Daily Archives: February 8, 2017

{FD} Protests erupt outside Phoenix ICE office after arrest of illegal immigrant

An illegal immigrant detention in Phoenix over the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration sparked protests Wednesday night at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters. Continue reading

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{FD} Making mannequins an unlikely business in Egyptian village

There is an unlikely industry thriving in a village north of Cairo: The making of mannequins. Continue reading

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{FD} 2017 terror forecast for US, Europe ‘alarming,’ says House report

The U.S. and European terror forecast for 2017 ‘looks alarming,’ in part because of increased pressure on ISIS and other terror groups on their home turf, according to a monthly assessment by House lawmakers. Continue reading

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{FD} Islamic State fighters reportedly calling Trump travel ban the ‘blessed ban’

ISIS fighters are reportedly hailing President Trump’s executive order on immigration as “the Blessed Ban” — saying it proves to their followers that America really does “hate” Islam. Continue reading

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{FD} Oakland’s incoming police chief to receive historic salary

Oakland’s incoming police chief will be receiving the largest base pay in the city’s history. Continue reading

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{FD} Hawaii considers letting homeless to camp in specially designated ‘safe zones’

Hawaii is exploring allowing homeless people to camp in designated “safe zones” or to rent space in private driveways and yards, as part of an array of offbeat solutions to its homelessness crisis, which ranks worst in the nation. Continue reading

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{FD} US airstrike in Syria kills Al Qaeda leader with ties to bin Laden, Pentagon says

The Pentagon said Wednesday that two U.S. airstrikes conducted in Syria last week killed 11 Al Qaeda operatives, including one with ties to former leader Usama bin Laden and senior members of the group. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s sons reportedly injured in cartel attack in Mexico

A prominent Mexican journalist is reporting that the sons of Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman say they were attacked and wounded by a rival drug gang figure. Continue reading

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{FD} Palestinians: Israeli airstrike kills 2 on Gaza-Egypt border

Palestinian officials say an Israeli airstrike has killed two Gaza residents in a smuggling tunnel along the border with Egypt. Continue reading

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{FD} US farm income seen falling for fourth straight year

U.S. farm incomes are likely to drop 8.7 percent in 2017, a fourth consecutive year of declines amid a deep slump in prices for many crops. Continue reading

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{FD} Indonesia military accepts Australian apology for insult

The Indonesian military says it has accepted an apology from Australia’s army chief over a purported insult to Indonesia’s state ideology that caused a spat between the two countries. Continue reading

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{FD} Report: ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s sons wounded in cartel attack

A prominent Mexican journalist reported Wednesday that the sons of Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman say they were attacked and wounded by a rival drug gang figure and onetime “top lieutenant” for their father. Continue reading

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{FD} Long Island college basketball player accused of rape

A Long Island college basketball player from California is accused of raping a minor. Continue reading

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{FD} Oklahoma man suspected of killing wife, attorney found dead

Authorities in Oklahoma say a man suspected of killing his estranged wife and her divorce attorney has been found dead. Continue reading

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{FD} Mother says son arrested in runner’s death is not a criminal

The mother of a man charged in the strangulation death of a New York City runner says her son was raised to respect life and is not a criminal. Continue reading

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{FD} US officials stop vetting Nauru refugees for resettlement

U.S. officials have stopped screening refugees for potential resettlement in the United States but will return to the Pacific atoll of Nauru to continue working toward a deal that President Donald Trump has condemned as “dumb,” an Australian minister s… Continue reading

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{FD} John Gotti’s grandson pleads guilty to selling oxycodone

Mobster John Gotti’s namesake grandson has pleaded guilty to selling oxycodone pills in Queens. Continue reading

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{FD} El Salvador arrests TV-radio host, 27 others in drugs case

Police in El Salvador have arrested a TV and radio host and 27 other people accused of aiding a Mexican drug cartel that smuggles drugs through the Central American nation to the United States. Continue reading

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{FD} NYC principal says Trump presidency is ‘more troubling’ than 9/11

The principal at a progressive Manhattan private school told parents in an email last week that the Trump presidency was more troubling than Vietnam, the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the September 11 attacks and Watergate, The Post has lear… Continue reading

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{FD} Alleged 9/11 plotter blasts Obama in letter from Guantanamo

The man who says he was the mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack seeks to justify the plot as a “natural reaction” to U.S. foreign policy in a blistering letter sent to then President Barack Obama from the Guantanamo prison Continue reading

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{FD} California retains drought measures, despite wet weather

Water regulators in California on Wednesday extended what are now largely symbolic conservation measures lingering from the drought after the state has seen one of the wettest winters in years. Continue reading

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{FD} Rio electoral court: gov should step down for power abuse

A Brazilian electoral court has ruled that the governor of Rio de Janeiro state and his deputy should step down for awarding contracts in exchange for campaign donations. Continue reading

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{FD} Hundreds of bison sent to slaughter over tribes’ objections

Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday started shipping hundreds of wild bison to slaughter for disease control, as a quarantine facility on a Montana Indian reservation that could help spare many of the animals sat empty due to a political dispute. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran fires another missile from launch pad, US official says

Iran launched another missile Wednesday from the same launch pad east of Tehran where it conducted a previous ballistic missile test last month, an official told Fox News. Continue reading

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{FD} Police capture tattoo-covered, just-released sex offender

U.S. Marshals say a convicted sex offender with extensive facial tattoos who was at large has been arrested after he was recognized in the nation’s capital. Continue reading

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{FD} A look at the judges who will rule on Trump’s travel ban

Three judges on the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will decide as soon as Thursday whether to immediately reinstate President Donald Trump’s travel ban, which temporarily suspended the nation’s refugee program and immigration from sev… Continue reading

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{FD} $1.5M settlement reached in LAPD killing of black man

The City of Los Angeles agreed Wednesday to pay $1.5 million to the family of a mentally ill black man who was shot and killed in 2014 by Los Angeles police during a struggle over an officer’s gun. Continue reading

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{FD} Dem senator: Court pick calls Trump’s words ‘demoralizing’

Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee has said he found the president’s attacks on the judiciary “disheartening” and “demoralizing,” according to a Democratic senator. Continue reading

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{FD} Citing Trump, 3rd nonprofit rejects funds to fight extremism

A third nonprofit group will reject nearly $400,000 in federal grant money intended to fight violent extremism under President Donald Trump’s administration amid concerns over his rhetoric, The Associated Press has learned. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-DEA agent gets 1 year of probation for strip club lie

A former high-ranking federal drug agent has been sentenced to one year of probation for concealing his double-life as a strip club investor and manager. Continue reading

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{FD} Former Navy chaplain gets 30 years in child *********** case

A former Navy chaplain and Catholic priest who was convicted of sexually assaulting a Naval Academy midshipman years ago has been sentenced to 30 years in prison on federal child *********** charges. Continue reading

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{FD} Pentagon: Airstrikes in Syria killed 11 al-Qaida operatives

The Pentagon says two U.S. airstrikes in Syria killed 11 al-Qaida operatives, including one with ties to Osama bin Laden and other senior al-Qaida leaders. Continue reading

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{FD} Islamic extremism: Two lessons learned

25 years after what could be argued as the initial call for war against the west by Islamic extremists. Continue reading

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{FD} After extradition of El Chapo, US prosecutors seek a rival

Notorious drug trafficker Juan “El Chapo” Guzman is behind bars in New York after extradition from Mexico last month. Continue reading

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{FD} Penn State seeks to overturn verdict for ex-assistant coach

Penn State is fighting back against a verdict that awarded one of its former assistant football coaches millions of dollars for his treatment after Jerry Sandusky’s arrest on child molestation charges. Continue reading

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{FD} Steven Van Zandt to speak at Rutgers University commencement

Musician and actor Steven Van Zandt has been named the speaker for this year’s graduation ceremony at Rutgers University. Continue reading

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{FD} Rutgers moves to honor slaves, 1st black graduate

Rutgers University is renaming buildings and a walkway as part of an ongoing effort to confront the New Jersey school’s historical ties to slavery. Continue reading

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{FD} Plague of locusts leads Bolivia to issue state of emergency

Bolivian President Evo Morales is declaring a state of emergency to fight a plague of locusts that is decimating crops in the country’s agricultural heartland. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Thank you and stay safe’: 10-year-old boy sends letters to police across US

When Jacob Rieger grows up, he wants to be a superhero. Continue reading

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{FD} Police release video of Kobe Bryant memorabilia theft

Authorities in suburban Philadelphia are asking for help from the public in identifying two people who stole Kobe Bryant memorabilia from his high school. Continue reading

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{FD} DeVos’ first assignment: Mend fences with education foes

On her first day on the job, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos plunged into her initial assignment: mending fences with her opponents following a bruising confirmation battle. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘WooWooWoo BOOM!’ Tornado survivors tell their tales

Dwight Powell lost his Lexus to the massive tornado that injured 33 people and damaged 300 properties on a two-mile rampage through east New Orleans. Continue reading

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{FD} Fire that destroyed South Texas mosque ruled arson

Federal investigators say a fire that destroyed a South Texas mosque has been ruled arson and at this time there’s no evidence of a hate crime. Continue reading

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{FD} Israeli military shoots down rockets fired from Egypt

The Israeli military says its missile defense system has intercepted several rockets fired from Egypt toward the southern Israeli city of Eilat. Continue reading

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{FD} Assault charges involving family dropped against boxer

Prosecutors dropped assault charges against former lightweight boxing champ Paul Spadafora for allegedly stabbing his brother and kicking his mother during a family dispute, though he’s still charged with threatening city police officers who intervened… Continue reading

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{FD} Canada announces $70M in development aid for Haiti

Canada has announced roughly $70 million in development aid for Haiti a day after the poor country returned to a democratically elected government. Continue reading

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{FD} Colombia: Accusation against Santos made by ally of foes

Colombia’s chief prosecutor said Wednesday that suspicions of illegal campaign contributions to President Juan Manuel Santos are based on testimony of a rancher connected to the leader’s opponents. Continue reading

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{FD} Dashcam shows K-9 taking down knife-wielding suspect

Dashcam video showed a police dog making quick work of a suspect holding a knife, taking him down in seconds. Continue reading

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{FD} UK’s House of Commons passes bill authorizing Brexit

Britain’s House of Commons gave its final approval Wednesday to a bill authorizing the government to start exit talks with the European Union, despite fears by opposition lawmakers that the U.K. is setting out on the rocky path to Brexit with a sketchy… Continue reading

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{FD} Louisiana in recovery mode after powerful line of tornadoes

Parts of Louisiana are recovering after seven tornadoes touched down on Tuesday, leaving behind a trail of destruction across the region. Nearly 40 people were injured but no deaths were reported due to the storm system. Continue reading

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