Border Crossings

GOLDSTEIN: Trudeau smears conservatives everywhere

It’s always good to know what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau thinks of conservatives in Canada and around the world, as he helpfully elaborated on …

Canada

European Commission refers Hungary to ECJ for defying EU asylum laws

The European Commission's legal request could lead to the EU's top court imposing financial sanctions against Hungary. Brussels has also opened a new …

World News

Ocasio-Cortez Calls On Leftists To 'Occupy' Airports, ICE Offices, Though She's Not Clear On What ICE Does

In an interview with Democracy Now! 'Democratic Socialist" Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez encouraged fellow leftists to "mobilize" in pursuit of their …

Conservative View

CNN's Cillizza Worried that Ocasio-Cortez Could Harm Democrats

Thanks to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, she's now taken a far left fringe issue like Abolish ICE and bringing it to the fore and causing quite the sense …

Conservative View

Syrian government evacuates pro-Assad villages in Idlib province

The Syrian government has agreed to release rebel prisoners in exchange for evacuating the residents in two beleaguered cities. Activists and rights …

Middle East

Egypt Proposes Unity Government in Palestine to Pave Way for Elections

The new Egyptian ideas for a reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas are based on the recent reconciliation agreement, Palestinian sources …

Middle East

Flying Close to the Sun: The Icarus Trophy

The Icarus Trophy is without a doubt the most extreme and intensive international paramotoring competition our world has ever seen.

National Parks

Italy gives Libya ships to control migrants

Rome announced late Monday that it would send 10 motor launches, two ships, dinghies, equipment, vehicles and other material to help Libyan maritime …

Coast Guard

China seizes 156 mammoth tusks in huge ivory haul

BEIJING: Chinese customs authorities said they seized 156 prehistoric mammoth tusks from a truck entering from Russia in one of the country's largest …

Extinction

With cabinet shuffle Trudeau prepares for war with Ford

TORONTO— It’s on. Justin Trudeau’s Wednesday cabinet shuffle shows Ottawa is ready and willing to go to war with Doug Ford and his Tories at Queen’s …

Canada

A tasty bit of France on our doorstep

<b>JANIE ROBINSON</b>FORTUNE, Nfld. — Canada France Border Crossing? Following the unlikely sounding should-have-paid-more-attention-in-geography-class …

France

Statement from the Press Secretary on Border Wall Funding in the House of Representatives Homeland Security Appropriations Bill

The Administration strongly supports the inclusion of $5 billion for border wall construction and associated technology in the Homeland Security …

Immigration

Hamas to Stop Launching Paper Kites to Avoid War with Israel

Hamas is trying to stop the firing of paper kites and balloons from the Gaza Strip towards nearby Israeli towns in order to spare the sector a …

Israel

Inside Europe's people-smuggling networks: A journey from Afghanistan to Germany

DÜSSELDORF, Germany — Zubair Nazeri’s traveling companion crushed a pill in her hands, dissolved it in water and fed it to her 2-year-old daughter.<p>The sedative made the baby sleep for more than a day, Nazeri recalled. It was a requirement of the smugglers who were trying to guide the group from …

World News

ICE Detainees Describe Difficult Conditions Inside Oregon Prison

Thoughts of suicide, hours of confinement and denial of medical care are among the complaints outlined in new federal court documents from …

Immigration

House Republicans Increase Messaging Votes Ahead of August Recess

GOP leaders prepare for break by seeking contrast with minority party<p>The House floor is seeing an uptick in messaging bills as Republicans prepare …

Politics

Border blitz nets dozens of fishing violations

A three-day crackdown by Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has resulted in two dozen charges for fishing violations along the St. …

Ottawa

Today’s Latino News Headlines – July, 18, 2018

<b>U.S. Latino news headlines, curated daily by NewsTaco.</b><p>The Chicago City Council Latino Caucus Foundation accepted $1,000 from a private prison company …

Latino News

EDITORIAL: Trudeau needs to shuffle negative tone out of cabinet

The average Canadian should be forgiven for writing off Parliament Hill cabinet shuffles as snoozefests hardly worth their attention. For the most …

Canada

Letters to the editor for July 19

WRONG SPORTObviously you will never admit to shooting yourself in the foot. However you completely missed the point of his letter. He slammed your …

Edmonton

On Hospitality - Paula Marantz Cohen

How do we maintain the identity and security of a nation, a group, or an individual? How do we assure freedom and mobility across and within these …

Hospitality

MALCOLM: Enough with the politically correct policing of the border issue

When is it OK to publish a photo of a migrant?The Conservative Party of Canada released an ad showing a man walking into Canada at an unofficial …

Social Media

BONOKOSKI: Trudeau shuffles cabinet but delivers no kick with a frozen muckluck

When it was first announced that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau planned to shuffle his cabinet Wednesday, it appeared Melanie Joly, possibly the worst …

Canadian News

O’TOOLE: The border issue needs less name-calling and more substance

<b>BY ERIN O’TOOLE</b> <br>The Trudeau government increasingly avoids debate on important national issues by demonizing people who disagree with them. Last …

Canadian News

Migrants in U.S. custody describe life in 'ice boxes' and 'dog pounds'

(Reuters) - During their detention last month in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Laredo, Texas, Karen and her two young sons were constantly cold. The family, which fled violence in Honduras, slept on a hard floor in a holding cell without mattresses, she said, their clothes still …

Immigration

Hamas agrees to stop arson balloon attacks

Over 7,400 acres burned from arson balloon and kite attacks; IDF confirms gas and fuel, closing of Kerem Shalom border until attacks desist; …

Israel

Israeli Army Told to Prepare for Large-Scale Invasion of Gaza

Israeli army warplanes attacked the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, threatening a three-day ceasefire. This followed reports that a Palestinian fire balloon …

Israel

U.S. Border Officials Might Already Know All About Your Cannabis Use

Records of your legal purchases or weed-related employment history may reach the border long before you do.<p>Since the legalization of recreational …

Cannabis

Putin Jet Trespassed in NATO Airspace on Way to Summit, Estonia Says

MOSCOW — Even before his plane touched down in Finland for a summit meeting with President Trump, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, who was widely seen as coming out ahead at the meeting, had notched a victory in the air, the Estonian authorities say.<p>Estonia — small, vulnerable and at the …

Russia

What anthropologists can tell you about the US border immigration crisis

I am an anthropologist because I care about people. I am an archaeologist because I know our past is relevant to our present and future. Our borderlands are areas of enduring relevance to both fields of study.<p>You don’t have to be an anthropologist to be horrified by the Trump Administration’s …

Immigration