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Migrant crisis: Libya opposes EU plan for centres, says minister

Assessment centres outside the EU are not acceptable, the foreign minister tells Austrian media.

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Migrant caravan: Mexico sends police to southern border

The move follows President Trump's threat to close the US-Mexico border and cut aid.

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 ...

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.

Vietnamese activist 'Mother Mushroom' freed from prison, granted asylum in the US

A high-profile Vietnamese dissident and online blogger has arrived in the United States where she has been granted asylum following her release from ...

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At Rally and Without Evidence, Trump Says Democrats Back Caravan

President Donald Trump suggested without evidence Thursday that Democrats or their allies are supporting a “caravan” of Central American migrants who ...

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Another migrant caravan is heading to the US. Trump has already taken note.

A new migrant caravan is heading to the United States. And US President Donald Trump has already weighed in, threatening to cut foreign aid to Honduras if the group isn't brought back to the Central American country.

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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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Hostage safe after Cologne railway station drama

The incident at one of Germany's biggest transport hubs ends with the injured attacker in custody.

Growing Honduran migrant caravan nears Guatemala border

The caravan formed a day after Vice President Mike Pence urged the presidents of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala to tell their citizens to stay ...

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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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Report: White House Seeks New Approach on Family Separations at Border

A report in The Washington Post says the Trump administration is "actively considering plans that could again separate parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border," but would add options to previous approaches. Citing anonymous sources, the ...

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On board the 'last' migrant rescue boat

Eight days on the Astral, one of the last NGO-run rescue boats in the Mediterranean.

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Alaska Natives to Congress: Expand Violence Against Women Act

On his Facebook page, a father grieves the loss of his 10-year-old daughter, whom he had affectionately nicknamed “Dimples.” Her body was found last month in the remote tundra outside of Kotzebue, a northwest Alaska town that has been home to the Inupiat people for centuries. A 41-year-old man from the same community has been charged with her ...

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Pence Promises US Backing for Central America if Borders Strengthened

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Central American countries on Thursday the United States was willing to help with economic development and investment if they did more to tackle mass migration, corruption and gang violence. Speaking at a ...

Police arrest limo company operator involved in fatal crash

Nauman Hussain, the operator of Prestige Limousine, was taken into custody after a traffic stop, New York State Police said.

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A Venezuelan Dissident Dies in Custody, and Questions Emerge

The U.N. joined the U.S. and Spain in questioning the death of opposition activist Fernando Albán, who authorities say fell from a 10th floor window. /
Teacher accused of calling Black student n-word and hitting him with a clipboard

A substitute teacher in Portland is being accused of abusing a student by hitting him upside the head with a clipboard and calling him the n-word. Now the mother of the former eighth-grade student has filed a $300,000 lawsuit against the Portland Public Schools, OregonLive reports. —AP Investigation: Deported parents can lose custody of ...

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EU Security Chiefs, Sessions Hold Stadium Terrorism Drill

European security chiefs struggled over solutions to the migrant crisis and oversaw a simulated terrorist attack on a stadium Tuesday, with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions looking on. Elite police forces staged the anti-terrorism exercise Tuesday in the French city of Lyon as part of meetings of interior ministers of six European countries ... /
AP Investigation: Deported parents can lose custody of kids

hundreds of children remain in detention, shelters or foster care and U.S. officials say more than 200 are not eligible for reunification or release. The post AP Investigation: Deported parents can lose custody of kids appeared first on theGrio.

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US Student Detained in Israel for Alleged Boycott Support

Israel has held an American graduate student in detention at its international airport for the past week, accusing her of supporting a ...

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The teenagers navigating the UK's asylum system

Inside Out London speaks to charities who say some young asylum seekers have recently taken their own lives

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Refugee Families Split Due to Stricter Screening to Enter US

Death threats drove Hadi Mohammed out of Iraq and to a small apartment in Nebraska, where he and his two young sons managed to settle as refugees. ...

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Utah Vet Charged in Ricin Threat Against Trump, Mattis

A U.S. Navy veteran from Utah was charged Friday with threatening President Donald Trump, Defense Secretary James Mattis, the FBI director and an ...

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Sheriff: Veteran Ambushed Officers Coming to Question Adult Son

The decorated 74-year-old Vietnam War veteran accused of shooting seven South Carolina law enforcement officers had set an ambush for investigators coming to question his adult son about a child sexual assault, the sheriff investigating the case said Friday. Frederick Hopkins was charged with murder and six counts of attempted murder Friday, ...

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Groups Seek US Help in Identifying Migrant Remains

Representatives of dozens of U.S. and Latin American advocacy groups pressed their case Friday for access to an FBI-run DNA database to help them locate and identify the remains of thousands of migrants thought to have disappeared over the last several decades while crossing the Mexican border into the United States. U.S. officials pledged to ...

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South Carolina: Police shooting suspect is disabled war veteran

A 74-year-old man remains in custody after an officer was killed and six more injured.

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