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Fearful Farmers Rush To Find "Guest Workers"
Dan Fazio says his phone is "ringing off the hook" these days.
He's executive director of WAFLA, an organization that helps fruit growers in Washington state find workers — and specifically, foreign workers who are allowed to enter the U.S. specifically as seasonal workers on farms.
WAFLA takes care of the bureaucratic details. It applies for permission from the Department of Labor to bring in workers for specific jobs. It certifies that it has looked for U.S. citizens to do these jobs and can't find them. Then it locates people in places like Mexico, or Central America.
Ex-Colorado Republican chairman in court for voter fraud
Steven Curtis, 57, allegedly posted his ex-wife's absentee ballot for last year's presidential election after it had been sent to his house.
Mr Curtis, who served as party chairman from 1997-99, faces up to three years in jail if convicted.
His ex-wife, who left him after nine months, said she is furious.
The accused, a radio host, has railed against alleged voter fraud on his show, Wake Up With Steve Curtis.
He told listeners about five months ago: "It seems to be, and correct me if I'm wrong here, but virtually every case of voter fraud I can remember in my lifetime was committed by Democrats." His ex-wife, Kelly Curtis, told KDVR-TV, a Fox affiliate: "I was livid over the whole situation, definitely."
Meet The 7-Year-Old Science Whiz Dubbed 'The Next Einstein'
Romanieo Golphin Jr. loves playing with Legos, and also engages
in more complicated hobbies.
“I'm building a methoxy,” he told Inside Edition.
If you don't know what he's talking about,
you're not alone.
When he notices a statue made with copper at the Brooklyn Museum
in New York, he exclaimed,
“I also know the electron configuration
for copper, which is 1s2, 2s2, 2p6, 3s2, 3p6, 4s1, 3d10.”
“You are 100 percent correct,” said his proud dad.
Inside Edition’s fact checkers confirmed that his electron
configuration was, indeed, correct.
Cheri and Romanieo Sr., knew early on their only son was special. At age 2, he was discussing chemistry at breakfast.
FBI: Trump campaign, Russia ties investigated, no wiretap evidence found
Four dead, at least 20 injured in UK parliament "terrorist" attack
Tens of thousands in Macedonia anti-govt protest
The protest took place while European Union Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn visited the Macedonian capital.
The EU urged President Gjorge Ivanov to review his refusal to task Social Democrat (SDSM) leader Zoran Zaev with forming a government with ethnic Albanians.
The inconclusive December election saw the conservative VMRO-DPMNE party secure 51 seats in the 120-seat parliament -- or two more than the
But the conservatives failed to reach a deal with ethnic Albanian parties, which have a kingmaker role.
Zaev then won the support of the Albanian parties, giving him
67 deputies in the assembly and clearing the way for him to form a government. "Need new government urgently for reforms. No time to lose!"
Heartbreaking scenes of war and famine in South Sudan childrens' hospital
The Olympic Golf Course stands partially degraded on March 17, 2017, in Rio de Janeiro. 7 months after Rio Olympics, here's what the venues look like JUBA, South Sudan -- Eleven-year-old James Abel is so malnourished he walks like an old man. His thin legs look as if they will break every time he takes a step. “My parents are dead” is the only thing he said when he arrived at the Al Sabbah Children’s Hospital three weeks ago. Head nurse Betty Achang told CBS News Abel is severely traumatized after watching his parents being shot in front of him. He barely eats the food he so desperately needs. “He cries and he says he wants his mother and father,” Achang said.
Abel is just one more victim of South Sudan’s three-year civil war, and now there is a new weapon: starvation. One million children are in60 Minutes: Fighting famine in war-torn South Sudan
Six-month-old Monica was just admitted. She weighs less than nine pounds and when her stick-like arms are measured, it shows up red on the tape measure.
Florida’s first black prosecutor, a death penalty boycotted, defies Gov. Rick Scott
The audacity of Ayala’s hard-line stance in a state so fond of capital punishment was only underscored by the first defendant her pledge would affect: accused
cop killer Markeith Loyd, charged in the slayings of his pregnant ex-girlfriend
and an Orlando police officer shot execution style. Within hours of her announcement Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott called on Ayala, state attorney for the 9th Judicial Circuit, to recuse herself from the cases. When she refused, he appointed a pro-death penalty special prosecutor to take over — an action critics said was an overreach of executive power.
Oklahoma state senator to resign after child prostitution charges
The state's top Republicans called on Republican Senator Ralph Shortey, 35, to resign last week after he was charged with three felony counts, including engaging in child prostitution.
Attorney Ed Blau
said in a telephone interview he advised Shortey to resign and his client agreed.
Shortey, who has served since 2010, has not spoken to media about the incident, and Blau said he had not issued a statement.
Shortey, a gun rights advocate who has campaigned as a champion of family values, was found by police earlier this month in a suburban Oklahoma City motel with the 17-year-old boy, who was not named in court documents.
New lawsuit accuses Saudi government of involvement in 9/11
(CNN)Families of 850 victims who died on 9/11 and 1,500 people injured that day are suing the Saudi government, accusing it of providing material and financial assistance to al Qaeda for years leading up to the worst terrorist attack on US soil.
It's one of largest 9/11-related lawsuits to be filed since Congress passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act over a presidential veto in September.
The act allows American citizens to bring lawsuits against states or countries accused of sponsoring terrorist attacks in the United States.
The complaint, filed Monday in federal court in Manhattan, alleges that the Saudi government, through its ministries and officials and a vast network of charities linked to the government, provided financial, practical and material support to al Qaeda.
"9/11 could not have happened without Saudi Arabia's support for al Qaeda," Jim Kreindler, attorney and co-chairman of the plaintiffs' committee, told CNN.
Philadelphia DA indicted on bribery, fraud charges
(CNN)The district attorney of Philadelphia was charged Tuesday with 23 counts of taking bribes of cash, vacations and a car, and of using money meant to pay a relative's nursing home bill for his own needs, federal officials said. Seth Williams, who was twice elected as Philadelphia's DA, is accused of accepting bribes between 2010 and 2015 to help two business owners, said William Fitzpatrick, the acting US attorney of New Jersey. Williams also misappropriated a relative's pension and Social Security payments, the US attorney said. Williams, 50, faces 23 federal charges: 10 counts of bribery, 11 counts of wire fraud and two counts of extortion. CNN was unable to reach Williams for comment.
House Freedom Caucus will not oppose Obamacare repeal en bloc
WASHINGTON — The conservative House Freedom Caucus has decided not to vote as a bloc to oppose the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, a decision that could pave the way for the legislation to pass the House this week.
“We’re not taking any official positions,” Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., chairman of the Freedom Caucus, told reporters Monday. “I’m going to encourage them to vote for their constituents.”
Members of the group had previously raised concerns about the House bill, saying it wasn’t conservative enough and threatened to vote against it. Because no Democrats are expected to vote for the bill, Republicans can lose the votes of only about 20 of their members and still pass the bill.
The Freedom Caucus has about three dozen members; if they voted as a bloc against the bill they could have killed it in the House.
Trump adviser Roger Stone repeatedly claimed to know of forthcoming WikiLeaks dumps
(CNN)In the final months of the 2016 campaign, longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone repeatedly discussed his backchannel communications with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and claimed knowledge of forthcoming leaks from the group, a CNN KFile review of his public statements
Stone's comments about WikiLeaks have come under increased scrutiny as the FBI and congressional committees investigate whether Trump associates were involved in Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 election.
Stone has repeatedly and publicly denied that he had any contact with Russian officials during the campaign. Stone declined to answer questions from CNN for this story. After this story was published, WikiLeaks tweeted, "WikiLeaks & Assange have repeatedly confirmed that they have never communicated with Stone." But Stone's many statements have fueled suspicions that figures in Trump's orbit played a role in releases of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta.
Merkel tells Turkey's Erdogan to stop Nazi taunts
Mrs Merkel said if Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues, more campaign events by Turkish politicians may be banned.
German authorities have cancelled rallies designed to woo ethnic Turkish voters ahead of a key referendum on expanding Mr Erdogan's powers.
"You are right now employing Nazi measures," Mr Erdogan said on Sunday.
"When we call them Nazis they (Europe) get uncomfortable.
They rally together in solidarity. Especially Merkel," he said in a televised speech.
Mr Erdogan appeared to be addressing Mrs Merkel personally when he suggested that Germany was "employing Nazi measures", using the informal "you" in Turkish.
"My remark that the Nazi comparisons from Turkey must stop still applies. No ifs, no buts," Mrs Merkel said at a news conference in Hannover on Monday with visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Could FBI investigation into Russia links ensnare Trump?
Some of the characters have changed, of course. Femme fatale Hillary Clinton and her team of Democratic Party heavies have been replaced by tough-guy Donald Trump and the alt-right gang. Fans will be thrilled to learn, however, that top law-man James Comey is back for another turn in the spotlight.
In this year's first episode, the FBI director faces down congressional inquisitors, who press him for information on allegations that Russia - those long-time stock Hollywood villains - tried to meddle in the 2016 US presidential election.
Here's a quick review of what we learned and what we still don't know. No spoiler alerts are necessary - the big revelations will have to wait until the season finale ... if there ever is one.
What we now know
There is an active, ongoing investigation
TRUMP tweet: "The NSA and FBI tell Congress that Russia did not influence electoral process."
THE FACTS: No such assurance was offered by Comey or his fellow witness at the hearing, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers. They did not offer any conclusions about whether Russia succeeded in influencing the election.
Two plead guilty in Penn State Sandusky cover-up
Tim Curley and former university vice president Gary Schultz pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of children. (CNN)Two former Penn State officials who were charged with child endangerment in the Jerry Sandusky scandal have pleaded guilty. One week before they were set to go to trial on three felony charges, former athletic director
Tim Curley and former university vice president Gary Schultz pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of children.
Here's what Trump's budget proposes to cut 3/18/17
Trump's Voters will reap most
of the harm of the
Steve King: Blacks and Hispanics 'will be fighting each other' before overtaking whites in population 3/18/17
Poor Character Traits is displayed in
Behavior, Decisions, & Judgment
ICE arrests undocumented father taking daughter to California school 3/5/17
The Dead American Moral Consciousness
Proven Fraudulent Liar is the President In Charge
Fraudulent Actions Validate:
Liar Validated:Trump stands by unverified wiretap claim
A Sociopath Liar will, not just tell a lie, he/she will continue to stand behind the spoken lie, even as evidence is provided that validates that the individual "is lying"...
Donald Trump, has been lying for decades, comments that have been proven as false, yet, Trump will continue to speak the lies as if he is the only one that truly believes his lies.
A LIE, IS A LIE, IS A LIE, IS A LIE
and those who would lie to me, will never rate my trust.
Former President Obama... has a legitimate legal reason to sue Donald Trump for $Millions for purposefully, lying to devalue Obama's reputation and obama's intellectual value.
CRONYISM & NEPITISM VALIDATED
A former F-16 Pilot Retired LT Colonel, whom I worked with for 1 year, told me that the higher the "rank", in those whom he worked with, as a F-16 Pilot, the "Dumber" the individual was, in terms of,
actual knowledge of management, behavior, or judgment.
Suffice it to say...
Donald Trump has surrounded himself with many of those soft minded former military high ranking individuals, and their lack of skills has, over, and over, in the first 100 days, displayed in this
rumbling, stumbling, bumbling Presidential Administration.
Nothing has gone right, Nothing has displayed any semblance of understanding of how to govern, No One seems to know how to do the job to include the President,
and the world is laughing at
7 Years of Poor Focus... now... the Truth is Exposed...
For 7 years, the entire republican party, have been denigrating the Affordable Care Act, ranting about how screwed up Obamacare is, and after 7 years of exhaustive efforts spent on voting
over, and over, and over, and over, and over, and over again,
to remove Obamacare, not because the republicans have ever had a plan to replace obamacare, but the 7 year effort was specifically designed to fool the republican voters... that the republican establishment of leaders....
NEVER HAD A PLAN TO PRODUCE SOMETHING BETTER.
And these people are the ones who decide
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