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More than 14,000 migrant children in U.S. custody

International | A record high despite fewer child arrivals at U.S. borders
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/26/18, 02:43 pm

MEXICO: U.S. Border Patrol fired tear gas on migrants who crossed the Tijuana River Sunday to enter the United States, and for several hours the busiest U.S. border crossing was closed.

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Richardson resigns Myanmar panel amid Rohingya crisis

International | Former UN ambassador accuses Aung San Suu Kyi of ‘an arrogance of power’
by Mindy Belz
Posted 1/26/18, 02:29 pm

MYANMAR: Former U.S. Ambassador to the UN Bill Richardson has resigned from a Myanmar (also known as Burma) advisory panel on the Rohingya crisis, calling the panel “a whitewash” and “cheerleading squad” for the military-run government. Richardson, a former Democratic congressman and governor of New Mexico, rebuked his long-time friend Aung San Suu Kyi, the former opposition activist and Nobel laureate who is now the country’s civilian leader.

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Trump to speak in Davos amid protests

International | The president is scheduled to address the World Economic Forum this week
by Mindy Belz
Posted 1/24/18, 11:26 am

SWITZERLAND: Brutal weather and protests will greet President Donald Trump as he travels to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week, attempting in an address planned for Friday

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