• California to Become a Sanctuary State

    California to Become a Sanctuary State

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    Democrats used supermajorities in the state Capitol to pass the bill they viewed as important to highlighting California's stance on shielding its estimated 2.3 million undocumented immigrants from Immigration and Customs Enforcement . But Republicans warned their colleagues that the legislation was risky and unnecessary, making it harder to deport criminals. "In my view this bill's going to make us less safe", said Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham, R-Templeton.
  • Trump calls for 'tougher, more specific' travel ban

    Trump calls for 'tougher, more specific' travel ban

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    After a bomb exploded on a train during rush hour in London on Friday, President Donald Trump suggested the USA needs a "tougher and more specific" travel ban as a response. "I am sickened by the terrorist attack in London and am praying for the victims". Donald Trump says that the internet must be " cut off " to stop further terror attacks.
  • Eight die in sweltering Florida nursing home without power in Irma's aftermath

    Eight die in sweltering Florida nursing home without power in Irma's aftermath

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    Rick Scott, Sen. "We all have elderly people in facilities, and we all know we depend on those people in those facilities to care for a vulnerable elderly population". Tuesday, when an AHCA employee updated the database to reflect the nursing home was on "partial" power, the air conditioning was "non-operational". Dozens of hospital workers prepared a command center outside the building and gave red wristbands to patients with critical, life-threatening conditions and yellow and green ones to ...
  • Deaths at Florida nursing home after Hurricane Irma

    Deaths at Florida nursing home after Hurricane Irma

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    The facility has been sealed off for a criminal investigation after 115 residents, sweltering for days, were evacuated. The Miami Herald quoted Flora Mitchell, a 61-year-old who had come to search for information about her sister, a resident there for 10 years.
  • Centre bars JNU, DU, IIT Delhi from availing foreign funds

    Centre bars JNU, DU, IIT Delhi from availing foreign funds

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    The other institutions that have been barred by the Centre from receiving donations from overseas are Supreme Court Bar Association, Indian Council of Medical Research, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Panjab University, Gargi College (Delhi), Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Armed Forces Flag Day Fund and others.
  • McCain backs bill to block transgender troops ban

    McCain backs bill to block transgender troops ban

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    But Trump also gave Mattis six months to come up with a policy on how to address those now serving, leaving the door open to permitting their continued service. Boeing wins Air Force One design contract Mattis: US must keep all three legs of nuclear triad Senate votes down Paul's bid to revoke war authorizations MORE six months to determine what to do with transgender troops who are now serving.
  • Tube Train Blast In London

    Tube Train Blast In London

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    She said: "The public will see more armed police on the transport network and on our streets, providing extra protection". Images circulating on social media, taken after the incident, appeared to show a white bucket within a supermarket bag.
  • After Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Indian doctor stabbed to death in Kansas of US

    After Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Indian doctor stabbed to death in Kansas of US

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    Umar Dutt is accused of stabbing Dr. Achutha Reddy to death at his east Wichita office on Wednesday evening. The suspect left and later returned with Dr. In a statement, Dr Reddy's family said it "wants to thank each and every one that made his life a joy every day". The police say Dr. Reddy's killing does not appear to be a hate crime.
  • Gov. Cuomo visits US Virgin Islands to survey damage from Hurricane Irma

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    Virgin Islands after touring areas impacted by Hurricane Irma. "We have so much family connections throughout New York State that come from the U.S. The move comes in the wake of news that three plainclothes U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested four men on Thursday who were set to appear on misdemeanor charges stemming from allegedly trespassing on a roof in Brooklyn, according to Gothamist.
  • Eight pensioners die in nursing home as Hurricane Irma cuts power

    Eight pensioners die in nursing home as Hurricane Irma cuts power

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    Eight of the nursing home's residents died Wednesday after they fell ill in a building that had been left without air conditioning after Irma blasted South Florida, according to authorities at the scene. On his second trip, with stops in Texas and Louisiana, he was more hands-on, visiting with those driven from their homes by Harvey, touring a Houston mega-shelter housing hundreds of displaced people and briefly walking streets lined with soggy, discarded possessions.
  • Cambodian leader, angry with U.S., wants Peace Corps out

    Cambodian leader, angry with U.S., wants Peace Corps out

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    The embassy was on Friday swearing in tens of new volunteers from the Peace Corps, a program run by the U.S. government to send Americans overseas to help with local projects. According to the U.S. embassy, more than 500 Peace Corps volunteers have served and worked in Cambodia since 2006, providing English teaching and teacher training as well as community health education.