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Army Has Reinstated Dozens Of Discharged Immigrant Recruits And Reservists

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| Discharge orders for more than 30 recruits from a program created to fill high-demand positions throughout the military in exchange for a fast track to citizenship, have been rescinded.

Tiny House In The Florida Keys Brings Hope To A Workforce Still Displaced


Nearly a year after Hurricane Irma, Florida Keys workers who prop up its tourist economy are still struggling to find affordable housing for residents displaced by the storm.

Alleged Nazi Labor Camp Guard Deported To Germany


The White House says Jakiw Palij was a guard at a Nazi labor camp in occupied Poland during World War II, and lied about his past when he immigrated to the U.S. For years, no country would accept him.

Second Overboard Case In Less Than 2 Months For Norwegian Cruise Lines


It is not clear how the woman went overboard from the Norwegian Cruise Star, but the Adriatic's warm water is credited with helping keep her alive for 10 hours until rescue arrived.

iPad Battery Malfunction Leads To Apple Store Evacuation In Amsterdam


Local media said the battery exploded, releasing chemical fumes. Firefighters were called to the scene as a precautionary measure, and three employees were treated for respiratory issues.

Activists Have A New Strategy To Block Gas Pipelines: State's Rights


Oil and gas pipeline opponents have a new legal strategy. They're encouraging states to exercise rights granted in the Clean Water Act to stop new pipeline construction.


'New York Times' Reports Asia Argento Paid Off An Accuser Of Her Own


Argento has accused disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein of rape. According to documents leaked to the Times, she also paid $380,000 to a man who accused her of sexually assaulting him when he was 17.

Pope Francis On Clergy Sex Abuse: 'We Showed No Care For The Little Ones'


The pontiff's comments were in a letter penned nearly a week after a Pennsylvania grand jury report detailed decades of alleged child abuse and cover-ups. "We abandoned them," Francis wrote.

Firefighters Continue Making Headway Against California Blazes


Steep, rugged terrain has slowed progress on most of the fires raging throughout the state, including the Ranch Fire. But by Sunday, officials said the Ferguson fire was fully contained.