Shutdown puts ICE at risk of running out of money to pay contractors – CNN

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is tasked with, among other things, detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants in the United States. To do so, the agency contracts with private companies and county jails across the country. But, with shutdown talks at an impasse and no additional funding in sight, ICE is forced to work with what it already has in its coffers. “ICE only has a finite amount of money that they had been appropriated and that ended on December 21,” said Tracey Valerio, the former director of management at ICE, referring…

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Thursday’s transfer roundup: Ramsey, Arnautovic and Higuain dominate the headlines – MARCA.com

– World Cup star Benjamin Pavard will join Bayern Munich next season Ibai Gomez returns to Athletic Club Borussia Dortmund eye Thorgan Hazard Juventus close in on Aaron Ramsey capture Gonzalo Higuain is wanted by Chelsea 21:46.Juventus want to extend the contract of Mandzukic until 2022. The Turin club want to close the deal before their Champions League meeting with Atletico Madrid. 20:46. AS Roma sporting director Monchi wants to sign forward Krzysztof Piatek from Genoa but the latter have slapped a 70 million euro price tag on their man.…

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Exabogado de Trump declarará ante la Cámara Baja

WASHINGTON – Michael Cohen, exabogado personal del presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, testificará el próximo 7 de febrero ante el Comité de Supervisión de la Cámara Baja en relación con la investigación sobre la supuesta coordinación entre la campaña del gobernante y el Kremlin durante las elecciones de 2016. Cohen aceptó comparecer ante el Comité después de que en diciembre pasado fuera condenado a tres años de cárcel por una serie de cargos que incluyen asuntos vinculados a la investigación sobre la trama rusa, como mentir al Congreso sobre…

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Solicitan el ADN de Ronaldo por presunta violación

La policía metropolitana de Las Vegas ha solicitado una orden judicial para obtener el ADN del futbolista portugués Cristiano Ronaldo, actualmente en el Club Juventus italiano, para contrastarlo con los restos biológicos encontrados en el vestido de una mujer que lo acusa de violación. De acuerdo con el Wall Street Journal, que cita a oficiales cercanos al caso, las autoridades de Nevada habrían requerido a un juez italiano, actual país de residencia del luso, que permita tomar una muestra de deportista para comprobar si coincide con el encontrado en la…

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Television Learned the Wrong Lessons From The Sopranos – The New Republic

The elderly Uncle Junior is in his armchair, facing down a disloyal male relation. In the next episode, Junior will get his hand stuck in the garbage disposal for six hours, but for now he has the dignity of a retired king, which is what he is. He holds up one hand, and says: “I’m in no shape for disharmony.” After mainlining the entire Sopranos oeuvre this last week, Junior’s seated pronouncement is the moment that has stayed with me. Not the first time we see Tony take joy in…

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Minnesota Town’s Shrimp-Farming Dreams Are Put on Ice – The Wall Street Journal

A Minnesota town’s dream of becoming the shrimp capital of the Midwest is proving more challenging than expected—and not just because of the weather. A company named trū Shrimp Co. had planned to break ground this spring in Luverne, Minn., on a $330 million to $360 million indoor shrimp farm. It aims to produce 8 million pounds of shrimp a year in stacked ponds that are about 12 inches deep, 12 feet wide and nearly the length of two football fields. … < p class=”wpematico_credit”>Powered by WPeMatico

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Ice block ‘from passenger plane’ smashes through family home just feet from sleeping mother – The Independent

A woman has described the moment a chunk of ice, believed to have fallen from a passenger plane, smashed through the roof of her family home and landed in a bedroom wardrobe while she was fast asleep. Carmela Caccavo was still in bed at her home in Mississauga, <a href=”https://www.independent.co.uk/topic/Canada” target=”_blank” class=”body-link” data-vars-item-name=”BL-8721306-https://www.independent.co.uk/topic/Canada” data-vars-event-id=”c6″>Canada</a>, when she and her son woke up to a crashing sound at around 6.30am on Wednesday morning. “I thought something collapsed, like if you’re throwing something down the stairs and everything, boom – shatters,” Ms Caccavo told <a href=”https://www.cp24.com/news/chunk-of-ice-falls-from-airliner-into-mississauga-seniors-bedroom-1.4247277″ rel=”nofollow”…

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21 fun January events in Upstate NY: Winter festivals, ice fishing, more – newyorkupstate.com

By Ngoc Huynh | nhuynh@nyup.com | Posted January 04, 2019 at 07:09 AM | Updated January 04, 2019 at 07:16 AM <!– Gigya Sharebar –> <div class=”gallery_container”> <div class=”gallery_wrapper gallery_separator” id=”gallery760ac675e64787″ data-galleryid=”760ac675e64787″ data-gallerytype=”multi” data-gallerypermalink=”https://www.newyorkupstate.com/expo/life-and-culture/g66l-2019/01/760ac675e64787/21-fun-january-events-in-upsta.html” data-galleryjson=”https://expo.advance.net/static/760ac675e64787/data.json” data-gallerypagetype=”permalink” data-commentlink=”https://www.newyorkupstate.com/comments.html?entry_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.newyorkupstate.com%2Fexpo%2Flife-and-culture%2Fg66l-2019%2F01%2F760ac675e64787%2F21-fun-january-events-in-upsta.html” data-gallerysource=”exhibitor” readability=”8.1764442454098″> <div class=”gallery_common_caption asset_caption” id=”gallery760ac675e64787_common_caption” readability=”12″> Make 2019 a great year for you in Upstate New York. Enjoy the outdoors with winter festivals, dine at unique places, and try new things. Here are 21 events in January to check out. <div class=”gallery_slide ” id=”gallery760ac675e64787_entry0″ readability=”28.963636363636″> <div class=”asset_caption caption” readability=”14.251948051948″> Enter the Haggis,…

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Policía: hombre seduce a menor de 12 años y la viola

NUEVA YORK — Una familia hispana de El Bronx vio su peor pesadilla hecha realidad después de que su hija de 12 años fuese supuestamente seducida y violada por un desconocido. El horrendo suceso ocurrió el viernes el 4 de enero a eso de las 10:30 p.m. en la Avenida Elder en Soundview. Según la policía, el sospechoso habría atraído y luego convencido a la menor a subir a su camioneta negra, llevándola a otro vecindario y posteriormente violándola. El hombre llevó a la pequeña a un motel de Pelham…

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Trump says he ‘never meant Mexico would write a check’ for the wall – CNBC

President Donald Trump on Thursday admitted that Mexico would not directly pay for the construction of his proposed wall along the southern border. Instead, he claims the wall will be paid for by revenue gained from a new trade deal pending in Congress. <meta id=”speakablemeta3″ itemprop=”cssSelector” content=”#article_body > div > div.group > p:first-child”/>”During the campaign, I said Mexico would pay for it,” Trump told reporters outside the White House. “They are paying for it with the incredible deal we made, the USMCA.” That deal, short for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, was…

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