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Sessions outlines border enforcement plan

He also returned to a common theme from the Trump campaign by saying drug cartels and criminal gangs are turning American cities into "war zones" by raping and killing innocent people. Sessions said the Justice Department would be hiring another 125 immigration judges over 2016-2017 to handle an expected surge in cases arising from the crackdown. Read More

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Effort To Curb Distracted Driving In Tennessee

Effort To Curb Distracted Driving In Tennessee

According to distracteddriveraccidents.com, every year, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a distracted driver. This bus tour does more than just spread distracted driving awareness - it also enforces it. 22-year-old Zack Ventry admits, at times, he answers his phone behind the wheel. The enforcement campaign runs from today through April 23rd. Under Minesota's No Texting Law it's illegal for drivers to read, send texts and emails or access the web while ... Read More

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UK defence minister: Russia responsible by proxy for Syria chemical deaths

UK defence minister: Russia responsible by proxy for Syria chemical deaths

Sir Michael Fallon said Vladimir Putin's Kremlin was to blame "by proxy" because it was the Syrian president's "principal backer". "We don't see a peaceful Syria with Assad in there", she said. Two days after the USA launched military strikes on a Syrian airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack widely blamed on the Assad regime, Haley said the departure of Assad was inevitable. Read More

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United Nations designates Malala as youngest Messenger of Peace

United Nations designates Malala as youngest Messenger of Peace

Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel laureate, has broken another age barrier and become the youngest UN Messenger of Peace, an honour she shares with Hollywood actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Charlize Theron. Over 130 million girls are out of school today. On the escalation of violence in Syria, she stated : "To the children under siege in Aleppo, I pray that you will get out safely". Read More

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Donald Tusk to UK: EU will set rules in divorce talks

Donald Tusk to UK: EU will set rules in divorce talks

Tusk will speak alongside the Maltese premier Joseph Muscat whose government holds the bloc's rotating presidency, media reports said. It comes after Theresa May triggered Article 50 on Wednesday with a letter calling for withdrawal and trade talks to start at the same time, while sparking anger by linking security co-operation to future trade bargaining. Read More

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USA sends message to NKorea, China with Syria strike

USA sends message to NKorea, China with Syria strike

At direction of PacificCommand, #USSCarlVinson Strike Group changes course to north following Singapore visit: https://t.co/iyBYzxhbSl pic.twitter.com/iokB49asm0- U.S. Along with its rapidly advancing nuclear and long-range missile capabilities, it has its artillery and short-range missiles trained on Seoul , the capital of US ally South Korea and a city of more than 10 million people. Read More

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Rubio says USA can't defeat ISIS until Syria's Assad is removed

Thursday's strike "was related exclusively to the most recent horrific use of chemical weapons", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told ABC News' George Stephanopoulos on Sunday. Syria's closest allies Russian Federation and Iran have defended Damascus against the allegations of chemical weapons use, with Moscow saying a conventional strike hit a rebel depot containing "toxic substances". Read More

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NWS confirms 2 tornadoes in Washington area

A slight risk of severe weather has been issued for the central plains into the middle and upper MS valley for Sunday April 9, with damaging winds, hail and tornadoes possible. The National Weather Service says gusts of up to 40 miles per hour (64 kph) are possible Friday across most of the Carolinas. The National Weather Service office in Birmingham issued the watch at 8:35 a.m. Read More

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Kushner Left Meetings With Russians Off Security Clearance Application

Kushner Left Meetings With Russians Off Security Clearance Application

But he refused and the President, known for valuing loyalty, rewarded him with the position of chief of staff. Bannon and Priebus did not immediately respond to the Journal's requests for comment. But his standing in Trump's inner-circle has been diminished. The Senate Intelligence Committee announced in late March that it is planning to question Kushner about the meetings with Kislyak and the bank head as part of its broader investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election ... Read More

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McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid

McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid

The Atlantic's McKay Coppins first reported Romney's mullings on Thursday, saying Romney has "spent recent weeks actively discussing a potential 2018 Senate bid with a range of high-level Republicans in both Utah and Washington". He is the longest-serving Republican in the Senate - first elected in 1976. He said Romney "would be flawless". Later, Whitlock said in a statement that while Hatch "has occasionally offered off-hand speculation about his future, he remains laser-focused on ... Read More

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Venezuela congress seeks censure of Supreme Court judges

Venezuela congress seeks censure of Supreme Court judges

It led to the protesters battling with police as a few masked youths built barricades, burned rubbish and threw rocks and bottles at the armed forces, according to Reuters. "We support Maduro against these attacks, which seek to carry out a coup d'etat", said one demonstrator, Angelo Olivo. Security forces block a street using riot shields and pepper spray during an opposition rally in Caracas , Venezuela April 4, 2017. Read More

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Antoine Griezmann to Chelsea

Antoine Griezmann to Chelsea

The France worldwide has been heavily linked with LaLiga leaders Real Madrid and Premier League side Manchester United for large parts of this season. Atletico meet Madrid in the next league derby of the season on Saturday, knowing that the defeat would find them slide 13 points behind the leaders having played a game more. Read More

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'Tent City' Jail Built by Sheriff Joe Arpaio Being Torn Down

'Tent City' Jail Built by Sheriff Joe Arpaio Being Torn Down

A September 2016 report indicated about 400 of Tent City's 2,176 beds were occupied by inmates; another 400 inmates, released into the community during daylight hours on work furloughs, were also incarcerated at Tent City. The decision comes after Penzone appointed a committee in January to determine the fate of the outdoor facility, which opened in August 1993 with surplus military tents. Read More

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Storm to bring heavy rain and flooding

Storm to bring heavy rain and flooding

The weather service called the upper Hudson and Hoosic rivers " most susceptible". Our consolation prize, if you will, will be some drier and much warmer weather for the end of the weekend and the start of the new work week. Today will be our breather with quite a few clouds around, and a few early morning showers or drizzle. Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Read More

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Student who choked on pancakes at contest died of asphyxia

Student who choked on pancakes at contest died of asphyxia

It had been three days since the contest at the school, located in Fairfield , Connecticut. He was on the 21st floor of one of the towers when it collapsed, the Port Authority Police Benevolent Association told the Post . 'I'm heartbroken for her family and friends. They've also been involved in America's Camp , an annual retreat for children of 9/11 victims. "It's about healing and helping". Read More

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Facebook loses search warrant challenge in NY court

Facebook loses search warrant challenge in NY court

Menlo Park, California-based Facebook challenged the warrants but the court ordered that the individuals have the right to challenge the warrant which asks for their information. "We're disappointed by the court's ruling, but we are encouraged to see the thorough dissent that supports Facebook's position arguing for people's online privacy", a Facebook spokesperson told International Business Times. Read More

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Coe apologizes after IAAF suffers cyber attack

Coe apologizes after IAAF suffers cyber attack

Officials have previously linked Fancy Bear to GRU, the Russian military agency, but Russian officials deny the affiliation. Fancy Bear made headlines a year ago for hacking into systems used by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and releasing batches of confidential athlete information related to therapeutic use exemptions. Read More

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N Chandrababu Naidu drops 5 ministers, inducts 11 new faces

N Chandrababu Naidu drops 5 ministers, inducts 11 new faces

Mr. Lokesh's mother Bhuvaneswari, wife Brahmini, father-in-law and maternal uncle and actor N. Balakrishna and other family members also attended the ceremony. Notably, April 2 is Akhila Priya's birthday and induction into the cabinet is a birthday gift for her. Discontent erupted within the ruling TDP with the induction of four defected YSRCP members into the Cabinet ignoring senior leaders and four-time MLAs in the party. Read More

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Senate GOP needs Pence to break tie on family planning funds

Senate GOP needs Pence to break tie on family planning funds

Senators approved the Republican legislation 51-50. The vice president rushed to the Senate to push the bill through after two female Republicans, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski and Maine's Susan Collins, defected and voted against it. She praised Republicans for " ensuring that states are not forced to fund America's abortion giant, Planned Parenthood " and she pointed to the next fight. Read More

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Banda hottest place with 44.8 degrees C, hottest morn of

Banda hottest place with 44.8 degrees C, hottest morn of

The highest maximum temperature recorded in March was 38.6°C on March 31, with the mean maximum temperature of the month recorded at 30.9°C. "However, heatwave conditions are prevailing in isolated parts of the city". Barmer, Jaisalmer and Siker are the worse affected districts with temperatures hovering between 43 to 44.4 degrees Celsius. Since the official temperature of Delhi is below 40 degrees Celsius, we can not call it a heatwave yet. Read More

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Number of Syrian refugees passes 5 million: United Nations

There are now more than 5 million Syrian refugees displaced around the world. However, there has not been an outburst of violence between Syrian refugees and Lebanese host communities thus far. "Some say we should have refugee camps in Lebanon, I say Lebanon has become a big refugee camp", Hariri said. The number of students at schools has risen from 200,000 to 450,000 in the past six years, Hariri said. Read More

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United Kingdom may never know why Khalid Masood attacked parliament

Masood was also known by a number of aliases. Masood lived in several places in southern and central England over the years, working for 12 years at a cleaning chemicals company in southern England, according to The Sun newspaper. In a statement late Saturday, the Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism Command revealed that 82 seconds passed from the moment on March 22 when Khalid Masood rammed his auto into pedestrians and then exited the vehicle to attack police with a knife, until the ... Read More

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