• MI doctor detained by ICE after 40 years in US

    MI doctor detained by ICE after 40 years in US

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    Burkhart-Niec said her husband was ripped away from their family when three ICE agents came to their front door on Tuesday, Jan. 16 and took him away in handcuffs. His wife says their two daughters need their dad. Lukasz Niec is a 43-year-old internal medicine doctor in Kalamazoo described by co-workers as a model physician.
  • India's education minister assails evolutionary theory, calls for curricula overhaul

    India's education minister assails evolutionary theory, calls for curricula overhaul

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    Union Minister of State for Human Resouces Satyapal Singh slammed Darwin's theory of evolution, saying that it was "scientifically wrong" and needed to be changed in school and college curricula. "No books which we have read since our childhood or the stories told to us by our grandparents ever had the mention of this theory", Singh said. A former commissioner of Mumbai and Pune police, Singh said that Indian scientists working overseas had said "35 years ago" that Darwin's theory of ...
  • Basant Panchami 2018: All you need to know about the spring festival

    Basant Panchami 2018: All you need to know about the spring festival

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    This festival which is celebrated across the country also marks the start of Saraswati Puja . The festival marks the beginning of spring season. Many also shared their wishes and greetings on the social media, asking Maa Saraswati to provide them with blessings and a good year that gives them strength to fight every obstacle.
  • California DMVs now taking applications for Real ID driver's licenses, identification cards

    California DMVs now taking applications for Real ID driver's licenses, identification cards

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    Currently, you can continue to use your state-issued driver's license or ID to fly in the USA until October 1, 2020 , but we suggest you upgrade to the REAL ID within the next two years. If they don't have the new card, people will still be allowed to use their passports or military IDs to pass through airport or military base security once the identification card changes take effect in almost two years.
  • Coalition to give $1.5bn in Yemen aid, expand port capacity

    Coalition to give $1.5bn in Yemen aid, expand port capacity

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    The announcement came after Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud made a decision to transfer 2 billion dollars to the Central Bank of Yemen last week, in an attempt to stabilize the collapsing Yemeni currency. "The coalition will provide 1.5 billion USA dollars in humanitarian assistance", said the coalition in a statement. "Iran is not part of the problem", Maliki added.
  • Pyongyang agrees to pre-Olympic visit to South Korea

    Pyongyang agrees to pre-Olympic visit to South Korea

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    North Korean delegates arrived in Seoul on Sunday on their way to inspect venues and prepare cultural performances for next month's Winter Olympics, in the first visit by Pyongyang officials to the South for four years. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced last Saturday that 12 North Korean players will join the 23-player South Korean team, with a minimum three North Koreans to be included on the 22-player game roster.
  • UN Palestinian refugee agency launches fundraising campaign following USA aid cut

    UN Palestinian refugee agency launches fundraising campaign following USA aid cut

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    UNRWA's commissioner-general Pierre Krahenbuhl on Monday called the decision "abrupt and harmful", during a visit to the Gaza Strip. The U.S. administration announced Tuesday to withdraw 65 million U.S. "The UK" he said, "remains firmly committed to supporting UNRWA and Palestinian refugees across the Middle East". UNRWA, which provides assistance in education, health and food to some 5 million registered Palestine refugees in the Middle East, is already suffering from a 49-million US ...
  • Five Missing In Pittsburg County Gas Well Explosion

    Five Missing In Pittsburg County Gas Well Explosion

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    He says the fire is mostly containing itself on site, where several tanks and other equipment are located. A spokeswoman for the Pittsburg County Sheriff's Office said she could not confirm whether there were any injuries or fatalities. Secondary explosions in the area caused Enloe and crew to back off the site. Emergency crews could be seen staging well away from the fire. The fire occurred between the cities of Quinton and Featherston, around 100 miles southeast of Tulsa.
  • African Countries Bite Back After Trump's

    African Countries Bite Back After Trump's "Shithole" Comments

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    The writer is a physician . White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson told reporters on Tuesday that the president is "very healthy", despite his unhealthy habits, because he has "incredible genes." . "He's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part", the doctor said. Another doctor said the test was "not definitive". During an interview with "Good Morning Britain", co-hosted by Piers Morgan, Ivana commented on remarks from the president that many commentators ...