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Trump administration 'acted with complete disregard' for international law by deporting Hondurans - in Guatemala - civil society groups charge

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Honduran migrants, part of a US-bound caravan, are intercepted by Guatemalan Army members who ask them for documents in San Luis, Peten department, Guatemala on October 3, 2020.
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In January, US agents in Guatemala packed Honduran migrants into unmarked vans, transporting them back to Honduras.
Under an agreement between the US and Guatemala, migrants are supposed to be able to apply for asylum in the US from Guatemalan soil.
"DHS treats the US border as if it extends south to Guatemala and that it has the authority to police and deport migrants on foreign...
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No evidence for Trump claim that Joe Biden earned money in China, according to the Wall Street Journal, contradicting its editorial section

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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participates in the final presidential debate against U.S. President Donald Trump at Belmont University on October 22, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee.
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The Wall Street Journal found no evidence to support President Trump's claim that Joe Biden did business in China.
The Journal's reporters reviewed corporate records, emails, and text messages.
Trump's claim, during Thursday's debate, came the same week it was revealed he himself had a secret bank account in China.
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'Anything less than a vote for Biden is a vote against democracy': Expensify's CEO tells us why the company emailed 10 million customers urging them to vote for Biden

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U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participate in the first 2020 presidential campaign debate held on the campus of the Cleveland Clinic at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., September 29, 2020.
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Expensify CEO David Barrett just emailed 10 million of the company's customers urging them to vote for Joe Biden for president.
"Anything less than a vote for Biden is a vote against democracy," he wrote, adding: "a vote for Trump is to endorse voter suppression."
Barrett told Business Insider that...
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Trump falsely claims that only migrants with 'the lowest IQ' return for their court dates after being arrested by US immigration authorities

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U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he tours a section of new U.S.-Mexico border wall built in San Luis, Arizona, U.S., June 23, 2020
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President Donald Trump falsely claimed that only immigrants with "the lowest IQ" return for their court dates when released after being arrested by US immigration authorities.
Trump's comments during Thursday's presidential debate referenced a policy often called "catch and release," where migrants are released from DHS custody pending their immigration court proceedings - which his administration ended in 2018 .
The DOJ says around...
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