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Virginia probes abuses of migrant children at detention centre

Children housed at a juvenile detention centre in Virginia say they were beaten and locked up in solitary confinement.

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Sign language fluent gorilla Koko dies at 46

Koko was also said to have understood some 2,000 words of spoken English.

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Young immigrants held in Virginia centre allege abuse

Court filings that include a half-dozen sworn statements allege physical and verbal abuse by detention centre guards.

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Turkey to receive F-35 jets despite opposition from Senate

US Congress attempted to prevent the sale of fighter jets because of worsening US-Turkey relations.

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Trump reverses course on separation of migrant families

US president signs executive order ending child separation but says 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue.

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US withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council: What you need to know

The US is not alone in levelling criticism at the UN Human Rights Council over alleged abuses committed by its members.

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New York to sue Trump over treatment of immigrant families

Governor Cuomo accuses Trump administration of violating "the Constitutional rights of children and their parents".

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US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

Announcement by Ambassador Nikki Haley comes a month after body votes to probe killings of Palestinians in Gaza.

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Trump doubles down as anger grows over child separation policy

US officials scramble to defend policy of separating families at the border after audio of screaming children surfaces.

Honduran girl, 2

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US Senate approves bill that could block F35 transfer to Turkey

Turkey says US bill is going against 'the soul of strategic partnership', warning it could buy stealth jets elsewhere.

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