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Ruiz: Obama must see deadly consequences of deportation

Every January I look forward to writing a column with my wishes for the new year, something that I — and hopefully my readers — usually enjoy. But I have a confession to make: This year I cannot do it. To begin with, an uncomfortable feeling of déjà vu came over me as soon as I decided to begin my list of wishes with still one more plea to President

British man buried in wrong grave may have to be exhumed

nomadminded via iStock The coffin of Gary Hawken may have to be moved following the blunder. (Stock image.) A British family may have to exhume their father’s body after he was buried in the wrong grave. Gary Hawken died aged 51 following a heart attack in September, and he was buried in a local cemetery in St Dennis, Cornwall. Now, his devastated family have been told he was buried in

Homes evacuated, cars submerged as bad flooding hits Britain

Ian Forsyth/Getty Images A man paddles his kayak along a flooded street on December 27, 2015 in York, England. LONDON – Homes were evacuated, cars were submerged and boats were brought in to help bring people to safety Saturday as parts of England, Scotland and Wales faced severe flooding caused by repeated heavy rains. The Boxing Day holiday saw a battle against the elements, particularly in northwestern England. More than

2 Palestinians killed following stabbing attack in Jerusalem

Two knife-wielding Palestinian assailants were shot and killed Wednesday after they stabbed a Jewish pedestrian to death outside Jerusalem’s Old City, Israeli police said. A second Israeli passerby was shot during the chaos, likely by police who were trying to take down the attackers, officials said. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the attack happened outside the city’s Jaffa Gate, a popular spot for tourists visiting Jerusalem’s walled Old City. Officers