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China rejects Turkey criticism on Uighurs, denies poet died

China rejects Turkey criticism on Uighurs, denies poet diedChina hit back on Monday at Turkish criticism over its treatment of Uighurs and denied Ankara’s claim that a renowned poet from the Muslim minority had died in custody, calling it an “absurd lie”. Turkey’s foreign ministry had released a statement on Saturday severely criticising China’s mass detentions of its Turkic-speaking Uighurs, and claiming that poet Abdurehim Heyit had died serving an eight-year Chinese prison sentence imposed as punishment over “one of his songs”. “China has made solemn representations toward Turkey.



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A Visitor Died at Yosemite National Park During the Partial Government Shutdown

A Visitor Died at Yosemite National Park During the Partial Government ShutdownThe ongoing investigation is taking longer than usual because of the partial government shutdown



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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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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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Two migrant children recently died in Border Patrol custody. There were documented warning signs

Two migrant children recently died in Border Patrol custody. There were documented warning signsFederal officials launched new health-care efforts after two migrant children died in December. But kids' health warnings had been filed months earlier.



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8-Year-Old Boy Who Died in Border Control Custody Had the Flu, Authorities Confirm

8-Year-Old Boy Who Died in Border Control Custody Had the Flu, Authorities ConfirmA Guatemalan boy who died in government custody tested positive for influenza B, though the exact cause of death is still unknown.



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The Latest: Dad: Migrant child who died not previously ill

The Latest: Dad: Migrant child who died not previously illHOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala who U.S. officials say has died in government custody (all times local):



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Migrant boy who died in U.S. left Guatemala’s migrant heartland

Migrant boy who died in U.S. left Guatemala's migrant heartlandFelipe Gomez Alonzo and his father, Agustin, 47, came from the municipality of Nenton in Huehuetenango province, said Guatemalan foreign ministry spokeswoman Marta Larra.



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What my dad, who died on Christmas Day, taught me by always giving awful presents

What my dad, who died on Christmas Day, taught me by always giving awful presentsMy dad was a terrible gift-giver, but it didn't matter. We loved his awful presents because he loved sharing his favorite things with us kids.



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Body of Guatemalan migrant girl who died in US custody returns home

Body of Guatemalan migrant girl who died in US custody returns homeThe body of a Guatemalan migrant girl, who died in US custody after illegally crossing the border with her father, returned home Sunday in a white casket. The December 8 death of Jakelin Caal, seven, reignited a debate in the United States on immigration policy and the treatment of migrants. Guatemalan foreign ministry officials at the airport in Guatemala City received Jakelin’s casket, adorned with gold-colored trim, before a hearse carried it on the 10-hour journey to her village of San Antonio Secortez, about 150 kilometers (93 miles) north of the capital.



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