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Nielsen oust lays only Trump's own immigration crisis

But she is nonetheless paying the price for a crisis exacerbated by the president's decision-making amid a major surge in migrants crossing the border. It's a sign of a government stocked with acting secretaries and hampered by thin personnel benches, stretched beyond functionality by Trump's impulses and the most prodigious staffing burn rate of any modern president. Nielsen's sister fits …

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Democrats slam outgoing DHS secretary

CLOSE President Donald Trump's Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen is stepping down from her post amid tensions with the administration.      Weekly, USA TODAY The Democrats' response to Kirstjen Nielsen's resignation on Sunday as secretary of Homeland Security was biting. They questioned her leadership. They slammed her "cruel" enforcement of President Donald Trump's immigration policies. They welcomed her departure. …

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One was arrested in death by the California Highway Patrol Officer

A Southern California man was arrested with suspicions of murder and drove drunk in a motorcycle officer's death with the California Highway Patrol, officials said Sunday. Michael Callahan from Winchester was booked on the charges of California's Death Highway Patrol Sgt. Steve Licon, official Steve Carapia said. Callahan is suspected of driving the full moon on Saturday afternoon as he …

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Motel 6 will pay $ 12M to resolve the trial after sharing guest info with ICE, official says

Motel 6 agreed to pay $ 12 million to settle a lawsuit accusing several Washington State sites of sharing personal information with US immigrants. The motel operator illegally shared personal information of about 80,000 customers for more than two years, resulting in a "targeted" ICE survey of guests with Latin American names, the state law office announced on Thursday. The …

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In Iowa, Bernie Sanders and Beto O’Rourke change their styles to win over skeptical voters

MALCOM, Iowa – Poweshiek County has fewer than 19,000 residents, but the glare of the national political spotlight was focused on this tiny spot between Des Moines and Iowa City, as the campaign paths of Sen. Bernie Sanders and former congressman Beto O’Rourke came within a few windmill-covered miles of each other. Both men spent the weekend campaigning heavily in …

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Timmothy Pitzen's father says that hoax was like "ripping off a scab"

Breaking News Emails Get urgent news alerts and special reports. April 8, 2019, 12:16 GMT By Tim Stelloh and Molly Hunter James Pitzen, the father of Timmothy Pitzen compared the moment he found out that a man claiming he was gone , had claimed that the whole thing would "rip off a scab". "It's just evil," he said in an …

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