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Giving details of the meeting, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale told reporters that Mr Modi also hoped the USA would take into account the rich contribution of Indian-Americans in every sphere while deciding on the H-1B visa issue. Pence urged other countries at the meeting to keep up sanctions pressure on the North amid signs that Pyongyang's traditional trading partners, China and Russian Federation, have eased enforcement.
  • Migrant caravan group reaches United States border

    Migrant caravan group reaches United States border

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    Most plan to use their status as members of a persecuted class to request asylum in the United States as early as Thursday, the news outlet reported. A Catholic nun gives travel advice to Central American migrants riding in the bed of a semi-trailer, as they move toward the US border, in Ixtlán del Rio, Nayarit, Mexico, Tuesday, Nov.
  • A Little Truth About Jim Acosta and the CNN-Trump Dispute

    A Little Truth About Jim Acosta and the CNN-Trump Dispute

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    Acosta was addressing Trump when a White House intern, directed by the president, tried to remove the reporter's microphone mid-question. Woodward, a frequent critic of the administration, accused President Trump last month of purposely "stoking the fires" of political division.
  • Satellite images reveal hidden North Korean missile bases

    Satellite images reveal hidden North Korean missile bases

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    North Korea has been engaging in major deception by offering to dismantle a launching site at the same time it secretly continues to make improvements at 16 hidden bases that would bolster launches of conventional and nuclear warheads, The New York Times reported on Monday.
  • Did Trump Abuse Power to Punish AT&T, Amazon? Democrats to Investigate

    Did Trump Abuse Power to Punish AT&T, Amazon? Democrats to Investigate

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    DACA allows about 700,000 undocumented immigrants-so-called "Dreamers"-brought to the U.S. as children to work and attend college without fear of deportation". Rosenstein has, until now, overseen the investigation and given Mueller the support he needs. Justice Democrats communications director Waleed Shahid said in a statement that Pelosi and the party's leadership "must get serious about the climate and our economy", The Intercept , a progressive website, reported.
  • Israel defence minister urges early elections after resigning

    Israel defence minister urges early elections after resigning

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    Liberman called the PM's Gaza Strip policy "defeatist", charging that "What we are now doing as a country is to buy a short-term quiet at the expense of long-term national security". But a spokesman for his rightist Likud party played down that option, saying Netanyahu would assume the defense post. A group of soldiers from the special forces affiliated with the Israeli army on Sunday infiltrated Gaza by a civilian vehicle.
  • Duterte skips ASEAN summits with Australia, S. Korea

    Duterte skips ASEAN summits with Australia, S. Korea

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    The RCEP has always been seen as a rival to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, now renamed the Comprehensive Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal that was spearheaded by the United States until Trump withdrew American involvement past year.
  • Trump lashed by critics after skipping military cemetery visit over rain

    Trump lashed by critics after skipping military cemetery visit over rain

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    He really doesn't like rain - so much so that even after berating kneeling National Football League players for supposedly disrespecting war veterans, he decided not to visit the American war cemetery at Belleau in France - a necessary visit, considering he was in France to commemorate those who died in World War I.
  • Melania Trump says Bolton Deputy should be ousted

    Melania Trump says Bolton Deputy should be ousted

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    She was supposed to accompany the President on a trip to the Mexican border, but that trip was cancelled earlier this week. But on Tuesday , he told reporters , "We'll be talking about it". The statement from her office came after reporting that the President is looking at another big internal shake-up. Days later, under withering criticism, the President changed his mind and ordered an end to the separations.
  • Hillary Clinton Could Run For President In 2020

    Hillary Clinton Could Run For President In 2020

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    And all the Republicans go: Yes! White House counselor Kellyanne Conway tweeted Sunday in response to Penn's piece, seemingly hoping that Clinton does in fact run in 2020. Penn says that Clinton will not allow her humiliating loss to President Trump end her political career. But Penn is still being taken seriously by his new conservative friends as having deep insight into HRC's plans (much like former Clinton advisor and Penn ally Dick Morris was, years after he had definitively changed ...
  • Four UK ministers on verge of quitting over Brexit

    Four UK ministers on verge of quitting over Brexit

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    Yields on 10-year gilts fell five basis points to 1.44 percent, the lowest since October. May's compromise plan, which seeks to maintain close trade ties with the European Union in the future, faces opposition from Brexiteers, pro-Europeans, the Northern Irish party that props up her government , and even some of her own ministers.
  • Heavy Rain Arrives on Monday

    Heavy Rain Arrives on Monday

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    A rain/snow mix and snow is possible during the day tomorrow, but accumulation is low. The wind, however, made it feel much colder. Tuesday night , our lows will drop down into the lower 30's and upper 20's across the region. Highs on Thursday will warm into the middle and upper 40's. Because there will be enough cold air at all layers of the atmosphere when the storm begins, many of us will see our first snow of the season.
  • CNN sues Trump, demanding return of correspondent to White House

    CNN sues Trump, demanding return of correspondent to White House

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    The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday morning. Acosta's press pass was suspended by the White House Wednesday following the contentious press conference, and there are unconfirmed reports that CNN may sue the White House over the suspension.
  • Trump ramps up Macron spat by mocking France in world wars

    Trump ramps up Macron spat by mocking France in world wars

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    During talks with President Trump Saturday President Macron said his remarks had been misinterpreted and that he was merely saying Europe needed to take greater ownership of its own security. The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, said the forum was a significant event to reflect on what should be done to avoid anything that can lead the world back to the horrific past.
  • Reporter condemns White House suspension of CNN's Jim Acosta

    Reporter condemns White House suspension of CNN's Jim Acosta

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    You can nearly feel the republic devolving to its lowest common denominator: narcissists preening before the cameras and beating their chests in self-righteous fury. Indeed, he warned , to do so would risk validating the president's enemy-of-the-people narrative. CNN's lawsuit, he added, "is critical to preserve the media's ability to ask hard questions and hold the government accountable".
  • Trump criticizes Macron again over European defense remarks

    Trump criticizes Macron again over European defense remarks

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    Elsewhere during the Armistice Day event on Sunday, Macron rebuked nationalism in what could be read as a direct attack on Trump's "America First" agenda. It was the first time the two leaders met since their summit in Helsinki in July , during which Trump claimed that he didn't "see any reason" why Russian Federation would have interfered in the 2016 USA elections.
  • Republican concedes in Arizona - Dems pick up Jeff Flake’s senate seat

    Republican concedes in Arizona - Dems pick up Jeff Flake’s senate seat

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    Ron Barber, who replaced Rep. With Florida in a recount and MS, the current U.S. Senate makeup for the next Congress stands at 51 Republicans to 48 Democrats. Sinema is a former liberal activist who became a centrist member of Congress. She will be the first openly bisexual senator in history, as well as the first woman to ever serve as a senator from Arizona.
  • Hundreds missing in California wildfires: ‘I’m not giving up hope’

    Hundreds missing in California wildfires: ‘I’m not giving up hope’

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    All told , these climate change-fueled disasters have killed at least 23 people, destroyed thousands of homes, displaced hundreds of thousands of residents across the state, and decimated the entire town of Paradise . The practical challenge, Honea said, is finding the rest of the remains. In southern California , firefighters beat back a new round of winds Sunday and the fire's growth was believed to have been largely stopped, though extremely low humidity and gusty Santa Ana winds ...
  • U.S. Army Remembers Stan Lee for His Service

    U.S. Army Remembers Stan Lee for His Service

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    The outlet says an ambulance "rushed" to Lee's home early this morning, but doctors at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center were unable to save him. While Lee's health has deteriorated significantly over the past year - he suffered a particularly bad bout of pneumonia at the beginning of 2018 - there's no official word yet on the cause of death.
  • IDF releases footage of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza

    IDF releases footage of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza

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    In Ashkelon, a man - a Palestinian in his 40s from the Hebron area - was killed and a woman was critically wounded. At least three people have been reported killed. The office of the UN's Mideast envoy, Nickolay Mladenov, said on Monday that efforts were underway "to ensure that Gaza steps back from the brink".
  • US analysts locate secret North Korean missile sites

    US analysts locate secret North Korean missile sites

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    President Donald Trump committed to "provide security guarantees" to the regime. Last week, Pyongyang canceled talks with Washington, further complicating the Trump administration's efforts to secure lasting denuclearization. But for Kim, visiting Seoul without any progress in the US-North Korea relations could be a burden because it would likely draw more opposition from South Korea's conservatives and more skepticism from the US.
  • At Least 9 Dead in California’s Most Destructive Wildfire in History

    At Least 9 Dead in California’s Most Destructive Wildfire in History

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    Some of the evacuation orders were for residents within the City of Los Angeles in the West Hills area. The Camp Fire had swelled to 100,000 acres as of Saturday morning. The Woolsey Fire broke out on Thursday and quickly jumped the 101 Freeway, a major north-south artery, in several places. On Friday, it climbed over the Santa Monica Mountains toward Malibu.
  • Rosenstein calls Whitaker a 'superb' choice for acting attorney general

    Rosenstein calls Whitaker a 'superb' choice for acting attorney general

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    Given his role in the Trump campaign, Sessions had recused himself from overseeing the special counsel's investigation into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation in the 2016 election, leaving oversight of the Mueller investigation to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
  • Australian police search properties after Melbourne attack

    Australian police search properties after Melbourne attack

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    The lone terrorist who fatally stabbed a man in Bourke Street on Friday has been named by police as 31-year-old Mohamed Khalif . Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton says the Somalian-born Khalif, also known as Hassan Shire , was the brother of a man arrested by police late a year ago in relation to committing acts in preparation for a terrorist attack.
  • Israeli air strikes kill at least seven in Gaza

    Israeli air strikes kill at least seven in Gaza

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    About 170 demonstrators, many unarmed, have been killed by Israeli fire in the months of confrontations, which appeared to be reaching a turning point with the steps toward an unofficial cease-fire between Israel and Hamas. A former Israeli general said that it "was an intelligence-gathering operation, not an assassination or kidnap operation". What have both sides said? Hamas has led weekly protests since March 30 in an effort to ease an Israeli-Egyptian blockade that was imposed in ...
  • What's Next for DACA? Maybe the Supreme Court

    What's Next for DACA? Maybe the Supreme Court

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    The ruling means not only that the Supreme Court is now more likely to take up the DACA dispute, but that it could do so this term. Examples include President Dwight D. According to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, more than 187,000 people "have regained or extended their DACA protections as a result of the court's injunction, and hundreds of thousands of additional Dreamers are eligible to do so".
  • Police arrest woman over strawberry contamination

    Police arrest woman over strawberry contamination

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    Wacker said Trinh, an Australian citizen, "was a supervisor at a farm", with Queensland's Courier Mail identifying her employer as the Berrylicious and Berry Obsession farm - one of the growers at the heart of the scare. The court heard it was an act of sabotage and Ms Trinh's lawyer withdrew an application for bail. "This is a major and unprecedented police investigation with a lot of complexities involved", Wacker said in a statement .
  • Nelson says Scott is afraid to count all votes

    Nelson says Scott is afraid to count all votes

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    Nelson's campaign asserted that Scott was overstepping his bounds. The tight races underscored Florida's status as a perennial swing state where elections are often decided by the thinnest of margins. If Saturday's count shows DeSantis with a margin narrow enough to trigger a recount, AP will retract its call for DeSantis. Florida will hold a machine recount of votes in its neck-and-neck races for the U.S.
  • Death toll from Mogadishu bombings jumps to over 40

    Death toll from Mogadishu bombings jumps to over 40

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    Then, about 20 minutes later, a third explosion hit the busy street, witnesses said. Three vehicle bombs have been triggered by Islamic extremists outside a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu , killing at least 10 people and injuring 15, police said.
  • With California on Fire, Trump Threatens to Withhold Fire Aid

    With California on Fire, Trump Threatens to Withhold Fire Aid

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    But he did say that four people were found inside a vehicle in the Paradise area, while another was found nearby outside the vehicle. Firefighters have been unable to build any containment lines around the Woolsey Fire , but officials said they hoped to take advantage of a lull in winds on Saturday to make progress.
  • Ringing of bells and remembrance day service in Innisfil

    Ringing of bells and remembrance day service in Innisfil

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    November 11 marks the anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended hostilities in WWI. One hundred years ago Sunday, bells rang out across Europe to signal the end of the First World War. The name was changed to Veterans Day in 1978 as the day when all veterans are honored. At the same time, each toll of the bell accompanies a prayer for peace.
  • Ginsburg 'Up And Working' From Hospital After Injury From Fall

    Ginsburg 'Up And Working' From Hospital After Injury From Fall

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    At 85, Justice Ginsburg has made no plans to retire from her Supreme Court seat, which, if filled by a conservative, would dramatically alter the court's makeup for decades to come. "But the fact that she fell, went home , slept, and then thought, 'Gee, I don't feel so good, maybe I better go to the hospital'". "I've known her for many, many years ...
  • Conjoined twins surgery success in Melb

    Conjoined twins surgery success in Melb

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    Head of paediatric surgery Dr Joe Crameri, who led the operation, said there had been no surprises, despite fears the girls' bowel may have been shared. Crameri said he was not able to determine the extent to which their organs were connected ahead of the surgery. Conjoined twins are very rare - it is thought one in every 200,000 births - and around 40-60 per cent of these births are delivered stillborn.
  • At least 61 killed in clashes in Yemen's Hodeida

    At least 61 killed in clashes in Yemen's Hodeida

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    On October 30, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and James Mattis, the Pentagon chief, had called for a ceasefire within 30 days and demanded that the warring parties meet the UN's Special Envoy Martin Griffiths in Sweden. The Saudi-led blockade of the port city of Hodeidah threatens to make things worse, as it is the entry point for most of the country's food aid and medical supplies.