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D.C. Appeals Court Temporarily Halts Order Allowing Abortion for Teenage Immigrant Detainee

A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. on Thursday temporarily halted a judge’s order that required the federal government to allow a 17-year-old pregnant immigrant detainee in Texas to get an abortion. A three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order …

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Kelly Discusses Presidential Protocol for Calling Families of Fallen Soldiers: ‘Most Difficult Thing You Can Imagine’

White House Chief of Staff and retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly discussed White House protocol for contacting the families of slain service members at a press briefing on Thursday, saying previous presidents have not uniformly made phone calls to loved ones. Kelly said presidents always write letters …

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Pompeo: CIA to Become ‘Much More Vicious’ in Fighting Adversaries

CIA Director Mike Pompeo expressed his support for President Donald Trump’s recent decision to decertify the Iran nuclear deal during an interview on Thursday before more generally discussing the agency’s goal to be “more vicious” in fighting its adversaries. Pompeo was participating in an on-stage interview with the Foundation …

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$2.4 Million in Medicare Parts A & B Payments Made to Dead People

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services made $2.4 million in Medicare Parts A and B payments after beneficiaries died, according to an audit from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General. The agency is required to implement policies to prevent …

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New RNC Video Shows Democrats Calling on DNC to Return Harvey Weinstein Donations

A new video from the National Republican Committee features Democrats who have called on their own party to return donations from Harvey Weinstein while Democratic National Committee leaders dodge questions on the issue. The video mentions how the DNC has not returned $300,000 in donations from the …

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Pat Tiberi Resigning From Congress to Lead Ohio Business Roundtable

Republican Rep. Pat Tiberi (Ohio) announced Thursday that he will not seek reelection in 2018 and leave his seat in Congress early next year to take over the Ohio Business Roundtable. “Today, it is with a humble and thankful heart that I announce I will …

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Chris Hayes is Right, Right?

MSNBC host Chris Hayes has to ask if he’s right…right? The post Chris Hayes is Right, Right? appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. Continue Reading....

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China’s Xi Jinping Slams the Door on Taiwanese Appeals for Independence

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday made clear his administration will stifle any attempt by self-governed Taiwan to declare independence from Beijing as appeals for complete autonomy intensify in Taipei. “We will never allow anyone, any organization, or any political party, at any time or …

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Study: Obama-Era Guidance on Racial Disparity in Suspension Has Mixed Impact

A new study from the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL) casts doubt on the success of an Obama-era guidance meant to reduce racial disparity in school suspensions, arguing that it did not always reduce racial disparity, confused causes of suspensions, and may not …

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Longtime Officials Ousted in Shakeup at Democratic National Committee

Several longtime officials at the Democratic National Committee have lost their positions ahead of their first meeting since Tom Perez took over as chairman. The DNC is facing particular criticism for the over-representation of Clinton backers on its Rule and Bylaws Committee, according to NBC …

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