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Immigration and Customs Enforcement Challenges Cambridge's 'Sanctuary City' Status

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Challenges Cambridge's 'Sanctuary City' Status

Of those requests, she said, none of the inmates were released into the community. Should the bill become law, it could have an impact on how the Leon County Sheriff's Office handles undocumented immigrants wanted to by ICE. ICE said it requested a detainer for a person from El Salvador that was convicted of a probation violation. Detainer requests are sometimes issued by ICE to local law enforcement when they take undocumented immigrants into custody . Read More

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Instagram to take on Yelp and OpenTable

Instagram to take on Yelp and OpenTable

Facebook bought Instagram for US$1 billion in 2012, and initially, the app had limited advertising with only a handful of well-known brands. 80 per cent of Instagrammers now follow at least one business, and in the last month, over 120m Instagrammers visited a website, received directions, called, emailed or direct-messaged to learn about a business. Read More

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Sheriff Darnell responds to ICE detainer report

Sheriff Darnell responds to ICE detainer report

Boulder County Jail, according to a weekly report mandated by a recent executive order signed by President Donald Trump, declined to honor six ICE detainer requests between January 28 and February 3. Delaware County made the list, even though it contracts with ICE to hold detainees arrested at the airport, County Councilman John McBlain said. "We applied the new policy to all those we had in custody, and it wasn't just on detainers received during that week". Read More

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Gorsuch Law Clerks In Montana To Lobby For Senator Jon Tester's Vote

Besides, Gorsuch's credentials, his relationship with Kennedy may have played a role in Trump's calculation to pick him as his first Supreme Court nominee. "As with Republican-led opposition to Garland, it's not clear Democrats will face significant blowback for resisting Gorsuch's nomination". Democrats can seek to use a procedural maneuver to block a confirmation vote if Gorsuch's supporters cannot muster 60 votes, although Republicans could change the Senate rules. Read More

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Marylander Arrested for Tweet That Caused Seizure

Marylander Arrested for Tweet That Caused Seizure

Federal officials arrested 29-year-old John Rayne Rivello, in Maryland on Friday, on a federal cyberstalking charge. The flashing "Gif" image had been sent to Kurt Eichenwald , a writer and editor for Newsweek and Vanity Fair in December, including a message, "You deserve a seizure for your post", reported a criminal complaint. Read More

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Families React To Prosecutor's Decision Not To Seek Death Penalty

A political action committee associated with George Soros has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on television commercials and other advertising to get Aramis Ayala elected state attorney in the Orlando-based 9th Judicial Circuit. Okafor's case is now before the Florida Supreme Court because his sentence was not decided by a unanimous jury. But in October, a majority of the Florida Supreme Court struck down that law, finding that it was unconstitutional because it did not require ... Read More

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Dwayne Bacon gives Dunk City a taste of their own medicine

Dwayne Bacon gives Dunk City a taste of their own medicine

We're playing for something much greater than ourselves, playing for each other, and now it's like where it really counts". UF will get ready to face UVA on Saturday March 18 in the Round of 32 of the NCAA tournament. "This is definitely better than being done, that's for sure", White said. "I think it [predictions] is definitely a part of the fun", said White, who played at Ole Miss in '98 when Bryce Drew's buzzer-beater lifted 13th-seeded Valparaiso past the fourth-seeded Rebels. Read More

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Woman confronts Trump's press secretary in Apple Store

Woman confronts Trump's press secretary in Apple Store

The below CNN video shows Sean Spicer answering a press question about Mr. Trump's promises to donate his salary, with Spicer being asked to confirm if President Trump donated his February salary yet. "I think I have to by law take $1, so I'll take $1 a year", he told Leslie Stahl during their 60 Minutes conversation, emphasizing both his personal fortune and his populist appeal. Read More

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Muhammad Ali Jr. Says He Was Detained at Airport Again

Muhammad Ali Jr. Says He Was Detained at Airport Again

According to his attorney, Chris Mancini, Ali Jr. had to present documents, including a license and passport, to prove his citizenship. The Transportation Security Administration ( TSA ) issued a statement to Complex . Within an instant, Ali Jr. was told there was a problem with his information and that the agent needed to call the Department of Homeland Security . Read More

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Train smashes into bus at level crossing killing three

Train smashes into bus at level crossing killing three

Firefighters were still removing injured people from the bus more than half an hour after the crash tonight. Every passenger on the bus was injured in some way, said Biloxi Police Chief John Miller. Several of the victims were airlifted to nearby hospitals to be treated for their injuries. Witnesses told the station the bus was stuck on the tracks. Read More

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Girl,10, asks to skip school to join women's protest

We can all be champions for women . She advised women to search themselves to find the right ideas as to what would make them stand out and be bold in the face of challenges. I wish for you to know that if people really love you, they'll respect the things you say, even if they don't agree with them. The Women's March - which now has organisers across 200 cities in 80 countries - has called on supporters not to engage in paid or unpaid labour and only spend money in small and ... Read More

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Barrington Chief: Death of elderly twin sisters appears to be tragic accident

Barrington Chief: Death of elderly twin sisters appears to be tragic accident

Police believe Williams and Haley returned home around 8.30pm on Friday evening. The sprawling home is somewhat isolated, sitting at the end of the quiet road, where it meets the Hundred Acre Cove. They were rushed to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence in critical condition, but died a short time later. They were quickly pronounced dead. Police are not treating their deaths as suspicious and do not suspect foul play - as both sisters had nothing taken from their purses. Read More

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Undocumented dad arrested by ICE while dropping kids off at school

Undocumented dad arrested by ICE while dropping kids off at school

Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez was dropping Fatima Avelica off at school when ICE officers wearing police jackets stopped his vehicle and took him into custody. "And ICE is saying this is why he's a "bad" immigrant and should be deported", Emi MacLean , an attorney at. Ricardo Mireles, executive director of Academia Avance charter school, gathered about two dozen people outside the Hollenbeck community police station in Los Angeles on Thursday to show support for the family. Read More

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Trump Touts Defense Buildup, But Numbers Fall Short

Trump Touts Defense Buildup, But Numbers Fall Short

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, a primary rival of Trump, delivered an impassioned speech on the Senate floor in defense of foreign aid. The budget, one OMB official said, expects "the rest of the world to step up in some of the programs this country has been so generous in funding" over the years. Read More

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Federal Appeals court upholds Maryland assault rifle ban

Federal Appeals court upholds Maryland assault rifle ban

The 4th Circuit held that Maryland's ban on military-style assault rifles is constitutional regardless of the standard of scrutiny because the Second Amendment does not give civilians a right to own such weapons. "Assault weapons" are not covered by the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court has found. Maryland passed a sweeping gun-control measure after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that killed 20 children and six educators in CT. Read More

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Tips pour in after suspect identified in Delphi double homicide

The bodies of two missing IN girls found IN the woods near a creek have been identified, and their deaths are being investigated as a double homicide, authorities said February 15, 2017. Their deaths have been ruled a double-homicide, but authorities have not disclosed how the girls died. However, according to Fox 59 News , on Sunday, Indiana State Police announced that evidence found has led officials to conclude that the man is a suspect . Read More

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Brown urges Trump to 'put American workers first'

Brown urges Trump to 'put American workers first'

Secretary of Labor outside a Carl's Jr. restaurant in Los Angeles, Jan. 12, 2017. Fast food executive Andrew F. Puzder is expected to withdraw his nomination as US labor secretary. Puzder is now the first of Trump's cabinet nominations that Democrats have successfully sunk - a big win for progressives and labor groups. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, informed the White House that Puzder did not have enough votes to be confirmed , The Washington Post reports . Read More

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