• ICE Homan Says Sens. Harris, Feinstein 'Don't Want to Know the Facts'
ICE Homan Says Sens. Harris, Feinstein 'Don't Want to Know the Facts'

They've canceled every one of those meetings", Homan said . They want to play political game, put smoke and mirrors up what I.C.E. As The Guardian reports, the measure known as 287 (g) allows a state or local law enforcement agency to enter into a partnership with Immigration and Customs Enforcement that gives the agencies delegated authorit...

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  • Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) Position Lowered by State of Wisconsin Investment Board
Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) Position Lowered by State of Wisconsin Investment Board

The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 6.5% compared to the same quarter past year. Verity & Verity Llc who had been investing in General Electric Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $127.11 billion market cap company.

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  • Philippine congressional panel finds probable cause to impeach Supreme Court Chief Justice
Philippine congressional panel finds probable cause to impeach Supreme Court Chief Justice

Also, Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez of the First District of Davao del Norte said the House may opt to await the SC ruling before the plenary decides whether to send the case to the Senate for trial. Under the corruption allegation, the Chief Justice was accused of using public funds to support her alleged lavish lifestyle, including her purchase of...

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  • Schmidt Will Announce Irish Team At Lunchtime
Schmidt Will Announce Irish Team At Lunchtime

Ringrose and Furlong were the only changes to the starting lineup which beat Wales 37-27 to remain undefeated. Ireland coach Joe Schmidt on Thursday named the following team to face Scotland in the Six Nations at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

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  • Texas Judge Orders Electric Shocks For Uncooperative Sex Offender
Texas Judge Orders Electric Shocks For Uncooperative Sex Offender

As originally reported by the Texas Lawyer website Tuesday, Terry Lee Morris , who'd been found guilty of sex crimes against a child and given a 60-year prison sentence, will receive a new trial after the 8th Court of Appeals in Texas found Judge George Gallagher ordered his bailiff to administer electric shocks to Morris for not answering q...

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  • Michael Bay is Unfortunately Taking Over Steven Spielberg's 'Robopocalypse'
Michael Bay is Unfortunately Taking Over Steven Spielberg's 'Robopocalypse'

Now that Michael Bay's love affair with robots is seemingly over, it's worth looking out for what the director is planning to film next. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Bay is set to take over the directorial reins from Steven Spielberg , who originally planned on helming the adaptation as far back as 2010, prior even to the release of ...

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  • Coleman back in Republic of Ireland squad after leg-break
Coleman back in Republic of Ireland squad after leg-break

SINN Féin has called on Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill to withdraw comments accusing Republic of Ireland soccer chiefs of targeting young Catholic players from the north. "I played for Northern Ireland 60-odd times, I was captain loads of times during one of the most successful periods". While he also said some players from a perceive...

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  • US drone targets Pak Taliban in Afghanistan
US drone targets Pak Taliban in Afghanistan

The relations between the two countries have been tense since US President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of providing safe heavens to Afghan militants. The UN's top envoy in Afghanistan urged the Taliban to engage in direct Afghan-owned talks with authorities in Kabul and start a peace process to bring the suffering of the Afghan people to an end...

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  • INX media case: Karti Chidambaram moves Delhi HC for interim relief
INX media case: Karti Chidambaram moves Delhi HC for interim relief

The apex court asked the Delhi HC to hear the matter tomorrow. The division bench of Justice S Muralidhar and Justice IS Mehta will hear the case of Karti Chidambaram , who is now in custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the INX Media case.

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  • TN: Pregnant woman falls as cop kicks bike, dies
TN: Pregnant woman falls as cop kicks bike, dies

Tension prevailed all through Thursday at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government hospital here where the body of the 36-year-old pregnant woman, whose tragic death sparked off a huge public uproar, was kept. Raja was also seriously injured. Meanwhile, a large number of people gathered on the Thanjavur-Trichy national highway yesterday night and prote...

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  • EFL to probe Wolves transfer dealings as Leeds chairman makes Twitter jibe
EFL to probe Wolves transfer dealings as Leeds chairman makes Twitter jibe

After the summit, the EFL said they would meet Wolves " management to "reiterate the requirements of our regulations and those of the FA and will report back to the board in due course'. "I don't pay any attention to it, to be honest". "I used last night (sic) fixture to raise long standing concerns that I have regarding agencies having direct i...

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  • 11 countries officially sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement despite United States absence
11 countries officially sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement despite United States absence

This time, they are doing it with one less member: the U.S. The CPTPP will reduce tariffs in countries that together amount to more than 13% of the global economy. Governments and activists of other member nations worry the changes will raise the costs of medicine. Incredibly, no details of the new agreement were supposed to be released until...

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  • Russian military transport plane crashes in Syria, killing all 39 on board
Russian military transport plane crashes in Syria, killing all 39 on board

The Russian military previously put the death toll at 32. The plane crashed just 500 meters (1,600 feet) from the runway at the airbase that Russian Federation leases from Syria near the Mediterranean coast. Syria has been embroiled in a civil war since 2011. Last month a Russian Su-25 ground attack plane was shot down by a portable anti-ai...

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  • Turkey Asks US to Block Kurdish Fighters From Moving to Afrin
Turkey Asks US to Block Kurdish Fighters From Moving to Afrin

Jandaris is about 20km away from central Afrin , the last major YPG outpost. "The fight will continue until the whole of Afrin is cleared of them", an FSA commander who goes by the name of Abu Saleh told reporters. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday his government hopes that a cross-border military offensive launched...

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  • Aarushi murder case: CBI moves Supreme Court challenging Talwars' acquittal
Aarushi murder case: CBI moves Supreme Court challenging Talwars' acquittal

The CBI on Thursday moved the Supreme Court to challenge the clean chit issued to Aarushi Talwar's parents Rajesh and Nupur Talwar. In October previous year, the Allahabad high court acquitted both, saying there was no evidence to prove the couple murdered their daughter.

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  • Romania in top ten countries with highest share of women-owned businesses
Romania in top ten countries with highest share of women-owned businesses

Similarly, a report out on Thursday by Grant Thornton, showed that although nearly one third (29%) of senior roles in South Africa are now filled by women, one in five local businesses (20%) still have no women at all in senior positions.

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  • Catholic Women Urge Pope to Tear Down Church's 'Walls of Misogyny'
Catholic Women Urge Pope to Tear Down Church's 'Walls of Misogyny'

She was speaking ahead of a " Voices of Faith " conference taking place to mark International Women's Day. "So it seems to me that those who argue that women can never be priests have got now to be put to the pin of their collar - clerical collar, obviously - to explain then the radical, innovative ideas and the strategies that they are going to ...

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  • Airport Chaos: Technical issues causing major delays at Sydney Airport
Airport Chaos: Technical issues causing major delays at Sydney Airport

Terminals 1 and 2 have been impacted due to a technical glitch. "Of course, nobody at an airport at 5:30am could possibly have had anywhere near enough sleep, so you can imagine the mood", she continued. While there was some frustration from passengers affected by the delays as the check-in and security queues began to mix together, many appear t...

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  • Trump's guns stance a struggle for Congress, NRA
Trump's guns stance a struggle for Congress, NRA

His comments suggested that, after a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, left 17 people dead and sparked a youth movement for gun control, he was interested in breaking with the gun-rights group on key issues. That measure came closer to passage than any other gun legislation in recent years when it drew 54 votes in 2013. Republicans in Congr...

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  • Schumer introduces Democratic infrastructure plan
Schumer introduces Democratic infrastructure plan

The rate was lowered from 35 percent this year under the GOP tax bill. Among other changes, the Democrats would restore the estate tax exemption at $11 million for couples, rather than double that, as became law under the GOP bill, and revive the alternative minimum tax.

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  • Northeastern US hit by second major storm in a week
Northeastern US hit by second major storm in a week

The storm, which is still dropping snow across northern New England, caused plenty of misery. Coastal flooding is also a concern, with a warning in effect for eastern MA, the National Weather Service said . "Heavy snowfall and high winds have resulted in hazardous driving conditions", Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker tweeted. Boston Public ...

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  • Georgia celebrates International Women's Day
Georgia celebrates International Women's Day

Many students in schools and other educational settings participate in special lessons, debates or presentations about the importance of women in society, their influence, and issues that affect them. It is in the interest of us all - the fans, the families, and every girl and woman who has been able to fully realise her dreams through athletic...

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  • President Trump Calls Oakland Mayor's ICE Warning 'A Disgrace'
President Trump Calls Oakland Mayor's ICE Warning 'A Disgrace'

In fiery tweets, speeches and at a news conference at the Capitol, the Democrats said the Justice Department lawsuit is based on lies and challenges California's sovereignty. " How dare you distract the American people from a failed immigration system that tears apart decent families and forces the workers that our economy depends on to harves...

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  • Italian elections, a punishment against the political class
Italian elections, a punishment against the political class

Here are some of the main takeaways from the election and what to expect in coming weeks as Italy tries to avoid a political stalemate. A prolonged political stalemate could make heavily indebted Italy the focus of market concern in Europe, now that the threat of German instability has receded after the revival on Sunday of a grand coalition ...

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  • Statue Politics Continue: Ambedkar And Periyar Statues Vandalized After Lenin
Statue Politics Continue: Ambedkar And Periyar Statues Vandalized After Lenin

Circle officer of Mawana UN Mishra said a villager noticed that Ambedkar's statue was vandalised and informed the police. According to CPI (M) leaders BJP workers in large number pulled down Russian revolutionary and Communist icon Vladimir Lenin's statue in Belonia on Monday and the very next day another statue of the leader was vandalised in ...

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