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Lauren London Gives Emotional Speech at Nipsey Hussle’s Funeral: “You’ve Been My Turn Up, and My Church…”

Lauren London gave an emotional and moving speech as she memorialized the love of her life at Nipsey Hussle’s public funeral service.Wearing sunglasses and a white suit, Lauren took the podium and told the audience as she held back tears: “Never was I prepared for something like this so bear with me, y’all.”She said she had never felt so much pain before and called Hussle’s soul “majestic.”Nipsey was “brilliant … a divine light … completely self-taught … constantly seeking knowledge,” London sai...
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'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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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.
Tags: News, White House, Deportation, Central America, Illegal Immigration, Presidential Election of 2016, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration Detention, Border Barriers


Trump Wants More US Troops On Southern Border

Military Times: President Donald Trump said that he is considering sending even more troops to the southern U.S. border to help with security missions there, calling the situation there increasingly dangerous. “I’m going to have to call up more military,” he said Wednesday during a roundtable with supporters in Texas related to his plans for a southern border wall and tighter immigration laws for Central and South American migrants. “Our military, don’t forget, can’t act like a military ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington, Mexico, White House, America, Military, Donald Trump, Trump, Military Times, Posse Comitatus, U.S. Southern Border, Trump Wants More US Troops On Southern Border


White House considered releasing detained migrants in sanctuary cities – report

Officials sought to pressure immigration authorities in effort to retaliate against Trump’s political opponents, Washington Post reportsWhite House officials have tried to pressure US immigration authorities to release migrants detained at the border into so-called sanctuary cities such as San Francisco to retaliate against Donald Trump’s political adversaries, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.The Post, which reviewed emails on the issue and spoke to unnamed officials at the Department o...
Tags: Post, Washington Post, White House, US, San Francisco, US news, US politics, House, US immigration, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Trump Administration


White House tried pressuring immigration officials to release detainees in sanctuary cities

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's district in San Francisco was among those the White House wanted to target, according to DHS officials.
Tags: White House, San Francisco, Dhs, House, Nancy Pelosi


Trump's OMB expands oversight over rule-making

The Trump administration issued new guidelines on Thursday that will expand White House and congressional oversight and review of federal agencies' rule-making processes, including those for traditionally independent agencies such as the Federal Reserve.
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Trump's OMB expands oversight over how independent agencies create rules

The Trump administration issued new guidelines on Thursday that will expand White House and congressional oversight and review of federal agencies' rule-making processes, including those for traditionally independent agencies such as the Federal Reserve.
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White House Sought To Drop Off Detained Immigrants In Sanctuary Cities: Report

Trump officials reportedly suggested releasing detainees as a way to retaliate against San Francisco and other cities.
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Gregory Craig: former White House counsel for Obama indicted – as it happened

Craig indicted for allegedly making false statements to MuellerTop Democrats reiterate demand for unredacted Mueller report Sanders raises $18.2m in three months, leaping ahead of competitorsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.31am BST Thanks for reading along! These are the key events from this evening: Related: Jussie Smollett: actor refuses to reimburse city for investigation costs 12.44am BST It wasn’t that long ago that Michael Avenatti was eyeing a president...
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Report: White House wanted to release immigrants into sanctuary cities to punish Democrats

The White House tried to pressure immigration authorities into releasing captured immigrants into sanctuary cities, particularly targeting liberal strongholds, in hopes of hurting Democrats, according to a report from The Washington Post.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Remains of 3 Marines killed in Afghanistan returned to US

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The remains of three Marines killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan have been returned to the U.S., arriving Thursday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Staff Sgt. Christopher K.A. Slutman, 43, of Newark, Delaware; Sgt. Benjamin S. Hines, 31, of York, Pennsylvania, and Cpl. Robert A. Hendriks, 25, of […]
Tags: News, US, Ap, Afghanistan, Nation, Delaware, Newark Delaware, Nation & World Politics, Dover Air Force Base, York Pennsylvania, DOVER Del, Sgt Benjamin S Hines, Cpl Robert A Hendriks


U.S. House Democrats blame Trump for worsening border crisis

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that bipartisan immigration reform, which has eluded Congress and the White House for years, is still the solution. It is in fact "inevitable," Pelosi said on the sidelines of a Democratic party meeting in Leesburg, Virginia. In Washington, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, also called for bipartisan discussions on immigration.
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Here’s the Law That Requires Mnuchin to Turn Over Trump’s Taxes, or Lose His Office and Go to Prison

Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero The Daily Beast/GettyDonald Trump and his top White House aide declare that the administration will not give the president's tax returns to Congress, as required under a 1924 anti-corruption law. But both the Treasury secretary and the tax commissioner have been much more nuanced, saying that they will obey the law even as they delay actually doing so.I know why Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Charles Rettig, the IRS commissioner, are so cautious. Th...
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Upskirting law takes force TODAY - what you need to know

An investigation has shown the victims range from age 7 to age 70 [Author: Mikey Smith, Ryan Hooper]
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Nipsey Hussle: Snoop Dogg and Stevie Wonder pay respects as memorial draws 21,000

Friends, family and fans gather in Los Angeles as blogger reads letter from Barack Obama to crowdNipsey Hussle’s legacy as a persistent rapper, community activist, uniter, doting father, protective sibling and loving son were underscored at his public memorial service on Thursday, with deeply personal testimonies from those closest to the rapper, including his fiancée, Lauren London; collaborator and dear friend Snoop Dogg; and his mother, who said she was at peace with the death of her “superhe...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Jay Z, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, US news, Rap, Culture, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Snoop Dogg, Nipsey Hussle, Lauren London


Ex-Obama White House counsel caught in Mueller dragnet

A prominent Washington attorney who worked in Barack Obama's White House on Thursday became the first Democrat to face charges from Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling. Greg Craig, 74, was charged with lying to investigators about his lobbying for the Russia-backed government of Ukraine, part of an operation that has already seen charges against three others, including President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Russia, Barack Obama, Ukraine, Donald Trump, Mueller, Obama White House, Greg Craig, Robert Mueller


Former minister Steve Webb repays over £10,000 in profit from second home sale

The former Liberal Democrat MP sold his flat near Westminster in 2012 [Author: Nick Sommerlad]
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Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z Pay Tribute To Nipsey Hussle

A public memorial service for rapper Nipsey Hussle is being held at Los Angeles' Staples Center today. Along with performances from Marsha Ambrosius and Jhené Aiko, the event featured the reading of a letter from former president Barack Obama honoring Hussle, who was shot and killed late last month. More »
Tags: Music, News, Barack Obama, Jay-z, Kendrick Lamar, Jhene Aiko, Nipsey Hussle, Hussle, Marsha Ambrosius, Los Angeles Staples Center, Kendrick Lamar Jay


Brexit: Theresa May laughs off resignation calls as Tories face ballot box punishment

The Prime Minister faces the wrath of voters - and her own MPs - after she agreed to delay Brexit until October 31 [Author: Ben Glaze, Pippa Crerar]
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White House's Kudlow voices support for Fed's Powell, Herman Cain nomination

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday he has confidence in Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell but that President Donald Trump intends to proceed with plans to name a controversial partisan to the U.S. central bank's board of governors.
Tags: Money, White House, businessNews, Federal Reserve, Donald Trump, Fed, Jerome Powell, Larry Kudlow, Kudlow, Powell Herman Cain


Julian Assange 'has dental problems and osteoperosis' but remains defiant

EXCLUSIVE Assange's health is "compromised" and he is "suffering" according to sources close to the Wikileaks founder [Author: Mikey Smith]
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Read Barack Obama's Nipsey Hussle tribute

Former President Barack Obama paid tribute to Nipsey Hussle in a letter that was read at a memorial for the late musician and community activist on Thursday.
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Barack Obama's letter read at memorial

Former President Barack Obama paid tribute to Nipsey Hussle in a letter that was read at a memorial for the late musician and community activist on Thursday.
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Read Barack Obama’s Touching Letter Honoring Nipsey Hussle

“I hope his memory inspires more good work in Crenshaw and communities like it,” the former president's letter read.
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Ex-Obama White House counsel charged with lying in lobbying probe

By ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY WASHINGTON  — Former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig was indicted Thursday on charges of making false statements and concealing information in a federal foreign lobbying investigation that intersected with the Russia probe. Craig, 74, was charged in a two-count indictment that accuses him of willfully concealing material facts from the Justice Department about work he performed for the Ukrainian government. The indictment, announced by the U.S. attorney for the D...
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This Week: The Real Problem With Trump’s DHS Purge

The ousted Secret Service Director Randolph “Tex” Alles recently said that he “was told weeks ago by the administration that transitions in leadership should be expected across the Department of Homeland Security.” Those “transitions in leadership” have now touched the DHS secretary, the acting deputy DHS secretary, the acting ICE director, and Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan (who’ll take over as acting DHS secretary). Reportedly, the director of U.S. Citizenship an...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, Nbc News, Dhs, Cnn, New York Times, Treasury, Secret Service, Nielsen, Accenture, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Irs


Ex-Obama WH counsel charged with lying in lobbying probe

Former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig was indicted Thursday on charges of making false statements and concealing information in a federal foreign lobbying investigation that intersected with the Russia probe.
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Former White House counsel for Obama charged in Mueller-related case

Gregory Craig was charged with lying to US authorities about his work alongside Paul ManafortFollow the latest in US politics – live Gregory Craig is the first prominent Democrat to face criminal prosecution as a result of Mueller’s investigation. Photograph: Pablo Martínez Monsiváis/AP Gregory Craig, a former White House counsel to Barack Obama, has been charged with lying to US authorities about his work alongside Paul Manafort for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine. Craig, 74, was indicted...
Tags: News, Obama, Washington, White House, US, Barack Obama, Ukraine, Kremlin, Gates, Craig, Mueller, Skadden, Robert Mueller, Yanukovych, Skadden Arps, Gregory Craig


Greg Craig Indicted For Lying To DOJ About Ukraine Work For Paul Manafort

D.C. federal prosecutors on Thursday indicted lawyer Greg Craig on two charges of making false statements to the Justice Department about his work for Ukraine and Paul Manafort, in a spin-off from a case that began during special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Craig, a former White House counsel for President Obama, is accused of concealing information from and making false statements to the Justice Department’s Foreign Agents Registration Act unit, which enforces the country’s forei...
Tags: News, Obama, White House, Ukraine, New York Times, Manhattan, Justice Department, Craig, Kiev, Mueller, Viktor Yanukovych, Southern District of New York, Skadden, Greg Craig, Robert Mueller, Yanukovych



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