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Minutes after DeSantis' announcement, Israel said he would fight the suspension. "Sheriff Israel has repeatedly failed and has demonstrated a pattern of poor leadership", DeSantis said in a statement . The Sun-Sentinel explained the Florida Constitution gives the governor the authority to suspend public officials for "neglect of duty" and other causes.
  • Australian minister hints Saudi teen likely to get asylum

    Australian minister hints Saudi teen likely to get asylum

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    Ms Mohammed al-Qunun's case echoes that of another Saudi woman who was in transit to Australia in April 2017. The woman fled from her family and expressed fears for her own life. Thailand's immigration police chief, Major General Surachate Hakparn, told reporters today that Saudi diplomats told him they are satisfied with how her case had been handled.
  • Rudy Giuliani: Trump's lawyers should get chance to

    Rudy Giuliani: Trump's lawyers should get chance to "correct" Mueller report

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    According to former law-enforcement officials and others familiar with the probe, the newspaper said, counterintelligence agents had to decide whether Trump's actions posed a possible national security threat. The overall investigation is looking into Russian election interference and whether Trump's campaign coordinated with the Russians. You can give it to anyone.
  • Joe Lieberman, 76, Says AOC, 29, Isn't The Future

    Joe Lieberman, 76, Says AOC, 29, Isn't The Future

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    The 29-year-old Democratic Socialist's campaign "did not have the required workers' compensation coverage from March 31, 2018, to April 30, 2018, and was issued a final penalty of $1,500, which was paid", Melissa Stewart, director of public information at the state's Workers Compensation Board told the New York Daily News .
  • Saudi teen Rahaf Alqunun granted asylum in Canada, Justin Trudeau confirms

    Saudi teen Rahaf Alqunun granted asylum in Canada, Justin Trudeau confirms

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    Within hours, she amassed a huge following on Twitter as she refused to board a flight back the conservative kingdom and barricaded herself inside a hotel room. "She chose Canada. Canada said it will accept her", Thai immigration chief Surachate Hakparn told reporters at Bangkok´s main airport. She said she suffered physical abuse at the hands of family members and alleged they had tried to marry her off against her will.
  • Democrats block Middle East bill in the Senate over shutdown

    Democrats block Middle East bill in the Senate over shutdown

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    The stalemate is a reflection of the continued standoff over the ongoing government shutdown , which does not look like it will end anytime soon. "After the decision to pull out from #Syria many of my Democratic colleagues called for Congress to take action to address the negative impacts of that decision", he said on Twitter.
  • Didn't know about allegations Manafort shared polling

    Didn't know about allegations Manafort shared polling

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    According to CNN , Manafort told his accountant in a November 2016 email to expect a $2.4 million payment for consulting work he performed in Ukraine. Instead, they said, they would be open to resolving the matter during pre-sentencing reports. That could change, assuming that Trump's lying about this, but Mueller wouldn't have put this much effort into publicly undermining Manafort's credibility as a witness if that was a likely possibility.
  • Trump promises changes to visas for skilled workers

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    Trump, who has also sought to limit legal immigration, in April 2017 ordered a reform of the USA visa program to benefit educated and highly skilled workers. The dispute, which pits the White House against Democrats in Congress, has led to one of the longest government shutdowns in USA history. Democrats call the proposed wall expensive, ineffective and immoral.
  • Milwaukee bus driver praised for rescuing infant from freeway overpass

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    Irena Ivic, a driver for the Milwaukee County Transit System, was stunned when she saw a young child running barefoot down a highway overpass on the morning of December 22. This is the dramatic moment a bus driver rescues a baby girl that she spotted wandering alone on a street with no shoes or pants on. "Oh my god, oh my god", she said.
  • No signs of pregnancy in comatose woman in April exam

    No signs of pregnancy in comatose woman in April exam

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    Officers launched a sex crime investigation when it was determined the mother was in a vegetative state, police spokesman Tommy Thompson said. While the hunt for her assailant is in progress, the case has raised the question: How could a woman who for 14 years has presumably displayed no awareness and little brain functioning conceive a child and give birth? Police were called that day on a report of a newborn in distress, Thompson said.
  • Poland Charges Chinese Huawei Manager for Espionage

    Poland Charges Chinese Huawei Manager for Espionage

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    Both are accused of espionage. The two men were arrested on Tuesday, according to Polish state television TVP . The West's security concerns surrounding Huawei, and fellow Chinese telecoms equipment firm ZTE Corp, center around China's National Intelligence Law.
  • Donald Trump Cancels Davos Trip Over US-Mexico Border Wall Row

    Donald Trump Cancels Davos Trip Over US-Mexico Border Wall Row

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    The president argues this is essential for border security and claims the current situation is a crisis. As Trump traveled to the southern border to meet with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials to discuss border security, Graham has been trying to lobby members of Congress to come to an agreement on a bill that would fund the government and protect the borders.
  • Trump begins to move USA troops out of Syria

    Trump begins to move USA troops out of Syria

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    On December 19, President Trump announced that the USA would pull the estimated 2,000 troops it has stationed in Syria because the Islamic State had been defeated in the country. Top U.S. officials were shocked too, among them Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who quit in protest. Turkey views the dominant Syrian Kurdish groups as a national security threat.
  • Rajasthan: Baby’s body split into two, hospital staff booked

    Rajasthan: Baby’s body split into two, hospital staff booked

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    While delivering the child, one of the nurses was said to have "pulled so hard" that the baby was split into two parts last January 6 in a community health center in Ramgarh , reports The Hindustan Times . The woman was taken to the Umaid hospital in Jodhpur. During the delivery a male nurse pulled at the foetus so hard that it broke into two parts, it was reported.
  • Woman in vegetative state who gave birth was 'raped several times'

    Woman in vegetative state who gave birth was 'raped several times'

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    The woman is a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe and has always been in a vegetative state, the tribe's chairman said Tuesday. "Trust has been severed, period", she said. Gary Orman, executive vice president of Hacienda HealthCare , said the company would "accept nothing less than a full accounting of this absolutely horrifying situation".
  • Jaguar Land Rover to cut thousands of United Kingdom jobs

    Jaguar Land Rover to cut thousands of United Kingdom jobs

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    Jaguar Land Rover said earlier that its retail sales fell 4.6 per cent in 2018, citing uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the trade-war driven Chinese slump that lowered its sales in the country by 22 per cent, and consumer misgivings around the diesel engines that power much of its Land Rover lineup.
  • Jayme Closs found alive

    Jayme Closs found alive

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    Barron County Sheriff's Office plans on holding a press briefing Friday morning. We will have a live report from Barron County during WEAU 13 News at 10 p.m. Jayme Closs has been found alive after disappearing in October. "From the bottom of my heart THANK YOU!" Jayme's name was added to the top of the FBI's Missing Persons list and has been on digital billboards across the nation since she vanished four months ago.
  • South African teacher suspended over seating students by race

    South African teacher suspended over seating students by race

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    The DA's North West Premier candidate Joe McGluwa spent the day at the school on Thursday amid protests outside the premises. The sleepy town of Schweizer-Reneke in the North West is on tenterhooks after a picture showing black and white pupils sitting separately according to race in a Grade R classroom at the local primary school went viral.
  • Pompeo Meets Top Iraqi Officials During Unannounced Visit to Baghdad

    Pompeo Meets Top Iraqi Officials During Unannounced Visit to Baghdad

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    We have rebuilt our relationships. "John Bolton has made a grave mistake on this issue", Erdogan told his party's lawmakers in parliament. Pompeo will likely face questions about last month's surprise announcement that USA troops would soon leave northeastern Syria, where they help battle remnants of the Islamic State group.
  • Pakistan playing positive role in Afghanistan peace talks, says Afghan envoy

    Pakistan playing positive role in Afghanistan peace talks, says Afghan envoy

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    The Taliban have strengthened their grip over Afghanistan in the past three years and according to one U.S. government report, the government in Kabul controls just 56 percent of the country's territory, down from 72 percent in 2015. "But if that leadership of the Afghan state is not recognized and is not given value, then we may face a serious challenge", he added. "The United States supports the desire of the Afghan people and the global community for a political settlement that ends the ...
  • Far-right German politician seriously injured in gang attack

    Far-right German politician seriously injured in gang attack

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    Authorities have said they have little doubt the assault was politically motivated. "This is the result of the ostracism and agitation AfD faces", he said, suggesting other German political parties were partly responsible for the attack because they had compared AfD to Adolf Hitler's Nazi party because of its nationalist rhetoric and campaigns against migrants.