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The Department of Homeland Security has asked the Pentagon to provide additional active-duty troops on the Southern border. They will upgrade or add 160 miles of fencing in Arizona and California.
A significant power shift begins in Washington with Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives. The incoming speaker plans votes on bills to reopen the government and new rules.
In the 1990s, pirate radio station WBAD started playing hip-hop music without bleeping it like commercial radio. But even if it was playing church music, the FCC still would have come after them.
CIA Director Gina Haspel wants more undercover officers overseas. But in an age of universal surveillance, instant online searches and social media profiles, staying below the radar is a challenge.
“We will do better next time,” the Vermont senator and former presidential candidate said. As Sanders considers whether to run in 2020, new allegations from his 2016 campaign have emerged.
The United Auto Workers labor union is suing General Motors over the use of temporary workers at a plant in Indiana, saying that laid-off members from Lordstown could do the jobs. The UAW filed the suit this week in federal court in Youngstown. The suit accuses the company of violating a labor agreement that allows… Read More
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Federal prosecutors say an Ohio couple charged last month in a terrorism investigation is now accused of obtaining guns and explosives in a plot to kill others. The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced the indictments that include conspiracy charges against the pair from Toledo. Authorities in court documents filed… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A coal company West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice owns has been ordered by a federal court to release financial information to prosecutors. The Charleston Gazette-Mail quotes the U.S. District Court judge’s order filed Wednesday as saying attorneys for Justice Energy Co. are required to provide the information this month. Federal prosecutors… Read More
Governor-elect Mike DeWine announced the nomination of Annette Chambers-Smith as the next director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. If confirmed, Chambers-Smith would be the first woman to lead the DRC. DeWine says the two have discussed criminal justice reform, which includes prison overpopulation and recidivism. “As we move toward prison reform, which… Read More
R&B star R. Kelly has maintained his career through accusations of soliciting underage girls for sex and sexual abuse. A new series on Lifetime will explore those accusations.