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The federal employees are preparing for a long government stop

For the 380,000 federal employees at Furlough and the other 420,000 who work without pay, this means that it is time to start planning how to pay January bills without the promise of the next paycheck as part of the government remains suspended. The US staff management agency tweeted out example letters for federal employees sending to their creditors, mortgages, …

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Maine governor considers congressional elections "stolen" while certifying results

But LePage – a Republican fire – made a final jab in the protracted process when he certified the election and wrote the words "stolen elections" next to his signature. Norway's congressional election in Maine marked The first time in US history, the voting voting system determined the outcome of the congress. The new state law mandate ranked election tabulation …

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California illegal immigrants "cop-killer" are detained, officials say.

The illegal immigrant refugee who wanted to be killed in a murder of a California police officer was subjected to detention Friday after being on the move for more than two days, according to an official who made the case that the deadly event potentially could be prevented. Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson announced the suspect's arrest – identified as …

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EPA targets Obama crackdown on mercury from coal plants

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration on Friday targeted Obama-era regulation credited with helping reduce toxic mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants, saying the benefits to human health and the environment may not be worth the cost of The regulation of the 2011 Obama administration rule, called the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, was a $ 18 billion clean-up of …

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Oldest American Second World War veteran dies at 112: NPR

Richard Overton had been the oldest living veteran of American war. He died on Thursday. Darren Abate / AP hide caption change picture text Darren Abate / AP Richard Overton had been the oldest living veteran of American war. He died on Thursday. Darren Abate / AP The United States has lost its oldest veteran in World War II. Richard …

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California police officer's suspected killer reportedly arrested

CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile device The suspect in the shooting death of a Central Valley police officer has been arrested in the Bakersfield area, the Modesto Bee is reporting. The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office would not confirm the arrest but announced it will hold a press conference at noon Friday …

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Pelosi Cranes Florida Democrats Leading the Climate Panel

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has appointed Florida Rep. Kathy Castor to lead a special committee on climate change that will resume in the new congress. Pelosi, the probable spokesman, said that Castor provides experience, energy and "urgency to the existential threat of the climate crisis" to the United States and the world. Castor is set to begin his seventh …

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Mollie Tibbetts mother took son to immigrants after murder suspect arrest

BROOKLYN, Iowa (KCRG) – An article from the Washington Post gives an insight into how life has been for Mollie Tibbet's family since her death earlier this year. Since Tibbet's murder in July, the Calderwood home has brought in a new one – a 17-year-old son of Mexican immigrants who actually knew Tibbett's alleged murderer. The postcard Laura Calderwood brought …

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Harris campaign files emergency notification with North Carolina election board to certify November results

The application comes one day after a tribunal with three judges has delivered a stay to hold state elections in its current form, so the state electoral commission investigating claims in the 9th district will settle on Friday Friday. The board has refused to certify Harris as November winner among evidence of irregularities in the waiver of the bill and …

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