Four volunteers convicted for leaving life-saving supplies for immigrants in a deadly desert – ThinkProgress

A federal judge in Arizona has found four women guilty of misdemeanor charges for leaving survival supplies in a vast desert refuge on the U.S. border. The AP notes that the decision marks the first conviction against humanitarian aid volunteers in a decade. The four women, Natalie Hoffman, Oona Holcomb, Madeline Huse, and Zaachild Orozco-McCormick,

How social media is negatively impacting Hall of Fame voting

Bill Ballou has covered baseball for the Telegram and Gazette for more than three decades, and in December, he explained why he was not voting for Yankees closer Mariano Rivera — or anybody else, out of respect for Rivera. Ballou believes that the value of closers doesn’t match that of other positions, which is hardly

Syrian air defence repels Israeli attack in south: State media | News

Syrian military air defences thwarted an Israeli attack on Sunday, shooting down several missiles in the south of the country, state media said. “Our air defence systems thwarted … an Israeli air aggression … and prevented it from achieving any of its goals,” a military source told state news agency SANA. It gave no further

‘Green Book’ boosts Oscar odds with big win at Producers Guild Awards By Reuters

© Reuters. Actors Mortensen, Cardellini, and Ali, pick up director Farrelly as they arrive for the premiere of Green Book at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto By Chris Michaud (Reuters) – In a surprise win on Saturday, Hollywood producers named “Green Book” the best film of 2018, boosting its profile just days before

Liam Fox: May’s Brexit deal is still the best way forward

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has insisted that the prime minister’s Brexit withdrawal agreement is still the “best way forward”. Speaking to the BBC’s Andrew Marr, Dr Fox suggested that negotiating with the EU over the Irish backstop could rescue the agreement. Watch the whole of The Andrew Marr Show on the iPlayer. Source link

Afghanistan braces for rematch between political rivals

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday registered to run for president later this year, setting up a rematch after a bitterly disputed 2014 vote led to a power-sharing agreement brokered by the United States. They are the front-runners among at least 14 candidates who registered to run in the July

Lebanon’s Aoun urges more efforts to repatriate Syrian refugees

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese President Michel Aoun urged world powers on Sunday to “make all efforts” to enable Syrian refugees to return home, regardless of any political solution to the war there. Lebanese President Michel Aoun talks during the Arab Economic and Social Development summit meeting in Beirut, Lebanon January 20, 2019. REUTERS/Aziz Taher Aoun

Courchevel: Two killed in fire at French ski resort

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage shows rescuers trying to use ladders to help people escape A large fire has broken out at the French ski resort of Courchevel, killing two people and injuring 22, four seriously, local officials say. The fire started before dawn on Sunday, in a building housing seasonal

The Story Unfolding About Jayme Closs and the Man Charged With Kidnapping Her and Killing Her Parents Is Only Getting More Incredible

Barron County Sheriff’s Dept Jayme Closs‘ story sounds like a nightmare that, against all odds, concluded with the miraculous. Answering the prayers of her family and an entire city that was hoping she would come home, the 13-year-old is alive, having managed to escape her alleged abductor three interminably long months after her parents were killed in their

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