Hurricane Matthew has intensified rapidly since yesterday. It's now a Major Hurricane with winds up to 115 mph. Matthew is expected to slowly march west through the Caribbean this weekend, then turn north and threaten Jamaica and Cuba by Monday.
Texas has announced that it is withdrawing from the federal Refugee Resettlement Program, citing security concerns.Gov. Greg Abbott's announcement means that "refugees will continue to come to Texas, albeit without the state acting as the middleman between federal dollars and local resettlement agencies," according to the Austin American-Statesman."Texas has repeatedly requested that the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Director of National Intelligence provide...