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The Latest: 2 councilmen won't vote for slavery apologyTwo members of a South Carolina city council considering a resolution apologizing for slavery have said they won't vote for it
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Youngest migrants held in 'tender age' sheltersMigrant babies and young children are being held in special "tender age" shelters after being taken from their parents at the US-Mexico border
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This frame grab from video provided by KABB/WOAI in San Antonio shows the scene on Texas Highway 85, where authorities say multiple people are dead and others hurt as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Big Wells, Texas, while fleeing from Border Patrol agents. (Courtesy of KABB/WOAI via AP)
5 charged in immigrant smuggling scheme after Texas crashProsecutors charged five people in a scheme to smuggle immigrants illegally after an SUV driven by one of them crashed while fleeing Border Patrol agents, killing five people
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Martin Levine protests near the U.S. Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Lawmakers barred from child migrant facility in FloridaFlorida lawmakers barred from visiting a Miami-area facility housing children who entered the U.S. illegally
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This photo shows the Federal Detention Center where Blanca Orantes-Lopez is held away from her child Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in SeaTac, Wash. The woman from El Salvador sits in the federal prison south of Seattle, having reported to immigration authorities after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally in Texas. Her son, Abel Alexander, is in the government's custody at a children's home in Kingston, N.Y. She has no idea when she might see him again. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
'Say bye to him': Detainee recounts agents taking her son'Don't leave me, Mom': Woman from El Salvador describes separation from 8-year-old son after crossing border
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This undated handout photo made available by Nancy Pierce shows the birthplace of jazz singer Nina Simone in Tryon, NC. The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The trust said in a news release Tuesday, June 19, 2018, that it will develop and find a new use for the house in Tryon where Simone was born in 1933. Last year, four African-American artists purchased the home. (Nancy Pierce via AP)
10 Things to Know for WednesdayAmong 10 Things to Know: Trump, GOP leaders strain for migrant-kids solution; mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers; Russia on brink of last 16 at World Cup.
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Guilty pleas in illegal shipping of hazardous wasteThree people have pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally transporting 9 million pounds of hazardous waste from Mississippi to Missouri without acquiring the proper permits
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FILE - In this June 1, 2018, file photo, members of the the Culinary Union carry signs at a union hall in Las Vegas. Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International are set to approve their newly negotiated five-year contract. The agreement up for a vote Tuesday, June 19, 2018, includes wage increases and stronger protections against sexual harassment for 24,000 bartenders, housekeepers and other members of the Culinary Union.(AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Unionized MGM workers in Las Vegas voting to ratify contractThousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International are deciding whether to approve a new five-year contract
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2015, file photo, former New York state Senate leader Dean Skelos, left, and his son Adam Skelos leave federal court, in New York. A retrial is set to begin for ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son on corruption charges. Jury selection is scheduled to get underway on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Manhattan. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Corruption retrial begins for ex-New York Senate leader, sonA retrial has begun for ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son on corruption charges
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Cooperator could soon testify in Buffalo Billion caseA key cooperator for the prosecution in a criminal case that grew from a development project known as the Buffalo Billion could soon testify
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This undated photo provided by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency shows Navy Pharmacist's Mate 1st Class John Schoonover, of Port Edwards, Wis. Schoonover was among 429 crewmen who died aboard the USS Oklahoma after Japanese torpedoes capsized the ship on Dec. 7, 1941. Schoonover's son, Robert, of Panama City Beach, Florida, says confirmation of his father's remains has brought him closure. He says a funeral will be held at the Naval Air Station Pensacola later this month. (Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency via AP)
Wisconsin sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be laid to restA Wisconsin sailor who died at Pearl Harbor will be laid to rest more than 75 years after his death.
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Receipt Inside McDonald's Bag Brought Down Corrupt CopKyle Willett, then a detective on the Louisville Metro Police's drug task force, got some food at a McDonald's drive-thru before heading back to work one day back in 2016—and it was the receipt from that fast food stop that led to his downfall, the Courier-Journal reports. While still...
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