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June 29, 2018 6:48 AM Undocumented immigrant seeks sanctuary at Seattle church: report

Gethsemane Lutheran Church has provided refuge for Jose Robles, an undocumented immigrant who was supposed to be deported Thursday, reports said. (Google Maps) An undocumented immigrant in Seattle took refuge inside a downtown church Thursday just hours before he was supposed to be deported, reports said. Jose Robles, who lived in the U.S. for 18 years 76

June 27, 2018 12:48 AM Chinese telco Huawei lobbies hard to allay Australia's security concerns

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Chinese telecom firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s [HWL.UL] network equipment is “safe and secure”, its Australian chairman said on Wednesday, ramping up the company’s public lobbying against concerns that its links to China pose a security risk. Australia is likely to bar Huawei from participating in a 5G mobile telecommunications 95

June 25, 2018 10:22 PM Families at Border Aren’t Being Prosecuted, Official Says

Practice effectively circumvents Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy, although officials say it remains in place Families who cross into the U.S. illegally aren’t being prosecuted for now, said the official who oversees agents at the border, effectively circumventing the Trump administration’s policy of zero tolerance for illegal immigration 54

June 20, 2018 12:03 AM Hurdles facing parents and children separated at U.S. border

(Reuters) - Over 2,300 children were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border between May 5 and June 9 under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Tuesday, and immigration advocates and legal experts say there is no clear system in place to reunite them. The policy directs border 108

June 18, 2018 11:25 PM Microsoft urges Trump administration to change its policy separating families at border

Microsoft is calling on the Trump administration to change a "zero tolerance" immigration policy that is separating families at the US-Mexico border. The company took a stand Monday after it was scrutinized for its working relationship with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, an agency that is enforcing the policy. ICE uses Microsoft's cloud software 78

June 18, 2018 10:35 PM What's happening at the US border

ProPublica published audio of children at a US Customs and Border Protection facility who have been separated from their parents. The audio was provided by Human Rights attorney Jennifer Harbury, who told CNN that a client was at the facility last week where children had been recently separated from their parents. In the audio you can hear children crying 68

June 8, 2018 8:07 AM China's trade surplus with US grew, while global gap shrank

China's trade surplus with US grew, while global gap shrank China's political sensitive trade surplus with the United States widened in May from a year earlier, while its total global surplus shrank as imports accelerated. Imports rose 26 percent from a year ago to $187.9 billion, up from April's 21.5 percent growth, customs data showed Friday. Exports 76

June 7, 2018 9:00 PM White House slams Philadelphia mayor for ‘disgusting’ victory dance over sanctuary city ruling

The White House on Thursday slammed the mayor of Philadelphia’s “disgusting” celebratory dance after a court ruled in favor of the city in a fight with the Trump administration on its sanctuary city status. U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson ruled Wednesday that the Trump administration cannot cut off grants to the city over policies limiting cooperation 97

May 28, 2018 2:56 AM Sour Grapes: Why Australian Wine Can’t Get Into China

Australia faces an awkward balancing act because it relies heavily on China for its economic well-being CANBERRA, Australia—A deepening spat over allegations of Chinese meddling in Australian politics has led to cases of wine piling up at Chinese ports and nationalists calling for tougher trade retaliations. The episode shows how China is willing to use its economic 84

May 23, 2018 6:00 PM 2 Ebola patients die after slipping out of quarantine in Congo, officials say

World Health Organization workers prepare a centre for vaccination in the port city of Mbandaka (Copyright Reuters 2018) MBANDAKA – Three patients infected with the Ebola virus slipped out of an isolation ward at a hospital in the Congolese city of Mbandaka, health officials said, as medics raced to stop the deadly disease from spreading in the busy river 132