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Trump axes Obama’s nominee Jessica Rosenworcel for the FCC | Washington Examiner

(Washington Examiner) President Trump has withdrawn the nomination of former Federal Communications Commission Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel. The withdrawal was listed Tuesday on the U.S. Senate website. Her renomination had been announced by former President Barack Obama in January just weeks before leaving office. It was the second time Obama tried to cue Rosenworcel for a […]

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Jeff Sessions to target drug cartels, gun offenses to halt potential crime wave – Washington Times

(Washington Times) Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that he plans to target drug cartels and crack down on gun crimes to snuff out what could be the start of a national crime wave, evidenced by a recent uptick in homicides and other violence. But left unsaid is whether Mr. Sessions also will direct the […]

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EU lawmakers vote to strip Le Pen of immunity for tweeting pictures of ISIS violence — RT News

  (RT) An EU parliamentary committee has voted to lift the immunity of French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, officials have said. The decision is over the graphic photos of Islamic State victims posted by the politician on Twitter. Le Pen, the leader of the Eurosceptic and anti-immigration National Front and contender for the French […]

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Former IMF Chief Sent To Jail As Spain Prosecutes 65 Elite Bankers In Enormous Corruption Scandal | The Daily Sheeple

(The Daily Sheeple) In many other countries, excluding the United States, corrupt bankers are often brought to task by their respective governments. The most recent example of a corrupt banker being held accountable comes out of Spain, in which the former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Rodrigo Rato was sentenced to four years […]

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Dow breaks above 21,000 as stocks hit all-time highs after Trump’s speech – CNBC

(CNBC) U.S. equities traded sharply higher on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average climbing above 21,000 for the first time, on the back of President Donald Trump’s speech to Congress. The Dow advanced more than 200 points with Goldman Sachs contributing the most gains. The 30-stock index first closed above 20,000 on Jan. 25. […]

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Trump calls on Democrats, Republicans to come together in speech to Congress – Washington Times

(Washington Times) Seeking to jump-start his legislative agenda, President Trump stood before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night and demanded that lawmakers work with him to crack down on illegal immigration, increase economic growth and rebuild the U.S. military — sticking to the campaign promises that resonated with blue-collar Americans and put him […]