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usimmigrantdna-oct03.jpg The U.S. Government plans to collect DNA samples from illegal migrants detained at the border, reports quoting administration officials said. "It does enhance our ability to further identify someone who has illegally entered the country," one of the Department of Homeland Security officials told reporters on condition of anonymity. The details of the plan, including its costs, privacy concerns

berniesanders-100219.jpg Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has canceled several upcoming campaign events after being hospitalized and undergoing an emergency heart procedure. Sanders' senior adviser Jeff Weaver revealed in a statement that the Democratic presidential candidate experienced some chest discomfort during a campaign event in Las Vegas on Tuesday.

markmilleytrump-oct01.jpg Gen. Mark A. Milley was sworn in as the 20th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia. Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford swore in his successor. Gen. Dunford, who led U.S. troops in Iraq and served as Commandant of the Marine Corps, is retiring after 42 years of military service. President Barack Obama appointed Dunford as chairman in 2015, and

trumprudygiuliani-oct01.jpg House Democratic leaders sent a letter conveying a subpoena to President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani demanding key Ukraine-related documents as a part of an impeachment inquiry against Trump.

mohammedbinsalmanhassanrouhani-sept30.jpg Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has warned of the risk of oil prices shooting up to "unimaginably high numbers" unless Iran's aggressive actions are effectively restricted. The powerful prince of the oil rich country discussed the impact of a September attack on Saudi oil facilities in an interview to CBS News. Air raids using drones on September 14 set on fire the Abqaiq plant, the worl

uschinatrade-sept30.jpg Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will lead the Chinese delegation for the next round of China-U.S. trade talks in October. The 13th round of the China-U.S. high-level economic and trade consultations will be held in Washington in the week following China's National Day holiday, China's Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said at a news conference. Wang did not specify the date for the talks. China's

cubasraulcastro-09t2719.jpg The U.S. Government on Thursday barred Cuba's former President Raul Castro and his family members from entering the United States, accusing the Communist leader of violating human rights. The US State Department announced travel sanctions against Castro and his children, Alejandro Castro Espin, Deborah Castro Espin, Mariela Castro Espin, and Nilsa Castro Espin. Mariela, a known advocate for gay

nancypelositrump-sept27.jpg House Speaker Nancy Pelosi alleged that White House's attempt to suppress a record of President Donald Trump's phone call to his Ukrainian counterpart was a cover-up. The top Democrat made the accusation while outlining the accusations in a whistleblower complaint that sparked a new impeachment threat against the President. Pelosi said the Hose Democrats decided to move forward with an impeachm

cutsrefugeelimi-aug27.jpg The U.S. Government drastically cut short the number of refugees it will admit a year under the refugee program. The Trump administration's new policy is to promote merit-based legal immigration and discourage refugee inflow. The White House announced Thursday that due to the ongoing security and humanitarian crisis on the border and the massive asylum backlog, which has reached nearly one milli

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