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Four weeks before Germany's election on September 24, the comments underscore her conviction that there was a humanitarian need to open the border when a record influx of refugees made their way through southern and eastern Europe to Germany that year.
  • Here's how to help victims of Hurricane Harvey

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    Red Cross Wisconsin is playing a key role in the efforts. "Our prayers are with Texas ", said Phoenix Fire Chief Kara Kalkbrenner. Help people affected by Hurricane Harvey by visiting redcross .org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or texting the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
  • 3 more charged in Charlottesville protest

    3 more charged in Charlottesville protest

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    Police on Saturday said they have now identified 35 victims of the vehicle attack. Preston was arrested Saturday on a charge of discharging a firearm within 1,000 feet of a school, and was being held in the Baltimore County jail, police said.
  • MEXICO: Country To Remain In NAFTA Talks, Says Foreign Minister

    MEXICO: Country To Remain In NAFTA Talks, Says Foreign Minister

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    The president's renewed threat Tuesday reignited such concerns. "You can't ignore Trump, he's a real wild card", said Clark, president of the Ottawa firm Grey, Clark, Shih and Associates. More rounds will likely follow. Jones predicted that "sanity will prevail" — that the USA government will recognize that the United States benefits from an economically unified North America.
  • Christie calls Trump's Charlottesville comments 'a mistake'

    Christie calls Trump's Charlottesville comments 'a mistake'

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    The president was slated to give remarks about veterans' reforms but instead began by speaking about the clash. "If we have to close down our government, we're building that wall", Trump promised his followers. He also questioned the patriotism of reporters. "But the very dishonest media, those people , up there, with all the cameras. and I mean truly dishonest people in the media and the fake media, they make up stories!" -Trump gets a 44 percent overall job approval rating among ...
  • White House Lawyers Urge Trump To Hold Off On Pardoning Sheriff Joe

    White House Lawyers Urge Trump To Hold Off On Pardoning Sheriff Joe

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    The sheriff left retirement in the early '90s to run for sheriff in Maricopa County . One of the more controversial names in the news [VIDEO ] in recent years has been former Arizona Sheriff #Joe Arpaio . It is unlikely Arpaio - the once self-described "Toughest Sheriff in America" - will face the legal consequences of his actions because of another exercise in individual authority trumping our nation's separation of powers doctrine.
  • SC hostage situation ends with 1 dead, shooter wounded

    SC hostage situation ends with 1 dead, shooter wounded

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    CNN reports that police asked people to avoid the area around Virginia's and nearby businesses were evacuated. The gunman is in critical condition, Tecklenburg said Thursday. Officials say the hostage situation ended with the the gunman being shot by police. Police could not confirm why the employee was disgruntled. [Credit: S Garland via WCPD, NBC News] Police initially estimated that there were "a couple" and a "small number" of hostages.
  • Arrest warrant issued for former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra

    Arrest warrant issued for former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra

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    Yingluck on Thursday had urged her supporters to avoid thronging the court complex in Bangkok , as Gen. Prayuth Chan-Ocha's military administration steps up security to avert unrest. She is liable to a maximum prison term of 10 years if convicted. Three years after the military coup, justified as a necessary stabilisation move to end deadly protests and political deadlock, the trial of Yingluck rehashes old grievances and threatens to unsettle the relative (albeit enforced) calm.
  • Attack at mosque in Afghanistan leaves 'at least 14 dead'

    Attack at mosque in Afghanistan leaves 'at least 14 dead'

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    Two police officers were among the dead, he said . The Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan has claimed responsibility for an attack that is underway on a Shiite mosque in Kabul . It is the sixth time this year a Shiite place of worship in Afghanistan has been attacked. "Some people escaped out of the mosque including women, but there were four attackers who managed to enter the mosque".
  • Trump signs new economic sanctions against Venezuela

    Trump signs new economic sanctions against Venezuela

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    President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing sweeping financial sanctions on Venezuela's government on Friday. The sanctions forbid dealings in "certain existing bonds owned by the Venezuelan public sector", according to a statement issued by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday.
  • Man Arrested Over Assault on Police Outside Buckingham Palace

    Man Arrested Over Assault on Police Outside Buckingham Palace

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    One eyewitness, Nicole Kyle, was walking home when she saw police head towards Buckingham Palace. Authorities said the man is being held on suspicion of assault of police and grievous bodily harm. Buckingham Palace is not on "lockdown", Metropolitan Police said. The Queen is usually at her summer residence in Balmoral in Scotland at this time of the year.
  • Judge green-lights feds' request for Trump protesters' data

    Judge green-lights feds' request for Trump protesters' data

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    Earlier this week, the government agreed to drop the request for visitor data en masse, and also exclude data from after January 20 and unpublished drafts of the website. Superior Court on July 20, demanding DreamHost explain why it had not complied with a search warrant sent earlier that month. DreamHosts' battle with prosecutors is separate, but still tied to the inauguration riots.
  • Dutch foil possible attack on tip from Spain; no Barcelona link

    Dutch foil possible attack on tip from Spain; no Barcelona link

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    Dutch police said Thursday that they had prevented a terrorist attack at a rock concert in the city of Rotterdam after receiving concrete information from authorities in Spain, where a night of assaults last week left 15 people dead. Authorities found "about five" gas bottles in the vehicle. Allah-Las is a four-piece band from Los Angeles. USA band Allah-Las - which often gets threats because of its name - had been due to perform at The Maassilo .