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Department of Homeland Security releases expansive new deportation policies

The memos further call for the immediate building of a border wall between the United States and Mexico - a key Trump campaign promise - and the hiring of 5,000 Border Patrol agents and 10,000 ICE agents. Kelly said that the January 27 order, which has been halted by a court challenge, was designed as a "temporary pause" to allow him to "see where our immigration and vetting system has gap... [Full Article...]

Bomb threats phone-in to 11 Jewish community centers

Bomb threats phone-in to 11 Jewish community centers Patrick Whitaker of the Whitefish Bay Police Department. The Executive Director of the JCC of Greater Buffalo, Richard Zakalik, emailed a letter out to its members notifying the community of the bomb threat and the actions taken to make sure everyone was safe. [Full Article...]

Adolf Hitler's portable phone sold at auction

Adolf Hitler's portable phone sold at auction According to the auction house, the Russians found the phone in Hitler's Berlin bunker after his suicide when the Germans surrendered in 1945. The Siemens phone also has a swastika and NSDAP eagle inscribed above Hitler's name and is "unequaled in historic importance". [Full Article...]

Possible tornado reported in San Antonio; more than 100 homes damaged

Possible tornado reported in San Antonio; more than 100 homes damaged A survey team from the National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado struck a residential area, around 5 miles north of downtown San Antonio , between Sunday night and Monday morning. A second tornado touched down on the northeast side of the city later Monday morning, damaging at least 30 homes, some of them were destroyed. More than 100 homes have been damaged (some, it appears, irrepar... [Full Article...]

Whittier Police Officer Dead, 1 Officer Injured In Shootout With Suspect

Whittier Police Officer Dead, 1 Officer Injured In Shootout With Suspect Corina said police believe the suspect is a gang member who the officers did not know. "It's extremely tragic", Corina said. The officers, who had not yet been identified, approached the suspected gunman's vehicle completely unaware that it was stolen. [Full Article...]

Thousands to protest in United Kingdom as MPs debate Donald Trump's state visit

Protests against the President as well as support for migrants are set to take place in Manchester, Liverpool, Nottingham, Leicester, Brighton, Bristol, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh. "What we have got to do is look at what is going to be most helpful for Britain, for its future policy and development". He said: "We believe it is absolutely right that we should use all the tools at our... [Full Article...]

Man with rifle and spray paint sparks weird standoff in Oakland

Man with rifle and spray paint sparks weird standoff in Oakland He later died in the hospital, reports CBS San Francisco Bay Area News. Enjaian graduated from UCLA in 2008 and from University of Michigan Law School in 2013. At one point, he was spraying obscene graffiti on homes and cars including a penis on a auto parked on the street. He remains hospitalized in serious condition, Watson said. [Full Article...]

Southland Residents Brace For More Rain

Southland Residents Brace For More Rain About 300 flights were delayed or cancelled at Los Angeles International Airport, and dozens more in San Francisco and other parts of the region. A large 20-foot-deep sinkhole that swallowed two vehicles in North Laurel Canyon Blvd, in Los Angeles , is cordoned-off on February 18, 2017 , after a powerful storm hit southern California. [Full Article...]

Temps teeter around record highs

Temps teeter around record highs Denver residents can look forward to more warm weather this week, with only a small chance of moisture on Sunday, before the possibility of snow on Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. A weak cold front with slide through the Delaware Valley later today, bringing a cooler air mass back in for President's Day. Throughout the month, temperatures have been 7.4 degrees higher than no... [Full Article...]

Benefit set for families of 2 slain IN teenage girls

Benefit set for families of 2 slain IN teenage girls Residents in a small in city where two teenage girls were slain this week are planning a weekend benefit for the girls' families. It was open to only close friends and family members. The mayor said that the city's people will likely "continue to carry on, but with increased vigilance and more acute awareness of their surroundings in the interim". [Full Article...]

Amtrak officer is charged with murder in shooting near Chicago's Union Station

Amtrak officer is charged with murder in shooting near Chicago's Union Station Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi has previously said Robertson was unarmed and had cash and narcotics on him. Family members pieced together Robertson's final moments after speaking with two of his travel companions, at least one of whom was later called to testify before a grand jury weighing criminal charges against the officers, Hopson said. [Full Article...]

Climate change skeptic Scott Pruitt confirmed as EPA Administrator

Climate change skeptic Scott Pruitt confirmed as EPA Administrator Pruitt's confirmation vote is scheduled to take place on Friday, but the ruling has prompted Democrats to call for a delay . The CMD said the office was "withholding thousands of emails relevant to the request and still failing to respond to CMD's eight other outstanding requests". [Full Article...]

The Congressional Black Caucus Responds To Donald Trump With One Perfect Tweet

Cummings had been set to meet with Trump regarding the price of prescription drugs, an issue the Democrat has repeatedly said he believes he can work with Trump on. "No I'm just a reporter", explained Ryan to Trump as one would a child. Trump had told Ryan that he meant to "do a lot of work" to combat inner-city blight. [Full Article...]

5 things to know about 'A Day Without Immigrants'

Andres said the strike movement builds on a feeling of increased hostility toward immigrants since President Trump took office. "They feel like they're being pushed aside". People from the Caribbean (10 percent), Central America (8 percent), South American (7 percent), the Middle East (4 percent), and sub-Saharan Africa (4 percent) make up the other large groups of immigrants. [Full Article...]

Who is R. Alexander Acosta, Trump's labor secretary pick?

Who is R. Alexander Acosta, Trump's labor secretary pick? Democrats were also against Puzder's potential appointment. Photo of Alexander Acosta from Florida International University's Twitter . He previously served as the first Hispanic assistant attorney general and as US attorney for the Southern District of Florida, as well as on the National Labor Relations Board. [Full Article...]

Drug catapult found at Arizona-Mexico border fence

Agents in the border town of Douglas, Ariz ., came to a fence and spotted several men on the Mexican side suddenly running away on February 10, officials said. Instead, they just installed a catapult to fling bundles of marijuana over the fence and into the United States, officials say. In September 2016 law enforcement officials in Mexico seized a vehicle outfitted with a cannon type device us... [Full Article...]

Mexican detained in United States despite work permit

Mexican detained in United States despite work permit Ramirez has protected status under DACA, which he initially received in 2014 and renewed in 2016, reported NPR . "When the ICE agents entered the home, they asked Mr. Despite his apparent reassurance, the arrest of Mr Ramirez has sparked concerns about the future of immigrants in the US. In addition, the order permits agents to arrest "removable aliens who.in the judgment of an immigration of... [Full Article...]

Toshiba Is $6.3 Billion in the Hole After Some Terrible Business Decisions

In 2015, Westinghouse bought an American construction company it had been using to build its various nuclear power plants in the US. Toshiba Corp has delayed its earnings release, including details of a multi-billion charge related to cost overruns at its US nuclear arm. [Full Article...]

Braves to acquire 3-time All-Star second baseman Brandon Phillip

The Atlanta-native Phillips is signed through the upcoming season. Phillips had the right to block any trades, but since he waived the provision with the trade, the Braves added a $500,000 assignment bonus if he's traded. He has a 2.20 career ERA in the minors, but most of that is in the lower levels. Cincinnati will include $ 14 million and receive minor league pitchers Andrew McKirahan a... [Full Article...]

KKK leader murdered by own family

The dispatch center received a call from a woman who was taking her family fishing that they had located a body near the Big River's bank. Malissa and Frank Ancona . The reason? They had no idea that 51-year-old Ancona was a missing person, his disappearance hadn't been reported yet. According to KMOV , police are investigating the death of Frank Ancona as a homicide , after he was fo... [Full Article...]


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