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Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

2 hours 16 min ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- When Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was awakened Sunday morning with news that migrants were found dead inside a sweltering tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart, his mind flashed back to 2003, when he stood at the back of a truck about 120 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of San Antonio that carried 19 dead migrants....
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AP: US church goes to Brazil; instills fear, splits families

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SAO JOAQUIM DE BICAS, BRAZIL (AP) -- At the Word of Faith Fellowship churches in the Brazilian cities of Sao Joaquim de Bicas and Franco da Rocha, the signs of broken families are everywhere: parents separated from their children, siblings who no longer speak, grandparents who wonder if they will ever know their grandchildren....
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Pressure mounts to curtail surgery on intersex children

2 hours 16 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Children whose sexual characteristics don't neatly align with the norm have for decades faced surgery to rearrange their anatomy to resemble that of more typical boys and girls - long before they were old enough to have a say in the decision....
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AP source: Free agent Derrick Rose agrees to deal with Cavs

2 hours 16 min ago
CLEVELAND (AP) -- For the moment, the Cavaliers have one content, proven point guard....
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Tractor-trailer survivor says people cried, asked for water

Mon, 2017-07-24 22:04
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Adan Lara Vega said he was told the $5,500 he was being charged to be smuggled into the United States would include an air-conditioned truck ride....
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Last orca calf born in captivity at a SeaWorld park dies

Mon, 2017-07-24 22:04
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld's former orca-breeding program died Monday at the company's San Antonio park, SeaWorld said....
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Tractor-trailer survivor says people cried, asked for water

Mon, 2017-07-24 19:04
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Adan Lalravega said he was told the $5,500 he was being charged to be smuggled into the United States would include an air-conditioned truck ride....
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Evangelical leaders rally around Kushner amid Russia probe

Mon, 2017-07-24 19:04
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Evangelical leaders are rallying around White House senior adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner as he meets with congressional leaders investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election....
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Promising 'A Better Deal,' Democrats try to rebrand party

Mon, 2017-07-24 19:04
BERRYVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Promising "A Better Deal" for American workers, Democratic Party leaders rolled out a new agenda with a populist pitch on Monday aimed at winning back the working-class voters they lost to President Donald Trump in November....
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Trump intensifies criticism of his own attorney general

Mon, 2017-07-24 19:04
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump took a remarkable new swipe at his own attorney general on Monday, referring to Jeff Sessions in a tweet as "beleaguered" while privately musing about whether he should fire his longtime ally....
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Burr-Hamilton? Angry lawmaker singles out 'female senators'

Mon, 2017-07-24 19:04
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Passions are running high on Capitol Hill - but pistols at 10 paces over health care?...
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Trump intensifies criticism of his own attorney general

Mon, 2017-07-24 16:04
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump took a new swipe at Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday, referring to him in a tweet as "beleaguered" and wondering why Sessions isn't digging into Hillary Clinton's alleged contacts with Russia....
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Trump's new messenger says briefings back on camera

Mon, 2017-07-24 16:04
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's new communications chief says television cameras can start rolling again in the White House briefing room....
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Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

Mon, 2017-07-24 13:04
A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines - more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure....
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Bombshell stories spur news war with a twist

Mon, 2017-07-24 13:04
NEW YORK (AP) -- Print outlets like The New York Times and Washington Post have developed a mutually beneficial relationship with cable television news over a string of bombshell stories about the Trump administration. It's a news war with a twist....
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Man with chainsaw wounds 5 in Swiss city; manhunt on for him

Mon, 2017-07-24 10:04
BERLIN (AP) -- An unkempt man armed with a chainsaw wounded five people Monday at a health insurance office in the northern Swiss city of Schaffhausen and then fled, police said. A manhunt was on for him....
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Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

Mon, 2017-07-24 10:04
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn't sure she could ever shoot and kill someone, even to protect herself. Couldn't she just aim for their leg and try to maim them?...
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The Latest: Charlie Gard's parents say damage irreversible

Mon, 2017-07-24 10:04
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on the legal battle over critically ill baby Charlie Gard (all times local):...
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Suspect due in court Monday after 9 die in sweltering truck

Mon, 2017-07-24 07:04
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Nine people are dead and the death toll could rise after emergency crews pulled dozens of people from a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what officials said was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong....
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Brazilians funneled as "slaves" by US church, ex-members say

Mon, 2017-07-24 07:04
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) -- When Andre Oliveira answered the call to leave his Word of Faith Fellowship congregation in Brazil to move to the mother church in North Carolina at the age of 18, his passport and money were confiscated by church leaders - for safekeeping, he said he was told....
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