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Photographer details the emotional moment that created viral border photo of crying toddler

Photographer details the emotional moment that created viral border photo of crying toddler

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Dozens of harrowing images have rippled across the country from the southern border in recent weeks, but one that has caught the attention of many shows a crying 2-year-old girl who looked on as her mother was searched by U.S. Border Patrol agents. “These folks, […]

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Trial begins for man alleging Roundup weed killer caused his cancer

Trial begins for man alleging Roundup weed killer caused his cancer

iStock/Thinkstoclk(BENICIA, Calif.) — A California man is the first of hundreds of plaintiffs to see his day in court with Monsanto in a lawsuit alleging that its weed killing product Roundup gave him cancer. Jury selection began Monday in California Superior Court in DeWayne Johnson’s suit against the agrochemical giant. […]

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Gunshot victim covered with sheet starts breathing again

Gunshot victim covered with sheet starts breathing again

WLS(CHICAGO) — First responders had already draped a sheet over a 17-year-old who was shot in the head and left for dead. But after a few minutes went by, the unidentified teen restarted breathing. They quickly lifted the sheet and worked to revive him by performing chest compressions, police said. […]

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Pharmacy tech arrested for 2nd time in 3 weeks for allegedly stealing pills

Pharmacy tech arrested for 2nd time in 3 weeks for allegedly stealing pills

ABC News(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — A pharmacy technician in Florida was arrested for the second time in three weeks for allegedly stealing bottles of prescription pills after store surveillance video appeared to show her stuffing bottles down her shirt, police said. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said Katie Jean Williams, […]

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Utah officials months away from medical marijuana rules

Utah officials months away from medical marijuana rules

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials say they’re several months away from finalizing rules for narrow medical marijuana laws passed by the Legislature this year. Department of Agriculture Deputy Commissioner Scott Ericson told state lawmakers Monday that the regulations aren’t expected to be published until after Utah voters weigh […]

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Teen dead after 60-foot fall from waterfall in Utah canyon

SANTAQUIN, Utah (AP) — Authorities in central Utah say a 16-year-old girl is dead after falling from a waterfall in a canyon. Utah County sheriff’s office Sgt. Spencer Cannon says the teen fell approximately 60 feet Monday morning about 4 miles into Santaquin Canyon. He says emergency crews responded to […]

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What we know about the immigrant children being detained separately from their parents

What we know about the immigrant children being detained separately from their parents

U.S. Customs and Border Protection(BROWNSVILLE, Texas) — The debate over separating immigrant children from their parents is raging at the southern border and across the country, as images from the centers housing the kids have shown them, in some cases, inside structures made of chain-link fencing. In other instances, buildings […]

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Police search for man who left recreationists stranded

Police search for man who left recreationists stranded

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities are searching for a man who allegedly stole a box containing several car keys from an outdoor recreation company, leaving as many as 30 people stranded. KSL-TV reported Provo Canyon Outfitters, which rents tubes and rafts to float on the Provo River, said Saturday a man had […]

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Gas prices in Salt Lake City area continue to increase

Gas prices in Salt Lake City area continue to increase

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gasoline prices in the Salt Lake City area continue to increase. GasBuddy.com reports the average retail price of a gallon of gas in the area is $3.16. That’s according to a survey of 380 gas outlets. Gas prices in Salt Lake City Sunday were about […]

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Utah counselor pleads guilty to sexual activity with student

Utah counselor pleads guilty to sexual activity with student

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A former school counselor in southwest Utah has admitted she engaged in sexual activity a decade ago with a then-high school student. The Spectrum reports that 50-year-old Heidi Tasso on Thursday pleaded guilty to the charge of unlawful sexual conduct with a 16- or 17-year-old person. Court […]

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