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Trinidadians held by U.S. immigration officials in NY

Trinidadians held by U.S. immigration officials in NY

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that remaining in the U.S. when subject to deportation is a civil infraction, not a criminal one. In an unsigned opinion, the SJC countered that "Massachusetts law provides no authority for MA court officers to arrest and hold an individual exclusively on the basis of a federal civil immigration detainer".


1 killed, several injured in knife attack in Germany

1 killed, several injured in knife attack in Germany

The assailant was placed under arrest, police said, adding that it was too soon to speculate a motive. They have also confirmed they have detained the attacker, although reports say they are now hunting a second person. A police spokesperson was quoted by the Telegraph saying that the man started attacking the customers in the supermarket without any warning. The man was arrested after the incident in the Barmbek district of the northern port city.


Brexit: Ireland calls for sea border with Britain

Brexit: Ireland calls for sea border with Britain

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said Ireland is "not going to design a border for the Brexiteers". Theresa May is facing a fresh Brexit challenge amid reports that Dublin wants the Irish Sea to be the country's border with the UK.


Capito votes for Senate to debate health overhaul

Capito votes for Senate to debate health overhaul

Amendments would be made on the floor of the Senate, but that's not what should be done, Manchin said. About 525,000 West Virginians are enrolled in Medicaid . Capito said last week that she won't vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement that meets the needs of the people in her state. "Worse, we still don't even know what proposal Senator McConnell wants us to vote on".


BT share price slides as accounting scandal weighs on profits

BT share price slides as accounting scandal weighs on profits

In January this year, BT revealed that the financial impact of an accounting scandal in its Italian business was almost £400m higher than expected. The German and French groups bought into BT when they sold their joint venture mobile operator EE to the company.


Uzbekistan: arrest the daughter of a former President

Uzbekistan: arrest the daughter of a former President

It said these included London properties worth £22.9 million ($29.95 million) and hotels in Dubai worth $67.4 million. Gulnara Karimova is the eldest daughter of the late President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov . Karimova has two known children, a son, Islam Karimov Jr born in 1992, and a daughter, Iman Karimova , born in 1998, both from her former marriage to United States businessman Mansur Maqsudi .