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Koch-funded group sending ‘DREAMers’ to lobby Congress

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A Koch brothers-funded group is sending young immigrants to lobby Congress to push for immigration reform and money for border security initiatives. The LIBRE Initiative announced last well it is sending immigrants [...]

Activists: Blast targets al-Qaida-linked group in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) – Syrian opposition activists say a woman has blown herself up, killing two people, outside an administration office for an al-Qaida-linked group in the northern city of Idlib. The Local Coordination Committees say Tuesday’s [...]

Netflix joins MPAA lobbying group, its 1st streaming member

NEW YORK (AP) – On the same day Netflix scored its first best picture nomination from the Oscars, the steaming company is also joining the lobbying group the Motion Picture Association of America. The MPAA announced Tuesday that Netflix [...]

Rights group criticizes Italy, EU’s Libya migrant policy

CAIRO (AP) – Human Rights Watch is urging Italy and the European Union to condition their support to Libya on tangible improvements in detention conditions for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. The New York-based rights group says [...]

Group of nearly 250 immigrants arrested at New Mexico border

ANTELOPE WELLS, N.M. (AP) – U.S. Border Patrol agents in New Mexico say a group of nearly 250 immigrants are in custody after turning themselves in to authorities at the Antelope Wells Port of Entry. They say the group was located early [...]

China Says Detained Canadian Worked for Group That Was Not Legally Registered

BEIJING — China said Wednesday that a former Canadian diplomat who has been detained in Beijing was employed by an organization that was “not registered in China legally,” citing a law passed in 2016 that has had a chilling effect [...]

FBI denies designating the Proud Boys as extremist group

The FBI on Tuesday denied classifying the Proud Boys as an extremist group, contradicting an internal law enforcement document that recently drew parallels between the “pro-Western fraternal organization” and white nationalists. “We do [...]

Kathleen Kraninger, BCFP candidate, gets support from free-market group before Senate vote

A conservative free-enterprise group urged the Senate Wednesday to confirm Kathleen Kraninger as the new head of the federal Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Officials at the Competitive Enterprise Institute said Ms. Kraninger is opposed [...]

Rights group: Activist seized in Cairo resurfaces in Sudan

CAIRO (AP) – An international rights group says a Sudanese opposition activist who had been living in Egypt was abducted and returned to Sudan in an operation coordinated by the security services of both countries. Human Rights Watch [...]

Whitaker led group that may have violated tax-exempt status

WASHINGTON (AP) – Matthew G. Whitaker, the nation’s new acting attorney general, repeatedly chided presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in public statements during 2016 while he was speaking for a group that is barred by its tax-exempt [...]