Haitians on Texas border undeterred by US plan to expel them

DEL RIO, Texas — Haitian migrants seeking to escape poverty, hunger and a feeling of hopelessness in their home country said they will not be deterred by U.S. plans to speedily send them back, as thousands of people remained encamped on the Texas border Saturday after crossing from Mexico. Scores of people waded back and forth across the Rio Grande on Saturday afternoon, re-entering Mexico to purchase water, food and diapers in Ciudad Acuña before returning to the Texas encampment under and near a bridge in the border city of Del Rio. Junior Jean, a 32-year-old man from Haiti, watched

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Saints see 2 more coaches test positive for COVID-19, total reaches 8 ahead of Panthers game

The New Orleans Saints coaching staff has been hit hard by an outbreak of COVID-19 as the team will face off against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday without eight assistant coaches.  Defensive coaching responsibilities will be split among the remaining coaches after assistant head coach and defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen and defensive assistant Brian Young were the latest to test positive, the club announced Saturday.  PAYTON: SAINTS TO SPEND WEEK 3 AT TCU, THEN RETURN HOME Six coaches tested positive on Tuesday after the Saints’ Week 1 “home” game against the Green Bay Packers. Receivers coach Curtis Johnson, tight

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Opinion | How Larry Nassar got away with it

When celebrated Olympic gymnast Simone Biles on Wednesday recounted to the U.S. Senate sexual abuse she suffered for years at the hands of former USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar, she emphasized that the problem went beyond a single predator. Biles blamed an “entire system” that helped Nassar get away with it, including adults charged with protecting her. This system, according to her testimony and that of her fellow Olympic champions and survivors, spanned the sporting world, educational institutions and law enforcement. If we’re honest, however, it encompasses the entire society — reflecting a longstanding willful blindness to harm inflicted upon

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How LA County countered recall-election disinformation in real time on social media

Efforts to combat misinformation intensified on Twitter during the days leading up to Tuesday’s recall election to replace California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who appears to have retained his gubernatorial seat, according to an ABC News projection of the election results. Since the 2020 presidential election, there’s been more awareness of the damaging effects of the spread of misinformation on social media with fears that increasing numbers of people are engaging with false content. Voters drop off their mail-in ballots as California goes to the polls in a gubernatorial recall election, in Sacramento, Calif., Sept. 14, 2021. The Los Angeles County

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Volcano erupts on Spanish island hours after evacuation begins

A volcano on Spain’s Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma has erupted after a week-long build-up of seismic activity, prompting authorities to speed up evacuations for some 1000 people. The Canary Islands Volcanology Institute reported the eruption on Cumbre Vieja, which last erupted in 1971, just before 3.30pm on Sunday (12.30am on Monday AEST). Huge plumes of black-and-white smoke shot out from a point in the volcanic ridge where scientists had been closely following the accumulation of molten lava below the surface. Tinges of red could be seen at the bottom of the black jets that shot rocks into the

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Padres’ Manny Machado, Fernando Tatis Jr. get into heated incident in dugout

San Diego Padres stars Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. were seen getting into a spat in the dugout during the team’s loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night. Video posted on social media showed Machado screaming and cursing at Tatis, saying, “It’s not about you” and “You go play baseball,” after Tatis struck out looking in the fifth inning. Tatis was angry with home plate umpire Phil Cuzzi and manager Jayce Tingler argued the call and was ejected from the game. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM WARNING: EXPLICIT LANGUAGE Tatis slammed his helmet in

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Democrats’ big bill faces a cliff-filled future

WASHINGTON — As Democrats wrestle with what to include in their massive social spending bill, some of the biggest divides are rooted in guessing games over future Republican decision-making. The budget rules that prohibit deficits after 10 years assure that many programs would come up for renewal in future years when Democrats may not control Congress, leaving the party grappling with giant partisan question marks hanging over the future of progressive priorities packed into the measure. How likely, they wonder, would a future GOP Congress be to boost funding for child cash payments? Or subsidies for the Affordable Care Act?

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The FDA panel decision on vaccine boosters shows the process worked: Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci appeared on ABC’s “This Week” Sunday. September 19, 2021, 1:30 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article After the Food and Drug Administration’s vaccine advisory panel rejected a plan on Friday to offer Pfizer booster shots for all Americans, White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci defended the White House’s earlier plan to begin rolling out the shots this month. “The plan was that we have to be ready to do this as soon as the decision is made and when you have a plan, you put a date on it,

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Ex-England, Chelsea, Spurs striker Jimmy Greaves dies at 81

Jimmy Greaves, one of England’s greatest goal-scorers who was prolific for Tottenham, Chelsea and AC Milan has died. He was 81. With 266 goals in 379 appearances, Greaves was the all-time record scorer for Tottenham, which announced his death on Sunday. “Throughout his wonderful playing career, Jimmy’s strike rate was phenomenal,” Tottenham said. Greaves suffered a minor stroke in 2012 and his family thought he had made a full recovery until he was admitted to intensive care after a more severe stroke in May 2015. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM An all-round striker equally adept with either

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Boxer Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president

MANILA — Boxing star Manny Pacquiao said Sunday he will run for president of the Philippines next year, after railing against corruption in government and what he calls President Rodrigo Duterte’s cozy relationship with China. Pacquiao accepted the nomination of his political allies during the national assembly of the faction he leads in the ruling PDP-Laban Party, days after a rival faction nominated Duterte’s long-time aide, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, as its presidential candidate. That faction nominated Duterte for vice president, a move that critics called a cynical ploy by Duterte to retain power. Go declined the nomination, but the

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