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Canadian Man Sentenced for Smuggling Guns Via Border Library

U.S. News

Alexis Vlachos is scheduled to appear Friday in federal court in Burlington. Last January he pleaded guilty to the smuggling charges. Some of the handguns were left in the bathroom of a library that straddles the border between Derby Line, Vermont, and Stanstead, Quebec. He also admitted walking across the border in remote areas with some of the handguns.


A Library Straddling the Border is Giving Immigrant Families a Safe Place to Reunite

Mother Jones

Girls can rock basketball sneakers, too. Nine-year-old Riley Morrison wanted to buy a pair of Steph Curry's famous sneakers, but when she couldn't find them in the girl's section on the Under Armour website, Morrison wrote a letter to the Golden State Warriors star. "I hope you can work with Under Armour to change this because girls want to rock the Curry 5's too," wrote Morrison. Curry replied in a tweet and told her they were "correcting" the oversight and asked her to come to Oakland on March 8 to celebrate International Women's Day with him.


Senators Ask U.S. Border Agency About Reported Tracking of Journalists

U.S. News

Reuters did not see the documents and was unable independently to corroborate NBC's findings. One of the journalists the station said was listed was Go Nakamura, a photographer who has done several freelance assignments for Reuters and began covering the caravan on Nov. 10.


Mexican Journalist Killed Near U.S. Border

U.S. News

Barroso worked as a multimedia journalist in the border town of San Luis Rio Colorado, about 20 miles (32 km) southwest of Yuma, Arizona on the U.S. side. He was host of a local radio show, director of the news website Red 563 and a contributor to weekly newspaper Contraseña.


What Is The Largest Library In The World? 20 Things To Know About The British Library In London

International Business Times

With over 160 million number of items cataloged, from books to manuscripts, "Google" the Library of Congress and one might find that it said to be the largest library in the world. Yet, another impressive structure in England is now boasting a larger assortment of documents, magazines, journals, newspapers and more. The British Library in London is the largest library in the world with well over 170 million cataloged items on its premise, according to various reports. With an infinite supply of reading material, the British Library is a must-see location for its vast catalog of items. Here are 20 quick facts about the world's largest library.