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Did a Mexican migrant leap to his death at the border minutes after deportation?

A Mexican man who had just been deported from the United States is believed to have leaped to his death Tuesday from a bridge near the Tijuana-San ...

- Los Angeles Times - US

North Dakota officials plead with last pipeline protesters to leave

Public officials in North Dakota pleaded with the remaining protesters at the Dakota Access oil pipeline camp to pack up and leave so authorities can ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

The Latest: Malaysia wants Interpol help on tracing suspects

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia " The Latest on the investigation into the killing of Kim Jong Nam, Kim Jong Un's half brother, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia :1 ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Activists seek corporate help for Myanmar's Rohingyas

BANGKOK " Activists are asking a major corporate investor in Myanmar to speak out against the country's treatment of its Rohingya minority.An advocacy ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

No hate crime charges in robbery of French Jewish couple

French prosecutors reference to hate crimes from indictment of four men suspected of rape and robbery of Jewish home in Paris suburb.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Rebels seek 'direct negotiations' with Assad government

Instead of negotiating in separate rooms, opposition wants face-to-face meetings with officials at Geneva talks.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Channel24.co.za | PICS: Black Coffee in Milan

The local DJ is travelling all over Europe and getting dressed in the finest outfits for a big fashion event.

- News24.com - ZA

These teens built a roller coaster in their backyard, and it got them into college

Their classmates and teachers didn't think it could be done, but J.T. Nejedlo and Aidan Deaven proved them all wrong by building a working roller ...

- The Week - US

Most Dakota pipeline protesters leave as remnants of camp go up in flames

Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land, and ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Toronto mosque apologizes for anti-Jewish prayer

Downtown Toronto mosque apologizes over supplication in which an imam wished for the death of Jews.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

American Samoa's ex-congressman dies at 73

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa " American Samoa's longest serving non-voting delegate to the U.S House of Representatives Eni H. Faleomavaega died ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

How the Hit Team Came Together to Kill Kim Jong Nam

New developments are bolstering suspicions that the killing last week of Kim Jong Nam, half-brother of North Korea's mercurial dictator, was a ...

- Wall Street Journal - US

The ultimate hangover: Swedish tourist trashes Spain

The driver who sparked terror by driving a stolen truck packed with gas canisters the wrong way down a busy Barcelona ring road, had spent thousands ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Iraq forces attack IS-held Mosul airport

Iraqi forces backed by jets, drones and gunships attacked Mosul airport on Thursday, a key step in a renewed offensive against jihadists defending ...

- The Hindu - IN

Pakistan includes Punjab in anti-terror drive

Paramilitary forces to be mobilised

- The Hindu - IN

Pacific Ocean: US Navy Submarine Fires 4 Ballistic Missiles

The U.S. Navy conducted ballistic missile test launches from a submarine in the Pacific Ocean this month.

- The Diplomat - US

Malaysia seeks Interpol alert over Kim airport murder

Request for alert on four North Korean suspects comes as Pyongyang questions probe into death of Kim Jong-un's brother.

- Al Jazeera - QA

F.B.I. Interviews Tell of Cleric’s Role in Plot to Bomb Plane

Anwar al-Awlaki, a Qaeda leader and American killed in a drone strike, inspired and advised Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to take down a plane ...

- New York Times - US

Donald Trump lives in a media bubble, and it's causing chaos

OPINION: There's a new rule emerging for observers of American politics trying to understand a confusing new outburst or claim from President Donald ...

- Stuff - NZ

Haiti: New grant to help UNICEF strengthen efforts to tackle cholera

A new grant from the Government of Japan will allow the United Nations Children's Fund to help reduce cholera-related morbidity and mortality in Haiti ...

- UN - INT

McCain secretly visits Syria

Senator McCain visits Kurdish-held region of Syria, meets United States military officials.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

An undocumented immigrant with a brain tumor was forcibly removed from hospital by ICE, her lawyers say

On Feb. 10, a 26-year-old undocumented immigrant from El Salvador collapsed at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Texas, after ...

- The Week - US

Syria's warring sides brought together for Geneva talks

Meeting marks first UN-backed talks between government and opposition in nearly a year.

- BBC - UK

Lahore bomb blast 'kills six'

The bomb targeted a shopping area in the Pakistani city wounding another 30 people, officials say.

- BBC - UK

Sport24.co.za | Kepler: Hansie fixed matches long before getting caught

Former Proteas captain Kepler Wessels believes Hansie Cronje was involved in match-fixing long before he was caught.

- News24.com - ZA

McMaster Appointment Could Bolster US Line on Russia

22 February 2017Whatever his personal relationships in Russia, Donald Trump has now filled key US national security positions with individuals who ...

- Chatham House - UK

Conwoman Sanaa Derbas jailed for dating scam targeting lonely men

A Sydney conwoman who swindled more than $2 million from lonely men she met through online dating services has been jailed for at least 18 months.

- Stuff - NZ

Intrigue in Tamil Nadu Politics Continues After Jayalalithaa's Death

The dust is far from settling in Tamil Nadu.

- The Diplomat - US

Blast in Pakistan's Lahore kills at least one, rescue official says

LAHORE, Pakistan - A blast at a market in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore killed at least one person on Thursday and wounded eight, a rescue ...

- Reuters - US

Japan Crown Prince vows to follow father's footstep

Naruhito is first in line to Japan's Chrysanthemum throne and will succeed Emperor Akihito, now 83. Akihito last August expressed his apparent wish to ...

- Times Of India - IN

Adopted kids see long-lasting effects of Romanian orphanages

LONDON " Romanian children adopted from overcrowded orphanages in the 1990s were more likely to suffer psychological problems as adults compared to ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Mexico cancels narco-song concert for glorifying drug trade

MEXICO CITY " Authorities in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas have cancelled a concert by singer Alfredo Rios, known as El Komander, on ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Police: Indiana murder victim captured video of suspect

Police in Indiana are hopeful that the public will recognize the man heard in a grainy cellphone video taken by a young murder victim. Liberty German, ...

- The Week - US

Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

The Trump administration has ended federal protections for transgender students that instructed schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker ...

- Times Of India - IN

Bannon, Pence send contradictory messages to EU

White House strategist Steve Bannon described the European Union as a flawed institution to Germany's US envoy a week before Vice President Mike Pence ...

- CNN Top Stories - US

Ecuador electoral body formally orders presidential runoff

Ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno and conservative former banker Guillermo Lasso will face off in an April 2 vote

- The Globe and Mail - CA

New immigration policy hints at disconnect between U.S., Mexican leaders

Doug G. WareFeb. 22 -- U.S.-Mexico relations have sagged in recent weeks, and they may be deteriorating further in light of the Trump administration's ...

- UPI - US

Brazil prison massacre exposes gruesome gang war over drugs

The brutality laid bare a failed prison system and a battle between gangs for influence in Latin America's largest nation

- CBS NEWS - US

Seth Meyers has some pretty basic unanswered questions about Trump's Mexico border wall

President Trump is moving fast, if erratically, to fulfill his campaign pledges about kicking out undocumented immigrants and building a wall along ...

- The Week - US

Fin24.com | Dysfunctional SA's day of reckoning is coming – US expert

SA's day of reckoning with rating agencies is coming because Zuma has created a kleptocracy that's now reached deep into his entire administration, ...

- News24.com - ZA

Humanitarian agencies seek $1 billion to provide life-saving aid to millions in northeast Nigeria - UN

As relief organizations increase response to the humanitarian emergency in the north-east of Nigeria, timely donor support amounting to a little over ...

- UN - INT

Quake survivors spend second winter in temporary homes

Nearly two years on, the reconstruction of thousands of houses destroyed by the deadly quake remains stalled.

- Al Jazeera - QA

France finds a champion of the centre in Emmanuel Macron

Once considered an outsider, the former banker who strongly supports the EU is now favoured in polls to win the presidential election in May

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Trump's revamped immigration order delayed until next week

The White House said it would rewrite the order to try to address some of the legal issues that arose in the legal proceedings

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Japan and India: Deepening Ties in the Age of Uncertainty

With both countries concerned about U.S. leadership in Asia, a strong partnership looks more and more inevitable.

- The Diplomat - US

Trump delays travel ban as top cabinet secretaries head to Mexico

President Trump delayed the release of a revised travel ban order that was expected to be unveiled this week. The delay comes as Secretary of State ...

- CBS NEWS - US

President Trump's popularity is 'sinking like a rock,' new poll shows

The latest Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday revealed Americans have a pretty bleak impression of their new commander-in-chief. President ...

- The Week - US

Plight of company towns: finding a new identity

PEORIA, Ill. " Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Director General Amano Recognizes UK Support for IAEA

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano commended the United Kingdom for its support of the Agency's work, particularly in the areas of nuclear security ...

- International Atomic Energy Agency - INT

Nissan Motors 'cost killer' boss Carlos Ghosn quits

Nissan Motors' CEO Carlos Ghosn is calling it quits. Carlos Ghosn brought the then ailing car maker back the brink of financial ruin 17 years ago and ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE