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Reuters photo captures Guatemalan mother begging soldier to let her enter U.S.

Reuters photo captures Guatemalan mother begging soldier to let her enter U.S.Ledy Perez fell to her haunches, a clenched hand covering her face as she wept, an arm clutching her small 6-year-old son, who glared defiantly at the Mexican National Guard soldier blocking them from crossing into the United States. The plight of this mother and son who had traveled some 1,500 miles (2,410 km) from their home country of Guatemala to the border city of Ciudad Juarez, only to be stopped mere feet from the United States, was captured by Reuters photographer Jose Luis Gonzalez as twilight approached on Monday. “The woman begged and pleaded with the National Guard to let them cross … she wanted to cross to give a better future” to her young son Anthony Diaz, Gonzalez said.



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Reuters US Domestic News Summary

Reuters US Domestic News SummaryKinsey, who is black, was shot in the leg. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution.



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Reuters People News SummaryConvicted sex offender Bill Cosby on Friday settled a federal defamation lawsuit brought by seven women who said the former actor and comedian sexually assaulted them and wrongly called them liars when they went public with their charges years later. The settlement ends a court fight that predates the 81-year-old’s conviction a year ago for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand, a former Temple University administrator, in 2004. Cosby is currently serving a 3- to 10-year sentence for that crime, though his lawyers plan an appeal.



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Pompeo calls on Myanmar to release 2 Reuters journalists

Pompeo calls on Myanmar to release 2 Reuters journalistsSINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Myanmar on Saturday to immediately release two Reuters journalists held on charges of possessing secret documents.



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Myanmar to grant families access to two Reuters journalists after remand period expires: media

Myanmar to grant families access to two Reuters journalists after remand period expires: mediaTwo Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar will be allowed to meet their families once their first 14-day period of remand expires, according to local media reports. Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been in detention for 11 days in an undisclosed location and have had no access to their families, lawyers or colleagues. The authorities are investigating whether they violated the country’s colonial-era Official Secrets Act, which has a maximum prison sentence of 14 years.



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Myanmar Arrests Reuters Journalists Trying To Report On Rohingya Crisis

Myanmar Arrests Reuters Journalists Trying To Report On Rohingya CrisisTwo Reuters journalists were arrested on Tuesday evening following an invitation to meet with police officials in Yangon, Myanmar.



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Tillerson to Skip NATO Meeting: Reuters

Tillerson to Skip NATO Meeting: ReutersCongressman Adam Schiff talks with Rachel Maddow about breaking news from Reuters that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not attend an upcoming NATO meeting, but will visit Moscow.



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