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Most of the migrants crossing the Mediterranean probably would not qualify for asylum in Europe, but the European Union wants to make sure that genuine refugees do not have to face the unsafe sea crossing. Resettlement would continue from those areas but there would be "increased focus" on North Africa and the Horn of Africa - particularly Libya, Egypt , Niger, Sudan, Chad and Ethiopia, the commission said.
  • Third Round of NAFTA Talks End Amid Skepticism

    Third Round of NAFTA Talks End Amid Skepticism

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    Ildefonso Guajardo, the Mexican Economy Minister, stated that there will be great challenges, Canadian and Mexican officials are anxious because Washington hasn't presented details on some issues. Canada could use those rules to challenge the Bombardier decision, and it has threatened to walk away from the talks if the United States tries to eliminate Chapter 19.
  • Despite latest failure, Trump says Obamacare will be repealed

    Despite latest failure, Trump says Obamacare will be repealed

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    Murkowski voted against Senator Republican leader Mitch McConnell's earlier bill, but did not indicate how she would vote on the latest measure. Before flying to IN, where on Wednesday he will deliver a speech about his tax reform plan , Trump talked with reporters and insisted that the Republicans "have the votes" to approve a new healthcare law IN Congress, Efe reported .
  • Details about the college hoops corruption probe

    Details about the college hoops corruption probe

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    So are executives of the apparel company Adidas who, along with other agents and financial advisors, allegedly funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to the families of multiple players in order to persuade them to play for a specific college.
  • Man avoids rape charge after prosecutor says 11-year-old 'consented'

    Man avoids rape charge after prosecutor says 11-year-old 'consented'

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    Other groups have called for the French legal system to introduce a legal age under which sexual consent is never presumed. She added: "She thought it was too late, that she didn't have the right to protest, that it wouldn't make any difference, so she went into auto-pilot, without emotion and without reaction".
  • Air Force trainer jet crashes near Hyderabad, no casualties reported

    Air Force trainer jet crashes near Hyderabad, no casualties reported

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    Sources says that it's a standard procedure, if a pilot is proficient enough to fly the aircraft, to do these sorties alone as part of their training. A court of inquiry will ascertain the cause. The plane immediately broke into flames but all three onboard were ejected safely. Further details are awaited.
  • United Nations commends Saudi over ending women's driving ban

    United Nations commends Saudi over ending women's driving ban

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    As recently as 2013, dozens of women uploaded videos online of themselves behind the wheel of a vehicle during a campaign launched by Saudi rights activists. According to reports, women can legally obtain drivers licence without asking a male guardian for permission under the new law. Prince Khaled bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Washington and the king's son, said that letting women drive is a "huge step forward" and that "society is ready".
  • 'I'm not hospitalized,' Cochran says in response to Trump's tweet

    'I'm not hospitalized,' Cochran says in response to Trump's tweet

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    Cochran's staff said that the Senator was recovering from a "urological issue" that is neither cancerous nor serious. A spokesman for Cochran said the health care issue doesn't hang on the Republican senator's vote. That was President Donald Trump's view of where things stand Wednesday on Capitol Hill. They lacked the votes to succeed, a not-so-minor snag that hadn't changed.
  • Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) Active Stock in the Spotlight

    Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) Active Stock in the Spotlight

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    It has underperformed by 11.26% the S&P500. Also, Director Bruce D. Sullivan sold 3,000 shares of Healthcare Realty Trust stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 27th. Finally, Texas Permanent School Fund boosted its stake in shares of Universal Health Realty Income Trust by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. CLH's profit will be $23.46M for 33.99 P/E if the $0.41 EPS becomes a reality.