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Stranded rescue ship with 141 migrants allowed to dock in Malta

A migrant rescue ship has docked in Malta after being stranded for days in the Mediterranean amid a diplomatic dispute over which country should accept the 141 migrants on board.

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African migrants in disbelief as Israeli law cuts their salaries

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — African migrants in Israel have been detained, threatened with deportation and faced hostility from lawmakers and residents. Since last year, they face another burden: a de facto 20 percent salary cut that has driven them further into poverty. Israel’s roughly 35,000 African migrants and the groups that support them ...

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Gibraltar ship stripped of flag amid dispute over migrants stranded at sea

Gibraltar has moved to strip a stranded migrant rescue ship of its registration amid a row over which country is responsible for taking in the 141 ...

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US migrants: Judge orders deportation plane turnaround

A family are flown back from El Salvador after being deported midway through their asylum appeal.

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North Korea: US Sanctions Pressure 'Outdated Acting Script'

North Korea on Thursday denounced U.S. calls for enforcing international sanctions despite its goodwill moves and said progress on denuclearization ...

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Australian MPs field sudden requests for Queen portraits

The recent increase in requests is overwhelmingly "tongue-in-cheek", lawmakers say.

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Tense Calm in Nicaragua as Fears for the Future Grow

A political crisis that started in April is forcing Nicaraguans to seek asylum in neighboring countries like Costa Rica. Thousands are leaving their country. Meanwhile, the White House and U.S. Congress have warned the government to respect human ...

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Migrants Walk Off Italy’s Tomato Fields, and Into Its Immigration Debate

After two road accidents killed 16 migrant laborers in 48 hours, hundreds went on strike to protest slavelike conditions that defy easy solutions.

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Tendai Biti: Zambia denies Zimbabwe politician asylum

The opposition's Tendai Biti hoped Zambia would help him avoid charges over post-election violence.

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Migrant farmers strike in Italy after 16 road deaths

Labourers down tools shouting "we are not slaves" days after two crashes killed 16 migrant workers.

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African migrants strike after road deaths

Labourers down tools shouting "we are not slaves" days after two crashes killed 16 migrant workers.

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Germany Reaches Deal With Spain to Return Refugees

The agreement is a sign of how much German politics have shifted since 2015, when Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed more than a million migrants.

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Reagan's Would-Be Assassin Seeks Unconditional Release

The man who shot and wounded U.S. President Ronald Reagan in 1981 has asked a federal court in Washington to lift all restrictions imposed on him since his release from a psychiatric hospital two years ago. John Hinckley, 63, has resided with his mother in Williamsburg, Virginia, since he was released from Washington hospital in September 2016 ...

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NY Congressman Collins Arrested, Charged with Insider Trading

Federal prosecutors have filed insider trading charges against Republican Congressman Chris Collins, who was arrested and is scheduled to appear in federal court in Manhattan. The lawmaker from New York, one of the first members of Congress to support then-candidate Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election, turned himself in to the ...

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Despite Crackdown, Immigrants Flowing Over Arizona Border

The 3-year-old boy with a bowl haircut and striped shirt silently clung to his father in the back of a U.S. Border Patrol truck. Their shoes still muddy from crossing the border, the father and son had just been apprehended at a canal near a ...

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ACLU sues Jeff Sessions over restricting asylum for domestic, gang violence

"This is a naked attempt by the Trump administration to eviscerate our country's asylum protections," said an attorney with the ACLU.

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Report: Trump Ex-Lawyer Being Investigated for Tax Fraud

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, who is under federal investigation in New York, is being investigated for possible tax ...

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Venezuela crisis: Brazil briefly shuts border to migrants

The border is open again after an order to turn away fleeing Venezuelan migrants was overturned.

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Gov't report warns Trump's wall may bust the budget, face delays, won't work as planned

The GAO study found that the Department of Homeland Security has not done the necessary cost estimates to develop future budget requests.

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Mexico's New Leader: 'Nobody Will Threaten Us' with Wall

Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed Monday his country would not be threatened by a wall, in a thinly veiled rebuke to U.S. President Donald Trump's jabs across the border. "Mexico is going to become a power — and will change the balance of power. Nobody will threaten us that our borders will be closed or militarized," ...

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Alcoa Requests Tariff Exemption on Imports of Canadian Aluminum

Alcoa Corp on Monday asked the U.S. Commerce Department to exclude its purchases of a type of aluminum from Canada that is used to make cans from ...

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‘If we’re all together, I can handle it’

Migrants at border find delays and danger at both legal, illegal entry points.

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Fewer migrants are making it to Europe. Here’s why.

The Libyan coast guard is more active, Italy is more resistant, and fewer humanitarian rescue ships are on patrol.

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Costa Rica overwhelmed with Nicaraguan asylum seekers

An average of 200 Nicaraguans a day are applying for asylum in neighboring Costa Rica, overwhelming the nation's immigration authorities, according ...

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'I'm hiding an Afghan asylum seeker in my house'

People are hiding asylum seekers in their houses as Sweden toughens its immigration policy.

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Hundreds of Migrants Storm Fences to Enter Spanish Enclave in Africa

Spain’s Civil Guard said 600 crossed into Ceuta, adding a pressure on the country’s authorities in dealing with a wave of migration.

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Fewer migrants are making it to Europe. Here’s why.

The Libyan coast guard is more active, Italy is more resistant, and fewer humanitarian rescue ships are on patrol.

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