White House to hire 10000 ICE agents for 'big immigration launch'

She also noted that Hudson County has a contract with ICE in which the county gets paid $110 per person per night for federal prisoners held in the county jail in Kearny - giving a "financial incentive" for ICE detentions, Wang said. "The fact is, ... More..

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Kellyanne Conway Interview: Trump Adviser Insists She's Not Being Silenced, 'I'm Comfortable'
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Kellyanne Conway Interview: Trump Adviser Insists She's Not Being Silenced, 'I'm Comfortable'

Conway touted herself as a "product of my choices, not a victim of my circumstances". "If I'm out with four kids for three days looking at houses and schools - a lot of my colleagues aren't trying to figure ou...More..

Gabby Giffords Perfectly Called Out A Town Hall-Avoiding Republican
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Gabby Giffords Perfectly Called Out A Town Hall-Avoiding Republican

Gohmert said the House sergeant at arms told lawmakers after that incident that constituents attending public events "stand the most chance of being harmed or killed ". Barber was also wounded in the 2011 sho...More..

Three people, suspect dead in Harvey County shooting
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Three people, suspect dead in Harvey County shooting

Tim Boese says officers found the victims dead in a rural home while responding around 12:30 a.m. Thursday to a shooting. The suspect confronted the officers with a shotgun, Harvey County Sheriff's Cpl. Polic...More..

IL state worker union members approve strike if needed
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

IL state worker union members approve strike if needed

The union's 38,000 members, who include prison guards, healthcare providers for veterans and the disabled, child welfare investigators, state highway workers and others, have been without a contract since July ...More..

Betsy DeVos defends rescinding of Obama-era transgender protections
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Betsy DeVos defends rescinding of Obama-era transgender protections

President Trump's Education Secretary Betsy DeVos struck a defiant tone in brief remarks before conservative activists at a political conference outside Washington, D.C. During the Q&A at CPAC, DeVos said she t...More..

Despite historically large settlement, family still 'feels void' from Tony Robinson's death
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Despite historically large settlement, family still 'feels void' from Tony Robinson's death

Attorneys representing the family of Tony Robinson planned a Thursday press conference to announce the settlement in the fatal shooting of Robinson, who was biracial, by white Officer Matt Kenny. The city's ins...More..

Here's How Trump's Immigration Orders Are Going To Be Enforced
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Here's How Trump's Immigration Orders Are Going To Be Enforced

US President Donald Trump is pushing ahead with tightening immigration laws in the country, according to official guidelines released on Tuesday. Homeland Security will also expand the list of immigrants who ...More..

Kansas tops TCU for share of 13th straight Big 12 title
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Kansas tops TCU for share of 13th straight Big 12 title

The victory gives Kansas 13 consecutive Big 12 regular-season titles, tying UCLA (1967-79) for the most consecutive conference titles in college basketball history. Ten of KU's 15 Big 12 games have been decided...More..

Trinidad Records More Than 700 Zika Cases In Last Year
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Trinidad Records More Than 700 Zika Cases In Last Year

In the end, the virus caused the testicles to shrink. The reason why they're anxious is that in recent months, three separate studies have documented the grave damage the Zika virus can do to the male testes,...More..

Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Local Anti-Discrimination Law
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Local Anti-Discrimination Law

Johnson, HRC Arkansas state director. On Thursday, a Fayetteville law was struck down by the state Supreme Court. Although other state statutes against bullying and spousal abuse include gender identity and s...More..

Ole Miss self-imposes 2017 bowl ban, admits to committing NCAA infractions
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Ole Miss self-imposes 2017 bowl ban, admits to committing NCAA infractions

The final tally: 21 NCAA violations, including 15 classified as Level I. The Rebels self-imposed a bowl ban for 2017. While it lawyers up even more in the coming days, the school is left scrambling to right its...More..

Against backdrop of fear, city and county leaders hope to reassure immigrants
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Against backdrop of fear, city and county leaders hope to reassure immigrants

Lubbock County Sheriff Kelly Rowe held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to explain his department's participation in a federal program to enforce immigration laws. Right now, Rowe said, two officers have pa...More..

New Trump deportation policy expands law enforcement powers
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

New Trump deportation policy expands law enforcement powers

Trump would spare the so-called "Dreamers", children of illegal immigrants who were themselves brought to the country illegally, by not changing the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The preside...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Police Arresting Water Protectors Who Remain At Camp After Deadline — NoDAPL

However, anyone who stays past today's 2pm deadline and refuses the offer will be arrested and charged. Activists say they're bracing for the worst. Ed Higgins, a 39-year-old military veteran from Lowell,...More..

Ted Cruz Predicts A Supreme Court Vacancy 'This Summer'
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Ted Cruz Predicts A Supreme Court Vacancy 'This Summer'

Along with getting a conservative Justice on the Supreme Court, Cruz listed major changes he wanted Congress to pass. Last year, there were rumors that conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas would r...More..

UT students take part in
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

UT students take part in "Shine A Light On Slavery" day

Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher showed their solidarity to end modern-day slavery by writing a red "X" on their hands and posting a picture on Instagram today (February 23rd). Just as a pink bow st...More..

Beyonce Drops Out Of Coachella, Will Headline In 2018
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Beyonce Drops Out Of Coachella, Will Headline In 2018

Beyoncé and her three hearts have pulled out of her headlining gig at this year's Coachella. "We would like to share our love and happiness", Beyoncé wrote in her artful Instagram announcement . Beyoncé...More..

Boehner's Opinion: Obamacare Repeal Isn't Going to Happen
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Boehner's Opinion: Obamacare Repeal Isn't Going to Happen

The idea that any repeal-and-replace plans would move quickly through Congress is "happy talk", Boehner said at a health care conference Thursday, saying it's more likely Republicans will just end up making sma...More..

California Drought Virtually Over After Five Years
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

California Drought Virtually Over After Five Years

Drought Monitor report . One year ago, that number was 95%. That's the conclusion of the U.S. Drought Monitor , a weekly study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Three months a...More..