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JUST IN: A 7-year-old migrant girl taken into Border Patrol custody dies of dehydration, exhaustion.
Dec14

JUST IN: A 7-year-old migrant girl taken into Border Patrol custody dies of dehydration, exhaustion.

A 7-year-old girl from Guatemala died of dehydration and shock after she was taken into Border Patrol custody last week for crossing from Mexico into the United States illegally with her father and a large group of migrants along a remote span of New Mexico desert, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Thursday. The child’s death is likely to intensify scrutiny of detention conditions at Border Patrol stations and CBP facilities...

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Fox 2 meteorologist Jessica Starr dies by suicide
Dec13

Fox 2 meteorologist Jessica Starr dies by suicide

Jessica Starr, a meteorologist for Fox 2 in Detroit, has died. According to a story Thursday on the news outlet’s website, Starr died by suicide. “Last night we were informed of the heartbreaking news that our friend and colleague, meteorologist Jessica Starr took her life,” the station shared. “All of us here at Fox 2 are in deep shock and cannot believe that such a wonderful, bright and intelligent individual will no longer be with...

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Ellen DeGeneres is apparently considering ending her talk show.
Dec12

Ellen DeGeneres is apparently considering ending her talk show.

Ellen DeGeneres might be breaking a lot of hearts in 2020. As the comedian told The New York Times in a recent interview, she’s been weighing the idea of ending her daytime TV show—a move her wife, Portia de Rossi, encourages, and her brother, comedian Vance DeGeneres, has repeatedly talked her out of. DeGeneres’s new stand-up special, Relatable, debuts on Netflix on December 18. It’s her first in 15 years. When asked why she’s...

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Michael Cohen, Trump’s ex-lawyer, has been sentenced to three years in prison.
Dec12

Michael Cohen, Trump’s ex-lawyer, has been sentenced to three years in prison.

President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison after pleading guilty to tax fraud, campaign finance violations, and lying to Congress. Prosecutors said some of those crimes were done on Trump’s behalf and others were directed by Trump himself. At his hearing in lower Manhattan, an emotional Cohen told the judge that he covered up “dirty deeds” for...

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Nebraska Principal Bans Candy Canes, Says “J shape” Stands For Jesus
Dec10

Nebraska Principal Bans Candy Canes, Says “J shape” Stands For Jesus

An elementary school principal in Nebraska was placed on leave after telling teachers to avoid decorating their classrooms with Christmas-themed ornaments so as not to offend those who don’t celebrate the holiday. The principal at Manchester Elementary School, identified by Fox affiliate KPTM as Jennifer Sinclair, sent out a memo earlier this week with guidelines as to what is considered appropriate for classroom decorations and...

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