For Families Split at Border, an Anguished Wait for Children’s Return

For Families Split at Border, an Anguished Wait for Children’s Return

SAN PEDRO SOLOMA, Guatemala — Pablo Domingo isn’t getting much sleep these days. He barely eats and can’t focus on work. His thoughts turn day and night to his 8-year-old son, Byron, whom he hasn’t seen since May. That’s when...
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Lula: Brazil’s jailed ex-leader barred from presidential race by electoral court

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lula’s supporters regularly take to the streets in protest Brazil’s top electoral court has ruled that jailed former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva cannot run as a candidate in the presidential election b...
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Nicaragua expels UN team after critical report

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The chief of the UN mission, Guillermo Fernandez said the group would continue monitoring Nicaragua remotely. The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has ordered a team from the United Nations Commission for H...
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Canada’s Denis Shapovalov knocked out of U.S. Open in third round

Canada’s Denis Shapovalov knocked out of U.S. Open in third round

NEW YORK – Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov is out of the U.S. Open after a hard-fought, five-set loss in the third round to No. 5 Kevin Anderson on Friday. Anderson took control of the fifth set with an early break...
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US Open 2018: Is Amazon’s first serve strong enough?

US Open 2018: Is Amazon’s first serve strong enough?

Image copyright Getty Images There have been grumbles from UK-based tennis fans this week about the quality and ease of watching Amazon’s groundbreaking coverage of the US Open. As the final Grand Slam of the year approaches its climax next...
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Teenagers risk missing out on savings pots

Teenagers risk missing out on savings pots

Anyone turning 16 from now can start managing their Child Trust Funds for the first time – although some may be unaware that they have these savings. These funds were set up by the Labour government in 2005 to encourage...
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Ukraine crisis: Blast kills top Donetsk rebel Zakharchenko

Ukraine crisis: Blast kills top Donetsk rebel Zakharchenko

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Alexander Zakharchenko in a 2017 photo A leader of Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, Alexander Zakharchenko, has been killed in an explosion at a cafe in Donetsk city. “The head of the DNR [Donetsk Peopl...
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