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Illegal Immigrants Face Huge Fines For Ignoring Deportation Orders Immigration
Illegal Immigrants Face Huge Fines For Ignoring Deportation Orders
2019-07-09 17:32:55
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- Disputes over illegal immigration are heating up as some long-time foreign residents of the United States who ignored court deportation orders received notice they are liable for hefty fines this week. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement began issuing... Read More

Need Something Else To Do With Your Cellphone? What About Caucusing? 2020 Elections
Need Something Else To Do With Your Cellphone? What About Caucusing?
2019-07-09 14:59:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Democrats in Iowa and Nevada, long accustomed to turning out at neighborhood caucus meetings to cast their vote in these early presidential contests will be able to cast their 2020 votes by phone, under plans announced Monday. The... Read More

Trump Officials Tell One Court Obamacare Is Failing and Another It’s Thriving Health
Trump Officials Tell One Court Obamacare Is Failing and Another It’s Thriving

WASHINGTON — As they push a federal court to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Trump administration lawyers are arguing the law is no longer workable because Congress eliminated a penalty on people who don’t have health insurance. But for months,... Read More

CBO: Raising the Minimum Wage to $15 Could Boost Pay of up to 27 Million Workers Economy
CBO: Raising the Minimum Wage to $15 Could Boost Pay of up to 27 Million Workers

WASHINGTON — The Congressional Budget Office said in a report released Monday that nearly doubling the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour could cost 1.3 million jobs when fully implemented by 2025, though millions would see higher wages and... Read More

US Approves Possible $2 Billion Arms Sale to Taiwan Foreign Affairs
US Approves Possible $2 Billion Arms Sale to Taiwan

WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of tanks, Stinger missiles and other armaments to Taiwan, a decision certain to irritate China, which regards Taiwan as part of its territory. “This proposed sale serves U.S. national,... Read More

DC-Area Radio Station Registers As Foreign Agent of Russians In The News
DC-Area Radio Station Registers As Foreign Agent of Russians
2019-07-08 23:45:45
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON - The Russian government paid a middleman company more than $1.4 million to broadcast propaganda for the past two years on Washington, D.C., area radio station WZHF 1390, according to recently-released foreign agent registration records. The registration by Florida-based... Read More

New Democrats Urge Lighthizer to Resolve Outstanding USMCA Issues Trade
New Democrats Urge Lighthizer to Resolve Outstanding USMCA Issues
2019-07-08 23:40:34
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Six members of the New Democrat Coalition wrote the U.S. Trade Representative on Monday urging him to respond to congressional concerns regarding the new North American Free Trade agreement, known as USMCA, to ensure its successful bipartisan passage.... Read More

In Court, It’s Red Texas vs. Blue California in the Battle Over Obamacare Health
In Court, It’s Red Texas vs. Blue California in the Battle Over Obamacare

AUSTIN, Texas — A lawyer for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton will be in a federal courtroom Tuesday asking three appellate judges to declare the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, and this time it will be with the full support of... Read More

US Employers Added 224,000 Jobs in June, Surpassing Expectations Economy
US Employers Added 224,000 Jobs in June, Surpassing Expectations
2019-07-05 15:38:33
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - U.S. employers dramatically ramped up their hiring in June, adding 224,000 jobs and far surpassing economists' expectations that were closer to 165,000 jobs would be added, the Labor Department reported Friday. The new numbers are particularly good news... Read More

Casualty of Trade War: Chinese Investments in US Grind to a Halt, Blocking New Jobs Economy
Casualty of Trade War: Chinese Investments in US Grind to a Halt, Blocking New Jobs

COLUMBIA, S.C. — When a relatively unknown Chinese company called Jushi built a state-of-the-art fiberglass factory in the pine woods of South Carolina not long ago, it made a big splash. In a chronically depressed area where the most conspicuous... Read More

Generation Z Still Prefers Shopping in Stores, Study Finds Business
Generation Z Still Prefers Shopping in Stores, Study Finds

The youngest adult consumers still prefer shopping in stores over using their laptops, Instagram feeds or Amazon’s Alexa, a according to a recent Morning Consult study. “Gen Z is on track to be the largest, most ethnically diverse, best-educated, and... Read More

It Would Be Cheaper to Buy Coastal Homes Than to Keep Fighting Nature, New Report Says Environment
It Would Be Cheaper to Buy Coastal Homes Than to Keep Fighting Nature, New Report Says

RALEIGH, N.C. — Coastal towns may be better off buying out beachfront property owners than spending years trying to protect those homes from floods, erosion and shifting sands, a study of North Topsail Beach, N.C., concludes. The Western Carolina University... Read More

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