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‘Right-wing’ link to killing of pro-migrant German politician

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German prosecutors believe there was a “right-wing extremist background” to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was known for his pro-migrant views. Walter Luebcke was found dead at his home in the central city of Kassel earlier this month, having been gunned down at close range by a Read More

Kidnapped backpacker used Facebook to raise alarm after rape

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A backpacker has told how she sent desperate pleas for help over Facebook after being chained up and sexually abused by a farmer in Australia. Davine Arckens, from Belgium, waved her right to anonymity to describe her two-day ordeal in February 2017 after Gene Charles Bristow was convicted of her kidnap and rape. The 24-year-old Read More

Facebook labels users as ‘hate agents’ based on ‘signals’ & off-platform interactions – report

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Facebook tracks users’ behavior on- and off-platform, hunting for “signals” that they could be a “hate agent,” and even talking to a “designated hate entity” can get a user banned, according to a policy document seen by Breitbart. Users who appear at events alongside or even interview “designated hate entities” risk being marked as a Read More

Trump supports special visas for Venezuelan refugees fleeing a carnage that he helped create

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Despite his tough anti-immigration stance, President Donald Trump is exploring the idea of granting Temporary Protected Status to Venezuelans fleeing the country still under US sanctions after its Washington-backed failed coup. TPS is a federal government designation for people residing in the US who have fled from severe natural disasters or armed conflict. It currently Read More

Hero or criminal? German boat captain threatened with prison for aiding illegal migrants

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Boat captain Pia Klemp is taking heat from Italy for rescuing migrants stranded in the Mediterranean Sea. Rome has accused the German national of aiding human traffickers – charges that have sparked fierce debate. Klemp and her crew are credited with rescuing more than 1,000 North African migrants who tried to sail – or float Read More

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says ‘not afraid’ of trade war

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations. Workers load goods for export onto a crane at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China June Read More

Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it’s ‘not afraid of a trade war’

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoing negotiations. Workers load goods for export onto a crane at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China June Read More

Refugee self-immolates in detention center on Manus island

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A refugee in the notorious Manus Island migrant detention camp has set himself on fire, becoming the latest in a rapidly growing list of inmates who have reportedly attempted suicide or self-harm. The Somalian man, aged about 30, set himself alight in the East Lorengau camp on Monday, according to SBS News, who cite Manus Read More

U.S. says to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to details of an agreement reached late on Friday that led President Donald Trump to call off threatened tariffs. “The United States will immediately expand the implementation of the existing Migrant Read More

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border

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FILE PHOTO: Soldiers assigned to the newly created National Guard keep watch outside the Siglo XXI immigrant detention center as part of the security measures by the federal government, in Tapachula, Mexico May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Torres WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign Read More