The Daily Populous

Sunday May 27th, 2018 day edition

image for US lost track of 1,500 immigrant children, but says it's not 'legally responsible'

Wagner is the acting assistant secretary for the Administration for Children and Families, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Wagner's statement has attracted more attention amid reports that immigrant children are being separated from their parents at the US border.

Wagner said the Department of Homeland Security referred more than 40,000 immigrant children to the ORR during the 2017 fiscal year.

Between October and December 2017, Wagner told the subcommittee, the ORR reached out to 7,635 unaccompanied children to check on them.

But the ORR "was unable to determine with certainty the whereabouts of 1,475 children," Wagner testified.

But if the ORR were to be legally responsible for the well-being of unaccompanied immigrant children , it would need a significant increase in resources.

"You have an option to go to a port of entry and not illegally cross into our country. »

The woman who can smell Parkinson's disease

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Meet the woman from Perth whose super sense of smell could change the way Parkinson's disease is diagnosed.

Image caption Joy first detected the odour on her husband Les, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's at the age of 45.

Joy only linked this odour to Parkinson's after joining the charity Parkinson's UK and meeting people with the same distinct odour. »

Amazing tale of a desperate WWII pilot’s encounter with a German flying ace

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“A Higher Call,” the new book by Adam Makos with Larry Alexander, tells the incredible true story of these two pilots.

Stigler had been assigned to Squadron 4 of the German air force, and was initially stationed in Libya.

Both were Christians, and in combat, Stigler kept rosary beads in his left pocket, the paint stripped bare from terror. »

George Takei’s accuser admits he wasn’t sexual assaulted after all

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Now the accuser is saying that what happened wasn’t quite sexual assault, and experts doubt key parts of his story.

Snow tracked a few of them down and found that he did not actually talk about sexual assault with these people.

“This has been the worst thing to happen to George since the internment camps,” a personal friend of Takei said. »