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Judge blocks Donald Trump‘s asylum crackdown

Judge blocks Donald Trump‘s asylum crackdown

By – The Washington Times – Wednesday, December 19, 2018 A federal judge blocked the ’s attempts to speed up deportations for people with bogus asylum claims, ruling Wednesday that the president and his team had gone beyond what intended. Judge — who a day earlier had excoriated former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn — ordered the government to […]

Trump slaps new sanctions on 15 Russian agents, firms for election meddling and ‘malign‘ activities

Trump slaps new sanctions on 15 Russian agents, firms for election meddling and ‘malign‘ activities

By – The Washington Times – Wednesday, December 19, 2018 The Treasury Department imposed fresh sanctions Wednesday against 15 Russian agents and companies for interfering in the U.S. presidential election in 2016 and carrying out a nerve-agent attack in England. The sanctions focus on current and former members of Russian intelligence services, including a former officer Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate […]

California‘s liberal leprechauns scheme again

California‘s liberal leprechauns scheme again

By – – Wednesday, December 19, 2018 ANALYSIS/OPINION: It’s almost Christmas, a perfect season for California Democrats to pretend to be Santa Claus while reaching around for your wallet. California liberal leadership is known for being experts at figuring out how to hide taxes, fees and penalties to fund their bad ideas. Democrats don’t usually have success with their machinations, […]

Nationals finalize 1-year, $4 million deal with Matt Adams

By Stephen Whyno – Associated Press – Tuesday, December 18, 2018 is returning to a Nationals team he believes is better than the one he was traded from and has the potential to make even more moves this offseason. agreed to terms Tuesday on a $4 million, one-year deal with a mutual option for 2020. The 30-year-old first baseman is […]

Georgetown pulls away late to beat Appalachian State

By – Associated Press – Tuesday, December 18, 2018 WASHINGTON (AP) — James Akinjo made three 3-pointers and scored 17 points, Josh LeBlanc posted a double-double and Georgetown pulled away late from Appalachian State for an 83-73 victory on Tuesday night. The Hoyas (8-3) led 72-69 with 1:41 remaining when LeBlanc dunked off a pass from Akinjo, Greg Malinowski put […]

Cramer Remix: In the economic blame game, the Fed is a bigger problem than Trump

Cramer Remix: In the economic blame game, the Fed is a bigger problem than Trump

When it comes to the nascent U.S. economic slowdown, figuring out where to place the blame is more nuanced than it seems, CNBC‘s argued Tuesday. President tariffs on Chinese goods and interest rate policies have emerged as the leading causes, he said. But when he talks to his sources on Wall Street, one heavily outweighs the other in terms of […]

Dow futures higher | Fed rate decision set | Pfizer, GSK agree to $12.7 billion deal

Dow futures higher | Fed rate decision set | Pfizer, GSK agree to $12.7 billion deal

Futures this morning ahead of the conclusion of the Federal Reserve‘s two-day policy meeting. The major averages all finished higher yesterday to break losing streaks, but stocks finished well off their session highs. (CNBC) The Fed‘s interest rate decision and policy statement will be released at 2 p.m. ET, and will be followed a half hour later by Fed Chairman […]

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