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    US to Deploy Hundreds of Troops at Mexico Border

    The Pentagon plans to send around 800 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, according to reports, to assist with security operations in response to the caravan of migrants traveling toward the U.S. through Mexico. A senior official said President Donald Trump called for the additional troops to add to 2,100 National Guard troops already involved in border operations. Trump threatened similar action last week, while also threatening to cut aid to Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.

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