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Man dies in Border Patrol custody

Man dies in Border Patrol custody

A 45-year old Mexican man who was taken into custody by border patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas earlier this month died Monday, US Customs and Border Protection said. CBP says the man was detained on February 2 after crossing the border illegally. He initially asked for medical attention from the Roma…MORE

Amy Klobuchar Fast Facts

Amy Klobuchar Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Amy Klobuchar, US senator from Minnesota and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. Personal:Birth date: May 25, 1960 Birth place: Plymouth, Minnesota Birth name: Amy Jean Klobuchar Father: Jim Klobuchar, Star Tribune columnist Mother: Rose (Heuberger) Klobuchar, teacher Marriage: John Bessler (1993-present) Children: Abigail, 1995 Education: Yale University, B.A.…MORE

Man identified as kissing sailor in WWII Times Square photo dies at 95

Man identified as kissing sailor in WWII Times Square photo dies at 95

George Mendonsa, who maintained for decades that he was the sailor in an iconic 1945 Times Square photo, dubbed “The Kiss,” that came to symbolize the end of World War II, has died, his family says. He was 95. The veteran died early Sunday in Newport, Rhode Island, just two days before his 96th birthday,…MORE

Mountain lion removed from tree in California backyard

Mountain lion removed from tree in California backyard

Firefighters are well known for their cat-rescuing skills. But members of San Bernardino County Fire department faced a bigger challenge than your average trapped tabby when called to a home in California on Saturday. Arriving at the house in Hesperia, San Bernardino County, they found a large cougar, or mountain lion, sitting about 50 feet…MORE

Five bystanders shot during police shootout in New Orleans

Five bystanders shot during police shootout in New Orleans

Five people waiting at a bus stop in New Orleans were shot during a police shootout with a robbery suspect Sunday, police said. The suspect was fatally shot by a Louisiana State Police Officer at the end of foot chase with gunfire throughout, Chief Shaun Ferguson said. Ferguson said detectives had been investigating two armed…MORE

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