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CTV News
Mexican women targeted, subjected to sexual torture: Amnestyof keeping you quiet as a woman," Medina said Monday. "They know how to injure
Mexican women targeted, subjected to sexual torture: Amnesty
CTV News / Posted 16 minutes ago
of keeping you quiet as a woman," Medina said Monday. "They know how to injure you as a woman." The human rights group Amnesty International says Medina's experience is common among women arrested in Mexico. In a report released early Tuesday,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Amnesty Int'l says Mexican women victims of sexual tortureClaudia Medina Tavariz poses for a photo at the Amnesty International office in
Amnesty Int'l says Mexican women victims of sexual torture
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 19 minutes ago
Claudia Medina Tavariz poses for a photo at the Amnesty International office in Mexico City, Monday, June 27, 2016. Blindfolded and handcuffed, Medina was arrested in August 2012 and believes she was taken to a local Navy base where her captors... Read more
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ABC News
Amnesty Int'l Says Mexican Women Victims of Sexual Tortureof keeping you quiet as a woman," Medina said Monday. "They know how to injure
Amnesty Int'l Says Mexican Women Victims of Sexual Torture
ABC News / Posted 20 minutes ago
of keeping you quiet as a woman," Medina said Monday. "They know how to injure you as a woman." The human rights group Amnesty International says Medina's experience is common among women arrested in Mexico. In a report released early Tuesday,... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Amnesty Int'l says Mexican women victims of sexual tortureClaudia Medina Tavariz poses for a photo at the Amnesty International office in
Amnesty Int'l says Mexican women victims of sexual torture
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 38 minutes ago
Claudia Medina Tavariz poses for a photo at the Amnesty International office in Mexico City, Monday, June 27, 2016. Blindfolded and handcuffed, Medina was arrested in August 2012 and believes she was taken to a local Navy base where her captors... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Amnesty Int'l says Mexican women victims of sexual torturethe purpose of keeping you quiet as a woman," Medina said Monday. "They know ho
Amnesty Int'l says Mexican women victims of sexual torture
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 43 minutes ago
the purpose of keeping you quiet as a woman," Medina said Monday. "They know how to injure you as a woman." Penman said Amnesty International decided to focus a report on female survivors of sexual torture because it had not received much... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Rural properties targeted in SA gun theftssaid in a statement on Tuesday. The spate of thefts comes as police and the st
Rural properties targeted in SA gun thefts
Adelaide Now / Posted an hour ago
said in a statement on Tuesday. The spate of thefts comes as police and the state government recently extended a firearms amnesty by six months to the end of this year. The amnesty allows people to give up illegal or unregistered guns without... Read more
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Herald Sun
Rural properties targeted in SA gun theftssaid in a statement on Tuesday. The spate of thefts comes as police and the st
Rural properties targeted in SA gun thefts
Herald Sun / Posted an hour ago
said in a statement on Tuesday. The spate of thefts comes as police and the state government recently extended a firearms amnesty by six months to the end of this year. The amnesty allows people to give up illegal or unregistered guns without... Read more
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Weekly Times
Rural properties targeted in SA gun theftssaid in a statement on Tuesday. The spate of thefts comes as police and the st
Rural properties targeted in SA gun thefts
Weekly Times / Posted an hour ago
said in a statement on Tuesday. The spate of thefts comes as police and the state government recently extended a firearms amnesty by six months to the end of this year. The amnesty allows people to give up illegal or unregistered guns without... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Rural properties targeted in SA gun theftssaid in a statement on Tuesday. The spate of thefts comes as police and the st
Rural properties targeted in SA gun thefts
The Courier Mail / Posted an hour ago
said in a statement on Tuesday. The spate of thefts comes as police and the state government recently extended a firearms amnesty by six months to the end of this year. The amnesty allows people to give up illegal or unregistered guns without... Read more
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Quartz
As the world’s largest refugee camp closes, some Kenyans struggle to prove they belong in Kenyathat not all refugees in Dadaab are Somali but they will suffer the same fate a
As the world’s largest refugee camp closes, some Kenyans struggle to prove they belong in Kenya
Quartz / Posted 2 hours ago
that not all refugees in Dadaab are Somali but they will suffer the same fate as those being returned home.” On June 13, Amnesty International said it had received “reports of arrests, detention and harassment of refugees by the police in many... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Jury holds ex-officer liable for 1973 torture and killing of Chilean folk singerJoan Jara attempted to have a criminal investigation opened in Chile, but those
Jury holds ex-officer liable for 1973 torture and killing of Chilean folk singer
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
Joan Jara attempted to have a criminal investigation opened in Chile, but those efforts were thwarted by a law granting amnesty to anyone who committed crimes from 1973 to 1978. In 2012, the Santiago Court of Appeals charged Barrientos as a... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 4 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'A bloody harvest': Thousands of people slaughtered for their organs, new report claimshas repeatedly refused to reveal how many people it executes each year. China
'A bloody harvest': Thousands of people slaughtered for their organs, new report claims
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
has repeatedly refused to reveal how many people it executes each year. China was named the world's biggest executioner in Amnesty International's Death Sentences and Executions 2015 report. In releasing the annual report in April this year, the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 5 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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5h
The Morning Call
Legislature teeing up vote on $31.5 billion budgethe said. And the state is looking to add more revenue from expanded gambling op
Legislature teeing up vote on $31.5 billion budget
The Morning Call / Posted 5 hours ago
he said. And the state is looking to add more revenue from expanded gambling options, looser alcohol regulations and an amnesty program for delinquent taxpayers, he said. The extra revenue generated by those plans would allow $200 million more... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could the WEATHER determine our next President?immigrants. e.g. those with no criminal record, who have lived in the U.S. for
Could the WEATHER determine our next President?
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
immigrants. e.g. those with no criminal record, who have lived in the U.S. for 5+ years. Republicans: Generally against amnesty for any undocumented immigrants and oppose order to put a moratorium on deporting certain workers and fund... Read more
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News.com.au
Chinese government allegedly carries out mass killings for organsin China and uncover one of the world's worst crimes against humanity. China w
Chinese government allegedly carries out mass killings for organs
News.com.au / Posted 5 hours ago
in China and uncover one of the world's worst crimes against humanity. China was named the world’s biggest executioner in Amnesty International’s Death Sentences and Executions 2015 report. In releasing the annual report in April this year, the... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 5 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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Perth Now
Mass killings for human organshas repeatedly refused to reveal how many people it executes each year. China
Mass killings for human organs
Perth Now / Posted 5 hours ago
has repeatedly refused to reveal how many people it executes each year. China was named the world’s biggest executioner in Amnesty International’s Death Sentences and Executions 2015 report. In releasing the annual report in April this year, the... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump’s broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump’s broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. “The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Mass killings for human organshas repeatedly refused to reveal how many people it executes each year. China
Mass killings for human organs
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
has repeatedly refused to reveal how many people it executes each year. China was named the world’s biggest executioner in Amnesty International’s Death Sentences and Executions 2015 report. In releasing the annual report in April this year, the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 6 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
Local 10 Miami / Posted 6 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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EuroNews
German MPs file war crime lawsuit against Turkeygovernor of Sirnak province where Cizre is located, said no distinction was mad
German MPs file war crime lawsuit against Turkey
EuroNews / Posted 6 hours ago
governor of Sirnak province where Cizre is located, said no distinction was made between civilians and fighters. Amnesty said that young children, women and elderly people were killed and that snipers and heavy weaponry were used in... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 6 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 6 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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My EastText
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
My EastText / Posted 6 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
KTXS Abilene / Posted 6 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 6 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Mass killings for human organshas repeatedly refused to reveal how many people it executes each year. China
Mass killings for human organs
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 hours ago
has repeatedly refused to reveal how many people it executes each year. China was named the world’s biggest executioner in Amnesty International’s Death Sentences and Executions 2015 report. In releasing the annual report in April this year, the... Read more
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asianage
�Rajya Sabha arithmetic changing in GST favour'Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday warned those who hold black money to dec
�Rajya Sabha arithmetic changing in GST favour'
asianage / Posted 6 hours ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday warned those who hold black money to declare it under the new amnesty scheme by September 30. He said that to deal with the menace of black money, he has prematurely retired and transferred many officials in... Read more
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CNN
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national securit
Is Donald Trump softening his tone?
CNN / Posted 6 hours ago
simply reinforced Trump's broader message about law and order, national security and executive overreach. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Bawat Bato: Marcos gravesite filled with stones to protest his burial in Libingan ng mga Bayania farce and the sacrifice of so many into a mockery." Marcos ruled the Philipp
Bawat Bato: Marcos gravesite filled with stones to protest his burial in Libingan ng mga Bayani
Coconuts Manila / Posted 7 hours ago
a farce and the sacrifice of so many into a mockery." Marcos ruled the Philippines under Martial Law from 1972 to 1981. Amnesty International (AI) has estimated that during martial law, 70,000 people were imprisoned, 34,000 were tortured, and... Read more
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International Business Times
Brexit backlash: Over 100 hate incidents reported in 'Pandora's box of bigotry and Islamophobia' website which provides information about hate crimes to the public, who reporte
Brexit backlash: Over 100 hate incidents reported in 'Pandora's box of bigotry and Islamophobia'
International Business Times / Posted 7 hours ago
website which provides information about hate crimes to the public, who reported that hate crimes have increased recently. Amnesty International said there was a 57% rise in reports of hate crime since the EU Referendum. People are using social... Read more
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Salon.com
Jury holds ex-officer liable for 1973 slaying in ChileJoan Jara attempted to have a criminal investigation opened in Chile, but those
Jury holds ex-officer liable for 1973 slaying in Chile
Salon.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Joan Jara attempted to have a criminal investigation opened in Chile, but those efforts were thwarted by a law granting amnesty to anyone who committed crimes from 1973 to 1978. In 2012, the Santiago Court of Appeals charged Barrientos as a... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Jury holds ex-officer liable for 1973 slaying in ChileJoan Jara attempted to have a criminal investigation opened in Chile, but those
Jury holds ex-officer liable for 1973 slaying in Chile
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 hours ago
Joan Jara attempted to have a criminal investigation opened in Chile, but those efforts were thwarted by a law granting amnesty to anyone who committed crimes from 1973 to 1978. In 2012, the Santiago Court of Appeals charged Barrientos as a... Read more
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ABC News
Jury Holds Ex-Officer Liable for 1973 Slaying in ChileJoan Jara attempted to have a criminal investigation opened in Chile, but those
Jury Holds Ex-Officer Liable for 1973 Slaying in Chile
ABC News / Posted 9 hours ago
Joan Jara attempted to have a criminal investigation opened in Chile, but those efforts were thwarted by a law granting amnesty to anyone who committed crimes from 1973 to 1978. In 2012, the Santiago Court of Appeals charged Barrientos as a... Read more
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CBS Denver
Colorado's GOP Senate Contenders: Where They Stand On Issuesvision that he wants to shake things up. And that’s what people want,” Glenn ha
Colorado's GOP Senate Contenders: Where They Stand On Issues
CBS Denver / Posted 9 hours ago
vision that he wants to shake things up. And that’s what people want,” Glenn has said. — Immigration: “I will not support amnesty.” — National Security: Take the war to the Islamic State group. “We have a president who has failed to identify the... Read more
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CTV News
Mexican president in Quebec City to talk trade before dinner with Trudeaucountry and that Mexico's allies should increase trade and communication with t
Mexican president in Quebec City to talk trade before dinner with Trudeau
CTV News / Posted 10 hours ago
country and that Mexico's allies should increase trade and communication with the Latin state in order to show support. Amnesty International says 27,000 people have gone missing in Mexico over the past decade. Quebec and Mexico in 2015 created... Read more
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CTV News
Trudeau, Pena Nieto comparisons only skin-deepdisappeared or gone missing in Mexico since 2006, most under the current admini
Trudeau, Pena Nieto comparisons only skin-deep
CTV News / Posted 10 hours ago
disappeared or gone missing in Mexico since 2006, most under the current administration of President Enrique Pena Nieto," Amnesty International Canada said in a briefing note released ahead of the state visit. "Many of these abductions have been... Read more
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Business Insider
Here's why the Supreme Court ruling on Obama's executive immigration action has a huge effect on the next presidentone of the most unconstitutional actions ever undertaken by a President," Trum
Here's why the Supreme Court ruling on Obama's executive immigration action has a huge effect on the next president
Business Insider / Posted 11 hours ago
one of the most unconstitutional actions ever undertaken by a President," Trump said in a statement. "The executive amnesty from President Obama wiped away the immigration rules written by Congress, giving work permits and entitlement... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Plight of stranded Syrian refugees worsens as Jordan blocks aid - aid workersJordan and Iraq meet in order to discourage refugees from entering the kingdom,
Plight of stranded Syrian refugees worsens as Jordan blocks aid - aid workers
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
Jordan and Iraq meet in order to discourage refugees from entering the kingdom, relief workers say. Rights groups such as Amnesty International have urged Jordan not to take a tough security response. "A total closure of the border and denial of... Read more
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