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Mentally Disabled Man Faces Deportation from Trump Administration

Guillermo Peralta Martinez does not know how old he is or where he was born or even the name of his mother. Mentally disabled, Peralta cannot say whether he is a legal resident of the U.S. A stocky man who looks like he is in his mid-30's, he suffers from a speech impediment that makes the…

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Native American Tribes Eye Lucrative Marijuana Market

Native American Tribes Eye Lucrative Marijuana Market

An increasing number of Native American tribes are looking to the marijuana business to break the poverty on reservations, but they are treading quietly over uncertainties in federal policy, which could shift under President Donald Trump. Cannabis is big business in states that have legalized its medical or recreational use. Arcview, a California cannabis investor network,…

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Libyan Rebels Seize Gadhafi Compound

 Rebel fighters have seized Moammar Gadhafi's compound in the capital, Tripoli, and are celebrating what they consider a major victory over the Libyan leader and his loyalist troops.

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Turkey Launches Attack on Iraq

Turkish warplanes have attacked targets of the separatist Kurdistan Workers Party in northern Iraq. They hit bases, anti-aircraft defenses and rebel shelters in the Kandil and Zap regions.

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Syrian Death Toll Continues to Climb

 Syrian security forces are using heavy machine gun fire in the port city of Latakia, where President Bashar al-Assad's government has been cracking down on opposition demonstrators the past four days. 

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