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Immigration Agents Raid Nearly 100 7-Eleven Stores Nationwide In Show Of Force

Immigration Agents Raid Nearly 100 7-Eleven Stores Nationwide In Show Of ForceIn a dramatic crackdown, immigration agents arrived unannounced at nearly 100 7-Eleven stores across the country before dawn Wednesday, interviewing employees and managers, serving audit notices and arresting 21 workers.



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China to expand corruption supervision pilot scheme nationwide: Xinhua

China to expand corruption supervision pilot scheme nationwide: XinhuaChina will expand a pilot project for anti-graft supervision reforms nationwide next year that will consolidate existing corruption agencies, state-run news agency Xinhua reported, as President Xi Jinping expands his signature policy drive. Xinhua said in a report published late on Saturday China’s top legislature adopted a decision calling for new supervisory commissions to be set up by the People’s Congresses at provincial, city and county-levels to “supervise those exercising public power”. Xi’s signature anti-graft drive has jailed or otherwise punished nearly 1.4 million Communist Party members since 2012.



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FBI Rescues More Than 80 Children In Nationwide Human Trafficking Sting

FBI Rescues More Than 80 Children In Nationwide Human Trafficking StingThe FBI, along with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, recovered 84 children and arrested 120 suspected traffickers as part of a nationwide initiative to clamp down on the sex trafficking of minors.



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The Latest: Venezuela opposition urges nationwide protest

The Latest: Venezuela opposition urges nationwide protestCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Venezuela's political confrontation (all times local):



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Booker Seeks Nation-wide Pot Legalization

Booker Seeks Nation-wide Pot LegalizationSenator Cory Booker talks with Joy-Ann Reid about the injustice of unequal marijuana law enforcement and the facts learned so far about the benefits of legalization in states that have done so, leading him to propose national legalization.



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As Stores Close Nationwide, Summer Retail Jobs for Teens Dry Up

As Stores Close Nationwide, Summer Retail Jobs for Teens Dry UpThat summer job at the mall may be a thing of the past as the industry has been hit with massive losses this year. Many of those jobs are now in warehouses, in shipping and handling.



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Police Shooting Mistrial Ignites Nationwide Protests

Police Shooting Mistrial Ignites Nationwide ProtestsThe jury was deadlocked in the trial of the former Cincinnati police officer charged with killing an unarmed black driver during a traffic stop.



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Australia to hold first nationwide gun amnesty in 21 years

Australia to hold first nationwide gun amnesty in 21 yearsCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia will allow gun owners to hand in illegal firearms without penalty from next month as concerns grow over gun crimes involving such weapons, a federal minister said Friday.



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Nationwide Greek worker’s union strike fuels fiery clashes

Nationwide Greek worker’s union strike fuels fiery clashesWorkers’ unions called the strike to protest new belt-tightening measures that to be imposed beyond the end of Greece’s third bailout next year. The left-led coalition government agreed to the reforms as part of a deal with the country’s international creditors to release funds from its next bailout installment. Air traffic controllers were holding a four-hour work stoppage in the middle of the day, leading to the rescheduling or cancellation of more than 150 flights.



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Russians Take Part In Nationwide Protests Against Putin, Medvedev

Russians Take Part In Nationwide Protests Against Putin, MedvedevThousands rallied against Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Sunday after Russia's main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, called a strike.



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