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Few Republicans have reacted to President Trump's remark about "sh*thole countries" as of Friday morning, a comment which Mr. Trump has offered a vague denial of making. "Given the historical reality of how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice", union spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo said.
  • Former general says he knows how powerful North Korea's military is

    Former general says he knows how powerful North Korea's military is

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    South Korean President Moon Jae-in affirmed Wednesday he has "no plans" to ease sanctions against North Korea until Pyongyang decides to denuclearize. In-Bum Chun, the former deputy commander of South Korea's army, says it wouldn't be like the removal of Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq but 'like trying to get rid of Allah, ' The Times reports .
  • UN condemns Donald Trump's 'shithole countries' remark as racist

    UN condemns Donald Trump's 'shithole countries' remark as racist

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    While Trump and his critics debate the precise language he used about Haiti in a discussion of immigration, he has shown personal enmity for the island nation's people with his administration's decision to end Temporary Protected Status for the almost 60,000 Haitians who came to the United States as a result of the quake.
  • Dog Treks Nearly 40 Miles Searching For Owners Who Gave Her Up

    Dog Treks Nearly 40 Miles Searching For Owners Who Gave Her Up

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    Seminole Animal Shelter Treasurer Marta Mattingly said the organization had reached out to them and would post on Facebook if the family agreed. However, Cathleen was having none of this. The shelter says it's now sorting through many applications from families who are interested in adopting her. Friendly. She wants to be everyone's friend.
  • Trump Threatens to Cut Aid from Pakistan

    Trump Threatens to Cut Aid from Pakistan

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    Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was yesterday due to chair a Cabinet meeting that was expected to focus on Mr Trump's tweet . Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said: "we have already told the USA that we will not do more , so Trump's " no more " does not hold any importance..." A Geo News report has quoted Asif as saying, "We have already told the USA that we will not do more, so Trump's " no more " does not hold any importance".
  • Renacci tells supporters he's running for Senate

    Renacci tells supporters he's running for Senate

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    Tressel has donated to Republican campaigns over the past decade, mostly to Ohioans. Tressel took to Twitter to say that he was appreciative of the acknowledgment, but that he will remain president at Youngstown State University. On the Republican side, it becomes a race between two staunch Trump supporters. "The last thing the voters in OH want is another opportunistic career politician who's only looking to jump from one office to the next - and Jim Renacci can't even decide what office he ...
  • US Tells Citizens to 'Exercise Increased Caution' While Visiting India

    US Tells Citizens to 'Exercise Increased Caution' While Visiting India

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    The State Department's new Travel Advisory Program assigns every country a level of advice ranging from 1 to 4. "Because our personnel's safety is at risk, and we are unable to identify the source of the attacks , we believe USA citizens may also be at risk and warn them not to travel to Cuba", the travel warning noted.
  • Exploratory coalition talks between Germany's major parties end ahead of crucial decision

    Exploratory coalition talks between Germany's major parties end ahead of crucial decision

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    Four months after Germans went to the polls , the country still doesn't have its new government in place. German Chancellor and leader of German Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel (C), leader of German Christian Social Union (CSU) Horst Seehofer (L) and leader of German Social Democratic Party (SPD) Martin Schulz pose for photos after a joint press conference at the headquarters of SPD, in Berlin, Germany , on January 12, 2018.
  • Korea, US Discuss Coordination over Inter-Korean Relations

    Korea, US Discuss Coordination over Inter-Korean Relations

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    A major factor in the turnaround was a recently-exposed Chinese Communist Party secret document that calls for deceptive operations to sustain the Pyongyang regime by providing military and economic aid. "And maritime interdiction helps us to disrupt resources". As such, North Korea's neighbors China and Russian Federation are not invited, and many have questioned the utility of a conference where such influential regional players are absent.
  • Schiff: Republicans have tried to hinder Russia probe

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    The investigation has not yet requested to interview the president, but earlier this week USA media reported that Mr Mueller had told the president's lawyers he meant to seek an interview . Solberg visited Washington on Wednesday for meetings with Trump and top administration officials. "Our position has always been that if asked we'll cooperate", this person said.
  • Pence to Lead US Winter Olympic Delegation in South Korea

    Pence to Lead US Winter Olympic Delegation in South Korea

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    It pursued its banned weapons programmes in defiance of United Nations sanctions , launched missiles it says are capable of reaching the USA, and staged its sixth and most powerful nuclear test. "Hopefully, a lot of good things are going to work out". "I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong-un", Trump said. Trump also said he wants to maintain pressure on North Korea, urging China and other countries to withhold economic aid to Kim Jong Un until he gives up his ...
  • Florida man wins $451 million Mega Millions jackpot

    Florida man wins $451 million Mega Millions jackpot

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    A Florida Lottery news release said Friday that 20-year-old Shane Missler , of Port Richey, had claimed the jackpot from the multistate game's January 5 drawing. "I look forward to the future". "I intend to take care of my family have some fun along the way, and cement a path for financial success so that I can leave a legacy far into the future", Missler said in a statement via his lawyers.
  • Martin Luther King banquet sold out

    Martin Luther King banquet sold out

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    The MLK Day signing was already scheduled for Friday, along with the president's first annual physical at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, but the White House decided not to hold the daily press briefing before Mr. Day, one day after making disparaging comments about Haiti and African countries. Democratic Rep. John Lewis sponsored the bill, saying he is "so proud that we were able to work in a bipartisan, bicameral manner" to establish the state of Georgia's first National ...
  • Arizona GOP Rep. Martha McSally announces Senate bid

    Arizona GOP Rep. Martha McSally announces Senate bid

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    McSally, who served 26 years in the US military, also used her experience to hit out at the Democrats in the Senate in the video, saying, "after taking on terrorists in combat, the liberals in the Senate won't scare me one bit". McSally is expected to formally announce her campaign Friday morning in a tour across the state, but her campaign tipped its hand by releasing a video hours before.