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US Military Receives Biggest Pay Rise Since 2010

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US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order, mandating a 2.4% pay hike for uniformed service members and a 1.9% raise for federal workers. The Trump administration’s initial budget blueprint called for a 2.1% pay increase, while the House and Senate suggested the 2.4% figure, which was eventually adopted by the president. Earlier in 2017, the Obama administration issued ...

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UK Targets Illegal Immigrants, To Close Bank Accounts

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New legislation was introduced at the start of the year in the UK aimed at targeting up to 6000 illegal immigrants in the country. Banks are now mandated to close all accounts traced to illegal immigrants with a view to forcing them out of the country. The move comes just weeks after Border Force union officials claimed staff are so ...

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Apple said its devices are at risk from chip flaw

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Apple Inc will release a patch for the Safari web browser on its iPhones, iPads and Macs within days, it said on Thursday, after major chip makers disclosed flaws that leave nearly every modern computing device vulnerable to hackers. Browser makers Google, Microsoft Corp and Mozilla Corp’s Firefox all confirmed that the patches they currently have in place do not ...

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Bannon has lost his mind – Trump

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Donald Trump unleashed a spectacular denunciation of one of his closest political allies Wednesday, describing his former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon as insane and irrelevant. “Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind,” Trump said in a statement that was notably ...

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We Can No Longer Trust UN, From Now We Will Protect The Christians From Genocides By The Arabs-Trump

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US Will Bypass UN and Aid Persecuted Christians Directly Vice president of America,Mike pence has revealed that USAID will provide direct assistance to religious minorities being persecuted. During a speech to advocates for persecuted christians,he unveiled plans for the United States to provide more direct aid to Christians and other minorities facing genocide “We will no longer rely on the ...

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We can’t talk about Buhari, Atiku travel ban – US

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The United States Government has explained why it will not deny or confirm an allegation by a former vice president,  Atiku Abubakar,  that President Muhammadu Buhari was barred from entering the US for 15 years. Speaking through the Department of State, the American government also said it would not discuss the reasons Atiku is being denied entry into the US. ...

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Alabama: Jones wins Alabama senate seat for Democrat

Democratic Senator-elect Doug Jones holds a press briefing in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S., December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Doug Jones becomes first Democrat to win any statewide office in Alabama in a decade after Moore’s campaign for Senate marred by sexual assault claims The Democrat Doug Jones has beaten his Donald Trump-backed Republican rival Roy Moore in the die hard Republican state of Alabama, setting off a political earthquake likely to shake Washington. His victory in a special election for ...

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New York bomb blast at port Authority

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There are reports of a possible terror attack in New York City, after an explosion was felt Monday morning in a Subway station near Times Square. Commuters said they felt a blast in the Subway tunnels underneath the Port Authority Bus Terminal around 6:30am. The bus terminal is a major transit hub for people commuting into the city by bus ...

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Full text of Trump’s speech on Jerusalem

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Here is the full text of US President Donald Trump’s Wednesday speech on Jerusalem, in which he recognized the disputed city as Israel’s capital: When I came into office, I promised to look at the world’s challenges with open eyes and very fresh thinking. We cannot solve our problems by making the same failed assumptions and repeating the same failed ...

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Trump nominees missing advanced science degrees

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When it comes to filling jobs dealing with complex science, environment and health issues, the Trump administration is nominating people with fewer science academic credentials than their Obama predecessors. And it’s moving slower as well, apnews.com reported on Tuesday. Of 43 Trump administration nominees in science-related positions — including two for Health and Human Services secretary — almost 60 per ...

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US barred Buhari for 15 years over sharia — Atiku

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Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari was barred from the United States for 15 years due to his religious views. Atiku was quoted as saying this during an interview with Dele Momodu, which was part of his weekly column titled, ‘Pendulum’, published in The Boss Magazine. Buhari had, at a seminar organised by the Supreme Council for Sharia ...

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Twitter explains why it didn’t delete President Trump’s anti-Muslim retweets

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Twitter has explaned why it did not delete the three graphic anti-Muslim videos retweeted by President Donald Trump “we mistakenly pointed to the wrong reason we didn’t take action on the videos from earlier this week,” Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet on Friday. On Thursday, Trump retweeted three anti-Muslim videos first shared by Jayda Fransen, deputy leader ...

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Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terror

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President Donald Trump on Monday declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, returning Kim Jong-Un’s nuclear-armed pariah regime to a short blacklist of targeted US foes. “Should have happened a long time ago. Should have happened years ago,” Trump declared, announcing the designation at the start of a White House cabinet meeting. North Korea is already under a wide ...

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Serena Williams weds Ohanian in £2.6m princess dress

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Serena Williams has married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in a lavish ceremony just 11 weeks after giving birth. The couple met at a hotel in Rome – and while he had booked a room to attend a conference, she was staying there to play in the Italian Open. As he was not a tennis fan, it took Mr Ohanian a ...

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U.S. Navy crew grounded after pilot draws penis in the sky

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A U.S. Navy air crew was grounded on Friday after using their advanced fighter jet to draw a giant image of a penis in the sky with the exhaust, officials said. The incident took place in skies over Okanogan County in Washington state on Thursday, when a Navy E/A-18 Growler warplane flew the unusual air pattern. Images of a condensed ...

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U.S. approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it

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U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly, marking a significant step forward in the convergence of healthcare and technology. The medicine is a version of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co Ltd’s established drug, Abilify,for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression, containing a tracking device developed by Proteus Digital Health. ...

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Zimbabwe: U.S. wants Mugabe out, calls for ‘new era’

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The U.S. is seeking “a new era” for Zimbabwe, the State Department’s top official for Africa said, implicitly calling on long-time President Robert Mugabe to step aside as a political crisis mounts. In an interview with Reuters, acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Donald Yamamoto appeared to dismiss the idea of Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe for 37 ...

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Cyclist loses job for insulting Trump, gets over $70,000 donation from supporters

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More than $70,000 in donations have poured into a crowdfunding site set up for the cyclist who was fired from her job for making a rude gesture to President Donald Trump’s motorcade. More than 3,000 donations — from $5 to $250 — have rolled in since November 6, when the GoFundMe campaign was set up on behalf of Juli Briskman. ...

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