ClickOnDetroit National Report -- Friday, Dec. 21, 2018


Trump's border wall GoFundMe

A GoFundMe campaign with the stated goal of raising money for President Donald Trump's proposed wall on the southern U.S. border had raised over $11 million as of Friday morning, but can the federal government actually accept the money?

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Around the country:

  • Florida: Nine people were arrested for animal cruelty after investigators said Wednesday they had illegally used pastries and other foods to lure Florida black bears that were then attacked, chased and killed by packs of dogs. Read more.
  • Colorado: The fiancé of missing Colorado mother Kelsey Berreth was arrested Friday morning, a law enforcement source involved in the investigation said. Read more.
  • Seattle: Powerful winds in Seattle have left tens of thousands of homes and businesses without power. Read more.

Justice Ginsburg has surgery

The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery to remove two malignant growths from her left lung.

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Mattis quits

Defense Secretary James Mattis resigned Thursday on the heels of President Donald Trump's plans to withdraw troops from Syria, citing irreconcilable policy differences in a move that took Washington by surprise.

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