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World News Trump administration looks to move embassy to Jerusalem by 2019
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The J Street statement said that while there is "no excuse" for what Abbas said, his remarks reflected his "frustration" and his "deep despair" over American policy. Israeli forces' military incursion into the northern West Bank city of Jenin on Thursday, during which a Palestinian was killed and four homes were demolished, as well as the outcomes of the Al-Azhar's Jerusalem Conference dominated the front page headlines in the dailies on Friday.

World News Brighton vs Chelsea - Can Blues regain scoring touch on the South coast?
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I think I'm going to adjust really well. The Stamford Bridge outfit have drawn their last two Premier League fixtures against Leicester and Arsenal and are now in an intense race to finish inside the top four. I agree with the player for the first yellow card , but I don't agree with the player for the second yellow card . But while they've been ineffective at set-pieces at both ends of the pitch, the visit of Chelsea should bring a much more suitable test for them which could ...

World News Four Americans, Canadians kidnapped in Kaduna regain freedom
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The gunmen killed two policemen and whisked away the expatriates. "It was the efforts of the police through the directives of the IGP that led to their release". Kidnapping for ransom is common in Nigeria, with foreigners and high-profile Nigerians frequently targeted. A State Department travel advisory urges U.S.

World News Andy Carroll faces injury spell, ending links to Chelsea
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Conte has only started Batshuayi in two Premier League games this season, with most of his starts coming in the cup competitions. Instead, the market indicates the Gunners are about to be gazumped by their north London rivals, with Spurs 6/4 to land the 20-year-old.

World News India beat Pakistan by 2 wickets to win Blind Cricket World Cup
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In the thrilling final, India achieved the target of winning 8 wickets in 38.4 overs. Sunil Ramesh scored a fine 93 to lead from the front. India , who lost Ramesh, were 271/4 after 35 overs. Pakistan reached the Final after they beaten Sri Lanka by 156 runs in the second Semi Final at Eden Garden Cricket Ground on January 17 while India defeated Bangladesh by 7 wickets in the first Semi Final at Ajman Oval.

World News China rebukes USA military for alleged close encounter in South China Sea
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A Southeast Asia affairs specialist at the Chinese Academy of Social Science told the Post that the encounter this week would mark the closest a US destroyer has ever sailed to Chinese-claimed islands in the South China Sea. China is a "strategic competitor using predatory economics to intimidate its neighbors while militarizing features in the South China Sea", the document says.

World News Ivana: Trump Is Definitely Not A Racist
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He was said to have used " shithole " to describe some nations in Africa. Mr Trump suffered a backlash over the comments and was accused of being racist, but his son called the suggestions "total nonsense". "Durbin has a history of misrepresenting what happens in White House meetings, though, so perhaps we shouldn't be surprised by that", he added . "Durbin blew DACA and is hurting our Military", Trump added.

World News Trump administration resumes accepting DACA renewals
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The White House says Trump has no intention of apologizing. South African foreign ministry officials met the U.S. chargé d'affaires and other U.S. Embassy officials in the capital to express South African concerns about Trump's reported comments, the ministry said in a statement .

World News Smart Cities list: Three from UP among nine new entries
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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) Hardeep Singh Puri along with Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar launched the "Protocol for Star Rating of Garbage-Free Cities" on Saturday. Tenders to develop such smart city centres have been issued in 11 more cities, sources said. With Friday's announcement, 99 Smart Cities have been selected.

World News Additional Testimony From Fusion GPS Co-Founder Has Been Released
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Mr Simpson, of Fusion GPS , was asked about claims the Trump organisation laundered money for Russian organised crime figures. Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. And not only that, but had been working for Simpson on the very matter that Simpson was meeting her husband about. The panel's Republican chairman, Chuck Grassley , had not agreed to the release.

World News President Trump's doctor says he is excellent physical and mental health
Author: 0 President Trump's doctor says he is excellent physical and mental health

When Dickerson asked Cotton about the thrust of the remarks, as opposed to the President's word choice, Cotton said, "I did not hear derogatory comments about individuals or persons". And with the midterm elections approaching, there are fresh fears among Republicans who were already anxious over the political climate going into November - and over Trump's unpredictable actions.

World News World's Regard For US Leadership Hits Record Low In Gallup Poll
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United States President Donald Trump's overall approval rating is plumbing depths he'd rather not tweet about, but his conservative base remains firmly on side. The collapse in support is particularly dramatic in Canada and Latin America, where 49% approved of the Obama administration's leadership, with 27% disapproval in 2016 .

World News The Situation Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud, Facing YEARS In Prison!
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They also allegedly stuck to cash deposits of less than $10,000 into different bank accounts; cash deposits of more than $10,000 must be reported to the federal government. The documents do not specify which from a list of charges the brothers have pled guilty to, including tax evasion, structuring funds and falsifying records.

World News USA government goes into first shutdown in five years after Senate vote
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Five Democrats voted with the Republicans to push a spending bill vote, and four Republicans voted with Democrats. Democrat Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said that if agreement is not reached by Friday night, there should be an even shorter-term funding measure that would "give the president a few days to come to the table".

World News Novak Djokovic continues comeback by advancing to fourth round at Australian Open
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After the match he hinted tournament organisers might have money on their minds, rather than the wellbeing of players. He beat Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (4). He added that all the players knew these conditions could happen. Bondarenko would suffer a straight sets defeat at the hands of Belgian Yanina Wickmayer that year, but she will be striving to return to the round of 16 in Melbourne against 19th seed Magdalena Rybarikova on Day 5.

World News North Korean athletes are to compete at 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang
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Bach was flanked by Olympic and government officials from both countries at a brief news conference at the Olympic Museum after a 2 1/2-hour meeting at IOC offices nearby. This week's apparent thawing of tensions between the feuding nations occurred not because of a political or economic spur but because of sport. This would mark the third time the two nations compete under the same banner at a sporting event, following the 1991 ping pong world championship and the Under-20 soccer world ...

World News President Donald Trump Will Address March for Life
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Trump's nearly obese condition has prompted the viral #Girther movement on Twitter , which compares him with other men with the same size and weight. "He falls into a category that portends years of event-free living", Jackson said. "He continues to enjoy the significant long-term cardiac and overall health benefits that come from a lifetime of abstinence from tobacco and alcohol", Jackson wrote.

World News Weekend weather: Mixture of rain and snow likely to continue
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There's a 20 percent chance the area will see showers at night when the temperature drops to 61. Winds will remain pretty gusty out of the southwest around 15 to 25 miles per hour, gusting as high as 40 miles per hour. Saturday is expected to be mostly sunny, before clouding over again that night. Northeast wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

World News USA Gymnastics ends agreement to train at Karolyi Ranch
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More than 100 women have accused Nassar , who was imprisoned for 60 years in December for three counts relating to having child sex abuse images on his computer, of sexual assault. But the athletes did not question the abuse , she said, because of his stellar reputation in the gymnastics world as a "miracle worker". Both groups, she said, were "very quick to capitalize on my success", while failing to take action against Nassar and issuing "empty" statements .

World News Mom totally fine with daughter expelled over racist videos
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While the mother and daughter have had their difficulties, Barbera said she had never heard the teenager make racially disparaging statements, and that she didn't raise her daughter to hold such views. The University of Alabama said officials were investigating the footage on Wednesday and recently announced her expulsion. She was not raised this way....

World News Australian Open: Federer rolls, Sharapova and Djokovic get comeback wins
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Sharapova lost a fourth round match in three sets to Sevastova on her return to grand slam tennis at the U.S. Open a year ago but got a measure of revenge in another tight clash at the China Open. "Obviously I wanted to start with the right intensity, which I have", he said. "If Novak plays like that, he will be tough to beat", said Paul Annacone, the Tennis Channel analyst who knows too well from his years coaching Roger Federer how hard Djokovic is to beat at his peak.

World News Pak raises Jadhav's case in UNSC debate on Afghanistan
Author: 0 Pak raises Jadhav's case in UNSC debate on Afghanistan

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua quite rightly underscored that Pakistan's relationship with the United States needed to move forward in an environment of mutual trust and respect, highlighted counter-terrorism actions taken by Pakistan that have contributed to the visible improvement in the security situation in Pakistan and these comprehensive counter-terrorism actions will also contribute towards peace and stability in the entire region and also expressed concern about the continued use of ...

World News President's Doctor: Trump Asked For Cognitive Exam, Did 'Exceedingly Well'
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Trump's physician, Navy doctor Ronny Jackson , administered a medical checkup on Friday last week . In the wake of the 'Fire and Fury' book revelations which cast doubt on his fitness for office, the President took the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MOCA ) as part of a physical exam that found he was in " excellent " health with no evidence of mental decline.

World News IOC reduces pool of Russian athletes eligible to compete at Olympics
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Hyon Song-Wol, reportedly an ex-girlfriend of leader Kim Jong-Un, would have been the first North Korean official to visit the South in four years, if Saturday's trip had gone ahead. Reuters maintained that it had been told by Western European security sources in late December that Russian tankers had supplied fuel to on at least three occasions in recent months by transferring cargoes at sea in violation of worldwide sanctions.

World News Sen. Durbin disputes Republicans' account of what Trump said
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President , I'm going to today end where I ended Tuesday - close this deal". African ambassadors met with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, who told them she regretted the political drama around what was said a week ago at a White House meeting on immigration, according to diplomats at the U.N.

World News Two senators who didn't recall Trump using vulgarity backtrack
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I think we should do it. There's no explaining that. Trump fumed during the meeting, the Washington Post reported Thursday. The plain truth is that Trump is an ugly bully whose behavior is such that reports that he paid off porn stars to be quiet in the runup to the 2016 election barely even register.

World News Egyptian President Aspires to Second Term of Office
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Anan also said he'll appoint Cairo University political science professor Hazem Hosny as vice president for knowledge, and an official spokesperson. Followed by MP Mortada Mansour in addition to former Army Chief-of-Staff Sami Anan. Anan has called on all state institutions to maintain neutrality in the national elections process.

World News Big Crowds Expected At Women's Marches In Vegas And Reno
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In many quarters, last year's largely spontaneous outpouring of outrage over a president who had bragged of sexually assaulting women is giving way to a determined focus on electoral politics - together with targeted activism on issues such as immigration, healthcare and deepening racial divides, all of which became contentious points of debate during Trump's first year in office.

World News SC bench headed by CJI to hear judge BH Loya death case
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The written order which came out late in the evening showed that the judges had also ordered that the matters be "put up before the appropriate bench". The Chief Justice's decision to assign these cases to a Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra, who ranks way below terms of seniority among the apex court judges, had led to the shocking spectacle of four senior judges of the Supreme Court coming out in open protest against the "master of the roster".

World News 26-Year-Old RSS Activist Hacked To Death In Kerala's Kannur
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Police sources told the newspaper that the four were arrested in Wayanad , after they fled there following the murder. They have been brought to Peravoor, where the case has been registered. Protesting in the murder BJP announced a hartal in Kannur district on Saturday. Shyamaprasad was also an ABVP member. Though vehicles have been exempted from the harthal schools, including private-run schools, have declared a holiday.

World News Rand Paul Has One Simple Rebuttal For Dems Calling Trump Racist
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A few Republican lawmakers have denied Trump used that language, but Durbin is adamant he heard Trump use that word. Almost 80 percent (76%) say President Trump's reported "s***hole" comments were "inappropriate". Earlier, in an interview to The Wall Street Journal, he asserted that he will not accept any immigration deal that does not have a provision to build a wall along the Mexico border to stop illegal entry of people from that country.

World News DACA talks back to starting line after Trump meeting
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Trump's mental health and acuity have been a subject of fierce discussion since the publication of Michael Wolff's book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House . He reported that the 6-foot-3 president weighed in at 239 pounds - three pounds heavier than he was in September 2016, the last time Trump revealed his weight to the public.