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School: Boy, 8, who killed himself never said he was bullied

Carla Leader, a lawyer for the family, told ABC Cincinnati affiliate WCPO-TV Thursday it was unclear on the video whether Gabriel had hit his head on the wall or the floor. Leader said Gabriel had no history of mental health issues and described him as a happy-go-lucky kid. The school made no mention of the incident to the boy's mother, Cornelia Reynolds, only telling her that he fainted, said Jennifer Branch, an attorney representing Reynolds, adding that they learned about the ...


French police seek 3 men suspected in Paris attack plot

French police seek 3 men suspected in Paris attack plot

A single tweet from Paris' police service announcing the operation gives very little detail, saying "Police intervenes into the scene for security checks". Claire Sinead, 19, was leaving the subway when she saw the "police everywhere" on the station platform. Police launched operations in response to each sighting but had not managed to catch them.


Legislature overrides governor's road-funding bill veto

Legislature overrides governor's road-funding bill veto

The Senate supported the compromise by a supermajority on Monday. In his veto message, however, McMaster said more money was not the solution, a claim that representatives mocked Wednesday. But his monthslong threat had become moot. Larry Grooms, R-Charleston, who crafted the plan that passed the Senate two weeks ago. Republican senators also wanted changes made to the oversight of the Department of Transportation.


Salvadoran once charged with killing Chandra Levy deported

Salvadoran once charged with killing Chandra Levy deported

Ingmar Guandique, who is an illegal immigrant, was turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement for deportation after charges were dropped against him in the Chandra Levy case. The case captured national attention when it came to light that she had had an affair with then-Rep. Condit was never named as a suspect but lost his bid for re-election in 2002.


GOP health care bill moves on, for now

GOP health care bill moves on, for now

Consider that the American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association, AARP - just about every organized medical group - opposes the bill. The House bill would end the health care law's fines on people who do not buy policies and erase its taxes on health industry businesses and higher earners.


US reports another drop in arrests at Mexico border

US reports another drop in arrests at Mexico border

In April, there were 11,129 total apprehensions at the Southwest border. That number is down from 48,500 last April. That's down from 12,196 in March. USA Today also reported that Sessions has warned nine local governments that they could lose federal funding for supporting so-called "sanctuary city'" policies restricting cooperation with federal immigration enforcement efforts.