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Man charged with killing ex-teacher and their son in New York

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A man has been arrested and charged with murdering his former New York City high school teacher and the son he had with her, authorities said on Wednesday, five years after a scandal over their relationship made headlines.

Isaac Infante, 23, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with two counts of first and second degree murder in the deaths of Felicia Barahona, 36, and their 4-year-old boy Miguel Barahona.

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Police responding to an emergency call at a Manhattan apartment on Monday found Barahona on the living room floor with an electrical cord round her neck and her son unresponsive in a bathtub, authorities said in a statement.

The motive behind the murders remains unclear, police said. Infante, of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, has not yet been scheduled for arraignment, and it was not clear if he had an attorney.

Infante and Barahona’s sexual relationship began in 2011 when Barahona was a 32-year-old science teacher at Dewitt Clinton High School in New York City’s Bronx borough.

Infante was still a minor and Barahona was fired from the school when their relationship became public. She later gave birth to Miguel.

They had planned to marry, but split up after arguing about Infante’s alleged underage drinking and other issues, according to a memorandum written in 2012 by New York City school officials who investigated the relationship.

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According to The New York Times, Infante subsequently paid child support and sometimes visited Barahona’s home, but otherwise kept a distance.

(Reporting by Gina Cherelus; Editing by Frances Kerry; Editing by Daniel Wallis)

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The View’s Meghan McCain blows up on Tom Steyer: ‘I hate that guy — he should drop the hell out’

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Conservative co-host Meghan McCain blasted Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer Tuesday, noting he's taking votes away from former Vice President Joe Biden.

In a panel discussion about the presidential candidates with "Shark Tank" hosts Mark Cuban and Kevin O'Leary, "The View" co-hosts asked about Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and his compliments for former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. O'Leary said that he has a home in Miami, Florida where it isn't acceptable to even mention Castro's name, much less defend him.

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‘Don’t put handcuffs on’: Body camera footage shows Orlando police arresting 6-year-old for ‘tantrum’

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The Orlando Police Department has released footage of a 6-year-old girl being arrested.

According to The Tampa Bay Times, Kaia Rolle was being read a story when officers showed up to arrest her after she had a "tantrum" earlier in the day.

The arrest occurred at Lucious and Emma Nixon Academy on Sept. 19, 2019. Rolle's family shared body camera footage with the Orlando Sentinel this week.

“What are those for?” Rolle asks the officer, referring to zip ties used to handcuff suspects.

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Battle for Duncan Hunter’s former congressional seat turns into an ugly GOP slugfest

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California, once a red state, has become increasingly Democratic in recent years: both of its U.S. senators are Democrats (Dianne Feinstein and former 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris), and only six of California’s 53 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are held by Republicans. The Golden State lost one of its GOP congressmen after former Rep. Duncan D. Hunter Jr. pled guilty to a corruption charge and resigned, and Republicans are fighting it out in California’s 50th Congressional District over what used to be Hunter’s seat.

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