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Republicans try to set Hunter Biden, Ukraine's whistle, DNC files

The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee has sent a letter to President Adam Schiff asking for Hunter Biden and the whistle, whose complaints led to the ongoing investigation of President Trump being presented to the committee. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., Along with rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, imprisoned a scary letter to Schiff dismissing the "junk" impeachment investigation "and …

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Confederate statue removed from North Carolina Historical Court | US news

A county in North Carolina removed a Confederate statue from a historic court early Wednesday, and joined a handful of sites around the state where such monuments have come down in recent years despite a law protecting them. News sites reported that a muted crowd of several dozen people watched as the statue of a soldier was taken down one …

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Tensions increase in Senate legislative "cemetery"

L tense tensions over slow legislation boil over in the Senate. The senators are buzzing against each other in an increasingly public flush about who is responsible for the chamber's legislative agenda, which has largely stalled this year. The Senate is in its third week only to vote on nominations, though they will need to approve a spending bill before …

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Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh charged with wire fraud and tax evasion over financial offers for her Healthy Holly books

Pugh, 69, was the second mayor of Baltimore to leave his office for the past decade while facing charges of corruption. The prosecution accuses her of a year-long system dating to 2007. Maryland U.S. Attorney Robert K. How, along with top officials from the FBI and the IRS, are scheduled to deal with the charges that are not closed Wednesday …

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Trump cleared a sailor accused of war crimes, but the Navy wants to expel him from the SEALs anyway.

President Trump at Dover Air Force Base January 19, 2019 in Dover, Delaware. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / Getty Images Stop assuming Republican senators will do the right thing The Supreme Court can criminalize immigrant defense It's actually a big problem for Republicans to lose voters who eat avocado cheese The GOP's "Real Deal" defense is false Despite President Trump being cleared …

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Democratic state senator in Pennsylvania to become independent of increasingly liberal party

A Pennsylvania Democratic state senator representing a district that turned to President Trump 2016 said he plans to become an independent and caucus with state Republicans because he is tired of "purist" politicians and felt a connection to an increasingly liberal lot "As an independent, I will continue to put people over politics," said State Rep. John Yudichak, who represents …

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What is the time for the democratic debate? A guide to the November event: NPR

Ten Democrats are debating in Atlanta on Wednesday, beginning at ET. Angela Hsieh / NPR hide captions switch captions Angela Hsieh / NPR Ten Democrats are debating in Atlanta on Wednesday, beginning at ET. Angela Hsieh / NPR In the midst of a host of public impeachment hearings, Democratic presidential candidates in Atlanta gather to discuss yet again. This round …

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Ohio University fraternity pledges death: 10 people charged after investigating the death of an 18-year-old student

Collin Wiant promised the Sigma Pi fraternity on the university's Athens campus in November 2018. A lawsuit filed by his parents in February claimed he was severely cleaved, including being hit with a belt, punched, made to take drugs, forced to drink a gallon of alcohol for an hour and be deprived of sleep. The suit cites a toxicology report …

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White Georgia teen girl planned racist attack on black Gainesville AME church, police say

The alleged plot was "definitely racially motivated," said Sgt. Kevin Holbrook of the Gainesville Police Department. That notebook, he said, contained "manifesto type" language that discussed how she wanted to attack black assemblers with butcher knives and other sharp edges. "There were many writings and drawings, various depictions and very hateful messages in it," Holbrook told The Washington Post. "As …

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