Wednesday , 20 June 2018

National News

APNewsBreak: Youngest migrants held in 'tender age' shelters

Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three “tender age” shelters in South Texas, The Associated Press has learned. Lawyers and medical providers who have visited the Rio Grande Valley shelters described play rooms of crying preschool-age children in crisis. The government also plans …

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Trevor Noah offers rare praise to Ted Cruz: 'Let's give him props'

Trevor Noah praised Sen. Ted Cruz in a rare moment on Tuesday after the Texas Republican promised to deliver legislation to help deal with the country’s ongoing border crisis. “I never thought I would say this, but I agree with Ted Cruz. Seriously, we’ve given Ted Cruz a hard time on this show, but let’s give him props. He wants …

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Computer glitch grounding 2,500 flights could take days to sort out, airline says

A computer glitch that grounded 2,500 American Airlines flights and left passengers stranded for days at a major U.S. airport has now been “stabilized” but it could still take days to sort out the mess, according to the airline. Between 200 and 1,000 passengers have been sleeping at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina, since flights were …

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Hearing set for California parents accused of shackling kids

Prosecutors were expected to begin making their case Wednesday against a Southern California couple suspected of starving and shackling their children in a case that drew worldwide headlines when the parents were arrested last winter. David and Louise Turpin are scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court in Riverside, where a judge will weigh whether authorities have …

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