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Death toll reaches 10 in immigrant-smuggling case in Texas

AP US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:00
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The death toll climbed to 10 in the case of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants, federal authorities said Monday as a suspect in the smuggling case awaited a court appearance. 2017-07-24T06:28:00-04:00 2017-07-24T10:28:22-04:00
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NYC wins appeal over Wall Street lawyer arrested at protest

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:43
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Wall Street lawyer arrested in 2013 after he stopped on the sidewalk to talk with Occupy Wall Street protesters cannot seek damages from New York City and its police for false arrest and imprisonment, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday.
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Massachusetts top court: State can't comply with immigration detainers

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:41
BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts police do not have the authority to detain illegal immigrants solely to buy time for federal law enforcement officials to take them into custody, the state's top court ruled on Monday.
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U.S. allows fast processing again for some H-1B visa applications

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:20
(Reuters) - The U.S. government said on Monday it would resume fast processing of H-1B visas requested by institutions of higher education and nonprofit and governmental research organizations, while leaving in place a longer approval time for companies that use the visas.
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Suspect to be charged Monday after 9 die in sweltering truck

AP US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 10:00
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A man will be charged in federal court Monday following his arrest in the deaths of nine people whose "very hot" bodies were found in a sweltering tractor-trailer in a Texas parking lot alongside nearly 20 others who were still alive but in dire condition, federal prosecutors said. 2017-07-24T05:18:00-04:00 2017-07-24T09:18:07-04:00
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Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

AP US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 10:00
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn't sure she could ever shoot and kill someone, even to protect herself. Couldn't she just aim for their leg and try to maim them? 2017-07-24T04:57:00-04:00 2017-07-24T08:57:05-04:00
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Parents of UK baby Charlie Gard end legal battle over treatment

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 09:37
LONDON (Reuters) - The parents of Charlie Gard have ended their legal battle to give the terminally ill British baby further treatment, a lawyer representing the parents said on Monday.
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Suspect due in court Monday after 9 die in sweltering truck

AP US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 09:00
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Nine people are dead and the death toll could rise after emergency crews pulled dozens of people from a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what officials said was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong. 2017-07-24T04:44:00-04:00 2017-07-24T08:44:03-04:00
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Suspect due in court Monday after 9 die in sweltering truck

AP US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 06:00
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Nine people are dead and the death toll could rise after emergency crews pulled dozens of people from a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what officials said was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong. 2017-07-24T01:39:00-04:00 2017-07-24T05:39:42-04:00
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Arrested driver of truck that held nine bodies due in court in Texas

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 04:10
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - The driver of a truck in which at least nine men were found dead alongside dozens suffering in sweltering conditions in San Antonio, Texas was expected to appear in court on Monday, over what authorities called a case of ruthless human trafficking.
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Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

AP US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 04:00
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn't sure she could ever shoot and kill someone, even to protect herself. Couldn't she just aim for their leg and try to maim them? 2017-07-23T23:36:00-04:00 2017-07-24T03:36:23-04:00
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Suspect due in court Monday after 9 die in sweltering truck

AP US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 03:00
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Nine people are dead and the death toll could rise after emergency crews pulled dozens of people from a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what officials said was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong. 2017-07-23T22:08:00-04:00 2017-07-24T02:08:58-04:00
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Suspect due in court Monday after 9 die in sweltering truck

AP US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 02:00
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Nine people are dead and the death toll could rise after emergency crews pulled dozens of people from a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what officials said was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong. 2017-07-23T21:50:00-04:00 2017-07-24T01:50:19-04:00
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How smugglers use trucks with sometimes deadly results

AP US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 02:00
CHICAGO (AP) — It could take months for investigators to determine what preceded the deaths of at least nine people found with dozens of ailing individuals in a tractor-trailer discovered outside a Walmart in San Antonio, Texas, in what authorities are calling an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong. 2017-07-23T21:33:00-04:00 2017-07-24T01:33:51-04:00
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Immigrant deaths in tractor-trailer highlight danger of heat

AP US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 02:00
Experts say the temperature inside of the tractor-trailer where smuggled immigrants died and many others were left in dire health would have quickly become unbearable in the Texas heat. 2017-07-23T21:40:00-04:00 2017-07-24T01:40:40-04:00
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Hockey Hall of Famer Dick Gamble to get ring back

AP US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 02:00
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — A scuba-diving treasure hunter who found an American Hockey League Hall of Fame ring in one of New York's Finger Lakes is returning it to its owner. 2017-07-23T20:02:00-04:00 2017-07-24T00:02:49-04:00
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Court hearing could decide fate of dog pardoned by governor

AP US News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 02:00
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A court hearing could determine the fate of a dog that was due to be euthanized before Maine's governor tried to grant clemency to the pooch. 2017-07-23T20:17:00-04:00 2017-07-24T00:17:59-04:00
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The Latest: Officials: Mexico, Guatemala natives on truck

AP US News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 22:00
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Latest on several people found dead in the back of a tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in Texas (all times local): 2017-07-23T17:01:00-04:00 2017-07-23T21:01:05-04:00
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9 die in immigrant-smuggling attempt in sweltering truck

AP US News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 22:00
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — At least nine people died after being crammed into a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what authorities said on Sunday was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong. 2017-07-23T17:17:00-04:00 2017-07-23T21:17:16-04:00
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California crews hold wildfire in check, letting more residents go home

Reuters US News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 20:19
(Reuters) - California authorities battling a massive wildfire near Yosemite National Park lifted evacuation orders on Sunday for more local residents but said firefighters may need almost two more weeks to contain the blaze fully.
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