Daniel James Devine

Daniel is managing editor of WORLD Magazine and lives in Indiana. Follow Daniel on Twitter @DanJamDevine.

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Rep. Jim Jordan denies knowledge of abuse claims against doctor

by Daniel James Devine
Posted 7/06/18, 12:46 pm

Five former Ohio State University wrestlers this week accused U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, of failing as a coach to respond to accusations of sexual abuse against a former team doctor. Multiple male athletes say that Richard Strauss groped them, watched them take locker room showers, or otherwise behaved inappropriately during medical exams in the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s.

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Protester charged after climbing Statue of Liberty

by Daniel James Devine
Posted 7/05/18, 11:38 am

Police charged a woman with federal trespassing, disorderly conduct, and other offenses after she climbed up the base of the Statue of Liberty in New York on Wednesday, prompting authorities to shut down the monument. The woman, identified in reports as Therese Okoumou, had climbed from the monument’s pedestal to the feet of Lady Liberty, saying she was protesting the separation of immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Police coaxed her down after a standoff lasting about four hours.

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Germany’s Angela Merkel agrees to strengthen borders

by Daniel James Devine
Posted 7/03/18, 12:49 pm

Under pressure from political allies, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed to a plan that would tighten immigration policy at the country’s borders. The Monday night compromise, a reversal from Merkel’s longtime open-border policy for refugees, reflects her efforts to hold together her coalition government in the face of growing anti-immigrant sentiment.

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