• Padmaavat Protests: Karni Sena Blocks Highway in Rajasthan

    Padmaavat Protests: Karni Sena Blocks Highway in Rajasthan

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    Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh governments had stated that they will not allow Padmaavat to be released as it will cause law and order issues. The release date of the movie was pushed from 1 December to 25 January due to the violent protests in Rajasthan, Maharashtra and other states. The censor panel cleared the film late previous year, suggesting modifications such as changing the name to " Padmaavat " from " Padmavati " to reflect that the source material was a poem, ...
  • North Korea calls Vancouver meeting a provocation

    North Korea calls Vancouver meeting a provocation

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    The IOC can offer special invitations. President Moon Jae-in and French President Emmanuel Macron discussed cooperation between the two nations to make the upcoming Winter Olympics a success. South Korean players were said to be "furious". But those were the only points the North Korean state media focused on. If North Korea wants freedom from sanctions and acceptance from the global community, it must end its nuclear weapons program, Canada and some of its closest partners insisted ...
  • EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs

    EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs

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    There was no official word from the poll panel. A delegation of the Delhi Congress, headed by unit chief Ajay Maken , had recently met the Chief Election Commissioner and demanded immediate disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs. In June 2016, the Congress had approached the Election Commission, alleging that 21 MLAs of the AAP had been appointed parliamentary secretaries in March 2015.
  • Miami Marchers Demand Protections For DACA, TPS Recipients

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    Trump, who has taken a hard stance against illegal immigration, announced past year that he will end the program unless Congress comes up with a solution by March. Trump's staunchest supporters consider any route to citizenship for the "Dreamers" amnesty for lawbreakers. Asked what he thinks about people who think he's racist, Trump said: "I'm not a racist".
  • CA couple charged with chaining up kids lived in North Texas

    CA couple charged with chaining up kids lived in North Texas

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    Authorities learned of the horrors inside the house after a 17-year-old girl called 911 early Sunday, saying she had escaped through a window from her parents' house, where she and her siblings had been trapped. A few years ago, Robert Perkins said he and his mother saw a few family members constructing a Nativity scene in the Turpins' front yard. "The mom, no movement at all", she said.
  • FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Snow day today

    FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Snow day today

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    Winter weather advisory: All of central Alabama will be under a winter weather advisory from 6 a.m. Tuesday until 6 a.m. Wednesday . At 9 a.m. Monday , emergency management officials reported flooding across the warned area. Morning lows will be in the lower 20s through Friday with afternoon high temperatures more mild in the 50s. Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 4pm tonight for Indiana.
  • Take the Trump test: are you fit to be U.S. president?

    Take the Trump test: are you fit to be U.S. president?

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    However, the CNN chief medical correspondent found Trump's coronary calcium score alarming, noting Jackson's data that shows in 2009, it was 34 and in 2018, it's 133. First Foreign Trip in Saudi: Trump was the only American President to make Saudi Arabia, or any majority Muslim country, his first stop overseas.
  • Matt Gaetz focused on policy, not Donald Trump's immigration remarks

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    The report was ordered by Trump as part of a March 2017 presidential decree that sought to block people from several majority-Muslim countries from entering the US. Asked about Trump's comments , Durbin said, "Politics ain't beanbag". And I'm telling you, it's a gross misrepresentation. Durbin said the remarks were "vile, hate-filled and clearly racial in their content".
  • Trump blames US Senator Durbin for blowing immigration deal

    Trump blames US Senator Durbin for blowing immigration deal

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    Trump was said to have uttered "shithole" during last Thursday's conversation to describe countries in Africa during immigration talks with senators in the Oval Office, a version supported by Sen. Durbin said the remarks were "vile, hate-filled and clearly racial in their content". Trump and fellow Republicans have disputed public accounts of the discussion.
  • US federal agency returns to accepting renewal requests under DACA program

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    Markey told reporters this morning. Negotiations to avert a possible government shutdown at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday were always likely to go down to the wire as each side sought to maximize its leverage. Durbin blew DACA and is hurting our Military", Trump added. On Wednesday, he said a merit-based system will allow only people with "great track record" to enter the country.
  • Trump takes on US Senator Durbin on 'racial slur'

    Trump takes on US Senator Durbin on 'racial slur'

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    Mr Trump stands accused of using "s--hole" to describe various nations during an immigration meeting with a bipartisan group of six senators. Graham blamed somebody in the White House who gave the president "really bad advice" for Trump's about-face.
  • Trump Approval Lower Than US Mood Might Predict

    Trump Approval Lower Than US Mood Might Predict

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    The country's leadership approval rating dropped 18 percent from 48 percent in the last year of Obama's term in office and was four points lower than the previous low of 34 percent in the last year of Bush's time in the White House. That average speaks to Americans' feelings about the unpopular president throughout his first year in office . It's approval rating across the Americas is four percentage points higher than the U.S., but disapproval is much lower at 35%.
  • Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

    Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

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    The White House has similarly spent a week pushing back on claims the president is a bigot, after participants in a Thursday immigration meeting said Trump uttered a vulgar phrase about African nations and expressed preference for accepting immigrants from countries such as Norway.
  • Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

    Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

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    Activists are planning a rally in Denver Wednesday evening to show support for undocumented immigrants who came to the country under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Lindsey Graham, could move forward - despite Trump's rejection of that deal at a heated meeting last week. "There is no room for error". "That DACA deal should stand on its own".
  • Defend culture but shun violence, pope tells Chile's indigenous Mapuche

    Defend culture but shun violence, pope tells Chile's indigenous Mapuche

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    Bride Paola Podest and groom Carlos Ciuffardi told Francis they had been married in a civil service ceremony in 2010, but were unable to follow up with a church ceremony because of the 2010 quake that hit Chile . During his speech, the pope said was "fair to ask for forgiveness" and that he felt "pain and shame" before the "irreparable damage" caused to the victims of sexual abuse by the Chilean clergy.
  • African Union demands retraction from Trump over racist remarks

    African Union demands retraction from Trump over racist remarks

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    The African Union released on Friday a statement in which it called on US President Donald Trump to retract and apologize for referring to African nations as " shithole countries ". "This is particularly surprising", she added, "as the United States of America remains a global example of how migration gave birth to a nation built on strong values of diversity and opportunity".
  • Trump says 'Russia is not helping' with North Korea

    Trump says 'Russia is not helping' with North Korea

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    Trump faced a wave of worldwide outrage after reports emerged about his remarks last week in a meeting with lawmakers on immigration. Trump expressed increased concerns over North Korea's nuclear progress, saying "they get closer every day", as well as doubts about the prospects for diplomacy.
  • Republicans eye another short-term bill to fund United States government

    Republicans eye another short-term bill to fund United States government

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    Republican leaders in both chambers insisted that outcome would be avoided, and members of the House vote-counting team expressed guarded optimism that they would be able to round up the necessary support in time for Thursday's vote. The spending bill would force Senate Democrats to decide whether to block the measure in a risky bid to gain leverage on immigration. Durbin on Tuesday told reporters that he and a group of bipartisan senators , known as the "gang of six", will introduce ...
  • House expected to vote on stop-gap government funding bill today

    House expected to vote on stop-gap government funding bill today

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    Another hurdle is what's taking place in the Senate , where legislation can be stopped if it doesn't have 60 votes. She says Tillerson and individual embassies have some discretion over how to handle a shutdown . "This eye-popping number is a testament to Speaker Ryan, House Republicans, and the agenda that they led the fight on in 2017", Seifert said. Ryan said he had spoken to Trump earlier in the morning and that the president "fully supports passing what we're bringing to the floor ...
  • Greitens focused on moving forward after affair

    Greitens focused on moving forward after affair

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    Rob Schaaf, of St. Joseph, was calling upon him to resign during a speech on the Senate floor. Four GOP House members and several Democrats also have called for his resignation. After KMOV-TV broke the story after Greitens' State of the State address on January 10, some Democrats called for the governor to step aside. Walker said Tuesday that Greitens' "scandal will make it impossible to lead the state going forward".