"Abolish ICE" Radicals Now Biting the Democratic Hand That Feeds it

A growing number of Democrats are calling for abolishing the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, but even among voters in their own party, there's not much support for the idea. Trump also linked his defense of ICE to his frequent brandishing of the threat posed by MS-13 gangs - and returned to using charged language comp...

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  • Fiery Trump Takes Shots at Warren, 'Me Too' Movement
Fiery Trump Takes Shots at Warren, 'Me Too' Movement

I will say we will give $1 million to your favorite charity paid for by trump if you take the test and it shows you are an Indian". "We're people", he told the rally in Great Falls. "How did he get elected?" As usual, the President appeared with and praised the local candidate. There are certain topics President Donald Trump , 72, should stay ...

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  • Jordan insists he didn't know about alleged OSU sex abuse
Jordan insists he didn't know about alleged OSU sex abuse

Email correspondence from alleged victim and former Ohio State wrestler Michael DiSabato to the congressman obtained by CNN shows that he sent Jordan an email on April 24 expressing concerns about the sexual abuse scandal, and asked Jordan to help given his knowledge of it.

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  • Mom who confronted Pruitt:
Mom who confronted Pruitt: "I'm glad he took the hint" and resigned

Mr Trump confirmed Mr Pruitt's resignation on Twitter, saying he had done "an outstanding job". He continued, "I have no doubt that Andy will continue on with our great and lasting EPA agenda. It's unlikely that much will change at the EPA under Wheeler , who holds similar conservative views about environmental regulations as Pruitt. Wheeler...

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  • Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years over corruption
Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years over corruption

Nawaz's son-in-law Captain Safdar was sentenced to one year imprisonment in the case. Experts believe that it is a very significant political development as general elections in Pakistan will be held this month. He said that the Sharifs would have been arrested much earlier if the institutions in Pakistan were functioning properly. The PML later ...

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  • Liberty Island being evacuated because of protest against ICE
Liberty Island being evacuated because of protest against ICE

The climber's safety was in question for hours as she played cat-and-mouse with NY police and Park Service officers trying to coax her out from among the green copper folds of the Statue of Liberty's robe. In this image made from video by PIX11, a woman leans against the robes of the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island, in New York , July 4, 2018....

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  • Arch-Brexiteer Gove says: No senior British ministers will resign over Brexit
Arch-Brexiteer Gove says: No senior British ministers will resign over Brexit

Mr Hammond, responding to a question from Tory former minister Bob Neill in the Commons, said: "I think the views of business, which is the great generator of employment and wealth and prosperity in our country, should always be taken very carefully into account".

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  • United Kingdom police respond to 'poison' incident near Skripals' home
United Kingdom police respond to 'poison' incident near Skripals' home

Police said it is unclear if this incident is linked to the earlier poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal , or if the batch was the same as the one that poisoned them on March 4. A man in Amesbury , Sam Hobson, 29, told AFP he was a friend of the pair and said he saw the man fall ill. We don't have any intelligence or evidence that they were ta...

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  • Syrian regime gains ground
Syrian regime gains ground

For almost two weeks, the Syrian army , backed by Russian aerial support, has been launching a massive bombardment campaign against the rebel-held towns in Syria's Daraa province, the birthplace of the 2011 uprising. The army had gained control over the towns of al-Harak, Ibta and Rakham, it said, and a rebel said opposition lines in one area had ...

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  • Investigation continues into Gorleston bouncy castle death
Investigation continues into Gorleston bouncy castle death

The UK has been experiencing a heatwave in recent days, with temperatures in the Norfolk reaching 23 degrees Celsius on Sunday. After the incident, Robert Halfon, a member of parliament who represents the area, called for an "urgent investigation " into the regulation of inflatable trampolines.

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  • Cruise staffer missing 22 hours found 'waving their arms' in ocean
Cruise staffer missing 22 hours found 'waving their arms' in ocean

The Miami Herald reported a steward saw the crew member. 'Kudos to the Carnival Glory team for this incredible effort to rescue a fellow seafarer'. The Carnival ship had been on its way to Cozumel, Mexico, at the time. The steward notified bridge officers, who quickly started rescue operations, including reducing speed, reversing course and lo...

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  • Merkel & Seehofer defuse tensions over immigration policy
Merkel & Seehofer defuse tensions over immigration policy

The deal, partly agreed to by Merkel to avoid divisions in her party, still must pass a series of approvals - from the Social Democrats, the other part of Merkel's coalition. As the CDU and CSU parties hunkered down in Berlin and Munich, leaders on both sides sought to clarify what was a stake. Nevertheless, the anti-refugee, anti-Islam Alter...

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  • Cohen distances himself from Trump, says family has 'first loyalty'
Cohen distances himself from Trump, says family has 'first loyalty'

Cohen made his loyalties explicit in his ABC interview , saying his foremost obligations were to his family and "country", and that he would "not be a punching bag as part of anyone's defense strategy". "When they [the FBI] searched my hotel room and my home, it was obviously upsetting to me and my family". "I am not a villain of this story, ...

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  • Missing 13 found safe in Thai cave but rescue 'not over'
Missing 13 found safe in Thai cave but rescue 'not over'

Rescue operations run around the clock but it is a race against time as rains continue to fall. Their ill-health "significantly compromises the rescue effort", he says. Scores of divers - including foreign experts - were sent into the cave with hundreds of oxygen tanks, establishing a base camp inside the chambers over the weekend.

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  • Puppy bitten by rattlesnake while protecting owner
Puppy bitten by rattlesnake while protecting owner

His owner Paula Godwin said that as they were walking, Todd jumped in front of her leg to prevent the snake from biting her. "My hero of a puppy Todd saved me", she wrote on Facebook. "Then, that's when he struck Todd and then he started to rattle". "Todd wants to help more puppies that may need help". The group has set a goal of $500, and ra...

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  • Will talk about Syria, Ukraine, global issues, elections with Putin
Will talk about Syria, Ukraine, global issues, elections with Putin

President Trump suggested that Russia's efforts to "sow discord or chaos" in the US have been successful during a Fox News interview which aired Sunday . "We just elected Trump, that's all", a presenter on Russian Federation 24 joked. "Right, but saying " we'll see " suggests it might be", Brennan added.

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  • North Korea nuclear programme ‘can be dismantled in year’
North Korea nuclear programme ‘can be dismantled in year’

Bruce Klingner, a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst, said, "The observed activity appears inconsistent with a North Korean intent to abandon its nuclear weapons programs". The US network, citing intelligence officials, said North Korea's regime was preparing to "extract every concession" from the White House rather than relinquishing its...

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  • Thief drains bank account of nation's oldest World War II veteran
Thief drains bank account of nation's oldest World War II veteran

The alleged thief reportedly made several savings bond purchases through Treasury Direct using Overton's account until there was no money left. Cousin Volma Overton declined to say how much was stolen but said it was a 'significant amount of money'.

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  • Thousands Protest At 'Families Belong Together' Marches Nationwide
Thousands Protest At 'Families Belong Together' Marches Nationwide

After some speeches, the counter-protesters, including a man towing the "Trump Unity Bridge" halted traffic on East Michigan Avenue, leading to more chants and confrontation from protesters. It was the latest in a string of public protests against Trump administration officials. Tyler Houlton, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Homeland ...

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  • Maryland newspaper shooting suspect Jarrod Ramos denied bail after five people killed
Maryland newspaper shooting suspect Jarrod Ramos denied bail after five people killed

All five of the people who were killed in the shooting Thursday afternoon were staffers at the Capital Gazette . Two law enforcement sources said his fingerprints appear to have been altered, making it hard to identify him that way. Neither Mr Hartley nor Mr Marquardt is still employed by the paper or were at its office on Thursday. Ramos p...

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  • Senate panel approves Harris as US ambassador to Korea
Senate panel approves Harris as US ambassador to Korea

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un agreed to the "complete denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula in exchange for security guarantees from the U.S. "We took the tension level down". "For the moment, we have reduced risk", Pompeo told the subcommittee. Steve Danes, Pompeo affirmed that Trump is willing to walk away from ta...

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  • Protest Encampment Cleared at ICE Building in Portland
Protest Encampment Cleared at ICE Building in Portland

Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday, has made ending ICE part of her platform. Members of the Federal Protective Service lined up outside 4310 Southwest Macadam Avenue to initiate the reopening of the ICE building, which has faced closures after a camp of demonstrators protesting separations of families at the southern border first surrounded the...

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  • Shutterstock/CNNMONEY White House decides against outright limits on Chinese investment
Shutterstock/CNNMONEY White House decides against outright limits on Chinese investment

The Trump administration will stick to a strengthened security review process to deal with threats from Chinese investments to acquire USA technologies instead of imposing China-specific restrictions, senior administration officials said on Wednesday.

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  • Trump says he will ask lawmakers for more funding for border wall
Trump says he will ask lawmakers for more funding for border wall

Seventeen states, including Washington, New York and California, sued President Donald Trump's administration Tuesday in an effort to force officials to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the U.S. President Trump also briefly addressed the issue from a broad perspective, saying, "We want a system where when people come in illegal...

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  • Communities react to travel ban
Communities react to travel ban

There were many court movements in between, as well as revised versions of the so-called travel ban. The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed President Donald Trump's authority to restrict foreign nationals from entering the country, upholding a controversial ban on travelers from seven countries.

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  • Rep. Joe Crowley upset in stunning NY Democratic primary loss
Rep. Joe Crowley upset in stunning NY Democratic primary loss

After all, this imperfect democracy still runs on votes, and Wall Street support, which Crowley's campaign had plenty of, no longer holds the sway many in the Democratic National Committee may believe it does. "That tipped the scale for me". Asked by reporters in Washington if Crowley's loss meant democratic socialism was ascendant in the ...

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  • Border Patrol: ‘Catch and release’ policy temporarily reinstated for illegal immigrant families
Border Patrol: ‘Catch and release’ policy temporarily reinstated for illegal immigrant families

McAleenan's remarks follow an announcement last week by the federal public defender's office in El Paso that federal prosecutors would no longer bring criminal charges against parents entering the US if they have their child with them. It called the reunification process "well coordinated". Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray also says children alr...

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  • Pompeo says won't put timeline on North Korea denuclearization steps
Pompeo says won't put timeline on North Korea denuclearization steps

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un walk together before their working lunch during their summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore June 12, 2018. "It is a cost we are willing to pay", he said, adding that security costs would likely account for about half that figure. Mattis arrived...

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  • Sanders: I was told to leave Va. restaurant
Sanders: I was told to leave Va. restaurant

After the owner of the restaurant, the Red Hen in Lexington , suggested she leave, Ms. Sanders tweeted on Saturday, she complied. The incident comes just days after Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was bombarded by protesters from Democratic Socialists of America while she was attempting to eat dinner at a D.C.

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  • Woman dubbed 'Permit Patty' calls cops on girl selling water
Woman dubbed 'Permit Patty' calls cops on girl selling water

Ettel told the Huffington Post that she acted because Rodgers and her mother were screaming, but that after watching the video she feels "horrible and heart-wrenched". Ettel told the Chronicle that she only pretended to call police after failed appeals to building security and a confrontation with the girl's mother.

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