Ashton Kutcher, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, More Winners Blast Donald Trump’s Immigration Ban at SAG Awards 2017: Watch | Hollywood Reporter

The awards show aired amid protests against the president’s executive order.

It didn’t take long for the SAG Awards to get political Sunday night.

When Ashton Kutcher took the stage to introduce the show, he welcomed the crowd “and everyone in airports that belong in my America!” he said to applause from the audience. “You are part of the fabric of who we are, and we welcome you and we love you.”

Source: Ashton Kutcher, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, More Winners Blast Donald Trump’s Immigration Ban at SAG Awards 2017: Watch | Hollywood Reporter

10 people injured in Brownsville shooting at National Guard Armory | WREG.com

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. — Ten people were injured in a shooting that occurred at the National Guard Armory in Brownsville, Tennessee.

Initial reports indicate that the National Guard Armory was being used for a high school party. During the night, a fight broke out.

Shots were fired and several students were hit. Two of the victims are juveniles.

Most of the victims were transported to Jackson General Hospital and are in the process of being released. Two of the victims were transported to Regional Medical Center in Memphis with non-life-threatening injuries.

People who live in Brownsville said Haywood High was playing a team from Jackson Friday when some sort of altercation happened at the gym.

Source: 10 people injured in Brownsville shooting at National Guard Armory | WREG.com

U.S. service member killed in Yemen raid – POLITICO

The fatality is the first of the Trump era.

One U.S. service member has been killed and three others injured in a raid against Al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen, the Pentagon said Sunday, in what was the first death of a American service member in the Trump administration.

President Donald Trump approved the counterterrorism raid, carried out on Saturday, according to a senior defense official.

Source: U.S. service member killed in Yemen raid – POLITICO

 

Trump signs three more executive actions | TheHill

The executive action caps off a busy first week as Trump issued a flurry of orders on ObamaCare repeal, withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and a ban on many refugees from the Middle East and Africa.

“People have been talking about this for a long time, like many years,” Trump said in front of cameras in the Oval Office as he signed a memorandum dealing with the National Security Council (NSC) and Homeland Security Council.

Source: Trump signs three more executive actions | TheHill

Fire destroys mosque; cause undetermined  – Victoria Advocate – Victoria, TX

lames engulfed the Islamic Center of Victoria, destroying the building in the predawn hours Saturday as congregation members watched from the curb, overcome with emotion.

“It’s a house of worship,” Shahid Hashmi, president of the center, said as he watched the flames from across the street.

Firefighters and several engines were dispatched to the burning building, 201 E. Airline Road, after 2 a.m. Fire crews and police officers arrived to find the mosque completely consumed in flames, said Battalion Chief Jeff Cowan, Victoria Fire Department.

Cowan said firefighters did not discover anyone inside the burning building.

Source: Fire destroys mosque; cause undetermined (w/video) – Victoria Advocate – Victoria, TX

National School Choice Week 2017 Proclamation | whitehouse.gov

NATIONAL SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

The foundation of a good life begins with a great education.  Today, too many of our children are stuck in schools that do not provide this opportunity.

Because the education of our young people is so important, the parents of every student in America should have a right to a meaningful choice about where their child goes to school.

By expanding school choice and providing more educational opportunities for every American family, we can help make sure that every child has an equal shot at achieving the American Dream.  More choices for our students will make our schools better for everybody…..

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Petition started to rename Pittsburgh airport Fred Rogers International Airport | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Post-Gazette.com – A Pittsburgh man has started a change.org petition to change the name of the Pittsburgh International Airport to the Fred Rogers International Airport. Ian Miller’s petition, posted Thursday afternoon, already had more than 10,000 signatures Saturday morning.

Source: Petition started to rename Pittsburgh airport Fred Rogers International Airport | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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U.S. brings charges over Ponzi scheme, ‘Hamilton’ tickets fraud | Reuters

By Jonathan Stempel and Nate Raymond | NEW YORK

U.S. authorities on Friday unveiled criminal charges against two men accused of helping operate a hedge fund as a Ponzi scheme and of swindling investors in a ticket-reselling business for popular events, including the smash Broadway musical “Hamilton.”

Joseph Meli, who ran the ticket business, and Steven Simmons, the head of an alternative investments at Sideris Capital Partners, were arrested on Friday on securities fraud and wire fraud charges brought by Manhattan federal prosecutors.

Source: U.S. brings charges over Ponzi scheme, ‘Hamilton’ tickets fraud | Reuters