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US counterterrorism officials warn police to be on alert for ambush attacks

US counterterrorism officials warn police to be on alert for ambush attacks

Federal counterterrorism officials are warning police departments across the country to maintain a heightened state of awareness for the potential for ambush-style attacks against officers. In a new intelligence report viewed by CNN, entitled “PERSISTENT THREAT OF TERRORIST AMBUSH ATTACKS ON FIRST RESPONDERS,” analysts from the National Counterterrorism Center warn that police officers and emergency…MORE

Donald Trump’s war on toilets (and sinks and showers and dishwashers)

Donald Trump’s war on toilets (and sinks and showers and dishwashers)

President Donald Trump has a thing for household appliances. Or more accurately, a thing against them. Here’s Trump on showers, sinks and, yes, toilets during a “Keep America Great” campaign rally in Milwaukee on Tuesday night: “But sinks, toilets and showers. You don’t get any water. They put restrictors on and now they made them…MORE

New Ukraine evidence released, but will it make the impeachment trial?

New Ukraine evidence released, but will it make the impeachment trial?

House Democrats unveiled new evidence Tuesday that they plan to send to the Senate as part of their case to remove President Donald Trump from office over his efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating former Vice President Joe Biden ahead of the 2020 election. What they released: Text messages and handwritten notes from Rudy Giuliani…MORE

Appeals court says banks must turn over Trump financial records to House Democrats

Appeals court says banks must turn over Trump financial records to House Democrats

Two banks must turn over President Donald Trump’s financial records to the Democrat-controlled US House of Representatives, dealing another blow to the President’s efforts to block Congress’ move to obtain his financial records, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Tuesday. The House Intelligence and Financial Services committees had subpoenaed the banks, Deutsche Bank…MORE

Navy issues memo stressing ethical behavior in wake of SEAL controversy

Navy issues memo stressing ethical behavior in wake of SEAL controversy

US Navy leadership is emphasizing “responsibility for ethical and professional behavior” in the wake of a controversy over President Donald Trump’s intervention in a war crimes case involving a Navy SEAL and the subsequent ousting of Navy Secretary Richard Spencer. Adm. Michael Gilday, the chief of naval operations who remains the top admiral following Spencer’s…MORE

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