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Justice Dept threatens anti-crime aid to 4 sanctuary cities

Cities that want to participate in the program, which launched in June, must allow federal immigration authorities into their facilities to question people suspected of being in the country illegally. (2) Does your jurisdiction have a statute, rule, regulation, policy, or practice that is created to ensure that your correctional and detention facilities provide at least 48 hours advance notice, where possible, to DHS regarding the scheduled release date and time of an alien in the ...


Venezuela crisis exposes divisions in Labour Party

Venezuela crisis exposes divisions in Labour Party

The Shadow Home Office minister said it "can't be right" for America to pursue such an approach when there is a "massive crisis" in the South American country. London-based Smartmatic, which provided the technology for Venezuela's voting system, has also been accused by Mr Maduro of bowing to U.S. pressure to "stain" the election results.


Yechury's silence comes under fire in Kerala CPM meet

Yechury's silence comes under fire in Kerala CPM meet

They chopped off his hand. She read out names of 14 BJP and RSS workers who had allegedly been killed in Kerala in the last few months and wondered whether anyone in the House knew their names. Speaking during Zero Hour, in the Lok Saba on Tuesday, CPM members of parliament raised objections on the Bharatiya Janata Party pointing fingers at the Kerala government and created a ruckus in the house.


Germany moves to stop eggs contaminated by insecticide

Germany moves to stop eggs contaminated by insecticide

Germany on Thursday moved to block the distribution of hundreds of thousands of eggs mainly from the Netherlands contaminated by a toxic insecticide outlawed from use in the production of food. The European Commission said it had been made aware of the egg issue, and EC spokeswoman Anna-Kaisa Itkonen told reporters developments were being monitored "very closely".


Texas officer struck by suspected drunk driver during traffic stop

Texas officer struck by suspected drunk driver during traffic stop

Now on the road to recovery, Officer Lesell said he wants to use his accident as a way to bring attention to the dangers of drinking and driving. Lesell told The Fort-Worth Star Telegram on Monday that he's surprised it wasn't worse. "Pain-wise, you don't feel much". Lesell, who said he has received training in the Marine Corps, said getting up was his first thought. The man who struck the officer, Mike Mitchell , 34, was latest arrested and has been charged with intoxication assault ...


Duterte OKs Bill On Free Tuition In State Universities And Colleges

Duterte OKs Bill On Free Tuition In State Universities And Colleges

The president believed the benefits of the law outweighed the potential short-term budgetary challenges, Menardo Guevarra , senior deputy executive secretary, told a media conference. "Certain adjustments can be made, possibly a reallocation can be done", Guevarra said. "And under the law itself, there are other sources of funding for this SUC free tuition program", Guevarra said.