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Advocates Say Agents Are Unlawfully Turning Away Asylum Seekers At The Border

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The investigation of four men who went missing last week in Bucks County, Pa. — Thomas Meo (from left), Dean Finocchiaro, Jimi Patrick and Mark Sturgis — led to a common grave on Pennsylvania farm, where Finocchiaro's body was found. Bucks County District Attorney's Office via AP hide caption

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Pentagon Freezes Immigrant Recruitment Program

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Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin speaks at a news conference in Honolulu in March. His office has asked a federal court to review the Trump administration's definition of close family, in the context of the travel ban. Marco Garcia/AP hide caption

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Robert LaVoy Finicum (left), a rancher from Arizona, talks to reporters at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Ore., in January 2016. His shooting death by state police was found by investigators to be justified. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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A police officer in Montreal guards the front of an apartment building, where Amor Ftouhi lived before traveling to the U.S. earlier this month. Ftouhi, a Canadian resident, is suspected of stabbing an airport police officer in Flint, Mich., on Wednesday. The FBI said it is investigating it as an "act of terrorism." Julien Besset/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Prosecutors Protect Immigrants From Deportation For Minor Crimes

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Former national security adviser Michael Flynn sitting in the White House in February. The Senate Intelligence Committee announced it has subpoenaed two companies owned by Flynn. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Police and fans outside the Manchester Arena on Monday, following reports of an explosion after Ariana Grande had performed. Dave Thompson/Getty Images hide caption

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