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Durbin said Graham immediately spoke up against Trump's comments, and he commended the Republican senator for doing so. Trump later tweeted comments about "taking them out" - referring to Haitians - were "made up" by Democrats. It was unclear why the four Republicans were there, and the session did not produce the results the two senators were hoping for. Underscoring the hurdles facing the effort, other Republicans undercut the significance of the deal the half-dozen senators hoped to ...
  • S Korea, US discuss on developing ties with N Korea

    S Korea, US discuss on developing ties with N Korea

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    The White House reported a pretty standard conversation, while South Korea reported that Trump firmly denied reports that he's considering a "bloody nose" strike on North Korea. In his New Year's Day address, Kim said he was willing to send a delegation to the Pyeongchang Games. The three countries need to keep up their close coordination as they deal with North Korea so that the North-South dialogue won't be used as a cover for Pyongyang to fend off tightening pressure for its ...
  • Myanmar: Security forces killed captured Rohingyas

    Myanmar: Security forces killed captured Rohingyas

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    Myanmar is in the process of issuing the Rohingya national verification cards as part of a citizenship eligibility process for undocumented people in Rakhine. "Having heard the charges brought under the Official Secrets Act of 1923, we continue to expect the Myanmar authorities to ensure the full protection of these journalists' rights and to release them as quickly as possible", an European Union spokesman said, adding that European Union envoys had been present in court.
  • Students With Disabilities Illegally Denied Special Education

    Students With Disabilities Illegally Denied Special Education

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    Texas put the 8.5 percent benchmark into place in 2004 and got rid of it just a year ago, after a 2016 investigation in the Houston Chronicle brought it to light. Department of Education. Disability advocates say the policy has likely done immeasurable damage to kids that desperately needed, but were left out of, special education classes.
  • Ryan: Trump's inflammatory immigration comments are 'very unfortunate'

    Ryan: Trump's inflammatory immigration comments are 'very unfortunate'

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    Ryan portrayed a "beautiful story of America" in his family's journey, and he suggested Americans should celebrate the diversity that came with immigration. Almost 800,000 people who came to the United States illegally as children were protected under the Obama administration, but Trump will scrap the so-called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on March 5 unless Congress legislates a fix.
  • There is no new agreement between Spain, Netherlands on British departure

    There is no new agreement between Spain, Netherlands on British departure

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    The Pound hit a 2-week trough against the US Dollar earlier, and analysts are expecting more losses ahead, pointing to weak fundamentals as the culprit for Sterling weakness. However, while the two finance heads reiterated the importance of British ties for both countries, and agreed to look out for each other's shared interests they also offered their full support to Michel Barnier with negotiations, a Spanish economy ministry official said.
  • Dog walks 20 miles twice to get back to family

    Dog walks 20 miles twice to get back to family

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    While Cathleen's pain of missing her family is heartbreaking, her perseverance to find them sheds light on the often forgotten fact that pets are living beings with very real feelings, much like people, and it's important to be sensitive and aware of their emotional wellbeing.
  • Chinese Trade With North Korea Plunged by 50 Percent Last Month

    Chinese Trade With North Korea Plunged by 50 Percent Last Month

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    Instead, only those countries that deployed troops as part of the United Nations during the Korean War between 1950 and 1953 have been invited to participate in the discussions, which China has blasted as "Cold War thinking". Brian Hook, the State Department's policy director, said that the USA believes that its diplomatic pressure campaign is the best way to force North Korea to the negotiating table, and that maritime interdiction will help to crack down on smuggling and sanctions-busting.
  • Nervous Trump Hints He Might Refuse To Meet With Mueller

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    President Donald Trump has once again labelled the ongoing probe into potential coordination between his campaign and Moscow the "single greatest witch hunt" in U.S. Per a new report by CNN today , it would appear that those close to Trump are advising him to stay away from Mueller and not submit to an interview request.
  • Khamenei blames Iran's 'enemies' for unrest as US ups pressure

    Khamenei blames Iran's 'enemies' for unrest as US ups pressure

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    Following are factors that have brought Iranians to the streets and the challenges the authorities face. According to the Western media, these protests differ from those in 2009 that were staged by the middle class, as the current demonstrations are led by "the oppressed class - the unemployed, and people from the economic and social fringes".