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Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum
Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had traveled on the way to the United States. The American Civil Liberties Union called the new rule "patently unlawful" and vowed to file a lawsuit against it, while a host of experts also questioned its legality. "The interim regulation violates the clear language of the law in several respects," Stephen Legomsky, a former chief counsel of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, told Reuters in an email.

One Dead, 10 Injured in South Bend Pub Shooting
One Dead, 10 Injured in South Bend Pub Shooting

Sergio Flores/ReutersOne person has died and at least 10 people have been injured after a gunman opened fire at local pub in South Bend, Indiana, police said Sunday morning. Local police and the Metro Homicide squad were called to a reported mass shooting at 2 a.m. at Kelly's Pub in South Bend, Indiana. Local news ABC 57 reports that several victims were taken to area hospitals with gunshot wounds. There is no information on the shooter or motive for the crime. South Bend Mayor and Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg is scheduled to give a town hall meeting on Sunday to address concerns after a police shooting last week. This story is developing. Read more at The Daily...

Ethiopia foils coup attempt after military chief shot dead by bodyguard in his home
Ethiopia foils coup attempt after military chief shot dead by bodyguard in his home

he Ethiopian government appeared to have foiled a coup attempt last night after the army's chef of staff was shot dead by his own bodyguard and several other high-ranking officials were killed. The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military officer and others within the military, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, wearing military fatigues, announced on the state broadcaster. Since taking office just over a year ago, Mr Abiy has embarked on unprecedented reforms in Ethiopia, Africa's second-most populous country and one of its fastest-growing economies. But the prime minister's shake-up of the military and intelligence services has earned him powerful enemies, while his...

Donald Trump announces two-week delay on planned family deportation raids
Donald Trump announces two-week delay on planned family deportation raids

Donald Trump delayed weekend immigration raids across the United States on Saturday but threatened deportations in two weeks if Democrats failed to agree changes to the law on asylum. The announcement by the US president was made on Twitter after he spoke with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who asked Mr Trump over the phone to cancel the expected raids. Mr Trump reportedly made no commitments during the 12-minute call but ultimately bowed to Ms Pelosi's request, though he made clear he would continue to use deportations to pressure Democrats . "At the request of Democrats, I have delayed the Illegal Immigration Removal Process (Deportation) for two weeks," Mr Trump posted, before adding that...

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