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New Trump Travel Ban Is Now Indefinite, Still Cruel and Xenophobic

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These changes are set to take effect on October 18, though the restrictions on Sudan will be lifted immediately, as a result of security baselines established by the Trump administration. Trump during his campaign called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States". "I think the United States understands the situation in our country is different", another Venezuelan-American, Cathirine Lynch, said. Read More »

After McCain - What's next on health care in the US Congress

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In a series of tweets on Saturday morning, Trump shared his displeasure with McCain's decision to oppose the Republicans' latest effort to repeal and replace Obamacare . Judy Woodruff talks to Sen. In a new Washington Post/ABC poll , just 33 percent of voters said they supported the Cassidy-Graham plan, making this last dash at repeal a political burden as well as a whipping test. Read More »

McCain says no to GOP health care bill

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He continued: "Arizona had a 116% increase in ObamaCare premiums previous year, with deductibles very high". He also says he can't back it without knowing the proposal's impact on insurance coverage and premiums. Nationwide, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities expects more than 32 million Americans would lose insurance as a result of the proposed changes, which President Trump has pledged to sign into law. Read More »

Iran 'successfully' launches ballistic missile, TV reports

USA defense officials said the test seemed to be a failure because the missile crashed or exploded after flying more than 500 miles. The state-run IRNA news agency quoted chief of the Guard's airspace division, Gen. Iran already has two other missiles , Ghadr-F and Sejil, capable of reaching Israel, the sworn enemy of Iran , and the us bases located in the region. Read More »

Catalan bishops call for calm as Spain cracks down on independence vote

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Catalonia , which wants to hold a vote on October 1 to split from Spain, has its own police called Mossos d'Esquadra, though the state police Guardia Civil has quarters throughout the region and often works alongside them. "We denounce the attempt by the state to intervene in the police forces of Catalonia", Joaquim Forn, the head of Catalonia's interior department and the civilian head of the Catalan police, said Saturday, reading a statement on regional television. Read More »

Russian Federation denies use of Facebook ads in 2016 election

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Towards the end of the 2016 elections, Facebook was accused of running Russian disinformation. "We have never done it and the Russian side has never had anything to do with it". "We support Congress in deciding how to best use this information to inform the public, and we expect the government to publish its findings when their investigation is complete", Zuckerberg said. Read More »

United States to provide $32 million in aid to Rohingya fleeing Myanmar

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Myanmar was also working hard to enhance relations with Bangladesh and would welcome a visit by its home minister to discuss cooperation on border security, Van Thio said. Several hundred people tried to stop a boat being loaded with aid at a dock in the Rakhine State capital of Sittwe. "Provide security for them", she said on Tuesday at a reception by her Awami League's United States unit in NY where she is attending the UN General Assembly. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi, Doris Matsui and Democrats Urge DREAM Act Passage

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Obama's unilateral executive action had no legitimate continuing legal authority, but Tribe's lawsuit claims that it is somehow unconstitutional for Trump to discontinue the program. The will of the American people is to protect our borders and to deport illegal aliens who should not be here. This game by the left has continued even though the U.S. Read More »

Cuba Signs Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty at UN

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The treaty , he said , "is all the more urgent when one considers contemporary threats to peace - from the continuing challenges of nuclear proliferation to the major new modernization programs of some of the nuclear weapons states". In signing the Treaty, the Philippine government called on states with nuclear weapons to join the global community in making the world a safer place. Read More »

Egypt: Sisi Meets Guterres

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A statement by Netanyahu's office following the meeting said the two leaders held a "comprehensive discussion about the problems of the region". Earlier, President Sisi also met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and discussed revival of peace talks. Read More »

French president: Paris climate deal 'will not be renegotiated'

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But it isn't the first time that Trump has talked about wanting a military parade in the streets of Washington. The agreement was the result of years of United Nations -led negotiations, and aims to maintain global warming at a maximum of two degrees Celsius above the Earth's pre-industrial levels. Read More »

Trump has military options for North Korea

Trump has threatened to rain "fire and fury" on North Korea if the North continues with its threats. "If North Korea does not have UDMH, it can not threaten the United States, it's as simple as that", said Sen. The White House said after Trump's tweet that he and Moon are committed to strengthening deterrence and defense capabilities, and maximizing economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea. Read More »

Sooners remain No. 3 in coaches poll

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The Bulldogs (3-0) entered the poll at No. 17, their first ranking since the 2015 season. Oklahoma 4. Penn State 5. But the Tigers have overcome Watson's departure splendidly in the early stages behind new starter Kelly Bryant , who passed for 316 yards and one touchdown and added two rushing scores in a the demolition of the Cardinals (2-1), who dropped from 14th to No. Read More »

Three hurt in Pak shelling in Jammu & Kashmir's Arnia town

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She was among the six civilians who were injured, and had been admitted to a government hospital. "From mid night till early this morning, there was exchange of fire and shelling in Arnia Sector", official spokesman here today said. They targeted Sai, Treva and Jabowal forward posts of the Border Security Force (BSF). He said three cattle died, three others were injured and three houses and a temple were damaged in the firing. Read More »

Chicago judge blocks Sessions' sanctuary city funds order

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In granting his injunction, Judge Leinenweber found that the city of Chicago has established "a likelihood of success" in prevailing on the merits of its case once the lawsuit is considered in its entirety. The Trump administration, on the other hand, has accused sanctuary cities of putting politics over public safety. "The new standards would also require local authorities to give 48 hours' notice "where practicable" before releasing from custody people who federal immigration agents ... Read More »

US Urges Kurds to Call Off Independence Vote

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Western officials have once again pressed on Kurdish leaders to cancel the 25 September independence referendum by threatening not to grant worldwide legitimacy to the elections. The results will be binding on President Masoud Barzani and the Kurdish government, which agreed to hold the referendum after a June 7 meeting. "Heading into a referendum for September 25, there is no prospect for global legitimacy", said McGurk after a delegation from the United States, Britain and the United ... Read More »

Facebook listed 'Jew-hater' as category for advertisers

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Not very thumbs up: Anti-Semitic ad targeting found possible on Facebook . An algorithm automatically generates these categories based on words and phrases found in profiles, such as "gym lover", but a ProPublica report found that the system was also allowing companies to target their ads toward anti-Semites. Read More »

Right time to face Arsenal is now- Courtois

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However Arsene Wenger's men turned it around as sub Sead Kolasinac equalized and Alexis Sanchez and Hector Bellerin sealed Arsenal's victory. I don't know about you guys, but I really enjoyed our first game in this second tier European competition , including the drama of a late start and the full on, slightly insane and remarkable showing from the Cologne fans, in the ground at least where they sung their hearts out even, and especially, when the game was gone. Read More »

David Johnson to undergo wrist surgery, out two to three months

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Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Johnson is expected to miss an extended period of time due to the injury and is a candidate for injured reserve. Johnson, a first-team All-Pro last season, registered a league-best 2,118 yards from scrimmage and 20 touchdowns. And while it's not clear how long he will be out, Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians has noted that Johnson's injury is similar to that of fellow running back T.J. Read More »

North Korea: New Threats of Missile Strikes Targeting US

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The new draft, obtained Monday by The Associated Press, would ban North Korea from importing natural gas liquids and condensates and cap its import of refined petroleum products and crude oil. A spokesman for the North Korean foreign ministry issued a similar statement through the official Korean Central News Agency, claiming Pyongyang is "ready to destroy" and employ other "last resort methods". Read More »

Hurricane Jose lingers in Atlantic, will it head toward US?

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After Irma climbed up Florida, it had slowed to a tropical depression as it dumps rain over Tennessee and the Ohio Valley, NHC reported . The National Hurricane Center projected that the storm would make a meandering loop between Monday and Thursday before continuing on a path west toward the Bahamas, Cuba and Florida. Read More »

Royal baby: Duchess well after 'anxious' start to pregnancy

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The baby will become fifth in line to the throne behind Prince Charles , Prince William , Prince George and Princess Charlotte , and will be the Queen's sixth great-grandchild. Even though Queen Elizabeth has four children herself, everyone else in the royal family only has two children. On the same day that Kate's pregnancy was announced as she canceled a royal engagement, Carol was spotted leaving the Palace in the evening in a black Range Rover after spending the afternoon ... Read More »

US Olympic Cities Signal Support for LA 2028

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Bach said he was hoping for a diplomatic solution before the Games start next February and said the door was open for the participation of North Korean athletes and the International Olympic Committee was ready to support them in their effort to qualify. Read More »