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light attendant set for release from immigration detention

light attendant set for release from immigration detention

iStock_dkfielding(WASHINGTON) — A flight attendant detained by immigration authorities for more than a month after traveling to Mexico for work was set for release Friday, her lawyer and husband said. Selene Saavedra Roman was living in the U.S. under the Obama-era program known as DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. DACA is a program…

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Facebook staff suspected Cambridge Analytica was harvesting data months before public reports, court filing says

Facebook staff suspected Cambridge Analytica was harvesting data months before public reports, court filing says

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Facebook employees discussed Cambridge Analytica harvesting unwitting users’ data as early as September 2015, months ahead of any public disclosures about the practice, which later became one of the troubled tech giants largest scandals to date. The disclosure comes as part of a lawsuit filed by Washington D.C.’s Attorney General Karl…

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Key players in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russian election interference probe

Key players in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russian election interference probe

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Since May 2017, the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election has been a constant presence in U.S. politics – a complex narrative that has included a rotating cast of characters and myriad plotlines. Here is a roundup of the various figures who have been connected to the…

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Dick Vitale wants more mid-majors in March Madness

Dick Vitale wants more mid-majors in March Madness

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — NCAA college basketball analyst Dick Vitale has a message for the NCAA selection committee: find a way to get more mid-major programs in the tournament.”It’s great to see the David’s and the Goliath’s,” Vitale said in an exclusive conversation with ABC News before the NCAA Men’s Tournament began. The ESPN analyst discussed…

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Matt Waldron Excels in Husker’s Game 1 Win over Michigan State

Matt Waldron Excels in Husker’s Game 1 Win over Michigan State

(Photo – Kenny Larabee) Conference play came up quick on the Huskers, but they started it off on the right foot, with a win over Michigan State at Haymarket Park in game one of their doubleheader. Senior starter Matt Waldron had an excellent day, putting in a 102 pitch complete game. He sat down all…

Huskers Beat Butler 80-76 in First Round of NIT

Huskers Beat Butler 80-76 in First Round of NIT

Don’t think about it just yet. The seemingly inevitable dismissal of Tim Miles can’t rain on the Husker’s parade after their energizing first round win over Butler in the NIT. That’s right, the NIT. One could’ve been mistaken if they were amongst the Husker faithful at Pinnacle Bank Arena Wednesday night. The environment felt like…

Huskers Defeat Air Force 12-3 for Series Sweep

Huskers Defeat Air Force 12-3 for Series Sweep

(Photo – Kenny Larabee) The Husker bats were hot again in their Wednesday win over Air Force at Haymarket Park. Unlike Tuesday’s game, the Huskers handily defeated the Falcons 12 to 3. Nebraska combined to score 17 runs in their brief, two game midweek series. Things began to unravel right away for Air Force. Falcon’s…

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Halle Berry, Gabrielle Union and more sing, dance in Women’s History Month challenge

Halle Berry, Gabrielle Union and more sing, dance in Women’s History Month challenge

ABC/Kevin Mazur(LOS ANGELES) — Halle Berry and Gabrielle Union are two of the women who have answered the call from Oscar-winner Ruth E. Carter to participate in a fun, empowering challenge for Women’s History Month. It all started when Carter challenged a group of industry peers — including Berry, Union, Angela Basset, Tasha Smith, Luptia Nyong’o and June Ambrose — to “show the world when women unite anything is possible”…

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R. Kelly is now requesting that a judge allow him to travel to Dubai

R. Kelly is now requesting that a judge allow him to travel to Dubai

E. Jason Wambsgans-Pool/Getty ImagesR. Kelly’s plans to embark on an overseas trip to Dubai are now in limbo.  Friday, the embattled singer stood before Judge Lawrence Flood to request that he travel to the Persian Gulf country next month for a slew of performances. Kelly claims he is desperate for concert income to pay bills amid his…