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Trump administration tells Supreme Court it ‘owns’ termination of DACA program

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration told the Supreme Court Tuesday that it has decided that the program that shields from deportation young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children should end regardless of its legality, and there would ...

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Mulvaney drops bid to join Kupperman impeachment lawsuit

WASHINGTON – Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney late Monday withdrew a last-minute effort to join a lawsuit filed by former national security adviser John Bolton’s top deputy, Charles Kupperman. Mulvaney said he will file his own lawsuit ...

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Soldiers with top-secret clearances say they were forced to use an app that could endanger them

In late October, the commander of Fort Hood’s 504th Military Intelligence Brigade told her soldiers a new app could solve a lot of their communication issues. It could relay information on weather, training changes and other logistics, Army Col. Deitra ...

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How and when to watch the House impeachment hearings

Americans will see live testimony this week in House Democrats’ bid to show that President Donald Trump abused his office and should be impeached for pressuring Ukraine to investigate a political rival while withholding U.S. aid. In public hearings starting ...

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President Trump brags that his landmark law is freeing these inmates. His Justice Department wants them to stay in prison.

The five former inmates assembled on the White House stage weren’t scheduled to speak, but President Donald Trump couldn’t help himself. “Where’s Gregory? Greg?” he said. “Come on, get up here!” From behind the president, Gregory Allen saluted and then ...

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Appeals court to review order to release Mueller grand jury material to Congress

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., will consider next week whether the Justice Department must release to Congress certain grand jury materials from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. ...

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Trump ordered to pay $2 million to charities over misuse of foundation, court documents say

A New York judge on Thursday ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million in damages for misusing funds from a tax-exempt charity – taking the charity’s money to pay debts for his for-profit businesses, to boost his 2016 campaign ...

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Pentagon leader appeals to Trump to allow military justice cases to proceed unfettered

WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Mark Esper appealed to President Donald Trump this week to allow the military justice system to proceed unfettered in a number of high-profile cases, officials said, as concern intensifies among Pentagon leaders that presidential intervention could ...

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DOJ plans ‘expeditious’ antitrust probe into Big Tech practices

The U.S. Justice Department plans to move quickly in analyzing how giant technology companies operate and whether they’re engaging in anti-competitive behavior, the department’s deputy said. “We look to do this in an expeditious manner,” Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen ...

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