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Meet The Man Likely To Replace Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke

President Donald Trump will likely name David Bernhardt, the current number-two official at the Department of the Interior, as acting secretary until a full-time replacement can be found. One source close to the Trump administration said Bernhardt would be a likely pick, and Politico reported in October that Zinke appeared “to be laying the groundwork to hand the reins to ...

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to Step Down

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be leaving his position in the Trump cabinet by the end of the year, President Donald Trump announced Saturday morning. Secretary of the Interior @RyanZinke will be leaving the Administration at the end of the year after having served for a period of almost two years. Ryan has accomplished much during his tenure and I ...

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FBI Releases Key Steele Dossier Document

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The FBI has released a summary that James Comey used in a briefing with President-Elect Donald Trump and President Obama regarding the Steele dossier The document is sure to grab the attention of Republicans who have accused the FBI of relying too heavily on the unverified dossier for its investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government ...

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US Government Fears For Maria Butina’s Safety, Prosecutors Accidentally Reveal

Federal prosecutors accidentally disclosed on Friday that they fear for the safety of Maria Butina, the alleged Russian agent who is cooperating with the U.S. government. Prosecutors disclosed their concerns in a court filing that was intended to be filed under seal, out of public view. The document appeared briefly on the federal court system’s documents database and was spotted ...

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CBO Suggests $1 Trillion Carbon Tax As France Reels From Anti-Carbon Tax Riots

The Congressional Budget Office suggested a $1 trillion carbon tax to help plug the budget deficit. Their report comes as thousands rioted in France, and even in Belgium, over planned increases in fuel taxes. France wanted to raise fuel taxes to reduce oil consumption and fight global warming. It’s been just nine days since the French government abandoned plans to ...

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Laredo Port of Entry CBP Officers Intercept Another Significant Load of Narcotics; Latest Find Worth Over $1.3 Million

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted a significant amount of hard narcotics with an estimated street value of more than $1.3 million in one enforcement action at the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge. “Our frontline CBP continue to maintain their vigilance and utilize their inspections skills and experience as pre-Christmas traffic starts ...

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IRS Will Stop Handing Out Subsidies Tesla Buyers In 2020

The Treasury Department announced it would phase out electric vehicle subsidies for Tesla buyers at the beginning of next year. By 2020, those tax subsidies would completely disappear. It’s an announcement that Treasury’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will be making more of in the coming years as automakers produce enough electric cars to trigger a phase out of tax subsidies. ...

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Johnson And Johnson Stock Suffers After Report That Company Knew Baby Powder Contained Asbestos

Documents dating back to the 1970s were made available after Johnson & Johnson was compelled to share them with 11,700 plaintiffs claiming Baby Powder and similar products gave them cancer, according to Reuters. Johnson & Johnson saw its stock fall 9 percent after the Friday publication of a Reuters report claiming company leaders mishandled knowledge that some samples of its talc ...

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Hate Lines? Starbucks Wants To Bring Its Coffee To You

Starbucks will deliver coffee to customers in a new venture set to hit a quarter of its U.S. stores in early 2019, according to a Friday report. Starbucks will partner with UberEats food delivery company to deliver coffee and other food products to customers, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. UberEats is an app that partners with restaurants to provide ...

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Education Department Wiping Clean $150 Million In Students Loans After Obama-Era Rule

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The U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday it will be forgiving $150 million in federal student loans. Nearly 15,000 former students whose schools shut down prior to graduation between Nov. 1, 2013 and Dec. 4 will now have their loans canceled, the Education Department announcement said. Borrowers will find out about the loan forgiveness over email Friday, CNBC reported. “For ...

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Trump’s Border Policy Is Meant To ‘Traumatize’ Children, Says Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley

Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon said the Trump administration’s border policy is designed to “traumatize” children on CNN’s “New Day” Friday. Merkley said the government should be using a family management program to analyze each migrant on a case-by-case basis, instead of sending them to prison. “The other option is a family case management program. It’s a program that ...

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The Internet As We Know It Supposedly Ended A Year Ago, According To CNN And Other Outlets

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The media joined Democrats in campaigning against repealing net neutrality. A number of outlets told the public that the internet would fundamentally changed unless the FCC was stopped. One year later, there’s no evidence of any changes. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai received numerous death threats because of his decision to lead the vote.  U.S. internet speeds have actually increased over the ...

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