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Secret Service points to Mar-a-Lago management for security breach

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By Christine Stapleton The Palm Beach Post (TNS) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — In an apparent move to address news reports about the arrest of a Chinese national accused of lying her way through security and...

Lawmakers cheer NATO chief despite Trump criticisms of alliance

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By Rachel Oswald CQ-Roll Call (TNS) WASHINGTON — The head of NATO on Wednesday gave a historic speech to Congress that was as much about celebrating the military bloc as it was about U.S. lawmakers signaling...

Pentagon announces Fiscal 2019 University Research Funding Awards

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The Department of Defense (DoD) today announced $169 million in its long-running multidisciplinary university research initiative (MURI) awards to 24 research teams pursuing basic research spanning multiple scientific disciplines. Since its inception in 1985,...

President Trump met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

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President Donald J. Trump met today with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to mark NATO's 70th Anniversary and to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to the Alliance.The President and Secretary General reviewed NATO’s unprecedented progress...

Democrats poised to vote on a subpoena for Mueller’s full report

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By Billy House Bloomberg News (TNS) WASHINGTON — House Democrats prepared to vote Wednesday to authorize a subpoena demanding that Attorney General William Barr turn over special counsel Robert Mueller’s full Russia report and all the...

African Union proposes holding Libyan reconciliation conference

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The chairman of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki proposed to hold a national reconciliation conference aiming to solve the political crisis in Libya.Faki made the proposal on Monday during his meeting with Libya's...

Voters will choose between Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle to become Chicago’s first African-American...

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By Bill Ruthhart, Juan Perez Jr. and Gregory Pratt Chicago Tribune (TNS) CHICAGO — Chicago voters will make history Tuesday when they head to the polls and pick either former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot or Cook...

Labor unions wade into 2020 race with caution after being burned in 2016

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By Evan Halper Los Angeles Times (TNS) WASHINGTON — As Democratic presidential candidates compete for coveted labor union endorsements that can bring an infusion of campaign resources and manpower, they are not the only ones on...

Connecticut woman says then-Vice President Joe Biden touched her inappropriately at fundraiser in 2009

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By Neil Vigdor The Hartford Courant (TNS) HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut woman says Joe Biden touched her inappropriately and rubbed noses with her during a 2009 political fundraiser in Greenwich when he was vice president,...

Whistleblower tells Congress of 25 questionable White House clearances

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By Billy House Bloomberg News (TNS) WASHINGTON — House Democrats said Monday they will subpoena a former official in the White House Personnel Security Office after a woman who works there told them that top-secret clearances...

U.S. suspends shipment of F-35 jet parts to Turkey

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Despite consistent warnings from the United States and calls from Washington to cancel the plans to purchase the Russian anti-aircraft weapon system S-400, Turkey confirmed that the deal with Moscow is still on.The U.S....

Democrats begin subpoena process for Mueller report, Trump aides

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By Billy House Bloomberg News (TNS) WASHINGTON — House Democrats are taking the first steps toward issuing subpoenas for special counsel Robert Mueller’s entire report, as well as for documents from five former associates of President...

Joe Biden’s history of unwanted touching threatens to put off women voters

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By Michael Finnegan and Melanie Mason Los Angeles Times (TNS) An allegation that Joe Biden inappropriately touched a Nevada state lawmaker is renewing questions about his appeal to women if he seeks the Democratic presidential nomination. The...

Booker, Harris redefine black presidential candidates

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By Jaweed Kaleem and Melanie Mason Los Angeles Times (TNS) Cory Booker talks frankly about racism as he campaigns, pointing out how the “dark spirit of bigotry” was part of the nation’s founding and urging crowds...

U.S. to cut aid to three Central American states

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The United States plans to cut aid to three Central American countries, as an effort to increase pressure on the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras in stopping the flow of migrants to...

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