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WASHINGTON | Trump moves to limit asylum; new rules challenged in court

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump issued a proclamation Friday to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. The plan was immediately challenged in court. Trump invoked the same powers he used last year to impose a travel ban that was … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump moves to limit asylum; new rules challenged in court

WASHINGTON | Trump move to limit asylum is challenged in court

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump issued an order Friday to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. The plan was immediately challenged in court. Trump invoked the same powers he used last year to impose a travel ban that was … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump move to limit asylum is challenged in court

WASHINGTON | US immigration officials move to restrict asylum at border

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking to deny asylum to migrants caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. New regulations will block migrants from claiming asylum if they do not come to an official border crossing. They are intended to speed up rulings on asylum claims, instead of having migrants try to circumvent official crossings … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US immigration officials move to restrict asylum at border

WASHINGTON | DNA, fingerprint match: How FBI uncovered bomb suspect’s ID

WASHINGTON — In the hours before his arrest, as federal authorities zeroed in and secretly accumulated evidence, Cesar Sayoc was in his element: DJ’ing in a nightclub where he’d found work in the last two months. As he entertained patrons at the Ultra Gentlemen’s Club, he could not have known that lab technicians and agents … Continue reading WASHINGTON | DNA, fingerprint match: How FBI uncovered bomb suspect’s ID

WASHINGTON | Investigators treating packages as ‘live devices,’ not hoax

WASHINGTON — Investigators searched coast-to-coast Thursday for clues to the motives behind a mail bomb plot apparently aimed at critics of the president, analyzing the mechanics of the crude devices to reveal whether they were intended to detonate or simply sow fear two weeks before Election Day. Law enforcement officials said the devices, containing timers … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Investigators treating packages as ‘live devices,’ not hoax

WASHINGTON | Packages to De Niro, Biden seized, similar to pipe bombs

WASHINGTON  — Suspicious packages addressed to actor Robert De Niro and former Vice President Joe Biden were intercepted Thursday, and investigators said they were similar to crude pipe bombs sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and CNN. None of the devices exploded and no one was injured, but the packages, sent to prominent … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Packages to De Niro, Biden seized, similar to pipe bombs

WASHINGTON | Wave of pipe bombs targets Democrats, CNN in terror-by-mail

WASHINGTON — A wave of pipe-bomb attacks by mail targeted Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, other prominent Democrats and CNN but was thwarted without physical harm in an anxiety-filled day that deepened political tensions and fears two weeks before national midterm elections. None of the bombs detonated Wednesday as law enforcement took them away … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Wave of pipe bombs targets Democrats, CNN in terror-by-mail

WASHINGTON | Trump struggles for a plan should the migrant caravan arrive

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has not settled on a plan for what to do if a migrant caravan arrives at the southern border, despite threats by President Donald Trump to declare a national emergency or rescind aid from the countries whose people are journeying north. Top immigration officials and close Trump advisers are still … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump struggles for a plan should the migrant caravan arrive