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Ocasio-Cortez: Detained migrants being told to ‘drink out of toilets’

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and other Democrats described the conditions in two Texas immigration facilities as “indefensible.” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday described the abysmal conditions she and other members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and other House Democrats saw after visiting two immigration detention facilities in Texas, …

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Trump says there will be military tanks at his July 4th celebration

The president told reporters Monday that Thursday’s event would feature military displays, amid fresh criticism of changes to the annual event.  President Donald Trump said Monday that this year’s Fourth of July celebration in the nation’s capital would feature military tanks. “We’re going to have some tanks stationed outside,” Trump …

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Marcus Rashford: Man Utd striker signs new contract to 2023

Marcus Rashford: Man Utd striker signs new contract to 2023 Manchester United manger Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Marcus Rashford is a “shining example of the club’s academy talent” Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has signed a £200,000-a-week contract to commit him to the club until June 2023, with the option …

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Brexit farm trial: ‘I really like the work’

Anastasia Savchenko was at agricultural university in Kharkiv in Ukraine when she saw a Facebook advert for a job picking courgettes on a farm in Cornwall. The process of being interviewed and receiving her six-month work visa took about six weeks. She is among 30 workers from non-EU countries who …

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Young, mega-rich – and demanding to pay more tax

Image copyrightIAN & LIESEL SIMMONSImage captionLiesel Pritzker Simmons and husband Ian Simmons run an investment firm focussing on social enterprises Liesel Pritzker Simmons is fabulously wealthy. But this member of one of America’s richest families is also uneasy about it. “It’s time for us who are blessed with unusual financial …

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