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ICE declares war on sanctuary cities

The Justice Department has decided to treat sanctuary cities like criminals, principal associate deputy attorney general Robert Hur announced Thursday, citing the threat of criminal gangs like MS-13 — an argument often used by the Trump administration to justify its immigration policies. “Finally, we are also holding sanctuary cities accountable for their lawless conduct,” Hur told reporters at a White House briefing Thursday. “The Attorney General will not allow sanctuary cities to become sanctuaries for criminals.” The nation’s top Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency official, acting ICE director Thomas Homan,…

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Putin dismisses U.S. sanctions as “Russophobia”

Russian president Vladimir Putin isn’t thrilled about the latest round of proposed U.S. sanctions on Russia progressing through Congress. Appearing at a press conference Thursday in Finland, Putin said the draft sanctions bill was part of  “a rise in anti-Russian hysteria” in America.  “We will need to respond because it’s impossible to endlessly tolerate this kind of insolence towards our country,” he said. The bill, which tightens existing sanctions on Russia and restricts President Trump’s ability to ease them, passed through the House Tuesday with overwhelming bipartisan support. Iran and North…

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