Trump launches black voter initiative with message of economic growth

President Donald Trump plugged his economic agenda in a campaign-style event for African-American voters, saying their support is an important part of his 2020 re-election bid. “We’ve done more for African-Americans in three years than the broken Washington establishment has done in 30 years,” Trump told roughly 400 supporters Friday during the Black Voices for Trump launch in Atlanta. Criminal justice reforms, low unemployment, tax cuts and support for military veterans and law enforcement were among the points the president and his supporters raised throughout the event at the Georgia…

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Friends and/or lovers? Facebook launches dating service in US

The social network offers users potential romantic relationships, but privacy advocates fear company could mine data. Facebook Inc has launched its dating service in the United States, the social network said, sending its shares up two percent. Facebook Dating, a matchmaking application the company already offers in Brazil, Canada and 17 other countries, arrived in the US on Thursday. But after years of privacy missteps by the social media giant, will people trust it with their love lives? Profiles on Facebook Dating are separate from main Facebook profiles, but they…

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ICE launches small-scale immigration raids in some US cities

No immediate sign of large deportation sweeps as immigrant families wait in uncertainty. Authorities in the United States have launched small-scale operations to arrest undocumented immigrants over the weekend in an apparent start to President Donald Trump’ s vow to launch mass deportation round-ups across the country. Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents were expected to conduct raids in at least 10 major cities on Sunday, with plans to arrest about 2,000 undocumented migrants who entered the US recently. The operation appears far more modest than the “millions” Trump had…

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