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What Crackdown? Migrant Smuggling Business Adapts, Thrives

HERMOSILLO, Mexico — The heavy-set man swept through a curtain into the reserved area of a nightclub as his bodyguard stood nearby. In the darkness, he agreed to talk about his business: handling the income from smuggling migrants across a 375-mile stretch of ...
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Mexico Claims Success in Stopping Migrants; Activists Say No

MEXICO CITY — Under threat of crippling U.S. tariffs, Mexico said Friday it had reduced the flow of migrants arriving at its northern border by 56% in three months. "We're showing that the strategy that Mexico put forward has been successful. I don't expect...
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Fact Check: Trump Team Warps Omar’s Words on 9/11, Al Qaida

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification with accusations that she and three other lawmakers of color hate America. One of his top White Hou...
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Airstrike Hits Libyan Detention Center, Killing 44 Migrants

BENGHAZI, Libya — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants near the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding dozens of others in an attack that the U.N. human rights chief said could amount to a war crime. T...