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9th Circuit Sides With Trump On Environmental Waivers For Border Wall

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled for the Trump administration Monday in a case challenging its use of waivers to bypass environmental regulations in constructing parts of the border wall. The state of California and several environmental groups sued President Donald Trump and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in September 2017 to stop construction of a border wall ...

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Angel Dad: Border Wall Funding ‘Would Have Been There Months Ago’ If Pelosi’s Or Schumer’s Child ‘Were Hit And Killed’

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If Congressional Democrats had suffered the way the family of Dan Ferguson, an angel dad, has, funding for a border wall would have been approved months ago, Ferguson told Fox and Friends hosts Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt and Brian Kilmeade Monday morning. Ferguson’s daughter Amanda was killed in a hit-and-run accident in November. Joel Velazquez, 24, is in the U.S. ...

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Donald Trump Wants To Make Sure The US Workforce Is Ready For AI

The Trump administration is taking steps to insulate the American workforce from the most severe effects of rapid technological development while maintaining a strong global position in artificial intelligence, according to senior Trump administration officials. President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Monday launching the American Artificial Intelligence Initiative (AAII). The initiative prioritizes resources for AI development ...

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Most Black Virginians Think Ralph Northam Should Stay Despite Yearbook Photo |

Black Virginians overwhelmingly think Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam should remain in office despite the recent scandal over one of his 1984 medical school yearbook photos showing two people dressed in blackface and a Ku Klux Klan outfit. Overall, residents of Virginia are more split on the question with 47 percent saying Northam, a Democrat, should stay and 47 percent saying ...

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Green New Deal Is Pushing ‘Economic And Social Devastation,’ Union Boss Says

The Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) slammed a Congressional climate resolution introduced by Democratic lawmakers Thursday as pushing “economic and social devastation” on the U.S. New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey rolled out the Green New Deal Thursday, but Ocasio-Cortez’s office began leaking details of the resolution a day early, nearly botching the entire ...

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Amazon May Bail On New York Headquarters After Locals Rage Against It

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Amazon is reportedly rethinking its promise to build a headquarters in New York City after receiving pushback from local officials and residents, sources told The Washington Post. New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio are pushing the Amazon deal after being instrumental in securing it. Many locals have protested at stores and hearings and the ...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reacts To Pelosi’s ‘Green Dream’ Comment: ‘I Think It’s A Great Term’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she was not offended when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi butchered the name of the New York Democrat’s Green New Deal. Pelosi referred to Ocasio-Cortez’s resolution as the “Green Dream” while talking to reporters Wednesday. The flub came a day before Ocasio-Cortez and Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Ed Markey rolled out the non-binding resolution on the steps of ...

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Federal Oil And Gas Lease Sales Break $1 Billion In 2018, Nearly TRIPLE Previous Record

Federal oil and gas lease sales earned roughly $1.1 billion in 2018, nearly tripling the previous record set a decade ago, Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced Wednesday. Oil and gas lease sales generated about $408 million in revenue to the federal and state governments in 2008. Preliminary data indicates that 2018’s sales have safely shattered that record. “Responsible production ...

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A Democrat On Trump’s Labor Board Is Quitting After Schumer Cut A Deal To Get Him Renominated

Democrat Mark Pearce is bailing after President Donald Trump nominated him to serve another five-year term on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Conservative and pro-business groups fought Pearce’s nomination and lobbied the Trump administration to deny him another stint with the agency. Pearce’s announcement is a significant win for his detractors. “I will not be seeking another term at ...

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Rob Bishop Questions Whether Democratic Climate Hearings Are For ‘Real Legislation’ Or ‘Cute Stories’

GOP Rep. Rob Bishop of Utah blasted Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee Wednesday for violating committee rules and not making clear the intent of a hearing on climate change. Bishop’s remarks came in his opening statement of a committee hearing Wednesday titled “Climate Change: The Impacts and the Need to Act.” “It would have been a bit easier, ...

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US Economy Adds Over 300,000 Despite Shutdown

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The U.S. economy added 304,000 jobs while the unemployment rate rose slightly to 4 percent in the first month of 2019, according to Department of Labor (DOL) data released Friday. January marks the 100th straight month of job growth in the U.S., a record more than twice as long as the previous one of 48 months set in June 1990. ...

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Investigators Release Report Clearing Zinke Of Wrongdoing Almost A Month After He Left Office

Ryan Zinke

Federal investigators released a report Thursday finding “no evidence” former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke committed misconduct while rolling back the borders of a national monument in Utah. The report comes nearly a month after Zinke left office, in part because he was the focus of an unusually high number of federal investigations for someone of his position. Zinke announced he was leaving the Trump ...

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Dems Panicked Trump’s Venezuela Policy Will Be Popular With Their Voters

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Florida Democrats are praising President Donald Trump’s strong stance against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro while growing increasingly uneasy about Trump’s growing appeal with their base, Politico reports. Trump recognized Venezuelan opposition party leader Juan Guaidó as the country’s rightful president after Maduro declared victory in an election seen as illegitimate by many foreign leaders. The Trump administration is taking steps ...

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Ryan Zinke Gave Ranchers That Inspired Oregon Standoff Their Grazing Rights Back

Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke renewed the federal grazing leases of two Oregon ranchers on Jan. 2 after President Donald Trump pardoned them of arson charges last year, The Oregonian reports. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) denied an application to renew the grazing rights of Dwight Hammond and his son Steven in 2014, citing their 2012 convictions for arson ...

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FBI Wraps Up Its Investigation; Still Has No Idea Why Vegas Shooter Did It

Stephen Paddock killed 58 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history for “infamy,” but FBI investigators could not uncover any motive beyond that, the FBI told the Associated Press. “It wasn’t about MGM, Mandalay Bay or a specific casino or venue,” FBI special agent Aaron Rouse, who runs the investigative agency’s Las Vegas office, told the AP. ...

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