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Austin school board voices support for unauthorized immigrant students

Feb 25, 2017 at 6:30 am 9

The Austin school board Monday night unanimously approved 9-0 a resolution in support of students who are unauthorized immigrants. The resolution says all students are entitled to a public education, and that Austin schools

Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. arrives at the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. Jackson and his wife were to appear in federal court to answer criminal charges that they engaged in an alleged scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

How does felon Jesse Jackson Jr. collect $138,400 a year from the federal government?

Feb 24, 2017 at 11:55 am 38

Records from former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s divorce case show how he has been able to collect hefty benefit checks from the federal government after serving time in prison for looting hundreds of

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Spicer expects ‘greater enforcement’ of federal marijuana laws

Feb 24, 2017 at 11:50 am 8

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration’s strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown

President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

CPAC: Trump says welfare reform is coming

Feb 24, 2017 at 11:45 am 6

President Donald Trump is signaling more reforms are ahead for the nation’s welfare system. He tells conservatives that “it’s time for all Americans to get off welfare and get back to work.” He adds,



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Appeals court reinstates Texas ‘harboring’ law

Feb 24, 2017 at 11:40 am 4

(UPI) — An appeals court on Thursday reinstated a Texas law that increases penalties for “harboring” undocumented immigrants and hiding them from law enforcement, while clarifying the purpose and scope of the law, according

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Selma Unites Blacks and Whites Against City Hall

Feb 24, 2017 at 11:35 am 4

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Black people who celebrate the civil rights movement and white people who commemorate the Civil War are suddenly finding themselves fighting on the same side in historic Selma, Alabama: against

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CT Governor Tells Police, School Leaders They Don’t Have to Cooperate with ICE

Feb 24, 2017 at 6:55 am 62

As President Donald Trump moves forward with a campaign promise to crack down on undocumented immigrants, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is reminding school and law enforcement leaders that they don’t have to enforce federal

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Bias: Ginsburg Praises Media and the Statue of Liberty

Feb 24, 2017 at 6:53 am 41

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is praising the media at a time when the Trump administration has accused reporters of being dishonest and delivering “fake news.” Ginsburg told the BBC’s



U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center left, shakes hands with Mexico's Foreign Relations Secretary Luis Videgaray as U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, left, and Mexico's Interior Secretary Miguel Angel Osorio Chong look on, at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Mexico City, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Mexico's mounting unease and resentment over President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown are looming over a Thursday meeting between Tillerson, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, and Mexican leaders that the U.S. had hoped would project a strong future for relations between neighbors. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

DHS Secretary Kelly: No plan for mass deportations

Feb 24, 2017 at 6:50 am 8

Mexico City (EFE).– The United States will not carry out mass deportations of Mexican migrants, the head of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said Thursday in Mexico’s capital. John Kelly, who traveled

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Border patrol agents check IDs of passengers on one domestic flight in NY

Feb 24, 2017 at 6:49 am 7

(UPI) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers checked the identification and documents of all passengers getting off a plane from San Francisco after it landed in New York on Wednesday afternoon, according to

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CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Receives Some Unwelcome Answers

Feb 24, 2017 at 6:47 am 15

It is becoming increasingly clear that the often oppositional mainstream media will only promote stories which contain an angle designed to make President Donald Trump look bad. That this is the opposite of how

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Two Washington, D.C., police officers shot, suspect killed

Feb 24, 2017 at 6:45 am 1

(UPI) — Two Washington, D.C., police officers sustained non-life-threatening injuries, and a suspect died during an exchange of gunfire in the northeast part of the city, police officials said. The uniformed officers were shot

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Constitutional? Arizona bill punishes all participants when protests turn violent

Feb 24, 2017 at 6:44 am 10

(UPI) — Arizona’s Senate passed legislation that would punish all protesters — even peaceful ones — when a protest turns into a riot. Senate Bill 1142 was sent to the state House of Representatives

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What kinds of aid does the US give Mexico?

Feb 24, 2017 at 6:42 am 13

President Donald Trump has ordered the federal government to account for all U.S. assistance to Mexico over the past five years, as part of his effort to shore up security along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Trump Eviscerates the Liberal Media and it’s so Overdue

Feb 24, 2017 at 6:40 am 6

It was riveting. In his first solo press conference, President Donald Trump spent much of the hour berating the media for what Trump called anti-Republican bias and its relentlessly negative “tone.” It’s about time.