• Bus fare hike 'inevitable', DMK instigating protests : TN CM

    Bus fare hike 'inevitable', DMK instigating protests : TN CM

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    DMK and it's allies took to the streets demanding the AIADMK government for a complete roll back on the bus fares. The DMK on Saturday staged state-wide agitations against the recent hike in bus fares effected by the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu and warned of intensifying its protests if the revision was not rolled back immediately.
  • In first since US Jerusalem move, top Israeli, PA officials to meet

    In first since US Jerusalem move, top Israeli, PA officials to meet

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    Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas calls on African states to join a multilateral mechanism to discuss the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, after spurning any U.S. While backing the Palestinians on the issue of Jerusalem, Jordan - a major recipient of United States aid - has refrained from supporting the Palestinians' dismissal of Washington as an appropriate mediator in the wake of the declaration.
  • Trump rejects peace talks with Taliban in departure from Afghan strategy

    Trump rejects peace talks with Taliban in departure from Afghan strategy

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    The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said earlier this month the strategy was working and pushing the insurgents closer to peace talks. Ambassador Nikki Haley, who helped organize today's luncheon, said the USA policy on Afghanistan was working and the parties were "closer to talks with the Taliban and the peace process than we've seen before".
  • Ex-congresswoman Corrine Brown to report to prison

    Ex-congresswoman Corrine Brown to report to prison

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    Disgraced former Florida Rep. The Florida Times-Union reports that Brown surrendered Monday at a minimum-security camp at the Coleman Federal Correction Complex in Wildwood, Florida. Earlier in January, she asked for another month of freedom, but court records show she was denied by the U.S. District Court and the Eleventh Circuit U.S.
  • Nine dead in Kabul attack

    Nine dead in Kabul attack

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    Militants including the Taliban and IS have stepped up their attacks on beleaguered Afghan troops and police in recent months, sapping morale already hit by desertions and corruption. Afghan military institutions are frequently targeted by militants. However, the Taliban have dismissed suggestions they have been weakened and said Saturday's bombing was a message to U.S.
  • Here's Why Trump's Offering Amnesty To 1.8 Million Illegal Immigrants

    Here's Why Trump's Offering Amnesty To 1.8 Million Illegal Immigrants

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    Rascals, every one of them, and that's being too nice. Conservatives, meanwhile, are rejecting what they call the "mass amnesty" dominating the debate. Capping his trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Trump on Friday declared America "open for business and competitive once again" in a speech that trumpeted the country's economic strength under his administration.
  • DHS Announces New Security Measures for Refugee Admissions

    DHS Announces New Security Measures for Refugee Admissions

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    Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said during a speech at the Woodrow Wilson Center Monday that the changes were aimed at better protecting the country against terrorism, crime and fraud. He also issued an executive order pausing the refugee program pending a thorough review, instituted stricter vetting requirements and quit negotiations on a voluntary pact to deal with global migration.
  • Teacher Removed From City Council Committees After Anti-Military Rant

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    Salcido also questioned why military recruiters were permitted to visit the school, comparing them to pimps. "I smacked him, but not with any intent to do harm", Salcido said at the time. Salcido's upstart campaign failed, though according to a 2002 Los Angeles Times profile , the candidate used the opportunity to teach his students about the US electoral process.
  • Oprah Winfrey on running for 2020 presidential election

    Oprah Winfrey on running for 2020 presidential election

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    DeMille award during this year's Golden Globe Awards , becoming the first African-American woman to receive this prestigious honor. The committe was formed right after Winfrey's speech at the Golden Globes. Winfrey would beat out Trump in a hypothetical head-to-head 51 percent to 42 percent, according to a CNN poll released on Wednesday. Running alongside her "would be a lot of fun", he told reporters, adding that he'd win .