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Autopsy: Migrant child who died in US custody had infection

Autopsy: Migrant child who died in US custody had infectionHOUSTON (AP) — A 7-year-old girl from Guatemala died of a bacterial infection while detained by the U.S. Border Patrol, according to an autopsy released Friday, in a case that drew worldwide attention to the plight of migrant families at the southern U.S. border.



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R. Kelly back in custody for failing to pay child support

R. Kelly back in custody for failing to pay child supportR&B superstar R. Kelly was taken into custody Wednesday for failing to pay child support, just weeks after he was briefly detained on sex abuse charges. “He was taken into custody and he will be transported to Cook County jail later today,” Sophia Ansari of the local sheriff’s office said following a court hearing in Chicago. Ansari said Kelly owes $ 161,000, and is required to pay the full amount, with the next court date in the case set for March 13.



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Venezuela releases American journalist after full day in custody: media

Venezuela releases American journalist after full day in custody: mediaIn the latest crackdown on a challenge to his rule by opposition leader Juan Guaido, Maduro also expelled the German ambassador, accusing him of repeated meddling in the country’s affairs. The United States said it was set to impose sanctions on banks to ramp up pressure on Maduro to leave office. Most Western countries, including the United States and Germany, have recognized Guaido as the OPEC nation’s legitimate head of state and back his plan to install a transition government ahead of free elections.



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Third migrant dies in Border Patrol custody in as many months

Third migrant dies in Border Patrol custody in as many monthsA migrant man died in Border Patrol custody on Monday, following the deaths of two Guatemalan children in the agency's custody in December.



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Russia frees model from police custody who claimed Trump secrets: TASS

Russia frees model from police custody who claimed Trump secrets: TASSA model from Belarus who claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in U.S. President Donald Trump’s election was freed from Russian police custody on Tuesday, but remains a suspect in an unrelated criminal case, the TASS news agency reported. Anastasia Vashukevich and three others were detained upon arrival at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on Thursday after being deported from Thailand. Russian authorities have said they suspect her of forcing women into prostitution, a charge that carries a jail sentence of up to three years.



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2nd child dead in US custody mourned in Guatemala village

2nd child dead in US custody mourned in Guatemala villageYALAMBOJOCH, Guatemala (AP) — White flowers and flickering candles sat atop a low table inside the simple wooden home in remote, rural Guatemala. Nearby was a small pair of rubber boots, sized to fit an 8-year-old.



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Escaped San Quentin inmate taken into custody in Paso Robles Taco Bell

Escaped San Quentin inmate taken into custody in Paso Robles Taco BellCAPTURED: An escaped San Quentin inmate has been taken into custody in a Taco Bell in Paso Robles.



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Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody had the flu: state officials

Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody had the flu: state officialsFelipe Gomez Alonzo was the second Guatemalan child to die this month while being held by U.S. authorities, sparking outrage from immigration advocates. In the wake of the deaths, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was traveling to the border to observe medical screenings and conditions at Border Patrol stations while Democrats in the House of Representatives and Senate have called for a full investigation. Gomez fell ill after being detained near the U.S. border with Mexico with his father.



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Second migrant child's death in custody raises alarm for doctors as Nielsen tours border

Second migrant child's death in custody raises alarm for doctors as Nielsen tours borderThe death of an 8-year-old Guatemalan immigrant in custody on Christmas Eve is a sign that U.S. officials need to make dramatic improvements to health and sanitation conditions at the border, says a physician familiar with medical issues faced by migrants.



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8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in US custody had the flu, medical investigator says

8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in US custody had the flu, medical investigator saysAn 8-year-old boy who died in U.S. custody on Christmas Eve tested positive for influenza B, according to the New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator.



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