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Sep 23 2021
DEL RIO, Texas—The flood of illegal immigrants that has crossed over the Rio Grande River since mid-September is straining the hospital and other resources in this small Texas border city.
Del Rio has a population of about 35,000. Some 16,000 illegal aliens have entered the city in the past week or so, according to Texas officials.
The hospital is concerned about the situation,The Epoch Times
Oct 27 2022
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Jul 28 2020
On July 25, 2020, Hurricane Hanna made landfall in southern Texas, the first storm to do so since Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Shortly afterwards, social media users began circulating a video clip said to show Hanna “blowing down Trump’s border wall”:
Although the video was real, it didn’t capture Hurricane Hanna blowing down a section of border fencing in Texas in July 2020, but rather aSnopes
Sep 08 2015
Hundreds have gathered in support of a county clerk in the US state of Kentucky who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licences to gay couples. Kim Davis, an elected official in Rowan County, has said the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the issue conflicts with her Christian beliefs. Some of her deputies began processing the licences on Friday, providing one to a gay couple previouslyBBC News
May 21 2021
Dozens of candidates are entering races for seats in critical states across the country as both Democrats and Republicans confront the prospect of crowded primary fields ahead of next year’s midterm elections.
In years past, party leaders have stepped in to anoint a favored candidate, bestowing the title of presumptive nominee on a contender who appeared straight from central casting.The Hill
Dec 15 2014
The Obama administration believes it has sharply cut back the oil revenues that have made the Islamic State the best funded terrorist organization in history, according to senior U.S. officials.
The U.S. has been combining military strikes that target energy infrastructure controlled by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria with heightened tracking of smuggling routes used to move oil throughWall Street Journal (News)
Jan 23 2020
The Virginia Senate passed a "red flag" gun law Thursday, one of several state gun control measures on the table that influenced a peaceful protest at the state Capitol two days ago. According to the bill's text, it's aimed at temporarily seizing firearms from people "posing substantial risk" to those around them. Similar laws have been passed in 17 other states and Washington D.C.
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Jun 11 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTSOn June 3rd, Republican Senator Tom Cotton published an op-ed in the New York Times arguing that the Insurrection Act could be used to deploy military troops on American soil to quell protests sparked by the Abridge News
Sep 23 2021
Over 15,000 unauthorized migrants who crossed the Rio Grande River into Texas congregated at a makeshift camp in the small border town of Del Rio over the past week.
The migrants, many of them Haitian, are awaiting processing or apprehension at the camp, where food and utilities are reportedly scarce. A Wednesday report quoting several anonymous officials said thousands of unauthorizedAllSides Staff