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February 25, 2017

First Line News Articles for Saturday, February 25 2017

National

Chicago Public Schools to block ICE agents from buildings without criminal warrant

Chicago Public Schools officials plan on denying Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents entry into district buildings without a a criminal warrant.

Pentagon: Military child care cuts may have been mistakes

The Pentagon said Tuesday that cuts to military child care programs at two Army bases may have been unnecessary.

Ginsburg uncertain about future on Supreme Court: ‘What will be next year?’

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she intends to finish out 2017 on the Supreme Court but is uncertain about how much longer she will remain on the bench.

Olympic bid offers Trump a symbolic chance at ‘winning again’

Now that the contest to host the 2024 Olympic Games has narrowed to just two cities, President Trump may have an opportunity to notch an international achievement that eluded his predecessor: attract the Olympics to the U.S. for the first time in decades.

Drought covers just 17% of California, down from 73% three months ago

Relentless rain and snow in California continues to eat away at the state’s five-year drought, federal experts said Thursday.

McCain Makes Secret Trip to Syria to Meet with US Troops

Sen. John McCain, one of President Donald Trump’s harshest critics, made a secret trip to northern Syria to visit U.S. forces stationed there and discuss the campaign for defeating the Islamic State extremists, his office said Wednesday.

White House: Feds will step up marijuana law enforcement

The White House said Thursday it expects law enforcement agents to enforce federal marijuana laws when they come into conflict with states where recreational use of the drug is permitted.

Arkansas Supreme Court strikes down city’s LGBT protections

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a city’s ordinance banning discrimination based on a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity, but it stopped short of saying whether a state law aimed at prohibiting such local LGBT protections is constitutional.

Arizona a Step Closer to Making Violent Riots a Serious Crime

The full Arizona Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that makes participating in or helping organize a protest that turns into a riot an offense that could lead to criminal racketeering charges, legislation Republican backers say is needed to crack down on violent protesters.

Republicans look to Trump to help bolster tax on imported goods

House GOP leaders’ push for a tax on imported goods hit the skids in Congress, and they are looking for support from President Trump to keep the plan alive, but the White House only toys with the idea.