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FILE - In this June 18, 2018, file photo, Sandra Chica, center, wife of Pablo Villavicencio, walks with their two daughters as she arrives for a news conference outside federal immigration offices, in New York. Lawyers for Pablo Villavicencio, who was detained while delivering pizza to a Brooklyn Army installation, will ask a federal judge to stop his deportation. A hearing is scheduled Tuesday, July 24, in the case. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 24, 2018 - 12:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge wants to know if the U.S. government has "any concept of justice" in mind for an Ecuadorean immigrant detained while delivering pizza to a Brooklyn Army installation. Judge Paul Crotty questioned the government's handling of the case as he heard legal arguments...
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July 24, 2018 - 12:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune was arrested Tuesday in connection with her work with NXIVM, a self-help group in upstate New York that is accused of branding some of its female followers and forcing them into unwanted sex. Clare Bronfman, a daughter of the late...
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Villagers take refuge on a rooftop above flood waters from a collapsed dam in the Attapeu district of southeastern Laos, Tuesday, July 24, 2018. The official Lao news agency KPL reported Tuesday that the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Attapeu province collapsed Monday evening, releasing large amounts of water that swept away houses and made more than 6,600 people homeless. (Attapeu Today via AP)
July 24, 2018 - 12:32 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Massive flooding from a South Korean-constructed hydroelectric dam in Laos left several people dead and hundreds missing, state media said Tuesday. Rescue efforts were underway as top government officials rushed to the site and public appeals were launched for aid. The official Lao...
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In this image taken from video, Nikos Stavrinidis gives a dramatic account of how he escaped from Greek forest fire, in Mati, near Athens, Tuesday July 24, 2018. Stavrinidis said he fled from the fire, swimming into the sea and choking smoke only to get swept away by the current into the sea, and then he was rescued by a fishing boat. (AP Photo)
July 24, 2018 - 12:29 pm
RAFINA, Greece (AP) — The fire came suddenly, and the group of friends ran. When they reached the beach and there was nowhere more to run, they swam into the ocean, choking and blinded by the smoke and pulled by the strong current. The same winds that fanned the flamed had whipped up the seas, and...
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July 24, 2018 - 12:04 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — On his fifth visit to Puerto Rico since last year's devastating Hurricane Maria, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is inviting President Donald Trump back to the island. Cuomo, a Democrat, said Tuesday that the Republican president should see for himself the slow pace of recovery and...
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Britain's Chris Froome grimaces after being treated for tear gas or pepper spray sprayed on the peloton when a farmer's protest interrupted during the sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 218 kilometers (135.5 miles) with start in Carcassonne and finish in Bagneres-de-Luchon, France, , Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 24, 2018 - 12:02 pm
BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) — Chris Froome was among a group of riders whose eyes needed treatment when police intervened with tear gas to disperse farmers protesting funding cuts by disrupting the Tour de France on Tuesday. Bales of hay blocked the road 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) into the 218-...
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July 24, 2018 - 12:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune has been arrested in connection with her work with a self-help group in upstate New York that is accused of branding women and forcing them into unwanted sex. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn announced Tuesday that Clare Bronfman and three...
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Trader Gordon Charlop works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street as investors were pleased to see strong earnings reports from a number of U.S. companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 24, 2018 - 11:59 am
U.S. stocks moved broadly higher Tuesday as investors welcomed strong quarterly earnings reports from Google parent Alphabet, drugmaker Biogen and other companies. Technology and health care stocks accounted for much of the market's gains. Energy companies rose along with the price of crude oil...
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ADDS TO CLARIFY CORADO WAS SHOT TO DEATH IN A GUNFIGHT BETWEEN A GUNMAN AND POLICE - Paolo Singer, 27, a Silver Lake resident, prays at a makeshift memorial of flowers, candles and notes growing on the sidewalk outside the Silver Lake Trader Joe's store in Los Angeles, Monday, July 23, 2018. Two days earlier, Trader Joe's employee Melyda Corado was shot and killed at the store in a gunfight between a gunman and police. Grieving family members, co-workers and customers on Sunday remembered Corado as lively, hardworking and always smiling. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
July 24, 2018 - 11:55 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A store worker killed in a gunbattle before a suspect took hostages in a crowded supermarket was hit by a police officer's bullet, Police Chief Michel Moore said Tuesday. The employee, Melyda Corado, 27, was leaving the store Saturday as the suspect, Gene Evin Atkins, 28, was...
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July 24, 2018 - 11:22 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Police in upstate New York say their investigating the stabbing death of a 16-year-old boy. The Lockport Police Department says they were called to a street in the Niagara County city on Sunday night for reports of a stabbing and a large fight. Authorities say Elijah Wedington...
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