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Shutdown Threat Delayed Until After Midterm Elections

on September 13, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
House and Senate lawmakers reached a deal Thursday delaying until after December 7 the potential for a partial government shutdown over funding for a border wall.

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US Remembers 9/11 with Somber Tributes, New Monument

on September 11, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Americans are remembering the terrorism attacks on 9/11/2001 with somber tributes, and a new monument to victims.

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Border Patrol Agent Shot at While Sitting in Car Near Border

on September 10, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
A Border Patrol agent was shot at Sunday morning while sitting in his marked patrol car just north of the U.S.-Mexico border.

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What is the Dirtiest Place in the Average Airport?

on September 6, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
A study uncovered the airport destination with the most germs, and it's not the bathroom.

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TSA Studies Eliminating Checkpoints at Smaller Airports, But Criticism is Fierce

on August 25, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The Transportation Security Administration has studied closing its security checkpoints at 150 of the country's smallest airports which would save $115 million per year. However, the critics came out of the woodwork in opposition to the idea before it even became a formal proposal.

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NSA Leaker Reality Winner Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison

on August 23, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
NSA Leaker Reality Winner Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison Former National Security Agency contractor Reality Winner on Thursday was sentenced to more than five years in prison after pleading guilty to leaking a classified report with information on Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election.

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Should the Census Be Abolished?

on August 13, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The author says scrapping the "redundant" decennial census would save the government billions and potentially yield more accurate population data by utilizing other data that are already collected.

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Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Funds from Two Federal Agencies

By on August 8, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Funds from Two Federal Agencies

A Massachusetts woman has pleaded guilty to stealing a substantial sum of VA and Social Security benefits.

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ICE Employees Send Cease-and-Desist Letter to Portland

on July 31, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Portland’s mayor violated the Constitution by ordering his police officers to stand down, allowing protesters to menace ICE employees over the last six weeks, according to agency employees who sent a cease-and-desist letter to the city Monday.

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Supreme Court Nominee Announced

on July 9, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
President Trump announced that he has nominated Brett Kavanaugh for his Supreme Court pick.

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