The Blaze

HS students fly Confederate flags, spurring threats and school closure. But students hatch new plan.

After students from Bay City Western High School in Auburn, Michigan, flew Confederate flags from their vehicles at school this week, rumors flew that others planned to converge on the school and confront the students, The Associated Press reported. With that, Bay City Public Schools …

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A Florida newspaper is blaming Trump’s tariffs for its major layoffs — here’s why

The Tampa Bay Times announced Wednesday that the company was laying off about 50 people, and a spokesman claimed that tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump are to blame, the Tampa Bay Business Journal reported. “You have read about the new tariffs on imported aluminum and …

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Columnist campaigns for NFL to abolish cheerleading: ‘Premise of NFL cheerleaders is degrading’

In a Wednesday op-ed, USA Today columnist Nancy Armour said that the NFL should do away with cheerleading altogether, as the “premise of NFL cheerleaders is degrading.” What else did she say? Armour began her op-ed by zeroing in on the NFL’s Houston Texans, who …

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NY farmer allegedly cuffed, threatened by ICE agents who raided his property without warrant

An upstate New York farmer said agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement raided his property without a warrant, damaged his phone, and even put him in handcuffs, according to Syracuse.com. “This was something you see on TV,” the farmer, John Collins, said. “You don’t expect …

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio: Prisoners will be housed by their preferred gender identity

New York City’s jails will now house inmates by their preferred gender identity, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio. What are the details? De Blasio announced that the city’s Department of Corrections is working with the NYC Commission on Human Rights to ensure the safety …

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Nearly 1 in 4 US children has at least one immigrant parent, according to new study

About 1 in 4 (or about 20 million) children living in the U.S. in 2016 had at least one immigrant parent, according to a study released Wednesday by the Kaiser Foundation. Of those, nearly 90 percent are U.S. citizens. The research also showed that more than …

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Former President Obama writes Time magazine entry lauding pro-gun control Parkland students

Several pro-gun control students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have been named to Time’s “100 Most Influential People” list, and former President Barack Obama has written the blurb lauding the students’ gun control efforts. According to The Hill, Obama’s blurb claims, “By bearing witness to …

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Liberal TV host sincerely praises Trump for ‘actual progress’ in talks with North Korea

Liberal TV host Trevor Noah praised President Donald Trump for the “actual progress” he and his administration has made in securing talks with North Korea about possible denuclearization. What did he say? During the Wednesday airing of his Comedy Central show, “The Daily Show with Trevor …

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‘Dismantle Whiteness’ mural challenged by ‘White Male Privilege Is a Myth’ poster. But not for long.

A controversial mural that reads “Dismantle Whiteness and Misogyny on This Campus” outside the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism building at the University of Southern California was challenged recently with a competing poster hung right next to it. The upstart poster declared, “White Male …

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David Hogg and his sister ink book deal with Random House to write ‘#NeverAgain’

Siblings David Hogg and Lauren Hogg, survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School deadly massacre in February, have landed a book deal with Random House, the publisher announced Wednesday. The Parkland, Florida students, who’ve been the public face of the gun control movement in the aftermath …

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