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The Trump administration has announced its intention to end temporary protections for Salvadorans and Haitians who have lived in the USA since natural disasters in their countries more than a decade ago, as well as President Obama's deportation relief for people brought to the US illegally as children.
  • Trump tweets: Language over DACA rejection was 'tough' but not vulgar

    Trump tweets: Language over DACA rejection was 'tough' but not vulgar

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    Well before the 2016 presidential election, Democrats and "Never Trump " Republicans said then-candidate Donald Trump was a racist, xenophobic know-nothing and a liar. However, he gave Congress until March 5 to muster an alternative program. DACA protects hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.
  • CVS spokesperson: Aetna is staying in Hartford

    CVS spokesperson: Aetna is staying in Hartford

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    Carolyn Castel, who is the vice president for corporate communications for CVS Health, said CVS officials met with the mayor of Hartford on Thursday and they chose to not move Aetna's operations from Connecticut's capital city. Empire State Development, New York state's economic development arm, also had offered the insurer $24 million in performance-based tax credits to open the office in the city.
  • Isro regains confidence with successful launch

    Isro regains confidence with successful launch

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    The 28 global customer satellites are being launched as part of the commercial arrangements between ISRO and Antrix Corporation Ltd., a company under Department of Space. The 31 satellites were placed in two different orbits in one mission, in one of the keenly watched missions that comes after a failed launch in August previous year.
  • Big Ten basketball power rankings: New team at the top

    Big Ten basketball power rankings: New team at the top

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    AP photo Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, shown in Wednesday's 76-72 overtime win against Rutgers , will lead the Spartans against rival Michigan Saturday. That's what you're going to see every night, and I don't think we responded well to it at all. "Foul trouble hurt him a bit in the first half, which is why he sat on the bench next to me".
  • Ligue 1 drops use of goal-line technology after two errors

    Ligue 1 drops use of goal-line technology after two errors

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    The first blunder was caused by GoalControl during League Cup's match between PSG and Amiens, where the technology did not alert the referees for PSG's second goal and Video Assistant Referee (VAR) instead awarded the goal. France is also trialling the video assistant referee (VAR) system in the League Cup - from the quarter-finals onwards - with a view to introducing it in Ligue1 next season.
  • England to play Nigeria and Costa Rica in World Cup warm-up games

    England to play Nigeria and Costa Rica in World Cup warm-up games

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    The Three Lions will play a game at Elland Road for the first time since 2002 and Southgate is looking forward to the clash in Yorkshire, where he also happens to live. England - whose best World Cup performance since the winning the tournament in 1966 was a semi-final penalty shootout loss to West Germany in 1990 - already have Netherlands and Italy, two giants of the world game who failed to qualify for Russian Federation lined-up for friendlies in March.
  • Pak-US cooperation imperative for regional peace: Foreign Office

    Pak-US cooperation imperative for regional peace: Foreign Office

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    The briefing comes days after the United States suspended security aid to Pakistan and US President Donald Trump said the country had given the US "nothing but lies and deceit" . Robin Raphel, a former assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asian affairs, told VOA on Wednesday Washington and Islamabad's current policy of tit-for-tat will not advance either side's interest.
  • Three jawans falls from chopper during practice drill ahead of Army Day

    Three jawans falls from chopper during practice drill ahead of Army Day

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    A video has been making rounds on social media which shows the jawans sliding down on a rope tied to the chopper. The soldiers, who fell down on ground from a height of almost 30 feet when the boom (pulley) supporting the rope reportedly gave away at the Army Parade Ground in Delhi Cantonment on Tuesday, are reported to be stable.
  • Brian Bowen to seek reinstatement with SC

    Brian Bowen to seek reinstatement with SC

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    Bowen was at the forefront of the Louisville Cardinals recruiting scandal, reportedly having received $100,000 to commit to play for the Cardinals before he was ruled ineligible. "Based upon the facts and application of the NCAA's Bylaws, Brian should be reinstated in my opinion. I have the utmost faith in the compliance staff at SC and ultimately in the NCAA".
  • Canada launches global trade complaint against US

    Canada launches global trade complaint against US

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    Canada's complaint comes as its efforts continue to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). "Today's preliminary decision allows USA producers to receive relief from the market-distorting effects of potential government subsidies", said Ross in a statement , instructing Customs and Border Protection agents to begin collecting cash deposits from paper importers at the border.
  • 7News gets inside look at Brightline train

    7News gets inside look at Brightline train

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    Brightline , the private passenger rail service aiming to connect South Florida's downtown areas with express service, announced fares starting at $10 per leg with a Saturday launch for service from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach . Brightline has yet to announce regular ticket prices but previously said a one-way, Miami-to-Orlando "Smart" ticket could cost about $140. "Our team will continue to ramp up operations as we prepare to fully launch this transformative new infrastructure asset ...
  • Queen Elizabeth and how her crown could break her neck

    Queen Elizabeth and how her crown could break her neck

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    Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in pictures Fri, January 12, 2018 Photographs from the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II which took place on June 2 1953. "So there are some disadvantages to crowns, but otherwise they're quite important things". She recalled the Coronation journey from the palace to Westminster Abbey.
  • Czechs choose between pro-Russian and liberals in presidential vote

    Czechs choose between pro-Russian and liberals in presidential vote

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    Zeman was elected to the largely ceremonial post in 2013 during the country's first direct presidential vote, a victory that returned the former left-leaning prime minister to power. Opinion surveys show the divisive 73-year-old ex-communist, who is also staunchly anti-Muslim and pro-Chinese, leading the pack of nine candidates ahead of Jiri Drahos , 68-year-old pro-European former head of the Czech Academy of Sciences.
  • What Kyle Krantz adds to SC football staff

    What Kyle Krantz adds to SC football staff

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    University of SC head football coach Will Muschamp has named former Gamecock standout Marcus Lattimore as the Director of Player Development - Life Skills and the Beyond Football program, it was announced today. "It is a pretty full-circle moment to be able to go back to my university and help them", Lattimore told WACH Fox 57 in Columbia, South Carolina .
  • Iran's Revolutionary Guard claims to have ended nationwide protests

    Iran's Revolutionary Guard claims to have ended nationwide protests

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    The U.N. Security Council is planning an emergency meeting about Iran on Friday, after the US asked the world body to show support for Iran's anti-government protesters. At that, Iran's repressive regime came down hard and violently on the demonstrators. Posts on social media on Saturday supposedly showed demonstrations across the country overnight, though they can't be independently verified.