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US to Hand Over to Iraq IS Members Evacuated From Syria

BAGHDAD — Two Iraqi intelligence officials say the U.S. is planning to hand over to Iraqi authorities dozens of members of the Islamic State group recently transferred from Syria. The officials said the nearly 50 militants are expected to be handed over in the coming hours. They spoke on condition...

ICE Releases US Citizen, 18, Wrongfully Detained Near Border

HOUSTON — A U.S.-born 18-year-old has been released from immigration custody after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks. Francisco Erwin Galicia left a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Pearsall, Texas, on Tuesday. His lawyer, Claudia Galan, confirmed he had been released, less than a day...

Is Anti-Parks Tax Ad Evoking Randa Jarrar Fair? Listen and Decide.

A conservative activist is fighting a tax plan to benefit Fresno parks. And he's raising the specter of controversial Fresno State English professor Randa Jarrar in a bid for success. Tal Cloud of Common Sense Information, a 527 political organization, released an audio advertisement Monday denouncing the Fresno for Parks plan,...