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People President Trump Releases Infrastructure Plan
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With the plan heavily dependent on state and local dollars, Democrats warned it would raise tolls on commuters, sell off government-owned infrastructure to Wall Street and eliminate critical environmental protections. The only one that's larger was the budget that we introduced previous year. Congress largely rejected the proposed cuts when it passed an omnibus spending bill for the fiscal year that ended September 30, 2017.

People Syria threatens to respond any future Israeli aggression
Author: 0 Syria threatens to respond any future Israeli aggression

Iran rejected the claim about an Iranian drone as "too ludicrous to warrant a response". Second, Israel attacked the caravan from which the UAV was piloted at the T-4 airbase deep in Syrian territory. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in Moscow with Vladimir Putin in late January to discuss the need for security cooperation and deconfliction in the region.

People Ahed Tamimi to be tried in secret for slapping Israeli soldier
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Despite a push from Tamimi's family to have her trial open to the public, a judge rejected the proposal, ruling that it would not be in the interest of the teenager, who is being tried as a minor, Channel News Asia reported . "Prisoners held on administrative detention in Zionist jails chose to boycott Israeli courts in a final and unprecedented manner.to protest this unjust policy", Issa Qaraqe told a press conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

People Julian Assange's arrest warrant is upheld by United Kingdom judge
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Mr Assange's lawyer Mark Summers QC then argued it was not in the public interest for the court to uphold the warrant. Ten days later a judge at London's Westminster Magistrates' Court issued a warrant for his arrest. On Nov. 14, 2016, Swedish prosecutors questioned Assange at the embassy in London about the alleged sex crimes for about four hours. In the courtroom's public gallery, which held a large contingent of Assange's supporters, numerous judge's comments met with gasps and ...

People According To Omarosa, Mike Pence Believes Jesus Tells Him What To Do
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The 44-year-old claimed she always meant to quit her White House job after a year of service, though other reports suggested she was forced out by chief-of-staff John Kelly . In an earlier episode , Omarosa broke down into tears while discussing her White House experiences. Omarosa , who previously starred on Trump's The Apprentice and worked in the Trump White House a year ago, gave the other house guests a civics lesson on the government shutdown , DACA and immigration policies.

People Chicago Police Commander Shot, Killed in Thompson Center
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Paul Bauer, commander of the 18th Police District, heard a bulletin describing a suspicious individual who had run away from tactical officers, Chicago Police Supt. Thompson Center, the state government office building. "They taped it off, so we couldn't get out". "OK, is that an off-duty [police officer]?" the dispatcher said.

People Trump administration wants to cut food stamps, replace with at-home food delivery
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The Trump administration wants to scrap food stamps for low-income Americans and replace them with boxes of non-perishable food items selected by the government, Politico reported Monday . SNAP relies on the private sector to provide access to food and beneficiaries to shop according to their needs and preferences. The Trump administration released their plan for the 2019 budget.

People US Strikes Killed Scores of Russia Fighters in Syria, Sources Say
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More than 200 mercenaries - a lot of them Russians - were killed during a failed attack on a military base near Deir al-Zour, Syria this week, Bloomberg News is reporting. Data on the numbers of dead Russian soldiers varies. Russian Federation has given Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government crucial support throughout the seven-year war in Syria, which began with a government crackdown on protests.

People Does Michelle Obama's Official Portrait Gown Have a Hidden Meaning?
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Nor does Sherald, who often depicts her subjects with some curiously evocative object (a bunch of balloons or a model ship) that creates a dreamlike atmosphere, emphasize the phantasmagorical in her portrait of Michelle Obama . It's also been revealed that the backdrop on the 44th president's portrait - by artist Kehinde Wiley - is filled with symbolism of his upbringing.

People ISIS Terrorist Sentenced To Life In Prison For New York Bombings
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The New York city bomber, who injured 30 people when he set off pressure-cooker bombs in 2016, was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday. He also ordered $562,803 in restitution. Rahimi was arrested and charged after a pressure cooker bomb went off in New York's Chelsea neighborhood the night of September 17, 2016. He was convicted of eight criminal charges in October 2017, including bombing a public place and using a weapon of mass destruction.

People Kim Yo Jong Fascinates, And Puzzles, In South Korea
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It wasn't until this week that the world learned Kim Yo Jong would join her nation's Olympic delegation. South Korea has announced it will press ahead with improving ties with North Korea , arranging family reunions between those divided by the Korean war and seeking to cool military tensions - despite the US's commitment to a policy of " maximum pressure " on Kim Jong-un.

People Trump tells Democrats to refile Russian Federation probe memo
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The White House has said it will reconsider the document once changes are made - but Democrats quickly accused President Trump of "hypocrisy". "Millions of Americans are asking one simple question: what is he hiding?" he said. 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.

People Large blackout hits Puerto Rico following fire, explosion
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Public Works Sub-Director Ramon Mendez, wearing a hard hat at left, works with locals who are municipal workers, from right, Eliezer Nazario, Tomas Martinez and Angel Diaz as they install a new post to return electricity to Felipe Rodriguez's home in January.

People Democrats pressure memo redactions to say Trump hypocrisy, Republicans say
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Trump overrode strong Justice Department objections when he declassified a Republican memo alleging an abuse of surveillance powers in the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. After the GOP memo was made public last week, Trump declared that it "totally vindicates" him in the investigation into whether members of his campaign conspired with the Russians to sway the 2016 election.

People Can Zuma defy ANC recall?
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Ramaphosa, the trade unionist-turned-businessman, was elected to lead the ruling party in December previous year after Zuma's second term as party president ended. Correspondents say that if the NEC agrees to recall Mr Zuma, it would be very hard for him to resist. Last year, S&P and Fitch downgraded the country's sovereign credit rating after Mr Zuma fired the finance minister over political infighting.

People Kim Jong Un's sister in South Korea visit
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The Samjiyon Orchestra, consisting of a total of 140 singers, musicians and other members, arrived Tuesday in the eastern port city of Donghae aboard the North Korean ferry Mangyongbong-92. North Korea is weak in winter sports , and none of its 22 athletes at Pyeongchang is expected to bring home a medal. Kim Yo-jong invited Moon to visit "at the early date possible", a spokesman for South Korea's Presidential Palace said.

People Duke Issues Injury Update For Star Freshman Marvin Bagley
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The game starts at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, February 11, 2018 , and will air on ESPN. "The injury was sustained in the first half on Thursday at North Carolina ", Duke announced on Twitter. Georgia Tech's Josh Okogie led all scorers with 29 points. Georgia Tech is 7-4 ATS at home with 7 unders and 4 overs. Okogie has scored 20 or more points in four of his past five games.

People PM Modi's Oman visit: Attends India-Oman business meet
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The Prime Minister said the aim of his visit is to further strengthen the bonds between India and Oman . The Indian Prime Minister apprised the King of Oman, Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said of various key government initiatives such as- "Start Up India', "Make in India', "Smart City', "Digital India' and "Clean India', highlighting their strong potential to provide the economy a positive thrust for sustained growth".

People Miller: John Kelly Needs to Go
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But since the resignations of White House staff secretary Rob Porter and speechwriter David Sorensen , both of whom have been accused of domestic violence , it has been suggested that Kelly's days at the helm of the White House staff could be numbered.

People Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president Moon to visit
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Saturday's meeting , the most significant diplomatic encounter between the two sides in more than a decade, could now be surpassed should Moon accept Kim's invitation to visit Pyongyang later this year. "It was a good symbol of hopefully what the Olympic Games and the Olympic spirit can do", IOC spokesman Mark Adams said of Saturday's hockey game.

People Taliban deputy leader Mehsud killed in United States drone strike
Author: 0 Taliban deputy leader Mehsud killed in United States drone strike

Three of Sajna's guards were also killed in the strike. He added that a commander called Mufti Noor Wali Wali was appointed by the Taliban chief to succeed Sanja. In December previous year, members of the group attacked a college in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, shooting dead at least nine people and injuring 36.

People Officer Shot During Barricaded Gunman Situation in Detroit
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As of 7 a.m., the scene is still active, Officer Dan Donakowski, a Detroit Police Department spokesman, said. The suspect killed a neighbor and another woman who tried checking on a loved one just before 10:30 p.m. At the time, Chief James Craig blamed Doss's slaying on police work being unsafe but also society's failure to treat many of those with mental illness.

People USA is open to talks with North Korea, says Pence
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The Winter Games in South Korea conclude on February 25. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks in Pyongyang , setting the stage for the first meeting of Korean leaders in more than 10 years.

People Turkey not willing to have dialogue with US - Turkish Deputy PM
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While the US has worked to strengthen the Syrian Kurdish force, called the YPG, to help combat the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS), Turkey considers the YPG to be a terrorist organization within its borders. "While discussing these issues, they addressed issues affecting bilateral relations in detail and explored ways to expand the joint fight against all forms of terrorism", the statement read.

People Authorities identify the 3 people killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash
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Bradley Sr. of the Hualapai reservation said. It is not clear what caused the crash. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate, Kenitzer said. Three other British people were taken to hospital. Authorities say the four were level 1 trauma patients. Police Chief Francis Bradley, of the surrounding Hualapai Indian reservation, earlier told USA media that the local terrain had hampered rescue efforts overnight.

People Amid Row, RSS Says Chief Mohan Bhagwat's
Author: 0 Amid Row, RSS Says Chief Mohan Bhagwat's "Army" Remark Misrepresented

Building a parallel army is a serious offence, he added. "Who had asked for proof of surgical strike from Indian Army?" Parallel Army, Bhagawat is talking about is what we have always warned against - Hindu Terror. The RSS chief's speech was an "insult" to every Indian, the Congress president said and demanded an apology from the RSS. "Bhagwat ji only said it takes 6-7 months for a person to be a trained soldier & if Constitution permits RSS cadres has the ability to contribute", MoS Home ...

People Donald Trump to unveil smarter, faster US$1.5 trillion infrastructure plan
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The rest of the $200 billion would be utilized among various state projects with $50 billion being allocated for rural project grants, $30 billion for government project financing and $20 billion being allocated for new ideas or "transformative projects" which do goes beyond the simple fix of existing infrastructure .

People Iraq's reconstruction after ISIL defeat to cost $88 bln
Author: 0 Iraq's reconstruction after ISIL defeat to cost $88 bln

The United States, which leads an global coalition that provided Iraq with key support in the fight against IS, does not plan to pledge any money at the conference, USA officials said. France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian visited Iraq on Monday to discuss the war-torn country's reconstruction with Iraqi officials after Baghdad declared victory against Daesh.