opinion Nancy Kaffer Detroit Free Press Published 7:55 p.m. UTC Jun 20, 2018 An 8-month old baby who arrived in Michigan this month is one of 50 undocumented children placed our state — 50 among thousands separated from their families at the country's southern border. Some reports suggest that the government is removing 65 children from their parents' custody each day. While President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order ending the practice of separating children from parents awaiting prosecution on the misdemeanor charge of entering the country illegally in favor of detaining parents and children together, the administration also says it has no plan for bringing those families back together. "There’s no plan," said U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Dearborn. "They just started doing this without a plan. "What the hell are we doing as a nation?" Experts:Immigrant kids torn from … [Read more...] about For immigrant kids separated at border, a one-way trip to Michigan?
Losing a family member
The Associated Press Published 4:03 p.m. UTC Jun 11, 2018 Monroe, Wis. – A small plane has crashed in southern Wisconsin, killing four family members. The Green County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened just after noon Sunday about a mile north of the Monroe Municipal Airport. Sheriff Mark Rohloff says the single-engine Cessna 182T went down in a field and struck some trees. WKOW-TV reports that Rohloff says the pilot was a grandmother and the three passengers were her 17-year-old granddaughter, 13-year-old grandson and the teens’ mother. All four died at the scene. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that Rohloff says the plane was scheduled to arrive in Monroe after taking off from the Kenosha Regional Airport in the morning. Rohloff says a witness heard the plane losing power, saw it descending and noticed flames coming from it. Firefighters put out a fire at the scene. Federal officials are investigating. ––– This story has been … [Read more...] about Small plane crash in Wisconsin kills 4 family members
PUBLISHED: 14:37 15 May 2018 | UPDATED: 14:37 15 May 2018 David Hannant Banks will never ask you to transfer money out of your account - if you are asked to do so, it's probably a scam, writes James Walker. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto. Highwaystarz-Photography It is a crime that so many people fall victim to, including one man in his 80s who lost more than £85,000 as a result of it. However, it is also one so few are willing to talk about. According to Norfolk Trading Standards, more than half of people over-65 have been targeted by scammers either on the phone, in person or via other means. Now, a new initiative has been launched to try and make Norfolk one of the country’s leading lights in tackling this issue, with a new partnership and awareness campaign. Norfolk Against Scamming Partnerships is an NTS initiative which is aiming to to raise awareness of scamming and help people avoid falling a victim to it. Sophie Leney, head of NTS said: “The most … [Read more...] about More than half of country’s over 65s targeted by scammers as Norfolk man loses more than £85,000
Britney Spears has achieved an incredible amount of success over her career. The pop singer has produced a multitude of hits and successful tours that have generated hundreds of millions of dollars. She has also won an impressive amount of awards including a Grammy, six MTV Video Music Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.In contrast to her immense success, the multi-talented performer has also undergone intense media scrutiny, after her concerning behavior. Following a very public divorce and the death of her dear aunt, Britney went through a highly publicized “meltdown” where she shaved her head, admitted herself to multiple rehabilitation centers and lost custody of her children. Other members of Britney Spears’ family have achieved their own levels of fame. Her younger sister, Jamie Lynn Spears, was the star of the Nickelodeon show Zoey 101, her mother has become a successful writer, and her brother has often worked … [Read more...] about 15 Dark Secrets About Britney Spears And Her Family
Things got heated on Fox Business Network this afternoon during a discussion on immigration reform, causing host Trish Regan to nearly lose it on Democratic senate candidate Michael Starr Hopkins, citing her family’s own Irish heritage.“I think it’s interesting to now hear Republicans talking about breaking up families when family is supposed the most important thing for the Republican Party,” Hopkins said.Regan did not let him finish that thought, interrupting the guest to make her own point about the senate hopeful painting Republicans with a broad brush.“You’re inferring a lot there. We’re not talking about breaking up families here. That is not what the Republicans mentioned. They want to keep the immediate family unit together,” she said. “But do you need everybody else?”Regan continued, saying “Just because you’re here, doesn’t mean you get to bring in your Aunt, your Uncle and everybody … [Read more...] about FBN’s Trish Regan Berates Dem Guest On Immigration: My Family ‘Escaped the Potato Famine!’