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People Trump's Mexico border plan could mean no more avocados for US
Author: 0 Trump's Mexico border plan could mean no more avocados for US

He also underlined the importance of cooperation with Central America to deal with the causes of migration, such as poverty and violence. He routinely uses illegal immigration as a justification to build a border wall along the U.S. Alternatively, the US Department of Homeland Security officials revealed that 100,000 illegal immigrants troop into the country monthly and as such, it is already affecting the system and it can't get worse than it already is.

People The EU can not be held 'hostage' to Brexit crisis, says Macron
Author: 0 The EU can not be held 'hostage' to Brexit crisis, says Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron has again shown he is losing patience with the lack of progress being made by British politicians. Speaking alongside Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar outside the Elysee Palace in Paris ahead of their meeting, he said: "Let me repeat this - our priority is the good functioning of the European Union and single market".

People Brexit deadlocked again - Parliament fails to find an alternative
Author: 0 Brexit deadlocked again - Parliament fails to find an alternative

He said a series of votes on Wednesday, would be "a last chance to break the deadlock or face the abyss ". These will be non-binding "indicative votes", expressing the will of Parliament. She only has until Monday before she must request an extension from the European Union, at which point. In a letter to Labour MPs Monday afternoon, Corbyn stated that the party "seeks a permanent customs union, close alignment with the single market and dynamic alignment on rights and protections".

People Jared Kushner weighs in on security clearance after whistleblower expresses concern
Author: 0 Jared Kushner weighs in on security clearance after whistleblower expresses concern

In a letter to White House counsel Pat Cipollone, Cummings said the subpoena is necessary because "The Committee has given the White House every possible opportunity to cooperate with this investigation, but you have declined". Newbold". The report is vague as to who it was that was granting the actual waivers; in one case, it was then-White House Chief of Staff John Kelly .

People Pakistan, India trade fire in disputed Kashmir: 7 people die
Author: 0 Pakistan, India trade fire in disputed Kashmir: 7 people die

In India , the army accused Pakistani troops of firing mortars and small-arms fire Monday along the disputed frontier, the highly militarized so-called Line of Control, hitting the sector of Poonch in Indian-controlled Kashmir . Pakistan retaliated and said it shot down two Indian air force planes; one Indian pilot was captured and later released and handed back to India amid signs of easing tensions.

People Mexico Must ‘Bring Order’ to Central American Migration, Mexican President Says
Author: 0 Mexico Must ‘Bring Order’ to Central American Migration, Mexican President Says

Nielsen issued a memorandum to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan outlining new steps the agency must take to combat the growing security and humanitarian crisis at the southern border. "Excellent meeting with President @lopezobrador_ on importance of U.S. -#Mexico relationship". The temporary reassignments, up from the current 750 inspectors, threaten to slow the movement of trucks bringing TVs, medical devices and other goods into the USA and cause delays ...

People Federal judge blocks Trump's offshore drilling order
Author: 0 Federal judge blocks Trump's offshore drilling order

A federal judge in Alaska has overturned U.S. President Donald Trump's attempt to open vast areas of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans to oil and gas leasing. "Plaintiffs assert that under the Property Clause of the U.S. Constitution, the authority to revoke a prior withdrawal was not delegated by this statute to the President and thus remains vested exclusively with Congress".

People United States cutting off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras
Author: 0 United States cutting off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

The State Department said on Saturday it would carry out President Donald Trump's repeated threats to end US foreign assistance programs with El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Mr. Trump ordered the suspension of aid payments to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to push their governments to stop migration into the US. Democratic lawmakers from the House were visiting El Salvador when Trump announced on Friday his intention to cut aid to the three Central American countries because ...

People NY Lawmakers to OK Budget With NYC Toll, Bag Ban
Author: 0 NY Lawmakers to OK Budget With NYC Toll, Bag Ban

The $175.5 billion budget also contains provisions increasing spending on schools, eliminating cash bail for misdemeanors and non-violent felonies, and imposing a new tax on the sale of mansions in Manhattan. There will also be a measure to allow the state's counties to opt in to a five-cent fee on paper bags, with the money raised going to environmental protection.

People College student slain after mistaking a auto for her Uber ride
Author: 0 College student slain after mistaking a auto for her Uber ride

According to the Columbia Police Department, Rowland abandoned the vehicle and attempted to flee on foot, but was quickly apprehended. "She simply, mistakenly, got into the auto thinking it was an Uber ride ", Holbrook said. Seymour Josephson said his daughter loved USC. Marci Josephson said she didn't understand how a person could "randomly select a person, a handsome girl and steal her life away".

People Opposition MPs call for Wilson-Raybould to testify again, citing new evidence
Author: 0 Opposition MPs call for Wilson-Raybould to testify again, citing new evidence

According to an audio recording of a conversation that the pair had, submitted to the House Justice Committee by Wilson-Raybould, Wernick said he was anxious what might happen if Trudeau and Wilson-Raybould remained at "loggerheads" about whether or not to offer a deferred prosecution agreement to the Quebec engineering firm.

People 'Manyoshu': Know the Poetry Collection Where Japan's New Era Name Comes From
Author: 0 'Manyoshu': Know the Poetry Collection Where Japan's New Era Name Comes From

Reiwa will be the name of the new Japanese era , the government announced on Monday. "We hope [the era name] will be widely accepted by the people and deeply rooted as part of their daily lives", Suga told reporters . Eras are about more than who is the emperor of the day. The letters taken from the 1,200-year-old Japanese poetry book portrays "Japan's unique national identity, such as everlasting history, its fragrant culture and four seasons that bring lovely nature, and firmly ...

People Arab leaders meet in Tunisia with eye on Trump's Golan move
Author: 0 Arab leaders meet in Tunisia with eye on Trump's Golan move

One of the few things that have united the Arab League over the last 50 years is the rejection of Israel's occupation of the Golan Heights as well as east Jerusalem and the West Bank, territories seized in the 1967 war that the Palestinians want for their future state.

Author: 0 Donald Trump stops aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador

The Honduran government also emphasized its "solid and positive" bilateral relationship with the United States , adding that relations between both countries were strengthened this past week when Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and U.S.

People White House Whistleblower Tells Congress Trump Admin Overturned 25 Security Clearance Denials
Author: 0 White House Whistleblower Tells Congress Trump Admin Overturned 25 Security Clearance Denials

A White House whistle-blower has said the Trump administration overruled security experts to give questionable security clearances to more than two dozen people, including the president's daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner . Just this morning, the House Democrats from that Oversight Committee said, we're going to start authorizing subpoenas starting tomorrow, so Tuesday.

Author: 0 USA student mistook murderer´s auto for Uber

Rowland allegedly killed Josephson and dumped her body in a wooded area near his rural home about 65 miles from Columbia. Police say the car's child safety locks were engaged, which would have prevented Josephson from fleeing if she had tried.

People Trump's Obamacare trash fire will burn Alabama
Author: 0 Trump's Obamacare trash fire will burn Alabama

Sen. Bernard Sanders, Vermont Democrat, made an ambitious campaign promise Sunday, declaring that he would slash US prescription-drug prices in half if elected president in 2020. So this President's decision blind-sided some within the Republican Party. "Indeed, as the President directed, and the Secretary of Labor confirmed, the Final Rule was created to expand access to AHPs in order to avoid the most stringent requirements of the ACA", he wrote, using the acronym for the 2010 health care ...

People Connecticut Woman Accuses Joe Biden of Inappropriate Touching in 2009
Author: 0 Connecticut Woman Accuses Joe Biden of Inappropriate Touching in 2009

To have the vice president of the United States do that to me so unexpectedly and just kind of out of nowhere, it was just shocking. My point was never about his intentions, and they shouldn't be about his intentions. "Let me state upfront that I don't know [Flores], but I absolutely support her right to speak her truth and she should be, like all women, believed", Carter said in her Medium post .

People White House defends aid cuts to Central America
Author: 0 White House defends aid cuts to Central America

Mario Garcia, a 45-year-old bricklayer in El Salvador, said he was setting off for the United States regardless of the president's threat to close the frontier. March is on track for 100,000 border apprehensions, Homeland Security officials said, which would be the highest monthly number in more than a decade.

People Facebook deletes accounts linked to India's Congress party, Pakistan military
Author: 0 Facebook deletes accounts linked to India's Congress party, Pakistan military

An example of the content linked to Silver Touch, praising the Modi govt's recent satellite developments, that was removed by Facebook. They posted about local news and political events, including topics like the Indian government, the upcoming elections, the BJP, and alleged misconduct of political opponents including the Congress.

Author: 0 House Democrats could subpoena for full Mueller report this week

FILE PHOTO: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) listens as Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker testifies before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., Feb.8, 2019.

People Snakes on Google Maps? Here’s how you can play the game
Author: 0 Snakes on Google Maps? Here’s how you can play the game

The new snake game joins other pranks it had done in previous years such as 2018's Where's Waldo? in its maps app where Waldo kept popping up from the side of the screen and users played a game to find him and other characters. It's available from April 1 on both iOS and Android , and Google says it'll be live "for about a week". Users are also presented with a world option, where you can pick up passengers from all over the map.

People How Brexit week could play out: Votes, deals and elections
Author: 0 How Brexit week could play out: Votes, deals and elections

Britain's Parliament gets another chance on Monday to offer a way forward on Britain's stalled divorce from the European Union , holding a series of votes on Brexit alternatives in an attempt to find the elusive idea that can command a majority.

People Facebook COO Hints At Changes To Facebook Live
Author: 0 Facebook COO Hints At Changes To Facebook Live

Those groups will be banned from Facebook services, she said. The company's live video feature has been used in the past to broadcast suicides, murders and violence. He said, "We are taking three steps in the wake of the terrorist attack: Facebook is tightening the rules of using Live, taking more steps to stop spreading hatred on our platform and supporting New Zealand community".

Author: 0 Killed, 400 Injured As Rainstorm Hits Nepal, Army Deployed

Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli cancelled a visit to western Nepal and was flying to the area to observe rescue efforts, his office said . The officials said army and police personnel have been mobilised to carry out rescue and relief operations.

People Saudi women's rights activists temporarily released
Author: 0 Saudi women's rights activists temporarily released

Confirming the names of the freed women, London-based rights group ALQST said other detained women were expected to be freed on Sunday. As explained by the director general of the National Center for Tourism Human Resources Development, Nasser Al-Nashmi, there are now over 8,100 tourism graduates in the Kingdom and there are plans to increase the number by 10 percent in the upcoming years.

Author: 0 Woman Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charge in Kim Jong Nam Killing

Ms Doan had been the sole remaining suspect on trial for the painful, public death of Kim whose body seized up and organs shut down within minutes of inhaling the VX agent in the departures hall of the busy global airport. Four North Koreans were also accused of involvement in the killing, but they fled Malaysia shortly after the incident. If she had been found guilty of murder, she would have faced a mandatory death penalty.

People Lights around the world are turning off for Earth Hour
Author: 0 Lights around the world are turning off for Earth Hour

More than 100 landmarks across the United Kingdom from Buckingham Palace to Edinburgh Castle are switching off their lights to mark this year's Earth Hour . Visit www.brampton.ca for more information about Earth Hour in the City of Brampton. The event comes after some of the direst warnings yet on the state of Earth's natural habitat and species.

People Black box data show faulty sensor caused Ethiopia plane crash
Author: 0 Black box data show faulty sensor caused Ethiopia plane crash

A passenger safety instruction card is seen at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 10, 2019. The aircraft update is created to ensure the MCAS will no longer repeatedly make corrections when a pilot tries to regain control. The company also is revising pilot training, including for those already certified on the 737, to provide "enhanced understanding of the 737 Max" flight system and crew ...

People One of Russia’s richest women killed in German plane crash
Author: 0 One of Russia’s richest women killed in German plane crash

Fileva was listed in 2018 by the Russian edition of Forbes magazine as the fourth richest woman in Russia with an estimated fortune of $600 million. Fileva, 55, was aboard a single-engine, six-seat Epic LT aircraft that crashed and burned in a field as it approached the small airport at Egelsbach, a town in southwestern Germany, at about 3:30 p.m.

People Turkey elections: opposition claims victory in Ankara, pulls ahead in Istanbul
Author: 0 Turkey elections: opposition claims victory in Ankara, pulls ahead in Istanbul

Speaking at a news conference late Sunday, Erdogan said his party had lost some cities in the elections but was leading by far across the country. Imamoglu, from the Republican People's Party ( CHP ), is leading with a margin of almost 28,000 votes with few ballot boxes left to be open, Sadi Guven told reporters in Ankara about the very tight race in the country's largest city and economic hub.

People Russia: US must stop interfering in Venezuela
Author: 0 Russia: US must stop interfering in Venezuela

She was referring to Trump's comments that "Russia has to get out" of Venezuela as well as to statements by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Washington does not plan to negotiate with Maduro and wants to end Russian Federation and Cuba's influence on Caracas.

People Georgia Values Life: US State Passes
Author: 0 Georgia Values Life: US State Passes "Heartbeat Bill" To Ban Abortions

Seventy-eight representatives, including some Republican lawmakers, opposed the measure. Now in Georgia, women are allowed to undergo abortion procedures up to their 20th week of pregnancy, but the pending bills would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can be as early as six weeks into the pregnancy.

People Japan reveals new 'era' name ahead of emperor's abdication
Author: 0 Japan reveals new 'era' name ahead of emperor's abdication

The letters taken from the 1,200-year-old Japanese poetry book portrays " Japan's unique national identity, such as everlasting history, its fragrant culture and four seasons that bring lovely nature, and firmly hands them down to the next generation, " Abe said.

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