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Philadelphia beats U.S. appeal in sanctuary city case
1:18pm, 15th February, 2019

Philadelphia beats U.S. appeal in sanctuary city case

A federal appeals court said on Friday the Trump administration cannot cut off grants to Philadelphia for its refusal to cooperate with immigration authorities seeking to deport immigrants who are in the country illegally.
House passes border security bill, sends to Trump
9:34pm, 14th February, 2019

House passes border security bill, sends to Trump

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bipartisan border security bill aimed at averting a government shutdown and sent it to President Donald Trump, including new barriers for part of the U.S.-Mexico border but not the $5.7 billion...
Feeling unwelcome, Amazon ditches plans for New York hub
5:16pm, 14th February, 2019

Feeling unwelcome, Amazon ditches plans for New York hub

Amazon.com Inc abruptly scrapped plans to build a major outpost in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs, blaming opposition from local leaders upset by the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised by state and city politicians.
Trump to sign border bill, declare emergency: McConnell
3:50pm, 14th February, 2019

Trump to sign border bill, declare emergency: McConnell

President Donald Trump will sign a border security bill to avert another government shutdown, but also declare a national emergency to obtain funds for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall, the top Senate Republican said on Thursday.
Amazon pulls plug on New York City headquarters
2:25pm, 14th February, 2019

Amazon pulls plug on New York City headquarters

Amazon.com Inc abruptly scrapped plans to build a headquarters in New York after opposition from local politicians and some of its would-be neighbors, the third most-valuable public U.S. company said on Thursday.
Amazon to New York City: Fuggedaboutit!
1:42pm, 14th February, 2019

Amazon to New York City: Fuggedaboutit!

Amazon.com Inc will not move forward with plans to build a headquarters in New York after rising opposition from local politicians, the third most-valuable public U.S. company said in on Thursday.