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Advocates gearing up to challenge tough new DHS rules on deportation

Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Monday issued final orders to step up the deportation of tens of thousands more immigrants living in the country illegally. The final orders, signed by the secretary, are very close to drafts obtained by McClatchy, that wipe away protections implemented by the Obama administration.

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It will be difficult to bring any Russian-paid hackers to justice

The FBI-led investigation into Russia’s alleged attempt to interfere with the United States’ 2016 presidential election has resulted in no arrests or indictments. The tallest hurdle might be how to prosecute a hacker without revealing information about U.S. intelligence sources and methods that enabled investigators to build their case, especially if the hackers live abroad and out of prosecutors’ grasp.

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Russia’s pension money for its veterans escapes scrutiny as it flows into US

Hundreds of thousands of dollars flow every month from Russia to its former soldiers living in the United States, usually unseen and unchecked. But now U.S. investigators are examining whether this river of pension benefits intended for Russian military veterans is somehow mixed up in efforts to undermine the November 2016 U.S. election and and put President Donald Trump in the White House.

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Car-sized sea creature surprises South Carolina fishermen

Fishermen off the coast of Hilton Head, S.C., spotted a giant manta ray swimming near the boat. Chip Michalove, owner of Outcast Sport Fishing, estimated it to be about 16 feet wide.
Chip Michalove Outcast Sport Fishing
Car-sized sea creature surprises South Carolina fishermen 0:47

Car-sized sea creature surprises South Carolina fishermen

Watch this guy's last-second leap to avoid being hit by high-speed train 0:30

Watch this guy's last-second leap to avoid being hit by high-speed train

California sinkhole swallows two cars with passengers inside 1:09

California sinkhole swallows two cars with passengers inside

He has a new face, one that had belonged to another man 4:30

He has a new face, one that had belonged to another man