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Nielsen’s career forever linked to family border separations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has become the face of family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border, even after helping to orchestrate the executive order that would reverse it. Earlier this week, Nielsen had skewed the facts at a combative...
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Pope backs US bishops who called border separations immoral

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis backed the Catholic bishops in the United States who condemned the practice of separating children from parents after families are caught crossing the U.S-Mexico border illegally, according to an interview published Wednesday. Francis was...
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Italy, Austria signal new hard-line axis on migration

MILAN (AP) — A meeting of Italy’s anti-migrant interior minister with like-minded Austrian populist leaders on Wednesday in Rome heralded a new hard-line axis forming in Europe on migration issues with pledges to more firmly protect Europe’s southern border....
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The Latest: US allies disappointed with exit from UN body

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. decision to pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council (all times local): 4:10 p.m. U.S. allies, including Australia and the European Union, have joined voices expressing disappointment and regret that the United States...
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Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

Jun. 19, 2018 11:53 PM EDT Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: ‘Wah wah’ BC-US–Immigration-Lewandowski,1st Ld-Writethru <!– –> Paul Sancya, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a...
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UK police say minor subway blast does not seem extremist act

LONDON (AP) — A small explosion at a London Underground station on Tuesday evening left a few people with minor injuries, but officials said the incident did not seem to be related to terrorism. Police said they were not aware of any serious injuries in what the force called...
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UN chief spotlights forgotten kids of wartime rape victims

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is putting a spotlight on the forgotten children born to wartime rape victims who are often shamed and excluded on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict. In a message marki...
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3 gay rights activists shot to death in southern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say three LGBTQ activists have been shot dead and left along a highway in the troubled southern state of Guerrero. Guerrero security spokesman Roberto Alvarez says the bodies were found Sunday on a road between Taxco and Cuernavaca with bullet...
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Greek far-left terrorist granted new furlough from prison

Jun. 19, 2018 9:49 AM EDT Greek far-left terrorist granted new furlough from prison ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A convicted Greek far-left terrorist serving multiple life terms for a string of assassinations has temporarily walked free after being granted a two-day furlough, the third...
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump is wrong about crime in Germany

Jun. 18, 2018 1:22 PM EDT BERLIN (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump suggests crime in Germany is surging because of migration, causing a political backlash against the country’s leadership. But he’s wrong about Germany’s crime rate, which is at its lowest...
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