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NH Primary Source: Trump loyalist, longtime conservative leader Breton endorses Mowers for Congress

NH Primary Source: Trump loyalist, longtime conservative leader Breton endorses Mowers for Congress

20 minutes ago   |   WMUR   |   2 articles

Donald Trump loyalist and Windham Selectman Bruce Breton has made his choice in the Republican 1st District U.S. House primary and has decided to endorse former Trump campaign...
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Beijing approves national security law seen as threatening Hong Kong's autonomy

28 minutes ago   |   Fortune   |   6 articles

China's top legislature on Thursday approved a controversial national security bill tailor-made for Hong Kong. The National People's Congress , China's top political organ...
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China Approves Hong Kong Security Legislation, Defying Trump

1 hour ago   |   Time   |   6 articles

Chinese lawmakers approved a proposal for sweeping new national security legislation in Hong Kong, defying a threat by U.S. President Donald Trump to respond strongly to a...
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China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

1 hour ago   |   RT   |   6 articles

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the...
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US Congress approves China sanctions over Uighur crackdown

3 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

US House passes bill authorising sanctions against Chinese officials over the mass incarceration of Muslim Uighurs.
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Rep. Sam Johnson of Texas Dies at 89

4 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   4 articles

Mr. Johnson was a military pilot who spent years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam before serving more than two decades representing a Dallas-area district in Congress.
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Bid to extend U.S. surveillance tools stalls after Trump threatens veto

5 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - An effort to extend parts of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act stalled in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, after President Donald Trump promised to veto it...
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'Like a letter carrier': House takes historic plunge with first proxy votes

'Like a letter carrier': House takes historic plunge with first proxy votes

6 hours ago   |   Politico

On Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Brendan Boyle of Pennsylvania quietly made some history. Acting on behalf of Rep. Zoe Lofgren , Boyle was the first member ever to cast a proxy...
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Sam Johnson, ex-Texas GOP congressman and Vietnam POW, dies

7 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   4 articles

Former Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, a military pilot who spent years at a prisoner of war in Vietnam before serving more than two decades in Congress, died Wednesday at age 89. The...
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Alert: Former Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, Vietnam prisoner of war who later served more than 2 decades in Congress, has died at 89

7 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   4 articles

PLANO, Texas - Former Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, Vietnam prisoner of war who later served more than 2 decades in Congress, has died at 89.
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Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

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3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in basement

The police department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

SpaceX and NASA have scrubbed Wednesday's attempt at launching astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Read more ...

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working to create one succeed, a new poll finds. Read more ...

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the... Read more ...

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

NBA superstar LeBron James has joined the chorus of notable high-profile athletes who have voiced their outrage over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

The man originally claimed it was just $1,500, state police said. Read more ...

NASA chief ‘all in' for Tom Cruise to film on International Space Station

NASA chief ‘all in' for Tom Cruise to film on International Space Station

The International Space Station could become the set of Tom Cruise's next high-flying flick. Read more ...

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Walt Disney World officials proposed a plan on Wednesday that would allow it to begin reopening theme parks on July 11. Read more ...