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New Jersey governor Chris Christie has made an enemy of the Phillies

If you are a New York Mets fan then you're supposed to not like the Philadelphia Phillies. He was there to talk about the Phillies painting Tug McGraw's famous "Ya Gotta Believe!" quote on the walls of their facility. But he surprised many, including many of his constituents in South Jersey, when he blasted Phillies fans as "angry, terrible people" and claimed Citizens Bank Park "is not safe for civilized people".

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Immigration Arrests Fewer Under Trump, Yet Still Cause Alarm for Immigrants, Advocates

While the program remains in place, a DACA recipient in Seattle was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agents last week and is now suing the federal government for his release. He also said he's been fielding "a lot of calls" from people anxious about possibly being picked up by ICE. "In effect, every undocumented person in America is now vulnerable to arrest and removal as a result of the president's orders", added Rep.

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Mexican Mother Of Four Hiding Out In Colorado Church To Avoid Deportation

Vizguerra took refuge in the church , a common tactic to avoid deportation because authorities generally don't enter places of worship, as immigrant advocates called for the release of 23-year-old in Washington state who was detained despite participating in a federal program to protect those brought to the USA illegally as children.

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Florida man arrested, plotted to bomb east coast Target stores

If convicted, Barnett could face a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. Barnett, who Authorities say built 10 bombs, is a registered sex offender . At one point during the investigation, Barnett told the affiliate to "start at Syracuse and work your way back down [to Florida]", the complaint alleged, saying that Barnett added: "Put one in each state, I guess".

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Man with rifle sparks standoff with cops

Bishop O'Dowd High School in the area is on lockdown. Nearby residents and businesses were also being asked to shelter in place. At that point, the man opened fire on them with a rifle and scope, forcing the officers to take cover behind whatever they could find.

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Angus King Blasts Confirmation of Scott Pruitt to Lead EPA

Despite an all-night protest by Senate Democrats, former Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt was confirmed on Friday to serve as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency , placing the stewardship of the nation's environmental health in the hands of a prominent climate-change skeptic and oil-industry ally who built his career, in part, on trying to destroy the agency he will now lead.