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President Trump Responds To House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Rejection Of Government Shutdown Proposal

In a series of tweets Sunday morning, President Donald Trump lashed out at Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Democrats for rejecting his proposal offering temporary protections to some undocumented immigrants in exchange for $5.7 billion in border security funding. The president accused Pelosi of behaving “irrationally” for turning down his offer. ...Read more

Hyundai And Kia Issue Recall Of 168,000 Vehicles For Fire Risks

Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors stated they will recall about 168,000 vehicles in the U.S. at risk of fuel leaks, following the recall of them in 2017 for engine fire risks. In addition, they will provide software upgrades for 3.7 million vehicles. The companies stated that a high-pressure fuel pipe may have been harmed or improperly installed as part of an engine replacement during the previous recall, and that installation could boost the possibility of fire. The software update intends to protect the vehicles from internal damage, and also provides new extended warranties for engine issues.  ...Read more

Three Arrested In Shooting Death Of Louisiana Police Officer

According to a spokesman, police have arrested three men in the death Officer Chatéri Payne of Shreveport, Louisiana. Trevon Anderson, 26, Lawrence Pierre, 22, and Glenn Frierson, 38, each face charges of second-degree murder. Payne had graduated from the police academy just two months before she was shot dead a week ago in a northwestern Louisiana home. ...Read more

Volkswagen To Invest $800 Million To Build Electric Vehicles In Tennessee Factory

Volkswagen announced at the Detroit Auto Show that it will be investing $800 million in its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee to build a new electric vehicle at the plant. Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess said: “The US is one of the most important locations for us, and producing electric cars in Chattanooga is a key part of our growth strategy in North America.” ...Read more

Judge Bans Citizenship Question From 2020 Census

U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman from NY said on Tuesday that the Trump administration is barred from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. The Federal Judge said that while such a question would be constitutional, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had added it arbitrarily and not followed proper procedure. However,  this decision won’t be the final word on the matter. ...Read more

President Trump Says He “Never Worked For Russia” In Regards To New York Times Report

On Monday, President Donald Trump emphatically denied that he’s ever “worked for Russia” — this statement comes in response to a news report that the FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into whether he was an agent working on behalf of Russia against American interests, concerned about his behavior after he fired FBI director James Comey. ...Read more