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Back with his son after 8 weeks, a migrant father tells separated families: 'Don't give up'

Sunday  04:30,   15 july 2018
cnn

Eris Hidalgo Ramirez of Honduras was reunited with his 5-year-old son Saturday after 8 weeks apart. Now he tells other separated migrant families not to give up hope of seeing their children again. "I never gave up hope that I would see Jostin[...]
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Even with green cards, immigrants can be deported under new guidelines

Sunday  03:55,   15 july 2018
miamiherald

A green card is no longer an immigrant's insurance policy against deportation. Documented immigrants can now be deported from the United States if they break the rules of federal and state programs that offer public benefits to immigrants. New[...]

Florida beach reopens after rare, double shark attack

Sunday  03:20,   15 july 2018
reuters

Surfers warily returned to the waters off Fernandina Beach in northern Florida on Saturday after what appeared to be a rare, double shark attack the previous day. Fernandina Beach Fire Department got a call late Friday afternoon that a 30-year-old[...]

How San Francisco sends less trash to the landfill than any other major U.S. city

Sunday  00:55,   15 july 2018
cnbc

San Francisco diverts more waste from landfills than any major city and it hopes to achieve zero waste by 2020. Here's a look at what makes the city's waste management system so successful.The average American produces about 4.4 pounds of[...]

Firefighter killed battling Ferguson Fire near Yosemite National Park

Sunday  00:15,   15 july 2018
sfgate

A 130-acre wildfire burning in steep and rugged terrain west of Yosemite has killed one firefighter and prompted the closure of a major route into the park on Saturday, officials said. The firefighter, identified as Calfire heavy equipment operator[...]

EXCLUSIVE: Cuomo wants Trump administration to reimburse New York for helping Puerto Rican hurricane victims

Saturday  23:36,   14 july 2018
nydailynews

Gov. Cuomo is demanding that the Trump administration pay back New York for helping Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricanes Maria and Irma, as retribution for its “failures” in handling the island’s recovery. In a sharp rebuke Saturday, the governor[...]

Audubon Zoo jaguar escapes, kills six other animals

Saturday  23:36,   14 july 2018
cnn

The Audubon Zoo in New Orleans remained closed on Saturday after a jaguar escaped its habitat and killed six other animals. Audubon Zoo said the 3-year-old male jaguar, named Valero, was spotted outside his enclosure by a zoo employee around 7[...]

Muslim swimmers asked to stay out of Delaware public pool

Saturday  23:36,   14 july 2018
nydailynews

The head of an Arabic enrichment program said she and a group of children faced discrimination at public pool in Delaware after they were told to stay out of the water because of the clothes they were wearing. Tahsiyn A. Ismaa’eel told Delaware[...]

More US-born children could be separated from immigrant parents

Saturday  23:10,   14 july 2018
latimes

More US-born children could be separated from immigrant parentsWASHINGTON - As lawmakers try to find a legislative solution to keep immigrant families together at the U.S.-Mexico border, an even bigger family separation challenge looms next year[...]

Missing Oregon woman survived on water from radiator at bottom of Big Sur cliff

Saturday  22:55,   14 july 2018
sfgate

Angela Hernandez sat injured and dazed for seven days on a small craggy beach at the bottom of a cliff along central California’s picturesque coastline, surviving on water from her wrecked Jeep’s radiator, anxiously hoping someone would find[...]

NY Gov. Cuomo calls Trump admin spending to detain immigrant children 'shocking and irresponsible'

Saturday  22:55,   14 july 2018
cnn

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo released an open letter to President Donald Trump on Saturday that calls the administration's spending to detain immigrant children "shocking and irresponsible." The letter from the Democratic governor[...]

25 injured after bus overturns on Los Angeles freeway

Saturday  22:15,   14 july 2018
msn

Authorities say 25 people have been injured after a bus overturned on a Southern California freeway but most of the passengers had minor injuries. The Los Angeles Fire Department says the bus crashed shortly before 4 a.m. Saturday in Pico-Union,[...]

A vice mayor faces calls for resignation after proclaiming July ‘Straight Pride American Month’

Saturday  20:35,   14 july 2018
msn

A total of 30,000 have signed a petition for the vice mayor to resign.“I support the First Amendment,” Ted Hickman wrote in his “tongue-in-cheek” column for Dixon’s Independent Voice, “… and support the rights of grown men to wear skin tight[...]

3rd child dies following house fire; victims aged 2, 5, 7

Saturday  19:32,   14 july 2018
msn

A third child has died following a New Jersey house fire that earlier claimed the lives of two youngsters and injured several other occupants and firefighters. Officials said earlier that Friday morning's fire at a three-story home in Union [...]

Georgia officers on leave after coin-toss used to decide arrest

Saturday  18:10,   14 july 2018
nbcnews

<p>"To bring a coin flip that's not part of that decision making to decide to take someone's freedom," the police chief said.</p>"Why am I being arrested?" Sarah Webb is heard saying to Officer Courtney Brown in the bodycam[...]