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Trump to sign proclamation sending National Guard to the border immediately

The Trump administration announced Wednesday that President Trump will sign a proclamation to send the National Guard to the border immediately.

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said at the White House press briefing that it would be done in conjunction with governors and that the administration hopes the deployment begins “immediately.”

Statement by Attorney General Sessions on National Guard Deployment

“Earlier this week, media outlets reported that a so-called ‘migrant caravan’ was making its way through Mexico with the intent of illegally crossing the southern border of the United States. The President was clear that this caravan needed to be stopped before it arrived at our southern border, and his efforts now appear to be successful. But let me be clear as well: we will not accept the lawlessness of these types of efforts and those who choose to violate our laws, and those who conspire to assist others to violate our laws, will face criminal prosecution.

on DACA: “You should be asking Senate Democrats and members of the House…why they aren’t willing to actually fix something that they claim to want to champion day after day.”

: “The president is frustrated. He has been very clear that he wants to secure our border. He’s been very clear that he wants to do that in a bipartisan way with Congress.”

F-16 jet crashes at Nellis Air Force Base outside Las Vegas, officials say

An Air Force F-16 jet crashed Wednesday at Nellis Air Force Base outside of Las Vegas, defense officials told Fox News.

An Air Force F-16 jet

An Air Force F-16 jet crashed Wednesday at Nellis Air Force Base outside of Las Vegas, defense officials told Fox News. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver)

The status of the pilot, or pilots, was not immediately clear.

The Dow just staged its biggest comeback win in about 2 months

The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wednesday staged its biggest rebound from an intraday low in about six weeks, according to WSJ Market Data Group.

The blue-chip gauge had been down intraday by as many as 510 points, or 2.1%, but finished the session up 1%, or about 230 points, at 24,264, representing the biggest turnaround from a low on an intraday basis since Feb. 6, when blue chips were down 2.33% but ended with a gain of 2.33%.

REPORT: CA wrongfully spent $1.15 BILLION on Medicaid!!

This could potentially be one of the greatest cases of fraud ever uncovered…

The U.S Department of Health and Human Services has(PDF File  released a report  )that says the State of California may have “mistakenly” enrolled some 450,000 people who were ineligible for medicaid…

Judicial Watch: State Department Records Show Obama Administration Helped Fund George Soros’ Left-Wing Political Activities in Albani

(Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch obtained 32 pages of records showing the Obama administration sent U.S. taxpayers’ funds to a group backed by billionaire George Soros, which used the money to fund left-wing political activities in Albania, including working with the country’s socialist government to push for highly controversial judicial “reform.” The records also detail how the Soros operation helped the State Department review grant applications from other groups for taxpayer funding.

YouTube shooter went to gun range before rampage, family did not warn about violence, officials say

The YouTube shooter visited a local gun range Tuesday morning before heading to the video-sharing company’s headquarters in California to carry out the rampage that wounded three people, police said Wednesday.

Nasim Aghdam, 39, of San Diego, was believed to be upset with YouTube’s policy and practices before opening fire in the company’s headquarters in San Bruno, San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini said. Police are still determining the exact motive, but said her hatred toward the company appears to be the prime reason.

CMPD detectives rescue woman held captive, tortured by boyfriend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte-Mecklenburg detectives are being credited with saving the life of a woman they said was held captive in a north Charlotte home after being beaten and raped.

Jamuel Alston is charged with attempted murder and rape

Jamuel Alston is charged with attempted murder and rape after police say he kidnapped and tortured his girlfriend.

During the course of the investigation, detectives feared foul play may be involved and were able to develop the first name of a possible suspect and his street address. They were able to find the victim’s car on March 27 at that suspect’s home and knocked on the door.

Prosecutor accused of helping drug dealers for sex, resigns

Attorney General Josh Shapiro said at a courthouse press conference that Bedford County District Attorney Bill Higgins manipulated women for sexual favors, calling it a betrayal of the community.

99 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested – All Entered US as ‘Unaccompanied Minors’

Nearly 100 members of the notoriously violent MS-13 street gang were among the young immigrants admitted into the U.S. under the classification of “unaccompanied minor” during the past 11 months, according to recent government data.

As CNS News reported, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement study found 99 gang members had received the status, including nearly two-thirds who were also granted “Special Immigrant Juvenile” status.

The immigrants arrested were targeted as part of ICE’s Operation Matador, described by the agency as a “unified effort to combat the proliferation of MS-13 and other transnational criminal gang activity in Long Island, the New York City metropolitan area and the Hudson Valley.”

Customer tosses smoke grenade through McDonald’s drive-thru window

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – A DeKalb County McDonald’s is working to re-open after someone tossed a smoke grenade through a drive-thru window.

Police told Channel 2 Action News a customer placed an order at the restaurant on North Druid Hills Monday evening.

They said after paying for the food, the customer threw the device inside and sped off in a dark SUV.

Dershowitz on Alleged Trump Collusion: Robert Mueller ‘Inventing a Crime’

Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz reacted to reports that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating President Donald Trump for possible collusion, but does not consider Trump a criminal target in the probe.

Dershowitz, a longtime Democrat who supported Hillary Clinton in 2016, said Mueller would be “inventing a crime” to charge Trump in that case.

“There’s no such crime as ‘collusion’ in the federal statute,” he said.

Assemblywoman Pamela Harris Resigns Ahead of Fraud Trial

ALBANY — A Brooklyn assemblywoman who was indicted in January on a raft of fraud and corruption charges resigned on Monday.

Pamela HarrisPamela Harris outside the Brooklyn courthouse

Pamela Harris outside the Brooklyn courthouse in January. Credit Holly Pickett for The New York Times

The assemblywoman, Pamela Harris, a Democrat who represents several southern Brooklyn neighborhoods, including Coney Island, is facing multiple counts of wire and bankruptcy fraud, as well as charges related to making false statements, witness tampering and conspiracy.

‘Roseanne’ revival wins in the ratings, holds strong in its second week

ABC’s “Roseanne” reboot is still going strong in its second week, reeling in more than 15 million viewers for Tuesday’s episode, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The premiere of the highly-anticipated return of the Conner family drew just over 18 million viewers last week, and the network is likely pleased with the strong showing in week two.

Coast Guard tall ship Eagle to arrive in Norfolk, Va. Friday

NORFOLK, Va. – The Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive in Norfolk, and be open to the public for tours, this Friday, April 6.

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle file photo by Seamen Lisa Ferdinando.

At 295-feet in length, Eagle is the largest tall-ship flying the stars and stripes and the only active square-rigger in U.S.

Commentary/Opinion:

There’s ‘Smoke’ and ‘Fire’ in Probing Clinton for Collusion, Rep. Duffy Says

Apparent lack of interest at Department of Justice and FBI in examining Hillary’s Russia ties makes people ask, ‘What they are trying to hide?’

“So, if you want to look at Russian collusion and Russian influence, you’ve got to look at Hillary Clinton and what they did in crafting the dirty dossier. And for all intents and purposes, it doesn’t appear that Mueller is actually looking at the Hillary Clinton campaign.”

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