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December 16, 2018

Family of 7-year-old girl who died while in border patrol custody calls for ‘thorough’ investigation

John Moore/Getty Images(EL PASO, Texas) -- The family of the 7-year-old girl who died while in border patrol custody is calling for a "transparent and neutral investigation" into the circumstances that led to her death, attorneys representing her heartbroken family said in a statement Saturday. The tragic death of Jakelin Caal Maquin, who was just five days past her birthday when she died after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this month, should be investigated within "nationally recogni..
December 15, 2018

‘Yellow vest’ protests in France draw fewer demonstrators, less violence

Pierre Suu/Getty Images(PARIS) -- Protesters from the "yellow vest" movement hit the streets in France for the fifth straight Saturday, but the number of demonstrators was significantly smaller than in previous weekends. There were 33,500 protesters in France -- and 2,200 in Paris -- as of Saturday afternoon, a spokesperson for the Interior minister told ABC News. At the same time last Saturday, they were 77,000 total across the whole country and 10,000 in its capital. Police fired small amounts..
December 15, 2018

Friend of American student murdered in Netherlands says roommate spoke of killing people

Facebook/Sarah Papenheim(ROTTERDAM, Netherlands) -- The friend of an American student killed in the Netherlands said she had texted him about her roommate's desire to kill people less than a week before she was murdered. Sarah Papenheim, 21, was stabbed to death on Wednesday in her apartment in Rotterdam. Authorities arrested a 23-year-old man, identified to ABC News by a source close to the investigation as Joel Schelling, at a train station just hours later. He was Papenheim's roomma..
December 14, 2018

Macron calls for calm as France prepares for fifth weekend of protests

Photo by Gustavo Muñoz/Getty Images(BRUSSELS) -- French President Emmanuel Macron urged for calm on Friday, as his country prepares for another day of expected protests this weekend. While Macron announced an increase to the minimum wage next year and cancelled a tax hike for the poorest pensioners, many remain unsatisfied. That in response to the so-called Yellow Jackets movement -- named after the neon yellow security vests demonstrators have been wearing. "Out country needs calm," Macron said..