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World News CALIFORNIA CHAOS: First ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT Hired as STATE OFFICIAL
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The job, to serve on the California Student Opportunity and Access Program Project Grant Advisory Committee, is an official government position that seeks to aid poor and "underserved communities" in gaining access to college. Mateo was admitted to the State Bar in June 2017. She went on to develop a passion for law and became the first person in her family to graduate from college, receiving her degree from Santa Clara University law school in 2016 and passing the California bar previous ...

World News Star Wars? President Trump proposes military
Author: 0 Star Wars? President Trump proposes military "space force"

Donald Trump has proposed a new brand of armed forces - which he's dubbed the " space force ". U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris (front) answers a reporter's question during a press conference as Commander of the U.S. The news network quotes him as describing space as "a war-fighting domain, just like the land, air and sea". "We appreciate the president's and the vice president's leadership on space".

World News Stormy Daniels was physically threatened to stay silent about Trump: lawyer
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Michael Avenatti , who's representing the porn actress in her suit against the president, refused to say who made the threat - but he told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" it would be shown on the March 25 broadcast of " 60 Minutes ". Despite being tipped off as a potential threat to POTUS's reputation, she has managed to keep her end of the contract and dodged questions related to the alleged affair .

World News Mnangagwa: We've moved on after Mugabe
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But he must be proper, he is improper where he is. In his first comments to the press since he was forced to step down, Robert Mugabe said Emmerson Mnangagwa is in office illegally and that Zimbabwe didn't deserve what happened. The new president will face his first major test in August, when the new National Patriotic Front hopes to unseat him in elections. The military moved against Mugabe after he sacked his then-deputy and heir-apparent Mnangagwa, seemingly fearing the nonagenarian ...

World News Green-minded Statoil plans to rebrand as Equinor
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Statoil , which was established in 1972, is an global energy company with activities in more than 30 countries and with approximately 20,500 employees worldwide. "We are and will remain a values-based company and we are proud of our Norwegian origin". Norwegian oil giant Statoil has presented the change of name in a video posted on social media as a means of emphasizing its determination to develop renewable energy rather than being focused exclusively on oil.

World News Jacob Zuma, Former South Africa Leader, Charged With Corruption
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He added that before he can make a public announcement on his decision, he first has to inform Zuma of it. The Supreme Court of Appeal past year refused the NPA and Zuma leave to appeal a high court ruling which set aside the 2009 decision to drop the charges which relate to South Africa's multi-billion rand arms deal.

World News Chief patrol agent on proposed border wall
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We may even have a space force, develop another one: "Space Force". His feedback? "You have to have see-through", Trump told reporters, according to CBS Los Angeles . He was joined by Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielson and Acting United States Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost. "As every member of the American Alpine Club knows, walls inspire us: they present challenges we seek to overcome".

World News Washington imposes sanctions on Russian Federation for election meddling
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said there would be additional sanctions against Russian government officials and oligarchs "for their destabilising activities". Mr Mueller has charged several Trump associates and more than a dozen Russians. It is the first known order directly related to Mr Trump's sprawling business empire, and a sign the investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign during the 2016 election is inching closer to the President.

World News In 2019, BJP tally may drop by 110 seats, says Shiv Sena
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In recent months, Adityanath was a prominent campaigner for the BJP across many of India's states. "A majority of others voted for the SP-BSP equation without fear", Nishad told ET. BSP had not fielded any candidate in the bypolls and had chose to support the Samajwadi Party's candidate at the last moment. Congress president Rahul Gandhi has met NCP chief Sharad Pawar to step up efforts and put up an united front against the BJP ahead of the 2019 general elections, sources said on ...

World News White House Fires State Dept. Official Who Contradicted Tillerson Firing Account
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly told members of his security cabinet on Sunday that President Donald Trump will likely pull the U.S. Trump's foreign-policy team. North Korea will use him to embarrass the United States. "Save your energy Rex, we'll do what has to be done!" Trump has repeatedly criticized the agreement: in January, he said he was "waiving" the application of certain sanctions, but only so that the European parties to the deal could work on improving it.

World News Beast from the East may be back this weekend
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But that easterly wind is returning bringing much colder drier air across from Siberia and Scandinavia. 'Bitterly cold is the best way to describe it - temperatures on the face of it probably just around freezing but with wind it's going to feel well below freezing'.

World News Students gather for prayer one month after deadly Florida shooting
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Todd says for obvious reasons, some community members were not supportive of schools allowing students to participate in the walk-out. It was Snapchat that brought a mass of students to the school's courtyard at 10 a.m. 17 on them and are being asked to perform 17 acts of kindness. People young and old came together, holding hands, and praying for fellow students, teachers and victims of the Parkland, Florida shooting .

World News Pennsylvania Democrat Conor Lamb claims win in tight vote
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But privately , strategists, donors and elected officials expressed alarm, with the November midterms looming. Even before Tuesday night's vote, Saccone was making plans to seek the nomination in a different district in May's primary, a new southwestern Pennsylvania district that leans solidly Republican without the Pittsburgh suburbs that helped Lamb.

World News LeBron James throws down his best dunk of the season vs. Blazers
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The Celtics have been hit with a rash of injuries, so the Cavs aren't alone in getting the injury bug. "He'll get the ball when things get tight, chaotic, we can throw it to him in the low post and get some things going". We have to make sure it doesn't happen against us. Zizic finished with zero points and zero rebounds Thursday. Larry Nance is out with a hamstring issue.

World News United States sanctions Russian Federation for election meddling, hacking
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In the Oval Office, President Trump made his first public comment tying that attack to Moscow. Though President Donald Trump has recently admitted that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 U.S. Officials determined that the two, who remain in critical condition, were attacked with a military-grade nerve agent, and that Russian Federation was probably responsible.

World News Japan finance minister Aso to skip G-20 amid school scandal
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The operator planned to build a junior school there, with Akie Abe initially named its honorary president. She withdrew after the scandal came to light in February past year. The official in his 50s was found dead at his home in Kobe City last week. In November previous year, the Board of Audit concluded that there was an "insufficient" basis for the land discount, as there were no materials proving the 3.8 meter depth and the Finance Ministry's local bureau and other officials had not made ...

World News 'Chennai's flood management plan awaits Centre's support'
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The State government is expected to register a revenue deficit this time too. Total fiscal deficit would be Rs 44,481 crore the next year. Besides, the Tamil Nadu Transmission System Improvement Project is being implemented at a cost of Rs 50.14 billion with the assistance of JICA for upgrading the transmission capacity in the State.

World News BJP wants to set up the Cauvery Management Board, LG asserts
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The Supreme Court last month reduced Tamil Nadu's allocation of Cauvery water from Karnataka from 192 tmcft to 177.25 tmcft. Stalin , Congress Legislature Party Leader KR Ramasamy and lone IUML member KM Mohammed Abubacker spoke on the resolution and supported the government's stand.

World News Russian Federation vows to expel United Kingdom diplomats
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London said the pair was exposed to a nerve agent and Russian Federation is responsible for the attack. In remarks carried by the RIA Novosti news agency, Lavrov said the move would come "soon". Britain has said the toxin, which also poisoned a British police officer who attended the scene, was Novichok, a lethal nerve agent first developed by the Soviet military.

World News How to watch NCAA basketball on TV and online
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But the Rams have a veteran lineup and should be ready for the big stage. This region is going to be a lot of fun. Nevertheless, the Spartans will hope Obama's prediction represents a good omen, as past year he successfully picked the North Carolina Tar Heels as the winners of the men's tournament.

World News US Sanctions Russia Over NotPetya Outbreak, Energy Grid Hacks, Election Meddling
Author: 0 US Sanctions Russia Over NotPetya Outbreak, Energy Grid Hacks, Election Meddling

Officials from multiple United States agencies discussed next steps at a meeting on Thursday (March 15), with one aim being to avoid personally attacking Mr Putin and taking in-your-face steps that could prompt retaliation. -Russian relations plunged again. "The administration is confronting and countering malign Russian cyber activity, including their attempted interference in United States elections, destructive cyber-attacks, and intrusions targeting critical infrastructure", Treasury ...

World News No. 6 Texas Tech begins conference play against Baylor
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Austin its nail in the coffin. Most importantly, Evans was 10 for 10 at the free throw line. Evans put up 19 of his 23 points in the second half to help Texas Tech rally from eight points down to take a 70-60 win in front of a pro-Texas Tech crowd in Dallas.

World News US accuses Russia of penetrating US energy grid
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House Republicans ended their probe into the Russian election meddling this week and said they had found no evidence of collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign. Prigozhin has been called the "chef" to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Prigozhin tells the state RIA Novosti news agency that he's not anxious by the USA sanctions list.

World News Western allies unite behind Theresa May's stance on Russian Federation
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Jonathan Eyal, worldwide director at London's RUSI military think tank, said the reaction "appears to have been much less than initially expected". The White House on Wedensday threw its weight behind the United Kingdom in the case of a nerve agent attack on a former spy and his daughter, saying it shares the British assessment that Russian Federation is responsible for the attack.

World News Namibia caught up in listeriosis scourge
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Namibia has recorded its first case of listeriosis , the Minister of Health Bernhard Haufiku confirmed in Parliament on Tuesday. "Such lawsuits have happened in America many times, where listeria outbreaks happen nearly every year", he said .

World News United States military aircraft crashes in Iraq, officials say
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A separate official told ABC News there were seven people on board the helicopter. Seven US Air Force airmen are believed to have been onboard during the incident. Further details will be released when available. "An investigation will be initiated to determine the cause of the incident", U.S. Central Command said in the statement .

World News 14-year-old Kan. girl jailed for alleged school threat
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SEDGWICK COUNTY -Law enforcement authorities and school district officials are investigating a suspect for an alleged threat and have made an arrest. Security was increased at Northwest. The Wichita Police Department is working with the school to get more details of the threat. Northwest posted on Twitter shortly after that they were aware of the threat and that Wichita police were investigating.

World News All smiles in Finland as country tops global happiness…
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This year's report found that with globalization came migration. Finland also had the happiest immigrants, a special focus of this year's report. The report, prepared by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations, ranks countries on six key variables - income, freedom, trust, healthy life expectancy, social support and generosity.