• After taking sanctuary in a church, man's deportation delayed by ICE
After taking sanctuary in a church, man's deportation delayed by ICE

The agency's spokesperson said that despite the stay of removal, Mr Berrones "remains enrolled in the agency's Alternatives to Detention program, which requires him regularly to check in with the local office". Last June, ICE Acting Director Thomas Homan told Congress that any immigrant who came to the country illegally had committed a crime and ...

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  • Pakistani Taliban Say Deputy Leader Was Killed in US Airstrike
Pakistani Taliban Say Deputy Leader Was Killed in US Airstrike

A pair of suspected USA missile strikes killed the militant leader, Khalid Mehsud, also known by his alias Sajna, on Thursday last week in Afghanistan's Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan, Pakistani security officials said. Helmand is one of Afghanistan´s most violent provinces, and also a major source of opium, the narcotic used to ...

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  • Patrick Kluivert advises son Justin to stay at Ajax
Patrick Kluivert advises son Justin to stay at Ajax

The Dutch star has racked up seven goals and four assists in 24 appearances this season including one stunning hattrick. "Arsenal, Tottenham , Chelsea or Manchester United are nice clubs where I can see myself playing in a few years. Earlier this week, Justin Kluivert said that he likes the Premier League but added that his heart is at Barcelona...

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  • Senators Call Out Susan Rice for 'Unusual Email'
Senators Call Out Susan Rice for 'Unusual Email'

February 13, 2018 (EIRNS)-Barack Obama's personal role in directing the British intelligence operation run against candidate and President-elect Donald Trump , through the dossier issued by "ex" MI6 agent Christopher Steele, is now on the table, through a letter sent to Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice by Senators Chuck Grassley an...

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  • The UK government reveals AI software that automatically blocks extremist content online
The UK government reveals AI software that automatically blocks extremist content online

The new tool has been developed for use by smaller platforms who may not have the the resources to develop their own prevention technologies. The UK government has unveiled a tool it believes will accurately detect extremist content and block it from the internet.

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  • Democrats urge Wolf to turn down first submitted remapping draft
Democrats urge Wolf to turn down first submitted remapping draft

While the new map, handed in late last week, did present a more compact and orderly look and split up fewer counties, "the analysis by my team shows that, like the 2011 map, the map submitted to my office by Republican leaders is still a gerrymander ", Wolf said in a news release.

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  • 14 worms extracted from woman's eye who thought was a stray eyelash
14 worms extracted from woman's eye who thought was a stray eyelash

The case was published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene . "Cases of eye worm parasitic infections are rare in the United States of America, and this case turned out to be a species of the Thelazia that had never been reported in humans", said study lead author Richard Bradbury, who works with the CDC's Division of...

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  • FBI contradicts White House on probe of former aide Porter
FBI contradicts White House on probe of former aide Porter

Porter, who as staff secretary handled all of the documents that made their way to the president, was forced to resign after allegations of abuse by his two ex-wives surfaced, sparking a week of shifting explanations by White House officials about who knew about those claims against Porter and when they knew it.

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  • 17-year-old teenager slaps soldier
17-year-old teenager slaps soldier

Tamimi, who turned 17 in prison last month, and who has been incarcerated for almost two months, appeared to be in good spirits as she entered and whispered across the courtroom to her family. "The way to keep it out of everybody's eyes is to close doors and not allow people inside the court for the hearing". Critics have pointed out that the chi...

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  • World War Two bomb grounds flights at London City Airport
World War Two bomb grounds flights at London City Airport

At 10pm on Sunday, a 214-metre exclusion zone was imposed "to ensure that the ordnance can be safely dealt with whilst limiting any risk to the public". The Royal Navy attended the scene and confirmed the nature of the device, Scotland Yard said. Airport CEO Robert Sinclair said he recognized that passengers will be inconvenienced but said the ai...

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  • Amazon Reportedly Designing Its Own AI Chips
Amazon Reportedly Designing Its Own AI Chips

The Information notes that Amazon's purchase of Annpurna Labs, an Israeli chipmaker and the security camera company Blink , both point to the development of its own AI chips to power more on-device processing on Echo devices . Vizio TVs are learning to play nicely with Amazon Alexa , with a new skill for the virtual assistant that enables v...

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  • Jerusalem is off negotiation table, says President Trump
Jerusalem is off negotiation table, says President Trump

They also discussed North Korea's bid to develop nuclear weapons, with the White House explaining President Trump had "reiterated the importance" of ensuring the Stalinist dictatorship is denuclearized. When asked how he plans to deal with Israeli settlements, Trump refused to condemn their illegal expansion but said: "The settlements are somethi...

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  • British frigate to sail through South China Sea
British frigate to sail through South China Sea

Williamson would not say whether the warship would sail within 12 nautical miles of any of the disputed territories in the area, as previous USA warships have done, according to The Guardian . He said: "I think we've always got to be vigilant to any form of malign intent". "The US is asking other countries to do more" in this area, he told Th...

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  • Filipino workers stranded after ban on deployment of OFWs in Kuwait
Filipino workers stranded after ban on deployment of OFWs in Kuwait

Earlier, Roque said: "Those who opt for repatriation from Kuwait will be given P5,000 financial assistance and a further P20,000 assistance for alternative livelihood". Aside from Demafelis, the death of seven other Filipino household workers in Kuwait are also being investigated. Last Friday Duterte hit out at Kuwait as he brandished photos re...

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  • Trump won't release memo because it refutes 'claim of vindication': Schiff
Trump won't release memo because it refutes 'claim of vindication': Schiff

While many Republicans said their memo showed evidence of political bias in the early stages of the Russian Federation investigation, Trump went further, claiming on Twitter last Saturday that the Republican memo " totally vindicates " him in the investigation.

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  • Moon rejects Abe's request to resume US.-South Korea military drills
Moon rejects Abe's request to resume US.-South Korea military drills

In response, Moon said it was a matter of South Korea's sovereignty and its domestic affairs, noting it would not be appropriate for Abe to directly mention the issue. US Vice President Mike Pence also attended the Games opening ceremony but had no contact with the North Korean delegation. "I am very confident, as President Trump is, that Pre...

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  • Budget targets regional water cleanup programs like Chesapeake Bay
Budget targets regional water cleanup programs like Chesapeake Bay

The budget also makes deep cuts in the Environmental Protection Agency , which has been the lead agency in programs to restore the Great Lakes, slashing about 25 percent of the agency's budget and eliminating many EPA programs. President Donald Trump again is trying to drastically reduce or eliminate federal support for cleanups of some icon...

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  • BJP Claims Party Candidate Injured in Attack in Tripura
BJP Claims Party Candidate Injured in Attack in Tripura

BJP releases its vision document for upcoming Tripura assembly polls; Party's national President Amit Shah holds a mega road show in the state. "Twenty five years ago, the number of unemployed was 25,000, and after 25 years of rule by the CPI-M government, the number has risen to seven lakh", the BJP president said.

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  • Iraq stresses role of private sector in reconstruction process
Iraq stresses role of private sector in reconstruction process

Iraqi and World Bank officials today talked up legal guarantees available in post-IS Iraq, pointing to an investment law that offers ownership, unlimited cash transfers and tax breaks, among other benefits. Since the 1980s, resource-rich Iraq has been battered by war and global economic sanctions. Iraq is viewed by investors as the 10th most corr...

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  • Reports of possible shooting at Fort Meade near NSA building
Reports of possible shooting at Fort Meade near NSA building

The AP also reported that Fort Meade garrison spokeswoman Cheryl Phillips confirmed that one person was injured in the shooting outside the base and was taken to the hospital. Meade - HWY32 is closed in both directions near Fort Meade due to a police investigation. A handcuffed man was on the ground, surrounded by police, NBC Washington said.

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