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He went to Greece to help migrants, now he's accused of trafficking them

Aid volunteer Sean Binder was arrested in Greece along with Sara Mardini, accused of facilitating the illegal entry of foreigners into the country. They maintain their innocence.

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Viral video catches white woman hurling racial slurs at black men

A heavily circulated video on social media showing a white woman randomly hurling racial slurs at two black men in Kansas City, has resulted her losing her job after the target of the attack took action. READ MORE: Morehouse grad dies after police tasing; family says use of force unnecessary Drake Lewis, 21, was one of the […] The post Viral ...

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Throngs of migrants reach Mexico-Guatemala border

A massive caravan of Honduran migrants -- many with children in tow -- cheered and chanted as they streamed toward a crossing at the Guatemala-Mexico ...

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A caravan of migrants is nearing Mexico's border. Will authorities turn them back?

As US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads into meetings in Mexico's capital, thousands of migrants are nearing the country's southern border.

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Morehouse grad dies after police tasing; family says use of force unnecessary

  Chinedu Valentine Okobi, 36, of Redwood City died Oct. 3 after being tased multiple times as he wrestled with San Mateo County Sheriffs ...

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Brexit: Five things that happened at the EU Brussels summit

Theresa May has been in Belgium for a summit nicknamed the "moment of truth". So what happened?

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US commander survives Afghan gun attack in which police chief dies

Gen Scott Miller escapes unhurt but a Taliban gunman kills a powerful Afghan police chief in Kandahar.

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Ex-USA Gymnastics President Indicted in Texas

Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was arrested Wednesday after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. In a statement issued late Wednesday night, the Walker County district attorney’s office in Huntsville, Texas, said ...

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Food, Water, a Ride: Guatemalans Help Honduran Migrants

Sweaty, sunburned and exhausted, Jonathan Zuniga had been carrying his 1-year-old baby in his arms for five hours when help arrived unexpectedly from a local woman who offered him a used baby carriage. “Thank you, thank you very much,” Zuniga told her, accepting the gift with a broad grin. “I couldn’t stand it anymore.” Many of the more than ...

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Truck carrying migrants in Turkey crashes; 22 killed

Twenty-two migrants were killed and 13 others were injured Sunday when a truck carrying them overturned, Turkey's state-run news agency Anadolu ...

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Immigrant Caravan Organizer Held After Trump Threatens Honduras

The organizer of a migrant caravan from Honduras was detained Tuesday in Guatemala after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw funding ...

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Trump threatens to cut aid to Honduras over migrants

A group of at least 1,500 migrants is currently in Guatemala, heading north toward the US border.

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Man charged with stealing Houston police car and trying to carjack news van

Alex Allen Jenkins was identified as the man who allegedly stole a police car after trying to carjack a TV news van on Monday — his 29th birthday.

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Trump Threatens to Cut Aid to Honduras If Migrant Caravan Isn't Stopped

President Donald Trump has threatened to cut off aid to Honduras if its government does not stop a large ‘caravan’ of migrants headed toward the United States. A group estimated at 1,600 to 2,000 people hoping to arrive in the U.S. marched from Honduras into Guatemala Monday, fleeing violence and poverty in their home country. The group twice ...

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News Analysis: As Voters on Left and Right Rebel, Glimpse of a Post-Merkel Germany

An election in Bavaria was expected to turn on a populist backlash against migrants, but voters went their own way. The results may worry Angela Merkel, but analysts say they signal a healthy democracy.

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Paul Allen: Microsoft co-founder and billionaire dies aged 65

The billionaire businessman, who also owned the Seattle Seahawks NFL team, died in Seattle on Monday.

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Dave Chappelle defends his friendship with Kanye West: ‘That’s my brother. I love him. I support him’

In an interview with Van Jones, comedian Dave Chappelle retracted his previous statements about giving President Donald Trump a second chance and ...

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Man tries to carjack Houston news van then steals police car

When two police officers showed up, the carjacker pushed one of them down, dragged the other one out of the car and drove off with their cruiser, KPRC and police said.

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Vincent Kompany's father becomes Belgium's first black mayor

Pierre Kompany - father of football star Vincent - becomes the first black mayor in Belgium.

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Kompany's Congolese father becomes Belgian mayor

Pierre Kompany - father of football star Vincent - becomes the first black mayor in Belgium.

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Honduran Migrant Caravan Grows as it Moves Toward the US

The migrant caravan that started in San Pedro Sula in northern Honduras has grown as it crosses the country.  Some are walking. Some are in ...

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Turkey migrants: Lorry crash in Izmir 'kills 22'

The vehicle crashed through a barrier in western Izmir province and plunged 20m, state media say.

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Jim Taylor, Hall of Fame fullback, dies at 83

Taylor played on the 1966 Packers team that won the first Super Bowl.

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Italy: Migrants in Riace to be transferred away

The government says it will transfer all migrants out of Riace - a town famous for welcoming them.

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Pik Botha, South Africa’s Last Apartheid Foreign Minister, Dies at 86

A defender of apartheid, he also showed a moderate streak rarely found among hard-liners, predicting that the country would one day have a black president.

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Trump Administration Steps in to Kill Police Reform Plan

The Trump administration informed a federal judge in Chicago on Friday that it's seeking to scuttle a plan negotiated between the nation's third-largest city and the state of Illinois that envisions far-reaching reforms of Chicago's 12,000-officer police force under close federal court supervision. In a statement announcing the intervention, ...

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Saudis Face Business Backlash After Journalist Disappears

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that he would still attend a large investment conference in Saudi Arabia this month, in the face of growing evidence that a Saudi journalist was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, ...

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