Photos show Border Patrol’s largest processing facility, a former warehouse where families are separated and hundreds of migrant children are kept in cages

The Trump administration has been under fire for weeks over its new “zero-tolerance” policy that has resulted in the separation of thousands of migrant children from their parents. On Sunday, a handful of reporters were permitted to tour Border Patrol’s largest processing facility in McAllen, Texas, where many of the family separations are taking place. The reporters said they saw hundreds of migrants — including children — in cages, sleeping on the mattresses on the ground, under foil blankets. Public outrage has been brewing for weeks over the Trump administration’s tactic of splitting up families at the US-Mexico border under a new “zero-tolerance” policy to criminally prosecute all migrants who… Read More

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A young girl separated from her aunt at a Border Patrol facility had to get her diapers changed by other children

A teenager at a US Border Patrol facility in South Texas took care of a young girl for three days after she’d been separated from her aunt. The 16-year-old taught other children in her cage to change the girl’s diaper. After attorneys asked questions about the girl’s situation, she was reunited with her aunt. Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from parents since Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a “zero tolerance” policy toward border crossings in April. A teenager at a US Border Patrol facility had to teach other children how to help change the diaper of a young girl who had been separated from family members. According to the… Read More

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Bautista, Mets Rally in 9th to beat Diamondbacks

PHOENIX — For the first time in nearly two months, the New York Mets have won two in a row. And they did it with style. “The way we won,” Mets manager Mickey Callaway said, “is probably more significant than just getting a back-to-back win.” Brandon Nimmo and Asdrubal Cabrera homered off Brad Boxberger in a four-run ninth inning and the Mets rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Sunday. The Diamondbacks led 3-1 entering the ninth and Boxberger (1-3), with his third blown save in 20 tries, struck out the first two batters. Jose Reyes reached on a bunt single, which Boxberger said “kind of threw the rhythm… Read More

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Raceline Radio Weekend Wrap-Up and Show Guest Schedule – Week of June 17

Raceline Radio Weekend Wrap-Up, and Show Guest Schedule Compiled By Erik Tomas, The Raceline Radio Network. Week Of: June 17, 2018 The Big 3 had Father’s Day weekend off. Biggest event: The 86th LeMans 24 Hours Classic: Toyota finally took its maiden victory with F-1’s Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima leading a team 1-2. Both Gazoo and Rebellion Racing Toyota Hybrids were locked in a private battle for the win, well clear of the other privateer LMP-1 entries for most of the around-the-clock marathon. Other class winners: LMP-2: the G-Drive Racing Oreca of Rusinov, Vergne and Pizzitola)… . GTE-Pro: taken by the Porsche GT Team 911 RSR of… Read More

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Trenton shooting: Suspected gunman killed at Art All Night was gang member with violent past

Authorities have identified the 33-year-old man shot and killed by police during an outbreak of gunplay in Trenton at the Art All Night festival early Sunday morning. Tahaji Wells was shot and killed by police after allegedly exchanging fire with at least two other suspects in a burst of violence that injured 22 people, 17 of whom were shot, Mercer County… Authorities have identified the 33-year-old man shot and killed by police during an outbreak of gunplay in Trenton at the Art All Night festival early Sunday morning. Tahaji Wells (Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office) Tahaji Wells was shot and killed by police after allegedly exchanging fire with at least two… Read More

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