Mexican Government Clears Out Texas Border Migrant Camp

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Mexican authorities have cleared out a migrant camp in Reynosa across the United States border in Texas. Sister Norma Pimentel, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, said that 400 migrants “willingly” left the camp on Monday. …

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Heavy Rains Submerges Australian East Coast Again

Australian residents have been issued evacuation orders for the second time in weeks after heavy rain burst river banks and lashed the east coast when thousands of its residents are still homeless after earlier flooding. Several towns in northern New …

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Homelessness Linked to Increased Suicide Risk Among LGBTQ Youth, New Report Finds

LGBTQ youth who reported experiencing homelessness or housing instability at some point in their lives had an increased rate of attempting suicide, according to a report published on Feb. 3. The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis …

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Israeli Police Demolish Palestinian Family’s Home in Sheikh Jarrah After Lengthy Standoff

Israeli police on Jan. 19 demolished a Palestinian family’s home in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah after a high-profile lengthy standoff. Before dawn, Israeli police officers went to the house of the Salhiya family and carried out an …

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Palestinian Family Facing Eviction Threatens to Burn Home in Sheikh Jarrah

A Palestinian family facing eviction in Sheikh Jarrah by Israeli police threatened to burn their home rather than be forced out. Mahmoud Salhiya, whose Palestinian family is one of dozens at risk of imminent eviction in the area, threatened to …

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