• MSPs set for Brexit bill talks at House of Lords

    MSPs set for Brexit bill talks at House of Lords

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    Among the amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill defeated by MPs on Wednesday was one which would have written into it the text of the agreement on Northern Ireland reached between Britain and the EU last month. Fellow Conservative rebel Anna Soubry told MPs that while the bill in its current form was "not flawless", the amendments secured by Grieve and others meant she was willing to support it at this stage.
  • Trump says he wants immigrants from 'everywhere'

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    Members of Congress ( most notably Lindsey Graham and Dick Durbin , who negotiated the deal Trump panned in Thursday's meeting) took Trump at his word and attempted to address his stated concerns. Trump has faced claims of racism throughout his adult life. Graham's defection is concerning for Republicans , who not only need the support of all Republican senators but also 10 Democrats in the chamber to avoid a filibuster and pass the bill if McCain is not available due to his health.
  • Local Dreamer on DACA ruling: 'Congress needs to act'

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    The reason is because Republicans remember how badly they were burned by Democrats in 1986, after my father signed the Immigration Reform and Control Act, aka the Simpson-Mazzoli Act. In the hours in between, conservative immigration hardliners, including Sens. But if a person's DACA was expired before September 5, 2016 or it was previously terminated, they may not submit an application for renewal.
  • Heating up: Sharapova vs Kerber in 3rd round; Muguruza out

    Heating up: Sharapova vs Kerber in 3rd round; Muguruza out

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    The German endured a miserable 2017, slipping from world number one to outside the top 20, but she has been revitalised at the start of this season and is yet to lose a match. "I think I have a small heat stroke ". He's beaten me on clay and it's a good match up. Bedene created two chances on the Federer serve but could not take either and the second seed still had several gears to go as he cantered over the finish line.
  • Vehicle drives into crowd at Copacabana Beach in Rio; 11 hurt

    Vehicle drives into crowd at Copacabana Beach in Rio; 11 hurt

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    The injured have been taken to the Miguel Couto and Souza Aguiar hospitals. The vehicle drove into a crowded path near the famous Copacabana Beach. Local police commander Colonel Angelotti said the driver of a black Hyundai i30 plowed through the crowd after allegedly suffering an epileptic attack.
  • South Africa to Formally Protest Trump's 'Shithole Countries' Remarks

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    The senator from Arizona said Trump's remarks came in reaction to an element of the deal that would reallocate the visas given out in a lottery to immigrants who are now in a protected status, like Haitians and the Dreamers. There were also more immigrants from the African continent than from the U.S. and North and Western Europe combined. The individuals spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to describe the meeting publicly.
  • High Court Pauses Ruling That Invalidated North Carolina House Districts

    High Court Pauses Ruling That Invalidated North Carolina House Districts

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    The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower court's order for North Carolina to redraw its congressional district maps. In an interview with WFAE, Moore was defiant, saying the maps were constitutional and well drawn. Of the nine justices, only Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor favored denying the stay and forcing legislators to draw new districts devoid of excessive partisan gerrymandering, according to the high court's order.
  • Turpin charges include 'torture and lewd act with a child'

    Turpin charges include 'torture and lewd act with a child'

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    Most people would recognise milder forms of the same inaction that is a coping mechanism, whether it's failing to speak out against off-colour jokes, enduring sexual harassment or staying in an very bad marriage, Dr Bruce Perry said. Three of them were found chained and padlocked to furniture. Flores said her sister was just 16 when she married David Turpin. The children were reared on the graveyard shift, with the family staying up all night and going to sleep at 4am, Mr Hestrin said.
  • Trump vulgarity debate has become a 's-show,' senator says

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    The White House doctor announced today that Trump was administered the Montreal cognitive test and aced it with a score of 30 on 30. Donald Trump will go down in history as one of the most unpopular presidents ever, with his approval rating plummeting in the past year and his controversial decisions leading some to conclude that he is unfit to lead a country.
  • Legislators express concerns over Cuomo budget plan

    Legislators express concerns over Cuomo budget plan

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    A proposal to impose a payroll tax on employers, which is still legally deductible on federal taxes, would be an effort to stave off some effects of the federal tax overhaul on NY residents, many of whom stand to lose some of their state and local tax deductions.
  • Covering Gronk: Jaguars have many options for Patriots star tight end

    Covering Gronk: Jaguars have many options for Patriots star tight end

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    They lost in the Super Bowl. Each game had its magical moments. Let's just give Brady and the Patriots another trophy, stage another parade in Boston and save everyone a frozen trip to Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII . The theme has remained the same. Now, he has more time for being a husband, a father and, of course, one the Jags' biggest fans. But here's a insane bit of information that really highlights just how dominant this team has been in recent years.
  • How an unprovoked strike on North Korea would ruin the Trump presidency

    How an unprovoked strike on North Korea would ruin the Trump presidency

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    President Donald Trump tweeted about his imaginary nuclear button, so the North Korean Rodong Sinmun newspaper called him a "madman lunatic" in an article. " President Trump has provided the kind of clear leadership on the world stage that's made measurable progress, particularly with regard to North Korea ", he told Voice of America.
  • Christie blocked from VIP entrance at Newark Airport

    Christie blocked from VIP entrance at Newark Airport

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    According to the report, Christie complied with the direction without incident. "Governor Christie has always been a strong supporter of the fantasy sports industry, and was instrumental in the recent passage of common sense fantasy sports legislation in New Jersey", a DraftKings spokeswoman said in a statement.
  • 5 killed in copter crash in U.S. state

    5 killed in copter crash in U.S. state

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    New Mexico Police Department got a call around 6:00 p.m. from one of the casualties in the crash who supposedly said three travelers were harmed and three were unaccounted for at the time. Fearing another arrest on trumped up charges, Bennett fled Zimbabwe and moved to South Africa. Raton is 175 miles (282 kilometers) northeast of Albuquerque.
  • Toll rises to 5 in Germany's strongest storm in 11 years

    Toll rises to 5 in Germany's strongest storm in 11 years

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    A powerful storm has hit Europe with high winds and snow, killing at least four people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks. Elsewhere in Europe, Tyrol state in western Austria said the Westbahn train line linking Vienna, Linz and Salzburg was closed on Thursday morning because of avalanche risk, national railways company OeBB said.
  • President Trump's Medical Exam Fuels Flurry of 'Girther' Conspiracy Theories

    President Trump's Medical Exam Fuels Flurry of 'Girther' Conspiracy Theories

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    President Donald Trump asked that a cognitive test be included as part of his first physical exam. Jackson told reporters Trump scored 30/30 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , which according to its website is a "cognitive screening test created to assist Health Professionals in the detection of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease".