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Twelve Democratic senators are planning to vote for the bill , which means it can't be filibustered. Warren said that anyone who votes for the bill will put consumers at risk. Brown dismissed questions about the political divisions in his party and blasted his colleagues for supporting a bill that he said would make the banking system less safe.
  • Trump administration withdraws ban on elephant trophy permits

    Trump administration withdraws ban on elephant trophy permits

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    In November , the Fish and Wildlife Service announced it had lifted a ban implemented under the Obama administration on importing tusks and other elephant parts from Zimbabwe and Zambia. "What kind of message does it send to say to the world that poor Africans who are struggling to survive can not kill elephants in order to use or sell their parts to make a living, but that it's just fine for rich Americans to slay the beasts for their tusks to keep as trophies?" The African elephant has ...
  • California lieutenant governor: I take Sessions' criticism 'as a huge compliment'

    California lieutenant governor: I take Sessions' criticism 'as a huge compliment'

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    The justice department has threatened to cut off funding to jurisdictions which resist its policies and the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( ICE ) has said it planned to increase its presence in California . "I believe that we are going to win". "For undocumented families who already live in fear of being separated from their families, we know U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' announcement brings heightened anxiety", he said in a statement.
  • US ready for trade war says US President Donald Trump

    US ready for trade war says US President Donald Trump

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    Trump insisted he wasn't anxious about meddling in the upcoming mid-term elections and said the United States is taking action to make sure of that. Asked by a Swedish journalist whether he was concerned Russian Federation could have an effect on the midterms, Trump insisted during his news conference that the United States would prevent any election interference efforts.
  • May Must Break Logjam With New Irish Text, DUP Leader Says

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    The current draft "has omissions and overreaches", Foster told reporters in Brussels on Tuesday after meeting with Michel Barnier , the EU's chief Brexit negotiator. Speaking ahead of the meeting, Mrs Foster said: "The DUP wants to see a sensible Brexit which works for Northern Ireland, the United Kingdom but also for our nearest neighbours too".
  • France to fix legal age of sexual consent as 15

    France to fix legal age of sexual consent as 15

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    In October 2017, she told CNN that she wanted to address rape culture. Currently, France does not have a rule saying a child under a certain age is considered incapable of consenting to sex. The new age limit is set to be approved by the government in a couple of weeks as part of package of other laws against sexual violence and harassment after discussing whether to set the age as 13 or 15, which is what groups fighting violence against children had campaigned for.
  • SkyWest passenger subdued after allegedly trying to open cabin door mid-flight

    SkyWest passenger subdued after allegedly trying to open cabin door mid-flight

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    They are now conducting medical and physical evaluations before sending her case to the local prosecutor to determine potential charges, a spokesperson from the Boise Police Department told CBS . All other passengers were able to safely deplane at the Boise Airport, and no one was hurt, according to SkyWest . "I could tell that one or both were uneasy with flying".
  • Senior UN official to visit Sri Lanka after anti-Muslim riots

    Senior UN official to visit Sri Lanka after anti-Muslim riots

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    Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency for 10 days after continued clashes between people of the Buddhist and Muslim communities in the central district of Kandy, Reuters reported on Tuesday. The reports stated that the violence was spreading across the nation. In February 2018, five people were wounded and business premises and a mosque were damaged in the Eastern District of Ampara, a multi-ethnic area.
  • New Toyota Auris unveiled in Geneva

    New Toyota Auris unveiled in Geneva

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    Toyota will have no diesel passenger cars on sale in Europe by the end of this year, citing limited demand and widespread uptake of hybrid alternatives. LED lights at the front and rear contribute to modern, edgy looks that follow the similarly styled Camry and C-HR. Toyota has revealed that from this year onwards, the company will start phasing out diesel engines from all its passenger cars in Europe.
  • Trump says he 'may' attend Jerusalem embassy opening

    Trump says he 'may' attend Jerusalem embassy opening

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    Donald Trump has raised the prospect of attending the opening of the USA embassy in Jerusalem - a provocative move that could further inflame tensions in the Middle East. According to Netanyahu, the Israeli-American alliance has never been stronger, and the people of Israel appreciate Trump's position on Jerusalem and Iran.
  • Fla. teacher hosted racist podcast

    Fla. teacher hosted racist podcast

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    In its Friday report , the Huffington Post cited evidence including photographs, location information, occupation and age, that is said indicated that Volitich and Dalichov, the host of the " Unapologetic " podcast, were the same person.
  • China targets robust growth as Xi bids to rule indefinitely

    China targets robust growth as Xi bids to rule indefinitely

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    The report said that China's economics and financial risks were "on the whole manageable". "The consumer price index is expected to amount to 3 percent in 2018", the report said, stressing that the urban unemployment in the country will likely remain at the level of 4.5-percent.
  • Burkina Faso President Urges Public to Cooperate With Military After Twin Attacks

    Burkina Faso President Urges Public to Cooperate With Military After Twin Attacks

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    OUAGADOUGOU , Burkina Faso (AP) - Burkina Faso has begun investigations into the simultaneous attacks on the French Embassy and army headquarters in the capital by an al-Qaida-linked group on Friday. According to French military sources , some 20 jihadists were "killed or captured" on that occasion. But experts say the terror threat in Burkina Faso is increasingly homegrown.
  • BJP will win in Karnataka too: CM Devendra Fadnavis

    BJP will win in Karnataka too: CM Devendra Fadnavis

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    The election for the Charilam ST reserve constituency was countermanded due to the death of CPI-M candidate before the elections. Reacting to query, BJP candidate Biplab Kumar Ghosh, who is elected from Matabari Constituency with 23069 votes said, the previous government headed by CPI-M was unable to fulfill peoples' requirements in Tripura .