Father of Maryland high school rape suspect arrested by ICE

JESSUP, Md. –  The father of an 18-year-old Rockville High School student charged with the rape of a fellow classmate has been arrested for being in the country illegally, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE spokesperson Sarah Rodriguez said 43-year-old Adolfo Sanchez-Reyes was arrested last Friday “after a review of his immigration history revealed he was unlawfully present in the United States” from Guatemala. AG SESSIONS: I WOULD ‘PLEAD’ WITH MARYLAND NOT TO BECOME SANCTUARY STATE Sanchez-Reyes has been issued a notice to appear in immigration court and is currently being detained at the Howard County Detention Center in Jessup. Sanchez-Reyes is the father of 18-year-old Henry Sanchez-Milian, one of two teenage students charged with first-degree rape and first-degree sexual offenses of a 14-year-old girl inside a bathroom at the Montgomery County high school. Authorities have said Sanchez-Milian is also in the country illegally after he was

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Stock Market Taking a Hit

Stocks open lower, Dow falls 100 points as optimism on Trump agenda diminishes U.S. stocks began the week on the wrong foot, opening sharply lower on Monday as enthusiasm about President Donald Trump‘s agenda dwindled. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 100 points at the open, with Goldman Sachs contributing the most losses. The S&P 500 pulled back 0.8 percent, with financials falling 2 percent to lead decliners. The Nasdaq composite lagged, falling 0.9 percent. “I don’t think this is the beginning of a full-blown correction, but it’s definitely a reversal in market sentiment,” said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at First Standard Financial. The Trump administration was dealt a body-blow Friday after a House bill aimed at replacing Obamacare was pulled from the floor. The GOP bill faced opposition not just from Democrats, but also from conservative and more moderate Republicans, and was not able to secure

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Judge OK’s Petition for America’s First ‘Genderless’ Person

A Portland student has become the first American to gain legal designation as “genderless”, following a ruling by a Multnomah County judge. The March 10 decision, reported for the first time on Thursday, involved a 27-year-old who was born male but claimed to identify with no gender whatsoever. Judge Amy Holmes, who approved the petition, also last year approved a “non-binary” gender designation for another Portland resident. The 27-year-old formerly known as Patrick Abbatiello, now legally designated agender, also got legal approval to change names, now going only by “Patch,” no surname. That name also serves as a pronoun, Patch explained to the local NBC affiliate this week. “Even gender-neutral pronouns don’t feel as if they fit me,” Patch said. “I feel no identity or closeness with any pronouns I’ve come across. What describes me is my name.” By deadline, Patch did not respond to requests for interview sent by phone

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Violence erupts at pro-Trump rally in Huntington Beach

Violence erupted at a Make America Great Again rally in Huntington Beach on Saturday after an anti-President Trump protester allegedly doused the female organizer of the event with pepper spray, sparking a brawl that ended with several arrests. A group of flag-waving Trump supporters tackled the man with the pepper spray, who was wearing a black mask, and started punching and kicking him, according to witnesses. Several other fights also broke out between demonstrators. (Warning: Graphic language) Violence erupting at Trump rally when pro and anti Trump protestors collide. #MAGAMARCH in Huntington Beach pic.twitter.com/MDxGhX2GoO — Cindy Carcamo (@theCindyCarcamo) March 25, 2017 The crowd chased the man, who jumped over a fence and started running along Pacific Coast Highway, where he was detained by California Highway Patrol officers. Man in black mask chased onto PCH, marchers said he pepper sprayed them #MAGAMARCH in #HuntingtonBeach pic.twitter.com/ZPNWJaVYol — Ben Brazil (@benbrazilpilot) March 25,

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Google and social media companies could be prosecuted if they show extremist videos

Google, Facebook and other internet companies could be prosecuted if they do not stop extremist videos from being seen on their websites by people in Britain, The Daily Telegraph can disclose. Ministers are considering a new law which would mean Google – which owns YouTube – and other social media sites like Facebook and Twitter can be prosecuted if they allow such videos to be disseminated. Theresa May, the Prime Minister, made clear her displeasure at internet companies that publish extremist content on Friday, saying “the ball is in their court” over taking action. Google publicly apologised this week after the growing scandal over extremist videos on YouTube led to a series of companies pulling their adverts from the internet giant. Google, which owns the video sharing website YouTube, and other social media sites have an agreement to take down extremist content within 24 hours when they are alerted to

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Major US city mayor orders employees to not cooperate with immigration officials

Los Angeles is known as a haven for illegal immigrants, and a new executive order from Mayor Eric Garcetti will cement that status while also snubbing President Donald Trump’s order to dismantle “sanctuary city” policies. “Right now, the country is conflicted,” Fox News’ William La Jeunesse reported Wednesday. “You have cities and states across the U.S. going in different directions, and many like L.A. are defiantly telling the president they could care less about his immigration priorities.” “L.A. already,” he explained, “prohibits police from even asking a suspect’s legal status. But last night, the city made it official. Despite the president’s executive order asking cities to help identify illegal immigrants, L.A. is officially their sanctuary from federal enforcement.” The mayor declared to the media: In Los Angeles, we don’t separate children from their families because it’s inhumane. In Los Angeles, we don’t demonize our hard-working neighbors just because they speak a

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LONG ISLAND MAN CHARGED IN SEX ASSAULT OF TODDLER, 2 STABBINGS WAS DEPORTED 4 TIMES

Breaking through the following outlet: Eyewitness News Thursday, March 23, 2017 05:31PM HEMPSTEAD, Long Island (WABC) — Police have arrested a Long Island man who has been previously deported multiple times in connection with the sexual assault of a toddler and the stabbings of a woman outside a bar and the child’s mother on the same night. Nassau County police say 31-year-old Tommy Vladim Alvarado-Ventura, of Hempstead, was home with the 2-year-old daughter and 4-year-old son of an acquaintance, as well as another tenant who was watching the children while their mother was at work. Authorities say the 2-year-old was heard crying as Alvarado-Ventura left the residence at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, before he apparently headed to El Mariachi Loco bar on Fulton Avenue. There, he allegedly got into a fight around 2:20 a.m. that police say was unprovoked and with a female he did not know. The 24-year-old woman with

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GOP leaders delay ObamaCare replacement vote, amid opposition

Republican leaders canceled a vote in the House on the plan to replace ObamaCare Thursday, after leadership’s attempts to lobby enough votes apparently failed — a major setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump. Trump and Republican leaders had spent much of the day scrambling to get both moderates and conservatives on board with the increasingly unpopular legislation. “We have not gotten enough of our members to get to yes at this point under what we have now,” House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows, R-N.C., told reporters. Ryan postponed his press conference twice as he worked with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy R-Calif., Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry, R-N.C., to get enough votes to get the American Healthcare Act through the House on the seventh anniversary of ObamaCare’s passage. Meanwhile, Trump met inside the Cabinet room with the Freedom caucus to try and

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ISIS Supporters Are Tracking Americans In Ramadi

By Gilad Shiloach Mar 22, 2017 at 8:14 AM ET Images of Americans inside the Iraqi city of Ramadi have roiled ISIS supporters, who are calling online for anyone near the western city to attack them. A pro-ISIS channel on Telegram posted that over 60 American soldiers are in Ramadi, specifically seen inside Anbar University and being escorted by Iraqi security forces and tribal militiamen. “They tour and walk inside the university like it is their own land,” someone in the channel posted. ‘Wake up and attack them.” Earlier this month the same channel reported “Americans are walking freely” in the area and that “civilians are greeting them, taking pictures and laughing with them.” The U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs tweeted earlier this week that it was “demining work targets stockpiles of homemade explosives, IEDs, and improvised ordnance” and “clearing the mess” in one of Ramadi’s schools. View image on Twitter While ISIS

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Controversy as Transgender Athlete Wins Women’s Weightlifting Competition

A transgender weightlifter from New Zealand has sparked controversy after winning a women’s competition on Sunday. Laurel Hubbard, 39, a transgender female athlete who transitioned to a woman in her 30s and previously competed in the men’s weightlifting category as Gavin Hubbard, won the women’s over 90kg division at the Australian International in Melbourne on Sunday and stands in line to represent New Zealand at the 2017 Commonwealth Games, according to AU. News. She lifted 268kg and was almost 20kg better than the runner-up, Samoan athlete luniarra Sipaia. Despite that Hubbard met the criteria set by the International Olympic Committee, the transgender athlete’s victory sparked criticism among the competitors, claiming Hubbard had an advantage in the female weightlifting category. One Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, Tracey Lumbrechs, who was forced to lose weight due to Hubbard’s success in order to compete in a lower division, expressed uneasiness with the athlete’s eligibility.

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