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Laura Ingraham's Detention Center Summer Camp

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Hope, despair in poetry by immigrant children in US lockup

NEW YORK (AP) — The young immigrants held in prison-like conditions at a juvenile detention center in the mountains of Virginia express despair. Some cling to pleasant memories from home. For a select few, there is hope. For a handful of immigrants who came to the U.S. from Central America — many as unaccompanied minors […]
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Hundreds pray and march in Seattle to protest separation of immigrant families

Religious leaders Thursday evening said they were tired of having their faith used to justify the separation of families at the southern border. More than 300 people showed up to march from Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral to Saint James Cathedral on Capitol Hill to advocate for the children and families experiencing the brunt of President […]
Tags: News, Capitol Hill, Seattle, Local News, Northwest, Nation & World Politics, Saint James Cathedral, Saint Mark 's Episcopal Cathedral


Pope backs US bishops who called border separations immoral

Pope Francis is backing the Catholic bishops in the United States who have condemned the practice of separating children from their parents after families are caught crossing the U.S-Mexico border illegally
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White House to propose merging education, labor agencies

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is planning to propose merging the education and labor departments as part of a broader government overhaul. That’s according to a person familiar with the plans who was not authorized to speak publicly so spoke on condition of anonymity. Soon after he took office, President Donald Trump charged the Office […]
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ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News is apologizing for a graphic that incorrectly said that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had pleaded guilty to five charges of manslaughter. The graphic aired Wednesday during live coverage of President Trump’s meeting with congressional leaders, where it was announced he would sign an executive order ending the […]
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Arpaio seeks investigation of his defeat in 2016 election

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Arpaio is seeking an investigation into his claim that the U.S. Justice Department meddled in his unsuccessful 2016 campaign for sheriff in metro Phoenix. Arpaio, now a candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by retiring Sen. Jeff Flake, alleges the federal agency tried to sway voters against him by agreeing […]
Tags: News, Ap, Joe Arpaio, Phoenix, U S Senate, Arpaio, U S Justice Department, Sen Jeff Flake, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Phoenix Arpaio


White House typo spotted in Trump's executive order on family 'seperation'

In the first version of the order released by the White House, the word separation is misspelled in the document's title as "seperation."            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Obama: 'Are we a nation that accepts the cruelty of ripping children from their parents' arms?'

Former President Barack Obama weighed in Wednesday on the Trump administration’s controversial “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that has resulted in thousands of children being separated from their families at the U.S. southern border.
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Fact Checking Trump Administration Border Crisis Statements

Steve Inskeep and David Greene examine conflicting statements on the family separation policy issued by the White House over the last week.
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Lawmakers seek investigation of Interior boss’ land deal

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers called for an investigation Thursday into U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s involvement in a land deal with the chairman of an energy services company that does business with his agency. A foundation created by Zinke and run by his wife, Lola, has been dealing with a company co-owned by […]
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Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — President Trump defended his hard-line immigration policies during a rally in Minnesota just hours after backing off administration efforts to separate migrant families at the southern border. Trump denounced his political opponents and those who make unauthorized border crossings, suggesting that the money used to care for those immigrants could be […]
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Melania Trump Pressured President Trump To Change Family Separation Policy

"She's been talking to him about it from the very beginning," a White House official told NPR.(Image credit: Susan Walsh/AP)
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Washington’s GOP congressional members oppose separation of migrant children, largely avoid blaming Trump

Republican congressional representatives from Washington came out against the policy of separating migrant families detained at the U.S.-Mexico border — but avoided direct criticism of President Trump, whose administration launched the policy.
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Angry Republican teachers create split inside Oklahoma GOP

NEWCASTLE, Okla. (AP) — Sherrie Conley is like most people in small-town Oklahoma: solidly conservative. When she goes to the polls, she faithfully votes Republican. But in Tuesday’s primary election here, the elementary school principal won’t be voting for the two-term GOP state House member from her district. That’s because she’s trying to get him […]
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Twitter Is Punishing Users Who Tweeted Our Stephen Miller Story

This morning, Splinter published the personal cell phone number of White House adviser Stephen Miller, an official so monstrous as to reportedly find humor in the disturbing images of child immigrants separated from their undocumented parents.Read more...
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Superhero Bits: New Spider-Man Suit on the Way, ‘Runaways’ Season 2 Already Shooting & More

How did the Ant-Man and the Wasp costume designers create a “new”color for The Wasp‘s suit? Why isn’t Jeremy Jordan returning as a series regular on Supergirl next season? Why was Cherry Blue the working title for Ant-Man and the Wasp? Will The Batman and the Todd Phillips directed Joker movie be set in the same universe? Will Spider-Man have a new suit in the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Get a new sneak peek at the new LEGO DC Super-...
Tags: Movies, White House, Spider-Man, Superman, Netflix, Runaways, Josh Brolin, Batman, Avengers, Daredevil, Jeremy Jordan, Supergirl, Ant-man, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist


APNewsBreak: Kobach sought pardon for VP of corporate donor

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach unsuccessfully sought a governor’s pardon for a corporate campaign donor’s vice president whose crime, police said, involved threatening a cab driver by putting a gun to his head. Kobach, a Republican and leading candidate for Kansas governor, approached then-GOP Gov. Sam Brownback’s chief counsel about […]
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Microsoft President Brad Smith: ‘The battle is not over’ to protect migrant children

Microsoft has opposed the Trump Administration's policy of separating families at the border, while facing criticism from employees for doing with with ICE.
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Pain medicine group cancels doctor training about marijuana

A national medical group Thursday abruptly canceled its plans to train doctors about marijuana for pain relief after a federal agency pulled its funding. The episode highlights an ongoing conflict between federal and state laws on marijuana. The American Academy of Pain Medicine scrubbed its plans for a one-hour online course next month after a […]
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A need to verify NKorea nuclear pledges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy. But the president’s latest comments about resolving the nuclear standoff have raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made. President Donald Trump had said on June 12 after his summit with Kim […]
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Melania Trump Wears "I Don't Really Care" Jacket On The Way To Visit Kids At The Border

After a public uproar over family separations at the border, first lady Melania Trump boarded a plane to visit to a detention facility in McAllen, TX. On the plane ride there, Melania — who has faced criticism for not doing enough with her platform dedicated to helping children — donned a jacket with the words "I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?" emblazoned on the backAccording to Melania's communications director, Stephanie Grisham, FLOTUS' decision to wear the $39 Zara jacket has no meaning. "It's ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Texas, Congress, White House, Cnn, Zara, Guatemala, Trump, Health And Human Services, Melania Trump, Grisham, Melania, Katie Rogers, Mcallen Tx, FLOTUS


Trump stresses support for SC governor

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is stressing his support for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, who is competing in a runoff election for the GOP gubernatorial nomination. Trump, who will appear in Columbia Monday for McMaster, tweets Thursday: “Henry worked so hard & was so loyal to me that I look forward to reciprocating!” […]
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Trump aide Stephen Miller, meet your great-grandfather, who flunked his naturalization test

White House aide Stephen Miller, who is behind Trump’s harsh position on immigration, had immigrant great-grandparents, including one who flunked his naturalization test on his first try.
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Peter Fonda apologizes for ‘vulgar’ Barron Trump tweet

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Fonda apologized Wednesday for a late-night Twitter rant in which he suggested 12-year-old Barron Trump should be ripped from “his mother’s arms and put in a cage with pedophiles.” The all-capitals tweet in the wee hours went on to call President Donald Trump an expletive. The actor later deleted the […]
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US diplomat thinks Trump’s UK itinerary includes the queen

LONDON (AP) — An official at the U.S. Embassy in London says he thinks President Donald Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth II during his visit to Britain next month. Deputy Chief of Mission Lew Lukens told reporters on Thursday that planning for the July trip was delayed by Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim […]
Tags: UK, London, News, US, Ap, Britain, Kim, Donald Trump, Elizabeth Ii, Trump, U S Embassy, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Lew Lukens


There's confusion over whether the Trump administration secretly promised Apple that iPhones wouldn't be caught in the cross fire of a trade war with China (AAPL)

Apple could be one of the biggest losers in a trade war between the United States and China. The New York Times reported Monday that the Trump administration had told Apple CEO Tim Cook that no tariffs would be placed on iPhones. But a top White House trade adviser reportedly said he didn't have any knowledge of such an exception. There are few companies with more to lose than Apple in a trade war between the United States and China. The world's most valuable publicly traded company does nea...
Tags: Apple, Cook, White House, China, Trends, Bloomberg, United States, Commerce, Tim Cook, The Times, Treasury, The New York Times, Donald Trump, Trump, Peter Navarro, David Rubenstein


Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from “Great Society” Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, has died. He was 68. His Thursday death was announced by two organizations that were longtime employers, […]
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They made how much? Watchdog group notes public employee pay in So Cal

Riverside County’s payroll grew almost 11 percent last year, and two retiring executives cashed in a combined $743,000 worth of unused leave. More than 640 people who worked for the Los Angeles County Fire Department last year earned at least $100,000 in overtime.  And it pays to be an assistant sheriff in Orange County — or a psychiatrist working in the governments of Orange, Riverside or San Bernardino counties. These and other findings are part of Transparent California’s annual compilation o...
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France’s presidential palace hosts electronic music show

PARIS (AP) — The courtyard of the French presidential palace was converted into a giant dance floor for one evening on the country’s Music Day. The Elysee Palace hosted an unprecedented electronic music show on Thursday that 1,500 people who registered on the presidency’s website got to attend for free. Guests could enjoy food and […]
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