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U.S. announces arrests in border crackdown on human smuggling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. officials have made almost 200 arrests and seized more than $625,000 in illicit profits in a month-long crackdown on human smuggling in response to an influx of illegal immigration into Texas, the Department of Homeland Security said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Read More »

Asia stocks rise as risk aversion wanes, Aussie spikes

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Wednesday as risk aversion triggered by recent geopolitical tensions continued to ebb, while the Australian dollar spiked on stronger-than-expected inflation data. …read more Source: Read More »

Abbas-led Palestinian body backs Hamas truce demands in Gaza

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The Palestinian decision-making body led by U.S.-backed President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday endorsed demands by Hamas for halting Gaza hostilities with Israel, a closing of ranks that may help Egyptian-mediated truce efforts. …read more Source: Read More »

Firefighters advance on biggest wildfire on record in Washington state

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Firefighters gained ground on Tuesday against the largest wildfire in Washington state’s history but the massive blaze that has destroyed 200 homes continued to threaten some communities and forced a fresh round of evacuations. …read more Source: Read More »