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Department of Homeland Security officials said that the new ban is aimed at countries that refuse to share information with the USA or have not taken necessary security precautions. Latin American leaders who dined with Trump on Monday on the fringes of the U.N. General Assembly said they told him that a military invasion, a threat he casually made last month, would be unacceptable in a region long-sensitive to heavy-handed intervention by Washington.
  • San Diego County Officials Ban Weapons Near Border Wall Prototype Site

    San Diego County Officials Ban Weapons Near Border Wall Prototype Site

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    Customs and Border Protection officials confirmed eight prototypes are under construction in the area including four made with concrete and four using alternate or other materials. A "free-speech" zone was established about a mile from the construction site. He has also appeared to acknowledge he won't require border wall funding to be part of a possible deal to save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA.
  • Defiant Catalans distribute ballot papers for indy vote

    Defiant Catalans distribute ballot papers for indy vote

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    It was only about three years ago that Catalonia had its last independence referendum where 80% of voters opted to separate from Spain, though bearing in mind that this only represented an estimated 37-41% of the population. Many are carrying pro-independence flags and signs calling for the October 1 independence vote that the Spanish government calls illegal and has pledged to stop.
  • Trump says the world must isolate North Korean 'menace'

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    Ri and leader Kim Jong-un "won't be around much longer" if they acted on their threats, amounted to a declaration of war and that Pyongyang had the right to take countermeasures. Speaking in Washington on Monday, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said the United States has to help to reduce tensions on the peninsula.
  • White House Calls North Korea War Declaration 'Absurd'

    White House Calls North Korea War Declaration 'Absurd'

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    But Trump has previously singled out former San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who drew national attention a year ago for protesting police brutality, especially aimed at African-Americans, by refusing to stand during "The Star-Spangled Banner" prior to kickoff.
  • Tuesday Marks National Voters Registration Day 2017

    Tuesday Marks National Voters Registration Day 2017

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    The office hands out the Eliza Pickrell Routt award to high schools where at least 85 percent of eligible seniors have registered or preregistered to vote. Today, Election Protection - the nation's largest nonpartisan voter protection coalition led by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil RightsUnder Law - will join hundreds of organizations across the country in a national effort to register people to vote for National Voter Registration Day .
  • Protest the POLICE not the USA flag

    Protest the POLICE not the USA flag

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    Protests during the national anthem began a year ago when former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee to protest the treatment of black Americans, especially by the police. US President Donald Trump kept up his verbal battle with National Football League over players who drop to one knee during the national anthem, saying on Monday their acts of protest had nothing to do with racism.
  • TN appoints retd HC judge to probe Amma's death

    TN appoints retd HC judge to probe Amma's death

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    However, after senior minister Dindigul C Sreenivaasan admitted they lied about Jaya's health and had no access to the leader, the opposition has quickly latched on to it to raise multiple questions over Jaya's last days. Sellur Raju became emotional while speaking about Jayalalithaa and even said that he doesn't want to talk about any conspiracy over her death as that would diminish her legacy.
  • Philippines rejects report on extrajudicial killings

    Philippines rejects report on extrajudicial killings

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    The Philippine Philippine Permanent Representative to the U.N.in Geneva insisted there was no impunity in the country. The Philippines has made a decision to accept only 103 out of the 257 recommendations that the country received during the Third UPR in Geneva, citing "careful review and inclusive consultation with inputs from various stakeholders, especially from representatives from the State's executive, legislative, and judicial departments".