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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Homeland Security Department said late Saturday the government has reunited 522 children separated from adults as part of a “Zero Tolerance” initiative and plans to reunite another 16 children over the next 24 hours. A woman holds a child’s hand as undocumented immigrant families are released from detention at a
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser, said that he is “ready to work with President Abbas,” a Palestinian newspaper reported on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Senior advisor and son-in-law of U.S. President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, boards Air Force One as he accompanies the president to Nashville, Tennessee from Joint Base
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NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) – Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Saturday their political blocs would enter into an alliance, bringing Iraq one step closer to forming a new government after an election marred by low turnout and fraud allegations. FILE PHOTO: Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr meets with Iraqi Prime Minister
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SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lilian Merida-Galicia and her 7-year-old daughter were apprehended after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona and separated by U.S. officials in mid-May. Since then, the 23-year-old Guatemalan has been trying to learn her daughter’s whereabouts, according to her attorney, Michael Avenatti. At one point she sent a note to U.S. Immigration
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the southwest on Friday for the first time in a year, a war monitor and rebel officials said, in defiance of U.S. demands that President Bashar al-Assad halt the assault. A man rides a motorbike with belongings in Deraa countryside, Syria June
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin hosted the first official visit by a South Korean president to Russia since 1999 on Friday, in the latest of a series of meetings he has secured with international guests on the sidelines of the soccer World Cup. Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a joint news conference with South
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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Sudan’s foreign minister said on Friday that a new round of talks between South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar would take place next week in the Sudanese capital. South Sudan President Salva Kiir (R) greets South Sudan Rebel leader Riek Machar during the 32nd Extra-Ordinary Summit of
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that North Korea was blowing up four of its big test sites and that a process of “total denuclearization … has already started taking place” without providing any details. Speaking at a meeting of his Cabinet at the White House, Trump said: “They’ve stopped the
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VIENNA (Reuters) – While the U.N. atomic watchdog’s inspectors travel the globe to check that countries are not secretly developing nuclear weapons, that work hinges on meticulous analysis by two laboratories nestled in the Austrian countryside. Warning stickers are seen in the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) nuclear material laboratory in Seibersdorf, Austria June 13,
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