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Will Trump blow up the G7 summit?

Will Trump blow up the G7 summit?

The biggest question clouding this weekend’s G7 summit in France is whether the President of the United States will blow it up. It is a measure of the gulf between America and its allies and of how President Donald Trump has imposed his disruptive character on the world that everyone in Biarritz is bracing for…MORE

DOJ office sent news briefing to employees with link to racial and anti-Semitic content

DOJ office sent news briefing to employees with link to racial and anti-Semitic content

A Department of Justice office sent its employees, including immigration judges, a daily news briefing that included a link to a blog featuring racial and anti-Semitic slurs, according to a letter sent by an immigration judges union. The department’s Executive Office for Immigration Review sent an office-wide collection of “news” items on Monday — which…MORE

Senior DHS official exits amid department leadership changes

Senior DHS official exits amid department leadership changes

A senior official in the Department of Homeland Security will leave the agency next month, marking the latest top DHS official to leave the administration in recent months. Acting DHS public affairs Assistant Secretary Andrew Meehan decided to resign two weeks ago and his last day will be Sept. 20, according to a DHS official.…MORE

Sen. Tom Cotton says he floated the idea of buying Greenland to Trump

Sen. Tom Cotton says he floated the idea of buying Greenland to Trump

Sen. Tom Cotton says he raised the idea of buying Greenland with the White House well before the issue became public last week, a proposal that ultimately caused a diplomatic spat between President Donald Trump and the Danish Prime Minister. The Arkansas Republican discussed purchasing the territory of Greenland with Denmark’s ambassador to the US…MORE

Wall Street Journal: MLB to block players from playing in Venezuelan league due to embargo

Wall Street Journal: MLB to block players from playing in Venezuelan league due to embargo

Major League Baseball will not allow its players to play in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League this coming winter while determining how to follow the Trump administration’s new economic sanctions on Venezuela, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing several people familiar with the matter. The ban affects major- and minor-league players, the people told…MORE

Attorneys general and telecoms announce plan to tackle illegal robocalls

Attorneys general and telecoms announce plan to tackle illegal robocalls

Twelve of the nation’s largest telecommunications companies and attorneys general from all 50 states plus DC announced a voluntary agreement Thursday to prevent and punish illegal robocallers. It’s the latest move by regulators and law enforcement to push back against the growing tide of unwanted and even illegal calls from telemarketers and scammers. “A great…MORE

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