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World Protesters slam migrants' arrival in Mexican border city
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US officials briefly closed the busiest border crossing from Mexico early on Monday to add concrete barricades and razor wire amid concerns some of the thousands of Central American migrants at the border could try to rush the crossing. "The border-strengthening policies the Department of Homeland Security plans to add to the western border are a wasteful use of taxpayer dollars", said Business for Good Executive Director Karim Bouris.

World BREXIT: Oxfordshire MPs react to proposed withdrawal deal
Author: 0 BREXIT: Oxfordshire MPs react to proposed withdrawal deal

The votes, he said , were "designed to send a political message to the government: Look we've got an agreement with you but you've got to keep your side of the bargain otherwise we don't feel obliged to keep ours". Meanwhile, in a further sign of the Government's weakness, ministers were forced to offer fresh concessions to stave off a damaging defeat over the publication of the Government's assessment of the economic impact of Brexit.

World Adults, 2 Children Found Dead At ‘Suspicious’ Mansion Fire In Colts Neck
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Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni said that the fire was intentionally set. But he said, "We have no reason to believe that anyone in the community is in any danger at this time". Police officials during the press conference said that there was no history of domestic violence or police calls to the home that they knew of. Investigators said gas cans were found at the back of the Ocean Township home.

World Trump administration calls U.S. judge's asylum ruling 'absurd'
Author: 0 Trump administration calls U.S. judge's asylum ruling 'absurd'

She also criticized media reports for portraying the migrant caravan now entering the border city of Tijuana, Mexico as a sympathetic group made up mostly of women and children. Tigar also shot down claims from Scott Stewart, the lawyer representing the Justice Department, of a "crushing strain" of migrants trying to cross into the USA illegally, with the judge noting that border apprehensions have, in fact, been nearing historic lows.

World Interpol presidency: West warns against Russian Federation candidate
Author: 0 Interpol presidency: West warns against Russian Federation candidate

Interpol's general assembly is made up of member states, each of which has an equal vote. "We strongly endorse Kim Jong-Yang, who is serving as its acting president", Pompeo told reporters. 'I don't think that a president from Russian Federation will help to reduce such violations'. The White House came out Tuesday against the election of Prokopchuk, with National Security Council spokesman Garrett Marquis saying that "the Russian government abuses Interpol's processes to harass its ...

World Ivanka Trump copies Clinton on emails
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Ivanka's practices are reminiscent of the personal email account Hillary Clinton used as secretary of state. When the fact came to light, Ivanka admitted the blunder, claiming she was not aware there were rules against it. Not after that gang did the 'Lock Her Up!' chant against Hillary for two solid years so Ivanka could become First Daughter. According to the Post , Trump had used her personal email for official business far more frequently than known.

World USA briefly shutters border crossing to brace for migrants
Author: 0 USA briefly shutters border crossing to brace for migrants

Trump , who ominously warned before the midterms that "Middle Easterners", terrorists and criminal gang members were among the Central Americans seeking asylum in the U.S., had suggested that the troops could fire back if the migrants threw stones at them.

World Role Of Youth In Peace Talks Needs To Be ‘Significant’
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Without referring explicitly to the talks in Qatar, Khalilzad told a news conference Sunday in Kabul, "I am talking to all interested parties, all Afghan groups. The Taliban, who spoke about the talks in Qatar said Khairullah Khairkhwah, the former Taliban governor of Herat, and Mohammed Fazl, a former Taliban military chief, attended the marathon talks.

World Ryan backs Navy Admiral William McRaven after Trump attack, report says
Author: 0 Ryan backs Navy Admiral William McRaven after Trump attack, report says

In the Fox News Sunday interview, the president labeled retired U.S. Navy Admiral William McRaven , the leader of the operation that killed the al-Qaida founder, "a Hillary Clinton backer and an Obama backer", referring to his 2016 Democratic Party opponent and his predecessor as president.

World Democratic senators file suit to block Matt Whitaker's appointment
Author: 0 Democratic senators file suit to block Matt Whitaker's appointment

The motion calls for the court to resolve this dispute immediately. "The validity of the Special Counsel's appointment at that time can not be retroactively affected by a change in the official who is serving as the Acting Attorney General in November 2018", the prosecutors wrote .

World Turkey discusses Khashoggi murder with United Nations chief
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The CIA, relying mainly on circumstantial evidence and their experts' conclusion that the crown prince tightly controlled Saudi government actions, last week briefed Congress on its assessment that the prince ordered Khashoggi's assassination, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters .

World After Airbnb, calls for Booking.com to remove West Bank listings
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The announcement came before the publication on Tuesday of a damning report by the New York-based advocacy group Human Rights Watch on the negative implications of its settlement business. Palestinian diplomat Saeb Erekat called it an " initial positive step " while HRW's executive director of its Middle East and North Africa unit Sarah Leah Whitson said it's the " right outcome ".

World Shooting Reported at Chicago Hospital; Police Officer in Critical Condition
Author: 0 Shooting Reported at Chicago Hospital; Police Officer in Critical Condition

Police converged on a hospital just south of downtown Chicago on Monday afternoon after authorities received reports of a shooting there. No other details were immediately released. A witness who said they worked at the 2600 South Michigan building said she heard five shots. The department says there are "reports of multiple victims ".

World Argentina locates missing submarine one year later
Author: 0 Argentina locates missing submarine one year later

The U.S. company in charge of the search operation, Ocean Infinity , discovered the ARA San Juan submarine Friday in the south Atlantic Ocean at a depth of approximately half a mile, about 700 miles east of the Argentine city of Puerto Madryn.

World Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fears Nothing :: Politics :: News :: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Author: 0 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fears Nothing :: Politics :: News :: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Carlos Curbelo, who just lost an election to Democratic challenger Debbie Mucarsel-Powell. But Ocasio-Cortez's money issues doesn't mean she lacks appropriate clothing for her new job. Last Thursday, as Fox News noted, she whined that critics were calling her "divisive" because she participated in a demonstration about climate change two days earlier outside the office of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

World White House plans 'standard practices' to keep reporters in line
Author: 0 White House plans 'standard practices' to keep reporters in line

CNN's Brian Stelter reported in Sunday night's Reliable Sources newsletter that the White House intends to revoke the Press Credential of CNN's White House correspondent Jim Acosta at the end of the month. They said that understanding includes a reporter being called upon to ask a single question then yield the floor, unless the president allows a follow-up, and reporters yielding the floor and "when applicable, physically surrendering any microphone" to White House staff.

World PM Narendra Modi attends Maldives President Solih’s swearing-in ceremony
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi attends Maldives President Solih’s swearing-in ceremony

Chandrika was one of the first from the worldwide community to have expressed support of the Maldives opposition coalition, which helped elect Solih, after it was formed, saying that upholding democratic values is especially important for countries facing political discord such as the Maldives and Sri Lanka.

World With Bennett's ultimatum dropped, PM says government will last another year
Author: 0 With Bennett's ultimatum dropped, PM says government will last another year

The finance minister's office said the meeting ended "without results" and that Netanyahu and Kahlon "agreed to meet later in the week". "In our conversation on Friday, I made it clear to the Prime Minister that mine was by no means an ultimatum, and I appreciated his statement that he considered me a worthy candidate for the post of defense minister".

World UN envoy: Warring parties in Yemen agree to meet in Sweden
Author: 0 UN envoy: Warring parties in Yemen agree to meet in Sweden

Political analyst and writer Faris al-Bel warned against the global community working to impose a settlement which will "ensure the armed survival of the Houthi militias in Yemen and as a sectarian dimension and a minority". "It's hard to walk through a hospital". "Yemen is on the brink - so together we must act", Beasley said. Saleh Hassan al-Faqeh holds the hand of his four-month-old daughter, Hajar, who died at the malnutrition ward of al-Sabeen hospital in Sanaa, Yemen, November 15, ...

World Trump vows to visit U.S. troops in war zones
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A trio of incoming House freshman on Sunday said President Trump should have visited Arlington National Cemetery instead of focusing on other business last Monday, when Veterans Day was observed as a federal holiday. I went down to Florida". "I think North Korea's been very tough because you know we were very close". Trump touted the GOP's Senate victory in the midterms, calling it a "historic" win.

Author: 0 Trump tells officials do 'more raking and cleaning' at wildfire site

The Finnish President told the newspaper that he meant to convey that although Finland is covered by forests, the nation has a good monitoring system which has helped to prevent catastrophic wildfires . "I did indeed meet president Trump and we had a conversation about forest fire prevention in Finland", he explained. "They're raking trees, little trees like this - nut trees, little bushes, that you could see are totally dry".

World Austrian minister says Brexit is on track
Author: 0 Austrian minister says Brexit is on track

He warned MPs against submitting no confidence letters to Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the backbench 1922 Committee, saying: "It's a total distraction from what we need to do, we need to get Brexit over the line, we need to support our Prime Minister".

World 'Trolleyman' in Melbourne terror attack charged with burglary
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The Melbourne Magistrates' Court heard Mr Rogers has homelessness and ongoing drug issues, and may qualify for a special court program to help him receive treatment and access community services. Magistrate Bob Kumar granted bail on strict conditions: that he must reside at a Caroline Springs address, report daily to Caroline Springs police station and abide by a 9pm-6am curfew.

World USA to join Australia in Papua New Guinea naval base plan
Author: 0 USA to join Australia in Papua New Guinea naval base plan

On how to make progress on the China-US trade war - which he called a very complicated and hard issue - Mr Lee told Singapore media that it becomes very hard to solve if viewed as "a manifestation of a fundamental contradiction between two countries".

World Trupti Desai to abandon Sabarimala visit after protests
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Before the ruling too, women of menstruating age were not permitted to enter the temple. The protesters blocked roads and highways in many parts of the state. Hindus carrying customary offerings on their heads wait to worship at the famous Sabarimala temple . The protesters were detained after hundreds of them agitated against the police restrictions and demanded the withdrawal of police forces.

World Three Killed, Several Injured in Grenade Attack on 'Nirankaris' in Amritsar
Author: 0 Three Killed, Several Injured in Grenade Attack on 'Nirankaris' in Amritsar

The police have confirmed that Zakir Moosa has no connection with this blast. Eyewitnesses said that the attackers also had assault rifles, The Hindustan Times reported. Amarinder Singh Monday announced a reward of Rs 50 lakh for any information leading to the arrest of the suspects involved in the blast at a religious congregation in Amritsar .

World Theresa May Warns Brexit Rebels Their Plot Will Backfire
Author: 0 Theresa May Warns Brexit Rebels Their Plot Will Backfire

A Scottish Tory spokesman said: "Scottish Conservative MPs know that their constituents will expect them to scrutinise this draft agreement in detail before they vote, and that is exactly what they are doing". An announcement last week that Britain has struck a draft divorce agreement with the European Union triggered a political crisis in Britain, with the deal roundly savaged by both the opposition and large chunks of May's own Conservatives.

World DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules
Author: 0 DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

Under the plan, schools would have to investigate complaints only if the alleged incidents occurred on campus or other areas overseen by the school, and only if they were reported to certain campus officials with the authority to take action.