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DOJ issues ‘last chance’ warning to sanctuary cities

FOX NEWS EXCLUSIVE: The Justice Department on Thursday delivered a “last chance” warning to cities suspected of having “sanctuary” policies to drop their resistance to federal immigration officials. In a notice reviewed by Fox News, the DOJ announced that five jurisdictions “have preliminarily been found to have laws, policies, or practices that may violate” a key federal statute concerning cooperation with federal immigration officials. They are: Chicago, New Orleans, New York City, Philadelphia and Cook County, Ill. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a written statement that sanctuary cities “adopt the view that the protection of criminal aliens is more...

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Hillary Clinton says she’ll give Harvey Weinstein donations to charity

FOX NEWS A day after she voiced her “shock” at sexual assault allegations against Hollywood producer and Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein, Hillary Clinton said she would donate Weinstein’s political contributions to charity. In an interview with CNN Wednesday, Clinton said it wasn’t possible to donate her contributions from Weinstein back, but she would donate it to charity. HILLARY CLINTON BREAKS SILENCE ON HARVEY WEINSTEIN: ‘I WAS SHOCKED AND APPALLED’ “What other people are saying, what my former colleagues are saying, is they’re going to donate it to charity, and of course I will do that,” she said. “I give...

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Facebook’s Sandberg meets with lawmakers amid Russia probe

FOX NEWS Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg was on Capitol Hill Wednesday to discuss the social network’s Russia-linked ads  (AP/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON –  One of Facebook’s top executives met Wednesday with House members investigating the company’s Russia-linked ads, and told them the social media giant is serious about dealing with the issue. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, told lawmakers the company is working hard to ensure Americans “understand what the propaganda is that they may or may not be reading,” said House Republican Rep. Mike Conaway, who is leading the House intelligence committee probe. Facebook recently provided three congressional...

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Top GOP Rep. Royce urges Trump to ‘enforce the hell’ out of ‘flawed’ Iran deal

FOX NEWS A top House Republican said Wednesday that the Obama administration “rammed through” a bad deal with its Iran nuclear agreement but urged President Trump to “enforce the hell out of it,” instead of fully withdrawing. “As flawed as the deal is, I believe we must now enforce the hell out of it,” California GOP Rep. Ed Royce, chairman of the House Foreign Relations Committee, told Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom.” Trump, a fellow Republican, is expected this week to decline to certify the 2015 agreement, which would put the issue to Congress. Royce argued later, during a committee...

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Carter Page: Who is he and how is he linked to Trump?

FOX NEWS As the investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election continues, investigators are looking for information from one of President Donald Trump’s campaign advisers, Carter Page. Page, who was a foreign policy adviser to Trump when he was a candidate, has been asked by Senate investigators to turn over records pertaining to Russian contacts and communications for the past seven years. Page has denied a report from Politico that he said he would invoke his Fifth Amendment rights when called to testify before congressional committees. He told The Hill that he would testify before a committee on...

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Conway rips Clinton on Weinstein response: ‘She needs to not be a hypocrite’

FOX NEWS White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway slammed Hillary Clinton on Wednesday for her delay in speaking out against Hollywood mogul and longtime Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein amid allegations that he raped and sexually harassed multiple women. “She needs to not be a hypocrite about women’s empowerment and what it means to be pro-woman,” Conway told Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom.” “She is on a book tour talking about herself and a campaign she lost—not talking about women’s empowerment, she’s not trying to help victims of sexual assault.” Five days after the story broke about Weinstein, Clinton released a statement...

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Texas must not be ‘sanctuary state for abortions,’ state AG says

FOX NEWS “No federal court has ever declared that unlawfully present aliens … have a constitutional right to abortion on demand,” Texas state Attorney General Ken Paxton says. Texas must not become “a sanctuary state for abortions,” the state’s attorney general says. Attorney General Ken Paxton made the comment in response to a lawsuit filed against the state. The legal challenge calls for all publicly funded health service providers to legally make abortions available to undocumented immigrants. But Paxton says the argument doesn’t hold up. “No federal court has ever declared that unlawfully present aliens with no substantial ties...

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House intel committee subpoenas firm behind Trump-Russia dossier

FOX NEWS What does Russia hope to gain from election interference? Senate Intelligence Committee leaders expected to endorse intelligence report on Russian election meddling; insight from national security attorney Christopher Swift, adjunct professor of national security studies at Georgetown University. WASHINGTON –  A political research firm behind a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump’s connections to Russia has been subpoenaed by the House intelligence committee. Joshua Levy, a lawyer for Fusion GPS, said in a statement Tuesday that the subpoenas were signed by Rep. Devin Nunes even though the Republican committee chairman stepped aside months ago from leading...

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