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Charlottesville Activists Don’t Want Joe Biden To Use City As A Campaign ‘Prop’

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s invocation of the deadly tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia, as his reason for seeking the presidency is angering progressive activists there who believe the Democrat is using the city as a prop to help convince primary voters to look past his own questionable record on race. “Charlottesville, Virginia, is home to […]

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White Nationalist, Called A ‘Domestic Terrorist’ By Feds, Granted Pretrial Release

A federal judge has ordered the pre-trial release of a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant that prosecutors called a “domestic terrorist” and accused of plotting to “murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country.” Christopher Paul Hasson was arrested in mid-February and was charged with drug possession and possessing firearms while being addicted […]

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UN Bows To U.S. Demands, Waters Down Resolution To Help Survivors Of Sexual Violence In War

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A U.S. threat to veto U.N. Security Council action on sexual violence in conflict was averted on Tuesday after a long-agreed phrase was removed because President Donald Trump’s administration sees it as code for abortion, diplomats said. A German-drafted resolution was adopted after a reference was cut referring to the need […]

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Trump Administration Looks To Defy Tax Disclosure Law

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump’s administration is not abiding Democratic requests for Trump’s tax returns under a federal tax disclosure law that gives Congress the power to request copies of anyone’s tax information. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his department would provide a final answer by May 6 but strongly suggested that answer will be no.  […]

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U.S. Files First Criminal Charges Against Major Drug Distributor For Opioid Crisis

NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Tuesday filed its first criminal charges against a major drug distributor and company executives over their alleged roles in fueling the nation’s opioid epidemic by putting profits ahead of patients’ safety. Rochester Drug Co-operative Inc (RDC), one of the 10 largest U.S. drug distributors, agreed […]