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Biden Nominates Eight For United States Attorney Roles

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The White House announced on Monday that President Joe Biden has selected eight new leaders for United States Attorney roles in Washington State, Washington D.C., New York, Maryland, Indiana, and Massachusetts. The leaders were “chosen for their devotion to enforcing the law, their professionalism, their experiences and credentials in this …

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US To Keep International Travel Restrictions In Place

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The White House announced on Monday that International travel restrictions would not be lifted due to the rapid spread of the highly contagious Delta variant worldwide. While the Biden administration recognizes the importance of international travel, COVID-19 cases are rising in the United States, and that’s likely to continue in …

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Veterans Affairs mandates COVID-19 vaccine for medical employees

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The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs will mandate COVID-19 vaccines for healthcare personnel, the VA secretary announced Monday. The mandate applies to Title 38 VA healthcare personnel, such as physicians, nurses, dentists, and chiropractors, “who work in Veterans Health Administration facilities, visit VHA facilities or provide direct care to those …

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US Combat Mission In Iraq To Cease By End Of Year

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While meeting with Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Monday, President Joe Biden announced that the combat mission in the region would cease by the end of the year. “We’re not going to be, by the end of the year, in a combat mission,” President Biden said. Biden on most recent …

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Missouri Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Medicaid Expansion

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The Missouri Supreme Court Thursday unanimously reversed a lower court decision that found the state’s Medicaid expansion unconstitutional. The high court overruled Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem’s decision that upended the long-running push to add as many as 275,000 low-income Missourians to the government-run health insurance program. In doing …

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Federal Court Deems CDC Eviction Moratorium Unlawful

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The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled on Friday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) exceeded their authority when they temporarily suspended evictions. In a unanimous ruling, a three-judge panel of the Cincinnati-based 6th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a lower court that the agency …

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Ex-DEA Agent Arrested On Capitol Insurrection Charges

Mark Ibrahim

An ex-Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent was arrested this week on charges related to the insurrection at the Capitol on January 6. Former Drug Enforcement Administration agent Mark Ibrahim initially claimed he traveled across the country from California to go to the Capitol because a “friend I served in Iraq with …

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