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Trump declares national emergency
CNN
February 15, 2019 - 1:52 pm
By Holmes Lybrand, Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands, Lydia DePillis and Gregory Wallace, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed a national emergency declaration to address "an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs." He also...
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Paul Manafort
Drew Angerer/Getty Images
February 15, 2019 - 1:37 pm
By Katelyn Polantz, CNN (CNN) -- Prosecutors on special counsel Robert Mueller's team intend to file a sentencing recommendation in the Paul Manafort case Friday. The prosecutors asked a federal judge in Virginia to schedule a second sentencing hearing "as soon as practicable" for Trump's former...
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Carlton dance
ABC
February 15, 2019 - 1:08 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) — It's not unusual for the "Carlton Dance" to be loved by anyone, but the U.S. Copyright Office apparently doesn't think it's all that special. Former "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro has been involved in a lawsuit with Take-Two Interactive, publisher of...
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
Holli Stephens / KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
February 15, 2019 - 12:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The third circuit court of appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that Philadelphia's immigration policy is legal. The city can keep its "sanctuary city" policy on immigration and still receive federal grants. Philadelphia sued the U.S. Attorney General after the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 in Washington.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo
February 15, 2019 - 10:39 am
By Alan Fram, Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller, WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the face of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to get more federal dollars for his long-promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, relying on a broad interpretation of his...
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In this Sept. 20, 2017 photo, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reacts to applause.
/Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
February 15, 2019 - 10:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned to work at the building for the first time since lung cancer surgery in late December. The court's press office says the 85-year-old Ginsburg is attending the justices' Friday closed-door conference at which they're...
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In this Jan. 19, 2019, file photo, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York, waves to the crowd after speaking at Women's Unity Rally organized by Women's March NYC at Foley Square in Lower Manhattan in New York
Kathy Willens/AP Photo, File
February 15, 2019 - 8:25 am
By Lisa Mascaro and Steve Peoples, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. And proposing...
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In this Nov. 16, 2018, file photo the Queensbridge Houses sit beneath the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, upper right, in New York.
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo, File
February 15, 2019 - 8:08 am
By Michael R. Sisak and Josh Boak, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks and the company's anti-union...
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President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump, responds to reporters' questions outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019.
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo
February 15, 2019 - 7:54 am
By Lolita Baldor and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump declares an emergency to build the wall with Mexico, he still needs money to pay for it. And shifting money from other accounts to deliver the $5.7 billion he wants is not without political problems. The...
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Nearly half the calls made to US cell phones in 2019 will be spam, according to a study by First Orion referenced in a Federal Communications Commission report Thursday.
CNN
February 14, 2019 - 10:32 pm
By Katie Bernard, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly half the calls made to US cell phones in 2019 will be spam, according to a study by First Orion referenced in a Federal Communications Commission report Thursday. Ninety percent of those calls will have familiar caller IDs, but there isn't an effective way of...
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