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February 21, 2017 10:52 PM US sets plan for sweeping crackdown on nearly all illegal immigrants

The priority for deportation will remain undocumented immigrants convicted of crimes, but will also include anyone who has been charged or potentially faces criminal charges. WASHINGTON: The Department of Homeland Security issued tough new orders Tuesday to begin a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country’s 11 million 13

February 21, 2017 5:41 PM Dutch MPs vote to approve cannabis cultivation for first time

The Dutch lower house of parliament has narrowly voted to approve the cultivation of cannabis. The bill would exempt professional growers working within certain conditions from punishment. But it is not yet law, as it must also get majority support from the Senate. Buying small amounts of cannabis at so-called coffee shops has long been tolerated in the Netherlands 10

February 16, 2017 10:37 AM 3,000 Thai police raid temple in hunt for monk facing criminal charges over $40 million in embezzled money

A controversial Buddist sect has been raided in Thailand amid claims that the monk who leads it accepted more than $40 million in embezzeled money. An estimated 3,000 police took part in the raid, targeting Phra Dhammajayo, head of the Dhammakaya sect, after monks and supporters blocked their way during previous attempts to arrest him. Dhammajayo, 72, has not been seen in public 9

February 13, 2017 1:25 AM Grammys 2017: Chance the Rapper Wins Best New Artist; Adele Sings ‘Hello’

This year the Grammys have a new host, James Corden of “The Late Late Show,” as well as a historic showdown between two of the most successful and admired women in contemporary pop: Beyoncé and Adele. They were facingoff in each of the top three categories — album, record and song of the year — and the way that voters choose to reward them will be scrutinized 74 9

February 4, 2017 11:14 AM How Trump's Presidency Could Become a Dividing Line in the Middle East

Tens of thousands of visas were revoked last week by President Donald Trump's executive order than bans the citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the U.S. The revelation illustrates the scale of the disruption caused by Trump's decree, which he signed an executive order on Jan. 27 . The initial disclosure came in a federal court hearing 34

January 31, 2017 5:44 PM How the Trump Administration Is Justifying the List of Countries Banned From Travel to the US

The controversial temporary immigration ban that President Trump initiated via executive order sparked public outcry over the weekend and now his administration is trying to explain the move -- including how the seven affected countries were chosen. Trump's top advisers say that the countries highlighted in the ban were the same ones identified by the Obama 11

January 31, 2017 12:55 AM Protests as UK stands firm on Trump invite (VIDEO)

LONDON, Jan 31 — British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday refused to back down on inviting US President Donald Trump for a glitzy state visit, despite a petition gaining more than 1.5 million signatures and protesters rallying across the country. May is standing firm on the invitation, which would see Trump honoured by parliament and Queen Elizabeth 12

January 31, 2017 12:07 AM Australian citizens exempt from US travel ban (VIDEO)

Chicago area immigration attorney Diana Mendoza Pacheco offers her assistance to arriving passengers at O'Hare airport in Chicago, January 30, 2017. — Reuters picSYDNEY, Jan 31 — The Trump travel ban will not apply to Australian passport holders, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said today after Britain also won an exemption for its citizens. Canberra 13

January 30, 2017 7:52 PM UK stands firm on Trump invite despite growing protest

London (AFP) - British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday refused to back down on inviting US President Donald Trump for a glitzy state visit, despite a petition gaining more than a million signatures and protesters rallying outside Downing Street. May is standing firm on the invitation, which would see Trump honoured by parliament and Queen Elizabeth 8

January 30, 2017 10:04 AM Trump's first major test as travel ban uproar spreads

NEW YORK: Donald Trump faced mass protests worldwide on Sunday over his ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries entering the United States, in a backlash that poses an enormous test for his administration. The measures, introduced just one week after he took office, were criticized by allies, caused confusion among border guards and galvanized Democrats 28