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Bipartisan Group of Supporters Defend Trump’s Nominee for Key U.N. Refugee Post

A bipartisan group of leading human-rights activists, including a Pulitzer-prize-winning New York Times columnist, has jumped to the defense of President Trump’s choice to lead the United Nation’s International Organization for Migration (IOM), which uses its $1 billion annual budget to promote worldwide cooperation on …

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Marines Didn’t Reach Out to Innocent Special Operators Until Story Went Public

The Marine Corps failed to reach out to seven special operations Marines exonerated from false accusations of war crimes, despite the assurances of top leaders to Congress. On Dec. 19, Major General Frederick M. Padilla sent a letter to Rep. Walter Jones (R., N.C.) confirming …

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Trump Visits Florida Hospital to Pay Respects After School Shooting

By: Reuters Staff POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Friday visited a hospital where victims of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, were treated to “pay their respects,” a White House spokeswoman said. The Trumps planned …

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Clarence Thomas: I Am ‘Worn Down’ From Victimhood Culture

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas participated in a rare onstage interview at the Library of Congress on Thursday, where he talked about being “worn down” from the victimhood culture in today’s society. The moderator said that Thomas, the second African-American Supreme Court Justice, grew up without …

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ACLU Plans to Challenge Ohio’s Abortion Ban on Fetuses With Down Syndrome

The American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday announced plans to legally challenge a recently passed Ohio law that bans abortions after a prenatal test shows the fetus has or might have Down syndrome. The ACLU said it will argue the law, which Ohio Gov. John …

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Trump Responds to FBI Indictment of Russian Nationalists in Election Meddling Probe

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday in response to a grand jury indictment of 13 Russian nationals and three companies accused of interfering in U.S. elections from 2014 through 2016, a move resulting from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. “Russia started their anti-US campaign in 2014, long before I …

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Cotton: ‘Disappointing’ That American Social Media Companies Succumbed to Kremlin’s Pressure

Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) said Friday it is “disappointing” that social media companies would assist in the Russian government’s censorship of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. “It’s disappointing that these social-media companies, supposedly dedicated to freedom of expression, would shut down one of the few …

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Rock Band Imagine Dragons Asks CPAC to Stop Using Its Music

The alternative rock band Imagine Dragons said Thursday that it asked the Conservative Political Action Conference to stop using its music in promotions. CPAC had been using Imagine Dragons’ song “Whatever It Takes” on its website in promotions for its conference later this month, Mother …

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Rick Scott: ‘The FBI Director Needs to Resign’

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R.) on Friday demanded that FBI Director Christopher Wray resign after the bureau admitted that it failed to act after receiving a tip last month about the suspected Florida shooter being armed and wanting to kill people. The FBI released a …

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Lanny Davis Book Blaming Comey for Clinton’s Loss Sells 690 Hardcover Copies in First Week

Washington, D.C. lawyer and lobbyist Lanny Davis’ new book that argues then-FBI Director James Comey cost Hillary Clinton the presidency sold only 690 hard copies in its first week and 701 to date, according to Nielsen BookScan. The amount does not include any copies that …

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