• Cuomo, Schneiderman slam decision to add citizenship question to 2020 census

    Cuomo, Schneiderman slam decision to add citizenship question to 2020 census

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    Now, if you want to have a debate about whether the census should be asking any questions beyond the number of people at any residence and their ages, I'll be happy to take your side if you say no. The Commerce Department said the decision came after a "thorough review" of the request from the Justice Department. But starting in 1950, those questions were moved to the long form of the census.
  • 'Suspicious packages' received at sites around Washington area

    'Suspicious packages' received at sites around Washington area

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    Officials told Fox News that they fear more suspicious packages could still be out there. Scanning machines at the facilities detected the suspicious materials upon receipt and the packages are being examined at the Federal Bureau of Investigation lab in Quantico, Virginia, the law enforcement official said.
  • Netanyahu taken to hospital, spokesman confirms

    Netanyahu taken to hospital, spokesman confirms

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    Benjamin Netanyahu has fallen ill as he faces accusations of bribery, fraud and breach of public trust in his own country. Dr. Zvi Herman Berkowitz, the PM's personal physician, said that Netanyahu did not get enough rest to recover from an illness he suffered two weeks ago, according to Israeli media.
  • China's VIP security raises speculation of Kim Jong Un visit

    China's VIP security raises speculation of Kim Jong Un visit

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    Following his father's tradition, Kim Jong-il reportedly had six private luxury trains he used within North Korea, stopping at the 20 stations built exclusively for him, according to South Korean newspaper the Chosun Ilbo in 2009. He said that improving ties between North Korea and China would be a positive sign before the planned summits with US and South Korea. North Korea's provocations also took a toll on relations with Beijing .
  • 'Biggest' evacuation sees more than 6700 people leave Ghouta

    'Biggest' evacuation sees more than 6700 people leave Ghouta

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    Russian troops said yesterday that they expected to reach an agreement in talks with a Syrian insurgent group that would see it leave the last rebel-held town in eastern Ghouta . Harasta's evacuation - which began on March 22 - was the first such deal in eastern Ghouta negotiated by Russian Federation. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a United Kingdom based war monitor, reported that the last group of evacuees arrived Saturday in the town of Qalaat al-Madiq in Hama ...
  • Greek Media For the EU-Turkey Meeting in Varna

    Greek Media For the EU-Turkey Meeting in Varna

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    It said the pair testified that they entered the Turkish side by tracking footsteps in the snow and filmed images on their mobile phones to send to higher ranking officials. So far this incentive has not been realised and Erdogan stressed the issue during the talks. Juncker also praised the success of Turkey-EU refugee agreement as it showed "visible results".
  • Islamabad United wins Pakistan Super League

    Islamabad United wins Pakistan Super League

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    Spectators had to use a shuttle service before walking more than a kilometre and through two security checkpoints to get to the match, AP reports. The attacks forced Pakistan cricket into exile, with worldwide teams refusing to tour the terror-hit country over security fears and the national team left to play its home matches in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  • Winter storm warning Friday night, Saturday morning

    Winter storm warning Friday night, Saturday morning

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    TONIGHT: Rain may transition into a period of winter mix or all snow for some counties (mainly north of highway 164) tonight , with lows in the lower to mid 30s. The beach looks nice on Saturday with the high temperature getting close to 70 with a wind out of the southeast from 5 to 10 miles per hour. Temperatures will once again drop into the mid-40s, or a little lower, across the region through Thursday morning.
  • US, EU expel dozens of Russians in response to Salisbury attack

    US, EU expel dozens of Russians in response to Salisbury attack

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    Fourteen European Union member states, Canada and Ukraine also moved on Monday to expel Russian diplomats. The White House said 48 Russian agents serving as diplomats in the embassy in Washington would be expelled, along with 12 others operating out of the Russian mission to the United Nations in NY.
  • '60 Minutes' scores highest ratings in 10 years with Stormy Daniels interview

    '60 Minutes' scores highest ratings in 10 years with Stormy Daniels interview

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    Some critics reacted to the Daniels interview by saying it didn't break a lot of new ground. Four years later, when Trump ran for president, Daniels said she was contacted by various media outlets to tell her story. "I was in a parking lot, going to a fitness class with my infant daughter", Daniels said. And in an unrelated case, a NY state Supreme Court judge ruled recently that a defamation case involving the president and a former contestant on The Apprentice who claims he sexually ...
  • Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont arrested in Germany

    Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont arrested in Germany

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    Local authorities reported dozens of injuries and many arrests. Some threw garbage cans at Catalan police in riot gear, who responded by beating demonstrators with their batons or firing warning shots in the air. Puigdemont was detained by German police Sunday who were executing an worldwide warrant issued by Spain on Friday . Puigdemont himself had said from Belgium in early March that he was abandoning his bid to return as regional president, even though he had run in December's polls ...
  • French unions strike against Macron

    French unions strike against Macron

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    However, he added that people had elected Mr Macron for change and "zero reform is no longer an option". "It's a real mess", said Didier Samba, who missed his morning commuter train to the Paris suburbs and had more than an hour's wait for the next.