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Colleagues Defend Michigan Doctor Detained by Immigration Officials

Colleagues Defend Michigan Doctor Detained by Immigration OfficialsA Michigan doctor that has lived in the United States for more than 40 years and has permanent legal resident status was detained by immigration officials at his home last week.



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Syria Kurds say will defend enclave from Turkish 'scourges'

Syria Kurds say will defend enclave from Turkish 'scourges'The head of a powerful Kurdish militia hit back on Tuesday at Turkish threats to attack its forces in northern Syria, pledging to “cleanse” the area of Ankara’s “scourges”. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed to soon launch an operation against towns in Syria held by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), which Ankara considers “terrorists”.



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CNN Guest Called Out For Using Asians To Defend Trump After 'Shithole' Comments

CNN Guest Called Out For Using Asians To Defend Trump After 'Shithole' CommentsA conservative commentator got called out for perpetuating a stereotype that has long hurt Asian immigrants during a CNN discussion Thursday night about President Donald Trump’s reported labeling of Haiti and African nations as “shithole countries.”



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Firefighters defend homes as huge California wildfire rages on

Firefighters defend homes as huge California wildfire rages onFirefighters grappling with a wildfire that has burned out of control for 10 days on California’s scenic coastline, destroying more than 700 homes, sought on Wednesday to defend homes from flames whipped by resurgent Santa Ana winds. The so-called Thomas Fire, already the state’s fifth-largest wildland blaze on record, remained a threat to the communities of Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, Summerland and Montecito despite gains made by crews during a lull in the winds a day earlier. “Very high fuel loading, critically low fuel moistures, above average temperatures and single-digit relative humidities will continue to support fire growth on the west, east and north sides of the Thomas Incident,” the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said in a statement.



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Firefighters defend homes as huge California wildfire rages on

Firefighters defend homes as huge California wildfire rages onBy Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Firefighters grappling with a wildfire that has burned out of control for 10 days on California’s scenic coastline, destroying more than 700 homes, sought on Wednesday to defend homes from flames whipped by resurgent Santa Ana winds. The so-called Thomas Fire, already the state’s fifth-largest wildland blaze on record, remained a threat to the communities of Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, Summerland and Montecito as darkness fell and winds picked up, fire officials said. “Very high fuel loading, critically low fuel moistures, above average temperatures and single-digit relative humidities will continue to support fire growth on the west, east and north sides of the Thomas incident,” the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said in a statement.



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Rex Tillerson Is on a Lonely Campaign to Defend President Trump's Jerusalem Decision

Rex Tillerson Is on a Lonely Campaign to Defend President Trump's Jerusalem DecisionIt's a go-to catchphrase when U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is called on to explain his boss on the world stage: "America first is not America alone."



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Ex-Justice Department officials defend FBI after Trump says bureau is 'in tatters'

Ex-Justice Department officials defend FBI after Trump says bureau is 'in tatters'President Trump’s assertion that former FBI Director James Comey left the bureau’s reputation “in tatters” isn’t sitting well with Comey and other former members of the Justice Department.



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Ex-Justice Department officials defend FBI after Trump says bureau is 'in tatters'

Ex-Justice Department officials defend FBI after Trump says bureau is 'in tatters'President Trump’s assertion that former FBI Director James Comey left the bureau’s reputation “in tatters” isn’t sitting well with Comey and other former members of the Justice Department.



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Female 'SNL' Staffers Defend Al Franken Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

Female 'SNL' Staffers Defend Al Franken Amid Sexual Harassment ClaimsWomen who worked on “Saturday Night Live” say they are standing behind Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.),



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5 Times Trump’s Pick For Top Environmental Adviser Struggled To Defend Her Climate Denial

5 Times Trump’s Pick For Top Environmental Adviser Struggled To Defend Her Climate DenialKathleen Hartnett White stammered, sighed and sat silent for seconds on end on Wednesday throughout her Senate hearing to be confirmed as the new head of the White House’s Council of Environmental Quality.



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