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Photographer Reveals Heartbreaking Story Behind Viral Photo of Crying Toddler at the Border

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:58

He said the photo made him emotional.


Texas sheriff deputy charged for child abuse after allegedly blackmailing undocumented mother with deportation

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:51

A Texas sheriff’s deputy has been accused of sexually assaulting an undocumented immigrant’s child, and blackmailing the mother with potential deportation to keep her quiet about the attacks. Jose Nunez, 47, is being held on charges of “super aggravated sexual assault” after the mother sought help at a fire department for her 4-year-old child, who had reportedly been crying out in pain. “The details of the case are quite frankly heartbreaking, disturbing, disgusting and infuriating all at the same time,” Javier Salazar, the Bexar County Sheriff, said during a press conference announcing the charges and circumstances.


Trump: 'The United States will not be a migrant camp'

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:27

President Trump on Monday again tried to shift blame for his administration’s controversial policy of separating immigrant families at the border to Democrats.


Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 4, knocks over walls

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:02

TOKYO (AP) — Residents in western Japan were cleaning up debris Monday evening after a powerful earthquake hit the area around Osaka, the country's second-largest city, killing four people and injuring hundreds while knocking over walls and setting off fires.


Toyota confirms production of 986bhp GR Super Sport

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 10:58

Since the Toyota MR2 went out of production in 2007 there hasn't been much evidence of sportiness in the Japanese automaker's lineup beyond the somewhat underpowered GT86, but that's about to change in a big way as it's now been confirmed a production version of the 986 horsepower GR Super Sport is in the pipeline. At the moment we only have images of the concept first shown at the Tokyo Auto Salon in January of this year, but news of a production version was released by Toyota on the eve of the Les Mans 24 hour race. This isn't the first time Toyota has looked at building a production Le Mans racer, because in 1998 the company brought us the GT-One (TS020) Le Mans Prototype where a road-going concept was produced with a view towards building a handful of production models.


Kendall And Kylie Jenner Wish Heartfelt Happy Father's Day To Caitlyn

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 10:49

Caitlyn Jenner's model daughters got sentimental on Father's Day.


Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 10:23

The U.S. Supreme Court took a pass on setting limits on extreme partisan


Georgia Grandma Strangles Rabid Bobcat With Her Bare Hands While Granddaughter Slept

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 08:31

Dede Phillips must now get rounds of painful and expensive treatment to prevent rabies.


Palestinian killed by Israeli fire: Gaza ministry

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 07:59

A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire on Monday near the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, the health ministry in the Hamas-ruled territory said. An Israeli army statement said "several terrorists were injured" in an explosion as they attempted to carry out sabotage near the border fence, but made no mention of troops opening fire. Gaza's health ministry said "Sabri Ahmed Abu Khader, 24, was killed by bullets of the (Israeli) occupation forces", without giving further details.


‘Incredibles 2' takes the lead at the global box office

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:16

Pixar's animated movie grossed $231.5M worldwide on its opening weekend. This successful performance puts the superhero family's second adventure at the top of the box-office table, ahead of "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" and "Ocean's 8," according to figures for the weekend up to Sunday, June 17 from ComScore.


Weekend Rewind: Federal judge reverses Manafort's bail

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 05:27

Take a look the top stories that happened over the weekend, including the reversal of fortune for President Trump's former campaign head Paul Manafort.


The movement to arm teachers

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:55

Since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February, a divisive idea has gained momentum as a way to stem school shootings: arm teachers. At some schools in Ohio, armed teachers have been in classrooms for as many as five years.


Strike on east Syria killed 38 pro-regime fighters: monitor

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:05

Nearly 40 foreign fighters allied to Syria's regime were killed in an overnight bombing raid near the country's eastern border with Iraq, a monitor said on Monday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike was one of the deadliest on forces allied with Syria's government. "Thirty-eight non-Syrian fighters from regime loyalist militias were killed in the night-time raid on Al-Hari, on the Syrian-Iraqi border," said Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman.


S. Korea holds war games to defend against Japan

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 02:52

South Korea on Monday began two days of war games to practise defending the disputed Dokdo islands off its east coast -- against an unlikely attack by Japan. The drills come just days after President Donald Trump announced the suspension of long-running US joint exercises with South Korea -- aimed at deterring North Korea -- calling them expensive and "provocative". The two-day exercise -- tiny compared with the suspended US-South Korea war games -- will involve six warships and seven aircraft and had begun, Seoul's defence ministry said.


DHS Secretary Claims There’s No Family Separation Policy, ‘Period'

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 02:28

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended her


Guatemala volcano search called off with nearly 200 unaccounted for

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 02:11

Authorities on Sunday called off a search for the nearly 200 people missing since Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted earlier this month, devastating the surrounding countryside. Officials have confirmed the deaths of 110 people as a result of the volcanic eruption on June 3, but another 197 remain unaccounted for. Guatemala's south-central region was also shaken on Sunday night by a 5.8-magnitude earthquake with its epicenter at Iztapa, on the Pacific coast near neighboring El Salvador, the civil protection agency said.


Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 01:34

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.


Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 00:15

TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) — A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store.


5.6 magnitude quake shakes Guatemala; no damage reported

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 23:38

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), but disaster officials said it did not cause any damage, including at the Fuego volcano where recent eruptions have killed 110 people. Strong shaking was felt but "all is calm," Guatemala's disaster agency said in a statement. A Reuters witness said tremors were not felt in the capital Guatemala City.


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