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President Trump is claiming that a memo released by Special Counsel Robert Mueller regarding information provided by Michael Cohen “totally clears the president” of collusion allegations Trump’s critics disagreed, noting that Mueller’s filing reveals new details of contacts between Cohen and Russians, while making vague statements about “useful information” that Cohen gave prosecutors The
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BOSTON – Officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Boston arrested 58 people in enforcement activities during a 5-day period, ending Dec. 4, in the New England region. During the enforcement action, of the 58 individuals arrested by ICE’s ERO for violating U.S. immigration laws: 30 had prior felony
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A California teacher was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment after a video showed her chopping at least one student’s hair while belting the national anthem. Science teacher Margaret Gieszinger, 52, was arrested after reports of felony child endangerment and bail was set to $100,000, the Visalia Times Delta reported Wednesday. The incident took
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Federal prosecutors have recently resumed interviewing witnesses in an investigation of two lobbying firms that worked with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, including one operated by the brother of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. According to the Associated Press, prosecutors in New York have in recent weeks started contacting witnesses and attorneys as
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French President Emmanuel Macron decided to scrap the planned carbon tax on fuels after weeks of protests rocked Paris and other major cities across the country. An Élysée Palace official told The Associated Press Wednesday that “the president decided to get rid of the tax.” Macron’s decision comes one day after the government announced
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54 SHARES 1125 VIEWS ShareTweetSubscribe: CDN Daily Briefing Google +WhatsappPinterestReddit The first of two funerals to be held for former President George H.W. Bush will be held Wednesday morning at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. All of the living former and current U.S. Presidents and their spouses will be in attendance as will Prince Charles of England.
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Special counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday effectively recommended that Michael Flynn receive no prison time for lying to the FBI, citing the former national security advisor’s “substantial assistance” in the Russia probe and other Department of Justice (DOJ) cases. “Given the defendant’s substantial assistance and other considerations set forth below, a sentence at the
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The University of California at Berkeley has to pay $70,000 to the plaintiffs of a lawsuit who claimed the school discriminated against conservative speakers. Berkeley College Republicans and Young America’s Foundation (YAF) sued UC Berkeley in April 2017 after the school canceled conservative commentator Ann Coulter’s speech, citing “security concerns” at the last minute.
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A mysterious audio illness afflicted another Canadian government employee last week, reinvigorating previous theories that the afflicted may be a target of sonic or microwave attacks. The Canadian employee is the latest to suffer from the mysterious “Havana syndrome,” which has afflicted a number of American and Canadian employees in hotels and temporary residences in
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Former EPA official Samantha Dravis spoke out against now disproven accusations leveled by Democrats. Democrats accused her of missing months of work while at EPA, but investigators found no evidence of this. “This was an allegation that was completely unfounded from the start,” Dravis said. Democratic Delaware Sen. Tom Carper was silent on news
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Chicago Public Schools (CPS) sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) on Friday, claiming they unlawfully withheld $4 million in grants surrounding the district’s alleged mishandling of sexual assault complaints. The funds would have turned three public schools into magnet schools, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday. Magnet schools are still public schools, but often
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The Iranian regime test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile Saturday that is in clear violation of a U.N. resolution. The missile, capable of carrying multiple warheads, has a range that allows it to strike parts of Europe and anywhere in the Middle East. The test violates UN Security Council resolution 2231 that bans Iran from undertaking “any
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  by Neetu Chandak Roommates searched room for guns after finding MAGA hat (Article Continues Below Advertisement) A Harvard University graduate student was asked to look for another apartment by her landlord after roommates intruded the student’s room and found guns. The roommates searched 24-year-old Leyla Pirnie’s drawers, closet and under the bed for the
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TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents were assaulted during two separate incidents west of Tucson Tuesday. The first assault occurred when agents disrupted a human smuggling attempt south of Three Points. While attempting to arrest four male suspects, one of the men became combative. The 25 year-old Guatemalan national resisted arrest by throwing
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  by Richard Pollock The FBI raided the home of a whistleblower who was in possession of documents regarding the Clinton Foundation and Uranium One, according to the whistleblower’s lawyer, Michael Socarras. The whistleblower, Dennis Nathan Cain, had turned the documents over to the Department of Justice’s inspector general and both the House and Senate
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  by Chuck Ross Former FBI Director James Comey is asking a federal judge to block a subpoena for his closed-door testimony before the House Judiciary Committee. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) The committee subpoenaed Comey on Nov. 21 to appear for a deposition Dec. 3 regarding his handling of the FBI investigations into Hillary Clinton’s use
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Nationally, deaths due to drug overdose and suicide increased last year according to data released today by the National Centers for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and analyzed by Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and Well Being Trust (WBT). In 2017, 70,237 Americans died from drug overdoses, a rate of 21.7 deaths per
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  by Joe Simonson The Washington Post relegated a story about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh returning to coaching a women’s high school basketball team to the “public safety” section of the paper’s website on Tuesday. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) Kavanaugh, WaPo reported, returned to his role as coach of his daughter’s basketball team,
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Two Iranian nationals indicted for SamSam Ransomware attacks Hospitals, Municipalities, Public Institutions were hit More than $30 million in losses attributed to attacks A federal grand jury returned an indictment unsealed today in Newark, New Jersey charging Faramarz Shahi Savandi, 34, and Mohammad Mehdi Shah Mansouri, 27, both of Iran, in a 34-month-long international
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