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Carnival probes security personnel's response to brawl in South Pacific cruise

Carnival probes security personnel's response to brawl in South Pacific cruiseBy Jonathan Barrett SYDNEY (Reuters) – Carnival Corp , the world’s largest cruise operator, said on Monday it was investigating the response of its security personnel to a brawl that broke out on one of its South Pacific cruises that resulted in 23 passengers being removed. The American-British company said in a statement that it was investigating “all aspects including the security response” of the incident, which was captured on video and posted on social media. The 10-day cruise to the South Pacific returned to the Australian southern city of Melbourne on Saturday, a day after 23 people were removed in the New South Wales (NSW) town of Eden for what the company described as “disruptive and violent acts”.



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Conway Defends Trump Response To Abuse Allegations Against Ex-Aide

Conway Defends Trump Response To Abuse Allegations Against Ex-AideWhite House counselor Kellyanne Conway said she has “no reason not to believe the women” who accused staff secretary Rob Porter of domestic violence ― but then defended President Donald Trump, who has suggested that the allegations might not be true.



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Rep. Joe Kennedy rips Trump, Republicans in Democratic State of the Union response

Rep. Joe Kennedy rips Trump, Republicans in Democratic State of the Union responseRep. Joseph Kennedy III slammed President Donald Trump for "targetting laws" that protect Americans on Tuesday night as he delivered the Democratic response to the State of the Union address.



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Fear and doubt should not determine response to immigrants, Pope says

Fear and doubt should not determine response to immigrants, Pope saysMutual fears between immigrants and their new communities are understandable, but must not prevent new arrivals from being welcomed and integrated, Pope Francis said on Sunday in a special Mass to mark the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. Francis, a keen defender of the rights of migrants, was addressing a congregation including migrants and refugees from some 50 countries, whose flags festooned the area around the altar in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. “Local communities are sometimes afraid that the newly arrived will disturb the established order, will “steal” something they have long laboured to build up,” he said, while “the newly arrived … are afraid of confrontation, judgement, discrimination, failure.” “Having doubts and fears is not a sin.



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Iran protests latest: Nikki Haley says the world is watching regime's response to unrest

Iran protests latest: Nikki Haley says the world is watching regime's response to unrestThe United States called an emergency UN Security Council meeting to show the Iranian government that “the world will be watching” their response to this week’s protests, Ambassador Nikki Haley has said. Tehran responded by shutting off access to some social media and messaging apps, and broadcasting footage of other, pro-government rallies. “The Iranian regime is finally on notice: The world will be watching what you do,” she said on Friday.



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Bake News! Sarah Huckabee Sanders Delivers Pie in Response to Skepticism Over Her Cooking Skills

Bake News! Sarah Huckabee Sanders Delivers Pie in Response to Skepticism Over Her Cooking SkillsThose in the White House Press Corps have cast doubt on the fact that she cooked the picture-perfect pies herself.



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Sandy Hook Promise releases new PSA about the response to school shootings

Sandy Hook Promise releases new PSA about the response to school shootingsA new video called “Tomorrow’s News” imagines a local news item that reports, a day ahead of time, a mass shooting at a school. “Tomorrow I’ll probably say that I wish I told someone,” says one interviewee. The video was released by Sandy Hook Promise, which was founded by parents of the victims of the Newtown shooting.



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Turkey's Erdogan seeks to lead Muslim response on Jerusalem

Turkey's Erdogan seeks to lead Muslim response on JerusalemTurkey’s leader is seeking to spearhead Islamic reaction to the US declaration on Jerusalem, but it is uncertain if he can coordinate a meaningful response among often disunited Muslim nations. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who regards himself as a champion of the Palestinian cause, had fulminated against President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital even before it was officially announced this week. Erdogan described the status of the city, whose eastern sector Palestinians see as the capital of their future state, as a “red line” for Muslims.



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Israeli Army Strikes Targets In Gaza In Response To Rocket Fire

Israeli Army Strikes Targets In Gaza In Response To Rocket FireIsrael’s army launched strikes on two locations inside the Gaza Strip on Thursday, according to Israeli media reports.



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Puerto Rico utility head resigns after slow Hurricane Maria response

Puerto Rico utility head resigns after slow Hurricane Maria responseBy Jessica Resnick-Ault and Nick Brown NEW YORK (Reuters) – The head of Puerto Rico’s indebted utility has resigned following criticism of the slow restoration of power to the island after Hurricane Maria, the U.S. territory’s governor said. Ricardo Ramos, who was named head of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) in 2016, was also criticized over controversial contracts. Rossello recommended Justo Gonzalez as interim director, according to a separate statement.



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