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Anti-immigration politicians link London attack to migrant policy

Marine Le Pen calls for tighter borders, while Nigel Farage says London attacks prove Trump’s hardline policies are right. Marine Le Pen, the French far-right leader, has joined anti-immigration politicians in linking the London attack to migrant policy, despite the … read more »

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US warns of growing piracy risk off West Africa

Abidjan (AFP) – The United States is increasingly worried about pirate attacks off West Africa and is committed to helping countries bolster security in the region, a US diplomat said Tuesday. At least 27 attacks on boats, including robberies, kidnappings … read more »

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Thousands protest Wisconsin sheriff’s immigration crackdown

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A sea of demonstrators on Monday marched from Milwaukee’s predominantly Hispanic south side to the downtown courthouse to protest a plan that would deputize local law enforcement officers as federal immigration agents. Busloads of demonstrators from about … read more »

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With Netanyahu visit, Trump faces difficult test on Israel this week

Donald Trump this week could become the latest president to backtrack on a campaign-trail promise to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Or he could become the first president to make good on that pledge, … read more »

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Hundreds of immigrants nabbed in the U.S.

(Reuters) – U.S. federal immigration agents arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in at least four states this week in what officials on Friday called routine enforcement actions. Reports of immigration sweeps this week sparked concern among immigration advocates and families, … read more »

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Australia Catholic Church faces six decades of child abuse allegations

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Seven percent of Catholic priests working in Australia between 1950 and 2010 were accused of child sex crimes but few were pursued, Church data showed on Monday, as hearings began over allegations dating back decades. Last year, … read more »

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Trump wants to enlist local police in immigration crackdown

PHOENIX (AP) — To build his highly touted deportation force, President Donald Trump is reviving a long-standing program that deputizes local officers to enforce federal immigration law. The program received scant attention during a week in which Trump announced plans … read more »

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The British ex-spy behind the Trump dossier was an FBI asset

The man behind the sensational story concerning information the Russian government had supposedly collected about Donald Trump is a former British intelligence operative and was a longtime intelligence source for the U.S. government who had assisted the FBI during an … read more »

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Iran ex-president Rafsanjani dies

moderate who survived for decades despite challenging his own turbaned elite, died on Sunday after suffering a heart attack. Rafsanjani, who was 82, was a pivotal figure in the foundation of the Islamic republic in 1979, and served as president … read more »

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