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Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy , a Democrat, joined Marquez-Greene to blast lawmakers for not enacting stricter gun control measures, and called for Congress to "get off its ass and do something". In the interim, thousands more have been lost to the daily, ruthless toll of gun violence. "Tragedies like Las Vegas have happened too many times", Massachusetts Sen.
  • Khursheed Shah criticises PTI for dividing opposition

    Khursheed Shah criticises PTI for dividing opposition

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    Khurshid Shah said that the MQM was with the government two months ago and now no one knows whether it is with the "he" or "she". Taking a dig at Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Shah said it is beyond his understanding either to count the party as a coalition partner of PML-N or an opposition party.
  • Trump hurls accusation at storm-hit Puerto Rico

    Trump hurls accusation at storm-hit Puerto Rico

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    Mayor Cruz responded to the comments, saying she had "no time" to respond and criticized the government's response, saying it is hampering relief efforts with its inefficiencies. "I am begging, begging anyone that can hear us to save us from dying", said Cruz in a press conference Friday. "I invite you to reflect on the reality that even after the storm hit Puerto Rico , even when it was evident that it was a disaster in the United States, only half of our USA citizens on the ...
  • Mizoram: Not a single Rohingya entered state says Home Minister Lalzirliana

    Mizoram: Not a single Rohingya entered state says Home Minister Lalzirliana

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    Over the past weeks, almost 510,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees have crossed Myanmar's borders into Bangladesh, where they are staying at refugee camps in the Cox's Bazar border district. The State Department recently announced the USA was set to contribute $32 million worth of humanitarian aid to help the Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar's Rakhine state.
  • 190th Air Refuling Wing heads to Puerto Rico

    190th Air Refuling Wing heads to Puerto Rico

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    She's giving an account that contradicts Trump's claim that "10,000 Federal workers now on Island doing a fantastic job". In the sketch, Trump confidently strides into the Oval Office, eager to pick up the phone to hear Melissa Villaseñor's Cruz tell him "what a great job I'm doing".
  • Trump blames Puerto Ricans for slow hurricane response

    Trump blames Puerto Ricans for slow hurricane response

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    Trump's earlier comments questioning who would pay for reconstruction given the territory's massive financial debt were viewed by some as premature and distasteful. USA lawmakers urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop sniping at Puerto Ricans and get to work helping them recover, two days before he was to visit the island.
  • 3 killed, 2 hurt in Lawrence shooting

    3 killed, 2 hurt in Lawrence shooting

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    Lawrence Police believe the shooting stemmed from a physical altercation that occurred near the northwest corner of 11 and Massachusetts Street. The Lawrence Police Department is investigating a deadly triple homicide that happened overnight.
  • Trump Says Tillerson Is 'Wasting His Time' On Talks With North Korea

    Trump Says Tillerson Is 'Wasting His Time' On Talks With North Korea

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    Rear Admiral Marc Dalton, commander of the Reagan's strike group, said that while Pyongyang's missile tests and nuclear program was a "growing and concerning danger", his task force was ready if North Korea resort to military action. President Donald Trump said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was was "wasting his time". Clinton failed, Bush failed, and Obama failed. "However, that doesn't mean that we should stop trying", she said in Perth.
  • Mark Zuckerberg apologises for Facebook mistake

    Mark Zuckerberg apologises for Facebook mistake

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    He made a post on Facebook asking for forgiveness. Zuckerberg's followers replied with praise for the good that Facebook has done for them and praised him for his decision to respect his Jewish heritage. Facebook has given over 3,000 advertisements to congressional investigators. Facebook has launched an overhaul of how it handles paid political advertisements after USA lawmakers threatened to regulate the world's largest social network over secretive ads that run during election ...
  • Ardern, English to meet with Peters

    Ardern, English to meet with Peters

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    Mr Peters has said the real talks would begin after the final election result was declared on Saturday afternoon, and he would make his decision by 12 October. They could also work with the Green Party. Between them, Labour and the Greens won 52 seats on the election night count, compared to 58 for National, leaving NZ First in a king-maker role with nine seats.
  • Trump blasts media coverage of Puerto Rico

    Trump blasts media coverage of Puerto Rico

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    Trump tweeted that Cruz was "told by the Democrats that you must be nasty to Trump ". Trump later responded, calling Cruz's leadership "poor" and said her and the country's government were "not able to get their workers to help". Mayor Cruz said her goal was to save lives without getting distracted by anything else. But the president also lashed out at "fake news " television networks, which he accused of criticizing federal relief workers as a way to punish him politically.
  • Donald Trump to attend ASEAN in November

    Donald Trump to attend ASEAN in November

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    Duterte challenged Callamard to a public debate previous year as a condition for her to be allowed to investigate her allegations in the Philippines - a condition which was rejected by her. "Our campaign against crime and illegal drugs is not meant to violate human rights; it is intended protect the human rights of our people". "He will also emphasize the importance of fair and reciprocal economic ties with America's trade partners", the statement said.
  • Bernie Sanders Leads Takedown of Donald Trump Over Puerto Rico

    Bernie Sanders Leads Takedown of Donald Trump Over Puerto Rico

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    San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz , who lost her house in the storm and has been attacked by Trump on Twitter, said on Sunday she would be willing to meet with him when he visits the island on Tuesday. Several times during the week, the President had alluded to the difficulty of getting aid to Puerto Rico, even as he defended his administration's response.
  • Netanyahu Denies Involvement in Kurdish Referendum

    Netanyahu Denies Involvement in Kurdish Referendum

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    Yildirim added that Turkey would support such diplomatic contacts. While the vast majority of Kurds are Sunni , there are some Shiites , particularly in and around Iran , which has also come out against Iraqi Kurdistan's independence efforts.
  • Swachh Bharat Mission is people's movement: PM Modi

    Swachh Bharat Mission is people's movement: PM Modi

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    Initiated by Modi, the clean India movement gained huge momentum in less than a month after its launch. India faces challenges but that does not mean we run away from them. If Swaraj was achieved by the Satyagrahis, Shrestha Bharat would be achieved by the Swachhagrahis, the Prime Minister said. "But it'll be done by 125 crore Indians".
  • Protesters March Through Washington Streets for Racial Justice

    Protesters March Through Washington Streets for Racial Justice

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    Dorcas Davies, an organizer of the March for Racial Justice , told the Washington Post that organizers began planning the march in June after a Minnesota police officer was acquitted in the killing of Philando Castile, who was shot by police during a traffic stop while his girlfriend used her phone to record the bloody scene and stream it live.
  • Max Verstappen praises 'unbelievable' Red Bull for dominant victory at Malaysia

    Max Verstappen praises 'unbelievable' Red Bull for dominant victory at Malaysia

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    The luck for Mercedes held - even with a second place for Hamilton - with Raikkonen's Ferrari suffering a similar engine turbo fault before the race started, with Raikkonen not making the starting grid. "I think we were the quickest auto for the majority of the race but we had to start last". Ricciardo also won in Malaysia a year ago and Horner praised the Australian for overtaking the Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas to seize third before withstanding a fierce late challenge from Sebastian ...
  • Republican Senate budget plan blocks full ACA repeal

    Republican Senate budget plan blocks full ACA repeal

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    But he added, "There's not a whole lot of detail, especially on the issues that are of importance to us". The other big victor, it seems, would be the president himself, along with a handful of other multimillionaires who'd benefit from the repeal of the estate tax and alternative minimum tax , which requires wealthy Americans pay a minimum tax.
  • People living on border are national 'strategic asset', shouldn't migrate: Rajnath Singh

    People living on border are national 'strategic asset', shouldn't migrate: Rajnath Singh

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    Our jawans have experienced many bitter experiences till date as in these areas they have to travel to far-flung border areas facing many challenges while the Chinese Army personnel guard their border areas with modern facilities like developed surface communication and airways, ” Rawat said while adding that in the two-day-long high level official meeting, issues of how the Indian soldiers work amidst such tough challenges received the top priority.