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After Deaths, Macron Tells UK to 'Get Serious' on Migrants

France disinvites British official from meeting over unwelcome proposals

(Newser) - France and Britain are butting heads over how to address the migrant crisis in the Channel following the deaths of 17 men; seven women, one of whom was pregnant; and three children on Wednesday, per the BBC . French President Emmanuel Macron told Britain to "get serious" after Prime Minister...

At Border Detention Centers, Pence Says, 'The Crisis Is Real'

Trump has called reports of poor conditions 'phony'

(Newser) - Vice President Mike Pence visited a migrant detention center Friday where he saw nearly 400 men locked behind caged fences, appeared to scrunch his nose at the stench, and quickly left. Pence, who brought Republican lawmakers with him, had already taken in the sight from a bird's-eye room at...

Amid Thousands of Migrants Rescued, a Grim Discovery

On jam-packed boat alone, 22 people were crushed and suffocated

(Newser) - The boats were crammed with thousands of migrants hoping to make it to Italy and a better life. But when rescuers reached the vessels off the Libyan coast this week, what they found shocked even veterans of the migrant crisis, the New York Times reports. Aboard one fishing boat alone,...

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