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Federal Workers reject Trump’s ‘False’ Claim that ‘Many’ want Government Shutdown

By Eric Baradat, AP REPORT Government employees on Wednesday (Dec. 26) rebuked President Trump’s claim that “many” of them told him to “stay out until you get the funding for the wall,” according to a report from the New York Daily News. As a result of Trump’s inability to come to an agreement with Congress […]

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Collins Statement on Improving Border Safety

WASHINGTON.   Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) released the following statement concerning safety at America’s southern border. “Every parent’s heart shudders when we learn of the deaths of seven- and eight-year-old children. This month’s tragedies require us to search out what contributed to this loss of innocent life and how we can prioritize safety at the southern […]

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In this March 23, 2017, file photo, Richard Overton leaves the court after a special presentation honoring him as the oldest living American war veteran, during a timeout in an NBA basketball game between the Memphis Grizzlies and the San Antonio Spurs. The Army veteran died Dec. 27, 2018, at a rehab facility in Austin. (Darren Abate/AP)

Nation’s oldest World War II vet dies at age 112

AUSTIN, Texas — A family member says the nation’s oldest World War II veteran who was also believed to be oldest living man in the U.S. has died in Texas. Richard Overton was 112. Shirley Overton, whose husband was Richard’s cousin, says the Army veteran died Thursday evening at a rehab facility in Austin. Overton […]

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White House chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year’s end

By ASSOCIATED PRESS | Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job by year’s end amid an expected West Wing reshuffling reflecting a focus on the 2020 re-election campaign and the challenge of governing with Democrats reclaiming control of the […]

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Remembering George H. W. Bush

By Elaine Owen, Editor George Herbert Walker Bush was born June 12, 1924 in Milton, Mass. Although his parents were wealthy, he was raised modestly in a family that stressed public service. As a teenager, Bush attended Phillips Academy Andover, an exclusive prep school in Mass. He excelled both academically and in sports. His senior […]

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November is Military Family and Veterans Appreciation Month

November is Military Family and Veterans Appreciation Month

By Elaine Owen, Editor Military Family Appreciation Month is a time set aside to recognize the military family. Military families know what it means to serve. Every day, they get up and support their service member, standing by during long trainings and deployments. They know the risks, but accept this life of service anyway. They […]

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FINANCIAL NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

FINANCIAL NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

The US stock market has been rising since March 9, 2009. There have been ups and downs, of course, and there have been flirtations with a correction, or decline of 20 percent or more. But even with all the turbulence since the start of October, we are still in a bull market — one that […]

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Robert Mueller ready to wrap up.

Trump answered Mueller’s Questions—So we’re done here, his Lawyers say

According to the president’s counsel, Trump has submitted written responses. By Betsy Woodruff, The Daily Beast President Donald Trump has given written answers to questions from special counsel Robert Mueller, according to his lawyers. And now, his top outside lawyer is calling for the Mueller probe to close down. “The President today answered written questions […]

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The White House announced that it was suspending Jim Acosta’s press pass on Nov. 7, accusing the CNN journalist of “placing his hands on a young woman.” (Reuters)

White House suspends Jim Acosta’s press pass

FACT: Video shows when Acosta is speaking with microphone in hand, young woman in red dress (Press Corps) gets up from seat, walks in front of Acosta and reaches for his microphone. Acosta uses left hand to shield microphone and backs away from her. (See screen shot below) By Kyle Swenson, Washington Post – Reprinted […]

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Macron denounces nationalism as a ‘betrayal of patriotism’ in rebuke to Trump at WWI remembrance

Macron: ‘Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism.’ AP NEWS BY David Nakamura, Seung Min Kim and James McAuley PARIS — In the shadow of a grand war memorial here, French President Emmanuel Macron marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I by delivering a forceful rebuke against rising nationalism, calling it […]

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