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South Florida Lawmaker Who Took NRA Cash After Parkland Votes for Background Checks In The News
South Florida Lawmaker Who Took NRA Cash After Parkland Votes for Background Checks

WASHINGTON — The National Rifle Association is running out of friends in South Florida. Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, who received campaign cash from the NRA four months after the Parkland shooting, distanced himself from the nation’s largest pro-gun lobby and... Read More

Broke, a Sheriff in Appalachian Coal Country Struggles to Provide Law and Order Kentucky
Broke, a Sheriff in Appalachian Coal Country Struggles to Provide Law and Order

INEZ, Ky. — Before making a wave of cutbacks across his department, Martin County Sheriff John Kirk delivered a grim warning to residents of this hardscrabble Appalachian community. “Law enforcement as we have known for the last four years will... Read More

Senators Threaten Saudi Sanctions After Trump Misses Deadline Saudi Arabia
Senators Threaten Saudi Sanctions After Trump Misses Deadline

WASHINGTON — A group of senators from both parties are threatening to sanction Saudi Arabia over the killing of a U.S.-based journalist after a briefing by Trump administration officials failed to quell their concerns. “The Senate is going to have... Read More

House Democrats Ready Ethics Overhaul for Floor Vote This Week Congress
House Democrats Ready Ethics Overhaul for Floor Vote This Week

WASHINGTON — House Democrats, barely nine weeks into a majority they won in part with promises of an anti-corruption legislative agenda, will turn the spotlight this week to their signature campaign finance, ethics, voting and lobbying overhaul. The House Rules... Read More

Supreme Court Weighs Into Copyright Issues Involving Tech, New Media Supreme Court
Supreme Court Weighs Into Copyright Issues Involving Tech, New Media
2019-03-04 19:50:43
by Dan McCue

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a third-party software maintenance provider in its quest to recoup the nearly $13 million it paid to Oracle Corp. to cover the litigation costs of a copyright dispute. Writing for a unanimous court,... Read More

Hickenlooper Opens White House Bid Casting Himself as Bipartisan Uniter 2020 Elections
Hickenlooper Opens White House Bid Casting Himself as Bipartisan Uniter
2019-03-04 19:30:12
by Dan McCue

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday announced he is running for president in 2020, positioning himself as the candidate who has proven he can bridge partisan divides to accomplish progressive goals. "I'm running for president because we need dreamers... Read More

Trump’s Emergency Declaration Hits Senate Roadblock; House Democrats Signal New Probes Congress
Trump’s Emergency Declaration Hits Senate Roadblock; House Democrats Signal New Probes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s relations with Congress took a sharp turn for the worse Sunday as his emergency declaration for a border wall hit a roadblock in the GOP-controlled Senate, and House Democrats signaled a sweeping new probe of... Read More

Methane in the Atmosphere Is Surging, and That’s Got Scientists Worried Environment
Methane in the Atmosphere Is Surging, and That’s Got Scientists Worried

Scientists love a good mystery. But it’s more fun when the future of humanity isn’t at stake. This enigma involves methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Twenty years ago, the level of methane in the atmosphere stopped increasing, giving humanity a... Read More

Judge in Roger Stone Case Wants to Know Why She Wasn’t Told About Book In The News
Judge in Roger Stone Case Wants to Know Why She Wasn’t Told About Book

WASHINGTON — Roger Stone has more explaining to do. In a brief court order Friday, the judge overseeing Stone’s criminal case asked lawyers for the longtime adviser to President Donald Trump why she wasn’t told about the “imminent general release”... Read More

US Marine Veteran Built Cocaine Pipeline as Mexican Drug Kingpin, Prosecutors Say In The News
US Marine Veteran Built Cocaine Pipeline as Mexican Drug Kingpin, Prosecutors Say

SAN DIEGO — A U.S. Marine veteran who rose to power as a reputed Mexican drug kingpin has been named in a massive cocaine-trafficking indictment in San Diego. The investigation into Angel Dominguez Ramirez Jr.’s organization revealed “an unprecedented level... Read More

Elusive Hoodwinker Sunfish Washes Ashore Near Santa Barbara in First US Sighting Featured
Elusive Hoodwinker Sunfish Washes Ashore Near Santa Barbara in First US Sighting

LOS ANGELES — A sunfish that lives south of the equator recently washed up on a Santa Barbara County beach, and scientists are at a loss as to how the giant creature got so off-course. The massive 7-foot-long and 7-foot-wide... Read More

Alan Dershowitz Suggests Curbing Press Access to Hearing on Jeffrey Epstein Sex Abuse Media
Alan Dershowitz Suggests Curbing Press Access to Hearing on Jeffrey Epstein Sex Abuse

MIAMI — A court hearing on whether to unseal sensitive documents involving the alleged sex trafficking of underage girls by Palm Beach multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein — and the possible involvement of his influential friends — will play out in a... Read More

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