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The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority called Monday's alleged Qatari interception "a flagrant and serious threat to the safety of civil aviation and a clear violation of worldwide laws and conventions". Qatar denies the allegations and and accuses the four states of aiming to incite the overthrow of its government. On June 5 a year ago, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt cut ties with Qatar accusing it of backing extremism and fostering ties with their ...
  • AAA Mid-Atlantic: Gas price increases persist

    AAA Mid-Atlantic: Gas price increases persist

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    How could the outlook have changed so quickly? Founded in 2000, the original GasBuddy website was a pioneer in crowd-sourced information, leveraging technology, big data, and a passionate community that now connects more than 70 million users with real-time, accurate fuel pricing information as well as reliable reviews of gas station amenities and services.
  • Merkel's coalition will finish us, SPD youth leader warns

    Merkel's coalition will finish us, SPD youth leader warns

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    In inconclusive national elections in September, the conservatives lost votes to the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. SPD leader Martin Schulz was in Dortmund on Monday evening to appeal for backing from members in North Rhine-Westphalia, which will contribute more than a quarter of the votes to the congress.
  • Durbin stands by account of Trump profanity

    Durbin stands by account of Trump profanity

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    For days, President Donald Trump has been under intense scrutiny after he reportedly referred to Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations as "shithole" countries and suggested the us should be accepting immigrants from countries like Norway instead.
  • Schools to close Tuesday for winter weather

    Schools to close Tuesday for winter weather

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    Fort Bend ISD officials announced Monday evening all schools and facilities are closed today due to inclement weather and possible unsafe driving conditions. "We're going to have a cold front dropping in from the northwest and that's what's going to bring in the cold air and snow behind it", said Andrew Moulton, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Morristown, Tenn.
  • Cuomo unveils state budget proposal for NY

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    Overall, the state's budget will reach $168 billion, up from an estimated spending plan this year of $164 billion. Lawmakers are supposed to adopt a budget by April 1, the start of the 2018-19 fiscal year. "Part of it is that we do have some parts of the state that haven't been doing well economically", he said. Cuomo, a Democrat and a potential 2020 presidential candidate, has said he's considering replacing a portion of the state's income tax with a payroll tax, which could include new ...
  • Winter Storm Inga Gets Started in Midwest

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    Winter storm watches have been posted for areas of central Mississippi and northern Alabama, including Birmingham, Alabama, and Jackson, Mississippi. The wintry mix of sleet, freezing rain and snow is expected to affect a swath of Central Texas including Travis, Hays, Burnet, Williamson, Llano, Bastrop, Caldwell, Lee and Blanco counties.
  • Australian Open: Djokovic and Wawrinka Win After Injury Layoffs

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    She was banned for 15 months after testing positive for meldonium, not long after the medication was added to the list of banned substances, when she was in Australia in 2016. The Romanian will take on Canada's Eugenie Bouchard in the second round after she beat Oceane Dodin 6-3, 7-6 (5). The two seeded departures saw Bautista Agut (20) lose 6-1 7-5 7-5 to compatriot Fernando Verdasco , while Raonic (22) was dumped out by Lukas Lacko despite winning the first set.
  • Millions more Americans were uninsured in 2017

    Millions more Americans were uninsured in 2017

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    The polling company said the uninsured rate stood at 12.2 percent at the end of previous year, an increase of 1.3 percentage points since the close of 2016. It is the largest single-year increase since Gallup and Sharecare began tracking the rate 10 years ago. The Trump administration pulled back on support and advertising for the 2018 open enrollment season, which ended last month with 500,000 fewer people signing up on the federal exchange.
  • India withdraws Hajj subsidy to use funds for Muslim girls' education

    India withdraws Hajj subsidy to use funds for Muslim girls' education

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    During the current year, the Centre has received a whopping number of 1.75 lakh applications for consideration to undertake the Haj trip. In an expected move, the BJP government on Tuesday (January 16) announced the scrapping of Haj subsidy given to pilgrims to the holy site of the two holy mosques in Saudi Arabia .
  • If Trump is a racist, so is Turnbull: US Homeland Security secretary

    If Trump is a racist, so is Turnbull: US Homeland Security secretary

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    Patrick Leahy (D., Vt.) said Trump's reported language at a bipartisan meeting in the Oval Office was one of the most racist things he has ever heard any president utter. Sen. He's not going to apologize for trying to fix our immigration system. Others in the room were also using tough language. "If you are a DACA that's compliant with your registration, meaning you haven't committed a crime and you in fact are registered, you're not priority of enforcement for ICE should the program ...
  • I was pressurised to withdraw Loya plea in SC: Cong leader

    I was pressurised to withdraw Loya plea in SC: Cong leader

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    This comes three days after top four judges of the Supreme Court took on Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra alleging "selective" allocation of cases to benches among other things. Judge Loya allegedly died of a heart attack on December 1, 2014, after attending a wedding of a colleague's kin. He was accompanied byadvocate Ameet Naik, cousin Pratik Bhandari, and family friend and former Mumbai district judge KB Katke.
  • North Korea: President Trump's nuclear button boast the 'spasm of a lunatic'

    North Korea: President Trump's nuclear button boast the 'spasm of a lunatic'

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    President Trump must immediately begin direct talks with Kim Jong Un , without preconditions, to denuclearize North Korea . September 19: Speaking at the U.N. I have relationships with people. Listening to the recordings, it is hard to tell whether Trump said "I" or "I'd". In late December, President Trump slammed Beijing over reports that Chinese ships had been caught secretly selling oil to North Korea .
  • Agenda for Congress: Discerning DACA fix

    Agenda for Congress: Discerning DACA fix

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    President Barack Obama created the DACA programme in 2012 to give young Caribbean and other immigrants the ability to work legally in the United States. Their revelation successfully set off a media-magnified scandal that portrays Trump as a racist before the November election and also obscures Trump's defense of Americans' wages and economic growth.
  • U2 announce new United Kingdom and Europe 'Experience + Innocence' tour dates

    U2 announce new United Kingdom and Europe 'Experience + Innocence' tour dates

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    The band have yet to announce when and what venue they'll play when they come home to Dublin. Given the time of year and the fact that their European dates are arena dates, they're likely to be held in the 3Arena/SSE Arena . Following last year's acclaimed stadium run with The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour will see U2 return indoors to pick up where 2015's groundbreaking iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour left off.
  • Dick Polman: On Immigration, Donald Trump is Rudderless

    Dick Polman: On Immigration, Donald Trump is Rudderless

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    But Bannon played a critical role in the campaign, the presidential transition and the White House - all during times now under scrutiny from congressional investigators looking for possible evidence of a connection between Trump's operations and Russian Federation.
  • Galway wind warning upgraded to status orange

    Galway wind warning upgraded to status orange

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    A lower-level status yellow wind warning is also in effect until 3am tomorrow morning for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Roscommon, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford. A wind warning is in place for all coastal counties from Donegal to Cork with westerly winds gusting up to 110 kilometres per hour, and possibly higher on exposed coasts this afternoon.
  • Trump administration deporting immigrant father of two on MLK Day

    Trump administration deporting immigrant father of two on MLK Day

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    Before he went through security, he hugged his two kids and wife, Cindy, who cried out and sobbed. "It's another example of the tone-deafness of this administration". "It affects 11 million other people", she said, "but at least I can come forward and tell my story because I am a US citizen and I do not have to hide in any shadows".