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Ford To Add 500 Jobs In Chicago And Investing $1B In SUV Plant

On Thursday, the Ford Motor Co said it will hire 500 workers and invest $1 billion in its Chicago assembly operations to help keep up with increased demand for sport and crossover-utility vehicles. Ford’s announcement comes shortly after the announcement that rival GM in laying off 4,000 workers. Ford announced last fall that part of their $11 billion restructuring includes dropping all passenger car models except the iconic Mustang. It is shifting resources to light trucks, like those it is building in the Chicago. ...Read more

Senator Elizabeth Warren Apologizes For Newest Revelation Of Native American Claims

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is once again apologizing for claiming Native American ancestry after it was revealed that she filled out a registration card for the State Bar of Texas in 1986 and wrote “American Indian” in the line asking her race. The latest disclosure comes as Warren prepares to officially launch her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. ...Read more

President Trump Delivers The State Of The Union Address

President Trump delivered his second State of the Union address on Tuesday night, coming at a time where the threat of another government shutdown looming due to a partisan over his border wall and multiple investigations into his campaign’s contacts with Russia. The President called for unity again and again, delivering a speech that was a sharp contrast to the last month of digging in his heels during a 35-day government shutdown and almost two years of political battles during his administration. ...Read more

Third Poultry Producer Recalls Chicken Products Which May Be Tainted

Pilgrim’s Pride is recalling 58,000 pounds of popcorn-style chicken sold at Publix Super Markets after consumer complaints of rubber in the product. The Texas company is the third major poultry producer in recent weeks to recall a total of nearly 163,000 pounds of chicken possibly tainted with extraneous material, or in these cases, rubber and wood.  The problem was discovered on Jan. 30, when Pilgrim’s Pride was told by Publix employees about a consumer complaint regarding white rubber in the products, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).  The popcorn chicken was offered in hot and refrigerated cases in the deli department in all Publix stores in Florida, sold between Jan. 17 and Jan. 31, the grocery chain said in a statement. It was also sold in some Publix stores in southern Georgia, southern and coastal South Carolina and southern Alabama.  ...Read more

Car Crash In Maryland Kills 5 Children, Injures 2 Adults

Maryland State Police troopers said a Saturday morning crash killed five children and injured two adults. Prince George’s County police and fire responded to reports of a car crash shortly before 5 a.m. showing that the 2005 Chrysler Pacifica went off the left side of the road into a wooded area, hitting several trees before spinning into a snow-covered field. Inside the car, police say, were two adults: 32-year-old Dominique R. Taylor, identified as the driver, and 23-year-old Cornell D. Simon in the front passenger seat. Both were transported by Prince George’s County Fire Department medic units to UM Prince George’s Hospital Center and remain there while undergoing treatment for injuries. ...Read more

President Trump Pushes Back As Compromise Regarding Border Security Wall Funding Stalls

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she will allow a floor vote on any bipartisan border security proposal crafted by congressional negotiators, but she drew a red line, insisting “there’s not going to be any wall money in the legislation.” Pelosi’s statement  President Donald Trump to shoot back at Pelosi’s insistence that Congress will not fund the border wall. ...Read more