House Immigration Bill Seeks to End Family Separation at Border

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A House Republican immigration plan would curb the Trump administration’s widely criticized policy of separating children from parents seeking asylum at the U.S. border, but other provisions may lessen its chances of being enacted. The draft bill being circulated Thursday would provide money for President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall and allow provisional legal status […]


Chris Hurst, who lost girlfriend in live TV shooting, beats NRA candidate in Virginia

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Democrats victory , two days after Texas church massacre left 26 dead, is hailed by gun control advocates as proof progress on gun violence is possible A first-time politician who lost his girlfriend to gun violence has defeated the National Rifle Association-backed incumbent in a state house race in Virginia. Chris Hurst, a former television […]


Ban Kneeling Pro Athletes, Trump Repeats After Curry Slam

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President Donald Trump, a one-time football team owner, is ratcheting up his rhetoric against professional sports and some of their stars — and at least one league and some athletes are giving it back to him. Hours after profanely criticizing NFL players who protest police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem, Trump took to Twitter […]


Wife of Virginia shooter who targeted Republicans: ‘I can’t believe he did this’

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Sue Hodgkinson struggled for words as she made her first public statement since her husband attacked a Republican congressional baseball practice The wife of critically injured GOP congressman Steve Scalise has spoken publicly for the first time about the shooting, telling reporters: I cant believe he did this. At an emotional press conference outside the […]