Influx of migrants overwhelm detention facilities in Arizona

An abrupt spike in the number of Guatemalan families in Arizona’s detention facilities has forced federal immigration authorities to release hundreds of parents and children in recent days to church shelters and charities, reports the Washington Post. The details: A spokeswoman for ICE, Yasmeen Pitts O’Keefe, said the agency does not have the capacity to…

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North Korea Expands Facilities at Missile Site

SEOUL—North Korea has constructed two new buildings at a missile facility in the northern suburbs of Pyongyang and appears to be actively continuing production there, according to an analysis of newly available commercial satellite imagery, the latest sign of continued progress in the country’s nuclear and missile program. The satellite imagery, which was captured on…

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Tesla layoffs prompt closure of several solar facilities

A residential solar business bought by Tesla a few years back will be “sharply” downsized because of the company’s decision to cut 9% of its employees, Reuters reported Thursday. Why it matters: The downsize raises questions about the company’s viability. Tesla is not only closing facilities in several states, but is also ending an integral…

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