• SCOTUS Will No Longer Hear Trump Travel Ban Case

    SCOTUS Will No Longer Hear Trump Travel Ban Case

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    US President Donald Trump has extended his travel restrictions to the country to include North Korea , Venezuela and Chad . The new proclamation will come into force on 18 October, with the countries being subject to varying degrees of restrictions.
  • New Trump Travel Ban Adds North Korea, Venezuela

    New Trump Travel Ban Adds North Korea, Venezuela

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    In a statement , Trump explained that "following an extensive review by the Department of Homeland Security , we are taking action today to protect the safety and security of the American people by establishing a minimum security baseline for entry into the United States".
  • Twitter explains why Trump NKorea tweet wasn't removed

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    The tweet drew ire from the North Korean government, which responded by deeming Trump's statement "a clear declaration of war ". On Monday night, however, Twitter issued a statement from its official policy account in response to a barrage of pleas from users who were concerned that the president's tweets could incite nuclear war.
  • Refusing to stand for the National Anthem doesn't unify anyone

    Refusing to stand for the National Anthem doesn't unify anyone

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    Kaepernick now does not have a job in the National Football League; six players engaged in some form of protest during the anthem at games the week before Trump brought up the matter. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, a two-time Super Bowl champion, said Monday - after a sleepless night - that he regretted that most of his team remained in the tunnel during "The Star-Spangled Banner " instead of appearing on the sideline before a 23-17 loss at Chicago on Sunday.
  • 'US travel ban psychological terrorism'

    'US travel ban psychological terrorism'

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    The government in Caracas has lambasted the White House for a ban on the travel of Venezuelan citizens to the United States, saying the restriction is a form of "psychological terrorism". Unlike the total prohibitions imposed on citizens of North Korea and Chad, Venezuelans are limited at this time to officials of a specific number of government entities, and their immediate family members with nonimmigrant work visas (B-1), tourism (B-2) and both (B1 / B2).
  • Hurricane Maria is sending high winds, surf along East Coast

    Hurricane Maria is sending high winds, surf along East Coast

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    Millions of people in the Caribbean are still reeling from Hurricane Maria's devastation. Dare County ordered the evacuation of Hatteras Island beginning at noon Monday. Little has changed in the outlook for the storm, now a minimal hurricane about 190 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras and moving north at 7 mph. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from Bogue Inlet to the North Carolina-Virginia border as well as Albemarle and Pamlico sounds.
  • Ukraine promulgates law affecting Romanian minorities

    Ukraine promulgates law affecting Romanian minorities

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    Russian officials have condemned the law, saying that it violates Ukraine's worldwide obligations. Ukraine passed a law on September 5 obliging teachers to use only Ukrainian in secondary schools - a move that has already drawn protests from its biggest neighbour, Russia, as well as Romania.
  • Republican Sen. Bob Corker won't seek re-election

    Republican Sen. Bob Corker won't seek re-election

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    It is hard to imagine a Democrat winning in Tennessee, but without the powerful incumbent, the GOP will be left trying to hold onto an open Senate seat that they assumed was safely locked up. Former Tennessee House of Representatives member Republican Joe Carr and Tennessee Senator Mark Green will reportedly join the race for the 2018 election cycle as well.
  • America must come first when facing N. Korea

    America must come first when facing N. Korea

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    Beijing hopes that United States and North Korean politicians can realize that resorting to military means would never be a viable way out, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said during his daily news briefing in Beijing. "But it's true that the recent events in North Korea , with the implications in the neighbouring countries - very important countries, means that we will have to be forceful, and those of us who defend the values of democracy, freedom and human rights have to ...
  • Man City on course to break Chelsea goal record

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    Guardiola's side have scored 16 goals in their last three league games, having previously trounced Liverpool 5-0 and won 6-0 at Watford . "City are the most exciting side in the Premier League and you wouldn't want to be playing them at the moment, but United don't have to play them until December, so Mourinho has a lot of time to assess them".
  • No 'sufficient progress' in Brexit talks with UK

    No 'sufficient progress' in Brexit talks with UK

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    The source, an ally of Mr Hammond, said "I know on that first day [Hammond] thought Boris could be the answer because he'd have this reach and appeal". French President Emmanuel Macron restated the EU's position at the weekend, saying that "if those three points are not clarified, then we can not move forward on the rest".
  • USA imposes sanctions on North Korean banks and executives

    USA imposes sanctions on North Korean banks and executives

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    Ri ended his brief remarks by saying: "The question of who won't be around much longer will be answered then". After a war of words broke out between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un last week, North Korea has released a dramatic propaganda video showing its missiles blowing up United States targets.
  • USA sanctions 8 North Korean banks, 26 individuals

    USA sanctions 8 North Korean banks, 26 individuals

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    The image showed a naked nine-year-old girl running away from a napalm bombing alongside other children. In response, the US has led two recent rounds of United Nations sanctions on the regime, winning support from China, North Korea's top trading partner, and Russian Federation.
  • Tillerson to meet Cuba's foreign minister in Washington as tensions climb

    Tillerson to meet Cuba's foreign minister in Washington as tensions climb

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    It comes as the re-engagement, started under President Barack Obama, is being jeopardised by mounting alarm over the unexplained incidents that have harmed at least 21 Americans - some with ailments as serious as traumatic brain injury. Several U.S. lawmakers have called on the Trump administration to expel all Cuban diplomats from Washington. But Tillerson said last week the United States is considering whether to close its embassy in Cuba following the alleged attacks, which USA ...
  • N Korean minister says Trump declared war on nation

    N Korean minister says Trump declared war on nation

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    Recently, North Korea conducted its sixth most powerful nuclear test on September 3, attracting United Nations sanctions and criticism from the global community. "We are targeting North Korean banks and financial facilitators acting as representatives for North Korean banks across the globe", Mnuchin said.
  • Senate Will Not Vote On Obamacare Repeal Bill

    Senate Will Not Vote On Obamacare Repeal Bill

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    Republican Sens. John McCain and Rand Paul have announced their opposition to Graham-Cassidy. "We're coming back to this after taxes", Graham said . With three Republicans against it, this last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare goes nowhere. Surprise! Turns out legislating health care is, like, really complicated, and people actually don't want higher premiums.
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    There Should be "Great Anger" Over Trump's Puerto Rico Response

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    Cuomo cited looming cuts to Medicaid funding, the latest Republican effort to repeal Obamacare and escalating tensions with North Korea as other topics more deserving of the president's attention than the controversy over the NFL . Trump spent three days criticizing players who kneel during the national anthem, which began with quarterback Colin Kaepernick in the 2016 season as a protest over how police treat blacks.