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General Electric will be dropped from the Dow Jones industrial average next week, ending the conglomerate's more than 100-year run in the 30-company blue chip index.
S&P Dow Jones Indices said Tuesday that GE will be removed from the index before the open of trading next Tuesday. Its slot will go to drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance.
Boston-based GE was an original member of the Dow Jones industrials dating back to 1896. It had been a continuous member of the Dow since 1907.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the practice of separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying that her department is merely following laws. Speaking at a White House briefing...
Florida authorities are searching for two suspects after an injured alligator was dumped in a Wawa store.
The Bradenton Herald quotes Manatee County Sheriff's Office spokesman Dave Bristow as saying the department was alerted to the alligator around 2:30 a.m. Friday.
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The Trump administration's new health insurance option offers lower premiums for small businesses and self-employed people, but the policies are likely to cover fewer benefits.
Another caveat: if healthy people flock to the new plans as expected, premiums will rise for those who need comprehensive coverage.
President Donald Trump and Labor Secretary Alex Acosta rolled out their final blueprint for "association health plans" on Tuesday, with Trump promising a small-business group that "you're going to save massive amounts of money and have much better health care."
An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team because of anti-Donald Trump text messages has been escorted out of the FBI building "as part of the ongoing internal proceedings," his attorney said Tuesday.
Peter Strzok "remains a proud FBI agent" who wants to serve his country but has been the "target of unfounded personal attacks, political games and inappropriate information leaks," according to a statement from lawyer Aitan Goelman.
Goelman said that "despite being put through a highly questionable process, Pete has complied with every FBI procedure, including being escorted from the building as part of the ongoing internal proceedings."
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) slammed the Trump administration’s practice of separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday in an emotional speech during a House Oversight and Government Reform...
Children are being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. This is what happens once they're separated.
A Richmond, Virginia, school that honored a confederate general has been renamed Barack Obama Elementary.
President Donald Trump's campaign manager on Tuesday called on his boss to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
"Time to fire Sessions End the Mueller investigation," Brad Parscale wrote in a tweet. "You can’t obstruct something that was phony against you The IG report gives @realDonaldTrump the truth to end it all."
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A mother from Guatemala had her 7-year-old son taken from her after they were detained having illegally crossed the border. She has since been released from custody but immigration officials won't tell her where her son is.
Beata Mariana de Jesus Mejia-Mejia filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Tuesday, asking the judge to order the government to reunite mother and child and other relief related to her case. She did not ask the court to declare the government's current overall practices illegal.
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President Donald Trump told House Republicans he is "1,000 percent" behind their rival immigration bills, providing little clear direction for party leaders searching for a way to defuse the escalating controversy over family separations at the southern border.
And it's uncertain if Trump's support will be enough to push any legislation through the divided GOP majority.
GOP lawmakers, increasingly fearful of a voter backlash in November, met with Trump for about an hour Tuesday at the Capitol to try to find a solution that both holds to Trump's hard-line immigration policy and ends the practice of taking migrant children from parents charged with entering the country illegally. Many lawmakers say Trump could simply reverse the administration's "zero tolerance" policy and keep families together.
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A group of more than 600 United Methodist clergy and members are bringing church law charges against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a fellow Methodist, urging "some degree of accountability" over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration crackdown that has separated thousands of children from their parents along the U.S.-Mexico border, NBC News reported. The group accuses Sessions of violating Paragraph 270.3 of the denomination's Book of Discipline. He is charged under church law with child abuse, immorality, racial discrimination and "dissemination of doctrines contrary to the standards of doctrine of the United Methodist Church." The signees of the letter also criticized Sessions for invoking Romans 13, a Bible verse, to justify the Trump administration's policy. Two churches to which Sessions purportedly belongs did not immediately respond to phone calls from NBC News.
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Migrant parents separated from their children at the border are sometimes unable to relocate their child and remain permanently separated, a former head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told NBC News. "Permanent separation. It happens," said John Sandweg, who served as acting director of ICE under the Obama administration from 2013-2014. A parent can quickly move from detention to deportation, but a child's case for asylum or deportation may not be heard by a judge for several years because deporting a child is a lower priority for the courts, Sandweg said. Parents may then have trouble navigating U.S. immigration and judicial systems while back in their home countries and their children might be adopted by someone else after entering the foster system. Sandweg's comments undercut the White House's stance that the separation of women and child migrants under the Trump administration's "zero policy" is only temporary.
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The call came at mealtime — an anonymous threat demanding $5,000 or her son's life.
So Blanca Orantes-Lopez, her 8-year-old boy and his father packed up and left the Pacific surfing town of Puerto La Libertad in El Salvador and headed for the United States.
Federal prosecutors charged five people Tuesday in a scheme to smuggle immigrants illegally after an SUV driven by one of them crashed in Texas while fleeing Border Patrol agents, killing five passengers.
The crash happened Sunday after Border Patrol became suspicious of three vehicles traveling in a convoy between El Indio and Carrizo Springs, Texas, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the western district of Texas. When agents tried to make "immigration inspections," two of the three vehicles — a 2007 Suburban and a 2008 Tahoe — led authorities on a high speed chase.