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Officials said they expected McConnell to bring the president's plan to the Senate floor for a vote during the week of February 5, just days before the February 8 expiration of a short-term government spending plan. Many had conditioned reluctant support for a path to citizenship-what they call amnesty-on limiting eligibility to just the 790,000 people who actually received DACA protections, not the much larger pool of younger illegal immigrants who might have qualified for the program.
  • Israeli military storms West Bank's Jenin, kills Palestinian

    Israeli military storms West Bank's Jenin, kills Palestinian

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    However, a few hours later, the health ministry said it had been mistaken, and that a different man, older and with a similar name, had been killed: Ahmad Ismail Muhammad Jarrar, 31. "We will soon get to that same terrorist who managed to escape and settle an account with him". Police units remained in the area in search of additional suspects.
  • Justice Department will re-try Sen. Menendez

    Justice Department will re-try Sen. Menendez

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    Menendez pleaded not guilty to all charges. "The decision to retry this case was made based on the facts and the law, following a careful review". Menendez is up for reelection in 2018. That case ended after a juror, who was excused from deliberations due to vacation plans, told the media that the panel was deadlocked. "Certain elements of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and of our state cannot understand or, even worse, accept that the Latino kid from Union City and Hudson County can ...
  • Called a Racist, Trump Threatens to Kill DACA Talks

    Called a Racist, Trump Threatens to Kill DACA Talks

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    Dick Durbin , D-Ill. Knowing this, if you are a Democratic leader who truly cares about the fate of illegal immigrants, and you are in a closed-door meeting with a president who can lead them out of the shadows, and that president makes a crude remark, what do you do? "That I can tell you".
  • North Korea, South Korea agree to form joint Olympic team

    North Korea, South Korea agree to form joint Olympic team

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    He would not say whether the United States has been considering a limited, pre-emptive attack to show the North that the United States means business. "It is not the time to ease pressure, or to reward North Korea", he said. Russian Federation has denied breaching North Korea sanctions. Seoul hopes that the ongoing inter-Korean talks, which are mostly limited to the Olympics, will pave the way for denuclearization talks between Washington and Pyongyang.
  • Netanyahu, Mumbai Terror Attack Survivor, Unveil Plans for Living Memorial

    Netanyahu, Mumbai Terror Attack Survivor, Unveil Plans for Living Memorial

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    However, his young parents Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and Rivka lost their lives along with seven others in the attack, after which little Moshe and Samuel were taken to Israel. "Following the talks I had with my friend Prime Minister @NarendraModi, the Indian government has informed us that it is putting the Spike deal back on track".
  • New California declares 'independence' from California, hopes to become 51st state

    New California declares 'independence' from California, hopes to become 51st state

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    L.A. County alone generated nearly a quarter of California's tax revenue in 2013, and Silicon Valley (San Mateo and Santa Clara counties) generated 17 percent of state income tax revenue. The state is seeing an influx of people aged 34 and under, but that's more than offset by the loss of people in all age groups from 35 up. California is a Democratic stronghold, with the party holding 80 of the state's 120 legislative seats.
  • United States says no military support for Kurdish YPG in Afrin

    United States says no military support for Kurdish YPG in Afrin

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    On Monday , the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that his country is ready "at any moment" to start an operation in the besieged border area of Syria. A central pillar to Tillerson's plan, delivered in a speech at Stanford University, is a UN-supervised election that Tillerson predicted would result in new leadership.
  • High School Friend Arrested, Charged with Death of Pre-Med Student

    High School Friend Arrested, Charged with Death of Pre-Med Student

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    DNA evidence has now linked Woodward to the crime. David Thalberg, a spokesman for the Bernstein family said: "We want people to do acts of kindness". Blaze's lifeless body was found on January 9, just outside Borrego park, the last place Woodward claimed he saw him. He said he returned to the park hours later to look for Bernstein.
  • Seven Pakistan troopers killed along LoC

    Seven Pakistan troopers killed along LoC

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    Pakistan has been effectively retaliating to unprovoked firing by Indian troops. Four Pakistani soldiers were killed in a mortar attack by Indian forces along the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region as tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours continue to rise.
  • Kim Jong Un Fires Back After Trump's Nuclear Button Tweet

    Kim Jong Un Fires Back After Trump's Nuclear Button Tweet

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    But North Korea's largest trading partner, China, will not be participating. On Sunday, however, Trump , in a Twitter comment, rebuffed the newspaper's version of the quote related to Kim, saying, "The Wall Street Journal stated falsely that I said to them "I have a good relationship with Kim Jong Un " (of N.
  • Children in Chains: Starving Kids Discovered in US Home, Twitter in Shock

    Children in Chains: Starving Kids Discovered in US Home, Twitter in Shock

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    They were ordered held on $9m bail each and are due to appear in court on Thursday. However, they said their officers found the siblings, aged between 2 and 29, in a foul-smelling house. "I thought the kids were home-schooled", she said. I haven't seen her in 19 years. The couple's neighborhood is a new development of ranch-style homes located about 70 miles east of Los Angeles .