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December 27, 2018

‘He wasn’t sick on the way’: Relatives of the boy who died in CBP custody speak out

Mario Tama/Getty Images(GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala) -- The mother of the 8-year-old boy who died while in the custody of Customs and Border Protection has spoken publicly for the first time since his Christmas Eve death. The boy, who has been identified as Felipe Gomez Alonzo, was taken to a New Mexico hospital twice on the day of his death by CBP officials alongside his father, after they had immigrated to the U.S. days earlier. His mother, Catarina Alonzo Perez, is still in Guatemala and spoke ..
December 27, 2018

Moscow Metro selling artifacts from its communist past

Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(MOSCOW) -- The Moscow Metro is more than just a means of transportation. It reveals a lot about the city. Some of the other stations -- Kievskaya, Mayakovskaya and Plozhad Revoluzii -- are old and classic, with bronze statues, ceiling murals and bright mosaics. The Myakinino and Delovoy Centre stations are more modern and technologically-equipped. But the Moscow Metro is its own underground world. Now, people can own a part of its history. On Dec. 25, Mos..
December 27, 2018

American becomes first person to complete solo trek across Antarctica

Lonely Planet Images/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- American Colin O’Brady became the first person to complete a solo journey across Antarctica, unaided and unsupported, after finishing a two-month expedition in frigid temperatures and winds of 30 mph on Wednesday. “The wooden post in the background of this picture marks the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf, where Antarctica’s land mass ends and the sea ice begins,” O’Brady wrote to his more than 109,000 followers on Instagram upon completing his journey. ..
December 26, 2018

Brazilian spiritual healer ‘John of God’ indicted for rape, accused of sexually abusing nearly 600 women

beyhanyazar/iStock(SÃO PAULO, Brazil) -- Celebrity Brazilian healer “John of God” has been indicted for rape by deception and is accused of sexually abusing hundreds of women, according to the federal prosecutor’s office in the state of Goias. The investigation into the sexual abuse allegations against John the God, whose real name is João Teixeira de Faria, began after police were approached by his latest alleged victim, the prosecutor’s office told ABC News on Wednesday. The 39-year-old woman ..