• AU demands Trump apologise over

    AU demands Trump apologise over "shithole" comments

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    The 55-nation African Union condemned the remarks last Friday, while a statement from ambassadors of all countries from the continent at the United Nations demanded a retraction and apology. "If confirmed these are shocking and shameful comments from the President of the United States". And, as Emma Lazarus' poem on the Statue of Liberty suggests, they become the "best and the brightest" of the immigrants to this country.
  • Citing Court Order, Trump Administration Resumes Accepting DACA Renewal Applications

    Citing Court Order, Trump Administration Resumes Accepting DACA Renewal Applications

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    Lawmakers are trying to combine some form of relief for DACA immigrants along with enhanced border security, including a wall along the Mexican border, sought by Trump. instead should bring in more immigrants from countries like that highly developed Scandinavian nation. Dick Durbin, who was at the White House meeting, said Friday that the president "said these hate-filled things and he said them repeatedly".
  • Someone Lit Up The Trump Hotel With 'Sh*thole' And Poop Emojis

    Someone Lit Up The Trump Hotel With 'Sh*thole' And Poop Emojis

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    In another loop, the word "shithole" was accompanied by an arrow pointing to the Trump hotel entrance. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin who was present at the meeting confirmed "shithole" was the exact word used by the USA president, recollecting the "hate-filled, vile and racist" things Trump supposedly said.
  • 'We're going to have a wall, remember that'

    'We're going to have a wall, remember that'

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    Markey, responding to Trump's Twitter claim, argued that the president repealed the program, which provided benefits to immigrants who were brought to the U.S.as a children, known as dreamers, and Republicans - not Democrats - keep blocking a legislative fix.
  • What's in International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) After Decline in Shorted Shares?

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    The stock increased 0.80% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $65.36. About 5.03 million shares traded. Methanex Corporation (NASDAQ:MEOH) has risen 45.59% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. Valley Advisers reported 0.17% stake. Investors sentiment increased to 2.82 in 2017 Q3. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $3.29 earnings per share.
  • Turkish forces shell Syrian Kurds targets in northern Syria

    Turkish forces shell Syrian Kurds targets in northern Syria

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    Afrin is controlled by a Kurdish militia known as the YPG, which Turkey views as a terror group and an extension of the Kurdish insurgency raging in its southeast. She called Turkey's operation against Afrin a "violation" that "undermines worldwide efforts to reach a political solution in Syria". PKK is blacklisted as a terrorist organisation by Turkey and its Western allies.
  • Continued cold, more snow possible Sunday

    Continued cold, more snow possible Sunday

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    Saturday for Crawford, Richland, Juneau and Adams counties. After temperatures warm to the 20s and 30s on Sunday , they are set to drop into the single digits on Monday , with 15 to 25 miles per hour winds and wind chill values falling to minus-25.
  • Strong 7.1-magnitude quake in Peru leaves two dead, 17 missing

    Strong 7.1-magnitude quake in Peru leaves two dead, 17 missing

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    The natural disaster was centered near the coast of Peru, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south-southwest of Acari, according to the US Geological Survey. Tsunamis capable of producing damage or casualties are rare in this magnitude range but have occurred due to secondary effects such as landslides or submarine slumps.