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A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for the U.S. government to forbid Central American immigrants from seeking asylum at the two busiest stretches of the southern border in a partial legal victory for the Trump administration.
The ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals allows President Donald Trump to enforce the policy in New Mexico and Texas, rejecting asylum seekers who cross from Mexico into either state. Under Friday's ruling, U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar's July 24 order stopping the policy would apply only in California and Arizona, which are covered by the 9th Circuit.
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When protesters disrupted President Donald Trump's rally in New Hampshire Thursday night, he took notice and sent some derision of his own, mocking one man in the group for a "serious weight problem."
But the target of Trump's insults was actually a supporter of the president's, not a protester, and Trump called him and thanked him for his support later on that night.
Trump left a voicemail from Air Force One Thursday night after the rally at Southern New Hampshire University Arena in Manchester, a senior administration official told NBC News.
Frank Dawson, a resident of Woburn, Massachusetts, confirmed to NBC10 Bosotn that the president left him the message, and while he wouldn't play it for a reporter, he said that Trump offered his thanks.
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“CBS Evening News” anchor Norah O’Donnell was caught on a hot mic during a segment on sexual harassment appearing to say: "Sounds like somebody else here.”
The comment was made during a Tuesday night package on Placido Domingo, the opera legend accused by eight singers and a dancer of sexual harassment and abuse of power, detailed in an Associated Press report.
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One of the most famous movie cars of all time – James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 – sold at auction Thursday night for $6.4 million.
The car, one of just three surviving examples commissioned by Eon Productions for the early Bond films and fitted with all the M16Q Branch gadgets, was sold by RM Sotheby’s during the Pebble Beach car week. It sold just above its auction estimate of between $4 million to $6 million. RM Sotheby’s declined to comment on the buyer.
“No other car in history has played a more important leading role on film and in pop culture,” says Barney Ruprecht, a car specialist with RM Sotheby’s, which specializes in high-end collectible vehicles.
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Lili is the longest resident dog at Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center, the tummy-rub-loving white bulldog mix has been waiting for her fur-ever home for 6 years. The shelter was surprised with $10,000 on Tuesday morning.
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Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel's "oppressive" conditions aimed to humiliate her.
Israel barred Tlaib and another Democrat, Rep. Ilhan Omar, from visiting Jerusalem and the West Bank over their support for the international boycott movement following an unprecedented appeal from President Donald Trump to deny them entry.
Israel had said Tlaib could visit relatives in the West Bank on humanitarian grounds. But then the Interior Ministry released a letter purportedly signed by Tlaib in which she promised not to advocate boycotts during her visit. That appears to have led to her decision to cancel the visit.
The corrections officer accused of driving into a crowd of protesters outside a Rhode Island detention center on Wednesday night has been placed on leave pending the results of a state police investigation.
The Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls issued a statement Thursday saying Capt. Thomas Woodworth has been placed on administrative leave. He is the man believed to have nearly run over the group of Jewish activists who were protesting federal immigration policies.
Video posted to social media by the Jewish youth movement Never Again Action shows a pickup truck stopping near protesters outside the Wyatt Detention Facility. The driver appears to honk at them before driving through the crowd, causing many to scream.
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name, that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors and that marijuana is outlawed unless prescribed by "competent" doctors.
The new guidance in the August issue of a church youth magazine does not include fundamental changes to the religion's strict health code, but the clarifications are significant and seem to reflect growing concern about young Latter-day Saints' adherence to the rules.
Tyson Foods, Inc. issued a nationwide recall for 39,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken patty products that may be contaminated with "extraneous" material, namely "foreign matter," the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday.
The recall followed consumer complaints, though there have been no reports of illnesses or injuries, Tyson said in a separate announcement.
The FSIS notice is listed as a Class I recall, which is the most urgent designation by the agency. According to FSIS, a Class I recall "is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death."
Ed Smart, the father of kidnapping survivor and child safety activist Elizabeth Smart, has announced he is gay, divorcing his wife, and leaving The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Smart, 64, who has also served as a child safety advocate for years through his daughter's foundation, announced the emotional decision to family and friends in a Facebook message on Thursday. He shared the letter with TODAY.
"It is with this same spirit that I wish to share the news that I have recently acknowledged to myself and my family that I am gay,'' he wrote. "The decision to be honest and truthful about my orientation comes with its own set of challenges, but at the same time it is a huge relief."
Smart has five children with his wife, Lois, who filed for divorce on July 5, according to court records obtained by The Salt Lake City Tribune.
After local Guatemalan officials burned down an environmental activist's home, he decided to leave his village behind and flee to the United States, hoping he'd be granted asylum and his little boy, whose heart was failing, would receive lifesaving medical care.
But after crossing the border into Arizona in May of last year, Border Patrol agents tore the man's 7-year-old son from his arms and sent the father nearly 2,000 miles away to a detention center in Georgia. The boy, now 8, went into a U.S.-funded foster home for migrant children in New York.
The foster care programs are meant to provide migrant children with care while authorities work to connect them with parents, relatives or other sponsors. But instead the boy told a counselor he was repeatedly sexually molested by other boys in the foster home.
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A 20-year-old man in Florida was arrested after he offloaded a mountain of dirt onto his girlfriend's car when she refused to talk to him.
More than 30 years after she was among the lucky few to win a Disneyland pass as part of a 30th anniversary giveaway at the theme park, Tamia Richardson returned to claim her prize -- a day of magic with her two teen daughters.
Richardson, of Alberta, Canada, said she wasn't sure the park would still accept the pass, which she won as prize that went to every 30th park visitor as part of a 1985 giveaway.
She was 14 at the time. Attractions like Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and the California Adventure park were still years in the making and Disneyland ticket prices were about $16.
With suicides on the rise , the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach.
Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Currently, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline uses a 10-digit number, 800-273-TALK (8255). Callers are routed to one of 163 crisis centers, where counselors answered 2.2 million calls last year.
A law passed last year required the Federal Communications Commission to study assigning a three-digit number for suicide prevention, like 911 for emergencies or 311 for city services. The FCC said in a Wednesday report that there is "overwhelming support" for a three-digit number because it would be easier for distressed people to get help.