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    Obama-Era Watchdog Execs Gave Astounding Ratio Of Dollars To Democratic Candidates

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) employees have given an inordinate amount of money to  Democrats compared to Republicans, records show. CFPB employees have donated nearly $115,000 to various Democrats and Democratic committees between since the bureau opened in 2011, reported Monday. Hillary Clinton received $46,611, while $19,988 went to Barack Obama and $13,190 fell in Sen. Elizabeth […]

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    EU Official: Europe Has No Strategy For Impending Wave of African Immigration

    Europe remains unprepared for a massive surge in immigration from Africa, according to a top European Union official. Antonio Tajani, the president of the EU parliament, said overcrowding, poverty and war and will likely push “millions” of people from Africa to Europe in the coming decades. Ahead of the annual EU-Africa summit this week, Tajani called […]

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    Top enlisted leaders deny lawmakers’ claim that the military is in crisis

    The military’s top enlisted leaders on Monday denied the services are in readiness crisis despite warnings from members of Congress and a string of deadly, high-profile aviation and naval mishaps this year. “From my perspective, from a joint perspective, I don’t think we’re in crisis right now,” said Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Troxell, who […]

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    Report Questions Training, Screening of Police in Chicago Schools

    (TNS) – Chicago police officers assigned to the city’s public schools lack proper training, face little accountability and often have been the subject of citizen complaints to the city’s police review agency, according to a report released Tuesday by the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law. The report also found that officers assigned to […]

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    Use-of-Force Training a Serious Matter for Willmar Police Department

    The use of force by police has been one of the most contentious issues in the country over the last few years and the Willmar, Minn., Police Department is using technology to try to ensure the best possible outcome for a use-of-force scenario by its officers. This summer, the department purchased a nearly $20,000 use-of-force […]

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    Sonoma County Fire Cleanup Weighs Heavy on Landfill

    The scorched remains of more than 5,100 Sonoma County homes are bound for — loads that have spiked daily traffic from heavy-duty commercial trucks and could burn through the life expectancy for one of the North Coast’s few operating landfills. (TNS) – Although nearly 260 destroyed homesites had been cleared of their post-fire debris in […]

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    Tom Cotton: Fire anyone who doesn’t accept Mick Mulvaney as CFPB’s leader

    Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., on Monday called on President Trump to fire Leandra English, who says she should be the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s acting director. “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a rogue, unconstitutional agency. Leandra English’s lawsuit to install herself as acting director against the president’s explicit direction is just the latest lawless […]

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    Clarence Thomas fires away at justices for ‘giving Congress the power to destroy the states’ territorial integrity’

    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas criticized the justices’ decision on Monday not to take a case, saying they are “giving Congress the power to destroy the states’ territorial integrity.” The high court on Monday rejected Upstate Citizens for Equality, Inc. v. U.S. involvingthe Indian Commerce Clause and whether the Constitution gives Congress the authority to infringe, reduce or diminish […]

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    Everything you need to know about Mick Mulvaney, Leandra English, and the battle for control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    Mick Mulvaney marched into the D.C. headquarters of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Monday morning with Dunkin Donuts. Office of Management and Budget Director Mulvaney, thanks to a sudden resignation and a subsequently speedy administration appointment, has now become Acting CFPB Director Mulvaney. The only problem? The outgoing director appointed his chief-of-staff, Leandra English, as […]