Jodie Foster being cemented in Hollywood won't persuade sons to watch her films: 'They don't seem to care'

Jodie Foster continues to rack up accomplishments in Hollywood, but her two adult sons “don’t seem to care” about her films.

At Foster’s Handprint and Footprint Ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Friday, the award-winning actress and filmmaker spoke to Fox News Digital about being recognized and permanently cemented in Hollywood, which her sons Charlie and Kit aren’t too interested in.

Foster’s sons, whom she shares with ex Cydney Bernard, are fans of her HBO show, “True Detective,” but that seems to be where they draw the line. 

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Jodie Foster says her two sons “don’t seem to care” about her movie career. (Getty Images)

“Probably not,” she said when asked if her sons would watch her other projects. “Sadly, probably not. They’re very blasé about my career. They don’t seem to be terribly interested.”

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However, Foster noted that Charlie and Kit were fans of “Silence of the Lambs,” which debuted in 1991, and 1976’s “Bugsy Malone,” which she starred in as a child actress.

WATCH: Jodie Foster can’t persuade her sons to watch her films

“They don’t seem to care very much, sadly,” she continued. 

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Foster fully supports her sons following in her footsteps and pursuing a career in acting. “Acting is a result of a lot of other things, too — about thinking and reading and wondering and curiosity. So, that’s a part I get a hand in and try to get them inspired in life,” she said.

Foster explained that she has one son who is pursuing a career in acting, and her other son is a scientist who “definitely does not want to act.”

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TCM honors Jodie Foster with a Hand and Footprint Ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Friday. (Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for TCM)

During her big day, which was presented by Turner Classic Movies (TCM), Foster couldn’t help but remember her mom and what she would have thought of the ceremony. Evelyn Ella Almond passed away in 2019 at the age of 91.

“My mom, I kept thinking about my mom today,” Foster said. “Because my mom would have really loved this, but she also would have been mad at me because she would’ve said, ‘Why didn’t you do this earlier and why are you not wearing high heels?'”

WATCH: Jodie Foster says cementing her hands and feet in front of Hollywood’s TLC Chinese Theatre was a ‘childhood dream’

Foster said she got a pedicure so that she could put her feet into the cement on Friday.

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She told Fox News Digital that being honored in such a fashion was a “childhood fantasy dream” that she had as a child. 

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Jodie Foster says being honored with the Hand and Footprint Ceremony was a “childhood fantasy.” (Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for TCM)

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“We would go to dinner, and then we would come up here and try to put our feet in the cement and measure our feet, so it really does feel like a childhood fantasy,” Foster said. “It doesn’t even feel like it’s related to my work as an actor. It feels like it’s more about being a kid and wanting to be remembered somehow for what I did.”

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April 15, 2024 – Israel-Hamas war

A United Nations team inspects the grounds of Al-Shifa hospital after an Israeli raid on April 8.
A United Nations team inspects the grounds of Al-Shifa hospital after an Israeli raid on April 8. AFP/Getty Images

Fifteen bodies were recovered Monday from around Al-Shifa Hospital following the withdrawal of the Israeli military from the area two weeks ago, Gaza residents and medical crews told CNN.

Health workers and residents in northern Gaza have been searching for what they believe are mass graves and looking for their loved ones after they said Israeli forces killed hundreds of Palestinians and left their bodies to decompose during their two-week siege of the complex.

Hundreds of bodies have been recovered from areas around the hospital complex since the siege ended April 1, a Gaza Civil Defense spokesperson told CNN last week.

Video filmed by CNN Monday shows medical workers, some wearing UN-marked vests walking around the site over mounds of sand, digging up bodies. White body bags can be seen on the side of the excavation site, some marked with text that read “unidentified body” and some with names of people on them.

“Today I bid farewell to my mother who was inside Al-Shifa Hospital during the invasion and attack by the vicious Israeli occupation on this medical complex that has been turned into a big mass of rubble,” Mohammad Al-Khateeb, a resident of Gaza told CNN. “The Israeli military deprived patients, nurses, doctors and the displaced of water, medicine and food.”

 Al-Khateeb’s mother, Khawala Al-Khateeb, was 75 years old when she was brought to the hospital three days before the Israeli military siege on the complex and surrounding neighborhood of Al-Rimal, and was killed three days after, he said.

CNN has reached out to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) for comment on these allegations but has not received a response.

Waleed Abu-Laila told CNN he had been searching for his mother since the Israeli siege on the hospital ended on April 1. On Monday, he said he found her body and was only able to identify her “from the specific markings on her feet and hands” from when she had a toe and finger amputated back in November.

Video shows Abu-Laila opening a white body bag, revealing his mother’s decomposed body.

“The hospital was blocked from all sides and there were bodies were scattered all over, squashed on the streets from the tank rails. When I got a call to come check the unidentified bodies, I opened a bag that was marked ‘unidentified’ and immediately found my mother’s body decomposed,” he said.

Khadr Al-Za’anoun of Wafa, the official Palestinian news agency, contributed to this report.

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White House defends Biden's claim his uncle was eaten by cannibals: 'We should not make jokes'

During his visit to a war memorial near his hometown in Pennsylvania, President Biden appeared to imply his uncle was eaten by cannibals after his plane was shot down during World War II.

“He flew single-engine planes, reconnaissance flights over New Guinea. He had volunteered because someone couldn’t make it. He got shot down in an area where there were a lot of cannibals in New Guinea at the time,” President Biden said. “They never recovered his body.”

On Thursday, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre acknowledged that President Biden’s maternal uncle, Ambrose Finnegan, who he refers to as “Uncle Bosie,” did die in WWII when his plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean, but confirmed he was not eaten by cannibals, as Biden seemed to suggest on two separate occasions during his visit on Wednesday.

When asked about his comments on Friday, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre claimed the President was having an “emotional moment” when he made his remarks.

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President Joe Biden speaks to the National Action Network Convention remotely from the South Court Auditorium of the White House, Friday, April 12, 2024, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

“The president had an emotional and I think a symbolic moment. He had an opportunity as president to honor his uncle’s service in uniform. He had an opportunity to be there as president, you know, to speak to people that put their lives on the line on behalf of this country,” Jean-Pierre said.

She went on to explain what Biden’s comment meant.

“So his uncle, who lost his life when the military aircraft he was on crashed in the Pacific after taking off near New Guinea. The president highlighted his uncle’s story as he made the case for honoring our sacred commitment to equip those we send to war and take care of them and their families when they come home,” Jean-Pierre said. “And as he reiterated, the last thing American veterans are or the last thing Americans should be called are suckers and losers. And those types of words should not come from a commander in chief, as we have in the past.”

Jean-Pierre’s last statement was in reference to former President Trump, who President Biden claimed called soldiers “suckers and losers.” 

Trump was alleged to have made the comments as he was set to visit the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery during a trip to France in Nov. 2018 while he was president.

The allegations, sourced anonymously in The Atlantic, described multiple offensive comments allegedly made by Trump toward fallen and captured U.S. service-members, including allegedly calling the World War I dead at an American military cemetery in France as “losers” and “suckers” in 2018.

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During Friday’s WH press briefing, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre declined to comment on the overnight unrest in the Middle East. (Getty Images)

“This is more made up Fake News given by disgusting & jealous failures in a disgraceful attempt to influence the 2020 Election!” Trump wrote in a post on Twitter about the comments made against him. 

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told “Fox & Friends”  that he was with the president for a good part of the trip to France. “I never heard him use the words that are described in that article,” Pompeo said.

Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that she was part of the discussion about visiting the cemetery. “This never happened. I have sat in the room when our President called family members after their sons were killed in action and it was heart-wrenching. … I am disgusted by this false attack.”

Fox News’ Peter Doocy continued to question Jean-Pierre about President Biden’s comments about his uncle, acknowledging that Second Lieutenant Ambrose Jay Finnegan was a war hero, but stating that the Pentagon said, for unknown reasons, the plane was forced to ditch in the ocean. 

“Both engines failed at low altitude. Why is President Biden saying he was shot down? There’s no evidence of that. And why is he saying that his uncle was eaten by cannibals? That is a bad way to go,” Doocy questioned.

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“He lost his life. It’s not. Look, I’m not, we should not make jokes about this,” Jean-Pierre said.

Doocy reiterated that it wasn’t a joke, but said again, that is what Biden said. 

“I mean, your last line is, it’s for a laugh, it’s for a funny statement. And he takes this very seriously. His uncle, who served and protected this country, lost his life serving. And that should matter. You have a president that lifts our U.S. troops, our American veterans every day. Who thinks about them? Who actually thinks they’re all heroes? And they are,” Jean-Pierre sparred back. 

Doocy asked one more time why he used the term “cannibalism” as Jean-Pierre gave her last comment.

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“I think you’re missing the point. The point is you have a president that lifts up American veterans, who lifts up our U.S. service members. And that’s what matters. He understands how critical and how important it is to be commander in chief,” Jean-Pierre finished. 

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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Olympic organizers announce plans to use AI in sports ahead of Paris games

  • Olympic organizers unveiled plans on Friday to integrate artificial intelligence into sports.
  • The International Olympic Committee shared its AI plan, including identifying talent, personalizing training and improving judging fairness.
  • IOC President Thomas Bach voiced the need for Olympic leadership in embracing AI responsibly.

Olympic organizers unveiled their plans Friday to use artificial intelligence in sports, joining the global rush to capitalize on the rapidly advancing technology.

The International Olympic Committee outlined its agenda for taking advantage of AI. Officials said it could be used to help identify promising athletes, personalize training methods and make the games fairer by improving judging.

“Today we are making another step to ensure the uniqueness of the Olympic Games and the relevance of sport. To do this, we have to be leaders of change,” IOC President Thomas Bach said at a press event at the former London Olympic Park, which hosted the summer games in 2012.

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“We are determined to exploit the vast potential of AI in a responsible way,” Bach said.

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Thomas Bach, IOC President, speaks at the International Olympic Committee launch of the Olympic AI Agenda in London on April 19, 2024. Olympic organizers unveiled their plans on Friday to use artificial intelligence in sports, joining the global rush to capitalize on the rapidly advancing technology. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

The IOC revealed its AI strategy as it gears up to hold the Paris Olympics, which are set to kick off in just under 100 days.

The IOC’s AI plans also include using the technology to protect athletes from online harassment and to help broadcasters improve the viewing experience for people watching from home. The IOC earns billions of dollars through the sale of broadcast rights for the games.

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The local organizers of the Paris games have already sparked controversy with their plans to use artificial intelligence for security, with a video surveillance system that includes AI-powered cameras to flag potential security risks such as abandoned packages or crowd surges.

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Hank Greenberg Fast Facts



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Here is a look at the life of former AIG Chief Executive Officer Hank Greenberg.

Birth date: May 4, 1925

Birth place: New York, New York

Birth name: Maurice Raymond Greenberg

Father: Jacob Greenberg

Mother: Ada (Rheingold) Greenberg

Marriage: Corinne (Zuckerman) Greenberg (1950-March 17, 2024, her death)

Children: Jeffrey, Evan, Scott and Cathleen

Education: University of Miami, B.A., 1948; New York Law School, LL.B., 1950

Military: US Army, Captain

Recipient of the Bronze Star for his service during the Korean War.

Awarded the Legion of Honor from France.

Chairman of the Board of The Starr Foundation.

Vice chairman of the National Committee on United States-China Relations.

Member of the board of the Council on Foreign Relations.

1952-1960 – Works for Continental Casualty Company.

1960 – Is hired as a vice president for the insurance-holding company C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.

1968 – C.V. Starr & Co., Inc. begins distributing some the firm’s subsidiaries in order to raise capital to establish American International Group, Inc. (AIG). Greenberg becomes the Chairman and CEO of AIG.

1988-1995 – Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

1994-1995 – Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

March 2005 – Greenberg resigns as CEO and chairman of the board of AIG.

May 2005 – New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer files a lawsuit in New York County Supreme Court against Greenberg on behalf of the state, charging him with engaging in fraud to exaggerate AIG’s finances.

2005-present – Chairman and CEO of C.V. Starr & Co., Inc. and Starr International Company, Inc.

September 16, 2008 – The Federal Reserve Bank of New York announces an emergency $85 billion loan to AIG to rescue the company, on the condition that the federal government own 79.9% stake in the company. Greenberg is AIG’s largest individual shareholder before the bailout, with 11% ownership in the company.

April 2009 – The loan expands to $184.6 billion. The government eventually owns a 92% stake in the company.

August 2009 – The Securities and Exchange Commission charges Greenberg for his involvement in the fraudulent accounting transactions that inflated AIG’s finances. Without conceding or denying the SEC charges, Greenberg agrees to pay $15 million in penalties, and AIG settles the charges by repaying $700 million plus a fine of $100 million.

November 21, 2011 – Greenberg and his Starr International Company sue the federal government for $25 billion, claiming the 2008 takeover was unconstitutional. Starr International also sues the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in federal district court in Manhattan.

November 2012 – Greenberg and Starr International’s lawsuit against the Federal Reserve Bank of New York is dismissed. The ruling is upheld in appeals court in January 2014.

January 2013 – Greenberg’s book, “The AIG Story,” is released.

May 2013 – Greenberg’s lawsuit against the federal government achieves class action status. Three hundred thousand stockholders, including AIG employees and retirees, would share the reward if they win the lawsuit.

June 25, 2013 – A New York appeals court rules that the 2005 fraud lawsuit, filed by Spitzer, against Greenberg, will not be dismissed.

July 2013 – Greenberg files a lawsuit against Spitzer in New York’s Putnam County Supreme Court, alleging defamation related to statements he made between 2004 and 2012.

June 25, 2014 – After granting a request by Spitzer to dismiss most of his statements, a judge rules that Greenberg’s defamation lawsuit against him will go to trial.

October 6, 2014 – Greenberg and Starr International’s class action lawsuit against the government officially begins in the Court of Federal Claims in Washington, DC. Closing arguments take place on April 22, 2015.

June 15, 2015 – Starr International wins its lawsuit against the federal government “due to the Government’s illegal exaction,” but the court awards no monetary damages.

February 10, 2017 – Greenberg and the New York attorney general’s office reach a settlement in the 2005 civil fraud lawsuit. Greenberg agrees to pay $9 million, and former AIG Chief Financial Officer Howard Smith agrees to pay $900,000.

September 13, 2017 – The Supreme Court of New York Appellate Division denies summary judgment for several of Greenberg’s defamation charges against Spitzer.

January 15, 2020 – St. John’s University’s presents Greenberg with a Lifetime Leadership Award at its Annual Insurance Leader of the Year Award Dinner. The school also announces that it has voted to rename its School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science in his honor. It is now the Maurice R. Greenberg School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science.

November 12, 2020 – A judge in New York’s Putnam County Supreme Court rules to dismiss Greenberg’s defamation case against Spitzer.

January 2023 – The Starr Foundation gifts Georgia State’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business $15 million. Georgia State University announces they will rename its Department of Risk Management & Insurance to the Maurice R. Greenberg School of Risk Science in recognition of the donation.

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Fox News ‘Antisemitism Exposed’ Newsletter: Chaos at Columbia and Ivy Leagues' moral corruption

Fox News’ “Antisemitism Exposed” newsletter brings you stories on the rising anti-Jewish prejudice across the U.S. and the world.

IN TODAY’S NEWSLETTER:

– NYPD arrests 108 people at Columbia University after anti-Israel protesters set up encampment on campus
– Antisemitism watchdog hits Washington Post for defending Hamas supporters
– Highway Patrol sends stark warning to anti-Israel agitators who shut down traffic for hours

TOP STORY: Police removed anti-Israel protesters from Columbia University’s campus after the demonstrating students had set up an encampment on a campus lawn, and announced the suspension of those students involved. In total, 108 people were arrested and given a summons for trespassing – including the daughter of squad member Rep. IIhan Omar.

VIDEO: A Columbia University student joined “Fox & Friends” to discuss surging antisemitism on campus and why she is ‘scared’ for the future of America. 

ZERO TOLERANCE: The California Highway Patrol is warning that tactics used by “unlawful” anti-Israel protesters that temporarily blocked roads and created a traffic nightmare yesterday on the Golden Gate Bridge and along Interstate-880 in Oakland “will not be tolerated.”

‘SMEAR’ PIECE: A nonprofit dedicated to combating antisemitism rebuked a Washington Post story that claimed the group had “upended” the lives of anti-Israel figures. Calling the story both “disturbing and ironic,” StopAntisemitism’s executive director suggested that The Washington Post has now become sympathetic to Hamas apologists and those who push Jewish conspiracy theories.

FED UP: Sen. John Fetterman, D-Penn. slammed his Democratic colleagues for their refusal to condemn Iran for its attack on Israel. “I sincerely thought I’d never witness members of my party refuse to condemn Iran – one of the world’s leading terrorism sponsors – after launching hundreds of drones against our special ally, Israel,” Fetterman wrote on X.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “The moral corruption surrounding our elite academic institutions should be alarming to not only Jews…this…should be a wake-up call, and academic institutions must stop being ambivalent about antisemitism,” University of Pennsylvania undergraduate student Eyal Yakoby told Fox News Digital. 

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Day 3 of Trump New York hush money trial

A jury of 12 New Yorkers has been seated in former President Donald Trump’s historic hush money trial in Manhattan. It comes after two empaneled jurors were dismissed Thursday morning and seven new jurors were chosen by the afternoon.

The jury is made up of seven men and five women.

Now, the court is working to pick up to six alternates. One has been seated so far. Judge Juan Merchan said he is hopeful the process will be finished on Friday.

Here’s what to know to get up to speed:

Seated jurors dismissed:

  • One juror was dismissed after expressing concerns that part of her identity was made public by the media. The judge then ruled the media cannot publish jurors’ answers to questions about their current or former employers.
  • A second empaneled juror was excused after prosecutors questioned the truthfulness of the answers he gave to questions from attorneys on Tuesday.

Lawyers continue their questioning:

  • The day started with a panel of 96 potential jurors. That was narrowed down to 38 after half were quickly dismissed for saying they could not be fair or impartial and another nine were dismissed because of another conflict. An additional prospective juror was dismissed after answering the questionnaire.
  • 18 jurors then faced additional questioning from lawyers in the jury box.
  • Prosecutor Joshua Steinglass started by asking them if they feel that prosecutors have more to prove “because the defendant is Donald Trump?” He also asked the potential jurors to look at Trump and ensure they can look him in the eye and say “guilty” if their case is proven. 
  • Trump attorney Susan Necheles asked whether anyone has a problem with the notion that if “two witnesses get on this witness stand and say, under oath, two diametrically opposed things,” that somebody is lying. She also asked one potential juror directly about whether she posted on social media about Trump.

Jurors excused for cause:

  • Once lawyers were done with their questioning, each side brought up challenges to get some potential jurors dismissed for cause — and not have to use their peremptory strikes.
  • The judge dismissed two potential jurors for cause. One admitted she did not think she could be fair and another had negative social media posts about Trump.
  • The judge denied a request to dismiss a potential juror who said she knew Necheles.
  • Both the prosecution and the defense used all of their peremptory strikes.

Trump in court: The former president turned his chair and faced the jury box while lawyers asked questions. He craned his neck to look at the jury pool as several prospective jurors said they disagreed with Trump’s policies or generally disliked him.

Tomorrow: Merchan swore in a new panel of potential jurors who will return on Friday when the selection of alternates will continue.

Gag order: Meanwhile, prosecutors say Trump violated his gag order seven more times, pointing to posts online and calling the situation “ridiculous.” The order was issued to stop Trump from making statements about witnesses, jurors, prosecutors, court staff, or the family members of prosecutors and court staff in late March. Merchan will have a hearing about the matter next Tuesday.

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Lawmakers berate Mayorkas on Laken Riley murder: ‘Your policies in action’

Republican lawmakers on Thursday tore into Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over the release of the Venezuelan illegal immigrant now charged with the murder of Georgia nursing student Laken Riley — accusing the agency of having released him into the U.S. unlawfully.

Lawmakers grilled the embattled secretary on Jose Ibarra, an illegal immigrant from Venezuela, who is accused of killing Riley on Feb. 22, while she was jogging at the University of Georgia in Athens.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) confirmed with Fox News Digital previously that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) had encountered Ibarra on Sept. 8, 2022, and he had been “paroled and released for further processing.”

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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee hearing on the department’s budget request on Capitol Hill on April 18, 2024, in Washington, D.C.  ((Photo by Andrew Harnik/Getty Images))

But lawmakers cited the parole case file showing that Ibarra had been released due to an alleged lack of detention space – although some conservatives have pointed to data showing that ICE was not near maximum capacity at the time of Ibarra’s release. The statute governing parole, however, says that releases are only allowed due to urgent humanitarian reasons or “significant public benefit.” Republicans have accused the administration of abusing parole with its broad policies at the border, saying that the paroles often do not meet these criteria.

Ranking Member Rand Paul asked Mayorkas about Ibarra’s release and about the legality of the basis for his parole. Mayorkas said that he would not comment on the case.

“All our hearts break for the family of Miss Riley. Secondly, the perpetrator of this heinous criminal act needs to meet justice to the fullest extent of the law. And I will not comment on the particulars of the case, because the matter is being prosecuted by authorities now,” he said.

When Paul followed up, including asking the secretary if he was pleading the Fifth, Mayorkas said “I have provided my answer” but later expanded.

“There are different bases for parole. I am not a legal expert in this regard, but let me assure you that when an individual is encountered at the border, and they are deemed to be at the time of encounter a threat to public safety or national security, they are a priority for detention,” he said. “If not, they receive a notice to appear and are placed in immigration enforcement proceedings. The number of individuals encountered at the border exceed the number of beds available in our detention facilities. That is not something specific to this administration.”

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Laken Riley poses for a photo posted to Facebook. Riley, a nursing student at the University of Georgia, was found dead near a lake on campus on Feb. 22. An illegal immigrant has been charged with her murder.  (Laken Riley/Facebook)

But Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., then turned up the heat by reading directly from the parole file, which lawmakers had obtained. He also revealed that Ibarra had been given a work permit, despite having been accused of a crime against a child in New York and having the charges later expunged by local authorities.

“Nothing is done to this guy. He had a criminal record to start with, he’s in the country on illegal grounds. You have falsely and illegally allowed him in. He committed a crime against a child. He’s not prosecuted, it’s expunged. In November, get this, in November, Ibarra files an application for employment authorization. And unbelievably, on December 9, 2023, it’s approved,” he said.

“So this is your policies [sic] in action, Mr. Secretary,” he said.

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“I am confident that justice will be vindicated in the criminal prosecution of the case,” Mayorkas responded, which led Hawley to make a reference to the recent impeachment effort against Mayorkas.

Well, hopefully he’ll get more of a trial than you got,” he said. “Otherwise, there’ll be no justice for anyone at all.” 

Separately, Sen. Roger Marshall, R-Kansas, raised the CHNV (Cuban, Haitian, Nicaraguan and Venezuelan) parole program, which allows up to 30,000 migrants a month to fly or travel directly into the U.S. via parole.

“Why are you mass importing tens of thousands of Venezuelans into our country via parole, knowing they can’t be deported, because Venezuela isn’t exactly accepting removal flights? He asked him.

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“We are not doing that, senator,” Mayorkas said. “The term ‘importation’ is incorrect.”

Mayorkas also said it was false to say that Venezuela won’t take return flights.

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“We have negotiated in the past removal flights to Venezuela. Those are suspended right now,” he said, before adding that Mexico will take Venezuelan nationals. 

“So, why do you say it’s not correct when it’s been suspended? That’s why Americans don’t trust you,” Marshall fired back.

Fox News’ Aubrie Spady and Greg Wehner contributed to this report.


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Masters Golf Tournament Fast Facts



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Here’s a look at the Masters, one of golf’s four major tournaments, along with the US Open, the British Open and the PGA Championship. It is held annually at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

April 11-14, 2024 – The 88th Masters tournament takes place. Scottie Scheffler wins, claiming his second Masters title.

April 6-9, 2023 – The 87th Masters tournament takes place. Jon Rahm wins, claiming his first green jacket and second career major at Augusta National.

Par at Augusta National is 72 and the course is 7,475 yards.

Dr. Alister MacKenzie of Scotland was the architect of the course.

The winner is presented with a green blazer. He can wear the “Green Jacket” home, but must return it to the club the next year.

Jack Nicklaus has won six Masters tournaments (1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986), more than any other golfer. Tiger Woods has five Masters wins.

Three players have won consecutive Masters titles: Nicklaus (1965, 1966), Nick Faldo (1989, 1990) and Woods (2001, 2002).

Sergio Garcia played in 19 Masters before he won in 2017. The average number of attempts before a first victory is six.

Woods is the youngest player ever to win the Masters. (21 years, 3 months and 14 days old)

Nicklaus is the oldest player ever to win the Masters. (46 years, 2 months and 23 days old)

January 1933 – The Augusta National Golf Club formally opens in Augusta, Georgia, after being founded by golfer Bobby Jones and investment banker Clifford Roberts.

March 22, 1934 – The first Augusta National Invitation Golf Tournament is held.

1937 – Members of Augusta National begin wearing green jackets.

1939 – The tournament is officially named The Masters.

1940 – The date of the tournament moves to the first full week of April.

1943-1945 – During World War II, no tournament is held. Play resumes in 1946.

1956 – First Masters television broadcast, only holes 15 through 18 are broadcast.

1972 – The waiting list for Masters tickets is established. The list has since closed. Applications for practice round tickets are now taken a year in advance.

1990 – TV executive Ron Townsend is admitted as the club’s first African-American member.

2003 – The National Council of Women’s Organizations leads a protest against Augusta National’s all male membership.

April 12, 2004 – Arnold Palmer plays in his 50th and final tournament.

August 20, 2012 – Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and private investment banker Darla Moore become the first women admitted as members of Augusta National Golf Club.

April 6, 2019 – Jennifer Kupcho wins the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur to become the first female to win at the site of the Masters.

March 13, 2020 – Originally scheduled for April 9-12, the 2020 tournament is postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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