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October 26, 2018 9:47 PM Outside Seattle, an Election Battle Between the Countryside and New Suburbia

Democrats in Washington State count on health-care anxiety, women’s enthusiasm to flip long-held GOP House seat SAMMAMISH, Wash.—Gigi Morrison watches from this Seattle suburb as partisan quarrels engulf the nation’s capital. Health care dominates the election debate in some districts, taxes or immigration in others, but Ms. Morrison, like many Americans 47

October 26, 2018 8:45 PM Militia groups say they will help stop caravan at the border

Migrants travel on a cattle truck, as a thousands-strong caravan of Central American migrants slowly makes its way toward the U.S. border, between Pijijiapan and Arriaga, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Many migrants said they felt safer traveling and sleeping with several thousand strangers in unknown towns than hiring a smuggler or trying to make the trip alone 55

October 25, 2018 7:36 PM U.S. military receives request for troops to protect border

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military has received a request from the Department of Homeland Security for active-duty troops on the U.S.-Mexico border, a U.S. official said on Thursday, after President Donald Trump said he was “bringing out the military” to guard against a caravan of Central American migrants trekking through Mexico. The U.S. official 93

October 25, 2018 1:11 PM The Latest: Freed Japan reporter 'blank' about future

Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda, center, is driven out of the immigration center in Antakya, Turkey, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Yasuda was freed after more than three years of captivity in Syria Wednesday. (Yosuke Mizuno/Kyodo News via AP) The wife of a Japanese journalist freed from captivity in Syria says her husband is "blank" about his future plans 70

October 24, 2018 9:26 PM DHS, HHS Weren’t Notified of Migrant Family Separation Policy in Advance, Report Finds

Government report details bureaucratic problems of Trump administration’s immigration policy Officials at the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services weren’t given advance notice of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, leaving them struggling to accommodate children separated from their parents, according 67

October 24, 2018 2:43 AM Japan PM Abe 'relieved' at hostage's release but wants to confirm identity

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he was “relieved” that a Japanese hostage believed to have been captured in Syria three years ago had been released, but added that the government still needed to confirm the man’s identity. Late on Tuesday, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Tokyo had received information 67

October 24, 2018 12:41 AM Japan says journalist captured in Syria three years ago has been freed

TOKYO (Reuters) - A man believed to be a Japanese freelance journalist who was captured three years ago in Syria has been freed, a Japanese government spokesman said on Tuesday. “We received information from Qatar that Mr. Jumpei Yasuda had been released,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters. “We were informed that he is in an immigration 54

October 22, 2018 7:10 PM Italy's buoyant League ousts left in northern provincial vote

ROME (Reuters) - The right-wing League has won control of the northern Italian province of Trento, ousting the center-left coalitions that have ruled for decades, in the latest breakthrough by the anti-immigrant party. The League’s junior health minister Maurizio Fugatti was elected provincial governor on Monday with almost 47 percent of the vote, backed 71

October 21, 2018 8:59 PM President Trump Calls Migrant Caravan a 'Disgrace to the Democratic Party'

President Trump called out the Democratic Party in relation to the migrant caravan making its way through Central America on Twitter on Sunday. “The Caravans are a disgrace to the Democrat Party. Change the immigration laws NOW!” the President tweeted. The President seemed to draw a connection between the Democratic Party and the group of an estimated 84

October 19, 2018 2:27 PM Trump Aims to Fire Up Republican Voters Over Immigration

So far, GOP candidates’ ads don’t emphasize issue, and Democrats say it alienates independents WASHINGTON—President Trump is elevating the issue of immigration, which drove his 2016 campaign, with the aim of animating Republican voters in a midterm election that threatens to derail his agenda if Democrats retake the House. Mr. Trump’s latest comments 45