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

AP US News - 1 hour 45 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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Fire crews battle to halt spread of Montana blaze, largest in the U.S.

Reuters US News - 2 hours 30 min ago
(Reuters) - More than 600 firefighters in Montana on Tuesday battled to halt the spread of the biggest wildfire in the United States after it torched buildings, raced through forests and drove scores of people from their homes.
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Mexican officials: At least 25 people in truck were Mexican

AP US News - 3 hours 45 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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Trump gives Boy Scouts at jamboree a taste of Washington politics

Reuters US News - 4 hours 27 min ago
GLEN JEAN, West Virginia (Reuters) - After another challenging day in Washington, President Donald Trump flew to West Virginia to a field full of 40,000 chanting and cheering Boy Scouts, telling them he was happy to leave Washington behind.
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Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

AP US News - 4 hours 45 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

AP US News - 8 hours 45 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

AP US News - 8 hours 45 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

AP US News - 8 hours 45 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

AP US News - 10 hours 45 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

AP US News - 10 hours 45 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

AP US News - 10 hours 45 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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U.S. judge halts deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 23:48
DETROIT (Reuters) - A federal judge in Michigan halted on Monday the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals from the United States, the latest legal victory for the Iraqi nationals facing deportation in a closely watched case.
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Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck

AP US News - 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

AP US News - 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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Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:31
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Senator John McCain, who has been recuperating in Arizona after being diagnosed with brain cancer, will return to Washington for a vote on healthcare reform on Tuesday, his office said in a statement on Monday.
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Trump says upcoming health vote is GOP's chance to keep vow

AP US News - 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

AP US News - 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

AP US News - 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

AP US News - 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

AP US News - 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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