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Tutu, SAHRC urged to intervene to stop attacks on Nigerians

The minister said nobody was convicted as a result of previous attacks and no compensation was paid by the South African government. "We don't want them on our soil until the safety of Nigerians in South Africa is guaranteed". The Nigerian Union in the country reported that pieces of property worth millions were destroyed in the attacks. The prayer was rejected as some of the Senators contended that the ripple effect of such action would be overwhelming. Read More

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Bengal BJP Leader Accused of Child Trafficking Arrested Near Nepal Border

Bengal BJP Leader Accused of Child Trafficking Arrested Near Nepal Border

Police said they will decide on the next step after interrogating Ms Chowdhury who was arrested on Tuesday evening from Darjeeling district close to the Indo-Nepal border. Ms Chowdhury was arrested after Chandana Chakraborty, another arrested accused. "She is being used as a pawn, this will not scare us", Ganguly said. Chakraborty has also pointed at the alleged involvement of BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and women's wing president Roopa Ganguly in the case. Read More

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Macron seen as beating Le Pen in French presidential runoff - Figaro/LCI poll

Macron seen as beating Le Pen in French presidential runoff - Figaro/LCI poll

On the right, Le Pen and Republicans party candidate Francois Fillon have become increasingly embroiled in legal problems. Ms Le Pen, locked in an increasingly tight three-way race with Emmanuel Macron and Francois Fillon to succeed Francois Hollande this spring, has already seen her earnings as MEP cut for a different case involving alleged misuse of European Union funds. Read More

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Don't get too excited about a Trump immigration

Don't get too excited about a Trump immigration "compromise"

Mr Trump's proposal would apparently stop short of granting a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, but would give them legal status to remain in the US. The 10th item on that list: "Reform legal immigration to serve the best interests of America and its workers". Now the USA immigration system restricts the number of people who can immigrate from each country to seven per cent of the total number allowed in except for immediate relatives of citizens. Read More

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Silence This VOICE Before it Speaks, Donald Trump!

Silence This VOICE Before it Speaks, Donald Trump!

He highlighted crimes committed by undocumented immigrants, touting his order to create an office within the Department of Homeland Security to assist victims of crimes committed by those immigrants. Contrary to the fearmongering and the outright lies that are being spread from the left, President Trump is merely enforcing current USA immigration laws in order to make America safer again. Read More

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Ryan: No evidence of American 'colluding' with Russian Federation

But people in Trump's circle seem to have misinformed him about the sequencing-possibly in order to prevent the president and the speaker from getting into a dispute about it. "We've never proposed ... and this is what I think the president's talking about ... we've never proposed to change benefits for current seniors and people who are about to retire", Ryan said, referring to Medicare and Social Security. Read More

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US, South Korea Stage Massive Military Drills to Warn Off North

The Korean outlet said this would be a stern warning to Pyongyang, which tested another ballistic missile last month. Foal Eagle, a field training exercise involving ground, air and naval forces, will run through the end of April. "The government will strive to make the North realize the uselessness of its nuclear weapons" through a stronger alliance with the U.S., including with the deployment of a U.S. Read More

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Kim Jong Nam murder case puts Sepang Court Complex in limelight

Kim Jong Nam murder case puts Sepang Court Complex in limelight

The two women - Doan Thi Huang, 28, and Siti Aisyah, 25 - who have both been arrested, are now undergoing tests to determine if they were given an antidote prior to the attack in order to protect them from the effects of the toxin. That "depends on the outcome of the police investigation, which is still ongoing", Mr Apandi was quoted as saying by AFP news agency. One man wanted for questioning and believed still in Malaysia is senior North Korean embassy official Hyon Kwang Song, who enjoys ... Read More

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Bush Finally Speaks Up To Attack President Trump's Comments…

Even when Obama likened his predecessor's policies to driving the vehicle "into the ditch". In the former president's signature style, that message is often delivered with a chuckle-and a splash. But his comments about having "faith" in Burr are undermined by reports that the White House used Burr in an effort to undermine recent reports about Trump's campaign being in regular communication with Russian officials during the election. Read More

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Churches offer Ash Wednesday services

Churches offer Ash Wednesday services

Pressed for time, but interested in participating in Ash Wednesday? He says the religious left has a habit of turning everything into advocacy, and Glitter Ash is just the latest example of that. - Outside St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1430 J St. The morning service is in the chapel, the evening in the church at 1405 Kentucky St. He will also preside at the 12:10 p.m. Read More

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DNC Chair Perez Compares Trump Policies to Jim Crow

DNC Chair Perez Compares Trump Policies to Jim Crow

They preferred his opponent, Minnesota congressman Keith Ellison . "I think one of our challenges, and really I call it an opportunity as a party, is to channel the energy at a grassroots level". Sanders said Beshear is speaking because Trump will focus a lot on Obamacare tonight, and he will respond by talking up the successes the law had in his state. Read More

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Turkey-Backed Rebels Clash With Syrian Military South of al-Bab

Manbij, an Arab-populated city on the western bank of the Euphrates River, is now controlled by PYD forces, which Turkey regards as a terror group and an offshoot of the PKK which Ankara has been fighting for several decades. Meanwhile, Turkey frustrated the recent intra-Syrian talks in the Kazakh capital of Astana in a Saudi-backed attempt to rebuild its ties with the USA administration till the new president Donald Trump clarifies his attitude towards Syria crisis. Read More

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Noted writer Taarak Mehta no more

He has a daughter from his first marriage, Ishani, who stays in U.S., and has two children, Kushaan and Shailee. His death did come across as a huge shock for many and we Twitter has been mourning his death ever since the news broke out. May his soul rest in peace. "Taarak Mehta's plays capture the theme of unity in diversity in India". The show is very popular among the masses because of the light-weighted comedy and meaningful content of the show. Read More

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ABVP organizes 'Tiranga march' in Delhi University

ABVP organizes 'Tiranga march' in Delhi University

Delhi Police had a lot of answering to do on Tuesday as a violent clash at Ramjas College between two student organisations last week degenerated into threats, sexism and name-calling. The seminar was withdrawn by the college authorities following opposition by the ABVP. "The ruling party's student wing ABVP has been emboldened to intervene violently in any attempt by students to have open discussions about matters that the Sangh Parivar deems to be inappropriate". Read More

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N.Korean official in China for talks amid tense ties

More recently, he issued an unfortunate red line via Twitter, declaring that North Korea's development of a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile was "not going to happen". China is also North Korea's primary provider of critical commodities, including oil and steel products. This has been an eventful month in North Asia. Read More

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Democrats Will Slam Trump As 'Wall Street's Champion' In Post-Speech Rebuttal

Democrats Will Slam Trump As 'Wall Street's Champion' In Post-Speech Rebuttal

As governor in 2007-2015, Beshear embraced the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, most notably by expanding the Medicaid program to about 440,000 people with incomes up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. Trump gave a basic blueprint on what he meant to do, which includes making sure people with pre-existing conditions have access to coverage, allowing people to buy insurance across state lines and offering tax credits. Read More

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Voters say Democrats hurting party, nation with scorched-earth anti-Trump tactics

Voters say Democrats hurting party, nation with scorched-earth anti-Trump tactics

Most voters agree that it's bad for America and bad for the Democratic Party if Democrats continue to flat out oppose everything President Trump does. Meanwhile, 45 percent of Democratic voters believe working with Trump will improve the party. The survey of 1,000 likely voters was conducted February 26-27 with a margin of error of +/- 3 percentage points and a 95 percent level of confidence. Read More

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Wizards would sign Jennings if he clears waivers

And with this it just sounded like a wishful bit of PR work or that he might be the last to know. He waived one of his biggest off season acquisitions in Brandon Jennings . BJ averaged 8.6 points, 5 assists, and 2.6 rebounds per game before his contract was bought out. They signed Briante Weber to a 10-day contract, and they have Johnny O'Bryant on a similar deal. Read More

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Officer tackles man swinging bat at police station

Officer tackles man swinging bat at police station

Rivas was arrested on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and resisting arrest, police said. There were people in the lobby at the time, who were then brought into a secure area. With Rivas standing in the entryway of the building and about to enter, a non-uniformed officer ran in from behind. He fell through the open doors into the lobby and other officers helped detain him. Read More

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Saudi King arrives in Malaysia at start of Asian tour

According to The Jakarta Post , around 1,500 people will make the journey, including 10 ministers, 25 princes, and at least 100 security personnel. This is also King Salma's first visit to the region since his coronation in 2015. The announcement issued by the king's office says that Saudi's king will meet with the leaders of the countries he's going to visit, to discuss bilateral relations as well as regional and global issues of mutual interest. Read More

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Chiefs part ways with Jamaal Charles

Meanwhile, the Chiefs on Tuesday announced that they are cutting veteran running back Jamaal Charles , who played nine seasons in Kansas City but had lost most of the last two to knee injuries. He then built on that season by earning his fifth Pro Bowl appearance in 2016 after finishing with four interceptions and two touchdowns. Though Berry has never had more than 92 tackles in a season, he has been a star contributor at all levels of the defense over his six-year career. Read More

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Krauthammer: How Trump Could Achieve 'Breakthrough' Immigration Compromise

Krauthammer: How Trump Could Achieve 'Breakthrough' Immigration Compromise

CNN , the president's most reviled network, says: "Trump envisions bill allowing many immigrants to stay in U.S.". This offer would not be extended to "serious of violent criminals". "There's got to be a coming together". "Once again, it's an administration that they don't seem to know what they're doing". The actual details of any proposal are vital because every faction in the huge political dispute over imported wage-cutting labor says they want a compromise. Read More

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Trump says he is open to immigration compromise including legal status

Trump says he is open to immigration compromise including legal status

Donald Trump signs an executive order to start the Mexico border wall project on January 25, 2017. In 2013, for example, the eight senators who drafted the so-called "Gang of Eight" immigration bill claimed their bill was a compromise - even though it gutted sanctions for low-wage employers, granted an open-ended amnesty to millions of illegals, increased the inflow of refugees, and doubled the annual inflow of legal immigrants to roughly 3 million per year. Read More

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