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| Migrant whose daughter died slams 'cruelty' of US detention

A Guatemalan woman whose infant daughter died after being held by US immigration authorities denounced the "cruelty" of the country's migrant detention centers on Wednesd...

| Migrant whose daughter died slams 'cruelty' of US detention

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Guatemalan Migrant Whose Daughter Died Slams "Cruelty" Of US Detention A Guatemalan woman whose infant daughter died after being held by US immigration authorities denounced the "cruelty" of the country's migrant detention centers on Wednesday....
2019-07-11 04:17

House lawmakers hear emotional testimony from migrant mother whose daughter died after ICE detention House lawmakers on Wednesday heard emotional testimony from a Guatemalan woman seeking asylum in the United States whose two-year-old daughter contracted a lung infection while at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Texas and d...
2019-07-11 01:34

AOC Slams ‘Manufactured Cruelty’ at US Southern Border in Testimony Before House Panel Four Democratic congresswomen shared harrowing accounts about conditions facing migrant detainees at the southern border before a House panel Friday, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who took the unusual step of asking to be sworn in before ...
2019-07-13 05:00

| US to allow indefinite detention of migrant children - DHS US President Donald Trump's administration announced that it would remove tough legal limits on how long migrant children can be detained as part of its broader crackdown on undocumented immigrants....
2019-08-22 02:00

What Is Happening at Migrant Detention Centers? Here’s What to Know In light of recent reports of overcrowded and unsanitary conditions at migrant detention centers run by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and other federal agencies, top Democrats have summoned the acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Borde...
2019-07-10 18:34

US government to allow indefinite detention of migrant children The US Department of Homeland Security said it intends to scrap a rule that prohibited the detention of migrant children for more than 20 days. The step is expected to be challenged in court....
2019-08-21 23:00

Airstrike Kills 44 in a Libyan Migrant Detention Hub An airstrike on a migrant detention center in Tripoli killed at least 44 people, U.N. officials said, in the deadliest single attack in a three-month long battle for Libya’s capital among the country’s warring factions....
2019-07-03 22:51

US gov. moves to privatize migrant child detention A joint investigation by The Associated Press and FRONTLINE has found that the Trump administration is actively shifting the caretaking of migrant children from mostly religious-based nonprofits toward the private sector. (Oct. 3)    &...
2019-10-03 18:34

County transforming detention facility into migrant shelter TUCSON – Construction workers have already started working to transform part of the Juvenile Justice Complex into a temporary migrant shelter. Catholic Community Services along with the county, hope to get the facility up and running as a tempo...
2019-07-18 10:51

Will our migrant detention cages be studied in tomorrow’s museums? A Hirshhorn exhibit, “The Evidence Room,” spotlights the architecture of Auschwitz, exposing the many banal contributions of ordinary people “just following orders” to a colossal moral failure....
2019-07-18 19:34

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the attack on forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, but his militants denied it....
2019-07-03 07:34

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said....
2019-07-04 08:00

ICE: Texas detention center to house migrant families again After the Trump administration closed it down in the spring, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement soon will start detaining migrant families at a Texas facility....
2019-09-23 20:00

Migrant children in detention facility draw themselves in cages EL PASO, Texas (NBC NEWS) — Migrant children should not be held in detention centers, the incoming president of the American Academy of Pediatrics said Wednesday after touring Customs and Border Protection facilities last week. “Children do not belon...
2019-07-05 05:34

New Texas detention center for migrant children to close Last teenagers will leave by end of week – just a few weeks after the center opened and the media were taken on toursThe not-for-profit organization that operates a brand new US government detention facility for migrant youths says the last teenagers...
2019-07-24 06:34

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic’s eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 3-by-4-yard (-meter) pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce....
2019-06-17 08:00

Instead of Being Horrified By Migrant Detention Centers, Pence Is ‘Inspired’ By CBP Vice President Mike Pence accompanied Lindsey Graham and other Republican senators on a tour of two migrant detention centers in Texas on Friday in an effort to downplay the horrifying conditions that thousands of migrants—including children—are bein...
2019-07-13 21:51

Mother whose toddler died after Ice detention speaks out in emotional testimony The House hearing comes as reports of harrowing conditions at border detention facilities have sparked a national outcryA House committee looking into the treatment of migrant children at detention facilities on the US border has heard searing testim...
2019-07-11 03:01

19 states, District of Columbia, sue Trump administration over migrant detention Attorneys general for 19 states and the District of Columbia sued President Donald Trump's administration on Monday to block a sweeping new rule to indefinitely detain migrant families seeking to settle in the United States....
2019-08-27 02:34

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said....
2019-07-03 16:34

Migrant woman dies shortly after Border Patrol detention EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — A 40-year-old female migrant has died in Border Patrol custody shortly after she was apprehended while crossing the border from Mexico. A statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the Honduran woman was apprehend...
2019-06-05 01:34

Migrant Families Would Face Indefinite Detention Under New Trump Rule The administration wants to send migrant families caught crossing the border illegally to a family detention center for as long as it takes for their cases to be decided....
2019-08-22 00:34

Watchdog finds rotting food at migrant detention facilities WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security’s watchdog agency says it has found rotting food, moldy and dilapidated bathrooms and practices that violated standards at immigration detention facilities. The Office of Inspector General made unannounced vi...
2019-06-06 18:00

Airstrike in Libya flattens migrant detention center, killing at least 44 At least 44 people have been killed Wednesday in Libya after an airstrike flattened a detention center for migrants near the war-torn country’s capital....
2019-07-03 19:17

Attorneys ask court to intervene against U.S. over migrant kids' detention conditions A 17-year-old Honduran migrant described babies sleeping on a cold floor. A teen mother said her sick baby was unable to open her eyes for two days but no one responded to her pleas for help. Another teenager took charge of a 5-year-old stranger beca...
2019-06-27 19:00

Experts in Senate describe effects of detention on migrant children Two former officials of the Homeland Security Department and DEA testified in the Senate Wednesday to answer lawmakers' concerns about the treatment of migrant families under the Trump administration....
2019-07-17 23:17

Premature baby found at migrant detention centre in Texas It was a tiny baby, born premature and held in detention instead of where the advocate believes the baby should have been — at a hospital neonatal unit....
2019-06-14 21:34

Democrats blast Trump's migrant detention centers as inhumane Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing of the Border Patrol's leadership....
2019-07-03 22:17

'We see you!': Democratic 2020 hopefuls visit migrant detention center Candidates participating in the debates including O’Rourke, Sanders and Warren stopped by the Homestead facility in FloridaFor all the unprecedented scale and diversity of the massive number of candidates vying for presidential nomination of the Demo...
2019-06-28 01:34

Reports reveal ‘egregious’ conditions in US migrant detention facilities Child migrants could lose access to recreational activities, while conditions at adult facilities pose health and safety risksAs the number of Central American families and children approaching the US-Mexico border continues its dramatic rise, the US...
2019-06-07 10:51

An Airstrike Hit a Migrant Detention Center in Libya, Killing at Least 40 People (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and wounding dozens, officials in the country’s U.N.-supported government said. The airstrike was likel...
2019-07-03 15:51

‘There Is a Stench’: No Soap and Overcrowding in Detention Centers for Migrant Children Inspectors and lawyers traveling to border facilities in Texas described tremendous overcrowding and filthy conditions for hundreds of children and other detainees....
2019-06-22 01:17

Trump administration to lift limits on detention for migrant families The Trump administration said Wednesday it will advance new rules that would allow border agents to detain migrant families with children for longer periods of time than the 20 days allowed by a Clinton-era agreement....
2019-08-21 20:34

Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured two Border Patrol facilities on Friday, later saying they were “providing care that every American would be proud of.”...
2019-07-14 05:34

Libya may shut migrant detention centres after deadly airstrike Reports suggest guards shot at refugees as they tried to flee after first missile hitLibya’s government is considering closing all migrant detention centres in the wake of an airstrike that killed 53 people after it was reported that guards shot at d...
2019-07-04 16:34

At least 40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country's U.N.-supported government said....
2019-07-03 09:34

At least 40 killed in strike on Tripoli migrant detention center: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said....
2019-07-03 06:34

Texas migrant detention centers warned of 'dangerous overcrowding' After Democratic lawmakers toured the US detention centers, the inspector general for the US Department of Homeland Security has warned of "dangerous overcrowding" in the migrant facilities in Texas....
2019-07-03 07:34

Airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya, 44 killed The U.N. mission to Libya says an airstrike has hit a detention center for migrants in the capital, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130...
2019-07-03 12:17

40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya BENGHAZI, Libya — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country’s U.N.-supported government said. The airstrike targeting the detention cente...
2019-07-03 13:00

U.S. judge blocks Trump rule on migrant child detention A U.S. judge on Friday blocked a Trump administration rule that would have allowed indefinite detention of migrant families, saying it was inconsistent with a decades-old court settlement that governs conditions for migrant children in U.S. custody....
2019-09-28 10:34

At least 40 dead after migrant detention centre in Libya hit by air strike: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said....
2019-07-03 03:34

Schumer decries 'awful' conditions at migrant detention facility Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused the Trump administration of treating detained migrants “like criminals” after touring a Texas detention facility on Friday, calling conditions he saw there “awful.”The New York Democrat, who led a dozen Se...
2019-07-20 05:34

Amnesty International calls for closure of migrant child detention center Detention of several thousand children aged 13 to 17 at Homestead facility in Florida is ‘cruel and unlawful’, human rights group saysAmnesty International USA has called for a detention center for migrant children in Florida to be closed down and fo...
2019-07-18 11:00

Migrant children draw jail-like scenes of Texas detention center The three pictures were made by two 10-year-old children and one 11-year-old at a McAllen, Texas, temporary shelter. Two of the children were from Guatemala and it wasn’t clear where the third was from....
2019-07-06 05:17

Democrats condemn Trump administration's migrant detention centers as inhumane Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing of the Border Patrol's leadership....
2019-07-03 22:00

Wayfair employees plan walkout over sales to migrant detention centers Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair have planned a walkout to protest the company’s decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Texas. More than 500 em...
2019-06-27 19:34

Canada pension fund quietly divests from US migrant detention firms CPPIB pulls investments in CoreCivic and Geo GroupUnannounced move follows Guardian report on holdingsOne of Canada’s biggest pension funds has quietly divested from two private prison operators responsible for the detention of thousands of migrants ...
2019-07-05 19:17

Vice President Pence Tours Overcrowded Migrant Detention Centers WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of men were crowded in sweltering cages without cots. Some of the men said they were hungry and ...
2019-07-14 03:17

Homeland Security: Tensions rising in crowded migrant detention facilities The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General released a report detailing severe crowding and escalating tensions between detainees and Border Patrol agents at five facilities in the Rio Grande Valley...
2019-07-03 20:01

US briefing: Greenland spat, child migrant detention and climate debate Thursday’s top story: Danes hit out at ‘narcissistic’ Trump after he cancels visit. Plus, How Tom Brady stays on top form at 42Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continu...
2019-08-22 19:34

U.S. Homeland Security secretary defends conditions at migrant detention centres He said everyone in the chain of command is worried about the situation of children detained at the border. He said that on June 1, his department had 2,500 children in custody, including 1,200 who had been there for more than three days....
2019-07-08 01:00

Mexico says concerned over Trump plan for longer detention of migrant children Mexico's Foreign Ministry expressed "concern" over a U.S. plan to permit extended periods of detention for migrant children and adolescents in a statement issued on Wednesday....
2019-08-22 13:00

Trump administration barring tours of migrant detention centers, Democrats say Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday said the Trump administration is blocking investigators from touring immigrant detention facilities nationwide after recent visits revealed what they called “serious ongoing problems” concern...
2019-08-30 02:34

Democratic Lawmakers Outraged by ‘Dehumanizing’ Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers A group of House Democrats expressed outrage at the conditions inside migrant detention centers after touring federal facilities in El Paso and Clint, Texas, on Monday. New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez condemned the facilities as unsanitary and...
2019-07-02 22:51

De Blasio calls Florida migrant detention center a ‘prison camp’ HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Mayor Bill de Blasio described the Homestead detention center that’s housing 2,300 unaccompanied migrant children as a “prison camp” during a visit Thursday. The longshot presidential hopeful was the latest 2020 ca...
2019-06-27 21:34

Texas migrant detention facilities 'dangerously overcrowded' – US government report Report from government’s own auditors includes images of children and adults penned into roomsNew images of children and adults in “dangerously” overcrowded US border patrol facilities in Texas have been released as part of a report from government a...
2019-07-03 01:00

AOC tears into Trump for 'manufactured' border crisis at emotional hearing on migrant detention Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tore into what she called the Trump administration’s “policy of dehumanization” and stood by claims that detained migrants were told to drink out of toilet bowls at a fiery and emotional hearing about the migr...
2019-07-12 19:34

Wayfair employees hold walkout to protest sales to migrant detention centers Hundreds of employees at Boston-based online furniture retailer Wayfair staged a walkout Wednesday over the company's decision to sell furniture to shelters for detained migrant children....
2019-06-27 19:51

Trump claims migrant detention center visited by Pence was ‘clean but crowded’ VP had said McAllen facility was told ‘not to clean up’Report of cages and ‘overwhelming stench’ stoked online furyA Texas detention center which Vice-President Mike Pence visited on Friday, seeing migrants packed into cages amid what one reporter ca...
2019-07-15 03:51

Mike Pence visits migrant detention facilities on southern US border – video The vice-president, Mike Pence, got a first-hand view of migrant detention facilities after touring two centres in Texas as he spoke out against grandstanding on Capitol Hill after legislators delivered emotional testimony about appalling conditions....
2019-07-14 05:34

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez facing backlash for migrant detention centre comments Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is facing backlash after making comments comparing migrant detention centres to concentration camps....
2019-06-20 05:00

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters in Washington Tuesday....
2019-07-17 04:17

As Wayfair Workers Protest Migrant Detention, the Specter of a Consumer Boycott Rises Employees and consumers, with the help of activist groups on social media, are targeting companies that are doing business with detention facilities for migrant children....
2019-06-27 19:00

CBP Leadership ‘Knew for Months’ That Kids Were Kept in Appalling Conditions at Migrant Detention Facilities Conditions at a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas, were so appalling for the migrant children being detained there that some of those who worked at the site sounded the alarm to superiors. But nothing happened until a group of lawyers and lawmake...
2019-07-08 06:51

Judge blocks Trump administration from enforcing new detention policy on migrant children A federal judge in Los Angeles is blocking the Trump administration from moving ahead with its policies for detaining immigrant children caught at the border, and an injunction blocking enforcement was issued....
2019-09-28 03:00

Lawyers Say Migrant Children Are Living in ‘Traumatic and Dangerous’ Conditions at Border Detention Site (EL PASO, Texas) — A legal team that recently interviewed over 60 children at a Border Patrol station in Texas says a traumatic and dangerous situation is unfolding for some 250 infants, children and teens locked up for up to 27 days without ad...
2019-06-21 02:17

Former Obama top official defends migrant detention centers, says 'cages' not invented when Trump took office Jeh Johnson, a former Homeland Security Secretary under President Barack Obama, defended the use of migrant "cages" on Friday, indicating that immigration law put both President Trump and his predecessor in a tough situation for housing immigrants....
2019-07-03 01:34

Overflowing Toilets, Bedbugs and High Heat: Inside Mexico’s Migrant Detention Centers Under pressure from President Trump, Mexico’s iron-fisted approach to migration has led to a surge in detentions. An unprepared system is overwhelmed and filthy....
2019-08-03 15:17

Ocasio-Cortez Calls Migrant Detention Centers ‘Concentration Camps,’ Eliciting Backlash Republicans, especially Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, excoriated Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying she demeaned the memory of those who died in the Holocaust....
2019-06-19 06:00

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the recent emergency spending bill....
2019-07-09 04:00

Pence slams CNN for 'dishonest' coverage of detention center visit; says America 'deserves the full story' Vice President Mike Pence blasted CNN late Friday night for what he described as the network's "dishonest" coverage of his trip to a migrant detention center in Texas....
2019-07-13 09:17

An average of 1 migrant child has died each day since 2014: UN Migrant children have died or gone missing at the rate of nearly one per day worldwide over the past five years, with treacherous journeys like those across the Mediterranean or the US-Mexico border, according to the UN migration agency....
2019-06-29 15:01

UN: On average, one migrant child has died per day since 2014 A report by the UN's migration office said children are dying during migration at alarming rates, most of them perishing on the Mediterranean. The deadliest routes for children are those that involve water crossings....
2019-06-29 08:17

Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces barrage of lawmaker questions on migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan will face questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
2019-07-18 09:51

UN rights chief ‘appalled’ by US border detention conditions, says holding migrant children may violate international law Conditions in which migrants and refugees are being held in the United States are appalling, said the UN human rights chief on Monday, underscoring that children should never be held in immigration detention, or separated from their families....
2019-07-08 17:51

Aid ship captain slams EU for outsourcing migrant rescues The captain of a humanitarian rescue ship arrested for docking in an Italian port without authorization is taking aim at the EU for outsourcing the handling of migrants crossing the Mediterranean to conflict-ravaged Libya...
2019-10-03 15:00

A group of police officers shot a man dead after he was caught throwing incendiary devices at a migrant detention center Google Streetview A man died early Saturday morning after throwing incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Tacoma, Washington while armed with a rifle. The man, who has not been identified yet, died after four police officers arrived at the sc...
2019-07-14 13:51

Father, daughter who died trying to cross into the US are buried in El Salvador The Salvadoran father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande trying to cross into the United States were buried Monday in a private service, a day after El Salvador's president took the blame for their deaths....
2019-07-01 22:34

Death of migrant dad and daughter 'our fault' - El Salvador president The president of El Salvador has told Sky News his country is to blame for migrants making the dangerous journey to the US in search of a better life....
2019-07-03 13:51

3 migrant children have died from flu in custody, but US won't provide vaccines Customs and Border Protection said it will not provide flu vaccines to detained migrant children, despite three deaths in part because of influenza.        ...
2019-08-22 09:34

Son of woman who died in Dominican Republic slams nation's 'disgraceful' response The Dominican government's "disgraceful" response to a string of Americans falling ill in the Caribbean nation shows something's not right with their account, according to the son of one woman who died....
2019-06-22 08:34

Maine mother allegedly gave heroin to daughter, 1, who later died A Maine mom was arrested Wednesday after she allegedly gave her one-year-old daughter small doses of heroin more than a dozen times to help her sleep, a practice that resulted in the baby's death....
2019-09-19 05:00

Bodies of father and daughter who died trying to cross into the US returned to El Salvador The bodies of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his 23-month-old daughter, Angie Valeria, were returned home to their native El Salvador on Sunday, according to El Salvador's Secretary of Communications for the President, one week after they died trying to ...
2019-06-30 23:00

Trump official blames migrant father for drowning with daughter Ken Cuccinelli, acting USCIS head, said he wasn’t concerned photos would be emblematic of hardline immigration policyA Trump administration immigration official has blamed a migrant father for his own drowning death and that of his young daughter, wh...
2019-06-28 20:34

Bodies Of Drowned Migrant Man, Baby Daughter Returned To El Salvador The bodies of a man and his young daughter who drowned while trying to cross the Rio Grande from Mexico to the United States were returned on Sunday to their native El Salvador....
2019-07-01 09:17

U.S. Government Admits Another Migrant Child Died Under Its Care—8 Months After the Fact The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) confirmed on Wednesday that a 10-year-old girl from Guatemala died while in U.S. custody last year, bringing the total number of known migrant child deaths to six in the last eight months. Democrats a...
2019-05-23 21:00

10-year-old migrant girl died in US custody last September, report claims A 10-year-old migrant girl from El Salvador died while in custody of the US government after crossing the border, a report said on Wednesday. The young girl entered an Office of Refugee Resettlement facility in San Antonio, Texas, on March 4, 2018 wh...
2019-05-23 05:17

Travis Barker slams Echosmith drummer, 20, for hitting up his 13-year-old daughter Echosmith drummer Graham Sierota, 20, is apologizing for sending inappropriate messages to Travis Barker’s 13-year-old daughter, Alabama.        ...
2019-08-02 08:34

Ohio dad whose daughter, 1, died of fentanyl overdose, pleads guilty: report An Ohio dad pleaded guilty Friday to manslaughter in connection to his 13-month-old daughter's death after she "consumed a toxic amount of fentanyl" in her father’s apartment, reports said....
2019-05-27 10:34

| Disturbing photo of drowned migrant man, daughter fuels criticism of Trump A heart-rending photograph of a Salvadoran man and his nearly two-year-old daughter drowned in the Rio Grande River has fuelled angry denunciations of the Trump administration's immigration policies. This image might disturb sensitive viewers....
2019-06-27 20:00

Outcry after Trump officials reveal sixth migrant child died in US custody Ten-year-old girl from El Salvador died on 29 September ‘due to fever and respiratory distress’ after complications with surgeryThe Trump administration has been forced to reveal that a 10-year-old migrant girl died in its custody more than seven mon...
2019-05-23 21:51

Indian migrant girl, 6, died in Arizona desert as mother sought water A six-year-old girl from India died of heat stroke in an Arizona desert after her mother left her with other migrants to go in search of water, a medical examiner and U.S. Border Patrol said on Friday....
2019-06-15 04:17

Her 19-Month-Old Daughter Died After Being Held at an ICE Facility. Here’s What Yazmin Juárez Told Congress Yazmin Juárez, a migrant mother whose 19-month-old daughter died weeks after being released from a detention facility in 2018, gave an emotional testimony at a Congressional hearing on Wednesday, where she said her daughter died as a result of...
2019-07-11 18:34

United Nations slams US for detention facilities: 'This should never happen anywhere' “Any deprivation of liberty of adult migrants and refugees should be a measure of last resort,” a U.N. commissioner said.        ...
2019-07-09 02:00

Ocasio-Cortez In Tears As Migrant Mother Describes Baby Daughter's Death A US Congresswoman was moved to tears on Wednesday as a migrant mother narrated the story of her young daughter's death after being held by US immigration authorities last year....
2019-07-11 13:17

69-year-old 'anarchist' shot, killed after attacking Washington migrant detention center The attacker, Willem Van Spronsen, was accused of assaulting a police officer at the same detention facility in 2018.        ...
2019-07-14 23:51

'A kennel for dogs': Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan grilled by lawmakers on migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan will face questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
2019-07-18 18:34

'A kennel for dogs': Lawmakers hammer acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan over migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
2019-07-18 21:17

Donald Trump blames Democrats for deaths of migrant father and toddler daughter who drowned while trying to reach the US President Donald Trump has blamed the Democrats for the deaths of a migrant father and his toddler daughter who drowned on the banks of the Rio Grande while trying to reach US soil....
2019-06-28 04:00

Russell Wilson reacts to image of dead migrant father, daughter: 'The American Dream... It's become a nightmare' Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was among those who appeared to be moved by a photo of a dead father and his daughter at the U.S.-Mexico border and spoke out about it Wednesday....
2019-06-28 01:00

Daughter of Army vet who died at Dominican resort: Funeral home 'pressured' me to make a decision about my father's remains The daughter of an American veteran who died at a Dominican Republic resort said she's tried for a year to get answers about her father's death to no avail....
2019-06-21 23:17

'It's like they tore out a piece of my heart:' Asylum seeker tells House panel that her 1-year-old daughter died from shoddy medical care while in ICE custody AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin A Guatemalan mother seeking asylum told a House panel Wednesday that she watched her infant daughter die slowly and painfully after the baby received shoddy medical care while they were detained in a US Immigration and Cust...
2019-07-11 12:34

'Mom, I love you': Migrant father and daughter who drowned are laid to rest in El Salvador "They went in search of a better future, but everything came to an end in the river,” said one family friend.        ...
2019-07-02 01:00

Children's mag Highlights slams 'unconscionable' migrant family separations "This is not a political statement about immigration policy. This is a statement about human decency, plain and simple," CEO Kent Johnson wrote.        ...
2019-06-27 18:34

'He's a hero': Family mourns for man who died saving his daughter from dog attack in Iowa Robert Joseph Quick's 5-year-old daughter was bitten, but she survived and is recovering from the attack.        ...
2019-06-08 02:17

Bruce Lee's daughter slams dad's 'caricature' portrayal in 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood' Bruce Lee's daughter said “it was really uncomfortable" to "listen to people laugh at my father” while watching "Once Upon A Time in Hollywood."        ...
2019-07-31 18:51

Gabrielle Crahan, daughter of Slipknot's Shawn 'Clown' Crahan, has died at 22 Slipknot percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan announced that his youngest daughter, Gabrielle, died Saturday. She was 22.        ...
2019-05-21 19:34

Animal cruelty law in Arizona goes into effect PHOENIX- A new animal cruelty law went into effect Tuesday and strengthens penalties for people who abuse domestic animals in Arizona. Apollo is about 34-years-old and came to Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary a couple of years ago. “He was dump...
2019-08-28 08:00

Father whose son died in the East Village blast testifies: ‘That’s the day I died’ The shattered father of a young college graduate who perished in the 2015 fatal East Village building explosion took the stand Monday at the start of the trial of a landlord and two workers accused of causing the blast. Dad Nixon Figueroa recalled ho...
2019-09-10 08:34

343 NYC firefighters died on 9/11. Since then, 200 have died from Ground Zero-related illnesses Richard Driscoll died a day after fellow firefighter Kevin Nolan. They rushed to the World Trade Center on 9/11 and since suffered related illnesses.        ...
2019-07-19 20:34

Names released of 3 charged with animal cruelty at dairy FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm who were charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing calves...
2019-06-11 20:34

Watch: This Circus Uses 3D Holograms Instead Of Animals To Fight Cruelty A circus in Germany has taken an innovative step to fight animal cruelty. Circus Ronacalli has begun to phase out real animals in their acts, replacing them with beautiful 3D holograms instead....
2019-06-07 09:34

Two arrested for animal cruelty after 53 pets removed from trailer TUCSON – Two people were arrested Wednesday morning after Pima County Sheriff’s Department discovered numerous animals in their care in unsanitary conditions. Andres Contreras and Joylynn Severns/ Pima County Sheriff’s Department Ac...
2019-06-20 22:17

Man charged with animal cruelty after turtle killed in video A North Carolina man is charged with felony animal cruelty after police were alerted to a video showing him killing a turtle by kicking and jumping on it....
2019-06-05 00:34

‘Is there such a thing as vegan loo roll?’: how to have a cruelty-free home From plant-based paint to ethical furniture, creating a vegan home is less complicated, and costly, than you may thinkWith vegan food, fashion and makeup firmly established in the mainstream, more and more people are looking for ways to have an ethic...
2019-06-29 21:34

YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube's automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fighting matches as animal cruelty. Those affected, including some BattleBots contestants, received a messa...
2019-08-21 20:00

Man who killed calf in Home Depot lot charged with cruelty HARTFORD, Conn. — A butcher shop employee who cut the throat of a runaway calf in a Home Depot parking lot has been charged with animal cruelty, police said Friday. Badr Musaed, 39, turned himself in Thursday to face the felony charge, authorities sa...
2019-08-03 08:00

| Melbourne Cup-winning trainer charged with animal cruelty Melbourne Cup-winning Australian trainer Darren Weir was charged with animal cruelty offences for possessing electronic devices used to shock horses into running faster....
2019-10-09 09:00

Putting An End To Animal Cruelty: Here Are The Only 20 Times When It’s Ever Okay To Kill An Elephant Elephants are highly intelligent, beautiful animals whose presence on the Earth is sadly threatened by habitat loss and poaching. To ensure these majestic creatures never go extinct, humans must be good stewards to them and should absolutely never ki...
2019-06-18 05:34

Long Island woman busted for ‘deplorable’ animal cruelty again A Long Island woman has been busted on animal cruelty charges for the second time in less than two years, officials said Tuesday. Shannon King, 32 — who is currently on probation from a 2017 arrest for neglecting her pit bull — was nabbed Monday nigh...
2019-05-22 00:51

Local law enforcement to receive investigations training on animal cruelty TUCSON – Local law enforcement officers will attend investigations training on animal cruelty and violent crimes. Pima County Sheriff’s Department and the Humane Society of the United States will be hosting the training on Friday in Tucson. This trai...
2019-08-22 21:00

German circus goes cruelty-free and replaces animals with holograms Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The treatment of circ...
2019-06-07 19:17

Judy Garland’s wild final years of drugs and cruelty Onstage and on screen, Judy Garland boasted big, beautiful eyes and one of the most iconic singing voices in Hollywood history. She was Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz” and Esther in “A Star Is Born”; the singer of “The Man That Got Away” and “Somewhere...
2019-09-12 04:34

North Carolina man charged with animal cruelty after killing turtle in video Police say they were notified of the disturbing video via Facebook, with notices coming from as far away as South Africa.        ...
2019-06-06 23:34

Horse racing: Melbourne Cup-winning trainer charged with animal cruelty Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Darren Weir has been charged with animal cruelty, conspiracy and holding an unregistered weapon as part of an investigation into alleged illegal activity in the thoroughbred racing industry....
2019-10-09 07:34

YouTube bans robot-battle videos citing ‘animal cruelty’ Robots aren’t alive — yet — but that didn’t stop YouTube AI from trying to protect its own kind from so-called “animal cruelty.” On Monday, robot enthusiasts on YouTube reported that their videos featuring robots fighting each...
2019-08-21 23:34

Gillibrand suggests Trump's only accomplishments are 'hurting people,' only motivation is 'cruelty' Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. responded to a controversial Health and Human Services rule by claiming President Trump's administration was only motivated by hatred and cruelty....
2019-05-26 05:00

#JewsAgainstICE protest Amazon's role in 'profiting off cruelty,' dozens arrested Dozens of members of Jewish community groups protesting Amazon's cloud computing contracts and other work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement were arrested at an Amazon Books store in New York on Sunday....
2019-08-13 15:17

YouTube Concedes Robot Fight Videos Are Not Actually Animal Cruelty After Removing Them by Mistake Google subsidiary YouTube has admitted that it made a mistake when, citing its policies against “deliberate infliction of animal suffering” such as “dog fighting and cock fighting,” it removed several videos of robots fighting, per reports in Motherb...
2019-08-21 09:00

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fellow Democrats testify on 'cruelty' of border facilities Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of several lawmakers who toured two border facilities in Texas, testified Friday about what she described as the "cruelty" of Trump administration's treatment of migrants....
2019-07-13 07:17

Animal cruelty: Police hunt for three men charged with beating cows at Fair Oaks Farms Police are searching for three former Fair Oaks employees to arrest them on charges of beating a vertebrate animal, a misdemeanor.        ...
2019-06-11 22:17

Oklahoma man faces animal cruelty charges after authorities discover garage full of malnourished birds (KFOR) A man could soon be facing animal cruelty charges after a large group of malnourished parrots was seized from his Oklahoma City home. Neighbors say about 15 parrots have been kept in their neighbor’s garage for years, until now. “My frie...
2019-07-03 09:00

"Only 200-250 Under Detention In Jammu And Kashmir": BJP's Ram Madhav Calling Jammu and Kashmir's now-scrapped special status "anti-people and the biggest hurdle" in the development of the state, BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav on Wednesday said that the Modi......
2019-10-03 01:00

Australian freed in N. Korea keeps mum about detention An Australian student has thanked Swedish and his country’s diplomats for securing his release in North Korea but is keeping mum about what led to his weeklong detention...
2019-07-05 07:00

There's a Mental Health Crisis in ICE Detention Nooses made from bedsheets, suicidal detainees being pepper sprayed, and mentally ill migrants placed in solitary confinement: These are just some of the horrible aspects of the dire state of mental health care in ICE detention facilities, according ...
2019-07-22 19:01

Journalist released after 15 months in ICE detention A Memphis journalist who was arrested while covering an immigration protest and detained by US immigration officials for more than 15 months has been released, his attorneys said....
2019-07-13 01:34

Ban the detention of pregnant women | Letter Emma Ginn, the director of Medical Justice, warns that women in immigration detention receive inadequate healthcareYou report how a pregnant rape survivor experiencing a miscarriage and barely able to stand was unlawfully held in immigration detentio...
2019-08-20 22:34

US Detention Centres Called "Summer Camps". What They Actually Look Like More than a year after he drew criticism for comparing family detention to a "summer camp," the nation's top immigration enforcer stood in a clean hallway in America's largest family detention complex......
2019-08-26 08:34

U.S. Plans to Test DNA of Immigrants in Detention Centers The Trump administration is moving to start testing the DNA of people detained by U.S. immigration officers, according to reports of call on Wednesday between senior Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials and reporters.Read more......
2019-10-03 02:00

White House wants to end child detention limits The Trump administration is moving to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention, a move that will almost certainly lead to a new court battle over immigration. (Aug. 21)   ...
2019-08-22 21:34

U.N.: Child detention at U.S. border cruel, inhumane The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
2019-07-08 20:00

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized CAIRO (AP) — In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a hangar filled with garbage and sewage, sharing a couple of buckets of water and barely surviving on one meal a day. They say more than 20 died from di...
2019-06-30 19:00

'This is an emergency': the volunteers bailing out migrants from detention One woman’s story of helping a migrant by paying their bail has inspired others to offer bond money of their ownFor more than a year, Julie Sharron went quietly crazy reading news stories about migrants detained at the border, herded into detention c...
2019-07-21 11:17

3 men escape from immigrant detention center in Colorado AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for three men who escaped from an immigrant detention center in Colorado. The Sentinel reports the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says the men escaped from the center in Aurora around no...
2019-06-18 03:34

Children Say the Horrors of Border Detention Are Not Just Due to Overcrowding A new report from NBC contains allegations that children kept in a border facility in Yuma, AZ faced intentional cruelty from border agents, in addition to the indignities and suffering from overcrowding. Some described sexual assaults by agents, whi...
2019-07-10 05:34

CDC: Almost 900 migrants were exposed to mumps outbreak while in detention NBC NEWS – Almost 900 migrants were exposed to mumps while in immigration custody in the first such reported outbreak of the contagious viral disease in U.S.-run detention centers, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...
2019-08-31 09:00

Sweden wants extension of rapper’s detention after fight A Swedish prosecutor wants U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm...
2019-07-19 12:17

The Latest: A$AP Rocky: Detention was “humbling” experience American rapper A$AP Rocky says in comments posted on his Instagram account that his month long detainment in Sweden has been “a very difficult and humbling experience.”...
2019-08-03 23:17

Feds move children from Florida detention center Authorities said Saturday all children in the nation's largest detention center for migrant children have been relocated with upcoming tropical wave on the radar in South Florida....
2019-08-04 00:51

Explainer: How has the detention of a key candidate affected Tunisia's election? Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui was freed on Wednesday after spending the election campaign in a prison cell, though he managed to come second in the first round and now faces a runoff with independent lawyer Kais Saied on Oct. 13....
2019-10-09 20:00

Vehicle drives into protesters outside US detention centre – video A vehicle drove into a line of protesters outside a detention centre in Rhode Island on Wednesday. Dozens of people were protesting against the contract between US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Wyatt detention facility when a corr...
2019-08-16 17:00

Iran Says British Tanker Is Free to Go After 2 Months of Detention Tehran had accused the tanker, the Stena Impero, of violating maritime rules, but the seizure was seen as retaliation for the holding of an Iranian tanker off Gibraltar....
2019-09-23 19:00

Man Killed After Throwing "Incendiary Devices" At Detention Centre In US An armed man was fatally shot Saturday after throwing what authorities called "incendiary devices" at an detention center in Washington state and trying to set a commercial-size propane tank on fire,......
2019-07-15 07:51

Japan’s bare detention center holds many without convictions TOKYO (AP) — With its bare cells, the Tokyo Detention House looks much like a high-security prison, but those who get incarcerated here, including former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, have not been convicted of any crime. Japan’s system of refu...
2019-06-10 15:17

A Timeline of Despair in Australia’s Offshore Detention Centers The New York Times worked with human rights groups and asylum seekers on Manus Island to examine a rash of suicide attempts and acts of self-harm since Australia’s May 18 election....
2019-06-27 23:51

California set to end private prisons and immigrant detention camps America's largest state prison system is moving to quit the practice of farming out inmates to lockups run under contract by private companies, following a nationwide decline in the for-profit incarceration business....
2019-10-10 00:00

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicized drug case. A lawyer for Seuxis Hernandez confirmed Thursday’s release after the Supreme Court...
2019-05-31 01:17

How the US built the world's largest immigrant detention system There are 52,000 immigrants in jails and prisons – most for profit – waiting for a hearing to determine whether they can remain in the USChildren sleeping on floors, changing other children’s diapers. Families torn apart at the border. Migrants cramm...
2019-09-24 20:00

Mexican authorities send more migrants to detention center ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in southern Mexico have sent about 100 more migrants to a detention center amid the government’s push to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States. Civil rights ac...
2019-06-24 00:17

NFL players help bail out illegal immigrant in ICE detention in California NFL players Josh Norman and Demario Davis on Monday helped bail out an illegal immigrant who was placed into U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention in May....
2019-08-16 18:00

Australia 'deeply disappointed' by writer's detention in China Australia has criticized the criminal detention of Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun. Tensions between the two countries are also on the rise over security concerns and the Huawei controversy....
2019-07-19 16:00

How a congressional trip highlighted migrants' detention misery Democrats described brutal conditions as ProPublica reported demeaning Facebook posts attributed to border officialsThe trip was seen as a simple fact-finding mission for members of Congress to view conditions at the border. But within hours of their...
2019-07-03 01:00

Gibraltar Orders Iranian Tanker Release Despite US Detention Bid Gibraltar's Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favour of releasing an Iranian supertanker seized on suspicion of shipping oil to war-torn Syria in breach of international sanctions, in a blow to the......
2019-08-17 05:00

Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian tanker for a month Gibraltar was granted the power on Friday to detain Iran's Grace 1 oil tanker for another month, keeping the vessel at the center of a big-power quarrel between Iran and the United States and its allies....
2019-07-19 15:17

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically denying them parole....
2019-05-31 05:17

Booker Proposes Drastic Changes to Immigration Detention System Senator Cory Booker’s plan would create new standards for civil detentions and phase out contracts with private prisons through a sweeping executive order....
2019-07-02 12:34

Migrants return to bombed Libya detention center A Libyan detention center where an airstrike killed more than 50 people two weeks ago is filling up with migrants again, and work has resumed at a weapons workshop in the compound...
2019-07-16 18:00

Airstrike kills 44 migrants in Libyan detention center The U.N. mission to Libya says at least 44 migrants were killed when an airstrike hit the detention facility where they were being held near the Libyan capital...
2019-07-04 03:51

Iran's detention of UK-flagged tanker unacceptable: owner The continued detention of British-flagged tanker Stena Impero is "unacceptable and unjustifiable" and there are concerns for the welfare of the crew after 19 days in confinement, the vessel's owner said on Tuesday....
2019-08-07 00:00

U.K. Couple End Joint Hunger Strike Over Her Detention in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian national, has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016. Her husband camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy in London to demand her release....
2019-06-29 13:51

Russia suspends police officers over detention of journalist Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said on Tuesday that an internal inquiry into the detention last week of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was underway and that he had suspended the police officers involved....
2019-06-11 17:17

Libya detention centre attack is possible war crime, says UN envoy Warlord Khalifa Haftar blamed for airstrikes in which at least 44 people are killedAt least 44 people, and possibly many more, have been killed in the bombing of a detention centre south of Tripoli condemned by the UN Libya envoy as a possible war cr...
2019-07-03 16:17

Pakistan frees two Pashtun lawmakers after months of detention Two Pakistani parliamentarians and human rights campaigners were released on bail in the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province after four months in detention, their lawyer said on Saturday....
2019-09-21 16:00

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children from their families, cramming people into overcrowde...
2019-06-21 21:00

British tanker leaves Iran after 10-week detention The British-flagged Stena Impero tanker sailed out of Iranian waters on Friday, the owner said, after it was detained in July during a row with Britain that has stoked tensions in the Gulf....
2019-09-27 21:34

The Latest: Freed US resident blasts Iran over detention U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released from Iran following several years imprisonment says he was subjected to “kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial”...
2019-06-11 19:00

CBP will not provide flu vaccines to migrants at border detention camps WASHINGTON (CNBC) – The U.S. won’t be vaccinating migrant families in holding centers ahead of this year’s flu season, despite calls from doctors to boost efforts to fight the infection that’s killed at least three children at detention facilit...
2019-08-21 02:00

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, for the second time since March....
2019-05-21 18:34

Scores protest outside Florida detention center for kids Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children....
2019-06-17 01:34

India builds detention camps for Assam 'foreigners' After excluding 2 million people from a citizenship list, Indian authorities in Assam are now building detention centers to incarcerate "stateless" people. DW reporter Murali Krishnan visited an under-construction camp....
2019-09-19 19:34

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday....
2019-07-08 14:51

U.K.-Flagged Tanker Leaves Iran After Two-Month Detention A British-flagged tanker seized by Iran on alleged maritime violations two months ago sailed away from the Islamic Republic, providing rare relief from escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf after an attack on Saudi oil facilities....
2019-09-27 20:34

Sweden requests detention order for Julian Assange The development sets up a possible future tug-of-war between Sweden and the United States over any extradition of Assange from Britain.        ...
2019-05-21 17:34

Australian student released from detention in North Korea Australia's prime minister said that the student was "safe and well" after being released from North Korea. It was the first time an official confirmed the 29-year-old had been detained since he went missing last week....
2019-07-04 07:00

Michel Platini was 'hurt' by detention and Qatar World Cup questioning ‘It hurts for everything I can think of, everything I’ve done’Platini released and lawyer says his client is innocent The former Uefa president, Michel Platini, was released in the early hours of Wednesday after having been questioned over the awardi...
2019-06-19 12:00

British-flagged tanker docks in Dubai after detention in Iran The Stena Impero, a British-flagged tanker that was detained by Iran for 10 weeks, docked in Dubai's Port Rashid on Saturday, a Reuters photographer reported. (Reporting by Christopher Pike and Sylvia Westall; Writing by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by ...
2019-09-28 17:00

44 Migrants Dead After Airstrike Hits Detention Center in Libya (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants near the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the U.N. mission to the war-torn country said. The airstrike raises further con...
2019-07-03 15:51

This is CNN? Network apparently recently glorified ICE detention center attacker The self-proclaimed Antifa militant who was killed Saturday by Washington state police as he attacked a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center was apparently glorified in a recent CNN original program....
2019-07-15 19:17

US detention of ISIS 'Beatles' shows the collapse in relations with Turkey It has seemed an intractable problem. What to do with hundreds of foreign ISIS fighters, accused of atrocities, but caught in such a legal quagmire that nobody even wanted to punish them?...
2019-10-10 19:34

Mohamed Morsi buried as detention conditions denounced as torture Egyptian former president’s burial takes place under heavy security in remote area of CairoEgypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi has been buried in a remote area of Cairo as his treatment in custody before his death was denounced as torture.Morsi, t...
2019-06-18 18:51

California bans private prisons and immigration detention centers California moved to end the use of private, for-profit lockups in America's largest state prison system as well as in federal immigration detention centers in the state under a measure signed into law on Friday by Governor Gavin Newsom....
2019-10-12 00:00

Armed man killed in police confrontation at ICE detention center in Tacoma Police in Tacoma, Wash., said an armed man who threw homemade incendiaries at a federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement was shot and killed Saturday....
2019-07-14 00:51

California bans private prisons and immigrant detention centers California is banning its use of for-profit prisons, a method it once embraced as a means to ease overcrowding but has since drawn the scorn of prisoner and immigrant advocacy groups over substandard conditions and alleged abuses. ...
2019-10-11 23:34

Former Maldives Vice President Ahmed Adeeb Taken To Detention Center A former vice president of the Maldives, who was arrested after fleeing to India to avoid questioning over the alleged embezzlement of state funds, has been taken to a Maldives detention center after......
2019-08-05 10:00

U.S. House seeks documents from companies that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U.S. immigration agents....
2019-07-11 17:34

Thousands of immigrants suffer in solitary confinement in U.S. detention centers Dulce Rivera lived for the one hour a day she was allowed to walk outside on a patch of concrete surrounded by metal fencing. The 36-year-old transgender woman from Central America was locked in solitary confinement at a New Mexico detention center t...
2019-05-22 00:51

Showcase child detention center is clean and bright but it's still a jail The facility at the tiny Texas town of Carrizo Springs is subcontracted to a not-for-profit but its high perimeter fence is topped with barbed wireThe searing desert sun had brought the early afternoon temperature close to 100F (38C) but, inside, the...
2019-07-15 07:51

British tanker close to docking in Dubai after detention by Iran A British-flagged tanker that was detained by Iran for 10 weeks was approaching docks in Dubai on Saturday, after a standoff that has stoked tensions along a vital global shipping route for oil....
2019-09-29 02:34

Mumps outbreaks affected migrants at detention centers in 19 states: CDC About 900 migrants held in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody have been exposed to mumps since last September, according to the first U.S. government report on outbreaks in the nation's overloaded immigration system....
2019-08-31 12:34

Tunisian court temporarily releases U.N. official after two-month detention A Tunisian appeal court on Tuesday temporarily released a United Nations official after two months in detention as part of an investigation by an anti-terrorism unit, an official spokesman said....
2019-05-21 17:34

Dems step up oversight amid detention center firestorm Top House Democrats are escalating their response to Donald Trump’s handling of the migrant crisis at the border, making a direct plea to the president to improve conditions and ramping up their oversight of agencies at the center of a growing politi...
2019-07-03 02:00

Libya detention centre attack could amount to a war crime, say top UN officials A missile attack on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on Wednesday, as both the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the head of the UN mission in Libya ...
2019-07-03 17:34

U.N. raises alarm over child detention conditions at the border in Texas The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
2019-07-08 19:00

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan’s State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while also noting an “encouraging reduction” in the level of abuse since 2016. ...
2019-05-21 16:34

Indian hunger striker released from immigration detention in Texas Ajay Kumar, 33, had refused food for 70 daysKumar, who must wear electronic tag, lost a third of his weightAn Indian immigrant who lost a third of his weight during a 70-day hunger strike over the rejection of his asylum claim has won temporary relea...
2019-09-27 17:00

Swedish court rejects detention request for Julian Assange The ruling complicates the process for Swedish prosecutors to request the WikiLeaks founder's extradition. Assange's lawyer has called it a "big victory" as his client tries to clear his name over rape accusations....
2019-06-04 06:51

Trump rule would allow for indefinite detention of immigrant families – live New rule would effectively replace the Flores agreement, which sets 20-day limit for families held in custodySign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.23pm BST Some reaction to the Trump administration rule on indefinitely detaining immi...
2019-08-21 17:00

India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants. Muslims Are Afraid. Four million people in one state are at risk of being denied citizenship in a government campaign critics say is driven by a Hindu nationalist agenda....
2019-08-18 18:00

Dems seize offensive against Trump after detention center outrage Democrats in Congress think they finally can beat Donald Trump on immigration.Senior Democrats this week leapt into the debate over border policy — live-streaming their trips to detention facilities, calling for the ouster of Department of Homeland S...
2019-07-04 00:17

Tripoli detention centre hit by airstrike, killing at least 44 people – video At least 44 people have been killed after an airstrike hit a detention centre on the outskirts of the Libyan capital, according to an official in the UN-supported government. The death toll is the highest that has been reported from an airstrike sinc...
2019-07-04 00:51

Ex-Soldier Declared "Foreigner" In Assam Released From Detention Centre Mohammad Sanaullah, the retired Indian Army soldier who was declared an illegal immigrant by a tribunal and sent to a detention centre in Assam last month, was released today on bail. The Gauhati High......
2019-06-08 14:00

Trump says immigrants 'unhappy' with detention centers should stay home President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the U.S.- Mexico border, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that immigrants unhappy with conditions at detention centers should be...
2019-07-04 05:34

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “severely traumatized” surviving migrants and refugees, UN aid agencies said on Friday, reiterating t...
2019-07-05 17:34

Detention Of Tanker Loaded With Iranian Crude "Excellent News", Says US White House National Security Advisor John Bolton applauded the interception by Britain's Gibraltar Thursday of a supertanker believed to be carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria, saying the ship was......
2019-07-05 12:00

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened to him in Pyongyang....
2019-07-05 06:34

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday, citing reports that those returned to shore by the coastguard have...
2019-06-07 18:00

Hundreds gather to protest Florida detention center for kids HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters are gathering in South Florida to protest outside a facility that has become the nation’s biggest location for detaining immigrant children. A coalition of religious groups and immigrant advocates s...
2019-06-16 20:00

Lack of flu shots for migrants at CBP detention centers a concern, critics say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and their medical contractors do not administer influenza vaccines to migrants being held at detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border, reports said Tuesday....
2019-08-21 11:34

Tunisia's election credibility affected by candidate's detention: president Detained Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui's inability to campaign is affecting the credibility of the elections and the country's image, interim president Mohamed Ennaceur said on Friday....
2019-10-04 21:34

As they build India's first camp for illegals, some workers fear detention there Across a river in a remote part of India's northeast, laborers have cleared dense forest in an area equivalent to about seven soccer fields and are building the first mass detention center for illegal immigrants....
2019-09-08 05:34

Immigrants ‘unhappy’ with detention centres should stay home: Trump The DHS inspector general on Tuesday published photos of migrant-holding centers in Texas' Rio Grande Valley crammed with twice as many people as they were meant to hold....
2019-07-04 13:34

Nigerian man dies after hunger strike in Japan detention center A Nigerian man died in a Japanese immigration detention center this week, an official said on Thursday, bringing to an end a hunger strike an activist group said was intended to protest against his being held for more than three years....
2019-06-28 13:17

Airstrike Kills Dozens of Migrants at Detention Center in Libya The bomb ripped through a hangar in Tripoli packed with African migrants hoping to reach Europe. A spokesman for Gen. Khalifa Hifter denied responsibility....
2019-07-04 17:17

Journalist Deniz Yucel's detention was illegal: Turkish court The constitutional court found that Deniz Yucel was falsely imprisoned by authorities. Judges unanimously agreed that his freedom of speech was infringed upon by the state for his work as a journalist....
2019-06-28 20:34

Pence acknowledges ‘tough stuff’ at border detention center WASHINGTON (AP) — Acknowledging “this is tough stuff,” Vice President Mike Pence says he was not surprised by what he saw Friday as he toured a Texas Border Patrol station, where hundreds of men were being kept in cages with no cots amid ...
2019-07-13 07:00

China Said It Closed Muslim Detention Camps. There’s Reason to Doubt That. Seven days of reporting in the Xinjiang region undermine the government’s claim that it’s winding down its network of indoctrination centers. ‘Graduates’ are still being churned out....
2019-08-10 10:00

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitA US family have been removed from a Syrian detention centre for suspected members of Islamic State and returned to the US. The move could have implications for hun...
2019-05-23 02:17

Australian couple return home after 3-month Iran detention An Australian-British blogger and her fiancé say they’re “extremely happy and relieved” to be reunited with their loved ones after being freed from a three-month detention in Iran...
2019-10-05 08:34

Critic of China’s Detention Camps Is Free, but Silence May Be the Price The terms of his plea deal could force Serikzhan Bilash, a Kazakh who campaigned for Muslims being held in Chinese indoctrination camps, to stop his work....
2019-08-17 21:00

U.S. border patrol under fire as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers on a private Facebook group....
2019-07-03 20:51

More Than 100 Immigrants Were Reportedly Pepper Sprayed at ICE Detention Facility in Louisiana More than 100 people were pepper sprayed at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in central Louisiana on Saturday after demonstrating in the center’s yard, BuzzFeed News reported on Tuesday....
2019-08-07 08:34

Trump Praises Mexico Amid Record Detention of Migrants President Trump praised Mexico’s stepped-up efforts to stop Central American migrants from reaching the U.S., saying his recent threats of tariffs on the country’s exports were bearing fruit....
2019-07-02 02:51

Trump Says Immigrants "Unhappy" With Detention Centers Should Stay Home President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the U.S.- Mexico border, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that immigrants......
2019-07-05 22:51

Armed Man Attacks Immigration Detention Centre In US, Cops Shoot Him Dead A man armed with a rifle attacked an immigration detention facility in Washington state early on Saturday, throwing incendiary devices at the building and cars in the parking lot before dying after......
2019-07-14 10:34

Brooklyn Detention Complex on fast track to shut down for new jail: union The city Department of Correction is pushing hard to empty a Brooklyn jail by early 2020 to fast-track Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ultimate goal of closing the main lockup on Rikers Island, union officials told The Post. “This is a rush to clo...
2019-08-30 21:00

Sweden wants extension of A$AP Rocky's detention despite celebrity protests for his release Prosecutors want U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky to be held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police to finish investigating.        ...
2019-07-19 16:34

From bad to ‘sheer inhumanity’: Detention conditions for migrants worse under Trump, advocates say The exposure of cramped and filthy facilities where migrants are being held have sparked either outrage at President Donald Trump or accusations that the bad conditions all started with former President Barack Obama. But advocates who protested Custo...
2019-07-06 05:00

Man dead after attacking immigration detention facility in Washington state: police A man armed with a rifle attacked an immigration detention facility in Washington state early on Saturday, throwing incendiary devices at the building and cars in the parking lot before dying after a shoot-out with police, authorities said....
2019-07-14 00:00

Protesters outside of Rhode Island detention center pepper-sprayed and nearly hit by truck (WJAR)  Rhode Island State Police are investigating a shocking confrontation outside the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls. Protesters said they were pepper-sprayed and nearly run over by a truck during a demonstration Wednesday nig...
2019-08-16 19:00

A$AP Rocky to remain in detention after Swedish court grants prosecutor's request American rapper A$AP Rocky will remain in prison for another week to allow prosecutors to finish their investigation into an assault that took place in June, a Swedish court has ruled....
2019-07-19 18:51

U.S. presidential hopeful Booker vows to 'virtually eliminate immigrant detention' Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker would "virtually eliminate immigration detention" if elected, his campaign said on Tuesday, including ending the use of for-profit detention facilities and sharply limiting the time unaccompanied children...
2019-07-02 19:00

UPDATE 1-California bans private prisons and immigration detention centers California moved to end the use of private, for-profit lockups in America's largest state prison system as well as in federal immigration detention centers in the state under a measure signed into law on Friday by Governor Gavin Newsom....
2019-10-12 21:17

Child Migrants To Be Held In Detention Longer Under New Trump Admin Rule The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled new rules that would allow officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States....
2019-08-21 22:00

Unlawful sexual conduct investigation results in arrest of detention officer SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Cochise County Sheriff’s Office detention officer was arrested Monday in connection to an investigation into unlawful sexual conduct with an inmate. According to officials, an allegation of sexual conduct between d...
2019-09-11 11:34

Migrants shout 'no shower!' as Pence visits Texas detention centers Vice President Mike Pence saw firsthand the extreme overcrowding migrants are often forced to endure at federal detention centers when he visited two Friday in Texas....
2019-07-13 19:00

Premature baby found in detention at Texas Border Patrol facility Immigrant advocates argue this finding highlights the poor conditions and overcrowding at Border Patrol facilities.        ...
2019-06-14 06:51

Alek Sigley, Australian Student, Is Freed From Detention in North Korea Mr. Sigley, who has been pursuing a master’s degree at a Pyongyang university, went missing last week. He declined to say Thursday why he had been detained....
2019-07-04 12:00

"Blatant Misuse Of Power": Tarun Gogoi On Farooq Abdullah's Detention Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday termed the detention of National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah under the Public Safety Act (PSA) "blatant misuse of power" by the Centre....
2019-09-18 02:00

UN report on Syria conflict highlights inhumane detention of women and children As the people of north-west Syria face intensifying violence, tens of thousands of women and children continue to be kept in “inhumane conditions” in a remote camp on the other side of the country, UN-appointed independent investigators said on Wedne...
2019-09-12 00:00

ICE again seeks detention of Maryland teens accused in murder of 14-year-old girl The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency announced Tuesday that it had sought custody of two MS-13 members accused of beating and stabbing a 14-year-old girl to death in Maryland last month. ...
2019-05-22 00:51

Trump claims tour of immigrant detention centers showed they are ‘well run and clean’ _____ President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed a recent tour of two immigrant detention centers “showed vividly … how well run and clean” the facilities are. “Friday’s tour showed vividly, to politicians and the media, how wel...
2019-07-15 07:00

"Terrorists Will Fill Vacuum": Rahul Gandhi On Farooq Abdullah Detention The government is trying to "remove nationalist leaders like Farooq Abdullah" to create a political vacuum that will be filled by terrorists, Rahul Gandhi said today, targeting the government for the......
2019-09-17 19:34

Australian student 'safe and well' after detention in North Korea: prime minister An Australian graduate student who went missing in North Korea last week has been released from detention and is now "safe and well" in China, according to Prime Minister Scott Morrison....
2019-07-04 10:00

Petition Against Shah Faesal's Detention Filed In Delhi High Court A petition was filed in the Delhi High Court on Monday alleging that former bureaucrat Shah Faesal was illegally detained at the IGI Airport on August 14....
2019-08-20 04:34

Rotten food, mouldy bathrooms found at ICE detention facilities: Watchdog The Homeland Security Department’s internal watchdog says rotting food, mouldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detention facilities may violate detainees’ rights....
2019-06-06 22:51

After Assam Citizens List, Plans Of Detention Centre Near Mumbai: Sources The Maharashtra Home Ministry has reportedly written to the Navi Mumbai planning authority asking for land to build a detention centre for illegal immigrants. The news, confirmed by sources within the......
2019-09-08 17:34

Hundreds of ISIS Supporters Flee Detention Amid Turkish Airstrikes The attacks caused about 700 Islamic State families to escape a Kurdish-run camp. The American defense secretary also said the U.S. would pull about 1,000 troops from the area....
2019-10-13 18:17

Carlos Ghosn's former home: inside Tokyo's notorious detention centre Short tour allowed inside Japanese prison accused of keeping suspects in conditions designed to ‘break’ them for confessions The forbidding outline of Tokyo detention centre is impossible to miss, even on a dark, wet afternoon in early June. The X-sh...
2019-06-12 18:17

Child migrants to be held in detention longer under new Trump administration rule The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled new rules that would allow officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States....
2019-08-21 16:34

'I saw hell': under fire inside Libya's refugee detention centres | Sally Hayden As deadly airstrikes prompt plans to release detainees, fears rise for those trapped in the country amid claims of serious abuses Kosofo was hiding in the bathroom when a deadly airstrike ripped through the ceiling of the hall he was locked inside, i...
2019-07-10 10:00

UN human rights chief ‘alarmed’ by detention of child migrants, climate change ``We are burning up our future -- literally,'' Bachelet said. ``The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope. This is not a situation where any country, any institution, any policymaker can stand on the sidelines.''...
2019-09-09 17:34

Armed man shot, killed after throwing incendiary devices at Washington ICE detention center Police in Washington state say an armed man was shot and killed early Saturday after trying to attack a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center....
2019-07-14 02:00

Feds confirm heating problems, no backup plan, at Brooklyn detention center The report, issued Thursday, said investigators found "significant heating issues" at the federal facility in Sunset Park exist even under normal conditions at the lock-up. ...
2019-09-27 05:00

Migrants describe overcrowded Mexican detention centers as Trump ratchets up pressure Mexico's immigration centers are becoming increasingly squalid and overcrowded as authorities step up the detention of migrants headed for the United States, with inmates languishing for weeks amid medical neglect, according to detainees, lawyers and...
2019-06-23 15:34

ICE reportedly gave an asylum-seeker at a detention center ibuprofen after he was shot in the head AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File An indigenous man from Guatemala who was shot in the head and tortured was given just ibuprofen to treat his pain while detained at the Otay Mesa detention center in San Diego. Immigration and Customs Enforcement repeated...
2019-10-10 20:34

700 migrants stranded in Libya detention center filled with garbage, disease, sewage At least 22 migrants have died there since September — a figure confirmed by United Nations and Doctors Without Borders aid workers — and that at least 100 migrants were sick with disease, mainly tuberculosis....
2019-07-01 03:51

Trump discusses China's 'wrongful detention' of Canadian citizens in call with Trudeau U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday and discussed "the wrongful detention" of two Canadian citizens by China, a White House spokesman said....
2019-08-17 23:00

Beto O'Rourke to visit Mexico and hold rally at Texas detention center Beto O'Rourke is set to visit Mexico on Sunday to meet with migrants in an effort to highlight the conditions facing those forced to wait outside the United States as they seek asylum....
2019-06-30 21:00

Bank of America cuts business ties with detention centers, private prisons The move comes as corporate giants wrestle with whether to cash in on business opportunities tied to President Trump’s immigration policies or to distance themselves amid increasing public pressure....
2019-06-27 22:17

Lawyers claim infants, children are in dangerous situation at border detention site EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A legal team that recently interviewed over 60 children at a Border Patrol station in Texas says a traumatic and dangerous situation is unfolding for some 250 infants, children and teens locked up for up to 27 days without adequ...
2019-06-21 07:00

Bank of America to cut ties with companies that help run immigrant detention centers, private prisons Bank of America has decided to "exit the relationships" it has with companies that provide prisoner and immigrant detention services.       ...
2019-06-28 11:17

Edelman, Public Relations Giant, Drops Client Over Border Detention Centers Fearing its own public relations crisis after an outcry from employees, the company stepped away from the GEO Group, which runs immigration facilities....
2019-07-31 18:34

Border Patrol agent disputes Nadler, AOC criticisms, says detention facilities are 'not inhumane' Reps. Jerrold Nadler and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, both Democrats from New York, were wrong when they claimed migrants are held in degrading conditions, according to a regional Border Patrol chief....
2019-07-04 00:00

New Trump family detention rule faces legal challenges, tight space A coalition of 19 states and the District of Columbia, led by California and Massachusetts, said on Monday they will sue the Trump administration to stop a sweeping new rule to indefinitely detain migrant families seeking to settle in the United Stat...
2019-08-27 00:34

Booker outlines plan to 'virtually eliminate immigrant detention' through executive order Cory Booker on Tuesday unveiled a plan to "virtually eliminate immigrant detention" and expand protections for illegal immigrants through executive order -- and bypassing Congress entirely -- "on day one of his presidency."...
2019-07-02 15:51

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of illness among many more migrants detained at a center in McAllen, Tex....
2019-05-22 20:34

Homeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour Roughly 8,000 immigrants being held in Border Patrol detention facilities in South Texas were subjected to "serious overcrowding" and prolonged detention, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspe...
2019-07-03 03:17

American detained in Russia on spy charges says guards injured him; court extends detention by 2 months A retired United States Marine detained in Russia for eight months on allegation of spying will remain in detention for two more months, a Moscow court ruled Friday despite the man’s claims that prison guards had injured him....
2019-08-24 11:34

Former acting ICE boss: Judge's ruling on Trump detention policy will worsen immigration crisis The federal judge who brought a temporary halt to a Trump administration policy that held asylum-seekers in detention while their cases are pending will make the immigration crisis worse, according to Tom Homan....
2019-07-03 06:00

US opens new child detention center in rural Texas after reports of overcrowding at border facilities Eric Gay/AP A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the US government's newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) s...
2019-07-11 12:34

After Rio Grande tragedy, UNICEF chief highlights ‘dire’ detention centres on US-Mexico border The shocking image of a drowned Central American migrant and his infant daughter on the banks of the river dividing Mexico and the United States, continues to evoke strong reactions, the latest from the head of the UN Children’s Fund....
2019-06-27 19:51

Steve King, a Member of Congress, Says He Drank Toilet Water at a Border Detention Facility Iowa congressman Steve King said he drank toilet water from a Customs and Border Protection facility, in an apparent effort to prove conditions good....
2019-09-05 04:00

CBSA’s immigration detention guards shouldn’t wear batons, pepper spray: advocates A group of doctors, lawyers, legal scholars and human-rights organizations says a policy requiring Canada Border Services Agency staff to wear defensive gear while working with detained migrants goes against international standards....
2019-07-19 22:17

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection guaranteed” the UN refugee and migrants chiefs said in a joint statement, released on Friday....
2019-07-13 01:51

Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib and Pressley detail conditions in border detention facilities – video In an emotional testimony to the House oversight committee on Friday, Democratic representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib described conditions at an immigrant detention center, decrying alleged mistreatment happenin...
2019-07-12 23:51

'I'm good:' Missing Australian student Alek Sigley released from detention in North Korea Reuters Alek Sigley, an Australian Master's student studying in North Korea, has been released from detention, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Thursday local time. "Earlier this morning we were advised that the Democratic People's Repu...
2019-07-04 12:51

Libya detention centre airstrike could amount to a war crime says UN, as Guterres calls for independent investigation An airstrike on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on Wednesday, as both the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the head of the UN mission in Libya (UNS...
2019-08-03 22:17

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office....
2019-06-07 19:17

Man attacks immigrant detention center in Washington state, found dead after police shooting TUCSON– A day before the Trump administration was set to conduct mass roundups of undocumented immigrants around the U.S., a man threw incendiary devices at an immigrant detention center in Washington state and was later found dead at the scene...
2019-07-14 04:17

Washington ICE detention center attacker Willem Van Spronsen wrote 'I am Antifa' manifesto before assault The 69-year-old armed man killed by Washington state police as he attacked a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center Saturday sent a manifesto to friends the day before the assault in which he wrote "I am Antifa," and was being lio...
2019-07-15 17:00

ICE releases report of illegal immigrants who allegedly committed crimes after cops ignored detention requests As the Trump administration prepares to engage in an operation to locate and deport illegal immigrants across the U.S., Immigration and Customs Enforcement has released a report meant to illustrate the necessity for removing those who have committed ...
2019-07-14 17:51

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “severely traumatized” surviving migrants and refugees, UN aid agencies said on Friday, reiterating t...
2019-08-04 07:34

British Hong Kong consulate employee released from detention as pro-democracy protests turn violent The British Consulate employee detained in China after being accused of soliciting a prostitute while on a business trip has finally been released, his family said in a statement Saturday....
2019-08-25 02:34

Texas Border Agent Allegedly Sexually Harassed Mother of Child Held in Detention Center A border agent who worked at a child detention facility in Clint, TX allegedly sent harassing messages to the mother of a 12-year-old child who was detained where he worked, according to the Washington Post. The mother filed a complaint with Customs ...
2019-07-18 06:00

Private prison firm ramps up GOP lobbying efforts as Trump expands immigrant detention centers Amid Trump's crack down on immigration, one of the nation's largest private-prison companies has been ramping up its lobbying efforts with the GOP....
2019-10-04 18:34

AOC fires back after Rep. Steve King posts video of himself drinking water from sink at detention center Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., fired back at Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, on Wednesday night, hours after he tweeted a video of himself drinking water from a sink attached to a toilet at a migrant detention center, calling the congresswoman “#Fak...
2019-09-05 10:34

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 19:51

NBC News reporter shares breaking story on sexual assault allegation at Yuma detention facility YUMA, Ariz. – NBC News reporters Jacob Soboroff and Julia Ainsley broke a story this week of poor treatment of migrant children in the hands of border agents in a Yuma detention facility. “A lot of the things we read about these children ...
2019-07-11 09:00

Children pinned to floor and forced to wear spit hoods at South Australian detention centre Ombudsman says restraint device ‘inherently traumatic’ and should be phased out Children as young as 13 were pinned on the floor by youth justice workers and forced to wear spit hoods in a South Australian detention centre, a report by the state’s om...
2019-09-25 14:00

‘I smacked my lips’: Rep. Steve King says water from toilet fountain at detention center was ‘actually pretty good’ The controversial congressman raised more than a few eyebrows on Wednesday when he told constituents about his tour of a migrant detention facility where people in custody were allegedly told to drink from toilets....
2019-09-06 00:34

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Draws GOP Wrath After Slamming Immigrant Detention Centers as Modern-Day ‘Concentration Camps’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling out the dire situation for immigrants being held at the United States’ southern border in federal detention centers as being akin to the concentration camps of the Holocaust — and she doesn’t care who may be b...
2019-06-19 07:51

Kacey Musgraves' elaborate gowns, detention slips get Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit Along with the pantsuit she wore at the CMAs, you'll see handwritten lyrics for "Slow Burn," and high school detention slips earned for 'excessive talking.'        ...
2019-05-23 04:17

Why Best Buy thrives in the US but died in the UK In the U.S., Best Buy is a rare success story in what has otherwise been a brutal past decade for many brick-and-mortar retailers. But in 2010, the company's expansion into the U.K. ended after just two years. Watch this video to find out why....
2019-08-07 00:00

How we live together: ‘I don’t remember Dad. I was only three when he died’ The family who lost a fatherMy ex, Colin, and I were separated but on reasonable terms and more like friends. The children were our first priority and we were managing to get along and care for them when he died in a fire. It came as a terrible shock...
2019-06-22 16:34

David Koch, a Bad Man, Has Died David Koch, the conservative billionaire who, along with his brother Charles, helped to make the world a worse place, has died at 79, Charles Koch announced on Friday....
2019-08-23 23:00

50 musicians who died tragically From the stars who lived troubled lives to the young greats who left us before their time, revisit many of the musician deaths that hit fans the hardest over the years.        ...
2019-05-21 19:34

Dog Racing Died Without A Funeral SARASOTA, FLORIDA — The sun hadn’t yet risen over the Sarasota Kennel Club, and Deb Linn was wrist deep in 100 pounds of bloody meat. She had been been up since 4:30 a.m., when she made the 45-minute commute south from Ellenton, a small town where th...
2019-08-22 02:00

Experience: I nearly died of measles The doctors hadn’t seen such a bad case. But I don’t blame my mother for not having me vaccinatedI was watching a film with my boyfriend, Marty, one Saturday night last April when I felt an itchy rash on my neck. Then I started getting a dry cough, l...
2019-09-13 12:00

5 Wars That Would Have Been Much Funnier If Nobody Had Died Between the ridiculous uniforms, the screaming and running, and all stupid-looking old guys making long, weird speeches, wars are often hilarious, but that hilarity is usually marred by the thousands of casualties most wars cause. Here are five wars ...
2019-08-22 11:34

Marin Cilic: I can win more grand slams One of only three players outside the Big Four to win a grand slam in the last decade, Marin Cilic feels he can win more majors. And could the grass-court swing turn around a season impacted by injury?...
2019-06-17 18:51

In A Battle Of Cool Nissan's R34 GT-R Slams The R35 If you add modern GT-R levels of power to a 1999 Nissan Skyline GT-R Spec-V, add a big brake kit, lightweight wheels, and modern sticky rubber, the resulting car is unsurprisingly awesome. What better way to test just how awesome it is than to pit it...
2019-10-08 07:34

| Former UK PM Cameron slams Johnson over Brexit Former British prime minister David Cameron launched a blistering attack on the UK's current leader Boris Johnson in extracts of his memoirs published on Sunday, accusing him of only backing Brexit to further his own career....
2019-09-15 17:34

| Botswana ex-president slams successor Botswanan former president Ian Khama has accused his chosen successor of becoming an autocrat and threatening the country's reputation as a beacon of stability in Africa....
2019-06-01 14:34

Feeding My Daughter I heard “failure to thrive” as “failure to feed.” My life became an endless cycle of chopping, sifting and mixing in the service of keeping my tiny daughter from disappearing....
2019-08-27 16:00

Economist Martin Feldstein Has Died at Age 79 Martin Feldstein, a top adviser for both Republican and Democratic presidents and one of the most influential academic economists of his generation, died Tuesday at the age of 79....
2019-06-12 01:17

Toni Morrison Was Writing a New Novel When She Died Toni Morrison, who died Monday at the age of 88, was working on a new novel at the time of her death, her publisher confirmed. There are no other details available at this time, including whether the unfinished manuscript will ever be made available ...
2019-08-07 11:34

Valerie Harper, TV’s Rhoda, has died at 80 LOS ANGELES (AP) – Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws and stole hearts as Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died. She was 80. Longtime family friend Dan Watt confirmed Harper died Friday, adding the family wasnR...
2019-08-31 01:34

ICE Deported Him to a Country He’d Never Seen. He Died 2 Months Later. Jimmy Aldaoud died in a Baghdad apartment on Tuesday after vomiting blood and begging to return to the United States. He had lived in the Detroit area from infancy until he was deported in June....
2019-08-09 02:00

A 7th person has died from vaping-related causes A California man has become the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the United States as the nation's leading health agency activates emergency operations to better investigate the outbreak of lung injuries associated with e-cigare...
2019-09-18 13:00

In honor of the 19 firefighters who died 6 years ago _____ TUCSON – It’s been six years to the day since 19 brave firefighters died while fighting the flames of a wildfire here in Arizona. It was June 30th, 2013 when 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots died while fighting the Yarnel...
2019-06-30 23:51

Man who had leg amputated after being shot by dog reveals how he nearly died Ex-college football player Matt Branch shot on hunting tripLabrador Tito stepped on gun and pulled trigger with pawA former prominent college football player has revealed how he almost died after being shot by a dog during a hunting trip in Mississip...
2019-07-19 18:34

Rob Garrison, the Man Who Said Karate Kid's Best Line, Has Died We’re fans of Karate Kid and its surprisingly interesting YouTube revival around these parts, so it’s particularly saddening to report that Rob Garrison, who played a role in the original Karate Kid and also returned for a short arc on Cobra Kai, has...
2019-09-29 04:34

Can Mexico fix the migrant crisis? The air is thick with humidity on the Suchiate River that separates Mexico from Guatemala. Yet the pontoon men are busy as usual. Using long poles, they strain as they push wooden rafts lashed to huge inner tubes from one bank to the other, illegally...
2019-06-22 02:17

Argentine Vote Slams U.S. Bond Funds Yield-seeking investors everywhere are getting singed this week by the meltdown in Argentina’s markets following the victory of a populist candidate in the South American nation’s presidential primary election....
2019-08-14 13:51

Konta slams 'patronizing' and 'disrespectful' reporter She was trying to process an agonizing quarterfinal defeat at Wimbledon, but British No.1 Johanna Konta labeled a reporter "patronizing" and "disrespectful" after he questioned her big-match mentality....
2019-07-10 15:34

Taxi slams into Hell’s Kitchen restaurant A yellow cab driver lost control and slammed into a Manhattan restaurant on Thursday afternoon, injuring eight people, authorities said. The male cabbie crashed into the Westville Hell’s Kitchen, on Ninth Avenue near West 54th Street, shortly after 1...
2019-07-11 21:17

Trump Slams CNN Owner, Suggests Boycott Of AT&T US President Donald Trump appeared to call todayfor a boycott of AT&T in order to force "big changes" at CNN after criticizing the cable news network's coverage as he began a visit to Britain....
2019-06-03 20:17

Taxi slams into scaffolding in Midtown: authorities A yellow taxi crashed into scaffolding near a Midtown intersection during Wednesday morning rush hour, authorities said. The minivan careened into the scaffolding near West 43rd Street and Fifth Avenue when the taxi driver suffered an unspecified med...
2019-07-03 22:51

Buttigieg slams Trump for considering war crime pardons Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump’s willingness to pardon soldiers ‘undermines the very foundations ... of this country’Donald Trump’s willingness to consider pardons for US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes “undermines the very foundat...
2019-05-26 16:17

Rishard Matthews slams NFL in odd retirement tirade It seems to be a decision that carries a message. Former Jets wide receiver Rishard Matthews retired from the NFL on Tuesday in a long Instagram post, just as it seemed he had a chance to stick with the Saints out of training camp. Matthews, who play...
2019-08-14 01:51

‘All Out Crazy’: GOP hopeful slams Ocasio-Cortez A Republican from New Jersey who plans to move to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s district to run against her in the 2020 election blasted the congresswoman’s policies as “misguided” in an appearance at a Queens GOP club Thursday. Rich Valdes, a cons...
2019-06-07 07:51

Two killed when car slams into concrete wall in the Bronx Two people were killed when their car slammed into a concrete wall underneath subway tracks in the Bronx Friday evening, police said. A 23-year-old man was driving a 2005 Nissan sedan southbound on Whitlock Avenue when he crashed into the wall undern...
2019-10-05 09:34

As GM touts investment plans, UAW slams cuts GM's investment commitments ahead of this year's contract negotiations have been met with mixed reactions amid a strategy to close plants in Ohio, Michigan and Maryland....
2019-06-03 07:17

| Zwelivelile Mandela slams 'Israeli apartheid' The grandson of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela has delivered a damning condemnation of "Israeli apartheid", in a high-profile expression of solidarity between South Africans and Palestinians....
2019-07-07 14:17

Pelosi Slams Facebook Over Altered Video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced Facebook for its refusal to take down a doctored video of her, saying the decision demonstrates the social-media platform’s disregard for the truth....
2019-05-30 04:17

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
2019-07-09 17:00

Grand Slams will be up for grabs as big three wane, says Courier "The Grand Slam dominance by a handful of elite men over the last decade and a half has come at the expense of the rest of the field, but the sport will see a return to \"normal\" when the era ends, American great Jim Courier said."...
2019-09-05 21:34

Iranian President Slams U.S. Sanctions on Top Diplomat Iran’s president slammed a U.S. decision to sanction his top diplomat as “childish,” saying it undermined the prospect of talks to defuse escalating tensions between the two countries....
2019-08-01 14:17

| Boycott slams England for 'batting without brains' Geoffrey Boycott has torn into England after they collapsed to 67 all out in the third Test against Australia, saying they "batted without brains" and "threw away the Ashes"....
2019-08-24 16:34

AOC slams FBI over double standard for white supremacists WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proclaimed on Twitter Wednesday that “Neo-Nazis are getting off the hook,” sharing a video of a back-and-forth she had with FBI leadership over who gets defined as a terrorist. “This hearing was wild,”...
2019-06-05 23:17

Italy's Salvini slams Sea-Watch incident as 'an act of war' The crew of the Sea-Watch rescue ship committed "an act of war" by ramming a police boat to enter port, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said. German captain Carola Rackete reportedly apologized to the police....
2019-06-29 21:17

Storm Slams into Bahamas, and Menaces Florida Dorian struck the northern Bahamas as a Category 5 hurricane, and mandatory evacuations were ordered along the southeastern coast of the United States....
2019-09-02 21:34

North Korea slams Japan for 'trespassing' in EEZ North Korea accused a Japanese ship of violating its exclusive economic zone less than a week after Tokyo claimed it was North Korean high-speed boats that had intruded into Japan's EEZ....
2019-09-17 18:00

Article 370 Scrapped For J&K's Development: BJP Slams P Chidambaram BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra this morning lashed out at former Home Minister P Chidambaram over his remarks on the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370....
2019-08-12 14:17

AOC says she finds 'common ground' with some in GOP -- then slams Liz Cheney Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Friday that she finds “common ground” with some members of the Republican Party -- but criticized the GOP for becoming a “political mob.”...
2019-08-03 19:17

Disney heiress slams park for low wages Disney heiress Abigail Disney slammed the Walt Disney Company for low wages after an undercover visit to Disneyland theme park in California.       ...
2019-07-16 22:34

Cruz slams anti-gun execs: ‘Oh so brave’ Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ripped “oh so brave” corporate executives demanding gun control, calling them ill-informed on guns and more interested in playing politics....
2019-09-13 00:34

| Tinkler slams 'ridiculous' MOM award - to his own goalkeeper! Coach Eric Tinkler has slammed the selection of his goalkeeper, Ghana's Richard Ofori, as man of the match after a goalless Absa Premiership match, calling it "ridiculous"....
2019-08-26 03:34

Three die in Germany as plane slams into hardware store Three people have died after a small plane crashed into a building in southwestern Germany. The aircraft, which appeared to be attempting an unscheduled landing nearby, slammed into a hardware store....
2019-07-20 22:00

US slams 'intolerable' support for Venezuela's Maduro National Security Adviser John Bolton said Venezuela was now part of an "exclusive club of rogue states," and issued a stark warning to any countries wanting to do business with Caracas....
2019-08-07 13:00

| Trump slams May after leak of damning cables Donald Trump has lashed out at Theresa May, visibly angry at her continuing support for the British ambassador to Washington despite the leak of diplomatic cables highly critical of his presidency....
2019-07-08 23:51

Dorian slams Bahamas, down to Category 3 Hurricane Hurricane Dorian came to a catastrophic daylong halt over the northwest Bahamas, flooding the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama with walls of water. The storm was reduced to a Category 3 early Tuesday with top sustained winds of 120 mph. (Sept. 3) &...
2019-09-03 16:00

A letter to the man who shushed my daughter ‘You don’t realise the courage it took to approach your table’: the letter you always wanted to writeI could tell you were getting edgy as you sat with your friends, drinking coffee and watching the crumbs from my eight-year-old daughter’s biscuit fa...
2019-05-21 16:00

A Border Kept Him From His Daughter. Now He’s Here to Say Goodbye. A 13-year-old girl from Honduras waited for her father to join her in the United States. But her father was repeatedly detained at the border. He came too late....
2019-07-18 01:51

‘sMothered’ mom and daughter: ‘We got our boobs done together!’ “SMothered,” TLC’s new reality TV show co-produced by The Post, shines a spotlight on close — maybe too close — mother-daughter relationships. In a four-part series of exclusive interviews with The Post, the TLC “sMothered” cast — Cathy and Cristina,...
2019-06-07 07:34

| US mom shoots daughter by mistake An American woman shot and wounded her 18-year-old daughter when she showed up to pay a surprise visit and the mother thought there was an intruder in the house, reports say....
2019-09-05 08:00

Iran says British ship Stena Impero is free to leave Iran after two-month detention An Iranian government spokesman was quoted in FARS as saying the government decided to condone the ship's previous violation of maritime regulations.        ...
2019-09-23 20:00

He Died After He Was Taken Off Life Support. Then Walked Through The Door The hospital staff was insistent, but Brenda Bennett-Johnson could not be sure. It was May 13 and Bennett-Johnson and her sister Rosie Brooks were visiting the intensive care unit at Chicago's Mercy......
2019-06-14 20:34

Two Immigrant Children Have Died in U.S. Custody in the Last Week A 16-year-old Guatemalan child has died while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, the agency said in a statement on Monday. The child, who was not identified in the statement, is the fifth minor to die while in U.S. immigration custody in ...
2019-05-21 17:00

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential candidate prepared the challenge the result in court....
2019-05-23 14:34

Man who died while working on sign in Indiana was crushed DYER, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say an Illinois man who died while working on a sign at a restaurant in northwestern Indiana was accidentally pinned and crushed. Police in Dyer issued an update Monday on the investigation into the death of 62-year-old ...
2019-05-21 16:17

Angels Pitcher Tyler Skaggs Has Died The Los Angeles Angels announced today that starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs died in Texas this morning. So far no cause of death has been reported. He was 27 years old....
2019-07-02 01:00

How we live together: 'I moved in when my mum died. I feel loved here' The resident and her live-in assistantI moved in last summer as a live-in assistant, sharing a house with people with learning disabilities. I had met Kathy briefly some years ago, but got short shrift when I mentioned it, as she was adamant we hadn’...
2019-05-25 15:17

Dive boat where 34 died raised from sea off Calif. A salvage crew has raised the scuba diving boat that sank after a fire that killed 34 people off Southern California last week. (Sept. 12)        ...
2019-09-13 11:34

22 Pilgrims Have Died In Amarnath This Year: Official Six persons have died in the past four days during the ongoing pilgrimage to Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking the death toll in this year''s pilgrimage to 22, officials said on......
2019-07-20 16:34

How we met: ‘When my wife died I was so lost. I prayed that something would change’ Sally Birch Brown, 42, and her husband Richard, 43, met online in 2017 after they were widowed. They live in Hamilton, New ZealandSix months after losing her husband, Delon, to cancer, Sally joined an online dating site to ease her loneliness. It was...
2019-08-05 21:17

Manhattan townhouse where Ric Ocasek died returns for $14M Less than a month after Cars lead singer Ric Ocasek was found dead in their New York City townhouse by his estranged wife, fashion model/actress Paulina Porizkova, the property is on the market again for $13.9 million. The house was originally listed...
2019-10-11 13:00

Rocker Ric Ocasek, the Frontman of The Cars, Has Died at 75 (NEW YORK) — Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits like “Just What I Needed,” was discovered dead Sunday afternoon in his Manhattan apartment...
2019-09-16 06:34

24 immigrants have died in ICE custody during the Trump administration In April, a 54-year-old immigrant from Mexico died after several feverish days in a solitary cell. In May, a 21-year-old man from India hung himself in an Arizona jail. On June 1, a 25-year-old asylum seeker named Johana Medina Leon died in a Texas h...
2019-06-10 04:17

When my mother died, I inherited her best friend – and she became family I was in a horrible, frightening place after the death of my mum. Then Les arrived and the fog began to liftGrowing up, your parents’ friends can feel like extras in the drama of your life: there, but peripheral to the action. Les was that for me. Sh...
2019-06-11 13:17

Oak tree planted by Macron, Trump has died A sapling planted by the French and US presidents on the White House lawn, meant to symbolize friendship between the two nations, has died. It had been living in US quarantine for the last year....
2019-06-10 05:00

Trump Can't Even Get the Names of the Cities Where People Died Right In a nauseating address Monday morning after mass shootings in Ohio and Texas claimed at least 29 lives over the weekend, President Trump blamed video games, mental illness, and disembodied “hatred.” He also couldn’t even manage to get the city where...
2019-08-05 21:17

Father who was shot after his twins were born has died LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 20-year-old Kentucky father who had watched the birth of his first children before being shot last week has been pronounced dead. News outlets report Tyrese Garvin was taken off of life support Friday. He was shot in a drive-...
2019-07-01 17:34

Harold Prince, the man who has won more Tony awards than anyone else, has died Legendary Broadway producer and director, Harold Prince, who directed some of the most famous musicals ever made, including "West Side Story" and "The Phantom of the Opera" died on after a brief illness, in Reykjavik, Iceland, on Wednesday. He was 91...
2019-08-01 06:17

Coroner: Skaggs died after accidental overdose A medical examiner has ruled that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died from an accidental overdose of drugs and alcohol. Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room July 1 before the start of a series against the Rangers....
2019-08-31 03:00

US Man Deported To Iraq, Where He Never Lived. He Died Of A Disease Jimmy Aldaoud crouched on a sidewalk, miserable, hungry and short on insulin. The 41-year-old with diabetes and severe mental illness had spent nearly his whole life in Detroit until just over two......
2019-08-09 05:34

FDNY will add 22 names of those who died from 9/11 illnesses to memorial The FDNY will add 22 more names to a memorial for first responders who died of 9/11-related illnesses Friday — a somber reflection on the terror attacks’ ongoing impact as their 18th anniversary approaches. The 22 FDNY service members all died ...
2019-09-06 03:34

Couple who died on Fiji vacation may have been poisoned A young Texas couple who died on a dream vacation in Fiji may have been poisoned — after infectious disease was officially ruled out as the cause, authorities said. David Paul, 37, and his wife, Michelle Paul, 35, died two days apart after checking i...
2019-06-27 21:34

Coroner: Skaggs died of accidental overdose A medical examiner has ruled that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died from an accidental overdose of drugs and alcohol. Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room July 1 before the start of a series against the Rangers....
2019-08-31 00:00

Cyprus ex-president Dimitris Christofias has died NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ president says his predecessor Dimitris Christofias has died. He was 72. President Nicos Anastasiades said he was informed of Christofias’ death on Friday with “deep sorrow.” Anastasiades said he...
2019-06-21 19:17

Top Czech singer Karel Gott has died He was considered the most successful Czech male singer, and the Schlager star was incredibly popular in Germany. Karel Gott has died at the age of 80....
2019-10-02 20:34

People Were Born and Died at Woodstock. Here Are Their Stories Today, planning a days-long event for an expected 50,000 people would likely involve meticulous medical oversight and strict attendance caps. Fifty years ago, when more than eight times as many people than predicted showed up for Woodstock, organizer...
2019-08-09 23:00

Ex-KKR dealmaker Alex Navab, 53, died while on vacation Alex Navab — a dealmaker who had once been a leading candidate to succeed billionaire Henry Kravis at buyout firm KKR & Co. — died on Sunday at age 53. Navab died while on vacation with his family, his firm Navab Capital Partners said in a statement ...
2019-07-09 09:34

Broadway director and producer Hal Prince has died at 91 Hal Prince was known for his fluid, cinematic director's touch and was unpredictable and uncompromising in his choice of stage material.        ...
2019-08-01 01:34

The Remains of a Diabetic Man Who Died After Being Deported Have Been Returned to U.S. A remains of 41-year-old diabetic man who was deported to Iraq—despite never having been there—have been returned to Michigan. Jimmy Aldaoud was found dead in Iraq on Aug. 7; his cause of death was “likely ... not being able to get his insulin,” acco...
2019-09-02 15:00

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran because 150 would have died US president tweets that he intervened 10 minutes before planned retaliatory attackDonald Trump has said he cancelled an airstrike on Iran with 10 minutes to go because it would not have been proportionate to kill 150 people in retaliation for the do...
2019-06-21 20:34

Crusader King Died Because He Refused to Eat His Greens A French sleuth may have solved the mystery of the death of France's famed King Louis IX, better known as Saint Louis. ...
2019-06-23 22:34

WWF says it did not push for rhino relocation process where 11 died The World Wildlife Fund has rejected the findings of a Kenyan parliamentary inquiry that said the conservation group pushed Kenyan authorities to speed up a botched relocation of 14 rhinos last year that led to the deaths of 11 animals....
2019-09-25 14:34

Third US tourist died at same hotel in Dominican Republic Authorities in the Dominican Republic say a vacationing Pennsylvania psychotherapist died at the same hotel where a pair of U.S. tourists were found dead five days later....
2019-06-05 18:51

Two people have died from lung disease after vaping – what’s going on? Two people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
2019-09-06 18:34

Three people have now died from lung disease after vaping Three people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
2019-09-07 05:34

Another dog has died after being exposed to blue-green algae KNES5 A woman from Texas took her dog swimming in a river by her house earlier this month. It's there that Tamra Massey believes her dog, Fina, ate toxic blue-green algae, she wrote on Facebook. She said that shortly thereafter her dog died. Accordi...
2019-08-14 05:17

What happened the day the NY twins were left in dad's hot car and died? A small change in routine is hallmark of Forgotten Baby Syndrome, experts have said. And most deaths occur at the end of the workweek.        ...
2019-08-02 20:51

Zimbabwe's Mugabe died from cancer, president says Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe died from cancer after chemotherapy treatment was stopped because it was no longer effective, a state-owned newspaper quoted President Emmerson Mnangagwa as saying, the first time the government has given the c...
2019-09-23 11:34

Malaysia’s Last Known Male Sumatran Rhino Has Died The last known male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia has died following a months-long battle with worsening health, National Geographic reports. The death poses a further threat to the critically endangered species of which fewer than 80 remain in the worl...
2019-05-28 08:51

Man who fell off motorized scooter in Midtown has died A Manhattan man who fell off his motorized scooter in Midtown has died from his injuries, police confirmed Sunday. Jeffery Davidson, 60, was driving his scooter near Park Avenue and East 58th Street at about 8:45 pm Friday when he fell off the bike a...
2019-07-08 01:17

Emmy-Winning Actor Rip Torn Has Died at the Age of 88 (LOS ANGELES) — Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movies and win an Emmy in his 60s for his comedy turn on TV’s “The Larry Sanders Show,” ...
2019-07-10 09:51

Hurricane Dorian: Nobody knows how many lived - and died - at Ground Zero Our helicopter pilot banked sharply to the right so that I could see the ground beneath us, but I couldn't see any ground - just a mass of splintered wood and rubble, huge piles of it....
2019-09-09 07:00

Emmy-winning actor Rip Torn has died at 88 Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movies and win an Emmy in his 60s for his comedy turn on TV’s “The Larry Sanders Show,” has died. He was 88....
2019-07-10 07:51

How the Fiat-Renault merger deal died In Italy, FCA Chairman John Elkann’s patience was wearing thin. The scion of the Agnelli family and disciple of the late Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne was also getting updates on the Renault board meeting back in Paris, and to him, this latest French go...
2019-06-07 00:34

Jeffrey Epstein signed new will just two days before he died The financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein executed a new will just two days before he was found dead in his New York City jail cell this month, according to probate documents obtained by NBC News. @NBCNews has obtained the will that wa...
2019-08-20 18:00

How the media contributed to the migrant crisis Disaster reporting plays to set ideas about people from ‘over there’. By Daniel TrillingWhen did you notice the word “migrant” start to take precedence over the many other terms applied to people on the move? For me it was in 2015, as the refugee cri...
2019-08-01 17:51

In limbo: Migrant boy still separated from parents Taken into custody at the border, David Xol was sent back to gang-ridden rural Guatemala -- but his son was held in detention. Now 9 years old and sheltered by a loving Texas family, Byron Xol may be returned to his parents and homeland. (July 12) &...
2019-07-12 10:51

U.S. limits protections for some migrant children U.S. immigration authorities on Friday said the government would limit which migrant children who enter the country alone qualify for special protections in the United States, the latest move by the Trump administration to tighten immigration restric...
2019-06-01 04:17

EU should charter migrant flights, says Italian FM Italy's foreign minister has called for recent problems posed by mass migration to be solved within a European framework. Italy has borne the brunt of a huge influx of migrants to Europe that erupted in 2015....
2019-07-14 12:34

Weekslong migrant standoffs in Med becoming ‘new normal’ A Doctors Without Borders spokesman aboard a rescue ship carrying 356 migrants says the fact that it has become ‘the new normal’ for such ships to be stuck at sea for weeks waiting for permission to dock is ‘appalling’...
2019-08-22 22:34

The 2019 migrant surge is unlike any we’ve seen before. This is why The reasons behind the wave of Central Americans migrating to the U.S. are more complicated than blaming immigration "loopholes" or human smugglers.        ...
2019-09-24 08:34

Report says migrant healthcare flawed TUCSON – A new report says hospital and immigration enforcement policies are having a negative impact on migrant healthcare. “It really shows flaws in our system where someone who is doing a great job for our society and has training as a...
2019-06-11 14:34

Migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3: What you need to know The standoff between Sea-Watch 3 and the Italian government ended with the arrest of Captain Carola Rackete, who now faces prosecution. But international maritime law and a country's own laws often don't chime....
2019-07-01 20:34

Migrant mothers and children sue U.S. over asylum ban More than 125 migrant mothers and children have sued the U.S. government, claiming the Trump administration has violated the rights of asylum-seekers through the arbitrary and capricious implementation of a virtual asylum ban at the southern border....
2019-09-18 05:00

Honduran migrant dies while in ICE custody A 30-year-old Honduran man died in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after getting sick at a Houston detention facility, the agency said Monday. Yimi Alexis Balderramos-Torres was found unresponsive at the Houston Contract Detention Facilit...
2019-07-02 09:34

US restores some aid but vows no more without migrant action WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. But it says it won’t provide new assistance until t...
2019-06-17 22:17

How severe is overcrowding at some US migrant facilities? Very Report found that 88 men were held in a cell with a maximum capacity of 41 – or less than 0.3 sq meters of space for each manOvercrowding is so severe at some US migrant detention facilities that adult detainees are held in cells where they each have...
2019-07-05 19:17

Mediterranean gets new NGO migrant rescue ship Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee says it has relaunched migrant rescues off Libya, seven months after it was forced to abandon its activities. The new mission comes after a standoff between Italy and Sea-Watch 3....
2019-07-21 16:34

Protesters take down US flag and replace it with a Mexican flag at ICE detention center @mattmauronews/Twitter Protesters gathered outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in Aurora, Colorado, and hoisted a Mexican flag on Friday afternoon. An upside down Blue Lives Matter flag spray painted with "Abolish ICE" was also ...
2019-07-13 08:51

Tejashwi Yadav Slams JD(U) Leader For Bihar Cop's Use Of Legislator's Car Senior RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Sunday criticised JD(U) Rajya Sabha member Ram Chandra Prasad Singh as his daughter, who is an IPS officer, reportedly used for official work an MLC's car......
2019-08-26 06:00

Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money United States co-captain Megan Rapinoe launched a scathing attack on world soccer's governing body FIFA, on the eve of the women's World Cup final, saying the organization did not respect the female game....
2019-07-06 17:34

| Mugabe's nephew slams Mnangagwa and Zanu-PF: 'They tormented him' The family of late Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe have accused current head of state Emmerson Mnangagwa of attempting to force it to betray his wishes for his burial....
2019-09-13 07:00

Macron slams Bolsonaro for 'disrespectful comments' about his wife French President Emmanuel Macron has described his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro as "extremely disrespectful" after the South American leader appeared to mock his wife, Brigitte Macron, in a Facebook post....
2019-08-26 21:00

Trump slams Washington Post over report on pardons President Trump dismissed a report from The Washington Post Wednesday that claimed he had promised aides her would pardon them should they need to break the law in order to fast-track construction of the border wall before 2020 Election Day....
2019-08-29 10:34

Angry Messi slams 'Brazil fix' after Copa red card Lionel Messi was sent off before halftime and then angrily hit out at "corrupt" tournament organizers after Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a bad-tempered third-place playoff at the Copa America on Saturday....
2019-07-07 05:51

In Iowa, Biden slams Trump on trade, China Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
2019-06-11 23:01

Trump slams Biden as non-salvageable ‘reclamation project’ President Trump dismissed former Vice President Joe Biden as a “reclamation project” Saturday in his harshest attack yet on the stumbling Democratic presidential front-runner. “Joe Biden is a reclamation project. Some things are just not salvageable,...
2019-07-07 00:17

US briefing: Acosta row, Trump slams ‘foolish’ May and RIP Rip Torn Wednesday’s top story: Trump ‘feels badly’ for labor secretary amid calls to quit over Epstein case. Plus, why so many people think the moon landings were fakedSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with t...
2019-07-10 12:51

Late night slams Congress for inaction on gun violence See what all of the late night hosts, from Stephen Colbert to Jimmy Kimmel, had to say about gun violence in America in the wake of the shootings in El Paso and Dayton....
2019-08-06 19:34

Mike Pompeo slams ‘egregious’ CNN report on spy in Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday slammed a CNN report that a CIA asset in Russia was “exfiltrated” because the spy agency’s officials were worried about President Trump’s handling of classified information. “Yeah, I’ve seen that report...
2019-09-11 05:34

Eddie Stobart slams brakes on shares trading Logistics and trucking specialist Eddie Stobart has said goodbye to its chief executive and suspended its shares after delaying the release of its results....
2019-08-23 15:34

Dennis slams Tour de France withdrawal ‘backlash’ "Rohan Dennis believes his withdrawal from the Tour de France mid-stage has been “blown out of proportion”, with the Australian criticising those on social media for contacting his wife."...
2019-09-11 02:34

BJP Leader Slams Digvijaya Singh Over Muharram Tweet Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday faced a backlash from social media users and BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain after he "saluted" Muslims on the "auspicious" occasion of Muharram....
2019-09-11 01:34

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. The Turkish Fore...
2019-06-15 14:34

Canada slams UK decision to 'off-load' Islamist fighter Canada said on Sunday that Britain's decision to strip Jack Letts - dubbed "Jihadi Jack" by the media - of his British citizenship was an attempt to shift responsibility for what to do with him onto Canada, where he also has citizenship....
2019-08-19 03:34

AOC slams Piers Morgan for slight over bartending career ​"Could be worse​ ​... Ivanka could have been a bar-tender 18 months ago​," Morgan, the winner of "The Celebrity Apprentice" in 2008, wrote Sunday in response to Ocasio-Cortez​'s tweet....
2019-07-01 01:17

Two Men in Wheelchair Divisions Can Complete Grand Slams at U.S. Open Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina and Dylan Alcott of Australia are chasing sweeps in divisions that didn’t exist until recently for the four tennis majors....
2019-09-08 01:34

Twitter slams helicopter joyriders who jammed sky during NYC fireworks It wasn’t just the fireworks lighting up the sky Thursday night. Helicopters swarmed the skies of lower Manhattan, annoying grounded New Yorkers — but giving a select few a spectacular view of the Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks display. Temper...
2019-07-05 21:51

18 dead, 14 missing after super typhoon slams China At least 18 people have been killed in China after a powerful super typhoon slammed into the country’s Zhejiang province. Another 14 people were missing, Reuters reported. The deaths were caused by landslides triggered by the storm. Typhoon Lek...
2019-08-10 19:34

Colombia slams former FARC commander's call to arms The Colombian government has accused Venezuela of harboring the former rebels as they launch a new campaign against "the oligarchy." The rebels said the government had turned their back on their promises for peace....
2019-08-29 22:00

"Nothing More Anti-National Than...": Priyanka Gandhi Slams Centre On J&K Congress's Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, whose brother Rahul Gandhi was turned away from Srinagar airport yesterday, ripped into the authorities today in a series of tweets. There is nothing more "political......
2019-08-25 12:00

Gov. Roy Cooper slams N.C. House GOP for veto override vote Republicans dominating a half-empty North Carolina House chamber voted to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the state's two-year budget. (Sept. 11)        ...
2019-09-12 01:00

Powerful storm slams Sioux Falls, S.D.; no deaths A storm carrying at least one tornado struck South Dakota's largest city overnight, leaving a trail of destroyed buildings and downing power lines, officials said Wednesday. (Sept. 11)        ...
2019-09-12 01:00

| Djokovic motivated by talk of catching Federer in Slams Top-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic takes inspiration from talk he could pass Roger Federer for the all-time record total of men's Grand Slam singles titles....
2019-08-25 09:34

‘The Hunt’ canceled after Trump slams movie in tweet A controversial soon-to-be released movie trashed by President Trump on Twitter Friday has been canceled entirely, Universal Studios announced Saturday. “The Hunt,” starring Hilary Swank — and billed as a “satirical horror film” — told the story of l...
2019-08-11 10:34

Chinese Steel Slowdown Slams Iron-Ore Prices Iron-ore prices posted their biggest one-month fall in almost eight years as China’s huge steel engine cools and global shipments of the commodity rise....
2019-09-03 13:34

‘Total devastation’: Hurricane slams parts of the Bahamas The U.N. and the Red Cross are mobilizing to deal with an unfolding humanitarian crisis in the Bahamas, where Hurricane Dorian has devastated thousands of homes, crippled hospitals and trapped people in attics...
2019-09-03 23:00

19 Slams: Nadal stops Medvedev comeback bid to win US Open Rafael Nadal has won his 19th Grand Slam title by edging Daniil Medvedev in a five-set thriller of a U.S. Open final        ...
2019-09-09 23:34

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international investigation into killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs....
2019-06-08 15:34

The Latest: Palestinian leader slams Israel, US in UN speech Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has reiterated his threat to withdraw from all agreements with Israel if it annexes parts of the occupied West Bank...
2019-09-26 21:00

Jimmy Kimmel Slams Trump’s Immigration Proposal “Donald Trump doesn’t want to allow foreigners in based on family ties, even though foreigners literally make his family ties,” Kimmel said. “They are all made in China.”...
2019-05-22 18:17

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling for a "new vision."...
2019-05-22 15:34

Another athlete slams testosterone rules, refuses medication NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Another Olympic medalist has criticized the IAAF’s testosterone regulations and is refusing to take hormone-reducing medication. Margaret Wambui of Kenya, who won bronze in the 800 meters behind Caster Semenya at the 2016 ...
2019-05-22 11:51