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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...]

Yale University renames Calhoun College to Grace Hopper College

Yale University renames Calhoun College to Grace Hopper College Instead, the former Calhoun College , an undergraduate resident college on the Ivy League campus, would be renamed after another distinguished Yale alumni and trailblazing computer scientist, Grace Murray Hopper , the university's publication Yale News reported. [Full Article...]

Peru says wanted ex-president likely in United States, may flee to Israel

On Friday, Peru asked American authorities for help in detaining and extraditing Toledo after learning he was in San Francisco and meant to go to Israel, where his wife holds dual-citizenship. Toledo was in France last week and absent from the hearing. Toledo's lawyer said he did not know Toledo's whereabouts and declined further comment. [Full Article...]

Kmart & Sears Will No Longer Sell Trump Products

Nordstrom was the first major retailer to announce it would stop carrying Trump's products, citing the brand's performance. Neither stocked Trump Home merchandise in brick-and-mortar stores, though Sears Holdings said the products could still be available "online via third-party Marketplace vendors". [Full Article...]

Double standard apparent in opponents' attacks on Betsy DeVos

Dr. Jason Glass said new Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has an "ideological agenda that is not in the best interest of public schools". One protester was arrested for assaulting a police officer, according to the news story. Like her predecessors, DeVos will be limited in her ability to push her agenda. WJLA reports that she did eventually get into the school. " Great teachers and leaders... [Full Article...]

North Carolina Democrats Introduce Bill To Repeal HB2

North Carolina Democrats Introduce Bill To Repeal HB2 Leaders at both schools have spoken out against the bill; both Roy Williams and Mike Krzyzewski denounced it in recent days (they've done so in the past as well); and a recent survey from Public Policy Polling shows Carolina fans and Duke fans are both about equally united in opposition to HB2. [Full Article...]

New York, Boston close schools ahead of snowstorm

Meanwhile, New York's Big Three airports-John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport-are also being heavily impacted by Niko. As per reports , at least a foot of snow was recorded in the states of New York , Maine , Connecticut , Massachusetts , Rhode Island , and New Hampshire . [Full Article...]

Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall to cost $21 billion

Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall to cost $21 billion A barrier along the border with Mexico could be ready in 2020, but it won't be cheap, according to a leaked Department of Homeland Security report seen by Reuters . Mr Trump told law enforcement officials this week: "The wall is getting designed right now". A spokeswoman from the Department of Homeland Security said the department does "not comment on or confirm the potential existence ... [Full Article...]

Person behind anti-Semitic incident at CMU not a student, won't be charged

Person behind anti-Semitic incident at CMU not a student, won't be charged The group didn't identify the member who placed the card in the bag. He added that this is not what Michigan University is as a campus and such hurtful, offensive language is not consisten with their values and standards. Flynn said the card came from a printed page of pre-designed Valentine's Day card memes, and that the member who shared the card didn't create it. Central Michigan University's... [Full Article...]

Search intensifies for pair after killing spree on Gulf Coast

Search intensifies for pair after killing spree on Gulf Coast Mary Rice was charged with capital murder in the death of Peggy Phillips Boz. . She will also face a first-degree capital murder charge for the death of Kayla Crocker in Beluah, which is in Escambia County, that occurred on February 6, during a home invasion. [Full Article...]

Former Knicks player Charles Oakley gets in fight at game

Oakley grew more agitated, poking a security guard in the head then shoving another before he was dragged out. Well, this livened ESPN's Wednesday Night Basketball broadcast up considerably! Fans chanted "Oakley! Oakley!" in support of the former power forward. [Full Article...]

Platteville Chancellor shares thoughts on Gov. Walker's budget address

That is an about face for the Governor, who in previous budgets has slashed public education funding to the tune of about $1 billion. Rep. Dave Murphy (R-Greenville) and Rep. State lawmakers will spend at least the next several months debating the budget and putting their own stamp on the plan. "We need to understand the hole he dug is still not filled up", Wachs said. [Full Article...]

Did Kellyanne Conway just violate federal law on Fox News?

Did Kellyanne Conway just violate federal law on Fox News? Ms Trump ran a clothing and jewellery business bearing her name, in addition to other work for the Trump Organisation. At today's briefing, the second question went to Fox News's John Roberts who asked about the issue: "Do you believe she crossed an ethical line? ". [Full Article...]


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