Felipe Dana/AP
August 19, 2019 - 8:13 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Greenland is not for sale and U.S. President Donald Trump's idea of buying the semi-autonomous Danish territory in the Arctic from Denmark is "an absurd discussion," Denmark's prime minister said. Mette Frederiksen, who was visiting the world's largest island to meet...
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A man stops on his way to the top of what once was the Okjokull glacier, in Iceland, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019.
Felipe Dana/AP Photo
August 18, 2019 - 5:06 pm
By Seth Borenstein OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland (AP) — It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to what once was a glacier. Icelandic geologist Oddur Sigurðsson...
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Immigration Food Plant Raids
Rogelio V. Soli/AP
August 07, 2019 - 4:53 pm
MORTON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. immigration officials raided numerous Mississippi food processing plants Wednesday, arresting 680 mostly Latino workers in what marked the largest workplace sting in at least a decade. The raids, planned months ago, happened just hours before President Donald Trump was...
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In this image taken on June 13, 2019 small pieces of ice float in the water off the shore in Nuuk, Greenland.
Sandy Virgo/AP Photo
August 03, 2019 - 1:08 pm
By David Rising BERLIN (AP) — The heat wave that smashed high temperature records in five European countries a week ago is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island's ice sheet and causing massive ice loss in the Arctic. Greenland, the world's largest island, is a semi-autonomous...
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FILE - In this June 2018 file photo, protesters walk along Montana Avenue outside the El Paso Processing Center in El Paso, Texas
Rudy Gutierrez/The El Paso Times via AP, File
July 28, 2019 - 6:53 pm
By Cedar Attanasio, Garance Burke and Martha Mendoza EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Three Indian nationals seeking asylum in the U.S. have been forced to receive IV drips at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Texas as they approach their third week of a hunger strike, according to their...
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Germantown Mennonite Church.
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Justin Udo
July 14, 2019 - 1:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia church that is currently providing shelter to an undocumented family speaks out on the latest round of Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids across the country and the church's struggle to help keep the family from being deported. One of the first...
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Immigration authorities are expected to begin conducting raids in nine cities today, targeting about 2,000 immigrants who courts have ordered to be removed from the country, a US official has said.
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July 14, 2019 - 10:19 am
By Catherine E. Shoichet, Maria Santana and Jim Acosta (CNN) -- Immigrant rights advocates across the United States say they've seen few signs of the ICE raids that Trump administration officials had warned would begin Sunday. Does that mean officials changed their plans? Or is the operation still...
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Pat Loeb
July 12, 2019 - 3:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds took to the streets in Center City to protest the Trump administration's immigration policy. The protests have been growing in size and frequency in advance of Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids planned for Sunday. Friday was the third demonstration in...
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Immigration enforcement operation
Wilfredo Lee/AP
July 12, 2019 - 11:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally will begin Sunday. The sweep has sparked outrage and concern among immigrant advocates. It's set to target people with final orders of removal,...
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ICE protest
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David Madden
July 09, 2019 - 3:08 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The New Jersey attorney general has accused sheriffs in two New Jersey counties of violating a directive that restricts how county and local law enforcement engages with federal immigration officers. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said when he issued the directive...
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