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'Is there a contradiction?': Acosta presses DHS secretary about policy

'Is there a contradiction?': Acosta presses DHS secretary about policy

CNN’s Jim Acosta presses Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas about plans to ramp up deportation flights to Haiti to deter Haitians who are overwhelming Del Rio, Texas.


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This Day in History: The Southern US Border Is Established [Video]

This Day in History: The Southern US Border Is Established

This Day in History: , The Southern US Border Is Established. December 30, 1853. The treaty, known as the Gadsden Purchase, was signed in Mexico City. Named after the U.S. Minister to Mexico, James Gadsden, the treaty settled the dispute over the location of the Mexican border west of El Paso, Texas. For the price of $15 million — later reduced to $10 million — it established the final boundaries of the southern United States. 30,000 square miles of what is now New Mexico and Arizona was included in the purchase. The land was deemed to be a highly strategic location for the construction of the southern transcontinental railroad. Eight years later, in 1861, the Southern Pacific branch of the Central Pacific Railroad was established

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US reports first Omicron death, an unvaccinated man from Texas: US media report | Oneindia News [Video]

US reports first Omicron death, an unvaccinated man from Texas: US media report | Oneindia News

On Monday, the US reported its first death related to the Omicron Covid-19 variant. The Harris County health department said that the man who was from Texas was unvaccinated. #OmicronCases #OmicronDeath #US

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US Schools Increase Security After Anonymous Threats Go Viral on TikTok [Video]

US Schools Increase Security After Anonymous Threats Go Viral on TikTok

US Schools Increase Security, After Anonymous Threats , Go Viral on TikTok. On December 17, school districts across the United States took action in response to vague, anonymous shooting and bomb threats made on TikTok. . On December 17, school districts across the United States took action in response to vague, anonymous shooting and bomb threats made on TikTok. . 'USA Today' reports that officials say the threats are not considered credible. . Schools in Arizona, Connecticut, Illinois, Montana, New York and Pennsylvania have reportedly increased security and their police presence. . Schools in California, Minnesota, Missouri and Texas have closed for the day. . In a message to parents, school administrators in Oak Park and River Forest, Illinois, said, , “We are writing to inform you and not alarm you.". We have been made aware of a nationwide viral TikTok trend about ‘school shooting and bomb threats for every school in the USA even elementary’ on Friday, December 17, Oak Part and River Forest school administrators, via 'USA Today'. In a statement on Twitter, TikTok said that it had found no evidence of the threats on the platform. . We handle even rumored threats with utmost seriousness, which is why we’re working with law enforcement to look into warnings about potential violence at schools even though we have not found evidence of such threats originating or spreading via TikTok, TikTok statement, via 'USA Today'. We handle even rumored threats with utmost seriousness, which is why we’re working with law enforcement to look into warnings about potential violence at schools even though we have not found evidence of such threats originating or spreading via TikTok, TikTok statement, via 'USA Today'. The anonymous threats come shortly after a deadly school shooting in Michigan, as well as various copycat threats. . 'USA Today' reports that platforms like TikTok are usually exempt from liability for the material users post on their networks.

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Travis Scott Says He Didn’t Know About Astroworld Injuries During Concert [Video]

Travis Scott Says He Didn’t Know About Astroworld Injuries During Concert

Travis Scott Says He Didn’t Know About , Astroworld Injuries During Concert. Travis Scott Says He Didn’t Know About , Astroworld Injuries During Concert. Scott was recently interviewed by Charlamagne tha God regarding the tragedy in which 10 people died at his Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas, in November. Scott was recently interviewed by Charlamagne tha God regarding the tragedy in which 10 people died at his Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas, in November. Scott was recently interviewed by Charlamagne tha God regarding the tragedy in which 10 people died at his Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas, in November. The nearly hour-long interview was posted to YouTube on Dec. 9. Scott said that he wasn't initially aware of the extent of the injuries that had occurred because his visibility from the stage was limited. Scott said that he wasn't initially aware of the extent of the injuries that had occurred because his visibility from the stage was limited. "People pass out, things happen at concerts, but something like that," he said in disbelief . Scott also said he did help anyone he saw in distress. Anytime I could see anything like that, I did. I stopped it a couple times to just make sure everybody was OK, Travis Scott, via interview with Charlamagne tha God. According to Scott, he "didn't know the exact details until minutes before the press conference" that was held afterward. This night was just like a regular show, it felt like to me, as far as the energy. People didn't show up there just to be harmful. People just showed up to have a good time and something unfortunate happened and we just need to figure out what that was, Travis Scott, via interview with Charlamagne tha God. This night was just like a regular show, it felt like to me, as far as the energy. People didn't show up there just to be harmful. People just showed up to have a good time and something unfortunate happened and we just need to figure out what that was, Travis Scott, via interview with Charlamagne tha God. CNN reports over 140 lawsuits have since been filed on behalf of Astroworld concertgoers.

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Oil Industry Execs Claim Rapid Transition to Clean Energy Has Dire Consequences [Video]

Oil Industry Execs Claim Rapid Transition to Clean Energy Has Dire Consequences

Oil Industry Execs Claim , Rapid Transition to Clean Energy , Has Dire Consequences. 'The Guardian' reports that oil industry leaders have blamed the rapid transition to clean energy for recent market volatility. . At an industry gathering in Houston, the world's largest oil companies claimed a poorly-managed transition could lead to , “insecurity, rampant inflation and social unrest.”. Saudi Aramco, the largest global oil producer, ExxonMobil and Chevron all reportedly called the current shift toward clean energy , "deeply flawed.". Amin Nasser, Saudi Aramco's CEO, told the World Petroleum Congress in Houston, Texas, that a rapid shift to cleaner fuels could lead to uncontrolled inflation. . I understand that publicly admitting that oil and gas will play an essential and significant role during the transition and beyond will be hard for some. , Amin Nasser, Saudi Aramco's CEO, via 'The Guardian'. But admitting this reality will be far easier than dealing with energy insecurity, rampant inflation and social unrest as the prices become intolerably high, and seeing net-zero commitments by countries start to unravel, Amin Nasser, Saudi Aramco's CEO, via 'The Guardian'. The world is facing an ever more chaotic energy transition centered on highly unrealistic scenarios and assumptions about the future of energy, Amin Nasser, Saudi Aramco's CEO, via 'The Guardian'. 'The Guardian' reports that Saudi Aramco has the highest carbon dioxide emissions of any company, producing almost 60 million tons of CO2 emissions between the 1960s and 2017. . Chevron reportedly comes in second with over 43 million tons of CO2 produced over the same period. . Chevron CEO Mike Wirth told the industry conference that oil continues , "to play a central role in meeting the world’s energy needs, and we play an essential role in delivering them in a lower carbon way. Our products make the world run.”. Chevron CEO Mike Wirth told the industry conference that oil continues , "to play a central role in meeting the world’s energy needs, and we play an essential role in delivering them in a lower carbon way. Our products make the world run.”

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Last 12 North American hostages freed in Haiti [Video]

Last 12 North American hostages freed in Haiti

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