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The Trump administration is moving to ban Haitian immigrants from applying for seasonal and farm work visas in the U.S., the Department of Homeland Security announced Wednesday night, just days after the president reportedly used a vulgar slur to describe the country last week. The department said it will remove Haiti, as well as Belize and Samoa, from its list of countries whose citizens can receive H-2A and H-2B visas, which are typically granted to seasonal workers in agriculture and other industries.
As shown in "Trumpland: Kill All the Normies," author Angela Nagle spent more than a year exploring the online origins of the current alt-right movement.
A hospital in Washington state went into lockdown for more than an hour Wednesday morning after an umbrella an employee was carrying was mistaken for a rifle, police said. Emergency dispatchers received a call from EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, about 10 miles northeast of Seattle, after a doctor observed a man walk into the hospital with what appeared to be a rifle slung over his shoulder and reported it to hospital security, Lt. Robert Saloum, public information officer for the Kirkland Police Department, told ABC News. Officers responded quickly to the scene, and the hospital was placed under lockdown, Saloum said.
Nassar pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting seven girls in November, and was already sentenced to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal child pornography charges.
“Thank you @BarackObama for the beautiful flowers waiting for me in the office this morning. Thank you @BarackObama for the beautiful flowers waiting for me in the office this morning. In years past, the Obamas have been seen at D.C. restaurants to celebrate Michelle Obama’s birthday, but plans for the former first lady’s 54th were not announced.
After 13 siblings were rescued from their parents' home Sunday, where they had been allegedly held captive, starved and, in some cases, shackled, they were taken to hospitals for medical care. The 13 brothers and sisters -- who are ages 2 to 29 -- were found at their parents' home in Perris, California, where some were allegedly "shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks in dark and foul-smelling surroundings," the Riverside County Sheriff's Office said. Seven of the alleged victims were adults and the others were children as young as 2.
An onslaught of victims, many of them tearful and with voices tinged with anger and determination, confronted former USA Olympic gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar in a Michigan courtroom Tuesday, telling him how he robbed them of their childhoods by using his position as a star physician to sexually assault them and scar them for life. Standing beside her mother and father, Jade Capua, 17, told the court that she went to Nassar when she was just 13 after suffering an injury while performing gymnastics. "You violate the right to be called a doctor," Capua said, looking directly at Nassar.
A former CIA case officer has been charged with illegally possessing government secrets. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, was arrested Monday night at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and stands charged with unlawful retention of classified information. After learning that Lee was returning the U.S., the FBI obtained an arrest warrant.
On Sunday, Bryley Jones went to the hospital ready to deliver her bundle of joy, after she thought she was experiencing contractions. Patrick Jones, her brother, was in the home and called 911. "I need an ambulance to North Ledgerwood Street Carlisle, Indiana, as soon as possible," Patrick Jones told the Sullivan County 911 dispatcher, who asked what was happening.
Tennessee authorities are searching for two teenage sisters who are missing and believed to have run away from home. The Robertson County Sheriff's Office said Kayla Ward, 17, and Brooke Ward, 14, of Springfield, Tennessee, were last seen at their home on Highway 76 just outside of Springfield and are believed to have run away on Jan. 11. Their mother, Lisa Ward, said she discovered her daughters were gone the following morning and found a goodbye note written in Brooke's handwriting on the window sill, that said in part, "just pray for me.
"Fargo" star Carrie Coon and husband Tracy Letts, with whom she stars in "The Post," are expecting their first child. Coon, who also starred on "The Leftovers," first debuted her baby bump when she attended the Critics' Choice Awards on Jan. 11 alongside Letts, 52.
A kind Miami Police Department officer helped a homeless man get a new wheelchair. Officer Anna Lazcano had regularly checked on Rafael Alvarez and noticed his previous wheelchair was broken and hard to use. "I went and got him the one he's sitting on right now," Lazcano told ABC Miami affiliate WPLG-TV.
The entire Gulf Coast region was paralyzed on Wednesday morning with hundreds of schools and flights canceled and interstates shut down. A state of emergency has been declared in North Carolina, Georgia and Louisiana due to the winter weather moving through the region, while a state of emergency went into effect in Alabama on Monday evening. The South experienced a rare blast of rough winter weather.
The meteor that lit up the night sky over southeast Michigan and shook the ground Tuesday night did not actually cause an earthquake, researchers say. In fact, meteors do not cause earthquakes to rupture along a fault, according to William Yeck, a research geophysicist at the United States Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center in Golden, Colorado. The seismic observations associated with the meteor were assigned a magnitude 2.0 by the United States Geological Survey, which said the event was centered about 5 miles west-southwest of New Haven, Michigan, some 40 miles northeast of Detroit.
President Donald Trump’s physical exam results give an insight into his medical health and wellness for the first time in his presidency. Despite Trump’s affinity for McDonald’s and diet Coke, he appears to be in “excellent” cardiovascular shape for his age, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson, who administered Trump’s nearly four-hour physical exam five days ago at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, said. 1. What medical issues does the president have?
The 2015 holiday party at a volunteer ambulance service in suburban New York featured “a sexually derogatory” gingerbread house and simulated orgy by gummy bears, according to a federal lawsuit. Two EMTs, Raymis Ruiz, 21, and John Messing, 41, called the gingerbread house and its sugary accoutrements “gross and offensive” and accused Bay Shore-Brightwaters Rescue Ambulance Inc. (BSBRA) of harassment, bullying and discrimination, according to the lawsuit. The suit states that a colleague warned Ruiz not to cause trouble or escalate her harassment complaints: “Kim watch yourself.
"Jersey Shore" reality TV star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is expected to plead guilty Friday, three weeks before his trial on tax evasion charges was set set to begin. Sorrentino, 35, had faced 15 years in prison if convicted of the charges. It is unclear as to which charge Sorrentino is pleading guilty.
Officers Tiffany Phillips and Carlos Guadalupe, both 12-year veterans, assisted after they were flagged down by a man who was driving near 41st Street and 10th Avenue. Phillips and Guadalupe had just started their day when a man jumped out of the car and said his wife was going into labor. The couple, who live in Jersey City, had been rushing to Lenox Hill Hospital.
Iced, hot, sweetened or with milk, it seems like there's plenty of options for tea drinkers already. The drink, which originated in Taiwan and spread throughout Asia, has become the latest popular beverage at bubble tea shops. Jenny Zheng, owner of Little Fluffy Head Cafe in Los Angeles, told ABC News she first heard of the drink and tasted it while living in China in 2016.
"I want to reach out to the kids, I want them to know that for years we begged to Skype, we begged to see them, the whole family,” Elizabeth Jane Flores said tearfully in an interview today on ABC News' "Good Morning America" with co-anchor Robin Roberts. Flores' sister Louise Anna Turpin, 49, was arrested Monday along with her husband, David Allen Turpin, 57, for allegedly holding their 13 children "shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks in dark and foul-smelling surroundings" inside their home in Perris, California, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.
One of the world’s favorite tourism designations, South Africa’s iconic city of Cape Town, has less than a 100 days of water supply left if a drought is not relieved soon. The city’s mayor, Patricia de Lille, has again urged Capetonians to conserve water in order to avoid “day zero,” now forecast for April 21. It is important that all residents must continue to save water, despite the City’s work to secure new water sources.