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Jewish community centers (JCCs) in Alabama, Minnesota , New Mexico, New York, Texas and Wisconsin were targeted, according to reports , in what is considered the fourth wave of such threats thus far in 2017. The Albany JCC serves thousands of families and the Whitehall Road facility houses a senior center, gym and nursery school. We also heard from members there happy to hear President Trump denounce these treats.
  • PSA pledges to keep Opel's four German sites running - Bild am Sonntag

    PSA pledges to keep Opel's four German sites running - Bild am Sonntag

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    The takeover of GM's Opel and Vauxhall units would create Europe's second-largest auto maker by sales. Her comments came as employees' agents at German-headquartered Opel said they were planning to hold talks with PSA, as long as commitments to projects and investments were supported - a few of which extend beyond 2020.
  • Cartwright pushes need for Affordable Care Act

    Cartwright pushes need for Affordable Care Act

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    With the talk of the demise of the Affordable Care Act, this may be detrimental to the health and well-being of West Virginia's citizens. February 16: Republican leaders outline an ACA replacement plan , which would relieve the financial burden and eliminate the tax penalties for both the individual and employer mandates.
  • Omar Abdel Rahman dies in USA prison

    Omar Abdel Rahman dies in USA prison

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    Authorities in the U.S. state of North Carolina confirmed on Saturday that extremist cleric Omar Abdel-Rahman had died of natural causes at the age of 78. Since his imprisonment, Abdel-Rahman's influence had been seen as more symbolic than that of a practical leader. By the time he was 11 years old, he had memorized the Braille version of the Qur'an and was sent to an Islamic boarding school.
  • Chris Wallace: Trump crossed the line calling media 'enemy of American people'

    Chris Wallace: Trump crossed the line calling media 'enemy of American people'

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    They want to criticize us back, that's fine, " Wallace said Sunday morning on "Fox & Friends". We don't have a state-run media in this country. "Who was it that said that, " Wallace shot back. Mr. Trump excoriated what he described as the "dishonest" news media at a White House press conference Thursday and then at a campaign rally Saturday in Florida.
  • Homeland secretary OKs deportation, border enforcement changes

    Homeland secretary OKs deportation, border enforcement changes

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    He said "it's a good assumption" that green-card residency permit holders would be allowed in, as they eventually were a few days after the original order. One of the lead plaintiffs, Hameed Darweesh, an Iraqi husband and father of three who worked for the US military and was issued a valid visa, was detained at John F.
  • 'In the Spirit of Dylann Roof': Feds Make a Chilling Arrest

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    The FBI arrested a SC man after he purchased an illegal handgun from an undercover FBI agent February 15. Authorities started investigating McDowell after he threatened a synagogue on Facebook in December. "I want to do that (expletive)", McDowell said, according to the complaint. He went on to say, "If I could do something on a fucking big scale and write on the fucking building, or whatever, 'in the spirit of Dylann Roof".
  • Questions On Trump's Media Bias Survey Will Leave You Flabbergasted

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    Mr. Trump's team emailed a " mainstream media accountability survey " to supporters Thursday not long after he publicly ridiculed several journalists during a contentious press conference. Its questions read less like survey questions and more like campaign stump lines. (The audacity! ) Yet instead of answering those questions, or making coherent policy arguments, or generally acting like the President of the United States instead of a flustered sales manager who forgot the PowerPoint deck ...
  • White House under pressure over Russia links

    White House under pressure over Russia links

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    Mr Trump spoke for more than an hour, airing his grievances about the media, in a press conference originally meant to formally announce his new Labour Secretary nominee, Alexander Acosta . "The truth and consequences of the Russian Federation connection: the American people deserve to know the full extent of Russia's financial, personal and political grip on President Trump and what that means for our national security", Pelosi said.