• Chelsea Manning files to run for US Senate

    Chelsea Manning files to run for US Senate

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    Her actions made Manning a hero to anti-war and anti-secrecy activists but USA establishment figures branded her a traitor. She is running as a Democrat and will likely challenge two-term Sen. "I'm figuring things out right now - which is exciting, awkward, fun, and all new for me", Manning wrote. "I had this image of going (back) to a life that I had before", she said.
  • Mudslides cause devastation in California as death toll rises

    Mudslides cause devastation in California as death toll rises

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    On Saturday, authorities said during a press conference that the 19th person killed was identified as 25-year-old Morgan Christine Corey, of Montecito . Santa Barbara County firefighters walk through a home destroyed by mudflow and debris in Montecito , California. "It's really an overwhelming situation and we don't want to give an estimate that isn't accurate", said Colin Jones, a spokesman for the California Department of Transportation.
  • UAE Says Qatar `Intercepted' Two Airliners as Feud Continues

    UAE Says Qatar `Intercepted' Two Airliners as Feud Continues

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    Qatar said on Saturday that a second United Arab Emirates (UAE) military jet had violated its airspace, prompting a new complaint to the UN. The UAE on Monday accused Qatari fighter jets of intercepting passenger flights operated by Emirati national carriers to Bahrain, as a months-old feud between the Gulf states continued to escalate.
  • Hostility to migrants is a sin, says Pope

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    Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. People in host countries may be afraid that newcomers "will disturb the established order (or) will "steal" something they have long labored to build up", he said. The authorities expect an influx of almost a million Argentines, Bolivians and Peruvians in Chile to see the pope. Latinobarometro Director, Marta Lagos said Francis' popularity had declined over the case of Chilean priest Fernando Karadima, whom the Vatican finally found guilty of abusing minors ...
  • Airbnb is spending $100000 to promote listings in Trump's "shithole" countries

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    Mr. Trump is widely reported to have described African countries as "shithole" countries in an immigration meeting with US senators last week . "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed, that I can tell you". Lawmakers are trying to combine some form of relief for DACA immigrants along with enhanced border security, including a wall along the Mexican border, sought by Trump.
  • U.S. has expressed desire to work with Pakistan: Pakistan FM

    U.S. has expressed desire to work with Pakistan: Pakistan FM

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    President Donald Trump in which he had leveled serious charges against Pakistan including the allegation that the country supports the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network. She said that Pak -US relationship is important and the US would like to carry it forward. Pakistan was initially fearful that Trump would launch a strike in Pakistan - similar to the secret 2011 raid that captured Osama bin Laden outside Islamabad - and put its forces on alert the day the aid suspension was ...
  • Trump Administration Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

    Trump Administration Remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

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    However, he also doesn't believe that Trump would be president if King was alive during the 2016 elections. "I was there on Air Force One, and I was there when the president signed the bill in honor of Martin Luther King Jr ., my uncle, making that historic site here in Atlanta, Georgia, where I live, a national park", evangelist Dr.
  • Four Pakistani soldiers martyred in Indian cross-border shelling

    Four Pakistani soldiers martyred in Indian cross-border shelling

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    At another area along the de facto border, India said its forces killed five fighters from a pro-Pakistan group trying to slip into Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday. "We are using our might to teach them a lesson", he said. "We are a professional army, responsible nuclear state and resilient nation and India must not remain in illusion", he said.
  • Abbas slams Trump's Mideast peace plan as 'slap on face'

    Abbas slams Trump's Mideast peace plan as 'slap on face'

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    Abbas had previously said the United States could no longer play any role in the Middle East peace process after Trump's move. The Islamic Jihad official said his group and Hamas agreed that their participation in the meetings won't bring any benefits to the two groups and that the results of the council meetings will be less than expectations.
  • Pres. Trump Slams Democrats for Obstructing Immigration Talks

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    And on Sunday, he offered a pessimistic take on Twitter: " DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don't really want it, they just want to talk and take desperately needed money away from our military". Trump said a year ago that he's killing the program unless Congress sends him legislation by March to keep it. McAuliffe said he believes Trump wants a deal, but is being advised by White House policy aide and immigration hardliner Stephen Miller to demand restrictions on the ...
  • 1000 teens charged with child porn distribution via Facebook

    1000 teens charged with child porn distribution via Facebook

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    It also comes amid growing concern about sexting among school-age children and instances of revenge porn. Prosecutors will assess each case, Thygesen said, with punishments ranging from a criminal record entry to having their name added to child protection registers for 10 years.
  • Centurion Test evenly poised on Day 3

    Centurion Test evenly poised on Day 3

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    It was definitely one of the best innings of Kohli's career. For good measure he joined the fast bowlers hall of fame of those who sent down a delivery in excess of 150km/h on the Test match stage. This was a huge blow for India . "I didn't think he was going to run". It will not be easy to keep fending off the disciplined host pacers, but then, that is where the real challenge will be because exposing the tail to the new ball would mean immediate demolition.
  • Trump's war of words over immigration sparks fears of a government shutdown

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    Trump addressed the issue briefly as he arrived for dinner at his private golf club with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California. When it came to the issue of "chain migration", I said to the president: "Do you realize how painful that term is to so many people?" We are trying to come forward with a compromise, and I think we have, and you'll see that this week.
  • Firefighter Catches Toddler From Burning Apartment

    Firefighter Catches Toddler From Burning Apartment

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    Video shows firefighters rescuing a dozen trapped occupants from the apartment. "It's our job and we are so fortunate to work for DeKalb County who prides training and equipment and we have a brotherhood here and we work really well together".
  • North Carolina escapes Notre Dame

    North Carolina escapes Notre Dame

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    Joel Berry II hit two free throws with 7.1 seconds left as No. 20 North Carolina earned its first Atlantic Coast Conference road victory of the season Saturday with a 69-68 triumph over Notre Dame. Seconds earlier, the Notre Dame guard had a good look as he attempted a game-winning basket Saturday against No. 20 North Carolina. That gets us to the bonus quicker.
  • Maxine Waters to skip Trump's State of the Union

    Maxine Waters to skip Trump's State of the Union

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    Wilson is the fourth Democrat to announce plans to skip the president's historic speech. "For the first time since I began serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, I will not be attending the president's State of the Union address". "Instead, like I did during Trump's Inauguration, I will be working here at home listening to Oregonians about what they think about the State of the Union".
  • Pyeongchang Olympics' Games And Peace In The Koreas

    Pyeongchang Olympics' Games And Peace In The Koreas

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    During the high-level inter-Korean talks on January 9, North and South Korea agreed to field a unified women's hockey team at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and have now jointly submitted the proposal to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), reports indicate.
  • Donald Trump says bipartisan DACA settlement 'a giant step backwards'

    Donald Trump says bipartisan DACA settlement 'a giant step backwards'

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    He also said he was trying to get a DACA deal done, but Democrats were not helping. Since 2007, 28,783 foreign nationals from Iran, Syria, and Sudan - three countries which support global terrorism - have become legal immigrants into the United States through the Visa Lottery, according to new State Department data .