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The bill, passed by right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party, imposed new rules under which the CEU must operate, making it impossible to award diplomas because it is formally registered in the United States. Rawlings sent a letter of support April 5 to Michael Ignatieff, president and rector of CEU, expressing concern about the "efforts by the government of Hungary to undermine CEU's ability to continue to function as a world-leading institution of higher education".
  • Trump explained US position on THAAD to Xi: South Korea

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    Trump's aides insisted he had made good on his pledge to raise concerns about China's trade practices and said there was some headway, with Xi agreeing to a 100-day plan for trade talks aimed at boosting U.S. In an editorial, the paper said Trump launched the strike "to establish his authority as the US president". Its U.N. ambassador, Liu Jieyi, never mentioned the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, or the USA airstrikes, at an emergency meeting of the U.N.
  • North Korea calls US strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

    North Korea calls US strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

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    The comments come as the two leaders wrapped up a Florida summit, and signal a U-turn from his anti-China rhetoric on the campaign trail previous year. This was because Trump only received the same response from Xi as was given in the past, despite urging him to increase pressure on the North. Hours before meeting each other, Trump predicted aboard Air Force One that "China will be stepping up" to help the USA put a stop to North Korea's nuclear program.
  • Trump explained U.S. position on THAAD to Xi - South Korea

    Trump explained U.S. position on THAAD to Xi - South Korea

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    For example: Trump's acceptance of Xi's invitation to China . Behind closed doors, the top item on Trump's agenda is North Korea. How interested is China in sitting on their ally to prevent a war? Xi landed in Alaska for a refueling stop following his meeting with President Donald Trump earlier Friday in Florida.
  • Crowd clashes with police in Venezuela's latest protest

    Crowd clashes with police in Venezuela's latest protest

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    Right-wing opposition supporters took to the streets of Caracas and other cities in Venezuela on Saturday in ongoing violent protests against the government as fears mount of a possible repeat of the February 2014 Guarimbas opposition-led riots which left 43 people dead.
  • One For Arthur claims Grand National glory

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    Whilst the races at Aintree signal what is to be considered the most important weekend for bookmakers in the year, it seems the odds were not with the bookies in 2017 for the Randox Health Grand National. I said it's for Scotland, but it's really for the team and the yard. Saint Are (25-1) was third, a further 3 3/4 lengths back. "The problem is we won't get the money back because with the Grand National most people only make that one bet a year".
  • Israel shuts Egypt border crossing following terror warning

    Israel shuts Egypt border crossing following terror warning

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    Israel on Monday closed the Taba Crossing to prevent its citizens from traveling to Egypt's Sinai, citing security threats in the wake of Sunday's deadly twin attacks in Egypt. Last month the bureau issued a similar warning against travel to the Sinai, a popular destination for Israelis over the week-long Passover holiday that starts at sunset today.
  • IL judge fatally shot outside Chicago home

    IL judge fatally shot outside Chicago home

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    The man was identified as Cook County Associate Judge Raymond Myles, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. A neighbor told the Tribune that she heard about six shots and a woman screaming early in the morning. The other driver punched him in the face, causing serious injuries, according to court records cited in the newspaper. Myles was an associate judge in the court's criminal division.
  • Hamilton's Shanghai love affair continues - Chinese Grand Prix in numbers

    Hamilton's Shanghai love affair continues - Chinese Grand Prix in numbers

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    Hamilton heaped praise on Vettel, the German four-time world champion, who was unlucky to have pitted just before a safety vehicle and emerged stuck in traffic. "I really, really hope it's just an out and out fight through stubbornness, through mental stability, through fitness, through composure and all those things".
  • Video shows guards dragging passenger off United flight

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    United then offered $800 to volunteers, but no one accepted, and a manager picked four people at random, according to Bridges. A number of videos which captured the encounter appeared on social media, where four passengers had been asked to voluntarily leave the aircraft because the flight had been overbooked.
  • Trump security adviser urges Russian Federation to rethink Syria support

    Trump security adviser urges Russian Federation to rethink Syria support

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    In addition, both presidents expressed readiness to deepen bilateral cooperation in the fight against terrorism to ensure stability in the Middle East. The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says Trump's decision was a "reaction" to Syria's use of chemical weapons. Sen. For these reasons, I support our nation exercising the moral leadership that makes us a beacon of hope to the rest of the world.
  • Six people arrested after deadly St. Petersburg subway bombing

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    Petersburg on Monday. Investigators are apparently examining links between the arrested men and Monday's alleged bomber, 22-year-old Akbarzhon Jalilov. The statement said the authorities had not yet decided whether to press charges against the detainees. The entire St. Petersburg subway system was shut down and evacuated, but partial service resumed after about six hours.
  • Le Eco Pulls Out Of $2 Billion Vizio Deal

    Le Eco Pulls Out Of $2 Billion Vizio Deal

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    This agreement will also allow the companies to "engage in a collaborative partnership to leverage LeEco's EUI (Ecosystem User Interface) platform", - which is something we can see inside Android TV on LeEco TVs already. "We continue to believe that there is great synergy between the two companies", the joint statement said. At the time, McGuire said he was "excited and privileged to join LeEco at such a pivotal moment in its history", but according to his LinkedIn page , McGuire stayed ...
  • Abe praises Trump's security commitment after call on Syria, N Korea

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    USA considers far-reaching steps for 'extreme vetting'. "China summit, while at the same time it was to check its missile capability", a South Korean official told Reuters about the military's initial assessment of the launch. An article published online Wednesday by the Workers' Party newspaper Rodong Sinmun stressed that the North has obtained various miniaturized nuclear weapons, including hydrogen bombs, and the means to deploy them.
  • Sanders Statement on US Missile Strike in Syria

    Sanders Statement on US Missile Strike in Syria

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    Former Vice Presidential candidate and Virginia senator Tim Kaine also said on Sunday that the President should have sought approval from Congress. Patrick Leahy all called Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad a "war criminal" in written statements, but the delegation also urged caution so that the USA doesn't end up in another extended military conflict.