Trump backs down on separating immigrant children, legal problems remain

Trump backs down on separating immigrant children, legal problems remain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday backed down and abandoned his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents on the U.S.-Mexico border, after images of youngsters in cages sparked outrage at home and abroad.

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OCILLA, Georgia (Reuters) - Morena Vasquez didn't want to drive that February night last year, but a co-worker at her job cleaning offices near Atlanta needed some keys dropped off.

Tent city for migrant children puts Texas border town in limelight

TORNILLO, Texas (Reuters) - A small Texas farming community near El Paso with no traffic lights, a cotton gin and two dollar stores has found itself playing the uncomfortable host to a U.S. government tent city for children suspected of illegal border crossings.

U.S. centers force migrant children to take drugs: lawsuit

(Reuters) - Immigrant children are being routinely and forcibly given a range of psychotropic drugs at U.S. government-funded youth shelters to manage their trauma after being detained and in some cases separated from parents, according to a lawsuit.

Record 47 million expected to travel for U.S. July Fourth holiday: AAA

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. travelers will hit the roads, rails and airports in record numbers this Fourth of July holiday, despite higher gasoline prices, the nation's largest automotive advocacy group said on Thursday.

Michael Bloomberg to spend $80 million to help elect Democrats: NYT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a frequent critic of Republican President Donald Trump, intends to spend $80 million helping Democratic candidates in November's U.S. congressional elections, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

Trump says North Korea has returned remains of 200 U.S. war dead

DULUTH, Minn. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said North Korea had returned on Wednesday the remains of 200 U.S. troops missing from the Korean War, although there was no official confirmation of the move from military authorities.

Texas Gulf gets more rain, threatens region with flooding

(Reuters) - Heavy showers drenched the Texas Gulf Coast on Thursday and flood waters continued to rise after residents fled their homes and crews conducted numerous water rescues in towns still recovering from Hurricane Harvey.

Speeding to auction record? 1962 Ferrari could fetch $45 million

(Reuters) - A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO road racing car is expected to fetch more than $45 million at auction in August, making it the most valuable car ever to be offered for public sale.

Anchorage hiker, missing for two days, killed by bear: police

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A hiker who had been missing for two days was found dead on Wednesday, the victim of a bear attack on the outskirts of Alaska's biggest city, Anchorage police said.

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