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  1. A suspect tried to stab a security officer with a pen at Presbyterian Hospital, and more from this week's crime log

    Thedp.com - Crime 02.23 / 02:16 thedp.com
    At the Presbyterian Hospital located at 51 N. 39th St, a 29-year old unaffiliated man was acting disorderly while waiting to be seen by medical staff. He struck a security officer in the face and upper…
  2. Off-duty LA cop pulls gun on teens walking on his lawn

    Nydailynews.com -Crime 02.23 / 02:06 www.nydailynews.com
    An off-duty Los Angeles police officer annoyed by teens traipsing on his lawn pulled out his gun and fired a…
  3. Chopped off heads, torn out hearts in brutal Brazil gang war

    Abcnews.go.com -Crime 02.23 / 02:06 abcnews.go.com
    Soon after a celebration died down at a Brazilian prison, a bloodbath beyond the worst imaginings of authorities swept through the lockup, a brutality that laid bare a failed prison system and the brutal war between gangs in Latin America's largest…
  4. Mexican woman tied to Kansas gun killing deported

    Abcnews.go.com -Crime 02.23 / 02:06 abcnews.go.com
    A Mexican woman who tried to hide a gun her boyfriend used to fatally shoot a Kansas teenager has been…
  5. Woman charged with 6 arson counts in Fullerton fires

    OrangeCounty-Crime 02.23 / 02:00 ocregister.com
    FULLERTON The woman arrested on suspicion of setting as many as 28 fires in Fullerton between September and this month was formally charged in connection with six of fires Wednesday. The District Attorney’s Office announced they’d be pur…
  6. Ex-prep school teacher to be listed as level-two sex offender

    NYPost-Crime 02.23 / 02:00 nypost.com
    The ex-prep school teacher doing prison time for raping a 16-year-old student lost out on his bid to be classified as the least dangerous sex offender in court Wednesday. Richard Hovan, who worked at Riverdale Country School as the victim’s math teacher, was caught in the act with the blond student when his ex-fiance a…
  7. Victim of Chelsea slasher suing city for $5M

    NYPost-Crime 02.23 / 02:00 nypost.com
    A second victim of the crazed Chelsea slasher is suing the city over her injuries, reiterating claims from another injured person’s lawsuit that the attacker should have been locked up. The latest suit was filed in Bronx Supreme Court by Nicole Pagliaro. Pagliaro was returning home from a dinner with friends on New Years…
  8. Security at Trump Tower costing less than expected

    NYPost-Crime 02.23 / 02:00 nypost.com
    WASHINGTON –The actual cost of protecting Donald Trump and his 58-story Trump Tower during the presidential transition was $25.7 million – about $10 million less than what Mayor de Blasio initially estimated. Police Commissioner James O’Neill sent a letter to New York City area members of Congress this week outlining the final security bill: $24…
  1. Trump flushes Obama's school-bathroom mandate

    Wnd.com - Health 02.23 / 02:43 wnd.com
    The Trump administration has sent a letter to schools across the nation withdrawing President Barack Obama’s requirement that boys who identify as girls be allowed to use girls’ showers, restrooms and other sex-specific facilities. In a “Dear Colleague” letter Wednesday, the Trump administration abandoned the overreach from the Obama administration that claimed that back in…
  2. Standing Rock protest camp evacuated

    Abc2news.com - Health 02.23 / 02:12 abc2news.com
    Demonstrators set fire to the structures on their protest camp before a government-mandated…
  3. MRIs Can Be Safe for People With Heart Devices …

    Drugs.com -Health 02.23 / 02:06 www.drugs.com
    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 -- People with pacemakers or implantable defibrillators have long been told they can't undergo MRI scans. But a new study suggests that it can be safely done -- under the right conditions. The study, published in the…
  4. A push to turn patients into savers, shoppers

    DetroitNews-Health 02.23 / 02:00 detroitnews.com
    Republicans weigh plans to encourage wider use of health savings…
  5. Anti-Obamacare ads aim to boost Republicans

    WashingtonTimes-Health 02.23 / 02:00 washingtontimes.com
    Republican-aligned groups poured millions of dollars into ad campaigns Wednesday urging Congress to gut and replace Obamacare, hoping to remind voters why they disliked the health care law and to stiffen spines among wavering Republicans on Capitol Hill. Polls show the zeal for repeal is waning, just as Republicans are…
  6. Seattle delays release of homeless count

    O.seattletimes.com - Health 02.23 / 01:51 o.seattletimes.com
    Rather than release their tallies immediately, organizers of the county’s annual count of people living without shelter say they are developing a more accurate method of calculating the t…
  7. TV-radio listings: Feb. 23

    Livehealthy.chron.com - Health 02.23 / 01:43 livehealthy.chron.com
    Col. basketball North Carolina at N.C. State FSSW 6 p.m. Golf Honda Classic Golf 1 p.m. Motor sports Daytona 500 twin qualifiers FS1 6 p.m. Pro basketball L.A. Clippers at Golden State TNT 9:30 p.m. Soccer KAA Gent at Tottenham FS2 2…
  8. Pelosi breakdown? Nancy rattles series of mistakes

    Wnd.com - Health 02.23 / 01:34 wnd.com
    (THE AMERICAN MIRROR) — Is there something wrong with Nancy Pelosi? During a Friday appearance before Families USA — the activist group fighting the repeal of Obamacare — Pelosi was seen repeating words, telling the audience when to clap and mistakingly said John Kasich was the governor of Illinois. Pelosi began by thanking the person [...]…
  1. Senate bill could give public colleges choice on tuition set-asides

    Theshorthorn.com - Education 02.23 / 02:39 theshorthorn.com
    Public colleges and universities may not be required to set aside a portion of tuition toward financial assistance for low-income families if the bill passed through the Texas Senate Higher Education Committee on Wednesday is implemented.The committee passed Senate bill 18 in a 4-2 decision, with Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, abstaining. Sen. Kel…
  2. Trump administration revokes federal bathroom guidelines for transgender students

    Oudaily.com - Education 02.23 / 02:36 oudaily.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has lifted federal guidelines that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender i…
  3. Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp

    Oudaily.com - Education 02.23 / 02:36 oudaily.com
    CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land, and authorities moved in to a…
  4. Officer and victim from Norman officer-involved shooting identified

    Oudaily.com - Education 02.23 / 02:36 oudaily.com
    The suspect and officer involved in a shooting in Norman this week have been…
  5. Philadelphia University students, inspired by Grand Canyon painting, create kinetic machine

    Dailyorange.com - Education 02.23 / 02:33 dailyorange.com
    Three freshmen from Philadelphia University picked a painting from the Philadelphia Museum of Art and, using it as an inspiration, created a machine using artist and innovator Leonardo da Vinci's principles. Continue reading…
  6. In Jordan Peele’s “Get Out,” reality is the scariest thing

    Dailyorange.com - Education 02.23 / 02:33 dailyorange.com
    Movie columnist Lilly Stuecklen discusses how comedian Jordan Peele tackles societal issues with his smart new horror film. Continue reading…
  7. Syracuse University experts to discuss concerns over President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, controversial execut

    Dailyorange.com - Education 02.23 / 02:33 dailyorange.com
    The university on Wednesday announced the event — an interdisciplinary roundtable — will be held from noon until 2 p.m. in Dineen Hall’s Empire Lecture Hall. Continue reading ͛…
  8. Early voting, automatic and same-day registration may be coming to New York under newly proposed bill

    Dailyorange.com - Education 02.23 / 02:33 dailyorange.com
    New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman unveiled New York Votes Act to create a system of early voting, automatic and same-day registration. Continue reading…
  1. Bitters Are Big Business for Bittercube Founders

    Craveonline.com - Food 02.23 / 02:09 craveonline.com
    The two buddies that started Bittercube Bitters are building a boozy empire. The post Bitters Are Big Business for Bittercube Founders appeared first on…
  2. RizePoint Integrates Bluetooth Thermocouple Instrument With Mobile Auditing App

    Restaurantnews.com - Food 02.23 / 01:49 restaurantnews.com
    New Feature Prevents Temperature Tampering Salt Lake City, UT  (RestaurantNews.com)  RizePoint, the leading provider of brand, quality, and safety management software, today launched an integration between Mobile Auditor® and the Cooper-Atkins Blue2® Instrument that seamlessly uploads line check temperature data. This new pairing enables food safety teams to gather temperature data reliably—upholding quality standards and [R…
  3. Old Bus Tavern scales back menu, focuses on beer offerings

    Blog.sfgate.com - Food 02.23 / 01:37 blog.sfgate.com
    Old Bus Tavern There’s a mini-overhaul slated for Bernal Heights’ Old Bus Tavern. According to owners Jimmy Simpson, Bennett Buchanan and John Zirinsky, they’re going to scale back and simplify the menu, make interior updates and expand the beer bar’s hours. Current executive chef David Zboray, whose background is more fine dining, is leaving the Bernal Heights’ brew pub before the change. Saturday, Feb. 25 will be the last day Old Bus Tavern is going to serve Zboray’s octopus and white gri…
  4. Bayou unveils menu filled with Creole flavors

    Blog.sfgate.com - Food 02.23 / 01:37 blog.sfgate.com
    Bayou Creole Kitchen and Rotisserie is open at 3412 17th St in the Mission. Photo via Bayou Facebook. Bayou Creole Kitchen and Rotisserie is open on in the Mission and the duo behind the shop, chefs Jerome Rivoire and Arthur Wall, have released their finalized menu. Last week the shop worked out its kinks during a test run. The restaurant is a casual, no frills, South Louisiana-inspired spot serving poboys, frog legs, oysters, shrimp and catfish, alongside rotisserie options. The main ent…
  5. Victor’s: Nuevo Cuban Café in Midtown Hits Golden Milestone

    Theimproper.com - Food 02.23 / 01:26 theimproper.com
    Victor’s Café, a Manhattan landmark has reached an impressive milestone. The restaurant celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. No small feat given New York City’s highly competitive restaurant business. But it’s still the place to go for upscale Cuban cuisine. [...]…
  6. Jack the Horse Tavern, Old World Charm, Manhattan Style in Brooklyn

    Theimproper.com - Food 02.23 / 01:26 theimproper.com
    Husband and wife Tim Oltmans and Micki Schubert opened Jack the Horse Tavern (JtH) in Brooklyn Heights, NY, in 2006 and it has proved the test of time. The lively urban tavern has become a neighborhood favorite and classic gathering place.…
  7. La Superica: Margaritas, Burritos With a View in Sag Harbor

    Theimproper.com - Food 02.23 / 01:26 theimproper.com
    La Superica boasts that it’s the home of the “Perfect Margarita” and the 2lb Burritto. It’s a Sag Harbor landmark.La Superica has been described as a funky little Mexican restaurant in a killer location in Sag Harbor, right off the North Haven bridge. It’s kitschy decor reflects its good-time casual atmosphere, down to the…
  8. Loreley, a Lower East Side Biergarten Straight Out of Cologne

    Theimproper.com - Food 02.23 / 01:26 theimproper.com
    Loreley on Manhattan’s increasingly trendy Rivington St. on Manhattan's Lower East Side, is a German-style Biergarten and restaurant that understands the hospitality basics. […
  1. PIC gotta get paid - PBO pardons some, and Lord Dampnut will replace them with deportees and ...

    Dailykos.com - Arts&Culture 02.23 / 02:15 dailykos.com
    While many remain distracted by the hope that Lord Dampnut will “die in jail” others need to see how the possibility that GOP immigration enforcement is really a PIC profit center. This is the infrastructure of the promises made to CBP and ICE as well as the “travel ban” show the direction for the next four years that will subjugate entire communities and promote the GOP agenda. The memes do write themselves for Lord…
  2. Curating A Sense of Place at Southampton Arts Center

    Sagharboronline.com - Arts&Culture 02.23 / 01:21 sagharboronline.com
    Bastienne Schmidt doesn’t consider herself a curator – she never went to curatorial school and her great passion is creating her own art. The post Curating A Sense of Place at Southampton Arts Center appeared first on The Sag Harbor Exp…
  3. LongHouse Reserve Honors Obama Presidential Designer Duo

    Sagharboronline.com - Arts&Culture 02.23 / 01:21 sagharboronline.com
    LongHouse Reserve celebrated the start of their 26th season with a Winter Benefit honoring husband and wife architectural team Tod Williams and Billie Tsien. The post LongHouse Reserve Honors Obama Presidential Designer Duo appeared first on The Sag Harbor…
  4. Award-Winning Ivory Coast Singer at Kahilu Theatre

    Bigislandnow.com - Arts&Culture 02.23 / 01:04 bigislandnow.com
    Kahilu Theatre will present Grammy-Award winning world music artist Dobet Gnahoré on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 7 …
  5. Every Sin That Has a Name - The Stanford Shakespeare Company’s Terrifying, Ravishing Macbeth

    Perhaps the entire show exists in the dark confines of the Macbeth’s minds or in the hallways of cold castles. Read m…
  6. Holocaust Survivor Gives the Gift of Music to Bronx Schoolgirl

    Wnyc.org - Arts&Culture 02.23 / 00:24 wnyc.org
    Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear the full interview. Joseph Feingold was walking through a German flea market with his brother in 1947 when he first laid eyes on it: A sleek, shiny violin. Then just 23-years-old, he knew he had to own it. “We got the violin for a carton of cigarettes,” he says. “I walked the streets and I played the violin. It reminded me of my young years before the war.” Joe is a Holocaust survivor who spent World War II in a Nazi concentration camp. Though the …
  7. Comedy and Politics Form a Symbiotic Relationship in Trump’s America

    Thewellesleynews.com - Arts&Culture 02.23 / 00:19 thewellesleynews.com
    “This is not normal.” Throughout the shocking aftermath of Donald Trump’s election, sketch shows like “Saturday Night Live” and numerous…
  8. “Santa Clarita Diet” provides fresh take on the horror-comedy genre

    Thewellesleynews.com - Arts&Culture 02.23 / 00:19 thewellesleynews.com
    During the first episode of the Netflix original show “Santa Clarita Diet,” viewers have the pleasure of witnessing actress Dre…
  1. Widely accepted vision for agriculture may be inaccurate, misleading

    ScienceDaily - Society 02.23 / 02:02 sciencedaily.com
    'Food production must double by 2050 to feed the world's growing population.' This truism has been repeated so often in recent years that it has become widely accepted among academics, policymakers and farmers, but now researchers are challenging this assertion and suggesting a new vision for the future of agriculture. New research suggests that production likely will need to increase between 25 percent and 70 percent to meet 2050 food…
  2. Montana Senate Passes Bill Banning State and Local Enforcement of Federal Gun Control

    HELENA, Mont. (Feb. 22, 2017) – Today, the Montana Senate passed a bull would prohibit state enforcement of federal control on firearms, magazines or ammunition. If passed, the law would effectively stop any such federal acts in practice within the state. Sen. Cary Smith (R-Billings) introduced Senate Bill 99 (SB99) on Jan. 9. The legislation would prohibit any……
  3. Montana House Passes Bill to Legalize Some Raw Milk Sales

    HELENA, Mont. (Feb. 22, 2017) – Today, the Montana House passed a bill that would legalize limited raw milk sales in the state. Passage into law would take an important step toward rejecting a federal prohibition scheme in effect. Rep. Nancy Ballance (R-Hamilton) introduced House Bill 325 (HB325) on Jan. 26. The legislation would authorize limited sal…
  4. Vermont ski jump rides the roller coaster of climate change

    Vtdigger.org - People 02.22 / 23:26 vtdigger.org
    Brattleboro’s nearly century-old Harris Hill, the state’s only Olympic-size venue, is juggling nature and snowmaking technology as it prepares for its weekend competition. The post Vermont ski jump rides the roller coaster of climate change appeared first on VTD…
  5. North Dakota House Passes Bill Taking on Asset Forfeiture and Closing Federal Loophole

    BISMARCK, N.D. (Feb. 22, 2017) – A North Dakota bill that would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction in most situations passed the House yesterday. The legislation also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off…
  6. Permission not Required: New Hampshire Governor Signs “Constitutional Carry” Into Law

    CONCORD, N.H. (Feb 22, 2017) –  Today, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed a “Constitutional Carry” bill into law making it legal to carry a concealed handgun in the state without a permit. The new law will also help foster an environment hostile to federal gun control in New Hampshire. The new law went into immedia…
  7. Risk of Ross River virus global epidemic

    ScienceDaily - Society 02.22 / 18:46 sciencedaily.com
    Australia’s Ross River Virus (RRV) could be the next mosquito-borne global epidemic, according to a new research s…
  8. Reduction of energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions: Promotion or steering?

    ScienceDaily - Society 02.22 / 16:28 sciencedaily.com
    Policy interventions to reduce energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions have a variety of effects on the economy and on households. A study has provided the first detailed impact assessment of the efficiency and social balance of the energy policy measures “steering” and “pr…
  1. World Relief: Nashville refugee office closing due to Trump executive order

    Tennessean.com - Religion 02.23 / 01:23 tennessean.com
    Other offices that are closing include those in Boise, Idaho; Columbus, Ohio; Miami, Florida; and Glen Burnie,…
  2. A Dream Fulfilled – Irene Gleeson Maternity Hospital

    Daystar.com - Religion 02.23 / 01:10 daystar.com
    Irene Gleeson was one of a kind – a unique woman with a unique destiny. After losing her mother at age 15 and becoming caretaker to her seven siblings, Irene turned her back on God. She married and had her own three children shortly after that; but disaster loomed. After 20 years of marriage, it […] The post A Dream Fulfilled – Irene Gleeson Maternity Hospital appeared first on Daystar T…
  3. Muslims raise more than $91,000 for vandalized Jewish cemetery

    Spokanefavs.com - Religion 02.23 / 00:52 spokanefavs.com
    Muslim Americans have helped raise more than $91,000 to repair vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri, according to an online fundraising page, amid attacks and threats against Jewish institutions. The post Muslims raise more than $91,000 for vandalized Jewish cemetery appeared first on…
  4. They said you couldn't plant churches in the aftermath of Haiti's disasters

    Engagemagazine.com - Religion 02.23 / 00:06 engagemagazine.com
    They said it couldn’t be done. They said that Haiti was in too much disarray for the church to spend time telling people about God and planting churches. They were wrong. Read more about They said you couldn't plant churches in the aftermath of Haiti's disasters Log in or register to post c…
  5. The right place: Ministering to Syrian-Armenian refugees

    Engagemagazine.com - Religion 02.23 / 00:06 engagemagazine.com
    A family from Syria, with Armenian roots, has resettled in Yerevan, and along with the local Nazarenes, is helping other Syrian-Armenian refugees find a new home and new life. Read more about The right place: Ministering to Syrian-Armenian refugees Log in or register to post…
  6. One hundred years young

    Engagemagazine.com - Religion 02.23 / 00:06 engagemagazine.com
    At just about 100 years old – when many aging churches end their natural life cycle – a California church is drawing in a new generation of teenagers from the surrounding neighborhoods. Read more about One hundred years young Log in or register to post com…
  7. Soup Kitchen Gains Donors After Backlash Over Bodega Strike Support

    Dnainfo.com - Religion 02.23 / 00:04 dnainfo.com
    Masbia soup kitchen initially lost some of its sponsors when the group supported Yemeni …
  8. Singing ‘Down on My Knees,’ Gaines exhorts SBC to pray

    Brnow.org - Religion 02.23 / 00:00 brnow.org
    In Nashville all of 24 hours while his wife Donna was home in Memphis, Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines had already spoken with her four times because he loves her. The conversations with his wife served as an analogy to encourage Southern Baptists to talk with God and tell others about our…
  1. Arrow Live Recap with Spoilers - The Sin-Eater

    Comicbook.com - Books 02.23 / 02:12 comicbook.com
    The episode opens with Diggle and Oliver heading to meet Justin Clayborne's mistress. Oliver asks the woman for her son's name, but she doesn't want Oliver to cage him up. She says that her son is hurt and scared, and that she refuses to help. The woman then kicks Oliver out.China White, Lady Cop, and Cupid…
  2. Deadpool 2 Lands New Screenwriter Drew Goddard

    Comicbook.com - Books 02.23 / 02:12 comicbook.com
    After plenty of searching, 20th Century Fox is making good on yet another news update for Deadpool 2. Not long ago, a source close to the film reported that Drew Goddard has been brought on board to pen the sequel's script. ComicBook received a hat-tip about the status of Deadpool 2 and its on-going script details. Brandon Davis learned that…
  3. X-Force Movie Gets A Director, Ryan Reynolds Co-Writing

    Comicbook.com - Books 02.23 / 02:12 comicbook.com
    The still-untitled X-Force movie has found its director and a pair of co-writers.A source close to the film tells ComicBook.com that Joe Carnahan, known best for his work on The Grey, has been tapped to direct the X-Force movie. Carnahan will also write the film, with Deadpool star and executive producer Ryan Reynolds. The source says…
  4. Star Wars: Donald Glover Couldn't Say No To Lando Calrissian Role

    Comicbook.com - Books 02.23 / 01:01 comicbook.com
    One of the most anticipated elements of the upcoming Han Solo: A Star Wars Story has to be the casting of Donald Glover as the titular character's friend and fellow smuggler. The rapper and former Community star - who recently received a flurry of recognition for his FX series Atlanta - recently shared just how important this…
  5. Where Were They Before Sons Of Anarchy?

    Comicbook.com - Books 02.23 / 01:01 comicbook.com
    Sons Of Anarchy took the television world by storm in 2008, and it spent seven years dominating Tuesday nights for FX.The gritty action and realistic situations helped draw fans into the show, but the performances of the main actors really took the series to the next level.The actors on the series all came from different…
  6. The Flash: New Poster Teases Gorilla Grodd, Flash Showdown

    Comicbook.com - Books 02.23 / 01:01 comicbook.com
    If you're currently eagerly anticipating the conclusion of The Flash's two-part Gorilla Grodd arc, a newly-released poster will get you even more excited.Last night's episode of the network's hit show saw Barry Allen (Grant Gustin), Cisco Ramon (Carlos Valdes), Caitlin Snow (Danielle Panabaker), and Julian Albert (Tom Felton) traveling to Earth-2's African jungle in search for Harry Wells…
  7. Temuera Morrison And Nicole Kidman Reportedly Added To Aquaman Cast

    Comicbook.com - Books 02.23 / 01:01 comicbook.com
    With all eyes on the Wonder Woman and Justice League movies coming this year, one DC film is quietly making a ton of progress on its production.Aquaman, directed by James Wan, seems to be ahead of schedule, and everything is going smoothly. Production officially began this year, principal photography is set to begin soon, and…
  8. New Aquaman Synopsis Reportedly Revealed

    Comicbook.com - Books 02.23 / 01:01 comicbook.com
    Next year, The DC Extended Universe will expand further when Aquaman dives into theaters, but details about the project have been kept close to chest. Fans will learn more about the project as Justice League jumps into cinemas this summer, and Jason Momoa will introduce his iteration of Aquaman in the blockbuster. The hero's standalone project will…
  1. Congressional Oversight Committee Wants Warrants to Rein in Police Abuse of Cell-Site Simulators

    Eff.org - Law 02.23 / 02:17 eff.org
    A bipartisan Congressional committee’s recent report showcases troubling details about police abuse of cell-site simulators, and calls on Congress to pass laws ensuring that this powerful technology is only deployed with a court-issued probable cause warrant. Cell-site simulators, often called IMSI catchers or Stingrays, masquerade as cell phone towers and trick our phones into connecting to them so police can track down suspect targets, but their use also collects the data and location of …
  2. President Trump Is Beginning to Build the Apparatus of Human Misery He Promised During the Campaign

    Aclu.org - Law 02.23 / 01:02 aclu.org
    Trump’s new immigration directives are an iron-fisted assault on sane immigration enforcement. Two memos signed by Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Monday are a grim blueprint for President Trump's promised mass deportations. As implementation instructions for his January executive orders on interior and border immigration enforcement, they’re an operating manual for unprecedentedly vicious ICE and CBP crackdowns. Heartless and cruel, the memos promise changes that w…
  3. Guide aids, educates families on what to do if ‘picked up by ICE in Arizona’

    PHOENIX — With President Donald Trump’s new enforcement of deportation orders, and the deportation of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos last week, immigrant rights organizations in Arizona are stepping up their educational efforts so families will know what rights they have if a parent is deported. The post Guide aids, educates families on what to do if ‘picked up by ICE in Arizona’ appeared first on Cronkite News - Arizona P…
  4. Pinoy Panawagan: DHS issues immigration memorandum

    Balitangamerica.tv - IMMIGRATION 02.23 / 00:40 balitangamerica.tv
    Atty. Lou Tancinco joins Balitang America via Skype to talk about the Department of Homeland Security’s memorandum about President Trump’s administration’s efforts to crack down on undocumented immigrants, and how this will impact the larger community. “The political climate is so different from past years,” Atty. Lou says, “so immigration policies right now are so uncertain.” Undocumented immigrants who [&#…
  5. WA Supreme Court: Florist Who Denied Service to Same-Sex Couple Violated Civil Rights Laws

    Findlaw.com - Law 02.23 / 00:04 findlaw.com
    The story has become so common, it's hard to even distinguish the cases: same-sex couple goes to wedding vendor; vendor refuses service based on religious beliefs; same-sex couple sues for discrimination; and a court rules in favor of same-sex couple. This time is was the Washington State Supreme Court,…
  6. DUI Stops: What Not to Do During Field Sobriety Tests

    Findlaw.com - Law 02.23 / 00:04 findlaw.com
    If you've been pulled over by police, you're probably already pretty worried. And if officers suspect you've been drinking and driving and ask you to perform some roadside sobriety tests, that anxiety can skyrocket. Whether you're sober and want to prove it to the police or if you've been…
  7. Can the National Guard Serve as Immigration Enforcement?

    Findlaw.com - Law 02.23 / 00:04 findlaw.com
    Along with the new executive branch's hard-line anti-immigration stance, legal questions have arisen as to how far the federal government can go in their efforts to enforce immigration laws. One such recently raised question is whether the National Guard can be used to enforce immigration laws and deportations.…
  8. Uber Settles Class Action Claim of Stealing Driver Tips

    Findlaw.com - Law 02.23 / 00:04 findlaw.com
    Last week, a class action settlement between Uber and the company's riders was approved by the federal district court in San Francisco. The ride share company was facing class action claims for deceiving riders about tipping drivers. The settlement refunds to riders all tip monies purportedly wrongly taken…