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Possible 2020 candidate Beto O’Rourke meets with young refugees at US-Mexico border

Possible 2020 candidate Beto O’Rourke meets with young refugees at US-Mexico borderFlanked by a group of politicians from across the country, Texas Democrat Beto O’Rourke called on the public to pressure Donald Trump’s administration to close an immigrant detention centre in Tornillo which houses thousands of migrant children. Mr O’Rourke spoke with reporters outside of the detention centre on Saturday afternoon, bringing attention to the fact many of the young refugees had taken arduous journeys to arrive at the nation’s border — to wind up being housed in a facility separately from their families for months on end.



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Young girl’s death in Border Patrol custody leaves questions unanswered

Young girl’s death in Border Patrol custody leaves questions unansweredThe Department of Homeland Security has opened an investigation into the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl, Jackeline Caal, who reached the United States last week. She was apprehended with her father by Border Patrol agents in a group of more than 150 people at a remote area of the desert in New Mexico, renewing questions about the detention and treatment of migrants.



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The Latest: Man speaks about 5 young cousins killed in fire

The Latest: Man speaks about 5 young cousins killed in fireYOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an Ohio house fire that killed five children (all times local):



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Young Afghan Messi fan threatened by criminals, Taliban

Young Afghan Messi fan threatened by criminals, TalibanKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A young Afghan soccer fan who shot to fame after he was photographed in a Messi shirt made from a plastic bag has been forced to flee with his family to the capital after criminal gangs and the Taliban threatened to kill or kidnap him, his mother said Friday.



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'Unruly' young boy upstages Pope Francis

'Unruly' young boy upstages Pope FrancisA young boy upstaged Pope Francis on Wednesday, escaping from his mother and running onto the papal podium at a general audience, tugging on the hand of a Swiss guardsman and playing behind the pontiff’s chair. Pope Francis told her to let him carry on playing. As she left the stage, a smiling Francis leaned towards Bishop Georg Ganswein sitting next to him and whispered: “He is Argentinian.



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Indian police investigate who helped young American killed on remote island

Indian police investigate who helped young American killed on remote islandJohn Chau, 26, was allegedly killed on Nov. 17 by people of the Sentinelese tribe who inhabit the North Sentinel Island in the Andaman and Nicobar island chain. Police are now investigating if Chau had help from other people to travel to North Sentinel, said Vijay Singh, senior superintendent of police in Andaman and Nicobar islands, in a statement. The Sentinelese, hunter-gatherers armed with primitive spears and bows and arrows, are considered to be the last pre-Neolithic tribe in the world and the most isolated such group.



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Christopher Watts pleads guilty to murder of pregnant wife, 2 young daughters

Christopher Watts pleads guilty to murder of pregnant wife, 2 young daughtersChristopher Watts, the Colorado father who was accused of murdering his



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Christopher Watts Pleads Guilty To Killing Pregnant Wife, Young Daughters

Christopher Watts Pleads Guilty To Killing Pregnant Wife, Young DaughtersA Colorado man accused of killing his pregnant wife and two daughters pleaded



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New Jersey viral outbreak leaves six young patients dead, 12 others ill

New Jersey viral outbreak leaves six young patients dead, 12 others illThe 18 patients range in age from a toddler through young adulthood and most are under 18 years old, health department spokeswoman Nicole Kirgan said in an email. The department is not releasing exact ages of any patients because of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and privacy reasons, Kirgan said. The Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, which includes a pediatrics center, has been instructed not to admit any new patients until the outbreak ends, the department said.



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Mom, her 4 young kids found dead in their home

Mom, her 4 young kids found dead in their homeThe mother, three daughters and son were found when a family member arrived at the house Monday in Columbia, about 50 miles south of Nashville, said Maury County Sheriff Bucky Rowland.



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