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Texas lawmakers approve bill outlawing sanctuary cities

Sylvia Garcia , D-Houston, as the Senate debated approving sweeping anti-sanctuary cities legislation late Wednesday - which would send it to the governor to be signed into law. Abbott declared a sanctuary city ban a legislative priority - just as his predecessor, former Gov. Rick Perry, did in 2011 but couldn't pass. "We have an obligation to make sure our elections are sacrosanct and protected", Turner said.



'Silk Road' plan stirs unease over China's strategic goals

According to data by the PBOC, nine Chinese banks have set up subsidiaries in 25 countries along the routes, while 54 commercial banks from 20 countries have established theirs in China by the end of previous year. "Many projects have been signed, but these need to be implemented on the ground", he said. There is caution, too, from some Asian countries . The initiative also furthers the Xi administration's reputation for muscular foreign policy.


Chibok girl to be reunited with family after three years

Chibok girl to be reunited with family after three years

According to NAN, Dolapo Osinbajo, the wife of the Vice-President, expressed her happiness for the safe return of the girls while Mrs Alhassan, the Women's Affairs minister, said that the girls would be reintegrated back to the society after they had undergone psycho-therapy.


Twenty-four Chibok girls to return to school - Nigerian officials

Twenty-four Chibok girls to return to school - Nigerian officials

Carolyn Ronis a Legislative aide who have worked in the U.S. congress and now run a non-profit; the International Coalition for the Eradication of Hunger and Abuse founded in the wake of the Chibok abduction but now focuses primarily on IDPs and other vulnerable populations in Nigeria.