‘Mama, I’m Shot’: Milwaukee Girl Who Wrote Award-Winning Essay About Gun Violence Is Killed by Stray Bullet — KTLA

Sandra Parks wrote an award-winning essay about the constant shootings in her hometown of Milwaukee and elsewhere, and the emotional toll they have on young people like her. “Little children are victims of senseless gun violence,” she wrote. ” … I sit back and I have to escape from what I see and hear every day…”

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Michigan man pleads guilty to 6 murders in 2016 — National Post

 

fKALAMAZOO, Mich. — A man charged with killing six strangers between picking up rides for Uber pleaded guilty to murder on Monday in Michigan. Jason Dalton’s surprise move occurred as lawyers and a judge planned to pick a jury in Kalamazoo County court. There was no deal for Dalton: He pleaded guilty to murder…

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2 Weeks Later, No Sign of ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy in Action at San Ysidro Port of Entry — KTLA

More than two weeks after the Trump administration announced a new policy that would force asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for their turns in U.S. immigration court, there is no sign yet at the San Ysidro Port of Entry that it has been implemented. The Department of Homeland Security said on Dec. 20 that…

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Growing Number of TSA Workers Calling in Sick Amid Government Shutdown — KTLA

The federal agency tasked with guaranteeing U.S. airport security acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees calling off work during the partial government shutdown . Employees of the Transportation Security Administration are expected to work without pay during the shutdown because their jobs are considered essential…

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Hire faster, work happier: Startups target employment with AI and engagement tools — TechCrunch

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Robot couriers scoop up early-stage cash Bots replacing office workers drive big valuations If you have a job today, there’s a good chance you personally reached out to your employer and interviewed with other humans to get it…

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Herb Kelleher, co-founder of Southwest Airlines, dies at 87 — National Post

 

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Airplane Landing ca. 2000

DALLAS — Not many CEOs dress up as Elvis Presley, settle a business dispute with an arm-wrestling contest, or go on TV wearing a paper bag over their head. Herb Kelleher did all those things. Along the way, the co-founder and longtime leader of Southwest Airlines also revolutionized air travel by practically inventing the low-cost airline…

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Video Shows Staff Dragging and Shoving Children at Shelter for Migrant Kids — TIME

(PHOENIX) — Arizona authorities said Monday they sent prosecutors the results of an investigation into a now-shuttered shelter for immigrant children where videos showed staffers dragging and shoving kids.The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office investigated incidents that took place on three days in September.

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