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Deported Guatemalan Immigrants Arrive On ICE Flight from U.S
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'Removal From the United States'

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly unveiled a sweeping set of memos Tuesday directed at each of the department's agencies, instructing agents to detain and, "if found removable," deport every undocumented immigrant they come across, with few exceptions

President Trump Visits African-American Museum in Washington

Trump Condemns Antisemitism, Too Late for Critics

After a chorus of criticism for his silence on the topic, President Trump has finally condemned antisemitism following scores of bomb threats made against Jewish community centers and the vandalism of a Jewish cemetery. However, to his critics his declaration is frustratingly overdue

Milo Yiannopoulos holds a press conference down the street from the Pulse Nightclub on June 15, 2016 in Orlando, Florida.

Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns From Breitbart News

Milo Yiannopoulos, an editor at the right-wing Breitbart News, has resigned from his post amid controversy over controversial comments he made about pedophilia. The announcement comes after Simon & Schuster canceled his book deal

NOV 10, 2016: DigitalGlobe imagery (Closeup-4) of the Subi Reef in the South China Sea, a part of the Spratly Islands group.  Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images.

China 'Building Missile Structures' on Contested Islands

China is reportedly putting the finishing touches to constructions on artificial islands built in the South China Sea that could house long-range missiles.Two dozen buildings with retractable roofs are nearing completion, a U.S. official says

Protestors Rally Against Muslim Immigration Ban At LAX

Here’s How Much Sitting In Traffic Is Costing You

According to a study compiled by INRIX, a transportation analytics firm, which looked at 1,064 cities in total, congestion cost U.S. motorists almost $300 billion in 2016. The report also ranked Los Angeles as having the worst traffic in the world out of all the cities studied

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5 Stats That Help Explain What’s Really Happening in Sweden

U.S. President Donald Trump was ridiculed by Swedes over the weekend when he suggested the country's acceptance of immigrants was not working out. many have taken issue with his use of Sweden as a case study in the negative effects of taking refugees. Here's what the real situation is

Residents walk down a flooded road on Feb. 20, 2017, in Salinas, Calif. Forecasters issued flash flood warnings Monday throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in Northern California as downpours swelled creeks and rivers in the already soggy region.

Hundreds Rescued From California Floodwaters

Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats full of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek. In San Jose, at least 225 residents were taken to dry land

Trump and Netanyahu Press Conference

Chinese Firms Want to Use the Trademark ‘Ivanka’

If they can't use Trump's name to sell products, Chinese firms are hoping to use his daughter's. At least 65 applications have been filed in China to use "Ivanka" as a trademark on everything from sanitary products to health supplements, according to the country's trademark authority

Actor Tom Hanks attends An Unforgettable Evening at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on February 16, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.

Tom Hanks Is Releasing a Short-Story Collection

Tom Hanks, Oscar-winner, director, and all-around beloved person, has played countless characters throughout his career — but now, he’s creating his own. Hanks will publish his debut collection of short stories with Alfred A. Knopf

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Lindsay Lohan: 'Racially Profiled' for Headscarf

Lindsay Lohan says she was "racially profiled" at London's Heathrow Airport after flying in from Turkey because she was wearing a headscarf. The Mean Girls actress, 30, said she was stopped by a woman who asked her to take her headscarf off