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US Reverses Stance on Private Prisons

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has stated his support for the federal government’s use of private prisons, overriding a previous Obama-era memo meant to phase out their use.  U.S. reverses Obama-era move to phase out private prisons Via

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Mexico’s Foreign Minister Has Strong Words For US

The Trump administration’s new action on immigration was met with a fierce rebuttal by Mexico’s Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray.  Videgaray stated that Mexico would not accept some of the new plans and added that they may appeal

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Trump Rescinds Transgender Rules on Bathrooms

The Trump administration rescinded an Obama-era directive yesterday that was created to protect transgender students’ rights. Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms Via feeds.reuters.com 02/22/2017 11:29 AM  

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Statue of Liberty Gets ‘Refugees Welcome’ Banner

Activists scaled the Statue of Liberty and unfurled a “Refugees Welcome” banner across the national monument in New York. The protest took place after Donald Trump announced he was working on a new travel ban. ‘Refugees Welcome’

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Plane Crash in Australia Kills 4 Americans

A plane that crashed into a shopping center in Melbourne, killing four US tourists on a golfing trip and their Australian pilot, had a “catastrophic engine failure” shortly after takeoff, police have said. Four Americans die as

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Multiple Passengers Did Not Get Screened at JFK

The TSA is investigating why eleven people passed through a security checkpoint and make it all the way onto their planes without further screening.  Nearly a dozen passengers walked through unattended TSA checkpoint at JFK, police say

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Trump Mentions Issues in Sweden…But What Are They?

Addressing a rally on Saturday, President Trump had said, “look at what’s happening last night in Sweden”, as he listed areas hit by terrorist attacks. Problem is, there were no attacks in Sweden. Trump remark baffles Swedes