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Gun shots have already been heard in Mogadishu as people celebrate Farmajo's victory. A Somali lawmaker casts her ballot during the presidential vote at the airport in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, February 8, 2017. Real estate deals, the spread of a harsh version of Islam and opportunities to spy on US military forces are at stake. "This election is supposed to bring leadership that heals the country but if corruption plays an important role, many doubt whether Somalia is going to be on the ...
  • Inside Obama's quiet deal to help Australia with refugees

    Inside Obama's quiet deal to help Australia with refugees

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    In the business world, a deal is something you enter into when there is a benefit to doing so, and Trump himself has many strategies for doing this on the most favorable terms possible. It was doing so to address a pressing humanitarian need; there wasn't much to ask for Australia, or the refugees, for in return, although Australia did agree to help the U.S.
  • Elon Musk Will Stay In Trump´s Advisory Council Despite The Muslim Ban

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    Musk said he was keen to engage directly with the Trump administration and argued sitting on the advisory body was in no way equivalent to being in agreement with the government's policies. Musk said he believed he could push the president away from the immigration ban and other policies that many in Silicon Valley, a historically left-leaning enclave, believe are harmful.
  • EC seeks response of AIADMK on Sasikala Pushpa's complaint

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    However, further strengthening the reports of Sasikala emerging as the CM, the party has called the meeting of its MLAs on February 5. Meanwhile, Sasikala has appointed former ministers KA Sengottaiyan, S Gokula Indira and BV Ramana as AIADMK organisation secretaries.
  • We got into a fight with Australia?

    We got into a fight with Australia?

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    Mr Trump followed up the conversation with a tweet in which he railed against the " dumb deal ". The Obama Administration agreed to take thousands of illegal immigrants from Australia . In return for the resettlement of refugees, Australia could be asked to send troops to Iraq. The call ended courteously. The Trump-Turnbull call took place a day after Trump signed an executive order suspending the admission of refugees.
  • 'El Chapo' to Appear in Federal Court

    'El Chapo' to Appear in Federal Court

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    The decision comes after the cartel leader threw the legal version of a hissy fit when the same judge ruled last week he would appear via video conference, so as not to "burden" the federal marshals and disrupt traffic during his transport from Manhattan.
  • Merkel Withholds Turkish Proposal to Jointly Fight Gulen Movement

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    In other comments during the contentious press conference , Merkel stressed the importance of freedom of opinion and a free press in a democratic society. After the meeting in Ankara Mrs Merkel spoke of the need for Turkey and Germany to work even more closely together to fight against terror, where it is ISIS-inspired terrorism or violence from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which is fighting for a homeland for the Kurds in south-east Turkey .
  • France's Le Pen defies demand for "misspent" funds

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    But Marine Le Pen is now leading the polls ahead of France's upcoming presidential election and is convinced that the National Front's time has finally come. It is suspected she was paid about €500,000 for French parliamentary assistance work she never performed. The European Anti-Fraud Office said past year that Le Pen's assistant's contract stipulated that her workplace was at the EP's headquarters in Brussels, and that she was unable to prove that "she continually resided in Belgium" ...
  • Shocking footage reveals horror of fatal Quebec mosque attack

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    In 2013 police investigated after a mosque in the Saguenay region of Quebec was splattered with pig's blood. Canadian authorities say a 27-year-old man was exclusively responsible for the armed attack on a Quebec City mosque on Sunday. None of the alleged shooters have been identified either, and neither has a motive , although the French paper Le Soleil reported that one of the suspects had an AK-47 in his possession.
  • Hillary Clinton plots her comeback

    Hillary Clinton plots her comeback

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    The book is still untitled but is now scheduled for a fall release. The essays will reportedly be inspired by Clinton's favorite quotations. "I hope by sharing these words and my thoughts about them, the essays will be meaningful for readers", Clinton added.
  • United Nations announces delay in Syrian political talks until February 20

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    The members of the Security Council look forward to the resumption of intra-Syrian negotiations, encouraged in this context the Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Syria Mr. He also asked whether de Mistura would "intervene" to form the delgation of President Bashar al-Assad. The talks in Geneva had been scheduled to begin on Feb 8 but Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov last week announced they would be delayed, without providing reasons.
  • Trump puts US food, farm companies on edge over Mexico trade

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    Trump views NAFTA as a "one-sided deal" in favor of Mexico. Bilateral negotiations are planned with Japan and South Korea, and there are hopes to strengthen the trade relationship with China, the secretary said . "The place they can hit back as fast as they can to try to affect our pocket book is the food". Trump claims the treaty has benefited Mexico only. "Look at where past trade retaliations have happened: It is amazingly pointed and usually pointed at crucial products from swing ...