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In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

Trump-2

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has drafted an executive action for President Donald...

National

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 24, the 175th day of 2018. There are 190 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 24, 1968, “Resurrection City,” a shantytown constructed as part of the Poor People’s March on Washington, D.C., was closed down by authorities. On this date:...


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Reunification prospects unclear for freed immigrant parents

Texas Immigration

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas charitable organization says 32 immigrant parents separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were freed into its care Sunday, but they don’t know where their kids are or when they might see them again despite government assurances that family...


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Democrat who wins Hawaii primary likely to take House seat

Hawaii Congress

HONOLULU (AP) — Coming off a high-profile challenge of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, it seemed that Hawaii Lt. Gov. Doug Chin would parlay that name recognition into a U.S. House seat. U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa is not running for re-election, and Chin — the state’s former attorney general —...


Government

'Ready, fire, aim' - critics see pattern to Trump's approach

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maybe it’s not so easy after all. President Donald Trump’s struggles to push immigration legislation through Congress and his about-face on breaking up immigrant families are putting a spotlight on his competence in carrying out his policies. The fallout from Trump’s handling of...


Business

'Jurassic World' sequel stomps its way to $150 million debut

Film Box Office

NEW YORK (AP) — The dinosaurs still rule the box office. “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” surpassed expectations to open with $150 million in ticket sales in U.S. and Canada theaters over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. While that total didn’t approach the record-breaking $208.8...


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Foxx kicks off BET Awards rejoicing 'Black Panther' success

Music-BET Awards

Host Jamie Foxx kicked off the 2018 BET Awards rejoicing in the uber success of “Black Panther,” namedropping the records the film has broken and even pulling Michael B. Jordan onstage. “We don’t need a president right now because we got our king,” Foxx said of T’Challa on Sunday at the Microsoft...


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Trump wants those who 'invade' sent right back

Immigration Florida

Trump decries people who 'invade' the U.S., says they must immediately be sent back to their countries and not be given a court hearing.


National

With more floods, fear flows, too

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. OLD FORT, N.C. - Brian Gentry was certain his 33,000-pound truck would be fine as he headed out into the heavy rains here in the Blue Ridge Mountains. But as he went to clear debris from a two-lane highway after more than a half-foot of rain, rocklike drops pounded...


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The Latest: BCA: Gun recovered from police shooting scene

Police Shooting Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on a fatal police shooting in Minneapolis (all times local): 6:35 p.m. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says officials have recovered a black and silver handgun from the scene of a Minneapolis police shooting that left a man dead. The bureau, which is...


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Desperate to get children back, migrants are willing to give up asylum claims, lawyers

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. LOS FRESNOS, Texas - There didn’t appear to be any Central American parents reunited with their children Sunday at the remote Port Isabel detention center, despite a Trump administration statement Saturday that the process was getting underway. Advocates interviewed...


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