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World Trump's Attack on DACA Is an Attack on Public Education
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For more than a decade, Dominguez was living in the fear that she might be exposed as an undocumented immigrant and had to struggle to pay for her college. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, among those suing, says the Trump administration violated the due process rights of the young immigrants by failing to safeguard the personal information they initially gave the government in order to enroll in DACA.

World Sir Richard Branson riding out Hurricane Irma on his private island
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Branson's island sits squarely in the path of Hurricane Irma , one the strongest storms the Atlantic has ever seen . With a hurricane of historic proportions bearing down on Branson and his young friends, it only takes a glance at the photos of the scene on Neckar Island to realise that this plan is weird as hell.

World Spain to bring charges against Catalan parliamentarians
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The Catalan parliament has green-lighted the referendum on the region's secession from Spain to be held on October 1 following a fierce, hours-long debate on Wednesday, September 6. Spain's state prosecutors' office said it would present criminal charges against leading members of the Catalan parliament for allowing the parliamentary vote to go ahead.

World Pope calls for understanding in first formal speech in Colombia
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The FARC is demobilizing and recently formed a political party. Francis called ahead of his trip for a "stable and lasting peace" in Colombia . Hands up, who knew that Colombia ranks second in the world in terms of biodiversity? Francis is stressing a message of reconciliation during his five-day visit to Colombia in hopes of solidifying the country's year-old peace accord that is still bitterly contested by many Colombians who oppose the generous terms offered the rebels to lay down ...

World Watch today's SpaceX rocket launch live
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The company was able to land the first stage of its rocket back on solid ground instead of a drone ship in the ocean. For SpaceX , this marks the 16th recovery of a Falcon 9 first stage. OTV-5 culminated with the successful landing of Booster 1040. The Air Force said the craft "performs risk reduction, experimentation and concept-of-operations development for reusable space vehicle technologies".

World Eli Lilly and Co (LLY) Layoffs: Drugmaker to Cut 3500 Jobs
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About 723,715 shares traded. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 9.35, and it's gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. Winslow Asset Management Inc holds 1.84% of its portfolio in Cohen & Steers, Inc. for 260,982 shares. Hedeker Wealth Limited Liability owns 3,000 shares.

World Israeli Jets Strike Syrian Chemical Weapons Plant
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Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Center said the alleged Israeli strike occurred near the city of Hama. "We need to ensure our security and that is exactly what we are doing". But that Israeli officials have in the past admitted to Israel hitting weapons shipments believed to be bound for Hezbollah, an ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

World Senate Russia Investigators Will Hear Trump Jr. Testimony
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That official met with a billionaire business friend of Trump's, who called his son, who called his publicist, who pitched Trump Jr. on a Russian offer of "high level" and "sensitive" information damaging to Clinton. In his statement Thursday, Trump Jr. acknowledged for the first time that phone records show three short phone calls he had with Agalarov before the June 9 meeting, which he said he did not recall .

World White Christians now a minority of USA population
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In news sure to strike fear into the hearts of white supremacists, less than half the population in the United States are white Christians - and evangelical Protestants are on the decline. White Christians are aging. One item in the study indicates that those who profess a Christian faith tend toward political conservatism. White Christians have also aged in a way that other major religions in America have not.

World Washington, DC Cathedral To Remove Stained Glass Displaying Confederate Generals
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The Washington National Cathedral, the Gothic-style building that towers over the nation's capital is outfitted with 231 stained-glass windows, ranging in style from neo-Gothic to modernist. Ultimately, the council voted to redesign a local park and remove the statue of Jackson, although any action will have to wait until the resolution of pending lawsuits.

World The 'Ivanka drop-by': Trump's not-so-secret meeting trick
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There's no doubting Trump's honest admiration for his go-getting daughter, a mother of three who has her own fashion business and frequently campaigns with him on women's issues. "You treated us very, very well in November and have continued to, so we like showing the love back". In 2015, he made a similar comment to Rolling Stone saying: "Yeah, she's really something, and what a beauty, that one".

World Birmingham wants to bring new Amazon headquarters to Magic City
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Amazon plans to invest $5 billion in the headquarters and hire some 50,000 workers in the winning city. Amazon says the second headquarters will include "as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs", and notes that the construction and economic impact of the building "is expected to create tens of thousands of additional jobs and tens of billions of dollars in additional investment in the surrounding community".

World Jose expected to strengthen into a hurricane
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These warm ocean waters help to feed and grow tropical storms and hurricanes. A turn toward the southwest is forecast on Friday, according to the NHC . Tropical Storm Jose has become the 10th named tropical storm of the season. "There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect", the Miami-based weather forecaster said.

World Trump's $1 million Harvey donation to be split among 12 organizations
Author: 0 Trump's $1 million Harvey donation to be split among 12 organizations

With that, one other thing that has been on the top of a lot of your questions today has been the President and First Lady's personal donation to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. But it was not clear at the time which groups would receive a contribution from the president, and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders repeatedly solicited input from reporters on possible charities.

World Charlottesville City Council votes to move 'Stonewall' Jackson statue
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Citing a U.S. Supreme Court decision mandating equal access to public parks, council attorney Allan Wade told the council's executive committee that the best way to legally remove the statues is to start an ordinance that establishes a city policy for the immediate removal of the Confederate monuments from public spaces.

World Missing Teen Found, Reunited With Family
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Three men were arrested Tuesday in connection with the alleged abduction of 15-year-old Jasmine Block in early August. Thomas Barker, 32, of Carlos, Minnesota, Joshua Holby, 31, of Carlos, Minnesota and 20-year-old Steven Powers of Mankato are all facing kidnapping, false imprisonment and assault charges.

World Senator Graham Encourages President Trump to
Author: 0 Senator Graham Encourages President Trump to "Get Involved Personally" with DACA

Yesterday, Graham released a statement saying he'd support the end of DACA with a six-month delay to allow for Congress to find a legislative solution, noting that he had introuduced legislation along with Durbin to fix the problem. "Quite frankly I don't think it makes a lot of border security sense", he said. Durbin asked. "Let's move and do it now". Krishnamoorthi was born in New Delhi, India, and came to the U.S.as a 3-month-old with his father, who was traveling on a student visa to ...

World Sporting Lisbon Deny Any West Ham Bid For William Carvalho
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And now Sporting director De Carvalho has hit out at Sullivan and Gold, while Sky Sports News claimed to have obtained emails that prove West Ham did indeed bid for Portugal star Carvalho. David Sullivan and his brother the Dildo Brothers". The Sporting president has vehemently denied that any official offer was made, as has the club's communications director Nuno Saraiva .

World Tiger Killed After Jumping Into Georgia Backyard
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The striped feline apparently then made its way to a residential area near Jodeco Road where it jumped a fence around 6am. Henry County police said the decision to kill the tiger was made after the animal was seen attacking a dog in the backyard of a home in the Meadowbrook community.

World Peppa Pig episode pulled in Australia for saying 'spiders can't hurt you'
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She and her brother George (Oliver May) then befriend the spider , tucking it into bed and offering it tea to drink. Not all Australian spiders are "very, very small" and some can hurt you. And that's the real issue behind the pulled Peppa Pig episode, because the spiders Down Under don't mess around. Nickelodeon Australia Management originally told a parent in an email that it would not pull the episode, emphasizing, "The overarching message of the episode is about respecting all ...

World EU Top Court Orders Re-examination Of Intel Anti-trust Fine
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The EU also said Intel made payments to electronics retailer Media Saturn Holding on the condition that it only sold computers containing Intel's microprocessors. The Commission and Intel said on Wednesday's they were analysing the verdict and that it was too early to comment. If the legal process ends up exonerating Intel it would mark the first major defeat for the Commission on anti-trust fines.

World We'll give our best against Congo - Andre Ayew
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A hat-trick from Thomas Teye Partey and a brace from Richmond Boakye Yiadom gave the Black Stars their first win after four games despite missing many first team players. A statement on the Ghana FA website read: Raphael Dwamena pulls out of Ghana squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Congo. However, the Black Stars were quickly back on the attack, and profited from the hosts' celebrations to restore their two-goal advantage when Partey shot from a tight angle after being played in by ...

World Red Balloons Sighted in PA Ahead of 'IT' Movie
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A dispatcher who answered the phone Wednesday said police are not conducting an investigation since they are aware that the balloons are likely inspired by the movie "It" which opens this week in theaters. Police did suggest people watch the preview with the lights turned on and the volume low, The department's initial Facebook post was ended with a famous line, "You'll float too", from the novel.