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FILE - In this Saturday, May 17, 2014 file photo, migrants scale a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla. Morocco’s director of migration and border surveillance says that his country is experiencing new pressures by migrants trying to get to Europe with the growing clampdown on the Mediterranean route between Libya and Italy. However, Khalid Zerouali also said in an interview with the Associated Press on Thursday, June 28, 2018 that Morocco isn’t interested in hosting a platform for migrants to determine who is eligible for asylum in Europe. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios, file)
June 28, 2018 - 12:29 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco is seeing more migrants trying to get to Europe amid an intensifying clampdown on the Mediterranean Sea route between Libya and Italy, the kingdom's migration and border surveillance director said Thursday. Khalid Zerouali also told The Associated Press in an interview...
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Belgium's Michy Batshuayi lies on the floor after a clash with England's Gary Cahill during the group G match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
June 28, 2018 - 12:27 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup (all times local): 10: 20 p.m. Michy Batshuayi's celebration of Belgium teammate Adnan Januzay's goal against England didn't go quite as planned. The Borussia Dortmund striker scooped up the ball after Januzay's goal and kicked it hard —...
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This photo taken on Thursday, June 28, 2018 and provided by Airbus shows the first BelugaXL rolling out of the paintshop, unveiling a special livery, in Toulouse, southern France. The BelugaXL will now undertake ground tests before its first flight planned in summer 2018. (Jean-Vincent Reymondon/Airbus via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 11:57 am
TOULOUSE, France (AP) — A whale of a transport aircraft will be flying high later this summer sporting the grin of a Beluga whale. The Airbus BelugaXL, a massive transport plane, made a presentation on Thursday, its nose cone making it look like a whale. Airbus employees, 20,000 of them, voted on...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, center right, holds up a Belgian National team soccer jersey presented by Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, center left, during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, June 28, 2018. European Union leaders meet for a two-day summit to address the political crisis over migration and discuss how to proceed on the Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
June 28, 2018 - 10:57 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Almost by tradition, there was some World Cup diplomacy at the European Union summit. Every four years, the leaders of the EU are locked in meetings while one or more of their teams are playing in a World Cup match. At the start of the summit, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel...
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Pope Francis arrives for a consistory in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Thursday, June 28, 2018. Pope Francis made 14 new Cardinals during the consistory. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
June 28, 2018 - 10:54 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis gave the Catholic Church 14 new cardinals Thursday, exhorting them to resist any temptation toward haughtiness and instead embrace "the greatest promotion" they can achieve: tending to those neglected or cast aside by society. Among those receiving the cardinals'...
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This Tuesday, June 26, 2018 photo provided by Nabaa Media, a Syrian opposition media outlet, shows civilians inspecting damaged buildings that were hit by Syrian government forces bombardment, in Daraa, southern Syria. International aid organizations sounded the alarm Wednesday for the fate of thousands of desperate Syrians fleeing the onslaught of President Bashar Assad's forces in southwestern Syria, urging neighboring countries to take them in. (Nabaa Media, via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 10:10 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes pounded rebel-held areas in southwestern Syria on Thursday, killing at least 17 civilians in an underground shelter and driving thousands from their homes, as scores of displaced people protested near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, demanding international protection...
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June 28, 2018 - 10:00 am
Importers of Iranian oil are facing pressure from the United States to find another energy source or be hit with sanctions. The Trump administration is threatening other countries, including close allies such as South Korea, with the sanctions if they don't cut off Iranian imports by early November...
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Eritrea's Foreign Minister Osman Sale, center-right, is welcomed by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, center-left, upon the Eritrean delegation's arrival at the airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The delegation of top officials from Eritrea arrived Tuesday for the first peace talks in 20 years and were welcomed at the airport by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, signifying the importance of their visit. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
June 28, 2018 - 9:12 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea will meet "soon" amid a surprising diplomatic thaw between the rival nations, Ethiopia's top diplomat said Thursday, as an end to one of Africa's longest-running conflicts appeared to move closer. The meeting will "create a fertile...
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immigration
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April 03, 2018 - 9:54 am
Trump administration officials said they're crafting a new legislative package aimed at closing immigration "loopholes" after the president called on Republican lawmakers to immediately pass a border bill using the "Nuclear Option if necessary" to muscle it through.
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Donald Trump
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April 03, 2018 - 9:31 am
The Trump administration says it is amenable to a White House meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, raising the prospect of the Russian president's first Washington visit in more than a decade even as relations between the two powers have eroded.
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