Asylum seekers

A child places flowers in a square in central Manchester, Britain, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left more than 20 people dead and many more injured, as it ended on Monday night at the Manchester Arena. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
May 24, 2017 - 1:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead (all times local): 6:40 p.m. The British government says a national minute of silence will be observed on Thursday to remember those who died or were affected by Monday's bombing at a Manchester arena...
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May 09, 2017 - 7:12 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers are advancing a proposal to license family immigrant detention centers as child care providers. The state Senate voted 20-11 Tuesday to approve a bill that would allow Texas to license two family lockdowns, despite a past state court ruling that such facilities...
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May 04, 2017 - 12:16 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities on Thursday rejected Turkey's new extradition bid for the last two of its eight servicemen who fled to Greece seeking asylum after last year's abortive military coup in Turkey, in a case that has strained ties between the two uneasy NATO allies. The Turkish...
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Protecting their identity, former Turkish military officers who have been granted asylum in Norway, pose for a photograph in Stavanger, Norway, Monday, April 3, 2017. With bank accounts frozen and successful unblemished military careers as NATO officers have turned to refugee status and they are now considered suspects in July's failed coup in Turkey, so they face the possibility of never returning home. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
April 08, 2017 - 12:20 pm
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway and Turkey — NATO's northern and southern frontiers in Europe — have been pillars of the Western military alliance for more than 60 years. But the diplomatic temperature between the two has fallen steadily since Turkey recalled dozens of military officers as suspects...
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Protecting their identity, former Turkish military officers who have been granted asylum in Norway, pose for a photograph in Stavanger, Norway, Monday, April 3, 2017. With bank accounts frozen and successful unblemished military careers as NATO officers have turned to refugee status and they are now considered suspects in July's failed coup in Turkey, so they face the possibility of never returning home. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
April 08, 2017 - 11:08 am
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway and Turkey — NATO's northern and southern frontiers in Europe — have been pillars of the Western military alliance for more than 60 years. But the diplomatic temperature between the two has fallen steadily since Turkey recalled dozens of military officers as suspects...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2015, file photo, Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee speaks to a reporter while leaving the Subordinate Courts after being released on bail, in Singapore. Yee whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled Friday, March 24, 2017. Yee has been detained by federal immigration authorities since December when he was taken into custody at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Attorneys said the 18-year-old could be released from a Wisconsin detention center as early as Monday. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
March 25, 2017 - 10:58 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A blogger from Singapore who was jailed for his online posts blasting his government was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge ruled. Amos Yee, 18, has been detained by federal immigration authorities since December when he was taken into custody at...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2015, file photo, Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee speaks to a reporter while leaving the Subordinate Courts after being released on bail, in Singapore. Yee whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled Friday, March 24, 2017. Yee has been detained by federal immigration authorities since December when he was taken into custody at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Attorneys said the 18-year-old could be released from a Wisconsin detention center as early as Monday. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
March 25, 2017 - 2:04 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A blogger from Singapore who was jailed for his online posts blasting his government was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge ruled. Amos Yee, 18, has been detained by federal immigration authorities since December when he was taken into custody at...
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FILE - In this May, 12, 2015, file photo, Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee speaks to reporters while leaving the Subordinate Courts after being released on bail in Singapore. An immigration judge in Chicago has granted asylum to Amos Yee whose online posts criticizing his government landed him in jail. Samuel Cole issued a 13-page decision Friday, March, 24, 2017, saying Amos Yee established he's suffered past political persecution because of his political opinion and could remain in the U.S. Yee has been detained by immigration officials since December when he arrived at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
March 24, 2017 - 8:47 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled Friday. Amos Yee has been detained by federal immigration authorities since December when he was...
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March 20, 2017 - 12:43 am
WHITE HOUSE-SUSPICIOUS CAR Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who drove to a security checkpoint near the White House in a car that was deemed suspicious has been detained by the U.S. Secret Service. Media outlets reported Sunday that the suspect has...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016 file photo a Hungarian soldier patrols at the transit zone at Hungary's southern border with Serbia near Tompa, 169 km southeast of Budapest, Hungary. Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban, an early supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, has ordered the reinforcement of fences on Hungary’s southern borders to keep out migrants, many of whom are Muslims. (Sandor Ujvari/MTI via AP, file)
March 07, 2017 - 6:42 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Migration is the "Trojan wooden horse" of terrorism and the current lull in the migrant flow is only temporary, Hungary's prime minister said Tuesday Prime Minister Viktor Orban, an early supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, has ordered the reinforcement of fences on...
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