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  • As Migrants Try to Cross U.S. Border, U.S. Closes It

    Hundreds of migrants tried to evade police and cross from Tijuana, Mexico, into San Diego. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency responded by firing tear gas and closing the border in both directions. Thousands of migrants from Central America have been living in a shelter in Tijuana.

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  • U.S. closes major border crossing as asylum-seekers protest shelter conditions, slow U.S. processing

    On this holiday Sunday, United States officials have temporarily closed the U.S.-Mexico border in San Ysidro, California, after roughly 500 Central American asylum-seekers marched to the border to protest their conditions and slow U.S. processing. Mexican police set up barricades, turning back cars and foot traffic into the United States. After some migrants instead walked across the Tijuana River (a mostly dry concrete flood channel) and attempted to enter the United States through a fence,...

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  • U.S. watching Syria closely as new chemical weapons allegations swirl

    The Syrian and Russian governments say armed "terrorists" in Aleppo carried out a "toxic gas" attack in recent days, a claim opposition forces in war-torn Syrian city are denying. Russian military forces launched retaliatory airstrikes on opposition enclaves in Aleppo on Sunday, a day after Syrian state media reported that ...

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  • Amazon’s New York Home Qualifies as ‘Distressed’ Under Federal Tax Law

    The Long Island City site was designated as an “opportunity zone,” an incentive created by President Trump’s tax bill to help low-income areas attract investment.

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