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Policies updated; memos make immigration enforcement stricter

By ALICIA A. CALDWELL
The Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Many more people living in the United States illegally could face rapid deportation - including people simply arrested for traffic violations - under … Full story    

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Policies updated; memos make immigration enforcement stricter

WASHINGTON - Many more people living in the United States illegally could face rapid deportation - including people simply arrested for traffic violations - under … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Military strategist tapped to replace Flynn; Trump selects McMaster as national security adviser <

­PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a prominent military strategist known as a creative thinker, as his … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Terrorism Abroad; car bomb in Somalia kills 34 in busy marketplace

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somalia's new president visited victims wounded by the Mogadishu car bomb that on Sunday killed 34. President Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed offered a … Full story    
Published:  February 20, 2017

No rush on veterans tax credit; City officials wary of expanding proposal

NASHUA – A projected net loss of $670,000 has city officials taking a slow approach toward a proposal to expand the veterans property tax credit. … Full story    
Published:  February 19, 2017

Suicide bombers target refugees

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Battling multiple bombers strapped with suicide vests, Nigerian troops and civilian self-defense fighters on Friday repelled the fiercest Boko Haram extremist attack … Full story    
Published:  February 18, 2017

A big boo-boo; Nazi-era anthem played at Fed Cup

KAANAPALI, Hawaii - The United States Tennis Association has apologized after an outdated version of the German national anthem that later became associated with the … Full story    
Published:  February 13, 2017

North Korea reportedly test fires missile, challenging US 

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea reportedly fired a ballistic missile early Sunday in what would be its first such test of the year … Full story    
Published:  February 12, 2017

White House seeks to regroup; Trump said he is considering signing a ‘brand new order’

WASHINGTON - Seeking to regroup after a stinging legal defeat, President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering signing a "brand new order" after his … Full story    
Published:  February 11, 2017

Greece to evacuate 75,000 to defuse bomb

THESSALONIKI, Greece - Authorities in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki distributed fliers and put up posters Friday as part of preparations to evacuate about … Full story    
Published:  February 11, 2017

California defends spending; Trump calls state “out of control,” threatens defunding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The war of words escalated Monday between Democratic leaders in the nation's biggest state and Donald Trump after the Republican president said … Full story    
Published:  February 7, 2017

A warm welcome to US; travelers arrive to hugs and tears after ban is lifted

BOSTON - Travelers from the seven predominantly Muslim countries targeted by President Donald Trump enjoyed tearful reunions with loved ones in the U.S. on Sunday … Full story    
Published:  February 6, 2017

Immigration ban faces legal questions; constitutionality of order falls under fire

WASHINGTON - The legal fight over President Donald Trump's ban on refugees is likely to turn on questions of a president's authority to control America's … Full story    
Published:  January 31, 2017

Trump fires Justice Dept. head over executive order defiance

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Monday fired Sally Yates, the acting attorney general and a Democratic appointee, after she refused to defend in court … Full story    
Published:  January 31, 2017

Trump, May affirm special bond between US, UK; British PM meets with president to discuss NATO, policies

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May appeared chummy as they faced a curious world together for the first time Friday, … Full story    
Published:  January 28, 2017

US-Mexico trade war could hit Mexico economy, spur migration

MEXICO CITY - If President Donald Trump makes good on threats to gut NAFTA and impose stiff tariffs on Mexican goods, economists say he risks … Full story    
Published:  January 28, 2017

Trump directs EPA media blackout; Contracts, communications halted by order of administration

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has instituted a media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants, … Full story    
Published:  January 25, 2017

Brick by brick; Israel pushes ahead on settlements

JERUSALEM - Israel announced plans Tuesday to build 2,500 more settler homes on the West Bank, moving to step up construction just days after the … Full story    
Published:  January 25, 2017

Storm death toll at 20 in the South

ALBANY, Ga. - A tornado warning on television sent Anthony Mitchell, his pregnant wife and their three children scrambling for what little shelter their mobile … Full story    
Published:  January 24, 2017

Trump blames fraud for popular vote; President says 3-5 million immigrants voted illegally

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump asserted in a private meeting with congressional leaders Monday night that he would have won the popular vote in the … Full story    
Published:  January 24, 2017

1 dead in San Antonio mall shooting; robbery at shopping center also leaves 2 more wounded

SAN ANTONIO - A robbery inside a San Antonio shopping mall ended with shots fired on Sunday, leaving one person who tried to intervene dead, … Full story    
Published:  January 23, 2017

Death toll rises in Southeast; at least 16 dead, more injured in violent storms, tornadoes

ADEL, Ga. - Emergency responders rushed to answer new reports of deaths and injuries Sunday evening in southern Georgia as violent storms already blamed for … Full story    
Published:  January 23, 2017

Talks held ahead of Syrian government, rebel negotiations

ASTANA, Kazakhstan - Delegates from Russia, Turkey and Iran held hours-long talks in Kazakhstan Sunday on the eve of negotiations between Syrian rebels and President … Full story    
Published:  January 23, 2017