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World News More Than 200 People were Arrested in Clashes in Tunisia
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While Tunisia is widely seen as the only democratic success story among the nations where Arab spring uprisings took place, it has since had nine governments but none has been able to tackle growing economic problems. The police retaliated with tear gas. A Jewish school on the island of Djerba was badly damaged after being hit with petrol bombs, although no one was injured.

World News Collegium welcomes senior counsel Indu Malhotra, KM Joseph J to Supreme Court
Author: 0 Collegium welcomes senior counsel Indu Malhotra, KM Joseph J to Supreme Court

Speaking to India Legal , Justice (retired) Gyan Sudha Misra said: "Little after Justice Ruma Pal retired I was elevated to the Supreme Court and was the only lady judge for a while before Justice Ranjana Desai was elevated to the SC. "All of us are convinced that unless this institution is protected and maintain its requirements, democracy will not survive in the country or any country".

World News Mudslides and flooding kill at least 13 in California
Author: 0 Mudslides and flooding kill at least 13 in California

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew from San Diego helped rescue a family of five and two dogs from the roof of a home in the mudslide's path in Montecito . "Firefighters successfully rescued a 14-yr-old girl after she was trapped for hours inside a destroyed home in Montecito ", it added. Bill Brown , sheriff of Santa Barbara, said: "The best way I can describe it is, it looked like a World War One battlefield".

World News In Kerala CM chopper row, CPM may foot bill
Author: 0 In Kerala CM chopper row, CPM may foot bill

Kanniyakumari District in Tamil Nadu and Kerala's coastal region bore the brunt of the attack. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has faced flak for allegedly diverting cyclone relief fund for his helicopter ride. "It was only on Tuesday evening that I came to know the bill was paid using the disaster relief fund". The total amount spent on the Central team adds up to Rs 18.5 lakh when the chief minister's helicopter expenses are also added.

World News Sutherland Springs shooting victim Ryland Ward, 5, headed home this week
Author: 0 Sutherland Springs shooting victim Ryland Ward, 5, headed home this week

Ryland suffered massive injuries November 5 when a gunman stormed the rural First Baptist Church and slaughtered 26 people, including Ryland's stepmother, Joanne, who tried valiantly to shield her kids . Duncan said he continued to visit the little boy at the hospital, including this week. "We just had a connection", Duncan said. "So, I looked down and it was a little arm.

World News Trump orders 200000 Salvadorans to leave US
Author: 0 Trump orders 200000 Salvadorans to leave US

Haitian advocates quickly criticized the decision. TPS allows immigrants to legally work in the United States and Guevara said his parents have worked hard. "They have been in the USA for 17 or 18 years". "The Department of State warns US citizens to carefully consider the risks of travel to El Salvador due to the high rates of crime and violence".

World News Trump expected to waive Iran sanctions
Author: 0 Trump expected to waive Iran sanctions

In October, in a measure required every 90 days under US law, Trump declined to certify that the agreement was in USA national security interests. Officials had said that despite the recommendation of his entire national security staff, they weren't sure which way Trump would go.

World News Brexit will
Author: 0 Brexit will "increase inequality" between London and rest of UK

The scenarios assessed range from leaving the single market, the customs union, leaving both together and failing to get a transition deal, described by the study as " hard Brexit ". Ministers are fast running out of time to turn the negotiations around. "And the reason why it's so important is because whatever deal the government negotiates has a direct impact on the quality of lives of families across the country".

World News Rainy Thursday will give way to sleet and snow on Friday
Author: 0 Rainy Thursday will give way to sleet and snow on Friday

While ice jams could be a concern for the region, in general it will not be a huge problem and just something to monitor and keep an eye out for. "But as of right now, there could be snow out in Pittsburgh, and some could be lingering into Sunday ", Evanego said.

Author: 0 United States could 'go back in' Paris Agreement

The comments give hope to European leaders pushing for the United States to resign and is likely to trigger a renewed diplomatic lobbying drive. "When they have no collusion - and nobody's found any collusion at any level - it seems unlikely that you would even have an interview", Mr.

World News Tax law implementation to cost IRS almost $500 million
Author: 0 Tax law implementation to cost IRS almost $500 million

The Internal Revenue Service has estimated it may need almost half a billion dollars more over the next two years to implement the new tax law passed by Republicans and signed by President Trump just before Christmas, the agency's independent taxpayer advocate said Wednesday.

World News Thursday's Hangout With Steven Mnuchin and Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Author: 0 Thursday's Hangout With Steven Mnuchin and Sarah Huckabee Sanders

A "senior White House official" tells ABC News that the ban on all personal smart devices is an attempt by the Trump administration to stop leaks and increase employee productivity. Even so, Pelosi said there was already plenty of groundwork on the immigration deal, "there is plenty of other bipartisan activity going on that gives me hope that we're pretty close".

World News Trump says some immigrants from 'shithole countries' as he rejects bipartisan deal
Author: 0 Trump says some immigrants from 'shithole countries' as he rejects bipartisan deal

And some, I assume, are good people". According to the report, Trump made the remark in reference to Haiti and African countries, and then suggested the United States should allow more immigrants from countries like Norway instead. "Immigrants from countries across the globe - including and especially those from Haiti and all parts of Africa - have helped build this country", Harris tweeted.

World News Despite Korean get-together drums of war still beating loud
Author: 0 Despite Korean get-together drums of war still beating loud

Trump said in an interview Thursday with The Wall Street Journal . I think you people are surprised, ' he stated. Technically, South Korea and the United States remain at war with North Korea after the Korean War ended in 1953 with an armistice instead of a peace treaty.

World News Watch Trump's ambassador to the Netherlands get shredded by Dutch journalists
Author: 0 Watch Trump's ambassador to the Netherlands get shredded by Dutch journalists

A businessman and former representative for MI for 18 years in the US Congress, Hoekstra was born in the northern Dutch city of Groningen before his parents emigrated when he was just three. "Dutch reporters stun Trumps ambassador by pressing to admit he lied about 'no-go zones", said The Intercept , which went on to urge White House correspondents to study the footage.

World News Senate Report Outlines Playbook to Prevent Future Russian Election Meddling
Author: 0 Senate Report Outlines Playbook to Prevent Future Russian Election Meddling

The report , commissioned by Sen. "The Russian government, under Putin's leadership, has shown that it is both capable of and willing to assault democratic and transatlantic institutions and alliances". The proposal was never sanctioned or enacted, however, it is the first known instance of senior White House aides floating to relocate the US military forces in a move to satisfy Putin.

World News Myanmar: Military's mass grave admission exposes extrajudicial killings of Rohingya
Author: 0 Myanmar: Military's mass grave admission exposes extrajudicial killings of Rohingya

Journalists covering Wednesday's proceedings wore black in protest against their arrest, carrying banners proclaiming "Journalism is not a crime". Four members of the security forces also opened fire. He said the government has begun rebuilding houses for some returnees, while others will be sent to "temporary camps" near their home villages. "Partners have identified about 20 children separated from their families during the violence but estimate the total number to be at least 100 - most ...

World News Putin calls Kim Jong Un competent and mature politician
Author: 0 Putin calls Kim Jong Un competent and mature politician

Meeting with top Russian media figures, Mr Putin said Kim "is an absolutely competent and already mature politician" who has "solved his strategic task - he has a nuclear warhead and a global-range missile". Putin said now that Kim had reached many of his goals, he was looking to calm the situation down. "He is already a shrewd and mature politician", Putin said.

World News Trump selectively touts poll's economic numbers
Author: 0 Trump selectively touts poll's economic numbers

Voters were also asked to describe the first year of the president in open-ended questions and 25 words were negative in nature. According to the results, released Wednesday, 66 per cent of the respondents feel the US economy is "excellent" or "good", while another 33 per cent said the economy was "not so good" or "poor".

World News Trump to let states require employment for Medicaid
Author: 0 Trump to let states require employment for Medicaid

Kentucky's request could be approved as soon as this week, according to MSN . "Medicaid needs to be more flexible so that states can best address the needs of this population", Verma said in a statement. In practical terms, they would represent new requirements for beneficiaries in those states. "Each state is different", the letter says, and such activities "include, but are not limited to, community service, caregiving, education, job training, and substance use disorder treatment".

World News Israeli man killed in West Bank shooting
Author: 0 Israeli man killed in West Bank shooting

A military statement said the army beefed up its presence in the area of the attack overnight, with soldiers canvassing the area to locate the suspected gunmen. The European Union plans to host global talks on the Middle East crisis at the end of January following the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

World News Trump 'Discovered' A Physical Wall Isn't Possible Across Entire Border
Author: 0 Trump 'Discovered' A Physical Wall Isn't Possible Across Entire Border

While Cuomo tried his damnedest to keep Conway focused on the subject of Mueller's investigation and collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, she naturally managed to steer things off course. Trump, on Wednesday, made it clear that border wall funding is a must-have in order for him to sign an immigration deal that, as Democrats continue to push for, includes a fix for the thousands of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program recipients who have been ...

World News Immigration agents raid South Florida 7-Eleven stores
Author: 0 Immigration agents raid South Florida 7-Eleven stores

And to make its point Wednesday, the Trump administration drew a bull's-eye on one of the country's most prominent convenience store chains, whose outlets are staples of thousands of American neighborhoods. Officials discovered evidence that the franchise owners had used at least 25 stolen identities to help hide at least 115 low-wage illegal immigrants.

World News US Department of State Lists Georgia Among Safest Countries for Travel
Author: 0 US Department of State Lists Georgia Among Safest Countries for Travel

Again crime and gang activity are the two most commonly listed causes, alongside travel restrictions on United States government employees meaning they have a "limited ability to provide emergency services". However, at least two Mexican resorts - Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo and Acapulco - are in a do-not-travel state, Guerrero, and previous year, the State Department extended a total ban on personal travel by US government personnel there.

World News Dead koala found screwed to a pole prompts outcry
Author: 0 Dead koala found screwed to a pole prompts outcry

Australian authorities are investigating after a dead koala was found screwed to a post at Brooloo Park Lookout in Queensland on Wednesday. "It appears to have seen some trauma to the head so I don't know whether or not you'll be able to find out from the autopsy whether or not that's caused by auto or something else", Mr Beatty said.

World News Joe Arpaio points to political traits he shares with Trump
Author: 0 Joe Arpaio points to political traits he shares with Trump

His bid could create an opening for Republican U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, who colleagues have said is planning a Senate run but has not yet made an announcement. It was Arpaio's roughly quarter-century as sheriff that gave him a national reputation for his tough treatment of people suspected of being in the country illegally.