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(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Monday issued an injunction halting the Trump administration’s policy of sending some asylum seekers back across the southern border to wait out their deportation cases in Mexico. FILE PHOTO: Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and commissioner for Customs and Border Patrol Kevin McAleenan listen to U.S. President Donald Trump
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Cuba’s national youth baseball pitcher Oscar Hernandez warms up before a friendly game against Japan at the Latinoamericano stadium in Havana, Cuba, December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Monday blocked a historic agreement between Major League Baseball and the Cuban Baseball Federation that would have allowed Cuban players to sign
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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol is seen after Special Counsel Robert Mueller handed in his report to Attorney General William Barr on his investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election and any potential wrongdoing by U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led
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FILE PHOTO – Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) speaks during a mark up hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler called on Attorney General William Barr on Thursday to release any summaries of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s
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AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) – With the successful staging of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur on Saturday, the home of the Masters removed a little more of the stain left by decades of gender discrimination. Jennifer Kupcho of the U.S. celebrates a birdie putt on the 18th hole to win the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr said he was ordering certain Justice Department offices to investigate possible discrimination targeting gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees after an internal gay affinity group complained of low morale. A man sells rainbow flags near The Stonewall Inn, on the eve of the LGBT Pride March, in
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SANTA MARIA CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala (Reuters) – After a U.S.-funded program gave Guatemalan farmer Rigoberto Leon and his neighbors tools to plant new crops like tomatoes and chili peppers, many of them stayed to live off their drought-prone lands even as droves of villagers left for the United States. Rigoberto Leon carries his son while touring
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Several hundred people gathered outside the White House and in New York’s Times Square in small rallies organized by liberal advocacy groups demanding the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election. U.S. Attorney General William Barr, who received the confidential report last month at
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee asked the Internal Revenue Service for six years of President Donald Trump’s personal and business tax returns on Wednesday, in a long-awaited move that is widely expected to lead to a lengthy court battle with the Trump administration. The request, in
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