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Dying man who was deported after cruise docked in Florida will return to US, attorney says

Dying man who was deported after cruise docked in Florida will return to US, attorney says

ABC News(MIAMI) -- A man with stage 4 cancer who was detained after disembarking from a cruise and sent back to China will soon be traveling back to the U.S. due to special permission granted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the familys immigration attorney told ABC News.

Yuanjun Cui and his wife, Huan Wang, were placed on a flight to Beijing Monday night after they were detained when th...

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Online ads still plaguing Irish abortion referendum despite Facebook and Google ban

Online ads still plaguing Irish abortion referendum despite Facebook and Google ban

iStock/Thinkstock(DUBLIN) -- Ads trying to influence the abortion referendum in Ireland are still appearing online despite a ban from Facebook, Google, and Twitter, according to an organization tracking the issue.

The Transparent Referendum Initiative (TRI), which is a civic initiative tracking and calling for regulation of online political ads, told ABC News that it has seen hundreds of ads sin...

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White House one step closer to a bipartisan victory with prison reform bill advancement

White House one step closer to a bipartisan victory with prison reform bill advancement

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The White House is one step closer to achieving a bipartisan legislative victory with the passage of a prison reform bill that has been championed by the presidents son-and-law and adviser Jared Kushner in the House of Representatives.

The First Step Act passed the House Tuesday by a sweeping bipartisan 360-59 margin but is expected to face stronger political ...

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Women's pay still not adding up to what men earn

Women's pay still not adding up to what men earn

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau found that women are still earning less than their male counterparts in most occupations. The widest wage disparities are found in sales and finance positions even though women tend to comprise 45-55 percent of that workforce.

Equal Pay Day is a public awareness event dating back to 1996 that represents the extra amount of t...

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Michael B. Jordan to star and co-produce anime series "gen:LOCK"

Michael B. Jordan to star and co-produce anime series "gen:LOCK"

Marvel Studios(LOS ANGELES) -- Black Panther baddie Michael B. Jordan, a self-proclaimed anime super-fan, is getting the chance to live his dream.

Jordan revealed via Instagram that he will voice the role of Julian Chase in an upcoming animae series called gen:LOCK, fromRooster Teeth, a streaming service for gamersthat launched in 2016.

"Check me out later this year," he wrote, captioning a...

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Loneliness does more than pull on your heart strings -- it may hurt your heart

Loneliness does more than pull on your heart strings -- it may hurt your heart

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Silent, uncomfortable, forlorn, withdrawn -- these are all feelings likely felt by the lonely.

Research shows that these feelings dont just cause emotional stress, they are part of a real association between social isolation and negative health outcomes. For the first time, studies are looking at heart failure in lonely people.

Over 6 million people live with heart...

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Leaders Urge Sale Of Troubled Hospital

Local leaders are urging the owner of the shuttered Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket to consider an offer from another company to buy and reopen the hospital. The letter was sent to Care New England ...

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Boil Water Order At URI Conference Center

There's a precautionary one-minute boil water order at the Whispering Pines Conference Center at URI's W. Alton Jones Campus in West Greenwich.  Bottled water can be used as an alterna...

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Drug Court Magistrate To Discus Opioid Crisis

Drug Court Magistrate John Flynn is going to be at the State House Thursday afternoon to discuss Rhode Island's opioid crisis.  He'll brief members of the House on the court's effo...

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