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People Are Sharing Heartbreaking Refugee Stories Following Donald Trump's Muslim Ban

People Are Sharing Heartbreaking Refugee Stories Following Donald Trump's Muslim Ban

He also said courts could find it compelling that the executive order is temporary rather than permanent, and that it does not cover all Muslims from all countries, notably omitting Saudi Arabia - the...

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France, anxious by Trump, promises to defend Iran nuclear deal

France, anxious by Trump, promises to defend Iran nuclear deal

Travel agents in Tehran said Saturday they had been instructed by foreign airlines, including Emirates, Etihad and Turkish Airlines, not to sell USA tickets and that Iranians holding American visas we...

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Spicer: Ban affected only 109 of 325000

When asked about the detention of a five-year-old United States citizen with an Iranian mother, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer spoke about the potential threat posed by terrorist children w...

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Miss Universe Pageant Falls From Last Year's Event

Miss Universe Pageant Falls From Last Year's Event

Iris, 24, is a Parisian native, now pursuing a degree in dental surgery. During the opening of this year's pageant, Harvey attempted to make light of his bungle during the previous pageant's crownin...

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Judge suspends Trump order; bars deportation of refugees

It was not immediately clear how many families had been identified at Kennedy. Like many of you, I'm concerned about the impact of the recent executive orders signed by president Trump. He said: "It...

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Refugees detained at USA airports challenge Trump's executive order

Refugees detained at USA airports challenge Trump's executive order

While it looks as though two world leaders have made brash and spur of the moment decisions, it is important to note that Trump's administration has dismantled the years of work that Rouhani's admin...

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Donald Trump Announces Plans To Build Mexico Border Wall

Donald Trump Announces Plans To Build Mexico Border Wall

The controversial order would direct what the New York Times describes as "already appropriated federal funds" to build the wall , and last time we checked, that money wasn't coming from Mexico a...

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Two Iraqis fightback after Donald Trump issues temporary immigration ban

Two Iraqis fightback after Donald Trump issues temporary immigration ban

The other six countries listed in the executive order are Iraq, Syria , Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen . US President Donald Trump is reportedly planning to order visa ban for citizens of seven cou...

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Lessons from the top 13 contestants of the Miss Universe pageant

Lessons from the top 13 contestants of the Miss Universe pageant

Her heartfelt answer to the final question posed to her in which she made reference to the 7.0-magnitude quake that struck Haiti in 2010 touched many. "I am so blessed to be here and to have exper...

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Canada: 6 dead in Quebec City mosque terrorist shooting

Canada: 6 dead in Quebec City mosque terrorist shooting

While police initially believed two suspects were involved, on Monday they confirmed a second individual was being treated as a witness rather than a suspect. He also thinks it's important to avoid ju...

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Miss Universe 2017: Everything You Need to Know!

Miss Universe 2017: Everything You Need to Know!

She edged out Miss Haiti Raquel Pelissier , the first runner-up, and Miss Colombia Andrea Tovar , the second runner-up, topping a field of 86 contestants in Manila, including Miss USA Deshauna Barbe...

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Bernhard Langer clarifies role in Trump story alleging voter fraud

Because I got called a liar for something that I can add up and say , 'Here's how we come up with this number.' And yet, where's the number that [proves] that I'm wrong? Nonetheless, one of the Old...

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Yemeni missile targets Saudi warship shooting residential areas

A Saudi warship has been attacked off the coast of Yemen, causing a large explosion on board. "Rockets targeted an Emirati warship as it approached the coast of Mokha" on the Red Sea, a Houthi state...

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Donald Trump temporarily suspends United States refugee admissions program, calls for 'extreme vetting'

The proposal, seen as part of Trump's campaign pledge to ban Muslims from entering the country, sparked an global outcry, given the historic role that the U.S. "'Extreme vetting' is just a euphemism f...

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Homeland Security says monitoring litigation over Trump order

Homeland Security says monitoring litigation over Trump order

An official said Afghanistan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Oman, Tunisia and Turkey were Muslim-majority countries not included in the order. WestJet spokeswoman Lauren Stewart said the airline would give fu...

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Londoners gathered at Downing Street to protest Donald Trump's travel ban

Londoners gathered at Downing Street to protest Donald Trump's travel ban

He also noted that customs and border patrol agents have "discretionary authority" when they suspect someone is "up to no good" when they travel back and forth to countries listed in the order . Bu...

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France, anxious by Trump, promises to be defender of Iran nuclear deal

France, anxious by Trump, promises to be defender of Iran nuclear deal

French worries over the direction of USA policy under Trump go beyond the fate of the Iranian nuclear deal and on Monday Ayrault was scathing in his criticism of the US leader's travel ban against cit...

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Timeline of Trump's Executive Order to nationwide protests

Timeline of Trump's Executive Order to nationwide protests

The five Iraqis - a man, a woman, and their three children - had entry visas in the USA, but Egypt prevented them from traveling at the request of U.S. "I have a special immigration visa in my passpor...

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Huge Leeds transfer update on winger Alfonso Pedraza

Leeds are set to pick up the cost of terminating his loan and have negotiated a deal which will see them sign Pedraza permanently for a fee of around £8.5m if they secure promotion to the Premier Leag...

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Miss Universe 2017: 5 Things to Know About Miss France, Iris Mittenaere

Miss Universe 2017: 5 Things to Know About Miss France, Iris Mittenaere

Last night Harvey looked visibly nervous before making the announcement but then made a joke of it even as Miss Universe , Wurtzbach, played along, by handing him a thick reading glasses. Harvey than...

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Congress alliance will destroy SP: Mulayam

Congress alliance will destroy SP: Mulayam

Rahul's praise for Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati and founder-ideologue Kanshi Ram, which came as a surprise, was perceived in political circles as an overture towards Dalits, who have hithe...

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FM tables Economic Survey in Parliament, focus on universal basic income

FM tables Economic Survey in Parliament, focus on universal basic income

The presentation of the Survey kick started the Budget session, following President Pranab Mukherjee's address to a joint session of Parliament. Please enter your email. Universal basic income: The...

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Palestinian president due in Islamabad today

Palestinian president due in Islamabad today

Abbas will arrive in Dhaka on Feb 1 on a special flight at the invitation of President Md Abdul Hamid. Two children attired in traditional dresses presented a bouquet to the Palestinian president. H...

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Trump's next executive order could target LGBTQ families

Speaking to reporters Monday , White House press secretary Sean Spicer declined to comment on whether an executive order affecting gay and transgender people was under consideration. Trump's potenti...

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French Socialists choose Benoit Hamon to lead presidential election fight

But Hamon and his Socialist supporters also face a challenge from former Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron , who served in the Socialist government but is not a party member and who is pushing for a m...

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Australians Are Exempt From Trump's Travel Ban, Turnbull Says

Ms Bishop says she's directed officials in Washington to work with the USA government to ensure Australians get as good a deal on the right to enter and travel in the U.S. "The job of prime minister i...

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Trump Executive Order Won't Affect Green Card Holders Moving Forward: Priebus

Trump Executive Order Won't Affect Green Card Holders Moving Forward: Priebus

Priebus said that green-card holders may be subject to additional scrutiny at the discretion of border officials. "We're off on a tangent that has nothing to do with the executive order". He also clai...

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Trump's immigration ban: 4 key questions answered

Trump's immigration ban: 4 key questions answered

The statement additionally called it "deeply irresponsible" to characterize the executive order as a "Muslim ban", saying "it is not". Countries included in the ban are Iraq, Syria , Iran , S...

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Defense secretary orders review of F-35 fighter jet program

May previously suggested that British intelligence could stop working with American intelligence if the US reinstated the practice. During a press conference ahead of his White House appointment, Tr...

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Kremlin confirms Putin and Trump may speak over phone for first time

The call with Putin comes after both presidents recently expressed desires to strengthen relations after a series of sanctions were lowered on Russian Federation during the Obama years. The White Hous...

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Patnaik to be next Delhi Police chief

Patnaik to be next Delhi Police chief

Mr Mishra is now with the Central Reserve Police Force as an Additional Director General while Mr Kumar is an Additional DG with the Central Industrial Security Force. He was also at the forefront of ...

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An Aggressive White House Finds Itself on Defensive

However, the director of national intelligence and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will not- even though experts say their posts are critical to nearly every decision the NSC makes. The ...

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United Nations agencies urge USA to welcome refugees following executive action

United Nations agencies urge USA to welcome refugees following executive action

But the numbers change from year to year depending on where the political hot spots are and where persecution escalates. Trump's immigration order bars citizens of Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Iran,...

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Sixth person dies from Melbourne auto rampage

Sixth person dies from Melbourne auto rampage

Police in Melbourne arrested a man after a vehicle hit pedestrians in the city centre, killing or injuring several people. Following the attack, another 37 people were treated for injuries in surr...

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Quebec Mosque Shooting Victims Identified: Muslims In Canada Fear More 'Terrorist' Attacks

Quebec Mosque Shooting Victims Identified: Muslims In Canada Fear More 'Terrorist' Attacks

In addition to the six killed, five people were critically injured and 12 were treated for minor injuries, a spokeswoman for the Quebec City University Hospital said . "It is an attack on the deepest...

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ICC official urges caution in bringing worldwide cricket back to Pakistan

He is expected to meet government officials and discuss return of the global cricket in Pakistan with them. "But speaking as a non-expert, I was deeply impressed by the size of the investment, and t...

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Prominent Muslim lawyer assassinated at Yangon airport

A suspect has been detained but there are no details on the motive. Ko Ni, a prominent lawyer and member of Burma's Muslim minority, was shot in the head at close range as he walked out of the Rango...

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Thousands Of Canadians Gather At Vigils For Mosque Attack Victims

Thousands Of Canadians Gather At Vigils For Mosque Attack Victims

Reaction from Canada's leaders meanwhile has been unanimous in expressing shock and condemnation over the attack and killings at the mosque in Ste Foy, just outside Quebec City. "Muslim-Canadians are ...

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Jewish groups condemn deadly attack on Quebec mosque

Jewish groups condemn deadly attack on Quebec mosque

Israel's President Reuven Rivlin joined other world leaders in condemning an attack, tweeting: "Thoughts & prayers with the Canadian people, @GGDavidJohnston, PM @JustinTrudeau, after the horrific a...

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Francois Fillon and wife questioned over payment row

Francois Fillon and wife questioned over payment row

French police have interviewed presidential candidate Francois Fillon and his wife Penelope over claims she was paid for fake work, media report. Le Canard Enchaine newspaper has questioned how much...

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Trump's refugee order is a disgraceful, incompetent overreach

After sowing chaos at American airports and tearing apart refugees and immigrant families that have already, or were about to, legally settle in the USA by implementing a temporary immigration ban...

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Presidency Reacts to Trump's Expected Visa Ban for Nigerians

Presidency Reacts to Trump's Expected Visa Ban for Nigerians

Another section of Trump's executive order could also make travel to America more hard for Africans. The Trump presidency is forgetting that there is reciprocity in global relations which means that...

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BJP drags Manmohan into Mallya loan default case

BJP drags Manmohan into Mallya loan default case

The Minister's comment came in response to Manomohan's who said that Indian economy is not in a good shape and added that several rating agencies, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has d...

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France Wins Miss Universe, Making Her Home Country Proud

France Wins Miss Universe, Making Her Home Country Proud

She became only the second woman from her country to win the crown after Christiane Martel won in Miss Universe 1953 breaking France's 63 year title drought. Remember the super uncomfortable live ...

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Spicer: Diplomats Should Either Back Immigration Order Or Leave

On Saturday, a 5-year-old US citizen and Maryland resident was finally reunited with his mother - who is from Iran - after being detained for several hours at Washington D.C.'s Dulles International ...

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Trump Ban Puts Refugees, Immigrants on Way to United States in Legal Limbo

Trump Ban Puts Refugees, Immigrants on Way to United States in Legal Limbo

A U.S. judge has issued a stay temporarily halting the deportation of visa holders or refugees under an executive order from President Trump . Meanwhile, Cairo airport officials said seven U...

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Sean Spicer hints Quebec City mosque shooting justifies Trump travel ban

According to the United Nations, Islamic State militants have killed far more Muslims than Christians . The governments of those largely Muslim countries see the White House move as an attack on Is...

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Federal judge bars deportations under Trump travel ban

Hing said getting either one involves a lengthy process that includes verification of a person's identity, reasons for coming to the United States and lack of criminal history. "They have jobs here an...

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Trump Order Gives Pentagon 30 Days to Deliver Plan to Defeat ISIS

Trump Order Gives Pentagon 30 Days to Deliver Plan to Defeat ISIS

In Syria , the United States is struggling to recruit sufficient Arab fighters to recapture the city of Raqqa, an offensive that American officials hope can begin within several months. President Tru...

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Top Democrat pushes vote on repealing Trump's travel ban

Top Democrat pushes vote on repealing Trump's travel ban

New York's senior senator said he believes many Republicans would join Democrats to reverse Trump's order. The prime-time event will be moderated from New York City by "State of the Union" and "The ...

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