Politico
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The senator also introduced a bill last week that would repeal Trump’s immigration enforcement order. The memos released on Tuesday also say the president is directing all agencies to discern how much funding Mexico gets from the United States, in an apparent bid to force the country to pay for the wall. And they give some specifics on a new border wall that the president has promised in an executive order. As noted above, initial construction of new infrastructure will focus on locations near El Paso, Texas, El Centro, California, and in Southern Arizona, the memo says. The agency, without offering proof, says it has identified the money to begin constructing the wall. The agency says it will work with local law enforcement agencies across the country to begin removing illegal aliens through the 287-g program, which allows local and state officials to detain illegal immigrants.
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The Iran Project
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BBC One Wales
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I have just been kicked off the plane. Surprise, surprise. My bag is already off the plane. And now I am just waiting. This height pleading with officials as to why this was happening, Mr Miah received no clear answers. As soon as she said, I'm not allowed on the plane, and allowed access to New York I asked why? I explained I had my Visa in my bag and every document needed.
BBC One Wales
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They took me into a room with about five or six officials. I noticed that two of them were checking me, so one put me on a stool, I took my jacket and bag off. They checked me thoroughly, and then I had to take off my hoodie. I had a school hoodie on at the time, site about. They checked me, and took my shoes off.
The Herald - Golf
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You can blame Brexit on everything, from the tumbling value of the pound to the fact that you can’t remember where you put your spectacles. Look, there they are, on your head. BloominBrexit. For organisers of the Open Championship, the knock-on effect of the UK’s retreat from the European Union continues to create uncertainty on the prize money front. The purse has developed considerably since a £10 fund was first introduced at the Open in 1863 and last year’s championship was worth £6.5 million. Across the pond, the Royal & Ancient’s American counterparts, the USGA, recently announced that this season’s US Open would boast record prize money of $12 million. Using the present rates, the Open is worth around $8 million and Martin Slumbers, the chief executive of the R&A, is well aware of the financial pressures. “It’s a significant issue,” he said.
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The White House is sending mixed signals as to whether or not it will rescind President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban even as officials seek to craft a new order that will be less vulnerable to legal challenge. The Justice Department told the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals last week that Trump will rescind...and replace the original order, which remains largely on hold after an appeals court panel upheld a lower court’s broad injunction. But White House press secretary Sean Spicer said at the conclusion of his daily briefing Tuesday that Trump will not rescind the original order. Instead, the first order is being updated, Spicer insisted. The contradictory statements sowed further confusion about the fate of Trump's original order, which bars immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries and halts the entry of refugees. The new order is going to be very much tailored to what I consider to be a very bad decision, Trump said last week.
Voice Of America
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" Critics, including Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona, defended media outlets. "If you want to preserve democracy as we know it, you have to have a free and, many times, adversarial press," said McCain on NBC's Meet The Press program. Past U.S. presidents have battled the news media. But rarely, if ever, has the relationship between the media and the White House been so contentious. On Tuesday, Spicer took specific aim at reports suggesting Trump had been careless with classified information during his response to North Korea's recent missile test. Various reports said Trump and other senior White House officials made phone calls and discussed other sensitive matters in the full view of private individuals at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Asked Tuesday about the incident, Spicer said Trump and other White House officials followed the appropriate security guidelines and had already been briefed in a secure location.
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Treasury officials are now zoning in on measures targeted at those small traders on the high street who are hardest hit. Beth Rigby, Sky News.
ABC News - Australia
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TIME - Top Stories
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(Its worth remembering that it was ultimately an attack by Japan that got America into WWII and on the side of the Russians). But Russia needed America, with its shipments of steel and low-interest loans, far more than America needed Russia. Prior to Roosevelts presidency, officials in the State Department had insisted on a quid-pro-quo relationship. In return for recognizing the Soviet Union, they wanted Stalin to stop interfering in American affairs through its agents at Comintern, and take a softer stance to the Ukraine, where Stalin had orchestrated a famine. FDR could have easily demanded at least some of these concessions. Why didnt he? As they say in Russia: Another mans soul is darkness. Its impossible to know exactly what motivated Roosevelt, but its clear that his affinity for Stalin was more than just strategic.
The Herald
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An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing holiday were killed when a plane crashed into a suburban shopping centre and burst into flames shortly after take-off in Melbourne, officials have said.
BBC News 24
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Here, this says that anyone found anywhere within two years of entering the US is eligible for expedited deportation. The Obama administration also focused on workers convicted of serious crimes. But this Donald Trump memorandum says it is not just people who have committed crimes, but people charged with crimes, people who have committed offences that they could be charged with, in addition to people who have abused public benefits or anyone that immigration officials deemed a threat to national or public safety.
Politico
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Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts spokesman Charles Hall declined to comment Tuesday on the reported flaw. “As a matter of practice, we dont comment on alleged or potential IT security threats,” he told POLITICO. Different federal courts operate different versions of the PACER/ECF software. It was not immediately clear if the issue flagged by the Free Law Project afflicts all the extant versions. The Free Law Project and officials overseeing PACER have been at odds for years, due in part to the nonprofit group’s promotion of a tool that automatically transfers downloaded court documents into a public database, undercutting the estimated $145 million in fees the system generates every year for the courts. Some court websites contain warnings not to use the Free Law-sponsored plug-in, known as RECAP. Despite those warnings, a source involved with the project said dealings with the courtsadministrative arm have been cordial in recent years.
Washington Free Beacon
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Riots such as this one have occurred in Stockholm's suburbs in the past, but officials said they are infrequent. The riots gained special media attention in the U.S. because they came after Trump said at a rally in Melbourne, Fla. on Saturday that Sweden has experienced growing turmoil amid a surge of immigration, especially from refugees. " When you look at what's happening in Germany, when you look at what's happening last night in Sweden, Sweden!" Trump said. "Who would believe this? Sweden! They took in large numbers, they're having problems like they never thought possible." Trump later clarified that he was not referring to a specific security incident, which did not occur, but rather a Fox News report he saw on a general increase of crime in Sweden. There is still debate over whether there has been an increase in crime in Sweden since the country began taking in a large number of refugees and migrants from the Middle East and Africa.
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German officials have proposed that the European Union relax some human rights safeguards so that more asylum seekers can be deported while awaiting the outcome of their cases, according to a working paper seen by Reuters. The paper is among many under discussion in Brussels as the EU, which has taken in more than 1.3 million migrants and refugees since the start of 2015, makes it tougher for them to get in and be allowed to stay. The paper said the proposal would only kick in at times of a "mass influx" of people to the bloc. "This is another element in efforts to energize readmission of people to wherever they came from," said one Brussels-based diplomat. The EU currently has an agreement allowing the return of asylum seekers only with Turkey. If approved, the proposal could enable such transfers to other places as well, including south of the Mediterranean, diplomats said.
Washington Free Beacon
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Riots such as this one have occurred in Stockholm's suburbs in the past, but officials said they are infrequent. The riots gained special media attention in the U.S. because they came after Trump said at a rally in Melbourne, Fla. on Saturday that Sweden has experienced growing turmoil amid a surge of immigration, especially from refugees. " When you look at what's happening in Germany, when you look at what's happening last night in Sweden, Sweden!" Trump said. "Who would believe this? Sweden! They took in large numbers, they're having problems like they never thought possible." Trump later clarified that he was not referring to a specific security incident, which did not occur, but rather a Fox News report he saw on a general increase of crime in Sweden. There is still debate over whether there has been an increase in crime in Sweden since the country began taking in a large number of refugees and migrants from the Middle East and Africa.