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‘Tsunami’ of violence erupts, DeSantis pursues school rules over race, and cruise titans tiptoe around law


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India pursues fugitive high-end jeweler arrested in Dominica


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Trump administration pursues rule that would remove 3.1 mln people from food stamps

Trump administration pursues rule that would remove 3.1 mln people from food stampsThe Trump administration on Tuesday will propose a rule to tighten food stamp restrictions that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said. Currently, 43 U.S. states allow residents to automatically become eligible for food stamps through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP, if they receive benefits from another federal program known as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF, according to the USDA.



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Trump administration pursues rule that would remove 3.1 million people from food stamps

Trump administration pursues rule that would remove 3.1 million people from food stampsThe Trump administration on Tuesday will propose a rule to tighten food stamp restrictions that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said. Currently, 43 U.S. states allow residents to automatically become eligible for food stamps through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP, if they receive benefits from another federal program known as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF, according to the USDA.



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UK parliament will have to look at other options if May pursues her Brexit deal: Labour

UK parliament will have to look at other options if May pursues her Brexit deal: LabourIf Prime Minister Theresa May presses on with her Brexit deal after lawmakers vote to delay Britain’s exit, parliament will have to look at other options, the opposition Labour Party’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on Wednesday. Lawmakers are expected to be given a vote on Thursday on whether they want to seek an extension to the Article 50 negotiation period. “She will have to make decision of whether that is the point at which she drops her red lines and her blinkers and opens up the debate to other options,” Starmer told parliament.



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Nigeria's Buhari wins re-election, rival pursues fraud claim

Nigeria's Buhari wins re-election, rival pursues fraud claimThe 76-year-old former military ruler took 56 percent of votes against 41 for his closest challenger, businessman and former vice president Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party. Atiku, 72, said he would go to court to contest the results due to a litany of “premeditated malpractices”.



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Elon Musk ducks out of one Los Angeles tunnel but pursues another

Elon Musk ducks out of one Los Angeles tunnel but pursues anotherBillionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has scrapped plans for a high-speed passenger tunnel under the West side of Los Angeles but is moving ahead with a similar proposal across town designed to whisk baseball fans to and from Dodger Stadium. Musk’s aptly named underground transit venture the Boring Company gave up on its development of a 2.7-mile (4.4-km) tunnel in West L.A. to settle litigation brought by community groups opposed to the project, the two sides said in a joint statement on Wednesday. The move came six months after Musk, the high-tech baron better known as founder of electric car company Tesla Inc and CEO of rocket maker SpaceX, made a rare personal appearance at a Los Angeles public event to promote his controversial tunnel project.



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The Latest: Zimbabwe ruling party pursues urgent meeting

The Latest: Zimbabwe ruling party pursues urgent meetingHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):



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White House on edge as Mueller quietly pursues Russia probe

White House on edge as Mueller quietly pursues Russia probeFor two months, Robert Mueller — the lanky, 72-year-old independent prosecutor investigating the Russia scandal — has worked in virtual silence in a nondescript government office building in downtown Washington. Mueller has built a team of more than a dozen tough-as-nails investigators, including one expert in flipping mafia witnesses, a money laundering specialist who chased down a corrupt billionaire, and one of the country’s most experienced Supreme Court litigators.



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U.S. should move bases away if it pursues sanctions -Iran guards

U.S. should move bases away if it pursues sanctions -Iran guardsThe head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday Washington should move its bases and avoid “miscalculations” over new sanctions against Tehran, Iranian agencies reported. The Trump administration imposed the new sanctions on Tuesday over Iran’s ballistic missile program and said Tehran’s “malign activities” in the Middle East undercut any positive contributions coming from the 2015 nuclear accord.



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