• Trump administration tightens rules on deportation and detention
Trump administration tightens rules on deportation and detention

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly unveiled new policies on Tuesday that are aimed at detaining and deporting more immigrants in the USA illegally. Border Patrol, however, is assessing the southern border to identify requirements that will inform wall design decisions, DHS noted. People participate in a protested against President Donald Trum...

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  • Trump Doesn't Get to Decide if the Russia Story Is 'Fake News'
Trump Doesn't Get to Decide if the Russia Story Is 'Fake News'

Trump fired Yates at the end of January after she told Justice Department attorneys not to defend his executive order suspending the refugee program and temporarily restricting travel to the U.S. "I won with news conferences and probably speeches", the president told reporters. Tillerson, who has kept a low public profile since being sworn in, ...

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  • Newspaper review: Palestinian killed by Israeli soldiers laid to rest
Newspaper review: Palestinian killed by Israeli soldiers laid to rest

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met secretly with Arab rulers previous year to hear then USA secretary of state John Kerry pitch a regional peace plan, an Israeli newspaper reported on Monday. "I don't have to say that to the Jewish community in Singapore because you've been here for nearly two centuries and you have that entrepreneur...

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  • 'The Walking Dead': Reunited and it feels so good
'The Walking Dead': Reunited and it feels so good

Indeed. And we'll have to see what the character actually named Jesus has to say about such allusions. ("Changing again", she sighs, in the choppy, sing-song way of talking that distinguishes her people ... Predictably, Daryl is not a fan of this plan once he found out that the woman Richard planned to use as a sacrificial lamb for this...

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  • Trump Assails US Intelligence Agencies Amid Questions Over Russia
Trump Assails US Intelligence Agencies Amid Questions Over Russia

Mr Trump is said to favour Vice Admiral Robert Harward, a former Navy SEAL, according to a White House official. I would have directed him to do it if I thought he wasn't doing it. The decision was upheld by the Court of Appeals. He insisted that the roll-out was "perfect". Republican John McCain, chairman of the Senate armed services committ...

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  • Some UMN health officials anxious over impact of potential Obamacare repeal
Some UMN health officials anxious over impact of potential Obamacare repeal

Eliminating the mandate would cause the markets to collapse, Riley said . The individual insurance market will also see some shakeup. The plan , backed by Rep. But congressman Todd Rokita said other Americans saw their premiums go up, deductibles doubled, and were paying thousands of dollars into their health care - before getting any covera...

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  • Malaysia arrests 2nd suspect in North Korean's death
Malaysia arrests 2nd suspect in North Korean's death

After Kim Jong-il's death in 2011, Kim Jong-nam complained Kim Jong-un, who took over the North Korean leadership, was failing to treat him with respect and send him enough money, according to Cheong Seong-chang, an analyst at South Korea's Sejong Institute.

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  • Repealing and replacing Obamacare made easy
Repealing and replacing Obamacare made easy

Thursday's House GOP meeting was coming a day after the Trump administration took regulatory steps aimed at curbing Obama's law. Leading Republicans described some of their plans for remaking the nation's health care system to rank-and-file House members Thursday.

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  • A lurid tale of a North Korean family feud
A lurid tale of a North Korean family feud

Those women are at large, according to the outlet, which cited multiple South Korean government sources. The 33-year-old Jong Un was reportedly infuriated - and may have been behind two botched assassinations of Jong Nam in 2010 and 2011.

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  • USA arrests hundreds in immigration raids
USA arrests hundreds in immigration raids

He wrote that the targeted effort ended in the arrest of 680 immigrant fugitives , including criminals and gang members, under a federal deportation order. "Look, for people who have committed serious crimes, bank robbery, assault - yes, of course they should be deported". Although an ICE spokesperson told ThinkProgress via email that the enfo...

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  • UConn Women Win Historic 100th Game In A Row
UConn Women Win Historic 100th Game In A Row

It's UConn. It's not like they only beat Trident Tech the last 100 games. Those people are wrong. It's a remarkable achievement and proof of one of the greatest dynasties in the history of sports. But they do have the best team in the nation. "It's really a positive thing for our sport, and I wish it was something that was covered more". What...

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  • Flynn right to resign after Russian Federation revelations
Flynn right to resign after Russian Federation revelations

Henry Kissinger, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Brent Scrowcroft and Condoleezza Rice have helped shape their respective presidents' foreign policies . "The national security adviser of all the people that work with and for the President has to be absolutely trustworthy and truthful and apparently he wasn't and he paid the price for that".

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  • President Trump Is Angry About Leaks That Led to Michael Flynn's Resignation
President Trump Is Angry About Leaks That Led to Michael Flynn's Resignation

Flynn handed in his resignation late Monday after admitting he provided "incomplete information" about whether he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russian Federation with the ambassador to the U.S. Flynn's controversial phone call following reports of close Russian ties continues to tarnish the controversy-prone Trump administration. After month...

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  • US Department of Education misspells name and praises 'WEB DeBois'
US Department of Education misspells name and praises 'WEB DeBois'

Parents who want to send their children to religious or charter schools should pay for that choice with their own money, and keep their hands out of my pocket. About 3 percent are home-schooled , according to 2012 data, the latest available. "The fact that someone with no experience in public education other than working to subvert it is now goi...

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  • President Donald Trump to Meet With Canada's Prime Minister
President Donald Trump to Meet With Canada's Prime Minister

Trudeau noted the progress the two countries had made in the past on climate change and trade. Trump described the government's raids against the illegal migrants as "a stance of common sense". "We have fought and died together", said Trudeau , a staunch liberal whose nation has taken in 40,000 Syrian refugees. With Trump , soon after he p...

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  • Five Things You Need To Know About Winter Storm Orson
Five Things You Need To Know About Winter Storm Orson

However, strong wind gusts, perhaps topping 40 miles per hour, will sweep across the corridor. Up to a foot of snow fell in some parts of upstate NY by Monday , while 10 inches fell in Concord, N.H., and Woodford, Vt., on Sunday. IMPACTS.Snow covered roads and poor visibilities. Walsh said a parking ban will go into effect for Boston startin...

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  • Protesters march statewide for and against federal funds for Planned Parenthood
Protesters march statewide for and against federal funds for Planned Parenthood

About 30 people joined together to express their opinions on defunding Planned Parenthood at the Pennacook Street location on Saturday. "I don't believe our reproductive rights should be stripped away from us", said Skidmore College freshman Barbara Kaso.

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  • Winter Storm Niko: Over 3000 flights have already been cancelled
Winter Storm Niko: Over 3000 flights have already been cancelled

A day after a blizzard dropped more than 10 inches of snow on the city, the mayor Friday said he would allow 48 hours for the local tradition of using makeshift space savers to reserve on-street parking spots in some neighborhoods. Much of Rhode Island and CT are also expected to see wintery conditions as well. The National Weather Service ...

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  • Republicans invite DeVos to North Carolina for advice on expanding school choice
Republicans invite DeVos to North Carolina for advice on expanding school choice

Still, Andrea Jackson, a college adviser in her son's high school in Detroit, disagrees and says she was in tears following the DeVos' confirmation. To numerous teachers' groups and other critics who protested, called and emailed their senators, the confirmation of the pro-charter school, pro-voucher MI billionaire was a blow to public education....

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  • Senate Democrats Plan Late Night to Oppose AG Nominee Sessions
Senate Democrats Plan Late Night to Oppose AG Nominee Sessions

What's unclear is to what degree the debate will take on the same nakedly partisan tone as the one that characterized consideration of Jeff Sessions' nomination to be attorney general. Beck said she was unsure whether Democrats staged the vote to put her on the spot. But circumstances have changed since then. He also warned that Democrats would...

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  • Robert Alford Picks Off Tom Brady, Takes It Back For TD
Robert Alford Picks Off Tom Brady, Takes It Back For TD

By this point, not at all surprising. The team had a rough start with a loss to begin the season, but with each passing week, the team gained more momentum with Ryan controlling the offense. But the problem was most of his Patriots were not doing their jobs - including star man Brady. An incomplete pass later, the Falcons punted - after running o...

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  • Twickenham Truths: Sub-plot saves England record, George Ford stalling
Twickenham Truths: Sub-plot saves England record, George Ford stalling

England are unbeaten in 13 matches under coach Jones, but twice past year found themselves 10-0 down to Australia in the first 15 minutes of games. France coach Guy Noves said before the match that the handsome game - his side's historical free-flowing, attack-minded pursuit of victory - is a thing of the past.

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  • Why you should root for the Falcons in the Super Bowl
Why you should root for the Falcons in the Super Bowl

They have a great attitude about teamwork, playing unselfishly and working unselfishly. Justin Rogers provides a position-by-position breakdown of Sunday's Falcons-Patriots Super Bowl game at NRG Stadium in Houston (6:30, Fox). "I just try to take everything I can from him ". Like, if the team is down by one point with less than two minutes ...

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  • Trump Today: The president wants an extra 'f' in Nafta
Trump Today: The president wants an extra 'f' in Nafta

Mexico in one of the largest export markets for farm production in the country. There is much more that the new USA government wants to re-negotiate in NAFTA, including reductions in workers' rights and in the powers of elected governments at all levels, in favor of the large national and multinational corporations and supra-national institutio...

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  • UC Berkeley Chancellor Blasts Violence Over Yiannopoulos Speech
UC Berkeley Chancellor Blasts Violence Over Yiannopoulos Speech

Already last night, an ad hoc group of UC Berkeley students who organized through social media and word of mouth chose to start picking up the broken pieces of their campus with brooms and paper bags, and they returned this morning around 5 a.m.to continue working.

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