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She says the president is taking the "absolute opposite approach" from President Barack Obama's administration, which she says tried to "weaponize" a 16-day shutdown in 2013. Trump also hasn't appeared in public since Friday. The shutdown dominated the Sunday political talk shows. Mr Trump couldn't beat protestors, so he chose to tweet them.
  • Bangladesh delays Rohingya Muslim's repatriation to Myanmar

    Bangladesh delays Rohingya Muslim's repatriation to Myanmar

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    Rohingya refugee children play at Thankhali refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district on January 22, 2018. The decision from Bangladesh to delay the start of repatriation comes as tensions have risen in the camps holding the refugees, some of whom are opposing their transfer back to Myanmar because of lack of security guarantees.
  • Federal shutdown enters Day 2 amid blame game on both sides

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    And Democrats are adamant that they will not allow the bill to proceed until it deals with DACA, even though most lawmakers on both sides agree on most things in the legislation, including an extension of a children's health program and most do not want the government to remain closed.
  • Emergency official: 5 missing after Oklahoma rig explosion

    Emergency official: 5 missing after Oklahoma rig explosion

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    County Sheriff Chris Morris said, "Most everybody was taken off the site and taken to a secure site here in Quinton", according to the Associated Press . The company confirms this was a drilling rig, however, they are not sure what they were drilling for. Fire crews were also searching woods for anyone that may have run from the scene.
  • America Suffers File Drop in Belief, China Rises, Survey Exhibits

    America Suffers File Drop in Belief, China Rises, Survey Exhibits

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    In an annual assessment of trust levels around the world, the firm said Monday that trust in the USA has fallen precipitously in the past year, particularly among what it terms the 'informed public.' Trust in government has fallen the most but confidence in business, media and non-governmental organizations has also dropped sharply.
  • Who's to blame for shutdown? DNC media takes aim at Stephen Miller

    Who's to blame for shutdown? DNC media takes aim at Stephen Miller

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    But he also cautioned that Trump policy adviser Stephen Miller could kill any immigration deal. "He's been an outlier for years", White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said in a statement Sunday night. "They hold us back from getting a solution", Graham tweeted. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has called Miller a white supremacist, and Senator Sherrod Brown said Miller certainly " seems to be " a white supremacist.
  • Cardi B Says Offset Isn't Homophobic After 'Queer' Lyric Backlash

    Cardi B Says Offset Isn't Homophobic After 'Queer' Lyric Backlash

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    Cardi B has taken to Periscope to defend her fiance Offset - member of rap trio Migos - after he was slammed by fans for being "homophobic". She said: "I did not know that that was a bad word 'cause trans people use it. In her video , Cardi - who alludes to the fact that the couple are now estranged - repeats her partner's claim that he was unaware of all of the word's connotations.
  • Lavrov, Tillerson discuss Syria on call: Russian foreign ministry

    Lavrov, Tillerson discuss Syria on call: Russian foreign ministry

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    The U.N. Security Council was scheduled to convene later Monday to discuss the situation. Gabriel had told reporters after meeting Cavusoglu that major arms sales to Turkey would remain off limits until Yucel's case was resolved, but signalled that Berlin would review Ankara's request to add protective gear to its existing tanks.
  • Gates remained locked, visitors turned away at national parks

    Gates remained locked, visitors turned away at national parks

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    When people look back decades later, he said, they're "going to be talking about the president of the United States - who was the president at that time?" While some outdoor areas at national parks will remain accessible to visitors during the government shutdown , and some visitor centers operated by private entities remain open , National Park employees are furloughed and some buildings are closed.
  • Facebook Cannot 'Guarantee' That Social Media Is Good For Democracy

    Facebook Cannot 'Guarantee' That Social Media Is Good For Democracy

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    And Facebook did not realize that in a timely manner. "In 2016, we at Facebook were far too slow to recognize how bad actors were abusing our platform", Chakrabarti added. They also need to be able to convey it to others. The good, however, isn't without the bad, Sunstein said . A poll posted in October discovered that people of the USA thought by a 2:1 margin that Facebook must carried out more efforts to reveal and identify the ads of Russian Federation.
  • Weekend Weather: Cloudy Saturday, Rain Sunday?

    Weekend Weather: Cloudy Saturday, Rain Sunday?

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    The National Weather Service in Taunton issued a special weather statement regarding the potentially slippery spots due to the patchy rain. State Forester George Geissler says any fire that starts will likely spread rapidly, making suppression very hard.
  • Trump asked doctor for cognitive test

    Trump asked doctor for cognitive test

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    Trump, 71, is known to enjoy high-fat foods like fried chicken, hamburgers and steak - and, while he plays golf, he does not have a daily exercise routine. President Trump was given an excellent chance of exceeding the average life expectancy for an American man, which the National Centre for Health Statistics places at 78.6.
  • Senate heads for uncertain vote to end shutdown as day 3 begins

    Senate heads for uncertain vote to end shutdown as day 3 begins

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    Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, said on ABC's "This Week" that the rhetoric used in the Trump ad "doesn't work", citing Republican Ed Gillespie's failed gubernatorial campaign ads, which attacked now-Virginia Gov. Trump signs it, the government will reopen. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a vote on the short-term deal for 1 a.m. on Monday, stating lawmakers would work for "as long as it takes" to "end this craziness".
  • Large chunk of suspected frozen plane poo lands in Indian village

    Large chunk of suspected frozen plane poo lands in Indian village

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    Human waste on planes is stored in special tanks and is disposed of once the plane has landed. "There was big thud and people of the village came running out of their homes to find out what had happened". In December 2016, an Indian court ruled that airlines in India would be fined if planes release human waste from toilets in the air. But, just a year later, a woman was injured after she was hit in the shoulder by a chunk of ice, that fell from the sky and crashed onto her roof.