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Baltimore Fires Another Police Commissioner, After Record High Murder Rate – New York Times

January 19, 2018 11:32:12 am | 0 Comments

Advertisement The mayor of Baltimore abruptly announced on Friday that she had fired city’s police commissioner after a year of unprecedented violence in the city. Mayor Catherine Pugh said that Darryl De Sousa, a 30-year veteran of the department who was most recently a deputy police commissioner, would replace Kevin Davis, who became commissioner in…

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'I'll give her a week' to lose the baby weight, Trump said of Melania, months before alleged tryst with porn star – Washington Post

January 19, 2018 11:06:06 am | 0 Comments

Seven months before an alleged tryst with porn star Stormy Daniels, Donald Trump told radio host Howard Stern that he would give his pregnant wife, Melania, a couple of days — or maybe a week — to regain her model figure after giving birth. “You know, Howard, she’s got the kind of a body and makeup where, about…

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Paramedics treat Sotomayor at her home and clear her to go to work – Washington Post

January 19, 2018 10:35:24 am | 0 Comments

By Robert Barnes, Paramedics treated Justice Sonia Sotomayor at her home Friday morning for symptoms brought on by low blood sugar, but she came to work at the Supreme Court as usual, a court spokeswoman said. “She was treated by D.C. Emergency Medical Services and is doing fine,” court spokeswoman Kathleen Arberg said in a…

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The Supreme Court Will Rule on President Trump's Latest Travel Ban – TIME

January 19, 2018 10:22:25 am | 0 Comments

Supreme Court to Rule on Donald Trump’s Latest Travel Ban | Time The Supreme Court Will Rule on President Trump’s Latest Travel Ban Search

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How Washington Reached the Brink of a Shutdown – New York Times

January 19, 2018 7:46:39 am | 0 Comments

Advertisement Here’s a look back, over the course of one year, at the events that lead to the brink of a government shutdown, with immigration and spending as the main drivers. Jan 20, 2017 President Trump tells Mr. Durbin at the Inauguration luncheon on Capitol Hill not to worry about the Dreamers, young, undocumented immigrants…

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St. Paul's School announces settlement of civil lawsuit by assault survivor – WMUR Manchester

January 19, 2018 7:42:00 am | 0 Comments

CONCORD, N.H. — Concord’s St. Paul’s School announced Friday that it has resolved the civil lawsuit brought forth by the family of an assault survivor. The school said in a letter to the community that the terms of the settlement with Chessy Prout are confidential, but said both sides aren’t restricted in talking about the…

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GOP reps demand release of 'shocking' surveillance memo – The Hill

January 19, 2018 7:03:40 am | 0 Comments

A growing number of Republicans are demanding the release of a classified report that they say reveals political bias at the FBI and Department of Justice in the investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian election meddling Rep. Pete KingPeter (Pete) Thomas KingGOP angst over midterms grows Trump, GOP fire back over…

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Film crew linked to CNBC show arrested after attempting to sneak fake bomb through airport security – The Hill

January 19, 2018 6:49:49 am | 0 Comments

A film crew linked to cable business news channel CNBC was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey on Thursday after attempting to sneak a fake bomb through airport security.  Seven members of a cable TV crew working for the Endemol Shine Group, which contracts with CNBC, were arrested for the attempt, which the Transportation…

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All the dirty details of Trump's alleged porn star affair – New York Post

January 19, 2018 6:13:01 am | 0 Comments

Donald Trump gloated about how good he looked on the cover of a magazine before having unprotected sex with porn star Stormy Daniels — who mocked his famed mane before doing the deed with the future president, according to the much-anticipated full interview about the alleged encounter. Daniels — whose real name is Stephanie Clifford…

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Officials piece together chaos before US marshal's murder – New York Post

January 19, 2018 4:04:00 am | 0 Comments

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Investigators are working to piece together the chaotic sequence of events that led to a deputy U.S. marshal being shot to death while serving an arrest warrant in Pennsylvania’s capital city, while colleagues are remembering him as the “cream of the crop.” Christopher David Hill, 45, was killed early Thursday when a…

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