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DHS memo outlines proposed changes to Remain in Mexico program

DHS memo outlines proposed changes to Remain in Mexico program

The Department of Homeland Security is implementing a number of updates to the administration’s controversial policy of returning migrants to Mexico for the duration of their US court proceedings, an implicit acknowledgment that changes were needed. The changes — aimed at speeding up court case processing, among other things — will include a review of…MORE

California wants mandatory QR Codes for cannabis businesses

California wants mandatory QR Codes for cannabis businesses

California is doubling down on plans to use QR Codes in its fight against illicit cannabis sales. The California Bureau of Cannabis Control on Thursday proposed emergency regulations that would require state-licensed cannabis businesses to display their unique Quick Response Code certificates in their store windows and ensure they have the digital barcodes handy when…MORE

Trump expected to sign US-Mexico-Canada trade deal next week

Trump expected to sign US-Mexico-Canada trade deal next week

President Donald Trump is expected to sign the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement next Wednesday, according to a White House official and an administration official. Senators from both parties came together last week to pass one of Trump’s foremost legislative priorities — the revised North American Free Trade Agreement — just days before his historic impeachment trial…MORE

‘There’s no script I’ve ever read that’s been as awful as this.’

According to arrest records in Jefferson Parish, 51-year-old Jean-Pierre Gillain was extradited from California and booked into the parish prison Wednesday on first-degree rape and aggravated crime against nature charges. Gillian is the ex-husband of former “NCIS New Orleans” actor Zoe McLellan. She said the victim is the couple’s son.“There’s no script I’ve ever read…MORE

‘The system is broken,’ Lakeview residents frustrated with crime

Some Lakeview homeowners are demanding answers and want to know where their tax dollars are going.This comes after the area has seen a spike in car burglaries.A Lakeview Crime Prevention District meeting is set for Thursday night at St. Dominic.Many have questions as they pay an extra tax for more patrols and some fear for…MORE

Two pipe bombs found in Pennsylvania township this week

Two pipe bombs found in Pennsylvania township this week

Two homemade pipe bombs were found in a Pennsylvania township this week, police said. One of them exploded and the other was undetonated, the Caln Township Police Department said in a release. A postal carrier in the township northwest of Philadelphia found the intact bomb Tuesday and contacted police, according to the release. Whoever left…MORE

New York on track to ban cashless stores and restaurants

New York on track to ban cashless stores and restaurants

New York is on track to ban cashless businesses after the city council voted to join San Francisco and Philadelphia in requiring brick-and-mortar stores to accept cash. Under the law, food and retail establishments would have to accept American bills and coins or face a fine. Mayor Bill De Blasio is expected to sign the…MORE

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