Government agencies were unable to say what would happen to the children already sent to tent camps and other facilities spread across the country while their parents were charged with immigration offenses.
According to a draft memo obtained by Time magazine, the navy plans to build 'temporary and austere' tent cities to house 25,000 migrants across 3 abandoned air fields in Alabama, 47,000 people at a facility near San Francisco, and another 47,000 at a training center in southern California
Thousands of people welcome several prominent bishops, who leads them through Masaya in procession behind a statue of Jesus
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It is the first child for the 37-year-old and her 40-year-old partner Clarke Gayford, with the new arrival weighing in at 3.3 kilograms
(UPDATED) A handful of House Democrats yell out at Donald Trump in a rare face-to-face demonstration against a president by sitting members of Congress
Moving the prisoners will satisfy demands made by Catalonia's two separatist parties and the Basque Nationalist Party which helped Pedro Sanchez topple his conservative predecessor Mariano Rajoy
(UPDATED) Officials in Athens insist that the deal will help stabilize the historically volatile Balkan region, permitting Greece to focus on other regional challenges
'We will be friendly with China, but we do not want to be indebted to China,' says Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad
The ruling party also plans to send a delegation to Pyongyang 'to meet with their counterparts from the Workers' Party of Korea'
The Wall Street Journal reports that Trump described migration as a big problem for Europe. He then told Japan's Abe: "Shinzo, you don't have this problem, but I can send you 25 million Mexicans and you'll be out of office very soon."
'It is much better to open the party membership to non-politicians because we are assured that they join the party not to win the election but because we have the same principles,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
The report reviews one of the most controversial chapters of the 2016 election battle between the Republican Trump and his Democratic rival Clinton.
(3rd UPDATE) Fierce unrest in other areas persists, leaving at least 4 dead during pro-government attacks on activists guarding barricades
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Nationalist cleric Moqtada Sadr hails the formation of 'a true alliance to accelerate the formation of a national government away from any dogmatism'
The ousted chief justice calls on Tindig Pilipinas to join with other forces, but Senator Hontiveros says they still have a fundamental difference with the Left
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That Kris – once the Aquino clan's loose cannon – could outgun, outtalk and outmessage the 'Yellows' indicates something wrong with the opposition
'Go ahead, Mr Duterte, order somebody to shoot me and, I assure you, it would lead to your end,' Senator Antonio Trillanes IV dares President Rodrigo Duterte
The new cases eerily echo the odd noises and subsequent illnesses suffered by 24 U.S. diplomats evacuated from Cuba since 2016, deepening a baffling medical enigma.
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Silvio Jose Baez, the auxiliary bishop of Managua, says President Daniel Ortega 'asked us for a period of reflection to give us an answer, which we asked he give us in writing'
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's first task after winning the confidence of parliament is to travel to the G7 summit in Canada, where he will make his debut in international politics barely a fortnight after arriving on the domestic scene
Asked by a reporter Wednesday if President Donald Trump has the power to pardon himself, House Speaker Paul Ryan answers, 'Obviously the answer is he shouldn't, and no one is above the law.'
Confusion has gripped Iraq since the vote won by Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr's electoral alliance with communists, even with negotiations to form a new government underway
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says his executive is 'a reflection of the best in society' – a society he describes as composed of women and men, old and young, rooted in the European Union
Anguished relatives sobbed over the caskets of their loved ones at a series of funerals in the capital Managua, shocked over the brutal repression of what was a peaceful Mother's Day march.
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After initial expressions of relief that Arkady Babchenko is alive, many fellow journalists have sharply criticized the staging of his death for undermining the credibility of the profession
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte – a little known lawyer and political novice – announces his picks for the country's future cabinet after meeting with President Sergio Mattarella
(UPDATED) The Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights says the latest killings occurred in the capital Managua and the cities of Esteli and Masaya, while incidents also took place in Leon
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel says the main reason for his visit to Venezuela is to show solidarity with Nicolas Maduro after his May 20 reelection was widely dismissed as a sham by the US, EU, and 13 other Latin American states
Newly elected Catalan leader Quim Torra 'signed a new decree to form a government in Catalonia,' his office says in a statement
Fresh elections are now looming as the most likely outcome of the long-running political saga sparked by an inconclusive poll in March
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Striking a rare conciliatory note, Nicolas Maduro admits a fresh take on Venezuela's problems is needed, in a lengthy speech before the military and government hierarchy
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo launches a series of videos where she addresses every false claim being spread about her online
Venezuela's move to expel US diplomats earlier this week follows a US tightening of sanctions over President Nicolas Maduro's controversial re-election as president over the weekend
The Venezuelan president declares US charge d'affaires Todd Robinson and deputy head of mission Brian Naranjo 'persona non grata'
Disquiet with the junta is simmering in Thailand, despite a ban on political gatherings since a coup toppled the elected government of Yingluck Shinawatra on May 22, 2014
(UPDATED) The ousted leader arrives at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission headquarters in the administrative capital of Putrajaya, walking through a scrum of about 100 journalists
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Malaysia's new government vows to investigate the unresolved scandals involving its former prime minister, including the mysterious killing of his mistress
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The plan is to be detailed on Monday, May 21, by the top United States diplomat, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in his first major foreign policy address since taking office in April
President Nicolas Maduro's ebullient campaign meetings have done little to disguise a lack of enthusiasm in the oil-rich but cash-poor South American country, where the result is widely seen as a foregone conclusion
President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Central Intelligence Agency passes on a vote of 54-45, with half a dozen opposition Democrats bucking their party and supporting the controversial Haspel's nomination
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov tells reporters that 'there were detailed discussions' between the two leaders
Officers remove Hermes, Birkin and Louis Vuitton bags as part of a trove whose value they say they cannot yet estimate because of its sheer volume