Dozens of companies across America are offering bonuses, pay raises and other benefits to employees following the passing of the Republican tax overhaul.
Spellex Corporation, a Tampa-based software developer, gave employees a $1,000 bonus check, and the company made sure President Trump received credit for the tax cut bonus.
On Spellex’s bonus checks, it read in the “Memo” section: “Trump Tax Cut and Jobs Act.”
A young woman was raped and murdered by her “obsessed” uncle before her body was padlocked in a deep freezer, a court heard.
Celine Dookhran, 20, was kidnapped along with a second woman by Mujahid Arshid, 33, and his employee Vincent Tappu, 28, who took them to a six-bedroom house that Arshid, a builder, had been working at, the Old Bailey heard.
There they were raped and their throats cut in what prosecutors described as a “horrific crime” on July 19 last year.
“I wish I had killed more of the mother——-,” he boasted to the jury as prosecutor Rod Norgaard described the outbreak of violence.
Smiling broadly, Bracamontes added, “I will break out soon and I will kill more, kill whoever gets in front of me … There’s no need for a f—— trial.”
That outburst led to Sacramento Superior Court Judge Steve White briefly removing the jury, then warning Bracamontes.
Bracamontes, 37, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, is on trial along with his wife, Janelle Monroy, 41. She faces a possible sentence of life in prison.
The Justice Department issued new measures on Wednesday that will prioritize certain immigration cases in an effort to streamline a system that nearly tripled the caseload of judges during the Obama administration.
A memo listing guidelines for all new cases filed and an order that all immigration court cases that are reopened must establish case priorities was sent by John McHenry, the director of the Justice Department’s Executive Office for Immigration Review, to the Office of Chief Immigration Judge, all immigration judges, all court administrators and all immigration court staff.
Federal officials are planning a major sweep of the Bay Area and other Northern California areas in the coming weeks as part of an operation to target more than 1,500 undocumented immigrants in the area, The San Francisco Chronicle reported, citing a source familiar with the matter.
The source told The Chronicle that the sweep is expected to be the largest of its kind since President Trump took office.ICE officials declined to comment on the operation, the paper reported.
DACA-aged illegals commit crimes at twice the rate of young Americans, says a comprehensive summary of crimes and convictions in Arizona during the past 32 years.
The report punctures claims by pro-amnesty advocates that young ‘dreamer’ illegals are vital to U.S. industry and civic life, and indicate that any amnesty will ensure that many more crimes — including murders and rapes — will be inflicted against Americans and legal immigrants, including Hispanics and blacks.
Federal Homeland Security agents raided 20 alleged “maternity hotels” in Southern California where pregnant Chinese women pay tens of thousands of dollars to live to ensure a “made in America” baby, reports said.
The feds raided locations in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties on Tuesday, targeting three competing birth-tourism schemes, officials told NBC News, which was on the scene of one of the raids.
A 5-year-old Canadian girl who beat cancer was killed Monday after being pinned by an empty SUV — just a day shy of her one-year anniversary of finishing chemotherapy.
Camila Torcato was able to begin kindergarten in September at St. Raphael Catholic School in Toronto after she finished treatment, The Toronto Star reported. The little girl underwent a number of surgeries on her lungs and kidneys at just 2 years old, when she was diagnosed with cancer.
A pregnant nanny, who was the wife of an airman stationed at Luke Air Force Base, died Monday after being struck in the chest by a stray bullet while visiting a spot in the Arizona desert known to be a popular target shooting area, police said.
Kami Gilstrap, 24, of Goodyear, was roaming the desert in Buckeye, about 30 miles west of Phoenix, on Sunday during a family outing when she was struck in the chest. She was airlifted to a hospital where she later died.
BRIGHTON, Colo. — The daughter of a man whose body was found inside a home in Federal Heights has been charged with first-degree murder, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday.
Dayna Jennings, 44, was arrested Wednesday in the death of her father, 69-year-old William Mussack, whose remains were found inside a home in the 10000 block of Eliot Circle.
Court documents say his body was found in the crawl space encased in concrete and Jennings admitted to pouring that concrete.
Two men have launched a campaign to divide rural California from the coastal cities, motivated by what they referred to as a “tyrannical form of government” that doesn’t follow the U.S. Constitution or the state one, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
Unlike the failed 2016 campaign to split California into six states, the “New California” movement, founded by Robert Paul Preston and Tom Reed, seeks to consolidate rural California into a distinct economy separate from the coast.
A Kentucky plastic surgeon was arrested Monday after allegedly showing up drunk to perform a surgery.
Dr. Theodore Gerstle, of Lexington Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, was scheduled to operate around noon on Monday at the Baptist Heath Lexington, but staff at the hospital were alerted that the physician was intoxicated, hospital spokesperson Ruth Ann Childers told the Lexington Herald Leader.
A government accountability group says the state of Illinois is fudging employment data in order to allow more healthy Illinoisans to receive taxpayer-funded food stamps without having to work.
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Graphic images of a young girl being subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) were posted on Facebook by a Nigerian man advertising an eight-day “bonanza” of free cutting in his home, reported CNN.
Alhaji Adebayo, a building contractor from Ilorin, Kwara State in central Nigeria, has organized mass cuttings in the past and reportedly runs a charity for poor families that cannot afford to pay the normal fee for the brutal procedure, as do many wealthy people in the area.
FGM is illegal in Nigeria, but it is still a widespread practice. No one has been convicted for performing FGM in Nigeria to date.
A San Diego man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for illegal possession of a firearms cache and body armor and making false statements to federal agents involving international terrorism.
Marchello Dsaun McCain, 35, a previously convicted felon (for assault with a firearm), provided assistance to others who had joined ISIS abroad, including his brother Douglas McCain.
Knowing that his brother intended to travel abroad to join ISIS, McCain deposited money in his wife’s bank account, then let his brother use his wife’s credit card to purchase plane tickets to Turkey, a known entry point to Syria for foreign fighters. He also let his brother make hotel reservations from the same credit card.
This is a talk given to political leaders. It covers how universities, law enforcement, clergy, politicians and military are not protecting our civilization via their professional ignorance.
Institutions are failing and not doing their due diligence to learn and explain the true nature of political Islam. The problem is not Islam. We are the problem. Bill Warner, PhD: Professional Ignorance
The protests in Iran are not only about economics and politics, they’re also about Islam. Iran in the 1960’s saw mini skirts, smiling women with uncovered hair, men and women freely holding hands on university campuses, and in the air, there was a sense that progress was possible. Then the Shah was deposed during the 1979 Islamic Revolution, and the Ayatollah and imams came to power. Iran had been purified, returned to its Islamic roots of Mohammed. Today, we are witnessing the Persian people rise up again against the Iranian Islamic regime and say “no more”. How will this play out?
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