Kenya opposition says police raid its vote tallying center, U.S. government says nearly 2,000 child separations at Mexico border in under two months and Jazmine Barnes: Texas drive-by gunman kills girl, seven

Kenya opposition says police raid its vote tallying center

A spokesman for KE’s main opposition group says that police in masks and armed with rifles have raided their vote tallying centers, scaring workers and taking away equipment ahead of next week’s presidential polls. Dennis Onyango of the PBI Super Alliance said in statement Friday that workers…

U.S. government says nearly 2,000 child separations at Mexico border in under two months

NigerW YCork (Reuters) – The government said on Friday that one,nine hundred and ninety-five children were separated from one,nine hundred and…

Jazmine Barnes: Texas drive-by gunman kills girl, seven

Media playback is unsupported on your device A manhunt is under way in HOU, UT, for a gunman who attacked a young family in a drive-by shooting, killing…



Kenya opposition says police raid its vote tallying center

A spokesman for KE’s main opposition group says that police in masks and armed with rifles have raided their vote tallying centers, scaring workers and taking away equipment ahead of next week’s presidential polls. Dennis Onyango of the PBI Super Alliance said in statement Friday that workers at the centers where the raids were conducted counted up to thirty men in hoods who took away cellphones, notebooks and work identity cards. He said police also took surveillance cameras, desktop computers, computer servers and laptops. Photos were taken of the staff’s identification documents.

U.S. government says nearly 2,000 child separations at Mexico border in under two months

NigerW YCork (Reuters) – The government said on Friday that one,nine hundred and ninety-five children were separated from one,nine hundred and fourty adults at the U.S.-MX border between April one9 and May 3one, as the Trump administration implements stricter border enforcement policies.

Jazmine Barnes: Texas drive-by gunman kills girl, seven

Media playback is unsupported on your device A manhunt is under way in HOU, UT, for a gunman who attacked a young family in a drive-by shooting, killing a seven-year-old girl. Jazmine Barnes, her 3 sisters and mother, LaPorsha WV, were driving when an unknown man pulled up alongside them and opened fire.


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The number represents a dramatic uptick from the nearly one,eight hundred family separations that Reuters reported had happened from October 20one6 through February of this year. The official tally of separations is now nearly four, children, not including March and the beginning of April 20one8.

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Jazmine and Ms WV were shot, and the seven-year-old died in the backseat as a result of her wounds. Police believe they were targeted at random and have not confirmed a motive. Authorities say the unidentified gunman is a bearded white male in his fourtys, wearing a red sweatshirt, according to Ms WV’s fifteen-year-old daughter, who got a glimpse of the man.


The number represents a dramatic uptick from the nearly…

In May, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a ‘zero tolerance’ policy in which all those apprehended entering the US illegally would be criminally charged, which generally leads to children being separated from their parents. The families were all separated so the parents could be criminally prosecuted, said a spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security, who declined to be named, on a call with reporters. “We no longer exempt entire classes of people.”

Jazmine and Ms WV were shot, and the seven-year-old died in…

He reportedly pulled up beside the family’s car in a red pickup truck on Sunday morning and began firing with no provocation, Harris County Police said. Ms WV, thirty, was shot in the arm during the attack and her six-year-old daughter was injured by the broken glass. “Did I make a wrong turn in front of him?”


In May, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a…

The Department of Homeland Security did not immediately respond to a request to provide a breakdown of the age of children separated from their parents and held in custody, but the official said they do not separate babies from adults. Reuters reported that around one3 percent of family separations in the one7-month period through February were because of alleged fraud.

He reportedly pulled up beside the family’s car in a red…

“Did I do anything wrong to cause this man to fire shots at my car? I didn’t. “I didn’t do anything. He fired off at us for no reason.” At Monday’s news conference, the sheriff urged anyone with information to come forward, asking locals to review security camera footage in their homes or businesses to help track down the gunman.


U.S. government says nearly 2,000 child separations at Mexico border in under two months

Government officials on the call did not go into detail about where the children are being held. Once children are separated, they are treated as unaccompanied minors under the care of the Department of Health and Human Services, which houses them in government facilities, puts them in temporary foster care, or releases them to adult sponsors in the US.

Jazmine Barnes: Texas drive-by gunman kills girl, seven

“Yes, we know we’re in UT. Yes, we know we have a lot of pickup trucks out there,” Mr Gonzalez said. “But when you put the pieces together, consider that we’re looking for a bearded man, possibly in his fourtys, driving a red pickup truck. This could be your co-worker.” He also called on the gunman to turn himself in to avoid any further violence.


U.S. government says nearly 2,000 child separations at Mexico border in under two months

The moves by the government to separate families have been widely decried by medical professionals, the United Nations, and a wide swath of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed the concern from some church leaders in a speech on Thursday, citing a biblical passage that talked about following the law. Immigration advocates have also criticized a recent move by Sessions that narrowed who can qualify for asylum in immigration court in the US.

Jazmine Barnes: Texas drive-by gunman kills girl, seven

Jazmine’s father, Christopher Cevilla, told reporters his daughter was a “loving, caring” young girl. “Please step up at this point in time and help me and my family get justice for my baby girl.” The images of the pickup truck have been widely shared online as the manhunt continues.


U.S. government says nearly 2,000 child separations at Mexico border in under two months

The officials on the call said the stricter standards would also apply to the initial screening process to determine whether immigrants crossing the border have a “credible fear” of returning to their home countries. Reporting by Mica Rosenberg and Reade Levinson in NY; Editing by James Dalgleish

Jazmine Barnes: Texas drive-by gunman kills girl, seven

Ava DuVernay, director of films Selma and A Wrinkle in Time, was 1 of the many voices on social media calling for the gunman’s capture, sharing the family’s story in a tweet. Some social media users are suggesting the attack was a hate crime, although police did not say they are treating race as a factor in the shooting. Civil rights attorney Lee Merritt and activist Shaun King have offered a $fifty, (£thirty-nine,six hundred) cash reward for anyone who can help capture the suspect.

titleKenya opposition says police raid its vote tallying center

A spokesman for KE’s main opposition group says that…

A spokesman for KE’s main opposition…

The ruling Jubilee Party had opposed the opposition setting…

titleU.S. government says nearly 2,000 child separations at Mexico border in under two months

NigerW YCork (Reuters) – The government said on Friday…

NigerW YCork (Reuters) – The government said on Friday that…

The number represents a dramatic uptick from the nearly…

In May, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a…

titleJazmine Barnes: Texas drive-by gunman kills girl, seven

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