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Ken Cuccinelli has talked about undocumented immigrants as ‘invaders’ since at least 2007

Ken Cuccinelli has talked about undocumented immigrants as ‘invaders’ since at least 2007

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, was a founding member of a group more than a decade ago that described undocumented immigrants as “foreign invaders” responsible for “serious infectious diseases, drug running, gang violence, human trafficking, terrorism.” The group, State Legislators for Legal Immigration, was established in 2007, when an…MORE

Planned Parenthood faces critical decision after abortion-referral restriction upheld

Planned Parenthood faces critical decision after abortion-referral restriction upheld

The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday denied Planned Parenthood’s request to reverse its order allowing the Trump administration’s Title X abortion clinic-referral restriction to go into effect — a blow for abortion rights activists after the organization threatened to pull out of the federal family-planning program over the rule. Last month, an…MORE

Around the world with Donald Trump in 1 week

Around the world with Donald Trump in 1 week

As protests gripped Hong Kong this week, President Donald Trump had some advice for Chinese President Xi Jinping on how to handle the clashes. “I have ZERO doubt that if President Xi wants to quickly and humanely solve the Hong Kong problem, he can do it. Personal meeting?” Trump tweeted on Wednesday. People in Hong…MORE

FEC chairwoman challenges Trump to provide evidence of voter fraud in New Hampshire

FEC chairwoman challenges Trump to provide evidence of voter fraud in New Hampshire

The Democratic chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission on Friday challenged President Donald Trump to provide evidence of the voter fraud he insists cost him New Hampshire in 2016 or quit talking about it. In a letter to Trump, Ellen Weintraub said the country’s democracy depends on “the American people’s faith in our elections. Your…MORE

US officials expecting Iran to launch rocket in coming days

US officials expecting Iran to launch rocket in coming days

The US government is in possession of classified imagery that shows Iran is getting ready to launch a rocket as soon as next week that the Iranians claim will put a peaceful satellite into orbit, but that the US sees as furthering Tehran’s missile development, multiple US officials tell CNN. While Tehran claims the launch…MORE

Corey Lewandowski says he’s willing to appear before Judiciary panel

Corey Lewandowski says he’s willing to appear before Judiciary panel

Corey Lewandowski, the former Trump campaign aide who was subpoenaed Thursday by the House Judiciary Committee, said on Friday that he fully intended to appear before the panel. “I look forward to my opportunity. … Believe me I’m no flowering violet,” Lewandowski said on Fox News Radio. On Thursday, the Judiciary panel issued subpoenas to…MORE

New North Korea missile poses threat to allies, but doesn’t bother Trump

New North Korea missile poses threat to allies, but doesn’t bother Trump

A recent spate of North Korean missile launches involving a potential new missile have rankled America’s regional allies, but have received little criticism from the Trump administration — even though they reveal Pyongyang is making technological advances. North Korea has fired off six missile tests in the last month, most recently on Thursday night ET,…MORE

US Customs computers coming back online after outage leads to long lines

US Customs computers coming back online after outage leads to long lines

The US Customs and Border Protection computer system was returning to normal Friday evening after a two-hour outage led to long lines at some airports. “The affected systems are coming back online and travelers are being processed. CBP will continue to monitor the incident. There is no indication the disruption was malicious in nature at…MORE