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NSW bushfire emergency warning issued for blaze near Newcastle Airport

NSW bushfire emergency warning issued for blaze near Newcastle Airport

The fire, originally one trail travelling east towards the airport, split in two and is now heading in separate directions. Flights from Newcastle Airport are being disrupted and Jetstar has cancell...

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Trump migration comments point to racial approach

Trump migration comments point to racial approach

Durbin, who was at the White House meeting on Thursday to discuss immigration, is the first to go on the record confirming reports that Trump referred to African nations as "shithole countries", and...

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Federal Agency Returns to Accepting Requests Under DACA

Federal Agency Returns to Accepting Requests Under DACA

Cornyn said the real work for a bipartisan immigration deal will be achieved by a group of four leading lawmakers - the No. 2 Republicans and Democrats in both the House and Senate. But the pres...

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Donald Trump must apologise for comments - African Union

Donald Trump must apologise for comments - African Union

According to those briefed on the conversation, the president used the phrase * a href="http://abc7chicago.com/politics/trump-why-allow-immigrants-from-s***hole-countries/2930875/" *" s***hole cou...

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What Minnesota Democrat Tina Smith Joining the Senate Means for Women

What Minnesota Democrat Tina Smith Joining the Senate Means for Women

Bachmann, who represented Minnesota's 6th district for eight years (2007-2015) and ran unsuccessfully for president in 2012, says she's weighing a potential Senate run in order to bring her Christian ...

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Ethiopia to free all political prisoners

Ethiopia to free all political prisoners

In a statement posted on Facebook , the Office of Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, said an infamous detention center Maekalwi located in Addis Ababa will also be closed. "Potentially ...

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Ducks, Beavers just miss in Arizona

Ducks, Beavers just miss in Arizona

Onyenwere also had 11 rebounds to get her first career double-double and Canada dished out eight assists. Oregon State had a 37-33 rebounding advantage and turned 14 offensive rebounds into 15 sec...

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Iranian Oil Tanker Sinks after Weeklong Fire

Iranian Oil Tanker Sinks after Weeklong Fire

Dramatic photos of the scene showed tall flames raging on board the ship, which was carrying nearly a million barrels of crude oil. It collided with the CF Crystal , which was carrying grain from t...

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Trump issues ultimatum to 'fix' Iran nuclear deal

Trump issues ultimatum to 'fix' Iran nuclear deal

Trump said he would waive sanctions against Iran that were lifted as part of the global deal for the last time unless his conditions were met. Iranian officials have stressed they will not reopen...

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MSFT) — Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ

The institutional investor held 144,900 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $10.79M, up from 111,651 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (NYSE:DLR) for ...

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3 more flu-related deaths in Hong Kong

3 more flu-related deaths in Hong Kong

During the same time period, 211 flu cases in ME required hospitalization, about 27 percent. The flu is affecting people over 65 years of age the most and there have been 54 reported flu deaths in...

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Klopp: I'm not angry over Coutinho

Klopp: I'm not angry over Coutinho

There will, however, be a Coutinho-shaped hole in Klopp's side when unbeaten Premier League leaders Manchester City visit Anfield on Sunday, as Liverpool prepare to take on the country's best te...

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First Responders Search For Survivors After Deadly California Mudslides

First Responders Search For Survivors After Deadly California Mudslides

Santa Barbara fire Captain Gary Pitney said the likelihood is increasing that rescue crews will be finding bodies instead of survivors at this point. Shortly, he would be moving furniture around to k...

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Trump Blames Democrats for Stalled Immigration Negotiations Amid Backlash for 'Shithole' Comments

Trump Blames Democrats for Stalled Immigration Negotiations Amid Backlash for 'Shithole' Comments

Durbin, Graham and their allies drafted a plan that would eliminate the diversity visa lottery as Trump demanded, but would allow some immigrants now in the USA under temporary protected status , whi...

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Chrissy Teigen calls out Seal for targeting Oprah Winfrey

Chrissy Teigen calls out Seal for targeting Oprah Winfrey

Actress and comedian Roseanne Barr told reporters she thought she would make a better president than Winfrey during a press tour for the upcoming reboot of her sitcom, "Roseanne". Actor Alyssa Milan...

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Federal judge temporarily blocks Trump move to end DACA program for immigrants

Federal judge temporarily blocks Trump move to end DACA program for immigrants

Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA). He doesn't want DACA as part of federal law. It's about keeping illegal drugs and illegal immigrants on the other side of the border, and taking care of the DACA kids. He s...

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US republicans unveil immigration bill, trump demands funds for wall

US republicans unveil immigration bill, trump demands funds for wall

After an afternoon meeting with a group working on the deal, Flake emerged saying they "are closer". Trump has said repeatedly that he wants a bipartisan immigration deal . Trump said he would, befor...

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Trump takes credit for Olympics talks between North and South Korea

Trump takes credit for Olympics talks between North and South Korea

Moon has long advocated engagement with the North to bring it to the negotiating table, while the USA has insisted that it first take concrete steps towards disarmament. Unable to cross into South Kor...

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Mudslide-stricken California town is all but emptied out

Although it is becoming increasingly unlikely that anyone else will be found alive, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said some people had been rescued as late as Thursday (11 January). The mud...

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Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu arrives on a six-day India visit

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu arrives on a six-day India visit

Netanyahu will be only the second Israeli PM to visit India and the first since Ariel Sharon in 2003. Soon after his arrival on Sunday, Netanyahu and Modi attended a ceremony at the Teen Murti Memor...

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Connecticut 'Dreamers' In Limbo, Despite Judge's Order To Keep DACA

Connecticut 'Dreamers' In Limbo, Despite Judge's Order To Keep DACA

This week, bipartisan congressional leaders on DACA that provided $1.6 billion for border security, reformed family-based legislation and codified protections for "dreamers", or DACA recipients, but T...

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Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Shares Sold by QV Investors Inc

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Shares Sold by QV Investors Inc

On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold". UBS maintained the stock with "Sell" rating in Thursday, September 15 report. Tiverton Asset Ltd holds 0.02% of...

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Phivolcs: Another phreatic eruption recorded on Mayon Featured

Phivolcs: Another phreatic eruption recorded on Mayon Featured

The threat level was raised to level 2, with Phivolcs warning the volcanic activity is " probably of magmatic origin, which could lead to more phreatic eruptions or eventually to hazardous magmatic ...

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Iran will commit to nothing beyond nuclear deal: Foreign Ministry

Iran will commit to nothing beyond nuclear deal: Foreign Ministry

Trump said on Friday he would waive nuclear sanctions on Iran for the last time to give the United States and European allies a final chance to amend the pact. It is also critical that the U...

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Iran rejects Trump demands for renegotiation of nuclear deal

Iran rejects Trump demands for renegotiation of nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump announced on Friday he would not reimpose nuclear sanctions on Iran, keeping a landmark 2015 deal alive for now. "Instead, I have outlined two possible paths forward: eith...

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Costco Wholesale (COST) Upgraded at Vetr

This company shares are -0.96% up from its target price of $53.65 and the current market capitalization stands at $72.26B. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 1,448,646 shares of the retailer's stoc...

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Missouri governor acknowledges affair; attorney refutes blackmail claims

Missouri governor acknowledges affair; attorney refutes blackmail claims

Overshadowing the governor's State of the State address, the affair, Greitens' admission and the allegations of blackmail were revealed by St. Louis TV station KMOV . A Democratic state senator in Mi...

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AU ambassadors demand apology from Trump over 'racist remarks'

AU ambassadors demand apology from Trump over 'racist remarks'

The Democrats are all talk and no action. He has characterized Mexican immigrants as "rapists", repeatedly questioned the loyalty of Muslim immigrants, denounced NFL players for kneeling during the ...

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Trump denies

Trump denies "shithole countries" comments

Democratic senator Dick Durbin also condemned Mr Trump's language during the meeting as "hate-filled, vile and racist ". U.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer, a Democrat, said " President Trump's co...

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Narendra Modi to receive Israel PM at Delhi airport

Narendra Modi to receive Israel PM at Delhi airport

Netanyahu not only received Modi at the airport in July, PM Modi was accorded the kind of welcome by every religious sect that is reserved for popes and USA presidents, officials had said then. Daniel...

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Israeli Army Conducts Airstrike Targeting Southern Gaza Strip

Israeli Army Conducts Airstrike Targeting Southern Gaza Strip

In general, tunnels between Gaza and the Sinai Peninsula are used to transport commercial goods and, in some cases, weaponry into the Strip, as a way to circumvent the Israeli and Egyptian blockade. L...

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Lawyer: Gophers' Lynch denies sexual assault allegations

Lawyer: Gophers' Lynch denies sexual assault allegations

The 23-year-old Minnesota native was suspended from the basketball program and banned from the school's Minneapolis campus until August 1, 2020 last week following an investigation by the Equal Opport...

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UN Willing to Send More Aid for Venezuelans in Colombia

UN Willing to Send More Aid for Venezuelans in Colombia

Peace talks with rebels from the smaller National Liberation Army experienced setback this week when guerrillas engaged in new attacks after the end of a temporary cease-fire. "There is no justificati...

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Trump cancels London trip, pins the blame on Obama in false tweet

Trump cancels London trip, pins the blame on Obama in false tweet

Trump referenced the new U.S. embassy in London as the reason for the cancellation, calling the move of the embassy from North to South London a "bad deal". Trump's secretary of state, former Exxon Mo...

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Donald Trump keeps Iran nuclear deal alive by waiving economic sanctions

Donald Trump keeps Iran nuclear deal alive by waiving economic sanctions

But in doing so, a senior administration official said that Trump would not sign any more such waivers going forward- starting a 120-day clock for negotiations over what the White House describe...

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Trump's disparaging remarks bring some Miami Haitians to tears

Trump's disparaging remarks bring some Miami Haitians to tears

Trump reportedly made the remark as Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat from IL, was explaining the outlines of an agreement reached by six bipartisan senators that would protect almost 800,000 young im...

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Trump to keep Iran nuclear deal alive for now

Trump to keep Iran nuclear deal alive for now

The most prominent new name on the Treasury sanctions blacklist, which forbids Americans from doing business with the targets, is the head of Iran's judiciary, Sadegh Amoli Larijani. "But any bill ...

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Storms Lead To Mudslides In Southern California Areas Affected By Wildfires

A family of five were also plucked from the debris of their home in a dramatic rescue. Search and rescue officials located 87-year-old Joseph Francis Bleckel dead inside his residence on Friday. For...

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Chinese Trade With North Korea Tanks As Sanctions Take Their Toll

Chinese Trade With North Korea Tanks As Sanctions Take Their Toll

Tensions sharply escalated previous year as Pyongyang tested its sixth nuclear weapon and three intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of striking the mainland U.S. The official said Canada nev...

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Haitian Church Holds Prayer Vigil In Aftermath Of Trump's Alleged Immigration Comments

Haitian Church Holds Prayer Vigil In Aftermath Of Trump's Alleged Immigration Comments

Trump questioned why the USA would accept more immigrants from Haiti and counties in Africa rather than places like Norway , as he rejected the bipartisan immigration deal, according to people...

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