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Last 4 Children Detained On Nauru Are Heading To The U.S.

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| The transfer is part of a deal between Australia and the U.S., under the Obama administration, in which the U.S. agreed to accept some 1,250 refugees. President Trump has called it a "dumb deal."

El Salvador Elects New President, Breaking Decades-Long Control By 2 Parties

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Nayib Bukele, the 37-year-old former mayor of San Salvador, promises to fight the country's rampant corruption and crime.

Va. House Speaker: 'Rightful Hesitation' Over Removing Gov. Northam

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As lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Monday morning, they renewed calls for Gov. Ralph Northam to resign.

A First: Women Take The Majority In Nevada Legislature And Colorado House

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Monday, Nevada's Legislature becomes the first in U.S. history to have a majority of women lawmakers. In Colorado, also a first, women hold the majority in the House of Representatives.

ICE Failed to Hold Detention Center Contractors Accountable, Report Finds

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The Department of Homeland Security inspector general found 14,000 deficiencies at facilities where migrants in the country illegally are held but issued only two fines.

U.S. Announces It Will Withdraw From Nuclear Arms Control Treaty With Russia

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. will suspend its obligations under the 1987 INF treaty as of Saturday and pull out in six months if Russia isn't deemed to be in compliance.

Court Approves Historic Reforms To Chicago Police Department

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The new guidelines cover everything from police recruitment practices to policies on use of force. The department was harshly criticized by Obama's Justice Department for civil rights violations.

ICE Confirms Force-Feeding Of Detainees On Hunger Strike

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The agency said it respects the right to voice opinions and doesn't retaliate against hunger strikers. "It's extremely painful and it's against their will," a lawyer for two asylum-seekers told NPR.

Iraqi Has Returned To U.S. After ICE Deported Him Against Court Orders

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Muneer Subaihani says immigration agents told him he would be in jail for life if he didn't agree to be deported to Iraq. On Tuesday, in a rare event, he was admitted back into the U.S.