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Border Patrol officers guard the US Border Patrol facility in Murrieta, California on July 3, 2014, where tension is rising over the arrival of undocumented immigrantsYahoo News' Liz Goodwin reports on situation for 1,200 young people from Central America's poorest countries.


2014-07-11 07:59:19 -0600

Ronald Lee Haskell is seen in an undated booking photo released by the Harris County Sheriff's DepartmentBy Erwin Seba HOUSTON (Reuters) - The man accused of fatally shooting four children aged 4 to 14 and their parents after entering their suburban Houston home while looking for his former wife collapsed when details of the murder scene were read in court on Friday. Ronald Lee Haskell, 33, who is being held without bond, was in court for a procedural hearing after being charged on Thursday with capital murder and multiple murders. Capital murder can bring the death penalty in Texas. Haskell said "Yes, sir" after his rights were read and then collapsed as details of the crime were listed in the court.


2014-07-11 08:58:58 -0600

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 file photo, violinst Vanessa Mae starting under her father name as Vanessa Vanakorn for Thailand celebrates after completing the first run of the women's giant slalom at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Slovenia said Friday, July 11, 2014 that it has suspended four of its ski officials for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Sochi Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended Friday for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.


2014-07-11 08:22:19 -0600