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Putin makes bombshell offer to Trump in Helsinki

Putin makes bombshell offer to Trump in Helsinki

President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin held a joint press conference in Helsinki, Finland, as part of their summit meeting on Monday. Du ...

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Trump's makeover of illegal immigration

Trump's makeover of illegal immigration

The Washington Post reports that President Donald Trump is "changing the face of legal immigration." It's a minor makeover, at best ...

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NYC mayor crosses border 'illegally' and defies federal government

NYC mayor crosses border 'illegally' and defies federal government

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol are currently in a war of words that may have legal consequences for the fi ...

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Democrats' vision for American judiciary: identity politics becomes identity justice - part 3

Democrats' vision for American judiciary: identity politics becomes identity justice - part 3

This is the third part of a five-part essay. The first part described the Democratic Partyís vision for the American judiciary, using the langu ...

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Officials consider giving voting rights to non-U.S. citizens

Officials consider giving voting rights to non-U.S. citizens

The Revolutionary War patriots might be rolling over in their graves today as the Boston City Council meets to "explore" the proposition ...

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9 times Democrats were caught astroturfing Trump's SCOTUS nominee

9 times Democrats were caught astroturfing Trump's SCOTUS nominee

Even before President Donald Trump announced on Monday evening his nominee for the Supreme Court, progressives were already on the move, having estab ...

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Alan Dershowitz says Trump's SCOTUS pick 'should read the Constitution'

Alan Dershowitz says Trump's SCOTUS pick 'should read the Constitution'

Famed legal expert Alan Dershowitz criticized President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, in an appearance on CNN. Show h ...

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Four keys to Trump's SCOTUS pick, Brett Kavanaugh

Four keys to Trump's SCOTUS pick, Brett Kavanaugh

All four of President Trump's short list of Supreme Court nominees were splendid selections. Congratulations to his top choice, Judge Brett Kavan ...

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Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

President Donald Trump has nominated Brett M. Kavanaugh to join the US Supreme Court, setting the stage for a dramatic confirmation battle over a sta ...

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Victory for free speech at a Catholic university

Victory for free speech at a Catholic university

The National Association of Scholars applauded the decision by the Wisconsin Supreme Court†in favor of Prof. John McAdams, in his dispute w ...

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Democrats' vision for American judiciary: identity politics becomes identity justice - part  2

Democrats' vision for American judiciary: identity politics becomes identity justice - part 2

This is the second part of a five-part essay. The first part described the Democratic Party's vision for the American judiciary, using the lang ...

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What Democrats mean by abolishing ICE

What Democrats mean by abolishing ICE

On July 4, 2018, in an opinion piece published in The Hill, my colleague Mark Krikorian deconstructed the "Abolish ICE" movement. The headl ...

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Democrats' vision for American judiciary: identity politics becomes identity justice - part 1

Democrats' vision for American judiciary: identity politics becomes identity justice - part 1

This essay is divided into five parts. The first part describes the Democratic Party's vision for the American judiciary, using the language of ...

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Trump responds to 'Abolish ICE' movement at rally

Trump responds to 'Abolish ICE' movement at rally

The Democrat party is divided over whether Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be eliminated. For example, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who ...

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Black woman stands her ground and saves her kids

Black woman stands her ground and saves her kids

Michelle Booker-Hicks was confronted with a life-or-death situation at about 10 p.m. on Wednesday night and chose to stand her ground. Booker-Hicks w ...

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New study shows how media shapes public view of Supreme Court

New study shows how media shapes public view of Supreme Court

“Media Coverage and Public Approval of the U.S. Supreme Court,” published in Political Communication, suggests the the lustre of the Supr ...

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Teen dies who had been focus of brain death debate

Teen dies who had been focus of brain death debate

Jahi McMath, whose family had refused to accept a ruling on her brain death so as to keep her on a hospital ventilator, died on June 22, according to ...

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Who will replace Justice Anthony Kennedy?

Who will replace Justice Anthony Kennedy?

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced on Wednesday that he will retire from the bench effective July 31. This will provide President Donald ...

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The options Americans want for illegal aliens at the borders

The options Americans want for illegal aliens at the borders

In 2015, Congress and the Obama administration abdicated their responsibilities to control the immigration chaos that is now gripping the border and ...

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Supreme Court: how one vote stopped a progressive freight train

Supreme Court: how one vote stopped a progressive freight train

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Janus v. AFSCME that labor unions representing employees of state and local governments may not force no ...

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Trump administration claims victory for 'rule of law' in sanctuary cities

Trump administration claims victory for 'rule of law' in sanctuary cities

The Justice Department announced on Wednesday that it is distributing hundreds of millions of dollars in grant money that had been stymied by a feder ...

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Obama's DHS Sec. 'freely admits' detaining illegal immigrant children, families

Obama's DHS Sec. 'freely admits' detaining illegal immigrant children, families

Jeh Johnson said on Sunday that during his tenure as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security during the Barack Obama administration, federal ...

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Graphic video: Police miss dog, shoot girl

Graphic video: Police miss dog, shoot girl

Police body-cam video was released by the Wichita police department that shows an officer firing his pistol at a family dog while also striking a 9-y ...

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Wayfair decision by Supreme Court will mean millions for governments

Wayfair decision by Supreme Court will mean millions for governments

Following the announcement by the Supreme Court in South Dakota v. Wayfair, shares of online retail giants Amazon, Etsy, Overstock, and Wayfair dippe ...

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Newt Gingrich: the debate over immigration is 'simple'

Newt Gingrich: the debate over immigration is 'simple'

Newt Gingrich said on Fox News that Democrats are acting with "remarkable hypocrisy" in their criticisms of the Trump administration " ...

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How illegal aliens are taught to elude law enforcement

How illegal aliens are taught to elude law enforcement

While the Trump administration is tightening up on immigration law enforcement, the American Civil Liberties Union is assisting illegal immigrants in ...

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Mother sues school district over Islamic indoctrination

Mother sues school district over Islamic indoctrination

U.S. District Court Judge Kevin McNulty denied a motion to dismiss an Establishment Clause claim brought by Libby Hilsenrath against the Chatham, New ...

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Juneteenth recalls Americans separated from their children

Juneteenth recalls Americans separated from their children

It seems as if overnight the world has been consumed with a new movement calling for an end to the separation of immigrant children from their mother ...

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Trump administration moves on asylum abusers

Trump administration moves on asylum abusers

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions moved last week to restore integrity to U.S. asylum law. In a precedent-setting 31-page ruling, Sessions indicate ...

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Bill Donohue: a Pennsylvania witch hunt

Bill Donohue: a Pennsylvania witch hunt

Pennsylvania authorities are about to release a grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse of minors in six Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses.  Activ ...

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SPLC agrees to $3.75 million defamation settlement with Muslim anti-extremist

SPLC agrees to $3.75 million defamation settlement with Muslim anti-extremist

In a statement released on Monday, Richard Cohen of the Southern Poverty Law Center, announced that his organization has apologized and offered a mone ...

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Louisiana official faces charges for issuing fraudulent I.D.s

Louisiana official faces charges for issuing fraudulent I.D.s

Paula McKelvey, 56, is facing multiple charges for allegedly providing identification cards and driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. Accordi ...

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AG Sessions asks Trump's opponents: Do they believe in America?

AG Sessions asks Trump's opponents: Do they believe in America?

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on Friday to discuss law enforcement and immigration before an assembly of police ...

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Palmer Luckey goes from Facebook to border security

Palmer Luckey goes from Facebook to border security

The 25-year-old millionaire responsible for creating the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset is now using VR technology to help secure the south ...

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Catholic archbishop says separating immigrant children from parents is 'morally reprehensible'

Catholic archbishop says separating immigrant children from parents is 'morally reprehensible'

Immigration policy presents many challenges for any country. Developing sound immigration policy that respects the needs of a nation and those of the ...

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Wisconsin man charged with producing obscenity involving children in The Philippines

Wisconsin man charged with producing obscenity involving children in The Philippines

A Wisconsin man was indicted on Wednesday for the crimes of producing and possessing child pornography and engaging in illicit sexual conduct outside ...

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Jeff Sessions: when political correctness threatens the Constitution

Jeff Sessions: when political correctness threatens the Constitution

We cannot have free and deliberative government without freedom of thought.  We cannot have freedom of thought without freedom of speech. And ...

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Birthright citizenship reform: what it will take to pass

Birthright citizenship reform: what it will take to pass

One of President Donald Trump's policy proposals that has drawn the most fire from his opponents are suggestions of doing away with birthright ...

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Why does Federal government continue to push troubled investor visa program?

Why does Federal government continue to push troubled investor visa program?

America's troubled investor-visa program is getting a surprising and distressing lift from the Trump administration. Instead of tighter vetting ...

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Immigration advocates miss the facts in case of illegal alien pizza driver

Immigration advocates miss the facts in case of illegal alien pizza driver

Advocates for illegal aliens have rushed to defend Pablo Villavicencio, an illegal alien with a wife and two children who detained on an outstanding ...

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Trump administration defends free speech at University of Michigan

Trump administration defends free speech at University of Michigan

The Trump administration filed a statement of interest a federal lawsuit against the University of Michigan on Monday. In a statement, the Department of Justic ...

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Congress should address loopholes that separate families and contribute to human-trafficking

Congress should address loopholes that separate families and contribute to human-trafficking

Law enforcement separates families every day, when parents break laws. We all find that regrettable, but not objectionable - except when it comes to ...

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Federal judge rules on Trump's sanctuary city policy

Federal judge rules on Trump's sanctuary city policy

U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson ruled on Wednesday that conditions the federal government placed on the city of Philadelphia to receive federal f ...

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Pakistani 'mystery man' wants plea deal in case linked to Rep. Wasserman Schultz

Pakistani 'mystery man' wants plea deal in case linked to Rep. Wasserman Schultz

A former aide to congressional Democrats may soon enter into a plea deal with federal prosecutors in a case that has drawn the attention of President ...

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ICE director fears more amnesties to come with Republican DACA bill

ICE director fears more amnesties to come with Republican DACA bill

Thomas Homan, the acting chief at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said in a speech that if Congress passes a so-called "clean"...

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Immigrant sanctuary advocates resort to public buildings

Immigrant sanctuary advocates resort to public buildings

Not content with just how much they have successfully kept illegal aliens from being deported, a consensus appears to have emerged recently among pol ...

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AG Sessions announces 300+ new U.S. attorneys

AG Sessions announces 300+ new U.S. attorneys

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Monday that the Department of Justice, in the largest increase in decades, will allocate 311 new Assistan ...

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Trump administration turns up the heat on Congress over immigration loopholes

Trump administration turns up the heat on Congress over immigration loopholes

The Trump administration is turning up the heat on Congress to fix glaring loopholes that have led to the surge of illegal aliens arriving with child ...

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Family battles Border Patrol over $58K life-savings seized in civil forfeiture

Family battles Border Patrol over $58K life-savings seized in civil forfeiture

An immigrant family working hard and sacrificing for thirteen years to help relatives ...

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Pharmaceutical reps traded intimate favors for doctors' opioid prescriptions

Pharmaceutical reps traded intimate favors for doctors' opioid prescriptions

Former sales representatives working for Insys -- the manufacturer of fentanyl opioids -- allege that they traded sex with physicians in order to sel ...

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The Catholic Church confronts child abuse

The Catholic Church confronts child abuse

We live in a new age of freedom of expression when the long history of suppression and cover up of the truth is breaking out and social and mainstrea ...

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Trump pardons 'visible voice for America' Dinesh D'Souza

Trump pardons 'visible voice for America' Dinesh D'Souza

President Donald Trump announced unexpectedly on Thursday that he is granting a full pardon to Dinesh D'Souza, an Indian-American filmmaker and a ...

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ACLU fights 'unjust' traffic fines in North Carolina

ACLU fights 'unjust' traffic fines in North Carolina

According to the American Civil Liberties Union, states should not revoke driverís licenses of offenders who have not paid their traffic fines. ...

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Is Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy on his way out?

Is Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy on his way out?

Rumors have been flying around Washington that Justice Anthony Kennedy will announce his retirement from the Supreme Court shortly after the court ...

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How anti-bullying rules actually promote bullying

How anti-bullying rules actually promote bullying

April 20 marked yet another anniversary of the Columbine shooting, the event that woke our nation to the problem of bullying. Since then, almost all ...

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Newt Gingrich: the five interlocking scandals of Mueller's Russia investigation

Newt Gingrich: the five interlocking scandals of Mueller's Russia investigation

The current Mueller-DOJ-Russia mess is almost impossible to understand because it is made up of five parallel scandals. For months, as I wrote my ...

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When progressives and conservatives agree on immigration reform

When progressives and conservatives agree on immigration reform

Here's something you would probably never expect to read on FAIR's blog site: Mother Jones magazine is right!

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Missouri jury acquits prolife activist of terrorist threat; prosecutor persecuted defendants

Missouri jury acquits prolife activist of terrorist threat; prosecutor persecuted defendants

A Missouri state court jury of eight women and four men found pro-life activist John Ryan not guilty of 17-month-old charges that he had made a terro ...

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Andrew Napolitano: America on the 'precipice' of probing Obama's political use of intelligence and law enforcement

Andrew Napolitano: America on the 'precipice' of probing Obama's political use of intelligence and law enforcement

On Monday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray met with President Donald Trump at the White House, which came a ...

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Video: Two Americans arrested in Montana for speaking Spanish

Video: Two Americans arrested in Montana for speaking Spanish

Two American citizens were detained and interrogated by the Border Patrol in Montana because they were speaking Spanish. Ana Suda, who was born in th ...

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Justice Department inspector general to investigate FBI meddling in Trump campaign

Justice Department inspector general to investigate FBI meddling in Trump campaign

President Donald Trump swore in Gina Haspel as the seventh director of the Central Intelligence Agency on Monday, making her the first woman to hold ...

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Dershowitz: Special counsel is 'worst way' of finding the truth

Dershowitz: Special counsel is 'worst way' of finding the truth

Famed legal expert Alan Dershowitz said that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe should be halted because "a special counsel is the wor ...

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Immigrant green cards recalled due to federal snafu

Immigrant green cards recalled due to federal snafu

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced the recall of approximately 8,543 Permanent Resident Cards (a.k.a. Green Cards) due to an error i ...

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Darkness and light on the Internet

Darkness and light on the Internet

We all love being connected to the internet and it is a wonderful technology for communicating, providing information and entertainment and keeping p ...

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Rush Limbaugh charges FBI used entrapment to advance Russia narrative about Trump

Rush Limbaugh charges FBI used entrapment to advance Russia narrative about Trump

Radio personality Rush Limbaugh said on Monday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation is "fake." Limbaugh claimed t ...

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Lawsuit against healthcare provider charges religious discrimination

Lawsuit against healthcare provider charges religious discrimination

A federal lawsuit has been filed by the Thomas More Law Center on behalf of Kathleen Lorentzen, a Catholic and licensed clinical social worker was to ...

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Limbaugh: 'Most embarrassing period in FBI history'

Limbaugh: 'Most embarrassing period in FBI history'

Nationally-syndicated talk-show host Rush Limbaugh discussed the possibility of an "informant" who worked with Donald Trump's presi ...

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UK to impose six-year prison sentences for hate speech

UK to impose six-year prison sentences for hate speech

The Sentencing Council for England and Wales has proposed that persons who promote online "hostility" toward a religion or so-called tran ...

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When will there justice for children?

When will there justice for children?

We read and see reports about the terrible number of child sexual assaults and how few perpetrators ever get convicted. That is changing with the app ...

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Two cardinals called as witnesses in Vatican bank trial

Two cardinals called as witnesses in Vatican bank trial

The trial of Angelo Caloia, 79, began on May 9 on charges of embezzlement and money laundering. Caloia is an Italian lawyer and former head of the Va ...

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Lawsuit charges Univ. of Michigan squelches free speech with 'bias response teams'

Lawsuit charges Univ. of Michigan squelches free speech with 'bias response teams'

Speech First, a nonprofit group dedicated to free speech, has filed a lawsuit against the University of Michigan for chastising students with speech ...

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Progressives defy Trump's immigration initiatives with dramatic change in sanctuary jurisdictions

Progressives defy Trump's immigration initiatives with dramatic change in sanctuary jurisdictions

According to a report by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), so-called sanctuary policies that shield illegal immigrants from iden ...

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DHS Secretary Nielsen schools Democrat on obeying immigration law

DHS Secretary Nielsen schools Democrat on obeying immigration law

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified on Capitol Hill and explained to Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) of the Senate Appro ...

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Feds seize $41,000 from nurse who wanted to build charitable clinic

Feds seize $41,000 from nurse who wanted to build charitable clinic

Traveling overseas to provide medical care to underprivileged women and children should be an uplifting experience, not a real-life episode of Americ ...

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A New York Democrat's astounding duplicity

A New York Democrat's astounding duplicity

New York Governor Eliot Spitzer championed women's rights, even as he paid for prostitutes behind his wife's back. New York Congress ...

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Dershowitz: Trump's team is 'playing into Mueller's hands'

Dershowitz: Trump's team is 'playing into Mueller's hands'

Legal expert Alan Dershowitz warned President Donald Trump lawyers against playing "into the hands" of special counsel Robert Mueller...

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Federal judge questions Mueller team's authority in Manafort case

Federal judge questions Mueller team's authority in Manafort case

U.S. District Judge T. S. Ellis, who is presiding over former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s tax- and bank-fraud case, pressed Michael ...

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Dershowitz: Trump should answer Mueller with Article 2 of Constitution

Dershowitz: Trump should answer Mueller with Article 2 of Constitution

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump criticized the current investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into possible collusion between the Trump ...

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Six states join Texas in DACA lawsuit against Trump administration

Six states join Texas in DACA lawsuit against Trump administration

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced on Tuesday that the Lone Star state is suing the Trump administration for continuing the Deferred Action ...

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DOJ arrests 11 migrants, gives a pass to 8 in the 'caravan'

DOJ arrests 11 migrants, gives a pass to 8 in the 'caravan'

According to a release, the Department of Justice filed criminal charges against eleven different suspected members of the so-called migrant&nbs ...

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James Comey admits he would be working for Hillary Clinton

James Comey admits he would be working for Hillary Clinton

In a discussion about his new book, "A Higher Loyalty" former FBI director James Comey told Mike Allen of Axios that, if Hillary ...

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Federal court ruling favors deep state relationship with select media

Federal court ruling favors deep state relationship with select media

Federal Judge Colleen McMahon ruled that the CIA is allowed to decide which reporters can be trusted to receive sensitive material. McMahon, a Clinto ...

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Ron Paul: Baby Alfie is latest victim of Big Brother government

Ron Paul: Baby Alfie is latest victim of Big Brother government

Twenty-three-month-old Alfie Evans, passed away in a British hospital on Saturday. While the official cause of death was a degenerative brain disease, ...

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Police rescue drowning immigrant but now face lawsuit

Police rescue drowning immigrant but now face lawsuit

Mateusz Fijalkowski, a Polish national, is suing the police department of Fairfax, Virginia, and a lifeguard who saved his life. His lawsuit contends ...

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To kill a priest: social media campaign seeks to unravel 20 year cold case

To kill a priest: social media campaign seeks to unravel 20 year cold case

By keeping certain cold cases in the public eye, the chance of those cases being solved appears to increase. The latest example is the April 24 arres ...

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Spike in knife crimes in UK along with knife restrictions

Spike in knife crimes in UK along with knife restrictions

According to an official report, knife crimes rose by more than one fifth in the year ending December 2017 throughout England and Wales. In London al ...

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Justices Kagan and Sotomayor ask: what if Trump's executive order banned Jews?

Justices Kagan and Sotomayor ask: what if Trump's executive order banned Jews?

In oral arguments before the Supreme Court on Wednesday over the constitutionality of President Donald Trumpís executive order limiting visas f ...

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After 40 years, 'Golden State Killer' is arrested

After 40 years, 'Golden State Killer' is arrested

After more than 40 years after allegedly committing a series of violent crimes, the so-called "Golden State Killer" is in the custody of th ...

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Congressional Republicans resurrect Obama's DACA for illegal immigrants

Congressional Republicans resurrect Obama's DACA for illegal immigrants

Weeks after the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) expiration date passed, a group of legislators hopes to "send a message" to S ...

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George Soros and deep state contribute instability and migrants from Central America

George Soros and deep state contribute instability and migrants from Central America

A report conducted by the Washington D.C.-based transparency organization, Judicial Watch, described the activities of the Open Society Foundation, f ...

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Three conservatives join James Damore in Google discrimination lawsuit

Three conservatives join James Damore in Google discrimination lawsuit

Representing former Google engineer James Damore, attorney Harmeet Dhillon and her team have rescinded his complaint before by the National Labor Rel ...

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Dershowitz: Congress must protect client-attorney privilege after raid on Trump's lawyer

Dershowitz: Congress must protect client-attorney privilege after raid on Trump's lawyer

The raid on President Trump's lawyer dramatically demonstrates the need for new legislation to assure that no FBI agents or US attorneys ever get ...

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Are cannabis-based products safe and legal? A new look

Are cannabis-based products safe and legal? A new look

As more states legalize both medical and recreational marijuana, products containing extracts from the plant are appearing on shelves around the coun ...

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Sean Hannity explains relationship to Michael Cohen, Trump's attorney

Sean Hannity explains relationship to Michael Cohen, Trump's attorney

On Monday, when President Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen appeared in federal court, Fox News host Sean Hannity was revealed to be one ...

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Johnson-era judge breaks precedent for funding sanctuary cities

Johnson-era judge breaks precedent for funding sanctuary cities

Ira Mehlman of the Federation for American Immigration Reform said in an interview with Spero News that California is trying to "run out the cl ...

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Lawyers want time-out for school district for suspension of boy who drew guns, stick-figures

Lawyers want time-out for school district for suspension of boy who drew guns, stick-figures

  In March, a 13-year-old boy was suspended from middle school in a North Carolina school district for drawing stick-figures, including a ...

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Probation for gang-rape of 13-year-old girl

Probation for gang-rape of 13-year-old girl

Tommy Williams, 20, and Clarence Williams, 19, were both sentenced to a minimum of 10 years of sex offender intensive supervised probation in a Color ...

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President Trump's lawyer may face decades in prison

President Trump's lawyer may face decades in prison

Michael Cohen -- President Doanld Trump's attorney -- may face decades in prison, said former FBI Assistant Director Frank Figliuzzi on MSNBC' ...

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Dershowitz: Client-attorney privilege endangered by 'thuggish' special counsel Mueller

Dershowitz: Client-attorney privilege endangered by 'thuggish' special counsel Mueller

Legal experts are questioning the conduct on the part of Special Counsel Robert Muellerís team, which raided the office of President Donald Tru ...

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Philippines' 'never-ending' cyber-sex abuse of children

Philippines' 'never-ending' cyber-sex abuse of children

A Virginia man pleaded guilty to guilty to producing child pornography that depicts victims in the Philippines. On Monday, Dwayne Stinson of Manassas ...

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