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Worldwide Construction of border wall prototypes has begun: CBP
Author: 0 Construction of border wall prototypes has begun: CBP

The walls would be between 18 to 30 feet high. "We are committed to securing our border and that includes constructing border walls", CBP's acting deputy commissioner, Ronald Vitiello, said in a statement Tuesday. One of President Donald Trump's main platforms during the 2016 Presidential race was for the creation of a wall spanning the U.S. -Mexico border that he believes would be a deterrent for illegal immigration.

Worldwide Spain to send extra police to try to halt Catalan referendum
Author: 0 Spain to send extra police to try to halt Catalan referendum

Authorities in the wealthy northeastern region insist the vote will take place, even though Spain's Constitutional Court has ordered it to be suspended and the Madrid-based national government insists it is illegal. A man drives his taxi decorated with an estela flag and publicity supporting the October 1 vote in Barcelona, Spain Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. "Madrid should allow some constitutional change; so, the Catalans could have the right to vote and Madrid should try to convince the ...

Worldwide First refugees held on Manus Island leave for US
Author: 0 First refugees held on Manus Island leave for US

There was not, however, any obligation for the USA to take a specific number of refugees. The men flew out of Port Moresby this morning, bound for Manila, where they'll transfer to flights to the US. Many of them are barred from accepting citizenship in Australia, even if they are granted refugee status. Since taking over the U.S. presidency, Donald Trump signalled he would reluctantly uphold the deal, although it remains unclear how many total refugees from Manus and Nauru will end up in ...

Author: 0 North Korea says Trump has 'declared war'

However, others were pessimistic, saying there was not much they could do if the bomb was nuclear. US B-1B bombers from Guam flew in worldwide airspace over waters east of North Korea, according to the Pentagon, a move they said underscored the seriousness of Pyongyang's "reckless behavior".

Worldwide White House holds first press briefing since Trump NFL comments
Author: 0 White House holds first press briefing since Trump NFL comments

They are not protecting just a flag, but the ideals behind the flag, including the First Amendment. Protests during the national anthem began previous year when former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee to protest the treatment of black Americans, especially by the police.

Worldwide Ready to submit video on Jaya to probe agency, says Dhinakaran
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The Tamil Nadu government constituted today an inquiry commission headed by a retired high court judge to probe the death of then Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa almost 10 months ago. Commercial taxes minister K.C. Veeramani too spoke in much the same way as colleagues Sreenivasan and Natarajan, even going a step further questioning why despite being her close friend, Sasikala had chosen not to take Amma for proper treatment overseas.

Worldwide Justice Patel resigns from Karnataka high court
Author: 0 Justice Patel resigns from Karnataka high court

In a statement, the Gujarat high court bar association on Tuesday said it would abstain from work on Wednesday to protest the judge's transfer that the association said, came "on the eve of his likely appointment as acting chief justice or chief justice of the Karnataka High Court".

Worldwide Sanders Points Out Hypocrisy In National Anthem Protests
Author: 0 Sanders Points Out Hypocrisy In National Anthem Protests

Sanders was asked during the White House press briefing on Monday what message Trump meant to send by "emphasizing sports " with his tweets about the national anthem protests, while seeming to ignore other issues like the hurricane recovery effort in Puerto Rico.

Worldwide 'A lot of concerns' after shooting of deaf man
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At that point, according to police, Lindsey was giving Sanchez verbal commands to drop the pipe and get on the ground. They went to his house Tuesday where they found his son, a deaf and dumb man, witnesses said, who tried to warn the police and shouted, "He cannot hear you!" Sanchez, who had no apparent criminal history, died at the scene.

Author: 0 (PEI) Shares now up at $10.22 PREIT Raises over $180 Million in…

About 60,998 shares traded. Investors Real Estate Trust is a self-advised equity real estate investment trust (REIT). It has outperformed by 9.11% the S&P500. The company has broken out to a five bull momentum rating - that is extreme strength and through technical resistance. The stock has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, August 16.

Worldwide Pro-Life? Strict Abortion Laws in Ireland Could Be Overturned After Referendum
Author: 0 Pro-Life? Strict Abortion Laws in Ireland Could Be Overturned After Referendum

His government agreed Tuesday to hold the vote in "May or June 2018" - just before the pope visits in August to attend the World Meeting of Families. Women convicted of having an illegal termination could face 14 years' imprisonment. Are there other issues in Irish politics that have been decided this way? The Taoiseach confirmed that the government has chose to defer making a decision on the timing of a referendum on Ireland's participation in the Unified Patent Court and said it is ...

Worldwide Lusaka urges NASA to soften stance ahead of joint talks
Author: 0 Lusaka urges NASA to soften stance ahead of joint talks

Kobiko also said police and the anti-corruption agency should investigate allegations made by Odinga's National Super Alliance (NASA) against 11 senior IEBC commissioners accused of offences, and allegations from Kenyatta's Jubilee Party that two senior NASA leaders, Musalia Mudavadi and James Orengo, illegally accessed IEBC records.

Worldwide You could go shopping with Sarah Jessica Parker in NY!
Author: 0 You could go shopping with Sarah Jessica Parker in NY!

After a tiring afternoon of shopping you will break at "Forty Carrots" for what Parker calls "the best frozen yogurt in NYC" before you take your VIP seats at the New York City Ballet. Airbnb launched Experiences a year ago as part of its efforts to expand beyond just renting rooms. Sarah Jessica Parker has always been a style icon, and now she's sharing her fashion prowess with four lucky fans on a once-in-a-lifetime shopping trip in New York City .

Worldwide King Salman issues a decree allowing women to drive in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 King Salman issues a decree allowing women to drive in Saudi Arabia

He stressed he had meant no offence to the king, seen widely as the architect of Saudi Arabia's modernisation. For many years, the ban on women driving has caused serious damage to the kingdom's global reputation. In October 2013, shortly after a prominent cleric claimed that medical studies showed driving damaged a woman's ovaries, 60 women took part in a protest, driving in spite of warnings from the authorities.

Worldwide Texas Congresswoman Takes a Knee 'in Honor of the First Amendment'
Author: 0 Texas Congresswoman Takes a Knee 'in Honor of the First Amendment'

Jackson Lee is not the only member of Congress to speak out against Trump's recent outburst. Trump revived the debate during a rally in Alabama on Friday, saying, "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now".

Worldwide NK claim that Trump declared war is 'absurd': White House
Author: 0 NK claim that Trump declared war is 'absurd': White House

The U.N. charter recognizes all member states' right to self-defense, he said. It also risks snuffing out hopes of persuading Kim's government to enter a negotiation when its survival isn't assured. "That operation was conducted in global airspace, over worldwide waters, so we have the right to fly, sail and operate where legally permissible around the globe", Pentagon spokesman Colonel Robert Manning said on Monday.