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Mass arrests, removals of 'millions of illegal aliens' to begin next week

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But the most the US has ever deported in a single year was in 2013, when about 435,000 were sent home. Trump Warns Of Mass Deportations at Campaign Rally video player. He recently secured the co-operation of Mexico by threatening to implement increasingly drastic tariffs on Mexican goods. They have accepted Trump's declaration of a state of emergency in order to use Pentagon funds to build a wall along the US-Mexico border and deploy thousands of active-duty soldiers inside the United ... Read More »

Trump campaign raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours

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The former vice president's campaign raised slightly more in its first 24 hours than former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke ($6.1 million) and Vermont Sen. When CBS reporter Major Garrett asked Parscale to define an "electoral landslide", the campaign manager said it meant Trump would win even more electoral votes than in 2016 (which was 306 votes). Read More »

U.N: Evidence suggests Saudi Crown Prince is liable for Khashoggi murder

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Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs, Adel al-Jubeir, rejected the investigator's report as "nothing new". Reacting to the report, Human Rights Watch urged the U.N. Ms Callamard wrote that she obtained access to a recording of the killing on October 2. Still, she says "trigger words" - like bullet or abduction - that can only suggests violence "should have been picked up, prioritised and analysed". Read More »

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, wounds two

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No group immediately claimed responsibility, but analysts on the ground suggest the attacks are part of a concerted effort by Iran-backed militias to force out the USA presence in Iraq and reinforce Iranian influence in the country. Exxon staff were also evacuated at the time, and had just begun to return to Basra before this attack. The United States evacuated hundreds of diplomatic staff from its Baghdad embassy last month, citing unspecified threats from Iran against USA interests in ... Read More »

Egypt accuses United Nations of seeking to 'politicize' Morsi death

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Erdogan repeated his claims on Wednesday, saying during a speech in Istanbul that Morsi allegedly "flailed" in a Cairo courtroom for 20 minutes and nobody assisted him. The graveyard is in the same suburb as the largest massacre in Egypt's modern history, the August 2013 crackdown on Islamist sit-ins at two Cairo squares, weeks after Morsi's ouster by the military. Read More »

Trump won't apologize to exonerated Central Park Five, maintains their guilt

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Unsurprisingly, he will not. The president responded: "Why do you bring that question up now?" It's an interesting time to bring it up. Trump continued, "You have people on both sides of that". She went on to become a bestselling crime novelist but was dropped by her publisher last month amid renewed outcry over the case. The teenagers sued the city and the case was settled. Read More »

'What Happened To Hope?': Hicks Grows Distant From Trump Ahead Of Hearing

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Hicks not to answer questions before the Committee relating to the time of her service as a senior adviser to the President", White House counsel Pat Cipollone wrote. A transcript of the interview will be released - potentially within 48 hours - but Democrats plan to discuss what they learn at a Thursday public hearing about lessons learned from the Mueller report, the aide said. Read More »

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win on racial gerrymandering in Virginia

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The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the Republican-controlled Virginia House of Delegates in a racial gerrymandering case, saying that the House doesn't have the standing to appeal a decision from a lower court that ordered the redrawing of 11 state legislative districts that must be in place before the 2020 elections. Read More »

Canadian soldier killed in Bulgaria, says chief of defence staff

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He identified the soldier as Bombardier Patrick Labrie. Sofia: A Canadian paratrooper died and three others - one Canadian and two US soldiers - were injured in a US Army Europe-led exercise in Bulgaria, officials and media said Tuesday. According to the U.S. Army Europe website, the exercise aims to "validate U.S. European Command's ability to send high readiness forces into a designated area" while advancing interoperability among North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. Read More »

Woman, 83, in hospital after William and Kate convoy crash

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Her condition has now stabilised, according to the BBC . The accident happened Monday afternoon as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's convoy was heading from London to Windsor . The investigation was launched "in line with procedure", the IOPC stated. The accident took place when the couple were on their way to Windsor for the St George's Chapel service commemorating the Order of the Garter. Read More »

Iran, Russia accuse USA of bullying, pushing war

Wang also urged Iran to "make prudent decisions" and not "so easily abandon" the 2015 deal. "In response to a request from the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) for additional forces, and with the advice of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and in consultation with the White House, I have authorized approximately 1,000 additional troops for defensive purposes to address air, naval, and ground-based threats in the Middle East ", Shanahan said in a statement Monday. Read More »

Cambridge slips to lowest-ever place in world university table

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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, which placed 419 in the 2020 ranking versus 407 in the previous one, is the institution with the largest global faculty ratio in Israel. Lincoln University dropped 39 places to 356 and Auckland University of Technology climbed 22 places to 442. But no Korean university ranks among the global top 30, while universities in China, Japan and Singapore all outranked their Korean counterparts, with Nanyang Technological University and National University of ... Read More »

Buttigieg: 'Almost Certain' I Wouldn't Be First Gay President

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If elected he would be the first openly gay President , the youngest ever elected at 38 and the first mayor to ascend straight to the White House - giving his campaign historic appeal. And he's used it to attack those who consider homosexuality an issue. "We have had excellent presidents who have been liberal", noting some were probably gay, too. Read More »

Giant spider snacks on possum

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Nope, not these fish eating spiders , or various huntsmen and tarantulas who insist on capturing animals like mice , birds , lizards , snakes , and even a baby opossum . The unlucky possum is believed to be a pygmy - a tiny, endangered tree-dwelling marsupial. "Pygmy possums are quite common in Tasmania, the spider probably saw an opportunity and went for it". Read More »

Drugged 'attack squirrel' seized in drug raid

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An "attack squirrel" was kept in a home by a man who fed it meth to make it more aggressive, police said. The investigation provided probable cause to obtain a search warrant, and around 8:30 Monday morning investigators and deputies executed the search warrant at Paulk's apartment in the 21000 block of Piney Chapel Road. Read More »

Trump sidesteps question of apology to Central Park 5

Trump has always been attached to the case of the " Central Park Five " because he ran a full-page ad in the New York Times less than a month after the attack calling for New York to "bring back the death penalty" for violent criminals. Read More »

Former Egyptian president Morsi buried in Cairo, son says

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Morsi became Egypt's first civilian president when he won a tight election in 2012, a little more than a year after a popular uprising ended the 30-year rule of autocrat Hosni Mubarak. Morsi promised a moderate Islamist agenda to steer Egypt into a new democratic era where autocracy would be replaced by transparent government that respected human rights and revived the fortunes of a powerful Arab state long in decline. Read More »

China's President Xi to visit North Korea this week

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Since a failed summit between US President Donald Trump and Kim in Hanoi earlier this year, Pyongyang has resumed some weapons tests and warned of "truly undesired consequences" if the United States is not more flexible. The North Korean state media also confirmed the visit on Monday. Will the trade war between the USA and China come to an end next week? In fact, Xi broke with longstanding Chinese diplomatic precedent by visiting South Korea first. Read More »

Man caught at JFK smuggling 34 bird inside hair curlers

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According to the U.S. Attorney's office, finches are used in singing contests in Brooklyn and Queens, and individuals bet on the birds with the best voice. A finch who wins these competitions becomes valuable and can sell for in excess of $5,000, a Fish and Wildlife official said. According to a December 2018 article from the New York Times , almost 200 finches were caught past year while being smuggled in from South America . Read More »

Authorities Seize More Than 16 Tons of Cocaine at Philadelphia Shipping Yard

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The haul was seized Tuesday from a cargo ship, the MSC Gayane, at the Port of Philadelphia, the Inquirer reported. Federal authorities arrested and charged two of the ship's crewmembers Ivan Durasevic and Fonofaavae Tiasaga. The ship was headed from Chile to Europe when it stopped in Philadelphia. "This is one of the largest drug seizures in United States history", U.S. Read More »

Merkel Blames Dehydration After Seen Visibly Shaking During Outdoor Berlin Event

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She dismissed the concerns, saying the 28C heat had caused dehydration , as she welcomed Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelensky , reports The Sun . Berlin is now going through heatwave temperatures, and the heat at the time was approaching 30 degrees. Her spokesman said she was able to carry out the appearance after having eaten and drunk something. Read More »

Phoenix mayor apologises after U.S. police threaten to shoot black family

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She added: "As a mother myself, seeing these teenagers positioned in this kind of frightening divulge is beyond upsetting ". A disturbing video captured a Phoenix police officer aiming a gun, yelling obscenities and threatening to shoot a dark family after their 4-300 and sixty five days-outmoded daughter walked out of a retailer with a doll last month. Read More »

Four candidates at top of Trump's list to replace Sarah Sanders

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But her time on the White House has been marked by controversy, and her relationship with the press has been a fraught one. Sanders acknowledged she advised President Donald Trump about her decision to head away the White House on Thursday morning, describing him as supportive and belief. Read More »

Watson backs second referendum, as Labour draw closer to unequivocal support

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Luciana Berger, Ann Coffey, Mike Gapes, Chris Leslie, Joan Ryan, Gavin Shuker, Angela Smith and Chuka Umunna all left the Labour Party in opposition to accusations of antisemitism and Mr Corbyn's Brexit position. "Scottish Labour's policy is to back a final say and Remain, and these words must now urgently be turned into action with a vocal summer campaign across Scotland and the United Kingdom". Read More »

Woman shoves own pet into lake to drown

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Bucciarelli watched as the 11-year-old pooch struggled in the water at Naticook Lake , US, witnesses claim. Bucciarelli was released on personal recognizance bail and is scheduled to appear in the Merrimack Circuit Court on June 27. Critter Adoption and Rescue Effort, or C.A.R.E. Some witnesses even jumped into the water to help save Bailey, but they didn't get there in time. Read More »

33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest United States drug busts

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The U.S. Attorney for Eastern Pennsylvania Tweeted that "Members of the ship's crew have been arrested and federally charged, and an investigation is on-going". The drugs have a street value of more than $1 billion. That was the largest cocaine bust at the ports since 1994. A kilogram of cocaine sells for about $28,000, according to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime's 2016 estimate. Read More »

Hell, Michigan Renamed Gay Hell and Makes National News

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In 2017, Daniel was also Mayor of Hell and banned heterosexual people in the town as a stunt. He shared a picture of himself posing next to the town sign bearing the new name. So Daniel figured that Gay Hell would be flawless in a rural, religious area. "Ahead of Pride Month , Trump's administration put a ban on embassy's flying pride flags ", Daniel explained via Twitter on Monday. Read More »

Philippines turn to United Nations after boat collision in South China Sea

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Beijing yesterday confirmed that a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat in a collision which has increased tensions in the disputed South China Sea but denied claims it was a "hit and run". The dispute led the Philippines, then under former President Benigno Aquino III, to file a case before an global tribunal, which in July 2016 ruled in its favor and rejected China's claims. Read More »

Shanahan is out as acting secretary of defense

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Shanahan's decision was explained by his desire to "devote more time to his family", according to Trump. President Trump announced the move in a tweet Tuesday , saying Secretary of the Army Mark Esper would replace Shanahan as acting defense secretary. Read More »

New Zealand mosque shooting video sharer jailed

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Arps faced up to 14 years imprisonment on each count, according to New Zealand laws created to prevent people from sharing objectionable material. However, Little said there were questions about whether the processes under the second act were as accessible as they needed to be, and noted that discrimination on the basis of religion isn't covered by the first act. Read More »

Encephalitis Outbreak: At Least 100 Children Dead in Bihar, India

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During a meeting with Central ministers and health department officials to talk about the outbreak , Bihar health minister Mangal Pandey was busy worrying about the outcome of the India-Pakistan cricket match. The response to the notice is expected within four weeks. "The research team shall work with the children suffering from AES/JE looking at various aspects including periodicity, cycle of disease, environmental factors and metrological data, besides other factors". Read More »