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Migrants In Maltese Custody After They Hijack Ship That Rescued Them

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| More than 100 migrants were picked up from a sinking boat in the Mediterranean. When they realized the ship was returning to Libya, they commandeered the vessel and demanded to be taken to Europe.

Jury Awards $80 Million In Damages In Roundup Weed Killer Cancer Trial


The verdict represents the second time a jury has decided in favor of a multimillion-dollar damage award after concluding that Roundup caused cancer.

Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty To Abducting Jayme Closs And Killing Her Parents


Jake Thomas Patterson faces the possibility of life in prison for intentional homicide. He said he wanted to spare Jayme and her relatives from worrying about a trial.

Immigration System At The 'Breaking Point,' Homeland Security Official Warns


A flood of migrant families and children arriving at the southern border is straining the U.S. immigration system. Authorities say daily apprehensions are at the highest levels in over a decade.

N.Y. Suburb Declares Measles Emergency, Bars Unvaccinated Minors From Public Places


Rockland County declared a state of emergency after more than 150 people contracted the virus in recent months.

Hong Kong Refugee Who Sheltered Snowden Granted Asylum In Canada


Vanessa Rodel and her daughter, Keana, arrived in Montreal on Tuesday after years of living in legal limbo. They and other refugees helped NSA leaker Edward Snowden after he fled the U.S.

North Korean Embassy Attack Suspects Fled To U.S., Spanish Court Says


A Spanish judge said the alleged attackers offered stolen hard drives and other materials to the FBI.

In The Shadow Of Suicides, Senate Panel Makes Rare Move To Consider Gun Control


The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a previously scheduled hearing Tuesday on so-called red flag laws, which allow for the temporary removal of guns from individuals if they are deemed a risk.

Trump Administration Flips Switch On Energy Efficient Light Bulbs


The Trump administration wants to reverse a rule designed to make light bulbs more efficient. Environmental groups say the change will cost consumers and waste energy.