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Trump's travel ban could hamper USA tourism, business

Trump's travel ban could hamper USA tourism, business

It also called for complete suspension of allowing Syrian refugees into the country for an indefinite period. The two men had visas to enter the U.S. Separately, five Iraqi migrants and one Yemeni w...

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Iran's Ballistic Missile Test Defies UN, Trump Administration

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif didn't confirm or deny the launch during a press conference Tuesday but struck a defiant tone over the worldwide restrictions. One user wrote, "A direct result of ...

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Sean Spicer Won't Call Immigration Order A 'Ban,' But Preisdent Trump Will

Former President Barack Obama issued a sharp criticism of Mr Trump's executive order, where he championed protesters for speaking out against the apparent threat to American values. But Trump's statem...

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Telugu film personality Dasari admitted to hospital in Hyderabad

The doctors said that "it is a normal health problem and nothing to be anxious". The filmmaker will have to undergo a chest surgery and the hospital has already issued a statement about the same. So...

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Aaron Finch named T20I captain for the series against Sri Lanka

Aaron Finch named T20I captain for the series against Sri Lanka

With Australia's test side preparing for the series in India, veteran Michael Klinger, Billy Stanlake, Jyhe Richardson and Ashton Turner are in line for T20 global debuts after being named in a squad...

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'We all mourn with you': Vancouver vigil honours Quebec shooting victims

I can't express the grief that has touched our community. Toma Popescu, who went to high school with the accused shooter, said he was not surprised to learn of the accusations against Bissonnette. N...

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Refugees 'Anxious, Confused and Heartbroken' over Travel Ban

Refugees 'Anxious, Confused and Heartbroken' over Travel Ban

Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, his national security advisor, has called "Islamism" "a cancer " that has to be "excised", while Mike Pompeo, CIA director, has publicly disparaged Muslim leaders , claiming ...

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Understanding Trump Press Secretary Sean Spicer

At least two of his top aides have suggested that journalists should have been fired for their reporting during the campaign. That person was detained after calling 911 and their nationality was n...

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Healey sues Trump, charging order strikes at 'lifeblood' of Mass. economy

Also listed as supporters of the lawsuit were Mayor Marty Walsh and other local politicians, leadership at UMass, Boston University and Harvard, the president of Oxfam, and the CEOs of MassTLC and the...

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Democrats Gird for Battle Over Sessions After Trump Fires Yates

Democrats Gird for Battle Over Sessions After Trump Fires Yates

To longtime Jeff Sessions observers, the chaos that unfolded in American airports on Saturday morning wasn't a surprise. Those charges cost him a seat on the U.S. Last week, President Trump signed a...

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Madeleine McCann's Parents Lose Libel Appeal

Madeleine McCann's Parents Lose Libel Appeal

The parents of Madeleine McCann have lost their appeal to Portugal's highest court over ex-police chief Goncalo Amaral's book claiming they covered up their daughter's death. Portuguese prosecutors re...

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Uproar in J-K Assembly over Mehbooba Mufti's 'anti-national' remark

Uproar in J-K Assembly over Mehbooba Mufti's 'anti-national' remark

She added, "These are the same forces, which we have seen here also, who think by destroying the composite culture in Kashmir and make it a one religion-based state (Muslim state), particularly Valley...

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Who is affected by Trump's immigration ban?

The judge said travelers who had been detained had a strong argument that their legal rights had been violated. "These individuals went through enhanced security screenings and are being processed f...

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United States raid on al-Qaeda in Yemen: What we know so far

United States raid on al-Qaeda in Yemen: What we know so far

Nawar is the daughter of Anwar al-Awlaki, a suspected senior al-Qaeda leader killed by a USA drone strike in 2011 . " Almost everything went wrong ", an anonymous official told NBC , which repor...

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Federal Judge Blocks 'Muslim Ban' -- ACLU and Protesters Declare Victory

Protesters gathered at airports around the country as the news broke about legal residents being turned away. AM: New ban on USA travel for nationals of seven Middle Eastern countries has also put...

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USA faces growing Iraqi backlash to travel ban

In the years since then, Iraqis took huge personal risks to support the USA military and fight alongside it. What also remains to be seen is whether the dual bans instituted by both the USA and Iraq...

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Sexton ruled of Six Nations opener

Sexton ruled of Six Nations opener

However, on Tuesday morning, news began to circulate that Munster's Ian Keatley was on standby as Irish coaches assessed Sexton's fitness. It gets worse, Simon Easterby also revealed that Peter O'Ma...

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TN govt introduces bill to remove common medical entrance exam NEET

TN govt introduces bill to remove common medical entrance exam NEET

CBSE conducts the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) exam and on the basis of it the students are chosen for admission to various colleges. The state government has taken a policy decision to continue...

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Iran warns U.S. not to 'create new tensions' over missiles

Iran warns U.S. not to 'create new tensions' over missiles

Tehran has today hosted a meeting of Iran-France Joint Economic Commission with presence of French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif . Iran says its ...

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AAP wants to rule in Punjab with help of militants: Smriti Irani

Former Congress leader and former deputy speaker of Punjab assembly Bir Devinder Singh on Monday extended his unconditional support to AAP in the presence of party candidate Dr Balbir Singh and leader...

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E Ahamed suffers cardiac arrest, in critical condition

E Ahamed suffers cardiac arrest, in critical condition

According to hospital sources, Ahamed has been put on life support and is now under close observation of doctors in the ICU. All possible medical facilities being provided. Past year in November, Aham...

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Ghana Supports Morocco's Bid for African Union Readmission

Member states chose to leave the question of the disputed territory of Western Sahara for another time, and take Morocco "back in the family", according to AFP . Since a 1991 ceasefire, Western Sahar...

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U.K. Parliament to Debate Petition Seeking to Ban Trump Visit

Since stepping into office, Trump has continued to incite racism and xenophobia at every turn. British Prime Minister Theresa May has refused to back down on inviting US President Donald Trump for a...

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Syrian refugee couple's fear came true: President Trump's ban blocks their children

Turkey has taken in approximately three million Syrian refugees and Lebanon, which had a pre-war population of four million people, has received 1.5 million Syrians who fled the fighting in their home...

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US Senate Advances Vote on Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

US Senate Advances Vote on Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

But the debate is expected to be dominated by arguments over Mr. Trump's temporary ban of all refugees entering the US and temporary hold on visas to citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries. Rep...

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Ben Affleck Steps Down From Directing Batman Solo Flick

Ben Affleck Steps Down From Directing Batman Solo Flick

Now, it looks like Affleck has finally caved to that pressure. This means that in order to perform this particular role, there is a lot of focus required, as well as plenty of passion. Affleck has est...

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Mexico's president, Trump agree to keep wall dispute private

Mexico's president, Trump agree to keep wall dispute private

Mr. Trump on Friday repeated statements that Mexico has taken advantage of the United States and said Mexico "beat us to a pulp", deepening worries about a crisis between the two trading partner...

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Peoria sailor dies in al-Qaida raid

USA troops, the official said, descended from helicopters as militants had gathered for a late-night session of chewing qat, the leafy narcotic used by most Yemeni males, especially at social and trib...

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GfK consumer confidence index: Sentiment improves 2 points to -5 in January

GfK consumer confidence index: Sentiment improves 2 points to -5 in January

Confidence in the current situation remained healthy, and improved slightly from December, with 27 percent of consumers surveyed viewing jobs as plentiful, and 29 percent labeling business conditions ...

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Trump travel ban still in place despite court ruling, DHS says

Trump travel ban still in place despite court ruling, DHS says

A New York Times report describes Kelly dialing into conference call to learn about the executive order , only to see on TV that Trump was already signing it. Since then, travelers from those...

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President Trump to name nominee for Supreme Court

President Trump to name nominee for Supreme Court

Circuit Court of Appeals; and William Pryor sits as a judge on the Atlanta-based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Republicans did not try to filibuster either of former Obama's Supreme Court no...

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Austria Becomes Latest European Country to Ban the Burqa

Austria Becomes Latest European Country to Ban the Burqa

Apart from the ban on Muslim veils, the " integration law " also includes mandatory attendance of German language lessons and value courses for all refugees and migrants arriving in Austria . The F...

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Lonely widower advertises for companion to go fishing with him

And all those views brought his quest a happy ending: He found a fishing buddy "who's reasonably local". Appealing for a fishing enthusiast "in a similar position to myself", Ray wrote: "I am a land...

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Klopp: Defeats have changed the mood at Liverpool

Klopp: Defeats have changed the mood at Liverpool

Antonio Conte's side are the lowest scorers away from home among the Premier League's top five this season with 17 goals. Arsenal will enter their home game with Watford bursting with confidence on...

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Donald Trump vows 'ironclad commitment' to South Korea against North Korea threats

Satellite imagery from January 22 also indicates that North Korea has restarted a reactor used to produce plutonium for its nuclear-weapons program, according to the 38 North website that monitors the...

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N's Zubair Umar confirms appointment as Governor Sindh

N's Zubair Umar confirms appointment as Governor Sindh

Zubair is the brother of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Asad Umar. He is considered to be a close aide to Prime Minister Sharif. On January 12, Sindh Governor Justice (retd) Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui...

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Outrage over Melania Trump magazine cover

The insane thing is this photo and interview with FLOTUS are both from GQ's sit down with Donald Trump's wife from last spring. "Melania Trump with a breakfast dish of diamonds on the cover of Vani...

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Australian teen 'cried' when Trump blocked Space Camp travel

Pouya Ghadirian, from Hawthorn East, visited the US Consulate General on Monday for an interview to get a tourist visa for a school trip, but his application was rejected because of the "presidential ...

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Idaho family finds cow moose in basement

Idaho family finds cow moose in basement

Wildlife Manager Daryl Meints was called at 3 a.m. Sunday morning to bring drugs to help sedate the moose. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game said Senior Conservation Officer Alex Head responde...

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Morocco readmitted to African Union after 33 years

Upon readmission, Morocco is likely to push for the SADR to be removed from the African Union, NKC African Economics, a Paarl, South Africa-based research group, said in an e-mailed research note befo...

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Chinese New Year celebrations get underway in Birmingham

This is different to the "Gregorian" calendar that we traditionally use in the United Kingdom, which always starts on 1 January. Now, for the confused people that thought for sure that 2017 is the...

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Iran warns US not to 'create new tensions' over missiles

Iran warns US not to 'create new tensions' over missiles

Zarif wrote that Tehran's decision to ban entry of Americans "is not retroactive", and that all visitors "with valid Iranian visa will be gladly welcomed". Ayrault is in Iran to reassure Tehran of...

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Trump Defends Immigration Executive Order, Lashes Out At Media

AM: According to CNN , a federal judge in NY while issuing a stay order that blocks the deportation of people stranded at the U.S. airports under President Donald Trump's executive orders said ,...

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Why Trump's trade policy is dangerously simplistic

Why Trump's trade policy is dangerously simplistic

TPP would have dramatically reduced Japan's 38.5 percent tariff on USA beef (to 27.5 percent right away , then down to 9 percent over the next 16 years). During the campaign, Trump routinely deride...

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Navy SEAL killed in Yemen raid is identified

Navy SEAL killed in Yemen raid is identified

The Navy SEAL was assigned to an East Coast based Special Warfare unit, the Defense Department said. Owens is the first US service member to be killed in action since President Donald Trump took off...

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Baba Masaba dead: Preacher leaves behind almost 100 wives and 170 children

Baba Masaba dead: Preacher leaves behind almost 100 wives and 170 children

Although scholars agreed that it was permitted under the scriptures to marry up to four women, Bello believed that there was no specific cap on the number of wives. "I don't think I will succeed him b...

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US, Saudi Arabia agree to step up counter-terror, military cooperation

US, Saudi Arabia agree to step up counter-terror, military cooperation

The executive order bars citizens Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from traveling to the US. It also places a 120-day hold on admitting new refugees, and bars Syrian refugees indefin...

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Budget 2017: Congress to hold strategy meeting in Parliament this morning

Budget 2017: Congress to hold strategy meeting in Parliament this morning

Talking to reporters after the meeting, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said the Prime Minister appealed to the opposition members to ensure peaceful debate in parliament, even if there ar...

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This Day in Trump, Day 9: Muslim ban fallout

Instead, those travellers will have to apply for a waiver to the executive order that instituted the ban, informed sources told CNN on Saturday . One of the detained was Hameed Darweesh, an Iraqi...

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Several senior US State Department diplomats leave posts

Several senior US State Department diplomats leave posts

In testy congressional hearings, Kennedy defended then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's handling of the situation and insisted there was no "stand down" order to the USA military during the atta...

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