• Yates on Trump's travel ban: 'Arguments have to be based on truth'

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    Yates said she had to read about the directive in news reports even though she had been in the White House on the day it was signed. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and former acting Attorney General Sally Yates engaged in a heated debate over President Donald Trump's now-stalled travel ban for refugees from a number of Muslim-majority countries.
  • Amid protests, New Orleans begins removal of Confederate monuments

    Amid protests, New Orleans begins removal of Confederate monuments

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    The mayor had issued an order calling for the four monuments to be relocated in February 2015 after the city council approved the plan in a 6-1 vote. Couzan Services, LLC was the only bidder for the removal contract, asking $600,000 for its services, or more than three times the city's budget for the monuments' removal.
  • Trump Vows Peace Push After Meeting Abbas - But Scant Details

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    According to the Palestinian leader, reaching an agreement based on that solution would give a great boost to other Arab peace initiatives and allow fighting the self-named terrorist group Islamic State. "A Palestinian state with its capitol of East Jerusalem that lives in peace stability with the state of Israel based on the borders of 1967", Abbas said.
  • Microsoft fixes remote hacking flaw in Windows Malware Protection Engine

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    Researcher Tavis Ormandy claimed he and fellow researcher Natalie Silvanovich had "discovered the worst Windows remote code exec in recent memory ". Microsoft has already said that Redstone 3, the next big update to Windows 10, is coming in September. With real-time protection on, the Malware Protection Engine inspects files automatically as soon as they appear on the file system, as opposed to processing them during scheduled or manually triggered scanning operations.
  • Macron wins French vote for presidency

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    One thing is for sure: many around the world who never followed French politics before are now riveted. "Macron's strong performance exceeds forecasts but still shows that the National Front has again grown significantly as a political force", observed Citi analysts in a note to clients on Sunday.
  • Senate at bat in dealing with health care law

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    Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME, who has been working on her own healthcare plan, said she was reaching out to moderate Democrats to try to find common ground. Other lawmakers may try to ensure that more Americans keep health insurance than under the House plan. Gov. John Kasich of OH questioned what would happen to the mentally ill, drug addicts and people with chronic illnesses under the changes proposed for Medicaid .
  • Liberal candidate apologizes to Down syndrome groups for Twitter comments

    Liberal candidate apologizes to Down syndrome groups for Twitter comments

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    MacKnight was not immediately available for comment. MacKnight was ousted as a candidate in the May 30 election after MacInnes said late Monday he was made aware of "highly inappropriate" comments. Last week federal Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose stated in a Facebook post Harris's appointment as the campaign communications director "sends a terrible" message.
  • South Korea votes to choose replacement for impeached Park

    South Korea votes to choose replacement for impeached Park

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    The election is happening seven months ahead of schedule as Park, South Korea's first female president, was impeached by the National Assembly in December and removed from office over a corruption scandal. Most candidates, including Moon and Ahn, plan to skip a lavish inauguration ceremony if successful and start their new job right away. That has played to the strengths of Mr.