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Trump administration officials defend Mississippi immigration raids

Trump administration officials on Sunday defended recent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids across seven Mississippi food-processing plants that resulted in the arrest of 680 workers. “Something like this has ...

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Kamala Harris: Immigration raids will distort 2020 census

Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris decried recent immigration raids as part of the Trump administration’s “campaign of terror” that will distort the upcoming 2020 census. “This administration has directed DHS to ...

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Steve Scalise: Don’t blame Trump for mass shootings

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise on Sunday called it “a very slippery slope” to place blame on President Donald Trump’s rhetoric following deadly mass shootings in recent weeks. The Louisiana ...

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Trump’s gun pledge met with skepticism

President Trump says he will act on gun control in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton — but Democrats and liberal activists are skeptical, and even ...

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France doesn’t need US approval to act on Iran, says foreign minister

France “requires no authorization” to try and calm tensions with Iran, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday in a clear response to a tweet by U.S. President Donald ...

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Missouri Walmart panic caused by armed man testing gun rights

A man who sparked panic by walking into a Walmart with a rifle and body armour told police he was testing his right to bear arms in public. Dmitriy Andreychenko ...

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Questions raised over Epstein’s death

Questions have been raised as to how US financier Jeffrey Epstein was able to apparently commit suicide in his prison cell while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. His body ...

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El Paso shooting suspect confessed to targeting Mexicans

The suspect accused of killing 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, has confessed that he was targeting “Mexicans”, say US media. An arrest report obtained by some ...

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Trump: serious talks on gun control under way

US President Donald Trump says “serious discussions” are taking place between congressional leaders on “meaningful” background checks for gun owners following two mass shootings. On Twitter, Mr Trump also said ...

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