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Immigrant kids seen held in fenced cages at border facility

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.

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5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas.

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Gunfire erupts at New Jersey arts festival; 22 wounded

Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people, including two suspects, were injured.

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Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated at border

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides of the aisle" can reform the nation's immigration laws, according to a statement Sunday about the controversy over separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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10 Things to Know for Today, June 18, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Figures show about 2,000 minors separated from families

Nearly 2,000 minors have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures obtained by The Associated Press.

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Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.

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Taxi hits pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square, injuring 8

Eight people, including two from Mexico, were injured Saturday when a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow.

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Police say 2 Kansas deputies killed by inmate were parents

Two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were shot and killed by an inmate while transporting him between the courthouse and jail were both parents, authorities said Saturday.

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Riders plunge 34 feet, 6 injured in roller coaster derail

A roller coaster that derailed in Florida had been put out of service by state inspectors twice in the past year and a half because of problems with the ride.

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Trump considers pardon for Ali, wants athletes' advice

Reveling in his pardon powers, President Donald Trump said Friday he's thinking "very seriously" about pardoning former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, whose conviction was already overturned by the Supreme Court in 1971.

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Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort jailed ahead of trial

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been jailed after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

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Trump holds chaotic news conference on White House lawn

President Donald Trump gives few news conferences, and when one came Friday it was sudden, unexpected and chaotic.

DHS: About 2,000 minors separated from families

Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries. That's according to Department of Homeland Security figures obtained Friday by The Associated Press.

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Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is going to jail.

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Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation

New York's attorney general sued President Donald Trump and his foundation Thursday, accusing him of illegally using the charity's money to settle disputes involving his business empire and to boost his political fortunes during his run for the White House.

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New Jersey begins taking legal sports bets

New Jersey's governor bet that the New Jersey Devils will win the Stanley Cup, while basketball legend Julius Erving bet that Philadelphia's football team will repeat as champions, placing the wagers Thursday, the day betting on professional sports became legal in the state.

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Russian hopes, fears tied up in Putin's showcase World Cup

Russian President Vladimir Putin claims soccer and politics have nothing to do with each other, yet the World Cup he kicked off Thursday is about much more than sports.

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10 Things to Know for Today, June 15, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Watchdog: Comey insubordinate, not biased in Clinton probe

In a stinging rebuke, the Justice Department watchdog declared Thursday that former FBI Director James Comey was "insubordinate" in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation in the explosive final months of the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families

Attorney General Jeff Sessions cited the Bible on Thursday in his defense of his border policy that is resulting in hundreds of immigrant children being separated from their parents after they enter the U.S. illegally.

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Border chief: Agent shot at close range in stable condition

Karisch said the people arrested after the shooting were processed on immigration charges, but "we have yet to tie them to the shooting."

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Federal judge approves AT&T-Time Warner merger

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon green-lit the merger without imposing major conditions as some experts had expected.

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Fed raises key rate and sees possible acceleration in hikes

The central bank raised its key short-term rate by a modest quarter-point to a still-low range of 1.75 percent to 2 percent.

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New Mexico regulators consider $2B renewable energy transmission project

The project has been years in the making and not without controversy as disputes initially rose over its proximity to a U.S. military installation and environmentalists raised concerns about effects on wildlife.