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Tad Cummins, former Tennessee teacher, was sentenced to 20 years

Cummins pleaded guilty last year for a fee for the transport of a smaller interstate line with the intention of engaging in criminal sexual activity and a second fee to prevent justice, the US law firm said. The accusations constituted a maximum life sentence and 20 years' imprisonment respectively. "Today, we got justice for a brave victim," said Don Cochran, …

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ACLU: Government would wrongly reject American veterans

DETROIT (AP) – A marine veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder was held for three days for possible expulsion before federal authorities learned he was a US citizen born in Michigan, lawyers said Wednesday. Jilmar Ramos-Gomez, 27, lives in the Grand Rapids area. He was released on December 17 from a detention center in Calhoun County after personal information was submitted …

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The agency ignored constitutional issues about Trump Hotel Lease, Report Finds

The agency's deliberations stretched several months before and after Trump took on his mission. Anxious public controversy, which could harm the government's financial interests, urged the Trump to divest itself of his financial interest in the property on Jan. 31, 2017, meeting with his eldest sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, the report said. After his election, Trump did …

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Nearly 250 illegal immigrants were arrested in New Mexico after crossing the border and seeking medical care, says Border Patrol

The United States border patrol agents in New Mexico encounter a large group of immigrants. (Customs and Border Protection) Border Agents arrested 247 illegal immigrants, many in need of medical care, after group members turned in early Wednesday. According to agents working at Camp Bounds Forward Operating Base, a large group of immigrants bordering the New Mexico border illegally, turned …

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Gordon's community reacts after Jayme Closs's escape

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) – From a small community to another, the Jayme Closs case has hit the Barron City and the influence is also felt in Douglas County where Jayme escaped from the Man accused of kidnapping her and killing her parents. The days after Jayme was joined by her family surely, the Gordon community where investigators say Jayme …

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Hasher Jallal Taheb was arrested in the White House attack plan

A man living in Georgia has been arrested with suspicions of planning to attack the White House and other high-profile targets and at least one Jewish site in the country's capital. According to a report from ABC News, Hasher Jallal Taheb was arrested in an FBI sting operation after the local authorities warned the agency to save the 21-year-old Cumming …

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Pelosi claims the Union's permit can be postponed against security threat Homeland Security and Secret Service say she's wrong

OU Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Has proposed that President Trump postpone his 29 January Union address until the partial government's suspension ends and claims that a lack of funding is a serious security risk for the White House and Congress. However, Homeland Security and US Secret Service officials question her suggestion that they cannot perform their duties due to Washington …

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House Democratic leaders plan to bottle up censorship vote on Rep. Steve King

Mike DeBonis Congress reporter covering the House of Representatives January 16 at 17:43 House democratic leaders are planning to block an attempt to censor Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) for the breed's comments, refers to the action to the House Ethics Committee for further scrutiny due to concerns that it could pose a dangerous precedent to police members' speeches. Censorship is …

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Hawaii Democrat apologizes for "Asian trapped in a white body" remark

R ep. Ed Case, Hawaii, apologized Wednesday to the Pacific Islanders he offended for saying he was "an Asian trapped in a white body." Case, who customs the Washington Post is "fiercely proud" to represent a district or primarily Asian constituents, made the comment during an event Tuesday intended to commemorate Asian-American and Pacific Islander members of the new Congress. …

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