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FILE - A Chinese woman checks her documents as she walks past the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China, May 6, 2011.
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Nearly everyone applying for a visa to enter the United States will have to provide their social media accounts as well as other detailed personal information as part of the Trump administration's "extreme vetting" process for all immigrants and visitors.The U.S. State Department says it has updated its immigrant and nonimmigrant visa forms to require applicants to provide five years' worth of social media user names, telephone numbers, email addresses, international travel and…
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Police in the Dominican Republic are investigating an attack on a U.S. tourist in Punta Cana that the woman recently made public on social media, detailing a vicious hours-long assault by a man she said was wearing the uniform of an all-inclusive resort.  Police spokesman Col. Frank Duran said that immediately after authorities heard of the January attack investigators went to the hospital where 51-year old Tammy Lawrence-Daley of Delaware was being treated, took her…
In this aerial image provided by Yell County Sheriff's Department water rushes through the levee along Arkansas River in Dardanelle, Ark.,  May 31, 2019.
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Crews were making a “last ditch effort” Saturday to save low-lying parts of a small Arkansas city from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee, and authorities downstream were warning people to leave a neighborhood that sits across the swollen river from the state capital.Further north in Iowa, a flood barrier along the swollen Mississippi River failed Saturday, flooding four to six blocks of downtown Burlington, a city of about 25,000 people that is 170 miles …
A worker stacks a box of freshly harvested Chiquita bananas to be exported, at a farm in Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas state, Mexico, May 31, 2019. President Donald Trump plans to impose 5% tariffs on Mexican imports starting June 10 and to ratchet them up...
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The Trump administration had taken steps in recent weeks to work with Democratic and Republican lawmakers to address concerns about the proposed United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement — and then came the threat of a new tariff.President Donald Trump said this past…
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador answers questions from journalists at his daily 7 a.m. press conference at the National Palace in Mexico City, March 8, 2019.
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VOA News Center associate producer Jesusemen Oni contributed reporting from Washington. Mexico's president suggested Saturday that his country could clamp down on migration, and he said he thought the United States was ready to discuss its threatened use of tariffs as a means to combat illegal migration from Central America.President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said at a Mexico City news conference that "there is willingness on the part…
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Graffiti marks a wall across the street from a Metro PCS store, May 25, 2019 in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington.
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It's the soundtrack of  "Chocolate City," the non-federal Washington that has traditionally been a tent pole of black America.   Go-go music, a distinctive D.C.-specific offshoot of funk, has endured for decades through cultural shifts, fluctuations in popularity and law enforcement purges.   Now go-go has taken on a new mantle: battle hymn for the fight against a gentrification wave that's reshaping the city.   "It's a very deep…
In a Saturday, May 18, 2019 photo, thousands attend the Ramadan Suhoor Festival in Dearborn Heights, Mich.
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Shortly before midnight, a buzzing crowd stood patiently in a line that bent around the corner of a community center and stretched far back into the night. After a countdown, the throng streamed into the fairway of food trucks and other vendors, then pressed forward to the cadence of a banging bass drum.   It was suhoor time.   The informal gala - in full swing after midnight, illuminated with string lights and resplendent with the scents of Middle…