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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin a vast roundup of undocumented immigrants in at least 10 major cities this weekend, The New York Times reported Thursday. The Times, citing two current and one former Homeland Security official it did not name, said the raids will begin Sunday and target more than 2,000 immigrants facing deportation orders who remain in the country illegally. The sources told the Times that ICE planned to keep family members together at family detention facilities whenever possible. The report comes as no surprise: Less than a week ago President Donald Trump promised that mass deportation roundups would begin soon. — USA Today
A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter's request to accompany him on a campaign trip unless she brought along a male colleague, a move that she says amounts to "sexism." "I didn't want to end up in a situation where me and Ms. Campbell were alone for an extended period of time throughout that 15- or 16-hour day, and so out of precaution, I wanted to have her bring someone with her — a male colleague. The other thing I think it's important to point out is that this is my truck, and in my truck, we go by my rules and that's my rule," state Rep. Robert Foster told CNN's John Berman on "New Day." — CNN
Georgia cops were pleasantly surprised when several Good Samaritans turned in thousands of dollars that spilled out onto a highway earlier this week after the side door of an armored truck suddenly opened. Dunwoody Police said several people have turned in money they picked up along I-285 near Ashford-Dunwoody Road on Monday night, when the door mishap sent an unspecified amount of money flying into the air. — Fox News
An Illinois mom was arrested and charged with child endangerment after she allowed her daughters to sit in an inflatable pool on top of her SUV, police say. Jennifer Jeanus Yeager, 49, of Dixon had driven to a friend's house Tuesday afternoon to blow up a blue inflatable pool, according to Dixon Police. On the way back, the department says, she had her daughters sit in the pool on top of the car to keep it from flying away. — CNN