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  1. 'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Westport News

    An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of children being processed by officials took center stage Monday in the growing uproar over the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from parents. BROWNSVILLE, Texas - An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage Monday in the growing uproar over the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

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  2. Justice Department Investigating James Comey Memos After FBI ReferralRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | WINC-FM Winchester

    Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said on Monday that his office is investigating fired FBI Director James Comey 's private memos and whether any possible classified information in them was properly handled. Comey documented his interactions with President-elect and then President Trump in a series of documents.

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  3. Moderate GOP voices on immigration are at risk of a November wipeout in the HouseRead the original story

    8 min ago | WAAY

    House Republicans are at risk of losing several of their members in the midterm elections who are more moderate on the issue of immigration. Immigration has re-emerged as part of the national conversation in recent weeks as lawmakers in Congress attempted to address the fate of those immigrants affected by the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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  4. Former First Ladies Join Together To Condemn Trump Administrationa s Family Separation PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | WINC-FM Winchester

    On Monday, former first lady Michelle Obama responded to the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy of separating immigrant parents from their children at the border, citing former First Lady Laura Bush's condemnation, saying: "Sometimes truth transcends party." Obama is now the fourth first lady to speak out against the policy, including the current first lady, Melania Trump.

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  5. Trump to discuss border amid outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | SFGate

    In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018. less In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, ... more In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, stand in line at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018.

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  6. FBI report vs. Trumpa s fantasy worldRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Many people who lack moral and intellectual anchors believe that everyone else, deep down, is like them, though not nearly as smart. In their mythic world view, every value is negotiable and every decision is animated by reflexive self-interest, not principled reasoning.

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  7. All 5 first ladies speak out against family-separation immigration policyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    All five living first ladies have weighed in on the the Trump administration's immigration policy this week, an unusual move even as Melania Trump had her spokeswoman issue a statement on it. The policy of separating children from their family members when they cross the border illegally has prompted debate in Washington, with many rights groups calling the practice inhumane.

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  8. Trump orders creation of Space ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | NWAonline

    President Donald Trump said Monday that he would direct the Defense Department and the Pentagon to create a new Space Force -- an independent sixth branch of the armed forces. Trump has floated this idea before -- in March, he said he initially conceived it as a joke -- but has offered few details about how the Space Force would operate.

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  9. Richmond renaming school after Obama, scrapping Confederate's nameRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | CBS News

    The Richmond Public School board voted Monday night to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart Elementary to Barack Obama Elementary School, reports the CBS affiliate there, WTVR-TV . The new name was chosen from a total of seven finalists.

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  10. Defense bill blocks deal in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | NWAonline

    The Senate on Monday approved a defense policy bill that includes a pay raise for the military and would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S. The Chinese company is accused of violating trade laws by selling sensitive technologies to North Korea and Iran. President Donald Trump's administration announced a deal with ZTE earlier this month, but Senate leaders have sought to reverse it by tucking a provision into the must-pass defense package.

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  11. The evisceration of storytellingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | OUPblog

    In his seminal essay "The Storyteller," published in 1936, the German philosopher Walter Benjamin decried the loss of the craft of oral storytelling marked by the advent of the short story and the novel. Modern society, he lamented, had abbreviated storytelling.

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  12. The Conservatives Who Want the GOP to Lose This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The Daily Beast

    The only way to save the Republican Party and the country from Donald Trump, some conservatives are openly saying, is for the Democrats to win this fall. They just might be right.

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  13. 'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separationRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | WSB-TV

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas - An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage Monday in the growing uproar over the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents. "Papa! Papa!" one child is heard weeping in the audio file that was first reported by the nonprofit ProPublica and later provided to The Associated Press.

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  14. Probe of FBI leaks, Comey memos persistsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | NWAonline

    The Justice Department inspector general said Monday that his office is still probing possible misconduct in the FBI's safeguarding of its own secrets -- from how former Director James Comey handled his private memos to whether others under him may have given sensitive details to reporters. Michael Horowitz revealed the continued investigative work to lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee, which on Monday conducted the first hearing to examine his 500-page report assessing how the FBI handled the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

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  15. Death linked to work of impaired VA pathologistRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | NWAonline

    Darrell Darner , a retired sergeant major, listens Monday during a news conference at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks where it was announced almost 20,000 cases are being reviewed for a possible misdiagnosis by a hospital pathologist in Fayetteville. Darner was found to be one of the cases misdiagnosed three years ago and is having to have reconstructive surgery on his nose.

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  16. PM delays razing of West Bank Bedouin village 'following international pressure'Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Times of Israel

    Settler leaders outraged after Netanyahu reportedly postpones indefinitely the scheduled demolition of Sussiya ahead of Kushner and Greenblatt's visit to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has delayed indefinitely the scheduled demolition of a Bedouin Palestinian village in the West Bank, deemed illegal by authorities, reportedly due to intense international pressure. Hundreds of police and soldiers were put on standby for the demolition, scheduled for Tuesday morning, but late Monday Netanyahu ordered a halt to the operation, according to the Ynet website.

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  17. ZTE shares slide in wake of Senate move to block White House settlement dealRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | South China Morning Post

    The wrangling over settlement with China's second-largest telecom equipment maker has seen Republicans allying with Democrats to defy Trump ZTE Corp dived on Tuesday after American lawmakers green-lit a bill to restore severe penalties on the Chinese telecoms gear-maker, potentially upending a deal struck with President Donald Trump to allow it to get back in business. The company's Hong Kong shares slid to their lowest level in two years, down 25 per cent to HK$9.85, while its Shenzhen stock fell by the 10 per cent daily limit.

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  18. Trump to meet House GOP amid furor over immigrant families Source: Cox Media GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | WSB-TV

    As President Donald Trump lashed out at Democrats on Monday, demanding again that Congress act to tighten federal immigration laws, more Republicans in the Congress began to distance themselves from a recent Trump Administration policy change, which has resulted in the separation of some 2,200 illegal immigrant families detained by border authorities. "As the son of a social worker, I know the human trauma that comes with children being separated from their parents," said Rep. Kevin Yoder , as he asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to "take immediate action to end the practice of separating children from families at the border."

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  19. Army splits with West Point tweeter of 'communism will win'Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Stars and Stripes

    The images Spenser Rapone posted on Twitter from his West Point graduation were intentionally shocking: In one, the smirking cadet opens his dress uniform to expose a T-shirt with a blood-red image of socialist icon Che Guevara. In another, he raises his fist and flips over his cap to reveal the hand-scrawled message: "Communism will win."

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  20. Border separations ripple through midterm campaignsRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Westport News

    Immigrant children play outside a former Job Corps site that now houses them, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. It is not known if the children crossed the border as unaccompanied minors or were separated from family members.

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