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Marchers held signs as they made their way to Department of Homeland Security offices, protesting immigration policies Thursday, July 10, 2014, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/El Paso Times, Victor Calzada)Children from poor Latin countries challenged at US border. Why? Katie Couric looks for answers.


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A man rides a bike past a house damaged during fighting, outside the city of Slovyansk, Donetsk Region, eastern Ukraine Thursday, July 10, 2014. In the past two weeks, Ukrainian government troops have halved the amount of territory held by the rebels. Now they are vowing a blockade of Donetsk. In another sign of deteriorating morale among rebels, several dozen militia fighters in Donetsk abandoned their weapons and fatigues Thursday, telling their superiors they were returning home. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian Interior Ministry official said at least 30 servicemen were killed Friday after pro-Russia rebels fired on them with missiles.


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In this photo released by the Ayutthaya Elephant Palace and Royal Kraal on July 11, 2014, Klao, a 50-year-old elephant lies dead with its tusks were taken off on the ground in Ayutthaya province, central Thailand. A conservation center in Thailand says poachers have killed and sawed the tusks off the 50-year-old elephant that performed in royal processions and was even featured in Oliver Stone’s 2004 movie "Alexander." (AP Photo/Ayutthaya Elephant Palace and Royal Kraal)BANGKOK (AP) — Poachers have killed and sawed the tusks off a 50-year-old elephant that performed in Thai royal processions and was featured in Oliver Stone's 2004 movie "Alexander," the manager of the conservation center where the animal was kept said Friday.


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