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In a private White House meeting on Thursday (Jan. 11), President Donald Trump reportedly remarked that Haiti and African nations are "sh*thole countries". Love, a Republican representing Utah's 4th District, said her parents proudly took the oath of allegiance to the United States and took on all the responsibilities that come with being citizens when they immigrated from Haiti .
  • Chopper with 7 on board goes missing off Mumbai coast

    Chopper with 7 on board goes missing off Mumbai coast

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    Reports say that none of the passengers have survived. A Dornier aircraft and a ship were the first to be deployed for search and rescue. The chopper - VTPWA Dauphin AS365 N3 - took off from the Pawan Hans airbase in Juhu at 10.20 am and last made contact with the Air Traffic Control at 10.35 am.
  • US launches airstrike after apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

    US launches airstrike after apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

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    The incident was the lastest in a series of insider attacks against US forces, including an attack in Achin district in June in which an Afghan commando opened fire, killing three USA personnel and wounding another. Gresback did not disclose which branch of the military the troops were from. Western officials say most insider attacks stem from personal grudges and cultural misunderstandings rather than insurgent plots.
  • Trump won't commit to Mueller interview

    Trump won't commit to Mueller interview

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    Trump said his message to congressional Republicans, while perceived as a call to end the investigations into collusion, was nothing more than him asking his party to "be tough". President Donald Trump says the economic ties between the United States and Norway are "robust and growing" and he's pointing to their work in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance to counter security threats.
  • Gujarat bans 'Padmaavat' & Madhya Pradesh could follow

    Gujarat bans 'Padmaavat' & Madhya Pradesh could follow

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    The Rajasthan Government, had thus chose to ban the film even before its initial release date ie December 1, in order to maintain peace and order in the state. After the BJP ruled states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh announced that they will not lift ban on Padmaavat inspite of CBFC certification. After Rajasthan and Gujarat chief ministers made a decision to ban the Deepika Padukone-Shahid Kapoor-Ranveer Singh starrer Padmaavat in their respective seats, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister ...
  • Members Of NYC's Haitian Community Call Trump's Reported Comments 'Offensive,' 'Ignorant'

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    Durbin told reporters on Friday that throughout the president's remarks, Trump said "things which were hate-filled, vile and racist". The president added that the US government should accept more people from countries like Norway . The Haiti the group cares so fondly about can be described with one word: strength. "We always knew that President Trump doesn't like people from certain countries or people [of] certain colours", Congressman Luis Gutierrez said.
  • Boat with 40 kids onboard capsizes in Dahanu

    Boat with 40 kids onboard capsizes in Dahanu

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    Local fishermen and agencies have rescued 32 children. Search operations for the remaining are underway. 'All our local officers and staff are on the spot. "Overloading is said to be the cause of the mishap". Students were not provided with life jackets. Dahanu is a coastal town and a municipal council in Palghar district of Maharashtra state in Konkan division.
  • Orange County commissioner condemns Trump's Haiti remarks

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    Members of New York City's Haitian community agreed. Trump a year ago ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which provided protection from deportation along with the ability to work legally in the U.S. Durbin told reporters in Chicago. When asked what Trump had said in the meeting, Durbin said, "I can not believe that in the history of the White House and of that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday".
  • Power expected to be restored to Puerto Rico by March

    Power expected to be restored to Puerto Rico by March

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    Ricardo Rossello on Friday slammed the federal government's response to Hurricane Maria , saying residents of the island, who are USA citizens, are being treated like "second-class citizens". That's impacting hospitals thousands of miles away. Other are having them trickle in. And Baxter International was given the OK to temporarily import sterile fluids from 6 overseas factories.
  • European Union to spend €1 billion on supercomputing strategy

    European Union to spend €1 billion on supercomputing strategy

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    The European Commission is proposing that the sum be allocated for the systems in the upcoming EU budget, with the aim of building two "world class" "pre-exascale" machines capable of 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 calculations per second, and another two mid-range machines in development.
  • Jake Tapper Goes Off on Trump 'Sh*thole' Comments

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    Despite Trump's denial, the comments quickly drew global condemnation and Florida lawmakers joined in the chorus of calling the president out for what they deemed as "insensitive" remarks. In a flurry of tweets yesterday, Mr Trump defended his immigration stance while claiming the reports about his meeting with senators were inaccurate .
  • Rainy Thursday will give way to sleet and snow on Friday

    Rainy Thursday will give way to sleet and snow on Friday

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    Overnight , the area could see as much as one inch of snow over the ice. Ice accumulations may be greatest in the Southern Tier and Genesee Valley with totals nearing a quarter of an inch. In Central New York, 6 to 10 inches of snow of wet, heavy snow mixed with sleet could fall this afternoon through Saturday afternoon. From Kentucky to OH, the accumulations will be higher, with most areas seeing anywhere from 4 to 6 inches.