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US government warns workers paid by mistake not to spend money during shutdown

US government warns workers paid by mistake not to spend money during shutdownAs hundreds of thousands of federal workers fretted on Friday about how they will pay bills amid the partial government shutdown, the missed pay-checks turned out to be particularly cruel for nearly three dozen employees at one obscure government agency. Because of an apparent clerical error, a federal division that processes pay-checks for a big chunk of the government workforce mistakenly paid about 30 employees at the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board. The District of Columbia-based board investigates industrial chemical accidents, but nearly all of the board’s employees have been furloughed during the government shutdown.



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Iran says U.S. presence in Syria was a mistake from the start

Iran says U.S. presence in Syria was a mistake from the startIran said that the U.S. military presence in Syria had been “a mistake, illogical and a source of tension”, in Tehran’s first reaction to President Donald Trump’s planned pull-out. Trump has begun what will be a total withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, saying on Wednesday they had succeeded in their mission to defeat Islamic State and were no longer needed in the country. “From the start, the entry and presence of American forces in the region has been a mistake, illogical and a source of tension, and a main cause of instability,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi was quoted as saying by state media on Saturday.



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Trump orders US troops out of Syria, declares victory over ISIS; senators slam action as mistake

Trump orders US troops out of Syria, declares victory over ISIS; senators slam action as mistakeTrump declared victory over the Islamic State in Syria, "my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency," he said. Key senators blast move



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Twitter Admits Mistake After Fox News Pundit Says They Disregarded Bomb Suspect's Threats

Twitter Admits Mistake After Fox News Pundit Says They Disregarded Bomb Suspect's ThreatsRochelle Ritchie, a Fox News pundit and former press secretary for



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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Admits Mistake On Obama's Black Employment Numbers

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Admits Mistake On Obama's Black Employment NumbersWhite House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday admitted she



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Jogger crosses US-Canada border by mistake, is held for two weeks in detention centre

Jogger crosses US-Canada border by mistake, is held for two weeks in detention centreA French tourist who accidentally crossed the border into the US from Canada during an evening jog was sent to a detention centre 125 miles away and held for two weeks before being released. Cedella Roman, 19, who is mixed race, was apprehended by US border patrol guards in White Rock, near Vancouver, after illegally entering the country. “[The border guard] started telling me that I had crossed the border illegally and I told him that I really did not do it on purpose,” she told Radio Canada.



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ABC News Apologizes After Huge Mistake On Chyron About Paul Manafort

ABC News Apologizes After Huge Mistake On Chyron About Paul ManafortABC News apologized on Wednesday for briefly airing an erroneous graphic



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Rudy Giuliani: No One Lied About Trump Tower Meeting, They Just Made A Mistake

Rudy Giuliani: No One Lied About Trump Tower Meeting, They Just Made A Mistake> Rudy Giuliani on shifting Trump Tower story: “It was a mistake. I swear to



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Zuckerberg testimony to Congress: 'My mistake, I'm sorry'

Zuckerberg testimony to Congress: 'My mistake, I'm sorry'Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg says he accepts responsibility for the social network’s failure to protect private data and prevent manipulation of the platform, according to testimony released Monday on the eve of his first Congressional appearance. It was my mistake, and I’m sorry,” Zuckerberg said in his written testimony released by a House of Representatives panel. Zuckerberg will testify before senators on Tuesday and a House panel on Wednesday amid a firestorm over the hijacking of data on millions of Facebook users by the British firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked with Donald Trump’s campaign.



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Jimmy Carter says Trump's decision to hire John Bolton his 'worst mistake yet'

Jimmy Carter says Trump's decision to hire John Bolton his 'worst mistake yet'Former President Jimmy Carter says that President Donald Trump’s decision to hire John Bolton as his national security adviser might be his “worst mistake” yet. The former president made the comments during an appearance on CBS Monday, noting that he has not been the biggest fan of Mr Trump’s, but that Mr Bolton’s naming to such a key national security position is a major step in the wrong direction.



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