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These orange alligators are raising eyebrows in South Carolina

15 FEB 19 11:48 ET By Andrea Diaz, CNN (CNN) — Two alligators with leathery orange skin are raising eyebrows in a community in South Carolina. CNN affiliate WJCL reported that a man discovered the reptiles at a pond in Bluffton. Maybe an overzealous Clemson Tigers fan slathered them with the team colors? Or they…MORE

Trump declares national emergency to unlock billions for wall

15 FEB 19 11:14 ET By Jeremy Diamond, Priscilla Alvarez and Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump said Friday he will sign a national emergency declaration to address the situation on the southern border, while claiming that his actions are consistent with those of his predecessors. “I’m going to be signing a national…MORE

What the Trump administration says is happening at the border

15 FEB 19 11:06 ET By Geneva Sands, CNN (CNN) — Officials tasked with carrying out the nation’s border security mission are facing a trifecta of migration challenges, along the US-Mexico border, according to officials, as President Donald Trump announces he will declare a national emergency. A migrant caravan has made its way to the…MORE

Trump to declare national emergency and unlock billions for wall

15 FEB 19 10:54 ET By Jeremy Diamond, Priscilla Alvarez and Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump said Friday he is signing a national emergency to unlock billions more dollars in federal funds that Congress refused to authorize for the construction of a border wall. “I’m going to be signing a national emergency,”…MORE

Trump set to declare national emergency and unlock billions for wall

15 FEB 19 10:26 ET By Jeremy Diamond, Priscilla Alvarez and Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump is expected to sign a compromise border security bill and swiftly declare a national emergency on Friday to unlock billions more dollars in federal funds that Congress refused to authorize for the construction of a border…MORE

Newsom stops bullet train – mostly

The California bullet train is cancelled. Mostly.  During his first State of the State speech, Governor Gavin Newsom said Governor Jerry Brown’s dream of delivering high speed rail service between Los Angeles and San Francisco would cost too much and take too long to complete.  But Gavin said he’s willing to settle for a piece…MORE

Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán is found guilty on all counts

13 FEB 19 04:59 ET By Ray Sanchez and Sonia Moghe, CNN (CNN) — Drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, who once headed a criminal enterprise that spanned continents and triggered waves of bloodshed throughout his native Mexico, was found guilty Tuesday of all 10 federal criminal counts against him. The vast Brooklyn, New…MORE