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Greece moves 635 asylum seekers from overcrowded island of Lesbos to mainland via passenger ship
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Greece moves 635 asylum seekers from overcrowded island of Lesbos to mainland via passenger ship

Some 635 people, mostly families, boarded a passenger ship on Monday for facilities in northern Greece

Federal judge blocks Donald Trump administration’s rule barring immigrants from receiving asylum in US
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Federal judge blocks Donald Trump administration’s rule barring immigrants from receiving asylum in US

A federal judge in California issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration's new rule barring most immigrants from obtaining asylum in the US if they transit through Mexico.

Donald Trump caves in, says will reopen US Govt till 15 February and he doesn't get any money for border wall
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Donald Trump caves in, says will reopen US Govt till 15 February and he doesn't get any money for border wall

US president Donald Trump who dragged 800,000 government workers through a 35 day shutdown and bragged that he would not "cave" finally did, re-opening the government for a temporary 3 week period as public opinion against him has risen to an all time high.

'The stress is getting to everyone': US Govt shutdown pushes US air travel system to the brink; safety fears spiral
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'The stress is getting to everyone': US Govt shutdown pushes US air travel system to the brink; safety fears spiral

The strain of a 34-day partial government shutdown is weighing on America's air-travel system, both the federal workers who make it go and the airlines that depend on them.

'The Govt is closed': Nancy Pelosi denies Donald Trump access to US Congress for State of the Union address
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'The Govt is closed': Nancy Pelosi denies Donald Trump access to US Congress for State of the Union address

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she will not authorize a State of the Union address in the House chamber during the government shutdown, rejecting plans by President Donald Trump to deliver the speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress.

Donald Trump issues high stakes dare to Democrats, plans to deliver State of the Union next week 'on location'
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Donald Trump issues high stakes dare to Democrats, plans to deliver State of the Union next week 'on location'

US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he intends to deliver his State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress next week, dismissing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's argument that adequate security can't be provided during the partial government shutdown.

Democrats ask Donald Trump to delay 29 January State of the Union speech till after govt shutdown ends
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Democrats ask Donald Trump to delay 29 January State of the Union speech till after govt shutdown ends

Shutdown pressure on US president Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his Jan. 29 State of the Union address and his own economists acknowledged the prolonged standoff was having a greater economic drag than previously thought.

Donald Trump walks back 'national emergency' threat as US govt shutdown becomes longest ever in country's history
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Donald Trump walks back 'national emergency' threat as US govt shutdown becomes longest ever in country's history

US president Donald Trump has no escape route from America’s government shutdown of his own making than to declare a national emergency so he can funnel funds from his own government departments to build his promised border wall along the US Mexico border.

Donald Trump asks US law enforcement official how many Pakistanis are apprehended at southern border
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Donald Trump asks US law enforcement official how many Pakistanis are apprehended at southern border

Trump asked the question when a law enforcement official briefed him on the security situation on the border and listed out the name of the countries whose citizens were nabbed at the border a day earlier.

Donald Trump revives 'national emergency' threat over border wall funding while 800,000 Govt workers go unpaid in US shutdown
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Donald Trump revives 'national emergency' threat over border wall funding while 800,000 Govt workers go unpaid in US shutdown

US President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can't reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border to draw further attention to his case after negotiations with lawmakers blew up. The partial government shutdown dragged into a 20th day with hundreds of thousands of federal workers off the job or working without pay as the wall fight persisted.

Donald Trump reels off immigration scare stories in Oval Office address; Democrats swat him down in stinging rebuttal
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Donald Trump reels off immigration scare stories in Oval Office address; Democrats swat him down in stinging rebuttal

A Hail Mary presidential address from a bully pulpit on steroids. That’s what we got today on the Donald Trump parallel reality prime time show from the Oval Office as the US president exploited his powerful office to spread more lies about a non-existent “humanitarian crisis” and thousands of terrorists are streaming through the US border.

Donald Trump, Democrats taking border wall fight to prime-time TV as US Govt shutdown grinds into Day 18
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Donald Trump, Democrats taking border wall fight to prime-time TV as US Govt shutdown grinds into Day 18

Ready to make his case on prime-time TV, President Donald Trump is stressing humanitarian as well as security concerns at the U.S.-Mexico border as he tries to convince America he must get funding for his long-promised border wall before ending a partial government shutdown that has hundreds of thousands of federal workers facing missed paychecks.

Migrant caravan groups, which were Donald Trump's midterm election drumbeat, begin arriving at hardened US border
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Migrant caravan groups, which were Donald Trump's midterm election drumbeat, begin arriving at hardened US border

Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans scrambled to reach the U.S. border, catching rides on buses and trucks for hundreds of miles in the last leg of their journey Wednesday as the first sizable groups began arriving in the border city of Tijuana.

Donald Trump likely to oust US Homeland Security boss Kirstjen Nielsen; wants 'John Wayne' brand hardliner as replacement
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Donald Trump likely to oust US Homeland Security boss Kirstjen Nielsen; wants 'John Wayne' brand hardliner as replacement

Kirstjen Nielsen, the top immigration official in the Trump administration, is likely being booted out. “It’s no longer ‘if’, it’s ‘when’”, is the buzz at the White House which offered no comment on “personnel issues”. Trump has long understood to have had problems with Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen - a protege of Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly who has been the DHS Secretary’s champion from well before her appointment.

Donald Trump denies asylum for immigrants at US border who enter outside ports of entry: All you need to know
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Donald Trump denies asylum for immigrants at US border who enter outside ports of entry: All you need to know

US president Donald Trump ordered Friday that anyone who enters the U.S. illegally from Mexico by going around official border crossings is ineligible for asylum.

Donald Trump invokes extraordinary national security powers to limit asylum; says people must 'come in legally'
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Donald Trump invokes extraordinary national security powers to limit asylum; says people must 'come in legally'

Stung by midterm results, Donald Trump invokes extraordinary national security powers to limit asylum; says people must 'come in legally'

US midterm results: Donald Trump victory lap signals he will weaponise hardline immigration for 2020 bid
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US midterm results: Donald Trump victory lap signals he will weaponise hardline immigration for 2020 bid

US president Donald Trump pounced on the mixed verdict from midterm elections 2018 and spun it as a “tremendous success”, signalling that he’s not going to back down from his hardline agenda on immigration and race as a political battle cry that speaks the secret lingo that his predominantly white, male and rural base wants to hear all the way into Trump’s 2020 re-election bid.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats score thumping House win, Republicans keep Senate, Donald Trump spins result as 'tremendous success'
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US midterm elections 2018: Democrats score thumping House win, Republicans keep Senate, Donald Trump spins result as 'tremendous success'

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday celebrated Senate Republican gains in the midterm election but immediately threatened Democrats, who won back control of the House and with it the power to investigate the president's personal and professional conduct.

US midterm elections 2018: Voters punish Donald Trump; Democrats seize House control, Republicans keep Senate
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US midterm elections 2018: Voters punish Donald Trump; Democrats seize House control, Republicans keep Senate

A resounding no. America’s voters young and old delivered a stinging rebuke against Donald Trump’s bile-filled racist dog whistling brand of political campaigning for the midterm elections 2018 where he cast the choice as a battle against a migrant invasion which could end up putting (white) Americans at risk of violent crime versus military style border control and a threat to end birthright citizenship.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats inch towards House control, need 12 more seats to win as an anxious nation awaits final results
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US midterm elections 2018: Democrats inch towards House control, need 12 more seats to win as an anxious nation awaits final results

Republicans were clinging to delicate majorities in the House and Senate Tuesday night as an anxious nation watched whether voters would reward or reject the GOP in the first nationwide election of Donald Trump's turbulent presidency.