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Ethiopia’s Emergency Aid Is Running Out

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Ethiopia is in danger of running out of emergency food relief next month as drought victims has peaked at 7.8 million victims. The aid, provided by United Nations’ World Food Program only provided the East African country with aid to cover 1.7 million people. The Ethiopian government is supposed to match the aid for the remaining 6.1 million in private donations and public government assistance. According to the Associated Press, Ethiopia’s commissioner for disaster risk management Mitiku Kassa said, “We expect the donor community to step in to fill…

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Over 55,000 Haitians in Danger of Facing Deportation From US

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-May 4, 2017- The deadline to extend the Temporary Protected Status program, or a program temporalily granting refugees asylum from their home country, is in a few weeks. It’s up to the Trump administration to extend it. Over 55,000 refugees from the 2010 earthquake in Haiti face possible deportation when the TPS expires July 22. TPS, created in 1990, offers temporary immigration in the United States under the following circumstances: Ongoing armed conflict (such as civil war) An environmental disaster (such as earthquake or hurricane), or an epidemic Other…

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North Korea is ‘Ready For War’ if Trump Wants it [Associated Press]

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump’s tweets are adding fuel to a “vicious cycle” of tensions on the Korean Peninsula, North Korea’s vice foreign minister told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Friday. The official added that if the U.S. shows any sign of “reckless” military aggression, Pyongyang is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike of its own. Vice Minister Han Song Ryol said Pyongyang has determined the Trump administration is “more vicious and more aggressive” than that of Barack Obama. He added that North Korea will…

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BREXIT Process Offically Launched with Article 50

Britain has officially began the BREXIT process by Prime Minister Theresa May signing article 50, triggering the process. May delivered a letter to European Council president Donald Tusk late Tuesday afternoon of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. Now, the U.K. And 27 other members of the EU will negotiate how to untangle and in some cases, sever dealings between the two. New legislation must also be drafted to replace current laws that are applicable to the nation. “My answer is clear, I want the United Kingdom to emerge…

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US Ban Electronic Devices From 9 Muslim Countries

The Trump administration has banned all electronic devices larger than a mobile phone from carry-on luggage from 8 countries. In an effort to fight terrorism, the ban is recommended by administration to due “innovative methods” of terrorists from middle-eastern countries to cause turmoil in the US. Tablets, game devices, laptops, e-readers cameras and portable DVD players are among devices now prohibited from flights. Medical devices are exempt from this rule. The countries affected are Kuwait, Morocco, Egypt, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The US issued a…

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The Last Rockerfeller, David Rockerfeller Dead at 101

NEW YORK (AP) — David Rockefeller was the last of his generation in a famous American family that taught its children that wealth brings great responsibility. Even as children, he and his siblings had to set aside portions of their allowances for charitable giving. That lesson lasted throughout his life; to mark his 100th birthday in 2015, Rockefeller gave 1,000 acres of land next to a national park to the state of Maine. Rockefeller died Monday in his sleep at his home in Pocantico Hills at age 101, according to…

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Trump Adviser Spoke with Russian Ambassador Five Months Before the Election [THE INDEPENDENT]

Andrew Buncombe New York A former adviser to Donald Trump has told The Independent he met with the Russian ambassador to the US five months before the election to discuss how Moscow and Washington could work together to tackle Islamist extremism if the New York tycoon became President. The adviser, Jeffrey “JD” Gordon, said he spoke to Sergey Kislyak at the Republican National Convention in July about Mr Trump’s desire to reset the strategic relationship. He said he knew the Republican nominee was interested in whether the US military might work with Russia to combat Isis…

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Supreme Court Ruling to Delay BREXIT for Two Years

The United Kingdom lost its fast-tracked approach to exiting to the European Union by the Supreme Court Tuesday. The court ruled 8-3 BREXIT cannot start without parliament consent Tuesday. Emergency legislation was drafted into the constitution, hindering current Prime Minister Theresa May from making good on her promise to provide a swift, irreversible exit within two years by implementing Article 50. The high court ruled article 50 would strip away rights the British citizens are entitled to under European law that were not included in British law. “The government cannot…

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