Boehner says House Republicans are Finalizing $659 Million Bill to Address Border Crisis

U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) answers questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol July 24, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Win McNamee, Getty Images)

U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) answers questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol July 24, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Win McNamee, Getty Images)

House Speaker John Boehner announced Tuesday that House Republicans are finalizing a bill to address the surge of migrant children coming over the southern U.S. border from Central America. The $659 million bill, provides much less than President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion request. Continue reading

2 U.S. Marshals and NYPD Detective Shot in Gun Battle With Accused Child Molester; Suspect Killed

The fugitive wanted on child molestation charges who was killed in a shootout in Greenwich Village Monday managed to evade capture for two years after he fled California.

The fugitive wanted on child molestation charges who was killed in a shootout in Greenwich Village Monday managed to evade capture for two years after he fled California.

Two U.S. marshals and an NYPD detective were shot Monday afternoon when a gun battle erupted in a Greenwich Village smoke shop as the officers tried to apprehend an accused child molester, authorities said. The suspect was killed in the shootout. Continue reading

Jesse Jackson Speaks Out on the Lack of Diversity In the Tech Industry

Rev. Jesse Jackson looks on prior to the start of a ceremony to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, on Capitol Hill, June 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images North America)

Rev. Jesse Jackson looks on prior to the start of a ceremony to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, on Capitol Hill, June 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images North America)

U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson called on the Obama administration Monday to scrutinize the tech industry’s lack of diversity.

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