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Protesters stake out Sessions' free speech event

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Some schools have canceled speeches over safety concerns, drawing criticism from free speech advocates who say universities are places that should not shy away from controversial debates. Sessions was also met with protests inside the event, with students dressed all in black and duct tape over their mouths standing up briefly at the end of his remarks. Read More »

Tony Abbott's daughter appears in same-sex marriage campaign ad

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The nation is now holding a non-binding survey on whether to change its law to allow same-sex couples to Wednesday. "To see Aunty Chris marry Virginia, to do it there in front of friends and family, it would be so special and I'm so, so hoping that's what I get to be a part of", she says. Read More »

Russian Federation tells Facebook to localize user data or be blocked

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The law is compulsory for all. He explained that Facebook is obliged to comply with the Russian law on the Localization of Personal Data, and that time has already been set for resolving this issue. As the company wrote an official letter to us, we won't be checking it until that moment, he said. Some have criticized Russia's law on data storage, saying it is meant to force foreign companies to hand over user information to authorities. Read More »

Full decision: Dean Skelos' conviction overturned

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Silver both forfeited their seats upon their convictions. But a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan cited the Supreme Court decision , which involved Bob McDonnell, the former Republican governor of Virginia, and was handed down more than six months after the Skeloses were convicted . Read More »

Pakistan's BAT tries to push intruders into J&K; attempt foiled

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According to the army sources, 7-8 armed intruders of Pakistan Army's Border Action Team attempted an intrusion at around 1 pm in Kupwara's Keran Sector. However, as Pakistani army gives covering fire, the BAT wearing black combat uniform cross over the LoC. It is said that terrorists accompany the trained soldiers of the unit on specific missions. Read More »

Sadiq Khan opens door for second Brexit referendum on terms of deal

Sadiq Khan has compared Donald Trump's language to Isis , and said his antagonistic approach is playing into the hands of the militant group. Khan has been a strong critic of Trump's travel restrictions and the two have sparred publicly since Trump called for a complete ban on Muslims entering the United States during the American presidential election a year ago. Read More »

'Expel Labour members who make anti-Semitic remarks'

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On Monday, during an address at a fringe meeting, an Israeli-American author called Miko Peled said the conference should be about freedom of speech and "discuss every issue, whether it's the Holocaust, Palestine, the liberation, and the whole spectrum". Read More »

'North Korea boosts defenses' amid tensions with US

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North Korean missiles demolish a USA aircraft carrier and several jets in the latest stark imagery to come out of Pyongyang in a Sunday propaganda video, a day before the regime's foreign minister said President Trump's latest comments were "a declaration of war". Read More »

Polish PM congratulates Merkel on election win

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Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel had warned voters that supporting the AfD meant putting " real Nazis " in Parliament for the first time since World War II. Nina Schick, political analyst at consultancy firm Hanbury Strategy said, it is "very important to keep things in perspective" when analysing the AfD's election performance, citing a "huge change" in German society in the wake of the refugee crisis. Read More »

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho rues absence of injured Marouane Fellaini

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His six goals in the tournament included one in each leg of the quarter-final against Anderlecht and the predatory close-range finish, early in the second half, that rubberstamped their 2-0 win over Ajax in the final in Stockholm. Mary's on Saturday and did not travel with the team. According to the Independent, Mourinho wants to extend all three players because he considers them to be very important. Read More »

Why Senate GOP health plan is bad for America, worse for Kentucky

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John McCain, R-Arizona, said he won't vote for it. " Democrats and Republicans need to work together to improve the Affordable Care Act [ACA]". "Those funds are quite unequally distributed", said Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, explaining why the most Democratic states would lose under his legislation and the most Republican states would gain. Read More »

Donald Trump extends travel ban to North Korea and Venezuela

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The new restrictions will be phased in over time, officials said, and the restrictions will not affect anyone who already holds a US visa. The designations come as Trump's temporary travel ban on six Muslim-majority nations is set to expire the same day, 90 days after it took effect. Read More »

Anthony Weiner gets 21 months in prison in sexting case

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In handing down the sentence, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote cited a need in such a highly publicized case to "make a statement that can protect other minors". Federal prosecutors had asked for a sentence of slightly more than two years behind bars because of the seriousness of the crime, in which Weiner sent adult porn to the girl and got her to take her clothes off for him on Skype. Read More »

VENEZUELA: Country Rejects Travel Ban Decreed By Donald Trump

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The court told the Trump administration and the ban challengers to file additional papers discussing the effect of the revised policy. The president replaced it with a proclamation that indefinitely restricts travel from Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea. Read More »

North Korean diplomat says tweet by Trump 'declared war'

Cabinet officials, particularly Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, have insisted the US -led campaign diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea is focused on eliminating the pariah state's nuclear weapons program, not its totalitarian government. Read More »

USA imposes travel ban on NK citizens

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Among other things, the government is requiring other countries to report lost or stolen passports and to share information confirming the identities of their citizens and whether they pose national security threats. But many other countries in the region not included in the U.S.travel restrictions , including Nigeria, Mali and Niger are considered far more vulnerable to terrorism. Read More »

High Court Postpones Oral Arguments In Travel Ban Cases

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In addition, although nationals of Iraq will not be banned, they will be subject to additional scrutiny to ensure threatening actors do not enter the US, according to senior officials. Sudan was removed from the original list, after recent praise from U.S. officials for Khartoum's efforts in fighting terrorism. North Korea's top diplomat said Monday that President Donald Trump's tweet that leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer" was a declaration of war against his country by ... Read More »

North Korea Couldn't, Wouldn't Attack US Planes, Experts Say

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On Twitter late on Saturday, Trump replied: "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at UN If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" Jerry John Rawlings is counselling a peaceful patch-up between US President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong-un. Read More »

Sarah Huckabee Sanders refers to Trump as 'President Chirp'

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Asked why Trump tweeted more than a dozen times on Saturday and Sunday about the football controversy and not at all about a post-hurricane humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, Sanders said the president was "not emphasizing sports - you're missing the entire objective on the message". Read More »

White House Defends Trump's SOB Comments: 'Always Appropriate' to Defend the Flag

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He is simply "for" national pride, the flag, the anthem, and the troops. Sanders repeated that it's "always appropriate" for the president to "promote" the flag and the national anthem, things that should be unifying for Americans. Sanders also pushed back against a reporter who drew a comparison with Trump's August comment that there were " very fine people " among the white supremacists who violently protested the removal of Confederate statues in Charlottesville, Virginia. Read More »

Twitter explains why Trump North Korea tweet wasn't removed

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Twitter , for its part, is defending its decision not to delete that damning Trump tweet on the virtue of its newsworthiness . The phrase "Little Rocket Man" refers to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. It also admitted that it needs to "do better than this", but has indicated that as the president, nearly everything of which the incumbent says will remain on Twitter. Read More »

Cooler weather ahead with rain chances in central Oklahoma

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By Wednesday expect temperatures to be in the upper 70's to lower 80's and overnight lows and sunny skies returning until the weekend. Heat index is at 102 degrees with East Northeast winds of 10-15 miles per hour. Highs will be around 90. Thursday night: Mostly cloudy with a low around 57. Wednesday , mostly sunny and hot. Thursday night will be mostly clear with lows in the lower 70s. Read More »

Trump expands travel restrictions on DPRK, Venezuela, Chad

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But the Trump administration said the latest policy is on firm legal footing since it follows a long review that involves asking almost 200 countries to detail their own information-sharing and identity processes and to promise cooperation when it comes to verifying the identities of their citizens seeking to enter the U.S. Read More »

Jose Mourinho delighted with 'pragmatic' performance against Southampton

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Manchester United have scored more Premier League goals in the 80th minute or later in games (9) than 17 of the 19 other clubs have scored overall in the competition this season. " Lukaku himself has requested the supporters " move on " from singing the chant in question and Manchester United now has a responsibility to ensure the request is complied with". Read More »