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Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney for Donald Trump, was sentenced to three years in prison by a judge in New York on Wednesday. The sentence, handed down by U.S. District Court Judge William Pauley, is lower than prosecutors’ recommendation that the longtime Trump fixer receive slightly less than between 51 and 63 months in
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A former congressional staffer was sentenced today to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay $800,000 in restitution, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for participating in a multi-year scheme to defraud charitable donors of hundreds of thousands of dollars and secretly to funnel the proceeds to pay for personal expenses
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President Donald Trump won’t be “in impeachment land” unless “massive new information” comes out against him, Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz said Wednesday. “I suspect the special counsel report will include lots and lots of sins, based on political and based on circumstantial evidence, but I don’t think he will come up with an impeachable
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Many of America’s allies in NATO have slashed their military budgets since the end of the Cold War. Those “peace dividends” have taken a severe toll the free world’s military power. When troops were needed in places like Afghanistan or Iraq, some European& countries were able or willing to deploy only a few dozens at
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Posted by: R. Mitchell in Trump Administration, White House Watch December 12, 2018 President Donald Trump will participate in a signing event for an Executive Order establishing the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council. Keep up with Trump on President Trump’s Schedule Page. President Trump’s schedule for 12/12/18 All Times EST 2:30 PM Participate in a signing
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Several Senate Republicans made clear they aren’t on board with President Donald Trump’s enthusiastic call to shut down the government over his demand for a southern border wall. “It’s a fool’s errand in my opinion,” said Senator Shelley Moore Capito, a West Virginia Republican who represents a state Trump won by 42 percentage points in
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PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge accomplished a hefty narcotics seizure of methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin worth $6,998,000, discovered within a commercial shipment arriving from Mexico.   Packages containing 320 pounds of methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at Pharr International Bridge. “Once again, our
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— An Air and Marine Operations (AMO) P-3 Orion Long Range Tracker crew was conducting maritime patrols in the Eastern Pacific when they detected a surface target of interest on Dec. 2. The vessel was identified as a 35-foot long Ecuadorian style boat with three individuals onboard, which appeared to have engine trouble.
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President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was not concerned that he would get impeached and that payments made ahead of the 2016 election by his former personal attorney Michael Cohen to two women did not violate campaign finance laws. “It’s hard to impeach somebody who hasn’t done anything wrong and who’s created the greatest
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Some of the world’s worst human rights violations take place in North Korea. Estimates say between 80,000 and 120,000 individuals are inhumanely detained in North Korea’s six known, operational political prison camps. A United Nations Commission of Inquiry report on human rights revealed that the North Korean regime regularly committed crimes against humanity, including extermination, murder, enslavement,
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Newly unionized writers and editors at Slate magazine have voted nearly unanimously, 52-1, in favor of going on strike at the Washington, D.C.-based online publication, the Washington Examiner reported. “Today we’re announcing the results of our strike authorization vote,” the Slate Union tweeted Tuesday. “Last week, 100 percent of our bargaining unit voted and 98
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A short time after President Donald Trump said he would shut down the government if he does not get the funding he wants for a border wall, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that might be a bad idea. Trump made the remark during a White House meeting — part of which was broadcast on
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Evidently in the Trump administration, Kryptonite is spelled ‘injunction.’ President Trump, our Hitler–in–Waiting, proposes to exercise his superhuman powers by beginning a new program. Before the sweat–shops can begin producing the first black uniform the entire enterprise is brought to a screeching halt by some no–name district judge brandishing a piece of paper called
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Following the Singapore summit, President Donald Trump unilaterally decided to end allied “war games” (a North Korean derogatory term, previously rejected by Washington and Seoul) on the Korean Peninsula. That decision has been the gift that keeps on giving…for North Korea.  The latest iteration of the gift came Friday with the announcement that next spring’s
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