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  • U.S. sends first planeload of moms, children back to Honduras

    U.S. sends first planeload of moms, children back to Honduras
    The first lady and her entourage were waiting. So were politicians, camera crews and aid workers in blue vests, ready to hand out suckers and balloons to toddlers pulled along by their frazzled mothers. A chartered flight that landed here Monday was the...
  • Sri Lanka court sentences four for murder of Briton, rape of fiancée

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - A Sri Lankan court convicted on Friday four men, including a ruling party town council member, of the murder of a British aid worker and the rape of his Russian fiancée and sentenced them to jail with hard labor for 20 years. Khuram...
  • Honduras wants 'mini-Marshall plan' for U.S. aid on migrants

    TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduran officials on Wednesday called for U.S. aid to Central America to reduce violence that has fueled a surge of child migration to the United States, with the foreign minister calling for a "mini-Marshall plan" to attack the...
  • Enrique's Journey | Chapter Five: Notes About Sources

    Bullhorns: written from interviews with Enrique and Rio Grande camp dweller Hernan Bonilla. Words agent shouted through the bullhorn: from Bonilla, confirmed by Enrique. Lost phone numbers: from Deacon Esteban Ramirez Rodriguez of Parroquia de Guadalupe...
  • China urges U.S. not to abuse trade system for own advantage

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's commerce minister urged the United States on Thursday not to abuse the global trade system by imposing duties on Chinese goods to protect its own economy, following a rebuke to Washington by the World Trade Organization. WTO...
  • Exhumation of bodies of alleged Indian rape victims halted by rain

    LUCKNOW (Reuters) - Indian federal investigators on Saturday suspended the exhumation of the bodies of two teenage girls, who were allegedly raped and found hanging by their necks from a tree in May, as heavy rainfall inundated the burial area....
  • Russia says will impose visa bans on U.S. citizens in retaliation

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian officials on Wednesday lined up to dismiss the economic impact of Western sanctions imposed for Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they were "peanuts" compared to what their country had to face during Soviet times....
  • Venezuela condemns Israeli 'genocide' and 'extermination'

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's socialist government condemned Israeli strikes in Gaza on Saturday as a policy of genocide that could not be justified as like-for-like warfare. President Nicolas Maduro has maintained the foreign policy of his firebrand...
  • Erosion of morality leads to gun violence

    This "War on Guns" is as bogus as the "War on Women" falsely promoted by the Democrats. The real cause of gun violence, unspoken by the liberals, is the loss of the family along with the absence of moral teachings and values. Families, not "villages,"...
  • Nadine Gordimer is remembered -- and lives on in social media

    Not long after Nadine Gordimer's death was announced Monday, her words began to circle the globe. The South African Nobel laureate was born at a time when the telegraph was the quickest form of sending messages from one country to the next. And when she...
  • Four Boca Raton city employees sign up for domestic partner benefits

    Four Boca Raton city employees sign up for domestic partner benefits
    Just short of a year since Boca Raton extended city benefits to domestic partners of city employees last September, exactly four employees have signed up their partners, according to the Boca Raton City Clerk. Two of them are opposite-sex couples and...