Asylum

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

SAN DIEGO - Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. San Diego County authorities said...
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Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

MIAMI - A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where...
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Pentagon to Build Temporary Shelter for 7,500 Migrant Adults Facing Deportation

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The move is the administration's latest step to respond to a surge of undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers trying to enter the United States.
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In Ireland, refugees are organising to reform the asylum system

2 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Around 6,000 asylum seekers live in 35 centres and many complain of poor conditions and lengthy delays in the process.
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Debate over the border wall continues

Debate over the border wall continues

2 days ago   |   KCRA

As the wave of asylum seekers continues, the immigration debate continues in the United States.
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Heat and violence pose twin threats for asylum-seekers waiting at border

3 days ago   |   NBC News

For Central American migrants who follow U.S. government rules for pursuing asylum, conditions on the Mexican side of the border are unsafe and not getting better.
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Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists

3 days ago   |   ABC News

Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists, in a sign of growing concern about how China deals with dissent in the territory
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Oregon hunts for bodies at ex-asylum seen in ‘Cuckoo's Nest'

4 days ago   |   National Post

SALEM, Ore. - Oregon will use ground-penetrating radar to search for bodies buried on the campus of a now-defunct psychiatric hospital where the movie "One Flew Over the...
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Dutch minister quits over asylum seeker crime statistics

4 days ago   |   ABC News

A Dutch junior justice minister has quit after his department published statistics about criminality among asylum seekers that categorized hundreds of serious offenses...
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Trump's 'Twin' Viktor Orban Accused of Starving Asylum Seekers and Fueling 'Hatred' by Human Rights Commissioner

4 days ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

In a new report released Tuesday, the Council of Europe's Human Rights Commissioner Dunja Mijatovic condemned Hungary's human rights abuses.
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Boulder the size of a building blocks Colorado highway

Boulder the size of a building blocks Colorado highway

A road in Colorado is closed indefinitely due to a massive rock slide that produced two boulders large enough to wipe out a significant portion of the pavement. Read more ...

President Trump arrives in Tokyo for state visit, golf and sumo

President Trump arrives in Tokyo for state visit, golf and sumo

Under the threat of potentially devastating U.S. tariffs on autos, Japan was ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting President Donald Trump as it... Read more ...

Thousands of Israelis protest immunity bill that would shield Netanyahu from...

Thousands of Israelis protest immunity bill that would shield Netanyahu from indictment

Protesters took to the streets of Tel Aviv, rallying against the recently tabled immunity bill that could shield Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from mounting corruption... Read more ...

Charles Schwab Challenge: Kevin Na takes lead; Jordan Spieth in tie for 2nd

Charles Schwab Challenge: Kevin Na takes lead; Jordan Spieth in tie for 2nd

Na carded three birdies, including two to open the round on the 1st and 2nd holes. Read more ...

Corbin pitches shutout in Nationals 5-0 win over Marlins

Corbin pitches shutout in Nationals 5-0 win over Marlins

WASHINGTON - Patrick Corbin pitched a four-hit shutout, Yan Gomes hit a three-run double in the fourth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-0 on Saturday. Read more ...

Springer placed on 10-day IL with left hamstring injury

Springer placed on 10-day IL with left hamstring injury

HOUSTON - The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain. Read more ...

Former T.C. Williams football coach of 'Remember the Titans' fame Bill Yoast...

Former T.C. Williams football coach of 'Remember the Titans' fame Bill Yoast dies at 94

Yoast was portrayed by Will Patton in the 2000 film and is credited with helping integrate the football program at the high school. Read more ...

WEATHER: Western Pa. under severe thunderstorm watch

WEATHER: Western Pa. under severe thunderstorm watch

The watch, in effect until 10 p.m., includes all of Allegheny County and its surrounding counties. Read more ...

Suspect who vandalized Vietnam memorial identified, taken into custody

Suspect who vandalized Vietnam memorial identified, taken into custody

Police say the man will face charges following a mental health evaluation and treatment. Read more ...

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China

A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body in California has been arrested in China and returned to the United States to face prosecution. Read more ...