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Fraud kingpin ran multi-million dollar ops from inside immigration detention center

It started with the arrest of 36-year-old woman in Sydney on suspicion of laundering more than $ 480,000 gained by hacking multiple business emails; within a week, police had taken down a $ 3 million international crime syndicate. “We can’t establish at this stage who it’s gone to or what it’s being used [for],” Detective Superintendent Arthur Katsogiannis told reporters ...

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Leftist activist Udaltsov goes on hunger strike protesting alleged unlawful detention

The head of the Russian “Leftist Front” movement, Sergei Udaltsov, has been placed in hospital after going on hunger strike in protest over civil custodial sentence he received for violating the law on protest rallies. Interfax news agency quoted Udaltsov’s spouse, Anastasiya Udaltsova, as saying that she visited her husband in the hospital and found out that his condition was ...

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‘We are not going to take it sitting down’: Trump on detention of US pastor in Turkey

US President Donald Trump has vowed to take new steps to free an American pastor detained in Turkey, stating that “we haven’t seen the last of it.” Pastor Andrew Brunson has been held by Ankara since 2016. Read more “They should have given him back a long time ago, and Turkey has in my opinion acted very, very badly,” Trump ...

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Accused 'Russian agent' Butina allowed phone calls, but not dental help, after 19 days' detention

Embassy officials that visited Russian gun activist Maria Butina in US jail on Thursday said that the 29-year-old, who has been in custody for over two weeks, was allowed to make calls, was being denied the help of a dentist. Thursday marks 19 days since Butina, charged with acting as an agent of the Russian government without notifying the US ...

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US sanctioning Turkish officials over detention of American pastor – White House

The officials targeted under the so-called Global Magnitsky Act are Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gül and Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters. The US Treasury is imposing sanctions against two cabinet-level Turkish officials over the continued detention of a US pastor by the Turkish authorities, the White House spokesperson said. Pastor Andrew ...

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Are immigrant detention centers in US making a killing since Trump took office? – RT's Keiser Report

RT’s Keiser Report looks into reports that facilities that hold immigrant families in Texas have seen their stock price almost double since Trump was elected in 2016. Stacy Herbert and Max Keiser also discuss corporate flight from Britain as the country prepares for Brexit and the economic disaster that will follow. In the second part of the show, Keiser interviews ...

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Poll: Majority side with Trump on immigration, blame parents for detention crisis

A new Rasmussen poll has found that a majority of Americans side with President Donald Trump, and blame illegal immigrant parents for the current child detention crisis at the Mexican border. According to the poll, 54 percent of likely voters said that the parents of detained children are to blame for knowingly breaking the law in the first place. Only ...

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Twitter rages after Fox host Laura Ingraham calls child detention facilities ‘summer camps’

Twitter has erupted after Fox News host Laura Ingraham offered an original take on the Trump administration’s family separation policy on the US-Mexico border by referring to child detention facilities as “summer camps”. Ingraham was speaking on her show, The Ingraham Angle, about the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” illegal immigration policy, which has seen nearly 2,000 young children separated from ...

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US Supreme Court paves way for indefinite detention of immigrants

In the ongoing back-and-forth over migrant rights, the US Supreme Court has lifted the time limit immigrants can be held without bond. This comes a day after US President Trump failed to end childhood migrants’ privileges. The court voted 5-3 to strike down a San Francisco 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to give detained immigrants the right to a ...

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‘Treated like animals’: Yarl’s Wood detainees starve themselves to protest ‘inhumane’ detention

Around 120 Yarl’s Wood detainees are on day three of a hunger strike in protest at the shutdown of the ‘inhumane’ immigration removal center. They want to change what they call the “thoroughly racist” system, a campaigner told RT. The detainees started the strike on Wednesday in protest at the “offensive” treatment at the hands of the Home Office. They ...

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