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Mom of boy who killed himself vows he 'will be heard'

The boy, identified by the Enquirer as Gabriel Taye, hanged himself in his bedroom two days after the January 24 assault. Now, she is re-examining Gabriel Taye's death, after it emerged that he was bullied and knocked unconscious at school two days before he died.


AG Sessions Urges More Mandatory Minimums, Rand Paul Slams Back

AG Sessions Urges More Mandatory Minimums, Rand Paul Slams Back

The $4.8 billion industry has spent millions of dollars lobbying for laws that call for harsher sentences for offenders and against legislation that would reduce them. Sessions said drugs and violence go hand-in-hand. "Dumb on Crime " Sessions' order for tougher sentencing for non-violent drug crimes reignites the war on drugs and promotes overcrowded prisons.



USA won't be rushed on climate change policies - Tillerson

Harri Mäki-Reinikka, secretary general of Finland's Arctic advisory board, stressed that climate change affected everything. High-level officials from the world's eight Arctic nations, including T. As the Trump administration debates whether to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord, other countries are weighing in. She then offered some speculation, "Perhaps our planet would say, 'I've been your best friend since the Industrial Revolution...." "I believe that we will see a continued American ...



Pope Francis makes two children saints

Father Carlos Cabecinhas, the rector of the Shrine of Fatima, believes the message of the Virgin Mary encouraging prayer for world peace, is as critical today as it ever was. The children, beatified by St. John Paul II in 2000, are now the youngest non-martyrs to be declared saints by the Catholic Church. Pope Francis arrives for a candle light vigil prayer at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima Friday, May 12 2017, in Fatima, Portugal .



Senate holds key to better health care insurance

Cruz said House conservatives won "a positive improvement" with provisions letting states get federal waivers so insurers can charge some people with pre-existing conditions higher premiums, and letting states decide which medical services insurers must cover.


A&M tennis sweeps OR 4-0 to advance to round of 16

A&M tennis sweeps OR 4-0 to advance to round of 16

NU's Chris Ephron/Michael Lorenzini topped J.T. Nishimura/Bjorn Hoffmann (more on him in a bit), 6-2, before clinching the point with a win by Sam Shropshire/Konrad Zieba over Filip Bergevi/Florian Lakat, 6-4. The Razorbacks (18-9) will meet host and No. 9 overall seed Oklahoma State (23-5) at 1 p.m. Sunday for the regional title and a spot in next week's round of 16 in Athens, Georgia.