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ISIS Bride Denied Re-Entry To US

An Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State and then defected from the terrorist network will not be allowed to return to the U.S. despite pleas for reentry. “Ms. Hoda Muthana is not a U.S. citizen and will not be admitted into the United States,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a Wednesday statement, according to Fox News. “She does not ...

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Venezuela’s Largest Neighbor Takes Side Against Maduro

Brazil will funnel humanitarian aid to Venezuela’s anti-Maduro forces by sending shipments to its northern border that opposition forces will pick up and bring into the country. Venezuelan opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaidó is organizing the operation, according to a Brazilian presidential spokesman, BBC News reported Wednesday. “The government of acting President Juan Guaidó in Venezuelan trucks driven by Venezuelans” ...

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Coast Guard Lieutenant Allegedly Planned To Slaughter Politicians And Journalists

Federal authorities arrested a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant after finding a trove of guns and ammunition stockpiled at his home in Maryland along with alleged plans to commit a large-scale terrorist attack targeting politicians and journalists. Federal authorities recovered 15 firearms, a number of which were rifles and long guns, as well as over 1,000 rounds of ammunition in Christopher Paul ...

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Famous Statue Of Sailor Kissing Nurse Vandalized With #MeToo Statement

Vandals covered a statue in Florida depicting the iconic photograph commemorating the end of World War II in red paint Tuesday, spraying #MeToo across the memorial. Sarasota’s statue of the “The Kiss” remembers one of the most famous photographs of the 20th century. The picture photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt shows war veteran George Mendonsa kissing Greta Zimmer Friedman in Times Square on ...

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Palm Springs’ All LGBT City Council Is Facing A Diversity Problem

A California city council is facing outcry and criticism after it elected all white people to represent the city. The Palm Springs City Council made headlines in November 2017 when it elected all LGBTQ people to its body. Community members applauded the council after bisexual, transgender, queer and gay members were elected, but critics have emerged because all of the members ...

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Combat Veterans Armed With Semi-Automatic Rifles To Patrol Florida School After Mass Shootings In State

On the anniversary of the Parkland shooting, another Florida school is actively taking precautions against shooters by hiring armed guards to patrol its campus. The Manatee School for the Arts, a charter school, will hire two combat veterans to protect the school and prevent any persons attempting to shoot up the school, according to HuffPost. The guards will each carry a handgun and ...

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8 Years Later, Man Convicted Of Killing US Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

A federal jury convicted Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes Tuesday of killing Border Patrol agent Brian Terry eight years after his death. Osorio-Arellanes was found guilty and convicted of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, attempted robbery, assaulting four Border Patrol agents, carrying a firearm, and conspiring to disrupt interstate commerce, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Justice. Terry, 40, was killed on Dec. ...

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Physician Says There Isn’t Single Scenario Where Late-Term Abortion Improves Mother’s Health

Doctor and Kansas Rep. Roger W. Marshall wrote an op-ed saying there aren’t any reasons why a late-term abortion is necessary to protect a woman’s health. “To this day, I can’t think of a single scenario where I thought a late-term abortion would help to improve a woman’s mental health,” Marshall wrote in a Monday op-ed published by Fox News. ...

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Firefighters Forced To Walk A Mile Through Highway Traffic To Save Woman After Ambulance Crashes

A pair of firefighters trekked a mile on the highway to rescue and deliver an injured bus driver after their ambulance crashed before they could make it to the crash site. Two Maryland Heights firefighters rushed up a St. Louis highway to save a woman who’d been injured after she lost control of her school bus and crashed, according to KSDK-TV. ...

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Justin Fairfax Employer Puts Him On Leave After Multiple Sexual Assault Allegations |

Democratic Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax’s employer placed him on leave pending an investigation after two women levied allegations of sexual assault against the lieutenant governor. “During the investigation, Justin Fairfax has taken a leave of absence from Morrison & Foerster,” law firm chairman, Larren M. Nashelsky, said in a statement, according to The Washington Examiner. Fairfax is a lawyer at M&F, ...

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Court Upholds Decision To Find Michelle Carter Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter

The Massachusetts Supreme Court upheld a decision Wednesday finding a woman guilty of involuntary manslaughter after she convinced her boyfriend to commit suicide. The evidence presented in the case is “sufficient to support the judge’s finding of proof beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant committed involuntary manslaughter as a youthful offender,” the court ruled Wednesday, according to WCVB. The ...

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New Mexico Governor Withdraws Border Troops On Same Day As SOTU

Democratic New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham ordered the majority of the state’s National Guard troops away from protecting the southern border Tuesday. “I reject the federal contention that there exists an overwhelming national security crisis at the southern border, along which are some of the safest communities in the country,” Grisham said in a Tuesday statement only hours ahead ...

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Republicans to Turn on Trump If He Declares National Emergency to Build Border Wall

Republicans will turn on President Donald Trump if he declares a national emergency in order to get a wall along the southern border built. “The whole idea that a president — whether it’s President Trump or President Warren or President Sanders — can declare an emergency and then somehow usurp the separation of powers and get into the business of ...

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Fairfax Accuser Hires Law Firm That Represented Christine Blasey Ford

A woman accusing Democratic Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault reportedly hired the attorney who represented Christine Blasey Ford in hearings regarding allegations brought against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The woman hired Washington, D.C., law firm Katz, Marshall and Banks, National Public Radio reported Tuesday. The law firm represented Ford after she accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault. The woman ...

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