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Anthony Behar, USA Today
January 12, 2019 - 4:22 am
NBC News announced its professional divorce agreement with Megyn Kelly late Friday, ending an association with the former Fox News Channel star whose attempt to become a network morning television star as part of the "Today" show floundered. Terms were not disclosed. Kelly was in the second of a...
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Anthony Behar, USA Today
January 12, 2019 - 4:22 am
NBC News announced its professional divorce agreement with Megyn Kelly late Friday, ending an association with the former Fox News Channel star whose attempt to become a network morning television star as part of the "Today" show floundered. Terms were not disclosed. Kelly was in the second of a...
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2019 - 2:44 am
Thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were approved over the past decade, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press. In one case, a 49-year-old man applied for admission for a 15-year-old girl. The approvals are legal:...
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2019 - 12:24 am
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2016, file photo, Naila Amin, 26, holds a book from one of the classes she was taking at Nassau Community College in Garden City, N.Y. According to data provided to The Associated Press, the U.S. approved thousands of requests by men to bring child and teenage brides from another country. “My passport ruined my life,” said Naila Amin, a dual citizen from Pakistan who grew up in New York City. She was forcibly married at 13 in Pakistan and applied for papers for her 26-year-old husband to come to the country. “People die to come to America. I was a passport to him. They all wanted him here, and that was the way to do it.” (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
January 11, 2019 - 8:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were approved over the past decade, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press. In one case, a 49-year-old man applied for admission for a 15-year-old girl. The...
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January 11, 2019 - 7:37 pm
A man killed a Wisconsin couple in a baffling scheme to kidnap their teenage daughter, then held the girl captive for three months before she narrowly managed to escape and reach safety as he drove around looking for her, authorities said. Jayme Closs, 13, was skinny, disheveled and wearing shoes...
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In this undated image released by the State Library and Archives of Florida, Lake County Sheriff Willis McCall, far left, and an unidentified man stand next to Walter Irvin, Samuel Shepherd and Charles Greenlee, from left, in Florida. The three men along with a fourth were charged with rape in 1949. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and a Cabinet granted posthumous pardons Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, to Shepherd, Irvin, Charles Greenlee and Ernest Thomas, the four African-American men accused of raping a white woman in 1949 in a case now seen as a racial injustice. (State Library and Archives of Florida via AP)
January 11, 2019 - 3:02 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After a dramatic, hourlong meeting that recalled events from nearly seven decades ago, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state's three-member Cabinet granted posthumous pardons Friday to four African-American men accused of raping a white woman in a 1949 case now seen as a...
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MCT
January 11, 2019 - 10:57 am
U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) today introduced legislation that would establish a $25 billion trust fund to enhance U.S. border security. The legislation would also codify protections for those individuals who, through no fault of their own, entered the United States...
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Barron County Sheriff's Department
January 11, 2019 - 10:36 am
Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald holds a news conference to update the press on the the 13-year-old Wisconsin teen, Jayme Closs who was found alive on Thursday. Read more on this story here: https://fxn.ws/2TJ1rD5 Video of Officials hold a press conference after Jayme Closs found alive
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Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via AP
January 10, 2019 - 11:55 pm
A northwestern Wisconsin girl who went missing in October after her parents were killed has been found alive in a rural town about an hour from her home, authorities said Thursday. The Barron County Sheriff's Department said on its Facebook page that Jayme Closs, 13, has been located and that a...
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