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    Utah reacts to separation of families at US/ Mexico border
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    Utah reacts to separation of families at US/ Mexico border

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) - 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, according to Department of Homeland Security figures.

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    Death, washed-out roads amid flooding in Upper Midwest
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    Death, washed-out roads amid flooding in Upper Midwest

    ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) - Widespread flooding in the Upper Midwest was blamed for at least one death in Wisconsin, while disaster declarations were issued Monday in northern Michigan after flash-flooding washed out roads, damaged businesses and caused dozens of sinkholes.

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  • Protesters burn Mississippi flag, say it symbolizes racism

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A group of about 30 demonstrators on Monday burned a Mississippi state flag, saying it symbolizes the racism at the heart of the state's problems with poverty, education and health care. Demonstrators with the Poor People's Campaign burned a Confederate battle flag and then a separate Mississippi state flag Monday in front of the governor's mansion.

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  • H. Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis'

    NEW YORK (AP) - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday called the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has separated children from their parents at the southern U.S. border "a moral and humanitarian crisis." Speaking at an awards lunch for the Women's Forum of New York, Clinton said what was happening to families at the U.S.-Mexico border is "horrific." "Every human being with a sense of compassion and decency should be outraged," Clinton said.

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  • Michigan man sentenced in gas station clerk's slaying

    MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) - A 48-year-old man serving life in prison for killing a jogger in 2014 was sentenced to another mandatory life term on Monday for the kidnapping and slaying of a Michigan gas station clerk a year earlier. Jeffrey Willis cried as he told a Muskegon County courtroom that he was innocent in the case of 25-year-old Jessica Heeringa, who went missing in 2013 from a gas station in Norton Shores, near Grand Rapids. Her body hasn't been found.

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  • Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

    DETROIT (AP) - If President Donald Trump delivers on threats to slap 25 percent tariffs on imported automobiles and parts, experts say it will cut auto sales and cost jobs in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

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  • Man will admit to impersonating general for helicopter ride

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A man accused of trying to impress a woman by landing a chartered helicopter at a North Carolina technology company plans to plead guilty to impersonating a three-star Army general and will concede that he was sane at the time, according to a new court filing.

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    Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas
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    Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

    McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of 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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  • Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people, including two other suspects, were injured. Of the 17 people treated for gunshot wounds, including a 13-year-old boy, only one person, a suspect, remained in critical condition Sunday night, said Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri.

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  • Chicago TV host, athlete Brackett dies at 76 after bike fall

    CHICAGO (AP) - Elizabeth Brackett, a longtime Chicago journalist and world-champion triathlete, has died four days after an apparent bicycle accident. She was 76. PBS affiliate WTTW, where Brackett hosted "Chicago Tonight" for two decades, said on its website Brackett died in the hospital surrounded by family members.

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    The Latest: Event on verge of being shut down before gunfire
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    The Latest: Event on verge of being shut down before gunfire

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The Latest on the shooting at a New Jersey arts festival (all times local): 5 p.m. Authorities say a number of fistfights broke out at an all-night New Jersey arts festival and the event was on the verge of being shut down when gunfire erupted, killing a suspect and injuring 22 other people, some critically.

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    Protections for immigrants erode under Trump since inaugural
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    Protections for immigrants erode under Trump since inaugural

    The Trump administration's move to separate immigrant parents from their children on the U.S.-Mexico border has grabbed attention around the world, drawn scorn from human-rights organizations and overtaken the immigration debate in Congress.

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