• Tripoli's only functional airport hit by air raid as clashes rage

    Tripoli's only functional airport hit by air raid as clashes rage

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    United Nations envoy Ghassan Salame met Serraj in his office in Tripoli on Monday to discuss "this critical and hard juncture", the UN's Libya mission said. It took control of the coastal city of Sirte in 2015 but lost it the following year to local forces backed by US air strikes, and now operates in the shadows.
  • US Homeland Security chief Nielsen resigns amid border turmoil

    US Homeland Security chief Nielsen resigns amid border turmoil

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    Another caravan appeared to be forming. "There are reasons to believe that the President is going to make an ever more dramatic case of what's happening at the border", Brown said . When Kelly moved to the White House as Trump's chief of staff in July 2017, Nielsen went with him as his deputy. It was also reported that one of the reasons Nielsen was pushed out is because she resisted President Trump's efforts to institute an expanded version of his migrant family separation policy.
  • Trump pushed staff for months to reinstate large-scale family separation policy

    Trump pushed staff for months to reinstate large-scale family separation policy

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    Trump announced on Sunday that U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan will be acting head of Homeland Security. The tenure of outgoing Homeland Security Sec. Both policies garnered legal challenges, and both required extensive implementation by McAleenan and his agency. Ding Dong, the disgusting HHS Secretary is gone, and here's hoping that the United States will soon be adopting a far more sane, rational immigration policy! "Whoever is put in that position ...
  • BJP manifesto a bunch of lies: Congress

    BJP manifesto a bunch of lies: Congress

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    Modi's BJP has consistently advocated ending Kashmir's special constitutional status, which prevents outsiders from buying property in the state, arguing that such laws have hindered its integration with the rest of the country. But political leaders in Muslim-majority Kashmir have warned that repealing the law could lead to unrest. The BJP also promised to reserve 33 percent of seats in the Indian parliament and state assemblies for women, if it is voted back to power.
  • Auto bomb kills three USA servicemembers, one contractor outside Bagram Air Field

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    It says that in accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, the name of the service members killed in action are being withheld until 24 hours after notification of next of kin. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. "Both the Taliban and the government should move forward as Afghans". In 2010, 437 American troops were killed in combat there, according to the Pentagon .
  • Uganda police say kidnapped US woman and driver are freed

    Uganda police say kidnapped US woman and driver are freed

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    Kimberley Sue Endecott, 35, and Ugandan driver Jean Paul were on a game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park when four gunmen ambushed their vehicle on Tuesday evening, a police statement said. The kidnappers reportedly requested a $500,000 ransom. Cases of kidnap of tourists are extremely rare in Uganda and authorities have emphasized that point as Sue's case is most likely to negatively impact on the booming tourism industry.
  • Kirstjen Nielsen 'will continue to support' Donald Trump's border policies

    Kirstjen Nielsen 'will continue to support' Donald Trump's border policies

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    On a number of occasions, she indicated she didn't believe the Russians specifically tried to help Trump, despite intelligence community conclusions that they did. "You have to say, 'I'm sorry, we can't take you, '" Trump said . "We don't have the room". Rather, Nielsen's resignation "demonstrates the power of immigration hardliners inside the White House, including national security adviser John Bolton and senior adviser Stephen Miller , who, despite her defense of the administration's ...
  • Trump sees 'close' election upcoming in Israel

    Trump sees 'close' election upcoming in Israel

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    No, she doesn't like Israel, does she? Democrats have pointed out that Trump has repeatedly made comments widely interpreted as anti-Semitic. That decision has particularly resonated with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who has sought to ally himself with Trump ahead of his re-election on Tuesday.
  • UK issues passports without ‘European Union on cover

    UK issues passports without ‘European Union on cover

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    Britain has begun issuing passports with the words " European Union " removed from the front cover - despite Brexit being delayed and its political leaders deadlocked over how to extricate the country from the bloc. At present, Britain's exit date is April 12, although European Union member states are mulling a new extension request by British Prime Minister Theresa May .
  • Trump removing Secret Service director

    Trump removing Secret Service director

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    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders soon confirmed the news to multiple outlets , saying Alles would be "leaving shortly" without specifying whether he was voluntarily resigning. The Secret Service director reports to the director of Homeland Security. Kelly, who left the White House at the end of a year ago, also supported Kirstjen Nielsen when she succeeded him at homeland security.