Day: September 5, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Tuesday scrapped a program that protects from deportation almost 800,000 young men and women who were brought into the United States illegally as children, ordering a phased-out dismantling that gives a gridlocked Congress six months to decide the immigrants’ fate. Trump’s action, announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Tuesday scrapped a program that protects from deportation almost 800,000 young men and women who were brought into the United States illegally as children, giving a gridlocked Congress six months to decide their fate. Trump’s action, announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, rescinds a program called Deferred Action
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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s federal police on Tuesday said they raided the home of Carlos Arthur Nuzman, the national Olympic committee’s president, to probe a suspected international vote-buying scheme to secure Rio de Janeiro’s selection as the host of the 2016 Games. Police were also serving two arrest warrants and conducting search and
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Commenting on the news about Armenia’s rejection to participate in Agile Spirit in Georgia, the deputy minister of defense Artak Zakaryan said Armenia had never confirmed officially its attendance, therefore there could not have been a need to withdraw at the last moment. Zakaryan said he does not know why the Georgian ministry of defense
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SHAMLAPUR, Bangladesh/DHAKA (Reuters) – Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has come under pressure from countries with large Muslim populations including Bangladesh, Indonesia and Pakistan to halt violence against Rohingya Muslims after nearly 125,000 of them fled to Bangladesh. Reuters reporters saw hundreds of exhausted Rohingyas arriving on boats near the village of Shamlapur in
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