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What has Trump really accomplished?

For all the talk, not much - except in one big area, as 11 million immigrants can suddenly attest.<p>For all the sound and fury of his first 39 days in office, President Donald Trump has not yet dismantled President Obama’s health reforms, Wall Street regulations, or climate rules. He hasn’t started …

Immigration

Muhammad Ali’s son detained under Trump immigration ban

Muhammad Ali’s son was detained at Fort Lauderdale International Airport earlier this month — in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order …

Immigration

One comment from Trump shows his administration's message on immigration has been muddled

When<p>President Trumpboasts of progress he’s made on his biggest campaign promise — to build a wall and stem the flow of illegal immigration across the southern border — he speaks in terms of unadulterated success.<p>But few others in the administration go so far. And with White House spokespeople, …

Donald Trump Plans To Bypass The Courts To Deport As Many People As Possible

On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security released a pair of memos laying out how the agency intends to implement President Donald Trump’s executive orders on domestic immigration enforcement. In addition to calling for a massive increase in the number of immigration agents and the deputizing …

Flight attendant shares story of saving trafficking victim

<b>When Shelia Fedrick saw a dishevelled girl sitting beside an older, well-dressed man on her flight, she was concerned.</b><p>The teenager "looked like she had been through pure hell", the flight attendant told NBC, and the man would not let her speak to the girl.<p>Ms Fedrick left a note for the girl in the …

Personal Information

Flight attendant says she rescued girl from human trafficking

A flight attendant reportedly saved a teenage girl from human trafficking on a flight six years ago.<p>Shelia Frederick told WTSP-TV she was working on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to San Francisco in 2011 when she noticed a teenage girl who looked disheveled and uncomfortable.<p>"Something in …

Human Trafficking

How Airlines and Travelers Can Fight Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking

Three Steps The Trump Administration Can Take To Combat Human Trafficking

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month – a month that recognizes the need to combat this evil, which victimizes as many as 45.8 million people worldwide.<p>This is a human rights issue with implications for national security. Trafficking generates an estimated $150 billion …

Trump Administration

January Is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. This is a critical issue that all of us at Native Hope are passionate about addressing.

Fighting Child Sex Trafficking in India, Award-Winning Movie SOLD Goes Digital

Film is incredibly democratic and accessible, it's probably the best option if you actually want to change the world, not just re-decorate it.- Banksy<p>Giving voice to the millions of children who are sold into sex slavery, in India and beyond, this film adaptation of Patricia McCormick's haunting …

Google Play

Stop Human Trafficking: The Role of Tech & Public-Private Partnerships

January 11th marks National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, an opportunity for community members to show support for trafficking victims and survivors through simple acts–like wearing blue and sharing #WearBlueDay on social media–or fully immersing themselves in the anti-trafficking movement, and …

Private Sector

How Texas can end human trafficking, one hero at a time

One teacher recognizing the signs and choosing to report them was all it took to save her student from sexual exploitation. One neighbor taking …

Texas

Human Trafficking Awareness for the Hospitality Industry

About This Course<p>Human trafficking—modern day slavery—occurs in nearly every country in the world, and every state in the U.S. It also happens in the …

Your hotel room photos could help catch sex traffickers

<b>(CNN) —</b> A young girl poses provocatively in a dark hotel room. For a set fee, any willing customer can pay to have sex with her.<p>For investigators attempting to track down sex traffickers and their victims, these online advertisements can contain critical clues.<p>The smallest of details in a room …

Track Down

Sold for Sex: Underage Trafficking Victim Shares How She Was Saved From Abuse in New Documentary

J.S. was an honor student who played the violin and ran on her high school’s track team. But in the spring of 2010, her free-spirited nature began to …

Trump abandons promise to ‘immediately’ fix Obamacare

“Very complicated.”<p>The extraordinary promises Donald Trump made on the campaign trail have met reality. Trump told a Las Vegas crowd the night before …

Republicans now want to repeal and replace Obamacare 'by the end of the year' — here's how that could happen

Samantha Lee/Business Insider<p>The latest<p><i>Tuesday, February 17:</i> The road to Trumpcare looks like it's about to head down the long and winding road. (<i>More on that below.</i>) After a week of slowly pivoting their repeal of Obamacare to a "repair" both House Speaker Paul Ryan and White House Press Secretary …

Health Care

The ObamaCare Cleanup Begins

Early executive action can improve short-term insurance markets.<p>All of a sudden the press is filled with stories about Republicans supposedly retreating from their promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare. Liberals are claiming vindication and conservatives are getting nervous, but the stampede to …

Health Care

Obamacare: Trump pushes back plan to replace legislation as popularity grows

The president said new healthcare plan may not arrive until 2018 despite prior timelines, as Republicans face pressure to present alternative before repealing<p>Donald Trump’s comments on Sunday suggesting that a replacement for Obamacare may not arrive until 2018 coincides with crowds turning out to …

Health Care

Ryan insists Obamacare replacement will pass this year

<b>(CNN) —</b> House Speaker Paul Ryan insisted Tuesday he intends to pass legislation to dismantle Obamacare and replace it with a new system in 2017 despite suggestions by President Donald Trump that such a move might have to wait until next year.<p>"The legislating is going to be done this year," Ryan …

Tom Price

Issues Facing Republicans in Replacing Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON — Ever since Democrats began pushing the Affordable Care Act through Congress more than seven years ago, Republicans have been trying to come up with an alternative. Candid conversations leaked from a conclave of Republican lawmakers in Philadelphia last month, and public comments since, …

Health Care

Police investigating officer-involved shooting in Hickory

Loading...<p><b>HICKORY, N.C.</b> - Police were investigating an officer-involved shooting early Friday morning in Hickory that left one man dead and an …

Law Enforcement

SC murder suspect killed in confrontation with NC troopers on I-95

ROWLAND, N.C. (WNCN) - A police chase spanning North and South Carolina led to a fatal trooper-involved shooting Friday morning.<p>Sgt. Michael Baker …

Crime

Minneapolis Police Officer Charged with Two Felonies for Reckless Shooting

Minneapolis, MN – Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) Officer Efrem Hamilton has been charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and …

Crime

Fremont Officers Respond to 'Disturbance,' Fatally Shoot Man

Fremont police officers fatally shot a man, and one officer was hospitalized Sunday evening while responding to a "disturbance," according to the …

Crime

The US Needs Real Data to Confront Bias in Police Shootings

The United States has no national database tracking fatal shootings by police. The absence of good data has meant that much of the research on the …

Re-Examining the Death Penalty in Florida

Cell One is the last place an inmate on death row in Florida goes before they are executed. But the cell has not held a prisoner for more than a year, a result of a Supreme Court ruling in January 2016 ordering Florida to change the process of sentencing people to death. That decision threw the …

Death Penalty

Philippines bishops oppose bid for severe death penalty revival

Manila, Philippines, Jan 31, 2017 / 07:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic bishops of the Philippines voiced strong objections to proposals intended …

Catholicism

Death penalty: PH told to honor int’l treaty

Opposition senators on Tuesday forced the suspension of discussions on President Duterte’s proposal to revive the death penalty, citing international …

Asia