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May 23, 2018 - 1:07 am
(LANGLEY, Virginia) -- The Defense Department has decided it will continue allowing the use of cellphones at the Pentagon, but it will strictly enforce existing rules to prevent cell phones from being brought into secure areas at the nation's military headquarters. The new policy issued Tuesday is...
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May 23, 2018 - 12:01 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says the agency will move to regulate as "hazardous" a type of harmful chemical found in the drinking water of millions of Americans, calling it a "national priority." The type of chemical is commonly known as PFAS or PFOS and is...
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May 22, 2018 - 5:45 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Reporters have filled Twitter feeds with jokes and puns about the small sinkhole that formed on the White House North Lawn near the briefing room entrance. To prevent any incidents, White House groundskeepers covered the sinkhole with a wooden board and sectioned off with traffic...
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May 22, 2018 - 2:47 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen raised eyebrows Tuesday when she told reporters on Capitol Hill that she is "not aware" of a conclusion by the U.S. intelligence community that Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential...
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May 22, 2018 - 10:18 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House is forcefully pushing back on a report that asserts that President Donald Trump’s cell phones are not equipped with sufficiently advanced security features and that the president has resisted efforts to swap out the phones as frequently as they should be. “The White...
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May 22, 2018 - 8:06 am
(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats could ask the Department of Justice to prosecute Blackwater founder Erik Prince on charges he misled Congress about his relationship with the Trump campaign, amid new reports about foreign efforts to influence the campaign, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said Monday In...
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