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Worldwide Lawyer: Melania Trump's parents are permanent US residents
Author: 0 Lawyer: Melania Trump's parents are permanent US residents

The Washington Post reports that Viktor and Amalija Knavs , Melania Trump's parents, "very likely" relied on the chain migration program to obtain green cards. She married Trump in 2005 and became a citizen the following year. Melania Trump came to the United States from Slovenia in 1996 for modelling work on a visitor's visa and then a work permit.

Worldwide Sheriff: 'Disgruntled student' allegedly overheard threatening to shoot at school
Author: 0 Sheriff: 'Disgruntled student' allegedly overheard threatening to shoot at school

A 17-year-old boy threatened to bring a firearm to El Camino High School near Whittier on Friday, prompting an investigation by school authorities and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. El Camino High School in Whittier, Calif., where authorities say a "disgruntled student" planned a mass shooting. "They felt there was enough there that they should call law enforcement so they can investigate further", Jacobsen said.

Worldwide Trump open to raising minimum age to buy AR-15 after Parkland
Author: 0 Trump open to raising minimum age to buy AR-15 after Parkland

The president is facing growing calls for action on gun control after the mass shooting that took 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida. Trump will host students, parents and teachers involved in the Florida shooting and massacres at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT and Columbine High School in Colorado for a listening session on Wednesday.

Worldwide Twitter bans bulk tweeting and duplicate accounts in bot crackdown
Author: 0 Twitter bans bulk tweeting and duplicate accounts in bot crackdown

SAN FRANCISCO-One hour after news broke about the school shooting in Florida last week, Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russian Federation released hundreds of posts taking up the gun control debate. This means that users of automation platforms like TweetDeck can no longer select multiple accounts to automate posts, tweets , retweets, likes or follows.

Worldwide Wednesday high temperature could be record
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New York City will feel the warmth as well, possibly breaking the previous record, though it could be too close to call it a sure shot right now, said Jay Engle from the NWS New York City office. Forecasts predict Wednesday's springtime vibes to be followed by rain and a cold front, with temperatures in the upper 30's on Thursday . Rainy but mild weather is in the forecast for the end of the work week and start of the weekend.

Worldwide Trump Says Russians `Laughing Their Asses Off' by Sowing Chaos
Author: 0 Trump Says Russians `Laughing Their Asses Off' by Sowing Chaos

Trump , who sees the Russian Federation investigation as an attempt to delegitimize his presidency, seems determined to undermine Mueller, the F.B.I., and other elements of the Justice Department in anticipation of that possibility. This much is thought to be true: Russian Federation is not known to have succeeded in manipulating voting systems or ballots. The US Treasury Department last month issued a list of prominent Russian political and business figures who could be sanctioned, as ...

Worldwide Iran Rescue Teams 'Find Crash Site'
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The crashed ATR-72 aircraft belonging to Iran Aseman Airlines took off from the capital Tehran on Monday morning and disappeared from the radar screen 50 minutes after its departure, near an area about 22.5 km from its destination Yasuj, an industrial city in the Zagros mountains in southwestern Iran.

Worldwide Trump Jr. to Give Foreign Policy Speech on Business Trip to India
Author: 0 Trump Jr. to Give Foreign Policy Speech on Business Trip to India

The Trump Organisation is not, however, investing in the project, which is a collaboration between NCR-based real estate major M3M and Tribeca Developers of Mumbai . Trump Jr is billed as a keynote speaker, along with Modi. Those who purchase an apartment before Tuesday in a tower block the company is developing with local partners in Gurgaon, about an hour south of Delhi, will be invited to dine with Trump Jr.

Worldwide Winter Weather Advisory: Ice to Impact Central Iowa
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory: Ice to Impact Central Iowa

Go ahead and keep an umbrella and raincoat handy, and be prepared to drive slowly. They saw that the forecast was calling for heavy rain in the early morning hours so they held off treating the roads since the rain would just wash it away. Please be careful if driving overnight into Tuesday morning. We need to watch this closely, because arctic air can sometimes be colder and move in faster than expected.

Worldwide Turkey warns Syria troops it will fight in Afrin
Author: 0 Turkey warns Syria troops it will fight in Afrin

In the speech to members of his ruling AK Party, Erdogan also promised that a siege of Afrin would begin soon. Syrian state media reported earlier that pro-government forces would enter Afrin "within hours" to "bolster" local forces in confronting Turkey's "aggression" after reaching an agreement with the Kurdish militia.

Worldwide China furious after American 'steals terracotta warrior's thumb' at museum
Author: 0 China furious after American 'steals terracotta warrior's thumb' at museum

According to an arrest affidavit filed Friday, 24-year-old Michael Rohana was attending an Ugly Sweater Party at the Franklin Institute December 21 when he entered the " Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor " exhibit. The Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Centre loaned 10 of the prized statues to the USA institution. The works came from one of China's most important archaeological finds.

Worldwide Read: 37-Page Indictment of Russians Interfering with US Elections
Author: 0 Read: 37-Page Indictment of Russians Interfering with US Elections

But that happened in December 2016 - weeks after the election . "The Trump campaign did nothing wrong - no collusion!" That allegation dominated virtually every major newspaper, the cable news networks - especially CNN and MSNBC - along with the nightly network news shows and the Sunday morning programs.

Worldwide Fire breaks out at Tibetan Buddhist temple
Author: 0 Fire breaks out at Tibetan Buddhist temple

Reports say that Chinese authorities quickly tried to block footage and images of the fire appearing on social media. Robert Barnett, a London-based expert on contemporary Tibet, told the Guardian that the fire wasn't reported by China's official news media for nearly four hours " even though you could see it from miles away across the whole city ".

Worldwide Passenger plane crashes in Iran mountains
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There have been scores of plane crashes in Iran since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, mainly because western sanctions for decades limited its ability to purchase spare parts or buy new planes. On December 6, a military transport craft Lockheed C130 crashed at the foot of a 10-storey apartment building in a residential area of southern Tehran , killing 108 people including 68 journalists and photographers, and injuring more than 90.

Worldwide At least 4 killed in shooting attack in south Russian Federation
Author: 0 At least 4 killed in shooting attack in south Russian Federation

Maslenitsa is a Christian festival marking the last days before the season of Lent. "The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church considers this awful crime, committed on the eve of the Great Lent, a provocation aimed at instigating confrontation between [the] Orthodox and Muslims, who have been coexisting peacefully for ages in the Caucasus", his spokesman said, RT reported .

Worldwide Ethiopia says state of emergency after PM resigned will last six months
Author: 0 Ethiopia says state of emergency after PM resigned will last six months

He also ruled out a transitional government. Siraj says security forces are instructed to take "measures" against those disturbing the country's functioning. Initially, there there was a "strong push" against the decision from members of two of the parties that make up the EPRDF: the Oromo Peoples' Democratic Organization (OPDO) and the Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM), the two parties that govern Oromia and Amhara regional states, according to our source.