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Global Trump's asylum restrictions blocked by federal judge
Author: 0 Trump's asylum restrictions blocked by federal judge

Trump issued a proclamation earlier this month saying that only people who enter the United States at official checkpoints - as opposed to sneaking across the border - can apply for asylum, as a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants made its way north through Mexico.

Global Trump Grants Pardons to Turkeys Peas and Carrots
Author: 0 Trump Grants Pardons to Turkeys Peas and Carrots

In the end, PETA advises all Americans to participate in their own turkey pardon this year by going vegetarian. He never said the bird was pardoned, though some newspaper reports did. We have come to a conclusion. The first documented turkey pardon was given by President John F. Kennedy in 1963. Actually, presidents pardon two turkeys because, as with the Miss America beauty pageant, a runner-up is picked in case the victor can't perform its duties.

Global Security beefed up at Sabarimala temple
Author: 0 Security beefed up at Sabarimala temple

The Aikya Vedi state president , K P Sasikala , who was on a pilgrimage to the Ayyappa shrine, was taken into "preventive custody" near Marakkootam, close to Sabarimala , at 2.30 am after she allegedly defied the orders, police said. On Friday wet weather was making it hard to reach the site, and among those that did few were in favour of women being allowed. "Times have changed and so should we", he told AFP .

Global Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez ready to vote ‘no’ in spat over Gibraltar
Author: 0 Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez ready to vote ‘no’ in spat over Gibraltar

Downing Street has insisted the deal will apply to the "whole United Kingdom family" including Gibraltar and other overseas territories. Both need to be approved by European leaders at a weekend summit. "I think people will take a careful look over the abyss. and consider whether they think it is in the best interests of the whole country", Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd said.

Global Trump wanted to order Justice Dept to prosecute Clinton, Comey
Author: 0 Trump wanted to order Justice Dept to prosecute Clinton, Comey

Had President Donald Trump been successful in launching prosecutions against Hillary Clinton and James Comey , it could have spelled the end of his presidency, as a clear-cut abuse of power. CNN legal analyst Laura Coates said former White House counsel Don McGhan's 30 hours of testimony to Robert Mueller could go a long way in determining whether the nature of Trump's intent and whether he ever contradicted himself.

Global Airbnb removes listings in disputed West Banks settlements
Author: 0 Airbnb removes listings in disputed West Banks settlements

The holiday rentals giant, which had previously hosted approximately 200 West Bank properties on its platform, acknowledged Monday that "there are conflicting views" regarding the ethics of conducting business in the West Bank. firm. Israel says such an argument is a pretext for avoiding direct peace talks, and that the fate of settlements should be negotiated in accordance with peace accords signed with the Palestinians in 1993.

Global Washington Under Pressure to Ease North Korean Sanctions
Author: 0 Washington Under Pressure to Ease North Korean Sanctions

According to a spokesman of the US State Department, "we remain confident that the promises made by President Trump and Chairman Kim will be fulfilled", yet the more North Korea advance their weaponry, the more competition persists between the two nations.

Global Benjamin Netanyahu avoids early election as key ally stays
Author: 0 Benjamin Netanyahu avoids early election as key ally stays

Mr Bennett had threatened to bring down the government if he was not appointed defence minister, a portfolio that was taken by Mr Netanyahu on Sunday. Referring to Bennett's ultimatum, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked declared that "the public is fed up with voting right and getting left". He told its members that he had already met in his new position as defense minister with the Israeli army's chief of staff, Lt.

Global Turkey Discusses Khashoggi Case With UN Chief But No Request For Inquiry
Author: 0 Turkey Discusses Khashoggi Case With UN Chief But No Request For Inquiry

Saudi Arabia's King Salman urged the worldwide community on Monday to halt Iran's nuclear and ballistic missile programs and reiterated the kingdom's support for United Nations efforts to end the war in Yemen. Saudi authorities, who have offered a series of conflicting accounts since Khashoggi first went missing, deny the crown prince was involved in the killing.

Global This poor Brexit deal is bad for business, which means I'm out
Author: 0 This poor Brexit deal is bad for business, which means I'm out

After a tumultuous week, Theresa May said the proposed withdrawal accord would only be signed off if the future relationship deal was satisfactory. Theresa May plans to confront the five ministers who are planning try and push her to fight for a better deal and add a clear way for the United Kingdom to leave a customs union with the European Union (EU), the Telegraph reports .

Global Israel heads for early elections after turbulent week
Author: 0 Israel heads for early elections after turbulent week

The Gaza ceasefire, which ended the worst flare-up between Israel and the territory's rulers Hamas since a 2014 war, faced its first major test later on Friday as Palestinian demonstrators were expected to gather along the border for mass protests that have triggered deadly violence in previous weeks.

Global Death toll rises to 76 in California fire as Trump visits
Author: 0 Death toll rises to 76 in California fire as Trump visits

President Donald Trump expressed sadness Saturday at the devastation in a California town, as more than 1 ,000 people remain listed as missing in the worst-ever wildfire to hit the USA state. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said Saturday that deputies have located hundreds of people, but almost 1,300 people remain unaccounted for. Deputies have located hundreds of people to date, but the overall number keeps growing because they are adding more names, including those from the chaotic ...

Global Fox News Stands With CNN in White House Press Lawsuit
Author: 0 Fox News Stands With CNN in White House Press Lawsuit

Judge Timothy Kelly heard arguments on Wednesday from lawyers for CNN and the Justice Department. Judge Kelly did not tip his hand during the arguments. Acosta be given immediate access to the White House complex . The judge pursued the matter further, asking how he should consider the unprecedented nature of the decision.

Global Federal prosecutors accidentally disclose that WikiLeaks' Assange has already been secretly indicted
Author: 0 Federal prosecutors accidentally disclose that WikiLeaks' Assange has already been secretly indicted

She is reportedly also assigned to the Assange case. Within the report, while arguing for the specific details of the ongoing case to remain sealed, the complaint made mention of "Assange". Assange, who had leaked tons of classified documents in 2010, has been living in hiding in Ecuador. A source familiar with the matter said the document was initially sealed but unsealed this week for reasons that are unclear at the moment.

Global Trump ordered to restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta's access
Author: 0 Trump ordered to restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta's access

U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Kelly, who was appointed by President Donald Trump previous year, said CNN's attorneys were likely to prevail in their argument that the White House had violated Acosta's and the network's First and Fifth Amendment rights.

Global Rep. Kevin McCarthy says GOP has
Author: 0 Rep. Kevin McCarthy says GOP has " a lot of room to grow"

In talking to reporters, it appeared he was deciding between the judiciary and finance committees, and meant to announce his decision "within a few days". Republicans also elected Rep. Steve Scalise (La.) to maintain his position as the GOP whip, the No. 2 leadership role in the minority party. Both were selected by acclamation.

Global California Camp Fire death jumps to 63, missing 631
Author: 0 California Camp Fire death jumps to 63, missing 631

Sirens sounded in the Israeli city of Ashkelon on Tuesday, warning of incoming rockets. Fifty-six of the deaths and all of those unaccounted for are from the Butte County town of Paradise in northern California, which was decimated by the so-called "Camp Fire" that erupted a week ago.

Global UAE supports 'early convening' of UN Yemen talks
Author: 0 UAE supports 'early convening' of UN Yemen talks

The Hodeida port, the entry point for some 80 percent of food imports and aid into Yemen , has been under blockade by the Saudi-led coalition since previous year. They said they would resume operations if they came under attack. The Hodeida offensive has sparked worldwide outcry unprecedented in almost four years of conflict between the Houthis and the Saudi-backed government.

Global Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi killing
Author: 0 Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi killing

Prosecutors said the highest-level official incriminated in connection with the killing is former deputy intelligence chief Ahmed al-Assiri, who was sacked as pressure from Turkey and the world mounted on Saudi Arabia. But the Saudis' story shifted several times, particularly after Turkish officials, including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said Khashoggi had been "brutally murdered" in an operation that involved a team of more than a dozen Saudis who had traveled to Istanbul just before ...

Global Trump, Pence miss Veterans Day observance at Arlington Cemetery
Author: 0 Trump, Pence miss Veterans Day observance at Arlington Cemetery

Inclement weather stopped President Trump's helicopter getting him to a WWI memorial in Paris on Saturday, the White House said . Trump spent the majority of Saturday at the U.S. However, bad weather grounded the president's helicopter and the official told Fox News there was no backup plan to travel by vehicle. The president was scheduled to pay tribute at a ceremony at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, about 85 km (50 miles) east of Paris , with his wife Melania.

Global United Kingdom says Brexit deal 'almost within touching distance'
Author: 0 United Kingdom says Brexit deal 'almost within touching distance'

With the talks heading down to the wire TRT World charts the course the talks could take. Reports suggested the campaign would compare the content of any deal secured by Mrs May with the prospect of a chaotic no-deal withdrawal, rather than comparing it to the UK's current situation as an European Union member.

Global Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona U.S. Senate seat
Author: 0 Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona U.S. Senate seat

On Election Day, Sinema swung by Arizona State University's downtown Phoenix campus to hand out doughnuts and gleefully posed for photos. Their Senate race was one of the most-watched in the country. Also finally winning Monday is Democrat Kathy Hoffman in her race for superintendent of public instruction. She had made a point of not running against President Donald Trump, or even criticising his hardline immigration stance.

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