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The extension only includes Syrian's who have continuously resided in the United States since August 1, 2016, and have been continuously physically present in the United States since October 1, 2016. The Obama administration granted Syrians temporary protected status in 2012, the year after the war in Syria began, and extended it through the end of March.
  • Trump Asked Rosenstein Whether He Was On His 'Team'

    Trump Asked Rosenstein Whether He Was On His 'Team'

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    Rosenstein reportedly visited the White House in December to ask the president for help in keeping House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes from demanding a series of documents as he was the top DOJ official in the Russian Federation investigation.
  • Afghan Interior Minister, spy chief meet Pakistani counterparts

    Afghan Interior Minister, spy chief meet Pakistani counterparts

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    The attacks led Afghanistan to accuse Pakistan of being involved in the terrorist attacks. Afghan government had requested that a high level delegation comprising Interior Minister and NDS chief would like to visit Pakistan with a message from Afghan President and for discussions about cooperation between the two countries.
  • Devin Nunes' memo is most certainly going to be released soon

    Devin Nunes' memo is most certainly going to be released soon

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    The FBI said Wednesday that the bureau has "grave concerns " about the classified memo that purportedly reveals government surveillance abuses, but White House Chief of Staff John Kelly says it is going public , anyway. "We're talking about defending the rule of law, defending the independence of the Department of Justice", said Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
  • Korea expert Cha no longer considered for US envoy to Seoul

    Korea expert Cha no longer considered for US envoy to Seoul

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    Trump's speech suggested he wasn't interested in any of North Korea's overtures. Cha pointed out that there are 230,000 U.S. citizens in South Korea, and another 90,000 in Japan. Over the past few weeks, the Korean peninsula has been in a state of relative peace as North and South Korea engage in an Olympic detente. Last year, North Korea test launched at least three intercontinental ballistic missiles, including a Hwasong-15 in late November, that raised concerns in the US defense ...
  • Trump on MS-13

    Trump on MS-13

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    Six members of MS-13 have been charged with the murders. Trump has spoken on the issue of MS-13 gang violence previously - in a July speech he called for its destruction. The president noted that the administration and congressional Republicans proposed new legislation that would "fix" immigration laws and support immigration law enforcement officers.
  • TD Ameritrade (NASDAQ:AMTD) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Credit Suisse Group

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    TD Ameritrade Holdings had 21 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, July 14 report. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 0.02% or 53,330 shares. Among 8 analysts covering TD Ameritrade Holdings (NASDAQ:AMTD), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold.
  • South Carolina's governor asks residents to stand for anthem at home

    South Carolina's governor asks residents to stand for anthem at home

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    Republican Henry McMaster issued a proclamation Tuesday designating February 4 as "Stand for the Flag Super Bowl Sunday". A SC restaurant was also feeling the heat after deciding to have an "Honor Bowl" in lieu of airing the Super Bowl. In mid-2016, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick knelt during the song's performance to protest the treatment of minorities by law enforcement.
  • Budget deal piles on the tax for middle-income earners

    Budget deal piles on the tax for middle-income earners

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    Talks went down to the wire, with Green co-convener Patrick Harvie revealing he had stayed in via wi-fi even while taking part in a finance committee session about Brexit on Wednesday morning. "This is therefore a budget that provides the investments we need to meet the challenges of today and the opportunities of tomorrow". Finance Secretary Derek Mackay will give details of the changes to the budget during this afternoon's debate in Parliament .
  • Winter weather back in the forecast this week: Here's what to expect

    Winter weather back in the forecast this week: Here's what to expect

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    Sunday night , a chance of snow showers. Snow arrives Monday afternoon into night and will fall mostly east of New York City. Snow moved into Butler County overnight. Preliminary monthly climate data from the weather service shows January averaged a daily high temperature of 28.5 degrees, with 13 days below the freezing mark.
  • Texas governor wants Rangers to investigate Karolyi Ranch

    Texas governor wants Rangers to investigate Karolyi Ranch

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    Karolyi Ranch, run by national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband Bela, was previously the training center for the women' s national gymnastic team. The website for the ranch contains only this message, up since at least April 2017: "After almost four decades of spiriting young gymnasts towards greatness in sport, our yearly tradition of the Karolyi's Gymnastics Camp has come to an end".
  • What we know so far about alleged serial killer's victims

    What we know so far about alleged serial killer's victims

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    However, authorities suspect Bruce McArthur - who was arrested on January 18 and initially charged with two counts of first-degree murder - has killed more than just the five people reflected in the charges announced Monday. "So we've seized quite a few planters from around the city and we'll continue to do that". "We believe there are more remains at some of the properties that we're working to recover", he said.
  • Israeli group sues New Zealanders for cancellation of Lorde concert

    Israeli group sues New Zealanders for cancellation of Lorde concert

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    Shurat Hadin is seeking $13,000 from the Kiwis on behalf of three Israeli teenagers, under an Israeli law which seeks to challenge the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. "They must be held to compensate Israeli citizens for the moral and emotional injury and the indignity caused by their discriminatory actions", it added.
  • Super blue blood moon partially visible from Omaha area

    Super blue blood moon partially visible from Omaha area

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    And, it crossed Earth's shadow, causing a total lunar eclipse that made it appear with a reddish tint. Meteorologist Cindy Day said it is well worth the effort to take a look for the moon today, since it's such an exceptional and rare astronomical phenomenon.
  • Goldman Sachs Group Raises Pearson (LON:PSON) Price Target to GBX 555

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    Among 7 analysts covering SThree (LON:STHR), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Bonmarche Holdings had 25 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BP PLC had 393 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, October 9 by BNP Paribas.
  • North Korea blames biased media coverage for cancellation of joint Olympics event

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    South Koreans had been due to take part in a reciprocal event at Mount Kumgang this weekend, but Seoul's unification ministry said the North told it the performance had been called off. Evanoff and the official who will run the Olympic operation, Ricardo Colon, praised South Korean authorities for their preparations. Cha "expressed his reservations about any kind of military strike", says the newspaper - and lost the nomination.
  • South and North Korean skiers begin joint training sessions Wednesday

    South and North Korean skiers begin joint training sessions Wednesday

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    The United States will send its largest team ever to a Winter Games, with 242 athletes, followed by Canada with 226. Local news agency Yonhap also suggested Pyongyang was upset by South Korean coverage of a possible military parade in the North on the eve of the Olympics, a plan described by Seoul's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon last week as potentially "intimidating".
  • Key Takeaways From President Trump's First State Of The Union Address

    Key Takeaways From President Trump's First State Of The Union Address

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    What is a central issue when it comes to Trump - is his view that the "American Way" is his way - that "we proudly stand for the national anthem", his dig at the NFL players who have taken a knee to protest not the flag nor the anthem. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., said after the speech that Trump gave "a reasonably good show", but that he didn't see a significant shift in the president's stance.
  • 'Tomic highly doubtful to return to Davis Cup'

    'Tomic highly doubtful to return to Davis Cup'

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    You can't get to where I got to if you're not mentally strong, ' he added. Previously, Tomic had told local broadcaster Channel Ten that Australia could not win the Davis Cup title without him and promised to expose corruption within Tennis Australia organization.
  • Jolie calls on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to stop sexual violence

    Jolie calls on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to stop sexual violence

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    Movie star Angelina Jolie says she and NATO's chief have agreed on ways to help the military alliance better combat the use of sexual violence against women and children in conflict zones. Almost 5.5 million Syrians are displaced in Jordan, Lebanon , and other nearby countries, with over 78,000 living in Zaatari alone. The actress said most Syrian refugees had exhausted any savings they had and the vast majority were surviving on less than three dollars a day.
  • Hootsuite allows brands to schedule Instagram content

    Hootsuite allows brands to schedule Instagram content

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    So, no. The feature is not available on the Instagram apps or the web interface. Hootsuite is one of the first partners to implement the API. "Now, they can manage large volumes of content, multiple team members and multiple Instagram accounts easily and security".
  • In One Month, Trump's Approval Rating Jumps 10 Points

    In One Month, Trump's Approval Rating Jumps 10 Points

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    Trump was least popular in Vermont, with a 26 percent approval rating, and most popular in West Virginia, where 61 percent of voters approved of the job he was doing. Much of the boost for Trump appears to stem from a positive shift in the public's perception of the tax cut bill, which passed the House and Senate in December and is expected to save middle-income Americans thousands of dollars in taxes beginning next year.
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    Trump condemns "depraved" North Korea in State of the Union

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    Critics like Cha are concerned that any " bloody nose " strike on a few targets in North Korea would lead to retaliation by North Korean tyrant Kim Jong Un that could quickly spiral into all-out war on the Korean Peninsula. Trump's speech suggested he wasn't interested in any of North Korea's overtures. Russian Federation and China have cooperated to a point with the USA sanctions campaign at the United Nations , while advocating negotiations on terms the United States rejects.
  • Only Time Will Tell What Political Choices I Make, Says Shatrughan Sinha

    Only Time Will Tell What Political Choices I Make, Says Shatrughan Sinha

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    Jabalpur: Former union minister Yashwant Sinha has said that investigation agencies of the country are being misused against people with different ideologies. "Pakistan and even old allies like Russian Federation becoming detached - the foreign policy of the government in tatters... We are not", he said. "It seems mob has the job of giving justice", he claimed.
  • Manushi Chillar And Urvashi Rautela Reacts To Swara Bhaskar's Open Letter

    Manushi Chillar And Urvashi Rautela Reacts To Swara Bhaskar's Open Letter

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    Aamir's 2016 blockbuster " Dangal " held the extended opening weekend record with Dollars 4.1 million over its first five days, which " Padmaavat " also beat, the release read. I find her journey so relevant today", Deepika said about her character, Rani Padmavati . That would've been the end of me as a filmmaker. It's a democracy, so, it's good if people think there can be a difference of opinion .
  • Liferaft hope for survivors of Kiribati ferry tragedy

    Liferaft hope for survivors of Kiribati ferry tragedy

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    The MV Butiraoi ferry left Nonouti Island on 18 January for a two-day, 250km (155-mile) trip to Betio, the largest township of Kiribati's capital city, South Tarawa. The Kiribati government has been strongly criticised by families awaiting news of loved ones for its alleged disregard for marine safety, and the fact it took officials six days to call on Fiji and New Zealand for help from the air, using radar equipment and specialised marine rescue teams.
  • Trump calls for unity on immigration in State of the Union

    Trump calls for unity on immigration in State of the Union

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    Democrats provided a short spurt of polite applause for Mr Trump as he entered the chamber, but offered muted reactions throughout the speech. Trump pointed to Warmbier's tearful family members on Tuesday night and said , "You are powerful witnesses to a menace that threatens our world, and your strength inspires us all".
  • Rep. Peter King says secret memo will show 'serious improper behavior'

    Rep. Peter King says secret memo will show 'serious improper behavior'

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    That's according to Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee . At least some of the details in the majority's memo are said to be based on intelligence that is so highly classified that it is considered "Gang of Eight" material, available to only a select few congressional leaders.
  • Starting Today, San Francisco Is Erasing Everybody's Misdemeanor Pot Convictions

    Starting Today, San Francisco Is Erasing Everybody's Misdemeanor Pot Convictions

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    The legislation also allows those with past marijuana convictions that would have been lesser crimes - or no crime at all - under Prop. 64 to petition a court to recall or dismiss their cases. That could lead to increased prosecutions of marijuana sellers and growers, although it's unclear how aggressive federal attorneys will be. San Francisco made a decision to be proactive and bypass the petition process altogether and erase convictions dating back to 1975, the San Francisco Chronicle ...
  • Virginia Tech student arrested with rifle

    Virginia Tech student arrested with rifle

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    Campus police were alerted that Zhao had bought an AR-15 rifle on January 25 and 30-round PMAG (5.56 model) rifle magazine on January 22, according to arrest warrants obtained by Roanoke , Virginia, television station WDBJ7 . "Earlier today, VTPD received information about a rumor that "someone on campus" had been "stockpiling weapons" and the students "should avoid large lecture classes".
  • Placing Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO) Shares Under the Lens

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    Therefore 29% are positive. Leerink Swann boosted their price target on Thermo Fisher Scientific from $190.00 to $207.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc owns 4,795 shares. The hedge fund run by Brian Taylor held 13,664 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $449,000, down from 101,513 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Qatar agrees to transparency to resolve United States airline dispute

    Qatar agrees to transparency to resolve United States airline dispute

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    A hallmark point of the deal is that Qatar will both agree to internationally-recognized accounting standards and will refrain from specific routes that some in the USA feel could cause a loss of American jobs. The organization claims that by protecting US airspace from the illegal competition the Gulf carriers bring, it will keep them from pushing USA airlines off of certain routes, which would, in turn, protect the American jobs that the Trump administration is now going to great lengths ...
  • Test of US-Japanese missile interceptor fails again

    Test of US-Japanese missile interceptor fails again

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    A test of the military's ballistic missile defense system in Hawaii failed on Wednesday - just weeks after a false alarm of a missile attack terrified the state , according to a new report. In December, Japan ordered two Aegis Ashore systems , which will complement the nation's current missile defenses, which consist of Raytheon Patriot batteries and Aegis BMD-equipped destroyers.
  • Stefanik not onboard train that struck garbage truck

    Stefanik not onboard train that struck garbage truck

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    Rep. John Faso, a New York Republican, who was on the train, said that he was told that people in the truck were injured, while those on the train were unharmed, CNN reported . 'They were thrown from the truck and one appears to have been stabilized and air evacuated and the other one I don't have eyes on right now, ' Rep. CNN reports that most of the staff and members on the train are OK.
  • Don't want India to become refugee capital: Centre to Supreme Court

    Don't want India to become refugee capital: Centre to Supreme Court

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    The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Union government to respond to a plea by a group of Rohingya Muslims that security forces were blocking their entry into the country from Myanmar . He can not be blindly pushed back. During the brief hearing, lawyer Prashant Bhushan, appearing for Mohammad Salimullah and Mohammad Shaqir, alleged that the BSF was pushing back hapless refugees through "inhumane and degrading treatment" and in clear violation of "the non refoulement principle of ...