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Judge bars immigration policing criteria for 2 grants

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Los Angeles federal judge has permanently blocked the Trump administration from favoring police departments that cooperate with immigration officials when issuing some law enforcement grants. Judge Manuel Real ruled [...]

Guatemala bars entry to UN-sponsored corruption investigator

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) – Authorities in Guatemala are holding a member of a U.N.-sponsored anti-corruption commission in the capital’s airport, refusing him entry to the country in an escalation of tensions between the government and the [...]

Catalonia’s Ex-Leaders, Behind Bars, Remain Committed to the Separatist Cause

SANT JOAN DE VILATORRADA, Spain — Depending on whom you ask, Oriol Junqueras is either a rebel Catalan leader who sought Spain’s implosion or an elected politician who has unjustifiably spent the past year in prison, awaiting trial [...]

The Latest: Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The Latest on the Trump administration’s ban on asylum for anyone who illegally crosses the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 10:35 p.m. A federal judge has temporarily barred the Trump administration from refusing [...]

White House bars CNN correspondent from open press event

CNN White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins talks during a live shot in front of the White House on Wednesday. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo [...]
Germans First? A Food Bank Bars Migrants, Setting Off a Storm
“He stands up for us,” said Peggy Lohse, 36, a single mother of three. Until recently, groups of young migrant men had sometimes elbowed their way to the front of the line, Ms. Lohse recalled. She went home empty-handed more than [...]
Philippines Bars Citizens From Working in Kuwait After Body Is Found
Photo Filipino workers just back from Kuwait filled out paperwork on Monday at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The government said it would help workers who want to return do so. [...]
Nepal Bars Solo Climbers From Mount Everest
Photo Nepal, a Himalayan nation between India and China, has eight of the world’s 10 tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, center. Credit Heath Holden/Getty Images [...]
Quebec Bars People in Face Coverings From Receiving Public Services
Photo A Muslim woman waiting for a bus in Quebec City on Wednesday. A law passed in Quebec prohibits people wearing face coverings from using public services. Credit Catherine [...]
New Order Indefinitely Bars Almost All Travel From Seven Countries
For Mr. Trump, whose efforts on health care, infrastructure improvements and tax reform are gaining little steam, the new order is a third attempt to make good on his campaign promise to respond to terrorist threats by tightening entry [...]