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Thousands of Puerto Rican protesters demand Governor Rosselló’s resignation Monday According to the Wall Street Journal, tens of thousands of protesters “swarmed a major highway” Monday in the latest Puerto Rican demonstration calling for Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation. Local media sources of the U.S. territory claim to have compared the[Read More…]

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White House and Congressional negotiators reach a bipartisan federal spending bill agreement Monday White House and congressional negotiators reached a bipartisan federal spending bill agreement Monday that will raise spending caps and lift the government’s debt ceiling and borrowing limits, The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal reports.[Read More…]

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India successfully launches moon mission Monday in hopes of becoming the fourth country to make a soft landing on the lunar surface India successfully launched a moon mission Monday in a monumental moment for the aspiring Indian space superpower. The launch, which took place at the Satish Dhawan Space Center[Read More…]

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Trump administration announced stricter policy Monday on asylum seeking at the U.S. Southern border According to the Wall Street Journal, the Trump administration announced stricter policy Monday on asylum seeking at the U.S. Southern border. The new rule, issued by the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security,[Read More…]

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Capitol Hill hearing with Robert Mueller delayed one week of originally scheduled date due to timing concerns According to the Wall Street Journal, the House Judiciary Committee’s planned hearing with former special counsel Robert Mueller is to be delayed from its original date of July 17 to July 24. Jerrold[Read More…]

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Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign Friday amid scrutiny over handling of 2008 Jeffrey Epstein case Alexander Acosta, the current Labor Secretary and former Florida federal prosecutor, is resigning from his position Friday amid scrutiny and calls for resignation from Democratic leaders for his oversight of a “much too leniant”[Read More…]

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United Kingdom ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch to resign after leaked cables According to the Wall Street Journal, Kim Darroch, a senior career diplomat and British ambassador to Washington D.C. since 2016, will resign from his position amid diplomatic controversy with President Trump. The leaked diplomatic cables that were sent[Read More…]

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Federal judge blocks the Justice Department’s efforts to replace the legal team working on the Trump administration’s case for including a citizenship question on the 2020 census United States District Judge Jesse M. Furman blocked in New York on Tuesday the Justice Department’s (DOJ) efforts to replace its legal team[Read More…]

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Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein gets charged Monday with two counts related to sex trafficking of minors Jeffrey Epstein, 66, was indicted in New York on Monday on two counts related to the sex-trafficking of minors. Epstein pleaded not guilty before a federal magistrate judge Monday to the charges, which carry a[Read More…]

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President Trump’s feud with United Kingdom ambassador escalates after calling envoy Kim Darroch ‘very stupid’ Tuesday According to the Wall Street Journal, President Trump criticized Kim Darroch, a senior career diplomat and the British ambassador to Washington D.C. since 2016, for the third successive day on Tuesday, calling him “very[Read More…]