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                                Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, right, accompanied by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, spoke at the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City, Mexico today.

Kelly: No use of U.S. military to enforce immigration

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                                Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, right, accompanied by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, spoke at the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City, Mexico today.

Updated on  February 23, 2017 at 10:57 am
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged today that America won’t enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be “no mass deportations.” Read More
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                                In this Oct. 28, 2015, file photo, Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn delivers a speech during the Japanese automaker’s presentation at the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo. Ghosn, who leads Nissan and Renault, has tapped Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive at Nissan, to replace him as chief executive at the Japanese automaker, although Ghosn will stay on as chairman.

Japanese Nissan executive tapped to replace Ghosn as CEO

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                                In this Oct. 28, 2015, file photo, Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn delivers a speech during the Japanese automaker’s presentation at the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo. Ghosn, who leads Nissan and Renault, has tapped Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive at Nissan, to replace him as chief executive at the Japanese automaker, although Ghosn will stay on as chairman.
Carlos Ghosn, who leads the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi alliance, is handing over the helm at Nissan to Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive at Nissan, but Ghosn is staying on as chairman. Read More
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                                Jineth Frias poses for a photo this month in a T-shirt featuring her slain son, Bassil da Costa, at an anti-government protest marking the third anniversary of his killing by security forces during weeks of unrest in Caracas, Venezuela.

Why Venezuelans have lost hope life will change

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                                Jineth Frias poses for a photo this month in a T-shirt featuring her slain son, Bassil da Costa, at an anti-government protest marking the third anniversary of his killing by security forces during weeks of unrest in Caracas, Venezuela.

Updated on  February 22, 2017 at 8:41 pm
Venezuela is so short on food that tens of thousands are going hungry or even starving. Its murder rate is among the highest in the world. Its economy is so crippled that the average shopper spends 35 hours a month waiting in line — three times more than in 2014. Read More
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                                U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is welcome by U.S. ambassador Roberta Jacobson, left,as he arrives at Benito Juarez international Airport in Mexico City, today.

Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with U.S.

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                                U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is welcome by U.S. ambassador Roberta Jacobson, left,as he arrives at Benito Juarez international Airport in Mexico City, today.
President Donald Trump dispatched his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico today on a fence-mending mission complicated by the actual fence he wants to build on the southern border. Read More
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                                The military was one of the last Turkish institutions to forbid the wearing of the hijab.

Turkey allows women in military to wear hijabs

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                                The military was one of the last Turkish institutions to forbid the wearing of the hijab.
The move highlights a change in the armed forces and society, where the head scarf has been a symbol of the struggle between secular and religious factions. Read More
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                                Wilfredo Mendoza, of Boston, left, and Christina Villafranca, of Malden, Mass., right, displays a placards during a rally called “We Will Persist,” Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Boston.

Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps

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                                Wilfredo Mendoza, of Boston, left, and Christina Villafranca, of Malden, Mass., right, displays a placards during a rally called “We Will Persist,” Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Boston.
Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration’s plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U.S. illegally through this country. Read More
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                                North Korea’s “Pukguksong-2” missile launch at Seoul Railway station in Seoul, South Korea. Years of failed efforts to stem North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs have followed a usual pattern. The United States seeks tougher action from China, the North’s traditional ally. Beijing urges U.S. diplomatic engagement.

As China ups heat on N. Korea, U.S. faces questions of diplomacy

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                                North Korea’s “Pukguksong-2” missile launch at Seoul Railway station in Seoul, South Korea. Years of failed efforts to stem North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs have followed a usual pattern. The United States seeks tougher action from China, the North’s traditional ally. Beijing urges U.S. diplomatic engagement.

Updated on  February 22, 2017 at 9:21 am
China’s surprising suspension of North Korean coal imports puts pressure not only on Pyongyang, but also on President Donald Trump. The question for him: Should the U.S. respond with new North Korea negotiations? Read More
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                                Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu saluted, on May 7, to his soldiers as he was driven along Red Square during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, Russia.

Russian military admits to forming info warfare branch

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                                Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu saluted, on May 7, to his soldiers as he was driven along Red Square during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, Russia.

Updated on  February 22, 2017 at 8:20 am
Along with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia’s defense minister said today his nation also has built up its muscle by forming a new branch of the military — information warfare troops. Read More
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                                Secretary General of Amnesty International, Salil Shetty, showed the 2016/2017 Amnesty International report during a press conference, in Paris on Tuesday.

Amnesty blames Trump, others in global rollback of rights

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                                Secretary General of Amnesty International, Salil Shetty, showed the 2016/2017 Amnesty International report during a press conference, in Paris on Tuesday.
Amnesty International says “toxic” fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them President Donald Trump and the leaders of Turkey, Hungary and the Philippines, is contributing to a global pushback against human rights. Read More
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                                Members of Iga ninja group Ashura demonstrate a ninja-inspired martial-art during a press conference by the Japan Ninja Council at Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan in Tokyo. The Japan Ninja Council, a government-backed organization of scholars, tourism groups and businesses, said that it’s starting a Ninja Academy to train people in the art of ninja, and building a new museum in Tokyo devoted to ninja, hooded samurai-era acrobatic spies, set to open in 2018.

Ninja Academy in Tokyo set to open in 2018

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                                Members of Iga ninja group Ashura demonstrate a ninja-inspired martial-art during a press conference by the Japan Ninja Council at Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan in Tokyo. The Japan Ninja Council, a government-backed organization of scholars, tourism groups and businesses, said that it’s starting a Ninja Academy to train people in the art of ninja, and building a new museum in Tokyo devoted to ninja, hooded samurai-era acrobatic spies, set to open in 2018.

Updated on  February 21, 2017 at 10:06 pm
Japan is turning to those hooded samurai-era acrobatic spies known as ninja to woo tourism. Read More
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                                South Korean students wearing traditional Korean costumes perform during a graduation ceremony at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea. By 2030, Americans will continue to have one of the lowest life expectancies of any developed country, a new study published online predicts.

Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91

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                                South Korean students wearing traditional Korean costumes perform during a graduation ceremony at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea. By 2030, Americans will continue to have one of the lowest life expectancies of any developed country, a new study published online predicts.
While most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030 — with women in South Korea projected to reach nearly 91 — Americans will continue to have one of the lowest life expectancies of any developed country, a new study predicts. Read More
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                                Malaysia’s Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar spoke during a press conference at the Bukit Aman national police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Tuesday.

Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poison

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                                Malaysia’s Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar spoke during a press conference at the Bukit Aman national police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Tuesday.

Updated on  February 22, 2017 at 8:57 am
The two women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea’s ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals and then wipe them on his face, police in Malaysia said today. Read More
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                                A patient high fives Dr. Alan Anderson after a check-up following treatment for kidney cancer. Dr. Anderson is one of the pediatric oncologists from Texas Children’s Hospital who will help train the estimated 4,800 African healthcare professionals as part of the Global HOPE (Hematology-Oncology Pediatric Excellence) initiative.

Africa’s kids to get cancer lifeline

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                                A patient high fives Dr. Alan Anderson after a check-up following treatment for kidney cancer. Dr. Anderson is one of the pediatric oncologists from Texas Children’s Hospital who will help train the estimated 4,800 African healthcare professionals as part of the Global HOPE (Hematology-Oncology Pediatric Excellence) initiative.
Cancer kills as many as 90 percent of the roughly 100,000 sub-Saharan children who develop the disease annually. Read More
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                                Red Crescent workers collected the bodies of migrants on Monday from a beach near Zawiya, Libya.

Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libyan coast

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                                Red Crescent workers collected the bodies of migrants on Monday from a beach near Zawiya, Libya.
The bodies of 74 migrants were recovered from a beach near the town of Zawiya in western Libya, rescuers said Tuesday, an ominous sign before the high season for Mediterranean crossings. Read More
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                                Malaysian Ambassador to North Korea Mohamad Nizan Mohamad speaks to journalists as he arrives at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China.

No cause of death determined yet for North Korean

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                                Malaysian Ambassador to North Korea Mohamad Nizan Mohamad speaks to journalists as he arrives at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China.
Malaysian officials say a cause of death has not yet been determined for the exiled member of North Korea’s ruling family who died last week after apparently being poisoned in the budget terminal of a Kuala Lumpur airport. Read More

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