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DACA recipient Daniel Ramirez sues United States over his arrest

Ramirez was fingerprinted, booked and taken to a detention centre in Tacoma where he was still in custody on Tuesday , Rosenbaum said . Mr Ramirez's legal team said this could be the first time under the Trump administration that a person covered by DACA had been taken into immigration custody.

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Man plotted to put bombs in Target stores

Authorities say he paid an informant $10,000 to place the bombs on store shelves from Florida to NY. According to authorities, Barnett theorized that Target's stock value would plunge after the explosions, allowing him to cheaply acquire shares of stock before an eventual rebound in prices.

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Trump Deportation Raids Picked Up More Than 680 People, Government Says

The first round of Trump-era deportation sweeps had begun. The news quickly filtered back to immigrant rights activists, who confirmed the detentions and alerted their networks. García de Rayos had been caught using a fake Social Security number during a ICE workplace raid in 2008. "Trump and his allies will do everything they can to divide Americans, invoke fear in vulnerable neighborhoods, and demonize an entire community of people", Casar wrote on Facebook.

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Teens found dead on IN trail: What we know so far

The bodies of the two teens were found Tuesday in a wooded area about 50 feet from the banks of Deer Creek , 60 miles northwest of Indianapolis. The girls were identified on Wednesday, but authorities are not yet releasing the cause or manner of their deaths.

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Small businesses to strike Thursday to protest Trump's immigration policies

Ideal will pay its employees during its closure. He said he expects to lose almost $100,000 from Thursday's closing, but said it's worth it. A Day Without Immigrants is among the first large-scale strikes in the wake of Trump's inauguration.

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Sen. Merkley, 29 Democrats intend to hold Pruitt confirmation

Mr. Pruitt has been the attorney general of Oklahoma since 2011, and he previously served eight years in the Oklahoma State Senate. " Scott Pruitt's extreme record on the environment makes him the wrong choice to lead the agency tasked with protecting the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the communities we call home".

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Undocumented mother of 3 takes refuge in Denver church

Just one of millions of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., Vizguerra first came to Colorado from Mexico City with her husband and first child 14 years before. With three of her four children joining her on the altar, the former union organizer and house cleaner said her only crimes were related to working in the country illegally to support her family.

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Immigrants to boycott work to protest Trump

Other restaurants, like Eataly Boston in the Back Bay, are supporting any employees who wish to take part in the strike. KVUE News talked to the owner and staff members at Mi Tradicion Bakery in North Austin. Andrés faces a lawsuit against Trump after pulling out of a restaurant deal at Trump's new Washington , D.C., hotel over offensive comments Trump made about Mexican immigrants.

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Judge accepts guilty plea in terrorist attack

Marquez is facing a statutory maximum sentence of 25 years in federal prison when he is sentenced August 21st. Marquez is scheduled to face sentencing on August 21. District Judge Jesus G. Bernal on August 21. Prosecutors said there's no evidence that Marquez participated in the terror attack, but he also pleaded guilty to assisting Farook in plotting other mass killings that were never carried out, according to the AP.

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Outdoor trade show looks to move from Utah

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper recently said his state would be a good fit and a Colorado land conservation group placed playful advertisements Wednesday in Utah's two largest newspapers highlighting why the neighboring state would be a better home.

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U.S. health care spending projected to soar to $5.5 trillion by 2025

When the final numbers are in, the growth in prescription drug spending for 2016 is expected to have slowed to 5 percent from 9 percent in 2015. Health expenditures are expected grow faster than gross domestic product over the next decade.

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Trump names ex-George W. Bush official as Labor secretary pick

While it's often customary for senators to not publicly weigh in on a nominee until after a confirmation hearing, Republicans have been mostly in lock-step to support Trump's top Cabinet nominees. His parents, Rene and Delia Acosta, sacrificed themselves to put him through Gulliver Preparatory School in Pinecrest, Fla. and learned Spanish with his grandmother.

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Trump Inks Revocation Of Stream Protection Rule

The Stream Protection Rule drew attacks from the mining industry, which said its true aim was to shut down mines. To view the full article, register now. U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-WV, said more than 240 coal-fired plants have closed and 83,000 people have lost their jobs because of the Obama administration's war on coal.

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Delphi, Indiana: Latest updates after two bodies found dead near trail

Anyone with information may call the Carroll County Sheriff's Department or the Delphi Police Department at 765-564-2413, or the Indiana State Police at 765-567-2125. On Monday night, search parties looked for the girls near the bridge, but were unable to find anything in the darkness, Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby said.

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Bodies Of Two Missing Indiana Teens Found, Police Suspect Homicide

They never returned to the meeting place and were reported missing . A volunteer searching for the girls found their bodies on private property about 50-60 feet from the water, police said . The organizations are working the case as a double homicide. Authorities would not say whether they recovered the victims' phones at the scene. "It is disturbing.

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Airport officials seize horse genitals from Mongolian travelers

Customs and Border Protection officers sent them for a routine agriculture examination. CBP agriculture specialists discovered a combined 42 pounds of meat described as horsemeat and other types of meat, including 13 pounds of horse genitals and three liters of yak milk, officials said.

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FBI, IRS present at Sen. Carlos Uresti's office

In the current legislature Uresti serves as vice chair of the Health and Human Services committee, he is also in the Finance, Education and Veteran Affairs and Border Security committees. According to a previous report by the San Antonio paper, investors claimed their money was wasted by the CEO on personal expenses, expensive gifts, exotic vehicle rentals, and a "wild lifestyle".

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Walmart is being sued for selling "craft beer" from nonexistent craft brewery

You'll find them on the shelf at Walmart, with labels that evoke the look of what American drinkers have come to call "craft beer". If you bought the product, you were also getting deceived by Walmart, who was able to sell the beer for a higher price because it was a "craft beer" that is perceived to be worth more.

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Brooklyn man found dead in bathroom at NYC jewelry shop

Police say an emergency medical crew responded to the scene and pronounced him dead. Police went to the cash-for-gold shop after the victim's brother had not seen him for two days and reported him as missing, according to cops. Customers said Gholian's store is not one that anyone could walk into, with visitors having to be buzzed in by someone inside. When police officers were summoned to the business Wednesday evening, they found the store closed and the victim's brother had to use his ...

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Kansas House approves bill raising income taxes

Curtis stated. Kansas reportedly faces a shortfall of more than three-quarters of a billion dollars in the next few years, which led to the change in tax strategy. John Alcala, of Topeka. The Senate legislation that failed Thursday would have brought back a third tax bracket of 6.45 percent. The measure raises income tax rates and reinstates income taxes on hundreds of thousands of business owners.

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Crews Work 24/7 to Patch Up Eroded Oroville Dam Emergency Spillway

Dams are created to handle overflow using a " spillway ". Meanwhile, runoff from the current and previous storms is sending water into the lake at only a fraction of that pace. Evacuees received more good news from President Donald Trump, who declared an emergency in the state, authorising the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security to coordinate disaster relief efforts.

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Immigrants plan protest to show value in American life

Restaurants around the country are closing during the Day Without Immigrants , either to show solidarity or because without their immigrant workforce, they are unable to operate. Hundreds of workers and families are expected to participate. The protest, the latest in a string of actions inspired by 2006 immigration-reform protests and the 2004 political satire A Day Without a Mexican , has prompted eateries and grocery stores across the country to shut their doors in unison.

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Chris Christie says Phillies 'suck,' have 'angry, bitter fanbase'

Christie and some panelists were discussing the Phillies' use of Tug McGraw's "Ya Gotta Believe" slogan - which the late closer popularized with the New York Mets - in their spring training stadium during a segment called "Let's Overreact".

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Florists who do weddings must provide flower arrangements for same-sex weddings

Along with the gay couple, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson had sued Arlene's Flowers in 2013 for violating the state's nondiscrimination law and consumer protection act. Supreme Court refused to hear. The law bans discrimination based on sexual orientation. Baronelle Stutzman was later fined $1,000, and $1 for court costs, but the couple had been seeking fees and damages.

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Touting 'fine-tuned machine,' Trump incorrectly states magnitude of election victory

And he said he had "the biggest Electoral College win since Ronald Reagan". Trump lost the popular vote by several million ballots to Hillary Clinton in November, but eclipsed the 270 electoral votes he needed to win. As Vox pointed out , Trump actually racked up 304 votes instead of the 306 he keeps touting because of two faithless electors, but that's beside the point.

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Incompetent WH Website Posts Wrong Versions Of Trump's Orders

The versions posted online differ in several ways from the the executive orders that were sent to the Federal Register, USA TODAY found. The text on the website has minor grammatical changes, missing words and paragraph renumbering. The White House version contains a reference to a nonexistent provision of the U.S. Code - "section 207 of title 28" - while the Federal Register version was corrected to reference the correct provision of law , 18 U.S.C.

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White felon bought gun for Dylan Roof-style attack

In one anti-Semitic social media message posted in Jan., McDowell referenced Roof, writing "you want to post if you ain't got the heart to fight for Yahweh like dylann roof did you need to shut the f-- up..." In January, McDowell told the undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation agent that he wanted to attack a synagogue, but anxious that he didn't have the proper training to handle it as efficiently as Roof did when he murdered nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church ...

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Trump slams 'dishonest,' 'out of control' news media

The level of dishonesty is out of control". After a 24-minute opening statement that included quotes such as, "Drugs are becoming cheaper than candy bars", Trump took questions from reporters, who he called "fake news" to their faces. Trump then said he doesn't watch CNN anymore and took credit for a recent spike in cable news ratings. Trump began his press conference by announcing that Alex Acosta will be his new Labor Secretary nominee.

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Rand Paul: "I don't think 'ObamaCare-lite' is what we should do"

But not everyone in the party is ready to move forward without an adequate plan to take to their voters back home. House Republican leaders tried to present a unified front in opposition to Obamacare during a news conference on Tuesday, arguing that they are listening to constituents and responding to the needs of ordinary Americans.

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Father of Boulder child found in Oklahoma charged with first-degree murder

Ashley Mead and Winter Mead have been missing since Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. The relative said that she had been told by another relative Densmore called his parents shortly before being apprehended in Oklahoma and said he was returning to Colorado but did not have a phone with him and couldn't be reached.

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Restaurants close in solidarity with 'A Day Without Immigrants'

In New York City , a number of restaurants will not be open Thursday, as many of their workers are immigrants. Spanish immigrant chef Jose Andres, who has a long-time feud with President Donald Trump, announced Tuesday that his D.C. He estimates a loss of around $20,000 in revenue. Celebrity Chef José Andrés , an immigrant from Spain, announced he will also be closing his five locations.

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Andrew Puzder withdraws as Trump's labor secretary nominee

The report came on the heels of CNN report that top US Senate Republicans had asked the White House to withdraw his name from consideration. Puzder had been due to appear before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee for a confirmation hearing on Thursday.

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Lawmakers eye "rainy day fund" to address Louisiana budget shortfall

He filed a bill that mirrors Edwards' budget plan , which is being carried by Rep. Walt Leger, D-New Orleans. Senate action is limited to helping advance Edwards' proposal, as revenue bills must originate in the House. "I met with the governor twice with a plan and he said no, so when you say we haven't proposed cuts you need to preface the statement with that", Henry said.

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ICE officials arrest an alleged victim of domestic violence in Texas

Bernal, whose office does not inquire about abuse victims' citizenship, said she is working to ensure that the woman's arrest doesn't result in fewer victims coming forward to report their abuse. The news comes amid ramped up deportation efforts across the United States at the behest of President Donald Trump. Local news reports that in a criminal complaint filed on Feb 9, ICE agents said they received a call from the alleged abuser - now serving a sentence for forgery - that the victim ...

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Gorsuch nomination hearings start on March 20

The hearings are expected to last three to four days and include testimony from outside experts. He's a mainstream judge. "He is well-qualified and respected", Grassley said in a statement. The conservative jurist is a federal appeals judge based in Colorado. The Senate's top Democrat, Chuck Schumer, last week accused Gorsuch of avoiding answering questions "like the plague" during their private meeting and dodging efforts to gauge his judicial independence.


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