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yesterday at 22:46. Facebook
"Refugees Welcome" banner unfurled on pedestal of Statue of Liberty; United States Park Police working to identify suspects. [ Link ]
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yesterday at 22:34. Facebook
"I feel relieved now. I’m going to meet my family again."

Life in Limbo: Syrian single mother prepares to reunite with family in US
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yesterday at 21:46. Facebook
A growing number of asylum-seekers and other migrants, including families with children, are trekking on snow and ice to cross over the U.S. border into Canada.

Canada's border sees surge in families, others crossing illegally from US
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yesterday at 20:52. Facebook
The three-judge panel in Tel Aviv had last month found Azaria, 21, guilty of killing Abdul Fatah al-Sharif, an incapacitated Palestinian assailant in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank. The verdict included a description of the killing as "needless."

Israeli soldier gets 18 months in Palestinian assailant's death, less than requested
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yesterday at 20:03. Facebook
Sweden has 15 suburbs with high crime rates, Lund said, but the recent influx of refugees doesn’t explain the problem, one expert tells ABC News: “In 2015, a big number of refugees came to Sweden and these were problem areas before that."

Is President Trump Right About Crime in Sweden?
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yesterday at 19:56. Facebook
Press Secretary Sean Spicer to ABC News' Cecilia Vega: Goal of administration's new immigration actions is not mass deportation.
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yesterday at 19:18. Facebook
The White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer responds to criticism from the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect that President Donald J. Trump's statement on anti-Semitism was a "Band-Aid on the cancer of anti-Semitism that has infected his own administration":

Pres. Trump "has been very forceful with his denunciation" of attacks based on religion. [ Link ]
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yesterday at 19:10. Facebook
Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a West Point - The U.S. Military Academy graduate who was awarded the Silver Star during the Gulf War, was chosen to be Donald J. Trump's new national security adviser.

Everything you need to know about Trump's new national security adviser
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yesterday at 18:57. Facebook
The White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer: Pres. Donald J. Trump has "healthy respect for the press" but "certain outlets have gone out of their way to not be completely accurate." [ Link ]
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yesterday at 18:42. Facebook
ABC News is at The White House for Press Secretary Sean Spicer's daily briefing, following the release of two new memos from the Department of Homeland Security outlining a far more aggressive approach to immigration enforcement. [ Link ]
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yesterday at 18:24. Facebook
In the wake of 11 new threats today against Jewish centers, from New York to New Mexico, the FBI said it is investigating, along with The United States Department of Justice, bomb threats to the centers across the country.

More than 60 threats to Jewish centers across the US, authorities investigating
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yesterday at 17:37. Facebook
Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has directed Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hire 10,000 officers and agents and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol to hire 5,000 additional border patrol agents and 500 air and Marine agents and officers.

New immigration memos announce more than 15,000 new hires
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yesterday at 17:05. Facebook
LIVE: Newly-confirmed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt addresses agency employees.

Pruitt’s nomination was hotly contested by Democrats, and he has been accused of siding with oil and energy companies in exchange for campaign donations, which he denied at his hearing. [ Link ]
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yesterday at 16:51. Facebook
Thousands of demonstrators turn out across the U.S. to challenge President Donald J. Trump in a Presidents' Day protest dubbed "Not My Presidents' Day."

Thousands of demonstrators across US say 'Not My President'
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yesterday at 16:42. Facebook
Senator Chuck Schumer to The View: "When you talk to Republicans quietly...they are having real problems with" Pres. Donald J. Trump.
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yesterday at 15:49. Facebook
Controversial Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos will not be the keynote speaker at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) "due to the revelation of an offensive video in the past 24 hours condoning pedophilia."

Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos disinvited to speak at CPAC
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yesterday at 15:21. Facebook
Pres. Donald J. Trump calls slew of anti-Semitic threats against Jewish centers "very sad reminder of the work that still must be done to root out hate."

So far in 2017 there have been a total of 69 threats to 54 Jewish community centers in 27 states and one Canadian province. [ Link ]
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yesterday at 15:03. Facebook
Supreme Court of the United States to hear case of a 15-year-old Mexican teen slain by a Border Patrol agent across the U.S.-Mexico border nearly seven years ago.

Supreme Court to hear case of Mexican teen slain by US Border Agent
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yesterday at 15:01. Facebook
Pres. Donald J. Trump calls Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture "a beautiful tribute to so many American heroes."
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yesterday at 14:14. Facebook
There was a security breach at JFK Airport in New York yesterday after 11 passengers were able to pass through a metal detector that was not supervised by the TSA, sources say.

11 travelers pass security at JFK without proper screening: Sources