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Donald Trump Attacks John McCain, Lindsey Graham on Twitter

And we should not turn our backs on those refugees who have been shown through extensive vetting to pose no demonstrable threat to our nation, and who have suffered unspeakable horrors, a lot of them women and children. The two senators also wrote that they were "uneasy about the potential impact of these measures on our military and our diplomatic personnel overseas, as well as those who put their lives on the line to work with us" - a clear reference to reports of Iraqis who had worked with ...

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#DeleteUber Trends as Airport Protesters Smell Profit Motive

Kennedy International Airport to "support all those who are now being detained at the airport because of Trump's unconstitutional executive", Uber declared that it would reduce the surge pricing at JFK airport. On Sunday , Uber spokesperson said that it was all just a big misunderstanding. Kalanick and Tesla CEO Elon Musk were recently named among 19 executives that will provide economic advice to Trump.

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US Boy Scouts to allow transgender children

The organization ended its ban on openly gay scouts in 2013, and stopped discriminating against openly gay adult leaders in 2015. Before now, the policy of the BSA explicitly stated that membership was based on the gender represented on a person's birth certificate.

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Betsy DeVos apparently plagiarized portions of her Senate questionnaire

Betsy DeVos now has to be approved by the Republican-dominated U.S. Senate. "Specifically, Democrats resent her support for allowing tax dollars to follow children to schools their low-income parents' choose, although wealthy families choose their children's schools every day".

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Homeland Security defies court-ordered halt on travel ban

Going forward, McAleenan said immigrants and non-immigrants will denied boarding on their flights to the USA and referred to the State Department for further processing. In Washington , a federal judge prevented two "John Does" from being deported. The secretary of state will subsequently ask these countries to provide this information, and if they don't, their citizens might be prohibited from traveling to the U.S.

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Senior de Blasio Official in Washington Resigns

But what de Blasio failed to note is that any undocumented immigrant caught drunk driving might not only be guilty of breaking just one law. In My 2016, de Blasio told New Yorkers to boycott Chick-fil-A after it opened a new restaurant in Queens Center Mall.