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Author: 0 Homeland Security Reportedly Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of Travel Ban

According to a draft of a document obtained by the Associated Press , immigrants and travelers from the seven Muslim countries singled out by his travel ban were "unlikely" to be terrorists based exclusively on their citizenship. She went on to call the report " incomplete ". The report also found over half of the 82 people, "primarily" based in the U.S. who had been killed while engaging in acts of terrorism of have been convicted on terror charges were born in America.

U.S. Supreme Court Tells Anti-LGBTQ Groups to Stop Misgendering Transgender Student
Author: 0 Supreme Court Tells Anti-LGBTQ Groups to Stop Misgendering Transgender Student

While their anti-transgender rights arguments usually focus on sexual assault, federalism, and "religious freedom", it's just subterfuge for antipathy and an attempt to deny other people's right to exist. § 106.33 be given effect?" 'When you are a high school student or just a student in general who doesn't fit into any social norms or stereotypes, it can already be very hard to get through life and avoid being bullied and stigmatized and avoid being discriminated against, ' he said.

U.S. Group wants Obama to run for president in France
Author: 0 Group wants Obama to run for president in France

President Barack Obama. Although the organizer admits that the campaign is a joke meant to protest frontrunner Marine Le Pen and her opponents, he says that people have made suggestions about how Obama can be naturalized by the president of the French Assembly so that he could actually run, CNN reported .

Author: 0 Severe thunderstorm watch issued from Pennsylvania to Virginia into Saturday night

The severe potential should push east of the area by 9 pm. Some sunshine breaking through the clouds is leading to warmer weather ahead of the front, so this could add some energy to the atmosphere for stronger storms. Colder air will rush in behind the front and the Berkshires may see some wet snowflakes briefly before precipitation ends-around midnight or so. The warning will be in effect until 2:45 p.m., according to the NWS .

Author: 0 SodaStream recalls thousands of bottles

Back in 2012, SodaStream competitor iSi North America recalled its Twist 'n Sparkle beverage system, after several of the bottles exploded. The potentially unsafe bottles were distributed nationwide from February 2016 until January 2017 for around $15 and have the expiration "4/2020" printed on the warning label.

U.S. Amber Alert issued for 6-year-old girl in Bridgeport
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for 6-year-old girl in Bridgeport

Police believe the child may be in danger. The Virginia State Police reported that the girl was safely recovered in Pennsylvania and the alert has been canceled. Investigators were investigating a homicide at the Bridgeport address, where police learned Oscar Hernandez had stabbed a victim and then fled with Aylin.

Author: 0 TODAY'S FORECAST: Showers and thunderstorms, high near 69

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. South, southwest wind 10 to 20 miles per hour with gusts as high as 28 miles per hour. Chance of rain 30 percent. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Low around 31. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 22 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 38 miles per hour.

Author: 0 Trump signs executive order to help remove 'job-killing regulations'

The reform officers also will enforce Trump's regulatory decisions. He quickly started to deliver on this promise, signing his first executive order on regulation a week later. The President has already signed one executive order expanding regulatory review, with the goal of revoking two regulations for every new one put forward .

Author: 0 Another record high temperature set for Syracuse

But it won't stop there. Bill Simpson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Taunton, Massachusetts, said that's not exactly true. Temperatures reached 68 degrees, the National Weather Service announced Friday. It's the second warm day in a row, but it won't last. Temperatures Saturday will be chilly in the low 40s, with a few flurries possible. "The deviation is usually 5 degrees plus or minus" the normal averages, he said.

U.S. Justice Ginsburg, in her own words
Author: 0 Justice Ginsburg, in her own words

On Thursday, Senator Ted Cruz made an odd prediction when he said that he expects another vacancy on the Supreme Court this summer, in addition to the one now left open by the late Antonin Scalia , due to a current justice stepping down.

U.S. Puppy takes heroin overdose while owners 'scam' Home Depot
Author: 0 Puppy takes heroin overdose while owners 'scam' Home Depot

When a man and a woman were arrested at the Home Depot for switching price tags, they told police that they had a small dog in their truck. When Thomas Romero and Nina Crawford , were arrested for changing price tags they told police they had a dog in their vehicle.

Author: 0 CPS Official To Principals: Do Not Cooperate With Immigration Authorities

CPS also encouraged parents to update emergency contact forms in case students are left stranded at school should the parent be detained by ICE. Additionally, Jackson "told principals to contact CPS attorneys if immigration enforcement agents arrived at their school, according to a brief list of guidelines given to principals".

Author: 0 Here's why you're seeing red Xs on Facebook

He cited a chilling statistic: "More than 27 million people, many of them women and children, suffer under forced labor and sexual servitude in over 165 countries around the world, including our own", According to Corker , that figure is higher than at any other time in the world's history.

U.S. Justice Department reverses Obama-era decision on private prisons
Author: 0 Justice Department reverses Obama-era decision on private prisons

Sally Yates, then the deputy attorney general, said in a memo that research had found private prisons "simply do not provide the same level of correctional services, programs, and resources" and "do not save substantially on costs" either. While Sessions' memo affects federal inmates, 40,000 of whom reside in private prisons, the majority of for-profit prison populations consist of state inmates, 91,000 of whom are in private prisons, according to the most recent data from the Justice ...

U.S. Pesticide cleared for use on feral hogs
Author: 0 Pesticide cleared for use on feral hogs

These feral hogs cost the state's agriculture industry about $50 million a year in damage. The state already allows aerial hunting which reportedly results in about 27,000 killed hogs annually. "In general, secondary exposure to other animals is low because the levels of warfarin in target animals are generally too low to be toxic to either a predator or scavenger", Miller's statement read.

U.S. Texas Sheriff Ends ICE Detention Pact Promoted By Trump
Author: 0 Texas Sheriff Ends ICE Detention Pact Promoted By Trump

The sheriff who oversees Texas' largest city severed a controversial partnership with federal immigration authorities on the same day the Trump administration unveiled its plans to ramp up the program nationwide. "The executive orders that Trump has issued he's stating that even a simple arrest, people who haven't even been convicted, they could be detained and then transferred to ICE", she said.

U.S. McGrady files HB2 repeal
Author: 0 McGrady files HB2 repeal

Chris Sgro, executive director for Equality North Carolina, believes the bill could enable long-term problems that H.B. The NCAA is also threatening to pull any future events from the state if the law is not changed, an estimated additional economic impact of about $250 million.

Author: 0 Black Lives Matter activist leaps to grab Confederate flag during protest

Police ended up charging Moye with disorderly conduct, but the Showing Up For Racial Justice in Charleston organized an online donation site to raise Moye's bail (the site now has raised over $6,500 for its goal of $8,000). Protesters came out against an event hosted by the College of Charleston that featured a speech by Bree Newsome , an activist and filmmaker. Members of the SURJ group in Charleston have been raising money online for Moye's bail.

Author: 0 Double Homicide Suspect Tied to Carjacking, Still at Large

The carjacking victim was threatened with a knife and tied up with a seatbelt while Doughty drove. Metz's auto was identified Thursday morning as a Gray 2006 Honda Accord Sedan with the license plate 7KLY80. Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett is warning the public that Doughty, who is considered to be armed and risky, should not be approached.If anyone sees Doughty or knows his whereabouts, they are asked to call 911 or the Massachusetts State Police immediately at 1-800-KAPTURE ...