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Hispanic Caucus Calls For Investigation Into Migrant Child's Death

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| After touring the two border facilities where Jakelin Caal was detained before she died, the congressional delegation called for better medical facilities and trained personnel at ports of entry.

A 2nd Brexit Referendum Once Seemed Unthinkable. Now Support Is Growing

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A new poll shows more than half of Britons would support holding another Brexit referendum. Prime Minister Theresa May warned a new vote would "do irreparable damage to the integrity of our politics."

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PG&E Falsified Gas Pipeline Safety Records, Regulators Say

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The utility has been under fire for its role in the massive gas pipeline explosion in 2010 in San Bruno, Calif.

'It's Preventable': Sandy Hook Parents Promote App For Reporting School Threats

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"We just keep knocking head against wall, [saying] 'the warning signs are there,'" says Mark Barden, who lost his son in the Sandy Hook shooting six years ago.

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Florida Executes Inmate As Report Cites 'Continuing Erosion' Of Death Penalty

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Both executions and death sentences have declined dramatically since their peak in the late 1990s, according to the Death Penalty Information Center.

7-Year-Old Migrant Girl Dies Of Dehydration And Shock In Border Patrol Custody

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The girl's death underscores the crisis precipitated by large groups of families seeking asylum where there are inadequate facilities to detain them.

Apple Will Build $1 Billion Campus in Austin, Adding 5,000 Jobs

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The tech company says the move is expected to make it Austin's largest private employer. The city already has more Apple employees than anywhere else outside the company's headquarters in California.

Almost 15,000 Migrant Children Now Held At Nearly Full Shelters

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With government shelters across the country nearing capacity, officials are considering a range of options from releasing the children more quickly to building more tent cities.

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Report Condemns Australian Prison For Forcing Woman To Give Birth Alone In Cell

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"I wanted to understand how such a distressing, degrading and high-risk set of events could have occurred in a 21st Century Australian prison," the head of a prison watchdog said on Wednesday.