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Trump's strategy of tightening sanctions. But Moon boasts a clean image himself, said Kim Neung-Gou, president of online newspaper Polinews, and has been "riding on waves of protests against Park and accumulated corruption". Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he looked forward to meeting the new leader, adding: "Japan and South Korea are facing common challenges in East Asia, led by responses to the North Korean issue".
  • 1 dead, 3 hurt in University of Texas stabbings

    1 dead, 3 hurt in University of Texas stabbings

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    Gov. Greg Abbott issued a statement after the campus attack and the shooting of a Dallas Fire & Rescue paramedic. He was reportedly the first person to be stabbed by White, who police say went on a path across the heart of the campus in Austin .
  • Trump signs executive order for national monuments

    Trump signs executive order for national monuments

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    Top Republican leaders in Utah have praised the President's move Wednesday. Sen. Under the order, after 45 days Zinke is meant to produce an interim report focused on the controversial Bears Ears National Monument that former President Barack Obama created in December 2016.
  • Trump rolls back offshore drilling restrictions

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    Zinke said the review could take several years and until it is completed, nothing will be changed, adding that environmental concerns are "valid", even though the benefits of drilling outweigh the concerns. The reasoning behind this decision was an interpretation of the 1953 law to mean that the president has the power to withdraw areas of U.S. sea floor from use, while giving no powers to successors to reinstate those areas for use unless Congress goes back and amends the 1953 law.
  • Amtrak engineer won't be charged in deadly crash

    Amtrak engineer won't be charged in deadly crash

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    Bostian was traveling at 106 miles per hour on a 50 miles per hour curve when the train derailed. This Friday (two years after the crash occurred) marked the deadline for the DA's office to file criminal recklessness charges against Bostian, who had accelerated the train to 106 miles per hour - more than twice the speed limit - just before it derailed and crashed near at a curve near Frankford Junction.
  • Attorney General Paxton confident sanctuary city law will remain constitutional

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    Mr. Paxton filed a lawsuit Sunday asking federal courts to uphold the legality of the law, which Gov. Greg Abbott signed Sunday, and which is meant to pressure Austin and other sanctuaries to revoke their policies. If an illegal immigrant fails to come to a complete stop at a stop sign, he should be arrested and deported before he murders someone. The organization's attorney, Luis Vera, said the town has had a "safe haven" ordinance -which directly conflicts with the new law- since 1999.
  • Locals with pre-existing conditions discuss health-care bill

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    Democrats are also refusing to participate in any effort to dismantle Obama's law, while some Republican senators - Rob Portman of Ohio, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Cory Gardner of Colorado and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - object to cutting Medicaid, the federal-state health care program for the poor and disabled.
  • Trying to cash in on Trump's family ties

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    The program is a fast track to receiving conditional permanent resident status in the USA and has 10,000 slots available per year. The pitch revolved around EB-5 visas , which are available to foreign nationals who invest in job-creating projects in the United States.
  • Penn State Fraternity And 18 Members Charged In Student's Death

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    Another pledge testified before the grand jury that he woke up at about 7 a.m. and saw Piazza on a couch. Those responsible for the death of a Penn State University fraternity pledge "deserve to be punished", the attorney for the family of the student, Timothy Piazza, told CNN.
  • Kevin Garnett Hosts 2008 Celtics Reunion on Area 21

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    They even had their former coach Doc Rivers, now with the Clippers, call in to share some of his fondest memories of that Celtics team. The big name that was missing? Their side of the story essentially boils down to this: They aren't mad that Allen made a decision to leave the Celtics for the Heat, but that he didn't give them advance warning before going.
  • Suspect proclaims innocence in deadly Phoenix shooting spree

    Suspect proclaims innocence in deadly Phoenix shooting spree

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    Records show he was pulled over for allegedly running a red light on October 27, 2015, more than two months after the first shooting. The suspect was dubbed the Serial Street Shooter . Williams said the first victim in the shootings was Raul Romero , 61, who was killed in August 2015. It wasn't the first time a gunman has gone on an extended and random shooting spree in Arizona .
  • White House was warned Trump aide Flynn a blackmail risk

    White House was warned Trump aide Flynn a blackmail risk

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    Flynn was sacked as national security adviser in February after he made misleading comments to Vice President Mike Pence about discussions he had with the Russian ambassador to the United States . Former National Intelligence Director James Clapper during his Monday Senate testimony. Before the full scope of Flynn's Russian connections were known, Obama urged Trump during their Oval Office meeting on November 10 not to hire Flynn.