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Reaction to judge's decision to block the end of DACA


Speaking of immigration, I suggest three easy changes to our immigration policy. Texas is home to the second largest population of active DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients in the nation. He's the director of the Institute for Higher Education Law & Governance at the University of Houston. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and other Democrats are playing a chess game: They know Republicans want an increase in defense spending, and they're seeking to use that ... Read More »

Rumor: 'Dark Souls' 2 & 3 Also Coming To Nintendo Switch


Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (Summer 2018 ) - Another re-release sees this well-reviewed RPG finally landing on a Nintendo console. Dark Souls Remastered will fill in a large gap for many yet there are still likely a number of us who hope that Demon's Souls will get a similar treatment in the near future. Read More »

Oprah Winfrey's Golden Globes speech is now on Spotify

If her name was mentioned as a potential White House contender, it was a passing "What If?" joke or conversation to pass the time. "Absolutely. But in terms of where she stands on a number of positions, I would find a number of problems with that", Sanders said. Read More »

US again accepting DACA renewal requests after judge bucks Trump


US President Donald Trump speaks at the American Farm Bureau Federations 99th Annual Convention at Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee, on January 8, 2018. "I am telling you that he did not use that word". Tom Cotton had previously issued a statement saying they "do not recall the President saying those comments specifically". Read More »

House rejects privacy limits in voting to reauthorize new warrantless surveillance law


Last summer, Trump threatened North Korea with "fire and fury like the world has never seen" in an exchange of taunts with the North, which claimed it was examining plans to launch missiles towards the American territory of Guam. "No American should have their right to privacy taken away". Labor rights on tribal lands: The House on January 10 voted 239-173 to remove Indian reservations from the jurisdiction of the National Labor Relations Board. Read More »

Republicans say effort to help 'Dreamer' immigrants advances


It is not entirely clear why the meeting was held and televised; perhaps to prove that White House meetings don't look like footage of the Gorilla Channel. Well, mostly. His proposed border wall with Mexico remains a silly, expensive, counterproductive and insulting idea, and maybe he'll respond to reason during these discussions and scale back those ambitions. Read More »

California mudslides death toll rises to 19


About 700 rescue workers in helicopters and high-wheeled military vehicles, some with search dogs, were deployed in the hunt for the missing in a disaster zone littered with the remnants of hundreds of damaged or destroyed homes. "People are trying to locate missing people, it's basically search and rescue right now". "She had been trapped for hours in a pile of wood that was once her house". Read More »

Lindsey Graham: 'I Said My Piece' to Trump Over Vulgar Remarks


On the eve of the eighth anniversary of the January 12, 2010, natural disaster that devastated Haiti , the president, in the Oval Office, is said to have wondered aloud why he should allow immigrants from " shithole countries " like Haiti, El Salvador and African nations to enter the United States. Read More »

Judge: DACA can't end with lawsuit pending


The White House is in full negotiations with Congress over creating legislation that would replace the DACA program, which permits various undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children to work and live in the country. Rebecca Black, an immigration lawyer in Jacksonville, said the city has immigrants from all over the world, and they are closely watching the DACA issue. Read More »

Rescue workers hoping for miracles after California mudslide


The mudslides struck an area that in December 2017, had already suffered the Thomas wildfire, and was spurred by torrential downpours that dropped almost 2.54 cm of rain in less than 15 minutes. She said: "It's not just a wealthy community, it's filled with a lot of different types of people from all backgrounds". Santa Barbara County spokeswoman Amber Anderson released the latest number early Friday. Read More »

Flu deaths nearly double in Manitoba


At the end of 2017, only Mobile District County and the Northeastern District Counties - including Shelby, Clay and Talladega counties - had no significant influenza reported, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. "People typically have a high fever, chills, cough, and body aches", Harris said. "There's lots of flu in lots of places", he said. Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors' visits, and missed work and school due to flu, as well as prevent flu-related ... Read More »

Republican legislators unveil new U.S. immigration Bill


Dick Durbin , who was at the White House meeting, said Friday that the President "said these hate-filled things and he said them repeatedly". The ruling could complicate ongoing negotiations between congressional Democrats and Republicans trying to reach agreement on a deal to resolve the legal status of almost 700,000 young immigrants covered by the programme. Read More »

Death toll in California mudslides rises to 17

The show will check-in with Ellen's Montecito neighbor, Oprah Winfrey , who will update conditions. She was pulled from a collapsed Montecito home where she had been trapped for hours. About 300 people were stranded in a canyon. Sometimes, the dispatcher will just have him wait at a truck stop until the road is clear and he's able to travel again, he said. Read More »

Meryl Streep And Tom Hanks Graced The London Screening Of The Post


Washington, not a large enough town to have a national brand name paper and of course, she's a woman. Graham reminds him of his close friendship with the Kennedys, and how that compromised Bradlee's journalistic integrity. Her father had left control of the publication to her husband. She needs investors to save the business. Steven Spielberg has made movies about dinosaurs and sharks and aliens and adventurin' archeologists and war horses and crime-predicting psychics and ... Read More »

Feds Allow States to Impose Work Requirements on Medicaid Beneficiaries


It has also helped people work: Studies of Medicaid expansion in OH and MI found that the majority of beneficiaries said that getting health coverage helped them look for work or remain employed. Medicaid enrollees will probably have to go through a new process of demonstrating that they are meeting the work or "community engagement" standards. Read More »

Triple Talaq victim supports provision of punishment in Bill


She declared, "But if anyone tries to make the law defective by bringing a defective bill then the Trinamul will not spare him". "A vote can only take place if the house is in order". "We did not oppose the triple talaq bill because we are for women". Many believe a parliamentary committee going through the finer nuances of the bill is the right way to go before it is turned into law. Read More »

Trump could destroy the dreams of 200000 Salvadorans


SIMON: What's the reaction in El Salvador been to the president's comments and, for that matter, your personal reaction? "The United States has yet again turned its back on its promise to provide refuge for those who face violence and persecution in their home countries", wrote Chacon, Jan. Read More »

Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile

In other words, its Mr. Trump whom Hawaiians fear — not Kim Jong Un. She said they took shelter in the center of the house, where she called her daughter in Vancouver, "just to actually tell her I love her, just in case we got bombed", she told VOA. Read More »

Martin Luther King Jr


The group holds auditions and begins rehearsals in the fall, and Shepard said the challenge each year is incorporating the youngest, newest voices into the choir with the more experienced ones, some of whom have been singing with the choir for years. Read More »

'Wheelie bins dancing down the street' - Storm Eleanor hits the UK


A woman who went into labour as Storm Eleanor smashed into the United Kingdom was flown 60 miles by rescue helicopter to a specialist neonatal unit in gale force winds. STORM Eleanor may be bringing misery to millions of Brits being battered by 100mph winds and floods - but some are seeing the amusing side. Met Eireann is continuing to warn that Donegal is at risk from destructive winds today. Read More »

Members Of NYC's Haitian Community Call Trump's Reported Comments 'Offensive,' 'Ignorant'

The president denied using certain "language", but a Democratic lawmaker in the meeting said the accounts were accurate. "I hate saying that, but I can say that now". Trump issued a partial denial of his vile language, but did not contest the thrust of his comments. He believes it stems from people considering it a fixed identity, when that's not necessarily the case. Read More »

This afternoon colder with freezing rain


Many schools and organizations were closed Thursday morning . Temperatures will fall Thursday night and Friday and rain will change to a rain, sleet and snow mix. and bottom out at 9 overnight. Blustery, with a north wind around 22 miles per hour. Low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. North winds will increase to 15 to 20 miles per hour with gusts as high as 30 miles per hour. Read More »

Iran death toll risis amid anti-government protests


His aides have singled out the United States, Britain and Saudi Arabia as the culprits. The student news agency ISNA said police shut two metro stations to prevent more protesters arriving. Ayatollah Khamenei's claim of outside links to the protests suggested that he viewed the events as more than a domestic upheaval and could support much tougher measures. Read More »