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Argentina still waiting for 1994 Jewish center bombing justice

Argentina still waiting for 1994 Jewish center bombing justiceArgentina marks the 25th anniversary of the bomb attack on a Jewish center that left 85 people dead with a day of mourning on Thursday, but the relatives of victims are still waiting for justice. “This attack, even if there was a large anti-Jewish, anti-Semitic component — of course — was an attack on Argentina and Argentine society,” said Weinstein, who worked at the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA), where the attack was carried out. A truck loaded with explosives was driven into the AMIA center in a densely populated central area of Buenos Aires, also leaving 300 people wounded.



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Protesters take down US flag and replace it with a Mexican flag at ICE detention center

Protesters take down US flag and replace it with a Mexican flag at ICE detention centerProtestors spray painted a Blue Lives Matter flag with "Abolish ICE," and hung it upside down.



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Pence tour of migrant center shows men crowded in cages

Pence tour of migrant center shows men crowded in cagesVice President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of men were crowded in sweltering cages without cots. “Look, this is tough stuff,” Pence acknowledged at a later news conference. Pence’s office said the tour was part of an effort to show the Trump administration is providing adequate care for migrants.



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Sebastian Gorka at the center of Rose Garden ruckus following Trump event

Sebastian Gorka at the center of Rose Garden ruckus following Trump eventAfter President Trump invited a group of right-wing and fringe media figures to the White House for a “social media summit” on Thursday, the event ended with a former presidential adviser and a CNN political analyst getting into a heated exchange in the Rose Garden.



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Migrants protest after hundreds escape from Mexican detention center

Migrants protest after hundreds escape from Mexican detention centerTuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (AFP) – Central American migrants at a detention center in southern Mexico protested against their captivity on Friday, a day after an escape involving around 1,300 mostly Cuban inmates. Dozens of migrants shouted on Friday morning: “We want to go,” and “we’re hungry” at the facility in Tapachula, in the southern state of Chiapas. At dinner time on Thursday, some 1,300 migrants escaped after threatening to set fire to the detention center to protest against overcrowding, witnesses said.



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Cuban migrants stage mass escape from center in south Mexico

Cuban migrants stage mass escape from center in south MexicoTAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — At least 1,300 mainly Cuban migrants fled on foot from an immigration detention center on Mexico's southern border Thursday in the largest mass escape in recent memory.



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Over 1,000 migrants break out of southern Mexico detention center

Over 1,000 migrants break out of southern Mexico detention centerMore than a thousand migrants broke out of a detention center in southern Mexico on Thursday evening, authorities said, in a fresh sign of how a surge in arrivals has stretched the country’s resources to the limit. More than half of the roughly 1,300 migrants later returned to the Siglo XXI facility in the border city of Tapachula in Chiapas state, but about 600 are still unaccounted for, the National Migration Institute said in a statement. Migrants from Cuba, who make up the majority of the people being held at the center, were largely behind the breakout, the institute added.



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William Barr Just Ensured He'll Stay Front and Center in the Mueller Report Debate

William Barr Just Ensured He'll Stay Front and Center in the Mueller Report DebateAttorney General William Barr used his Mueller report press conference to give an emphatic defense of President Donald Trump. Here's what it will mean for Barr.



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Nipsey Hussle memorial to be held at Staples Center on Thursday

Nipsey Hussle memorial to be held at Staples Center on ThursdayA memorial in honor of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle has been scheduled to be held Thursday at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.



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Ebola treatment center in Congo reopens after attack

Ebola treatment center in Congo reopens after attackAn Ebola treatment center located at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it was attacked last month, the country’s health ministry said on Saturday. The center run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the district of Katwa was set on fire on Feb. 24 by unknown attackers, forcing staff to evacuate patients. “For now it is managed by the ministry in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF,” it said, referring to the United Nations children’s fund.



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