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Youngest migrants held in ‘tender age’ shelters

Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three “tender age” shelters in South Texas, The Associated Press has learned. Lawyers and medical providers who have visited the Rio Grande Valley shelters described play rooms of crying preschool-age children in […]

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The US has withdrawn from ‘hypocritical and self-serving’ UN Human Rights Council for being a ‘cesspool’ of bias, particularly against Israel

The US officially withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Tuesday, citing the organization’s political bias particularly against its ally Israel. US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley added that Israel is “singled out in a way that no other country is singled out,” and said reforms were needed to make the […]

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Here’s the pep talk the CEO of bitcoin exchange Coinbase gave to new hires about the price dip: ‘People are irrationally pessimistic’

$1.6 billion cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase became a prominent name as the price of bitcoin surged toward $20,000. But now that bitcoin is valued around $6,700, some people are freaking out. Brian Armstrong, CEO and cofounder of Coinbase, says he’s used to these wild swings. In a message to employees, which he later shared on Twitter, […]

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Trump rallies the GOP before immigration fight

By Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump searched Tuesday evening for a way to end the administration’s policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with their focus shifting to a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted — but with […]