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Global Media Trump presses border wall ahead of shutdown deadline
Author: 0 Trump presses border wall ahead of shutdown deadline

This week, USA media reported that Trump had asked Congress to approve funds for the construction of over 700 miles (1,100 km+) of new and replacement barriers in the southwestern stretch of the US's 2,000 mile border with Mexico. The White House's other conditions are ending "chain migration" and the diversity lottery program. President Trump is expected to ask Congress for the money to build his wall in exchange to keep DACA.

Global Media Pence reschedules Middle East trip for later this month
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A spokeswoman for Pence indicated "working together to fight terrorism and to improve national security" will be among topics of discussion. The longest portion of the trip, two days in Israel, includes meetings with Israeli leaders, remarks at the Knesset and a visit to the Western Wall and the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem.

Global Media 8 children among 21 killed in Syria Idlib strikes: Monitor
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The rebels say they have taken numerous soldiers hostage. The Syrian regime has retaken control of much of the country in the past year with the help of Russian forces and has launched an offensive to seize Idlib, the only province that came under full rebel control in the near-seven-year war.

Global Media Martin Luther King Jr. Day march January 15
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The theme will be Survival of Civil Rights (how far we have come). An elder at New Jerusalem Seventh Day Adventist Church, she also serves with the Illinois Municipal League, the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative, Comptroller Susan Mendoza's Local Government Division, East-West Gateway, and the Southwestern Illinois Council of Mayors.

Global Media Egypt sets presidential election date day after Sisi rival bows out
Author: 0 Egypt sets presidential election date day after Sisi rival bows out

The ex-air force commander and former aviation minister was seen as the most serious potential challenger to the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in an election due in May. Sisi is yet to officially announce his candidacy . This will be Egypt's third election since the 2011 Arab Spring riots that overthrew the long rule of President Hosni Mubarak.

Global Media Grayling stays, Greening goes on a day of reshuffle chaos
Author: 0 Grayling stays, Greening goes on a day of reshuffle chaos

Immigration minister Brandon Lewis has been appointed as the new chairman of the Conservative Party, Downing Street confirmed. British Prime Minister Theresa May begins the new year with a reshuffle of her top team . Chris Grayling was announced as chairman, causing a stir online when the tweet was retracted. It will now fall to the 46-year-old Mr Lewis to provide the leadership needed to attract younger voters and those in northern England if the governing party is to have a chance to ...

Author: 0 Israel Takes Offense in Battle Against BDS

According to a statement by the Strategic Affairs Ministry, those who have carried out "significant, ongoing and consistent harm to Israel through advocating boycotts may be considered to have their entry barred". "We will work to thwart anti-Israel boycotts, while pursuing a lasting peace with our neighbors", he added. The representatives of various United Kingdom -based non-profit organizations reacted on Monday to a recent ban on their members from entering Israel.

Author: 0 South Korea, Japan nuclear envoys agree to intensify diplomatic efforts

This most recent hack comes at a time when North Korea is preparing to hold official talks with its southern neighbour for the first time in more than two years, about finding a way for its athletes to attend the upcoming Games. "On this we have been working with all the stakeholders for quite some time", it said in a statement. Over the New Year, Trump and Kim exchanged provocative taunts, with the North Korean leader boasting he now has a "nuclear button" on his office desk, and the US ...

Global Media Tehran denies talks with European Union on anti-government protests
Author: 0 Tehran denies talks with European Union on anti-government protests

Besides Zarif and Mogherini three European foreign ministers will take part in the meeting, the spokesman added. "Together with the EU's foreign policy chief (Federica Mogherini), we agreed to invite the Iranian foreign minister, if possible next week", Gabriel told German public broadcaster ZDF on January 7.

Global Media Pierce County deputy was Navy veteran, father
Author: 0 Pierce County deputy was Navy veteran, father

He was transported to a hospital in Tacoma where he died. A sheriff's deputy in Washington State died after he was shot while chasing a burglary suspect. The Bethel School District canceled all classes Monday because of the ongoing manhunt, which included authorities blocking roads leading to the district's bus facility and preventing bus drivers from starting their t pickup routes.

Global Media As 'Fire And Fury' Goes On Sale, Trump Attacks Keep Coming
Author: 0 As 'Fire And Fury' Goes On Sale, Trump Attacks Keep Coming

Crooked Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP lawmakers cite new allegations of political bias in FBI Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. He added that his story "seems to present this presidency in such a way that it says he can't do his job". President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday morning to defend his intelligence, which he said was smeared by Democrats and the "fake news" mainstream media.

Global Media Four cricketers arrested for playing Pakistan anthem in Occupied Kashmir
Author: 0 Four cricketers arrested for playing Pakistan anthem in Occupied Kashmir

In the video, two cricket teams - one wearing green and another white - are purportedly seen standing in attention in two lines on either side of the pitch as "Pak Sarzameen" played in the background. Another police official who didn't wish to be named said, "An investigation has been initiated and arrests have been made". The Kashmiri youths, wearing green jerseys, were arrested for honouring Pakistan by playing the national anthem before a local cricket match.

Global Media Democrat Steyer Says He'll Spend $30 Million on US House Midterms
Author: 0 Democrat Steyer Says He'll Spend $30 Million on US House Midterms

Tom Steyer , the billionaire Democratic megadonor, says he is not running for office in 2018 but will spend $30 million on an effort to win control of the House. In the interview, Steyer did not set out conditions for Democrats in these races, or suggest that he would intervene in primaries. Steyer has elevated his national profile over the past few months with a series of pro-impeachment TV ads accusing Trump of obstructing justice and putting Americans at risk.

Global Media Trump seeks US$18B to extend Mexico border wall
Author: 0 Trump seeks US$18B to extend Mexico border wall

Four are made of concrete and four are made of other materials. That's in addition to funding for the southern border wall, a deeply unpopular idea among Democrats. But the standoff has been deepening. "I believe Mexico will pay for the wall", he informed reporters at Camp David, where Republican leaders convened to plan for the 2018 mid-term elections.

Global Media Florida fisherman missing from tournament on Lake Okeechobee
Author: 0 Florida fisherman missing from tournament on Lake Okeechobee

Richard Bowie, director of Down East Emergency Medicine Institute, coordinating the search, says he expects to find Kayler floating in his vest around the edges of the lake. A gradual warming improved conditions over the weekend, and it will be back in the 70s this week, according to the National Weather Service. Kayler, a military veteran, is married with a young daughter.

Global Media Trump Ends Protection From Deportation for 200000 Salvadorans
Author: 0 Trump Ends Protection From Deportation for 200000 Salvadorans

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has decided that El Salvador has finally recovered enough from a 2001 quake that it can handle the return of its citizens, who had been allowed to remain in the U.S.by the Bush and Obama administrations under special Temporary Protected Status.

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