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U.S., South Korean troops recognized for rescuing North Korean defector
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The Latest: ‘Explosion” raises fears for Argentine sub
Washington Post • Associated Press
They're Undocumented And Want To Join The U.S. Army Before It's Too Late
NPR • Richard Gonzales
El Salvador arrests ringleader in black widow killing scheme
Washington Post • Associated Press
Honduras president seeks 2nd term despite constitutional ban
Washington Post •  Ap, Freddy Cuevas, Mark Stevenson 
Sound 'consistent with an explosion' heard near missing Argentine sub's last known location
Washington Post • Kristine Phillips
ICE Is Looking to Technology Companies to Help Them Monitor Visa Holders
Newsweek • Maria Perez
Another Immigrant Father Has Accused US Authorities Of Taking Away His Son
BuzzFeed • Adolfo Flores
Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change
Fox News • Andrew Meldrum
Federal task force eyes next steps to tackle influx of illegal border crossers
CBC Radio-Canada • Kathleen Harris
 
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U.S., South Korean troops recognized for rescuing North Korean defector
Washington PostCaitlin Dewey
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The Latest: ‘Explosion” raises fears for Argentine sub
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They're Undocumented And Want To Join The U.S. Army Before It's Too Late
NPRRichard Gonzales
Several hundred undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country illegally all share a goal: they want to join the U.S. Army. Now, two programs that put them on that path are in danger of being killed by the Trump administration. Two...
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International Security, World Politics
El Salvador arrests ringleader in black widow killing scheme
Washington PostAssociated Press
Police in El Salvador have arrested the alleged ringleader of a “black widow” killing scheme that forced women into arranged marriages and made them collect insurance policies on their husbands.
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International Security, World Politics
Honduras president seeks 2nd term despite constitutional ban
Washington Post Ap, Freddy Cuevas, Mark Stevenson 
Less than a decade ago, even talk of re-election was enough to get a Honduran president overthrown.
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International Security, World Politics
Sound 'consistent with an explosion' heard near missing Argentine sub's last known location
Washington PostKristine Phillips
The ARA San Juan, an Argentine navy submarine, vanished a week ago off the coast of Patagonia carrying 44 crew members.
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Homeland Security, Professional Services
ICE Is Looking to Technology Companies to Help Them Monitor Visa Holders
NewsweekMaria Perez
The Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement are looking to get help from technology companies to help keep track of visa holders in the U.S. During a conference last week, ICE officials explained that they are hoping to develop algorithms that would...
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Homeland Security
Another Immigrant Father Has Accused US Authorities Of Taking Away His Son
BuzzFeedAdolfo Flores
Eric Matute Castro, 33, and his son Rojer. Another migrant father who crossed into the United States seeking asylum is accusing immigration agents of threatening him in order to separate him from his three-year-old son. Eric Matute Castro, 33, is the second...
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International Security, World Politics
Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change
Fox NewsAndrew Meldrum
Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa, widely known as the Crocodile, is seen as a smart, ruthless politician, and many question if he will be able to bring the change the country craves.
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Homeland Security
Federal task force eyes next steps to tackle influx of illegal border crossers
CBC Radio-CanadaKathleen Harris
A federal task force will meet later today to map out a contingency plan to deal with the influx of people illegally crossing the border into Canada. It will be the group's sixth meeting, and comes as the spike in summer crossings...
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