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Mexico fails to offer migrants asylum, Amnesty International reports

Associated Press Published 4:47 p.m. ET Jan. 23, 2018 Immigration officials remove Central American migrants from a northbound freight train during a raid by federal police in San Ramon, Mexico, just after midnight on the morning Aug. 29, 2014. (Photo: Rebecca Blackwell, AP) MEXICO CITY — An Amnesty International survey of 385 Central American migrants…

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Powell Approved by Senate to Succeed Yellen as Fed Chair

Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell was confirmed with broad bipartisan support in the Senate to take the helm of the U.S. central bank when Chair Janet Yellen’s term ends Feb. 3. Lawmakers voted 85-12 in favor of the former private-equity executive, widely seen as a choice for policy continuity who President Donald Trump picked in…

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