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National & World Lawyers: immigrant mothers coerced to wear ankle monitors Lawyers: immigrant mothers coerced to wear ankle monitors
Lawyers representing immigrant mothers held in a South Texas detention center say the women have been denied counsel and coerced into accepting ankle-monitoring bracelets as a condition of release, even after judges made clear that paying their bonds would suffice.
National & World Greece launches bailout talks as Plan B details revealed Greece launches bailout talks as Plan B details revealed
Greece's government on Monday launched complex bailout negotiations with creditors, but faced rebuke following revelations that former finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, formed a secret committee to plan for the possible conversion of euros into drachmas "at a drop of a hat."
National & World Malaysia, Cuba taken off U.S. human trafficking blacklist Malaysia, Cuba taken off U.S. human trafficking blacklist
The State Department on Monday took Malaysia and Cuba off its blacklist of countries failing to combat modern-day slavery, leaving the U.S. open to criticism that politics is swaying the often-contentious rankings in its annual human trafficking report.
National & World Competing Utah holidays celebrate pioneers, pie and beers Competing Utah holidays celebrate pioneers, pie and beers (Photo Gallery)
Most people are gathering Friday in Utah to celebrate the state's Mormon heritage at Pioneer Day parades featuring floats, carriages and women in prairie dresses. But many non-Mormons will be enjoying an increasingly popular counter-holiday with a playful name: Pie and Beer Day.
National & World Mexico search for missing students turns up 129 bodies
Mexico's attorney general says authorities have found at least 60 mass graves with 129 bodies in the southern city of Iguala since the disappearance of 43 college students there last September, a case in which the government says the youths were killed and incinerated.