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Nurse arrested over sexual assault of woman impregnated while in vegetative state in Arizona health facility

Nurse arrested over sexual assault of woman impregnated while in vegetative state in Arizona health facilityA nurse has been arrested for sexual assault after an incapacitated woman gave birth to a child in Phoenix last month, according to police. The child’s birth sparked a police investigation into the Hacienda Healthcare facility, and it was announced on Tuesday that two doctors who had been in charge of the woman’s care were no longer with the company. CEO Bill Timmons resigned from the company earlier this month after the sexual assault and birth.



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Lawyer: No proof nurse raped Arizona patient who had baby

Lawyer: No proof nurse raped Arizona patient who had babyPHOENIX (AP) — A nurse who was supposed to be looking after an incapacitated woman at a long-term health care facility was charged Wednesday with raping her, weeks after she stunned her caregivers and family by giving birth to a baby boy .



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Four aid volunteers found guilty of dropping off water, food for migrants in Arizona desert

Four aid volunteers found guilty of dropping off water, food for migrants in Arizona desertFriday's verdict is the first conviction against humanitarian aid volunteers along the U.S.-Mexico border since 2009.



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Four aid volunteers found guilty of dropping off water, food for migrants in Arizona desert

Four aid volunteers found guilty of dropping off water, food for migrants in Arizona desertFriday's verdict is the first conviction against humanitarian aid volunteers along the U.S.-Mexico border since 2009.



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4 Arizona Women Convicted for Leaving Water for Migrants

4 Arizona Women Convicted for Leaving Water for Migrants"If giving water to someone dying of thirst is illegal, what humanity is left in the law of this country?”



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Groups of illegal immigrants apprehended in Arizona where no border fence is present as lawmakers debate funding on Hill

Groups of illegal immigrants apprehended in Arizona where no border fence is present as lawmakers debate funding on HillBorder Patrol apprehends two large groups of illegal immigrants in a remote area of desert between Yuma and Tucson, Arizona; William La Jeunesse reports.



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GOP Representative McSally Chosen for Arizona U.S. Senate Seat

GOP Representative McSally Chosen for Arizona U.S. Senate SeatMcSally, a blunt-talking former Air Force combat pilot, ran unsuccessfully for Arizona’s other Senate in November, losing narrowly to Democrat Kyrsten Sinema. McSally is a favorite of Senate leadership including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, who had urged her appointment.



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Arizona Republican McSally will fill McCain's Senate seat

Arizona Republican McSally will fill McCain's Senate seatMcSally will replace the retiring John Kyl, whom Governor Doug Ducey appointed after McCain died in August following a battle with brain cancer. Kyl, a former senator, committed to serving only through the end of 2018 when he was appointed. McSally, the first female combat pilot in the U.S. Air Force and a two-term congresswoman, will serve until 2020, when a special election will be held to fill the remaining two years of McCain’s six-year term.



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Republican Senator Jon Kyl of Arizona to Resign at Year’s End

Republican Senator Jon Kyl of Arizona to Resign at Year’s EndThe appointment of Kyl had prevented the GOP from having to defend two Senate seats on the election ballot in November. The state’s other seat, now held by Republican Senator Jeff Flake, was won by Democrat Kyrsten Sinema.



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Migrant caravan: Footage shows children being thrown over 18-foot Arizona border fence

Migrant caravan: Footage shows children being thrown over 18-foot Arizona border fenceAn apparent smuggler has been caught on camera appearing to throw two migrant children over an 18-foot (5.5 metre) tall border fence between Arizona and Mexico and into the arms of their families. The video footage of the nail-biting moment was released by US Border Patrol on Monday. In the video, the smuggler dropped the family’s three children—who were the ages of 2, 7, and 10—from the top of the wall for their adult relatives to catch them from 18-feet below on the other side of the border fence.



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