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US launches mass deportation of Haitian migrants from Texas

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) РThe United States returns Haitians encamped in a Texas border town to their home country and prevents others from crossing the border into Mexico in a massive show of force that signals the start of this which could be one of the fastest in America, massive expulsions of migrants or refugees in decades. More than 320 migrants arrived in Port-au-Prince on three flights on Sunday, and Haiti said six flights were expected on Tuesday. In total, US authorities have decided to deport many of the more than 12,000 migrants camped around a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, after passing through the city of Ciudad Acu̱a, Mexico.

Emmys: “Crown”, “Lasso”, “Queen’s Gambit”, Streaming Triumph

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Netflix’s “The Crown” and “The Queen’s Gambit” Combine with Apple TV +’s “Ted Lasso” to Win Best Series Honors at Sunday Emmy Awards, a First for Streaming Services which cemented their rise to fame in the television industry. “I’m at a loss for words,” said Peter Morgan, creator and screenwriter of the British royal saga “The Crown”, which has won acting, writing and directing awards in addition to four accolades. actor. His comment can also apply to the premium cable channels that once dominated the Emmy Awards, and the broadcast networks – including the host of Sunday’s ceremony, CBS – which have long since grown accustomed to being largely broadcasters as well. hikers.

Senate parliamentarian gives Democrats’ immigration push a hard blow

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats cannot use their $ 3.5 trillion package to boost social and climate programs for their plan to give millions of immigrants a chance to become citizens, the MP said. Senate, a blow to what was the party’s clearest path in years to achieve this long sought after goal. The move by Elizabeth MacDonough, the Senate’s non-partisan interpreter of its often enigmatic rules, is a damaging and disheartening setback for President Joe Biden, Congressional Democrats, and their allies in pro-immigration and progressive communities. Although they have said they will offer him new alternatives, MacDonough’s position seriously hurts their hopes of unilaterally adopting – against Republican opposition – changes allowing several categories of immigrants to obtain residency. permanent and possibly citizenship.

Emmys: OT Fagbenle changes Nigerian look, Porter wears wings

NEW YORK (AP) – Michaela Jaé “Mj” Rodriguez wore a vintage Versace Atelier in teal as a tribute to Old Hollywood, her hair falling down her back, and Billy Porter worked big wings on her black pants look on Sunday at the ‘Emmy Thin Awards. Less than a week after the wild and sometimes wacky fashions of the Met Gala, the glamor was back at the Emmys. There were pale pink and yellow looks, shiny sequin statement minis – and Nicole Byer in a stunning off-the-shoulder orchid purple tulle dress that’s sure to land her in a best-dressed place. Many, including Kate Winslet, Jean Smart, and Cecily Strong, have gone for classic black, the latter with a high slit and low plunge.

Taliban-ruled Kabul Municipality to Women Workers: Stay Home

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Kabul city government workers have been ordered to stay home, with work only allowed for those who cannot be replaced by men, the government said on Sunday. acting mayor of the Afghan capital, detailing the latest restrictions imposed on women by the new Taliban leadership. Witnesses, meanwhile, said an explosion targeted a Taliban vehicle in the eastern city of Jalalabad, and hospital officials said five people were killed in the second blast. murderer of this type in as many days in the stronghold of the Islamic State. The decision to prevent most urban women workers from returning to work is another sign that the Taliban, who invaded Kabul last month, are carrying out their harsh take on Islam despite initial promises from some that they would be tolerant and inclusive.

Same goal, different paths: US and EU seek maximum vaccination rates

BRUSSELS (AP) – The Belgian city of Aarschot has a 94% vaccination rate of all adults, but Mayor Gwendolyn Rutten fears his city is too close to the capital Brussels, where the rate stands at 63 %. But there isn’t much she can do about it. His hope is that the government will make vaccination compulsory. “Otherwise, you put everyone else back in danger,” Rutten said in a recent interview. But few countries in the European Union have issued outright warrants, instead requiring people to present proof of vaccination, a negative test, or recent recovery from COVID-19 to participate in ever more activities – even sometimes. to go to work.

Biden launches partnership after tough time with allies

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden is appearing before the United Nations this week, eager to advocate for the world to act with haste against the coronavirus, climate change and human rights abuses. His advocacy for a greater global partnership comes at a time when allies are growing increasingly skeptical about the scale of the changes that US foreign policy has actually made since Donald Trump left the White House. Biden plans to limit his time at the United Nations General Assembly due to coronavirus concerns. He is due to meet Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday and address the assembly on Tuesday before moving the rest of the week’s diplomacy to virtual settings and Washington.

As leaders meet again at UN, climate and COVID tops list

UNITED NATIONS (PA) – Last year no leader came. This year will be quite different – sort of. As the coronavirus pandemic still rages in many parts of the world, leaders from more than 100 countries are heading to New York this week for the annual high-level United Nations gathering – a semi-locked COVID-inflected affair that takes place in one of the cities hardest hit by the pandemic. This will be a change from the last in-person General Assembly meeting in 2019 – and very different from last year’s fully virtual version as well. Expecting Them: Sized challenges enough to frighten anyone who runs a country, from an escalating climate crisis and serious vaccine inequalities to the future of Afghanistan under its new Taliban rulers and to escalating conflicts in Myanmar and in the Tigray region of Ethiopia.

Search for Gabby Petito’s boyfriend continues after body is found

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) – Authorities have said a body found in northern Wyoming is believed to be that of a 22-year-old woman who went missing while hiking across the country with a boyfriend, now the subject of an intense dig in a Florida Nature Reserve. The FBI said Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito’s body was found on Sunday by law enforcement officers who spent the weekend searching camp sites on the eastern border of Grand Teton National Park. The cause of death has not yet been determined, said FBI Special Surveillance Agent Charles Jones. Details on where and how the body was found were not disclosed.

Macron to meet with Biden amid submarine crisis

PARIS (AP) – French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with President Joe Biden in the coming days during their first contact since a major diplomatic crisis erupted between France and the United States over a deal submarine with Australia, an official said on Sunday. The phone call is at Biden’s request, government spokesman Gabriel Attal said, adding that there was initially “shock” and “anger” in France following news of the deal. . But now it’s time to try to move forward, he said. What the French are now calling a “serious crisis” erupted following the sudden and unexpected end of a contract worth at least $ 66 billion in 2016 between France and Australia for the construction of 12 sub- conventional diesel-electric sailors.



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