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Immigration Officials Unseal Indictments Related To Massive 2019 Raid

Immigration Officials Unseal Indictments Related To Massive 2019 Raid

Immigration Officials Unseal Indictments Related To Massive 2019 Raid The unsealing follows a workplace raid last year, which led to the arrests of hundreds of suspected undocumented immigrants.Federal officials on Thursday unsealed the indictments of four managers accused of using unauthorized laborers across several food processing plants in Mississippi, almost a year to the date after one of the raids in U.S. history. The U.S. Attorney's Office and Immigration and Customs Enforcement in a joint accused the four managers of crimes including harboring undocumented immigrants, wire fraud...

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Former King Of Spain Is Leaving Country Amid Investigations Into Financial Dealings

Former King Of Spain Is Leaving Country Amid Investigations Into Financial Dealings

Spain's Former King Leaving Country Amid Investigations Into Finances Juan Carlos I, who is credited with guiding the country out of dictatorship and into democracy, is under investigation by Spanish authorities for his personal Swiss bank account.The former king of Spain, Juan Carlos I, is leaving the country, he announced in a letter to his son, the current king, on Monday. He is being investigated for possible financial improprieties. "A year ago, I expressed my will and desire to stop performing institutional activities. Now, guided by the conviction to perform the best service to the...

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'This Is History': NBA To Hold First Games In 'Bubble' Amid Pandemic

'This Is History': NBA To Hold First Games In 'Bubble' Amid Pandemic

'This Is History': NBA To Hold First Games In 'Bubble' Amid Pandemic : Coronavirus Live Updates Only 22 of the league's 30 teams will play in the truncated season. The NBA is experimenting with keeping players in a so-called "bubble" to try to keep the coronavirus from seeping into its ranks.The NBA will have its first revamped games of the 2019-2020 season on Thursday evening, after the global coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc on the world of professional sports. This evening, the Utah Jazz will face off against the New Orleans Pelicans. Later, the two teams from Los Angeles, the Clippers...

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Trump Blames Demonstrations For Coronavirus Surge

Trump Blames Demonstrations For Coronavirus Surge

Livestream: Trump Holds News Conference The president took to the briefing room podium for the second time this week, without being joined by members of the White House coronavirus task force.Updated at 6:50 p.m. ET President Trump on Wednesday placed much of the blame for the swell in coronavirus cases on recent demonstrations against racism and police brutality, ignoring in large part his own large-scale rallies and his administration's push to reopen the national economy before the virus had been fully contained. "Cases started to rise among young Americans, shortly after demonstrations...

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Trump Wears Mask In Public For First Time During Walter Reed Visit

Trump Wears Mask In Public For First Time During Walter Reed Visit

Trump Wears Mask In Public For First Time During Walter Reed Visit "I love masks in the appropriate locations," Trump said Saturday. The president's frequent refusal to wear a face covering has stoked controversy, especially as coronavirus cases rise across the U.S.President Donald Trump on Saturday was photographed wearing a mask during a visit to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, after months of refusing to don the medical expert-recommended face coverings meant to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. "I love masks in the appropriate locations," Trump said, speaking to...

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#Goyaway: Calls To Boycott Goya Foods After CEO Praises President Trump

#Goyaway: Calls To Boycott Goya Foods After CEO Praises President Trump

#Goyaway: Calls To Boycott Goya Foods After CEO Praises President Trump Speaking at the White House Thursday, the CEO of Goya Foods praised the president as a "builder."Updated 1:25 a.m. ET Friday Twitter users are calling for a boycott of Goya Foods, a brand most known for its Hispanic-staple food offerings, after the CEO of the company lavished praise on President Trump during a Thursday visit to the White House. Robert Unanue, chief executive of the family-owned operation since 2004, said that the country was "blessed" to have Trump at the helm, during remarks following a roundtable with...

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Sen. McConnell Says Americans Must Have 'No Stigma' In Wearing Face Masks

Sen. McConnell Says Americans Must Have 'No Stigma' In Wearing Face Masks

McConnell Endorses Masks to Combat Coronavirus : Coronavirus Live Updates The leading Republican in the Senate was the latest in the party to break with President Trump and urge Americans to wear masks to combat the spread of the deadly coronavirus.A growing number of leading Republicans are publicly embracing expert-recommended face masks as a means to slowing the spread of the deadly coronavirus, in the wake of more than 125,000 Americans killed by the virus. In recent months, the topic of wearing masks has become politically divisive, despite official health guidance that they are one of...

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Nancy Pelosi Calls Trump 'Cowardly' For Not Wearing Mask, Supports Federal Mandate

Nancy Pelosi Calls Trump 'Cowardly' For Not Wearing Mask, Supports Federal Mandate

Now Playing:House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., told NPR that she backs a mandate to require wearing masks to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.Getty Images, Tasos KatopodisSpeaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Friday told NPR she agreed with presumptive Democratic nominee for president Joe Biden’s assessment that mask usage should be mandated on the federal level, amid a surge of coronavirus case across the United States. She blamed the Trump administration for failing to accept the seriousness of the pandemic.“I totally agree with Joe Biden. As long as we’re faced with this crisis,...

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'This Is Serious Business,' Obama Urges Democrats On Virtual Biden Fundraiser

'This Is Serious Business,' Obama Urges Democrats On Virtual Biden Fundraiser

Obama-Biden Fundraiser Brings In $7.6 Million For Biden Camp Former President Barack Obama tells supporters they need to do more to ensure a Joe Biden win in the 2020 presidential race.Former President Barack Obama joined his former vice president, Joe Biden, on a virtual fundraiser on Tuesday evening as top-level Democrats seek to consolidate voters around the party's 2020 presumptive nominee. "I am here to say the help is on the way if we do the work, because there's nobody I trust more to be able to heal this country and get back on track than my dear friend Joe Biden," Obama told...

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Democratic Leaders Call On Trump To 'Tear Down' Lafayette Square Fence

Democratic Leaders Call On Trump To 'Tear Down' Lafayette Square Fence

Democratic Leaders Call On Trump To 'Tear Down' Lafayette Square Fence : Live Updates: Protests For Racial Justice House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday urge the Trump administration to reopen the public square in front of the White House.Updated at 8:01 p.m. ET Congressional Democrats on Monday condemned the Trump administration for erecting barricades around Lafayette Square — the public yard in front of the White House — following recent protests against police brutality held at the park. "We call on you to immediately reopen Lafayette Square to...

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Trump Executive Order To Focus On Tracking Misconduct, Nonviolent Interactions

Trump Executive Order To Focus On Tracking Misconduct, Nonviolent Interactions

Trump To Sign Executive Order on Police Reform After George Floyd Killing Following the killing of George Floyd by police last month, Trump is expected on Tuesday to sign an executive order on police reform.President Trump on Tuesday will sign an executive order outlining his vision for police reform after the death of George Floyd — a black man killed last month by police — sparked international unrest regarding U.S. law enforcement's treatment of black people. The executive order, according to senior White House officials, will focus on three areas: credentialing and certifying police...

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'Homage To Hate': Pelosi Calls For Confederate Statues Removed From U.S. Capitol

'Homage To Hate': Pelosi Calls For Confederate Statues Removed From U.S. Capitol

Speaker Pelosi Calls To Remove Confederate Statues From Capitol : Live Updates: Protests For Racial Justice House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday calls the statues monuments to men who "advocated cruelty and barbarism."House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday called for the removal of statues of Confederate soldiers and officials from the U.S. Capitol as reignited conversations about the nation's treatment of racial minorities have once again brought the monuments' history into question. In an open letter to the Joint Committee on the Library, Pelosi asked Congress to "lead by example" and...

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Michigan AG Says She 'Will Not Remain Silent' As Trump Risks Public Health

Michigan AG Says She 'Will Not Remain Silent' As Trump Risks Public Health

Dana Nessel, Michigan AG, Won't Be 'Silent' About Trump, COVID-19 : Coronavirus Live Updates Dana Nessel, attorney general for the state of Michigan, on Friday said President Trump was gambling with public health through his ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic.Toggle more optionsToggle more optionsMichigan Attorney General Dana Nessel on Friday said President Trump had directly threatened the health and safety of her state's residents through his coronavirus response, including his recent refusals wear a mask in public and defense of those protesting stay-at-home orders. "He has...

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Biden Pulls Back On 'Cavalier' Remarks About Black Voters

Biden Pulls Back On 'Cavalier' Remarks About Black Voters

Biden Backtracks 'You Ain't Black' Remarks About Trump Supporters In an at-times tense exchange on the radio show Breakfast Club, former Vice President Joe Biden said, "If you have a problem figuring out whether you're for me or Trump, then you ain't black."Former Vice President Joe Biden is backtracking remarks he made on a popular black radio program on Friday that were criticized as questioning the cultural authenticity of black supporters of President Trump. "If you have a problem figuring out whether you're for me or Trump, then you ain't black," the presumptive Democratic presidential...

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Republican Projected To Win Democratic House Seat In California Special Election

Republican Projected To Win Democratic House Seat In California Special Election

Democrat Concedes California Special Election Republican Mike Garcia will hold the House seat that Democrats flipped in 2018 through the end of the year. This fall, he will again face off against Democrat Christy Smith for a full two-year term.Updated at 7:20 p.m. ET Republican Mike Garcia has been projected the winner of a special election for a California U.S. House seat, according to the Associated Press, giving the GOP a victory in a district that slipped away from them in the 2018 Democratic wave election. Democratic candidate Christy Smith had conceded earlier on Wednesday, as large...

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Read The House Bill Calling For $3 Trillion In Coronavirus Relief

Read The House Bill Calling For $3 Trillion In Coronavirus Relief

Text Of HEROES Act, House Democrats' Coronavirus Relief Bill The HEROES Act includes aid for state and local governments and hazard pay for front-line workers. The Democratic-controlled House could vote as soon as Friday on the measure.House Democrats plan to move forward with , following up on the historic passed in March. The latest bill, called the HEROES Act, prioritizes granting hazard pay to front-line workers and providing aid to state and local governments, which had not been allotted in previous bills. The House could hold a vote on the measure as soon as Friday. It is not expected...

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Reopening After COVID: The 3 Phases Recommended By The White House

Reopening After COVID: The 3 Phases Recommended By The White House

Coronavirus Guidelines: How 3 Phases Of Reopening Work President Trump wants businesses to start reopening after the coronavirus forced shutdowns. Here's what the White House task force recommends for states.President Trump wants states to begin relaxing stay-at-home orders and reopen businesses after the spread of the coronavirus pummeled the and killed millions of jobs. The White House coronavirus task force released on April 16 to encourage state governors to adopt a phased approach to lifting restrictions across the country. Some states have . The task force rejected a set of additional...

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White House Rejects Government Report Projecting Rising Coronavirus Death Toll

White House Rejects Government Report Projecting Rising Coronavirus Death Toll

Experts Expect Higher Death Toll from Coronavirus : Coronavirus Live Updates The Trump administration says that a newspaper report of 3,000 coronavirus deaths a day was not vetted.The Trump administration on Monday pushed back against an internal government report, , that predicts the daily coronavirus death toll could nearly double in the United States by early June. The Times story cites an internal the Federal Emergency Management Agency, that predicts the number of deaths per day from COVID-19 will reach about 3,000 by June 1. More than 68,000 people in the United States have already...

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Leaving Off Mask At Mayo Clinic, Pence Said He Wanted To Look Workers 'In The Eye'

Leaving Off Mask At Mayo Clinic, Pence Said He Wanted To Look Workers 'In The Eye'

Pence Comments On Not Wearing Protective Masks : Coronavirus Live Updates Vice President Pence on Tuesday said he was following CDC guidelines in not wearing a face mask during public appearances since he is frequently tested for the coronavirus.Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday responded to criticisms that he defied Mayo Clinic policy by not wearing a mask during his visit to the campus, saying he complied with federal guidelines and felt it his duty to speak to workers at the facility unencumbered by a facial covering. "As vice president of the United States I'm tested for the...

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READ: White House Guidelines To States For Reopening

READ: White House Guidelines To States For Reopening

Trump Administration Outlines 3 Phases for Reopening States President Trump has released a three-phase outline for states to reopen their economies in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.President Trump spoke to governors Thursday, outlining recommendations for states to reopen based on several factors. The Trump administration has shared a guideline of three phases for states to begin easing social distancing measures and stay-at-home orders, according to a copy of the guidelines obtained by NPR's Tamara Keith. The guidelines come after a number of governors formed coalitions to work...

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Trump Falsely Claimed 'Total' Authority Over States — Now He's Backpedaling

Trump Falsely Claimed 'Total' Authority Over States — Now He's Backpedaling

Trump Backpedals 'Total' Authority Comments President Donald Trump on Tuesday attempted to soften remarks made earlier this week in which he declared his authority to reopen states' economies "total," superseding even governor's powers.President Trump's authority to unilaterally reopen states' economies was flatly rejected among experts this week after he declared on Monday that he had "total" authority to govern when states would ease coronavirus restrictions. After receiving bipartisan blowback from his remarks, Trump on Tuesday attempted to backpedal his stance, saying that he would be...

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Obama Set To Officially Endorse Biden

Obama Set To Officially Endorse Biden

Barack Obama To Endorse Joe Biden In 2020 Race Tuesday Former President Barack Obama, who had previously stayed out of the 2020 fray, will endorse his former vice president in a video to be released on Tuesday.Former President Barack Obama will officially endorse his former vice president, Joe Biden, on Tuesday, marking the Democratic establishment's formal consolidation around the party's presumptive presidential nominee, a source familiar with the plans confirms to NPR. Obama remains an incredibly popular figure among Democrats and had previously declined to publicly discuss potential...

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