• President Trump allows refugee admissions to resume with new screening

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    Starting Wednesday, all refugees will face more extensive background checks. Those 11 countries remain secret because of "law enforcement sensitivities", but were chosen as being of "higher risk" based on the visa clearance process established in 2001 and last revised in 2015, a senior administration official said on the call.
  • Republican senator's feuds with Trump

    Republican senator's feuds with Trump

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    Corker was a supporter of Trump during the presidential campaign. "You wouldn't support him again?" He added: "I don't know why he lowers himself to such a low, low standard and debases our country in that way but he does, but he does".
  • Jeff Flake becomes latest Republican critic of Trump to quit Senate

    Jeff Flake becomes latest Republican critic of Trump to quit Senate

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    Describing himself as a traditional libertarian-leaning conservative, who believes in free trade and open borders, Flake told the Arizona Republic that he feels out of step with the Trump-dominated GOP. On another topic, Corker, the Senate Foreign Relations chair, says Trump's tweets and heated rhetoric on North Korea have raised tensions and undercut Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's diplomacy.
  • Shortstop Seager, pitcher McCarthy added to Los Angeles Dodgers' roster

    Shortstop Seager, pitcher McCarthy added to Los Angeles Dodgers' roster

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    Seager's status seemed all but cemented prior to the Dodgers' workout on Monday, with manager Dave Roberts saying the 23-year-old would "aggressively take ground balls" to test the injury. Granderson has struggled this postseason, going 1 for 15 with eight strikeouts. He was activated from the disabled list on September 1 and hit.235 with a.441 slugging percentage in 22 games to finish the season.
  • Autonomous, all-electric Nissan IMx concept revealed

    Autonomous, all-electric Nissan IMx concept revealed

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    Nonetheless, the gaps with this concept will be filled in later this week at the Tokyo Motor Show . That means not only is it a battery-powered proposition, it also features a future version of the company's ProPilot automated driving hardware that incorporates fully autonomous running.
  • DNC, Clinton campaign paid for research that resulted in Trump dossier

    DNC, Clinton campaign paid for research that resulted in Trump dossier

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    Former Clinton campaign spokesman Brian Fallon said on Twitter that he regretted not knowing about Steele's hiring before the election, and that had he known, "I would have volunteered to go to Europe and try to help him". The letter was prompted by a legal fight over a subpoena for Fusion GPS' bank records. The House Intelligence Committee is now embroiled in a legal battle over records that could provide further information about who originally financed the dossier investigation.
  • Matt Damon knew that Harvey Weinstein was a womaniser

    Matt Damon knew that Harvey Weinstein was a womaniser

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    They're the twins the world have been itching to see, but if you think you'd catch a glimpse of George Clooney's two little ones you'll be holding out for a while yet. ( Clooney's wife, human rights attorney Amal Clooney, gave birth back in June.) After teasing the studio audience a few times, Clooney summoned Damon , posing as his "manny", out onto the stage.
  • Punjab Government puts yearly tax on pet animals

    Punjab Government puts yearly tax on pet animals

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    As per news agency ANI, the Punjab government will be charging Rs 250 and Rs 500 from the owners of the various domestic animals in the state. And that is not all, pet owners will also have to get a licence issued from the authority and get it renewed every year.
  • Russian opposition leader Navalny leaves jail, goes to rally

    Russian opposition leader Navalny leaves jail, goes to rally

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    Navalny plans to run for president against Putin in next March's election. When Sobchak died in 2000, Putin attended his funeral. Ms. Sobchak promised that she would halt her presidential bid in the event that Mr. Sobchak joined anti-Kremlin protests in Moscow in the winter of 2011-2012, and has been often critical of the government, but she has avoided criticizing Putin.