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Immigrants in Trump’s America Now Deported for Running a Red Light

Jul 23, 2017 — News on the Net

Just before 7 a.m. on May 11, Jonatan Palacios quietly closed the door to his apartment in Haverford, Pennsylvania, to avoid waking his wife. In the parking lot, he got into his car to drive to the restaurant where he works as the head cook. But as he pulled out of his parking space, Palacios saw two law enforcement officers in his rearview mirror walking toward his car. As they got closer, Palacios, who is an undocumented immigrant, could see the small logo on the upper left side of their chests—and knew they were from immigration. He checked the door handles, and felt a moment of relief when he realized the doors had locked automatically.

The immigration agents knocked on the window and asked him to get out of his car. Palacios froze. After a few seconds, he told the agents through the glass that he needed to make some phone calls. He called his boss to tell him he wouldn’t make it to work, his lawyer, and his wife, an American citizen, who was still asleep in the apartment. She came to the parking lot to ask the agents if they had a warrant to arrest her husband.—More…

Scaramucci vows to ‘create a more positive mojo,’ cut White House staff to stop leaks

Jul 23, 2017 — News on the Net

U.S. President Donald Trump’s new communications director says he will take “dramatic action,” including cutting staff, if leaks originating from the administration don’t stop.

In his first round of cable TV news interviews since being named to one of the top jobs in Washington, D.C., Friday, Anthony Scaramucci told Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace that he plans to tackle head-on the “high level of unprofessionalism” at the White House.—More…

Ivy League Puffery–Very Fake News: CNN’s Jake Tapper Caught Misstating His Background on

Jul 23, 2017 — News on the Net

Jake Tapper, a CNN anchor, has been caught misstating his background on live television on Sunday.

During an interview with President Donald J. Trump’s new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, Tapper inflated his background to make it seem as though he was more in touch with people with working- and middle-class beginnings than he really is. At one point late in the lengthy and testy interview—where Scaramucci even offered to bring CNN some Kleenex to wipe away its tears after what he says will be President Trump’s re-election victory in 2020—Scaramucci was discussing how he stands with the “people I grew up with.”—More…

Hundreds of sheep killed after bear chases them over cliff

Jul 22, 2017 — News on the Net

More than 200 sheep have died after they hurtled over the edge of a cliff in the Pyrenees mountains while being chased by a bear.

Their deaths have reignited the bitter debate over the presence of bears in the mountain range that straddles the French-Spanish border, where they were reintroduced 20 years ago after disappearing in the early 1990s. - More…

Popularity tumbles for France’s Macron: poll

Jul 22, 2017 — News on the Net

PARIS (AFP) - A poll out Sunday shows the popularity rating of France’s new President Emmanuel Macron has slumped 10 points to hit 54 percent over the past month.

While Macron has made a strong start on the world stage and won a solid majority in parliament, his first three months in power have not been completely trouble-free.—More…

Wildrose and Tories in Alberta vote on merger into one united party

Jul 22, 2017 — News on the Net

RED DEER, Alta. - Albertans will find out today whether the province’s two right-of-centre political parties will merge into one to try and defeat Premier Rachel Notley’s NDP government.

The Progressive Conservatives led by Jason Kenney and the Wildrose party led by Brian Jean will wrap up voting on a proposal to become the new United Conservative Party. — More..

Illegal border crossings shift from Manitoba to Quebec: June stats

Jul 22, 2017 — News on the Net

OTTAWA—There has been a “pronounced” shift in where the RCMP are arresting people crossing illegally into Canada, new figures released Friday indicate.

The federal government data, including preliminary figures for June, show a drop in the number of people being apprehended in Manitoba, but a major increase in Quebec.—More…


Jul 22, 2017 — News on the Net

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP)—Israel’s military sent more troops to the West Bank and placed forces on high alert Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family and Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupted over tensions at the Holy Land’s most contested shrine.

The father of the 20-year-old Palestinian assailant said he believes his son was upset over the loss of Palestinian lives and wanted to protect the “honor” of the Jerusalem holy site.—More…

Los Angeles Times: Fewer Illegals Means Higher Wages, More Farm Robots

Jul 22, 2017 — News on the Net

Agriculture companies in California are being forced to develop and deploy labor-saving machinery and techniques because reduced illegal immigration is allowing American farmworkers raise their poverty-level wages, according to Los Angeles Times.

But the double-dose of good news — more productive technology and higher American wages — is threatened by farm industry lobbyists who are pushing Congress to approve a much greater inflow of cheap-labor H-2A visa workers. An amendment approved last week would allow many more farm companies to ignore Americans workers and instead to hire cheap-labor from foreign-labor brokers.—More…

Reuters Tries to Trash Trump with Poll That Shows Him Gaining with His Voter Base

Jul 22, 2017 — News on the Net

Reuters published a story on Thursday about a recent Reuters/Ipsos poll with this blazing headline: “One in eight people who voted for Trump having second thoughts.”

“About one in eight people who voted for President Donald Trump said they are not sure they would do so again after witnessing Trump’s tumultuous first six months in office, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll of 2016 voters,” Reuters began its report, adding its own left wing bias of interpretation [emphasis added].—More…

REPORT: ICE Planning Raids Against Illegal Alien Teen Gang Members

Jul 22, 2017 — News on the Net

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers are planning a nationwide roundup of teenage gang members who entered the country illegally. Some of those being targeted include teens who entered as Unaccompanied Alien Children.

Calling the targeted enforcement action an expansion of President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigrants, Reuters reported the action targets teenagers between the ages of 16- and 17-years-old.—More…

EXCLUSIVE – Anthony Scaramucci: Breitbart ‘Captured the Spirit’ of America

Jul 22, 2017 — News on the Net

Newly appointed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci spoke exclusively with Breitbart News Political Editor Matthew Boyle to discuss his new job.

“I think that one of the things that Breitbart has done has captured the spirit of what is actually going on in this country,” Scaramucci said in an interview on Breitbart News Saturday on SiriusXM Patriot Channel 125.—More..