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February 21, 2019

On immigration, Mideast and extra, Kushner retains pushing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The ink wasn’t dry on a border security compromise before Jared Kushner had moved on to another enormous challenge.
February 21, 2019

AP Explains: Can Trump declare emergency to construct his wall?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency and take other executive action to allow construction of the president’s long-promised southern border wall, after bipartisan congressional negotiations provided less than a quarter of the $5.7 billion Trump wanted to start building more than 200 miles of wall.
February 21, 2019

With unclaimed $1.5 billion Mega Millions lottery prize, one state could possibly be a giant loser

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The winner of a $1.54 billion lottery jackpot in South Carolina has yet to come forward. That means the state of South Carolina might be a big loser too.
February 21, 2019

AP evaluation: Hundreds of corporations excused from metal tariff

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite President Donald Trump’s tough talk on trade, his administration has granted hundreds of companies permission to import millions of tons of steel made in China, Japan and other countries without paying the hefty tariff he put in place to protect U.S. manufacturers and jobs, according to an Associated Press analysis.
February 21, 2019

Sales for Jill Abramson’s guide sluggish had been throughout the first week

NEW YORK (AP) — Days of relentless publicity, much of it unwanted, did not lead to many sales for Jill Abramson’s “Merchants of Truth.”
February 21, 2019

Boston may very well be getting one other Trader Joe’s

Thomson Place could soon be quite a hot destination.Trader Joe’s is looking to open the Seaport’s first supermarket, just around the corner from Trillium’s new Fort Point brewpub and down the street from the first Massachusetts location of the Mexican food chain Bartaco. According to The Boston Globe, the Fort Point Channel Landmark District Commission approved the cult-favorite grocery chain’s petition to renovate the large brick building at 44 Thomson Place during a meeting Thursday night.
February 21, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Trump declares emergency with defective claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the southern border while acknowledging that rapid construction of a wall is not a necessity, but rather his preference. In justifying the extraordinary step, he brushed aside his administration’s conclusions that drugs come into the country primarily at official points of entry, not over remote territory that a barrier could seal off.
February 21, 2019

Trump declaration faces unsure destiny in coming court docket combat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Let the lawsuits begin.President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border Friday and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court.
February 21, 2019

New Balance unveils first have a look at Kawhi Leonard’s debut sport shoe

Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard will soon be sporting a new look on his feet.Footwear company New Balance, which was founded and is headquartered in the Boston area, revealed its first look at Leonard’s debut game shoe Friday afternoon. Set to make the third All-Star appearance of his career, Leonard will choose from six colorways of the new OMN1S basketball shoe to wear in Sunday’s All-Star game.