Politics

Trump Order On Migrant Children
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
June 20, 2018 - 3:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally. It was a dramatic turnaround for Trump, who has been insisting,...
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(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Cuomo said at least 70 children who were separated from their parents are currently being housed in New York facilities that have contracts with the federal government. Most of the facilities are in the New York City area.
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(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 19, 2018 - 6:45 pm
Nikki Haley, Trump's envoy to the U.N., said the U.S. had given the human rights body "opportunity after opportunity" to make changes. She lambasted the council for "its chronic bias against Israel" and lamented the fact that its membership includes accused human rights abusers such as China, Cuba...
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AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
June 19, 2018 - 5:02 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump searched anxiously Tuesday evening for a way to end the administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with their focus shifting to a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now...
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Marijuana
Dreamstime
June 19, 2018 - 11:08 am
With a report from the New York State Health Commissioner recommending legalization of marjiuana, the city is planning to dial down enforcement of marijuana laws.
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(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 7:19 am
"Papa! Papa!" one child is heard weeping in the audio file that was first reported by the nonprofit ProPublica and later provided to The Associated Press. Human rights attorney Jennifer Harbury said she received the tape from a whistleblower and told ProPublica it was recorded in the last week. She...
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
Dreamstime
June 18, 2018 - 6:51 pm
Legal marijuana in New York may soon be a reality. Health Commissioner Howard Zucker says a long-awaited state report on marijuana, commissioned by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, will recommend state legalization.
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FILE - In this June 1, 2018, file photo, children hold signs during a demonstration in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices in Miramar, Fla.
(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
June 18, 2018 - 6:30 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — Undaunted and unapologetic, President Donald Trump defended his administration's border-protection policies Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents. Tough action is needed to fight illegal...
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Sonia Rincon
June 18, 2018 - 5:11 pm
The family and attorneys of an Ecuadorean pizza shop worker who was arrested while trying to make a delivery submitted a formal request to immigration officials Monday demanding his immediate release.
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(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 18, 2018 - 3:52 pm
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday called the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has separated children from their parents at the southern U.S. border "a moral and humanitarian crisis."
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