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A bipartisan group of former U.S. attorneys has penned an open letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, calling on him to end the Trump administration’s highly controversial family separation policy at the border. The 75 former U.S. attorneys condemned the zero tolerance policy, announced by Sessions in May, under which children are put into shelters while parents facing prosecution for illegally crossing the border into the United States are jailed.
President Trump’s controversial child separation policy is being carried out with the help of private businesses who have received millions of dollars in government contracts to help run the shelters where young migrants are being held away from their parents. The government has released few photos of the shelters where the children are being detained and at times declined to allow media and even elected officials access to the facilities.
Several major airlines have asked the government to stop using their flights to transport children who have been separated from their families under the Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy. American Airlines issued a statement on Wednesday after multiple employees shared stories of distraught children they believed were undocumented. One American Airlines crew member, Ian Funderberg, said he saw eight boys he believed had been separated from their families on a flight from Dallas to Miami.
Jake Monty, a former member of President Trump’s National Hispanic Advisory Council, once argued the “Latino case” for supporting the billionaire mogul’s presidential campaign but jumped ship in the middle of the 2016 campaign when Trump’s immigration proposals hardened in the mold of his nationalist advisers. Yahoo News reached out to Monty to see what he thinks now about Trump’s immigration policies, particularly the internment of undocumented children. Monty, a third-generation Mexican-American whose wife was born in Mexico, has spent most of his career advocating for immigrant rights as a lawyer in Texas.
Welcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your never-ending craving for food content through quick, beautiful videos for the at-home foodie. Check back on Tuesdays and Thursdays for new episodes!Tacos are a delicious and
Arizona police have arrested a man for allegedly swindling more than 1,000 Walmart stores in an elaborate scheme. Thomas Frudaker, 23, was arrested by police in Yuma on June 13. According to police, they were contacted by a Yuma Walmart when Frudaker attempted to return a computer with missing parts.
The Trump administration now says it’s ready to impose tariffs on up to $450 billion dollars worth of goods from China —which could increase the price you pay on everything from electronics to clothing.
About a year ago, 2005-2006 Ford GT designer Camilo Pardo decided it was time to part with his one-of-one "Solar 7" 2005 Ford GT, and sold it on the Petrolicious Marketplace. Solar 7 just popped up for sale on eBay Motors with an asking price of just under $450,000 via a place called Area 51 Motorsports in Beaumont, Texas. The last-gen Ford GT is an appreciating asset, after all, and this one is arguably the most famous example out there.
U.S. Ambassador To The UN Nikki Haley delivers remarks on leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council.
The mystery of a seemingly bizarre “wolf-like” creature that was shot and killed in Montana last month has been solved: The animal was a wolf all along. In May, a rancher shot and killed the wolf on his property near the Montana town of Denton. Officials sent the carcass for further inspection to a lab in Bozeman, Montana.
John Cena and Ford have settled their lawsuit over the WWE wrestler selling his Ford GT before the 24-month required ownership period was over. “I love the Ford GT and apologize to Ford, and encourage others who own the car to respect the contract,” Cena said in a statement published by Jalopnik.
It’s a week before an election, and the firebrand candidate takes the podium to speak to a small, private crowd of loyal supporters. Turkey is holding snap elections on June 24, and in the run-up, Erdoğan’s stump speeches have grown more and more Trumpian. Like the American president, Erdoğan fashions himself as populist representative of the common man facing down an array of corrupt elites.
The school board in Richmond, Virginia, on Monday night voted to rename an elementary school for former President Barack Obama. J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School, named after a Confederate general, will become Barack Obama Elementary School. The decision means that Richmond, the former capital of the Confederate States of America, will soon have a school honoring America’s first black president.
A gunman crashed into a vehicle outside a Walmart store on Tuesday morning, opening fire and killing two women before taking his own life, authorities said. Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock said as an investigation unfolded that it appeared the shooter purposely rammed a car into another vehicle in the store parking lot before he opened fire. Two women inside the vehicle were fatally wounded, he said, adding the gunman then turned the weapon on himself.
Sessions spoke with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham on Monday and defended his agency amid a growing outcry over family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border under the new DOJ policy. Last week, the Department of Homeland Security said nearly 2,000 children had been separated from their parents over a six-week period ending in May. Many of these children are being held in juvenile detention centers. Sessions said comparisons of those centers to the Nazis camps wasn’t fair because the Justice Department was simply trying to deter people from crossing the border, not keep them in the U.S.
Exercising a power he claimed only a few days ago he didn’t have, the President signed an executive order on Wednesday that he says will maintain “zero tolerance” at the border while allowing families to remain together.
Summer is here and unexpected accidents involving pools can happen in a flash, but are children at risk even with proper safeguards in place? A video recently posted to Facebook shows a 2-year-old boy named Cody scaling a locked safety
Perhaps you’ve heard about the ketogenic diet from the newest cookbook table at your local bookstore, or maybe you saw the recently released Netflix documentary “The Magic Pill” profiling the diet. It’s also possible you’ve been following @KetoGuido (yes, it’s that Vinny from “Jersey Shore”) on Instagram.
Italy’s new interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has pledged to conduct a census of the nomadic Roma people and drive out those lacking valid residence permits, escalating the anti-immigrant attitude he rode to power.
Since his birth on April 23, young Prince Louis of Cambridge has stayed mostly (and understandably) out of the spotlight. Following in the tradition of all the other royal children — including his older brother Prince George and Princess Charlotte — Prince Louis will be welcomed into the Church of England at the ceremony, presided over by the Archbishop of Canterbury at the Chapel Royal at St. James’s Palace in London. It’s set to take place on Monday, July 9, according to a statement from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released via the palace.
Health providers, insurers and medical groups have warned that the plans could drive up premiums and make insurance unaffordable for some people by siphoning off healthy consumers who want cheaper coverage, leaving behind a sicker patient pool with higher medical costs in Obamacare plans. The finalized rule is the Trump administration’s most recent effort to provide consumers with alternatives to Obamacare, former Democratic President Barack Obama’s signature domestic policy achievement. Republicans, who control both chambers of Congress and the White House, repeatedly failed last year to repeal and replace the law, a top presidential campaign promise of President Donald Trump.
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow tried to share a breaking story from The Associated Press during her program on Tuesday evening about so-called tender age shelters, where immigrant babies and young children are being placed after they’re separated from their parents at the U.S. border. “This is incredible,” Maddow said while reading the AP alert. In the midst of her program on Tuesday, the AP reported that Trump administration officials have been sending young children to at least three age-specific shelters as part of the Justice Department’s new “zero tolerance” immigration policy that’s resulted in thousands of kids being separated from their parents.
Nevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection. Scott Raymond Dozier is scheduled to die July 11, Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Santina said Wednesday, a day after a judge in Las Vegas signed the death warrant. The state Supreme Court decided last month not to stop the execution on procedural grounds, despite challenges by lawyers and a rights group who argued that the procedure would be less humane than putting down a pet.
A former Border Patrol officer said there is no excuse for current officers not to lay down their weapons and refuse to detain children separated from their parents. Jenn Budd, 47, was with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection from 1995 to 2001 as a senior patrol officer. Based in Campo, California, Budd was tasked with patrolling the border and assisting in the deportation of immigrants.