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Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson shaking hands with Mayor Kenney.
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Pat Loeb
March 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia City Council's last session focused on the budget and safe injection sites, but there was also a lesson in Council's peculiar politics tucked among the less-noted actions. One Councilmember was forced to shelve legislation that many of her colleagues supported.
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Attorney General William Barr, left, arrives to speak, next to Assistant Attorney General John Demers and U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia Byung "BJay" Pak, right, during a news conference.
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AP News
February 10, 2020 - 7:56 pm
Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans, the Justice Department said Monday, blaming Beijing for one of the largest hacks in history...
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, speaks with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, a member of the panel.
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AP News
January 09, 2020 - 6:21 pm
Reigniting a debate over who has the power to declare war, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a resolution asserting that President Donald Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran. Read more here.
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about Iran, Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020, at the State Department in Washington.
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AP News
January 07, 2020 - 6:47 pm
Iran state TV says Tehran has launched “tens” of surface-to-surface missiles at Iraq’s Ain Assad air base housing U.S. troops over America’s killing of a top Iranian general. Read more here.
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In this photo taken Aug. 26, 2019 and released by the U.S. Air Force, airmen from the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron conduct a flag-raising ceremony, signifying the change from tactical to enduring operations, at Camp Simba, Manda Bay, Kenya.
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AP News
January 05, 2020 - 4:34 pm
Al-Shabab extremists overran a key military base used by U.S. counterterror forces in Kenya before dawn Sunday, killing three American Department of Defense personnel and destroying several U.S. aircraft and vehicles before they were repelled, U.S. and Kenyan authorities said. Read more here.
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Two people in a discussion.
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Kim Glovas
December 03, 2019 - 2:48 pm
A survey of veterans is underway in Pennsylvania to make it easier to transfer military skills to the civilian workforce, and the information will be used to streamline the careers that require licenses. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump, center, with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, second from the right.
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AP News
November 28, 2019 - 8:43 pm
President Donald Trump paid a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan, where he announced the U.S. and Taliban have been engaged in ongoing peace talks and said he believes the Taliban want a cease-fire. Read more here.
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 U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer speaks at a news conference as he pays his first visit to Bath Iron Works, a shipbuilding facility in Bath, Maine.
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AP News
November 25, 2019 - 6:29 am
By Robert Burns, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper has fired the Navy's top official, ending a stunning clash between President Donald Trump and top military leadership over the fate of a SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq. Esper said on Sunday that he had...
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Sales clerk Jimmy Canzoneri stocks the shelves at Smokes 4 Less smoke shop in the village of Wappingers Falls on November 12, 2019.
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Kim Glovas
November 22, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Pennsylvania will soon join 18 other states in banning the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to those under age 21. However, the bill is not sitting well with anti-smoking advocates.
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019.
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AP News
October 27, 2019 - 8:11 am
President Donald Trump says Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead after a U.S. military operation in Syria targeted the Islamic State group leader.
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