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by | January 20, 2018 | 09:22

The Dreamers are the 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the USA illegally by their parents who now face deportation after President Donald Trump ended an Obama-era rule which allowed them to stay in the country, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ).

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:06

United States President Donald Trump has signed a bill into a law renewing the National Security Agency's (NSA) warrantless internet surveillance program for another six years. 'I will always do the right thing for our country and put the safety of the American people first!' In December 2017, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, FBI Director Christopher Wray and NSA Director Michael Rogers issued a joint statement ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:06

That might seem glib - but it's also the truth. But House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was quoted as telling reporters the chamber would adjourn as planned on Friday afternoon - all but guaranteeing a shutdown unless a last-minute deal is struck on the existing bill.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:59

In its own updated contingency plan , the Department of Housing and Urban Development stated that only 289 out of 7,797 employees would be considered "excepted" and would have to show up for work during the shutdown. A spokesman for historic sites around Boston-including the Bunker Hill Monument and Charlestown Navy Yard-said that though the parks are open now and he does not want to speculate, the situation remains up in the air.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:51

Pugh reported Friday morning that Deputy Commissioner Darryl DeSousa, 53, will supplant Davis as the division's 40th police official. "The road ahead will be hard, but members of the City Council stand ready to partner with Mayor Pugh, Commissioner Designate DeSousa and the men and women of the police department as we continue the process of reforming policing practices in our city".

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:48

Wright, 52, of Calvert City; Jerome A. Smith, 56, of Thibodaux, Louisiana; and Quentin J. Stewart, 41, of Opelousas, Louisiana, were pronounced dead at the scene, Cash said. Kentucky State Police say a preliminary investigation into a boat explosion on the Tennessee River Friday found an explosion resulted in a flash flare and subsequent small fire inside the tug boat.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:46

That's up from 84 past year and fewer than 30 a decade ago. So why consort in the Swiss Alps with people who are hate figures to his political base? Trump could still go to Davos next week as planned even if the federal government shuts down, senior US administration officials said Friday, citing the president's constitutional authority to conduct diplomacy.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:35

Under repeated questioning at the White House that lasted an hour, Jackson said he had no concerns about Trump's physical, mental , or emotional ability to do the job. "He said, 'I want you to get out there and I want you to talk to them and I want you to answer every single question they have, '" Jackson said of Trump .

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:26

And he scored 30 over 30 in this test, Jackson said . Trump attempted to clarify matters about his mental abilities by tweeting that he was a "very stable genius" . Lindsey Graham brought a plan to Trump that involved cutting the visa lottery in half and, at the behest of the Congressional Black Caucus, the rest would go to underrepresented countries in Africa and Temporary Protected Status nations, including Haiti .

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:26

I am also very glad that he had cognitive ability tests. The doctor said that based on clinical information available Trump has a very strong chance of seeing out his term in the White House without medical issue. Trump has faced growing questions about his mental health , prompting dozens of psychologists, psychiatrists and mental health professionals to send a letter to the president's physician on Thursday urging him to evaluate Trump's neurological health .

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:16

Congressional leaders plan to vote later this week on a month-long spending bill but the ongoing fight over immigration threatens to derail the plan days before the Friday deadline to prevent a government shutdown. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday seemed to admit that President Trump has not yet clearly indicated what needs to be in an immigration bill that he would sign.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:09

On a cold winter day in 1968, the Eagles were losing to the Vikings. My family's living room - and I'm sure the entire state of Minnesota - broke into uncontrollable cheering and clapping. The Vikings are in the playoffs for just the third time since Brett Favre led them to the NFC championship game in 2009. The last two times the Eagles went to the Super Bowl , the Eagles beat the Vikings along the way.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:04

House Republican leaders sweetened the pending stopgap measure with legislation to extend for six years a popular health care programme for children from low-income families and two-year delays in unpopular "Obamacare" taxes on medical devices and generous employer-provided health plans.

by | January 20, 2018 | 07:57

The police have ruled out the involvement of outsiders in the crime as the mother persisted in her statements without contradictions. Police suspect more serious reasons could have triggered the incident. She also showed the police how she scaled the wall after dumping the body in the banana plantation. When the magistrate asked her the reason for this, she said the police had assaulted her but added that she doesn't have any complaints regarding it.

by | January 20, 2018 | 07:41

Storm "Friederike", which swept across Germany from the west, is, according to the German Weather Service, the heaviest storm since the year 2007. In Rotterdam, Europe's busiest cargo port, shipping containers were blown over and roofs ripped off homes, according to The Guardian .

by | January 20, 2018 | 07:30

Police have received 135 complaints about Nassar since September 2016. Raisman's statements came shortly after her 2012 Olympic teammate Jordyn Wieber publicly revealed for the first time that she also had been abused by Nassar , starting from age 14.

by | January 20, 2018 | 07:20

Driving a auto into the busiest parts of Manhattan could cost $11.52 under a major proposal prepared for Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo that would make NY the first city in the United States with a pay-to-drive plan. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. also wants to ensure the funds go directly to transit. Additionally, traffic congestion is attributed for costing the NY metro area almost $20 billion annually - including $9.2 billion in travel time cost, $2.5 billion in excess fuel and vehicle ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 06:38

It's such a disappointment to have all this planning in place and then lose, making it all for naught. The line dropped from New England -8.5 to -7.5 Thursday at most sportsbooks. I see the Patriots winning rather easily, 31-13. It was his most productive game in three months. Brady seems on track to play on Sunday, but it's unclear if he'll be limited at all in his throws .

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:40

If you find NCRM valuable, would you please consider making a donation to support our independent journalism? Speaking on ABC's This Week on Sunday, the retiring Congressman said, "Now the litmus test is changed". Trump's political discourse and alienation of Republicans outside his base will likely prompt a challenger from his own party in 2020, especially if Democrats back a "far left" candidate, Flake said.

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:36

Those insurance programs are called the Child Health Insurance Programs , or better known as CHIP, and the funding may not last through the weekend. CHIP funding expired September 30. The Democrats' biggest ask in the current shutdown battle is a solution for the the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects unauthorized immigrants who were brought to the U.S.

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:22

The US Senate leadership reportedly does not have votes to push through a bill to temporarily fund the federal government, as Democrats look poised to follow through on threats to oppose any bill that doesn't address the status of illegal immigrants who arrived as children.

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:17

Quarterback Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles and teammates defensive end Aziz Shittu #61, offensive tackle Halapoulivaati Vaitai #72 and wide receiver Alshon Jeffery #17 of the Philadelphia Eagles huddle together against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half in the NFC Divisional Playoff game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 13, 2018 in Philadelphia .

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:11

The high court last month had given the government a green light to enforce the ban pending a review, after it was struck down by the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. But he said the Trump administration's executive action to cancel it was illegal. At times as the lawsuits against the Trump initiatives have unfolded in the lower courts, there have been temporary rulings that the presidential order would likely be found to be an unconstitutional "Muslim ban".

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:09

Maria Sharapova might not be seeded but she is still a huge chance of winning the women's singles, as shown in her 6-1 7-6 (7-4) win over 14th seed Anastasija Sevastova . It was his earliest Grand Slam exit in seven years as he fights back from a wrist injury. It was another step forward for the Serbian former world No.

by | January 20, 2018 | 04:57

The crash killed five and injured a sixth person aboard. Burnett's friends, pilot Jamie Coleman Dodd of Colorado and co-pilot Paul Cobb of Texas, also died when the Huey UH-1 went down after dark. An enraged Bennett charged the minister, who fell to the floor. He was known as "Pachedu", meaning " one of us " in Shona and was often called the sharpest thorn in Mugabe's side.