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Mexico pushes back against new United States immigration plan

Tillerson and Kelly will also meet with Mexico's ministers of the interior, foreign affairs, finance, defense and the navy, USA government statements said. "I don't see a scenario in which Mexico accepts this exclusively because an executive order from the United States says so". A pair of memos signed by John Kelly, the secretary of homeland security, said the Trump administration plans to use the law.

Muslims raise funds to fix vandalized Jewish cemetery

Sally Amon and her son Max Amon of Olivette, Mo., react as they look at the toppled gravestone of her grandmother Anna Ida Hutkin Tuesday at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, a suburb of St. Missouri Governor Eric Greitens called the vandalism an "act of senseless desecration" in a tweet Monday. She also told the paper that she supported Sanders because he was "a candidate who sees the humanity of the Palestinian people, because I am Palestinian", while also saying she ...

Iraq launches offensive to liberate western Mosul from Islamic State

Government military commanders say they have learned from their experiences in east Mosul and will try to advance on west Mosul from all sides in order to spread out the Isis defenders. The United Nations estimates from 650,000 to 750,000 civilians are now in Mosul amid a humanitarian crisis in which shortages of food, water and fuel are widespread.

Trump's Campaign Reportedly Talked to Russia Throughout the Election

Current and former USA officials who spoke to the Times anonymously said they found no evidence that the Trump campaign was working with the Russians on hacking or other efforts to influence the election. Congressional Republicans, meanwhile, continue to stonewall any investigation of Russia's influence over the Trump administration. Had they only put country above party a year ago, they - and we - would not be facing this crisis.

NASA to Announce Exoplanet Discovery Today

The good news for potential life on those planets is that the star's low mass allows its planets to orbit it very closely and remain in the habitable zone. There is special interest in planets that orbit in a star's habitable zone. National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ) will hold an important press conference on Wednesday regarding exoplanets , rocky Earth-like planets that do exist in our solar system.

Libyan Red Crescent Recovers Over 70 Bodies of Migrants on Country's Coast

The Red Crescent's branch in Zawiya said there are bodies still floating out at sea but it has no means to retrieve them. More than 270 people migrating are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean in the first weeks of 2017, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Trump And Netanyahu: Embracing Illusions, Ignoring Reality

Mr Trump last week asked Mr Netanyahu to "pull back" on the settlements but said he could "live with" either a one-state or two-state solution as long as the Israelis and Palestinians were happy. Still, for Sawalha, Palestinians will be represented in any other scenario to end the conflict, but not through a "two-state solution". During private meetings, the Israeli prime minister is also expected to hear concern about aggressive settlement building both from the Turnbull government, and ...

China Is Finally Putting The Screws To North Korea

The ban follows China rejecting a 16,295 tonne coal shipment from North Korea last Monday - the day after Pyongyang conducted a controversial ballistic missile test - as well as a similar but shorter ban on coal imports in December. Coal is said to be the main export of North Korea. China said the move was created to implement last November's United Nations Security Council resolution that tightened sanctions against the regime in the wake of its last nuclear test.

Woman arrested in killing of N. Korean leader's half brother

South Korean analysts and government officials have speculated that Kim was behind the killing of his half-brother, a critic of his leadership who lived outside the country for years. South Korea's cable TV broadcaster TV Chosun reported that Kim was killed at an airport in Malaysia after being attacked by two unidentified women with "poisoned needles ".

Burlington Coat Factory Drops Ivanka Trump Merchandise (Online, at Least)

Looks like Nordstrom is losing Chachi's business. Sears and K-Mart have announced they will discontinue online sales of 31 Trump Home products - as new details emerged showing sales of Ivanka Trump's brand falling in the weeks before Nordstrom Inc stopped carrying her products.

At least 32 killed in Taiwan bus crash

In July 2016, another bus crash accident happened outside Taipei killing 25 tourists, including Chinese citizens. The trip had been arranged by the Tieh Lien Hua Travel Agency, according to Taiwan's tourism bureau. It followed a grisly murder-suicide past year in which 24 Chinese tourists were killed after the driver set their moving bus on fire. Forty-four people were in the bus, not the previously estimated 45, according to the latest figures from the local fire department.

Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel medal replica recovered

According to sources, the nobel citation is however yet to be recovered. He shared the 2014 Peace Prize with Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai. Citing the theft of Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize medal in 2004 from Visva Bharati University's museum in Santiniketan, the joint commissioner of police (Southeast), R.P.

MHP leader slams Russian Federation over bombing of Turkish troops

Peskov said that Russian Federation and Turkey will jointly investigate the deadly incident. "There is no debate". Each sides was reportedly eager to move on from Thursday's incident in a similar fashion to when the two countries offered to help one another in December after an off-duty Turkish policemen shot and killed Russia's ambassador to Ankara in an art gallery.

Highway Patrol Car Crushed by Wind Blown Semi

Thankfully, all Troopers were out of their patrol cars assisting others and were not injured. Footage from a auto camera captures the moment strong winds cause a truck to blow over onto a highway patrol vehicle in Wyoming, USA. Both troopers were away from their vehicles and weren't hurt. "All we ask is that you please follow high wind advisories and closures when you are traveling in our great state", the highway patrol posted.

Manager Mark Warburton makes surprise Rangers exit

After Lockwood's proposal that Warburton, Weir and McParland should remain at Ibrox, the Rangers board met and agreed that since their resignations had already been accepted, there should be no change in the club's position. "The board is very appreciative of the good work previously done by the management team but believes it had no alternative", Rangers said in the statement.

Landslides kill 12 in Indonesia's Bali

A national disaster agency spokesman said it was caused by sustained torrential rain, about 145mm on Thursday. A further landslide in the Subaya village on Friday killed one person, bringing the total to 13. Flooding and landslides frequently occur in Indonesia, a sprawling archipelago where millions of people live in mountainous areas or near rivers. Rains kept falling on Saturday, leading the local authorities to issue a warning to the people over the possibility of others landslides, ...

Lords urged to back Brexit bill after MPs vote

Former Northern Ireland secretary of state Lord Hain said he will vote against triggering Article 50 unless an amendment is accepted to prevent a land border between north and south. While MPs have approved the bill giving the British Prime Minister Theresa May permission to trigger the Brexit process. In addition to the tough talks ahead, she could soon face another: Rumours abound in London that Ms Sturgeon will soon announce proposals to hold another referendum on Scotland's independence, ...

Melania Trump refiles libel action against Daily Mail

Melania re-filed one of her suits against the Daily Mail in NY on Monday after a judge dismissed the Maryland suit on jurisdictional grounds, the Hill reported . She reportedly refiled her case against the tabloid in a NY court, after it was kicked out of a Marlyand court for jurisdictional reasons. It seems that, while this would present even more ethical concerns for the first family, it would be legal for Melania to have a side job and earn an income during her time as first lady.

Former Prime Minister Elected as President of Somalia

Global partners also wish to express their appreciation to the outgoing Federal President Hassan Sheikh Mohamed and his government for their many achievements over the past four years and thank him for his gracious concession speech that facilitated a peaceful and orderly transfer of power.

Solo third at Waste Management Phoenix Open

Matsuyama had a chance to win the tournament on the 72nd hole, but his birdie putt came up a rotation short of the cup. Starting the day four behind Korea's Byeong Hun An at TPC Scottsdale, Matsuyama shot a five-under-par 66 to finish on 17 under, with Simpson matching him after a sparkling 64.

Afghanistan: Over 900 children killed in 2016 violence

Such airstrikes caused 250 deaths and 340 injuries, almost double the number recorded in 2015 and the highest since 2009. In 2016, 923 children lost their lives as "collateral damage" (the military term used to define civilian casualties) and 2589 others suffering injuries.

Man charged in Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano's murder

Prosecutors say Lewis has admitted to the fatal attack. The NYPD is crediting Karina Vetrano's fight for helping lead authorities to her suspected killer, while the suspect's father is speaking out and proclaiming his son's innocence. "She did not answer". Lewis, who lives with his mother and has no criminal history , but was reported as a "suspicious" person last May in the area on the Queens/Brooklyn border near where the killing took place.

Palestinians: Israel's New Land-grab Law Kills Two-state Solution

Under the bill, Palestinian owners would be financially compensated by Israel, but could not sell their land. "The Balfour Declaration was incorporated into the terms of the British Mandate and adopted by the United Nations - and until today it remains a binding document that defines the worldwide legal status of the Land of Israel", remarked Netanyahu .

Knifeman storms Louvre in Paris as French soldier opens fire

According to a report from The Washington Post , the assailant was wielding a machete and a briefcase and attempted to attack security forces outside the museum after being denied entry into the Carrousel du Louvre. Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux is on his way to visit the wounded soldier, spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said. President Donald Trump has not tweeted about or publicly mentioned that incident.

Coast Guard to suspend search for Canadian filmmaker

Local coastguards launched a search operation for the missing filmmaker and volunteer fire department divers took to the water to help scour for the man. Jeffrey Janszen said in a statement. A U.S. Coast Guard vessel searched through the night on Thursday for Stewart and an aerial search was conducted with the assistance of a U.S.

UK House of Commons votes in favour of Brexit

There are fears that with a Remain-supporting Upper Chamber, Lords could use the Brexit Bill to delay or block our exit from the EU. Its ultimate adoption is in little doubt, however. Despite the Government's confidence in having the Bill passed through both Houses without too much trouble, there has already been opposition voiced.

Trump secretary of state pick Tillerson clears Senate hurdle

But recent domestic acts of deadly extremist violence have been carried out either by US citizens or by individuals whose families weren't from the nations singled out. In other Cabinet confirmation news, a pair of Republican senators have announced their opposition to Betsy DeVos for education secretary. "They have nothing going but to obstruct", he tweeted .

Defense Secretary Meets with Korean Leaders in Seoul

Lu said Beijing would stay on high alert for "any further moves by the USA and South Korea that will harm China's security", and warned that Beijing would hit back with "tit-for-tat measures". "It's hard to anticipate what they do", he said of the North, but he was cautious not to inflame the situation. "One of the reasons I want to come out and talk to the leadership out here, they live in the neighborhood".

Sessions Appears Headed to a Full Senate Vote Bruce Barcott

Mr Sessions' critics say a vote for him is also a vote for the Muslim ban, an executive order signed last week which bars visitors and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries for at least 90 days, as he was a key architect of the order.

Tamil Nadu govt can organise Jallikattu

On January 25, the apex court had agreed to hear on January 30, the pleas of AWBI and other animal rights organisations challenging the new law passed by Tamil Nadu Assembly to allow bull taming sport Jallikattu in the state. The bench also expressed concern over the violent protests due to which law and order in the state was not maintained and remarked, "SC says that protesting is different, but coming on the street and openly defying the SC order is intolerable".