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US deports former Nazi camp guard, 95, to Germany

Aug. 21, 2018 11:30 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the U.S. was taken from his New York City home and spirited early Tuesday morning to Germany, following years of efforts to remove him from the United States. The deportation of the 95-year-old former Nazi camp guard, Jakiw Palij, came...

UK apologizes to deported, detained residents from Caribbean

Aug. 21, 2018 9:40 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British government apologized Tuesday to 18 long-term U.K. residents from the Caribbean who were deported or detained because they could not produce documents to prove their right to live in the country. Home Secretary Sajid Javid said their treatment was "completely unacceptable," and...

Logic stages immigrant protest at VMAs with parents, kids

Aug. 21, 2018 1:44 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wearing white T-shirts with the message "We are All Human Beings," more than two dozen immigrant children and their parents joined Logic and Ryan Tedder on stage Monday night at the MTV Video Music Awards to protest President Donald Trump's separation and detention policy. The children,...

Salvadoran town deeply rooted in DC unfazed by US politics

Aug. 21, 2018 1:42 AM EDT

INTIPUCA, El Salvador (AP) — In a quiet, cobblestoned town near the Pacific coast of El Salvador, residents are unfazed by the Trump administration seeking to lock up families indefinitely and ending temporary protected status for people from their country. They're still going north. "The people in this...

The Latest: Post Malone, Aerosmith merge to close VMAs

Aug. 21, 2018 1:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the MTV Video Music Awards (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Post Malone was joined on stage by Aerosmith to give a wild-verging-on-bizarre dual performance to close the MTV Video Music Awards. Malone, wearing garb that looked like a toddler's footie pajamas with yellow, blue and...

Army reinstates at least 36 discharged immigrants

Aug. 20, 2018 9:57 PM EDT

At least three dozen immigrant recruits who were booted from the U.S. Army after enlisting with a promised pathway to citizenship are being brought back to serve, according to court records filed Monday. Since Aug. 17, the U.S. Army has reinstated 32 reservists, and revoked discharge orders of another six...

OAS commission: 'precautionary measures' over separated kids

Aug. 20, 2018 9:29 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights says it has granted "precautionary measures" for migrant children separated from their families in the U.S. The commission warns of "the serious impact of the loss of the link between children and their biological families." It requests that...

Official: Man detained in US wanted for murder in Mexico

Aug. 20, 2018 9:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An immigrant in the U.S. illegally who was picked up while taking his wife to a hospital to give birth is wanted for a killing in Mexico, a Mexican government official said Monday after the man's lawyer suggested authorities have the wrong person. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Brazil rules out closing border to Venezuelan immigrants

Aug. 20, 2018 6:57 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil won't close its border with Venezuela despite tensions that led to attacks on migrants who had fled to the border town of Pacaraima in the northern state of Roraima, an official said Monday. Institutional Security Minister Gen. Sergio Etchegoyen told a news conference that closing...

Correction: Brazil-Venezuelan Immigrants story

Aug. 20, 2018 6:10 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — In a story Aug. 19 about Venezuelan migrants in a Brazilian border town, The Associated Press reported erroneously that officers sent to the Brazil-Venezuela border are troops. They are members of a military-style police unit, but not part of the military. A corrected version of the story...