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State officials press ICE for information about raids

The executive order scrapped that policy. "The Obama administration's conception of "catch and release" was that those who didn't violate a "real law" wouldn't have to face immigration consequences", says Mark Krikorian, executive director of The Center for Immigration Studies , which favors stricter limits on immigration. Read More

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Peabody Murder Suspect to be Arraigned

Peabody Murder Suspect to be Arraigned

Another man, 45-year-old Michael Hebb, was arrested on February 20 and is being held without bail after pleading not guilty to two counts of first degree murder in the Peabody courthouse. Before Doughty was captured, police say he carjacked a vehicle outside of Hailey's Restaurant in Middleton on Wednesday night. Peabody officials, meanwhile, have condemned the bungalow at 19 Farm Ave., where the bodies of Greenlaw and O'Connor were found in the basement. Read More

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Pia Wurtzbach reacts to the Oscars' 'Steve Harvey moment'

Pia Wurtzbach reacts to the Oscars' 'Steve Harvey moment'

The official Miss Universe Twitter account also couldn't help but offer the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences some advice, tagging them on Twitter with: "Have your people call our people - we know what to do. As anyone who watched the 2017 Academy Awards on Sunday night knows, Warren Beatty And Faye Dunaway made the embarrassing mistake of announcing La La Land as the victor of the 2017 Academy Award for Best Picture. Read More

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White House bars news outlets from press briefing

Reporters at the Associated Press and Time magazine walked out of the briefing when hearing that others had been barred from the session. Spicer delivered his message flanked by White House lawyers, who had advised him that encrypted messaging systems were a violation of the Federal Records Act, the site reported. Read More

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That's the Way the Party Crumbles

And don't get too happy". The race was so close between the two that it went to a second round of voting. His first motion as chairman was to appoint Ellison, his top rival for the post, as deputy chairman. The threat by OJ Simpson counsel and Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz to leave the party if Ellison won did not appear to have a substantial effect on voters. Read More

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Police Investigate Bomb Threat at Anti-Defamation League in San Francisco

The bomb threat in San Francisco is the latest among a series of threats made to Jewish centers and cemeteries in recent days. This is the second time the ADL has been targeted in one week. "Actions speak louder than words", he continued. Since the beginning of the year, there have been about 90 threats. SCN is an affiliate of the Jewish Federations of North America that advises Jewish groups and institutions on security. Read More

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2 killed, 1 injured in small airplane crash on Long Island

2 killed, 1 injured in small airplane crash on Long Island

Investigators haven't said who was on the private Navion F aircraft, but that the three people on board were practicing takeoffs and landings, when something happened in the plane, and the aircraft crashed into trees beyond the runway. The rescuers could not reach the other two occupants because of the fire. Arieh Narkunski, 64, of Brooklyn, and Robert A. Wilkie, 65, of Hempstead, died Sunday. Read More

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Break the NFL Combine 40 record, win your own island

Break the NFL Combine 40 record, win your own island

Adidas has made a decision to try and spice up the 40 yard dash even more by offering an island (seriously) to anyone who can beat the record of 4:24 in their new cleats. You shouldn't miss the athletes who decide to sport the cleats, as they feature a flamboyant cheetah-like pattern. The tight ends will not get the same type as the receivers or running backs, but this class could end up having a big impact in 2016. Read More

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Trump Warns Health Care System Will 'Implode' Unless Fixed

Trump Warns Health Care System Will 'Implode' Unless Fixed

The president's first major meeting with governors came as Congress prepares to fufill a main Trump campaign promise by repealing and replacing the health care law. Under the Affordable Care Act, the Cadillac tax imposes a 40 percent excise tax on employer plans exceeding $10,200 in premiums per year for individuals and $27,500 for families. Read More

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Small plane crashes into two homes in California

Small plane crashes into two homes in California

A small plane carrying four people crashed into a home Monday in Riverside, California, authorities told NBC News. Payne had no information on injuries or casualties, but said the plane hit two homes. A Riverside home remained a smoking shell after a plane crashed into it on February 27, 2017. Debris was strewn across its front yard, video from the scene and Sky5 showed. Read More

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WEEKEND WEATHER: 5 cm of snow, rain and sun

WEEKEND WEATHER: 5 cm of snow, rain and sun

Monday: Partly cloudy with a low around 54. There is also a 30 percent chance of rain throughout the night as the temperatures drop in the low 40s. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. Read More

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Gaping partisan divide evident as leaders discuss House Trump-Russia investigation

Gaping partisan divide evident as leaders discuss House Trump-Russia investigation

A few minutes later another reporter asked, "So the Federal Bureau of Investigation specifically told you that they have found no contacts between any Trump associates and Russian officials". "There are people on both sides strictly interested in seeing where the facts take us". "But not every contact is improper". Democrats have claimed that Russian security services, personally directed by President Vladimir Putin, interfered in the United States presidential election to help Trump, ... Read More

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Ohio reviews since 2011 find 126 non-citizens have voted

Ohio reviews since 2011 find 126 non-citizens have voted

Husted announced the findings in a news release February 27. If the the state review is accurate, it means that fewer than one-tenth of one percent of voters were non-citizens who cast illegals ballots in recent OH election. However, the White House has yet to approve Husted's request. A follow-up letter will be sent to any individuals that still remain on the rolls after 30 days. Read More

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Minnesota officer pleads not guilty in shooting death of Philando Castile

Minnesota officer pleads not guilty in shooting death of Philando Castile

Yanez, a St. Anthony police officer, was charged November 16 in the killing of Philando Castile, 32, during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights on July 6. Yanez became a licensed police officer in 2011 and joined the St. Anthony police force about four years ago. Audio recordings, NBC News reported a year ago, also revealed the cop pulled the auto over because Castile and his girlfriend: "just look like people that were involved in a robbery". Read More

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Sen. Markey Leads Charge Against Privacy Rule Rollback

Pai has himself signaled that if the commission does not vote on the item by March 2, it will be stayed on delegated authority at the bureau level, something Pai has criticized about the FCC process under the previous chairman, but which will be the only way to keep the data security rule from going into effect March 2 absent either a vote or a bureau-level stay. Read More

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Justice Department Will Withdraw From Texas Voter ID Law Challenge

Justice Department Will Withdraw From Texas Voter ID Law Challenge

Texas enacted the strict voter ID law in 2011, and it has been tied up in court battles ever since. The outside civil rights groups that are part of the case will press on without the support of Sessions' Justice Department. A 2013 Supreme Court ruling sprung Texas and other states with a history of discrimination from that list. "Thus, there is no reason for the Court or the parties to devote additional time and resources to arguing the discriminatory goal claim on the current briefing and ... Read More

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Conservative Republicans could nix Obamacare: Kasich

Conservative Republicans could nix Obamacare: Kasich

The president previewed his speech Tuesday night to a joint session of Congress in his remarks to the governors, saying he would lower taxes, increase defense spending, drive down crime and improve infrastructure. Because most GOP House members represent such heavily Republican districts, they may be less susceptible to the pressure they are facing this week from groups warning against Obamacare repeal. Read More

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Judge approves out-of-town jurors for Cosby trial

Judge approves out-of-town jurors for Cosby trial

Montgomery County Common Pleas Judge Steven O'Neill granted a defense motion ordering that jurors will come from another county for the trial, but denied the request for change of venue, or where the case will be tried. The defense has also suggested importing a jury from another county, which prosecutors do not oppose. The judge said that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court would select the new county from which jurors would be picked, in keeping with state law. Read More

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Reported Threat Causes Evacuation of Jewish Day School in Broward County

Three centers in Staten Island, New York, were evacuated, as were centers in North Carolina and Florida, and a school in Maryland. Last week on Monday, at least 10 Jewish were targeted with bomb threats in a single day. The director of the Birmingham JCC, which was targeted for the third time already, told local media the threats were "very hard, very challenging, very fearful". Read More

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President Trump speaks at Conservative Political Action Conference

Trump is the first sitting president to attend CPAC in his first year in office since Ronald Reagan. I saw one story recently where they said "nine people have confirmed". Eighty-six percent of those polled approved of Trump's job so far as president , according to the Washington Times/CPAC poll released Saturday. "No matter the colour of the blood we bleed, it's the same red blood as the great, great patriots", Mr Trump said. Read More

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