Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within a week.
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Louisiana policemen fired over Facebook post suggesting Ocasio-Cortez be shot
A Louisiana policeman who suggested on Facebook that high-profile U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed to be shot was fired on Monday, along with a second officer who "liked" his post.
Easing hopes prop up global stocks, pound sags as Britain eyes new PM
Expectations of policy easing by major central banks such as the Federal Reserve propped up global stocks on Tuesday, while the pound sagged as Britain braced for a new prime minister who could pave the way for a no-deal exit from the European Union.
More racial diversity in U.S. police departments unlikely to reduce shootings: study
White police officers in the United States are no more likely to shoot dead minorities than black or Hispanic officers, undercutting the idea that increasing racial diversity in police departments would reduce those shootings, a study released on Monday said.
Widespread blackout hits Venezuela, government blames 'electromagnetic attack'
More than half of Venezuela's 23 states lost power on Monday, according to Reuters witnesses and reports on social media, a blackout the government blamed on an "electromagnetic attack."
'I've got other numbers!' Debate rages over recession in Mexico
Mexico's economy, the 2nd largest in Latin America, has hit a rough patch, weighed down by dwindling business confidence and an industrial slump.
Deep budget cuts put University of Alaska in crisis mode; 'grappling with survival'
The University of Alaska board of regents, facing deep budget cuts exacted by the governor that will eliminate about 40% of the university's state funding, voted at an emergency meeting on Monday to declare the academic equivalent of bankruptcy reorganization.
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