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Sister led California police to shackled, starving siblings

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — In a plea to a police dispatcher to "help my sisters," a 17-year-old girl in a childlike, quivering voice detailed years of abuse she and 12...
Jun. 20, 2018

Sheriff: Charges in Minnesota man's killing still pending

MANTORVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota authorities are waiting for ballistic test results before charging a woman accused of killing her husband in southern Minnesota and fleeing to Florida, where she's...
Jun. 20, 2018

The Latest: Trump returns to hardline immigration talk

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally in Minnesota (all times local): 7:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is returning to his hardline immigration rhetoric hours after...
Jun. 20, 2018

Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

CINCINNATI (AP) — Die-hard supporters of Donald Trump say they remain steadfast despite an uproar over his "zero-tolerance" policy on illegal immigration that led to the separation of some children...
Jun. 20, 2018

The Latest: Trump says media doesn't give him enough credit

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally in Minnesota (all times local): 7:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is accusing the media of not giving him enough...
Jun. 20, 2018

South Carolina gov hopefuls disagree on political experience

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two Republicans vying to become South Carolina's next governor disagree on the experience needed as the state's chief executive. Gov. Henry McMaster stressed in a televised...
Jun. 20, 2018

Venezuela president boosts minimum wage as inflation soars

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's president says he is again raising the minimum wage, though it still will be below the equivalent of $2 a month as inflation soars in...
Jun. 20, 2018

Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The little girl wearing pink party shoes topped with bows smiled from her seat in a Los Angeles immigration courtroom. The 7-year-old is happy now that...
Jun. 20, 2018

Mother of 4-year-old boy arrested, admits she dumped body

DALLAS (AP) — The mother of a 4-year-old boy whose naked body was found on a South Texas beach last year admitted to authorities that she beat him and denied...
Jun. 20, 2018

Judge tells US: Stop meddling with detained Iraqi nationals

DETROIT (AP) — A judge has ordered U.S. immigration officers to stop talking to detained Iraqi-Americans about their cases after lawyers claimed staff members were trying to pressure them to...
Jun. 20, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump overstates order on family separation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the scope of his executive order that would halt his administration's policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained...
Jun. 20, 2018

People donate millions to help separated families

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sparked by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations helping families separated at...
Jun. 20, 2018

Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugs

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a...
Jun. 20, 2018

Trump talks up his approach to trade before Minnesota rally

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — President Donald Trump is talking up the economy as holds a pre-rally roundtable in Minnesota. Trump is promoting his approach to trade as he meets with...
Jun. 20, 2018

Lawmakers approve bill to fix spelling of bridge's name

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Assembly has approved a bill that would correct the spelling of a bridge's name that has been wrong for over 50 years...
Jun. 20, 2018

Honduran woman fearing deportation given sanctuary in church

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Honduran woman who says she's facing deportation has taken sanctuary in a Virginia church. Abbie Arevalo-Herrera came to the U.S. in 2014 and has sought...
Jun. 20, 2018

Border Patrol rescues young Costa Rican boy in Arizona

LUKEVILLE, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents in Arizona say they've rescued a 6-year-old Costa Rican boy who was abandoned by a smuggler in the desert. Ajo Station agents...
Jun. 20, 2018

The Latest: HHS says families won't be immediately reunited

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 7 p.m. An official with Health and Human Services says the more than 2,300 children separated...
Jun. 20, 2018

ICC prosecutor says UN fails to promote justice in Sudan

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is accusing the U.N. Security Council of failing to take action against countries that didn't arrest Sudan's president to...
Jun. 20, 2018

Canada PM can't imagine Trump damaging US with auto tariffs

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he can't imagine President Donald Trump will make good on his threat to impose new tariffs on Canadian autos entering...
Jun. 20, 2018

Maine AG wins in biggest test of ranked-choice voting in US

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Democratic Attorney General Janet Mills has won the gubernatorial Democratic primary under Maine's new ranked-choice voting method, the nation's biggest test of the system. Mills had...
Jun. 20, 2018

The Latest: Malnourished California girl had arms of infant

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing for California parents accused of shackling their kids (all times local): 3:55 p.m. An investigator says the children of a California...
Jun. 20, 2018

Court halts release of report on Pennsylvania priest abuse

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday held up the release of a grand jury report into the handling of sexual abuse claims involving six Roman Catholic dioceses...
Jun. 20, 2018

Maine names Janet Mills as Democratic gubernatorial primary winner in nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine names Janet Mills as Democratic gubernatorial primary winner in nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting.
Jun. 20, 2018

Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Three-year-old Genesis Gonzalez Lopez giggled excitedly as she played with her father at a sunny Utah park, zipping down a slide again and again into his...
Jun. 20, 2018

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