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Refugee families' arrivals in Cincinnati canceled, Catholic Charities says

He stated: "The recent executive order to turn away refugees and to narrow or close our nation's doors to our migrant sisters and brothers who are fleeing hunger, hardships, violence and persecution does not represent the best of our Catholic and American values and ideals".

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Barclays Center To End Relationship With New York Islanders

As of earlier this month, a financial projection shared with potential investors showed the Islanders won't contribute any revenue after the 2018-19 season - a clear signal that the team won't play there, the people said . Last summer, Bloomberg's Scott Soshnick reported that Islanders executives, unhappy with the obstructed views and poor ice quality at the Brooklyn arena, were exploring the possibility of building a hockey venue in Queens near Citi Field.

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Two Texas mosques burned to the ground this month

Describing the carnage, Hashmi said: "It looks completely destroyed". Victoria Fire Marshal Tom Legler, the Texas Fire Marshall's office and the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are working together to determine the cause of the blaze.

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Senate Republicans block Democratic attempt to overturn Trump's immigration ban

And we as a country didn't create a safe zone. · An Iraqi refugee who served as a translator for the USA military. Late Saturday, a federal judge in NY issued an emergency order temporarily barring the USA from deporting people from the nations subject to Trump's ban .

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Effects of Trump Immigration Order Being Felt at International Airports

On Friday afternoon, visitors and permanent residents of the United States, some who have lived in the country for years , were turned away at the border by authorities in the minutes after Trump signed the order . America has always been the land of the free and home of the fearless. This will make a Muslim victim of Islamist terrorism in Muslim-majority countries ineligible for admission to the U.S.

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Moore laid to rest, death certificate released

Prior to Moore's burial, her loved ones gathered for a brief service at the cemetery's chapel. Tune in to ABC News "20/20" tonight at 10 p.m. ET Moore earned six Emmy Awards, four of them for "The Mary Tyler Moore Show". Despite reports that Moore's famous friends, including Betty White, would be in attendance an eyewitness tells CT Post Bernadette Peters, Moore's co-star in the 1990 TV movie "The Best Last Years" was the only recognizable celeb to attend.

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Trump's executive order on refugees goes way beyond a temporary ban

We only want to admit those into our country who will support our country and love deeply our people", Trump said. It also calls for a "temporary pause of refugee programme", among other orders. "As you know, former Governor Pence's anti-Syrian agenda began in Indiana. And if we refuse that, that's inhuman", Filkins explained. There have been no incidents of terrorism linked to refugees in the USA since new screening measures were implemented after 9/11.

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4-year-old girl found safe, amber alert cancelled

The mother who said her child was taken when someone stole her vehicle has been charged with falsification. Investigators say the girl's mother put her into the running vehicle as it was warming up, then went inside a home to get another child and returned to find the auto gone.

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Scottish cities to hold Donald Trump travel ban protests

At a news conference, McAuliffe said the order was "discriminatory" and that it will "breed hatred toward Americans around the globe". One of the biggest protests was at New York's John F. Darweesh was eventually released Saturday afternoon. One of them - Hameed Khalid Darweesh , who has worked as interpreter and in other roles for the U.S.

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Up to 50 immigrants being detained at DFW Airport under Trump's order

Haider Sameer Abdulkhaleq Alshawi, had been granted a Follow to Join Visa, and was on his way to join his wife and seven-year-old son, who are legal permanent residents of the United States, the ACLU reports . They also filed a motion for class certification, in an effort to represent all refugees and immigrants who report being unlawfully detained at ports of entry across the country.

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State Sets Up Hotline For Detained Foreign Travelers

Cuomo ordered the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, the Department of State, and his Counsel's office to look into legal options for all refugees held at NY airports and ensure that their rights were protected. "I think that's why we feel so strongly about it". Responding to an assault against a Muslim airport worker last week and an increase in hate crimes nationwide, Cuomo also announced that he will be introducing new legislation to increase penalties for violence against ...

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A Bobcat Escaped Her Enclosure At The National Zoo

The bobcat exhibit is closed until Ollie is found, the zoo said. Animal care staff searched the immediate area for any signs of the 25-pound feline, but were unable to locate it. "No one should approach the bobcat if she is spotted", the statement further read. However, bobcats are not known to be aggressive to humans, the zoo said.

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Accused Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter Enters Not Guilty Plea

The Iraq war veteran charged with killing five people and injuring six others in a mass shooting at Fort Lauderdale's global airport pleaded not guilty to the allegations against him on Monday. According to the criminal complaint, Santiago told investigators that he planned the assault. Two months before the shooting spree, Santiago walked into an Alaska FBI office with his infant "to report that his mind was being controlled by a US intelligence agency", the feds said earlier.

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McAuliffe Demands Answers from Federal Officials on Immigration Ban

Still, the unprecedented move has been nothing short of vital, given the government's refusal to abide by a federal court order issued on Saturday blocking Trump's Muslim-ban. One of the men, who worked as a translator for the US military and faced imminent danger, has since been released. Virginia is home to bases for all four branches of the military.

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Former Mexican President Vicente Fox: 'We're ready for the trade war'

The Central Committee of the Jewish Community in Mexico also issued a statement condemning Netanyahu's comment. Both governments issued almost identical statements following the leaders' lengthy conversation, noting the two presidents' "clear and very public differences" when it comes to a border wall Trump and lawmakers vowed this week to construct using USA taxpayer funds at the outset.

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Bergen County won't pursue charges against Christie in BridgeGate complaint

Brennan, a retired Teaneck firefighter and an outspoken critic of government officials. This month, a New Jersey judge ordered a new municipal court hearing in regards to a private complaint that alleged that Governor Chris Christie did not take action during the 2013 Bridgegate scandal.

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Trump and Mexican President Have Tense Hour-Long Phone Conversation

Usually reclusive Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim felt it his patriotic duty to hold a press conference January 27 to address his nation's freaked-out state after a week of a Donald Trump presidency. "A tax is going to cause all kinds of disruptions in the whole production-supply chain". But Mexico does spend billions in security - which Mr.

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About 1000 flood SFO to protest immigration ban

The Department of Homeland Security said it would comply with judicial orders but that Trump's immigration restrictions remained in effect. When announcing the executive actions, officials said there was an exemption for immigrants and green card holders whose presence in the USA serves a national interest, but specifics on the measure's implications were not immediately clear.

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Monday Forecast: Colder weather this week, with some snow

The weather pattern will remain in a holding pattern for the next several days as high pressure continues to dominate the Southeastern United States. Tuesday will be quite a bit warmer with temperatures topping out right around 50° under partly to mostly cloudy skies.

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Immigration officials revoked visas weeks before Trump's order

The attorneys asked a CBP agent who they should speak to in order to help their client. Protesters rally during a demonstration against the Muslim immigration ban at John F. He has worked as an interpreter, engineer and contractor for the USA government in Iraq for 10 years, according to the case filed in New York's Eastern District Court.

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Protestors gather at St. Louis airport to challenge immigration order

On Saturday afternoon, more than 200 St. Louisans rallied downtown to support immigrants and to protest Trump's order , according to St. Louis Public Radio . The statement shares "the concerns deeply" of the protesters who are again today coming together at the Arrivals Terminal to call on those who've been detained to be let free.

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First Warning Forecast: A few flurries possible tomorrow morning in northern communities

Clear and cold Saturday night , low in the mid 30's. There will still be a few flurries and snow showers possible Monday with little to no accumulation. Thursday night: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain then snow. Wednesday: Partly sunny with highs in the mid- to upper 50s. Lows in the lower 30s.

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Hundreds protest at Fresno airport against Trump's immigrant ban

Sarah Owings, who chairs the Georgia-Alabama chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, said the original four people who were reported detained Saturday afternoon have since been released. Part of the president's executive order of a travel ban that was signed Friday was halted Saturday night in an order by a federal judge. The protest Sunday is but one of many happening across the country in response to the new executive orders signed by the president which limit travel ...

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Federal judge blocks Trump immigration order, suspending deportations

It appears their protests and those around the world did not fall on deaf ears, with a federal court judge blocking the President's ban by granting an emergency stay to temporarily allow people who have landed in the USA with valid visa to remain.

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Warriors' Stephen Curry out vs. Blazers with stomach flu

Al-Farouq Aminu's driving layup tied it at 91-91 with 6:31 to play. Thompson's 3-pointer with 37.5 seconds gave the Warriors a 106-99 lead and appeared to seal it. "Steph wanted to play". The Blazers yet again clawed back, and again it was behind McCollum, who had eight points early, including back-to-back threes of his own which pulled Portland within one at 90-89.

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Senate Democrats vow legislation to block Trump's travel ban

In a dear colleague letter, Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Trump's "unconstitutional" executive order betrays everything the Statue of Liberty and the USA stand for. The Republican leadership has been more circumspect about the order, which resembles a bill passed by the House past year with widespread Republican support.

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Mosque attack claims at least five in Quebec

The Montreal Gazette reported that at least five people had been killed Sunday at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec during evening prayer. In June 2016, someone left a pig's head outside the cultural center. Emergency service vehicles were seen outside the mosque. Incidents of Islamophobia have increased in the city in recent years amid a political debate over banning the niqab, or Muslim face covering.

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Woman charged with attempted murder after throwing girl onto NJ transit track

Officers quickly jumped in front of the train and signaled for it to stop while the mother's boyfriend grabbed the girl and brought her to safety. "We as parents are thankful she's okay", an emotional Laura Matacchiera told NJ Advance Media on Sunday morning of the young girl who sustained a cut to her face and some bruising.

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Sen. Durbin: Trump's 'Impulsive' Immigration Order Sends Wrong Message

Trump's order, a version of which he introduced during the presidential campaign, calls for the " extreme vetting " of migrants and refugees from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen. Protestors at JFK airport in NY carried signs saying, "No ban, no wall". A senior official from the Trump administration told Reuters it was "ludicrous" to call it a "Muslim ban".

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Part Of Trump's Ethics Order Might Look Familiar

In the past week, Trump has signed 17 executive orders and memoranda, covering national security, trade, health, abortion, energy, government management, among others. The fact that it was only one executive order would not matter. Likewise, to back up the claim that there is a need to more closely scrutinize voter rolls and place greater restrictions on voting procedures, President Trump has made the claim that three to five million persons voted illegally in the last election.

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Chicagoans Are Protesting Trump's Immigration Ban At O'Hare

Protesters and elected officials are rallying at JFK airport Saturday night as several refugees have been detained following President Trump's executive order banning all immigration from seven Muslim majority countries for at least 90 days.

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2nd judge halts deportations at United States airports as Trump order creates chaos

In recognition of the limited nature of the court's temporary stay, the Department of Homeland Security issued a statement early Sunday indicating that it will continue to comply with Trump's executive order . Iranian director, Asghar Farhad, who is nominated for an Oscar for his film The Salesman , was one of the people prohibited from entering the country.

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Marching for women, for life in DC

The vice president, who was introduced by the nation's Second Lady, Karen Pence, made history Friday as the first vice president to attend and address the March for Life , which has been held annually since 1974. Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in. The Republican president has submitted a written vow to abortion-opponents, promising to appoint a judge that is against the procedure.

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Trump headed to Pentagon

In his recent ABC News interview , Trump said , "I was a little surprised...(General Mattis is) not a believer in torture". Why does he think the so-called "advanced interrogation" tactics will work this time? I've been open about that for a long period of time.

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Chaos Breaks Out In The Wake of Trump's "Muslim Ban"

Minutes ago, a New York Federal judge issued an nation-wide emergency stay for detainees who have arrived in the United States since the implementation of President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration from Muslim-majority countries.


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