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March 10, 2019
President Donald Trump on Monday will ask the U.S. Congress for an additional $8.6 billion to help pay for his promised wall on the U.S-Mexico border to combat illegal immigration and drug trafficking, officials familiar with his 2020 budget request told Reuters. The demand, which drew swift criticism from Democrats, is more than six times...
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Furious Venezuelans lined up to buy water and fuel on Sunday as the country endured a fourth day of a nationwide blackout that has left already-scarce food rotting in shops, homes suffering for lack of water and cell phones without reception. Authorities have managed to provide only patchy access to power since the outage began...
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After being disincorporated from the Federal Penitentiary System, the penal colony of Islas Marías has begun transferring 525 inmates to other prison complexes in Mexico. Alfonso Durazo, Secretary of Security and Citizen Protection, reported on his Twitter account that these inmates were taken to other federal centers for social rehabilitation with the help of the...
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After the sanitary alert issued on beaches in the El Salado estuary area in Puerto Vallarta on March 7, the municipal and state governments reported that the north-central collector has been repaired in Puerto Vallarta. A sanitary alert was issued for beaches in Puerto Vallarta and the El Salado estuary on March 7, four days...
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In 1664, Maryland passed the first British colonial law banning marriage between whites and slaves. An 1883 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that state prohibitions on interracial marriage don’t violate the Fourteenth Amendment held for more than 80 years. While such impediments to marriage were dismantled over time, there are still hurdles, however small, to overcome....
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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s first 100 days in office have combined a compulsive shedding of presidential trappings with a dizzying array of policy initiatives, and a series of missteps haven’t even dented his soaring approval ratings. Lopez Obrador has answered more questions from the press, flown in more economy-class flights, posed for more...
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