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As US Accepts DACA Renewal Applications, Trump Says Program Is 'Probably Dead'

His comments followed four tweets on the same topic on Saturday. A more disturbing and much more important question facing the country is whether President Trump is deciding the immigration policies of the United States based on the color of the immigrants' skin. [Full Article...]

4 law enforcement officers shot overnight during SC manhunt

4 law enforcement officers shot overnight during SC manhunt The officer was transported by a fellow deputy in his patrol auto to Carolinas Medical Center. Two of the deputies were taken to Carolinas Medical Center by aviation units and the third was transported by ground. York County sheriff's spokesman Trent Faris said the wounded officers were taken to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C. He did not have word on the officers' conditions. [Full Article...]

Myanmar, Bangladesh plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees within 2 years

Myanmar, Bangladesh plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees within 2 years Burma and Bangladesh signed an agreement in November to repatriate Rohingya and set up a working group last month to oversee the repatriation of people who had fled violence in the northern part of Rakhine state in the west of Burma. Myanmar would shelter the returnees in a temporary accommodation at the Hla Pho Khung and expeditiously rebuild the houses for the returnees to move in there. [Full Article...]

Jerusalem embassy: Abbas says Trump plan 'slap of the century'

Jerusalem embassy: Abbas says Trump plan 'slap of the century' Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas holds a press conference following the Extraordinary Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on the recent USA recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, on December 13, 2017, in Istanbul. [Full Article...]

Inflation falls back to 3%

Inflation falls back to 3% India's retail inflation accelerated more than estimated to a 17-month high and little respite is seen in the coming months amid a surge in oil prices, increasing the odds that borrowing costs will rise sooner than expected. The Consumer food price index (CFPI) in December stood at 4.96 per cent compared to the 4.42 per cent of November 2017. On month, the HICP gained 0.8%. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis in Chile at start of Latin America visit

Pope Francis in Chile at start of Latin America visit The pope landed in Santiago late Monday on his first visit to Chile since becoming pope, and his sixth to Latin America . In Pope Francis tradition, he will be meeting with his Jesuit brothers and Catholic bishops, but also the poor, the vulnerable, youth groups and indigenous communities. [Full Article...]

Oprah discusses forgiveness with Time's Up members

Oprah discusses forgiveness with Time's Up members Portman was joined during the interview by Reese Witherspoon , Kathleen Kennedy, America Ferrera , attorney Nina Shaw, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Shonda Rhimes . With glamorous stars drawing millions of spectators, red carpets have become the fashion world's most coveted runway. Winfrey's own speech at the Golden Globes before her interview with the Time's Up organizers echoed these sentiments. [Full Article...]

Mayon volcano restive; alert level 3 raised

Mayon volcano restive; alert level 3 raised Three steam-explosions since Saturday have spewed ash into nearby villages and may have breached solidified lava plugging the crater and caused lava to start gushing out, Solidum said. There are five alert levels for the country's volcanoes, ranging from no alert at level zero to an ongoing hazardous eruption at level 5. Disaster-response officials said almost 1,000 families have been moved to e... [Full Article...]

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

King showed: love. The city of Auburn Hills will be hosting a community-service focused event in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. "I think 50 years later, sometimes those messages can kind of get lost over the years". King was in the midst of a lesser known project when he was assassinated, "The Poor People's Campaign". A dream that points to this year's theme, "to get involved and make... [Full Article...]

Trump denies making "shithole countries" remarks

Friday morning, Trump took to Twitter to deny he said anything derogatory about Haiti. "He said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist ", Durbin continued. He made the remark during a meeting in which he rejected a bipartisan deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era initiative aimed at protecting young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U... [Full Article...]

Snow and ice forecast for Northern counties

Snow and ice forecast for Northern counties The warning affects most of England and Wales. Very strong winds will affect parts of the United Kingdom during Wednesday night and into Thursday. The warning covering Shropshire and mid Wales is for snow and ice and is in place from 4am on Tuesday until 11am on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

De Grandhomme seals Black Caps win over Pakistan

De Grandhomme seals Black Caps win over Pakistan A blazing 74 from Colin de Grandhomme saw New Zealand past Pakistan in their fourth one-day global, celebrating Ross Taylor's milestone match with a five-wicket victory in Hamilton on Tuesday. Only two 50s were scored by Pakistani top six batsmen in previous three ODIs against New Zealand . As for Boult and Santner, they chipped in with one wicket apiece. [Full Article...]

NAACP President On Donald Trump: "We Know He's A Racist"

The racially tinged expletives from the American leader triggered a volley of condemnation from the African Union, governments and ordinary citizens in Africa. Donald Trump should already have known that, since he grew up in New York City, but maybe he was just too privileged and isolated. "Durbin has done it, and it is not productive to solving the problem that we have at hand". [Full Article...]

Trump and White House attack the Wall Street Journal over a quote

Trump and White House attack the Wall Street Journal over a quote Mr Trump attempted to explain the aggressive tweets on Thursday, telling the Journal: "You'll see that a lot with me, and then all of the sudden somebody's my best friend". According to the president, his actual words were "I'd have a good relationship with Kim Jong Un ". But the difference is I'm president; other people aren't. [Full Article...]

Polar snowy weather set to grip as winter storm bears down

Polar snowy weather set to grip as winter storm bears down Cold and breezy Tuesday and Wednesday , but often sunny with isolated wintry showers. By tonight Met Eireann says we can expect: "widespread showers continue, some heavy and with the risk of hail or thunder, especially in the west and north". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government keeping close eye on troubled Carillion

Criticism has been levelled at Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, who awarded three new contracts, worth hundreds of millions, to the company even after it had given three profit warnings in the space of five months. Carillion has a base in Manasty Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough and its recent major contracts in the city included the £43m revamp of Peterborough train station and the new H... [Full Article...]

Jaish-e-Mohammad Terrorists Neutralised, 7 Pakistani Soldiers Killed Along LoC

Jaish-e-Mohammad Terrorists Neutralised, 7 Pakistani Soldiers Killed Along LoC Four Pakistani servicemen were martyred in cross-border shelling by Indian forces on the Line of Control in Azad Jammu and Kashmir's Jandrot sector on Monday. Pakistan has however said that only four of their troops had died. A total 1,684 bravehearts lost their lives in ceasefire violation by Pakistan, anti-terrorist operations, counter-insurgency, offensive tactical missions and peacekeeping m... [Full Article...]

Renewable Energy Will Be Equal Or Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels By 2020

Renewable Energy Will Be Equal Or Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels By 2020 According to the National Renewable Energy Action Plan in the Scope of Directive 2009/28/EC, the goals of Greece related to the generation of electricity in the interconnected system are to (1) modernize the current lignite power plants incorporating Carbon dioxide capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies, (2) construct RES and hydroelectric pumped storage plants and (3) install some additiona... [Full Article...]

Blaze Bernstein, Ivy Leaguer found dead, reportedly stabbed at least 20 times

Blaze Bernstein, Ivy Leaguer found dead, reportedly stabbed at least 20 times Authorities searched for Bernstein for almost a week with assistance from drone pilots and found his body on Tuesday after recent rains partially exposed it. A former classmate of murdered Blaze Bernstein has been arrested on suspicion of his homicide. "The world is still a good place", Jeanne Pepper Bernstein said in a Saturday tweet. [Full Article...]

Who is Pravin Togadia? Why Did he go Missing?

Who is Pravin Togadia? Why Did he go Missing? The police said he was brought by people to a private Chandra- Mani hospital in an unconscious state, which the doctors claimed was caused by low level of sugar. He had gone untraceable after 10:45 am when he left with a bearded man in an auto-rickshaw. Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Dinesh Bambhaniya, who met the VHP leader this morning, also said that he was doing fine. [Full Article...]


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