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Republican Nunes apologizes over handling of Trump surveillance claim

Added: 25.03.2017 18:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Republican head of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee apologized on Thursday for the way he handled sensitive allegations about U.S. spy agency surveillance of President Donald Trump's team. Representative Devin Nunes was criticized by colleagues on Wednesday for calling a news conference to announce that the communications of members of the team that ran Trump's transition to the presidency were swept up in incidental surveillance targeting foreigners. Democrats were upset that Nunes made the comments to the media and then briefed Trump in the White House without informing them.

Man pleads guilty in Washington pizzeria shooting over fake news

Added: 25.03.2017 17:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

A North Carolina man pleaded guilty on Friday to opening fire in a Washington pizzeria that fake news reports claimed housed a child sex ring linked to 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Edgar Welch, 28, of Salisbury, was accused of firing at least three shots from an AR-15 rifle inside the Comet Ping Pong pizzeria in December and pointing the gun at an employee after showing up to investigate the online conspiracy rumors. Welch pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to a federal charge of interstate transportation of a firearm with intent to commit an offense and a local charge of assault with a dangerous weapon.

Idaho inmates: Prison violations led to amputations, death

Added: 25.03.2017 16:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Idaho inmates are asking a federal judge to hold the state in contempt after saying prison officials repeatedly violated a settlement plan in a long-running lawsuit over health care, leading to serious injuries and even the deaths of some prisoners

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Yellen Just Slapped A "Buy" Rating On These 8% Yields

Added: 25.03.2017 12:45 | 1 views | 0 comments

As recently as last week, many high quality closed-end funds (CEFs) were being neglected thanks to the headline worry that higher rates would hurt them. That nonsense stopped abruptly when Fed chair Janet Yellen basically slapped a “Buy” rating on the entire sector!

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US Immigration Judge Grants Asylum to Singapore Teen Blogger

Added: 25.03.2017 12:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

A teenage blogger from Singapore whose online posts blasting his government landed in him jail was granted asylum to remain in the United States, an immigration judge in Chicago ruled Friday.Amos Yee has been detained by federal immigration authorities since December when...


Right-Wing Reporter Demoted For Publishing Fake Obama Conspiracy Theory

Added: 25.03.2017 12:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

Yesterday, a rising conservative publication, The Independent Journal Review, demoted chief content officer Benny Johnson after he published a false story claiming that Barack Obama pressured a Hawaii federal judge to rule against Trump’s revised travel ban.


Appeals court sets schedule on Trump immigration appeal

Added: 25.03.2017 11:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

The first federal appeals court’s review of President Trump’s revised order limiting immigration from six Mideast nations will go forward on an expedited schedule, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided Thursday.

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Boston man sentenced for sale of guns stolen from U.S. Army site

Added: 25.03.2017 11:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Boston man was sentenced on Friday to serve almost five years in federal prison for having helped to sell weapons including six machine guns stolen from a Massachusetts U.S. Army Reserve facility in 2015. Tyrone James, 29, was sentenced to 57 months in prison and three years' supervised release after pleading guilty in December to charges including conspiracy to possess, store and sell stolen firearms.

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Merkel ally says Germany must tackle benefit fraud by asylum seekers

Added: 25.03.2017 8:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

Germany needs to change its laws so that asylum seekers guilty of benefit fraud are removed from the asylum process, an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, striking a tough tone six months before a federal election. More than a million migrants have arrived in Germany over the last two years and unease with the mainly Muslim newcomers has pushed up support for the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD). The influx has cost Merkel support, with some voters abandoning the conservatives for the AfD, and her conservative bloc has toughened its stance on migrants in recent months.

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