Friday, June 24, 2016

Show Notes 06-23-2016

Thursday Show 06-23-16

ICE Underreported 13,288 Criminal Convictions of Aliens Released in 2014
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) underreported 13,288 criminal convictions of aliens who were released by the agency in 2014, according to new information released Tuesday by the House Judiciary Committee.
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Immigration boss who barred Feds from terror suspect up for award but agency won't say why
A U.S. immigration official blamed in a federal report for barring law enforcement agents from a suspect in the San Bernardino terror attack has been nominated for a prestigious agency award – but her bosses in Washington refuse to say what she did to earn consideration.
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Judge rules that states, not US, have authority to govern fracking
A Wyoming district judge has ruled that the court's responsibility is not to determine if fracking is good or bad for the environment but to determine whether the Department of the Interior can legally regulate the practice.
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Maine governor – at odds with Feds – takes a stand against junk food
Maine's Republican governor Paul LePage has taken a stand against the US Department of Agriculture, junk food and soft drinks, and the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) all in one fell swoop.
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Anatomy of the terror threat: Files show hundreds of US plots, refugee connection
Newly obtained congressional data shows hundreds of terror plots have been stopped in the U.S. since 9/11 – mostly involving foreign-born suspects, including dozens of refugees.
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'DON'T MESS WITH US, WE BELONG TO ISIS'
Police in Philadelphia are scouring the area for five men caught on video at a local Geno’s Steaks assaulting two couples then fleeing in their pickup truck and SUV – but not before a witness allegedly heard them scream their allegiance to ISIS.
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