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He said no and asked them to re-do the test. "I went through all the security checks without revealing my identity as a minister", he said. He refused the agent's request to remove his turban: "I believed that it was an intrusion into my private life ..." Bains was returning to Toronto after meetings with MI state leaders in April 2017 and had already passed through regular security checks, but because he was wearing a turban, a security agent told him that he would have to undergo ...
  • Braun Wins Republican US Senate Primary

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    Braun will face off against incumbent Sen. Luke Messer and Todd Rokita. Donnelly with the GOP nominee. Mike Braun has captured the Republican Senate nomination, after a bitter race against two IN congressmen. Methodist minister-turned-health care company executive Mel Hall will be the Democratic challenger to Walorski for the northern IN congressional seat.
  • Why Trump's proposed healthcare cuts may go nowhere

    Why Trump's proposed healthcare cuts may go nowhere

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    It would cancel unspent money from previous years' children's health insurance and would have no effect on current programs, the official said. To amend the damage, the Administration has made a decision to create a package of cuts that, among other things, may allow Trump to build his longed-for border wall.
  • Trump praises North Korea's release of Americans

    Trump praises North Korea's release of Americans

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    They are the latest in a series of Americans to be held in North Korea for alleged anti-state activities in recent years, only to be freed during the visit of a high-level US official or statesman. "We will not relieve sanctions until such time as we have achieved our objectives", Pompeo said. Regardless of how it goes, Kim could use the summit as evidence that his regime is strong and stable enough to bring the US president to the table.
  • In Kabul attacked police stations

    In Kabul attacked police stations

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    These two instances are two comparatively small twin bombings in a line of multiple other recent attacks by IS and the Taliban in cities like Kabul with "Western-backed government and security forces". "The Taliban have captured several districts in different parts of the country from Afghan security forces since 2014, when the US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation formally concluded their combat mission and shifted to a supporting role", the AP says.
  • Is Trump Considering a Revocation of Media Access to the White House?

    Is Trump Considering a Revocation of Media Access to the White House?

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    Trump has always been a critic of the White House press corps" coverage of him, branding some " fake news" outlets "the enemy of the American people' and saving his harshest criticism for The New York Times and CNN . They published a new study about mainstream media coverage of Trump. Trump was referencing a recent report from the politically conservative Media Research Center that found 91 percent of "evaluative" statements made on the three main nightly newscasts from June to August ...
  • Jay-Z Slams SEC Subpoena As 'Celebrity Hunt'

    Jay-Z Slams SEC Subpoena As 'Celebrity Hunt'

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    A NY judge says Jay-Z must answer questions from the Securities and Exchange Commission in a financial probe by the regulator. Manhattan U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe didn't let lawyers do more than introduce their names into the court record before he ruled that the singer whose birth name is Shawn Carter must answer the SEC's questions for a full day and maybe more .
  • Sonia to PM Modi: Speeches can not fill empty stomachs

    Sonia to PM Modi: Speeches can not fill empty stomachs

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    Reacting to his remarks, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said: "As far as Rahul Gandhi's desire to become the Prime Minister is concerned, that comes with a sense of amusement to us". It was not an insult to the CM, but also to Karnataka's farmers and their families. Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday drew parallels between the functioning of RSS-BJP and the Muslim Brotherhood (a Sunni Islamist fundamentalist forum founded in Egypt).
  • Fresh Israel missile attack reportedly targets Iran base in Syria

    Fresh Israel missile attack reportedly targets Iran base in Syria

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    An official with the Iran-led regional alliance supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad said the strike targeted a Syrian army position but killed a Syrian man and his wife passing by in their auto. The U.S. embassy in Israel ordered government employees to obtain advance approval for any travel to the Golan, a strategic plateau Israel captured from Syria in the 1967 Middle East War.
  • The Gina Haspel controversy runs deeper than her appointment — Central Intelligence Agency

    The Gina Haspel controversy runs deeper than her appointment — Central Intelligence Agency

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    The CIA's effort to promote the Haspel nomination appears to be without precedent in recent history for national security nominees. I feel all this on a deep personal level. The tapes were destroyed on the orders of her boss. "She truly has, everything I've seen". Her actions on torture ought to be disqualifying. Sanders issued a tweet in support of Haspel and rebuking her detractors on Capitol Hill late Saturday afternoon.
  • Australian MPs ousted over dual citizenship

    Australian MPs ousted over dual citizenship

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    Gallagher, who was born in Ecuador to British parents and was conferred British citizenship, filed paperwork and paid processing fees to renounce it more than two months before being elected in July 2016. "The Labor Party will now consider what further implications today's decision by the High Court may have", he said in a statement. My paperwork was lodged and received by the UK Home Office before the election was called.
  • 'Ridiculous' That McCain Doesn't Want Trump at His Funeral: Sen. Hatch

    'Ridiculous' That McCain Doesn't Want Trump at His Funeral: Sen. Hatch

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    Hatch goes on to say that after all "he's the president of the United States and he's a very good man". "He would be a very interesting speaker and would do a good job for John", Hatch told CNN . McCain endured years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is a close friend of Senator McCain and visited him at his Arizona ranch the prior weekend, said the two talked about how the U.S.'s " international reputation is being damaged " under Trump .
  • Mike DeWine wins GOP gubernatorial nomination in Ohio

    Mike DeWine wins GOP gubernatorial nomination in Ohio

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    By selecting Richard Cordray, the former OH attorney general and former director of the embattled Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Democratic voters made a moderate choice. Kucinich said he'd return the money. The Democratic field includes former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray, who also served six years as Ohio's attorney general, and former U.S.
  • Hezbollah: we have reached our goals in the elections

    Hezbollah: we have reached our goals in the elections

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    Hezbollah has gained political ground in Lebanon and consolidated Iran's influence on the fragile state's affairs after winning, along with its allies, a small majority in national elections. According to Associated Press, Hariri lost five seats in Beirut where his party had a strong hold once. The strong showing by parties and politicians who support Hezbollah's possession of weapons risk complicating Western policy in Lebanon, which is banking on foreign aid and loans to revive its ...
  • NHRC notice to CBSE, Tamil Nadu on NEET examinations outside state

    NHRC notice to CBSE, Tamil Nadu on NEET examinations outside state

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    Girls were asked not tie their hair and even asked to remove their anklets. But at the exam centre, we were supplied question papers in English and Hindi. Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan on tweeted on Friday. In a press release, the NHRC stated that students are under vast pressure due to the exams and that it was the state's responsibility to ensure that the process went smoothly.
  • Armenian Protest Leader Gets Second Chance At Prime Minister In Parliamentary Vote

    Armenian Protest Leader Gets Second Chance At Prime Minister In Parliamentary Vote

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    It is known that Pashinyan was the only candidate for this post. Pashinian has threatened to stage another general strike if the HHK fails to vote for his candidacy on May 8. Serj Tankian , a popular United States rock musician and singer of the Armenian origin, has arrived in Yerevan to support the opposition movement, as he said earlier, a TASS correspondent reported from Yerevan's Zvartnots global airport on Monday.