Trump suspends prosecution of illegal migrant parents at border

Administration seeks to reunite children with parents arrested when illegally crossing US border.

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Melania Trump makes surprise visit to migrant child facility in Texas

Melania Trump made an unannounced visit to a Texas facility Thursday, talking with children and staff as she got a ...
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26-year-old construction worker wins big at Israel lottery

Man from central Israel wins 22 million shekels in lottery.

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Turkey gets first F-35 delivery from US

The United States delivered Thursday its first shipment of F-35 stealth fighter jets to Turkey, despite tensions with the country ...
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U.S. centers force migrant children to take drugs: lawsuit

(Reuters) - Immigrant children are being routinely and forcibly given a range of psychotropic drugs at U.S. government-funded youth shelters ...
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Refugee crisis shows reality of globalization, says Germany's Schaeuble

The influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees into Europe is part of the reality of globalization, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Thursday. German authorities are struggling to cope with the roughly 10,000 refugees arriving every day, many fleeing conflict in the Middle East. IMF meetings tried to organize the forces of globalization “such that everyone can live with them,” Schaeuble said.

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EU to speed up deportations to tackle migrant crisis

Refugees wait for a police check in a tent near the central train station in Passau, southern Germany on October 8, 2015European Union nations agreed on Thursday to speed up the deportation of failed asylum seekers as they took a harder line toward tackling the worst migration crisis since World War II. Interior ministers from the 28-nation bloc endorsed a dedicated programme to send back those they described as economic migrants — who are largely from poor African nations — and not refugees from conflict-torn Middle East countries. After months of tensions over the wave of nearly 600,000 people who have flooded into Europe this year, the EU is now taking a tougher stance by focusing on tightening border controls and reducing the incentive for people to come to the continent in the first place.

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EU gets tough on expelling migrants, talks to neighbors

Syrian children seen in a bus after arriving at the port of Piraeus,By Alastair Macdonald and Tom Körkemeier LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – European Union governments agreed on Thursday to step up deportations of illegal immigrants and discussed creating an EU border force among measures to cope with hundreds of thousands of refugees from Syria’s civil war. Underlining the havoc brought by chaotic mass treks across Europe’s open borders over recent months, the German state of Bavaria threatened to break ranks with Berlin and send back to Austria migrants who cross its Alpine frontier. Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose welcome for refugees has taken a toll on her ratings, insists she will not shut the door.

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