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Mayor Rahm Emanuel claimed victory over the Trump administration - again - at a City Hall news conference flanked by City Clerk Anna Valencia, a diverse group of alderman, community activists and immigrant groups across the city. The court upheld a ruling by a federal judge a year ago that temporarily stops the Justice Department from imposing new requirements on federal grant money for so-called sanctuary cities.
  • Justice Department delivers Comey memos to Congress

    Justice Department delivers Comey memos to Congress

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    The timing of that conversation is as notable as the question itself. In his January 28 conversation with Trump, Comey also writes that Trump said " the hookers thing is nonsense", but then later said that "Putin had told him, 'we have some of the most attractive hookers in the world'".
  • Putin warns 'chaos' will ensue if West strikes Syria again

    Putin warns 'chaos' will ensue if West strikes Syria again

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    He referred to the OPCW Fact Finding Mission, nine experts all together, who have all arrived in Damascus since last Saturday, according to OPCW Director-general Ahmet Uzumcu. Syria and its ally Russian Federation deny any such attack took place. Meanwhile, French President Emmanuel Macron said he convinced President Trump not to withdraw USA troops from Syria, reversing Trump's pledge earlier this month that he would withdraw thousands of troops stationed there.
  • Suggestions before Buy or Sell action Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)

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    It has outperformed by 20.87% the S&P500. Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc increased Caretrust Reit Inc (CTRE) stake by 14.08% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. It's down -0.15, from 1.36 in 2017Q3. Bmc Stock Holdings Inc was reduced too. 94 funds opened positions while 188 raised stakes. Deprince Race Zollo Inc holds 8,000 shares.
  • US Supreme Court Ends Vague Basis for Deportation

    US Supreme Court Ends Vague Basis for Deportation

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    The majority opinion in that case was one of the last written by Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in 2016 and whose seat Gorsuch filled. In 2007 and 2009, Dimaya was convicted of residential burglary. The ruling could especially benefit lawful permanent residents who live in the USA legally but commit crimes. As Kevin Johnson, an immigration law professor at the University of California at Davis explains, the court referred to its ruling in 2015 that a federal crime act's "similarly ...
  • DOJ delivers Comey memos to Congress

    DOJ delivers Comey memos to Congress

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    There are several recurring themes through the conversations: Trump frequently brings up leaks to the media and they discuss trying to find the source of the leaks. At the Senate hearing, Comey detailed his conversations with Trump. During their next interaction, an impromptu visit in the Oval Office with Reince Priebus, the president mused about what would have happened had he run against Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, and asked once more about the "golden shower thing" incident, saying ...
  • Iraq Launches 'Deadly Strikes' Against ISIS Forces Inside Syria

    Iraq Launches 'Deadly Strikes' Against ISIS Forces Inside Syria

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    On Dec. 9, 2017, Abadi officially declared full liberation of Iraq from IS militants after Iraqi forces recaptured all the areas once seized by the extremist group. At least 150 were sentenced to life imprisonment while 341 were sentenced to other jail terms. ISIS weapons cache found by the Iraqi security forces (Iraqi News Agency, April 15, 2018) Scene of the vehicle bomb explosion (Al-Sumaria News, April 15, 2018).
  • ISIL given '48 hours' to evacuate area south of Damascus

    ISIL given '48 hours' to evacuate area south of Damascus

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    The Syrian army has reportedly given a 48-hours ultimatum to Takfiri Daesh and al-Nusra Front terrorist groups to agree to withdraw from areas south of the capital, Damascus, or face a major counter-terrorism operation in the area. Damascus and Moscow denied responsibility. Stephane Dujarric told reporters at U.N. headquarters Thursday that "due to the volatility" of the situation on the ground in Douma the United Nations doesn't want "to telegraph" when a U.N.
  • Pittsburgh police told to prepare for Mueller protests

    Pittsburgh police told to prepare for Mueller protests

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    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may be using a legal technicality to persuade President Donald Trump not to interfere in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation, according to a new reportThursday. Dreeben's reference to back channels came during a hearing in federal court in Washington in which Manafort's attorneys sought to have criminal charges against him dismissed.
  • Trump claims 'NOBODY'S TOUGHER on Russia' than him, and vows new sanctions

    Trump claims 'NOBODY'S TOUGHER on Russia' than him, and vows new sanctions

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    The comments by Nikki Haley on April 17 came just two days after she said in a television interview that new sanctions on Russian Federation would be announced on April 16 over Moscow's backing of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. We found out President Donald Trump's planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is very real - so real that Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo made a secret trip to meet with Mr Kim.
  • Watchdog Report on Clinton-Related FBI Leaks to Be Released Next Month

    Watchdog Report on Clinton-Related FBI Leaks to Be Released Next Month

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    McCabe". "The reason why they're leaking is they're pro-Trump", the source said . Days later, Trump's chief of staff asked if Flynn's communications were being monitored under a secret surveillance warrant. The memos include details about several interactions in the first few months of the Trump administration. One Comey memo recounts a February request from Trump, during a private meeting in the Oval Office, that Comey end an investigation into Flynn.
  • Syria envoy says UN security team visited Douma on Tuesday

    Syria envoy says UN security team visited Douma on Tuesday

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    The Associated Press spoke to survivors and witnesses who described being hit by gas. Several said a unusual smell started spreading and people screamed, "It's chlorine!" The three allies on Saturday presented a draft Security Council resolution just hours after carrying out military strikes on three targets they said were linked to Syria's chemical weapons program.
  • One dead after television tower collapses in Missouri

    One dead after television tower collapses in Missouri

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    A Missouri State representative reached by RBR+TVBR notes that a statement on the matter is forthcoming; she could not state if KOZK was operating via a backup transmitter or off the air as of Noon Central on Thursday (4/19). The area in Webster County has an elevation of 1,600 feet above sea level, 300 feet higher than Springfield, making it a desirable location for tower transmissions.