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FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo, people line up to cross the border into the United States on International Bridge 1,…
As the Trump administration has all but stopped allowing Central American families to seek asylum in the US, Mexican parents and children are arriving in increasing numbers at the southern border and seeking asylum amid escalating cartel violence
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 21:52
Florentino Toca fishes in Havana Bay, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. The 76-year-old says he has enjoyed fishing here since he…
Among the sanctions is a restriction on access to commercial aircraft
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 21:00
A man and two boys sit on belongings at the back of a truck as they flee Ras al-Ayn, Syria, Oct. 9, 2019, with smoke billowing in the background during a Turkish offensive.
Turkish forces trigger a humanitarian upheaval, and border agents in the southern US state of Arizona find dozens of people stashed among boxes of produce in a refrigerated truck
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 19:34
Mexico's Security Minister Alfonso Durazo and Sinaloa State Governor Quirino Ordaz Coppel hold a news conference a day after…
Police freed Ovidio Guzman after cartel gunmen went on shooting spree in Culiacan 
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 17:09
FILE - An U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer transfers a man in hand and ankle cuffs onto a van during an operation in Escondido, California, July 8, 2019.
Policy changes require some border crossings to necessitate criminal rather than civil prosecutions
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 15:39
A truck burns in a street of Culiacan, state of Sinaloa, Mexico, on October 17, 2019. - Heavily armed gunmen in four-by-four…
With an extended gun battle unfolded in the streets of Mexico’s Sinaloa state capital, security forces decided to release Ovidio Guzman to protect lives
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Thu, 10/17/2019 - 22:35
CORRECTS DATE - In this Oct. 7, 2019 handout photo released by the Aracaju Municipal Press Office, workers remove oil from…
The source of the oil and how much more may arrive on Brazil’s beaches remain a mystery
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Thu, 10/17/2019 - 20:26

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