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  1. The US Will Honor An Obama-Era Refugee Deal Trump Once Called 'Dumb'

    04.22 / 21:19 newsy.com Newsy.com - U.S.
    Watch VideoThe U.S. will accept up to 1,250 refugees from offshore detention centers near Australia.Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. will stand by the deal made under former President Barack Obama.In a nutshell, the U.S. will take refugees currently on the island nation of Nauru and on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island. And in return, Australia will resettle refugees from Central America.SEE MORE: The US And Australia Are Approaching Foreign Workers In Similar WaysPresident…
  2. Sessions Says New York City Is 'Soft On Crime.' The Numbers Disagree

    04.22 / 17:26 newsy.com Newsy.com - U.S.
    Watch VideoIn a message on immigration compliance, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said New York City isn't doing enough to stop crime.A statement from the Justice Department said, "New York City continues to see gang murder after gang murder, the predictable consequence of the city's 'soft on crime' stance."But that statement seems to counter New York City's recent crime data. The city had 10 percent fewer murders and 22 percent fewer shootings in the first three months of…
  3. United Airlines CEO's Promotion Isn't Going As Planned

    04.22 / 14:35 newsy.com Newsy.com - U.S.
    Watch VideoUnited CEO Oscar Munoz is not getting his expected promotion to chairman of the company board that runs the airline.That company disclosed in Securities and Exchange Commission filings Friday that Munoz had agreed not to assume the role so he could "more exclusively focus on his role as chief executive officer."The official announcement doesn't mention the United passenger forcibly removed from a flight, but the disastrous hit to the airline's public image…
  4. Are Steel Imports A Threat To US National Security?

    04.21 / 23:46 newsy.com Newsy.com - U.S.
    Watch VideoIs imported steel a national security risk? President Donald Trump is launching an investigation to find out."Steel is critical to both our economy and our military. This is not an area where we can afford to become dependent on foreign countries," Trump said.Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross will lead the probe and will look at whether the U.S. can effectively produce enough domestic steel to defend itself.U.S. steel imports overall have actually been falling…
  5. Americans Would Be Willing To Pay $17B To Fix Deepwater Horizon Damage

    04.21 / 23:46 newsy.com Newsy.com - U.S.
    Watch VideoHow much would you pay to fix problems from an oil spill?That's what the U.S. government is asking citizens to do — estimate the total cost of damage from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.The largest spill in U.S. history caused 134 million gallons of oil to enter the Gulf of Mexico. BP agreed to a $20.8 billion settlement after the incident, with $8.8 billion of that reportedly going to natural-resource-related problems.SEE MORE: BP Agrees To Record …
  6. Obama's Post-White-House Honeymoon Is Almost Over

    04.21 / 22:37 newsy.com Newsy.com - U.S.
    Watch VideoBarack Obama's post-White-House honeymoon is coming to an end.After three months of rest and relaxation — and even some kite surfing with business mogul Richard Branson — the former U.S. president will step back into the spotlight Monday.For his first public appearance since he left office Jan. 20, Obama will speak at a town-hall-style gathering at the University of Chicago.Tickets were given to a handful of schools and minority-serving organizations in the area. A spo…
  7. Gorsuch's First Big SCOTUS Vote Cleared The Way For Arkansas Execution

    04.21 / 16:29 newsy.com Newsy.com - U.S.
    Watch VideoNewly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch cast his first major vote Thursday.And that vote ultimately resulted in an Arkansas inmate being put to death for the first time in more than a decade.Ledelle Lee was given the lethal injection drug just before midnight local time on Thursday. He was the first person to be executed in the state since 2005.Gorsuch voted with four fellow conservative justices to clear the way for Lee's death 30 minutes before his death…