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But she didn't sign the ballot envelope so her vote didn't count. First Lady Melania Trump and First Daughter Ivanka Trump may live in Washington, D.C. Ivanka didn't mail her ballot until Election Day - and since the mail isn't magic, that was far too late to make it in time. So obviously the answer is absentee ballot, right? Officials said the President's ballot was fine.
  • No more United States role in peace process, Abbas declares

    No more United States role in peace process, Abbas declares

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    He slammed Trump's declaration as a "crime" and a "gift" to the "Zionist movement" - as if he "were giving away an American city" - adding that Washington no longer had any role to play in the Middle East peace process. Security Council resolution rejecting the US move, but gave few details on other measures they would take. The move was hailed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and by leaders across much of the Israeli political spectrum, but rejected by the global community.
  • Gujarat hustings: Modi''s last lap campaign glitz showcases seaplane

    Gujarat hustings: Modi''s last lap campaign glitz showcases seaplane

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    The campaigning has come to an end. Gandhi started his day by offering prayers at the famous Lord Jagannath temple here. Besides Abdullah, the opposition Congress too took a dig at Modi's style of pulling the curtains down on his campaign, calling the seaplane ride a "distraction" from real issues and a "hawa hawai" (gas).
  • Merriam-Webster Expertly Sums Up 2017 With Its Word Of The Year

    Merriam-Webster Expertly Sums Up 2017 With Its Word Of The Year

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    Several key moments of 2017 justify the selection of " feminism " as Merriam-Webster's word of the year. The word soared again in the dictionary's online searches with the emergence of #MeToo movement. Additionally, entertainment projects such as the Wonder Woman film and Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale also helped to drive " feminism " to be the most-searched term of the year.
  • Congress grants 1-year martial law extension in Mindanao

    Congress grants 1-year martial law extension in Mindanao

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    On the part of the Senate, 14 voted yes while four voted no. Wednesday's move was approved by 226 legislators in the House of Representatives against 23 objections. Though Duterte enjoys massive public support, his plan to extend martial law and frequent threats to expand it elsewhere is contentious in a country that suffered nine years of oppression under the rule of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos in the 1970s.
  • PM Modi, Manmohan Singh shake hands

    PM Modi, Manmohan Singh shake hands

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    Why was the MEA (Ministry of External Affairs) India not in the loop? "India should stop dragging Pakistan into its electoral debate and win victories on own strength rather than fabricated conspiracies, which are utterly baseless and irresponsible", read the tweet.
  • Officials deny permits for commemorating violent Charlottesville rally

    Officials deny permits for commemorating violent Charlottesville rally

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    When submitting the application in late November, Kessler stated that the 2018 event was aimed to memorialize "the sacrifices made by political dissidents" and "rally against civil rights abuses", according to The Hill. Shurtleff. Those were denied too. Kessler, writing on Twitter , pledged to appeal the "bogus" decision, maintaining that a rally would still take place on August 11 and August 12 next year.
  • Praise for West Yorkshire Police in new annual inspection report

    Praise for West Yorkshire Police in new annual inspection report

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    Finally, Inspectors found a clear focus on wellbeing, including the emotional and mental health of all of the Constabulary's officers and staff. It warned that police must have sufficient grounds to exercise the "intrusive" power, with its disproportionate use on BAME communities "continuing to threaten trust and confidence in the police".
  • Anti-US protest over Jerusalem turns violent in Lebanon

    Anti-US protest over Jerusalem turns violent in Lebanon

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    There have been violent clashes near the U.S. embassy in Lebanon, in the latest protest against President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. "We will not abandon Jerusalem to the mercy of a state that kills children". His speech came days after US President Donald Trump recognised Occupied al-Quds as the capital of Israel, angering Palestinians and sparking protests in Muslim and Arab countries.
  • Assembly minority leader Brian Kolb running for governor

    Assembly minority leader Brian Kolb running for governor

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    Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) said Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, a Democrat, has failed to make NY affordable for students, seniors and businesses who are fleeing the state, and has failed to address public corruption. He has been Assembly minority leader since 2009, a position that holds little power, but affords a bully pulpit to push issues. As he now seeks to build up a reputation as a viable statewide candidate instead of an obscure legislative leader, Kolb of Canandaigua, Ontario County, was ...
  • Arab League ministers demand United States reverse decision on Jerusalem

    Arab League ministers demand United States reverse decision on Jerusalem

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday after Erdogan called Israel a "terrorist state" that "kills children". Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah also called for a protest against the decision in the Hezbollah-controlled southern suburbs of Beirut on Monday.