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Family of migrant girl disputes official story on her death

Lawyers for the family of a 7-year-old girl who died while in U.S. Border Patrol custody say she did not suffer from a lack of food or water before being picked up by authorities. Their account disputes earlier information released by U.S. officials, who said the girl had not had anything to eat or drink … Continue reading Family of migrant girl disputes official story on her death

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Migrant girl’s family disputes officials’ story

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the death of a 7-year-old migrant girl picked up along the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Lawyers for the family of a 7-year-old girl who died while in U.S. Border Patrol custody say she did not suffer from a lack of food or water before being picked up … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Migrant girl’s family disputes officials’ story

WHITNEY POINT, N.Y | Trucker saves dogs thrown from vehicle on New York highway

WHITNEY POINT, N.Y — A pair of beagle mixes are on the mend after authorities say a real-life Cruella de Vil threw them out of a moving vehicle on a snowy New York highway. State police on Saturday asked for the public’s help in finding the suspect in the incident Wednesday on Interstate 81 near … Continue reading WHITNEY POINT, N.Y | Trucker saves dogs thrown from vehicle on New York highway

MADRID | Spain rescues 2 minors crossing Mediterranean on truck tire

MADRID— Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved two underage migrants who were trying to cross the Strait of Gibraltar on a truck tire. The service says that its rescue craft took aboard the two minors on Saturday after it was alerted to their plight. The service didn’t specify their sex or nationality, but … Continue reading MADRID | Spain rescues 2 minors crossing Mediterranean on truck tire

PARIS | 21 detained before Paris protests as police deploy in force

PARIS — Paris police deployed in large numbers Saturday for the fifth straight weekend of demonstrations by the “yellow vest” protesters, with authorities repeating calls for calm after protests on previous weekends turned violent. At least 21 people were detained beforehand. Security forces in riot gear were positioned around central train stations and along the … Continue reading PARIS | 21 detained before Paris protests as police deploy in force

BAMAKO, Mali | Suspected jihadists kill 42 in Mali’s nomadic Tuareg camps

BAMAKO, Mali  — A Tuareg leader says suspected jihadists on motorcycles have killed at least 42 people in Mali’s eastern Menaka region during a series of attacks on their nomadic camps. Moussa Ag Acharatoumane of theTuareg self-defense group said Thursday that children as young as eight were among the victims of the attacks Tuesday and … Continue reading BAMAKO, Mali | Suspected jihadists kill 42 in Mali’s nomadic Tuareg camps

SEATTLE | Police, FBI probe suspected white supremacist attack on DJ

SEATTLE  — The FBI is helping investigate an attack by several suspected white supremacists on a black disc jockey at a tavern in Washington state over the weekend, authorities said Monday. Seven men and one woman were arrested for investigation of assault, hate crimes and other allegations early Saturday in Lynnwood, according to the Snohomish … Continue reading SEATTLE | Police, FBI probe suspected white supremacist attack on DJ