'A new level of inhumanity': Democrats denounce White House idea to release migrants in sanctuary cities

The revelation late Thursday that the White House tried multiple times to pressure immigration authorities into releasing migrants on to the streets of sanctuary cities did go over well with Democrats, who denounced the Trump administration as cruel.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Disney CEO Robert Iger announces 2021 retirement

Iger became Disney's president and chief operating officer in 2000, and added the CEO title in 2005 after Michael Eisner departed.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Quintana strikes out 11 in 7 innings, Cubs beat Pirates 2-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Quintana struck out 11 in seven innings of four-hit ball and the Chicago Cubs blanked the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Thursday night. Daniel Descalso and Victor Caratini each had two hits and an RBI in a game that was delayed 69 minutes by rain before the eighth. Quintana (1-1) bounced back […]
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Alaska city declares holiday honoring Iditarod champion

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska city has declared a public holiday honoring the hometown champion of this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. KYUK-AM reported Wednesday that Bethel will celebrate “Pete Kaiser Day” on March 13 in honor of the 2019 winner of the most celebrated event in sled dog racing. The station reports […]
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White House Considered Releasing Migrants in ‘Sanctuary Cities’

The idea was suggested as the president condemned migrant caravans from Central America headed toward the southwestern border, people familiar with the plan said.
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Alaska to suspend senior benefit payments for 2 months

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services has announced suspension of two months of payments from the state’s Senior Benefits Program. The Anchorage Daily News reported Thursday that the May and June interruption of funds will affect approximately 4,731 Alaska residents. The announcement says individuals who normally receive $76 per […]
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Former Oregon police officer sentenced for abusing girl

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former Oregon police officer has been sentenced for repeatedly sexually abusing a girl. KTVZ reported Thursday that 35-year-old John Joseph Wallace Jr. was sentenced Thursday to six years in federal prison and lifelong supervised release. Court records say Wallace pleaded guilty Jan. 3 in federal court to three counts of […]
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Bingo snub leaves Morrison's election media pack feeling unlucky

Not inviting the press to PM’s RSL cameo – and only sending footage afterwards – is already creating a climate of distrustIf a prime minister calls bingo at an RSL club in a Sydney marginal seat, but the media on his campaign trail were purposely not invited to cover it, did it actually happen?Reporters on Scott Morrison’s campaign bus were miffed the prime minister’s staffers gave them a night off on Thursday evening and then sent them pictures and videos of his night at Windsor RSL in the elec...
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Brits who go to terror hot-spots like Shamima Begum could face 10 years in jail

The new laws give the police the powers they need to disrupt terrorist plots earlier and ensure that those who seek to do us harm face just punishment [Author: Tiffany Lo]
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Hillary Clinton: Julian Assange Must ‘Answer For What He Has Done’

The former presidential nominee made it clear that the WikiLeaks founder's arrest is "not about punishing journalism."
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Noel Fisher to Return for ‘Shameless’ Season 10

Showtime got a bit creative Thursday in announcing the return of Noel Fisher for “Shameless'” tenth season, staging a “Twitter hack” to make it appear that fans of the series had taken over “Shameless'” social media account. The account’s name was edited to read “Shameless will return with NOEL FISHER,” and the profile photo was […]
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Top Asian News 3:46 a.m. GMT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has retained his most important leadership post as his rubber-stamp parliament made a slew of personnel changes that bolstered his diplomatic lineup amid stalemated nuclear diplomacy with the United States. Some observers say the personnel appointments could show Kim's desire to keep nuclear diplomacy alive rather than returning to a policy of ratcheting up tensions. In Washington, President Donald Trump and visiting South Korean Pres...
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After force-feeding, ICE releases 2 immigrant detainees

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Two Indian men who were force-fed during a hunger strike inside a Texas immigration detention center are out of government custody. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Leticia Zamarripa confirmed Thursday that Jasvir Singh and Rajandeep Singh had been released on bond from the El Paso Processing Center. Weeks after The […]
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This Swedish company made oat milk cool in the US. Now it's eying China

If you drink fancy coffee, chances are you've heard of Oatly.
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It's fun being up the top at Augusta - Mickelson

Phil Mickelson couldn't hide his delight at being one shot off the lead after the opening round at The Masters.
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Instagram Couple Posts Twee Photo of Woman Hanging Over Edge of an Infinity Pool and the Internet Goes Nuts

Every couple of weeks we bring you a new story of somebody dying because they went too hard for Instagram. These accidents and deaths are becoming so common that they are finally weaving into the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Johnny Depp's ex-wife, Amber Heard, asks judge to dismiss $50M defamation lawsuit

Amber Heard asked a judge to dismiss a $50 million defamation lawsuit her ex, Johnny Depp, filed over an op-ed about domestic violence she wrote.           
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Devers’ walk-off hit in 9th lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays 7-6

BOSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers hit an RBI single with one out in the ninth inning and the struggling Boston Red Sox rallied for a 7-6 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday for their first home victory of the season. The win came in a game in which Ted Williams’ historic 502-foot home […]
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Today in History April 12

President Franklin Roosevelt dies; The American Civil War begins with the attack on Ft. Sumter; Yuri Gagarin is the first man to fly in space; Space Shuttle Columbia lifts off on its first mission; Late night TV host David Letterman born. (April 12)            [Author: AP]
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Devers' walk-off hit in 9th lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays 7-6

Rafael Devers hit an RBI single with one out in the ninth inning and the struggling Boston Red Sox rallied for a 7-6 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday for their first home victory of the season.            [Author: AP]
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Lawsuit Filed by Woman Claiming Hospital Pressured Her into Abortion to Cover Their Mistake

A lawsuit filed against an Illinois hospital alleges officials pressured a woman into getting an abortion after medical staff made an error that endangered her unborn baby`s health.
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Washington Detectives Make Arrest in 1972 Murder of 20-Year-Old Woman

A 77-year-old Edmonds man has been charged in the rape and murder of Jody Loomis back in 1972.
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Chinese GP, F1's 1,000th race: Vettel top in first practice

Sebastian Vettel sets the pace in first practice as Ferrari hint they could be the team to beat at the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend.
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White House's Kudlow supports Fed's Powell and Cain nomination

Kudlow said at an event sponsored by The Hill the White House is sticking by Herman Cain as a candidate for a Fed seat "at the moment," even after several Republican senators came out against the idea and despite allegations of misconduct against the former pizza company chief executive. Kudlow noted that Cain was being vetted. Trump had reiterated his support for Cain as late as Wednesday night, he said.
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American Medical Association Blasts the Military’s Transgender Policy

The American Medical Association says the policy is unfair and defies science
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U.S. to send 100 agents to Mexico border to cut delays: congresswoman

The slowdowns began late last month after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to close the border if Mexico did not halt a surge of people seeking asylum in the United States. The administration moved several hundred border agents to handle the influx of migrants, triggering long delays for cross-border traffic because of the staffing shortage. As soon as Monday, CBP plans to send officers from the Canadian border and other parts of the country to El Paso, Texas, said Democratic U.S. Repres...
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India: National Policy On Software Products, 2019 - NovoJuris Legal

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology released the National Policy on Software Products, 2019 ("the Policy") aimed at stimulating the software products ecosystem in India.
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The Marvel universe is heading to Disney+

Marvel Studios has created a blockbuster brand that's made $18.5 billion at the global box office. Now Marvel's universe of heroes are is heading to Disney+.
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Marvel spinoffs: Loki, Falcon and Scarlet Witch are coming to Disney+

Marvel Studios has created a blockbuster brand that's made $18.5 billion at the global box office. Now Marvel's universe of heroes is heading to Disney+.
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India: Competition Law - April 2019 - Khaitan & Co

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) closed a case involving allegations of Resale Price Maintenance (RPM) against Kaff Appliances (India) Private Limited (Kaff).
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