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‘Lookout’ drone helps smugglers sneak illegal immigrants into U.S.

Smugglers are using a new tactic to try to sneak migrants across the border, agents said Wednesday, detailing the first detected use of what they called a “lookout” drone to try to figure out where agents were stationed. An agent spotted [...]

Central American Farmers Head to the U.S., Fleeing Climate Change

CORQUÍN, Honduras — The farmer stood in his patch of forlorn coffee plants, their leaves sick and wilted, the next harvest in doubt. Last year, two of his brothers and a sister, desperate to find a better way to survive, abandoned [...]

A U.S. appeals court won’t immediately stop the Trump administration from returning asylum seekers t

SAN DIEGO (AP) – A U.S. appeals court won’t immediately stop the Trump administration from returning asylum seekers to Mexico. Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC. The Washington Times Comment Policy The Washington Times [...]

WikiLeaks’ Assange arrested on U.S. charges he helped hack Pentagon computers

Julian Assange arrives at Westminster Magistrates court after London police arrested the WikiLeaks founder at the Ecuadorian embassy on Thursday. | Jack Taylor/Getty Images Legal British police took Assange into custody after Ecuador [...]

U.S. Military Pulls Out of Libyan Capital as Rival Militias Battle

General Hifter, a former officer in Colonel Qaddafi’s army, once sought to lead a coup against him and then lived in Virginia as a C.I.A. client. He returned during the uprising against Colonel Qaddafi in 2011, and from a base in eastern [...]

U.S. Revokes Visa of I.C.C. Prosecutor Pursuing Afghan War Crimes

PARIS — The United States has revoked the visa of the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor because of her attempts to investigate allegations of war crimes in Afghanistan, including any that may have been committed by [...]

Saudis Escalate Crackdown on Dissent, Arresting Nine and Risking U.S. Ire

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Brushing back pressure from Washington, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia escalated his crackdown on even the mildest forms of dissent with the arrests this week of at least nine intellectuals, journalists, [...]

U.S. Role in Yemen War Will End Unless Trump Issues Second Veto

“Its intention is not to unite but to divide. Its intention is not to support our ally but to kill this bill through a cynical and dishonest tactic,” Mr. Hoyer said as Democrats stood and applauded. “Let’s stop playing games with this [...]

As U.S. Tightens Sanctions, Iran’s Network of Allies Feels the Pain

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Syrian militiamen paid by Iran have seen their salaries slashed. Projects Iran promised to help Syria’s ailing economy have stalled. Even employees of Hezbollah, the Lebanese group that has long served as Iran’s [...]

Once Jailed in Guantánamo, 5 Taliban Now Face U.S. at the Negotiating Table

DOHA, Qatar — When the United States invaded Afghanistan in 2001 and toppled the Taliban government, even those who surrendered were treated as terrorists: handcuffed, hooded and shipped to the American detention camp in Guantánamo [...]