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New Zealand: Fires In Christchurch Destroys Homes, Hundreds Evacuated

New Zealand: Fires In Christchurch Destroys Homes, Hundreds Evacuated

The cause of the blaze still remains a mystery to the authorities but there does not seem to be any factor to indicate it was deliberately lit. People have been advised to stay away from the Port Hills district until further notice. He told the crowd it came down to saving lives over bricks and mortar. Police cordons are still in place and these areas are still considered risky. Read More

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Over 1500 Mexicans protest on U.S. border vs Trump's wall plan

Over 1500 Mexicans protest on U.S. border vs Trump's wall plan

Leeser called for unity and pointed out that Juarez and El Paso are the same city and the same community. The 654 miles of fence already lining the border between the USA and Mexico have already been breached more than 9,200 times between roughly 2010 and 2015, according to a report released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) citing records from the U.S. Read More

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Trump wouldn't be first president to mobilize National Guard for immigration enforcement

Trump wouldn't be first president to mobilize National Guard for immigration enforcement

The AP report comes one day after Trump lamented the news media as "fake" during an hour-long press conference while also condemning the "absolutely real" leaks emanating from the US government. Governors of these states would be able to order their guard troops to not participate in the order. Kelly has seen the latest version and his name still appears on it, according to this official. Read More

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Stalin alleges manhandling in Assembly; to meet Guv

It didn't make things any easier that the OPS camp was pitching strongly for a secret ballot for trust vote and that TV channels had reported last evening that DMK and IUML are likely to vote against Palanisami during the floor test. Shouting slogans, legislators disrupted the assembly as Edappadi Palanisamy, who was recently sworn in as Tamil Nadu's chief minister, sought a majority for his government, looking to cement his position following the death of his predecessor Jayalalithaa ... Read More

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The Kremlin suddenly wants Russian media to stop talking about Trump

Trump has been dogged by concerns about his potential connections to Russia, in the wake of a New York Times report that his campaign aides had repeated contacts with Russian intelligence officials. The self-proclaimed Islamic State , the largest of the Islamist groups fighting in Syria, is a threat - which is why Western countries support the Iraqi government in its efforts to stamp out the fanatics. Read More

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Trump Appoints Billionaire For Intel Agencies Review

Trump Appoints Billionaire For Intel Agencies Review

In its lead story, the daily said that the intelligence community was keeping its top secret information away from Trump, fearing that it might be leaked. Leaks that exposed former national security adviser Mike Flynn's phone call to the Russian ambassador in December, as well as conversations between Trump and foreign leaders, have frustrated Trump in his first few weeks in office. Read More

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Trump, CIA slam Wall Street Journal for inaccurate reporting

Feinberg, who already sits on Trump's economic advisory council and has no experience of national security issues - beyond the fact that his firm is invested in two gun companies and a private security firm - is expected to be appointed to lead the audit of the intelligence agencies, the New York Times reported Thursday, citing administration officials. Read More

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Highlights from day 2 of Momentum Jharkhand

Highlights from day 2 of Momentum Jharkhand

At the third position was Urban Development and Housing which saw 17 MoUs attracting investment worth Rs 38,320 crore and creating employment opportunity for 51,300 people directly and 96,444 people in-directly. However, the land allotment letters handed over to investors on Friday indicated that the state has managed to combat land crisis and create land banks for interested investors, said state industry secretary Sunil Kumar Barnwal. Read More

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Twin Peaks star Warren Frost dead at 91

Will Hayward - a physician and coroner who attracts interest for refusing to perform Laura Palmer's autopsy. Per TVLine , the Bronx and Vermont native had been battling an undisclosed longtime illness, and had recently reprised his role in Showtime's 2017 Twin Peaks return, along with fellow late co-star Miguel Ferrer. Read More

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Putin More Aggressive Against NATO Since Trump Win, Estonia Says

Putin More Aggressive Against NATO Since Trump Win, Estonia Says

In January, Trump received more mentions in the media than Putin, relegating the Russian leader to the No. 2 spot for the first time since he returned to the Kremlin in 2012 after four years as premier, according to Interfax data. 'I don't talk about military, and I don't talk about certain other things, you're going to be surprised to hear that. Moore said . "If our Democratic representatives are too spineless to shut this charade down, theN they must be put on notice TODAY that we ... Read More

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Previous National Guard deployments on Arizona border

Previous National Guard deployments on Arizona border

The Associated Press reported Friday that Trump's administration was looking at using the National Guard across 11 states to round up people who were illegally in US territory. According to McClatchy , in 2010, Barack Obama sent 1,200 National Guard troops to the U.S. Mexico border but they didn't have arrest powers. According to Pew Research Center data from 2014, roughly one-half of the 11.1 million unauthorized immigrants in the USA live in these states. Read More

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Paraplegic man and his fiancé make hilarious pregnancy announcement

Paraplegic man and his fiancé make hilarious pregnancy announcement

Behind them, a brick wall is marked with the words, "It still works!" Todd was paralyzed in a dirt biking accident in 2014 and met Amanda while in rehab where she worked as a recovery specialist. We took a test together and just about freaked out. Doctors had said it was possible, but the chances were very slim - that it probably wouldn't happen without help like IVF or other devices. Read More

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Jury finds Douglas Garland guilty in Alberta murders

In rendering his decision, Gates said that it was not one continuous set of circumstances and that Nathan had to be considered separately because he was not part of the original plan. Justice David Gates is to deliver the sentence on Friday. Garland faces an automatic life sentence for each of the three murders, but how long he will have to serve before he is eligible for parole still has to be determined. Read More

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Trump condemns news reports over campaign's links to Russian Federation

Nobody mentions that Hillary received the questions to the debates. Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., and a member of the House Intelligence Committee, said Trump was trying to distract from the issue at hand by talking about leaks . officials "incomplete information" about these calls. Trump first invited the Russians to hack the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton. Does anybody in this room really believe that, okay? Trump said. Read More

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Samsung vice chairman arrested on accusations of bribery, corruption, embezzlement

Samsung vice chairman arrested on accusations of bribery, corruption, embezzlement

South Korea's special prosecutor's office accuses Lee of bribing a close friend of President Park Geun-hye - who is now facing impeachment over the scandal - in order to win favors related to leadership succession at Samsung Group. Lee, 48, has been the subject of an investigation into a cash-for-influence scandal that brought down Park Geun-hye late past year. The special prosecutor's office accuses Lee of bribing a close friend of the president to gain government favors related to ... Read More

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Man sustains serious injuries after shark attack in far north Queensland

Man sustains serious injuries after shark attack in far north Queensland

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said paramedics were treating him for severe blood loss after he sustained multiple bites to his upper and lower leg. A helicopter has been dispatched from Cairns to airlift him to hospital. The man was bitten by a 4m-long bull shark while diving in the waters. Bleeding profusely, the 25-year-old man was immediately pulled from the water with his quick-thinking friends immediately performing first aid, including tying a tourniquet on his leg, ABC reported . Read More

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China says it needs 'solid evidence' to ban JeM chief Masood Azhar

After the attack on the IAF base at Pathankot in January previous year, India in February wrote to the United Nations calling for immediate action to list Azhar under the Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee. "Relevant members of the committee are in consultation and relevant parties have failed to reach consensus so far", he said. "As for India's entry into NSG we have said many times this is a multilateral issue". Read More

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'I inherited a mess', says Donald Trump; slams media

This time the opponent wasn't "Low Energy Jeb" Bush or "Little Marco" Rubio or "Lyin' Ted" Cruz or "Crooked Hillary" Clinton. The President went on to say: I'm here again to take my message straight to the people. We have made incredible progress. The political bombshell du jour is the defenestration of President Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who had pre-inauguration discussions with Russia's ambassador about sanctions - and subsequently lied about that fact. Read More

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Rush Limbaugh Comes To The Rescue Of Trump

I just see many, many untruthful things, and you know what else I see, I see tone, you know the word tone... After watching all the network shows, Trump concluded, "Fox & Friends in the morning, they're very honorable people". "I'm just a reporter", she told him. "The leaks are absolutely real, but the news is fake because so much of the news is fake", the President was heard saying. Read More

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Watch Donald Trump get caught lying to your face on TV

Eyebrows were raised many times over the course of the 77-minute event, especially at the beginning when Trump erroneously claimed he had won the most electoral college votes since Ronald Reagan. Holmes and Eve Bower contributed reporting. Initially, Donald Trump gained 30 votes on the night of the election, because two electors were "unfaithful". Read More

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Pakistan summons Afghan diplomats to army headquarters

Reports on Friday also suggest that the Pakistan Army has summoned Afghan diplomats to the military headquarters to further discuss the presence of terrorists on Afghan soil, and to seek assurances for action against them. Torkham border connects Nangarhar province of Afghanistan with Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas ( FATA) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It should be recalled that TTP chief Mullah Fazlullah is also based in Afghanistan and Pakistani pleadings for his arrest and ... Read More

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Donald Trump "In inherited a mess", US President says

Mr Trump: "To be honest I inherited a mess ". "Those are criminal leaks", he said, adding, "The leaks are real". On leaks/fake news: "The leaks are real, but the news is fake". "Not only was he being presidential, not only was he being honest, but he was being amusing", Hannity said. The press conference was initially announced as an opportunity for Trump to introduce his next Secretary of Labor nominee, Alexander Acosta, a former member of the National Labor Relations Board under ... Read More

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SC order FIR against UP minister Gayatri Prajapati in rape case

SC order FIR against UP minister Gayatri Prajapati in rape case

Gayatri Prajapati says that BJP has conspired against him in the gangrape case. Prajapati said he did not know the woman who had levelled charges against him. She has alleged that she was raped when she fell unconscious after taking tea laced with a sedative. The counsel appearing for the state government said the petition has been filed since it was election time in the state. Read More

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COAS urges RSM commander to check terrorists using Afghan soil against Pakistan

COAS urges RSM commander to check terrorists using Afghan soil against Pakistan

Pakistan's political and military leaders Friday said they would go to any length to crush Islamic extremists after more than 100 people were killed in a latest wave of violence this week ending a period of fragile calm. Afghan authorities also accused Pakistani border troops of "continuously" shelling the Lal Pur district of the eastern Nangarhar province, which borders Pakistan's Mohmand Agency tribal area. Read More

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'Rush Limbaugh said one of greatest ever'

'Rush Limbaugh said one of greatest ever'

Fake media not happy!' Trump wrote on Twitter. Mainstream media appeared bewildered after Trump bantered with them for an hour and 17 minutes in the East Room of the White House, repeatedly criticizing reporters for their hateful tone towards his administration and their obsession with his campaign's communication with Russian Federation. Read More

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More than 120 killed in ISIL bombings in Iraq and Pakistan

Government officials said the crackdown would continue nationwide over the coming days, following a week of bloody terror attacks claimed by both Isis and a faction of the Taliban. The U.S. Department of State condemned the attack at the vehicle dealership, stating that the bombing showed ISIS's "utter contempt for human life and its efforts to sow discord and division among the Iraqi people". Read More

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