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Trump team considers slimming, refocusing politicized intelligence agencies
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Trump team considers slimming, refocusing politicized intelligence agencies

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- President-elect Donald Trump and his incoming administration are considering ways to restructure and scale back the intelligence community, specifically the Central Intelligence Agency and Office of the Director of National Intelligence. M...
Bolton: Time to give up on two-state solution in Israel
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Bolton: Time to give up on two-state solution in Israel

Former U.N. ambassador John Bolton says it is time to give up on coming up with a two-state solution for the Israeli -- Palestinian conflict. "Now, my own view, well before this resolution, the two-state solution has failed. It's not going to work," Bolton sa...
California hires Eric Holder to help defy Trump’s policies
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California hires Eric Holder to help defy Trump’s policies

SACRAMENTO (UPI) -- The man who served for more than six years as the top law enforcement official in the United States will now look after the interests of California's government, as outside legal counsel. Former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder has bee...
When sexual harassment comes from a female boss
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When sexual harassment comes from a female boss

When Wayne County Sheriff's Officer Philip Kozlowski complained at work that a female boss was sexually harassing him, his male supervisors allegedly laughed it off. One undersheriff allegedly told him, "Take one for the team." Kozlowski took it to court. I...
Dylann Roof: I do not regret what I did
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Dylann Roof: I do not regret what I did

CHARLESTON, S.C. (UPI) -- Dylann Roof, who shot dead nine churchgoers at a historic black church in Charleston, told a federal jury on Wednesday he has no psychological issues. The sentencing phase of Roof's trial on federal hate crimes began Wednesday, in wh...
Family sues Apple after fatal wreck involving FaceTime use
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Family sues Apple after fatal wreck involving FaceTime use

A Denton County family is suing Apple over a 2014 wreck in which their daughter was killed by an SUV driver who was distracted while chatting on the FaceTime app, according to the lawsuit, originally obtained by Courthouse News. James and Bethany Modisette of...
NAACP demands Sessions withdraw AG nomination, some arrested
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NAACP demands Sessions withdraw AG nomination, some arrested

Several members of the NAACP spoke out against Sen. Jeff Sessions' attorney general nomination Tuesday, calling it "several steps backward" for the country. NAACP press conferences admonishing Sessions' nomination were also held in front of the federal courth...
Police officer who slammed female student to the ground placed on leave
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Police officer who slammed female student to the ground placed on leave

ROLESVILLE — A school resource officer in North Carolina has been placed on leave after a brief video posted online shows him picking up and slamming a female high school student to the ground. Authorities are investigating the eight-second video posted Tuesd...
New GOP legislation: Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
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New GOP legislation: Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Three Republican senators on Tuesday unveiled legislation that would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's official capital and move the U.S. Embassy to from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The new legislation, entitled the Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act, was introdu...
Decision by black college band to march at Trump inauguration horrifies alumni
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Decision by black college band to march at Trump inauguration horrifies alumni

The marching band of Alabama's oldest private, historically black liberal arts college has accepted an invitation to perform at President-elect Donald Trump's inaugural parade, organizers said. Talladega College's band will march at Trump's inauguration as ot...