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In this undated photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows Huy Chi Tran. Tran died June 12, 2018 at Banner Medical Center in Casa Grande, Ariz., where he was sent June 5 from nearby Eloy Detention Center. The 47-year-old was awaiting deportation after a prison sentence for aggravated assault. Tran’s death remains under investigation. (Arizona Department of Corrections/via AP)
June 20, 2018 - 1:42 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Huy Chi Tran was awaiting deportation at an immigrant detention center in Arizona when he was found unresponsive. A week later, he was dead. Initially rushed to a medical center, the 47-year-old Vietnamese man died after being hospitalized for a week. He was the seventh person to die...
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In this May 5, 2014 photo, mourners console each other following funeral services for 14-year-old Endia Martin at St. Andrew Temple Baptist Church in Chicago. Martin was killed by another 14-year-old in what started as a Facebook feud over a boy. Sentencing is scheduled on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in juvenile court for the teen who pleaded guilty in the death of Martin in January. Under the law she faces a mandatory sentence of five years in custody, or until the age of 21. The teen, who is now 18, can be paroled when she turns 19 next month. (Jessica Koscielniak/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
June 20, 2018 - 1:41 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Chicago teenager convicted of murder in the shooting of another girl following a Facebook feud over a boy (all times local): 12:35 p.m. A Chicago teenager cried in court as she tried to read a statement before her sentencing for killing another girl...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, watches as Corey Lewandowski, right, his former campaign manager for Trump's presidential campaign, speaks during a campaign rally in Washington Township, Mich. Lewandowski has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah." Lewandowski appeared Tuesday, June 19, 2018, on Fox News Channel to discuss the president's hard-line immigration policy, which has led to the practice of taking migrant children from parents charged with entering the country illegally. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
June 20, 2018 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former campaign manager for Donald Trump is doubling down on his dismissive comment regarding a girl with Down syndrome. Corey Lewandowski tweeted on Wednesday that he "mocked a liberal who attempted to politicize children" after he appeared Tuesday on Fox News Channel to...
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June 20, 2018 - 12:28 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Officials in North Carolina say a prison supervisor is in stable condition after he was attacked by two inmates. Public Safety Department spokesman Jerry Higgins said in a news release Wednesday that Central Prison Unit Manager Brent Soucier (Soo-sher) was attacked Tuesday...
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June 20, 2018 - 12:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right." The annual event for lawmakers and their families had been planned for Thursday night. He did not say when it would be rescheduled. Trump said Wednesday...
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The US name sign is photographed one day after the United States announced its withdrawal at the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council at the UN headquarters in Geneva on Wednesday. June 20, 2018. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
June 20, 2018 - 12:03 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. decision to pull out of the United Nations' Human Rights Council (all times local): 7 p.m. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is accusing human rights groups of undermining the United States and putting themselves "on the side of Russia and China...
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FILE - This file screen shot taken from YouTube shows a still frame from the video game "Active Shooter." Acid Software, the developer of the school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children, has lost the ability to sell the game online after being dumped by PayPal. The developer said Tuesday, June 19, 2018, that purchases of the game were temporarily suspended as its representatives tried to resolve the issues with PayPal. (YouTube via AP, File)
June 20, 2018 - 11:57 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell its products online after being dumped by PayPal. Acid Software said Tuesday that purchases of "Active Shooter" were "temporarily disabled" as its representatives...
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June 20, 2018 - 11:19 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A federal lawsuit says Georgia isn't doing enough to help deaf and partially deaf inmates communicate while they're locked up and after they're released. The complaint filed Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia accuses three state agencies of not providing deaf...
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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the National Sheriffs' Association convention in New Orleans, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
June 20, 2018 - 10:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 600 members of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' church have denounced him over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy that has led to children being separated from their parents at the border. Members of the United Methodist Church from across the...
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The US name sign is photographed one day after the United States announced its withdrawal at the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council at the UN headquarters in Geneva on Wednesday. June 20, 2018. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
June 20, 2018 - 10:26 am
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s Human Rights Council resumed work Wednesday after a U.S. pullout that one Western diplomat called a "Big Bang" for the Geneva body, as Russia blasted the move by the Trump administration and key allies expressed disappointment. Critics and friends alike read the latest...
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