Iraqi detainees in Michigan fear deportation

June 16, 2017

Detroit (CNN)Brianna Al-Dilami met her Iraqi husband the day he came to America in 1998 and they’ve been together ever since. But her husband was arrested by US immigration officers last weekend, and she has been searching for answers about his fate, fearing he’ll be sent back to Iraq. Five of the suit’s petitioners are Christian, the other two — including Al Dilami — are Shiite Muslims. The ACLU argues in the complaint that it is illegal to deport the …

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House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos

June 11, 2017

… through special counsel Bob Mueller’s office, and that there will be movement after the weekend. “The matter will be addressed on Monday,” the source says. It’s unclear if that means that the memos will be turned over to Congress on Monday, and the source would not provide any more details. Four members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, including Chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking Democrat Dianne Feinstein, had set a Friday deadline for Richman to respond after …

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London Mayor: UK Shouldn’t Host Donald Trump On A State Visit

June 7, 2017

Following the deadly terrorist attack in London over the weekend that killed seven people and injured 48, Trump sent out a series of tweets about the incident, one of which misquoted Khan and lashed out at him. Trumps tweet came under sharp criticism as other world leaders sent messages of support and solidarity to the U.K. Amid the backlash, Trump followed up with yet another tweet attacking Khan. I dont think we should be rolling out the red carpet to the president of the USA in the …

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James Corden Making Major Changes To Show After London Attacks

June 6, 2017

Corden, a London native, planned to filmThe Late Late Show in the city beginning Tuesday, but the incident pushed producers to alter plans for the shows special London edition.He will reportedly change the shows opening. Three attackers killed seven people and injured nearly 50 on London Bridge and Borough Market over the weekend. In one sense, of course its a sad time to be here, but in another sense, actually maybe bringing a show that airs I think in 153 countries to London for three …

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Trump Had At Least 15 Chances To Address The Portland Attack On Twitter. He Didn’t.

May 29, 2017

… as a hate crime. Trumps most recent tweets appear to address the seemingly never-ending Russia scandal troubling his administration. Over the weekend, the Washington Post reported that Russias ambassador Sergey Kislyak told Moscow officials that Trumps key advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner discussed possibly setting up a secret communication channel between the then-incoming presidents transition team and the Kremlin. Perhaps Portland, Oregon is off your radar. It is, after all, a …

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The Portland Heroes Who Stood Up To Hate

May 29, 2017

… social justice. As a high school student in 2013, Fletcher won the Verselandia poetry slam with work that included a poem condemning anti-Muslim hate. Right-wing extremism on the rise New America Foundation As tributes to the men poured in over the weekend, politicians, including President Trump, were slow to respond. At the same time that Islamaphobic attacks are on the rise in the U.S., with at least 385 documented instances in 2016 alone,attacks by perpetrators who are white, …

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Manchester Attack: Family’s tribute to ‘just lovely’ Nell – BBC News

Fourteen searches are being carried out and 11 men remain in custody on suspicion of terror offences. The UK’s threat level has been reduced from critical to severe and police are guarding events across the country throughout the bank holiday weekend. ‘Loved life’ In the statement, the Jones family said: “Our Nell was just lovely. She was top class, she was clever and she was fun. She would have a go at anything and just loved life. “She had her dad and her …

May 28, 2017
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Huge Landslide Buries Already Damaged California Highway

A massive landslide covered a section of Californias famous Highway 1 last weekend thats been beset by falling rocks and debris this year. Mother nature hard at work, said a tweet from Caltrans, the states transportation department. We were fearful that something could happen, Shivers told HuffPost.We didnt think it would be anything like this. The highway hugs the California coast for about 655 miles and normally is a popular scenic route for motorists. The slide went from bad to …

May 24, 2017
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