• Uncertainty continues for DACA recipients in Tucson

    Uncertainty continues for DACA recipients in Tucson

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    Benitez says while she's unsure of the future for DACA , she hopes a proposed bi-partisan ' DREAM Act ' comes to fruition. It now seems pretty clear: DACA will not be terminated but codified, and Trump's strategy on border security is to make deals with a party implacably opposed to all of his campaign promises.
  • Life and death of Irma: 2 weeks of fury and devastation end

    Life and death of Irma: 2 weeks of fury and devastation end

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    The thing is, as of yesterday, it was reporting that everything was OK, that they were using portable air conditioners and fans. "We are devastated by these losses". In his latest statement, Carballo attempted to clarify some of the outstanding questions. In a later statement, Carballo said, "The center and its medical and administrative staff diligently prepared" for the hurricane .
  • Competing Health Care Plans Rip Current Through Capitol Hill

    Competing Health Care Plans Rip Current Through Capitol Hill

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    The prior Congress passed legislation to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood that would have become law if not for President Obama's veto, and now they have the support of President Trump. The Senate faces a September 30 deadline to use reconciliation, according to the Senate parliamentarian. Under the Graham-Cassidy formula, these blue states would get less money, and the other 46 states would get more.
  • Hurricane Irma turned this tiny island into a wasteland

    Hurricane Irma turned this tiny island into a wasteland

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    Irma ripped through the tiny easterly Leeward Islands last week as one of the Atlantic's strongest ever storms, killing two dozen people, uprooting trees, tearing down power cables and severely damaging the homes of poor locals and the global jet-set alike.
  • Bitcoin platform to stop trading end-September

    Bitcoin platform to stop trading end-September

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    First, China banned all initial coin offerings last week. Meanwhile, Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz's chief economic advisor, echoed Dimon's sentiment this week and said bitcoin's price should be cut in half. The cryptocurrency tumbled to as low as 3,720.01 on the Bitstamp exchange before recovering to trade around 3,810 by 1524 GMT, still down 8.7% on the day.
  • Douglas County Board passes resolution urging Congress to extend DACA

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    Trump is on strong legal ground. The move put the onus on Congress to address the almost 800,000 Dreamers now facing uncertainty about their status in a country that for many is the only one they have known. Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle must set aside recriminations. But they got a piece of that American dream. It produced major education, Medicare and tax legislation in George W.
  • In NH, Trump voter panel investigates fraud

    In NH, Trump voter panel investigates fraud

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    In the September 7 article, Kobach said out-of-state voters "likely" changed - through voter fraud - the outcome of New Hampshire's 2016 U.S. Senate race, in which Democrat Maggie Hassan unseated incumbent Republican Kelly Ayotte by fewer than 800 votes.
  • Heitkamp's response to bipartisan dinner with President Trump

    Heitkamp's response to bipartisan dinner with President Trump

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    The president and the congressional leaders were expected to discuss the fall deadlines facing Congress . But she's blunt about one thing: Republican leaders just got rolled. Last night his guests for the working dinner included Donnelly, Joseph Manchin, of West Virginia, and Heidi Heitkamp, of North Dakota . Trump is attempting to put pressure on Democrats to support a GOP-led rewrite of the tax code during Tuesday's dinner, CNBC reported .
  • Gas shortages spread north with Irma as Florida struggles to refuel

    Gas shortages spread north with Irma as Florida struggles to refuel

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    Channel 2's Aaron Diamant went to the Georgia Power command center in Atlanta where crews are working overtime. Irma's eye was thought to have passed over Cudjoe Key , which is about 20 miles east of Key West. Sutta also tweeted images from several mobile park homes in the Keys, showing homes that were overturned and destroyed by the storm . The US military was deploying air search and rescue missions as well as two amphibious warships in addition to the aircraft carrier the ...