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Miami-Dade Bucking Trend By Not Defying Immigration Crackdown

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Miami-Dade County commissioners voted Friday to uphold their Cuban-born mayor’s order to cooperate with federal immigration officials, drawing shouts of “shame on you” from those hoping to make their community a sanctuary city. Though it’s the only U.S. county where more than half the population is foreign-born, Miami-Dade has bucked a trend among some cities ...

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Russian Actions Are a ‘Test of the New Administration’: Pentagon Officials

Some Pentagon officials believe Russia is testing President Donald Trump with aggressive moves across the globe. Moscow recently deployed a banned land-based cruise missile, dispatched a spy ship up the Atlantic coast and buzzed an American warship in the Black Sea. “They were likely intended to test the new administration,” one defense official told CNN. “The Russians are doing different ...

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Trump Expected to Address Supporters at Campaign Rally in Florida

After a month of arduous and, at times, turbulent governing, President Donald Trump is ready for what he really loves: Campaigning. While it is unclear what exactly Trump is campaigning for, the President will take to the road on Saturday, flying from Mar-A-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, Florida, to Melbourne, Florida, where he will address what organizers expect ...

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‘A Lot To Talk About:’ Trump To Hold Campaign Rally In Florida

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — President Donald Trump is holding a campaign rally Saturday in politically strategic Florida — 1,354 days before the 2020 election. Will be having many meetings this weekend at The Southern White House. Big 5:00 P.M. speech in Melbourne, Florida. A lot to talk about! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 18, 2017 “Will be having many meetings ...

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Trump In Florida For “Unfiltered” Talk With Supporters

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter WEST PALM BEACH (CBSMiami/AP) — After a tumultuous month of governing, President Donald Trump is out of the White House doing what he loves best — campaigning. Trump will hold a campaign rally at an airport hangar in central Florida on Saturday afternoon. The event in Melbourne comes as he seeks to regain his footing following a series ...

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Pruitt OK’d as EPA chief over environmentalists’ objections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the strong objections of environmental groups, the Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, giving President Donald Trump an eager partner to fulfill his campaign pledge to increase the use of planet-warming fossil fuels. Pruitt was sworn in later Friday by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito. In six years as Oklahoma’s ...

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Colbert show to air live after Trump’s address to Congress

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Colbert is going to have his say after President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress. CBS said that “The Late Show” will air live at 11:35 p.m. EST Tuesday, the night of Trump’s scheduled speech. Josh Earnest, former press secretary for the Obama White House, and Lisa Kudrow will be Colbert’s guests ...

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Protesters Block Traffic In Center City, Burn American Flag

CITY HALL (CBS) — Protesters calling for criminal justice reforms are causing gridlock in Center City on Friday night as they march down Broad Street. The protesters have blocked JFK Boulevard in front of the Philly Municipal Services Building. At one point, an American flag was lit on fire. They are also lighting on fire other items in the middle ...

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Immigration Fight Personal For South Dade College Student

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) – President Donald Trump’s immigration and travel ban, currently on hold by the courts, have been a topic of conversation in many homes across South Florida including that of Juan Carlos Caravantes. “We’ve had conversations about packing our bags for an emergency trip back to Mexico,” said Caravantes. The 22-year-old’s family is preparing ...

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Trump calls media ‘enemy of the American people’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is continuing his attacks on the news media. Trump has taken to Twitter to slam “The FAKE NEWS media,” saying it “is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People!” Trump specifically cited a series of news outlets, naming The New York Times, NBC, ABC, CBS and CNN. The FAKE NEWS ...

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Trump’s Pick For Labor Secy. Faces Senate Hearing, For 4th Time

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) — The president’s pick to head the Labor Department – Alexander Acosta – has been confirmed three times by the Senate, as pointed out by President Donald Trump and a leading Republican. Acosta, who would be the first Hispanic member of Trump’s Cabinet, has won confirmation to the National Labor Relations Board, as the head of ...

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Tillerson presides over abrupt State Department shakeup

Watch Video WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has reassigned a majority of the staff meant to work most closely with the top US diplomat in what career officials at the State Department fear is the start of a major reorganization. The news sent shock waves through the agency and has left career officials on edge, in part because ...

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Trump Hits The Road, Hopes Rally Speeches Overcome Troubles

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (CBSMiami/AP) —  President Donald Trump hit the road Friday, away from a troubled White House, and off to tout his jobs promises, pledging to “unleash the power of the American spirit.” “We love our workers and we are going to protect our workers,” Trump declared at a Boeing plant where the company showed off its ...

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Ford CEO Says Plan to Expand 2 Mexican Plants is Moving Forward, Despite Trump’s Pressure to Bring Jobs Back to U.S.

Reminder: Ford is expanding its Mexican operations. Ford Mexico said at a company event in Mexico City Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, that it’s going ahead with plans to expand two of its plants — an engine plant in Chihuahua and a transmission plant in Irapuato, amid pressure from Trump. (Credit: CNN) Ford Mexico CEO Gabriel Lopez said at a company ...

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Senate confirms Scott Pruitt to lead EPA

WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, an agency Republicans desperately want to rein in after what they charge was eight years of dangerous activism under the Obama administration that hurt businesses, jobs and the economy. Pruitt maybe just the person to do it. As Oklahoma attorney general he sued the agency many times ...

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Critics: Trump Should Not Ignore Domestic Terrorist Threats

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Bud Welch knows something about the human cost of terrorism. His 23-year-old daughter was killed when a rental truck packed with explosives destroyed the Oklahoma City federal building. That was in 1995, when domestic terrorism seemed to be the nation’s most immediate security threat. Now President Donald Trump sees the greatest risk in potential ...

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White House: AP Report Claiming National Guard Under Consideration For Immigration Enforcement ‘100 Percent Not True’

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The White House is calling a report by The Associated Press that the Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants as “100 percent not true.” The 11-page draft memo obtained by The AP calls for the unprecedented militarization of immigration enforcement as far north ...

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Trump Sign Removed from Atlantic City Casino Up for Auction on eBay

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)— As crews  continue to  “de-Trump”  the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City some of his signs have found their way on eBay. This week crews began removing some of the 17 signs from the former casino, the Press of Atlantic City reports. The Trump lettering that was affixed to the exterior of the property is apparently up for auction with ...

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Senate Expected to Confirm Trump’s Pick to Head EPA, Agency Nominee Has Repeatedly Sued

The Senate is set Friday to confirm Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, an agency Republicans desperately want to rein in after what they charge was eight years of dangerous activism under the Obama administration that hurt businesses, jobs and the economy. Oklahoma Attorney General and President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt ...

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Pres. Trump Heads Back To Winter White House

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter WEST PALM BEACH (CBSMiami/NSF) – President Donald Trump’s so-called “Winter White House” is getting quite a work out. For the third weekend in a row, President Trump will be staying at the Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach County. The president is set to arrive Friday afternoon after a stop in South Carolina. It will be ...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions and His Hard-Line Immigration ‘Cabal’ Take Power in Trump’s D.C.

With the ascension of former Sen. Jeff Sessions to attorney general and several of his former staff installed at the White House and federal agencies, immigration policy experts are sensing a sea change in Washington. Attorney General Jeff Sessions peeks into his conference before the start of a meeting with the heads of federal law enforcement components at the Department ...

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Trump Administration Considers Mobilizing Up To 100,000 National Guard Troops To Round Up Unauthorized Immigrants, Report Says

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) — The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press. The AP reports it has obtained an 11-page document outlining the proposal as it allegedly calls for immigration reinforcement ...

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Trump Weighs Mobilizing 100K National Guard Troops For Immigration Roundups

WASHINGTON (AP)  – A draft memo obtained by The Associated Press outlines a Trump administration proposal under consideration to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants. Millions of those who would be affected in 11 states live nowhere near the Mexico border. The 11-page document calls for the unprecedented militarization of immigration enforcement as ...

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How the Trump hat became an American icon

WASHINGTON — They were everywhere on Inauguration Day. Bright red hats emblazoned with the words “Make America Great Again” dominated the crowd celebrating in front of the Capitol. The hats were a powerful reminder of the dramatic change in power about to unfold in Washington and became prized possessions for some of Trump’s supporters. Mark Stroman bought five hats from ...

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Jeff Sessions’ team takes over Washington

WASHINGTON — With the ascension of former Sen. Jeff Sessions to attorney general and several of his former staff installed at the White House and federal agencies, immigration policy experts are sensing a sea change in Washington. Advocates and policy staff of both parties half-jokingly refer to the “Sessions cabal” that has now found power in President Donald Trump’s Washington ...

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Chris Long Fights Back Against Twitter Criticisms Of His Decision To Skip Visit To Donald Trump’s White House

BOSTON (CBS) — Chris Long is pretty famous. An All-American in college, son of a Pro Football Hall of Famer, first-round draft pick, nine-year veteran, and now a Super Bowl champion. People know him. And so, with his list of Twitter followers nearing the quarter-million mark, he gets quite a few critics sending comments his way. In the wake of his ...

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Trump Supporters Cheer His Combative Stance With The Media 

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media for the controversies roiling his administration. His supporters saw something else: A champion of Middle America who is taking on the establishment and making good on his campaign promises to put the country first. The Associated Press ...

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Senate Democrats Try To Delay Final Vote On EPA Nominee

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter WASHINGTON (CBSMiami) – The Senate will hold a final vote Friday on President Donald Trump’s nominee to the lead the Environmental Protection Agency. In an effort to block the vote, Democrats stage another all-night session. “It’s my conviction that they’re singularly unprepared to run the EPA and that person is Scott Pruitt,” pronounced New Jersey ...

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Sanctuary Showdown In Miami-Dade

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Sanctuary showdown. It could be a very heated day for Miami-Dade commissioners as they take up the topic of immigrant sanctuaries at a special meeting at county hall. It starts at 10 a.m. and there will be time for public comment for those wishing to speak. Expect plenty of protesters. According to ...

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