• Trump again says he's the
Trump again says he's the "least racist" person there is

Sanders said it was a "much more fair system" and the one supported and voted by Democrats "just years ago". Sen. Richard J. Durbin of IL told reporters that Trump "said things that were hate-filled, vile and racist" at a meeting at the White House on Thursday.

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  • Zuma's exit plan: Are the ANC dynamics changing?
Zuma's exit plan: Are the ANC dynamics changing?

The debate started late on Friday afternoon, this after a recall was proposed by national executive committee member David Masondo. Other female ANC leaders elected to the committee are Tina Joemat-Pettersson, Bathabile Dlamini, NomaIndia Mfeketo and Barbara Creecy.

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  • Erdogan: Ground operation in Syria's Afrin begins
Erdogan: Ground operation in Syria's Afrin begins

Turkish tanks have amassed near the border with Syria, while Turkish media reported that medical personnel in Kilis, a Turkish town across the border from Afrin, were asked not to take leave, apparently in anticipation of military operations.

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  • Syria Describes Turkey's Attacks on Afrin as Brutal Aggression
Syria Describes Turkey's Attacks on Afrin as Brutal Aggression

But Turkey also fears any gains in strength for the Syrian Kurds, whose territory runs along some of Turkey's south border. Differences over Syria policy have further complicated Turkey's already hard relationship with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally the United States.

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  • Zidane fuels Neymar to Madrid speculation
Zidane fuels Neymar to Madrid speculation

No move for Neymar? Mijatovic admitted that the Brazilian would be a welcome addition to Santiago Bernabeu, with an ideal scenario seeing him paired with Ronaldo in a fearsome attacking unit. He said: "These things must be talked about and if he [Ronaldo] is not happy then he has to say so". Zidane is under pressure at the Bernabeu with Real si...

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  • Dimitrov wary of unpredictable Kyrgios
Dimitrov wary of unpredictable Kyrgios

I don't judge that at all.' Asked how he reacts when he doesn't play the way he wants to, Dimitrov replied: 'When you don't feel well during the match, you need to find other courses to take out from them . Trailing 4-2 the alarm bells were sounding, but Dimitrov turned things around to regain control. His victory celebration spoke volumes. For ...

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  • Senator Graham blames Trump's staff for scuttling deal
Senator Graham blames Trump's staff for scuttling deal

Sen. Dick Durbin of IL, the only Democrat at Thursday's meeting, said Trump had indeed said what he was reported to have said. "Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting". "I am telling you that he did not use that word". He initially released a joint statement with Perdue that said he could not recall wh...

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  • Turkish aid body takes measures for civilians in Syria
Turkish aid body takes measures for civilians in Syria

The U.S. Defense Department on Friday dismissed comments that a Turkish military operation against the PYD/PKK-held city of Afrin in northern Syria would throw diplomatic relations between Ankara and Washington into chaos. Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke by phone Saturday with his Russian counterpart, Gen...

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  • Turkish tour bus crashes into trees killing 11 passengers and injuring 46
Turkish tour bus crashes into trees killing 11 passengers and injuring 46

Officials say the bus carrying mostly people going on a ski trip has crashed into trees in Eskisehir province in north-west Turkey, leaving almost a dozen dead. The injured were now being treated at three different hospitals, according to the Dogan news agency. The two drivers, who were slightly injured, have been arrested, and an investigation has...

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  • Trump ends 1st yr with lowest common approval score
Trump ends 1st yr with lowest common approval score

Mr Trump is the first president to fall below a 40 per cent approval rating within the first year of presidency since Gallup began tracking public opinion on this issue in the late 1950s. Regionally, the image of US leadership suffered most in the Americas, where approval ratings dropped to a new low. "In mid-April, 33 percent of Republicans ...

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  • IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports
IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

However, the decision to field a unified ice hockey team has sparked a sharp backlash in the South, including from younger South Koreans upset that an unchastened North Korea is taking the spotlight. Earlier this week, South and North Korea announced the joint participation in the opening ceremony of 2018 Winter Olympics and agreed to form a unifie...

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  • 1 dead following Abbotsford shooting
1 dead following Abbotsford shooting

When officers arrived, they found Lovepreet Singh Dhaliwal with gunshot wounds. Officers found one injured victim who was transported to the hospital for non life threatening injuries. Police said at the time that the targeted persons are "well known to police". "I urge these individuals to come forward and speak with IHIT", Corporal Frank Jang of ...

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  • DOJ asks Supreme Court to review DACA ruling
DOJ asks Supreme Court to review DACA ruling

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond said the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination". President Barack Obama established the program, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA , by executive order in 2012.

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  • A Federal Shutdown's Impact On Southeast Ohio
A Federal Shutdown's Impact On Southeast Ohio

Congress has until the end of Friday to pass a bill to avoid a partial shutdown of the federal government, and a bill's passage does not look promising . Congress needs to pass a spending bill that is signed into law by the President by Friday night or shutdown will occur. This is wrong, unjust and no way to run our government.

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  • Trump ends first year without hosting any State Dinners
Trump ends first year without hosting any State Dinners

The right wing promotes capitalism run by rules made up by the right-wing Congress and powerful corporations to increase their wealth - the poor and middle classes get leftovers. Trump in August opted not to pull the United States out of Afghanistan, where 12 service members died from combat during the President's first year, according to a review ...

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  • Referee Ted Valentine apologizes to North Carolina's Joel Berry
Referee Ted Valentine apologizes to North Carolina's Joel Berry

Georgia Tech goes from Thursday night's 64-48 loss to No. 2 Virginia to this matchup at Chapel Hill, with the quick turnaround just part of the challenge. Maye won't sneak up on anyone this year. When this North Carolina team is focused and plays with intensity and grit, they are without a doubt a top team in not only the ACC, but also the country.

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  • Syrian Gov't: US Military Presence In Syria Is Act Of Aggression
Syrian Gov't: US Military Presence In Syria Is Act Of Aggression

Update 15 .29: Turkey has now started air raids on Afrin; supporting the Turkish military, the Free Syrian Army (FSA) has started ground skirmishes against YPG, the US-backed militia; YPG accuses Turkey of using the shelling as an excuse to launch a ground assault .

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  • Justice Department Asks SCOTUS To Reverse Court Ruling Protecting DREAMers
Justice Department Asks SCOTUS To Reverse Court Ruling Protecting DREAMers

After Alsup issued his ruling last week, President Donald Trump tweeted: "It just shows everyone how broken and unfair our Court System is when the opposing side in a case (such as DACA) always runs to the 9th Circuit and nearly always wins before being reversed by higher courts".

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  • Wells Fargo & Co Reiterates
Wells Fargo & Co Reiterates "Sell" Rating for Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (VRX)

About 7.89 million shares traded. Top Pick for Thursday: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc . (NYSE: VRX ) has declined 48.51% since January 19, 2017 and is downtrending. The Missouri-based First Allied Advisory Svcs has invested 0.11% in International Paper Company (NYSE:IP). Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Europe) invested in 0.02% or 5,35...

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  • USA government shuts down as midnight deadline passes
USA government shuts down as midnight deadline passes

And they hope that Mr. Trump, scorched by the firestorm prompted by his vulgar, racially tinged comments on Africa last week , will be forced back to the negotiating table. Democrats wanted to force through protections from deportation for 700,000 "dreamers" who had previously been covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( Daca ) p...

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  • United looking to continue flawless start to 2018
United looking to continue flawless start to 2018

It didn't get Newcastle a point on either occasion. Guardiola has a had to fill the position with midfielder Fabian Delph, right back Danilo as well as attacking midfielders Oleksandr Zinchenko and Phil Foden. Sergio Aguero celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match against Napoli on November 1, 2017 at the San...

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  • JCPOA to 'Fall Apart' if US Withdraws, Russian FM Warns
JCPOA to 'Fall Apart' if US Withdraws, Russian FM Warns

Numerous more exotic planks on his program have been forgotten or cut down to size, but there has been forward movement on some key dossiers left open by his predecessor Barack Obama. Trump, with bull-in-a-Twitter-feed diplomacy reflecting his impulsive, combative character, has turned the United States into an unpredictable and disruptive force.

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  • President Trump asked doctor for cognitive test
President Trump asked doctor for cognitive test

The 71-year-old president performed "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening, which is not standard but was requested by Mr Trump. Perdue described as a " gross misrepresentation " reports that Trump used the vulgarity. Durbin has said the White House should release whatever recording it might have of the meeting. Trump's request came in t...

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  • Durbin subject of Trump's tweets after DACA meeting
Durbin subject of Trump's tweets after DACA meeting

He was referring to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects young people who came to the U.S.as children and are living here illegally. When Trump was asked on Sunday if he considered that the comments had made it hard to obtain an immigration agreement, Trump responded: "Have you seen what several senators said about...

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  • Syria threatens to down Turkish jets over its Kurdish region
Syria threatens to down Turkish jets over its Kurdish region

Various sources reported on exchange of gunfire and skirmishes at or points on Turkish-Syrian border. The PKK is considered a terrorist organization by both Turkey and the US, as well as the European Union. Erdogan said the statements from Washington were contradictory. "The terrorist organization will be cleansed from there". Turkey consid...

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