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Thursday July 12nd, 2018 morning edition

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Pregnant women in immigration detention under the Trump administration say they have been denied medical care, shackled around the stomach, and abused.

They wouldn’t look after me,” she told BuzzFeed News, speaking by phone from another detention center, Otay Mesa in San Diego.

Those descriptions were backed by interviews with five legal aid workers, four medical workers, and two advocates who work with ICE detainees.

“I saw on the machine that [it said] pregnant women should not have an X-ray,” she wrote.

“All detainees, determined to be pregnant, are provided appropriate education, pre-natal care, and post-natal care,” the statement said.

Women who are pregnant during their journeys to the border often arrive with high-risk pregnancies, three medical professionals told BuzzFeed News.

I had a dream to come to this place with my son and to be safe and make a life here. »

Ancient tablet of Odyssey epic discovered in Greece

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An ancient tablet engraved with 13 verses of the Odyssey has been unearthed in southern Greece in what is possibly the earliest-recorded trace of the epic poem, the culture ministry said Tuesday.

The clay slab is believed to date back to the third century, during the Roman era.

"If this date is confirmed, the tablet could be the oldest written record of Homer's work ever discovered" in Greece, a ministry statement said. »

Arrest made in beating of 91-year-old who reportedly was told to 'go back to Mexico'

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Laquisha Jones, 30, was arrested Tuesday night in Los Angeles on suspicion of beating Rodolfo Rodriguez last week, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

Without warning, the woman hit him with a concrete block, he said, and enlisted a group of men to kick him.

"I heard her saying, 'Go back to your country; go back to Mexico,' " she told CNN by phone. »

Fish faking orgasms and other lies animals tell for sex

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While this is going on, the female digs a small bed in the river bottom for her eggs.

Whatever the reason, faked orgasms are just one example of the tricks animals pull on each other during the mating game.

The original female would then spring into action, alternating between attacking her rival and courting the male even more. »

Texas couple considering divorce to help pay for daughter's health care costs

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A north Texas couple is considering a divorce to help pay for their daughter's health care costs.Jake and Maria Grey have been married for nine years.Their 6-year-old daughter Brighton has Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome, a rare chromosomal disorder that requires full-time care.

She has hearing and vision impairment and seizures.

"You know when you have a newborn, everything gets really stressful. »