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Steve Bannon Meets Behind Closed Doors With House Panel on Russia Meddling in 2016 US Presidential Election

Steve Bannon Meets Behind Closed Doors With House Panel on Russia Meddling in 2016 US Presidential Election

🕔11:42, 16.Jan 2018

President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon will meet behind closed doors on Tuesday with a U.S. House of Representatives committee that is probing whether Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election.

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‘I’m Not a Racist’ – US President Donald Trump Says

‘I’m Not a Racist’ – US President Donald Trump Says

🕔10:57, 15.Jan 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Sunday “I‘m not a racist” in response to reports that he had described immigrants from Haiti and African countries as coming from “shithole countries.” Asked by a reporter in Florida whether he was a racist, Trump said: “No. I‘m not a racist. I‘m the least racist person you have ever interviewed.”

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PANIC! People Scramble For Cover Because of Ballistic Missile Button Wrongly Pressed in Hawaii

PANIC! People Scramble For Cover Because of Ballistic Missile Button Wrongly Pressed in Hawaii

🕔15:17, 14.Jan 2018

Alert warned people of a missile heading towards Hawaii Saturday morning. Took 38 minutes for a second alert to be sent out explaining it was a false alarm. Families huddled together crying and praying while waiting for the missile to hit. Some people placed their children in storm drains, others messaged loved ones. ‘I was sitting in the bathtub with my children, saying our prayers,’ one said.

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New Donald Trump Policy Could Strengthen Role of Nuclear Weapons

New Donald Trump Policy Could Strengthen Role of Nuclear Weapons Updated

🕔12:10, 13.Jan 2018

Donald Trump administration’s draft document, said, however, that Obama-era assumptions of a world where nuclear weapons were less relevant proved incorrect.

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Deaths, Injured on the Streets, Food Center Ransacked, Cattle in Grazing Field Slaughtered as Hungry Mobs Take Over Venezuela

Deaths, Injured on the Streets, Food Center Ransacked, Cattle in Grazing Field Slaughtered as Hungry Mobs Take Over Venezuela

🕔09:30, 12.Jan 2018

“They’re hunting. The people are hungry!” says the narrator of the video, who filmed the incident from his car. Lawmaker Paparoni said some 300 animals were believed to have been killed. “They knocked down the gates and looted flour, rice, cooking oil, cooking gas,” said Urdaneta. “The police and the National Guard tried to control the situation by giving out what was left.” Nicolas Maduro’s government accuses political opponents and foreign powers of trying to foment a social uprising against him by stoking inflation and hoarding food IN Venezuela.

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Canada Takes United States to WTO in Complaint Over Trade Remedies

Canada Takes United States to WTO in Complaint Over Trade Remedies

🕔17:23, 10.Jan 2018

Canada has launched a wide-ranging trade dispute against the United States, challenging Washington’s use of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties, Canada said in WTO filing dated Dec. 20 and published on Wednesday.

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What is DACA: What You Need to Know About Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

What is DACA: What You Need to Know About Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Updated

🕔13:00, 10.Jan 2018

What is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): On June 15, 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal. They are also eligible for work authorization. Deferred action is a use of prosecutorial discretion to defer removal action against an individual for a certain period of time. Deferred action does not provide lawful status.

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Judge Alsup Blocks Trump Move to End DACA for Immigrants

Judge Alsup Blocks Trump Move to End DACA for Immigrants

🕔09:56, 10.Jan 2018

“DACA gave them a more tolerable set of choices, including joining the mainstream workforce,” Alsup wrote. “Now, absent an injunction, they will slide back to the pre-DACA era and associated hardship.”

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Damage Control: White House Scrambling to Minimize National Discussion About Trump’s Mental Fitness for Job As US President

Damage Control: White House Scrambling to Minimize National Discussion About Trump’s Mental Fitness for Job As US President

🕔14:42, 9.Jan 2018

Trump privately resents the now-regular chatter on cable television news shows about his mental health and views the issue as “an invented fact” and “a joke” much like the Russia probe, according to one person who recently discussed it with him.

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Bill Clinton Calls for Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar

Bill Clinton Calls for Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar

🕔14:17, 9.Jan 2018

“A free press is critical to a free society – the detention of journalists anywhere is unacceptable. The Reuters journalists being held in Myanmar should be released immediately,” Clinton said in a Twitter post.

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