• Trump calls for Congress to pass border legislation

    Trump calls for Congress to pass border legislation

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    Late a year ago, the president moved to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, but it continues on despite a March 5 expiration date that was set by the administration. Trump's Sunday tweets on the subject were inspired by a Fox & Friends segment, and given what we know about the president's viewing and tweeting habits, it's likely that Monday's tweets were, too.
  • Oklahoma public schools close as thousands of teachers strike

    Oklahoma public schools close as thousands of teachers strike

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    Once achievement challenges were approved, communities were funded to appoint skilled teachers to work across and within schools to achieve their challenges. "The worst I've seen is 40 special ed students in one classroom", Thornton said. But Priest and many of her teachers say the problems in Oklahoma extend far beyond salaries.
  • Man injured in officer-involved shooting at gas station in Zebulon

    Man injured in officer-involved shooting at gas station in Zebulon

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    Before 1 a.m., the officers encountered a man riding a bicycle without any lights. Police say he reached down into his waistband and pulled out a gun, which appeared to be a realistic Powerline CO2.177 cal BB gun. Gick was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Per Police Department policy, Arena was placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation.
  • Israel Plans to Move more than 16000 African Migrants to Western Countries

    Israel Plans to Move more than 16000 African Migrants to Western Countries

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    UNHCR Representative in Canada, Jean-Nicolas Beuze, told CTV News that western countries "like Canada", will be among those bringing in these asylum-seekers. The optics of black asylum seekers accusing the country of racism has turned into a public relations liability for Israel , and groups of Israeli doctors, academics, poets, Holocaust survivors, rabbis and pilots had all appealed to halt the government's original deportation plan.
  • Chinese space station remains dumps into the South Pacific

    Chinese space station remains dumps into the South Pacific

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    The Tiangong-1 "mostly" burnt up above the vast ocean's central region at 8:15 am Beijing time (0015 GMT), China's Manned Space Engineering Office said. It was so hard to predict because the rate at which Tiangong-1 descended was determined in part by the friction it encounters as it collides with the very top layers of the atmosphere.
  • Monday Afternoon: Clouds, sun and warm with changes looming

    Monday Afternoon: Clouds, sun and warm with changes looming

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    Strong winds will persist into Wednesday as temperatures drop and rain changes to a few flurries. Enjoy highs deep into the 70s inland and upper 60s and lower 70s for area beaches. A cold front edged south of Fredericksburg just before 3:00 am this - Monday - morning while a low pressure center developed across central Virginia.
  • Winnie Mandela, controversial wife of Nelson Mandela, dies at 81

    Winnie Mandela, controversial wife of Nelson Mandela, dies at 81

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    Upon his release from prison, Mandela and his Madikizela-Mandela walked hand-in-hand, a moment that was captured in an iconic photograph. Mandela was imprisoned throughout most of their marriage and Madikizela-Mandela's own activism against the apartheid regime led to her being imprisoned for months and spending years under house arrest.
  • Kellyanne Conway Leaks All the White House Secrets, Author Claims

    Kellyanne Conway Leaks All the White House Secrets, Author Claims

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    Conway, a senior White House adviser, told Fox News on Monday that she had spoken to President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew York Magazine cover depicts Trump as a pig GOP lawmaker: Republicans "would be well advised to get ready" for Dem wave in midterms Tech giants brace for sweeping European Union privacy law MORE about the book briefly on Sunday night.
  • Howard University students protest after embezzlement exposed

    Howard University students protest after embezzlement exposed

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    Less than a week prior to the campus occupation, almost one million students and young people converged on Washington, D.C.'s streets and across the United States to protest the unending wave of mass shootings in schools. An outside auditor found previous year that some university employees were receiving grants from the school to attend classes while also receiving tuition remission - taking in more money than their education cost and pocketing the difference.
  • Many killed in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian army base, villages

    Many killed in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian army base, villages

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    Donald Duke said that Boko Haram insurgency has cost Nigeria more than civil war. The attackers were trying to infiltrate into the city, said Ba'Kura Abba Ali, a militia leader in the area helping soldiers in fighting Boko Haram . The statement read, "One of the Boko Haram suspects in white shirt is Number 5 on the Nigerian Army wanted list and three other suspected members of the group have been arrested by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole ".
  • SUV that plunged off cliff killing family may have been intentional act

    SUV that plunged off cliff killing family may have been intentional act

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    Three others, 12 to 16, are missing but officials assume they were also killed in the crash. "Three children are still missing and could be in the ocean", Baarts said. The family a year or two later moved to West Linn, Oregon, and, last March, to Woodland, next door to the DeKalbs. Bruce and Dana DeKalb, next-door neighbors of the Harts, said they called child protective services because 15-year-old Devonte had been coming over to their house nearly every day for a week, asking for food.
  • Japan's Abe to visit US to discuss North Korea with Trump

    Japan's Abe to visit US to discuss North Korea with Trump

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    The April meeting comes ahead of a planned summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in May. Abe said "maximum pressure" is needed, until Pyongyang abandons its nuclear and missile programme "in a verifiable and irreversible way", Japanese broadcster NHK reported.
  • Shulkin: Trump Fired Me Through a Tweet

    Shulkin: Trump Fired Me Through a Tweet

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    When asked for comment, deputy White House press secretary Lindsay Walters repeatedly issued the same statement: "Secretary Shulkin resigned from his position as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs". "I think the president needs to have around him that he feels comfortable with". However, he said that "it's not really that important to me" whether he was sacked because he was against privatizing the VA.
  • Firefighters search for teen in Griffith Park drainage ditch

    Firefighters search for teen in Griffith Park drainage ditch

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    Erik Scott said. "You can stand in that area", Scott said. Hernandez is receiving medical aid and would be taken to a local hospital, Scott said. The boy was immediately given a phone to call his parents. The boy was playing with four to six other children in a maintenance shed near Griffith Park when he fell into a pipe, according to Los Angeles Police Sgt.
  • 'Affluenza' teen set for release after two years in prison

    'Affluenza' teen set for release after two years in prison

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    MADD president Colleen Sheehey-Church told CBS Dallas-Fort Worth the group will be monitoring Couch's Monday release very closely. The case made headlines worldwide after lawyers for Ethan Couch argued that his wealthy upbringing impaired his ability to tell right from wrong.
  • Malala Yousafzai ends her 1st Pakistan visit since shooting

    Malala Yousafzai ends her 1st Pakistan visit since shooting

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    Ms. Yousafzai and her family were at Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Monday morning to return to London after the four-day visit. Amid tight security, Yousafzai earlier in the day left her hotel in Islamabad , where she had stayed for four days, and in a convoy of vehicles headed to the airport.
  • McDonnell calls on Lord Sugar to 'disown' tweet depicting Corbyn and Hitler

    McDonnell calls on Lord Sugar to 'disown' tweet depicting Corbyn and Hitler

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    We all desperately need to bring people together now. He added: "In the fight against anti-semitism, I am your ally and always will be". "We are a democratic party and we thrive on decency'". Labour has moved to distance itself from a series of pro-Corbyn social media groups after an investigation by The Sunday Times found they contained hundreds of violent and abusive messages.
  • Churches team up to provide Easter dinner to families in need

    Churches team up to provide Easter dinner to families in need

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    We Care Meals also offers meal deliveries to the homebound. "It's tremendously important to give back at this time of year", said a volunteer only identified as Drew. As the dinner got underway, a few people arrived to ask where their help was needed. "Oh, it's great. [To] help people out and help Tom, Tom and I are good friends and so it's great to do this", he said.