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Israel in deal to resettle Africa migrants, then backtracks

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Israel announced a deal with the U.N. on Monday to resettle African migrants in Western nations, but hours later put the agreement on hold.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had announced the deal on national TV, saying Israel agreed to cancel the planned expulsion of tens of thousands of African migrants. He said the deal with the United Nations called for sending half of them to Western nations and allowing the rest to remain in Israel.
Late Monday, Netanyahu said he was "suspending" the...
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US opens door to possible Trump-Putin White House meeting

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The Trump administration opened the door to a potential White House meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, raising the possibility of an Oval Office welcome for Putin for the first time in more than a decade even as relations between the two powers...
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Trump pushes Republicans to use 'nuclear option' on border

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Washington, Apr 3 (AP) - Trump administration officials said Monday they're crafting a new legislative pack-age aimed at closing immigration "loopholes," hours after the president called on Republicans in Congress to immediately pass a border bill using the "Nuclear Option if necessary" to muscle...
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New Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra names his Cabinet

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Lima, Apr 3 (AP) - New President Martin Vizcarra swore in a Cabinet on Monday that aims to continue the pro-business policies of his disgraced predecessor while seeking to ease political tensions.
Vizcarra's key political operator will be Prime Minister Cesar Villanueva, a former governor and...
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Migrant caravan stops in field in southern Mexico

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Mexico City, Apr 3 (AP) - President Donald Trump is warning about "caravans" of migrants heading to the U.S., though the caravan of Central American migrants supposedly moving across Mexico toward the border was strikingly immobile Monday.
The group of about 1,100 people, most of them Hondurans...
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