National security

FILE - This undated file photo obtained by The Associated Press shows a drawing of a prisoner being abused at a prison in Yemen run by the United Arab Emirates. Arabic from right to left reads: "Anti-terrorism," "Innocent citizen," and "Real terrorism behind their back, they don't look at." With hugs and kisses, family and friends of a Yemeni actor celebrated Monday, June 25, 2018, after he and at least three other detainees were freed from UAE-controlled prisons in southern Yemen where they had been held without charges for nearly a year. (AP Photo, File)
June 26, 2018 - 1:37 am
CAIRO (AP) — With hugs and kisses, family and friends of a Yemeni actor celebrated Monday after he and at least three other detainees were freed from prisons controlled by the United Arab Emirates in southern Yemen where they had been held without charges for nearly a year. The actor, Nasser al-...
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Immigrant families line up to enter the central bus station after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 24, 2018 - 9:08 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas charitable organization says 32 immigrant parents separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were freed into its care Sunday, but they don't know where their kids are or when they might see them again despite government assurances that family...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, a courtyard is seen at the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults with children who have been apprehended at the border. The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along U.S.-Mexico border, a move descried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
June 23, 2018 - 8:27 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States...
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In this photo taken June 8, 2017, accused leaker Reality Winner leaves the U.S. District Courthouse in Augusta, Ga., following a bond hearing. Court records indicate Winner, charged with leaking U.S. secrets to a news outlet, has reached a deal with prosecutors. U.S. Department of Justice spokesman Ian Prior confirmed in an email Thursday, June 21, 2018, that former National Security Agency contractor Winner plans to plead guilty. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 6:11 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A woman charged with leaking U.S. secrets to a news outlet plans to plead guilty, a federal official confirmed Thursday. Online court records show a change of plea hearing is scheduled Tuesday for former National Security Agency contractor Reality Winner. U.S. Department of Justice...
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President Donald Trump signs an executive order to keep families together at the border, but says that the 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue, during an event in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Standing behind Trump are Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, and Vice President Mike Pence. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 20, 2018 - 7:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration's policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border. It was a...
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President Donald Trump signs an executive order to keep families together at the border, but says that the 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue, during an event in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 20, 2018 - 7:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 7 p.m. An official with Health and Human Services says the more than 2,300 children separated from their parents at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy on illegal crossings won't be immediately...
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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen listens to President Donald Trump address members of the media before Trump signs an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 20, 2018 - 4:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has become the face of family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border, even after helping to orchestrate the executive order that would reverse it. Earlier this week, Nielsen had skewed the facts at a combative news conference on the...
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June 20, 2018 - 1:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pointing to damage done to home-state companies, lawmakers from both parties Wednesday criticized tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security. The Trump administration has turned to a little-used weapon in...
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The US name sign is photographed one day after the United States announced its withdrawal at the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council at the UN headquarters in Geneva on Wednesday. June 20, 2018. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
June 20, 2018 - 9:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. decision to pull out of the United Nations' Human Rights Council (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The U.S. national security adviser has defended the Trump administration's decision to pull out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, saying "we don't need advice...
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June 20, 2018 - 7:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton says North Korea is facing a "decisive and dramatic choice" on whether to give up its nuclear program and ballistic missiles. Bolton told Fox News' "Fox & Friends" on Wednesday that the U.S. will find out soon...
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