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Why the U.S. Is Taking 58 Refugees in a Deal Trump Called ‘Dumb’

A couple of months in the past, 54 refugees from Manus had been resettled in quite a lot of portions of the United States. Why are they going now? American officers in Australia were pronouncing for months that they had been continuing cautiously and intentionally, and the plan for the ...

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Volcano Erupts in Japan, Killing Soldier and Injuring Several at Ski Resort

Photo Mount Kusatsu-Shirane, best left, which erupted on Tuesday, is set 100 miles northwest of Tokyo. Credit Kyodo, by the use of Reuters A volcano erupted Tuesday in Japan, killing one soldier who used to be coaching within reach and injuring greater than a dozen other people, together with a ...

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Ex-Federal Worker in Australia Accused of Financing ISIS

MELBOURNE, Australia — A 40-year-old Sydney girl who labored for the government is going through terrorism financing fees, after the police accused her of wiring tens of 1000's of bucks to the Islamic State in 2015. Michael Willing, the assistant commissioner of the New South Wales Police Force, mentioned the ...

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Pennsylvania’s gerrymandered House map was just struck down — with huge implications for 2018

It was probably the most pro-Republican gerrymanders within the nation. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court dominated Monday that the state’s US House maps had been according to a Republican partisan gerrymander that violated the state’s charter — and struck them down. If the ruling holds, it'll be a huge assist to ...

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Sundance 2018: The Tale is a gripping film about teen sexual assault

Jennifer Fox’s The Tale premiered at Sundance on January 20, a day when girls all over the world have been as soon as once more marching following a yr of Donald Trump’s presidency in addition to the swell of the #MeToo motion. The first post-Weinstein Sundance incorporated panels and discussions ...

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Senators used a “talking stick” during shutdown negotiations

Sen. Susan Collins’s plan gave the impression to be running — till one senator reportedly threw it forcefully towards every other. Political pundits will debate the winners and losers of the three-day govt shutdown, however a transparent frontrunner for the unsung hero award has emerged: Sen. Susan Collins’s “talking stick.” ...

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As Turkey Attacks Kurds in Syria, U.S. Is on the Sideline

“The U.S. has tried to walk a very fine line in Syria,” stated Ali Soufan, a former F.B.I. counterterrorism agent who's now chairman of the Soufan Group. But, he stated, “as the battlefield shrinks in Syria, the line has become near impossible to maintain.” Mr. Soufan stated the United States ...

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Solar tariff ruling: what it means for the US solar industry

In a transfer that can build up the charge of putting in solar panels for American properties and utilities, the US Trade Representative issued new price lists on imported solar panels overdue Monday. The Trump management ruling is in response to suggestions from the US International Trade Commission and provides ...

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Ted Cruz, mascot of the 2013 shutdown, says he has “consistently opposed shutdowns”

Reporters attempted to ward off on the Texas senator’s interpretation of historical past. Ted Cruz (R-TX), the senator who had a number one function in the executive shutdown in 2013, instructed newshounds Monday he has “consistently opposed shutdowns. In 2013, I said we shouldn’t shut the government.” Cruz delivered his ...

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