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The mayor of the small Texas border city of El Cenizo joined with the organization whose stated mission is to "advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States".
  • North Korea confirms latest detention of American citizen

    North Korea confirms latest detention of American citizen

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    Trump also spoke on Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and discussed "how best to resolve the very risky situation in North Korea", the White House said. Reuters reports that after calls within China to enact more nuclear sanctions, the DPRK issued an aggressive statement. Previously, the USA itself prepared a plan of evacuation of its 230,000 citizens from the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.
  • Steelers Draft James Conner in 3rd Round

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    General manager Kevin Colbert and coach Mike Tomlin didn't pick Watt because of anything sentimental. "I don't think people know who I am at this point because I've been in such a big shadow". The 2016 National Football League season seemed like T.J. Watt's season. They got Jarvis Jones from Georgia in the first round in 2013, which failed.
  • Pence, Turnbull urge China to pressure N. Korea

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    Way back in February of 2017, which feels like it was 30 years ago at this point, Donald Trump screwed up the simple act of calling Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. The US agreed to accept up to 1,250 asylum seekers now being held by Australia in processing camps on the islands of Papua New Guinea and Nauru. Trump's election has also prompted some soul-searching for Australians over where their loyalty should lie between the U.S.
  • Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

    Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

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    More U.S. troops were seen Saturday in armored vehicles in Syria in Kurdish areas. (That's according to USA officials, by the way.) Yet Turkey does nothing. Some footage posted online showed Kurdish residents cheering USA -flagged vehicles as they drove by. Confirming that the proxy war in Syria is becoming ever less so, the USA has recently shifted from working quietly behind the scenes in Syria's conflict toward overt displays of US force in an attempt to shape the fight.
  • Congress questions Dhingra report; backs Priyanka, Vadra

    Congress questions Dhingra report; backs Priyanka, Vadra

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    The Dhingra Commission, appointed to look into the alleged irregularities in the allotment of licences to real estate companies in Haryana, had also perused records related to land deals by Robert Vadra, his company Skylight Hospitality and real estate major DLF.
  • Marchers to Protest Trump's Climate Policies

    Marchers to Protest Trump's Climate Policies

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    The march route will circle the White House, serving as a visual reminder to its occupants that the public is watching what happens within its gated grounds. The Washington event, which coincided with Trump's 100-day milestone, follows an exclusive interview with Reuters in which the president reflected wistfully at his life as a billionaire real estate developer that he left behind after his January 20 inauguration.
  • Senate race ahead for suspended Alabama chief justice Moore

    Senate race ahead for suspended Alabama chief justice Moore

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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The Alabama Court of the Judiciary last September suspended Moore for the remainder of his term as chief justice after finding him guilty of ethics violations related to his anti-marriage equality actions. Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell. He twice ran unsuccessfully for governor before being re-elected to the Supreme Court in 2012. Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is setting his sights on Washington, D.C.
  • Three Army men martyred, 2 militants gunned down

    Three Army men martyred, 2 militants gunned down

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    The injured soldiers were airlifted to Army's 92 Base Hospital for treatment. At the time of filing this report, the encounter was going on and two militants have been reportedly killed. "3 soldiers martyred, dreams of 3 families shattered, as we were sleeping". A 70-year-old civilian died in the police firing. The militants started fleeing as the Quick Response Team (QRT) of the army swung into action, the officials said.
  • German FM: Netanyahu cancelation would be regrettable

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had issued an ultimatum to Germany's top diplomat, Sigmar Gabriel: Either cancel that meeting or I won't meet with you. We have to let things cool off". Gabriel, however, still met President Reuven Rivlin, whose role is mainly ceremonial, on Tuesday afternoon. Such incidents occurred in the past during visit by officials to Israel.
  • Defense chief, top general: United States needs to confront Russian Federation in Afghanistan

    Defense chief, top general: United States needs to confront Russian Federation in Afghanistan

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    According to reports by officials, around 10 Taliban militants, dressed in Afghan army uniforms, entered the army base in military vehicles and opened the fire. They began shooting as soldiers were praying and dining, in a battle that lasted six hours. Civil society and politicians are increasingly criticizing the government and the security leadership for their failure in preventing the attack.
  • UN hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

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    He ended a day-long Yemen aid conference by hailing the "clear generosity and solidarity " of governments and civil society after two years of intensified conflict in the Arab world's poorest country. The UN secretary general, António Guterres, has said the UN has now been promised $1.1bn (£860m) - half the amount requested for the humanitarian appeal for Yemen , which is facing the world's largest hunger crisis and experiencing "a tragedy of huge proportions", with a child dying every 10 ...
  • Top foreign policy moments of Trump's 1st 100 days

    Top foreign policy moments of Trump's 1st 100 days

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    Trump is now requesting American citizens to not judge him as president based on his first 100 days. The short answer is that nothing is very special about it. The White House points to a flurry of activity, including 28 bills signed into law and 24 executive orders along with the filling of a long-standing Supreme Court vacancy.
  • Gen. Allen: Trump should call Turkey's President back - and say this

    Gen. Allen: Trump should call Turkey's President back - and say this

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    Global monitors for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe reported a series of irregularities, including more than a million ballots cast without the particular stamp that marks them as official. "The only decision that will end the legitimacy debate and ease people's concerns about the judiciary is for the High Election Board to cancel the referendum", Tezcan said.
  • US Treasury rejects Exxon Mobil request to drill in Russia

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    Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said in a terse, single sentence statement . During his time at Exxon Mobil, Tillerson negotiated several major deals with Rosneft , forging close working relationships with the company, its CEO and even Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • 'I Dreamed of Africa' author Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya

    'I Dreamed of Africa' author Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya

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    Lodges belonging to Gallmann were burned by the herders last month. She was ambushed when she was forced to stop by a tree laid across the road, the friend said. But the association says the current invasions have been incited by politicians campaigning for the August elections. "Kuki is a world famous author and conservationist - but the LFA urges sympathy for all".
  • Three children among victims in New York City house fire

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    Firefighters on Sunday, April 23, 2017, worked to extinguish a deadly four-alarm fire in a two-story private building in Queens Village, officials said. "It's a very, very painful day". At least one person, a 46-year-old, survived by jumping out a second-story window, the fire commissioner said at a news conference Sunday afternoon.
  • Tiger Woods introduces first public course

    Tiger Woods introduces first public course

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    Little kid, maybe 10, just challenged Tiger to a competition at Big Cedar Lodge . As a designer, Woods has completed two courses: Bluejack National near Houston, Texas and Diamante's El Cardonal in Mexico. The road to recovery for Tiger Woods - if one exists at all - is a rather long one indeed. The announcement was less about Woods' health and future, though, than the newest course design for his company, TGR Design .
  • UnitedHealth Group Incorporated Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

    UnitedHealth Group Incorporated Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

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    The dominant statistics will authorize the investment community to govern the size of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated compared to the sales or total assets figures. UnitedHealth is right for investors who are looking for a blue-chip healthcare stock that is poised to outperform its peers in the next 12 to 18 months.
  • Warren Reacts Awkwardly When Pressed on Potential 2020 White House Run

    Warren Reacts Awkwardly When Pressed on Potential 2020 White House Run

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    She wasn't in her home state, but U.S. Sen. Warren said on Tuesday that she has no plans to challenge Trump for the White House in 2020. Book tours are an exceedingly popular way to begin presidential campaigns and even John F. "We'll be monitoring those interviews". "Are you kidding?" she said. "The Battle to Save America's Middle Class", the 11th book by the former professor and bankruptcy law expert, who has published both academic treatises and mass-market tracts, including several ...
  • United Airlines boss: 'This never will happen again'

    United Airlines boss: 'This never will happen again'

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    He was later seen with blood on his face. Munoz is scrambling to contain the damage to the carrier's reputation and vowed to reassess policies for seeking volunteers to give up their seats, for handling oversold flights and for partnering with airport authorities.
  • Details About People Unmasked By Obama Administration Are Very Personal

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    Rice of committing. Conservatives have charged that Rice sought the "unmasking" of Trump associates listed in intelligence reports about intercepted communications with foreigners for political reasons. And according to Rice, that process has its own rules and is reviewed by lawyers to prevent political abuse. The law requires that identities of US persons picked up or mentioned during the course of foreign surveillance be masked; that is, that they be shielded from people ...