USS St. Louis begins its first deployment

The USS St. Louis left Naval Station Mayport, Fla., on Saturday on its first deployment. The primary mission for the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship will be to counter illicit drug trafficking in the Caribbean.

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Mexico’s tactic to cut immigration to the US: grind migrants down

Mexican authorities are using a simple but harsh tactic to deal with migrants trying to get to the U.S. They’re wearing them out until they give up. Mexico is driven by mounting pressure from the U.S. to block millions of people headed north. But the country doesn’t have the funds to deport migrants. So instead migrants are churning in limbo in Mexico.

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