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Trump Awards Conan the Hero Special Forces Dog a Medal at the White House

By Gina Harkins, Military.com President Donald Trump met on Monday (Nov. 25) with special operators who took down the former head of the Islamic State group at the White House and awarded a medal to the military working dog who was injured in the operation. Conan, a Belgian Malinois assigned to 1st Special Forces Operational […]

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First lady Melania Trump loudly booed at opioid event

AP NEWS First lady Melania Trump was greeted with resounding boos at an opioid awareness event in Baltimore Tuesday, Nov. 26. That reception came on the same day that her husband, President Donald Trump, donated his salary for the third quarter of the year to combat the opioid crisis. The crisis has been blamed for […]

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Report: Kemp resisting pressure from Trump on Senate appointment

Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is resisting pressure from President Trump on who to appoint to an interim U.S. Senate post, according to people familiar with the selection process, The Wall Street Journal reports. In recent days, the president has spoken to Kemp at least twice — once face-to-face in Atlanta and once on the […]

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Trump Heads to Supreme Court for Second Time Over Tax Records

By Andrew M Harris For the second time in less than a week President Donald Trump said he’ll go to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal court rulings threatening to expose his tax records. An 11-judge panel of the appeals court in Washington on Wednesday (Nov. 13) rejected the president’s request that it reconsider a […]

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New Voting Machines Ready For Residents to Try

By Debi Holcomb, Fannin Sentinel Staff Writer New voting machines are showing up all over Georgia in preparation for the 2020 election. These machines are designed to print a paper receipt of your ballot to be stored in case of machine failure. Many residents are happy to have the ability to print out the votes, […]

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White House Official Who Listened To Trump Call Says Readout Had Key Omissions

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman told House lawmakers he was deeply concerned by the call between Trump and the leader of Ukraine. By Nick Visser, HUFFPOST (Reprinted With Permission) Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the first person to testify as part of the ongoing impeachment inquiry who personally listened in on Trump’s July 25 call with the […]

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Jimmy Carter Is Out of the Hospital After Third Fall in Recent Months

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS (ATLANTA) — Former President Jimmy Carter is out of the hospital where he was treated after fracturing his pelvis in a recent fall at his home, a spokeswoman said Thursday. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said in a statement that the former president had been released from Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, was […]

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General Electric freezing pension plan for 20,000 of its U.S. employees

By Tomi Kilgore, MarketWatch (Reprinted with permission) General Electric is freezing the pensions of 20,000 U.S. salaried workers to reduce billions in future pension obligations and trim debt. About 700 employees in its supplemental pension program, geared toward executives, will also have their pension benefits frozen. The company said the change won’t impact already retired […]

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Presidential Proclamation on Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day, 2019

Issued on: September 27, 2019 Every life lost in service to our country is precious and irreplaceable. Our deepest sympathy, utmost respect, unwavering support, and profound gratitude go to the families who must endure the ongoing pain of such loss. On Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day, we solemnly honor these families and pray for […]

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Trump To Name Robert C. O’Brien National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he plans to appoint Ambassador Robert C. O’Brien, the special presidential envoy for hostage affairs, as the next national security adviser. O’Brien is set to replace John Bolton, who last week announced he is leaving the White House. Trump said he fired Bolton. Bolton said he was resigning following […]

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