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US judge blocks Trump immigration rule on public benefits

US judge blocks Trump immigration rule on public benefits

CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago struck down a key immigration rule Monday that would deny green cards to immigrants who use food stamps or other public benefits, a blow to the Trump administration on the eve of the election.
Hong Kong leader to travel to Beijing to seek economic aid

Hong Kong leader to travel to Beijing to seek economic aid

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will travel to Beijing on Tuesday to meet with Chinese officials to seek help in reviving Hong Kong’s economy and discuss reopening the borders with mainland China as coronavirus infections in her city dwindle.
Cat 4 Hurricane Eta threatens flooding in Central America

Cat 4 Hurricane Eta threatens flooding in Central America

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Hurricane Eta erupted quickly into a potentially catastrophic major hurricane Monday as it headed for Central America, where forecasters warned of massive flooding and landslides across a vulnerable region.
Over 70 ICC nations support court and oppose US sanctions

Over 70 ICC nations support court and oppose US sanctions

TANZANIA, Tanzania — More than 70 nations voiced strong opposition Monday to what they consider threats to the International Criminal Court and decried sanctions on its top officials, issuing a statement that did not name any country but was clearly
Last evacuation from Southeast Texas train derailment lifted

Last evacuation from Southeast Texas train derailment lifted

MAURICEVILLE, Texas — The last evacuation order has been lifted from the Southeast Texas vicinity of a freight train derailment that occurred last week, officials said Monday.
Louisiana man gets 25 years for torching 3 Black churches

Louisiana man gets 25 years for torching 3 Black churches

LAFAYETTE, La. — A Louisiana man who admitted to burning down three predominantly African American churches to promote himself as a “black metal” musician was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison and ordered to pay the churches $2.6 million. U.S.
Biden backers make final plea for delivery of mail ballots

Biden backers make final plea for delivery of mail ballots

PHILADELPHIA — Down to the wire with the threat of court battles looming, supporters of former Vice-President Joe Biden scrambled Monday to rally swing-state voters to drop off ballots, visit precincts in person and ensure their votes are counted.
US surgeon general pleads not guilty to Hawaii citation

US surgeon general pleads not guilty to Hawaii citation

HONOLULU — A lawyer for U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams pleaded not guilty Monday on behalf of the official who was cited by Honolulu police for being in a closed park during a trip to help Hawaii cope with a spike in coronavirus cases.
School: LSU frat member arrested on charges including hazing

School: LSU frat member arrested on charges including hazing

BATON ROUGE, La. — A fraternity member was arrested Monday on charges including hazing in connection with an incident that reportedly hospitalized a Louisiana State University freshman.
Peru's president to face a 2nd impeachment vote in Congress

Peru's president to face a 2nd impeachment vote in Congress

LIMA, Peru — For the second time in less than two months, opposition members in Peru's congress persuaded legislators to adopt a motion Monday that requires President Martin Vizcarra to face an impeachment vote.