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Ilhan Omar calls for elimination of Customs and Border Protection, other ‘rogue agencies’

Rep. Ilhan Omar said the U.S. government should consider abolishing the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as one of the rogue border-control agencies dedicated to human-rights abuses and racism. The Minnesota Democrat, who already had called [...]

Trump’s border protection chief to resign

Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders will resign effective July 5. | Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders [...]

Syria’s Kurds, Feeling Betrayed by the U.S., Ask Assad Government for Protection

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Syria’s most powerful Kurdish militia has called on President Bashar al-Assad’s government to send forces to protect it against an attack by Turkey, the first sign of shifting political alliances in eastern Syria [...]

Republicans block Mueller protection bill from Senate floor vote

Calls to codify protections for special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign have taken on more urgency this month after the president fired his attorney general and [...]

Mueller protection bill could get Senate vote

“I don’t think the president’s going to fire Bob Mueller,” Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn said on Tuesday. | AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Legal The move would pave the way to confirming more of Trump’s judges. By BURGESS [...]

The Latest: Cullerton slams veto of immigrant protection

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Latest on Gov. Bruce Rauner’s action on immigrant-related bills (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The Democratic president of the Illinois Senate says Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered a “slap in the face” to immigrant [...]

As Fighting Escalates, U.N. Urges Protection for Aid Workers in Afghanistan

[unable to retrieve full-text content] With 23 aid workers killed, ambulances caught in crossfire, U.N. asks for protection to deliver aid to civilians suffering the brunt of war and drought. Source: NYT > World
Harvey Weinstein And The Clinton Protection Racket
Harvey Weinstein’s recent perp walk reminds me of another great thing about Trump winning the election: Hillary Clinton isn’t president. A New York Times article on Weinstein’s court appearance noted how the “ground shifted” last [...]
‘I Can Finally Dream’: Tunisia Expands Protection for Battered Women
From outside, the new shelter in Gafsa looks like an ordinary house. The inside is homey except for the schedule on the kitchen door, which sets out the hours to eat and clean. The storage closet is stocked with sanitary pads, toothbrushes [...]
Trump’s Judge Decides Trump’s Guy Should Run Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Surprise!
Smirking granny starver gets a second job A federal judge appointed by Donald Trump has ruled that Trump’s budget director Mick Mulvaney is the true and legal acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, even though the law [...]