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China's beard, veil ban in Xinjiang comes into effect

The statement continues saying parents should prohibit to homeschool the children and naming of children to exaggerate religious fervor is banned too. In the last decade the province has been beset by violence which the government blames on Islamist radicals or separatists. The popularity of Islamic veils including the niqab and burqa, which cover the face, has been rising among Uyghurs in recent years, in what experts say is an expression of opposition to Chinese controls.

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Army of Russian trolls reportedly spread fake news on Facebook

Rubio's comment followed after one cybersecurity expert said Rubio himself had been the target of a Russian propaganda campaign created to help Trump - although the witness, former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and cybersecurity expert Clinton Watts, later said that all Republican opponents of Trump were targeted by Russians, not just Rubio.

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Kiren Rijiju rejects China objection on Dalai Lama's Arunachal vis

From April 4, the Dalai Lama will be in Arunachal Pradesh, where he will consecrate a new Tara Temple at Lumla in the morning. China had objected to it. China claims the region in the eastern Himalayas as "South Tibet", and it has denounced foreign and even Indian leaders' visits to the region as attempts to bolster New Delhi's territorial claims.

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Israeli cabinet approves new settlement, first in 2 decades

Today about 400,000 Jewish settlers are living on 125 settlements and 100 outposts in the Israeli-occupied West Bank , not including East Jerusalem, which is also considered occupied under global law. For years, Israeli settlements cropped up all around that land. Israel's government gave the green light despite talks with Washington on possibly curbing settlement activity.

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Credit Suisse snared in international tax probe

Dutch investigators reportedly seized administrative records along with the contents of bank accounts, immovable property, jewelry, a luxury auto, expensive paintings and a gold bar from houses in four Dutch towns and cities. The bank said it has "implemented Dutch and French voluntary tax disclosure programs and exited non-compliant clients", and has applied a withholding tax agreement with the United Kingdom since 2013.

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Salman Khan, Iulia Vantur Take Over The Beaches Of Maldives

Meanwhile uncle Salman Khan , whose camaraderie with Ahil always melts hearts, wanted to make the baby feel special and immensely loved and that's exactly why he left his "Tiger Zinda Hai" shoot midway to join in the celebrations. Salman has been shooting with Katrina Kaif in Austria for " Tiger Zinda Hai " for the last few days. While she is quite active in this social networking circuit, now we got a glimpse of her son, Ahil's first birthday bash.

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Pence breaks Senate tie on family-planning funds rollback

Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) did not vote with their Republican colleagues. Susan Collins of ME and Sen. On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence cast a tie-breaking procedural vote to stop federal funding for abortions.

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Rep. Poe Resigns From House Freedom Caucus Over Health Care Bill

Spicer's statement that Trump was joking is contradicted by Trump's repeated statements that he thinks Democrats will soon work with Republicans to pass a health-care bill. "He doesn't blame Paul Ryan, " he said. "I want to thank Paul Ryan. So, it's time for me to leave that group and be a more of an independent conservative in the House".

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Manchester City focussed for tough Arsenal and Chelsea tests - Garcia

Mathematically, there is every chance that Arsenal can claw their back up the table, even if Bookmaker Ratings are amongst those who feel that it is looking unlikely, but given that the team have lost four of our last five league games, can you blame fans for feeling pessimistic about the predicament Arsenal find themselves in? There may be other problems at our club but you can not ignore the fact that this is not helping us one little bit.

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Authorities confirm possible sighting of Tad Cummins near Memphis

Elizabeth was last placed in Alabama and was last seen wearing a flannel shirt and black leggings. Tennessee District Attorney Brent Cooper told People that Cummins exchanged "troubling" emails with Elizabeth over his work email that "definitely makes clear that the nature of their relationship, they seemed to view as romantic".

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Trump to meet China's Xi first week in April

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also brought about a cooling in the relationship between the two nations when he suggested that the USA should block access to artificial islands that China is building in disputed waters amid a build-up in military presence in the South China Sea.

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Ryan opposes Trump working with Democrats on healthcare

Only on CBS This Morning, we asked House Speaker Ryan how he's working to avoid another legislative setback. A common agenda? Some members agree with Trump that they have to move on from health care. But in January, after he was elected, a top Trump aide said the president had no plans to release the documents and Trump himself said it was the media, not the voters, who cared about his tax returns.

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China says weapons won't stop unification with Taiwan

The Trump administration is crafting a big new arms package for Taiwan that could include advanced rocket systems and anti-ship missiles to defend against China, U.S. China is also urged to quickly arrange for Lee's family and lawyer to visit him to safeguard his rights, Hsu said. Rights groups say activists are increasingly being accused of subversion or other crimes against state security.

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Trump clears F-16 sale to Bahrain, drops human rights conditions

The decision is the latest signal that the Trump administration is prioritizing support for Sunni-led countries seen as critical to opposing Iran's influence in the Mideast over human rights issues that Obama had elevated. Navy's Fifth Fleet, which is responsible for containing Iran and safeguarding oil shipments in the strategically vital Persian Gulf. "Congress should use its authority to correct course and, unless the conditions remain, block the sale".

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Pence casts tiebreaking vote as Senate advances pro-life measure

Two Republican senators, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, voted against the bill, leaving it with just 49 votes. Sen. "Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), who has been recovering from two back surgeries and hasn't voted since February 17, returned to the Senate to cast a vote, creating the tie that led to Pence's vote", reported The Hill .

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Turkey criticizes US arrests in Iran sanctions case

Atilla participated in a years-long scheme to violate American sanctions laws by helping Reza Zarrab , a major gold trader, use USA financial institutions to engage in prohibited financial transactions that illegally funneled millions of dollars to Iran.

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Tillerson visits as Turkey says its Syria campaign over

The meetings will come at a critical juncture for USA -led efforts to defeat Daesh in Syria where an official said efforts are "accelerating" to isolate Daesh in Raqqah. "Ankara has been extremely disturbed over the American support to Syrian Kurds since the Obama administration was in power". But there has not been any open indication of a change in policy under Trump.

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Yemen's rebel supporters vow to continue resistance on conflict anniversary

Sunday will mark two years since the coalition launched its armed offensive in Yemen. Financed and equipped by the coalition, various factions are aligned with Yemen's internationally recognized government against the Huthi rebels and their allies.

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Government admits Aadhaar was 'great initiative of Congress regime'

Jagdeep Chhokar of the Association for Democratic Reforms said amending 40 pieces of legislation through the Finance Bill, 2017, without application of mind of the Rajya Sabha, runs completely against the spirit of the Constitution. The most recent and alarming case of passing important and far reaching laws in the guise of MoneyBills is the inclusion in the Finance Bill of some very important features that actually have no place insuch a Bill and deserve to be independently discussed and ...

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Biden: I regret not being president

Even so, Biden said he "lost part of [his] soul" with Beau's passing, and wouldn't have been able to give his full attention to a presidential campaign. Biden was caught on an open live mic whispering "into President Obama's ear that the moment was a "Big f**king deal". Yes", Biden said. "I was the best qualified".

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ACLU battles Georgia over toddler's last name of 'Allah'

Her father said the couple wants ZalyKha's last name to be Allah because it is 'noble '. The Department of Public Health, meanwhile, is saying that while ZalyKha's "initial birth record" must meet Georgia's requirements, afterwards the couple might petition to change the girl's surname to Allah.

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North Korean missile launch ends in failure

The launch comes as the USA envoy for North Korea nuclear program, Joseph Yun, met his South Korean counterpart in Seoul to discuss a response to the North's weapons programs. Washington, Seoul and others view the North's space program as a cover for its banned long-range missile development program. North Korea responded to Tillerson's visit by saying it's not afraid of his stance and the USA needs to understand its pursuit of a nuclear deterrent, according to KCNA.

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Severe storms in forecast for U.S. much of this week

Another storm system approaching from the west may bring additional thunderstorms to the area Thursday into Friday. The weather service said a smaller risk of hail and isolated wind damage extends as far south and east as Montgomery and Auburn.

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Iran imposes sanctions on 15 US companies

Addressing the annual meeting of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in Washington, DC, on Sunday, US Vice President Mike Pence said America will no longer tolerate what he called "Iran's efforts to destabilize the region and jeopardize Israel's security".

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North Korea could be in final stages of nuclear test preparations

Russia's defiance of many countries' moves to distance themselves from the North appears to be a diplomatic strategy aimed at countering the US, which is looking to bolster its strategic position in the Asia-Pacific region. China's relations with North Korea have already deteriorated markedly as Beijing has supported punitive United Nations sanctions and imposed them.