• 'Sanctuary campus' protests target Trump immigration policies

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    On the Yale Action Network's list of demands from university leadership is a refusal to share information with or provide land access to ICE and a prohibition on campus security inquiring about individuals' immigration status. "We must stand up for what is right; we must stand up for what is true". And the petition drive is unfolding against a backdrop of college and even high-school protests to raise awareness of the threat that many Hispanic students now face.
  • Shinzo Abe says Trump 'trustworthy'

    Shinzo Abe says Trump 'trustworthy'

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    But he would not disclose specifics because the conversation was unofficial. Abe had meant to focus on building a personal relationship of trust, emphasizing the importance of the Japan-U.S. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was only the second to get through, in a call set up by sports legend Greg Norman who is golfing buddies with Trump, it emerged Thursday.
  • Comptroller: Rutherford County sheriff broke laws

    Comptroller: Rutherford County sheriff broke laws

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    The three await a jury trial scheduled to start February 7 in Nashville. Investigators say Arnold failed to disclose his conflict of interest with JailCigs even though he and his wife received more than $66,000 from the company from December 2013 through April 2015.
  • Sessions brings conservative voice to Justice Dept.

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    Republicans will control a majority, with at least 51 seats in the 100-seat chamber, when Congress reconvenes in January. But while Sessions and Trump may share some personal attitudes about drug use, Trump's campaign pronouncements on pot-that he would leave it to the states-suggest he may have to rein in his nominee if he wants to stay true to his word.
  • Evacuation of New Zealand town cut off by quake almost over

    Evacuation of New Zealand town cut off by quake almost over

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    Representatives of New Zealand's apple, kiwifruit and avocado industries have said the country's operations were unaffected by the recent powerful natural disaster. WOODEND/WELLINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Helicopters ferried scores of residents and tourists out of a small New Zealand town on Wednesday as others boarded naval ships, three days after the region was completely cut off by landslides following a major quake.
  • USA election: Republicans clinch to House majority

    USA election: Republicans clinch to House majority

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    Republicans appear to have made a small gain in the House of Representatives, but that picture could change as results continued to trickle in Wednesday afternoon. "We are delighted that Maine voters have re-elected the Republican majority to the Maine Senate and added to our numbers in the Maine House of Representatives", Bennett said Wednesday in a written statement.
  • Syria, Russia responsible for preventing aid to Aleppo

    Syria, Russia responsible for preventing aid to Aleppo

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    The incident was outrageous , Zakharova told a press briefing on Thursday. "We are not going to start every day by condemning Mr. John Kirby but I believe he must be disciplined by his own superiors for what he is doing and how he is doing his job", Lavrov said after a meeting with Kerry in Lima, Peru.
  • Canada free trade will continue: ambassador

    Canada free trade will continue: ambassador

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    Trump already is getting unsolicited advice from business interests urging him to rethink his opposition to the 1994 treaty. "Like NAFTA, the TPP would benefit corporations at the expense of American workers, whose jobs would be shipped overseas to TPP countries such as Vietnam", Brown wrote.
  • Asylum applications from Turkey skyrocket in Germany

    Asylum applications from Turkey skyrocket in Germany

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    President-elect Donald Trump on Friday spoke to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg by phone and indicated he's committed to maintaining the alliance. Junker reportedly said the asylum requests had come from "more than one family", but declined to say how many individuals were involved. German media have reported asylum claims in Germany by members of the Turkish military.
  • Iraqi troops meet with fierce resistance during push into Mosul

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    The tribal fighters and police were gunned down at two fake checkpoints set up by the insurgents in Shirqat, a Sunni town between Mosul and Baghdad, they said. A resident said a mother and her three children were killed in Instissar, one of the eastern neihborhood already taken by the CTS, when a mortar shell hit their home, probably fired by Islamic State.