• Pentagon to withhold $50 million from Pakistan

    Pentagon to withhold $50 million from Pakistan

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    The United States will not give Pakistan the balance amount of $350 million for military reimbursements that it owes the fiscal year 2016, Reuters reported on Friday. Pakistan criticized Mattis' decision and rejected American assessments that it has not done enough to fight the Taliban and its allies. $900 million was sanctioned to Pakistan in FY17 CSF, as part of the regular process of Defence Department budget allocation.
  • Guatemala-born mother of four in CT church to avoid deportation

    Guatemala-born mother of four in CT church to avoid deportation

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    Gov. Dannel Malloy visited the church Thursday and said her situation in CT speaks to the breakdown of immigration policy in Washington, focusing on removing the wrong people from this country. It is not clear how long Chavarria intends to remain in the church. Her four kids are United States citizens and her oldest son is disabled. They said ICE officials should also take another look at why she was denied asylum when her father and brother's requests were granted.
  • AG Jeff Sessions vows to stay despite Trump's jabs

    AG Jeff Sessions vows to stay despite Trump's jabs

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    Reports said that Mr Corallo disagreed with the alleged strategy of Mr Trump's lawyers to discredit or limit the team directing the investigation. US intelligence agencies have accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of approving an influence campaign to sway the November 2016 vote in Trump's favor, allegations rejected by the Kremlin.
  • UK Foreign Secretary Johnson visits Japan to discuss security, post-Brexit issues

    UK Foreign Secretary Johnson visits Japan to discuss security, post-Brexit issues

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    They said that they will work together for the early adoption of a new UN Security Council resolution that includes tougher sanctions against the North. However, Johnson said London would continue to develop "commercial and economic relations" with Japan, adding: "Japanese investments in the United Kingdom are at a record high since the Brexit vote past year".
  • Texas senators debate abortion bill targeting Planned Parenthood

    Texas senators debate abortion bill targeting Planned Parenthood

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    Just days before Missouri lawmakers resume a special session on abortion-related issues, a federal appeals court has ruled the state must pay more than $156,000 in legal fees stemming from a lawsuit involving Planned Parenthood. It bans donating aborted fetal tissue to medical researchers. Medical professionals deem the banned procedure as safe . "We are honored to defend SB 8 in court".
  • Natural disaster in Turkey Causes ''Small Tsunami''

    Natural disaster in Turkey Causes ''Small Tsunami''

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    Giorgos Halkidios, a regional government official for the island of Kos, said an older building there collapsed, hurting people underneath it. "There was banging. Hotel guests briefly returned to their rooms to pick up their belongings but chose to spend the rest of the night outside, with some using sheets and cushions borrowed from nearby lounge chairs to build makeshift beds.
  • Dogs meat festival in Korea, 149 rescued from meat farm

    Dogs meat festival in Korea, 149 rescued from meat farm

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    When Amber received treatment at the Siskiyou Humane Society, she was described as "a complete sweetheart who loves to give and receive affection, is very smart and focused with training, is a huge submissive grinner and loves to play with other dogs ".