National These are the Republican legislators opposed to Trump's refugee executive order
Author: 0 These are the Republican legislators opposed to Trump's refugee executive order

President Donald Trump lashed out at Republican Sens. Trump called the senators' statement "wrong" and described the pair as "sadly weak on immigration". "America has always been the land of the free and home of the fearless. We should not stop those who have served as interpreters for our military and diplomats from seeking refuge in the country they risked their lives to help", the senators, frequent Trump critics, said in the statement.

National The Westminster Dog Show Is Adding Cats This Year
Author: 0 The Westminster Dog Show Is Adding Cats This Year

The Westminster Dog Kennel Club Show is including three new dog breeds this year and adding a few feline friends into the mix. Also taking part in this year's festivities? From adorable dog memes to interesting trivia on specific breeds, you can't get enough of these furry, four-legged creatures.

Author: 0 Why people are deleting Uber from their phones after immigration ban?

He also used the post to reaffirmed his political ties with Mr Trump, which he cemented in December previous year when he joined the US President's economic advisory committee. Before the taxi strike , Uber CEO Travis Kalanick spoke out against the ban on Facebook adding that the company will financially compensate employees that are negatively affected by Trump's order.

Author: 0 Boy Scouts abandon 100 year old policy, will accept transgender boys

LaNasa said some of his best memories come from his time as an Eagle Scout, where he gained the moral and ethical lessons he uses in college. The organization ended its ban on openly gay scouts in 2013, and stopped discriminating against openly gay adult leaders in 2015.

National Senate Committee Advances Betsy DeVos Nomination to Full Senate
Author: 0 Senate Committee Advances Betsy DeVos Nomination to Full Senate

DeVos's nomination is being considered by a U.S. Senate committee Tuesday, despite staunch opposition to her from Democratic lawmakers and public school advocates. She supports school choice in part because the competition from school choice has proven to improve the performance of local public schools. That is why U.S.

Author: 0 De Blasio: NYC Received No Guidance on Travel Ban From Feds

Trump's order, which also suspends the entire US refugee program for 120 days and bars the entry of Syrian refugees indefinitely, has sparked major protests, including at several of the nation's global airports. De Blasio for the most part ignored there question, merely stating that he didn't want to see families torn apart. This is per a 2014 ordinance signed into law by de Blasio.

Author: 0 Herring formally requests info on detentions in Virginia under Trump order

He said that he has asked Herring to look into "all legal remedies" to help people who may be detained. The Governor spoke today along with Attorney General Mark Herring at a press conference at Dulles International Airport. Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam said the order will hurt innocent people. This executive order is antithetical to the values that make America great, and it will make our country less safe.

National Hunt is on for a motive in Canada Mosque shooting
Author: 0 Hunt is on for a motive in Canada Mosque shooting

Two suspects have been arrested in relation to the Sunday shooting at the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre which left 6 killed, and 8 wounded. Police now say that only one of these men will be charged, with the other now being described as a "witness".

National The ACLU Receives $19 Million Since Suing Over Trump's Immigration Ban
Author: 0 The ACLU Receives $19 Million Since Suing Over Trump's Immigration Ban

Federal courts in four states have issued injunctions against Trump's immigration ban due to petitions filed by the ACLU and other organizations. Around 9 p.m. Trump said on Sunday that this executive order was not about religion, but rather about improving the national security of the U.S. He also noted that "America is a proud nation of immigrants".

Author: 0 Two Iraqis fightback after Donald Trump issues temporary immigration ban

Vox notes how Trump originally called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States" in 2015, and how he shifted his position to "extreme vetting". "He's going to lose so much we're going to get sick and exhausted of his losing". The White House chief of staff, Reince Preibus, told the US network NBC on January 29 that "I would suspect that if you're an American citizen traveling back and forth to Libya, you're likely to be subjected to further questioning when ...

Author: 0 Honda and GM make the push for hydrogen fuel cell cars together

GM and Honda are co-funding the project, with equal investments totaling $85 million. According to many reports, Fuel cell technology shows significant advantages with regards as in terms of range and efficiency when compared to both traditional fossil fuel vehicles and purely electric options.

National Today, US Gets Back Control of Its Border
Author: 0 Today, US Gets Back Control of Its Border

If Mexico is unwilling to pay for the badly needed wall, then it would be better to cancel the upcoming meeting . Mexico and the United States will be stuck at an impasse unless they solve Mr Trump's "unacceptable" demand of payment for the border wall, Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said .

Author: 0 Crowds gather at City Hall, Armstrong Airport to protest immigration executive order

The University also advised visa holders or green card holders from the affected countries who are overseas to contact the International Studies Office at each campus . In Atlanta, all 11 people detained at Hartsfield-Jackson International airport were cleared and released, according to a tweet from Mayor Kasim Reed at 11:30 p.m.

Author: 0 Donald Trump orders 'great rebuilding' of U.S. military

One of Trump's directives will order the Joint Chiefs to submit a strategy within 30 days to defeat Islamic State terrorist groups, a senior administration official said, signaling that the new president hopes to make good on his campaign promise to more aggressively confront global terrorism than his predecessor.

Author: 0 CAIR to Announce Constitutional Challenge to Trump's 'Muslim Ban' Executive Order

President Trump and Prime Minister May are expected to meet in the Oval Office Friday to discuss a post-Brexit trade deal with the well as national security concerns facing both countries. This could exclude many Muslims. Invited speakers at the Homeland Security Forum, attended by several dozen people and organized by state Rep. Kyle Biedermann, R-Fredericksburg, presented a dark view of Islam, suggesting that some Texas Muslims posed a threat to Texans' safety without ...

National President Trump Takes His First Ride on Air Force One
Author: 0 President Trump Takes His First Ride on Air Force One

On Friday, a Boeing representative said the company has been providing information to the Trump administration for some weeks and was committed to providing equipment to the military as affordably as possible. A navy-blue Air Force One jacket was draped over the back of his chair. He brought up the issue again during a December 16 speech in Pennsylvania, and also called the F-35 program a "disaster" with its cost overruns.

National Can You Hear Me?
Author: 0 Can You Hear Me?

Then they will say, "Can you hear me?' in which you will say "yes.' While saying 'yes" is a typical reaction, your 'yes" will be used to book services as a verbal agreement. If you think you might have been scammed, check your bills for payments you didn't actually authorize. Call the billing company - whether your credit card company or your phone provider - and dispute anything that you didn't authorize on goal.

Author: 0 Leaked memo reveals Trump's plan to smash the EPA

Scientists' work is also undergoing review before it is permitted to be published in academic journals or discussed publicly for the same reason, Erickson said, but added that the review process being used right now may not become permanent.

Author: 0 Madeleine Albright expresses readiness to accept Islam

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. Mr. Trump has remained true to several of his controversial campaign promises, signing executive actions that withdrew the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, imposing a hiring freeze on all federal civilian employees, excluding military personnel, directing government agencies to phase out as many components of Obamacare as possible as lawmakers work on the initial process of dismantling former president's signature ...

Author: 0 Changing Australia Day is pointless - and there is much to celebrate

The comments came after former Coalition cabinet minister Ian Macfarlane wrote an opinion piece for The Australian newspaper that called for the date to be changed. 'I refer to January 26 as Invasion Day. Families are encouraged to pack a picnic lunch and head out to Australia Day events around the city. Lest We Forget - no pride in genocide.

National Trump Administration Freezes EPA Grant Programs
Author: 0 Trump Administration Freezes EPA Grant Programs

Ericksen did not immediately respond to requests from a Reuters reporter for comment. "From what we can tell , the cloud of Mordor is descending across the federal service", Jeff Ruch, executive director of the watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, told Politico .

Author: 0 Senate confirms Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador the United Nations

One can learn the intricacies of foreign policy, he added, "but diplomacy is something you either have or you don't". "I will always stand with Israel .I will never abstain when the United Nations takes any action that comes in direct conflict with the interests and values of the United States".

National A Red Panda Is on the Lam in Virginia
Author: 0 A Red Panda Is on the Lam in Virginia

For this reason, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums repeatedly says in its care manual that tree branches inside red panda enclosures shouldn't extend past the boundary fence. Still, zookeepers recommend people try not to touch, feed or capture Sunny by themselves - because her behavior could be unpredictable. Sunny has been at the Virginia Zoo since May 2016.

Author: 0 HELP committee won't hold second hearing for Betsy DeVos

Through her work to expand school choice, virtual schools, school vouchers, tuition tax credits, and education savings accounts, thousands of students have already been able to access a quality education that would otherwise have been lost.

Author: 0 Topeka weather for Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017: Highs around 60 today

We are expecting plenty of sunshine tomorrow with highs in the low 60s and a northwest wind at 5 miles per hour becoming southerly by the afternoon. Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Look for mostly cloudy skies through midday, with clouds decreasing this afternoon and highs in the mid-50s with breezy conditions.

National DOJ agents find $20 million cash stuffed inside box spring
Author: 0 DOJ agents find $20 million cash stuffed inside box spring

The investigation has been ongoing, and recently, the U.S. Attorney's complaint states, a would-be launderer asked to transfer millions in TelexFree money to Brazil began cooperating with the Feds. The other, Carlos Wanzeler , fled to his native Brazil where he remains, USA prosecutors said. Federal officials posted a picture of the jaw-dropping scene on Twitter Monday, just weeks after uncovering the cash during a money laundering bust related to TelexFree Inc.'s $3 billion global ...

National Wade Lawyer Expresses Concern About Abortion Rights
Author: 0 Wade Lawyer Expresses Concern About Abortion Rights

Wade but who also once said women should be punished for having abortions was sworn in as president. "We protest the legalization of abortion because we know abortion is an injustice to women and an injustice to the pre-born", said Abigail Eschelbach, Allen County Right to Life Operations and Media Director.

National Long Island weather: Nor'easter bringing strong wind, heavy rain
Author: 0 Long Island weather: Nor'easter bringing strong wind, heavy rain

Then, as our nor'easter draws closer, steady, heavy rain will fill in and continue through the night. The worst of any coastal flooding could deliver a 2-3 foot storm surge. A high wind warning will be in effect from 1 a.m. Monday through 1 a.m. Tuesday in New York City. Long Island Braces for Nor'easterThe South Shore of Long Island is preparing for heavy wind and rain as a powerful nor'easter approaches.

National Officials end lockdown at Arizona Air Force base
Author: 0 Officials end lockdown at Arizona Air Force base

There was no immediate word on if anything was found in the sweep, but base personnel were given the OK to resume all normal operations. Authorities warned anyone on base to "seek shelter immediately". "We will continue with updates as available", the base tweeted. No one was being allowed on base, so traffic backed up near the gates. The Latest on a lockdown at an Air Force base in Arizona.

National Tornado Touches Down in Mississippi, Warnings of 'Quarter Size Hail'
Author: 0 Tornado Touches Down in Mississippi, Warnings of 'Quarter Size Hail'

Phil Bryant shared condolences on Facebook and said he had made contact with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency regarding relief. The devastating storm in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, caused "massive damage" and flipped cars over, tore apart homes and snatched trees from their roots, early Saturday morning.

Author: 0 Women's March Creates Global Wave of Activism

Christy said this is the first time she has ever participated in a march in Washington. Within days after approval from the Women's Fund board of directors, the staff of the public foundation set up an online donation portal, handled gift acknowledgements, wrote checks to nonprofits handling the bus logistics, and handled other administrative activities.

National Salman's uncle says she knew nothing about Pulse attack
Author: 0 Salman's uncle says she knew nothing about Pulse attack

Salman will return to court in two weeks for a bail hearing. Prosecutors allege that she knew her husband, Omar Mateen, was planning a terrorist attack before he slaughtered 49 people at the Pulse nightclub in June and that she later lied to Florida police to hinder the investigation.

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