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'Outrageous': Convicted criminals serve as Alaskan police amid public safety crisis, investigation finds

'Outrageous': Convicted criminals serve as Alaskan police amid public safety crisis, investigation findsDozens of police officers with criminal records have worked in Alaska, despite state law that should have disqualified them, an investigation finds.



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Paul Manafort: Trump's ex-campaign manager should serve at least 20 years, special counsel Robert Mueller recommends

Paul Manafort: Trump's ex-campaign manager should serve at least 20 years, special counsel Robert Mueller recommendsDonald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort should serve at least 20 years in jail, Robert Mueller has recommended. In requesting what effectively be a life sentence for the 69-year-old, Mr Mueller also asked a judge that he push ahead with sentencing for the man, who served as Mr Trump’s campaign manager for just a handful of months in the summer of 2016. “Manafort acted for more than a decade as if he were above the law, and deprived the federal government and various financial institutions of millions of dollars,“ prosecutors wrote in a court filing on Friday night.



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Houston police shooting: Five officers injured attempting to serve warrant

Houston police shooting: Five officers injured attempting to serve warrantFive police officers were shot as they attempted to serve a warrant, according to officials in the Texan city of Houston said. As they were serving a warrant, gunfire erupted when they were at the door of the property, police chief Art Acevedo told a news conference. Two suspects were hit by return gunfire, he added.



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U.S. Representative Ocasio-Cortez says to serve on financial services panel

U.S. Representative Ocasio-Cortez says to serve on financial services panelU.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, part of a new crop of Democrats swept into office this year on a stronger liberal platform, said she is poised to serve on a key congressional panel overseeing Wall Street, a potential setback for the financial services industry. “I’m looking forward to digging into the student loan crisis, examining for-profit prisons/ICE detention, and exploring the development of public & postal banking,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted late Tuesday. “I am very grateful for the opportunity to sit on this committee as a freshman.” Other incoming progressive Democrats, including Katie Porter, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley, are also expected to secure spots on the committee, Politico reported.



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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez says to serve on financial services panel

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez says to serve on financial services panelU.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she is poised to serve on a key congressional panel overseeing Wall Street.



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US Syria pointman to also serve as anti-IS envoy

US Syria pointman to also serve as anti-IS envoyAmerica’s Syria pointman James Jeffrey will also serve as the United States envoy to the international coalition against the Islamic State jihadist group, the State Department said on Friday. “With this additional responsibility, Ambassador Jeffrey will lead and coordinate US Department of State relations with the Global Coalition to defeat (IS) and Department efforts to implement President Trump’s announcement of a responsible US troop withdrawal from Syria,” spokesman Robert Palladino said in a statement.



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Retired Gen. David Petraeus Says He Wouldn't Serve in the Trump Administration

Retired Gen. David Petraeus Says He Wouldn't Serve in the Trump AdministrationPetraeus said he “cannot envision returning to government at this time,” and that he was “not sure” his views align with President Trump's.



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Cyntoia Brown, Sex-Trafficking Victim, Must Serve 51 Years Before Release, Court Says

Cyntoia Brown, Sex-Trafficking Victim, Must Serve 51 Years Before Release, Court SaysCyntoia Brown, a Tennessee woman who was convicted as a teenager for shooting



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Defense Secretary quotes Nike over president's request to serve

Defense Secretary quotes Nike over president's request to serveDefense Secretary James Mattis said he accepted the job under President Trump because of his love for troops and the U.S. Constitution.



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Trump: Michael Cohen Should Serve ‘Complete Sentence' For Things 'Unrelated' To Campaign

Trump: Michael Cohen Should Serve ‘Complete Sentence' For Things 'Unrelated' To CampaignPresident Donald Trump on Monday said Michael Cohen, his former personal



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