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Top Democratic lawmakers urge Sununu not to cooperate if Trump calls for NH National Guard

One year ago   |   By WMUR

Although President Donald Trump has vowed to use the U.S. military to quell violent protests stemming from the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota, no call has yet been made to send New Hampshire National Guard troops to Washington, D.C. But Republican Gov. Chris Sununu is being urged by two top Democratic lawmakers not to cooperate with the president if such a call does go out.
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What the Law Says About Deploying Troops on U.S. Soil

What the Law Says About Deploying Troops on U.S. Soil

One year ago   |   By Bloomberg

President Donald Trump, responding to sometimes-violent protests following the death of George Floyd at the hands of police, said he would send in the U.S. military to “quickly solve” the problems of looting and rioting if the nation's mayors and governors did not act forcefully enough.
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Don't Send U.S. Military To Protests, Hill Democrats Warn Trump

Don't Send U.S. Military To Protests, Hill Democrats Warn Trump

One year ago   |   By NPR

Calling out active duty troops to quell widespread unrest over the death of George Floyd is an option congressional Democrats are warning would only make matters worse.
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James Polk, Pulitzer winner for Watergate reporting, dies at 83

He worked for the old Washington Star and later for NBC and CNN. Read more ...

Opinion: Journalism is Activism and Diverse Newsrooms Know That

It isn't news that journalists have been burned by their “conformity. ” From police shootings to sexual assaults, the voices sharing the news become just as important as the... Read more ...

Groups urge state to protect last wild Atlantic salmon in US

PORTLAND, Maine - Maine is home to the last wild Atlantic salmon populations in the U.S., but a new push to protect the fish at the state level is unlikely to land them on the... Read more ...

Californians tired of doing their part during triple-digit heat

Californians tired of doing their part during triple-digit heat

SACRAMENTO - Californians are tired of turning off their appliances in the summer heat. For years, state officials have counted on residents to rescue the electric grid from... Read more ...

Thousands defy Orbán with festive Pride parade backing gay rights in Hungary

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Chris Sale to pitch 4-5 innings in Sunday's rehab start with Double-A Portland

Chris Sale is expected to pitch four or five innings in his next rehab start with the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs on Sunday as the Red Sox left-hander continues to eye a return... Read more ...

Family of James Brown settles 15-year battle over his estate

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The family of entertainer James Brown has reached a settlement ending a 15-year battle over the late singer's estate, an attorney involved in the mediation... Read more ...

Biden faces challenges in bid to reach a bipartisan infrastructure plan

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French protesters reject virus passes, vaccine mandate

Some 160,000 people, including far-right activists and members of France's yellow vest movement, protested Saturday across the country against a bill requiring everyone to have... Read more ...

Wildfires blasting through West draw states to lend support

Out-of-state crews headed to Montana Saturday to battle a blaze that injured five firefighters as the West struggled with a series of fires that have ravaged rural lands and... Read more ...