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  • Bavarians vow resolve in migrant plan showdown with Merkel

    BERLIN/MUNICH (Reuters) - Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU) want to back a plan on Monday to limit immigration at the German border but will leave it up to Interior Minister Horst Seehofer to decide how to implement the measure, state premier Markus Soeder said.

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  • Britain's Johnson says 'Brexit dividend' part of health funding

    GENEVA (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Monday that government plans for a boost to spending on the state-run National Health Service (NHS) would come in part from savings generated by leaving the European Union.

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  • First lady Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated; Laura Bush calls policy 'cruel'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides of the aisle" can reform the nation's immigration laws, according to a statement from her office. Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for Mrs. Trump, said Sunday: "She believes we need to be ...

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  • Erdogan’s Plan to Raise a ‘Pious Generation’ Divides Parents in Turkey

    Seeking re-election, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes to leave a lasting imprint by opening thousands of religious schools, even as standards slip in public ones.

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  • Australian who irked Duterte wins appeal, still faces ouster

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine justice secretary has invalidated an immigration expulsion order for an Australian nun who irked the Philippine president by joining political rallies but she still faces possible deportation. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Monday that the Bureau of Immigration's forfeiture of Sister Patricia Fox's missionary ...

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  • Glasgow must review heritage planning in wake of fire, says MP

    Glasgow North East MP calls for radical action to protect city’s Victorian architecture The city of Glasgow should undertake a “radical and very honest” review of the way that it manages its heritage buildings in the wake of the devastating fire that gutted the Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building, according to a local MP. Paul Sweeney, the Scottish Labour MP for Glasgow North East who viewed the damage to the Mackintosh building with the fire service on Saturday evening, the night after...

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