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He made the denial to White House press pool reporters at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach in Florida on Sunday night. Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the comments of Trump and said "The language of @realDonaldTrump that the African continent, Haiti and El Salvador are " shithole countries " is extremely unfortunate".
  • Long Islanders honor legacy of Martin Luther King Jr

    Long Islanders honor legacy of Martin Luther King Jr

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    In an interview Mike Douglas conducted with King on November 2nd, 1967 - five months before King was killed - the singer Tony Martin was there too and tossed in some questions. And hate can not battle hate, she said. The march takes place on Monday , January 15. We are, as a country, still a work in progress. "It is the dream of a world where people are judged by who they are, not how they look or where they come from", he said.
  • IDF says false alarm after rocket sirens blare in southern Israel

    IDF says false alarm after rocket sirens blare in southern Israel

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    Abbas did not mention recognition but said the Oslo accords that led to the creation of his Palestinian Authority and envisioned a final resolution to the conflict were in effect finished. The Council will discuss strategies and steps how to change from a state under the rule of the National Authority to a state under occupation, reshape the committee in charge of Jerusalem, determine the nature of the relationship with Israel and the USA and demand to withdraw recognition of Israel.
  • The history of U.S. government shutdowns in 1 chart

    The history of U.S. government shutdowns in 1 chart

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    Last Tuesday, California district court judge William Alsup blocked Trump's decision to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, ordering that applications must still be accepted. It sounds to me, though, like top congressional Republicans such as Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy believe that such a surrender would be a disaster, so it's unlikely to happen.
  • IND vs SA: AB de Villiers, Elgar keep Proteas in hunt

    IND vs SA: AB de Villiers, Elgar keep Proteas in hunt

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    Jasprit Bumrah remained unbeaten at 0. Morkel struck again to claim the last wicket that was Kohli's as he was caught by AB de Villiers . De Villiers (33 n.o.) and Dean Elgar (23 n.o.) had added 57 brisk runs between them by tea to help hosts extend their lead to 88.
  • Local Dreamer on DACA ruling: 'Congress needs to act'

    Local Dreamer on DACA ruling: 'Congress needs to act'

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    Sen. David Perdue , R-Ga., who was at Thursday's Oval Office meeting, insisted Sunday that Trump did not say "shithole" in referring to African countries. Based on what he said at the meeting, he believes in everything that everyone in both parties said-although he'd be fine with endorsing all of it or none of it, depending on what they want to do or not do.
  • Dana White Stands Firm on Deadline For Conor McGregor's UFC Return

    Dana White Stands Firm on Deadline For Conor McGregor's UFC Return

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    In the mean time, McGregor seems content to fuel further speculation that he might be pursuing the rematch with Mayweather in the boxing ring. So, if they are really looking at September for his return, could this signal that McGregor doesn't really care if he's stripped of the title? That's if he doesn't return to action soon.
  • Firefighter Catches Toddler From Burning Apartment

    Firefighter Catches Toddler From Burning Apartment

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    Scott Stroup, a third-generation firefighter, catching a child thrown by a parent from a third-floor balcony on January 3 . Thankfully, none of the victims were seriously hurt. Part of their effort - tossing and catching children from a burning building. Other firefighters caught babies too, including Captain Jackie Peckrul, who told Fox 5 she recalled thinking "Lord, let me catch this baby", as parents tossed a blanket-wrapped infant toward her.
  • UNC by the numbers: Which lineups worked best at Notre Dame

    UNC by the numbers: Which lineups worked best at Notre Dame

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    But Notre Dame's defense held, especially on the defensive glass, and the Irish found their way back into the game with contributions across the board. Shepard and the Irish quickly scored the first nine points of the game, and Notre Dame bounced back from its most lopsided defeat in 16 seasons by routing Boston College, 89-60.
  • Barry McElduff announces his resignation over Kingsmill video

    Barry McElduff announces his resignation over Kingsmill video

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    Abstentionst West Tyrone MP Barry McElduff, who had already been suspended by his party for three months, said staying in the job would have impeded efforts to forge reconciliation in Northern Ireland . "I again offer my profound apology to those families and to the wider victims community", he said. "He has said that he does not want to be a barrier to reconciliation and I respect that decision".
  • Nigerian Govt Summons US Ambassador Over 'Shithole' Remarks

    Nigerian Govt Summons US Ambassador Over 'Shithole' Remarks

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    The U.S. president had, however, denied ever describing any race as coming from "shithole countries" in a Friday morning tweet. Trump has drawn sharp criticism since he was reported to have called African countries "shitholes" while discussing immigration with U.S lawmakers on Thursday.