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Philadelphia Eagles 'discussing' whether to visit White House

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After the Eagles' 41-33 win over the Patriots, three player they would not make the trip: Malcolm Jenkins , defensive lineman Chris Long and wide receiver Torrey Smith . The meeting was held after Trump's comments and was attended by owners, players and league executives. Last year, the New England Patriots went to the White House on April 19. Read More »

Israel scraps deportations of all African asylum seekers, extends visas

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The asylum seekers will have to renew their visas every 60 days as they did before the deportation plan. "The Israeli government's attempts to negotiate with Uganda or Rwanda over receiving deported asylum seekers had failed". African asylum seekers leaving the Saharonim prison in southern Israel where they had been imprisoned due to their refusal to leave the country, April 15, 2018. Read More »

Parents of terminally ill British toddler lose court bid

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That day, Alfie's father met privately with the pope at the Vatican. They say he has a neurological condition that is destroying his brain and the humane thing to do would be for treatment to be withdrawn. Are there any other similar cases in the UK? At six months old Alfie's development was that of a six-week-old. Last week, Alfie's parents lost their final bid in their court battle with the hospital to move him to Rome for treatment. Read More »

Facebook to let users appeal censored content

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In the past, Facebook removed photos of artwork that it has deemed to be in violation of its community guidelines . A December investigation by the Wall Street Journal found that numerous workers used for content moderation by companies like Facebook and YouTube come from the cubicle farms and call centers of India and the Philippines, which are often managed by outsourcing firms like PRO Unlimited Inc., Accenture PLC, and SquadRun Inc. Read More »

Corbyn anti-Semitism promises 'fell short', Jewish leaders say

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In contrast, Mr Corbyn issued an upbeat statement following the meeting in which he vowed that Labour "will not fail our Jewish brothers and sisters". Corbyn called Hezbollah and Hamas his friends in 2009 and said it was an honor to host representatives from those terrorist groups in parliament. British Jews and an interparliamentary committee of inquiry have dismissed as unsatisfactory an internal Labour audit that largely cleared the party of anti-Semitism allegations. Read More »

Kaizer Chiefs appoint Patrick Mabedi as interim head coach

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They are going to kill that security guard. A statement by the club confirmed that Komphela had resigned with immediate effect as head coach of Kaizer Chiefs . All across the field there were then clashes between fans and security officials. The DA has strongly condemned the violence on Saturday. In a statement on Sunday, the PSL said "hooliganism and thuggery of this nature has no place in football". Read More »

13 semis join forces to help save suicidal man on Detroit freeway

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Shaw said officers serving Huntington Woods took the man to Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. He said state police flagged six or seven truckers through and stopped them under the bridge. Also in the photo the man is struggle with the decision to take his own life. Police are reminded people considering suicide to reach out to a loved one or call 911. Read More »

Pleas for common sense gun reform raised after Waffle House shooting

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Last July, Travis was arrested when he tried to breach a White House security barrier to meet President Trump. Police took Reinking into custody on Monday. Phone calls to a number listed for the father went unanswered. "Alivia posted about her experience on Facebook that same day saying, ".it was so insane to see it, it took five seconds before he was mobbed with secret service men". Read More »

Watchdog: VA nominee Jackson was unprofessional

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Speaking at a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron , Trump said that he was not aware of the "particular allegations" about improper workplace behavior leveled at Jackson, who now serves as the White House physician, but he said he suggested Jackson consider withdrawing. Read More »

2 officers, 1 civilian shot in Dallas

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The Dallas Police Department said both of the officers are in critical condition. One officer's family is at the hospital, and one is en route to the hospital. Dallas police are looking for a 29-year-old Hispanic man named Armando Luis Juárez in connection with the shooting at a Home Depot, Chief Reneé Hall told reporters Tuesday night. Read More »

Medvedev discusses situation in Armenia with its acting prime minister

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Under a revised constitution, the prime minister now holds most power in the tiny southern Caucasus nation, while the presidency has become largely ceremonial. Following the liberation Pashinyan announced a "victorious rally" in Yerevan. Thousands of anti-government protesters are continuing to rally on the streets of the Armenian capital as the demonstrations enter their second week. Read More »

Mexico and European Union reach new trade deal

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Malmstrom pointed out that this agreement could be seen differently in the United States, but it sends a strong message at a time when protectionism is growing in some parts of the world. Our negotiators will now continue their work to resolve the remaining technical issues and finalize the full legal text so that our citizens and enterprises can start reaping its benefits as soon as possible". Read More »

Russia, China announce blocking Trump's bid to scrap Iran nuclear deal

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas earlier told reporters that the G7 would formally call on Moscow to contribute to solving the crisis in Syria, where Russian Federation and Iran are backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "It's something we've also been working closely with Canada on". Mr Trump has nominated Mr Pompeo to be USA secretary of state but Mr Pompeo is not in Toronto as his confirmation faces opposition in the Senate. Read More »

Google, Amazon services blocked in Russian Federation

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Roskomnadzor confirmed the blocking of Google's IP-addresses due to the fact that the company allows Telegram to work in Russian Federation. Some turn to VPNs to access that content anyway, but it turns out that Telegram hasn't needed to rely on that workaround to get used. Read More »

President George HW Bush Rushed to Hospital

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When asked about his recovery, McGrath said, "The 41st President wants to go to ME this summer". Sources close to the family say the 93 year old is now in critical condition and things were looking pretty grave initially. His recent stay was in April 2017 when he spent two weeks for pneumonia and chronic bronchitis. After the funeral this week, Mr Bush joined his son for a photo with Hillary and former president Bill Clinton, former president Barack Obama and wife Michelle, and first ... Read More »

PM May suffers another defeat in Britain's upper house over EU rights

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The newspaper reported that May's office believed Fox and Johnson would quit rather than accept staying in the European Union customs arrangement, but that other euroskeptics such as Gove would remain. But speaking on a local election campaign visit, Mrs May insisted that she would not change course. "We need to take back control of trade - that means leaving the protectionist Customs Union", Environment Secretary Michael Gove, a key Brexit supporter in May's cabinet, said Sunday on Twitter. Read More »

Alfie Evans removed from ventilation

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The Pope waded into the controversy offering his backing to Alfie's parents in their battle for treatment for their son. The Holy Father, who met the father of Alfie last week in Rome, said he was "moved by the prayers and enormous solidarity" shown for the toddler who is at the center of court battles between hospital authorities and parents to keep him alive. Read More »

Toronto Police Confirm Nine Deaths After Van Strikes Pedestrians

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Ralph Goodale tells reporters that police are still investigating to determine what happened and why in Monday's incident in northern Toronto in which a van struck a crowd of pedestrians. Diego Dematos was driving on Yonge street in the opposite direction to the van and witnessed the vehicle collide with pedestrians. A former Canadian university student pleaded guilty last month to killing six men praying in a Quebec City mosque in January 2017. Read More »

US grants reprieve to Rusal, says will weigh impact on allies

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RUSAL: Workers at one of Russia's biggest aluminium smelters say their Siberian town is doomed unless Moscow mitigates USA sanctions against Rusal. The US Treasury gave Americans until October 23 instead of June 5 to wind down business with Rusal and said it would consider lifting the sanctions if Rusal's major shareholder, Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska , ceded control of the company. Read More »

World watching for signs of North Korea nuke deal

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Gaddafi's a dead man now because he gave up his nuclear weapons. North Korean backing for denuclearisation of the peninsula has previously been code for the withdrawal of the 28,500 U.S. Kim's ostensible willingness to make such concessions on his nuclear and missile programs to lay the foundation for a sit-down with Trump "shows that he realizes that time and momentum is on the side of the United States and our allies", the Arkansas Republican added. Read More »

US Senate Committee Approves Pompeo For Secretary Of State

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Mr. Pompeo has outstanding academic records from West Point and Harvard University, and he performed extremely well as a US representative and director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Pompeo has the votes in the full Senate to become Secretary of State. "The Dems will not approve hundreds of good people..." The process did hit a slight snag as senators prepared for the final vote on Monday, however, as Sen. Read More »

Fed Cup: Kvitova, Pliskova give Czechs 2-0 lead over…

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BC-TEN-Germany-Czech-Republic, 2nd Ld-Writethru, 234 Kvitova beats Kerber to send Czechs back into Fed Cup finalAP Photo XSTU105, XSTU106, XSTU104, XSTU101, XSTU102Eds: Updates with doubles result, quote; corrects Germany played final in 2014, not title win. Read More »

Washington Capitals vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-23-2018 - Prediction & Preview

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Fresh off of an overtime win over the Blue Jackets Tuesday, the Capitals scored at least once in each period and posted a 4-1 win in Game 4 in Columbus Thursday night. "I can't wait to get back in front of fans", he said. Before Burakovsky got hurt last week, he was playing on a second line with center Nicklas Backstrom and right wing T.J. Read More »

Denny Hamlin: Third at Richmond

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Maybe! Probably! Let's look at them and find out. Kurt Busch led 98 laps but faded to 11th. Got us out front where we needed to be, got us the lead. Chase Elliott 3. Denny Hamlin 4. Busch has a 59-point lead over Joey Logano heading to Richmond. Additionally, he is starting eighth and likely will have a setup that is similar to his teammate Kyle Larson . Read More »

Saudi forces shoot down 'toy drone' near royal palaces

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Asked about the footage, the official said the drone had been shot down, and added that the government would introduce regulations for the use of recreational drones. At least four members of Saudi Arabia's security forces were killed and five others wounded in clashes with gunmen at a checkpoint in the southwestern Asir province, the Saudi Interior Ministry said. Read More »

OPCW Fact-Finding Mission visits Douma - organization

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The OPCW team arrived in Damascus on Saturday but had not been able to travel to Douma , on the outskirts of the capital, due to security concerns following a reconnaissance mission by a United Nations team at two sites in the town on Tuesday. Read More »

Mitt Romney won't commit to backing

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Senate seat to replace retiring Sen. Romney is running to fill the Utah Senate seat being vacated by Senator Orrin Hatch (R). Mitt Romney may have one of the best-known names in national politics, but he's still going to have to face down almost a dozen Republican contenders in Utah on Saturday in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Read More »