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White House denies report on rounding up immigrants

In 2006, former President George W. Bush called up 6,000 National Guard troops to California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. It was not immediately clear who authored the memo AP cited. It's possible it's a war of semantics; Press Secretary Sean Spicer has said it's not a White House document and has insisted the White House has no plans to ask governors to mobilize the National Guard to round up undocumented immigrants. Read More

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Jewish Reporter President Trump Told to "Sit Down" Discusses Heated Presser

Daily Stormer writer Eric Striker also praised Trump in an article headlined "Trump Dismisses "Anti-Semitism" Wolf-Crier, Identifies Fake Hate Crimes as Fake". There's been a report out that 48 bomb threats have been made against Jewish centers all across the country in the last couple of weeks. The FBI and the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division are reportedly investigating these incidents. Read More

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LA County Supervisors Order Inspection of Dams in Wake of Oroville Emergency

Debris removal from the diversion pool protects, safeguards and provides for the eventual re-operation of the Hyatt power plant at the base of the Oroville Dam , the nation's tallest dam. When they noticed the spillway damage, officials made a decision to evacuate 180,000 residents to keep them safe from overflowing water. It was reduced to 80,000 cubic feet of water per second late Thursday. Read More

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Boy, 5, critically injured in pit bull attack in Brooklyn

Boy, 5, critically injured in pit bull attack in Brooklyn

None of the officers were injured during the shootout, but one was taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens for observation, police said. Prosecutors did not have the details of Torres' prior arrests available. There had been a previous shooting in the neighborhood on Saturday. The officers then chased the man on-foot down an alleyway between two homes on Belmont Avenue, Monahan said. Read More

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Chaffetz asks DOJ inspector general to investigate Flynn leaks

Chaffetz asks DOJ inspector general to investigate Flynn leaks

Horowitz , the DOJ's inspector general. "Generally, collection activities by intelligence agencies are classified, as are the products that result from those activities", Chaffetz and Goodlatte wrote. "It's a criminal action, criminal act". "I think the standard is still the same", said Chaffetz, who helped lead a congressional investigation into the Benghazi terror attack that led to the disclosure of Hillary Clinton's classified email system. Read More

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Trump Claims "Dishonest Media" Fails To Report On "Incredible Progress"

The Trump administration proposes changes to the Obamacare individual insurance market that insurers welcome as a good start but that others say could raise consumers' out-of-pocket cost. "I didn't direct him, but I would have directed him because that's his job", he said. "This administration is running like a fine-tuned machine". In the course of a 76-minute press conference , Trump managed to utter the name of the woman who lost the presidential election in November a grand total of 11 ... Read More

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New Jersey governor Chris Christie: 'The Phillies suck'

New Jersey governor Chris Christie: 'The Phillies suck'

If you are a New York Mets fan then you're supposed to not like the Philadelphia Phillies. When jokingly told he may be ducking cheesesteaks the rest of his career, Christie replied, "Already am, buddy". The Bergen County prosecutor's office has already said it does not intend to pursue a case against Christie . Christie added that they did not talk about jobs, because who lets the Meatloaf Guy join their administration? "He said, 'I'm telling you the meat loaf is fabulous'". Read More

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Suspect arrested in shooting death of 11-year-old Chicago girl

Suspect arrested in shooting death of 11-year-old Chicago girl

Williams gets about three more blows to Jones' body before he is restrained by authorities. Jones declined to press charges against Williams in the attack, which is also common, Smith said . Takiya was "beautiful, loving and smart" and "everybody loved her", Patsy Holmes said. Takiya's family had urged people in the community to come forward with any information that could lead to an arrest. Read More

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Minneapolis Man Shot by Chicago Amtrak Police Officer Dies

Minneapolis Man Shot by Chicago Amtrak Police Officer Dies

Robertson was taking a bus from Memphis, Tennessee, to Minneapolis and was on a stopover in Chicago when the shooting occurred. Chicago police say they found cash and narcotics on Robertson, but no weapon. Fahy said Tankson is a father of three and is married to a firefighter. Robertson turned back to get a bag he had left behind, and when an Amtrak officer tried to stop Robertson he ran away, an attorney said. Read More

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Man with rifle sparks standoff with cops

Man with rifle sparks standoff with cops

The man had fired his rifle, but there are no reports of injuries. Initial reports came in around 9:20 a.m. As of about 10 a.m., CHP officials said that Oakland police had detained the suspect and the highway had reopened. Calls to an Oakland police spokeswoman were not returned Friday morning. Bishop O'Dowd High School was put on lockdown. The Oakland Zoo tells KTVU it's not on lockdown. Read More

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Storm Warning: Seal Beach Braces For Rain, Wind, Mountain Snow

It follows a quick-moving system Thursday that delivered modest rainfall totals, ranging from almost 2 inches in Venado in Sonoma County, 1.33 inches in the Santa Cruz Mountains and less than a half-inch in most cities. With soil already soaked from significant rainfall this winter, forecasters warned of the potential for flash floods and debris flows, especially near areas stripped bare by wildfires. Read More

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Doctors can ask patients about guns, Florida federal court rules

A federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that Floridadoctors can talk to patients about gun safety, declaring a law aimed at restricting such discussions a violation of the First Amendment's right to free speech. The law doesn't give doctors power to take guns away and patients are still free to refuse to answer questions about firearm ownership, just as they can when asked about sexual activity or drug use. Read More

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Crews Making Good Progress In Repairing Damaged Oroville Dam Spillway

Crews Making Good Progress In Repairing Damaged Oroville Dam Spillway

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said Wednesday that he didn't know exactly how many arrests deputies have made. Oroville Dam is the highest in the nation, and its reservoir is the second-largest in the state. Nearly 200,000 people remain under evacuation order. Public Utilities Director Halla Razak met with reporters at Lake Miramar , where an earthen dam completed in 1960 holds 100,000 acre-feet of water. Read More

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California drought: Rain falling across the state today

The record for one day of rain downtown is 5.88 inches on March 2, 1938. Forecasters say rain will also spread into Central California and up to the San Francisco Bay Area. On Thursday, rain and gusty winds will impact the morning commute as a front passes through the region. The winds are predicted to create "very steep seas" and waves over 10 feet, according to the morning forecast from the National Weather Service in Oxnard. Read More

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White House denies report of proposal to round up immigrants with military

United States President Donald Trump during his campaign promised the deportation of 11 million undocumented immigrants in the USA, which mainly consisted of immigrants from Mexico. "It is not a White House document". The Trump administration has focused on immigration policy early in its term of office. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement has already been escalating its efforts to locate and detain immigrants throughout the US since Trump took office on January 20, after which he ... Read More

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The stunning destruction at Oroville Dam and the work ahead

The Butte County Sheriff's Department cited "lower lake levels, further inspections, ongoing work to shore-up the Oroville Dam emergency spillway and updated weather forecasts" to announce the change at 1pm local time on Tuesday. Gov. Jerry Brown asked for roughly $162 million for cleanup from flooding, and cost estimates to fix the Oroville Dam's emergency spillway could run as high as $ 200 million . Read More

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Mexico Vows to Support DACA Dreamer Detained by Trump

When Daniel Ramirez Medina was arrested in Seattle last Friday it quickly became national news because Medina is a " dreamer ", i.e. he is registered under President Obama's Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Under DACA, foreign citizens brought to the country illegally as minors were protected from deportation and given a work permit, valid for two years after each renewal. Read More

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US media's dishonesty is out of control

Trump went on to say the press is "out of control" after reported leaks this week forced national security adviser Michael Flynn to resign. The US president appeared in a almost hour-long news conference this morning (NZ time), in which he told reporters their level of dishonesty was out of control. Read More

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Teen Subject Of Amber Alert Charged In Mom's Killing

Teen Subject Of Amber Alert Charged In Mom's Killing

In the hours after her mom's murder, Reeves reportedly ran to the home of her aunt, Kelli McMillan, and was accompanied by a younger sibling. The teen, who was part of a Monday Amber Alert cautioning she may be in "extreme danger", was detained at a juvenile center in connection with the death of 34-year-old Jamie M. Read More

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Madison announces fall dean's list

Madison announces fall dean's list

The UA Dean's and President's lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. To make the list, students must achieve a 3.25 grade point average and complete at least 14 credits. ■ William Hardy Brewer of Rocky Mount graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor's degree in management. Meghan A. Buggy was named to the president's list for the fall 2016 semester at Bentley University. Read More

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3 abortion-related bills up for debate Wednesday

3 abortion-related bills up for debate Wednesday

The procedure is similar to the dilation and extraction method, but the fetus comes out intact. A subsequent investigation by the Harris County District Attorney's office found no wrongdoing by Planned Parenthood. But a federal judge blocked the rule from being implemented last month after the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit at the end of 2016. Watson said the decision should be left to the mother. Read More

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Cold evening ahead for the Harrisburg area

Cold evening ahead for the Harrisburg area

Winds SW at 10 to 20 miles per hour. Humidity values are expected to drop to around 20 percent, and the southwest wind is expected to gust between 20 to 30 miles per hour today , according to the weather service. The cooler weather isn't expected to last long, and forecasters say most of Central Florida should be back in the 80s by Saturday . There is a chance for an isolated shower Sunday morning, with improving conditions throughout the day. Read More

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DREAMer Arrested As 'Self-Admitted Gang Member', Says ICE

DREAMer Arrested As 'Self-Admitted Gang Member', Says ICE

Ramirez on Monday filed a challenge to his detention - a writ of habeas corpus - arguing the arrest was a violation of his constitutional rights. "In granting Daniel DACA status, the federal government has twice determined - after intensive scrutiny - that he presents no threat to national security or public safety", said another one of Ramirez's attorneys, Theodore J. Read More

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Port Authority approves billions to fund these NY and NJ projects

Port Authority approves billions to fund these NY and NJ projects

The behavior "underscores the Hatfield and McCoy nature of how this agency operates", said John Wisniewski, a New Jersey assemblyman and candidate for governor. The Port Authority on Thursday approved a capital plan that includes funding toward building a new midtown bus terminal-but many questions linger about a replacement facility and the larger fate of the cross-Hudson commute. Read More

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Sen. Dick Durbin Reacts to Detention of Illegal Immigrant 'Dreamer' in Washington

Sen. Dick Durbin Reacts to Detention of Illegal Immigrant 'Dreamer' in Washington

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers "took Mr. Ramirez into custody based on his admitted gang affiliation and risk to public safety", said ICE spokeswoman Rose Richeson. Ramirez on Monday filed a challenge to his detention - a writ of habeas corpus - arguing the arrest was a violation of his constitutional rights. That claim could not be independently verified as Ramirez is in custody. Read More

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Man arrested in alleged Target bomb plot

He asked the source to place them on store shelves from NY to Florida and provided the source with a bag of gloves, mask and a license plate cover. The complaint says Barnett thought the explosions would cause Target stock prices to drop, allowing him to buy cheap shares in the company before it rebounded. Read More

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