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GOP Rep. on Trump’s vulgar remarks: ‘I can’t defend the indefensible’

Republican Rep. Mia Love said Sunday that “she can’t defend the indefensible” when it comes to the president’s vulgar remarks referring to immigration from African nations and comments on whether the U.S. needed more Haitian immigrants. “I can’t defend the indefensible. You have to understand that there are countries that struggle out there but … their people are good people and they’re part of us,” Love, the daughter of Haitian immigrants, said on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday. When asked if she thought President Donald Trump’s reported description of…

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Here's the Plan Trump Was Attacking When He Said 'Shithole Countries'

President Donald Trump’s “shithole countries” comments ricocheted around the world, spurring criticism from U.S. allies, rebuttals from Americans with roots in those countries and condemnation from some in his own party. Lost in the furor over his “shithole” comment is the argument that Trump was making at the time. The White House held the meeting to discuss a bipartisan immigration deal that would help undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children who got relief under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program, foreign nationals who fled manmade and natural…

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Trump ‘s***hole’ countries: What countries did Donald Trump insult with ‘racist’ remark?

The US president’s remarks were made in the Oval Office at the White House when he was briefed on a new immigration bill, according to two sources. Republican US Representative Mia Love, a daughter of Haitian immigrants, called for Donald Trump to apologise and said his comments were “unkind, divisive, elitist, and fly in the face of our nation’s values”. A spokesman for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said there were no other word to describe the remarks than racist. They said: “There is no…

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Jupiter moon: Scientists could use Europa ‘tectonic plates’ to predict EARTHQUAKES

Yesterday the Caribbean was threatened by a tsunami after a 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck near Honduras. And last year Italy, Mexico, Iran, Iraq and China were among countries which were struck by killer earthquakes which left dozens dead and many others injured. Jupiter’s moon Europa was the centre of a scientific breakthrough last year after researchers at Brown University in the US, in a new study, found evidence of tectonic plates pushing against one another, a process known as subduction. Brandon Johnson, an assistant professor in the Department of Earth,…

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Honduras earthquake: Cancun ROCKED after monster 7.6 magnitude quake hits

Video footage of the Honduras earthquake showed a kitchen in Cancun being shaken as the earthquake resonated across the region.  Lights can be seen shaking during the short and sharp aftermath of the Honduras earthquake. The NWS Pacific Warning Center in a statement said: “Based on all available data… hazardous tsunami waves are forecast for some coasts. “Persons located in the threatened coastal areas should stay alert for information and follow instructions from national and local authorities.” The Honduras earthquake prompted an advisory for the “potential threat” for the islands…

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Honduras earthquake: Shock video shows seismograph as monster 7.6 magnitude quake hits

The Honduras earthquake prompted an advisory for the “potential threat” for the islands of Puerto Rico, the British and US Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba and Nicaragua. The advisory was extended to Mexico, Panama, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Belize after the US Geological Survey (USGS) initially recorded the quake as a 7.8 magnitude, when it struck 44km east of Great Swan Island, Honduras. The NWS Pacific Warning Center in a statement said: “Based on all available data… hazardous tsunami waves are forecast for some coasts. “Persons located in the…

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BREAKING: Monster 7.6 magnitude EARTHQUAKE threatens Caribbean with TSUNAMI

Multiple tsunami warnings have been issued for hurricane devastated islands of Puerto Rico, the British and US Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba and Nicaragua. The advisory of a “potential threat” has also been issued for Mexico, Panama, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Belize. The earthquake, initially recorded by the USGS as a 7.8 magnitude, struck 44km east of Great Swan Island, Honduras. Last year the region was devastated by several deadly hurricanes – including Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Nate and Hurricane Maria. The NWS Pacific Warning Center in a statement said:…

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Trump will end protected status for 200,000 Salvadorans in U.S.

WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security will announce Monday that it plans to end temporary protected status for 200,000 Salvadorans currently living in the United States, according to senior administration officials. The Salvadorans will have until September 2019 to seek permanent residency in the United States or risk deportation. The months before then “will provide time with individuals with TPS [temporary protected status] to arrange for their departure, or if eligible, to do the necessary paperwork to remain in the United States,” a senior administration official told reporters on…

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Trump will end protected status for 200,000 El Salvadorans in U.S.

WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security will announce Monday that it plans to end temporary protected status for 200,000 Salvadorans currently living in the United States, according to senior administration officials. The Washington Post first reported the news. The Salvadorans will have until September of 2019 to seek permanent residency in the United States or risk deportation. The months before then “will provide time with individuals with TPS [temporary protected status] to arrange for their departure, or if eligible, to do the necessary paperwork to remain in the United…

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200,000 Salvadorans Have Lived in the U.S. for Decades. The Trump Administration Says They Have to Leave

The Trump administration will announce the end of TPS protection for nearly 200,000 migrants from El Salvador More The Trump Administration is revoking protections that allowed some 200,000 El Salvadorans to live and work in the U.S. in the next 18 months. On Monday, the Trump Administration will announce that Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador will end on Sept. 9, 2019. Administration officials said Monday that the decision will give migrants time to get their affairs in order for a return or apply for any alternative status they may…

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