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Map: A Day Without Immigrants protests around the Bay Area

Map: A Day Without Immigrants protests around the Bay Area

Protesters at the Day Without An Immigrant event. Ideal will pay its employees during its closure. Others said this was a chance to round up and deport illegal immigrants. "I do believe we're in a moment that we need inclusion more than ever", Andres told Wusa9. The nurses and staff in his Beverly Hills office are staying home Thursday. Read More

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Pat Toomey meets with Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorusch

Toomey described Colorado's Gorsuch as an "eminently qualified" jurist with "unquestioned integrity and extraordinary intellect". "Judge Gorsuch and I had an engaging and productive meeting", Portman, R-Ohio, said in a statement. "Gorsuch also has an unacceptable record of putting powerful corporate interests above the rights of workers and ordinary people", said Wade Henderson, head of the leadership conference. Read More

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Outdoor Retailer To Leave Salt Lake City

GU Energy Labs said Wednesday that it was joining the number of outdoor brands pulling out of the biannual Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City over Utah lawmakers' opposition to policies on public lands including the designation of the Bears Ears National Monument. Read More

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Trump Chooses Former NLRB Member Alexander Acosta for Labor

According to NBC News , while Democrats staunchly opposed Puzder's nomination because of his opposition to raising the minimum wage, in addition to his restaurants' racy ads, it was ultimately Senate Republicans that killed the nomination. While there isn't necessarily a lot known about Acosta's view of labor unions, his involvement in the NLRB from 2002 to 2003 gives us a hint about how he feels about the American worker. Read More

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Trump Inks Revocation Of Stream Protection Rule

Trump Inks Revocation Of Stream Protection Rule

Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and 28 others in filing the resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act in the Senate. The regulation was filed in the final days of President Barack Obama's presidency. Trump said the resolution would "eliminate another awful job-killing rule" and would help save thousands of American jobs in the mining industry. " This is a major threat to your jobs and we're going to get rid of this threat ", he said. Read More

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Bodies Found In Search of Two Teens

Police say in a press release the man was using the trails around the time Abigail "Abby" Williams and Liberty "Libby" German were walking. Indiana State Police are serving a search warrant at a home in Delphi in connection with tips they have received about the death of two young girls earlier this week. Read More

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Horse genitals seized from luggage of women arriving in US

Horse genitals seized from luggage of women arriving in US

That includes 13 pounds of horse genitals that one of the women claimed were for medicinal purposes. The horse meat was hidden in juice boxes, Customs and Border Protection said. The two women were released and were not criminally charged. Horse meat is prohibited from entering the country unless the traveler has an official government horse meat certification from the country of origination. Read More

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Federal agents raid state Sen. Carlos Uresti's San Antonio law office

Bates founded the company to trade "frac sand", which is used in hydraulic fracturing to extract oil and gas from shale rock. Several of the company's executives already have been indicted on fraud charges . Uresti wore many hats at the company, serving as general counsel for the fourth quarter of 2014. The newspaper has reported that Uresti is facing a grand jury investigation into possible public corruption charges related to his involvement with the company. Read More

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Oroville Dam: Feds order California to design 'immediate' repairs

Thousands of homes sit abandoned in the Feather River Valley below California's Lake Oroville Dam, as officials race to fix the dam's damaged spillways . Following recent precipitation events, which had filled the lake nearly to bursting, the main spillway was being used to let water run off over the weekend, when a growing hole in the concrete made it nearly unusable. Read More

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Black Caucus trolls Trump with 'sad' tweet about unanswered letter

The Congressional Black Caucus is a bipartisan group of African American House and Senate members. Democrats are both flummoxed and frustrated by many of Trump's cabinet picks, some of whom, like Sessions, have records that are seemingly contrary to the mission of the agencies they've been chosen to lead, or who like DeVos, are also woefully unfamiliar with their agency's key issues, policies and laws. Read More

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Chris Christie blasts Phillies, says they 'suck', calls Citizens Bank Park 'unsafe'

Chris Christie blasts Phillies, says they 'suck', calls Citizens Bank Park 'unsafe'

Check out the Twitter video below showing Christie dissing the Phils, who, the last time I checked, won a World Series more recently than the Mets. "They're an angry, bitter fanbase". "That's what ya gotta believe". Christie held nothing back here. When the topic turned to the Phillies and their use of the Tug McGraw "Ya Gotta Believe" slogan inside the team's Clearwater, Florida facility, Christie had quite the response. Read More

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Trump falsely claims biggest electoral win since Reagan

When told later in the news conference by NBC's Peter Alexander that information was false, Trump did not defend the argument, which he has made repeatedly in recent days, but said he was "talking about Republicans ". Former President Bill ClintonBill ClintonTrump falsely claims he got biggest Electoral College win since Reagan Poll: Trump's approval rating at 39 percent 10 members resign from Trump panel on Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders MORE also received more electoral votes than ... Read More

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SC man planned attack 'in the spirit of Dylann Roof'

On Jan. 12, McDowell had a meeting at a Myrtle Beach motel with an undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation employee who he believed handled problems for the Aryan Nations. McDowell faces a felony firearm possession charge, the NY Daily News reported . "I want something where I can say, "I f--ing did that".me personally". Read More

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Meadows backs Obamacare replacement plan

After much campaign talk about repealing the law in the first days of the Trump administration , some moderate Republicans are now wary of rapidly gutting the program without an alternative in place. Sanford said he believes the legislation is the most free market plan out there and is what "many conservatives call 'true north'". Thirteen states that voted for President Trump in the November election had Medicaid expanded under the ACA, including the majority of the "swing states", that ... Read More

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Police serve first-degree murder warrant in case of missing Boulder mom

Police serve first-degree murder warrant in case of missing Boulder mom

Wednesday. Densmore, 32, was arrested on suspicion of violating a custody order. OKMULGEE - Human remains were found in a dumpster at a gas station outside a Wal-Mart store in Okmulgee on Wednesday afternoon. "Time is of the essence", said Boulder Police spokeswoman Shannon Cordingly. The arrest of Densmore and locating of Mead's daughter occurred the same day that an adult female's human remains were located in Okmulgee. Read More

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Edwards blasts GOP House for lack of budget plan

Edwards blasts GOP House for lack of budget plan

Another meeting was planned for Wednesday, as the special session called by Edwards to eliminate the budget gap reaches its third day. It is unclear how much support Henry's plan will get in the more conservative House versus the Senate. The governor rejected this House leadership proposal Tuesday morning, with his staff calling it a non-starter in interviews. House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, is circulating another idea that would cut into protected funds, forcing reductions ... Read More

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ICE detains domestic violence victim in court

ICE detains domestic violence victim in court

According to court documents, Gonzalez had been deported from the United States at least six times , most recently on January 23, 2016 through the Eagle Pass port of entry. Bernal is not alone in those these fears. Whether the courthouse stakeout was indeed an isolated incident remains unclear. The El Paso Times reported that her offense appeared to be coming to the country illegally after being deported. Read More

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Gorsuch nomination hearings start on March 20

He's met with dozens of senators who have nothing but positive things to say. The hearing is expected to last three to four days, with opening statements followed by extended questioning from lawmakers and testimony by experts. "I believe he will apply the law and the U.S. Constitution as they are written", Toomey said. If confirmed, Gorsuch would fill the seat left vacant by the death of conservative justice Antonin Scalia, who died a year ago in the middle of the presidential election ... Read More

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Hardin County jailer arrested over fight with deputy

Hardin County jailer arrested over fight with deputy

Deputy Jailer Joe Funk, seen initially sitting at his desk behind a glass, walks out to confront Sheriff's Deputy Clennon Smith, who is holding a bag in his hand. After a momentary truce, things get heated once again as the two men resume their brawl. Funk responded by allegedly throwing it back at Smith. Now Funk is facing charges of menacing, resisting arrest, and assault. Read More

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DACA recipient Daniel Ramirez sues U.S. over his arrest

DACA recipient Daniel Ramirez sues U.S. over his arrest

Medina's lawyers said he lived in California until last month, when he moved to Washington to get a better-paying job that could help support his 3-year-old son. It's true that all grants of DACA indicate that it can be revoked at any time , she said. "They shouldn't be very anxious", he said during an interview with ABC News. Read More

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Search halted for 2 snowmobilers who broke through lake ice

State Police said Wednesday that any further developments will be announced by the New York State Police. Jonathan Ryan, 32, of Shoreham and Brandon Barrett, 23, of Benson were reported missing on Thursday, Feb. Both men are experienced snowmobilers with knowledge of the lake. A search launched Sunday turned up a snowmobile's tracks on the ice and two helmets in the lake. Read More

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IRS Walks Back Individual Mandate Requirement To Ease ACA Burdens On Taxpayers

The IRS has quietly let tax preparers and makers of tax prep software know that the agency will not summarily reject 2016 tax returns that fail to reveal whether the taxpayer had health insurance during the tax year. But following the president's executive order, the IRS will now process returns without the coverage information, so they are "not systemically rejected, allowing them to be processed and minimizing burden on taxpayers, including those expecting a refund", the IRS said . Read More

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Lawsuit aims to force USDA to repost scrubbed animal welfare records

Lawsuit aims to force USDA to repost scrubbed animal welfare records

The recently disappeared reports include information about SeaWorld, dog breeders and puppy mills, zoos, circuses (including Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus) and taxpayer-funded animal testing labs, among others. Menendez said Monday that the public is entitled to the information and that posting it creates greater transparency, accountability and enforcement of animal cruelty laws. Read More

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Clinton campaign manager on Trump: 'Parallels to Watergate here are eerie'

Trump's attempt to discredit the media not only referenced " fake news media", but also called the Russian communication report "conspiracy theories". "The parallels to Watergate here are eerie, I have to say", he said. There is no evidence the campaign colluded with Russians to affect the election, but both President Obama and then-candidate Trump were briefed on the communications, according to the New York Times . Read More

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