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Door knocks in the dark: The Canadian town on front line of Trump migrant crackdown2/28/2017 3:23:29 PMEMERSON, Manitoba - Jaime French was jarred out of bed in Emerson, Manitoba early one morning this month by pounding at her front door, just yards from the U.S. border. A face peered in through the window, flanked in the darkness by others.U.S.-backed Iraqi forces close in on IS-held Mosul government buildings2/28/2017 3:54:45 PMMOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on Tuesday battled their way to within firing range of Mosul's main government buildings, a major target in the offensive to dislodge Islamic State militants from their remaining stronghold in the western side of the city.Putin says draft U.N. resolution to sanction Syria 'inappropriate'2/28/2017 3:38:37 PMMOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday a draft U.N. Security Council resolution put forward by Western powers to sanction Syria's government over the alleged use of chemical weapons was inappropriate.South Korea suggests North's suspension from UN over airport killing2/28/2017 4:15:50 PMGENEVA/KUALA LUMPUR - South Korea called for "collective measures" to punish North Korea for using chemical weapons to kill the estranged half-brother of its leader Kim Jong Un, as Malaysia said on Tuesday it would charge two women with murder over the airport attack.Russia looks for positive signals in Trump's speech to Congress2/28/2017 1:50:19 PMMOSCOW - Russia's deputy foreign minister said on Tuesdays that relations with the United States were at their lowest ebb since the Cold War, but hoped they could improve under U.S. President Donald Trump.The globetrotter confined: the hardening of Geert Wilders2/28/2017 5:40:37 PMAMSTERDAM - Since the evening in 2004 when policemen arrived unannounced to escort him and his wife to safety, Geert Wilders has lived in safe houses under 24-hour guard to protect him from Islamist militants who threatened to kill him.Israel removes settlers from homes on private Palestinian land2/28/2017 4:43:28 PMOFRA, West Bank - Israeli police began removing settlers and hundreds of supporters on Tuesday from nine houses built illegally on privately owned Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.EU lawmakers consider lifting Marine Le Pen's immunity over tweets2/28/2017 5:10:17 PMBRUSSELS - European Union lawmakers will decide on Tuesday whether to lift the EU parliament immunity of France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen for tweeting pictures of Islamic State violence, an EU official said.China reacts with anger, threats after South Korean missile defense decision2/28/2017 1:48:03 PMBEIJING - Chinese state media have reacted with anger and boycott threats after the board of an affiliate of South Korea's Lotte Group approved a land swap with the government that allows authorities to deploy a U.S. missile defense system.Scotland says May's Brexit stance ups chance of new independence vote2/28/2017 3:08:45 PMLONDON - The "sheer intransigence" of the British government over Brexit could lead to a second Scottish independence referendum, the head of the devolved Scottish government said on Tuesday.