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Two Patriots To Skip White House Visit

Two New England Patriots have said they will skip the team’s White House visit. Tight end Martellus Bennett and defensive back Devin McCourty stated they will not be attending the tradition photo-op with the President. Patriots star

NYPD Charges Man in Jogger Death

Police have charged Chanel Lewis, 20, of Brooklyn with the death of Karina Vetrano, 30 who was found dead on August 2 last year after being raped and strangled in Howard Beach, Queens. New York police charge

Travel Ban Temporarily Halted

President Trump Executive Order over banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days, all refugees for 120 days and indefinitely halts refugees from Syria has been temporarily halted. Strike 2: There’s no travel ban, for now

Punxsutawney Phil Makes His Prediction

The first Groundhog Day was held on Feb. 2, 1887 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.  Now, 130 years later Punxsutawney Phil has made his prediction:  6 more weeks of winter. Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil predicts more winter Via www.cbsnews.com

Trump Nominates Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Republicans were quick to rally behind President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, but Democrats still have memories of Merrick Garland’s failed appointment. Trump picks Neil Gorsuch as nominee for Supreme Court Via

Boy Scouts Open Membership to Trans Gender Boys

The Boy Scouts of America announced that they would accept new scouts “based on the gender identity indicated on the application,” thereby including transgender boys. Boy Scouts open membership to transgender boys Via rss.cnn.com 01/31/2017 7:04 AM  

Executive Order Sends Airports Into Chaos

Protests against President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travel from seven  Muslim-majority nations erupted in cities and airports over the weekend. Trump executive order: White House stands firm over travel ban Via www.bbc.co.uk 01/29/2017 12:15 PM  

Trump Brings Pipelines Back

President Trump took action to expedite two high priority energy infrastructure projects, the Keystone XL pipeline and the Dakota Access pipeline, two projects that caused an uproar before being shut down by the previous administration. Trump backs

Trump Alleges Widespread Voter Fraud

President Donald Trump advised he will launch a ‘major’ investigation to look into voter fraud in the country.  The president has stated that he lost the popular vote because of widespread voter fraud. WH: Trump believes millions

George HW Bush Leaves ICU

Former President George H.W. Bush was transferred out of ICU Monday, and his wife, Barbara, was being discharged from Houston Methodist Hospital, as per their doctors. George HW Bush to leave intensive care Via www.bbc.co.uk 01/23/2017 11:45

El Chapo Extradited to US From Mexico

Drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been extradited to the United States, Mexico’s Foreign Ministry says.   The extradition occurs a little more than a year he was caught trying to escape from a maximum-security prison. Mexico

This is It

Today, President-Elect Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the Unites States of America.  In a transition that is timed to the second, Trump will be sworn in and then give his personally written inauguration speech. Trump

George HW Bush and Wife Admitted to Hospital

President Bush, 92, was admitted to the ICU at Houston Methodist Hospital to address “an acute respiratory problem stemming from pneumonia. Barbara, his wife was admitted as well suffering from bronchitis. George H.W. Bush hospitalized, spokesman says

Chelsea Manning to Be Released in May

President Obama has shortened the prison sentence of  Chelsea Manning, who was responsible for a 2010 leak of classified materials to WikiLeaks. Chelsea Manning: Obama reduces sentence of Wikileaks source Via www.bbc.co.uk 01/17/2017 4:40 PM    IB

Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka Dies at 73

Former WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka died Sunday at age 73. Earlier this month a judge found he was not competent to stand trial over the death of his girlfriend in 1983. Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka