NewsMax
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NewsMax
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BBC News 24
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Honestly, I feel like a criminal. The thoughts of Juhel Miah, recorded on his phone moments after he was escorted off a plane bound for New York without any explanation. It was supposed to be a once-in-a-lifetime school trip to Iceland and the United States. But for maths teacher Mr Miah, it's one that he will remember for all the wrong reasons.
Politico
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The memo stresses that all “removable aliens” could be subject to immigration enforcement under the new guidelines. The Migration Policy Institute, which bills itself as a non-partisan think tank, found that more than half of an estimated 1.9 million deportable immigrants with criminal records were in the country lawfully, either using green cards or some other type of visa. The guidance issued Tuesday prioritizes the arrest of deportable immigrants who have abused public benefits, misrepresented themselves, or in the judgment of an immigration officer, otherwise pose a risk to public safety or national security. The memo gives few specifics on how each of these criteria will be determined. The guidance also makes clear that driving without a license, a frequent offense for undocumented immigrants, could make an individual subject to immigration arrest, detention and, if found removable by final order, removal from the United States.
Voice Of America
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The Supreme Court could then hear new arguments in the dispute. Kennedy said the Mexican and American governments should resolve the case, noting that the border "is one of the most sensitive areas in foreign affairs." The court case stems from an incident that occurred in a cement culvert that separates El Paso, Texas, from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The circumstances of the shooting remain in dispute, but it is clear that Mesa was on the U.S. side of the border when he fired a shot, killing Sergio Hernandez on the Mexican side. The high court is weighing what rights foreigners have to file a lawsuit in the U.S. judicial system. The border area remains at the forefront of U.S. immigration concerns, with President Donald Trump vowing to build a wall to thwart illegal immigration into the United States. On Tuesday, the U.S. announced tougher rules aimed at deporting undocumented immigrants who have been charged with crimes or convicted, while adding thousands of new agents to patrol the border.
EDIS Earthquake Alert
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The Huffington Post
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It could take tens of thousands of troops to properly secure such an area, analysts say. And safe zones can become hugely vulnerable targets if the forces meant to protect them fail to do so. In the Bosnian civil war, the United Nations-designated safe area of Srebrenica became the site of a massacre after Bosnian Serb troops overran the lightly defended town. The forces killed 8,000 Bosnian Muslims, committed rape and sexual abuse and forced tens of thousands to flee. Even if the safe zones were properly protected, analysts say the commitment to enforcing the zones would bring about the potential for increased U.S. intervention in Syrias war and the dangers associated with that. One of the reasons former President Barack Obama was reluctant to pursue Syrian safe zones was the fear of such an escalation. There was a concern in the Obama administration that this could lead to a slippery slope, said Melissa Dalton, a Pentagon official during the Obama administration and current senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
CNN
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Washington Free Beacon
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Washington Free Beacon
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" "My daughter’s wedding, I could hardly contain it in," he said. "When Harry Reid stepped down. And here is what my family knows—Who remembers the movie, Free Willy?' When Free Willy escaped, I was taking my daughters to the movie, 8 and 4, and when he escaped I started to cry and they ran out of the theater, they were so embarrassed. Trump’s got it all wrong." Schumer then explained the importance of immigration in the United States, and said that's why he teared up talking about it during the press conference. The post Sen. Schumer Opposes Trump's Fake Tears' Attack: He Doesn't Know Me' appeared first on Washington Free Beacon .
Sputnik International
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Washington Free Beacon
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"She certainly is entitled to make such comments on her own time and in her personal capacity, but not as a commissioner on the FEC according to this regulation. Anytime she appears on television, she is obligated to say she is appearing in her personal capacity and not as an official representative or member of the FEC. If she is not doing that, then that is a potential violation." Weintraub provided the Free Beacon with a statement that claims voter fraud falls under the jurisdiction of the FEC. "As a Commissioner on the Federal Election Commission, I am acutely aware that our democracy rests on the faith of the American people in the integrity of their elections," Weintraub says within the statement. "The President of the United States has, without providing evidence, alleged a massive conspiracy to bus thousands of voters from one state to another to cast illegal votes in the 2016 elections.
Washington Free Beacon
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" "My daughter’s wedding, I could hardly contain it in," he said. "When Harry Reid stepped down. And here is what my family knows—Who remembers the movie, Free Willy?' When Free Willy escaped, I was taking my daughters to the movie, 8 and 4, and when he escaped I started to cry and they ran out of the theater, they were so embarrassed. Trump’s got it all wrong." Schumer then explained the importance of immigration in the United States, and said that's why he teared up talking about it during the press conference. The post Sen. Schumer Opposes Trump's Fake Tears' Attack: He Doesn't Know Me' appeared first on Washington Free Beacon .
Politico
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Mashable
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Perhaps libraries and President Donald Trump were destined to be enemies. The president has made it known that he's not a man of books . Libraries, meanwhile, are filled with many more books than people. The president has made it known he's not a fan of immigration . Libraries are often an integral part of the life of immigrants in the United States. These things are not like each other. SEE ALSO: Donald Trump's inauguration poster has an embarrassing typo Protest has taken many forms in the few weeks since Trump became president, but one of the most distinct forms of demonstration has taken place at libraries around the United States. Read more... More about Facts , Immigration , Refugees , Resistance , and Donald Trump
China Daily
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TIME - Top Stories
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Tom Brady and Donald Trump may be in very different fields, but the two men have one painful thing in common: They'd both surely like to forget the last few months. Brady's great misery played itself out on Feb. 5, when the once-great New England Patriots quarterback bumbled his way through the Super Bowl against the upstart Atlanta Falcons. Falling behind by 28-3, he snuffed his team's last chance at a comeback when he hurled a desperation pass in the fourth quarter to wide receiver Julian Edelman a pass that was easily intercepted, handing Brady the most humiliating defeat of his career. Trump's public humbling had been foretold for more than a year when he ran a presidential campaign animated mostly by invective and impulse and was swept aside by Hillary Clinton , who kept her head down, soldiered on, and was rewarded for her grit when she became the 45th President of the United States.
Sputnik International
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Voice Of America
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Crime wave not a fact Sweden ranked 187th out of 218 countries in 2014 in terms of murders per capita, according to a survey by the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime. The murder rate in the United States, which ranked about 110th, was more than four times higher. The suggestion that the recent rise in asylum numbers has triggered a crime wave appears to have come from media reports rather than from statistics, as Swedish police do not register suspects' ethnic origins, only their gender and age. “There is no basis for drawing the conclusion that crime rates are soaring in Sweden and that that is related to immigration,” Stina Holmberg at the National Council for Crime Prevention said. The most recent official survey from 2005 does show foreign-born Swedes are more than twice as likely to be suspects in criminal investigations, but their ethnicity is not the main reason for this.
Beijing Bulletin
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Beijing Bulletin
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BBC News 24
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Throughout his campaign, he was clear that he wanted to bring back coal-mining jobs to the United States, but is that a pledge he can fulfil? The BBC's Michelle Fleury has gone to West Virginia. This corner of West Virginia is coal country, and after years of hardship, the people here are breathing a sigh of relief.
MacRumors
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iPhone owners in the United States spent an average of 40 on premium apps and in-app purchases on each of their devices in 2016, according to new data shared by analytics company Sensor Tower. That's up from an average of 35 in 2015. Unsurprisingly, most iPhone users are spending their money on games. 80 percent of U.S. App Store revenue in 2016 was generated by games, and on average, iPhone users spent 27 on game-related content. Spending on apps in the entertainment category - such as Netflix and Hulu - was at 2.30 on average, compared to 1.00 in 2015, perhaps due to Netflix starting to offer in-app subscription options at the end of 2015. According to Sensor Tower, Netflix contributed over 58 million in gross revenue to the entertainment category in 2016, up from 7.9 million in 2015. Average spending on music also rose slightly in 2016, from 3.
TIME - Top Stories
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But it took Roosevelts intervention to turn Americas official policy around. Russia was eager to encourage such a reversal. It felt isolated by the coalition of anti-Communist states in Europe, and its cash reserves were alarmingly low. To feed its workers, it was starving its peasants. The modern parallel to this is the American and European policy of sanctions, which has hurt Russias economy and caused it to deplete its foreign exchange reserves, which some experts believe might run out by the middle of 2017. It is no surprise then that Stalin desired the United States as a partner. He cemented the alliance by convincing Roosevelt that Russia was turning Communism into a national project rather than fomenting an international class war. And Stalin pointed to the common enemy of Japan, which had invaded Manchuria on the Soviet border in 1931.