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Year: 2019

US Sent 4 Spy Planes to Korean Peninsula After Kim’s ‘Christmas Gift’ Threat: AP Report

Military Times/Associated Press News In what military watchers regard as an unusual move, the U.S. military sent four surveillance planes, simultaneously, over and around the Korean Peninsula this week in reaction to North Korea’s cryptic reference to a possible “Christmas gift” for the U.S. The action followed reports last week that North Korea had warned […]

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Schumer Again Pushes for Ukraine Documents in Senate Impeachment Trial

AP NEWS Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer renewed his push for the Senate impeachment trial investigation on Monday, demanding new documents into how aid to Ukraine was formally frozen 90 minutes after President Donald Trump’s July phone call with the country’s leader. In a letter to all senators Monday, the New York Democrat pushed for […]

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What Is The Lincoln Project? Anti-Trump Republicans Aim To ‘Defeat President Trump, Trumpism’

By Arthur Villasanta, International Business Times (REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION) KEY POINTS Anti-Trump Republicans form Lincoln Project which aims to defeat Trump in 2020 The Lincoln Project also plans to banish Trumpism and reclaim the conservative soul of the GOP It blasts the GOP for embracing and copying Trump’s cruelty and adopting his corruption Fierce conservative […]

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Pope offers hope against darkness in Christmas Day message

Speaks out against “inhumane detention camps” The Associated Press VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis offered a Christmas message of hope Wednesday against darkness that cloaks conflicts and relationships in large parts of the world from the Middle East to the Americas to Africa. The pope told tens of thousands of tourists, pilgrims and Romans gathered […]

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Flu, widespread in 30 states, blamed for nearly 2,000 deaths this season, CDC reports

By Elaine Owen (From CDC DATA) Seasonal influenza activity in the United States continues to increase and has been elevated for six weeks now. The flu is widespread in 30 states and has caused almost 2,000 deaths this season, including 19 children, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly every state has […]

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Donald Trump and Melania’s Christmas Message to America

President Donald Trump called for “peace among nations and joy to the world” in a Christmas message to the United States on Wednesday. The video—which is a little over a minute long— was shared on Twitter by First Lady Melania Trump and retweeted by Donald Trump. The presidential couple began by wishing “each and every […]

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Governor Kemp Issues Statement on Special Master Ruling in Water Litigation

Atlanta, GA – Following Special Master Paul Kelly’s ruling in Georgia’s water litigation, Governor Brian P. Kemp issued the following statement: “We greatly appreciate Special Master Kelly’s recognition of Georgia’s strong, evidence- based case in this litigation,” said Governor Kemp. “We will continue to be good stewards of water resources in every corner of our […]

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Local Veterans show Appreciation and Recognition to Veterans at Pruitt Healthcare Blue Ridge and Life Care of Copper Basin

By Richard Crosley, USAF Veteran, North Georgia Honor Guard North Georgia Honor Guard and Fannin Veterans Organizations conducted their annual Veterans Appreciation and Recognition Christmas Program at Pruitt Healthcare of Blue Ridge, GA. on Dec. 10, 2019, and at Life Care of Copper Basin in Ducktown, TN on Dec. 13, 2019. The Christmas program began […]

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Federal judge issues injunction against diverting military funds for border wall

Lauren Villagran, El Paso Times (Reprinted With Permission) A federal judge issued a nationwide injunction Tuesday (Dec. 10_ against the Trump administration’s use of military construction funds to build a border wall. U.S. District Judge David Briones in El Paso said in a memorandum filed Tuesday that funds appropriated by Congress to the Department of […]

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
  – The Fannin Sentinel

By Elaine Owen, Editor We all view Christmas in a different way. For those who do not celebrate it, Christmas is just one of many federal holidays that offers a few vacation days away from work. Even for Christians, the day often has different meanings and feelings attached to it. Children may see Christmas only […]

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