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Trump wants the border wall painted black; here’s how it might happen

Trump wants the border wall painted black; here’s how it might happen

The Trump administration is testing part of the US-Mexico border wall with black coating, a move that comes after President Donald Trump expressed his desire to paint his signature wall black but also could cost an extra $1 million per mile. US Customs and Border Protection, which oversees border wall construction, is painting approximately 450…MORE

Sen. Lindsey Graham encourages senior judges to step aside ahead of election

Sen. Lindsey Graham encourages senior judges to step aside ahead of election

Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham on Thursday encouraged senior federal judges to step aside so his committee can approve conservatives who President Donald Trump would nominate to replace them ahead of the November election. “This is an historic opportunity,” Graham said in an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt. “If (Trump) can get four…MORE

Trump administration requests US military support for Fourth of July celebrations

Trump administration requests US military support for Fourth of July celebrations

The Pentagon is currently considering a White House request to have the US military participate in the Trump administration’s planned Fourth of July celebrations, officially referred to as the “Salute to America.” “The Department of Defense is currently considering a request to support this year’s Salute to America,” a Defense Department official told CNN Thursday.…MORE

More than two dozen North Korean bankers charged in $2.5 billion money-laundering scheme

More than two dozen North Korean bankers charged in $2.5 billion money-laundering scheme

The US Justice Department on Thursday unsealed criminal charges against more than two dozen North Korean bankers, alleging they were behind an international money laundering scheme that moved some $2.5 billion in violation of US sanctions. Twenty-eight North Korean nationals face a slew of charges related to bank fraud, money laundering and criminal enterprises, in…MORE

How a positive coronavirus test sent this state’s legislature into chaos

On May 20, Pennsylvania state Rep. Andrew Lewis, a Republican, tested positive for the coronavirus. On May 27 — aka Wednesday — his Democratic colleagues say he finally told them about the positive test — in a statement, no less! Wrote Lewis: “On Monday, May 18, I was tested for COVID-19 and on Wednesday, May…MORE

The Top 10 women Joe Biden might pick as vice president

The VP pick is coming! The VP pick is coming! OK, not this minute. But soon! At least according to former Vice President Joe Biden, who said he hopes to announce the pick by August 1 during a virtual fundraiser on Wednesday night. “We’re in the process of deciding the basic cut, about whether or…MORE

What to do if you still haven’t gotten your stimulus check

What to do if you still haven’t gotten your stimulus check

The Internal Revenue Service says it’s sent stimulus payments to more than 150 million people as of last week — but not everyone who is eligible for the payment has gotten their money yet. In a rush to get the cash out as quickly as possible, the IRS started with the people who it could…MORE

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