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UK govt slammed over pricey renovations for media briefings

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government is facing criticism for spending 2.6 million pounds to renovate part of a government building for televised media briefings that have yet to take place.
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Ramsey Clark, attorney general under Johnson, dies at 93

Ramsey Clark, attorney general under Johnson, dies at 93

NEW YORK - Ramsey Clark, the attorney general in the Johnson administration who became an outspoken activist for unpopular causes and a harsh critic of U.S. policy, has died... Read more ...

Maryland becomes first state to repeal police Bill of Rights, overriding...

Maryland becomes first state to repeal police Bill of Rights, overriding Hogan veto

Maryland's Democrat-controlled legislature on Saturday moved to pass a sweeping police reform package that repealed the state's police Bill of Rights, becoming the first state... Read more ...

'Clear The Capitol,' Mike Pence Pleaded In New Timeline Of Riot

'Clear The Capitol,' Mike Pence Pleaded In New Timeline Of Riot

New documentation helps fill in the gaps on why the U.S. military and law enforcement officials took so long to respond to the Jan. 6 Capitol riots. Read more ...

Rep. Crenshaw says he will be temporarily blind after emergency eye surgery

Rep. Crenshaw says he will be temporarily blind after emergency eye surgery

Rep. Dan Crenshaw will be "effectively blind" for about a month and “off the grid” for the coming weeks after emergency eye surgery, the Texas Republican announced... Read more ...

Biden's border czar to depart amid surge of migrants

Biden's border czar to depart amid surge of migrants

President Joe Biden's coordinator on the southern border will depart at the end of April even as the administration struggles to cope with a surge of migrants crossing into the... Read more ...

Medical examiner blames police pressure for Floyd's death

Medical examiner blames police pressure for Floyd's death

The chief medical examiner who ruled George Floyd's death a homicide testified Friday that the way police held him down and compressed his neck “was just more than Mr. Floyd... Read more ...

House Ethics Committee launches probe into Rep. Matt Gaetz over allegations...

House Ethics Committee launches probe into Rep. Matt Gaetz over allegations of sexual misconduct

Summary List Placement The House Ethics Committee announced Friday that it was launching an investigation into GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida over allegations of sexual... Read more ...

Biden Wants to Spend Big on Education

Biden Wants to Spend Big on Education

President Biden released a $1.5 trillion wish list for the federal budget on Friday, one that seeks substantial increases for Democratic priorities like education, health care... Read more ...

Biden Proposes $1.5 Trillion Federal Spending Plan

Biden Proposes $1.5 Trillion Federal Spending Plan

The president's budget blueprint would increase spending on an array of domestic programs aimed at reducing poverty and fighting climate change, while keeping defense spending... Read more ...

Bowing To Trump? GOP Brings Leaders, Donors To His Florida Backyard

Bowing To Trump? GOP Brings Leaders, Donors To His Florida Backyard

The location of a Republican National Committee gathering suggests the GOP is not yet ready to replace Trump as its undisputed leader and chief fundraiser. Read more ...