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Deportations Of Mexicans Drop 27% Under Trump

Law & Crime reports: President Donald Trump deported substantially fewer Mexican nationals through November of 2017 than his predecessor Barack Obama did during the same time frame in 2016, according to data released by the Mexican government. In total, Trump’s use of the United States’ deportation machinery resulted in roughly 152,000 Mexican nationals being deported between and January and November ...

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Trump Demands US Post Office Raise Prices To Ship For Amazon In Order To Punish WaPo Owner Jeff Bezos

Reuters reports: U.S. President Donald Trump targeted online retailer Amazon on Friday in a call for the country’s postal service to raise prices of shipments in order to recoup costs. The U.S. Postal Service is an independent agency within the federal government and does not receive tax dollars for operating expenses, according to its website. The organization makes up a ...

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Actress Rose Marie Dies At Age 94

Variety reports: Rose Marie, best known for her role as Sally Rogers on “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” who had a nine-decade career in show business, died Thursday in Van Nuys, Calif. She was 94. Publicist Harlan Boll confirmed her death. Rose Marie was Emmy nominated three times for her work on “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” in which she ...

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White House Fires Entire HIV/AIDS Council

Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: With no explanation, the White House has terminated members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS amid widespread discontent with President Trump’s approach to the epidemic. After six members of PACHA resigned in June, the White House on Wednesday terminated the remaining 16 members without explanation via a letter from FedEx. Scott Schoettes, ...

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Trump To NYT: Collusion With Russia Is Not A Crime

The Hill reports: President Trump in a new interview denied any collusion between his 2016 presidential campaign and Russia, adding “even if there was, it’s not a crime.” Speaking to The New York Times Thursday, Trump praised lawyer Alan Dershowitz, who has argued that Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey was not obstruction of justice because Trump has ...

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Trump: We Could Use Some Global Warming

The New York Times reports: With unusually frigid weather gripping much of the Eastern United States this week, President Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to cast doubt on the reality of climate change, but he appeared unaware of the distinction between weather and climate. Climate refers to how the atmosphere acts over a long period of time, while weather ...

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Trump To Undergo First Physical Of Presidency

The Associated Press reports: The White House says President Donald Trump will undergo the customary presidential physical on Jan. 12. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed the date Thursday. The White House had previously said Trump would have the physical early in the year at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Sanders has said the results will be released after the ...

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Roy Moore Spox Goes Off The Rails On CNN

Mediaite reports: Even though Roy Moore has been defeated and the Alabama senate election is over, that didn’t stop campaign spokeswoman Janet Porter from joining CNN today for a wild interview about his attempts to challenge the election results. Porter spoke to Dana Bash, and she defended her boss by insisting her team has evidence and experts lined up to ...

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OREGON: Appeals Court Upholds $135,000 Fine For Anti-Gay Bakery That Turned Away Couple In 2013

Portland’s NBC affiliate reports: The Oregon Court of Appeals unanimously upheld a ruling — and a $135,000 fine — that two Gresham bakery owners discriminated against a gay couple by refusing to make them a wedding cake, violating Oregon law. The courts did reverse a portion of the Bureau of Labor and Industries decision that said Melissa and Aaron Klein ...

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Alabama Officials Certify That Roy Moore Is A Loser

The New York Times reports: Alabama officials on Thursday unhesitatingly pushed aside a legal challenge from Roy S. Moore and certified Doug Jones as the winner of this month’s Senate election. The action, during a brief meeting at the State Capitol, was essentially the state’s final step before the seating of the first Democrat elected to the Senate from Alabama ...

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