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Activists lay on the ground to mark World Refugee Day during a protest in Madrid, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
June 20, 2018 - 10:24 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on global migration and World Refugee Day (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The Trump administration says that "new actors" must step up to help in the global response to refugees. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States will "will continue to be a world leader...
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FILE - In this March 30, 1942 file photo, Cpl. George Bushy, left, a member of the military guard which supervised the departure of 237 Japanese people for California, holds the youngest child of Shigeho Kitamoto, center, as she and her children are evacuated from Bainbridge Island, Wash. Throughout American history, during times of war and unrest, authorities have cited various reasons and laws to take children away from their parents. Examples include Native American boarding schools, Japanese internment camps and deportations that happened during the Great Depression. (AP Photo/File)
June 20, 2018 - 10:22 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some critics of the forced separation of Latino children from their migrant parents say the practice is unprecedented. But it's not the first time the U.S. government has split up families, detained children or allowed others to do so. Throughout American history, during...
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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, and White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short, right, arrive for a meeting with President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, as Trump rallies Republicans around a GOP immigration bill. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 20, 2018 - 8:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Pope Francis is criticizing the Trump administration's immigration policy, telling a news reporter earlier this week that he agrees with U.S. Catholic bishops that separating children from their parents at a border...
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People's Democratic Party leader Mehbooba Mufti addresses the media after resigning as the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
June 20, 2018 - 8:37 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India's federal government took direct control of Kashmir state Wednesday after the ruling Hindu nationalist party ended its long-troubled alliance there with a Kashmiri political party. The shift to direct rule in the disputed region was approved after the Bharatiya Janata...
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Relatives of victims of a sunken ferry wait for news at the Tigaras port in Toba lake, North Sumatra, Wednesday, June, 20, 2018. Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia's government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for the people missing since a ferry sank on a picturesque Sumatran lake early this week. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
June 20, 2018 - 7:36 am
TIGARAS, Indonesia (AP) — Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia's government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for more than 190 people presumed drowned after a ferry sank on a picturesque Sumatran lake early this week. The...
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A migrant women from Iraq feeds her grandson in front of the railway station in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Some hundreds of migrants have been camping at the railway station in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo waiting for an opportunity to get to Croatia and Western Europe. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
June 20, 2018 - 7:20 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on global migration and World Refugee Day (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Christian and Muslim religious leaders in Cyprus have for the first time issued a joint call for acceptance and support of refugees arriving to the small, ethnically divided island nation. In a video...
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Indonesian rescuers scan the horizon from the deck of a rescue ship as they search for a ferry which sank on Monday in Lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Wednesday, June, 20, 2018. Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia's government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for the people missing since a ferry sank on a picturesque Sumatran lake early this week. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
June 20, 2018 - 6:37 am
TIGARAS, Indonesia (AP) — Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia's government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for more than 190 people presumed drowned after a ferry sank on a picturesque Sumatran lake early this week. The...
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Indonesian rescuers scan the horizon from the deck of a rescue ship as they search for a ferry which sank on Monday in Lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Wednesday, June, 20, 2018. Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia's government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for the people missing since a ferry sank on a picturesque Sumatran lake early this week. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
June 20, 2018 - 5:53 am
TIGARAS, Indonesia (AP) — Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia's government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for more than 190 people missing since a ferry sank on a picturesque Sumatran lake early this week. The wooden...
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FILE - In this March 30, 1942 file photo, Cpl. George Bushy, left, a member of the military guard which supervised the departure of 237 Japanese people for California, holds the youngest child of Shigeho Kitamoto, center, as she and her children are evacuated from Bainbridge Island, Wash. Throughout American history, during times of war and unrest, authorities have cited various reasons and laws to take children away from their parents. Examples include Native American boarding schools, Japanese internment camps and deportations that happened during the Great Depression. (AP Photo/File)
June 20, 2018 - 4:58 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some critics of the forced separation of Latino children from their migrant parents say the practice is unprecedented. But it's not the first time the U.S. government has split up families, detained children or allowed others to do so. Throughout American history, during...
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Indonesian search and rescue team carry a victim body of a ferry sinking at Tigaras port in Toba lake, North Sumatra, Wednesday, June, 20, 2018. The boat, overcrowded with passengers and motorbikes, didn't have a manifest and disaster officials have several times raised the number of people it was carrying as family members who rushed to Lake Toba in northern Sumatra provided information.(AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
June 20, 2018 - 2:04 am
TIGARAS, Indonesia (AP) — Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia's government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for at least 178 people missing since a ferry sank on a picturesque Sumatran lake early this week. The wooden...
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