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IS teen's wish to return stirs UK debate over jihadi brides

IS teen's wish to return stirs UK debate over jihadi bridesA pregnant London schoolgirl’s wish to return home after joining the Islamic State group in Syria splintered Britain on Friday as reports emerged of more UK women fleeing the war zone. Shamima Begum’s fate has prompted soul searching in Britain since she and two friends created international headlines by running away to join the terror network in 2015. Home Secretary Sajid Javid told The Times newspaper that people like Begum “were full of hate for our country”.



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Senate Dems on Green New Deal debate: 'Bring it on'

Senate Dems on Green New Deal debate: 'Bring it on'WASHINGTON (AP) — When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced he would bring the Green New Deal forward for votes he thought it would put Democrats — especially 2020 presidential contenders — on the spot.



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Mexican airline enters border debate with 'DNA discount'

Mexican airline enters border debate with 'DNA discount'Aeromexico is taking a poke at the US-Mexico border standoff with a “DNA discount” for people in the United States with Mexican ancestry. An ad launched this week that became viral on social media took on prejudice against Mexico and encouraged Americans to visit the country on the southern border. “Mexico’s first destination is America, but America’s first destination is not Mexico,” the narrator says in the spot.



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Mexican airline enters border debate with 'DNA discount'

Mexican airline enters border debate with 'DNA discount'Aeromexico is taking a poke at the US-Mexico border standoff with a “DNA discount” for people in the United States with Mexican ancestry. An ad launched this week that became viral on social media took on prejudice against Mexico and encouraged Americans to visit the country on the southern border. “Mexico’s first destination is America, but America’s first destination is not Mexico,” the narrator says in the spot.



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Syria suicide bomb that killed four US citizens also reignites debate over US pulling troops

Syria suicide bomb that killed four US citizens also reignites debate over US pulling troopsA suicide bomb reignited the debate over President Donald Trump's assertion that the Islamic State has been defeated and his decision to exit Syria.



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Wall debate obscures other struggles at the border

Wall debate obscures other struggles at the borderSAN DIEGO (AP) — In Washington, it's all about the wall. At the border, it's only part of the story.



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Groups of illegal immigrants apprehended in Arizona where no border fence is present as lawmakers debate funding on Hill

Groups of illegal immigrants apprehended in Arizona where no border fence is present as lawmakers debate funding on HillBorder Patrol apprehends two large groups of illegal immigrants in a remote area of desert between Yuma and Tucson, Arizona; William La Jeunesse reports.



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Ukrainian Parliament to Debate Martial Law After Russian Attack

Ukrainian Parliament to Debate Martial Law After Russian AttackPoroshenko suggested taking the measure for 60 days as he spoke in a televised meeting of the Defense and Security Council in Kiev, Ukraine’s capital. The emergency session was called after Russian warships fired on Ukrainian vessels in the Kerch Strait, injuring six servicemen. Russia also seized three boats.



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Mississippi Republican apologizes for 'hanging' remark in Senate runoff debate

Mississippi Republican apologizes for 'hanging' remark in Senate runoff debateMississippi Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith apologized Tuesday evening during a debate for a recent remark that evoked the South’s ugly past of racial terror against African-Americans.



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Brexit protests outside Downing Street as UK ministers debate deal

Brexit protests outside Downing Street as UK ministers debate dealBrexit supporters and opponents rallied near Prime Minister Theresa May’s Downing Street office on Wednesday as her cabinet debated the draft divorce deal inside. Pro-Brexit campaigners urged her to scrap the tentative agreement and make a clean break with European Union without paying a penny more into the EU budget. Around 100 demonstrators gathered opposite the Downing Street entrance gates, chanting “Theresa May, don’t betray!” and “What do we want?



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