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Rohingya boy can't swim, floats on container to Bangladesh

SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh (AP) — Nabi Hussain owes his life to a yellow plastic oil container.

The 13-year-old Rohingya boy couldn’t swim, and had never even seen the sea before fleeing his village in Myanmar. 662 more words

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One in life-threatening condition after crash involving a motorcycle in southeast Columbus

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus Police say one person is in life-threatening condition after a crash involving a motorcycle and another vehicle.

It happened around 4:08pm near the intersection of Refugee Road and Courtright Road. 50 more words

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Boat with Rohingya refugees capsizes, killing 5 as more flee

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — A trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized, killing at least five people, as the country’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, blamed a misinformation campaign for fueling a crisis the U.N. 858 more words

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Justices allow strict refugee ban but say grandparents OK

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says the Trump administration can strictly enforce its ban on refugees, but at the same time is leaving in place a weakened travel ban that includes grandparents among relatives who can help visitors from six mostly Muslim countries get into the U.S. 459 more words

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More court challenges expected for Pres. Trump's new travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — A scaled-back version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban is now in force, stripped of provisions that brought protests and chaos at airports worldwide in January yet still likely to generate a new round of court fights. 987 more words

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CPD investigating homicide in southeast Columbus

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police say they believe the death of a man in southeast Columbus was a homicide.

According to Columbus police, 34-year-old Jason K. Sunderland was found dead around 2:39pm in the 4500 block of Refugee Road. 85 more words

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Refugee resettlement office closing in Columbus amid Trump's executive order

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – A non-profit that helps resettle refugees and offers humanitarian aid is shutting down after five years in Columbus.

It’s one of five World Relief offices… 460 more words

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