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Migrant workers stage multi-city action for full status amid COVID-19 risks

13 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Migrant workers and other non-permanent residents - many of whom have been working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic - are taking to the streets in cities...
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Suicide attempts, fights engulf rescue boat carrying 180 migrants

21 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

SOS Mediterranee, which operates Ocean Viking, declares state of emergency to stress the worsening situation on board.
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As Neo-Nazis Seed Military Ranks, Germany Confronts ‘an Enemy Within'

1 day ago   |   NY Times

After plastic explosives and Nazi memorabilia were found at an elite soldier's home, Germany worries about a problem of far-right infiltration at the heart of its democracy.
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80 Artists Expose Abuses In U.S. Detention Centers By Using Skywriting

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Spearheaded by visual and performance artists Cassils and rafa esparza in collaboration with 80 other artists, a national art project will focus light on migrant detentions and...
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Chile's migrant medics move to frontlines in pandemic battle

1 day ago   |   National Post

SANTIAGO - Six months ago, Venezuelan emergency doctor Norelis Portal was laid off from Chile's public health service because she had not Received the green light from the...
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Locked Up in Malaysia's Lockdown

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

We investigate why the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing migrant workers - the backbone of Malaysia's economy - into hiding.
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Aid group seeks port for 180 migrants rescued in Med Sea

2 days ago   |   ABC News

Aid group SOS Mediterranee says it waiting for a port to disembark 180 migrants rescued at sea, and says five requests to Italian and Maltese port authorities have gone unanswered
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A European court backs 3 migrants, rules against France

2 days ago   |   ABC News

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that France violated the rights of three asylum-seekers who lived for months in the street with no means to meet basic needs such...
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US signals it will resist freeing detained migrant families

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

HOUSTON - The U.S. government said Wednesday that it should not have to automatically release immigrant parents detained with their children - including some infants - after a...
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In legal setback, U.S. judge strikes down Trump asylum restrictions

3 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - A U.S. federal judge late Tuesday struck down President Donald Trump's hardline rule that curtailed asylum applications by migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a...
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Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

People tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it the Inner Harbor Saturday in Baltimore. Read more ...

Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Musician Neil Young is upset again with President Donald Trump for playing his music on Friday during the White House's Mount Rushmore event celebrating Independence Day. “This... Read more ...

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. government's plan to revive the economy. But with many long-term care facilities under... Read more ...

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made... Read more ...

'I am running for president of the United States': Kanye West says he's...

'I am running for president of the United States': Kanye West says he's joining presidential race, wins backing from Elon Musk

American rapper Kanye West, who had in the past been eviscerated by the Left over his vocal support for US President Donald Trump, has said he launched his own presidential... Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reported another record-breaking spike in coronavirus cases on Saturday, with 11,458 people confirmed to have been infected with the virus as cases surge nationwide... Read more ...

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Two Yankees have tested positive for coronavirus before coming to New York, manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Saturday. DJ LeMahieu, one of the Yankees' top hitters, and... Read more ...

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

The person who drove a car into a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle early Saturday morning and left two of them in critical condition has been identified. The... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...