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But Obama said she had served a "tough sentence". "After so many years of government control over her body and gender, I know she [Manning] is eager to grow her hair, express her gender and negotiate decisions on her own terms ", said Stranglio.
  • Law Enforcement Memorial Honors Sacrifice of Fallen Officers, Surviving Families

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    Fox also honored those who have received career ending injuries in the line of duty. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy declared this day as Peace Officers' Memorial Day, and this week around the country will be National Police Week . Capitol. The Memorial Service began in 1982 as a gathering in Senate Park of approximately 120 survivors and supporters of law enforcement. "128 law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty since 1878 just before Montana became a state", he said.
  • Ford cuts 1400 jobs, 10 pct of white-collar work force

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    Ford refused to talk about any task cuts however stated it stays focused on its core methods to " drive profitable growth ". The company is working to cut $3 billion in costs, its CEO Mark Fields said in a recent earnings call, as part of an "intense focus on costs" in preparation "for a downturn scenario".
  • White House Denies Trump Asked Comey to Shut Down Flynn Investigation

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    His offer added a freakish twist to the furor over Trump's intelligence disclosures. It is extraordinary for a president to share such information without consent of the country that collected it, apparently violating the confidentiality of an intelligence-sharing agreement with Israel.
  • Candidates under consideration for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

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    McMaster discussing the president's upcoming trip to the Middle East and Europe, despite threats from President Trump earlier in the day threatening to cancel press briefings in the face of fallout from Comey's dismissal. Right now, I do not believe President Trump is a target or subject of any investigation regarding collusion with the Russians. "The president has nothing further to add on that".
  • Does Trump Record His Conversations? The White House Won't Say

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    Shortly after, she retracted on her words saying that she did not have the opportunity to talk with the president before making statements, which is why she gave the information that she had at the time. In a pair of tweets sent Friday, Trump suggested he might do away with the daily press briefings at the White House and instead have his spokespeople communicate to the public only via "written responses".
  • Talks on airplane laptop ban end with no ban, more talks

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    Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos told U.S. Secretary for Homeland Security John Kelly in a phone call on Friday that the potential threat affects the European Union and the U.S in the same way, that information should be shared, and that the responses should be common.
  • Sessions Undermines Bipartisan Push for Criminal Justice Reform

    Sessions Undermines Bipartisan Push for Criminal Justice Reform

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    US attorneys have considerable discretion as to what cases to bring.... We've witnessed the criminalization of black drug users for four consecutive decades. "The failed War on Drugs has been a cancer on our society". President Nixon's domestic policy advisor, John Ehrlichman, revealed the true intention of the war on drugs to Harper's Magazine in 2016: "The Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon White House after that, had two enemies: the antiwar left and black people".
  • Two dead as tornadoes strike Oklahoma, Wisconsin

    Two dead as tornadoes strike Oklahoma, Wisconsin

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    Paul area, according to meterologist Mike Griesinger of the National Weather Service in Chanhassen, Minn. Elk City, Oklahoma also took a direct hit. The storms hit late in the afternoon Tuesday and into the evening, leveling the Prairie Lake Estate Mobile Park near Chetek, Wisconsin. He estimates the park had around 50 homes.
  • From crisis to crisis: Trump's struggling presidency

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    But criminal charges of interfering with an investigation are hard in ordinary circumstances, several former federal prosecutors cautioned Wednesday, a day after word of the existence of the memo broke. "I don't know the facts", he said. There are multiple obstruction of justice statutes on the books. "There are a lot of Republicans that think that no matter what this person does he ought to be allowed to do what he wants to do, that he has the authority to hire and fire", he said.
  • Kasich on Comey: 'This is not a time for Republicans to hide'

    Kasich on Comey: 'This is not a time for Republicans to hide'

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    Bernie Sanders (I-VT) put the heat on Republicans to step up and hold Trump accountable. Sanders has been calling for a special prosecutor to lead the investigation into the Trump administration's possible ties to Russian Federation, as well as for an independent FBI director who is not involved with the Trump administration, at least since Comey was sacked last week.