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Worldwide Election Night Winner: Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?
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She attended Boston University, where she earned degrees in economics and global relations, and also spent time working in the office of the late U.S. Frightful what she said. Mr Crowley , who had not faced a challenger from his own party in 14 years, had 42.5% in the majority ethnic minority district, which covers parts of the Bronx and Queens.

Worldwide Thousands turn out to pay respects to slain 15-year-old
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Police have arrested six men - Jose Muniz, 21, of Paterson; Jose Taverez, 21, of Bronx, New York; Manuel Rivera, 18, of Bronx; Danel Fernandez, 21, of Bronx; Joniki Martinez, 24, of Freeport, New York; and Santiago Rodriguez, 24, of Bronx - in connection to this murder.

Worldwide Sanders says she was asked to leave Virginia restaurant
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The owner of the restaurant that booted Sanders out has defended her actions, and made it clear that despite the backlash, she would do it again. The press secretary's tweet about her treatment created a social media firestorm that is still going on at this hour - there are more than 24,000 retweets of her original message.

Worldwide Trump Backs Away From Begging For Legislation On Immigration
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AN OREGON clothing company has created an "I really care" collection of clothes to raise money for immigrants as a response to the Melania Trump jacket controversy. After sporting a not so subtle message on her jacket yesterday on the way to meet immigrant children that read, " I Really Don't Care, Do U? ". "Donald was furious over Melania's jacket, but then, that's why she wore it, to piss him off and to cause him maximum embarrassment", a source told the celebrity gossip outlet.

Worldwide New Zealand's Prime Minister Is Now On Maternity Leave
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The little girl, affectionately being called the first baby, was born at Auckland City Hospital weighing 7.3lb on Thursday. It is the first child for Ardern, 37, and 40-year-old Gayford, a television fishing personality who will become a stay-at-home dad when she returns to work after six weeks of maternity leave.

Worldwide Frustrated Ireland calls for Brexit talks to intensify
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Coming a week ahead of a crunch European Council meeting of leaders in Brussels, the visit is a clear demonstration of the EU's solidarity with Ireland's position. He was applauded as he told members of the Dail and Seanad that "Ireland will come first" in the Brexit negotiations. A time-limited "backstop" option agreed in principle but not in detail between Britain and the European Union has been interpreted by Europe as meaning Northern Ireland would effectively stay within the bloc's ...

Worldwide Explosion disrupts Ethiopia rally for new PM Abiy
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Health Minister Amir Aman said on Twitter that as of 9pm local time, one person had been killed and 156 wounded, with eight of them in critical condition. Since assuming office, Abiy has introduced a number of reforms and has overseen the release of jailed dissidents and moves to liberalise the economy.

Worldwide Trump Extends National Emergency Order Declaring North Korea A Threat
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After flying back to Washington last week boasting of success, the United States leader tweeted: "There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea ". Trump offered the positive news - which is yet to be officially verified - after performing an embarrassing u-turn on his policy of separating children from parents who had crossed the American southern border illegally.

Worldwide Melania Trump's 'I really don't care' jacket sparks scathing memes
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Disembarking from a plane en-route to the facility in Texas , the USA first lady wore a khaki green jacket with " I really don't care, do u? " written on the back. He did not elaborate on which news report the First Lady was objecting to. "Do you?" on the back while traveling to visit children in a detention center.

Worldwide Trump reverses family separation policy after tech, political backlash
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Immigrant children now housed in a tent encampment under the new "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration are shown walking in single file at the facility near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, US June 19, 2018. But the fate of hundreds of children already separated by the policy is unclear. But the volume of condemnation on breaking up families, from inside and outside the White House , finally overwhelmed Trump.

Worldwide Koko, the Gorilla Who Knew Sign Language, Has Died
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Francine "Penny" Patterson , who developed a language research project created to teach a modified form of American Sign Language, known as "Gorilla Sign Language" or GSL. The beloved gorilla inspired generations of children and adults with her compassion and playful nature, reminding us that we are not so different from our fellow mammals.

Worldwide Time trumps Trump again: Pulitzer Prize-winning John
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The mother and child were put into a van and driven off soon after, presumably to a detention center for processing. The girl's mother was being frisked and body-searched (after which she was reportedly detained) when Moore took this picture.

Worldwide Hillary Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis'
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About 2,000 children were separated from their families over a six-week period ending in May. Mrs. Clinton, former first lady, secretary of state and Democratic presidential nominee, said at an awards lunch for the Women's Forum of NY that the separations are not required by law and are not grounded in any religion.

Worldwide The Trump Administration Is Separating 65 Children a Day From Their Parents
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The family separations, highlighted by videos of youngsters detained in cages and an audiotape of wailing children, have sparked an outcry at home and strong condemnation overseas. For the thousands of children recently separated from their parents through Trump's crackdown, Bernal said the government should speed up its process and try to reunite families as soon as possible.

Worldwide China hikes tariffs on United States soybeans, electric cars, fish
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The American Apparel & Footwear Association, while praising the Trump administration for dropping an earlier plan to place levies on key equipment and machinery used by the industry, said China's retaliatory measures could harm American farmers and textile manufacturers and add costs to the industry's supply chain.

Worldwide Attorneys General Call On Trump To End Family Separation Policy
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As a result of the new "zero tolerance" policy , federal authorities have separated at least 2,000 children from parents at the border from April 19 through May 31 of this year, the Department of Homeland Security confirmed last week. In this photo taken on January 4, 2017 US Border Patrol agents take Central American immigrants into custody near McAllen, Texas. "And even in those far more serious cases, decisions involving the separation of children from their parents were made with ...

Worldwide House immigration bill includes 'Dreamer' visas
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Mr Shah said that, in the interview, Mr Trump had been voicing opposition not to either of those Bills, but to a "discharge petition", a rarely used procedural manoeuvre House Republicans had threatened to employ that would have forced debate on four immigration Bills, including a popular bipartisan one that is opposed by Mr Trump, Mr Ryan and House conservatives.