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Turkey Deploying Special Forces to Border Amid Migrant Surge

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey said Thursday it would deploy special forces along its land border with Greece to prevent Greek authorities pushing back people trying to cross into Europe, after Turkey declared its previously guarded gateways to Europe open. “As of...
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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...