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    World Homeland Security drafts plan to end family separation – AP News

    Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating Read more via AP News – Get more World News
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    World Mauritius to sell citizenship and passports to foreign investors – Ventures Africa

    Governments in Africa and across the world make increasing Foreign Direct Investments in their countries as a matter of economic policy. Hence, many have adopted radical policies that they hope would attract investments into their economies. One of such policies is a new policy adopted by the...
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    Metro American Cardinal Accused of Sexually Abusing Minor Is Suspended From Ministry – New York Times

    Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, the former archbishop of Washington and a prominent Roman Catholic voice in international and public policy, has been suspended from ministry after an investigation found credible allegations that he abused a teenager almost 45 years ago while.... Read more...
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    World South Sudan foes set to meet after two years – Mail Online

    The two figures at the centre of the civil war that has ravaged South Sudan are scheduled to meet on Wednesday for the first time in nearly two years. Ethiopia, which has helped broker the meeting, says rebel leader Riek Machar, who fled South Sudan in July 2016, is expected to meet...
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    World South Korea’s Bithumb loses $32 million in digital money heist,… – News

    SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb said 35 billion won ($31.5 million) worth of virtual coins were stolen by hackers, the second local exchange targeted in just over a week as cyber thieves exposed the high risks of trading the digital asset. ... Read more via...
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    World ‘Manu’ On Fire: France’s Macron Tears Into Teen Who Calls Him By Nickname –

    In a video posted to Twitter Monday, the president of France tore into a teenager who called him 'Manu,' a common nickname for Emmanuel in French, during an event at a World War II memorial. Instead of shaking the boy's hand, or taking a selfie .... Read more via –...
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    World Couple raises more than $5m for families separated at US border as appeal goes viral– Telegraph News

    It started with the viral image of a crying two-year-old girl looking up at her mother as she is detained by American border agents. Charlotte and Dave Willner wanted to do something to help the families being locked up and separated as they crossed into the US. So … Read more via The...
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    World Trump backs Republican plans to end family separation crisis – France 24

    US President Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers Tuesday he backed their efforts to craft an immigration solution that ends the politically toxic practice of separating families on the US-Mexico border. Just hours after doubling down on his administration’s much-derided policy that triggers...
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    World Government of Indian Kashmir collapses, federal rule likely | DW | 19.06.2018 – DW.COM

    India’s ruling party has pulled out of a coalition that runs the disputed Kashmir region due to worsening "terrorism and violence." Analysts say the move is a ploy to help the party win national elections next year. India’s governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) quit the ruling coalition in...
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    World North Korea’s Kim hails ‘unity’ with China in new visit –

    Kim Jong Un declared North Korea’s unstinting “friendship, unity and cooperation” with Beijing during his third visit to China this year, in a show of loyalty to his main ally following a landmark summit with US President Donald Trump. The two-day visit which ends Wednesday is designed to...
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    World Canada just legalized marijuana. That has big implications for US drug policy. – Vox

    Canada has become the first wealthy nation in the world to fully legalize marijuana. The Senate approved Bill C-45, also known as the Cannabis Act, on Tuesday. The measure was already approved by the House of Commons, so the Senate’s approval means it’s now set to become law. The … Read...
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    World US Withdraws From UN Rights Council, Says Ambassador – Channels Television

    The United States has withdrawn from the UN Human Rights Council, US ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday, branding the global body a “cesspool of political bias.” “We take this step because our commitment does not allow us to remain.... Read more via Channels Television –...