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Immigration officials will use 1,600 federal prison beds to hold immigration detainees

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| U.S. immigration officials will start using 1,600 federal prison beds to detain immigrants, the majority of them at a facility in Lancaster. The move, first reported by Reuters, marks the first wide-scale use of federal prisons to hold immigration detainees.

No Driver Input Detected In Seconds Before Deadly Tesla Crash, NTSB Finds

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The driver of a Tesla Model X on autopilot died after it hit a barrier between a highway lane and an exit ramp. The NTSB found he didn't brake or have his hands on the wheel shortly before collision.

No More Arrests For Selling Small Amounts Of Marijuana In Minneapolis

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On Thursday, Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said enforcement, particularly downtown, has disproportionately impacted African-American men.

Judge Says Yes To Lawsuit Challenging Trump Administration Family Separation Policy

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In a response to the Trump administration's request to dismiss the suit, Judge Dana Sabraw ruled that the "wrenching separation" of children from parents may violate their right to due process.

Will Trump Raise North Korea's Human Rights Abuses At Summit With Kim Jong Un?

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"No regime has oppressed its own citizens more totally or brutally than the cruel dictatorship of North Korea," the president said in January. Human rights experts fear the issue may be ignored now.

Alabama Sheriff Who Took Money Meant For Inmates' Meals Loses Primary

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Todd Entrekin of Etowah County personally profited off hundreds of thousands of dollars intended to buy food for inmates. That was legal — but it didn't seem to sit well with voters.

U.S. Evacuates Multiple Employees From Chinese Consulate Over Mysterious Illness

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The State Department would not say how many employees were sent home from the consulate in Guangzhou. In May, one employee was confirmed as having symptoms similar to the mysterious attacks in Cuba.

May Marks Another Increase In Border Arrests Despite Trump Crackdown

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For the third consecutive month, border arrests top 50,000 even as the administration has announced a zero tolerance policy and sent the National Guard to the southern border.

'From Delivery To Detention': ICE Detains Pizza Guy At Army Base In Brooklyn

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Pablo Villavicencio, an Ecuadorean immigrant, was attempting to make a delivery at Fort Hamilton when he was detained and handed over to immigration authorities.