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House Republicans Try Again to Impeach Mayorkas on Border Charges

House Republicans will try on Tuesday for a second time to impeach Alejandro N. Mayorkas, the homeland security secretary, on charges of willfully refusing to enforce border laws and breaching the public trust, after their first attempt at the partisan indictment ended in a stunning defeat. Three Republicans joined all Democrats last week in rejecting […]

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Mayors want work permits extended to keep migrants employed, receive new asylum seekers

More than 40 mayors and county executives from around the country are calling on the federal government to extend work authorizations for illegal migrants, saying that without the measures thousands will lose their jobs, businesses will suffer and districts will find it harder to cater to new asylum seekers. The elected officials – which include

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After failed vote, House Republicans will try again to impeach Mayorkas

The House is slated Tuesday night to take a second vote on a resolution to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over the surge of migrants at the U.S. border after failing last week to advance the measure that had been hyped up to conservative voters for more than a year. With House Majority Leader

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Has Israel committed war crimes in Rafah, Gaza’s southernmost city? | Israel War on Gaza News

EXPLAINER Amnesty International warns Israel has already violated international law in Rafah in four assaults since December. At least 95 people, including 42 children, have been killed in four attacks by Israeli forces in Gaza’s southernmost city of Rafah, according to Amnesty International. Victims include a newborn girl who was so young her birth had

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Cameron tells Lords ‘I have personally challenged Israel’ – UK politics live | Politics

Cameron: I have personally challenged the Israel government over incidents in Gaza Speaking in the House of Lords, foreign secretary David Cameron has said that he has personally challenged the Israeli government over individual incidents in Gaza. Responding to a question from Green party peer Natalie Bennett, who raised the case of Hind Rajab, he

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Paramount Global lays off about 800 employees after Super Bowl

Paramount executive Bob Bakish attends the 2022 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) at the PSD Bank Dome in Duesseldorf, Germany, November 13, 2022.  Thilo Schmuelgen | Reuters Paramount Global is laying off hundreds of employees, just one day after the company announced CBS had record Super Bowl viewership, Chief Executive Officer Bob Bakish said Tuesday

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