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Numbers Show Why US Needs More Immigration, Not Less

Directly rebutting President Donald Trump's claim that the United States must fend off waves of illegal immigrants flooding its southern border, economists on both sides of the political spectrum say that our country needs more immigrants. "The reality is t...
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US, Israel Exit UN Cultural Agency, Claiming Bias

PARIS — The United States and Israel have officially quit the U.N.'s educational, scientific and cultural agency — the culmination of a process triggered more than a year ago amid concerns that the organization...
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Friedman: High Wall With Big Gate for Immigration

The immigration debate we're having in the United States doesn't begin to acknowledge global realities, writes New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman in his Nov. 27 piece. "There are now more climate re...
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Aid Group: 85,000 Children May Have Died of Hunger in Yemen

CAIRO — A leading international aid group said Wednesday that an estimated 85,000 Yemeni children under the age of 5 may have died of hunger and disease since the outbreak of the country's civil war in 2015. "For every child killed by bombs and bullets, doz...
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Turkish Court Convicts US Pastor of Terror yet Frees Him

ALIAGA, Turkey — A Turkish court on Friday convicted an American pastor on terror charges but released him from house arrest and allowed him to leave the country, a move that's likely to ease tensions between Turkey and the United States. The 50-year-old na...