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Migrants stuck along Macedonian border carry out a very extreme protest (+video)

A group of migrants marooned on the border between Greece and Macedonia opted for a rather extreme form of protest as authorities blocked their passage deeper into Europe. About six men, some believed to be from Iran’s Kurdish minority, sewed their lips shut as a mark of their refusal to turn back toward their home countries.

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Study: More Mexicans leaving the U.S. than coming in (+video)

More Mexicans are leaving than coming to the U.S. as families reunify, are forced to reunify and for other reasons, the Pew Research Center says today in a new report. Three years ago, Pew reported zero net migration, after an extraordinary exodus from Mexico that reshaped great portions of the U.S., especially Texas and California. Today, Pew reports there’s a net loss of 140,000.

House votes to block refugees from Syria, Iraq despite White House veto threat (+video)

WASHINGTON — Tapping into heightened security fears after the Paris terrorist attacks, House Republicans — joined by Democrats — rebuffed President Barack Obama on Thursday and overwhelmingly approved legislation that would effectively halt the resettlement of refugees from Syria and Iraq to the U.S.