombers along North Korean coast in 'clear message'

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In another threat, he also tweeted on Friday: " Kim Jong Un of North Korea, who is obviously a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people, will be tested like never before!" However, Trump's hard-line stance and flyovers like Saturday's, which the North calls a rehearsal for invasion, have done little to rein in the country's ever-improving nuclear weapons and missile programs. Read More »

The Will and Grace Cast Likes Trolling Everybody

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So why did stars Debra Messing , Eric McCormack , Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally c to their beloved characters and series? This time, we don't have Netflix to thank for the resurrection-no, Will & Grace is returning to its home turf, NBC . Read More »

Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow" claims No. 1 Spot on Billboard Hot 100!!!

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The Bronx-born rapper has scored her first Billboard No. 1 with debut single " Bodak Yellow ", making her the first female rapper in almost 20 years to hit the top with a solo billing. For someone so obsessed with curating her image and discussing her " reputation ", Swift sure has a habit of doing things that look bad. You can't fuck with Cardi if you wanted to. Read More »

New quake shakes traumatized Mexico City

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According to official counts, over sixty buildings collapsed or were left with significant damages, marking them as unsafe and threatening conditions for rescue workers and residents. As one of the of the country's most trusted institutions, the Mexican Navy has a wider role than most armadas, including a canine unit that has two other dogs, a pair of 18-month-old Belgian shepherds, Echo and Evil. Read More »

Kenya stripped of hosting rights for CHAN 2018

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Caf is yet to make any official communication regarding this, and it remains unclear how realistic Kenya can host these competition whose bidding process closed on July 17 this year. He added that among other reasons, the political situation in the country is unpredictable and that CAF would not take any risks. South Africa had to step in to host the 2013 African Cup of Nations after Libya conceded it wouldn't be able to. Read More »

Man Filmed Clinging To Back Of Moving Train

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We've seen something similar in comic book movies, but this was real life when a 23-year-old man, literally caught a train. Motorists and passengers on board watched anxiously as the man clung to the exterior of the train as it reached speeds of 68 miles per hour. Read More »

Kurdish referendum results 'null and void': Turkey

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The referendum for the independence of Iraqi Kurdistan began today when the Kurds residing in other countries electronically cast their vote. KRG head Massoud Barzani has said a "Yes" win would not result in an automatic declaration of independence but would simply lead to further negotiations with Baghdad. Read More »

United States police arrest armed man near White House

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While he was being questioned, he admitted to having multiple weapons in his vehicle - a 2009 Silver Nissan with Tennessee Fraternal Order of Police license plates. Police "located three hard gun cases in plain view", the report said, prompting a request for the Secret Service crime scene unit to investigate further. Read More »

Woman bitten three times by venomous snake in Virginia steakhouse

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After the snake was dead, emergency services were called and Myrick was taken to hospital, where she stayed until Sunday. The spokesperson also mentioned they were also investigating how the snake got into the restaurant's foyer. "They say that your life can change in a moment... and they're absolutely correct", she said. I can chat, but I can't negotiate a contract on someone's behalf. Read More »

Chelsea Manning denied entry to Canada

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Chelsea Manning says she has been "permanently banned" from entering Canada because of her criminal record. CityNews reached out to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for a statement but did not receive a response at the time of publishing. Read More »

Food and emergency aid arriving in Puerto Rico

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If you were able to reach your loved ones, please inform us via e-mail as soon as possible. Lives have been lost, power is down across the entire island, more than 15,000 people have been forced into shelters, and the storm has devastated the lives of thousands of others. Read More »

Russian state agents behind 'grave violations' in Crimea

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In the report , the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights called on Moscow to respect its obligations as an occupying power, demanding that it investigate all cases of alleged torture, abductions and killings involving members of the Russian security forces and Crimean self-defence. Read More »

New magnitude 6.1 quake shakes jittery Mexico

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The number increased principally in Mexico City , where it went from 154 to 167 in the last few hours, whereas in the states of Morelos, Puebla, Mexico , Guerrero and Oaxaca , no change was registered in the number of victims. Ten percent of the damaged buildings were constructed after 1990, by which time strict building codes had been enacted in the wake of the 1985 quake that killed some 10,000 people. Read More »

Violent Crime Spikes In Michigan; Half The Murders In Detroit

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Analysts said the rise in violent crime is happening mostly in large cities, which account for the vast majority of the increases in murders. The Northeast saw the lowest crime rates of any region in the country in 2016, and CT had the fifth lowest violent crime rate in the nation in 2016. Read More »

Labour 'abdicate responsibility' after voting to ignore Brexit at party conference

Party sources say numerous party's prominent centrist MPs were quietly satisfied with keeping the topic off the agenda, fearing an embarrassing story of party splits at a time when Labour's shadow cabinet is keen to hold a different line. One speaker from the floor said "if you say the answer to low wages is to curb freedom of movement, you're saying it's migrant's fault". "The single market has within it restrictions on state aid and spending, and pressures on it to privatise rail and other ... Read More »

New travel restrictions imposed against 8 countries, including Venezuela

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The new order will go into effect on October 18, eight days after the U.S. supreme court looks into the legality of the old travel ban. "The Secretary of Homeland Security , in consultation with the Secretary of State and the Attorney General, has determined that a small number of countries - out of almost 200 evaluated - remain deficient at this time with respect to their identity-management and information-sharing capabilities, protocols, and practices", Trump says in the executive ... Read More »

North Korea Calls Trump's Comments a 'Declaration of War'

As a result of this alleged declaration of war, he added, the DPRK reserved the right to shoot down USA aircraft outside of North Korean airspace. On Saturday, Ri told the U.N. The U.S. military said it was "the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) any U.S. fighter or bomber aircraft has flown off North Korea's coast in the 21st century". Read More »

Frauke Petry won't join AfD in German parliament

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Some observers have reacted to the AfD's performance as historical, even as supporters gathered at the party's headquarters in Berlin cheering as they watched the outcome on television while they chorused the German national anthem. The Free Democratic Party will have 80 seats, the Green Party will get 67 seats, while the Left Party will receive 69. "We trust that centrist parties in the Bundestag will ensure that the AfD has no representation in the coming governing coalition", ... Read More »

Trump never apologised for calling me a war prisoner - McCain

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McCain added that he'd be happy to have a conversation with Trump but acknowledged that they each had a "different upbringing" and "different life experiences". "But as soon as I get that, I say, 'Wait a minute. So for me to spend my time trying to analyze what he says, I don't know". McCain has been outspoken in his criticism of Trump. Read More »