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People ICE agents arrest doctor in Kalamazoo
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To boot Niec, who was only five years old when his doctor parents uprooted for the U.S., hasn't kept in touch with any former family in Poland , has never returned and is unable to speak the language. "In 1979, my parents were both doctors, left Poland, and took two suitcases and two small children - my brother was five, and I was six, and they came here for a better life for their kids", Iwona Niec-Villaire, Mr Niec's sister, told a local reporter.

People This Year's Flu Season Worse Than Expected
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While our flu vaccines are far from ideal, they are the best way to prevent getting sick from flu - and it's not too late to get one. Because this is a cumulative rate, the number is expected to increase as the flu season progressed, CDC researchers said two weeks ago in a conference call with the media.

People Trump says he's 'pleased' with Democrats' shutdown concession
Author: 0 Trump says he's 'pleased' with Democrats' shutdown concession

The Democratic Party's leader in the Senate, Chuck Schumer , says an agreement has been reached with the Republicans to reopen the USA government. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did not commit to a deal or compromise for Dreamers, something that many Democrats previously said was a condition for reopening the government after it shut down on Friday night.

People 5 missing after oil and gas well explosion near Quinton
Author: 0 5 missing after oil and gas well explosion near Quinton

The Pittsburg County sheriff said about two-dozen people were working on the rig when it exploded. Part of the rig appears to have collapsed in the explosion. Morris said counseling is being offered to the employees on site at the time after the tragic events. He said workers were "pretty shook up". We will provide more details as they are known.

People Trust in United States institutions plunges in Trump's first year: Major survey
Author: 0 Trust in United States institutions plunges in Trump's first year: Major survey

The largest fall was the lack of faith in the U.S. government, which fell 14 points to 33 percent among the general population, and 30 points to 33 percent among the informed public (college educated, household income in the top quartile for their age in their country, read or watch business/news media at least several times a week, follow public policy issues in the news at least several times a week).

People Cardi B Defends Her Man Offset Over Homophobic Lyric
Author: 0 Cardi B Defends Her Man Offset Over Homophobic Lyric

Offset had rapped the line, "I can not vibe with queers", in his verse on YFN Lucci's song " Boss Life " and he got called out for it by the LGBT community. Offset went on to reveal he was simply looking for another word to fit in with the rhyme, and was inspired by reading an Internet example for using "queer" in a sentence, which stated, "she had a queer feeling that they were being watched".

People Stephen Miller: the mastermind behind the rescission of DACA
Author: 0 Stephen Miller: the mastermind behind the rescission of DACA

Miller's racial obsessions with immigrants are playing out in a game of political chicken where five trains are racing toward one track in the switchyard of American politics. Top Democrats increasingly see Kelly as working to influence Trump against compromise on immigration, said a congressional aide. "The Stephen Miller approach to immigration has no viability", Graham told MSNBC on Friday.

People Pence says United States will open embassy in Jerusalem next year
Author: 0 Pence says United States will open embassy in Jerusalem next year

The US move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital broke with decades of worldwide consensus that the city's status should be settled as part of a two-state peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. The Palestinians are planning a general strike on Tuesday to protest Mr Trump's declaration. The decision has drawn near global condemnation and deeply angered the Palestinians, who have refused to meet with Pence on his visit.

People Pence forced to awkwardly deny Trump's affair with porn star Stormy Daniels
Author: 0 Pence forced to awkwardly deny Trump's affair with porn star Stormy Daniels

Pence told AP that he was "not going to comment on the latest baseless allegations against the president". The liberal-leaning watchdog group asks the two agencies to look into whether the $130,000 payment made to Stephanie Clifford, known professionally as Stormy Daniels , through an LLC, originated from the Trump Organization or another business or individual person.

People PM accepts invitation to attend forthcoming ASEAN-India Summit
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The Asean leaders will be welcomed by India's President Ram Nath Kovind during a luncheon. The artistes from Thailand, Myanmar, Singapore, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam and Lao PDR are participating in the Ramayana Festival, which started at Kamani Auditorium in New Delhi on Saturday and will conclude in Ayodhya on Wednesday.

People Scott signs cannabis legalization with 'mixed emotions'
Author: 0 Scott signs cannabis legalization with 'mixed emotions'

The bill, signed by Governor Phil Scott, legalized recreational marijuana use for adults over the age of 21. The other six states where adults may legally possess and consume marijuana - Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Nevada and California - all arrived at legalization through voter-approved ballot measures.

People Shree Panchami being celebrated today
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The festival is celebrated every year on the fifth day of the month of "Magha". This Puja is celebrated to pay homage to the Goddess of education, who is considered by the Hindus as the daughter of Goddess Durga. Soni Singh: Let's worship Goddess Saraswati to attain enlightenment through knowledge and rid ourselves of lethargy, sluggishness and ignorance. Sahoo has built a 15 feet wide sand sculpture of the Goddess and has also prayed the Goddess to bless all with learning, wisdom, ...

People Delhi Police arrest 2008 Gujarat blasts mastermind Abdul Subhan Qureshi
Author: 0 Delhi Police arrest 2008 Gujarat blasts mastermind Abdul Subhan Qureshi

The toll could have gone up but 29 of the improvised explosive devices (IEDs) failed to explode due to various technical reasons. The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) and the Gujarat ATS were already in touch with the Delhi Special Cell and it is expected that these state agencies will have him remanded in their custody to interrogate him in respective cases.

People Real IDs are available in California; here's what you should do now
Author: 0 Real IDs are available in California; here's what you should do now

So what do you need to apply? After that date, however, only a REAL ID or other federally approved documents will be accepted, including a U.S. Passport, passport card or military ID. Flashing the REAL ID will do the trick, though, for flights and to enter military bases or to get onto federal facilities. The REAL ID Act of 2005 was passed as a part of a post 9/11 federal requirement to address security flaws.

People Government shutdown: What's open, what's not
Author: 0 Government shutdown: What's open, what's not

Many people were ditching their cars at the entrance to the parkway to continue hiking or biking past the barricades. Big Bend National Park remained open to visitors Saturday, but the visitor center was closed. Access to some Yosemite facilities could prove to be a problem in the event of snow, if park-operated snowplows are needed to clear roads . For updates on various park openings, the National Park Service will provide information on their website and social media ...

People Trump healthy, did very well on cognitive test, doctor says
Author: 0 Trump healthy, did very well on cognitive test, doctor says

A person familiar with last week's bipartisan meeting where Trump reportedly made the initial remarks said Illinois Democratic Sen. Trump's "overall health" is excellent , Jackson said , as is his "cardiac health". Ronny Jackson , an overweight 71-year-old man with evidence of coronary artery disease who does no exercise and feasts mainly on fast food is in "excellent health ".

People White House Voice Mail Blames Democrats For Government Shutdown
Author: 0 White House Voice Mail Blames Democrats For Government Shutdown

The Guardian recorded and posted the full audio-see the paper's YouTube video version above-but the key line of the out-of-office message is: "Unfortunately, we can not answer your call today, because congressional Democrats are holding government funding, including funding for our troops and other national security priorities, hostage to an unrelated immigration debate".

People SC to hear pleas of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh against 'Padmaavat' on Tuesday
Author: 0 SC to hear pleas of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh against 'Padmaavat' on Tuesday

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also restrained any other state from issuing such notifications and orders prohibiting exhibition of the movie. Activists of Karni Sena also staged blockades by burning tyres on roads connecting Ujjain to Nagda, Dewas to Maksi and Agar to Kota. In Rajasthan state, women carrying swords marched in Chittorgarh against the movie.

People Sanofi Buys Hemophilia Drugmaker In $11.6B Deal
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Royal Bank of Canada upped their price objective on shares of Bioverativ to $68.00 and gave the stock a "market perform" rating in a report on Thursday. Aside from its two marketed products, Bioverativ's pipeline includes a programme in Phase III testing for cold agglutinin disease, and early stage research programs and collaborations in hemophilia, and other rare blood disorders, including sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia.

People Trump and Graham, the end of an ugly friendship
Author: 0 Trump and Graham, the end of an ugly friendship

Democratic Sen. Durbin said the deal will be introduced as legislation Wednesday. The incident is telling in many respects, but none more important for Republicans than this: They can lie and enable the president hoping to score brownie points, but this White House won't repay loyalty in kind.

People Sunday weather: Rainy and breezy, with highs around 46
Author: 0 Sunday weather: Rainy and breezy, with highs around 46

Forecast discussion says it's quite possible northern New Jersey and eastern PA struggle to reach the middle 40s. Oklahoma Forestry Services says temperatures will be slightly cooler on Monday but wildfire conditions will remain favorable with humidity values of 20 percent and low dormant grass moisture.

People Pennsylvania court throws out congressional boundaries
Author: 0 Pennsylvania court throws out congressional boundaries

Republicans control 13 of the 18 congressional seats in Pennsylvania, a swing state where registered Democrats outnumber Republicans by 4 million to 3.2 million. Should the parties fail to reach an agreement on the plan, the justices said the court would move quickly on its own to develop a constitutional congressional map.

People Shutdown Day 2: Congress Seems Far Apart on a Resolution
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EST (1700 GMT) on Monday. According to U.S. media, however, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell does not support the option and it is unclear whether Republicans would still have the 51 votes needed to pass a spending bill. It's unclear at this point whether the plan will win over sufficient Democrats to pass. Democrats have called for a funding extension of a matter of days to ensure momentum in negotiations is maintained.

People Iran To Top Tillerson's Agenda On European Trip
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He also meant to visit the new U.S. Embassy in the British capital. "The Foreign Secretary emphasised that the Iran nuclear deal is working, and that the United Kingdom would work closely with US, European and worldwide partners to tackle Iran's disruptive behaviour in the region", a Foreign Office spokesperson said .

People Palestinian backlash as Pence addresses Israel's Knesset
Author: 0 Palestinian backlash as Pence addresses Israel's Knesset

Pence reaffirmed President Donald Trump's decision to name Jerusalem the capital of Israel and move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , while adding the United States is committed to achieving peace between the two sides. Knesset member Ayman Odeh tweeted on Monday that he was proud to lead a "strong, legitimate protest, against the Trump-Netanyahu regime's exaltation of racism and hatred, who speak of peace exclusively as lip service".

People Razzie Nominations: Transformers, Fifty Shades, & The Mummy Lead The Pack
Author: 0 Razzie Nominations: Transformers, Fifty Shades, & The Mummy Lead The Pack

The film was released in September to mixed reviews. The most nominated film this year is " Transformers: The Last Knight" followed by " Fifty Shades Darker " and 'The Mummy '. The last award he ever won could have been a Razzie. The nominations for the 2018 Razzie Awards are in, and it's looking like The Mummy , 50 Shades Darker , and Transformers: The Last Knight are set to take a beating.

People Suspect in custody after school shooting in Italy, Texas
Author: 0 Suspect in custody after school shooting in Italy, Texas

They said about 9 a.m. that students were being moved, "under guard", to a different location. The sheriff's office also confirmed that a female student had been shot and was taken by air ambulance to a hospital. KTVT reports that Italy High School and nearby Stafford Elementary School have been locked down. According to the Texas Tribune , Italy High School has students in 6th through 12th grades.

People Oscars 2018: Global star Priyanka Chopra to announce nominations
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After shining on the red carpet at the prestigious Academy Awards in 2017, PeeCee has done us all proud once again. Also joining Chopra with the announcements are Rebel Wilson, Rosario Dawson and Michelle Rodriguez. The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri , judging by the award ceremonies we've already had this year, though the Oscars has more technical awards, which should give a nice bump to Blade Runner 2049 and Dunkirk .

People S Africa's ANC confirms talks on Zuma exit
Author: 0 S Africa's ANC confirms talks on Zuma exit

The call by Ramaphosa is came as authorities in South Africa launched an offensive against companies controlled by the Gupta family, businessmen friends of Zuma who are accused of unduly using political connections to win work with the state.

People Mokonyane to represent Zuma at George Weah's inauguration
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Thousands of exuberant supporters and regional presidents and dignitaries packed into a stadium in the capital Monrovia to watch as Weah, who rose from the city's slums to become one of Africa's greatest footballers, took the oath of office.

People Turkey warns of action in Syria unless U.S. halts aid to Kurds
Author: 0 Turkey warns of action in Syria unless U.S. halts aid to Kurds

Erdogan said. "We will eradicate all of them". "We call on all sides to refrain from escalating the situation and to focus on completing the fight against (ISIL), co-ordinating their action through the coalition". The rockets hit two offices and office building, and slightly wounded one person. He said if the operation turned into full-out combat, much of the actual fighting would be done by Turkey-backed Syrian rebel forces like in the Euphrates Shield operation.