Daily Archives: April 2, 2018

Mexican immigrant dad released from detention in California

SAN FRANCISCO –  A Mexican father arrested by immigration officials after dropping off his daughter at day care in California was released from a detention center on Monday and will be allowed to remain in the U.S. after a judge ruled he could face persecution with a return to Mexico. Fernando Carrillo walked out of a U.S. immigration office in ...

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Joshua vs Parker: 225,000 viewers watched fight on pirated streams, says security firm

Anthony Joshua vs. Joseph Parker, the World Heavyweight Title Unification Fight, took place at Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Britain, on March 31, 2018.  (Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge) The much-hyped fight between Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker on Saturday reached around 225,000 people on pirated livestreams, according to data from digital security expert Irdeto. While that number is dwarfed by the ...

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Largest Syrian rebel group starts leaving Damascus enclave

This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows members of the Syrian Civil Defense group and civilians gathering to help survivors from a street attacked by airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Friday, March. 2, 2018.  (Syrian ...

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The average American is much better off now than four decades ago

JUST how bad have the past four decades been for ordinary Americans? One much-cited figure suggests they have been pretty bad. The Census Bureau estimates that for the median household, halfway along the distribution, income has barely grown in real terms since 1979. But a recent report by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), a non-partisan think-tank, gives a cheerier rise ...

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