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The World in 2:00 – August 20, 2015

The World in 2:00

Great Britain and France bolster security to contain the migration problem plaguing Calais, and NOAA scientists declare July the warmest month on record.

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The Day Ahead – August 20, 2015

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Troubling health news for those working long hours, British and French ministers converge on Calais and a foreign rock band tours North Korea for the first time.

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Trump Calls For End To Birthright Citizenship

“End birthright citizenship,” the proposal states. “This remains the biggest magnet for illegal immigration.”

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Obama Threatens Veto Over GOP Immigration Bill

The administration says the bill fails to remove the most dangerous convicted criminals and impedes on U.S. citizens civil rights.

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GOP Rep. King: ‘I’m as Hispanic and Latino as’ Julian Castro

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King’s tweet was a response to HUD Secretary Castro’s comment on MSNBC that the GOP is losing the Latino vote.

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Undocumented Trans Women Can Now Be Held In Women’s Detention Centers

According to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, one in 500 immigrant detainees are transgender, yet one in five of sexual assaults in U.S. immigration detention centers happens to trans people.

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Univision Cuts Ties With Miss USA After Trump’s Comments On Immigration

Univision will not air the Miss USA pageant on July 12 nor will the broadcasting company ever work with the Trump Organization again after Donald Trump made recent negative remarks about Mexican immigrants.

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Dem. Leaders Reflect On Visit To Immigration Detention ‘Prisons’

“This is a prison for women and children” Rep. Jackson-Lee (TX) claimed, with several of the inmates have attempted suicide and are currently suffering from severe medical illnesses and diseases.

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House Dems. To Visit Immigration Detention Centers

“Detaining children puts them at risk for medical and developmental problems…young children are being held in prison like conditions” House Democrat Minority Whit Steny Hoyer said.

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Federal Court To Hear Arguments Over Obama’s Immigration Orders

The Obama administration is requesting an emergency stay on a ruling from a Texas judge who halted the president’s executive orders

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The World in 2:00 – September 4, 2015

The World in 2:00

Fighting dashes hope of peace in South Sudan, Thailand struggles to locate the masterminds of last month’s Bangkok bombing and four EU nations reject refugee quotas.

4 Days Left To Comment On NIH Child Health Outcomes Plan

What factors should the National Institutes of Health look into for their study? You have until Sept. 8 to let them know.

Hillary Clinton “Sorry” About Email Confusion

“I take responsibility and it wasn’t the best choice,” Clinton said.

Father Of Slain Journalist To Pressure Congress Over Gun Violence On Capitol Hill

Andy Parker, father of Alison Parker who was gunned down on live TV last month, will take to the Hill to push for gun control legislation

Report: Easygoing Parents Make Happier Kids

And the kids of controlling parents lead sadder lives…

Top Congressional Dems Warn Of Looming Shutdown

House and Senate Minority Leaders Harry Reid (Nv.) and Nancy Pelosi (Ca.) warn of a government shutdown as the economy begins to show signs of improvement