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February 21, 2019

Roseanne Barr Calls Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez A 'B—h,' Slams Democratic Party In Profanity-Laced YouTube Video

Comedienne Roseanne Barr took to YouTube on Wednesday in a video that minced no words as she discussed Democrats, socialism, and freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
February 21, 2019

GE to downsize Boston headquarters, reimburse state $87 million

BOSTON (AP) — General Electric announced Thursday it will downsize its world headquarters in Boston and will return $87 million that Massachusetts spent as part of an incentives package to lure the company from Connecticut three years ago.
February 21, 2019

Average tax refunds fall, creating political flashpoint

WASHINGTON (AP) — The average tax refund and the total amount of refunds issued declined for the second straight week, potentially intensifying a political flashpoint seized by Democrats as proof that the Republican-written tax law hurts the middle class.
February 21, 2019

Warren returns to Nevada, coronary heart of 2008 financial disaster

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren, who made her name as a consumer advocate following the 2008 financial crisis, will make her first appearance Sunday as a presidential candidate in Las Vegas, the boom-and-bust town that made Nevada the epicenter of the country’s foreclosure crisis.
February 21, 2019

Shanahan says he hasn’t decided quantity for border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting secretary of defense said Saturday he has not yet determined how much money he will redirect to President Donald Trump’s border wall project.
February 21, 2019

Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — A 15-year employee being fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company started shooting Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was killed by police, authorities said.
February 21, 2019

Court submitting: Manafort faces greater than 19 years in jail

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort, the one-time chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, could spend more than 19 years in prison on tax and bank fraud charges, prosecutors said Friday.
February 21, 2019

IG report: Ex-housing company director Watt misused place

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mel Watt, the former director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, misused his position when he attempted to coerce a female employee of the agency to engage in a personal relationship with him, according to a report from the agency’s inspector general.
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

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.