Trump Steps Up Security Aide Search, Focuses On Health Care

(AP) — President Donald Trump is stepping up his search for a national security adviser, with several interviews on tap today as the president continues his Florida weekend.  He’s also meeting with his health and budget chiefs to talk about health care. Meanwhile, Trump’s chief of staff used appearances on the Sunday news shows to […]

Times Square Rally Protests Trump Immigration Policies

(AP) — Over a thousand people of various faiths rallied in New York City in support of Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.  The “I Am A Muslim Too” rally was held in Times Square Sunday and was organized by several groups, including the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding.  The protesters waved […]

DHS Drafts Guidelines Aimed At Immigrants

(AP) — The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.  A pair of memoranda signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly outline the plans under consideration. The memos dated Friday seek to implement President Donald Trump’s broad directive to crack down on illegal […]

Hundreds Rally In Dallas In Support Of Immigrants, Refugees

(AP) – Police estimate about 1,700 people have rallied in downtown Dallas in a peaceful show of support for immigrants and refugees. The Dallas Morning News (http://bit.ly/2kJB9Ps ) reports religious and civic leaders were among those Saturday protesting President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. Dallas police report the crowd gathered along streets and near the John […]

DC Council Chair: Council To Revisit Paid Family Leave Bill

(AP) – The D.C. Council’s chairman says the body will consider revising its recently-passed law granting a half-million workers in the nation’s capital up to eight weeks of paid family leave. D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson told The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/2liqvks ) Friday that he was suggesting changes because opposition from local business leaders could […]

Father, Son Killed In Head-On Collision With Each Other

(AP) – Authorities say a father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County, Alabama. Alabama state troopers say alcohol is a factor in the crash that killed 50-year-old Jeffrey Morris Brasher and 22-year-old Austin Blaine Brasher. They both lived in Bankston, about 67 miles west of Birmingham. […]

Man practicing Parkour falls 40 feet down chimney in Denver

(AP) – A 26-year-old man says he was making an action video with friends when he fell 40 feet down the chimney of a downtown Denver apartment building. Dustin Hinkle tells KCNC-TV (https://goo.gl/DJSZVB ) that he and a couple of friends were making a Parkour video on the roof of the Denver City Lofts on […]

Trump Motorcade Hit By 2×4, 5 Students Face Charges

(AP) – Authorities say a vehicle in President Donald Trump’s motorcade was struck by a “2×4” and five middle school students are now facing charges. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office spokeswoman Teri Barbera said in a statement Saturday that the incident happened Friday around 1:45 p.m. Officers assisting the U.S. Secret Service reported that a […]

Actor Shia LaBeouf Brings Anti-Trump Piece To New Mexico

(AP) – Actor Shia LaBeouf has brought a performance-art piece against President Donald Trump to New Mexico’s largest city. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2lWMbGd) that LaBeouf, along with two other artists, brought on Saturday a 24-hour live-streaming camera mounted to a wall with the message in block letters: “He will not divide us,” referring to […]

Governor’s Proposed Gun Permit Fees Come Under Fire

(AP) – Gun rights supporters and state Republican lawmakers are fighting huge gun permit fee increases proposed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, saying they would price many people out of being able to exercise their Second Amendment right to bear arms. The Democratic governor wants to quadruple the five-year renewal fee for pistol permits from […]