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Worldwide Myanmar Vows to 'Restore Normalcy' & Repatriate Rohingya Refugees
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Officials from the two countries met in Naypyidaw on Monday over the repatriation deal that was signed last November, Bangladeshi officials familiar with the talks told AFP. In addition, the JWG will discuss what role the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will have in the process, according to Chowdhury. The Nov.

Worldwide DHS secretary used 'hard language' in Trump for immigration meeting
Author: 0 DHS secretary used 'hard language' in Trump for immigration meeting

The report did not consider terrorist activity by people born in the United States. Booker was just one of the Democrats on the panel who focused on the remarks at the meeting, prompting Nielsen to complain that she was at the hearing "to tell you about the threats our country faces" rather than a meeting that took place a week ago.

Worldwide House GOP Looks to Sweeten Spending Deal for Conservatives
Author: 0 House GOP Looks to Sweeten Spending Deal for Conservatives

After Trump's incendiary language and his rejection of the bipartisan deal last week, Democrats may be leaning more toward withholding their votes on a spending compromise. "And can [House Speaker] Paul Ryan hold his Freedom Caucus?" said Frank Sharry, founder and executive director of the immigration reform group America's Voice.

Worldwide Here's Trump's full health report from his first physical exam as president
Author: 0 Here's Trump's full health report from his first physical exam as president

In addition to being in excellent overall health , Trump scored 30 out of 30 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , according to White House doctor Ronny Jackson . The White House , which previously said Trump would not undergo a psychological exam, has called the questions being raised about Trump's mental fitness "disgraceful and laughable", and Trump himself tweeted that he is a "very stable genius ".

Worldwide I'm not racist, Trump says after 'shithole countries' remark
Author: 0 I'm not racist, Trump says after 'shithole countries' remark

Trump denied making the " shithole countries " comments during discussions about whether to include immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti and African countries in an immigration bill on Thursday. During that meeting, Durbin said he and U.S. Sen. "No, I'm not racist". And according to the State Department, several countries have summoned USA diplomats to the respective nations they reside in to answer for Trump's comment, with more expected this week.

Worldwide China builds world's largest air purifier to battle smog
Author: 0 China builds world's largest air purifier to battle smog

Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Earth Environment are now conducting tests on the experimental tower. The tower aims to cut tiny pollutants, the fine particles known as PM2.5, and substances such as nitrates and sulphur dioxide.

Worldwide Emmanuel Macron 'agrees to loan Bayeux Tapestry to Britain'
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron 'agrees to loan Bayeux Tapestry to Britain'

The Bayeux tapestry, which dates from around 1077, depicts the story of William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and is displayed in Bayeux, in Normandy. The announcement is expected during a meeting in which Macron and May will discuss defense arrangements and the plight of migrants hoping to cross the Channel into the UK.

Worldwide Winemakers' Federation welcomes government's complaint over Canada's
Author: 0 Winemakers' Federation welcomes government's complaint over Canada's "disadvantageous" imported wine rules

But Canberra's objection also targets policies in Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia, as well as federal measures, which "appear to discriminate against imported wine", allegedly in violation of a WTO agreement. "These are unrelated events". If the issue is not settled within 60 days, Australia could ask for an adjudication by the WTO. Pierre-Olivier Herbert, a spokesman for Canada's International Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, said the Canadian government "works closely with all ...

Worldwide Republican Sen. Jeff Flake Defends Democrats From Trump's Bogus Attack On DACA
Author: 0 Republican Sen. Jeff Flake Defends Democrats From Trump's Bogus Attack On DACA

Trump and other Republicans have said that any deal on Dreamers has to include other aspects of immigration reform - many of which are unpopular with Democrats. In a pair of Twitter comments Sunday, Trump accused Democrats of trying to "take desperately needed money away from our Military" as part of the immigration and funding discussions.

Worldwide Trump says program to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead'
Author: 0 Trump says program to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead'

A source familiar with the conversation, said Mr Trump , who has vowed to clamp down on illegal immigration, also questioned the need for Haitians in the US. The individuals spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to describe the meeting publicly. NBC reports that Trump uttered, "No, No".

Worldwide Minnesota gov. wants $1.5B for construction
Author: 0 Minnesota gov. wants $1.5B for construction

It puts a heavy emphasis on upkeep at public colleges and universities, expanding affordable housing options and improving water infrastructure across Minnesota. The Democratic governor was set to unveil his so-called bonding bill proposal on Tuesday morning. That dollar figure is nearly double the $800 million the administration anticipated spending in its November budget forecast and is nearly certain to be cut back by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

Worldwide 'I am not a racist,' Trump says at West Palm golf club
Author: 0 'I am not a racist,' Trump says at West Palm golf club

DACA is the acronym of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a 2012 programme that gave foreigners who entered the U.S. as minors a legal permit to reside and work in the country . David Perdue (R-Ga.) gave a conflicting account on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday, claiming the president did not use that "vulgarity" to describe Haiti and African countries .

Worldwide China absence looms over Canada meeting on how to pressure North Korea
Author: 0 China absence looms over Canada meeting on how to pressure North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pointedly left military action on the table a t a multilateral meeting in Canada, saying North Korea could "trigger" a harsh response if they shun diplomatic engagement. Taro Kono and a number of civil society organizations. China and Russian Federation fought on the communist side in the war and neither was invited. "The situation only gets worse, it gets worse with each step they take, it gets worse with time", Tillerson added.

Worldwide Immigration deal distant as leaders try to avert shutdown
Author: 0 Immigration deal distant as leaders try to avert shutdown

But there are perils. Meadows says conservatives want the measure to allow additional defense spending. Senate Majority Leader, R-Ky., has said he wants to keep funding and immigration bills separate. There are political risks in deploying tactics more closely associated with Republican bomb-throwers like Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, whose confrontational moves led to a partial government shutdown in 2013.

Author: 0 Met √Čireann warn of "bitterly cold" conditions this morning

A yellow Met Office warning for snow and ice remains in place for Bradford until 11am on Wednesday. Forecasters are warning of a "potentially disruptive period of weather", with Met Eireann Forecasters expecting it to feel "bitterly cold" on Tuesday with a strong to gale force westerly wind feeding in frequent wintry showers .

Worldwide PM 'gravely concerned' about truck crashes
Author: 0 PM 'gravely concerned' about truck crashes

The fourth vehicle contained a 26-year-old woman who suffered facial injuries, a 24-year-woman who was taken to hospital with a suspected spinal injury, a two-year-old girl and a 19-year-old who suffered minor injuries. The NSW Roads Minister Melinda Pavey said one worker at the site collapsed from shock. Ms Pavey's comment was met with criticism from Richard Olsen, NSW State Secretary of the Transport Workers Union.

Worldwide Trump ups pressure on Democrats in DACA negotiations
Author: 0 Trump ups pressure on Democrats in DACA negotiations

The comments put further scrutiny on Trump's long-standing tendency to make racially-charged comments - including attacks on protesting black athletes to his claim that there were fine people "on both sides" after neo-Nazis rioted in Charlottesville Trump also falsely claimed for years that former president Barack Obama was not born in the United States and took out advertisements calling for the death penalty for members of the Central Park Five in NY, who were later exonerated.

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