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Homeland Security rescinds Obama's DAPA program

The Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents , or DAPA , could have affected millions of undocumented immigrants with children in the United States who are citizens or legal residents. But as president, he has said his administration was devising a policy on how to deal with individuals covered by DACA. The plan was never implemented and was put in a permanent state of limbo after 26 states challenged the order.


Mother Caught On Camera Trying To Suffocate Baby At Hospital

Mother Caught On Camera Trying To Suffocate Baby At Hospital

She is being held in the Mecklenburg County Jail as of Monday evening. Hospital staff looked at video surveillance and saw 32-year-old Maggie Dixon attempting to suffocate her child. 'Dixon was immediately removed from the room by hospital staff '. Investigators also noted that the infant did not seem to have any signs of prior abuse.



Winning ticket sold in Calif. for $448 million Powerball jackpot

The winning ticket was sold in Sun City at at Marietta Liquor & Deli, which will score a $1 million bonus. That massive haul ranks among the largest jackpot in US history, and eclipsed a $435.3 million Powerball win in February that went to an anonymous victor in Indiana.



Clamping down, Trump team puts the 'brief' in White House press briefing

While his threats to "open up our libel laws" to make it easier to sue media outlets have not come to fruition, the now-US leader has discussed eliminating press briefings completely, in favour of written briefings. The White House actually held an on-camera briefing Tuesday with none other than Sean Spicer . Spicer's briefings have been must-see TV during the start of the Trump era, beginning with his fiery, inaccurate claim that journalists wrongly portrayed the size of Trump's ...



No sign of healing in G7 climate change rift

Only six countries in the G7 - Britain, Canada, France , Italy , Germany, and Japan - restated their pledge to implement the accord, which has been signed by 195 parties and ratified by 148 countries and regions so far. They also agreed to work towards the stated goal of raising at least 100 billion USA dollars per year by 2020 to help poor and developing countries adapt to the impacts of changing climate.