Governors won’t send Guard units to border if family separation continues

Governors won’t send Guard units to border if family separation continues

Three governors, including one Republican, say they will won’t National Guard units to the U.S.-Mexico border if the Trump administration continues its practice of removing children from their parents who cross the border illegally. President Donald Trump signed a proclamation in April authorizing the National Guard to help Customs and Border Protection secure the border. Defense Secretary James Mattis worked with state governors to send up to 4,000 troops to assist with operations at the…

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Border crisis roils key campaigns in the battle for Congress

Border crisis roils key campaigns in the battle for Congress

Candidates across the country and from both parties in key midterm races are grappling with how to respond to the backlash over the controversial separation of undocumented immigrants and their young children at the U.S.-Mexico border. It is a situation that is becoming more complicated by the day and by a president who as recently as Monday doubled down on his charged rhetoric. Texas Rep. Will Hurd, who faces a competitive race this fall in…

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President Trump doubles down on immigration amid backlash

President Trump doubles down on immigration amid backlash

As the outcry over the nearly 2,000 child separations caused as a result of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on illegal border crossings grows, President Donald Trump doubled down on Monday down on his controversial policies and blamed them on Democrats. He also tried to divest himself of any responsibility for the practice, heartbreaking photos of which are becoming more and more readily available. “The United States will not be a migrant camp and…

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Separating families imperils immigrants, Republicans and Trump himself: COLUMN

Separating families imperils immigrants, Republicans and Trump himself: COLUMN

This is one of those key moments that happens to an administration. You can feel it, see it, and know that this president and his White House have not only made an immoral and unjust decision related to separating families at the border, but have totally miscalculated the politics of the situation. Living in a small town in Texas day in and day out with many Trump voters, I can tell there is a serious…

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WATCH: Video of burning Tesla raises new concerns

WATCH: Video of burning Tesla raises new concerns

Transcript for Video of burning Tesla raises new concerns eyes open. Thanyou, whit. New trouble for Tesla this morning. Actress Mary Mccormack posting this videof her husband’s car on fire in wt Hollywood, saying it went up in flames O of the bl. Thideo raising more questions about the safety of those cars and Matt guan is live at a Tesla store in L.A. Hachlt for us. Good morning, Matt. Reporter: Good morning, David. It…

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Supreme Court cases to watch as term nears end

Supreme Court cases to watch as term nears end

The Supreme Court is nearing the busiest part of its term, which usually ends in June, when it normally issues some of its most significant decisions. Here are some cases to watch in the coming weeks. Freedom of religion or discrimination? Cell phone privacy In Carpenter v. the United States, the court is considering whether police officers need a warrant before they can access cell phone records that reveal a person’s location. The plaintiff, Timothy…

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Billionaire Kochs won’t back GOP nominee for Virginia Senate

Billionaire Kochs won’t back GOP nominee for Virginia Senate

A tea party group backed by billionaire conservatives plans to sit out the U.S. Senate race in Virginia. News outlets report that Americans for Prosperity has announced it won’t support Republican nominee Corey Stewart as he tries to unseat incumbent Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine. The group is the main political operation funded by industrialists Charles and David Koch. It spent heavily to help Stewart’s opponent in the GOP primary and was a major spender in…

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The Note: Nothing ‘simple’ about crisis stemming from separating migrant families

The Note: Nothing ‘simple’ about crisis stemming from separating migrant families

The TAKE with Rick Klein Stephen Miller calls it a “simple decision,” and Steve Bannon calls it an obvious offshoot of “zero tolerance” – so easy to defend, he said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” that it doesn’t even need justification. But there’s nothing simple or self-explanatory about the growing crisis surrounding the separation of children from parents apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border. The story is quickly becoming a tipping point of national concern, revealing…

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Sisters arrested for stabbing each other in front of children, police say

Sisters arrested for stabbing each other in front of children, police say

Police arrested two sisters in Wisconsin on Sunday after they allegedly stabbed each other while fighting in front of five young children. Authorities arrived to their home in Madison, Wisconsin, about 80 miles west of Milwaukee, at around noon after one of the siblings called to report that she’d been injured, city officials said. The sisters, ages 23 and 24, sustained stab wounds to the arm and were “uncooperative” with police, according to the city,…

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Roller coaster passenger who survived 34-foot fall was ‘praying it was over’

Roller coaster passenger who survived 34-foot fall was ‘praying it was over’

Amanda Bostic remembers the harrowing moments when she was tossed more than 30 feet from a roller coaster that had just derailed. “I remember falling through the air and I remember hitting the ground,” she said during an exclusive interview with “Good Morning America.” The 34-year-old mother of two sons said she was “knocked out” from the fall. But when she she woke up, she heard cries for help and saw the roller coaster hanging…

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