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Baltimore Police Officers ‘Carried BB Guns to Plant on Unarmed Suspects They Shot’

Baltimore Police Officers ‘Carried BB Guns to Plant on Unarmed Suspects They Shot’

🕔15:14, 2.Feb 2018

Maurice Ward told the US District Court in Baltimore the unit’s supervisor, Sergeant Wayne Jenkins, instructed officers to carry BB guns “in case we accidentally hit somebody or got into a shoot-out, so we could plant them”.

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Trump Slams the Integrity of the FBI and Justice Department

Trump Slams the Integrity of the FBI and Justice Department

🕔14:41, 2.Feb 2018

“The top Leadership and Investigators of the FBI and the Justice Department have politicized the sacred investigative process in favor of Democrats and against Republicans – something which would have been unthinkable just a short time ago,” Trump said on Twitter. The president praised “rank and file” FBI employees.

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James Comey Biography and Profile

James Comey Biography and Profile

🕔09:34, 1.Feb 2018

Born in Yonkers, New York in 1960, James Comey began his rise as a government prosecutor after graduating from the University of Chicago Law School in 1985. He was appointed U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York in 2001, and in 2003 he became deputy attorney general. In 2013, Comey was confirmed as director of the FBI. However, he became embroiled in controversy due to his investigations of 2016 presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, leading to his termination by President Trump in May 2017.

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FBI, Donald Trump Clash Over Controversial Republican Memo

FBI, Donald Trump Clash Over Controversial Republican Memo

🕔09:25, 1.Feb 2018

The FBI has questioned moves to release a secret memo said to accuse it of abusing surveillance powers to target Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. “We have grave concerns about the material omissions of fact that fundamentally impact the memo’s accuracy,” the agency said.

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Trump Gives No Ground For ‘Dreamers’ Deportation in State of the Union Speech

Trump Gives No Ground For ‘Dreamers’ Deportation in State of the Union Speech

🕔08:03, 31.Jan 2018

There was little sign of unity inside the House of Representatives chamber where Trump spoke. Republican lawmakers cheered wildly at the president’s applause lines. Democrats often sat in their seats silently and many booed when he laid out his immigration proposals.

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Any US Military Strike Against North Korea Could Trigger Prolonged Bloody Ground War – Scott Rickard Says

Any US Military Strike Against North Korea Could Trigger Prolonged Bloody Ground War – Scott Rickard Says

🕔10:40, 30.Jan 2018

Scott Rickard says: “Trump has basically boasted and bragged about a military action in North Korea where in fact it would be extremely detrimental not only to the Korean people but also drag the Americans into a conflict that will be very drawn out with a lot of casualties.”

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Laurin Liu: ‘Gender Parity Only Permanent Solution to Sexual Harassment on the Hill’

Laurin Liu: ‘Gender Parity Only Permanent Solution to Sexual Harassment on the Hill’

🕔10:01, 30.Jan 2018

The great unravelling continues. Beyond the question of what might be revealed next, there is the question of what must change to ensure this moment is never relived. “”Gender parity is the only permanent solution to sexual harassment on the Hill, “Gender parity is the only permanent solution to sexual harassment on the Hill,” Laurin Liu Says.

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Feud! Trump Lashes Out at Jay-Z, Then Internet Erupts Over Trump Comments On Black Unemployment

Feud! Trump Lashes Out at Jay-Z, Then Internet Erupts Over Trump Comments On Black Unemployment

🕔09:22, 29.Jan 2018

“Somebody please inform Jay-Z that because of my policies, Black Unemployment has just been reported to be at the LOWEST RATE EVER RECORDED!” Donald Trump tweeted.

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Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Approval Rating Falls for on Fujimori Pardon – Peru’s Poll

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Approval Rating Falls for on Fujimori Pardon – Peru’s Poll Updated

🕔00:00, 29.Jan 2018

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s approval rating has fallen to 19 percent since he granted a pardon to authoritarian former President Alberto Fujimori, a decision that has deeply divided the South American country, a poll showed on Sunday.

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Scott Moe Biography and Profile

Scott Moe Biography and Profile

🕔11:55, 28.Jan 2018

Scott Moe was first elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in the 2011 provincial election. He was re-elected in 2016. Scott was born and raised in the constituency on a grain farm between Shellbrook and Parkside. As a family, they enjoy many outdoor activities in what he describes as the irreplaceable landscape of Saskatchewan. Scott has previously served as Minister of Environment, Minister of Advanced Education, Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Water Corporation, and Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Water Security Agency.

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