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Unfortunately for America, the system in which he is being selected is all about politics, not about selecting the best of the best for our next Supreme Court justice. Democratic Sens. Tom Carper of DE and Ron Wyden of OR, and Sen. "This committee must know; does this nominee believe the 2nd Amendment has limits?" Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York, said he and other Democrats planned to filibuster the nomination, which could scramble the confirmation process.
  • Pinwheels placed to support child abuse prevention

    Pinwheels placed to support child abuse prevention

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    April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and various community organizations in Klamath County have joined the national movement to raise awareness and strengthen families. Boys and Girls Club member Kahlil Mack, 15, and junior staffer Madysen Ryan, 12, planted several pinwheels, hoping to inspire passersby. "We encourage people to talk about it", she said.
  • Brazil Is First To Qualify On 2018 World Cup Finals in Russian Federation

    Brazil Is First To Qualify On 2018 World Cup Finals in Russian Federation

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    The Barcelona forward Neymar, captaining the side, missed a penalty and saw an effort chalked off for offside on an evening when he was routinely on the end of rough treatment from the Paraguay defenders. They will have to do so without forward Lionel Messi. "I admire both. One is on my side every day, is the best I've played with", the Brazilian said, adding Messi had been key for his improvement.
  • DOJ will appeal Hawaiian judge's ruling halting Trump's revised travel ban

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    The judge said he would deny any request by the government to put his order on hold during an appeal, so if the government wants such a postponement it must ask the Ninth Circuit Court. Instead of pursuing his appeal, Trump returned to the drawing board and crafted a revised version of the travel ban, intending to fix the issues pointed out by the courts.
  • Mexico City installs 'penis seat' on subway

    Mexico City installs 'penis seat' on subway

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    The seat, which as the name suggests features a representation of a male torso on the back and a flaccid penis on the seat itself, has gotten quite a rise out of some of the unsuspecting men who have sat down on it. Public transport is objectively a awful place to be a woman in Mexico. Videos of the experiments, released by U.N. Women, have been viewed almost 1 million times as of Friday evening.
  • Canadian troops operate in east Mosul as mission extended

    Canadian troops operate in east Mosul as mission extended

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    A weakened army stemming from the Sunni-Shiite rift was unable to cope as Islamic State fighters overran about a third of Iraq in a lightning campaign in 2014. Votel told a congressional committee that 490 Iraqi security personnel were killed and more than 3,000 wounded in the battle for east Mosul, while 284 have been killed and more than 1,600 wounded in fighting for the west.
  • Trump Will Meet China's President Xi At Mar-A-Lago Next Week

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    Trump's tweet and Haley's comments appeared to be orchestrated, coming just hours after both countries publicly announced Xi's visit, which had been in the pipeline for weeks. Trump also broke with decades of USA protocol toward China when he took a phone call with Taiwan's president in December. The president and First Lady Melania Trump will also host Xi and his wife Peng Liyuan at a dinner on the evening of April 6th, the White House said.
  • Trump Tries To Close Health Care Deal With GOP Skeptics

    Trump Tries To Close Health Care Deal With GOP Skeptics

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    House leaders delayed a scheduled vote on their embattled health-care bill as conservatives mulled a deal proposed by the Trump administration aimed at winning Republican holdouts' support. Those promises helped them keep control of the House and Senate and win the White House, but now, at the moment of truth, they are falling short. However, no one can seem to agree on anything, the House Freedom Caucus believes the bill is too similar to Obamacare.
  • Putin ready to meet Trump in Finland if it hosts summit

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    Lies, fake news and provocations concerning Russia are being used "in the U.S. domestic political battle", Putin said commenting on the Russian-U.S. Putin expressed confidence that "it is not in the interests of the majority of Americans to reduce to an absurdity Russian-American relations in favor of a domestic political calendar".
  • Le Pen's plan to exit the eurozone spooks French businesses

    Le Pen's plan to exit the eurozone spooks French businesses

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    Embracing Le Pen is part of Russia's efforts to reach out to nationalist and anti-globalist forces to build up its influence in the West and help overcome the strains in relations with the USA and the European Union . A Russia-friendly approach to geopolitics runs in the Le Pen family. In 2014, her party received a $9.7 million loan from a Russian bank; Le Pen said French banks were shunning her party.
  • US asks Hawaii judge to clarify ruling on Trump travel ban

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    Government lawyers argued that the second ban was substantially revised from an earlier version signed in January that was later blocked by a federal judge in Washington state. The Maryland ruling took the form of a preliminary injunction , which will remain in effect indefinitely as the case is litigated. The Hawaii ruling also halted a 120-day suspension of the United States refugee admissions program.
  • Syria: Kurdish YPG fighters dominate Turkey-US talks

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    Ties between Ankara and Washington were strained during Barack Obama's administration, particularly over U.S. cooperation with Syrian Kurdish militia fighting against the Islamic State group. Cavusoglu claimed the Trump administration and the United States military have accepted that the YPG - the dominant force in the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces - is intrinsically linked to the PKK, or Kurdistan Workers' Party.