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Meng Hongwei: Wife of ex-Interpol chief seeks France asylum

Grace Meng's husband is in a Chinese jail and she already has French police protection.

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New Caravan of Honduran Migrants Crosses Into Mexico

A group of Honduran migrants entered southern Mexico on Friday, joining more than 1,000 people who departed Central America in recent days headed to the United States and putting to the test Mexico's vows to guarantee the safe and orderly flow of people. The cohort crossed into southern Chiapas state before dawn without needing wrist bands that ...

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Where Americans Are Moving

More American homebuyers headed south in 2018 than to anywhere else in the United States. Among the southern states, Florida emerged as the No. 1 ...

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Migrant caravan: New Honduran group crosses Guatemala

Hundreds of migrants who left Honduras on Tuesday on their way to US have reached Guatemala City.

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After Crossing into Guatemala, Migrants Set Sights on Mexico

More than 1,000 Hondurans were walking and hitchhiking through Guatemala on Wednesday, heading toward the Mexico border as part of a new caravan of ...

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Iran State TV’s English Channel Says Anchorwoman Held in US

A prominent American anchorwoman on Iranian state television’s English-language service has been arrested after flying into the U.S., the broadcaster ...

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Rahaf Mohammed: Saudi teen's first public statement in Canada

Rahaf Mohammed makes her first public statement since arriving in Canada after being granted asylum.

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Trump: New Honduras Migrant Caravan Justifies Need for Border Wall

U.S. President Donald Trump contended Tuesday that a new migrant caravan leaving Honduras justifies his demand for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border to keep them from surging into the United States. "A big new Caravan is heading up to our Southern Border from Honduras," Trump said on Twitter. He urged people to tell House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ...

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Saudi teen lands in Canada after fleeing family

A Saudi teen who fled to Thailand to escape her allegedly abusive family has arrived in Canada after being offered asylum there.

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France Dispatch: As Migrants Risk Crossing the English Channel, French Fishing Boats Pay a Price

A surge in migrants trying to cross the channel has led to a rise in break-ins of the fishing boats in a French port, as smugglers look for more ...

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Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada

Canada will grant asylum to an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand to escape her allegedly abusive family, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ...

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Government Shutdown Day 23: Congress Gone, President Tweets

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history continues, entering its 23rd day Sunday. On Saturday, U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter to post about the Democrats and their congressional leaders. In a reference to House Speaker Nancy ...

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Julian Castro, Ex-Obama Housing Chief, Joins 2020 Campaign

Assailing President Donald Trump for “a crisis of leadership,” former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday as the rush of Democrats making early moves to challenge the incumbent accelerates. Castro, who could end up being the only Latino in what is shaping up to be a crowded Democratic field, made ...

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Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen refugee arrives in Canada

Rahaf al-Qunun is granted asylum after fleeing her family in a drama that captured world headlines.

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Selective shutdown? Trump Tries to Blunt Impact, Takes Heat

The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on many Americans: Hundreds of thousands of federal employees don’t know when they’ll see their next paycheck, and low-income people who rely on the federal safety net worry about whether they’ll make ends ...

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‘No Pathway’ to Grand Bargain Ending US Government Shutdown

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has all but given up efforts to negotiate a compromise to end the U.S. government shutdown that would fund a ...

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Trudeau Says Canada Is ‘Pleased’ to Give Asylum to Saudi Woman

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada said the country accepted a request from the United Nations to grant asylum to Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, who ...

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Saudi Woman Who Fled Family Granted Asylum in Canada

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, had rallied support from a Bangkok hotel room to avoid being deported, saying she feared that her relatives might kill her.

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Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada

Rahaf al-Qunun, 18, said she fled because she had renounced Islam and feared she would be killed.

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Migrant Teens Released From US Custody; Texas Tent City to Close

The U.S. government has moved out all the migrant teens who were living in a tent city in the Texas desert and is set to close it down, according to ...

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US approved thousands of child bride requests

Thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were approved over the past decade. The post US ...

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‘Smiling face’: Saudi teen fleeing family is granted asylum in Canada

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, used social media to press her appeals for refugee status after breaking from her family and flying to Thailand.

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Bolsonaro Pulls Brazil From U.N. Migration Accord

The decision may signal that Latin America’s largest nation, the destination for thousands of Venezuelan migrants in recent months, may adopt a ...

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Saudi woman's refugee campaign sparks online debate

After Rahaf al-Qunun fled Saudi Arabia she turned to social media to campaign for asylum.

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EU nations reach deal on stranded migrants, Malta announces

Malta reaches a deal with eight other EU countries over 49 migrants stranded at sea.

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Rescued Migrants, at Sea for Weeks, Struggle to Reach a New Life

As Europe takes a harder stance against migrants, the Sea-Watch 3 and its desperate passengers were denied safe harbor for weeks, until an apparent breakthrough.

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