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  • Italian official warns migrant ships not to dock as migrant supporters rally in Rome

    By Laura Smith-Spark and Valentina DiDonato, CNN Italy’s hard-line, anti-immigration interior minister, Matteo Salvini, on Saturday warned ships carrying migrants as part of a humanitarian mission not to try to dock in Italy, even as crowds rallied in Rome in solidarity with migrants. Some 20,000 people from across Italy are expected to join the demonstration Saturday afternoon, Rome police said. Salvini, the leader of Italy’s League party, was instrumental in blocking a ship carrying hundreds of rescued migrants from docking this week […]

  • History made as VAR used for first time in World Cup match

    By Matias Grez, CNN (CNN) — There was a moment of history at Russia 2018 on Saturday as the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was used for the first time to reverse a decision in a World Cup match. With France’s Group C match against Australia deadlocked, Paul Pogba threaded a pinpoint pass to Antoine Griezmann, who went down in the box following Joshua Risdon’s challenge. Uruguayan referee Andres Cunha initially waved away Griezmann’s protests and play went on … until […]

  • DHS: 2,000 children separated from parents at border

    By Tal Kopan, CNN The US government has separated at least 2,000 children from parents at the border since implementing a policy that results in such family separations, the Department of Homeland Security confirmed Friday. From April 19 through May 31 of this year, 1,995 minors traveling with 1,940 adults who said they were the children’s guardians were separated due to the policy, Department of Homeland Security spokesman Jonathan Hoffman told reporters on a conference call. The call was largely […]

  • US Coast Guard crew seizes cocaine worth $206 million

    By Gisela Crespo, CNN A recent deployment in the Pacific Ocean proved very successful for a US Coast Guard crew: During their 80-day patrol they seized nearly 12,000 pounds of cocaine worth around $206 million. The Coast Guard cutter Campbell returned to its homeport in Kittery, Maine, on Friday after the counter-narcotic patrol in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific. The Campbell intercepted suspected smuggling vessels six times, according to a statement from the Coast Guard. The Campbell’s commanding officer, Cmdr. […]

  • 90-year-old woman uses pulley system to get her mail

    By Web Staff Canton, CT (WFSB) — One woman in Canton needed to find a solution to a daily problem. She had a hard time getting the mail from her mailbox. Now, all thanks to a simple idea and a man who could make it happen, she found the answer she was looking for. Betty Feret can be found perched on her front porch, which looks out on a busy road in Canton. Every time this 90-year-old wanted to get […]

  • One deputy killed, another critically injured in shooting during prisoner transport in Kansas

    By Chuck Johnston and Dakin Andone, CNN One sheriff’s deputy is dead and another is in critical condition after they were shot Friday during a prisoner transport in Kansas City, Kansas, authorities said. The two Wyandotte County deputies were transporting inmates to court around 11:30 a.m. CT Friday, sheriff’s office spokeswoman Maj. Kelli Bailiff said at a news conference. When they pulled into a parking lot outside the county courthouse, the deputies were “overcome,” Bailiff said. “It is very possible […]

  • Hoover Dam bridge shut down for hours after report of man with gun

    A masked man blocked off US 93 near the Hoover Dam on Friday by parking an armored truck on the highway.

  • Utah among ‘hot spots’ most vulnerable for outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases

    SALT LAKE CITY — A number of American states and metropolitan “hot spots” are vulnerable to outbreaks of vaccine-preventable disease, new research suggests. The reason? Children whose parents opted out of vaccination. The risk of outbreaks is rising in 12 of the 18 states that permit nonmedical exemptions from childhood vaccinations, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal PLOS Medicine. Those states are Arkansas, Arizona, Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah. Over the past decade, […]

  • Shooting that killed child in Colorado likely caused by road rage, police say

    Road rage was likely the cause of a shooting outside a business complex in Westminster, Colorado, on Thursday that left one child dead and three others injured, according to police.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo scores hat trick to earn Portugal a thrilling draw against Spain

    One of the most eagerly anticipated games of the opening days of the 2018 World Cup did not disappoint as Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick, made history and earned Portugal a draw in an enthralling contest against a Spain side eager to put a tumultuous week behind them.

  • Minimum wage won’t let you afford a 2-bedroom rental anywhere in the U.S., report says

    There’s not a single state, county or metropolitan area in the entire United States where a full-time worker earning the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour can afford a modest 2-bedroom apartment. And if those workers wanted to? They’d have to work 122 hours a week. Every week. All year. This is according to a new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition, or NLIHC, which calls attention to the gap between low-income wages and the high cost of rent […]

  • Dog that survived in woods alone for 3 years reunited with long-lost family

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – After three years of wondering if their family dog, Ginger,  was alive, the George family from Ucross, Wyoming got the answer in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Wednesday. It all began in August of 2015 in Burlington, Iowa. In a hotel room in Sioux Falls nearly seven hours away from Burlington, is where we found Kandi Glick, her boyfriend Grant and a dog Glick rescued. “We started getting a lot of calls saying there was a […]