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TSA says ID of Ali's son confirmed at airport

TSA says ID of Ali's son confirmed at airport

Ali Jr., 44, was trying to get on a flight back to Florida on Friday when US Department of Homeland Security officials detained and questioned him for nearly half an hour, Chris Mancini said as cited by The Washington Post on Friday. Schultz tweeted a photo with Ali saying that "religiously profiling son of "The Greatest" will not make us safe". In February, Ali Jr. and his mother, Khalilah Camacho-Ali, were taken aside due to their "Arabic-sounding names," according to Mancini. Read More

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Damascus bombings leave dozens dead

Damascus bombings leave dozens dead

He said the attacks targeted civilians, including Arab visitors, who were frequenting the shrines in the area. The neighborhood of Bab al-Saghir, which the cemetery took its name from, as well a Shagour are also home to a blend of Shiite and Sunni Damascenes Muslims. Read More

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GOP lawmaker asks why men should pay for prenatal coverage

GOP lawmaker asks why men should pay for prenatal coverage

The suggestion that if it unfair for men to contribute to the health and welfare of pregnant women and fetuses quickly led to sharp online criticism of Shimkus, especially as the video began to be shared on social networks. Before the new health law took effect, insurers can and did exclude maternity coverage from individual plans. In fact, it's unavailable on the individual market at any price in half of the country, she wrote. Read More

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With UP win, Modi consolidates grip over a new BJP

With UP win, Modi consolidates grip over a new BJP

Short of a majority, the BJP could see opponents block its path to power in the state by forming a coalition, although Modi's party will also look to convince its smaller rivals to join forces. "We congratulate the BJP and PM, Sh. The BJP's victory is a victory of the people and Narendra Modi's policies", he said. Although it was the rage and anti-incumbency at work against the Akalis, the BJP also took a major hit and will continue to do so. Read More

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Trump Talks to Abbas Over Phone, Says Time 'To Make A Deal'

Trump Talks to Abbas Over Phone, Says Time 'To Make A Deal'

President Trump's security chief kicked reporters out of a White House photo op because they tried to do their jobs and ask the President questions. In his first phone call with Abbas since he took office, Trump on Friday told the Palestinian leader that he believes the time has come to make a deal on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, The Washington Times reported . Read More

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Preet Bharara Asked to Resign Post by Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Preet Bharara Asked to Resign Post by Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Sessions, who has recused himself from the Russian Federation matter, on Thursday told a conservative radio host that he was open to naming a special counsel to look into the Justice Department under Obama. United States Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III asked the 46 remaining Obama-era USA attorneys to resign on Friday . "It has been my greatest honor to serve my country, New York City and the people of this district for nearly 14 years, with the last 17 months serving as ... Read More

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Polish PM slams Hollande over European Union fund threats

Polish PM slams Hollande over European Union fund threats

A few hours after the vote, Ms. Szydlo refused to sign off on the official record of summit "conclusion" - a summary of endorsements and exhortations on economic, foreign, and immigration policies. "When discussing the various scenarios for Europe, our main objective should be to strengthen mutual trust and unity among 27", Tusk said at the press conference. Read More

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Goa: Congress leads in 8 seats, BJP in 5

Goa: Congress leads in 8 seats, BJP in 5

At 12.00pm Congress maintains the lead with 12 seats while BJP won 8 seats and others have won 4 seats. While Sopte polled 16,490 votes, Parsekar finished with 9,371 votes. BJP has put up 36 aspirants, Congress 37 and AAP is contesting on 39 seats and each of them backing independents in a few seats. The Congress is leading in 11. Read More

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United Kingdom could trigger Brexit in next 72 hours

However, some European sources remained sceptical that the Prime Minister would go for such a tight timetable, given that she would risk a diplomatic upset by triggering Article 50 immediately before the Dutch elections on 15 March. Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo has accused his predecessor Mr Tusk of interfering in his home country's domestic affairs in a letter that has been sent to European Union leaders. Read More

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Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat loses both seats

Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat loses both seats

The Election Commission of India said the BJP was leading in 301 of the 403 seats in Uttar Pradesh, a state of 220 million people governed by Samajwadi Party. The next challenge for the BJP would be finalising the chief minister candidate. He has also served as the BJP president for the state. " Ajay Bhatt ... Read More

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Putin: Turkish Stream to soar transit potentials of Turkey

Those Turkish-supported forces recently took up positions near Manbij , where they clashed with Arab forces allied with the US -backed Kurdish force. "You can not use one terror organization to fight another terrorist organization". Rudskoi says the Syrian forces also reached the banks of the Euphrates River east of the town of Khafseh and now control a stretch of 15 kilometers, or 9 miles, along the river. Read More

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May says it is 'time to get on' with leaving EU

This curious dynamic was reflected in the Prime Minister's Lancaster House speech in January on Britain's approach to Brexit. "You will understand, however, our concerns that Government minister (including David Davis in the House of Commons yesterday during the Exiting the European Union oral questions) have indicated they will simply ignore these amendments and seek to delete them from the Bill, before any debate or consideration in the House of Commons on the substantive issues raised in ... Read More

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European Central Bank keeps stimulus on track to aid economy

European Central Bank keeps stimulus on track to aid economy

All this places Mario Draghi, the European Central Bank president, in an awkward position when he holds his much-anticipated press conference on Thursday. The rise, however, has been due mainly to increased oil and unprocessed food prices. "The Canadian dollar has been a victim of hawkish interest rate expectations in the United States, lower oil prices and a Bank of Canada that has expressed concern over the outlook for the Canadian economy", analysts from currencies exchange LMAX said in a ... Read More

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'Not thinking of alliance with anyone': BSP sources

'Not thinking of alliance with anyone': BSP sources

TimesNow-VMR predicted the BJP could win 190-210 seats, the Samajwadi-Congress 110-130 and the BSP 57-74. He had said he considered BJP and not BSP unsafe for the country. It showed the Samajwadi Party-Congress getting 136 seats and Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 77. Throughout the bitter, recrimination-filled campaign, Mayawati never attacked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who had a word of praise for the BSP chief when he said his respect for her was intact. Read More

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Akhilesh has conceded defeat by favouring tie-up with BSP

Akhilesh has conceded defeat by favouring tie-up with BSP

Akhilesh Yadav said, "He (prime minister) has no idea of how to feed the cows". TimesNow-VMR predicted the BJP could win 190-210 seats, the Samajwadi-Congress 110-130 and the BSP 57-74. But Akhilesh again kept his options open by saying: "Yes, if we need something during the formation of government. nobody would like the BJP to run Uttar Pradesh with a remote control under President's rule". Read More

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Woman hauled dead body for 1600km in suitcase: Cops

Woman hauled dead body for 1600km in suitcase: Cops

One of the individuals that drove the body down is in Arkansas State Police custody and is expected to face charges related to dumping the body. A report via WRGB tells of the contents of Colving's suitcase being found at a Prairie County farm 50 miles northeast of Little Rock appearing to be that of a man who died in Johnstown , New York last week. Read More

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Arkansas Razorbacks 73, Ole Miss Rebels 72: Blocking The Bears

Arkansas Razorbacks 73, Ole Miss Rebels 72: Blocking The Bears

Manuale Watkins drove for a layup with 1:28 left to put Arkansas ahead, and the Razorbacks held off MS 73-72 on Friday night in the quarterfinals. "I mean, I don't think Ole Miss lost". Breein Tyree, who finished with 11, pushed the Rebels' lead to 58-43 with 16:11 to go with a layup and back-to-back 3s. Davis nearly pulled off the double-double tonight with 26 points and 9 rebounds. Read More

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BJP hopeful, Congress fights anti-incumbency as counting begins

BJP hopeful, Congress fights anti-incumbency as counting begins

Ahead of the D-Day, even the most optimistic of candidates are keeping their fingers crossed and many have taken to praying to their favourite gods or undertaking pilgrimages with their families. While the BJP's main challengers in the election-Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)-enjoy the loyal support of Yadav OBCs and Muslims and Dalits, respectively, BJP tried to increase its outreach among non-Yadav OBCs and non-Jatav Dalits, both of whom drifted towards the BJP in the 2014 ... Read More

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Park Geun-hye: Court ousts South Korea's scandal-hit president

Park Geun-hye: Court ousts South Korea's scandal-hit president

A liberal candidate, Moon Jae-in, is leading in opinion polls to succeed Park, with 32 per cent in one released on Friday . The court also criticized Park for being uncooperative and evasive in the investigations. More than 21,000 police officers were sent there to prevent clashes between the groups. South Korea must now hold an election within two months to choose Park's successor. Read More

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Counting of votes begins in Goa

Counting of votes begins in Goa

Mr Parrikar, who became the Chief Minister of Goa in 2012, was later elevated to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet in 2014. Former Aam Aadmi Party leader and Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav on Saturday said that he expecting a BJP majority in Uttarakhand, hung assembly in Uttar Pradesh with BJP ahead, a total Akali rout in Punjab , BJP ahead in Goa and again a hung assembly in Manipur with Congress ahead. Read More

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Familiarity a factor in linebacker AJ Klein's decision to sign with Saints

Familiarity a factor in linebacker AJ Klein's decision to sign with Saints

Because the Panthers were willing to throw deep and often and budget for Ginn's drops, he worked there but they weren't going to overpay for him (either time). The New Orleans Saints' search for a middle linebacker has taken them to a young player backing up the game's best for a division rival. He caught 44 passes for 739 yards with 10 touchdowns in 2015 and followed it with 54 catches for 752 yards with four touchdowns in 2016. Read More

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Will Congress make it to the majority mark in Punjab?

Will Congress make it to the majority mark in Punjab?

In Punjab, 14000 officials have been deployed to ensure a smooth conduct of the counting and the process at 54 counting centres in 27 locations. The Congress has contested all the seats. The intense political battle saw many poll promises. "While the Akali- BJP and Congress vote-banks are known, the inroads or dent made by the AAP will be known only on March 11", a senior Congress legislator, looking forward to his fifth victory, said here. Read More

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More states seek to halt Trump's new travel ban in court

More states seek to halt Trump's new travel ban in court

President Trump's latest immigration order may be different enough that the federal court injunction against the old one can be dismissed, a Seattle judge said Friday. The lawsuit says the initial travel ban was unconstitutional and hurt the state's businesses and universities. But Washington said Trump's own aides have called the new order "the same basic policy". Read More

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Punjab election results 2017

Punjab election results 2017

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is confident of putting up an impressive performance in Punjab and Goa and the outfit is already gearing up for massive celebrations in the metropolis. All these polls forecast a BJP-Akali rout after 10 years in office. In Goa, the average polls predicted a hung assembly. Apart from BJP, Congress and, other parties in the fray in Goa in 2012 were All India Trinamool Congress, Goa Vikas Party, Nationalist Congress Party, United Goans Democratic Party and Go Su-raj Party. Read More

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We must act now to replace 'Obamacare disaster'

We must act now to replace 'Obamacare disaster'

As healthier people drop their coverage, sicker ones, and the elderly, will be forced to pick up the slack. Medicaid will eventually be reduced, but it might expand first . "But if you are low or moderate income, this is bad news". "What's concerning to us is what impact this would have on coverage, and, kind of, the sustainability of the Medicaid expansion program". Read More

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