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President Trump visits troops, promising pay raise - and maybe 'space force'

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks while participating in a tour of U.S. -Mexico border wall prototypes near the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego, California. "I said 'nope, approve the whole wall, California'". The president then headed to Miramar where he addressed members of the military. The president said Tuesday that the state's sanctuary policies "put the entire nation at risk". Read More »

Macron and Modi kick-start International Solar Alliance

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March 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday at the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), listed out ten action points to bring about a worldwide solar revolution . Speaking at the launch of the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit, Macron called for "joint duties" towards a "planet that we are sharing" and took a dig at his United States counterpart Donald Trump, who pulled out of the 2015 Paris climate deal. Read More »

Raiders to release high-price CB Smith

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The Raiders announced March 5 they released Smith after he played just one season for the team. Newhouse started 14 games last season for the Raiders but new coach Jon Gruden said at the combine that the play at right tackle last season was inconsistent. Read More »

DeVos' 60 Minutes Interview Is Not Going Over Well

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What about those kids? We're in Michigan . This is your home state. " Well , there are certainly pockets where this - the students are doing well", DeVos said. There is no doubt about it. "If I had to answer every question she had about schools, I would have had to bone up on education for a month". DeVos went on to explain that arming teachers "should be an option" and that she feels a sense of urgency in the subject. Read More »

Gun control: Trump backflips on stricter measures, pushes to arm teachers

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The tip line has come under scrutiny in recent weeks, after it was revealed that someone had contacted the line regarding the Parkland, Fla . shooter's gun ownership and his desire to kill people. "If you had a teacher who was adept at firearms, they could end the attack very quickly", he has said. The administration has pledged to help states pay for firearms training for teachers and is seeking to improve the background check and mental health systems. Read More »

Militants 'Capture District Headquarters' In Afghan Province

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Mr Mohammad Naseer Mehri, a spokesman for the governor of Farah, said the attack began around 4am and the Taleban had managed to enter the governor's compound and seize it. The pressure on Farah has grown as USA air strikes and Afghan army operations have inflicted heavy casualties on Taliban fighters in neighbouring Helmand province, the country's main opium-growing region and a heartland of the insurgency. Read More »

US House Republicans Say Probe Found No Collusion Between Russia, Trump

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Committee Republicans say they agree with intelligence agencies that Russian Federation interfered with the election, but they don't agree that Russian Federation favored President Trump. The committee Republicans said they agreed that Russian Federation sought to influence the election by spreading propaganda and false news reports via social media . Read More »

Fact-check: Trump inflates his share of women's votes

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But, 'Women won't like Donald Trump . A Saccone loss would be the first loss of a Republican seat in the House of Representatives since Trump took office in January 2017, although Republicans would still control of the chamber. He recalled his testy telephone conversation last month with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto , which ended in an impasse over Trump's promised border wall and an agreement to scrap Peña Nieto's planned trip to Washington. Read More »

Agitators to lay siege to Vidhan Bhavan in Mumbai

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Over 50,000 farmers and tribals associated with All Indian Kisan Sabha (AIKS) of the CPI (M) are likely to reach Mumbai on Monday for participating in a rally against the Fadnavis Government. On Sunday, Mumbaikars showed their solidarity with the protesting farmers by providing them food and water. The state government's much-hyped scheme of building farm ponds on demand is also a farce, said Raotovar, as while farmers get these ponds sanctioned, the budget is never released on time. Read More »

Bihar bypolls: Voting underway for Araria Lok Sabha seat, 2 assembly seats

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Around 31.25 per cent voters cast their votes in the ongoing by-poll at for the Araria Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar on Sunday till 12 noon. Official sources said here that voters are casting their votes for Araria Lok Sabha seat, Jehanabad assembly seat and Bhabhua assembly seat where by-polls were necessitated following deaths of sitting representatives. Read More »

Six Nations: Ireland win 2018 title after England's defeat to France

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The kicking game is one of Ireland's chief territorial weapons, but it was England's as well and Laidlaw had pinpointed Scotland mixing up their game in that way before the England game. Jones, who has now led England to 24 victories in 27 matches since taking over after the 2015 Rugby World Cup, added: "Any team that's developing goes through a period where the game doesn't like you". Read More »

US House Speaker Ryan criticizes Trump tariff plan

The looming departure of White House economic adviser Gary Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs executive who has opposed the promised tariffs, set off anxiety among business leaders and investors anxious about a potential trade war. Trump said the levies will take effect in about 15 days, adding that Canada and Mexico could be exempted based on the outcome of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. Read More »

Wyoming Medicaid work bill dies in House committee

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Not even close to agreeing, Senate Republicans bucked their House counterparts and drafted a budget that does include expansion of some health care services but not Medicaid, saying the federal program was not created to cover the "able-bodied" and that the state can't afford its share of the expansion cost. Read More »

Attacks in Kabul and northern Afghanistan kill more than 20

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His confirmation came a day after officials said the drone targeted a compound, and Khurasani said those killed in the strike were seminary students. Security personnel carry human remains at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul . Local Hazara leader Mohammad Mohaqiq told the gathering that the explosion was an attempt to terrorize Afghans. Daesh terrorists and Taliban militants also massacred dozens of civilians, mostly Shia Hazaras, during an attack on a village in Afghanistan's ... Read More »

Toys 'R' Us May Liquidate Its Bankrupt US Stores

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According to Bloomberg , the toy store chain was not able to find a buyer or reach a deal to restructure debt with its lenders. In filing for bankruptcy protection ahead of the 2017 holiday season, Toys R Us said it wasn't planning on closing any stores at the time and instead hoped to open more smaller locations across the country. Read More »

Air strikes resume in Syria's Ghouta as aid convoy enters

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The Russian military has repeatedly said that terrorists use civilians as human shields and their homes as shelters. Earlier, 13 trucks loaded with 2,400 food parcels crossed into Eastern Ghouta, the International Committee of the Red Cross said, entering what United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has called "hell on earth". Read More »

Time to "Spring Ahead" Daylight Saving Time starts

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We are springing forward this weekend with Daylight Savings Time taking place on Sunday, March 11. FASNY says that any alarms or detectors that are more than 10 years old should be replaced. When the local standard time reaches 2 a.m. clocks will be turned forward one hour to 3 a.m. When this type of smoke alarm has a low battery, the alarm chirps, indicating that it is time to replace the entire alarm. Read More »

Trump envoy Kushner meets with Peña Nieto

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Last month, Pena Nieto postponed a planned visit to the White House after a tense and confrontational phone conversation with Trump that focused on which country would pay for Trump's proposed border wall. It was the second time Pena Nieto had called off a Washington visit because of disagreements with Trump. Mexican officials did not say whether the plans for a Trump-Pena Nieto summit was on the agenda. Read More »

Xi urges USA, N.Korea talks 'as soon as possible'

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If true - and there is much to be confirmed - the offer should be pursued. "Skepticism and caution are critical as these discussions continue". "North Korea's reckless pursuit of nuclear missiles could very soon threaten our homeland", Mr Trump said during that speech. Read More »

Mohammad bin Salman, 'real evil' in region: Iranian official

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Since the Saudi-led military intervention started in Yemen in March 2015, the Arab world's poorest country has found itself on the brink of a devastating humanitarian crisis, with at least 10,000 people killed. Theresa May and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince are believed to have used talks in Downing Street yesterday to lay plans for a £65 billion trade and investment package. Read More »

Should Daylight Saving Time be eliminated?

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Previously, Canada had observed Daylight Saving Time from the first Sunday in April until the last Sunday in October. Were set to move our clocks ahead one hour this Sunday. Yes, this weekend marks that terrible period when most of the United States brings back daylight saving time and millions of people lose sleep. Cliff Pirtle to get New Mexico off Daylight Saving Time . Read More »

McDonald's Flips Logo To Mark Women's Day

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Two years later, in December 1977, the General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming a United Nations Day for Women's Rights and International Peace to be observed on any day of the year by member states, in accordance with their historical and national tradition. Read More »

Russia's foes will 'be served poison' - Putin

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He has also downplayed conclusions by USA intelligence services that Moscow interfered in the US presidential election in 2016 and warnings that it will likely continue to do so. He said Western sanctions for Moscow's annexation of Crimea and the insurgency in eastern Ukraine were part of "illegitimate and unfair" efforts to contain Russian Federation, but added that "we will win in the long run". Read More »

United States closes consulate in Playa del Carmen, over 'security threat'

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The travel advisory was issued Thursday , one day after the United States issued a warning to citizens about a possible security threat in the coastal resort town. embassy in Mexico City updated its security alert for Mexico yesterday, saying the office will remain closed until further notice after officials "received information about a security threat". Read More »

Arrest warrant issued for Pro-Bowl Oakland Raider Aldon Smith

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Former Raiders coach Jack Del Rio took to Twitter on Monday, chiding the NFL's rules limiting or eliminating team contact with players serving suspensions. He had been on the suspended list since late 2015 for violating the NFL's policy on substance abuse. Two days later, Smith resurfaced when he turned himself into a San Francisco jail on Tuesday, according to Evan Sernoffsky of the San Francisco Chronicle . Read More »

No age of consent: force must be proved in child rape

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In the United Kingdom the age of sexual consent is 16, but children under the age of 13 have additional legal protections that declare they can never consent to sexual activity. In another case involving an 11-year-old girl, a 28-year-old man was charged with sexual relations with a minor, rather than rape, a decision that angered the child's family. Read More »

Trump says he'll counteract any Russian Federation meddling in midterms

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Just a couple of hours later, news broke that Gary Cohn, one of Trump's top economic advisers, is leaving the administration , after apparently losing an internal struggle over steel and aluminum tariffs. But Trump said Tuesday during a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven that people love working in the White House because it's got "tremendous energy", though some people "change". Read More »

Governor: Deal reached to end 9-day teachers' strike

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West Virginia teachers were among the lowest paid in the country, earning an average annual income of $45,240, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. "I love my fellow teachers", Rouse said. "It's never been done like this in 28 years and it really showed how militancy and united action from working people were able to win the day", Boothe added . Read More »

The top ten billionaires are even richer than Forbes says

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The business tycoon, with $3.1 billion is now ranked 766th this year, down from a 544th ranking last year. Two Chinese billionaires rose to be among the 20 richest people in the world: Ma Huateng , chief executive officer of Chinese internet giant Tencent who is the richest person in Asia and number 17 in the world, and Alibaba founder Jack Ma . Read More »

Watch a hotel rip Trump's name off its sign

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The dramatic development in a 12-day dispute over control of the property came early yesterday when a Panamanian judicial official and police officers backed the hotel's majority owner, Orestes Fintiklis , as he took possession of the 70-floor, waterfront high-rise. Read More »

Germany to finally have a new gov't as SPD agrees in referendum

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The voting members of Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) made their voices heard and sided by a larger than expected margin to approve the new grand coalition government between Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), the Christian Social Union (CSU) and the SPD, ending a months-long gap in a proper government and avoiding the need for the country to hold new elections. Read More »

Central Michigan postpones game in wake of campus shooting

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The university, in Mount Pleasant, identified the victims as James Eric Davis Sr., 48, and Diva Jeenen Davis, 47, the suspect's parents. Davis Jr. was spotted in the north end of the university just past midnight, university officials said in a statement . Read More »

UFC 222 Results: Brian Ortega Emphatically KO's Frankie Edgar

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There have been no backwards steps, no unexpected losses or sluggish performances that made you think his slide from contention was starting. They admire it. That win made him a top contender and got him a lucrative new contract with the UFC , yet he still drives his 1998 Chevy Blazer to Harbor City to train in the one-car garage of his longtime striking coach, James Luhrsen. Read More »

Extremists stage deadly attacks in Burkina Faso capital

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According to AFP, quoting security sources , the twin attacks on the French embassy and the country's military headquarters Friday left dozens dead or wounded. He could even be "a brain" of the attack, according to this source , who added that there are "very strong suspicions" that there were "infiltrators in the army" who coordinated the attack. Read More »

US Aircraft Docked in Vietnam

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Talks over the port call first took place after the USS Carl Vinson hosted Vietnam's Deputy Minister of Defence Nguyen Chi Vinh off southern California last October - making him the country's highest-ranking official to tour a U.S. "The carrier has not been here [in Vietnam] for 40 years". Sailors are expected to participate in cultural and professional exchanges during community service projects and receptions. Read More »