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Hundreds Expected to Participate in 'Day Without Immigrants'

A national grassroots campaign is urging immigrants to avoid work and shopping on Thursday to demonstrate how their absence could effect the United States economy. Andres is entangled in a legal fight against President Trump over a failed restaurant bid at one of Trump's properties. Organizers appealed to immigrants from all walks of life to take part, but the effects were felt most strongly in the restaurant industry.

Cummings, CBC Push Back on Trump Remarks

But Ryan used the abbreviation "CBC" for the Congressional Black Caucus at first - and Trump didn't appear to know what she was referring to. "Are they friends of yours?" "I'm sure", Ryan said . "I was all set to have the meeting", he said. Trump has called the Palm Beach club his "Winter White House". Ryan has already been in the news recently after she ended up in a confrontation with Trump communications official Omarosa Manigault .

Toshiba may file for bankruptcy: chairman resigns following $6.3 billion loss

The loss came from Toshiba's investment in Westinghouse, an American nuclear power company. In its preliminary results, Toshiba said it anticipates a group net loss of 500 billion yen ($4.4 billion) for April-December of past year, including the 712.5 billion yen hit from its nuclear business.

Education secretary Betsy DeVos physically blocked from entering public school by protesters

After promising in a July radio interview to be an important part of a Senate that would act as a series of checks and balances on President Donald Trump, Rubio has since chose to vote in favor of every single one of Trump's billionaire and millionaire cabinet nominees, DeVos included.

Webster releases response to Trump immigration order

Dr. Harris Pastides, president of the University of SC tweeted, "We value int'l students, faculty & staff and are committed to their safety and success regardless of religion, ethnicity or nat'l orgin". Ransdell. My leadership team is monitoring the impact of the order. University president John DeGioia addressed students in an email . "We are committed to making the University of Arkansas campus and the Northwest Arkansas community a place where all of our students and scholars can call ...

Knox teachers, parents skewer Trump pick DeVos at meeting

DeVos has spent almost 30 years as an education reformer, fighting to better the educational opportunities for low-income and at-risk children and is well known as a believer in the decentralization of education decisions to the family. Other congressional leaders say they have received a high number of calls regarding all Trump's Cabinet picks. "I think that is a matter that's best left to the states", she continued.

Cop smashes window and pulls woman out of burning vehicle

I just wanted to check on her, make sure she was doing ok. "I started kicking as hard as I possibly could", she said . A woman called 911 from the 6100 block of North Cannon Street just before 10 a.m.to report that her vehicle was on fire and she was trapped inside, unable to break the windows to get out.

Hundreds of thousands of sweets blanket Dodge County road, sheriff says

The county highway commissioner says the sugary sweets will actually help the winter road, says Skittles are "an effective snow and ice fighting" treatment. 18): hundreds of thousands of red Skittles. The Skittles were meant to be fed to cattle, but spilled out on to the highway, creating a "sticky" situation.

Light snow and sleet expected for the midstate this weekend

Now forecasters are saying light snow will arrive on Saturday morning. Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. The chance of precipitation is 90 percent, and total accumulation less than half of an inch is possible. Cloudy, with a high near 31. The NWS advisory for a high risk of rip currents will remain in place until at least Saturday evening. Saturday Night: A chance of snow before 1am.

Narendra Modi says govt will engage with ethnic Indian community overseas

Kannadigas residing in the Gulf also complained that they were being looked upon as cash cows and sometimes despite having income at par with the Indian middle-class, their children are charged more at school, colleges and universities just because they work in the Gulf.

Day to thank law enforcement

Without the hard work, dedication, and bravery of our men and women in police uniforms, this country would be a far worse place to live". Critics say it's just a job, but for the men and women who make up Pennsylvania's law enforcement community, it's a calling to protect and serve the citizens of Pennsylvania.

Orca that killed trainer in 2010 dies in Orlando SeaWorld park

SeaWorld said in a statement that the killer whale had a "persistent and complicated bacterial lung infection" before his death. Tilikum became a household name in 2010 when he killed SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau during a performance.

Trump exchanges barbs with Obama, but maintains they have a good relationship

Environmental Protection Agency from enforcing it. Trump attributed the addition of 8,000 jobs to "what's happening and the spirit and the hope". "We had a general conversation". A group of Democratic state attorneys general is warning President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpDC restaurant won't put Trump in presidential mural McConnell: New Russia sanctions an "initial step" How Trump changed political communication forever MORE against repealing the Clean Power Plan, saying it would ...

Woman Dies, 2 Children Injured in Colorado Chairlift Fall

One of the children was hospitalized in stable condition and the other was flown to Children's Hospital in suburban Denver for treatment, according to police. Her daughters, ages 9 and 12, were both transported to the hospital. Their names haven't been released. Schelly Olson, spokeswoman for the incident command, said the family fell between the lift loading spot and the summit - and that there were many witnesses to the horrific accident.

Massachusetts House, Senate pass 6-month delay on recreational marijuana implementation

It will be illegal to sell up to an ounce of marijuana, but it will be legal to purchase it, creating a degree of legal confusion among users and state police. Informal sessions permit no roll-call votes, meaning that none of the lawmakers present Wednesday are on the record with their objections or support.

Police rule teen's death at Mt. Olympus an accident

Olympus Water and Theme Park on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. Lake Delton Police Chief Daniel Hardman says the 16-year-old was sledding with his brother and a friend when they made a decision to climb over a seven-foot fence. At the halfway point, he got caught in snow. "We're not sure if he was just trying to unstuck himself or if he was trying to stand up, but he did fall approximately 35 feet from that structure on to another slide that was below it".

Virginia Tech joins Louisville, Army in WakeyLeaks scandal

Friday, Jurich said after reviewing "what took place following the receipt of information", it was best to suspend Galloway for the Citrus Bowl against LSU on January 2. None of the special plays were run during the course of the game. " Louisville is an excellent football team, and it was a game that we felt that for in order for us to score points, we had to have some wrinkles in, and all those wrinkles were right in front of us".

Emmy Rossum Wants Equal Pay To Come Back For 'Shameless' Season 8

Apparently the actress had been getting less than Macy for YEARS, even though she's one of the show's leads. " Shameless " star Emmy Rossum is exhausted of making less than her male co-star, William H. House of Cards star Robin Wright threatened to go public if she didn't get parity with Kevin Spacey on the Netflix drama. Rossum took a major risk when she made her case for a higher salary - since Shameless is an ensemble show, there was a small chance Showtime could have fired her ...

Drive sober or get pulled over

Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that any decision to drive while impaired can have serious and even deadly consequences. To that end, the DOT has a free Zero In Wisconsin Drive Sober mobile app, www.zeroinwisconsin.gov/drivesober/, which includes a "find a ride" feature, a blood alcohol estimator, a designated driver selector and interactive games to help determine if a driver should relinquish the vehicle keys to someone else.

Friday Afternoon: Active Weather Pattern Heading Into The Weekend

About 5 inches of snow is forecast for Midland County. Get ready - West Michigan is about to get more snow. It also predicted 3 to 5 inches of snow Sunday night and about an inch or less of snow on Monday . The Winter Weather Advisory for south central Montana remains in effect until noon Saturday . Accumulations are expected to be between 10 and 20 inches in areas above 6,000 feet, with 4 to 10 inches in the lower valleys.

Survivor recalls fear, anger on day of Pearl Harbor attack

The veterans raised the flag at 7:40 a.m., about the time when the Japanese aircraft were beginning their assault on the Pacific fleet. SNJ Today is a Southern New Jersey news and information source based in Millville, New Jersey that is dedicated to providing current stories related specifically to South Jersey .

California lawmakers urge Trump on immigration

As the Legislature reconvened briefly Monday, its two top leaders, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, and others pledged to implacably resist Trump - to "fight in the streets", as Sen. A 2014 study conducted by the University of Southern California and the California Immigrant Policy Center found undocumented immigrants made up almost 10 percent of California's workforce and contributed $130 billion annually to the state's GDP.

Order may have little effect on protest camp

In the most recent clash between police and protesters, which was near the path of the pipeline and happened last week, officers used tear gas, rubber bullets and large water hoses in freezing weather. "If you believe in the inalienable rights of people; the right to clean drinking water, the right to food & shelter and the right to freedom then you have to support standing rock".

Wildfires force tourists, residents to seek shelter

Social media images and videos showed how the night sky had turned bright orange with flames. WATE reports Pete Owens with Dollywood said 19 cabins that were occupied within Dollywood Smoky Mountain Cabins were evacuated early Monday evening.

El Salvador rattled by magnitude 7.0 offshore quake

Shaking could be felt in the Nicaraguan capital of Managua as well as the Costa Rican capital San Jose. The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicentre of the 12:43 p.m. According to the USGS, potentially unsafe waves are likely to form and sweep inland, though there are no reports of damage yet. Not long after Hurricane Otto made landfall , the quake rocked the southeastern coast of Nicaragua.