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Posted Saturday, June 16, 2018 by WLRH News

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President Trump presides over a meeting about immigration with Republican and Democratic members of Congress at the White House on Tuesday. Congress and the White House are trying to work out an immigration deal prior to Jan. 19.

President Trump is meeting with House Republicans to discuss immigration votes later this week. But GOP lawmakers are facing increasing pressure to end the Administration's family separation policy.

A photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows the interior of a CBP facility in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. Immigration officials have separated thousands of families who crossed the border illegally.

The Trump administration has a policy of separating families at the border, which means children are detained at Border Patrol facilities for up to three days and then moved to shelters.

Communities and online social networks can be beneficial for kids, a researcher says.

Researchers analyzing data from a study looking at adolescent cognition found greater social media use was associated with increased physical activity and less family conflict.

Canada's House of Commons voted to legalize recreational marijuana use, sending the bill to the Senate. In this photo from April 20, smoke rises during the annual 4/20 marijuana rally on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario.

"In many cases, it is easier for our kids to buy cannabis than cigarettes," the government said in pushing to legalize and regulate recreational use.

Growing up, Gabriella Lascano says she was told she should model. But all she could think was, "I'm fat. Like, models aren't fat." Now, she's an Instagram model for Fashion Nova.

Fashion Nova was among the top-trending fashion brands online in 2017. How did a retailer with only five stores get so popular? Associating its brand with Cardi B and Kylie Jenner didn't hurt.



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