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4h ago

US closes part of Texas border, begins flying Haitians home

The attempted border closure happened as officials also began flying some of the migrants back to their homeland.
Haitian migrants gather on the banks of the Rio Grande after they crossed into the United States from Mexico on Sept. 18, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas.
Haitian migrants gather on the banks of the Rio Grande after they crossed into the United States from Mexico on Sept. 18, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas.
11h ago

Boxer Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president

"I am a fighter, and I will always be a fighter inside and outside the ring," Pacquiao, 42, said in a livestreamed speech Sunday.
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Image: FILES-PHILIPPINES-POLITICS-VOTE
16h ago

Israel captures last two Palestinian militants who broke out of high-security jail

The six Palestinians who broke free on Sept. 6 had tunneled a hole through their prison cell.
Police officers and prison guards inspect the scene of a prison escape outside the Gilboa prison in northern Israel on Sept. 6, 2021.
Police officers and prison guards inspect the scene of a prison escape outside the Gilboa prison in northern Israel on Sept. 6, 2021.
1d ago

France's Notre Dame cathedral secured and ready to be rebuilt

The government agency overseeing the rebuild is maintaining President Emmanuel Macron’s goal of allowing visitors back inside in 2024.
Image: Notre-Dame Cathedral
Image: Notre-Dame Cathedral
1d ago

Taliban replace ministry for women with one restricting them

Meanwhile, the Taliban-run education ministry asked boys from grades 7-12 back to school Saturday along with their male teachers but there was no mention of girls.
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1d ago

Australia made 'huge mistake' with U.S. submarine deal, says recalled French ambassador

State Department spokesperson Ned Price said that France was a 'vital ally' and that the United States would be engaged in coming days to resolve the differences.
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2d ago

Big Tech grapples with Russian internet crackdown during election

Big Tech companies’ human rights policies have been stress-tested in the run-up to Russian parliamentary elections, as the Kremlin cracks down on a broad range of content.
Image: People board a bus to vote in the Russian parliamentary election in the rebel-held city of Donetsk
Image: People board a bus to vote in the Russian parliamentary election in the rebel-held city of Donetsk
2d ago

Ex-Algerian president Bouteflika, ousted amid protests, dies at 84

Concerns about his health, kept secret from the Algerian public, helped feed public frustration with his 20-year, corruption-tarnished rule.
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Image: FILES-ALGERIA-POLITICS-BOUTEFLIKA

Advocacy groups call on Biden administration to halt deportations to Haiti

As ICE prepares to send numerous deportation flights to Haiti, advocacy groups are calling on the Biden administration to halt those plans while the country deals with political turmoil and recovers from a deadly earthquake.
Advocacy groups call on Biden administration to halt deportations to Haiti
Advocacy groups call on Biden administration to halt deportations to Haiti
2d ago

Australian PM rejects Chinese criticism of nuclear sub deal

“Everything we’ve done with the United States is consistent with the partnerships and relationships and alliances we’ve already had,” Morrison said.
Image: Scott Morrison
Image: Scott Morrison

Imports, sales of fake Covid vaccine cards skyrockets across U.S.

Imports and sales of fake Covid-19 vaccine cards are booming in the U.S., with customs and border control saying they’ve stopped counting how many packages containing counterfeit cards are coming in from overseas. NBC News’ Kevin Collier breaks down where most of these fake vaccine cards are coming from and how authorities are tracing them.
Imports, sales of fake Covid vaccine cards skyrockets across U.S.
Imports, sales of fake Covid vaccine cards skyrockets across U.S.