Vanessa Romo

Vanessa Romo appears in the following:

El Paso Sheriff Bars Deputies From Working At Facility Holding Child Migrants

Thursday, June 21, 2018

"We don't support the current administration's position of separating children simply to discourage illegal immigration," Sheriff Richard Wiles said in explaining his decision.

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MIT Clears Junot Díaz Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

After a month-long investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and verbal abuse, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz has been cleared by MIT to continue teaching there next year.

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Hungary Passes 'Stop Soros' Laws, Bans Aid To Undocumented Immigrants

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The right-wing parliament made it illegal for organizations and individuals to help asylum-seekers. A separate constitutional amendment declared an "alien population" can't be settled in the country.

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Former Mexico President Fox Joins 'High Times' Board As Company Plans IPO

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

"There's never been a better time to join the fight" to decriminalize cannabis, Vicente Fox said as he joined the marijuana-focused magazine, which he said has been "building an empire in the dark."

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Nursery For Giant Manta Rays Discovered In Gulf Of Mexico

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Sightings of baby mantas are rare, but the Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary appears to be a safe playground for newborns to adolescents.

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Audi CEO Arrested In Connection With Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

Monday, June 18, 2018

German prosecutors reportedly said they feared that Rupert Stadler might attempt to suppress evidence. The head of Volkswagen's luxury car brand was taken into custody Monday morning.

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At Least 5 Dead After Border Patrol Car Chase Ends With A Crash In Texas

Monday, June 18, 2018

The SUV topped 100 mph before the driver lost control and more than a dozen passengers were ejected from the mangled vehicle. Officials said nearly everyone involved is undocumented.

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Magnitude 6.1 Quake Strikes Japan, Killing 4, Injuring Hundreds

Monday, June 18, 2018

The temblor caused severe damage to roads, bursting water mains and setting fires across the prefecture. Crumbling concrete walls killed two people, while another was struck by a bookshelf.

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1 Suspect Dead, 22 Injured After Shooting At Art Event In New Jersey

Sunday, June 17, 2018

The shooting happened at an all-night art festival that was scheduled to go into the next afternoon. At least one other suspect is in police custody as the investigation continues.

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Former British Army Sergeant Sentenced After Parachute Murder Attempt Of Wife

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Out of love and deeply in debt, he devised a plan: Make it so his wife would plunge to her death, cash in on her life insurance and run away with his new girlfriend. Except his wife survived.

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Kentucky Sues Walgreens For 'Dual Role' In The State's Opioid Crisis

Thursday, June 14, 2018

The lawsuit alleges the company fulfilled orders "for such large quantities of prescription narcotic pain medication that there could be no associated legitimate medical purpose for their use."

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Facebook To Users: You May Want To Update Your Privacy Settings Again.

Thursday, June 07, 2018

For four days, between May 18 to 22, Facebook tested a new feature that inadvertently switched the default settings for 14 million users from private to public.

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Man Kills Snake; Snake Tries To Kill Him Back

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Trying to save his wife from a diamondback rattler, Jeremy Sutcliffe decapitated the snake with a shovel. But when he went to pick up the head, it bit him — delivering a near deadly dose of venom.

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ICE Releases Minors Caught In Ohio Raid And Some Workers 'For Humanitarian Reasons'

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

More than 100 people were detained in the largest immigration sweep in recent history, leaving scores of children without parents or guardians, according to immigrant advocates.

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Former USA Gymnastics CEO Told Staff To Keep Alleged Abuse Quiet, Waited To Tell FBI

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Steve Penny has denied that he or USAG attempted to cover up allegations of abuse by Larry Nassar. But emails indicate he and other top officials intentionally delayed contacting the FBI.

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President Trump Rescinds Invitation To Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles

Monday, June 04, 2018

In a statement, the president says all the players won't promise to stand for the national anthem, hand on heart.

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Queen Honors Activist Who Fought To Decriminalize Prostitution

Monday, June 04, 2018

Catherine Healy has spent more than 30 years as an activist and was instrumental in drafting legislation that legalized prostitution in New Zealand. Now she's becoming a dame.

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Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz To Step Down

Monday, June 04, 2018

After decades at the helm of the company that changed the way the world consumes coffee, Schultz will hold the title of chairman emeritus. Pundits say he may be interested in a move to politics.

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Minnesota Archdiocese Reaches $210 Million Settlement With 450 Clergy Abuse Victims

Friday, June 01, 2018

After 41 months of litigation and negotiations, the Catholic church agreed to the second-largest payout to sexual abuse victims in U.S. history.

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South Carolina Lottery Christmas Winners Won't Get Prizes

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The state lottery commission ruled it will not pay out more than $30 million to people who bought tickets "printed in error." Gamblers will be reimbursed only $1 for each ticket.

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