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MEXICO CITY -- Distant relatives of the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo said Friday they have won a temporary injunction that stops sales of a Frida Barbie doll. Kahlo's great-niece Mara de Anda Romeo argues that Mattel doesn't have the rights to use Kahlo's image as part of its Inspiring Women series.
We received a new "Chicken Soup for the Soul" book the other day at the office. You remember "Chicken Soup," don't you? They are compilations of short stories, usually submitted by regular folk like you and me, centered around a particular theme. The stories are often inspirational, always positive.

SAN ANTONIO - Police said a family feud caused two drivers to crash their cars into a home on the NW Side early Sunday morning. According to Police, the drivers were involved in a family disturbance when they lost control of their cars and crashed into a home in the 9700 block of Hidden Falls Drive.
A mother and her two children were found dead after a fire ripped through their house early Sunday morning in northern Vietnam. Neighbors were awakened at 2 a.m. by the screams of the trapped victims when the fire broke out inside the house, which was also an electronics store in Y Yen District, ...
SAN ANTONIO - A fight between family members got totally out of control early Saturday morning on the far Northwest Side in the Hidden Meadow community. It was a car chase at three o'clock in the morning where one family member was chasing another. Both drivers eventually lost control and smashed into the home ...
Hi, Carolyn: We have a few relatives, including a sibling, who we don't see or hear from often, as we are busy or live far away. We meet over a meal or for an hour or so, or at family gatherings requiring a drive, and I am so frustrated that they dominate the conversation, often talking about people we ...
She would be turning 37. Michelle's mother, Julie Norris, couldn't make it on Saturday because of her health, according to family members. The girl's father is in Florida, they said. But Michelle was represented by many other relatives, as well as childhood friends, most of whom wore her favorite colors, ... murder
Behind the front door of a modest Cape Cod in Arlington, Va., seven lives are entwined. Three generations comprising three families live together: two teenage girls, their parents and the girls' three living grandparents. The age span is 13 to 86. The Smith family -- Rusty Smith, his wife, Lisa ...
Sterling family member allegedly collapses trying to watch video ... footage hours before it was released to the media. It was the first time they had ever seen the full videos. Advertisement. Attorneys say one family member collapsed after trying to watching it. Loading more articles... WDSU NEW ORLEANS. asylum
A 61-year-old man was arrested Friday in connection with stabbing a family member after the relative refused to take drugs. Johnny Pryor was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The victim told Tallahassee Police at about 11 p.m. on Tuesday the two were at a house when Pryor offered ... asylum
"A total of 41,126 militants and their family members left the settlements of Erbin, Jobar, Ein Tarma and Zamalka," Yevtushenko said. "All of them, accompanied by vehicles of security services of the Syrian Arab Republic, ambulance vehicles of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and Russian military police ... asylum
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A man was arrested for stabbing a family member after the relative refused to take drugs. Johnny Pryor, 61, was arrested by the Tallahassee Police Department. On March 27 around 11:12 p.m., TPD responded to a stabbing on Ridge Road. The victim told officers that he and ... asylum
Renee Lang of Superior stands beside the Christmas cactus she has cared for for more than 45 years. Before that, her aunt had the plant for 50 years. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com1 / 3. Renee Lang's Christmas cactus normally occupies a corner of the dining room near a west-facing window. asylum
All that relatives in Creston know for sure at this point is that the Sharps died in their penthouse at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum from asphyxiation after inhaling a toxic gas. News reports have quoted Mexican officials as pinpointing a water heater as the culprit in the gas leak, but the family has yet to be told ... asylum
Palacios' mother later passed away at the age of 38, leaving Zapata without any way of contacting her estranged family member. Zapata's daughter Janet took matters into her own hands by searching for Palacios through Facebook. Zapata says, “On January sixth we were getting together, and they were ... asylum

Varying versions of the tense moments leading up to the devastating fire are circulating among relatives and advocates, with some accounts suggesting that the inmates themselves started the blaze in an attempt to escape. At least one family member contends their relative called and claimed that guards ... asylum
"The Rape of Recy Taylor" documentary was difficult for family members to view, for reasons obvious and unexpected. Three members of Taylor's family were flown to Minnesota to view director Nancy Buirski's documentary about the 24-year-old Abbeville, Ala., wife and mother who was leaving church in ... asylum
Relatives carry the coffin containing the remains of Daniel Marquez, a victim of the catastrophic blaze that swept through a police station jail a day prior, out of funeral home, in Valencia, Venezuela, Thursday, March 29, 2018. Marquez's family took his blackened remains home in a simple wooden coffin, ... asylum
You say you don't see the point in confronting your relatives (we'll get to that verb choice), but you seem to see one in sending them forged cards. What point is that? The cards aren't getting your desired results, so why do you keep sending them? It's not for your mother. If she doesn't know her son, does ... asylum
As they struggled to support themselves and their drug habits, Brenda Carroll, William Inklebarger and Bonnie Drane rested their heads wherever they could. Sometimes, family members said, they ended up staying together. Now, all three people are missing from Knoxville, and their relatives are searching ... asylum
Chavez's sister, granddaughter, niece and other family members will be in attendance to help tell stories and shine a light on his legacy that lasted beyond his death. The event will consist of a film showing, discussion between Chavez's relatives and time for a question-and-answer session for the audience, ... asylum
Friends and colleagues of three family members from the Des Plaines area killed in a crash Sunday remember them as outgoing, caring and friendly. Edije and Serif Dilji and their 20-year-old daughter, Amra, all of the 8900 block of North Parkside Drive, died in a collision at the intersection of Golf and Rand ... asylum
Members of the initiative group of relatives who had inspected Kemerovo's morgue confirmed that the official data on the deaths of 64 people was true. "We have inspected the morgue. The list includes 64 victims. We have seen the bodies. Judging by their size, there are about 20 adults in the morgue, ... asylum
Relatives of fallen soldiers who have not been identified also attended the ceremony. Nora Dimotta, whose son Raul never returned from the war, cried in front of one of the dozens of still-unmarked graves. "This is not the final step, this is the beginning," said Norma Gomez, whose brother Eduardo was ... asylum
A WOMAN who saw a family-of-five drown after their car slid off a pier into the sea is suing their estate for 'loss of earnings'. Stephanie Knox comforted a four-month-old baby rescued by her then-boyfriend Davitt Walsh when the jeep slipped off into Buncrana Pier in Co. Donegal, Ireland in March 2016. asylum
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry recently sent out their royal wedding invitations, but it seems a few of her family members were missing from the guest list. Tracey Dooley, Markle's former sister-in-law, and her nephew Tyler Dooley revealed in an appearance on "Good Morning Britain" that they had not received invitations. asylum
Seal is sympathetic to the intentions behind the new visitation laws, but she prefers her organization's model guardianship legislation, which would prevent guardians from restricting access to family members the ward wishes to see or communicate with. Critics point out, however, that Seal's approach ... asylum
Relatives of Catalan prisoners and exiled politicians have come to Brussels with a call to preserve human rights, as Carles Puigdemont waits to hear whether he'll be extradited from Germany to Spain to face rebellion charges. Among those in the de-facto EU capital was the former Catalan president's sister ... asylum
Three people were killed in a crash Sunday and Rand and Golf roads, Des Plaines police said. WLS. Monday, March 26, 2018 04:10PM. Three members of a family were killed in a horrific crash in Des Plaines Sunday, police said. The crash occurred at the intersection of Rand and Golf Roads at about 6:05 p.m. Police said ... asylum
Police arrested Brent Hall, 24, of Cut Bank, around midnight Monday at St. James Hospital, 400 S. Clark St., for misdemeanor assault and misdemeanor criminal mischief. Police were called to the emergency room of St. James Healthcare because Hall allegedly assaulted a nurse and security at the hospital ... asylum
EVER SINCE WORD landed last November that Suits star, Meghan Markle, would be tying the knot with HRH Prince Harry, there's been serious focus on who would make the cut on the invite front. And with the wedding set to take place in less than two months, attention has turned to Meghan's family back ... asylum
Amy Sharp, 38, her husband, Kevin Sharp, 41, and their two children, Sterling and Adrianna, were on vacation but did not return home on their scheduled return date, prompting family members to alert authorities. Officials in Mexico located the family at the condominium in Akumal they were renting at a ... asylum
Three people were killed in a crash Sunday and Rand and Golf roads, Des Plaines police said. WLS. Monday, March 26, 2018 03:21PM. Three members of a family were killed in a horrific crash in Des Plaines Sunday, police said. The crash occurred at the intersection of Rand and Golf Roads at about 6:05 p.m. Police said ... asylum
It's almost impossible to throw a wedding without snubbing some distant family members or friends, but when you're marrying a prince, the disappointment is on a larger scale. Meghan Markle learned that the hard way when she didn't invite some of her distant relatives to her wedding to Prince Harry, and ... asylum
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Cindy Rogers doesn't remember the last time she slept more than four hours in a row. Twenty-four/seven, 365 days a year, she is the primary caregiver for all three of her adult family members: her husband, son and daughter. asylum
Experiences like Davidow's have prompted at least 11 states to enact laws that would provide a legal remedy, besides seeking guardianship, which can be costly and complicated, for relatives who have been prevented from seeing infirm or disabled family members. Under the laws, relatives can seek a ... asylum
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - It's the most magical place on earth, but if someone in your family has special needs, food restrictions or sensory sensitivity, even a trip to Disney World can cause worry and stress before and during what should be a fun family vacation. Luckily, help is available to navigate your way ... asylum
Fatal I-30 wreck still blocking all but one lane of I-30 eastbound in Mt. Pleasant 02:18; Witnesses describe heartbreaking scene after 5 die in Mount Pleasant wreck on I-30 02:03. Previous. 1. Next. Close X. Embed Video Code. Link to Video. buffering. Replay. More Videos. Caption. OFF. ON. Track : None. asylum
A member of the Anheuser-Busch founding family is facing an assault charge after a run-in with a sixth grader. Billy Busch, the great-grandson of Anheuser-Busch founder Adolphus Busch, allegedly had an altercation with the sixth-grade student at his son's school, Chaminade College Preparatory High ... asylum
World No 2 Caroline Wozniacki called out the Miami Open on Saturday for failing to control a hostile atmosphere on the Stadium Court, which she said had extended to death threats against her family. But James Blake, the tournament director, replied in brusque fashion, saying that no officials had noticed ... asylum
Hundreds of Long Islanders protested against gun violence Saturday outside Huntington Town Hall – one of many March For Our Lives events that took place nationwide. The protest was led by Long Island high school students in the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in ... asylum
The family – Kevin Wayne Sharp, 41, Amy Marie Sharp, 38, Sterling Wayne Sharp, 12, and Adrianna Maria Sharp, 7 – were visiting Mexico on vacation when family members got worried. Relatives reported them missing to the U.S. embassy on Friday. The family was supposed to return from their trip on ... asylum
A cousin of one of the Iowa family member's found dead in Mexico speaks about them. First Alert Forecast. Snow will continue through the morning and into the afternoon on Saturday. Some areas south may continue to see a wintry mix this morning until a complete changeover to snow by the afternoon. Family member ... asylum
Citing a policy on pending cases, Gregg Miliote, a spokesman for the Bristol County District Attorney's Office, declined to comment on what prosecutors intend to do with the charges the relatives are facing. Defense attorneys who represented the family members during their arraignments last November said ... asylum
For decades, the historic Patten House has been overlooked like the ugly duckling compared to the white swan: the Gamble Mansion. To make for an unobstructed view of the white, tabby mansion nearly 60 years ago, the Patten House was lifted and moved 100 feet east and 30 feet north of its original ... asylum
In 2016, a number of shots were fired by a gunman attempting to murder the same Hutch family member. However, that attack in Dublin's north inner city failed when the gunman was disturbed. The son of the man targeted in Turkey has also been the target of two murder bids as part of the feud. The latest of ... asylum
Rochester, N.Y. – Louise Slaughter has an extraordinary list of accomplishments as a public servant. But she was proudest of her family. Friday, at her funeral, Slaughter's family members shared their insight, humor and sadness. “I'm going to miss her, as greedy as it sounds,” said Daniel Secatore, her grandson. “33 years ... asylum
Families of people killed in Tunisia's revolution say they're still seeking justice, seven years on. They accuse members of the security forces of being responsible for the deaths of their relatives and want to see them held to account. Al Jazeera's met a mother who says the deposed regime is responsible for ... asylum


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