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Number of refugees entering US to increase after State Dept lifts limit – report

May 27, 2017

HomeAmerica Published time: 27 May, 2017 03:42 Get short URL The US State Department has reportedly notified refugee advocacy groups via email to announce a near doubling of the number of refugees allowed into the US, from around 2,500 so far this month to over 1,500 per week in June. President Donald Trump has...
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In first under Trump, U.S. warship challenges Beijing’s claims in South China Sea

May 25, 2017
In first under Trump, U.S. warship challenges Beijing’s claims in South China Sea

By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, the first such challenge to Beijing in the strategic waterway since U.S. President Donald Trump took office. The...
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‘Everything on the table’: Senate intel panel issues 2 more subpoenas to Flynn

May 23, 2017

General Michael Flynn has another chance to release subpoenaed documents before possibly being held in contempt of Congress, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s leadership said as two new subpoenas were announced. Following a closed-door intelligence meeting on Tuesday, Committee Chairman Senator Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) and Vice Chairman Senator Mark Warner (D-Virginia) told reporters the...
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Mike Pence Notre Dame speech marred by student walk-out (VIDEO)

May 22, 2017

HomeAmerica Published time: 22 May, 2017 12:07 Get short URL Dozens of students at Indiana’s Notre Dame University walked out in protest during Vice-President Mike Pence’s commencement speech at their graduation ceremony, Sunday. The planned protest was organized by activist group ‘We Stand For’ who called on others on Facebook to join them in expressing...
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8 injured at LAX after passenger jet rams into truck on landing

May 20, 2017

HomeAmerica Published time: 21 May, 2017 01:15 Get short URL A Boeing 737 packed with passengers rammed into a utility truck on the runway of the Los Angeles International Airport, causing the vehicle to roll over. Eight people on board the truck were injured in the mishap, two of them seriously. The bizarre collision...
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