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Trump slams 'massive federal land grab,' calls for review of national monuments

President Trump today signed an executive order calling for a review of lands designated as national monuments, saying the practice had turned into a “massive federal land grab .” The review will focus on the millions of acres in the U.S. that have been designated national monuments under the Antiquities Act in the past 21 years, which covers the administrations ...

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Delaware state trooper dies after being shot in convenience store parking lot

0SHARESShare A Delaware state trooper has died after he was shot in the parking lot of a Wawa convenience store, according to Delaware State Police. At around 10 a.m. this morning, the trooper had observed a vehicle in the parking lot, and when he made contact with its occupants, a struggle ensued, police said in a press conference Wednesday afternoon. ...

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Man sues R. Kelly over alleged affair with wife

A Mississippi man has filed a lawsuit against R. Kelly, accusing the singer of wrecking his marriage and inflicting emotional distress upon him. According to the court document , Kenny Bryant claims that Kelly carried on a years-long extramarital affair with his wife, Asia Childress, which allegedly caused an alienation of affection. He is seeking punitive damages. In his lawsuit, ...

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Nearly half of Americans think there's a 'deep state' in US: Poll

Nearly half of Americans think there’s a “deep state” in this country, just more than half think the mainstream media regularly report false stories and six in 10 say the Trump administration regularly makes false claims. Just another day in the world of alleged sneaky stuff. Each of these claims has gained attention since the 2016 campaign and the start ...

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Trump: Mexico, Canada opposed terminating NAFTA

President Donald Trump told Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto that the U.S. will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to a White House readout of calls Wednesday between the leaders. “President Trump agreed not to terminate NAFTA at this time and the leaders agreed to proceed swiftly, according to ...

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Treasury secretary can't guarantee middle class wouldn't pay more under tax plan

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin today told ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos that he couldn’t say how Donald Trump ‘s sweeping tax overhaul plan would affect the president personally, while also declining to guarantee that middle-class families wouldn’t pay more under the proposal. “I can’t make any guarantees until this thing is done and it’s on the president’s desk. But ...

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Ex-congresswoman accused of living large on charity funds

Prosecutors in Florida have told jurors a former congresswoman financed a lavish lifestyle of Beverly Hills shopping trips and fancy parties on donations to a charity ostensibly set up to help poor children with scholarships. Testimony will continue for a second day Thursday in the trial of former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, 70. She has pleaded not guilty to multiple ...

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Ex-Trump adviser Flynn under DoD investigation, had been warned not to take foreign payments

0SHARESShare Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn was warned by the Pentagon against receiving payments from foreign governments in 2014 after leaving the Defense Intelligence Agency, Rep. Elijah Cummings , D-Md., revealed today. Cummings, the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, released three documents on Flynn, included a letter from the DIA counsel’s office in response to an inquiry from ...

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Delta passenger kicked off flight after bathroom emergency

0SHARESShare New video has emerged of a Wisconsin man who said he was forced off a Milwaukee-bound Delta Air Lines flight after he used the bathroom while the plane was delayed on the tarmac. Video posted to Youtube showed the man, later identified as Kima Hamilton of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as he argued with a Delta crew member who asked him ...

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Jury sentences ambush killer to death penalty

0SHARESShare A bell tolled the fate of a gunman after a jury on Wednesday condemned him to die for shooting two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks in a late-night ambush, killing one and leaving the other with devastating injuries. Eric Frein , 33, was sentenced by a jury to death by lethal injection a week after his conviction on charges ...

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