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November 14, 2018 10:26 PM German prosecutors seek to lift immunity of far-right leader

BERLIN – German prosecutors said Wednesday they are seeking to lift the parliamentary immunity of a prominent far-right politician as part of a probe into potentially illegal campaign donations. Prosecutors in the southern city of Konstanz want to investigate Alice Weidel, who is co-leader of the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party, over donations 74

November 8, 2018 10:59 AM Tanzania frees two members of CPJ journalists' advocacy group

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania released two staff members of the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Thursday, a day after they were detained and their passports seized, the South African Foreign Ministry said. Tanzanian Immigration Department spokesman Ali Mtanda said Angela Quintal and Muthoki Mumo were arrested for violating 83

November 7, 2018 9:01 PM Canada apologizes for turning away Nazi era ship of Jews

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks to reporters as he arrives to a caucus meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP) TORONTO – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally apologized Wednesday on behalf of his nation for turning away a ship full of Jewish refugees trying 94

November 7, 2018 2:05 AM Australia's far-right One Nation recruits former Labor leader

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A former leader of Australia’s main opposition Labor party said on Wednesday he will join the country’s most prominent far-right political party, One Nation, in a move that may re-energize nationalist politics. Mark Latham, who led Australia’s center-left Labor to defeat at the 2004 national election, said he will join Pauline Hanson’s 105

November 4, 2018 6:04 AM French far-right overtakes Macron in EU parliament election poll

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s far-right Rassemblement National (RN) party jumped ahead of President Emmanuel Macron’s LREM for the first time in a poll of voting intentions for May 2019 European Parliament elections. An Ifop poll published on Sunday showed the centrist Republic on the Move (LREM) with 19 percent of voting intentions compared to 20 percent 125

November 2, 2018 10:05 AM Japan reporter freed in Syria says he made 'silly' mistake

Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda, who was released in Syria last week after more than three years of captivity, speaks during his press conference in Tokyo Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda, who was released in Syria last week after more than three years of captivity, bows at the end of his press conference 105

November 2, 2018 2:37 AM Dias Kadyrbayev, friend of Boston Marathon bomber, deported to Kazakhstan

Dias Kadyrbayev, left, with Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, at an unknown location. Kadyrbayev, a college buddy of Tsarnaev from Kazakhstan, was jailed by immigration authorities the day after Tsarnaev's capture. Kadyrbayev, 24, was removed from America on Oct. 23, ICE said. (AP, File) A 24-year-old man who was convicted in June 2015 for concealing 122

November 1, 2018 9:05 PM U.S. State Department spokeswoman under consideration for U.N. ambassador: Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday said he is seriously considering naming U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to succeed Nikki Haley as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, adding he would make a decision on the posting soon. “She is under very serious consideration,” Trump told reporters at the White House after 131

November 1, 2018 9:03 PM Trump says U.S. is finalizing plan to crack down on asylum seekers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States is finalizing a plan to deny asylum to people who enter the country outside legal ports of entry, as he hardens his stance against a caravan of migrants traveling from Central America. “Migrants seeking asylum will have to present themselves lawfully at a port of entry 147

October 26, 2018 10:40 PM Defense Secretary Approves Sending More Troops to Mexican Border

The order doesn’t specify how many will be sent The U.S. defense secretary on Friday approved a request to deploy additional U.S. troops along the U.S.-Mexico border, fulfilling President Trump’s vow to use the American military in an expanding campaign to stop a caravan of migrants and asylum seekers. The military deployment is part of a new round of administration 71