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Three more gunned down as Nicaragua’s political upheaval logs two months, over 170 deaths

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:53
Three people were shot dead in the city of Masaya as security forces and allied groups tried to regain control of the area, a human ...
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The Australian town that killed its residents

bbc - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:46
The town that killed its residents.
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With eyes on midterm elections, Trump doubles down on immigration fight

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:40
Calling the shots as his West Wing clears out, President Donald Trump sees his hard-line immigration stance as a winning issue heading into a midterm ...
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Trump says Ivanka encouraged him to stop family separations

cnn - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:40
Though she has remained publicly silent, Ivanka Trump has spoken to her father about the images of families being separated on the US-Mexico border, President Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers Tuesday evening.
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Melania Trump's favorability dips in new poll

cnn - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:31
A new CNN poll out Tuesday indicates first lady Melania Trump's favorability rating has taken a dip in the past few weeks. The poll shows 51% of Americans have a favorable opinion of the first lady, down from 57% in a CNN poll conducted in May. Her current unfavorable rating stands at 29%, up from 27% last month.
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What drinking alcohol means for your cancer and death risk

cnn - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:30
The science is clear: Drinking too much alcohol is bad for your health, but exactly how low-risk is light drinking?
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As the President left a GOP meeting on immigration, five Democrats protested family separations

cnn - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:07
In a dramatic scene on Capitol Hill, five Democratic members of Congress protested directly in front of President Donald Trump as he departed a Republican meeting Tuesday.
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Cooper defines the word 'infest' for Trump

cnn - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:58
CNN's Anderson Cooper breaks down President Trump's recent trip to Capitol Hill to meet with Republican lawmakers over his administration's practice of enforcing a policy that separates families at the border.
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Trump doubles down on family separation policy amid growing backlash, blames media

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:33
President Donald Trump hardened his resolve to maintain his policy of separating children from parents who cross the border illegally amid an intensifying backlash from ...
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Trump’s migrant child detentions mean $458 million for nonprofit minder

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:32
The Trump administration plans to pay a Texas nonprofit nearly half a billion dollars this year to care for immigrant children who were detained crossing ...
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Fox News Channel slammed by Hollywood creators after host likens migrant kids’ holding pens to ‘summer camps’

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:31
Fox News Channel faces a growing backlash among Hollywood creators that intensified Tuesday following Laura Ingraham’s description of “zero tolerance” detention facilities for children separated ...
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World Cup Catch-up: Russia march on as Senegal fans dazzle

bbc - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:31
Watch all the best action and funnies from day six of the World Cup, as hosts Russia continue their blistering start, Colombia get the first red card and Senegal's fans steal the show.
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White House deputy chief of staff, who led planning for Trump-Kim summit, to exit in July

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:30
The White House aide who led the planning for President Donald Trump’s meeting last week with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has decided to leave ...
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Italy’s Osteria Francescana is served world’s best restaurant prize

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:28
Italy’s Osteria Francescana took the top spot at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony on Tuesday, garnering praise for playful use of local ingredients ...
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New York to sue Trump administration over family border separations: governor

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:27
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a political opponent of U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Tuesday that the state would sue the Trump administration for ...
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After saying immigrants ‘infest’ U.S., Trump meets with election-wary GOP ranks for Congress OK to oust them ‘as a unit’

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:27
Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump searched anxiously Tuesday evening for a way to end the administration’s policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, ...
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World Cup 2018: Is Saransk the most unusual host city in Russia?

bbc - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:26
From cats on leads to Colombian huskies - BBC Sport visits the city that never expected to host the World Cup.
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U.S. commander warns against rapid Afghan exit, saying Islamic State and al-Qaida may merge

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:25
The battle-hardened Army commander nominated to take over U.S. military operations in Afghanistan warned senators Tuesday that if America leaves the fight too rapidly, there ...
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After NYT query, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross shorted stock in Kremlin-tied firm: report

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:24
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days ...
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London police say short circuit caused minor subway blast, rule out terrorism

japantimes - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:22
A battery short circuit caused a small explosion at a London Underground station that injured five people Tuesday evening, authorities said.British Transport Police said the ...
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