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Good News: “Food stamp recipients down 2 [MILLION] under Trump, USDA figures show”

“Data released by the Department of Agriculture show that the number of participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), otherwise known as food stamps, dropped to 42,182,443 for fiscal 2017 – a decline of 2,036,920 from the fiscal 2016 … Continue reading

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ICE Director Promises To Shut Down California’s Illegal Sanctuary City Law

“Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan… He said that rank-and-file police officers are opposed to the new measure and that Brown’s administration didn’t consult them before approving the law…. “There’s no sanctuary from law enforcement,” he said. “California … Continue reading

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“Raul Castro to step down as Cuba’s president in April 2018”

“Cuban President Raul Castro will step down in April 2018 straight after elections that same month to choose his successor, according to a vote Thursday, December 21, in the island state’s National Assembly.” https://www.rappler.com/world/regions/latin-america/191976-raul-castro-step-down-cuba-president-april-2018

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[Washington] Amtrak train crash: Complete breakdown

“An Amtrak train derailed on an overpass in Washington state Monday morning, with some of the 14 train cars careening onto vehicles on a highway below. The crash left at least three people dead and roughly 100 injured, officials said, … Continue reading

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Sexual Predators: “The 97 Men (and One Woman) Taken Down by the #MeToo Movement”

“It began on Oct. 5, when The New York Times reported the first allegations of sexual harassment against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein…. The numbers of the accused [sex predators] post-Weinstein are staggering: 97 prominent men have been accused of sexual … Continue reading

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Good News: “Swiss banks crack down on suspected Saudi money laundering”

“Banks in Switzerland have started reporting suspicious account activities among some of their Saudi clients to the Swiss Money Laundering Reporting Office, reports the Financial Times. The regulator is reportedly reviewing data on potentially suspicious transactions linked to Saudi accounts, … Continue reading

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“…Saudi Arabia king to step down and hand over the crown to his 32-year-old son…”

“The King of Saudi Arabia plans to step down and announce his son as his successor next week, a source close to the country’s royal family has exclusively told DailyMail.com… The high level source said once crowned king, the prince … Continue reading

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