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Trump announces immigration crackdown

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/18/19, 10:48 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump announced Monday that starting next week, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement will begin deporting millions of immigrants who live in the United States illegally.

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The next terrorist weapon of choice?

International | Islamic State burns acres of crops in Syria and Iraq
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/10/19, 02:36 pm

SYRIA: It was going to be the year the farmers of eastern Syria and Iraq bounced back, but instead mysterious crop fires—some claimed by ISIS—are destroying acres of wheat and barley in large swaths visible from space.

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Agreement helps Mexico avoids tariffs

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/08/19, 09:54 am

President Donald Trump said late Friday he would not impose tariffs on Mexico, which agreed to take “strong measures” to reduce the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. Trump had threatened to levy a 5 percent tariff that could increase over time to 25 percent on all goods from Mexico. After several days of negotiations, the countries agreed to expand a program that returns asylum-seekers in the United States to Mexico while their claims are under review, the U.S. State Department said.

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