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United States imposes travel restrictions on N. Korea, 7 other nations

United States imposes travel restrictions on N. Korea, 7 other nations

The current ban, enacted in March and set to expire on Sunday evening, extended to travelers from Iran , Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen . The travel ban for Iran, for example, does not apply to nationals under valid student and exchange visitor visas , although those visitors will have to undergo additional screening.


Trump travel ban extended to blocks on North Korea and Venezuela

Trump travel ban extended to blocks on North Korea and Venezuela

President Trump is expected to announce new country specific restrictions on travel, which will replace the current restrictions on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations. " The tougher, the better ", Trump said about the ban Sunday. The coalition called the ban, which also suspends for 90 days refugee entries, "nothing more than religious intolerance masquerading as an attempt to address (unfounded) security concerns".


Former US congressman Anthony Weiner jailed for 21 months

Former US congressman Anthony Weiner jailed for 21 months

In May, Weiner, 53, pleaded guilty to one charge of transferring obscene material to a minor in federal court in Manhattan. The story says he was sexting with a 15-year-old North Carolina girl at the time. Weiner again admits that he has been sexting was a woman as he is in the middle of a campaign for mayor of NY. In May of this year, Abedin filed for divorce.


Near Record Heat for First Full Week of Fall

Near Record Heat for First Full Week of Fall

Showers become increasingly likely Monday night into Tuesday . That will give us two chances for rain and bring in more seasonal weather by the end of the work week. It didn't take long either, we were barely past lunch when the National Weather Service-Chicago let us know that temperatures had already climbed to 93 degrees.


Saudi recalls textbook over Star Wars character with king image

Saudi recalls textbook over Star Wars character with king image

But things changed when he found a photo of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat - who was assassinated in 1981 - meeting Mickey Mouse during a trip to Disneyland shortly before he was murdered. As The New York Times detailed, Shaweesh inserted iconic American pop cultural characters into scenes throughout history, including seating the diminutive Jedi master alongside King Faisal.


Rahul Gandhi 'thanks' Sushma Swaraj for recognising Congress legacy

Rahul Gandhi 'thanks' Sushma Swaraj for recognising Congress legacy

The Uttar Pradesh Minister for Science and Technology was talking to the media after concluding a three-day fair organised by the district administration to celebrate the birth anniversary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay. He further added that "every day 30000 youth search for a job and the government provides jobs to only 400 youths". After Saurashtra, Gandhi will campaign in the rest of the Gujarat, PTI reported.