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George Stephanopoulos coolly backs Sarah Huckabee Sanders into a corner over Trump's hand in the shutdown
Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos was a man of relatively few words during his interview with White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday morning, but what he did say raised serious questions about President Trump's own potential hand in the ongoing government shutdown. Sanders began the interview by using Stephanopoulos' opening question to blast Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) for the shutdown. "I know sometimes members like Sen. Schumer need a little help and guidance getting through big policy negotiations like that," she told Stephanopoulos, "but the president's laid out what he wants and if they need help understanding it, we'd be happy to send
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The basketball-size tumor was finally gone, and the first signs after Emanuel Zayas’s surgery were deceptively encouraging. The 14-year-old’s eyes had begun to react to stimulation. The muscles on his face were strengthening. For a moment, his family, doctors and other supporters exhaled. But inside, the teen was already dying, according to Miami NBC-affiliate WTVJ. Days after the surgery, Emanuel’s lungs began to fail. His kidneys were going, too. Soon, the people praying for the boy brought to U.S. doctors by missionaries came to a sobering truth: There would be no miracle. “After visiting Emanuel last night and observing a glimmer of hope from pupillary reflexes and facial muscle tone, I was
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'I'm leaving the Democratic Party today': Democrats are infuriated by their own party's deal with the GOP to reopen the government
Many Democrats are furious with members of their party for agreeing to a deal with Republican senators to reopen the government. These Democrats don't think Republicans will fulfill their promise to vote on replacement legislation for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration program, set to expire on March 5. "Democrats are still not willing to go to the mat to allow people in my community to live in our country legally," Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez said Monday. Many Democrats are incensed about the deal Senate Democrats reached with Republicans on Monday, the third day of a shutdown, to reopen the government. On Monday, a bipartisan group of senators - including 33 Democrats
U.S. Chicago Tribune
Man arrested after damaging at least 14 cars while driving with tree lodged in tow truck, police say
Park Ridge police have arrested a man they say damaged at least 14 cars in the city on New Year's Eve when he allegedly drove down several major streets with a large piece of a tree lodged in his tow truck. Patrick Worley, 34, of the 1800 block of Linden Street in Des Plaines, is facing multiple counts of leaving the scene of a property damage accident, plus charges of reckless driving and driving an uninsured vehicle in connection with the alleged damage spree that reportedly began around 9 a.m. Dec. 31 on the 2300 block of Oakton Street. The truck headed east on Oakton, south on Greenwood Avenue and southeast on Northwest Highway where the tree limb reportedly struck multiple cars along the way, many of them parked along the road, some of them driving, police said. Park Ridge Deputy Police Chief Lou Jogmen said the reported damage included several broken rear windows and damage to a rear hatchback and spoiler.
President Trump’s comments about immigrants coming from “shithole” countries are continuing to stir up a shitstorm internationally.
U.S. Miami Herald
When her softball coach began texting her late at night, showering her with compliments and telling her she was special, it was easy for Bailey Boone to forget that he was 54 years old and she was just 16. “I thought we had a great love and the age didn’t matter, and no one could possibly understand,” Boone, now 21, said of the man she knew as Coach Mike. In reality, Michael Martis was “grooming” her to become his sexual partner, according to a lawsuit Boone has filed against St. Francis Catholic High School and the Sacramento Catholic Diocese. The school and diocese, the lawsuit alleges, should have known that Martis was a predator, and failed to take steps to protect Boone and other students when he was a softball coach from 2010 through 2014.