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Fact check: Trump claim on murders by unauthorized immigrants

Fact check: Trump claim on murders by unauthorized immigrants

In many cases, immigrants convicted of crimes are released from federal custody because of a Supreme Court ruling that prevents indefinite detention if their countries will not accept them back. At present, the link between Voice and this weekly comprehensive list is only through Trump's quote in his address: "I have ordered the Department of Homeland Security". Read More

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Iraqi forces capture key Mosul bridge

Despite news of ISIS losing out on its territories in Iraq and Syria, U.S. military leaders have warned that the militant group might turn into a more classic insurgency once it loses Raqqa and Mosul, which means that the broader fight could go on till years. Read More

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Two Officers Shot, Neighborhood on Lockdown

Turner said Cortez's wife is at his side and he was able to speak with her. The chief asked residents in surrounding neighborhoods - those south of Bellfort Avenue, west of S. A shelter-in-place warning was issued for the area. A second suspect remains at large. Neighbors are being told by officers to lock their doors and windows in the affected area. Read More

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Democratic women will wear white to Trump's congressional address

Democratic women will wear white to Trump's congressional address

The Women's Working Group planned on attending the speech, which will commence Tuesday evening at... White, purple, and gold were the official colors of the National Women's Party and the suffragist movement. "In just his first days, [Trump] and congressional Republicans have made it a priority to attack a woman's constitutional right to an abortion and instilled terror in immigrant mothers, daughters, and wives", said Chu. Read More

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Donald Trump humiliates USA media yet again

Donald Trump humiliates USA media yet again

While $54 billion would represent a more than 10 percent increase in the base military budget (which doesn't include the extra money it receives for overseas operations), it's massive compared to what the federal government spends on many social, science, environmental, and cultural programs-some of which could be on the chopping block. Read More

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Trump Expected to Raise Immigration Reform in Address to Congress - White House

Trump Expected to Raise Immigration Reform in Address to Congress - White House

The travel ban has been blocked for now by the courts, but the White House indicated it will issue a new order this week meant to resolve the legal issues - while not modifying its ultimate intent. It's unclear if he will discuss immigration policy. And they really, really don't believe in amnesty - or compromise. Asked by George Stephanopoulos if he was open to a path to citizenship for DREAMers, Trump said yes - once they leave the country and come back, which is a nonstarter for many ... Read More

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Fires, tornado potential among severe weather risks Tuesday in eastern Oklahoma

Despite the season, the ingredients necessary for thunderstorm formation; moisture, instability and lift will be present in our atmosphere. Warm air in front of a line of storms expected to reach the Great Lakes region Wednesday morning will be the cause of Tuesday and Wednesday's above-normal temperatures in New Jersey, according to Dave Robinson, state climatologist at Rutgers University. Read More

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Pilot dead in small plane crash

Pilot dead in small plane crash

State police said troopers and the Air Wing responded to the scene. The FAA and the NTSB are investigating. The pilot has been identified as Alan Lavender. "We looked outside and saw all the smoke", Petrillo said. The building is part of a development directly across the Merrimack River from the airport. Read More

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Obama, Michelle ink book deal with Penguin Random House

US first lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks during a ceremony honoring the 2017 School Counselor of the Year in the East Room of the White House January 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. Bill Clinton was paid $15m for his memoir My Life , while George W Bush was given an estimated $10m for his book Decision Points . Some of the money the former First Couple earn from their book will go to their Obama Foundation, which is overseeing the fundraising for the construction and endowment of their ... Read More

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De Blasio to call for 90 new homeless shelters

Former Mayor David Dinkins also meant to build one or two homeless shelters here for about 100 people and even found 19 sites in the borough the city considered appropriate locations for them. Any new housing development will face pushback on Staten Island, but expanding the borough's capacity to shelter homeless is a particular challenge. Read More

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Police searching for missing Yakima toddler

Police searching for missing Yakima toddler

Monday night officers say the child's parents got into an argument about who should have the child. BREAKING UPDATE 7:04AM- "Manuel Mendoza was taken into custody around 0545 near Lincoln Ave and Clarke Ave". Manuel Mendoza, age 23 and Jessica Mendoza, age 24. Mendoza, 23, reportedly broke down the back door about 11:30 p.m. Monday and took the child at gunpoint. Read More

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Education Secretary DeVos Stirs More Controversy With Historically Black Colleges, Universities Statement

Education Secretary DeVos Stirs More Controversy With Historically Black Colleges, Universities Statement

On Twitter , many also questioned the validity of DeVos' statement, including Sen. On Monday night, DeVos released a statement calling historically black colleges "real pioneers when it comes to school choice ". To somehow frame these black colleges and universities as beacons of choice, she had to have known that they gave prosperity because they were the only choice that black people in the United States had to go to college or university before 1960 without getting hosed down or ... Read More

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Trump grades himself a 'C' for messaging

Trump grades himself a 'C' for messaging

Trump said he would give himself 'an A in terms of what I've actually done, but in terms of messaging, I'd give myself a C or a C-plus'. But when they make stories up, when they create sources, cause I believe that sometimes they don't have sources, you know, the sources don't exist, sometimes they do exist, I'm not saying all sources, but I do believe that a lot of the sources are made up. Read More

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GOP congressman says no room for compromise in repealing Obamacare

GOP congressman says no room for compromise in repealing Obamacare

If there is one thing they agree on it is the unprecedented uncertainty over the future of Obamacare and an increasingly significant portion of the US economy. "What we are seeking as states, as Republican governors, is more control to have a better handle on cost". In Michigan, premiums for individual coverage plans for the current year went up almost 17% while the number of insurers offering plans on the marketplaces dropped. Read More

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Paul Ryan Sees Trump 'As More Of A Chairman'

Paul Ryan Sees Trump 'As More Of A Chairman'

But Republicans are staring down angry protests over the Affordable Care Act, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, John Cornyn, is pushing back on Trump's border wall in certain parts of his home state of Texas, and conservatives aren't fond of Ryan's proposed tax hike on imports to pay for tax reform. Read More

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Trump Administration Indicates Plans to Increase Enforcement of Recreational Marijuana Laws

A 2016 study conducted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that states with legal medical marijuana had 25 percent fewer opioid-related deaths than states that still prohibit medical marijuana. Currently, 29 states have some sort of legalized marijuana. Trump has offered mixed messages on marijuana policy, but has generally said he supports states' rights on the issue. Read More

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US News and World Report says MA is America's best state

News and World Report editor Brian Kelly in a statement. Although Massachusetts ranked near the top for elementary through high school education, it ranked 20 in higher education. 1, followed by New Hampshire at No. 2 and Maryland at No. 8. MA also ranked seventh in crime, 19th in infrastructure, and 47th in affordability-its worst grade. Read More

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Strong Storms Possible Wednesday

There is a slight chance of t-storms by late afternoon which will increase Tuesday evening and overnight as a cold front moves through. The storms may pack a punch with damaging winds and heavy rain. We could see a passing shower. A "clipper" will approach New England from the west. However, the GFS model brings snow into CT during the morning hours and it continues during the afternoon. Read More

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Reward in killings of 2 in teenage girls nears $100K

Reward in killings of 2 in teenage girls nears $100K

The Indiana State Police Alliance (ISPA) has established an account for donations to the Delphi Reward Fund. Checks should be made payable to the Indiana State Police Alliance Foundation. Anyone with information in the case should call the Delphi Murder Tip Line at 1-844-459-5786. In addition to the reward increasing, investigators relocated on Saturday from Delphi's municipal building to the Carroll County REMC building. Read More

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Crawfish are in demand right during Mardi Gras

Crawfish are in demand right during Mardi Gras

Float riders toss beads during the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. It's time to let your hair down and party! It is also known as Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day, and is traditionally a day for using up rich and indulgent foods such as eggs, milk and butter in a final feast before Lent begins. Read More

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Watch The Voice season 12 premiere online

The Voice USA 2017 Season 12 premieres on Monday , February 27, at 8 pm EST / 10 ET/PT / 06:30 am IST ( Tuesday ) on NBC . Did Connie Britton just figure out a way to come back to life on Nashville?! "He [Levine] used to come to my shows!" If the effect that JChosen had on the four judges continues for the rest of this season on The Voice , I'm actually afraid that judge Alicia Keys will dissolve into a puddle of goo. Read More

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Trump Will Skip White House Press Dinner

Trump Will Skip White House Press Dinner

The immediate reaction from Republicans was mixed, with prominent defense hawks like Sen. The Democrats will likely seek increases in domestic spending in exchange for a large hike in national security spending, he said. DPW has also said it's delaying taking control over USA ports. Trump's administration has not yet detailed how much money it will ask Congress to spend in total or where the cuts would occur. Read More

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Bomb Threat Evacuates Jewish Community Center

Bomb Threat Evacuates Jewish Community Center

Hermann said the JCC notified Baltimore County police and that authorities believe the threats are similar to other threats JCCs around the country have received. Police entered the building and cleared it, she said. "Actions speak louder than words". The burial ground has been in use since the mid-1800s by the Pennsylvania city's Jewish community. Read More

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