Vanessa Romo

Vanessa Romo appears in the following:

U.S. Appeals Court Rules Trump Violated First Amendment By Blocking Twitter Followers

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

The judges upheld a lower court decision that found Trump used the platform for official purposes, which precludes him from banning users because they disagree with his views.

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Australian Student Alek Sigley 'Released From Detention' In North Korea

Thursday, July 04, 2019

The 29-year-old smiled at reporters upon arriving at the airport in Beijing Thursday, telling them he felt "great." But he declined to elaborate on his whereabouts since he was first reported missing.

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Netflix Promises To Quit Smoking On (Most) Original Programming

Thursday, July 04, 2019

The streaming content giant said it will stop showing smoking or e-cigarette use in future shows unless it is "essential." New research finds tobacco imagery on popular shows has skyrocketed.

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Airstrike On Migrant Detention Center In Libya Kills At Least 44 People

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

The U.N. says the strike hit a hangar within the Tajoura Detention Center, obliterating what had been a shelter that was housing roughly 120 people.

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump Policy Ordering Indefinite Detention For Asylum-Seekers

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman said it is unconstitutional to keep credible asylum-seekers in custody indefinitely as they await immigration proceedings, reversing a Trump administration order.

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Icon Of Auto Industry, Father Of Mustang And Minivan, Lee Iacocca Dies At 94

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Iacocca was a top executive at two of America's largest car companies — Ford and Chrysler — for decades. He helped develop the Mustang and later rescued Chrysler from near-bankruptcy.

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Lawmakers Respond To 'Vile,' Secret Facebook Group Created By Border Patrol Agents

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Among the group's most offensive posts were discussions of recent migrant deaths, jokes about throwing burritos at lawmakers and illustrations depicting sexually aggressive acts.

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White House Condemns Day-Long Taliban Attack That Killed At Least 6

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Insurgents unleashed a multifaceted attack on the Afghan Defense Ministry, killing civilians and wounding more than a hundred others. It came as the U.S. and Taliban leaders engaged in peace talks.

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Woman Indicted For Manslaughter After Death Of Her Fetus, May Avoid Prosecution

Friday, June 28, 2019

The district attorney overseeing the Alabama case called the incident a tragedy and said she is deliberating whether to move forward with prosecution, reduce the charge or drop it altogether.

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House Passes Senate Version Of New Funding To Ease Border Crisis

Thursday, June 27, 2019

The $4.6 billion bill passed in a 305-102 vote after the Republican-led Senate refused to adopt sections of the House version. The House would have added requirements for care of migrants.

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Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Emergency Border Funding Bill Signalling Battle With House

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The sweeping 84-8 vote came minutes after the Senate handily rejected the House's humanitarian assistance bill, signalling what will likely be a contentious battle to reconcile the competing bills.

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Top Clean-Air Official Plans To Step Down From EPA Post Amid Ethics Probe

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Bill Wehrum, who last week scored a victory for coal industry supporters by rolling back Obama-era power plant emissions rules, is leaving his post at the end of the month.

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'Cocaine King Of Milan' On The Run After Uruguay Jailbreak

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

One of the world's most wanted drug traffickers, Rocco Morabito, and three other inmates made a brazen escape from a prison in Montevideo Sunday, climbing through a hole in the roof.

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Acting Head Of Customs And Border Protection Plans To Step Down

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

John Sanders is expected to make his resignation effective July 5, two officials say. The move comes after hundreds of children were removed from a facility without adequate food and sanitation.

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Treasury Department Launches Investigation Into Delays Behind Harriet Tubman $20 Bill

Monday, June 24, 2019

Prompted by a request by Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., the department's acting inspector general said he will look into what led to a postponement of the abolitionist's appearance on the note.

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Ravelry, The Knitting Website, Bans Trump Talk And Patterns

Monday, June 24, 2019

"We cannot provide a space that is inclusive of all and also allow support for open white supremacy" Ravelry said. "Support of the Trump administration is undeniably support for white supremacy."

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Spain's Supreme Court Reverses Earlier Decision, Convicts 'Wolf Pack' Of Rape

Friday, June 21, 2019

The five men were initially sentenced on the lighter charge of sexual abuse, but judges on Friday ruled they are guilty of rape and increased their jail time. The case prompted national protests.

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Shocking Revelation In Navy SEAL War Crimes Trial: Witness Says He Is The Real Killer

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Corey Scott stunned prosecutors as he described a previously unheard version of events, saying he asphyxiated the teenage Islamic fighter as an act of mercy.

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Former Interpol President Pleads Guilty To Bribery In Chinese Court

Thursday, June 20, 2019

First he vanished after sending his wife a knife emoji. Then Chinese officials announced Meng Hongwei had been detained on bribery charges. Now, state-run media says he's admitted guilt.

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Trump Says, 'You'll Soon Find Out' If U.S. Will Strike, After Iran Shoots Down Drone

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The U.S. says Iran's claims that the drone was in its airspace are false. On Twitter, President Trump said, "Iran made a very big mistake!"

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