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President Trump’s Harsh Immigration Policy Is Now a Reality

President Trump’s Harsh Immigration Policy Is Now a Reality

A freight train crosses into the U.S. across the border with Mexico in Nogales.

The Department of Homeland Security issued new memos on Tuesday that give U.S. officials sweeping latitude to target “removable aliens” for deportation, effectively making most of …

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Found in Colorado, century-old Washington portrait back at Elgin school

Found in Colorado, century-old Washington portrait back at Elgin school

Photos: George Washington portrait returned to Elgin School

George Washington has come home to Elgin.

Or to be more specific, a portrait of the first U.S. president has returned to Washington Elementary School, where it first hung more than a …

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McDonald’s to offer all soft drinks for $1, all McCafe beverages for $2

McDonald’s to offer all soft drinks for $1, all McCafe beverages for $2

Following recent promotions like all-new Shamrock Shakes and differently sized Big Macs, McDonald’s is now taking a more traditional approach to attracting customers: They’re slashing prices on their drink menu.

Starting in April, McDonald’s will be offering soft drinks of …

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Cashless Economy: Digital lending startup Capital Float disburses SME loans over 1,000 crores in 10 months

Cashless Economy: Digital lending startup Capital Float disburses SME loans over 1,000 crores in 10 months

Digital lending platform to SMEs in India, Capital Float has reached a phenomenal milestone of disbursing loans worth Rs. 1,000 crores to over 7,000 customers.

Digital lending platform to SMEs in India, Capital Float has reached a phenomenal milestone of …

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FCC Proposes ‘Next Generation TV’ Standard

FCC Proposes ‘Next Generation TV’ Standard

Federal regulators gave an initial green light to a proposal to dramatically upgrade broadcast TV.

On Thursday, the FCC took a step toward approving use of a new TV standard that promises over-the-air viewers will get an Ultra High Definition …

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New Orleans And The Hard Work Of Pushing Down The Murder Rate

New Orleans And The Hard Work Of Pushing Down The Murder Rate

A New Orleans police officer strings up used crime scene tape at the scene of a drive-by shooting in the Central City neighborhood. One hundred people were shot in New Orleans by Feb. 10 — about a month sooner than …

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Holdout demonstrators arrested at Dakota Access pipeline protest camp

Holdout demonstrators arrested at Dakota Access pipeline protest camp

Authorities arrest one of the last remaining holdouts from the now-closed Dakota Access pipeline protest camp in southern North Dakota near Cannon Ball on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (Mike McCleary/AP)

Dozens of armed law enforcement officials swept through a protest …

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Chinese Carrier Makes First Hong Kong Port Call

Chinese Carrier Makes First Hong Kong Port Call

The Liaoning, China’s sole operating aircraft carrier, steams into Hong Kong for its first port call in the city on Friday.

China’s only operational aircraft carrier is making its first port call at Hong Kong – a symbol of Beijing’s …

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Lack of equipment and low water pressure ‘hampered Grenfell rescue effort’

Lack of equipment and low water pressure ‘hampered Grenfell rescue effort’

A lack of suitable equipment, low water pressure and radio problems hindered the response to the Grenfell Tower disaster, firefighters who attended the scene have said.

Some of those present told a BBC Newsnight investigation that they had struggled to …

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Oh, the dreaded intermission: Long plays at a time when shorter is sweeter

Oh, the dreaded intermission: Long plays at a time when shorter is sweeter

Time-starved theatergoers may be pushing playwrights toward shorter, intermission-less productions, but some new works still run longer than they should. (Jonathan Bartlett / For The Times)

Recently while scrolling through Facebook, I came across the lament of a playwright who …

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