• Trump's threats to close Mexico border give El Paso's mayor 'heartburn'
Trump's threats to close Mexico border give El Paso's mayor 'heartburn'

Many people who cross the border illegally ultimately request asylum under USA law, which does not require asylum seekers to enter at an official crossing. The President also announced the administrations intentions to cut aid to the "Northern Triangle" - the three developing South American nations of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

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  • In Turkey, 'Stunning' Election Results
In Turkey, 'Stunning' Election Results

Meanwhile, Sezgin Tanrikulu, a senior CHP MP from Istanbul, said that his party expected the board to declare victory later in the day. Reuters reported that Erdogan's AK party lost control of the capital, Ankara , in local elections.

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  • AK Party has clear lead over rivals, Erdoğan says
AK Party has clear lead over rivals, Erdoğan says

The counting of votes in the ballot box at Tuzla Aydinli Emlak Konut Cemil Meric Elementary School, where Yildirim cast his ballot, was completed. When Yildirim spoke, the state-run news agency showed 98.8 percent of votes tallied, and then stopped reporting updated results for Istanbul after he declared victory.

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  • Mueller’s report gets layers of interpretation on ‘SNL’ cold open
Mueller’s report gets layers of interpretation on ‘SNL’ cold open

Said De Niro's Mueller: "I am submitting these 380 pages". Mr. Trump also said he would proceed to eliminate direct aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, three Central American nations whose refugees were part of immigrant caravans that he singled out as threats to the security of the United States.

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  • Anti-corruption activist tipped for Slovak presidency
Anti-corruption activist tipped for Slovak presidency

The pro-European Union politician's win over rival candidate Maros Sefcovic (left) bucks the trend of Eurosceptic populism making gains on the continent. Slovakia's president wields little day-to-day power but appoints prime ministers and can veto appointments of senior prosecutors and judges. Kuciak, who was shot dead together with his partner...

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  • Man Gets 20 Years in Federal Prison Behind Fatal 'Swatting' Hoax
Man Gets 20 Years in Federal Prison Behind Fatal 'Swatting' Hoax

Authorities also said that when Gaskill noticed Barriss was following him on Twitter , he gave Barriss that old address and taunted him to "try something". Attorney Stephen McAllister said after sentencing. In November, Barriss pleaded guilty to 51 federal charges associated with the malicious phoney calls made with the intention of drawin...

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  • UK's Theresa May ponders fourth vote on Brexit deal
UK's Theresa May ponders fourth vote on Brexit deal

More than half of her Conservative lawmakers signed a letter Saturday insisting May decide to go for a no-deal Brexit and leave without any agreement with Brussels, a move that could wipe out 10 percent of Britain's trade, according to economists, disrupt crucial supply chains and push Britain into a recession.

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  • Thousands of Gaza protesters join anniversary march; 2 killed
Thousands of Gaza protesters join anniversary march; 2 killed

Her border community has endured years of shelling attacks by Hamas, but she described the nightly commotion as disruptive on another level. There was no Israeli comment on the alleged agreement. The Israeli military said 40,000 people had gathered in the frontier area but that a lot of them were keeping away from the border. Haniyeh warned that ...

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  • South Korea's Moon to meet Trump over stalled North Korea talks
South Korea's Moon to meet Trump over stalled North Korea talks

Yoon said the two leaders are expected to discuss ways to strengthen the Seoul-Washington alliance and coordinate their stance on setting up a peace regime on the Korean Peninsula through the complete denuclearization of North Korea. North Korea has been banned by the UN Security Council from carrying out space launches, as some of its technology w...

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  • Sackler Family Sued by New York Over Opioid `Catastrophe'
Sackler Family Sued by New York Over Opioid `Catastrophe'

Eight members of the Sackler family withdrew hundreds of millions of dollars from a company widely blamed for fuelling America's opioid crisis, despite knowing it faced liabilities that made it almost insolvent, according to a lawsuit filed by the state of NY.

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  • Mumbaikars to join in observing Earth Hour today
Mumbaikars to join in observing Earth Hour today

Hailed as the world's "largest grassroots movement for climate change " by its organisers, the movement has gained significant appreciation throughout the globe in a span of 12 years. The WWF along with its millions of participants will be doing so much more than just sitting in darkness for an hour. Millions of people around the globe will, bet...

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  • Rwandese family sues Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash
Rwandese family sues Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

Most Wall Street analysts are betting that the planes will be flying again in less than three months, while noting that it could take longer in countries that plan to conduct their own reviews of Boeing's upgrade instead of taking the word of the USA regulator, the Federal Aviation Administration .

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  • Nadler: Trump Has No Right To Executive Privilege Over 'Evidence Of Wrongdoing'
Nadler: Trump Has No Right To Executive Privilege Over 'Evidence Of Wrongdoing'

Remember, the report hasn't been released yet (though it may be, on Sunday). Barr and Rosenstein analyzed Mueller's report on Saturday, laboring to condense it into a summary letter of main conclusions. The IBD/TIPP poll , a collaboration between Investor's Business Daily and TechnoMetrica, found 51 percent of Americans agree that the "president's ...

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  • Donald Trump Threatens to Close the Southern Border: 'I'm Not Playing Games'
Donald Trump Threatens to Close the Southern Border: 'I'm Not Playing Games'

Trump delivered his latest threat in a series of Twitter posts amid reports that a surge of migrants in El Paso, Texas, threatened to overwhelm border protection officials there. "May close the Southern Border!" the president wrote. "They are all talk and no action". The migrants are from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, Interior Secre...

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, queen of annoying
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, queen of annoying

Senate Democrats unveiled the new panel just one day after Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for the creation of a bipartisan Senate select committee on climate change in remarks from the chamber floor. Schatz said. "That was appalling. This is the crisis of our generation and it is not a joke". Hirono denied that this was the case and asked ...

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  • 2 killed in ‘random’ shooting, crash in Seattle
2 killed in ‘random’ shooting, crash in Seattle

Garth Green said police arrived on the scene shortly after and tried to coax the man out of the stolen vehicle. King County Metro said on Twitter that at 4:05 p.m. The incident unfolded in a northeastern Seattle neighbourhood. Instead, the suspect drove away and crashed into yet another vehicle, killing its driver.

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  • Trump Says 'Russia Has to Get Out' of Venezuela
Trump Says 'Russia Has to Get Out' of Venezuela

MOSCOW - Russian servicemen have arrived in Venezuela to discuss military cooperation but are not there to take part in military operations, Interfax news agency cited Venezuela's military attache in Moscow as saying on Thursday. Donald Trump has warned that all options are on the table to remove Russian troops. They've got plenty of pressure ri...

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  • Trump, allies tangle with key Democrat; Mueller report is 300 pages
Trump, allies tangle with key Democrat; Mueller report is 300 pages

And though I wasn't happy about the way Trump treated Jeff Sessions, I think any president would be disappointed to see the Attorney General absent himself, whether for valid ethical reasons or not, from an investigation the president knew all along to be baseless, but that was undercutting his presidency.

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  • Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Defends Plan to Cut Special Olympics Funding
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Defends Plan to Cut Special Olympics Funding

Matt Wolking, a deputy communications director for Trump's re-election effort, tweeted this: "I'm sure Democrats who see abortion as the cure for Down syndrome and other disabilities are sincerely concerned about kids having the chance to be in the Special Olympics ".

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  • Deals signed to reinforce teamwork in traffic, trade
Deals signed to reinforce teamwork in traffic, trade

Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed Monday to work with European leaders to seek fairer worldwide trade rules and to address the world's economic and security challenges, establishing "a trust-based partnership" that seemed like a rebuke to Donald Trump's protectionist policies.

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