Saturday, June 23, 2018

Nation & World

Trump administration considers plan to use Coast Guard money to pay for border enforcement

Trump administration considers plan to use Coast Guard money to pay for border enforcement

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration, facing a growing immigration enforcement mission on the southern U.S. border, is considering a plan to shift money from the U.S. Coast Guard to other parts of the Department of Homeland Security, according to U....
Published: 06/22/18
Trump tells GOP to ‘stop wasting their time’ on immigration

Trump tells GOP to ‘stop wasting their time’ on immigration

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday told his fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after November, dismissing his party’s struggle to surmount internal divisions. Trump’s tweets come ju...
Published: 06/22/18
The crying Honduran girl on the cover of Time was not separated from her mother, father says

The crying Honduran girl on the cover of Time was not separated from her mother, father says

The photo of the little girl crying as a U.S. Border Patrol agent patted down her mother became a symbol of the families pulled apart by the Trump administration’s "zero tolerance" policy at the border, even landing on the cover of Time magazine. But...
Published: 06/22/18
USF President Judy Genshaft sits on board of meat packer targeted in Ohio immigration raid

USF President Judy Genshaft sits on board of meat packer targeted in Ohio immigration raid

University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft sits on the board of directors of an Ohio-based meatpacking company where nearly 150 people were arrested this week in a surprise Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid.ICE had been investigating ...
Published: 06/21/18
Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Hours after reversing himself to end the forced separations of migrant families, President Donald Trump returned to the warm embrace of his supporters at a raucous rally to defend his hard-line immigration policies while unleashi...
Published: 06/21/18
Poll: Majority approve of Trump’s North Korea effort

Poll: Majority approve of Trump’s North Korea effort

WASHINGTON — A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump’s handling of U.S. relations with North Korea, a change that comes after his historic summit with that country’s leader, Kim Jong Un. But most don’t believe Kim is serious abo...
Published: 06/21/18

Active shooter perceptions disproven

Washington PostThe terror of an armed gunman opening fire in public places has become an all-too-common occurrence, affecting American schools, churches, offices, holiday parties, government facilities and movie theaters.While the attacks differ in l...
Published: 06/20/18
In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation

In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation

WASHINGTON — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally. It was a dramat...
Published: 06/20/18
Watch: Protesters interrupt homeland secretary Nielsen’s dinner at Mexican restaurant

Watch: Protesters interrupt homeland secretary Nielsen’s dinner at Mexican restaurant

WASHINGTON — About a dozen protesters heckled Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen about the Trump administration’s immigration policy as she ate dinner at a Mexican restaurant in Washington. The protesters entered MXDC Cocina Mexicana Tuesda...
Published: 06/20/18

Apple to set up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is trying to drag the U.S.’s antiquated system for handling 911 calls into the 21st century. If it lives up to Apple’s promise, the iPhone’s next operating system will automatically deliver quicker and more reliable information ...
Published: 06/18/18