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Supreme Court rules sports betting legal, strikes down federal law

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U.S. Supreme Court rules that federal ban on state-sanctioned sports betting is unconstitutional. SCOTUS decided the case in favor of New Jersey 6-3 ruling to lift the federal ban on sports betting. The long-awaited battle in the case of Murphy vs. NCAA is finally over. And New Jersey has prevailed. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) which till now had made it ...

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Trump punishes Iran by limiting petroleum purchases

President Donald Trump ordered the federal government to significantly reduce the amount of petroleum and petroleum products purchased from Iran. In an executive memorandum issued to the Secretary of State, Secretary of Treasury and Secretary of Energy, the president said that after considering several factors such as the level of supply in the international market and in the U.S. he ...

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Watch: White House Press Briefing with Raj Shah 5-14-18 [video + transcript]

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Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah holds a briefing to update the media on the events and issues of the day including: Oil sanctions against Iran Dedication and opening of the U.S. Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem [Live Stream] Hamas driven violence at Palestine-Israel border Cooperation of White House with China on ZTE U.S. – North Korea denuclearization summit The ...

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Israeli Soccer Team Adding ‘Trump’ To Name To Celebrate Embassy Move

  by Peter Hasson An Israeli soccer team is adding “Trump” to its name in celebration of President Donald Trump’s decision to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the team announced on Sunday. Beitar Jerusalem, will now be known as “Beitar Trump Jerusalem,” according to a statement the club posted on Facebook. “For 70 years has Jerusalem been awaiting ...

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The White House Daily Chronicle, May 13, 2018

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Quick Links: Trump’s Itinerary Tweets Statements Executive Actions Nominations Heads of State comms The news behind the news on the president, administration and everything that happens in the White House is always in …  The White House Daily Chronicles. note: this post is updated throughout the day as events warrant See all of the daily White House Daily Chronicles HERE. Presidential Itinerary – ...

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Questions Emerge About Avenatti’s Past

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  by Peter Hasson & Joe Simpson Much of the developments surrounding Stormy Daniel’s lawsuit again President Donald Trump have focused on the business dealings of attorney Michael Cohen, but an investigation by The Daily Caller News Foundation reveals that Daniel’s counsel, Michael Avenatti, has his own questionable history. Avenatti’s past is littered with lawsuits, jilted business partners and bankruptcy ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Monday, May 14, 2018

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President Donald Trump will receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community then have lunch with Vice President Mike Pence. In the evening, the president will visit First Lady Melania Trump who is resting at Walter Reed Medical Center after a kidney procedure. President Trump’s schedule for 5/14/18 11:00 AM Receive his intelligence briefing – Oval Office 12:30 PM Lunch ...

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Mark Warner: Trump Aides’ Contacts With Russians Could Be ‘Coincidences,’ Not Collusion

  by Chuck Ross The top Democrat on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence acknowledged in a recent interview that contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russians could be “a set of coincidences” rather than collusion. “I’m reserving my final judgement until we’ve seen all the witnesses we need to see, and we’ve gotten all the facts. So I’m going ...

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This CBP Beagle Isn’t Your Typical Canine

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Chicago, IL— Imagine being less than two feet tall and having to navigate the luggage carousel at one of the busiest airports in America. This could be a daunting and intimidating task, but every day one non-intimidating canine battles through the large crowds sniffing backpacks and luggage looking for food. Frodo, a Beagle, is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) ...

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Grassley Flags ‘Apparent Contradictions’ In Comey’s Testimony About Michael Flynn

James Comey testifies before Senate Judiciary Committee 05-03-17

  by Chuck Ross The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is trying to get to the bottom of “apparent contradictions” in former FBI Director James Comey’s claims about former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Comey told a Senate Judiciary panel in a March 15, 2017 interview that the FBI agents who interviewed Flynn did not believe he intentionally lied ...

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The White House Daily Chronicle, May 12, 2018

Quick Links: Trump’s Itinerary Tweets Statements Executive Actions Nominations Heads of State comms The news behind the news on the president, administration and everything that happens in the White House is always in …  The White House Daily Chronicles. note: this post is updated throughout the day as events warrant See all of the daily White House Daily Chronicles HERE. Presidential Itinerary – ...

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Trump issues message about National Women’s Health Week

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President Donald Trump issued a statement Saturday regarding National Women’s Health Week in which he reiterated the importance of women and reconfirmed his administration’s commitment to support their well being. “Women are integral members of our families and communities who can face unique healthcare challenges,” Trump said. “Whether breast cancer, heart disease, or Alzheimer’s, my Administration is committed to continue ...

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