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Homeland Security Sec: Criminal Organizations Are Smuggling Children

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson insists smuggling organizations south of the border are misleading the parents of undocumented children. Johnson called them "criminal organizations" who are putting children in danger. Johnson said today charter flights are carrying some undocumented immigrants back to their home countries. Johnson stressed that Immigration and Customs Enforcement…

Police Deaths Up 31% In First Six Months Of 2014

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The number of cops killed nationwide in the line of duty is up 31-percent during the first six-months of this year with New York right near the top. A new report by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund shows California leading all states with eight police officer deaths, followed by New…

Two Federal Courts Make Opposite Rulings On Healthcare Subsidies

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The ongoing fight over the healthcare reform law is in muddy waters. Two federal appeals courts have issued opposite rulings on health insurance subsidies.   Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke after the conflicting rulings. The first in Washington, DC rejected insurance subsidies for coverage on federally-run health insurance exchanges. Tuesday's ruling…

White House: Ruling On Obamacare Will Be Appealed

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest says a federal court ruling on the healthcare reform law will be appealed.  A 2-1 ruling from the DC Court of Appeals rejected insurance subsidies for coverage today on federally-run health insurance exchanges.  The ruling says the subsidies can only be paid through state-run exchanges.  More than…

FAA: No U.S. Flights To Or From Tel Aviv

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Undated) -- The FAA is barring U.S. airlines from flying into or out of Tel Aviv for the next 24 hours as fighting continues between Israel and Hamas. Earlier today, Delta, American and United all announced that they'd stop flying to Ben Gurion Airport over concerns of rocket fire. The FAA says it can confirm…