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Quebec mosque attack suspect in custody

Quebec mosque attack suspect in custody Mayor Bill de Blasio also said , "Our prayers tonight are with the people of Quebec City as they deal with a bad attack on a mosque". Quebec City court clerk Isabelle Ferland named the two men as Alexandre Bissonnette and Mohamed el Khadir, but police declined to say which one was the suspect. [Full Article...]

Federal Court grants stay in challenge to Trump immigrants ban order

Federal Court grants stay in challenge to Trump immigrants ban order On average, the ACLU raises about $4 million online per year , said Romero, whose organization and other legal groups sued the White House on behalf of two Iraqi men who were detained at JFK Airport after arriving Friday. As Bloomberg reported Saturday, the list of banned countries excludes those where Trump has business ties. If you don't remember Obama's 2011 executive order - the administrat... [Full Article...]

Google recalls staff overseas as Trump's Muslim ban takes effect

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller said that nothing in Donnelly's "order in any way impedes or prevents the implementation of the president's executive order , which remains in full, complete and total effect". "Only 109 people out of 325,000 were detained and held for questioning". A relative of one of the detainees started crying when she heard the news. [Full Article...]

NY judge rules against Trump's Muslim travel ban

NY judge rules against Trump's Muslim travel ban Federal judges in three states followed a USA judge in NY in barring authorities from deporting travellers affected by Mr Trump's executive order . "There are people who are immigrants and people were born here who can not believe what is going on". [Full Article...]

2nd judge halts deportations at United States airports as Trump order creates chaos

2nd judge halts deportations at United States airports as Trump order creates chaos District Judge Ann Donnelly of the Eastern District of NY wrote in her order . The halt by Ann Donnelly of the United States District Court in New York's Eastern District is temporary and is only granted to those who have already arrived; the future however for POTUS' executive action and how it will be applied to citizens coming from those countries is unclear. [Full Article...]

White House: Supreme Court Choice Could Be Announced Monday

To win Senate confirmation, Trump's candidate will likely need 60 votes - meaning that even if all chamber Republicans vote along party lines, eight Democrats would still need to approve of the pick. Trump originally said the announcement would come on Thursday, but the official says the timeframe could be sped up. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Neil Gorsuch of Colorado: "Very distinguished... [Full Article...]

Locals 'March for Life' in Washington

This year's march will be unique, when Vice President Mike Pence participates in person. Mr Pence accused the Supreme Court of turning "away from these timeless ideals" in the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision that legalised abortion. " We hear you. We see you . We will not rest until we restore a culture of life and in America for ourselves and our posterity". "The next four years are goin... [Full Article...]

Pres. Trump speaks at swearing-in of Defense Secretary

Pres. Trump speaks at swearing-in of Defense Secretary On Jan. 27, Trump asserted during a joint press conference with UK Prime Minister Theresa May that he believed in torture but that how the war on terror is carried out would ultimately be decided by Mattis, The Washington Post reports. [Full Article...]

Massive Protests At Airports Across US After Trump's Immigrant Ban

In a first win against the Trump administration, TeleSUR English said a federal judge in Brooklyn, New York issued an emergency stay on January 28 that temporarily blocks the US government from sending people out of the country after they have landed at a USA airport with valid visas. [Full Article...]

Snow showers forecast for Sunday

Monday , Jan. 30 - Sunny, with a high near 77. The following week should bring temperatures in the 70s. South wind around 9 miles per hour becoming west after midnight. Thursday: Mostly sunny and cooler, high of 49. Tuesday , Jan. 31 - Sunny, with a high near 74. Today :A slight chance of snow showers before 9am. [Full Article...]

Trump imposes lifetime ban on foreign govt lobbying for appointees

Trump imposes lifetime ban on foreign govt lobbying for appointees I think it's going to be very successful. It's a two year ban now and it's got full of loopholes and this is a five year ban. Trump signed two executive orders on Saturday expanding the lobbying ban from 2 to 5 years and to restructure strategy to defeat Islamic State. [Full Article...]

A Profile of Vice President Mike Pence

A Profile of Vice President Mike Pence It is the 44th March for Life in remembrance of the more than 58 million babies who have been killed by abortion since the Supreme Court legalized it in 1973. Erb, who was marching for the third time, was part of a 400-strong delegation from her school. Pence told the crowd that ending taxpayer-funded abortion is an important priority for the President. [Full Article...]

Several thousand rally against immigration ban in Copley

One Mexican man, who married an American woman, told NBC Boston he canceled an upcoming trip out of fear he could not return home. Local leaders like Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey were on hand for the protest a day after Trump's executive order caused chaos at Logan International Airport and other airports in the country. [Full Article...]

Mexican president cancels Trump summit

Mexican president cancels Trump summit It has been a one-sided deal from the beginning of NAFTA with massive numbers. "Much of it is then been sent back, and much of it goes back to other countries, and oftentimes because they don't respect us, the other countries will not accept the criminals that we send back to them that are illegally in our country", Trump said . [Full Article...]

Winter weather advisory issued for upper Cumberland Plateau

This morning, a batch of light snow and rain continues to move through the mid-state. Temperatures will drop Sunday night and allow for precipitation to become snow, the weather service said . A winter weather advisory means that a period of snow may cause travel difficulties. The snow is expected to leave roads slippery on Monday while reducing visibility to less than half a mile. [Full Article...]

Governor Cuomo announces legal advice hotline

Both men have since been released from having been detained at New York's JFK Airport, but many similarly situated people are now being detained at US airports. "We are probably the most diverse state on the globe and it is the essence of who we are", Cuomo said. They are represented by the National Immigration Law Center, the American Civil Liberties Union Immigrants' Rights Project, the Intern... [Full Article...]

Trump, Mexican President Talk On Phone After Cancelled Meeting

Trump, Mexican President Talk On Phone After Cancelled Meeting In a rebuke to Trump's actions, Peña Nieto canceled a scheduled meeting with the US president on Thursday. "Great relationships", Trump said . I've said many times that the American people will not pay for the wall. "This coordination includes the dismantling of cartels and keeping illegal weapons and cash from flowing out of America and into Mexico", he said. However, instead of agreeing... [Full Article...]

Protest held at John Glenn Airport against travel ban

Protests also took place at airports in Boston; San Francisco, Denver, Dallas and Newark, New Jersey. "Only LPRs ( Legal Permanent Residents) have been released". Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joined protesters at Dulles International Airport outside Washington. "Everyone needs a laugh", she said. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, also a Democrat from NY, said Sunday that six more had been released, and s... [Full Article...]

Trump ordering Joint Chiefs to plan ISIS destruction

Trump ordering Joint Chiefs to plan ISIS destruction Trump promised the plan would include new warplanes, new ships, new resources, and in increase in the number of special forces. "I think it's going to be very successful". He also has said the Navy should build 78 more submarines and ships and that the Air Force should have 100 combat aircraft. "President Trump might be looking for something with quicker results, that could put some more optio... [Full Article...]

U.S. Commando Killed in Raid on Al Qaeda in Yemen

The operation was the first in Yemen attributed to the USA since President Donald Trump took office on January 20. Trump added, "Americans are saddened this morning with news that a life of a heroic service member has been taken in our fight against the evil of radical Islamic terrorism". [Full Article...]


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