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Trump Holds Campaign-Style Rally in Florida

Trump Holds Campaign-Style Rally in Florida

Trump complained about the appeals court judges who refused to reinstate his executive order, which critics have called a "Muslim ban", something Trump denies. But Saturday's rally was different: Trump pulled up in Air Force One , not his private plane, stepping off the plane with first lady Melania Trump as his crowd roared and the speakers blared the theme song from the 1997 Harrison Ford movie " Air Force One ". Read More

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Ukraine soldier killed in clashes despite ceasefire

Ukraine soldier killed in clashes despite ceasefire

The plan was created by Ukrainian opposition lawmaker Andriy Artemenko, who claims to have documents proving corruption by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. The end result: If the current Ukrainian government was disposed of and a more Russia-tolerant faction took its place, thus achieving a peace with Russia that may or may not absolve Russia of their military invasion and capture of Crimea, than the way would be clear for the Trump administration to lift the sanctions on Russia that ... Read More

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Poll shows Trump has slight advantage of truth over media

Poll shows Trump has slight advantage of truth over media

At one point in his lengthy address, Trump told the room full of reporters, "I'm not ranting and raving". I would love to meet with the black caucus. "To be honest, I inherited a mess". At home and overseas, ' he said. "A mess", he stressed. Those claims have been increasingly scrutinized following revelations based on leaked information from United States intelligence agents that White House national security adviser Michael Flynn had misled Vice President Mike Pence over conversations ... Read More

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Brassard helps Senators rally past Maple Leafs

Ottawa scored two quick goals late in the first. Morgan Rielly and Nazem Kadri also scored for the Maple Leafs, who have lost two in a row. Zack Smith was off for hooking. We don't give a lot of scoring chances and the guys are really keen on being structured and being together with a pack mentality. 1-Mark Stone, Senators: His goal into an empty net was part of a five-point night. Read More

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John McCain Slams Administration as in 'Disarray' at Munich Security Conference

We need a free press. We must have it. The veteran lawmaker joined German Chancellor Angela Merkel in pushing back against the president's latest criticism of the mainstream media. Trump has regularly accused the media of overstating his setbacks while failing to show sufficient respect for his accomplishments. In the same interview, McCain indicated that he was anxious about Trump's national security goals and principles. Read More

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Indonesia police chief: Woman tricked into North Korean assassination

Mr Kim is believed to have been attacked in the airport departure hall by two women, using some form of chemical. The woman then calmly but quickly walks away. With the latest arrest, three more men are still on the loose. The acting president also warned his country should be prepared for more provocations by the North that "could be staged to deflect worldwide attention" from Kim Jong-nam's death. Read More

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Russian Federation accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels

And the former acting President, Oleksandr Turchynov, now the head of Ukraine's national security and defence council, echoed this, saying the Kremlin had "completely ruled out" a return to the ceasefire agreement. Government officials in Ukraine called the decision a "deliberate escalation". Russian Federation denies involvement in the war in eastern Ukraine, despite what Kyiv and Western nations say is overwhelming evidence that it has sent substantial numbers of troops and weapons across ... Read More

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Former engineer alleges sexual harassment and institutional indifference at Uber

Former engineer alleges sexual harassment and institutional indifference at Uber

And yes, she still tried seeking help from Uber's HR department but in vain. "I have just read Susan Fowler's blog", said Kalanick in a statement provided to Adweek. "In my meeting, the rep I spoke with told me that he had never been reported before, he had only ever committed one offense (in his chats with me), and that none of the other women who they met with had anything bad to say about him, so no further action could or would be taken", she wrote. Read More

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Trump back to governing after rally

Trump told the rally afterwards: "A star is born". As his supporter tried making his way on stage, Trump told Secret Service not to throw him out. And he's accusing the "dishonest media" of publishing one false story after another as his administration gets underway. Read More

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Family will get priority to claim Kim Jong-nam's body, say police

The low-quality security camera footage, displayed by Fuji TV, shows two angles of the attack in which a man, believe to be Kim Jong-nam, is grabbed from behind by a woman in a white top. "Only the North Korean Embassy has asked to claim the body, but our priority is the "next-of-kin" and for them to identify the body, and following that, to ascertain who is the rightful claimant". Read More

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Trump's Florida Campaign Rally Starts Today

Do you think Trump should be focused on governing, campaigning or both? The president appeared Saturday before a boisterous crowd in Melbourne, Florida, his first major rally after taking the unusual step of filing paperwork to run for re-election in 2020 during his first month in office. Read More

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Brexit: Mandelson urges Lords not to 'throw in towel'

Brexit: Mandelson urges Lords not to 'throw in towel'

No 10 appears to be braced to reject any amendments passed by the Lords, with a government source briefing earlier this month that peers who try to hold up the legislation would increase appetite for reform of the upper chamber. Although she voted to remain in the European Union a year ago, Ms Truss said there was now a "new reality" and if a similar vote was held in the future, she would vote to leave. Read More

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Donald Trump's 'bromance' with Vladimir Putin 'benefits EVERYONE', consultant says

Donald Trump's 'bromance' with Vladimir Putin 'benefits EVERYONE', consultant says

The most public indication was his decision to grapple with North Korea's missile test, an incredibly sensitive moment, in the dining room of his private club at Mar-a-Lago while surrounded by astonished guests and journalists. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Culver City) and Rep. Ted Lieu (D- Marina del Rey) are asking their Republican colleagues in the House to hold hearings to learn why Flynn, who resigned under pressure on February 13 after less than a month, apparently told Russian Ambassador Sergey ... Read More

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Stanley Wilson II arrested while naked for a third time

Stanley Wilson II arrested while naked for a third time

Earlier this week, Wilson was sentenced for the first of those three naked arrests-which seems to be a situation very similar to what happened this weekend. Since leaving the NFL, Wilson has reportedly struggled with drug use. Wilson played for the Lions from 2005-07 after being in the third round (72nd overall) in the 2005 National Football League draft out of Stanford. Read More

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Five JuA terrorists killed in Pakistan's Punjab

In response to Pakistan s rocket attacks on militants hideouts, Afghanistan s foreign ministry has warned Nawaz Sharif's government on Sunday of strong retaliation in case attacks against terrorists are not stopped. Pakistan army has launched "intelligence-based operations" combing operations across the country and claimed it has killed "100 terrorists" since the attack on the shrine. Read More

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Amber Alert issued for abduction of 9-month-old boy

Amber Alert issued for abduction of 9-month-old boy

Police say William V. Bowen may be involved in the abduction of a 9-month old baby. Police say the abduction was done by the non-custodial father around 11:35 am Sunday morning. He was last seen wearing a red shirt and blue jeans. Brian Pullen is a 40-year-old white male with brown hair and brown eyes. The Amber Alert says the suspect might be driving a red or maroon sports vehicle. Read More

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Trump denies plans for military to deport immigrants

Trump denies plans for military to deport immigrants

Those troops would come from states that border Mexico, as well as adjoining states, according to the document, which also says governors in each of those states would decide if their National Guard would participate. United States President Donald Trump during his campaign promised the deportation of 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S., which mainly consisted of immigrants from Mexico. Read More

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Netanyahu Says Trump's Election Victory Boosts Israel-US Strategic Alliance

The SecState responded by putting together the six-point plan that also formed the basis for Kerry's final speech in which he admonished the Israelis that it was a choice between the two-state solution as he saw it or ultimate war. Never mind, says Trump: He has a new concept! Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry launched his final peacemaking bid after U.S. -backed talks between the two sides collapsed in 2014 over issues that included Israeli settlement-building in the occupied ... Read More

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Five Teens Face Charges For Throwing Stuff at Donald Trump's Motorcade

The juvenile confessed " to throwing a 2X4" and implicated four other students, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office. Although originally believed to be a rock, the office confirmed that the object is a piece of wood. The president is spending his third consecutive weekend at his Mar-a-Lago resort. The sheriff's office said that charges will be filed with the Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office. Read More

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Iraqi forces push to retake western Mosul

Iraqi forces push to retake western Mosul

The announcement of the attack marks the beginning of what could be an even tougher and more lethal phase of the fight for Mosul, the largest city that fell under ISIS control. As of last month, friendly forces had retaken more than half the city, bringing freedom and relief to hundreds of thousands of civilians who had been trapped under the Islamic State's rule. Read More

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Explosion Rocks Colombian Capital: Over 30 Injured

Explosion Rocks Colombian Capital: Over 30 Injured

Numerous injured are believed to be police officers who were deployed ahead of the protest. The mayor's office said 30 people were injured, many of them believed to be officers deployed ahead of the protest. "We stand with their families; our prayers are with them". Animal rights campaigners have been staging demonstrations since the reopening of the bullring resulting in violent clashes with police. Read More

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Daunting urban terrain as Iraqis push into western Mosul

During Iraq's assault on IS-posts in the eastern side of the city last month, US -led coalition airstrikes targeted some of the bridges to prevent militants on the west side from sending reinforcements to their eastern counterparts. The UN has warned that the safety of hundreds of thousands of civilians trapped in the city is a key priority. NRC stands ready to provide life-saving aid and support to those civilians fleeing violence and has already provided assistance to over 158,000 ... Read More

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Strongest storm in years moving into LA area

In California it's caused sudden flooding and many people have had to be rescued from their cars. "It is likely the strongest within the last six years and possibly even as far back as December 2004", the weather service said. In fact, if predictions for the two-day rainfall in some areas are correct, this storm could rank within the top 10 for all-time heaviest two-day rain events, reported Mashable . Read More

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White House denies seeking to control national security advisor

White House denies seeking to control national security advisor

In addition to Kellogg, former CIA Director and retired general David Petraeus has been floated as a potential replacement. Ray Odierno was still a candidate. "I inherited a mess and am in the process of fixing it". The retired four-star general, who resigned as head of the Central Intelligence Agency in 2012 after it was revealed he was having an affair with his biographer, had been on a short list for the job after Flynn was let go. Read More

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Iraq announces offensive to retake western Mosul from IS militants

Plumes of smoke were seen rising into the sky early Sunday morning as USA -led coalition jets struck militant positions southwest of Mosul and militarized Iraqi police fired artillery toward the city. Mosul fell to IS in the summer of 2014, along with large swaths of northern and western Iraq. The Observatory also called upon the provincial authorities of Ninawa province to do more to challenge Baghdad and the United Nations, and to encourage them to support the people of Mosul who have been ... Read More

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