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Man Sentenced for Attempted Attack on the White House

Hasher Jallal Taheb, 23, of Cumming, Georiga, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting an attack upon the White House. Taheb also planned attacks on the Statue of Liberty, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and a synagogue. “Taheb planned to conduct a terrorist attack on the White House as part of what he claimed was his obligation to ...

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Los Angeles-area Man Operated Illegal ATM Network to Launder Millions for Criminals

LOS ANGELES – An Orange County man has agreed to plead guilty to federal criminal charges that he operated an illegal virtual-currency money services business that exchanged up to $25 million – including on behalf of criminals – through in-person transactions and a network of Bitcoin ATM-type kiosks. Kais Mohammad, 36, a.k.a. “Superman29,”, of Yorba Linda, was charged in a ...

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Watch: President Trump Presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Jim Ryun

President Donald Trump presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Olympic medal winner and former Congressman James Ronald Ryun. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. EDT. Content created by Conservative Daily News and some content syndicated through CDN is available for re-publication without charge under the Creative Commons license. Visit our syndication page for details and requirements.

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Oregon’s Liberal AG Demands Restraining Order Against Federal Law Enforcement in Portland

Lawyers representing Oregon asked a federal judge Wednesday to issue a restraining order against federal agents who had been sent into Portland to quell violent protests. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum accused federal agents of arresting protesters without probable cause in the lawsuit filed Friday, according to The Associated Press. The lawyers representing Oregon relied on videos posted on social ...

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Chinese Researchers Charged with Visa Fraud After Lying About Work for China’s Military

Four individuals have recently been charged with visa fraud in connection with a scheme to lie about their status as members of the People’s Republic of China’s military forces, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), while in the United States conducting research.  Three of these individuals have been arrested and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the fourth who ...

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President Trump Announces Cancellation of Republican National Convention in Florida

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, Florida, has been canceled out of an abundance of caution. “It’s time to cancel the Jacksonville, Florida, component of the GOP convention,” the president said in a news conference. “We’ll be starting North Carolina for the Monday as has always been planned.” GOP delegates will go to North ...

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Midwestern GOP Governors Announce Mask Mandates

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine both issued statewide mask mandates Wednesday in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus throughout their states. The mandates from Holcomb and DeWine, both Republicans, were announced on Twitter Wednesday. The Indiana mandate will go into effect Monday, and will apply to everybody over eight years old. Face coverings will ...

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Portland Mayor Tear Gassed During Wednesday Protests

Democratic Mayor Ted Wheeler of Portland, Oregon was tear gassed Wednesday night while he was at the federal courthouse speaking with protesters, according to a video shared on Twitter. “I’m not gonna lie, it stings, it’s hard to breathe. Man, uh, I can tell you with 100% honesty, I saw nothing that provoked this response. It’s absolutely stunning. I’m not ...

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New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio Blames COVID-19 For New York City Crime Surge

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, a Democrat, said Wednesday that the recent crime surge in the Big Apple is due to the coronavirus pandemic. “In New York City, we’ve been the safest big city in America for years,” de Blasio told MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough. “We’ve had a very tough two months — no doubt — and it is ...

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Devin Nunes Wants To Investigate Liberal Think Tank’s Role In Spreading Steele Dossier

Rep. Devin Nunes says he wants to find out what role the Brookings Institution played in handling the Steele dossier.  Evidence emerged this week in a British court case that former Brookings president Strobe Talbott obtained the dossier from Christopher Steele.  Nunes said that Brookings’ involvement in the matter is a “major part” of the story about the dossier. The ...

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Armed Chicago Children As Young As 10 Years Old Carjacked More Than A Dozen People: Police

A band of armed children allegedly committed 15 carjackings since late June in Chicago’s South Side and have yet to be caught, police said. The majority of the auto theft has taken place in the past week with six separate carjackings on Saturday alone, according to a Chicago Police bulletin that was provided to the Daily Caller News Foundation. Law ...

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‘Walking On Eggshells’: 62% Of Americans Are Afraid To Express Political Views, Survey Finds

Self-censorship is on the rise according to a new Cato Institute survey that reports nearly two-thirds of Americans are afraid to share their political views. A new CATO Institute/YouGov national survey found 62% of Americans say the political climate today prevents them from saying what they believe. This is up several points from 2017 when 58% of Americans said they were ...

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Third Soldier In a Month Found Dead Near Fort Hood

A soldier was found dead outside of Ford Hood Army base in Texas on Wednesday, marking the third time a soldier’s remains were discovered in a month, according to Army officials. Pvt. Mejhor Morta, 26, was found dead July 17 outside the Army base in the vicinity of the Stillhouse Hollow Lake, a reservoir that the U.S. Army Corps of ...

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Poll: Skepticism Amongst Americans Over Coronavirus Death Count Is Growing

Americans are becoming increasingly more skeptical about the reported coronavirus death count, a Tuesday poll suggests. Over 140,000 people have died from coronavirus in the United States as of July 20, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Axios-Ipsos poll released Tuesday shows 31% of Americans believe that the number of deaths is lower than what ...

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