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Activists and DACA recipients march up Broadway during the start of their 'Walk to Stay Home,' a five-day 250-mile walk from New York to Washington D.C., to demand that Congress pass a Clean Dream Act, in Manhattan, New York, U.S., February 15, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Ukraine moves to split church from Russia as elections approach

By Natalia Zinets

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Orthodox church could become independent of Moscow under the terms of a presidential (More…)

Push for ‘Dreamer’ immigration bill gains steam in U.S. House of Representatives

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday urged Speaker Paul Ryan to schedule (More…)

Assad steps up efforts to crush last besieged enclaves

By Angus McDowall and Suleiman Al-Khalidi

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) – The Syrian government stepped up its efforts on Thursday to retake (More…)

FAA to order inspections of jet engines after Southwest blast

By Alwyn Scott and Alana Wise

(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said it will order inspection of about (More…)

North Korea seeks ‘complete denuclearisation’, says Moon, as U.S. vows continued pressure

By Joyce Lee and Stephanie Nebehay

SEOUL/GENEVA (Reuters) – North Korea has expressed its commitment to “complete denuclearisation” of the (More…)

Puerto Rico restores power to over 70 percent of customers after blackout

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Puerto Rico’s power company said it had restored power to over 1.1 million homes and businesses (More…)

Deadly South Carolina prison riot exposes staffing shortage

By Ian Simpson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A gang-related melee at a South Carolina prison that ended with seven dead and (More…)

Miami among cities at risk from yellow fever spread : study

GENEVA (Reuters) – Miami is at risk of a deadly yellow fever outbreak because the disease could thrive there but (More…)

“We saw corpses in the street”: Syrian activist recounts Douma attack

By Dahlia Nehme

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Muayad al-Dirani was at a medical center in the Syrian town of Douma the (More…)

Wind-fanned wildfires threaten to spread in parched Oklahoma

By Nick Oxford

TALOGA, Okla. (Reuters) – Wildfires which have killed two people in western Oklahoma could spread and more (More…)