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Springfield looks for economic growth on Kearney Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-(4/25/17) The City of Springfield is nearing completion of a corridor study for a portion of Kearney Street between Kansas Expressway and Glenstone Avenue. At the April 25 City Council Lunch, PGAV Planners presented ideas for the revitalization of Kearney Street, including an identification of sites for redevelopment, placemaking strategies and recommendations for economic development tools to facilitate development along the three-mile stretch of Kearney St... More>>

Germans jeer Ivanka Trump for defending her father

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FoxNews.com -- (04/25/2017) First daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump faced a rocky reception Tuesday while defending her father’s advocacy for women at an event in Germany. During her first official trip abroad in her White House role, she drew groans from the audience when she touted her father’s record after making a plug for paid leave policies.

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California judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money

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FoxNews.com -- (04/25/2017) A California judge on Tuesday blocked President Trump’s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called “sanctuary cities.” The ruling from U.S. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said that Trump's order targeted broad categories of federal funding for sanctuary governments, and that plaintiffs challenging the order were likely to succeed in proving it unconstitutional. 

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Skipping breakfast may be bad for your heart, doctors say

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FoxNews.com -- (04/25/2017) Planning meals and snacks in advance and eating breakfast every day may help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, new guidelines from U.S. doctors say. Eating more calories earlier in the day and consuming less food at night may also reduce the odds of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiac or blood vessel diseases, according to the scientific statement from the American Heart Association.

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Mercy Volunteers Crucial to Hospital Video included

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Springfield, MO.- (4/25/17)  Volunteers offer a great deal of help to many organizations, but for Mercy Hospital, they’re more than just a helping hand “So, our volunteers are our lifeline at mercy. They do a variety of things in the hospitals, and clinics, and without them, we could do what we do” Last year, 750 mercy volunteers spent more than 116,000 hours at the hospital helping those in need that’s over 9000 hours a month.

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Republic teen tried as adult in murder case

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (04/25/2017) A Republic teenager will be tried as an adult in the murder of 80-year-old Mary J Shisler. Trystan Westrip, 17, was charged with first degree murder, armed criminal action, tampering with a motor vehicle and attempted arson. In October of 2016, Shisler's body was found in a wooded area near her home in Strafford and her vehicle was missing.  

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World's last male northern white rhino gets help from Tinder

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FoxNews.com –  The world's last male northern white rhino has joined the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a last-chance breeding effort to keep his species alive. "I don't mean to be too forward, but the fate of the species literally depends on me," the rhino's profile says. "I perform well under pressure." 

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Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

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Concord, NC - (4/25/17) Hendrick Motorsports announced today that fan favorite, Dale Earnhardt Jr., will retire following the 2017 season. Earnhardt Jr. has been behind the wheel of a Cup Series car for 18 seasons and more than 600 races. He has won 26 points-paying races in the Cup Series including two Daytona 500 wins. He has finished a season in the top 5 four times, with his third place season finish in 2003 being his best.

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New Orleans takes down prominent Confederate monument

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Foxnews.com – (04/24/17) New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments under the cover of darkness early Monday, the latest Southern city to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy. Truckers arrived at around 1:25 a.m. to begin removing the Liberty Monument, which commemorates whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government in New Orleans. 

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Trump discusses North Korea tensions with Asian leaders

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FoxNews.com-- (04/24/2017) President Trump talked to leaders of both China and Japan on Monday as tensions on the Korean Peninsula have boiled over and North Korea appears ready for an ICBM launch. Trump spoke by phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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MSU Unveils Severe Storm Shelter Video included

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Springfield, MO.- (4/24/17) It may not look like much from the outside but through the one foot concrete walls, now lies one of the safest places in Springfield. “Its got restroom faculties, its got water, a backup generator in the event that we are to lose power, and so it will provide a relatively comfortable and safe space” Missouri State University has just unveiled it 1.8 million dollar FEMA safe room,  optimized for severe weather scenarios.

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Apartment fire leaves 50 people homeless

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GRANDVIEW, Mo -- (04/24/2017) A massive apartment fire that broke out Sunday afternoon in Grandview, Mo. has left at least 50 people homeless and has sent five to the hospital.  The fire started around 3 p.m. at Cloverleaf Apartment Complex due to an electrical outlet explosion that residents said could have been avoided.  

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Second defendant in murder trail takes plea agreement

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Springfield, Mo – (4/24/17) A second defendant has accepted a plea agreement in the 20-14 murder of Christopher Younes. Gabriella Shields, 29, avoided a trial and pleaded guilty today to 2nd degree murder and armed criminal action. Her original charge was 1st degree murder. Shields' sentencing date has been set for July 17.

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Peggy Whitson topples record for longest space stay

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International Space Station – (4/24/17) Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the NASA record for longest cumulative time in space. As of 1:27 AM Eastern Time on Monday, Whitson has been in space for 534 days, or one year and 169 days. This broke the previous record of Jeff Williams, who in turn broke the record of Scott Kelly in August of 2016. Williams stayed in space another month after setting the record, but Whitson is not expected back until this September.

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Eleven year old child responsible for fire

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Springfield, Mo - (4/24/17) The fire department has determined that a local house fire was a case of a child playing with matches. The fire broke out Monday morning on the 1200 block of North Colgate, a few blocks east of 160. No one was hurt, but the fire did about $500 worth of damage. The child who started the fire, whose name has not been released, has been referred to juvenile court.

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Additional animal abuse charges for 3 in Pulaski County

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Pulaski County, MO - (4/24/17) New charges have been filed against three people in Pulaski County stemming from an ongoing animal abuse case. Deborah Peters, 59, now faces thirty counts of felony animal abuse as a prior offender. Police discovered that Peters previously pled guilty to animal abuse in Morgan County and is currently on probation for those charges. Michele Peters, 21, and Anthony Sisto, 24, have been charged with thirty counts of misdemeanor animal abuse.

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French presidential election: Le Pen, Macron win first round to advance to runoff

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FoxNews.com - (4/24/17) French politics was shaken to its core Sunday as far-right populist Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron advanced to a runoff presidential election after the first round of voting.

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Nixa Junior High Students Face Child Porn Allegations

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SPRINGFIELD, MO (04/21/17) - A few dozen phones were confiscated by the Nixa Police Department. Drew Douglas with the City of Nixa says it’s because a report of some inappropriate photos had been shared among the junior high students. Nixa Police were alerted that some images being shared among the students could possibly contain child pornography. 

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  • Mercy Volunteers Crucial to Hospital

    Mercy Volunteers Crucial to Hospital

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-04-26 01:00:08 GMT

    Springfield, MO.- (4/25/17)  Volunteers offer a great deal of help to many organizations, but for Mercy Hospital, they’re more than just a helping hand “So, our volunteers are our lifeline at mercy. They do a variety of things in the hospitals, and clinics, and without them, we could do what we do” Last year, 750 mercy volunteers spent more than 116,000 hours at the hospital helping those in need that’s over 9000 hours a month.

    Springfield, MO.- (4/25/17)  Volunteers offer a great deal of help to many organizations, but for Mercy Hospital, they’re more than just a helping hand “So, our volunteers are our lifeline at mercy. They do a variety of things in the hospitals, and clinics, and without them, we could do what we do” Last year, 750 mercy volunteers spent more than 116,000 hours at the hospital helping those in need that’s over 9000 hours a month.

  • Republic teen tried as adult in murder case

    Republic teen tried as adult in murder case

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:48 PM EDT2017-04-26 00:48:19 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (04/25/2017) A Republic teenager will be tried as an adult in the murder of 80-year-old Mary J Shisler. Trystan Westrip, 17, was charged with first degree murder, armed criminal action, tampering with a motor vehicle and attempted arson. In October of 2016, Shisler's body was found in a wooded area near her home in Strafford and her vehicle was missing.  

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (04/25/2017) A Republic teenager will be tried as an adult in the murder of 80-year-old Mary J Shisler. Trystan Westrip, 17, was charged with first degree murder, armed criminal action, tampering with a motor vehicle and attempted arson. In October of 2016, Shisler's body was found in a wooded area near her home in Strafford and her vehicle was missing.  

  • Jury convicts man in murder of stepfather

    Jury convicts man in murder of stepfather

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:07 PM EDT2017-04-26 00:07:43 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – (04/25/17) Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announces that Austen D. May, 20, of Springfield, Missouri, was convicted today by a Greene County jury in a July 2016 shooting that occurred at 843 S. Nettleton Avenue in Springfield. May was found guilty of the single count of unlawful use of a weapon by shooting at a person contained in the felony information for events that took place on July 2, 2016.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – (04/25/17) Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announces that Austen D. May, 20, of Springfield, Missouri, was convicted today by a Greene County jury in a July 2016 shooting that occurred at 843 S. Nettleton Avenue in Springfield. May was found guilty of the single count of unlawful use of a weapon by shooting at a person contained in the felony information for events that took place on July 2, 2016.

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  • California judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money

    California judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 9:15 PM EDT2017-04-26 01:15:30 GMT

    FoxNews.com -- (04/25/2017) A California judge on Tuesday blocked President Trump’s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called “sanctuary cities.” The ruling from U.S. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said that Trump's order targeted broad categories of federal funding for sanctuary governments, and that plaintiffs challenging the order were likely to succeed in proving it unconstitutional. 

    FoxNews.com -- (04/25/2017) A California judge on Tuesday blocked President Trump’s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called “sanctuary cities.” The ruling from U.S. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said that Trump's order targeted broad categories of federal funding for sanctuary governments, and that plaintiffs challenging the order were likely to succeed in proving it unconstitutional. 

  • Nordstrom Charging $425 for Fake-Mud Jeans

    Nordstrom Charging $425 for Fake-Mud Jeans

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:34 PM EDT2017-04-26 00:34:57 GMT

    (04/25/17) Fashion retailer Nordstrom is selling a pair of $425 jeans that allegedly show "you're not afraid to get down and dirty." The "Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans," which come with a "caked-on muddy coating," have been roundly mocked on social media, with Mike Rowe remarking that the jeans are intended to make someone appear like they have a dirty job when they do not. 

    (04/25/17) Fashion retailer Nordstrom is selling a pair of $425 jeans that allegedly show "you're not afraid to get down and dirty." The "Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans," which come with a "caked-on muddy coating," have been roundly mocked on social media, with Mike Rowe remarking that the jeans are intended to make someone appear like they have a dirty job when they do not. 

  • Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

    Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-04-25 15:39:52 GMT

    Concord, NC - (4/25/17) Hendrick Motorsports announced today that fan favorite, Dale Earnhardt Jr., will retire following the 2017 season. Earnhardt Jr. has been behind the wheel of a Cup Series car for 18 seasons and more than 600 races. He has won 26 points-paying races in the Cup Series including two Daytona 500 wins. He has finished a season in the top 5 four times, with his third place season finish in 2003 being his best.

    Concord, NC - (4/25/17) Hendrick Motorsports announced today that fan favorite, Dale Earnhardt Jr., will retire following the 2017 season. Earnhardt Jr. has been behind the wheel of a Cup Series car for 18 seasons and more than 600 races. He has won 26 points-paying races in the Cup Series including two Daytona 500 wins. He has finished a season in the top 5 four times, with his third place season finish in 2003 being his best.

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  • Germans jeer Ivanka Trump for defending her father

    Germans jeer Ivanka Trump for defending her father

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-04-26 01:24:23 GMT

    FoxNews.com -- (04/25/2017) First daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump faced a rocky reception Tuesday while defending her father’s advocacy for women at an event in Germany. During her first official trip abroad in her White House role, she drew groans from the audience when she touted her father’s record after making a plug for paid leave policies.

    FoxNews.com -- (04/25/2017) First daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump faced a rocky reception Tuesday while defending her father’s advocacy for women at an event in Germany. During her first official trip abroad in her White House role, she drew groans from the audience when she touted her father’s record after making a plug for paid leave policies.

  • Trump discusses North Korea tensions with Asian leaders

    Trump discusses North Korea tensions with Asian leaders

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:08 PM EDT2017-04-25 01:08:09 GMT

    FoxNews.com-- (04/24/2017) President Trump talked to leaders of both China and Japan on Monday as tensions on the Korean Peninsula have boiled over and North Korea appears ready for an ICBM launch. Trump spoke by phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

    FoxNews.com-- (04/24/2017) President Trump talked to leaders of both China and Japan on Monday as tensions on the Korean Peninsula have boiled over and North Korea appears ready for an ICBM launch. Trump spoke by phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

  • French presidential election: Le Pen, Macron win first round to advance to runoff

    French presidential election: Le Pen, Macron win first round to advance to runoff

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:30 AM EDT2017-04-24 15:30:05 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (4/24/17) French politics was shaken to its core Sunday as far-right populist Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron advanced to a runoff presidential election after the first round of voting.

    FoxNews.com - (4/24/17) French politics was shaken to its core Sunday as far-right populist Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron advanced to a runoff presidential election after the first round of voting.

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  • Erin Moran's husband reveals her tragic final days with skin cancer

    Erin Moran's husband reveals her tragic final days with skin cancer

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-04-26 01:02:32 GMT

     (04/25/17) Erin Moran’s husband is opening up on the final months of the “Happy Days” star’s life. In an open letter shared by former co-star Scott Baio on Facebook, Steve Fleischmann described how the 56-year-old actress had no idea she was gravely ill until around Thanksgiving in 2016. “Erin woke up and had about a dime size blood stain on her pillowcase,” wrote the widower. 

     (04/25/17) Erin Moran’s husband is opening up on the final months of the “Happy Days” star’s life. In an open letter shared by former co-star Scott Baio on Facebook, Steve Fleischmann described how the 56-year-old actress had no idea she was gravely ill until around Thanksgiving in 2016. “Erin woke up and had about a dime size blood stain on her pillowcase,” wrote the widower. 

  • World's last male northern white rhino gets help from Tinder

    World's last male northern white rhino gets help from Tinder

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-04-26 00:43:42 GMT

    FoxNews.com –  The world's last male northern white rhino has joined the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a last-chance breeding effort to keep his species alive. "I don't mean to be too forward, but the fate of the species literally depends on me," the rhino's profile says. "I perform well under pressure." 

    FoxNews.com –  The world's last male northern white rhino has joined the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a last-chance breeding effort to keep his species alive. "I don't mean to be too forward, but the fate of the species literally depends on me," the rhino's profile says. "I perform well under pressure." 

  • 'Bachelor' star Chris Soules arrested

    'Bachelor' star Chris Soules arrested

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:51 AM EDT2017-04-25 15:51:09 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (4/25/17) “Bachelor” star Chris Soules was arrested on Monday following a fatal accident and is currently in custody at the Buchanan County Jail in Iowa, Fox News has learned. Soules, 35, was taken in for “leaving the scene of an accident – a death-related accident,” an official with the jail told us. “A death occurred,” the official added.

    FoxNews.com - (4/25/17) “Bachelor” star Chris Soules was arrested on Monday following a fatal accident and is currently in custody at the Buchanan County Jail in Iowa, Fox News has learned. Soules, 35, was taken in for “leaving the scene of an accident – a death-related accident,” an official with the jail told us. “A death occurred,” the official added.

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  • Skipping breakfast may be bad for your heart, doctors say

    Skipping breakfast may be bad for your heart, doctors say

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 9:05 PM EDT2017-04-26 01:05:06 GMT

    FoxNews.com -- (04/25/2017) Planning meals and snacks in advance and eating breakfast every day may help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, new guidelines from U.S. doctors say. Eating more calories earlier in the day and consuming less food at night may also reduce the odds of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiac or blood vessel diseases, according to the scientific statement from the American Heart Association.

    FoxNews.com -- (04/25/2017) Planning meals and snacks in advance and eating breakfast every day may help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, new guidelines from U.S. doctors say. Eating more calories earlier in the day and consuming less food at night may also reduce the odds of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiac or blood vessel diseases, according to the scientific statement from the American Heart Association.

  • Bad eating habits linked to genes, researchers say

    Bad eating habits linked to genes, researchers say

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:44:43 GMT

     (04/24/17) Have a sweet tooth and crave salty foods? That might be genetic. According to a study from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, researchers have found links between food preference and genetics, specifically surrounding hormone regulation, depression and obesity risk.

     (04/24/17) Have a sweet tooth and crave salty foods? That might be genetic. According to a study from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, researchers have found links between food preference and genetics, specifically surrounding hormone regulation, depression and obesity risk.

  • Women May be Getting More Benefits from Mindfulness Classes than Men

    Women May be Getting More Benefits from Mindfulness Classes than Men

    Friday, April 21 2017 9:23 PM EDT2017-04-22 01:23:40 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(04/21/2017) Practicing mindfulness-a main tenet of meditation and yoga-may improve mood in women, but not men, a new study has found. Authors from Brown University say their research suggests teachers in the mindfulness space may need to consider gender differences when holding their classes.

    Foxnews.com--(04/21/2017) Practicing mindfulness-a main tenet of meditation and yoga-may improve mood in women, but not men, a new study has found. Authors from Brown University say their research suggests teachers in the mindfulness space may need to consider gender differences when holding their classes.

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  • Springfield looks for economic growth on Kearney

    Springfield looks for economic growth on Kearney

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 10:54 PM EDT2017-04-26 02:54:39 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-(4/25/17) The City of Springfield is nearing completion of a corridor study for a portion of Kearney Street between Kansas Expressway and Glenstone Avenue. At the April 25 City Council Lunch, PGAV Planners presented ideas for the revitalization of Kearney Street, including an identification of sites for redevelopment, placemaking strategies and recommendations for economic development tools to facilitate development along the three-mile stretch of Kearney St...
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-(4/25/17) The City of Springfield is nearing completion of a corridor study for a portion of Kearney Street between Kansas Expressway and Glenstone Avenue. At the April 25 City Council Lunch, PGAV Planners presented ideas for the revitalization of Kearney Street, including an identification of sites for redevelopment, placemaking strategies and recommendations for economic development tools to facilitate development along the three-mile stretch of Kearney St...
  • Germans jeer Ivanka Trump for defending her father

    Germans jeer Ivanka Trump for defending her father

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-04-26 01:24:23 GMT

    FoxNews.com -- (04/25/2017) First daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump faced a rocky reception Tuesday while defending her father’s advocacy for women at an event in Germany. During her first official trip abroad in her White House role, she drew groans from the audience when she touted her father’s record after making a plug for paid leave policies.

    FoxNews.com -- (04/25/2017) First daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump faced a rocky reception Tuesday while defending her father’s advocacy for women at an event in Germany. During her first official trip abroad in her White House role, she drew groans from the audience when she touted her father’s record after making a plug for paid leave policies.

  • California judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money

    California judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 9:15 PM EDT2017-04-26 01:15:30 GMT

    FoxNews.com -- (04/25/2017) A California judge on Tuesday blocked President Trump’s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called “sanctuary cities.” The ruling from U.S. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said that Trump's order targeted broad categories of federal funding for sanctuary governments, and that plaintiffs challenging the order were likely to succeed in proving it unconstitutional. 

    FoxNews.com -- (04/25/2017) A California judge on Tuesday blocked President Trump’s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called “sanctuary cities.” The ruling from U.S. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said that Trump's order targeted broad categories of federal funding for sanctuary governments, and that plaintiffs challenging the order were likely to succeed in proving it unconstitutional. 

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