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Trump promises to replace Ginsburg with a woman – and soon

President Donald Trump is promising to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pushing the Republican-controlled Senate to consider the pick without delay. Taking the stage Saturday night at a North Carolina rally to chants of “Fill that […]

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Hurricane Laura live updates: Sheriff has grim advice for those who don’t evacuate

Laura is approaching the Gulf Coast as a Category 4 hurricane with “unsurvivable storm surge” expected in some areas, according to the National Hurricane Center. “Unsurvivable storm surge with large and destructive waves will cause catastrophic damage from Sea Rim State Park, Texas, to Intracoastal City, Louisiana, including Calcasieu and Sabine Lakes,” the NHC said […]

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#USA – How the Revolving Door in Washington Spins Between Government and Industry

For years, it has been common practice for federal contractors to hire former government officials. And in many cases, such hires make sense given the expertise that former government officials can bring to a contractor seeking to better understand how decisions are made inside government. On rarer occasions, however, federal contractors have become the subject […]

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Police: Gunman shoots 2 Texas officers, hits 3rd in holster

Authorities say two law enforcement officers were shot when a suspect accused of threatening others opened fire on them in North Texas July 10, 2020, 10:53 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article RENO, Texas — Two law enforcement officers were shot when a suspect accused of threatening others opened fire […]

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Restrictions eased while virus deaths decline in New York

NEW YORK — New Yorkers experiencing cabin fever after two months of coronavirus quarantine received an unexpected reprieve when Gov. Andrew Cuomo eased the state’s ban on gatherings in time for the Memorial Day weekend. But beachgoers faced inclement weather Saturday that dampened crowds. A look at those and other coronavirus developments in New York: […]

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Trump, Bolsonaro discuss coronavirus cooperation in phone call

The United States is ready to cooperate with Brazil on medical and logistical issues in the fight against coronavirus, Brazil’s foreign minister Ernesto Araujo said, citing a telephone conversation between the countries’ presidents on Wednesday, Trend reports citing Reuters. Jair Bolsonaro and Donald Trump did not discuss restrictions on citizens entering the other’s country, nor […]

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Coronavirus live updates: Pence, wife test negative; 793 more deaths in Italy

As the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases increases, some states are acting quickly by ordering variations of stay-at-home orders for residents. Oregon issued such an order on Friday night, joining states that include California, Illinois and New York. The respiratory virus, known officially as COVID-19, has reached every continent except Antarctica, and every state […]

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Supreme Court orders temporary stay of Nathaniel Woods’ execution in Alabama

In a stunning last-minute move, the Supreme Court ordered a temporary stay in the execution of Nathaniel Woods, who was set to die at 6 p.m. local time Thursday in an Alabama prison. The order, signed from Justice Clarence Thomas, comes as Woods’ supporters contended that he did not directly take part in the slayings […]

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Miami crime ring suspects stalked rich victims to steal millions in jewelry, authorities say

New York Yankees star pitcher Aroldis Chapman was among those robbed. February 19, 2020, 4:35 AM 5 min read Authorities in South Florida have uncovered an alleged organized crime ring in which nearly a dozen suspects stalked wealthy residents, including New York Yankees star pitcher Aroldis Chapman, to steal millions of dollars’ worth of jewelry. […]

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U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit Iran warmaking ability

The U.S. Senate backed legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him weeks after a strike against an Iranian military commander and Tehran’s retaliation raised fears of broader regional conflict, Trend reports citing Reuters. Eight of Trump’s fellow Republicans joined Democrats to pass the war powers resolution […]

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