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Last year, the EPA started a process to reverse the decision, and Pebble submitted its first permit application to build the mine last month. The EPA's restrictions, announced by Administrator Scott Pruitt on Friday, related to a proposed mining project in Alaska under Pebble, an Alaskan mining firm of which Northern Dynasty is a part.
  • Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen Announces Retirement from Congress

    Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen Announces Retirement from Congress

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    Frelinghuysen, 71, had urged the Trump administration to support the effort created to ease rail traffic connecting Northern New Jersey to Manhattan, describing it as "the most important infrastructure project in the country" in a letter to the Federal Transit Administration earlier this month.
  • Explosions, gunfire heard near military academy in Kabul

    Explosions, gunfire heard near military academy in Kabul

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    A series of explosions and a gunfire have been reported in the area of a military academy in Afghanistan's capital, Sputnik reported. Another two were killed by the Afghan National Army and one was captured, Waziri said. With Ghani embroiled in confrontation with provincial powerbrokers defying central rule, pressure is mounting on the government to set aside political divisions and focus on security.
  • DHS plans tougher screening for refugees from 11 countries

    DHS plans tougher screening for refugees from 11 countries

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    Refugee advocates have said they see the administration's actions as meant to reduce the number of refugees, particularly those from Muslim countries. The countries subject to the review are Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Mali, North Korea, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. The changes also call for a periodic review of countries considered high risk.
  • DMK to raise Women's Reservation Bill in Parliament

    DMK to raise Women's Reservation Bill in Parliament

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    The meeting called by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, a day before the start of the Budget session , was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and Ananth Kumar, as well as leaders of opposition and other parties including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mulayam Singh Yadav, D Raja among others.
  • Shock gives way to despair in Kabul after ambulance bomb

    Shock gives way to despair in Kabul after ambulance bomb

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    The ANA killed two of them and arrested one with his vest. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack . According to the statement, after a few hours of fighting, the security personnel were able to kill two attackers. President Donald Trump condemned the recent spate of violence, saying "innocent people are being killed left and right", including children. Masoom Stanekzai, the head of Afghanistan's intelligence service, said five suspects have been arrested for their involvement ...
  • Jordan king vows to stick up for Palestinians on Jerusalem

    Jordan king vows to stick up for Palestinians on Jerusalem

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    The campaign, Dignity is Priceless, aims to attract new donors to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East. Last month, Abdullah decried Trump's recognition of the city as Jerusalem's capital, calling the move "a violation of decisions of worldwide law and the United Nations charter".
  • Top political parties in Nagaland declare to boycott Assembly election

    Top political parties in Nagaland declare to boycott Assembly election

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    The credit for bringing about the various factions together on a common platform should deservedly go to the Tribal Hohos (organisations) and its apex bodies, the Church, Civil society, NGOs and the NNPGs, he said. The NSCN (IM), who has been fighting for a Nagalim or "Greater Nagaland" signed ceasefire agreement with the Government of India in 1997 and held several rounds of talks with the Central Government in India and overseas as part of talks.
  • MSNBC Host Calls Out Nikki Haley For Hypocritical Grammy Tweet

    MSNBC Host Calls Out Nikki Haley For Hypocritical Grammy Tweet

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    The carefully devised misrepresentation prepared by Haley will provide fabricated evidence from Iran's nonexistent ballistic missile shipment to Yemen. Saudi Arabia is a close regional ally of the US. But the Trump administration is finding plenty of other ways to crack down on Iran. The U.S. argues Iran is complicit in these attacks.
  • Abbas Calls on Countries to Refrain from Opening Missions in Jerusalem

    Abbas Calls on Countries to Refrain from Opening Missions in Jerusalem

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    While African countries have long supported the Palestinians in global institutions, including the UN, Israel continues to make major diplomatic inroads in the continent. According to Jordan's official PETRA news agency , al-Tarawneh made the assertion during a meeting held in Amman with Spanish Ambassador to Jordan Aranzazu Banon Davalos.
  • Russian fighter jet buzzes United States spy plane in Black Sea, Navy says

    Russian fighter jet buzzes United States spy plane in Black Sea, Navy says

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    Lt. Col. Michelle Baldanza, a spokeswoman for the Pentagon, claimed that the Russian warplane came within five feet of the United States spy plane, forcing it to veer off course and end its mission prematurely. The Russian Defense Ministry issued a statement saying that an Su-27 fighter had "intercepted a U.S. EP-3E Aries II electronic warfare and reconnaissance aircraft".
  • Worth Observing Stocks: General Electric Company (GE), Intel Corporation

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    Sand Hill Global Advisors Llc who had been investing in General Electric Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $142.09 billion market cap company. Goelzer Management Inc has 6,632 shares. Bush Odonnell Invest stated it has 2.84% in Emerson Electric Co. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 1,520 shares. Argent Capital Mgmt Ltd stated it has 0.38% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE).
  • Pentagon slams teacher who called military members 'lowest of our low'

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    El Rancho Unified School District officials became aware of the incident Saturday after the videos gained traction and acknowledged that it was Salcido's voice in the videos. American Military News spoke to the student's mother, who asked that her child not be named, lest they face repercussion at school. Salcido went off on a tirade after a student wore a sweatshirt featuring the U.S.
  • China offers to open talks with India on CPEC

    China offers to open talks with India on CPEC

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    China on Monday said it is ready to hold talks with India to resolve their differences on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, PTI reported. Beijing is investing over $50 billion in a corridor stretching almost 1,400 km, from the Chinese border areas of Xinjiang to Gwadar port in Pakistan's Baluchistan province, providing China with connectivity with the Arabian Sea.
  • Girl's broad-daylight street kidnapping seen in chilling video

    Girl's broad-daylight street kidnapping seen in chilling video

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    The FBI's Chicago field office said the incident took place on December 20 around 3:30 p.m.in Calumet City, located about 30 miles south of Chicago. The victim was able to eventually escape and flag down a passing-by vehicle, and police were called in to help. Prosecutors said the driver who stopped for the girl contacted law enforcement.
  • Donald Trump Allegedly Tried To Discredit Potential FBI Witnesses

    Donald Trump Allegedly Tried To Discredit Potential FBI Witnesses

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    There are a couple of leaps here: 1) When Trump fired James Comey , he wasn't under investigation by Comey . Trump reportedly told McGahn that Mueller was biased against him, and gave three reasons: A 2011 membership fee dispute with Trump International Golf Course in Virginia; the fact that Mueller's former law firm also represented Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner (you'd think that was a plus), and finally, that around the time Mueller was appointed as Special Counsel, he was under ...
  • Off-duty police officer shoots erratic driver after struggle in S

    Off-duty police officer shoots erratic driver after struggle in S

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    An off-duty police officer reportedly gave the driver a verbal warning, and when he did not respond the officer shot him in the face, WXTF reported. He was pronounced dead at the hospital according to the local Fox News affiliate. He was taken to the hospital and placed in critical condition, Kinebrew said.
  • Graham shows support for Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling

    Graham shows support for Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling

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    On NBC's "Meet the Press," he said, "I don't think there's a need for legislation right now to protect Mueller". "So why create one when there isn't a place for it?" However, Trump has denied the reports he pushed for Mueller's firing. A decision that many of them will have to take now is if the legislation preventing Mueller from being fired by the president - previously sitting around in draft form - now needs to be acted upon.
  • Did Lady Gaga Just Reveal Her Engagement Ring at the Grammys?

    Did Lady Gaga Just Reveal Her Engagement Ring at the Grammys?

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    Performing her songs " Joanne " and " Million Reasons " from her Grammy-nominated album " Joanne ", Gaga accompanied herself on a white grand piano as she serenaded the audience. She accessorized with black statement earrings and multiple rings, including her sparkler. Finishing the high-impact eye look, she used Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara and a few taps of loose silver glitter for a shimmery effect.