Sydney W

15 Added | 1 Magazine | 10 Likes | @SydneyW2016 | Keep up with Sydney W on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Sydney W”

Donald Trump

With Fewer People Buying Homes, Millennials Are Redefining the American Dream

Home ownership in America is not nearly as common as it was in the past. Census Bureau figures show that in the second quarter of 2016, the home ownership rate dropped to 62.9 percent — the lowest in more than 50 years.<p>Are we witnessing the death of the American Dream of home ownership and a white …

Demographics
Government
Barack Obama
Justice

Ex-FBI agent who stole drug money to buy cars and plastic surgery for his wife is sentenced

A former FBI agent was sentenced Monday to three years in federal prison for stealing more than $136,000 in cash during drug investigations and spending it on lavish gifts for himself and loved ones.<p>In May, former special agent Scott M. Bowman of Moreno Valley admitted to using the cash to fund a …

New Jersey Governor Christie vetoes minimum wage hike to $15/hr | Reuters

(Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Tuesday vetoed a bill to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next five years.<p>Former Republican U.S. presidential candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie waves as he departs after speaking during the second session at the …

New Jersey

Texas sues to enforce right to carry guns in county courthouse

Responding to complaints from gun-rights advocates pushing for greater access to public buildings, the Texas attorney general has sued a southeast Texas county that tried to ban guns from its courthouse.<p>"A local government cannot be allowed to flout Texas's licensed carry laws, or any state law, …

Voting
Black Lives Matter

A Trump-Sanders Debate?

The Republican nominee offers vague terms to a Democratic rival before the California primary.<p><i>Updated on May 26 at 4:57 p.m. ET</i><p>It could be yuge.<p>Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump said Thursday he’d be willing to debate Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders before the June 7 California …

Government

Eleven states sue U.S. government over transgender bathroom policy

(Reuters) - Officials from 11 U.S. states sued the Obama administration on Wednesday to overturn a directive telling schools to let transgender students use bathrooms matching their gender identity, decrying the policy as “a massive social experiment.”<p>Ramping up the simmering battles over …

LGBTQI

Donald Trump clarifies position on guns in schools

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump on Monday clarified his position on allowing guns in schools, telling CNN in a phone interview that "school resource officers" or trained teachers should be the ones carrying guns.<p>He stood by his adamant criticism of gun free zones but backed away from his blanket call …

Donald Trump
North Korea

Trump: I may ask Congress to formally declare war to fight terror

President Donald Trump would have no problem asking Congress for a declaration of war to fight terrorism, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee told Fox News host Bill O’Reilly in an interview that will air Monday evening.<p>“It wouldn’t bother me at all doing that,” Trump said, according to …

Donald Trump