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Biden administration appeals ruling that blocks expulsions of migrant families
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Biden administration appeals ruling that blocks expulsions of migrant families

The Biden administration on Friday appealed a federal judge’s ruling to block border authorities from expelling migrant families with children under a public health order linked to the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, Judge Emmet Sullivan of the District of Columbia District Court acknowledged that his ruling would force the government to make difficult decisions, but…MORE

Anthony Gonzalez is retiring. Here’s what has happened to the House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump.
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Anthony Gonzalez is retiring. Here’s what has happened to the House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump.

GOP Rep. Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio announced on Thursday that he will not seek reelection, becoming the first of the 10 House Republicans who had voted in January to impeach then-President Donald Trump to decide to retire. Trump has targeted the Republicans, trying to purge them from the party. “1 down, 9 to go,” Trump…MORE

Grassley calls for Garland to assign prosecutor to investigate FBI ‘cover-up’ in Nassar investigation
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Grassley calls for Garland to assign prosecutor to investigate FBI ‘cover-up’ in Nassar investigation

Attorney General Merrick Garland is facing more pressure to reconsider the Justice Department’s decision not to bring any prosecutions related to the FBI’s mishandling of the Larry Nassar investigation, with Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley calling Friday for a federal prosecutor or special counsel to further investigate the matter. Grassley is the top Republican on the…MORE

France recalls its ambassadors to the US and Australia over new national security partnership
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France recalls its ambassadors to the US and Australia over new national security partnership

The French government has immediately recalled its ambassador to the US for consultation in response to the recently announced national security partnership with the United Kingdom and Australia. Philippe √Čtienne, the French ambassador to the US, confirmed the news when reached for comment. In a statement, Jean-Yves Le Drian, the French minister for Europe and…MORE

Biden signs executive order adding measles to list of quarantinable diseases after outbreak among US-bound Afghan refugees
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Biden signs executive order adding measles to list of quarantinable diseases after outbreak among US-bound Afghan refugees

President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order adding measles to the list of quarantinable diseases roughly one week after several Afghan refugees who had recently arrived in the US tested positive for the disease, which led to a pause in flights of US-bound refugees. Flights of Afghans, many of which are operated by…MORE

Montana GOP congressman blasts Biden effort to resettle Afghan refugees in his state
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Montana GOP congressman blasts Biden effort to resettle Afghan refugees in his state

A House Republican on Friday publicly pushed back against the Biden administration’s plan to resettle Afghan nationals in his home state of Montana and suggested that the refugees are not properly vetted, despite repeated assurances from the Biden administration that they are. The comments by Rep. Matt Rosendale — in which he at times uses…MORE

US military admits it killed 10 civilians and targeted wrong vehicle in Kabul airstrike
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US military admits it killed 10 civilians and targeted wrong vehicle in Kabul airstrike

A United States military investigation into a deadly Kabul drone strike on a vehicle in August has found it killed 10 civilians and the driver and that the vehicle targeted was likely not a threat associated with ISIS-K, announced Gen. Frank McKenzie, the top general of US Central Command, at the Pentagon on Friday. McKenzie…MORE

Why France is angry about the US and UK giving Australia nuclear-powered submarines
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Why France is angry about the US and UK giving Australia nuclear-powered submarines

The French government says it was betrayed when Australia pulled out of their existing multi-billion dollar defense deal, agreeing instead to attain nuclear-powered submarines through a new deal with the United States and the United Kingdom. The effort to provide Australia with nuclear-powered submarines — a major step toward countering China as President Joe Biden…MORE

New documents reveal concern among Capitol Police officers about others in the force after January 6
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New documents reveal concern among Capitol Police officers about others in the force after January 6

A high-ranking Capitol Police officer, who was also a vocal Donald Trump supporter, told those under his command not to wear riot gear on January 6, according to internal documents reviewed by CNN that detail allegations submitted to an officer tip line. In this case, an unidentified Capitol Police lieutenant emailed the tip line to…MORE

Pence preps for potential 2024 presidential run amid rocky headlines about relationship with Trump
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Pence preps for potential 2024 presidential run amid rocky headlines about relationship with Trump

Mike Pence is adding staffers for his brand-new office in downtown Washington — inching closer to a possible White House run even as his standing worsens with former President Donald Trump and his base of supporters. The former vice president’s ramp-up comes as Trump appears to be making good on his declaration to Pence that…MORE

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