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Trump wields first presidential veto to nix border emergency rebuff

President Trump on Friday used the first veto of his administration to reject a bipartisan resolution that sought to block his declaration of a national emergency at the border, a move almost certain to kill the measure.

“Today I am vetoing this resolution,” Trump, surrounded by law enforcement officials and families of those killed by illegal immigrants, said in the Oval Office. “Congress has the freedom to pass this resolution and I have the duty to veto it.”—MORE…



By Fox News - Friday, March 15, 2019

Scientific American: ‘The Internet Knows You Better than Your Spouse Does’

Apply Magic Sauce allows users to connect their Facebook and Twitter accounts so that the algorithm can provide a detailed personality analysis — predicting how competitive, stressed, impulsive, and conservative or liberal the person is.

As reported by Luerweg in his article for Scientific American, “the algorithm’s ability to draw inferences about us illustrates how easy it is for anyone who tracks our digital activities to gain insight into our personalities—and potentially invade our privacy. What is more, psychological inferences about us might be exploited to manipulate, say, what we buy or how we vote.”—More…

By Breitbart News - Friday, March 15, 2019

D.C. Employee Accused of Trading $1.4 Million in SNAP Benefits for Sex

Demetrius McMillan, who worked for D.C.’s Department of Human Services, is facing federal charges after he allegedly handed out more than $1.45 million in SNAP benefits, also known as food stamps, and other welfare benefits to recipients who gave him sexual favors and $380,000 in cash, according to court documents.

McMillan was reportedly not alone in the scheme. NBC 4 Washington reported that up to two dozen welfare recipients were involved in the scam.—More….

By Breitbart News - Friday, March 15, 2019

Feds charge 5 from New Mexico compound, where 11 children were found, with terror, kidnapping offens

The residents of a makeshift New Mexico compound—where 11 emaciated children were found during an August raid—were charged by federal authorities Wednesday with terror, kidnapping and firearms offenses.

“The indictment alleges that the defendants conspired to provide material support in preparation for violent attacks against federal law enforcement officers and members of the military,” Assistant Attorney General John C. Demers for the Department of Justice’s National Security Division said.—More…



By Fox News - Friday, March 15, 2019

California county’s sanctuary policy may have protected illegal immigrant before murder, documents s

The illegal immigrant arrested in last month’s murder of a California woman apparently had been protected by the county’s sanctuary policy before the killing, even though immigration officials had tried to detain him, documents provided to Fox News on Thursday suggest.

The suspect, Carlos Eduardo Arevalo Carranza, was arrested this past Monday in connection to the Feb. 28 stabbing death of 59-year-old Bambi Larson in San Jose. Following the arrest, San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia detailed the suspect’s extensive criminal history – including admitted gang ties – and noted that Carranza had been on the radar of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).—More….



By Fox News - Friday, March 15, 2019

What is Jumah? Security alert at U.S Mosques on Muslim day of worship after New Zealand attack

Security has been increased for Friday prayers at mosques in the U.S., after a shooting at two mosques in New Zealand.

At least 49 people were killed and 50 wounded in the shootings at the Masjid Al Noor mosque and the Linwood Masjid mosque, both in the city of Christchurch. The attacks were carried out as worshippers gathered for Friday prayers, or jumah.—More….

By News on the Net -- Newsweek- Friday, March 15, 2019

AOC criticizes Trump for defunding efforts to stop spread of white supremacist hate groups

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized the Trump administration for “defunding Federal programs designed to fight the spread of white supremacist hate groups” in the wake of the horrific attacks in New Zealand.

At least 49 people were killed in mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers on what the prime minister called “one of New Zealand’s darkest days.”—More….

By Fox News - Friday, March 15, 2019

President Donald Trump: Paul Ryan Blocked Subpoenas of Democrats

President Donald Trump is not happy that former House Speaker Paul Ryan blocked subpoenas of people and entities Trump thinks the House GOP should have been investigating during the first two years of his administration.

Trump told Breitbart News in an exclusive lengthy Oval Office interview that Ryan blocked issuance of subpoenas to people he thinks should have been investigated on the political left, and now that the Republicans no longer have the majority in the House, people Trump says Ryan protected may have gotten away with whatever they did that warranted investigation.—More…

By Breitbart News - Friday, March 15, 2019

Latest on The New Zealand Mosque Attack

One person has been charged in connection with a “well-planned” terrorist attack that killed 49 people and injured dozens more in two mosques in New Zealand on Friday, authorities said.

The New Zealand police said four people—three men and one woman—were in custody in connection with the attack. Investigators later defused a number of improvised explosive devices that were found inside vehicles. Prime Minister Jacinda Arden described the suspects as one principal, two associates and one person not directly connected to the attacks. She said the suspects were not on any security watch lists.—More…



 

By News on the Net - Friday, March 15, 2019

Hallmark Channel drops Lori Loughlin amid college admissions bribe scandal

One day after Lori Loughlin was ensnared in a bombshell college admissions investigation and released on a $1 million bond, the actress has been dropped by the Hallmark Channel.

On Thursday, a rep for Crown Media — the umbrella group that includes the Hallmark Channel — confirmed to Fox News that the company has cut ties with the 54-year-old star.—More…

By Fox News - Thursday, March 14, 2019


Report: Mueller May Be Wrapping Up, As “Pitbull” Weissmann To Step Down

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s top prosecutor Andrew Weissmann will be leaving his role at the special counsel’s office and Justice Department soon, according to the Special Counsel’s office.

Special Counsel spokesman Peter Carr told SaraACarter.com that “Andrew Weissmann will be concluding his detail to the Special Counsel’s Office in the near future.” Carr did not elaborate on whether or not Mueller’s Special Counsel will be wrapping up.—More…

By News on the Net -- Sara Carter- Thursday, March 14, 2019

Rockets fired at Tel Aviv, triggering air raid sirens

Two rockets were fired at the Israeli city of Tel Aviv Thursday night, triggering air raid warning sirens, the country’s military said.

The Israel Defense Forces confirmed in a Hebrew-language tweet that two rockets were fired into Israeli territory from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. Israeli media initially reported that one of the rockets was intercepted by the country’s Iron Dome missile defense system. However, the IDF later said neither of the rockets were was, adding that they landed in the sea or on open land.—More….

By Fox News - Thursday, March 14, 2019

Senate votes to block Trump’s border emergency declaration, in bipartisan rebuke teeing up vet

Senate Republicans joined their Democratic colleagues on Thursday in voting to block President Trump’s border emergency declaration—a move that will prompt the president’s first-ever veto.

The president made his intentions crystal clear, tweeting “VETO!” moments after the resolution cleared Congress. The White House said Trump likely would issue the veto Friday.—More…

By Fox News - Thursday, March 14, 2019