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Arguments, confusion, second-guessing: Inside Trump’s reversal on separating migrant families

June 23, 2018
Josh Dawsey, Nick Miroff, Devlin Barrett | The Washington Post
The White House’s hastily crafted executive order to end child separations spurred confusion and fights within the federal government, and second-guessing from the president who had demanded the order in the first place.
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Supreme Court justices can hear us now on phone data privacy

June 23, 2018
Kimberly Atkins | The Boston Herald
What a difference eight little years make for the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, who seem to finally get just how much our mobile phones know about us — and why, just like the items in our homes, the Constitution must protect the privacy of the data they hold.
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Hasty immigration order gives way to West Wing tensions

June 23, 2018
Annie Karni, Nancy Cook , Eliana Johnson | POLITICO
Facing an unprecedented outpouring of public outrage this week over the separation of migrant families at the border, President Donald Trump did what he usually does when he wants a quick fix: Asked for an executive order.
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Hasty immigration order gives way to West Wing tensions

June 23, 2018
Annie Karni, Nancy Cook , Eliana Johnson | POLITICO
Facing an unprecedented outpouring of public outrage this week over the separation of migrant families at the border, President Donald Trump did what he usually does when he wants a quick fix: Asked for an executive order.
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Trump administration seeks approval from judge to detain immigrant families together

June 22, 2018
Devlin Barrett | The Washington Post
The Trump administration asked a federal judge in California on Thursday to permit federal agents to detain together those families suspected of illegally entering the country, in the wake of an outcry over the government’s recent practice of separating children from their parents.
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House GOP leaders forced to again delay vote on compromise immigration bill

June 22, 2018
Kelsey Snell, Scott Detrow | NPR
House Republican leaders delayed a vote on the "consensus" immigration legislation Thursday afternoon as they scrambled to convince enough GOP lawmakers to support the measure.
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Where are the beds? Questions surround Trump’s plan to hold families in detention

June 22, 2018
Yeganeh Torbati, Reade Levinson, Kristina Cooke | Reuters
One child stopped eating and fell into a depression. Another who could previously walk on his own now asks his mother to carry him everywhere. A third child started biting other children.
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Trump seeks meeting with Putin even as allies seek to isolate Russia

June 22, 2018
Peter Baker, Andrew E. Kramer | The New York Times
President Trump hopes to meet with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia in the next few weeks even as the American leader increasingly clashes with European allies over how to counter Moscow’s assertive actions in Europe and the Middle East.
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Supreme Court rules police typically need warrants to access cell phone location info

June 22, 2018
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
The Supreme Court has ruled that police typically need a search warrant before trying to track a person's movements via their cell phone.
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