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Border Patrol arrests drop sharply in June

MCALLEN, Texas — Border Patrol arrests fell sharply in June to the lowest level since February, according to a U.S. official, ending a streak of four straight monthly increases. The drop may reflect seasonal trends or it could signal that President Donald Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy to criminally prosecute every adult who enters the country illegally is having a deterrent effect. ...

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UN chief says he heard ‘unimaginable’ stories from Rohingya

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Monday that he heard “unimaginable accounts of killing and rape” from Rohingya refugees who have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh since last August to escape violence. Guterres said in a tweet Monday after visiting sprawling refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district that the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya ...

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Bengal: Let BJP secure two seats, hits back TMC

Purulia: Days after BJP president Amit Shah gave a call from the Simulia ground in Purulia to uproot Trinamool from the state, the ruling party on Sunday said that BJP would fall flat on its face in the 2019 Lok Sabha election. Trinamool also said it wanted a Prime Minister from West Bengal this time. “We will bag all 42 ...

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Mexico’s Lopez Obrador claims historic win, broad mandate

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Furious at spiraling corruption and violence, Mexican voters unleashed a political earthquake Sunday by electing a leftist firebrand as president and giving him a broad mandate to overthrow the political establishment and govern for the poor. A late-night official quick count from electoral authorities forecast that Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador would win with between 53 percent ...

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