Tucson, Arizona children found locked up with no food, water, toilet

Benito Gutierrez, 69, has been arrested (Picture: Pima County Sheriff’s Department) A couple’s four adopted children were found locked up in separate rooms with no access to food, water or the bathroom. Benito, 69, and Carol Gutierrez, 64, have now been arrested after one of the children was able to escape through a window of their home in Tucson, Arizona, on Saturday. Donald Trump finally calls for greater background checks on people buying guns The child went to a nearby shop and asked to use the phone, but the shop assistant called 911 on the child’s behalf. When officers rushed
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Lindsey Vonn Wins Bronze Medal in Women’s Downhill

1st Sofia GoggiaItalyITA 1:39.22 2nd Ragnhild MowinckelNorwayNOR 1:39.31 +0.09 3rd Lindsey VonnUnited StatesUSA 1:39.69 +0.47 4th Tina WeiratherLiechtensteinLIE 1:39.85 +0.63 5th Alice McKennisUnited StatesUSA 1:40.24 +1.02 Show all results Here’s how it happened: Weirather Puts Up Solid Run With the first three skiers down the mountain, Weirather of Liechtenstein, was the leader. The Austrian Cornelia Huetter, a possible contender, nearly fell twice in the last moments of her run and lost all chance. Vonn will ski seventh. So far, the snow conditions look fast for the downhill — skiers are flying a little farther off the jumps than in training
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Steven Souza Jr. Traded to Diamondbacks; Brandon Drury to Yankees in 3-Team Deal

Christian Petersen/Getty Images The New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays and Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to a three-team trade Tuesday that sends third baseman Brandon Drury to the Yankees, right fielder Steven Souza Jr. and right-handed pitcher Taylor Widener to the Diamondbacks, and second baseman Nick Solak, Anthony Banda and two players to be named to the Rays, announced Arizona.  Joel Sherman of the New York Post added context to the Yankees’ addition of Drury: Joel Sherman @Joelsherman1 I reported at Winter Meetings and again recently that #Yankees were trying to get Drury. He plays 2b and 3b, NYY thinks 3b is best position
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Former Skadden Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Lying in Russia Investigation

Mr. Manafort’s relationship with Skadden dates to years before his work on the Trump campaign. He enlisted the firm in his effort to shield a client, Viktor F. Yanukovych, the Russia-aligned president of Ukraine, from international condemnation. Mr. Manafort asked Skadden to draft a report that critics have said essentially whitewashed Mr. Yanukovych’s human rights record. One day after its release, a State Department official called it “incomplete,” saying that it “doesn’t give an accurate picture” and that the State Department was concerned that “Skadden Arps lawyers were obviously not going to find political motivation if they weren’t looking for
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The Latest: Syria Rebel Leader Says New ‘Holocaust’ Underway

The Latest: Syria Rebel Leader Says New ‘Holocaust’ Underway  U.S. News & World Report Happening Today: Parkland, Donald Trump Jr, Mitt Romney, Fergie  NBC New York Nearly 100 Killed in Bombardment of Hard-Hit Suburb of Syrian Capital  Wall Street Journal Eastern Ghouta is another Srebrenica, we are looking away again  The Guardian Regime media touts ‘final battle for Damascus’  gulfnews.com Full coverage Source link
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Brexit Bulletin: May Prepares a Secret Weapon

Sign up to receive the Brexit Bulletin in your inbox, and follow @Brexit on Twitter. Theresa May’s team is looking into a contingency plan to hold back billions of pounds in Brexit payments if the European Union refuses to give the U.K. the trade deal it wants, Tim Ross reports. The plan, which is a fallback option rather than the preferred outcome, addresses the main risk posed by the way the Brexit talks are structured: Britain is due to leave the bloc – and agree to pay a hefty exit bill – before it signs a trade deal. The EU says that all Britain can
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Trump endorses Romney for U.S. Senate seat from Utah

Mitt Romney speaks about the tech sector during an industry conference in Salt Lake City.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) President Trump on Monday night threw his full support behind Mitt Romney’s bid to be the next U.S. senator from Utah, writing on Twitter that he would be a “worthy successor” to retiring Sen. Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah). The endorsement is significant because Trump had previously encouraged Hatch to seek another term, and Romney had been among the most vocal Republican critics of Trump’s presidential aspirations, once calling him “a phony” and “a fraud.” .@MittRomney has announced he is running for the
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Syria war: Dozens of civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta strikes

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChildren were among those rescued after Monday’s air strikes in Eastern Ghouta Bombardments by Syrian government forces have killed dozens of civilians in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area outside Damascus, activists say. At least 77 civilians, including 20 children, were killed in air strikes and rocket fire on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The army is believed to be preparing a ground offensive. Urging a halt to the bombardment, a UN official said the situation was spiralling out of control. Almost 400,000 people live in the Eastern Ghouta, which
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Trump Backs Effort to Improve Background Checks for Guns

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve the federal background-check system for firearms, his press secretary said Monday, adding that he had spoken with a top GOP senator about legislation to do so following last week’s school shooting in Florida. It is unclear what specific moves Mr. Trump and other elected officials might be considering. “While discussions are ongoing and revisions are being considered, the President is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement. The White House also said the president will discuss school safety with
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