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Undocumented immigrant deported after ICE detainment in Arizona

One of the vans was carrying Garcia de Rayos. "No one, no one should ever go through the pain of having their mom taken away from them or the pain of packing her suitcase". In part, the order calls for the removal of people whose "legal claims to remain in the United States have been lawfully rejected". "The goal of this order is to direct executive departments and agencies (agencies) to employ all lawful means to enforce the immigration laws of the United States", it reads.

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President Trump chats with airline industry execs at White House

The White House has indicated that United States president Donald Trump does not intend to revoke the licence issued to Norwegian Air International that will allow it to fly from Cork and Shannon to Boston and NY. Trump promised to reduce regulatory and tax burdens on the airline industry. A Norwegian Air spokesman has said that the company is doing exactly what the United States administration wants, and that it will announce plans for new routes between Ireland and the U.S.

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'Tragedy' at Circus Sarasota: 5 injured after fall during rehearsal

Circus Sarasota co-founder and director Pedro Reis also highlighted the "new tricks in the routine" by simply saying "it will leave people breathless". Nik Wallenda , a famed "sky-walk" performer who was part of the act at Circus Sarasota, was not one of the injured performers, officials confirmed Wednesday.

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Snow and freezing rain may complicate morning and evening commute

Timing: Beginning around and after 5am. Tuesday's forecast has led to several school closings. Likely parking bans (which we are seeing already). AAA Mid-Atlantic also issued warnings for drivers hitting the roads, advising those that could to prepare for the snow ahead of time and not be fooled by Wednesday's warm temperatures.

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Schumer says he has 'serious concerns' about Gorsuch

In interviews this week, two others said they are apprehensive about Gorsuch but haven't made a decision. In fact, as we recently noted, Schumer ardently defended President Obama's flagrant abuse of executive decrees, declaring: "The president has no choice but to take executive action where he can, wherever it's legally allowed, to help reform the immigration system".

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: change the Electoral College

Ginsburg said, "It comes from my savvy mother-in-law, advice she gave me on my wedding day". At Dean Shaw's prompting, Ginsburg defined her own understanding of a meaningful life. Students who attended the lecture said they were inspired by the presence and personality that came through in her speech. Something to fix tears in your community, something to make life a little better for those less fortunate than you.