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World News A Vile Slur and Our Biased President
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Tributes to Martin Luther King Jr, one of the principal advocates of the civil rights movement, was planned long before the controversy arose over Trump's remark. At a meeting discussing immigration with U.S. Senators, Trump referred to developing nations with brown-skinned citizens as " shithole countries ", according to multiple sources.

World News NY Times Editorial Board: 'The President Is A Racist'
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On Thursday, Trump was in a private meeting with lawmakers to discuss immigration when those who attended said he questioned why the US would accept more people from Haiti and " shithole countries " in Africa rather than places like Norway .

World News Alert level raised after volcano eruption in the Philippines
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A further five minute eruption on Sunday morning produced more ash, with villagers reporting a sulphurous smell and rumbling sound. The Philippines has raised the alert level at the volcano in the northern province of Albay after it spewed grayish steam and ash plume three times in less than24 hours.

World News Bihar Governor and Chief Minister greet people on Makar Sankranti
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The festival signifies the return of longer days and shorter nights. In a series of tweets, he greeted various communities celebrating the festivals in different forms in Assam, Tamil Nadu, Punjab and Gujarat. Pongal is coming very near and nearly there countdown start and you shouldn't forget to wish your friends, family, and relatives, boyfriends, girlfriends, wife, husband in their own languages.

World News How low did the wind chills drop overnight?
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A wind chill of minus 32 is expected. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Thu: High: 40 Low: 18 Partly cloudy and breezy. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. By Wednesday the sun should come back out and gradually heat up the rest of the week to a high around 33 on Friday .

World News Yerry Mina: Joining Barcelona means indescribable pride
Author: 0 Yerry Mina: Joining Barcelona means indescribable pride

As he stepped out of that Camp Nou tunnel, posing for the pictures followed and soon after that, the Colombia worldwide stunned everyone by taking off his boots and socks before stepping on the turf for the very first time. Mina, who signed a five-year deal with Barca, reveals he was impressed with Messi' humility. Just in case if you don't know, the Colombian used the same ritual at the time he was unveiled as a Palmeiras player back in May 2016.

World News Govt does away with printing of last page of passport
Author: 0 Govt does away with printing of last page of passport

It is understood that the passports in the Emigration Check Not Required (ECNR) category will continue to have blue jacket. Experts said that creating separate passports for those with the Emigration Clearance Required (ECR) status will create discrimination.

World News India vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Day 2
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Those two boundaries released some of the pressure India had just put themselves in, when they had lost KL Rahul and Cheteshwar Pujara, both needlessly, off successive Morkel deliveries. However the 42 runs he shared for the eight wicket with Du Plessis, may yet prove crucial in this match. Ishant Sharma justified his selection ahead of Bhuvneshwar Kumar by taking 3-46, which included the wicket of du Plessis.

World News Africa startled by Trump's vulgar attention
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President Trump tweeted he never said anything derogatory about Haitians, other than Haiti is a very poor and troubled country. Democrats want to add to the government funding bill a codification of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who entered the United States as minors.

World News Trump tweets about DACA amid 's***hole' controversy
Author: 0 Trump tweets about DACA amid 's***hole' controversy

We agree with many priorities that Republicans in Washington have pursued this year. The reports prompted outrage and accusations of racism from people in the usa and the rest of the world. There also has been a larger industry discussion on whether to label the president of the United States as a "racist" - on air and in chyrons - on television.

World News Woman found dead at Gwinnett mall ID'd as Georgia State student
Author: 0 Woman found dead at Gwinnett mall ID'd as Georgia State student

No one filed a missing person report when she disappeared the second time. The worker had been doing a routine inspection at 11 a.m. that day, he told police, but he found the restaurant's side door locked. Silling Man, who was a student at Georgia State University, had gone missing on October 10. "We don't know exactly how she died", said Corporal Michele Pihera with the Gwinnett County Police Department.

World News CFPB deputy files appeal in battle to unseat Mulvaney
Author: 0 CFPB deputy files appeal in battle to unseat Mulvaney

English failed to prove that she was "likely to succeed on the merits", "likely to suffer irreparable harm in the absence of preliminary relief", that the "balance of equities" tips in her favor, and that an injunction would be "in the public interest".

World News Suspect in Knoxville police shooting added to TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted
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An alleged white supremacist shot a police officer who tried to pull him over for speeding and is now at large, "armed and risky", authorities said. "Evidently, he thought that was his only way out", said his father. KPD reported that Officer Jay Williams, a 14-year veteran of the police force, tried to pull over Wilson on a speeding violation. Police recovered Wilson's auto and are now searching for Wilson himself, whom they describe as "armed and extremely unsafe".

World News Trump Denies Insulting Term at White House Meeting
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According to two sources, at Thursday's meeting the president questioned why the USA would want to accept immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as "sh**hole countries". "He said these hate-filled things and he said them repeatedly", Durbin told reporters on Friday. Ah, so it's not that Trump is opposed to all immigration, just immigration from people who aren't white.

World News Trump renews Iran nuclear deal, warns it's the last time
Author: 0 Trump renews Iran nuclear deal, warns it's the last time

However, the United States imposed fresh sanctions on 14 individuals and entities over alleged human rights abuses. The White House is insisting Congress comes up with a solution that will allow grant wider inspection rights to worldwide inspectors, and that the current deal - which will expire in 2025 - has no expiration date.

World News California mudslide casualties increase to 18
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The search for additional possible victims is continuing. NeoTract, a maker of devices used in the medical field of urology , has launched a fundraising page asking for financial support for the family of Kim Cantin. The number of missing has fluctuated wildly, due to shifting definitions, the inherent uncertainty that follows a natural disaster, and just plain human error.

World News Find a flu shot before the flu finds you, health officials warn
Author: 0 Find a flu shot before the flu finds you, health officials warn

Alabama is one of 26 states reporting high levels of influenza-like Illness. Some pharmacies in the city are running out of Tamiflu , an antiviral flu medication that blocks the effects of the virus when taken in the first two days, but the province says wholesalers have lots and it's up to individual pharmacies to keep their stocks up.

World News Fiat Chrysler to invest $1 billion in MI - adding 2'500 new jobs
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In a news release Thursday evening, FCA said it will invest more than $1 billion to modernize the company's Warren Truck Plant, adding 2,500 jobs. The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 will make its debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next Monday. That's part of a broader plan that included shifting Jeep Cherokee production from Toledo to Belvidere, Ill.

World News Trump Rejects Bipartisan Immigration Proposal At White House Meeting
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Jeff Flake of Arizona - was short-lived. President Donald Trump used profane language to disparage African nations in a meeting with lawmakers about a proposed bipartisan deal on immigration. We'd like to think there was affirmative progress for those interested in fair reform. "We've got this bipartisan group". Democratic votes are needed to advance such legislation, but top Democrats including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY won't agree to a budget deal unless DACA is ...

World News PwC banned from auditing listed companies for two years over Satyam Scam
Author: 0 PwC banned from auditing listed companies for two years over Satyam Scam

The Securities and Exchange Board of India said Price Waterhouse chose to rely on "glaring anomalies" and huge differences in the company's balance confirmations during its audit work between 2001 and 2008. "We are disappointed with the findings of the SEBI investigations and the adjudication order". After consent pleas were rejected, PW had approached the Supreme Court challenging Sebi's jurisdiction over auditors.

World News African ambassadors to United Nations attack Trump's 'racist' remarks
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Trump tweeted Friday that was not the "language used" and denied saying 'anything derogatory about Haitians'. Sen. Dick Durbin of IL, the only Democrat in the room, said Trump had indeed said what he was reported to have said. Trump's reported comments angered both Democrats and Republicans, and revived questions about his penchant for racially charged remarks. Day, which is Monday.

World News South Korean official suggests inter-Korean pair skating duo
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The South Korean delegation will include two deputy ministers from the Unification Ministry and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the vice-president of games planning for the Pyeongchang Organising Committee. "Look, right now they're talking Olympics". Kim and Choi Moon Soon, Mayor of Gangwon Province, the host region of the Olympics, sat down with North Korean officials last month in Kunming, China.

World News United States resumes DACA applications after judge blocks end to program
Author: 0 United States resumes DACA applications after judge blocks end to program

On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge William Alsup issued a preliminary injunction blocking President Donald Trump's decision to end the Obama-era initiative. Alsup said that reasoning was flawed because the agency and administration do have the authority to implement the program, which allows children brought to the country as undocumented immigrants stay and work legally for two-year intervals.

World News Egyptian fire kills Palestinian at sea: Gaza Health Ministry
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United Nations trucks carrying building materials for projects funded by UNRWA arrive in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip after crossing the Israeli Kerem Shalom crossing on December 10, 2013. It was completely destroyed by the strike. "The Hamas terrorist organization is responsible for everything happening in and out of the Gaza Strip", the press release added.

World News Iran rejects Trump demands for renegotiation of nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran rejects Trump demands for renegotiation of nuclear deal

Trump has constantly criticised the pact inked between the six world powers, namely China, Russia, Britain, France, the United States and Germany, and Iran in 2015, in which the West promised to relieve sanctions on Tehran in exchange for a halt in Iran's efforts to develop a nuclear weapon.

World News Bannon steps down from Breitbart amid White House pushback
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Bannon has been under fire for unflattering comments attributed to him in " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House ", the Michael Wolff insider account that painted the Trump White House in an unflattering light. Will the Breitbart crew stick with Bannon or Trump? Bannon had been in his post at Breitbart since 2012, replacing the publication's founder Andrew Breitbart , who had passed away that year.

World News Ethiopia Approves Ban on Foreign Adoptions
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Actress Angelina Jolie is among the people who have adopted a child from the country. Worldwide adoptions from Ethiopia and elsewhere in Africa have been long-running but they seem to have gained popularity as major celebrities, including Hollywood and stars Mary-Louise Parker, Angelina Jolie and pop veteran Madonna adopted African children.

World News Trump's 'shithole' remark no shock to Haitians
Author: 0 Trump's 'shithole' remark no shock to Haitians

On Friday the president tweeted that his language was " tough " but insisted he did not say anything derogatory about Haitians aside from noting it's a poor country. The president met with Norway's prime minister Wednesday. In the USA, both Republican and Democratic politicians have condemned Trump's remarks, while the United Nations has called Trump's words "racist".

World News Israeli PM to visit India for boost of ties
Author: 0 Israeli PM to visit India for boost of ties

They're also expected to review progress in implementing agreements on cooperation in technology, water and agriculture that were signed during Modi's visit to Israel in July previous year. Modi's visit, the first by an Indian Prime Minister to Israel, was termed by many as de-hyphenation of New Delhi's ties with the Palestinians. In Mumbai, Netanyahu will meet Jewish community leaders and select members of the Indian business community.