Trump Goes on Twitter Rampage After Another Judge Shuts Him Down

Despite Trump's pointing to the 9th Circuit, Orrick actually sits on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Instead, it says jurisdictions must provide information to federal law enforcement. Trump's tweets echo a White Hou... More..

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President Trump says national monuments are 'a massive federal land grab'

The order reverses a previous order set by former President Obama and his predecessors that banned development on hundreds of millions of acres of federal land and water by creating monuments. After moving to...More..

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Ann Coulter Cancels Her Speech at UC Berkeley

While that was the original goal, Jandhyala acknowledged that Coulter may have her own agenda now in coming to the campus. By rescheduling the speech for a week when students are normally cramming for finals, a...More..

New York's Metropolitan Museum mulls setting fixed admission fee
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

New York's Metropolitan Museum mulls setting fixed admission fee

Visitors to the Met can pay whatever they want as part of an 1893 law that offered the museum state funds in exchange for free admission, though they do advertise a $25 "suggested" ticket fee (which was the sub...More..

All in the Family: Trump's Potent Mix of Blood, Business
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

All in the Family: Trump's Potent Mix of Blood, Business

The House rate would be in keeping with a revenue-neutral tax plan, they say. And then there's the tax reform measure that isn't a measure yet, that is broad principles that Scott talked about - not a bill yet....More..

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Turkey gave less than 1 hour notice before Syria strikes

But the PKK's Syrian affiliate targeted in the strikes - the Kurdish People's Protection Units, known as the YPG - has played a key role in turning back IS extremists and is a major component of USA -backed for...More..

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Ann Coulter backs out of UC Berkeley speech

The Berkeley campus has witnessed destructive protests in recent months - not least over a planned appearance by alt-right poster-boy and outspoken Trump supporter Milo Yiannopoulos . They blamed the universit...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Trump signs executive order requiring review of national monuments

This could lead to land development such as oil drilling, fracking, logging or mining. Under the Antiquities Act , presidents have almost unlimited power to create national monuments on land the federal gove...More..

Federal Judge Blocks Sanctuary City Executive Order
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Federal Judge Blocks Sanctuary City Executive Order

U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick agreed with the counties of San Francisco and Santa Clara, both of which sued the Trump administration for trying to prevent them from getting more than $1 billion in ...More..

Texas poised to pass 'sanctuary city' ban with jail penalty
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Texas poised to pass 'sanctuary city' ban with jail penalty

Sam Cervantes, government and political communications sophomore, said he believes the bill would produce tension and undue fear for undocumented students like himself. On Tuesday, a federal judge blocked Pre...More..

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President Trump weighs order to start withdrawal from NAFTA

The heated rhetoric came amid fresh attacks from the USA president against Canada's dairy industry, and just two months after the two leaders held a warm meeting where Trump said the bilateral trade relationshi...More..

Senate Confirms Ex-Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue As Agriculture Secretary
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Senate Confirms Ex-Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue As Agriculture Secretary

Perdue, 70, was nominated to lead the agency on January 19, just days before President Trump was sworn in as president of the United States. Three months after he was nominated, the U.S. Perdue is scheduled t...More..

After announcing MS-13 crackdown, Jeff Sessions to visit Long Island
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

After announcing MS-13 crackdown, Jeff Sessions to visit Long Island

Sessions will speak on violent crime, gangs and MS-13 during an appearance in Central Islip on Friday. "We are going to have the state police of NY set up a high intensity gang unit", he said. "They are getti...More..

The long Canadian lumber dispute
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

The long Canadian lumber dispute

The old U.S. -Canadian softwood lumber agreement worked well until it expired in 2015, resulting in no limits on the amount of lumber that could be imported from Canada , said Wayne Brandt, executive directo...More..

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New Orleans Finally Begins Taking Down Confederate Monuments

The mayor had issued an order calling for the four monuments to be relocated in February 2015 after the city council approved the plan in a 6-1 vote. New Orleans city leaders say the precautions were in r...More..

Anti-Defamation League: 26 anti-Semitic incidents in HV this year
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Anti-Defamation League: 26 anti-Semitic incidents in HV this year

President Donald Trump delivered his first public condemnation of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States after a new spate of bomb threats to Jewish community centers and the vandalism of about 170 headsto...More..

DOJ letter threatens Milwaukee County funding over 'sanctuary' policy
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

DOJ letter threatens Milwaukee County funding over 'sanctuary' policy

The Justice Department is forcing nine communities, including Milwaukee , to prove they are complying with an immigration law to continue receiving coveted law enforcement grant money. "I will work with the U...More..

Charmin drops off load of toilet paper to Michigan's Butt
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Charmin drops off load of toilet paper to Michigan's Butt

It's unclear if Butt (despite the tweet above) has signed an endorsement deal with Charmin , but it looks like it could become a possibility. A request for comment was emailed to P&G. Wearing a blue No. 88 C...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Jonathan Demme, One of Our Best Directors, Has Died at 73

He past year released his latest concert film, "Justin Timberlake and the Tennessee Kids". The "Silence of the Lambs" director sadly passed away in the early hours of Wednesday (26.04.17) morning as a resul...More..

Arkansas Executes Two More Men
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Arkansas Executes Two More Men

Monday, moments after a federal judge lifting a temporary stay that had blocked his execution. Jack Jones and Marcel Williams received lethal injections on the same gurney, just about three hours apart. Bronni ...More..