Detention centers fill up; border detainees sent to prisons

SEATTLE (AP) — More than 1,600 people arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border, including parents who have been separated from their children, are being transferred to federal prisons, U.S. immigration authorities confirmed Thursday. They said they’re running out of room at...
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Ex-Senate aide charged with lying about reporter contacts

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts he had with multiple reporters, federal prosecutors said Thursday. James A. Wolfe, the longtime director of security for the committee...
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US Embassy in China sends new alert for mystery health issue

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in China has sent its second alert in two weeks to its citizens over unexplained health issues that have prompted the evacuation of a number of U.S. government employees working at a consulate in a southern city. Friday’s alert...
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Shanghai meet shows China’s expansive goals in Central Asia

KHORGOS, Kazakhstan (AP) — At this remote crossing point along China’s border with Kazakhstan, mountains rise behind cranes shifting cargo containers from Chinese trains to cars on narrower track used in the states of the former Soviet Union. It’s all part of a...
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Friday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB New York 40 18 .690 — Boston 43 20 .683 — Tampa Bay 28 33 .459 13½ Toronto 27 35 .435 15 Baltimore 19 42 .311 22½ Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 32 28 .533 — Detroit 30 34 .469 4 Minnesota 27...
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Youth baseball: Shorthanded Whitta falls

With only eight players available, Fostoria Whitta Construction fell 9-6 to Seneca East 2 on Thursday in Seneca County B League youth baseball. Jalen Wagner hit a solo homer and finished with two RBIs for Whitta, which also got a single from Trenten Wilson. Wagner struck out nine...
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Baseball: VB grad Adolph drafted by Mets

Van Buren’s Ross Adolph got a possible leg up on a Major League Baseball career when he was selected in the draft on Wednesday. Adolph, a centerfielder for the University of Toledo, was drafted in the 12th round by the New York Mets. Adolph made an immediate impact as a...

Brother of late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford new Ontario premier

TORONTO (AP) — The new premier of Ontario is the brother of late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who became famous for smoking crack cocaine. Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives have won the provincial election in Canada’s most populous province. Doug Ford is a...
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Kim Jong Un impersonator questioned on arrival in Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) — A Kim Jong Un lookalike says he was detained and questioned on arrival in Singapore, days before a summit between the North Korean leader and President Donald Trump. The Hong Kong-based impersonator, who uses the name Howard X, arrived in Singapore on...
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