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Tanker trucks stand at the exit of a Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, fuel depot and distribution center in the port city of Veracruz, Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, as tankers exit under police escort to carry fuel to parts of the country affected by a shortage. The fuel scarcity arose because of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's decision to close government pipelines riddled with illegal fuel taps drilled by thieves. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
January 09, 2019 - 1:57 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's new president issued an emotional appeal to his countrymen to help battle against fuel thefts on Wednesday, as long lines spread to gas stations in Mexico City. The multi-state fuel scarcity arose after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador decided to close government...
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December 24, 2018 - 6:44 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A Durham, North Carolina, funeral home director says he and the other local undertakers are tired of burying young people. The News & Observer reports Franklin O. Hanes opened a small funeral home in Durham in 1994. Since then, the home has seen many untimely deaths related...
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In this Dec. 18, 2018 photo, Honduran asylum seekers enter the U.S. at San Diego's Otay Mesa port of entry, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico. A federal judge has blocked restrictive Trump administration policies that prevented some immigrants from seeking asylum due to domestic and gang violence in their home countries. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
December 19, 2018 - 7:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday blocked Trump administration policies that prevented immigrants who suffered gang violence or domestic abuse in their home countries from seeking asylum. U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan declared that some of the guidance that then-Attorney...
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Migrants, who are part of a Central American migrant caravan, leave Mexicali for Tijuana, Mexico, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Tensions have built as nearly 3,000 migrants from the caravan poured into Tijuana in recent days after more than a month on the road, and with many more months likely ahead of them while they seek asylum in the U.S. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
November 20, 2018 - 7:11 pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Migrants camped in Tijuana after traveling in a caravan to reach the U.S were weighing their options Tuesday after a California court blocked President Donald Trump's asylum ban for illegal border crossers. Many said they have no intention of breaking the law, but were...
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Jeffrey Sallet, special agent in charge of the Chicago FBI bureau, at podium, is joined by local, state and federal officials during the announcement of charges against alleged gang members who they say are responsible for the murders of 11 men between 2014 and 2016 in Chicago on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. (Nader Issa/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
October 26, 2018 - 6:09 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Members of a Chicago street gang suspected of killing at least 11 people and terrorizing a South Side neighborhood for years have been charged as part of a joint federal and state investigation announced Friday. The Goonie Boss faction, under purported leader, 22-year-old Romeo "O-...
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In this Oct. 23, 2018 photo, Nicaraguan Lester Javier Velasquez Gonzalez, left, his 14-year-old son Axel, 9-year-old daughter Alexa Michelle and wife Idania Molina Rocha, rest on a sidewalk beneath a Nicaraguan national they proudly hung on the wall, while travelling with a migrant caravan to the U.S., in Huixtla, Mexico. While most people joined spontaneously as word of the caravan spread, their long, terrible journey began in early July when the Nicaraguan government launched a crackdown on opposition protests demanding President Daniel Ortega leave office. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
October 25, 2018 - 2:59 pm
HUIXTLA, Mexico (AP) — Amid thousands of mostly Honduran migrants hoping to make it to the United States, the Velasquez Gonzalez family from Nicaragua is something of an outlier. While most joined spontaneously as word of the caravan spread in the last 12 days or so, the long, terrible journey for...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Kanye West will visit the White House on Thursday to meet with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner talk about manufacturing in America, gang violence, prison reform and Chicago violence. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
October 09, 2018 - 9:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rapper Kanye West has been invited to the White House. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says West is scheduled to have lunch with President Donald Trump on Thursday and meet with Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Sanders said on Tuesday they'll talk about...
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This Aug. 3, 2018 photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) shows death row inmate Luis Rodriguez, 34. Corrections spokeswoman Terry Thornton says Rodriguez is the suspect in the stabbing death of fellow condemned inmate Jonathan Fajardo, 30, who was stabbed to death in the chest and neck with an inmate-made weapon Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in a recreational yard of the cell house that holds the bulk of condemned inmates at San Quentin State Prison. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP)
October 05, 2018 - 9:19 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — One condemned inmate killed another Friday, the first slaying of a death row inmate in California in more than 20 years, officials said. Jonathan Fajardo, 30, was stabbed in the chest and neck with an inmate-made weapon in a recreational yard of the cell house that holds...
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Mourners gather outside Saint Anne's Roman Catholic Church following the funeral for Evelyn Rodriguez, in Brentwood, N.Y., Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. Rodriguez, 50, is a mother recognized by President Donald Trump for turning grief over her daughter's suspected gang killing into a crusade against MS-13. She was struck and killed by an SUV on Sept. 14 after a heated confrontation with the driver over the placement of a memorial to her slain daughter, Kayla Cuevas. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 21, 2018 - 6:18 pm
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — A mother hailed by President Donald Trump for channeling grief over her slain daughter into an anti-gang crusade was memorialized at her funeral Friday as a "warrior," a week after her passion boiled into a fatal clash yards from where her child died. "She was my warrior, my...
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FILE- In this Monday, April 24, 2017 file photo, Evelyn Rodriguez, whose teen-aged daughter was brutally slain by MS-13 gang members in 2016, listens during a news conference by Suffolk County officials in Hauppauge, N.Y. Rodriguez recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union after MS-13 gang members allegedly killed her daughter was struck and killed Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 by a car at the girl's memorial. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)
September 15, 2018 - 3:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A grieving New York mother recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union in his campaign against deadly MS-13 gang violence was struck by an SUV and killed at her slain daughter's memorial site Friday after a heated confrontation with the driver. Evelyn Rodriguez...
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