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California moves closer to becoming sanctuary state

A bill that would make California a sanctuary state from border to border crossed another hurdle Tuesday. Democrats in the state’s Senate Public Safety Committee approved the measure with a 5 to 2 party-line vote after President Trump signed an order last week threatening to withdraw federal money from sanctuary cities. The new bill would restrict police and local agencies ...

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De Blasio defends ACS to state lawmakers, calls portrayal unfair

ALBANY – Mayor de Blasio defended the city’s troubled child welfare agency Monday during a lengthy and at times testy appearance before state lawmakers. De Blasio insisted the “overwhelming majority” of cases investigated by the Administration for Children’s Services are handled properly and he blamed the media for painting an unflattering picture of the agency. “In to many cases the ...

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WW3 FEARS: China ‘getting ready for war’ over Donald Trump hostility, warns state media

Since taking the Oval office Trump has sparked global protests, outraged politicians and upset people over all corners of the globe. China’s state media has announced it will “step up preparedness for possible military conflict with US” Maritime security is being boosted particularly – especially since it began to look like Donald Trump will sanction an intervention in the row ...

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Wash. becomes first state to sue President Trump over travel ban

SEATTLE — Washington state’s attorney general declared Monday that he was suing President Donald Trump over his temporary ban on immigration from seven countries with majority-Muslim populations, making it the first state to announce a legal action against the Trump administration over one of its policies. Trump’s executive order also suspended the United States’ entire refugee program and set off ...

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Wash. becomes first state to sue President Trump over travel ban

SEATTLE — Washington state’s attorney general declared Monday that he was suing President Donald Trump over his temporary ban on immigration from seven countries with majority-Muslim populations, making it the first state to announce a legal action against the Trump administration over one of its policies. Trump’s executive order also suspended the United States’ entire refugee program and set off ...

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Counter-terror police SMASH Islamic State cell and foil ‘IMMINENT’ attack

Counter-terror police arrested seven suspects, including the alleged mastermind, in a series of dawn raids across Morocco, foiling the planned large-scale attack.  The suspected jihadists had ties with top ISIS officials based in Syria, Iraq and Libya, and had set up a hideout in the peaceful coastal town of El-Jadida, where they knew that they would be able to plan ...

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State Dept. workers sign dissent protesting Trump immigration ban

Several State Department employees have signed a dissent memo protesting President Trump’s recent executive orders to suspend immigration from countries with terrorism concerns and block refugees from entering the nation. The five-page memo, known as a “Dissent Channel message,” serves as a formal measure to oppose Trump’s action and warns that they will not boost public safety. “A policy which ...

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NBA seeks State Department clarity on Trump’s immigration ban

The NBA reached out to the State Department on Friday to see how the immigration ban President Trump signed this week impacts players in its league. NBA spokesperson Mike Bass said the game’s global reach was at the heart of his inquiry. “We have reached out to the State Department and are in the process of gathering information to understand ...

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16 state attorneys general vow to fight Trump's travel bans

Sixteen Democratic state attorneys general vowed Sunday to fight President Trump’s executive order for travel bans — calling his demands “unconstitutional, un-American and unlawful.” “As the chief legal officers for over 130 million Americans and foreign residents of our states, we condemn President Trump’s unconstitutional, un-American and unlawful Executive Order,” the joint statement said. “Religious liberty has been, and always ...

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New York state troopers rescue 103 puppies from overturned truck

More than 100 puppies were rescued from an overturned truck after its speeding driver tumbled off a highway shoulder outside a small town in upstate New York on Tuesday, officials said. Emily Woodrum, of Missouri, was shuttling 103 pooches to local malls when she lost control of her box truck and flipped into a ditch on the side of an ...

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