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Arizona Residents Protest Arrival of Undocumented Immigrant Children

With dozens of undocumented immigrant children expected to arrive Tuesday at a secluded boys camp in the Arizona mountains, protesters gathered to greet the federal buses in a potential replay of this month's demonstrations in Murrieta, California — with the support of the local sheriff.<p>Citing …

Immigration

Sidewalk memorial honors New Jersey cop killer

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A day after a rookie police officer was gunned down in an ambush, mourners came to pay their respects at a makeshift memorial with candles, balloons, empty liquor bottles and messages of love from friends scrawled on T-shirts taped to a brick wall — to his killer.<p>"Rest …

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Pope Says Children at U.S. Border Must Be 'Welcomed and Protected'

Pope Francis says migrants around the world are subjected to “racist and xenophobic attitudes” and he wants the tens of thousands of Central American children crossing the border into the United States to be “welcomed and protected.”<p>In a letter Monday to a Vatican conference in Mexico City on human …

Immigration

Women bishops: I'm glad we waited until now, says Archbishop of York

Dr John Sentamu says he was 'not disappointed' when previous legislation on women bishops failed to pass as new arrangements are more likely to hold the Church together<p>The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have signalled they are glad the previous attempts to ordain women bishops collapsed because …

Church of England

Israel resumes air strikes after Hamas ceasefire rejection kills civilian

First Israeli killed in conflict by one of 50 rockets fired from Gaza during halt in Israeli bombardment<p>The military conflict in Gaza has continued into Wednesday following a six-hour respite in which Israel halted its aerial bombardment of the coastal enclave after accepting an Egyptian proposal …

First Israeli Citizen Killed in Gaza Conflict

An Israeli civilian was killed by a mortar shell from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, the military said, the first fatality for Israel after more than a week of fighting with Palestinian militants. Over 180 Palestinian have been killed since the most recent flare-up of hostilities. The Islamist group …

Israel