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Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate's death

Added: 22.05.2019 2:17 | 2 views | 0 comments

A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died.

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Shanahan: US Iran stance for deterrence, not war

Added: 22.05.2019 1:00 | 14 views | 0 comments

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says the United States stance on Iran is for "deterrence, not for war.' His comments come after he and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefed Congress about the situation in Iran. (May 21)


Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary

Added: 22.05.2019 0:50 | 3 views | 0 comments

Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president.


Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea.

Added: 22.05.2019 0:38 | 12 views | 0 comments

House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical civil service.

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Democrats Pelosi, Schumer say budget talks 'productive'

Added: 22.05.2019 0:31 | 14 views | 0 comments

The two top Democrats in Congress said on Tuesday that talks with Republican lawmakers and White House officials on federal spending were "productive."


The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule

Added: 22.05.2019 0:28 | 3 views | 0 comments

The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to perform abortions (all times local): 4:30 p.m. California has joined nearly two dozen states and municipalities in suing the federal government to stop a new rule that lets health care clinicians decline to provide abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs.


Ben Carson acknowledges HUD fell short on carbon monoxide protections: 'That's wrong'

Added: 22.05.2019 0:18 | 11 views | 0 comments

Carson's comments to Congress follow an NBC News investigation into the lack of federal requirements for carbon monoxide detectors in public housing.

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Indiana man sentenced to prison for vandalism at synagogue

Added: 21.05.2019 23:39 | 13 views | 0 comments

Federal authorities said Nolan Brewer was motivated by his beliefs in Nazism and white supremacy.


U.S. budget negotiations advance but no deal yet

Added: 21.05.2019 23:04 | 14 views | 0 comments

U.S. Congress and White House negotiators spent hours in closed-door meetings trying to reach a two-year deal on federal spending but could not yet wrap up an agreement, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday.


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