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Dem Rep. Bobby Rush Sued for $1 Million to Collect Unpaid Loan for Church He Founded

Democratic representative Bobby Rush is being sued for $1 million after failing to make payments on a loan he received for a church he founded in his home district in Illinois. A wellness center linked to the church has also collected more than $2.6 million …

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Protests Against Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem Marked by Calls for Violence Against Jews

Protests over the weekend in the United States and Canada, conducted in response to President Donald Trump’s recognition Wednesday of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, were marked by at least one assault of a Zionist counter-protester, calls for organized violence against Jews, and the stealing and …

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NYC Gives Out Gift Cards to Criminal Suspects Who Complete Courtroom Survey

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s (D.) Office of Criminal Justice has launched a taxpayer-funded effort to make the city’s court system more friendly to accused criminals. Under the $800,000 initiative, low-level defendants in Manhattan are given an 144-question survey to rate the courtesy …

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De Blasio: ‘This Was an Attempted Terrorist Attack’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called the incident Monday Morning near Times Square “an attempted terrorist attack,” and officials have identified the suspected bomber. De Blasio gave a quick news conference alongside NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill and Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Nobody was apparently …

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Dem Rep’s Former Campaign Aide Pleads Guilty to Paying Opponent to Drop Out of 2012 Primaries

A strategist for Rep. Robert Brady (D., Pa.) admitted on Friday to contributing to covering up the Brady campaign’s $90,000 contribution to a Democratic primary opponent for him to drop out of the race. Donald Jones pleaded guilty to lying to federal agents and has agreed …

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Palestinian Stabs Israeli in Jerusalem; Anti-Trump Protest Flares in Beirut

By: Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalem’s main bus station on Sunday, police said, and violence flared near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Four days of …

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New York Police Responding to Explosion in Manhattan

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York emergency authorities were responding to reports of an explosion at New York’s Port Authority, one of the city’s busiest commuter hubs, during Monday morning’s rush hour. Local news channel WABC cited police sources as saying a possible pipe bomb …

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Secret Service Settles Five-Year Legal Battle With Whistleblower

The Secret Service has settled a five-year legal battle with a whistleblower after the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general found that the agency retaliated against him for formally complaining about superiors’ alleged misconduct. Robert MacQueen, a 24-year veteran Secret Service special agent, spent more …

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Justice Department: No Plans to Extradite Dissident to China

The Justice Department will not extradite a Chinese dissident wanted by Beijing who has exposed high-level Communist Party corruption, according to a senior Justice Department official. Guo Wengui, a billionaire businessman who until two years ago had close ties to the Chinese intelligence community and …

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Haley: U.S. Will Send Full Winter Olympics Team to South Korea

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the United States will send the full Olympics team to the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea. After Haley and others in the Trump administration had raised doubts about whether the team would be allowed to go …

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