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Undocumented Domestic Violence Victim Detained at the Courthouse After Seeking Protective Order

Undocumented Domestic Violence Victim Detained at the Courthouse After Seeking Protective Order

According to immigrant rights organization We Belong Together, immigrant women are three to six times more likely to experience domestic abuse than USA -born women. . The most recent case involved her partner allegedly chasing her with a knife. ICE policy restricts agents from enforcement actions at places deemed sensitive including churches, schools and hospitals and requires consultation with supervisors before taking action at places that assist children, pregnant women or victims of ... Read More

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FBI Arrests Man Who Allegedly Planned Dylann Roof-Style Attack

FBI Arrests Man Who Allegedly Planned Dylann Roof-Style Attack

The document says McDowell posted statements online praising Roof, but did not appear to have formulated any specific attack plans. The South Carolina native never disclosed a specific target to the Federal Bureau of Investigation agent for his premeditated slaughter, but he did post a link to Facebook of the Temple Emanu-El Conservative Synagogue in Myrtle Beach , SC. Read More

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Plane collides with deer in Charlotte, NC

Plane collides with deer in Charlotte, NC

A plane has hit a deer departing Charlotte-Douglas International Airport Wednesday afternoon, according to FAA officials. The flight was headed to Gulfport, Mississippi, and the passengers were placed on another flight. Officials said they were spraying down the runway after fuel began to leak from the plane. Forty-four passengers were on the plane during the incident, and all were safely removed from the plane, according to American Airlines. Read More

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Two-Year-Old Lavontay White Jr. Becomes Youngest Shooting Victim In Chicago

Two-Year-Old Lavontay White Jr. Becomes Youngest Shooting Victim In Chicago

The woman screams for help, both for herself and for her unborn baby, neighbors recalled. The woman was live streaming on Facebook when bullets rang out in the background. Johnson said that with "promising leads" and video evidence in the latest shooting, he had no doubt that those responsible would be caught. Jones spotted three people outside his home, determined they didn't belong there and went inside and got a handgun, police said. Read More

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Reds Trade Phillips To Atlanta

Reds Trade Phillips To Atlanta

Zach Buchanan of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports Atlanta was able to entice Phillips to waive his no-trade clause by making some minor changes to his deal. Either those players were expecting Phillips to be traded or they believed Peraza would find 400-500 at-bats somehow. Given the ongoing presence of shortstop Zack Cozart, a 31-year-old defensive whiz with decent power and one year of club control remaining, it's possible that the Reds could play Peraza at second while Herrera gets more ... Read More

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Yale to rename Calhoun College amid controversy over slavery

Yale to rename Calhoun College amid controversy over slavery

University President Peter Salovey sent a note out to the Yale Community announcing they have chose to change the name of Calhoun College to honor one of Yale's most distinguished graduates, Grace Murray Hopper '30 M.A., '34 Ph.D. In 1931, it was named after John C. Calhoun, the seventh vice president of the United States, a Yale graduate and a hard-line slavery supporter. A rear gate at Calhoun College. Read More

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Winter Storm Expecting to Drop 5 to 12 Inches of Snow

At least 8 inches of snow is. It will get less than half an inch of snow Thursday morning, the National Weather Service said. Patton Township announced that a snow emergency will be in effect as of 12:01 a.m. More than 2,700 flights in and out of the region also were canceled, according to Flightaware.com, as airlines told passengers to check the status of their flights before heading to the airports, Reuters reported. Read More

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Season's biggest snowstorm could dump 18 inches on Northeast

Thursday . Thundersnow is even possible. Expect the flakes to start falling during the morning commute. In Philadelphia, as of 11:45 a.m., 2.8 inches of snow had fallen. Counties in northeastern New Jersey are included in the map below. City government offices will remain open. Some attractions also changed schedules Thursday such as the Adventure Aquarium in Camden that would open late at noon. Read More

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Knife-Wielding Attacker Shot At Paris' Louvre Museum

Knife-Wielding Attacker Shot At Paris' Louvre Museum

Bernard Cazeneuve, France's prime minister, said the knife attack was clearly " terrorist in nature". One soldier was injured by the attacker, who was shot five times. Lance Manus, a tourist from Albany, New York, described young girls crying in panic, and had immediate thoughts of the September 11 attacks in the United States. Read More

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Trump travel order revoked 100000 visas

Trump travel order revoked 100000 visas

A US Justice Department lawyer, speaking during a court hearing, said 100,000 visas have been cancelled, the Washington Post reported . The lawyer in that case said that about 100,000 visas were revoked . On Friday, Judge Leonie Brinkema of the Eastern District of Virginia ordered the Trump administration to provide a list of all Virginia residents "denied entry to or removed from the United States" because of the order. Read More

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Could GOP Defections Cause Stalemate in DeVos Confirmation?

Could GOP Defections Cause Stalemate in DeVos Confirmation?

DeVos' lack of experience with public schools will make it hard for her to fully understand, identify and assist with those challenges, particularly for our rural school in places like Maine", Collins said. Sen. She has advocated for the use of taxpayer funds to send students to private and religious schools. In nominating her for the position , Trump called her a "brilliant and passionate education advocate". Read More

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