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Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

1 hour 42 min ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — When Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was awakened Sunday morning with news that migrants were found dead inside a sweltering tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart, his mind flashed back to 2003, when he stood at the back of a truck about 120 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of San Antonio that carried 19 dead migrants. 2017-07-25T02:49:00-04:00 2017-07-25T06:49:55-04:00
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Mexican officials: At least 25 people in truck were Mexican

3 hours 42 min ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas border town of Laredo for the 150-mile trip north to San Antonio. 2017-07-25T02:38:00-04:00 2017-07-25T06:38:07-04:00
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Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

4 hours 42 min ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — When Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was awakened Sunday morning with news that migrants were found dead inside a sweltering tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart, his mind flashed back to 2003, when he stood at the back of a truck about 120 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of San Antonio that carried 19 dead migrants. 2017-07-25T01:45:00-04:00 2017-07-25T05:45:56-04:00
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Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

8 hours 42 min ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — When Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was awakened Sunday morning with news that migrants were found dead inside a sweltering tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart, his mind flashed back to 2003, when he stood at the back of a truck about 120 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of San Antonio that carried 19 dead migrants. 2017-07-24T21:44:00-04:00 2017-07-25T01:44:10-04:00
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Pressure mounts to curtail surgery on intersex children

8 hours 42 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Children whose sexual characteristics don't neatly align with the norm have for decades faced surgery to rearrange their anatomy to resemble that of more typical boys and girls — long before they were old enough to have a say in the decision. 2017-07-24T20:48:00-04:00 2017-07-25T00:48:14-04:00
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Rescuer clung to boy plucked from Arizona flash flood

8 hours 42 min ago
As Steve West dangled from a rope hooked to a hovering helicopter, he wrapped his arms tightly around the 4-year-old boy he had just plucked from raging floodwaters below. 2017-07-24T18:57:00-04:00 2017-07-24T22:57:49-04:00
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Latest: Official: At least 25 migrants in truck were Mexican

10 hours 42 min ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Latest on the deaths of 10 people whose bodies were found in a broiling tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio, Texas (all times local): 2017-07-24T18:38:00-04:00 2017-07-24T22:38:00-04:00
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Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck

10 hours 42 min ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas border town of Laredo for the 150-mile trip north to San Antonio. 2017-07-24T19:01:00-04:00 2017-07-24T23:01:13-04:00
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McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health vote

10 hours 42 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain will make a dramatic return to the Senate for a make-or-break vote on Republican health care legislation Tuesday just days after getting diagnosed with brain cancer, giving an emotional and arithmetical boost to his party's reeling effort to repeal Obamacare. 2017-07-24T18:40:00-04:00 2017-07-24T22:40:23-04:00
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Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:00
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas border town of Laredo for the 150-mile trip north to San Antonio. 2017-07-24T16:26:00-04:00 2017-07-24T20:26:53-04:00
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Iowa firm tied to truck deaths has history of legal problems

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:00
SCHALLER, Iowa (AP) — The small, family-owned Iowa trucking company linked to the deadly case of immigrant smuggling in Texas has a history of safety and tax violations and financial problems, public records show. 2017-07-24T13:56:00-04:00 2017-07-24T17:56:31-04:00
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Trump says upcoming health vote is GOP's chance to keep vow

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 20:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — A peeved President Donald Trump browbeat Republican opponents of his party's reeling health care bill Monday, asserting that his predecessor's signature overhaul has meant "death" and saying the Senate's planned faceoff vote is their chance to keep their pledge to repeal it. 2017-07-24T15:43:00-04:00 2017-07-24T19:43:22-04:00
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Hikers rescued from trees after another Arizona flash flood

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 20:00
A helicopter rescued hikers clinging to tree branches and perched on boulders as a flash flood tore through a normally quiet creek in Arizona, where unpredictable summer storms can rapidly wash churning torrents into canyons and trap those looking to take advantage of cooler weather after the rain. 2017-07-24T15:26:00-04:00 2017-07-24T19:26:54-04:00
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Teenage driver livestreams crash that killed sister

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 20:00
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A teenage driver lost control of her car while she was livestreaming on Instagram and recorded part of the crash that authorities said Monday killed her younger sister in California. 2017-07-24T14:22:00-04:00 2017-07-24T18:22:19-04:00
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Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:00
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas border town of Laredo for the 150-mile trip north to San Antonio. 2017-07-24T14:53:00-04:00 2017-07-24T18:53:25-04:00
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Trump says upcoming health vote is GOP's chance to keep vow

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — A peeved President Donald Trump browbeat Republican opponents of his party's reeling health care bill Monday, asserting that his predecessor's signature overhaul has meant "death" and saying the Senate's planned faceoff vote is their chance to keep their pledge to repeal it. 2017-07-24T13:14:00-04:00 2017-07-24T17:14:57-04:00
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Highway Patrol: 2 dead, 6 hurt in South Dakota crash

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:00
ALCESTER, S.D. (AP) — Two people were killed and six others hurt when an 81-year-old woman drove into a group of people and then into a nursing home Monday in southeast South Dakota in an apparent accident, authorities said. 2017-07-24T14:50:00-04:00 2017-07-24T18:50:29-04:00
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APNewsBreak: Rail design led to deadliness of train crash

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:00
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal investigators have concluded that a fiery crash between a commuter train and an SUV that killed six people in the suburbs in 2015 was extra deadly because of an unusual rail design, a U.S. official told The Associated Press on Monday. 2017-07-24T14:31:00-04:00 2017-07-24T18:31:01-04:00
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Senate GOP gets new pressure from Trump on health care

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — A peeved President Donald Trump tweaked Republican opponents of his party's reeling health care bill Monday, saying this week's planned faceoff vote is their "last chance to do the right thing" and erase his predecessor's signature overhaul. 2017-07-24T11:04:00-04:00 2017-07-24T15:04:31-04:00
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Trucker charged in 10 deaths in immigrant-smuggling case

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:00
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged Monday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face the death penalty over the hellish journey. 2017-07-24T11:33:00-04:00 2017-07-24T15:33:01-04:00
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