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By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Senate passes massive $854 billion spending bill with no funding for Trump’s ‘wall’

There will be no government shutdown, or even talk of one headed into the midterm elections. The Senate, by a 93-7 vote, passed an $854 billion spending bill, the bulk of the funding going to the departments of More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Paras Jha, Josiah White, Dalton Norman sentenced in nationwide hacking cybercrime

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that three defendants have been sentenced for their roles in creating and operating two botnets, which targeted “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices.  Paras Jha, 22, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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SEC offers relief for hurricane victims, including companies, accountants, municipal advisors and agents

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it is providing regulatory relief to publicly traded companies, investment companies, accountants, transfer agents, municipal advisors and others affected More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Judicial Watch uncovers $90 million spent to help Afghan women get jobs, company linked to Hillary Clinton

The U.S. government has blown almost $90 million on a doomed project to help Afghan women enter the workforce with a big chunk of the money going to a Clinton-aligned “development” company that reaped big bucks More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Trump declassifies FISA warrant documents, Bruce Ohr interviews, text messages from Comey, McCabe, Strzok and Page

President Trump has ordered the immediate declassification of several documents relating to the 2016 FBI investigation of his campaign, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Monday evening. “The More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Two former high school girlfriends, Maura Kane and Maura Fitzgerald defend Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh Two former girlfriends of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh spoke out on Monday in favor of the judge just days after Christine Blasey Ford accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a party More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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SEC charges Tamara Steele, Steele Financial Inc, in $13 million fraud scheme of ‘two-pension, two Social Security families’

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged an Indianapolis-based investment advisory firm and its sole owner with selling approximately $13 million of high-risk securities to more than 120 advisory clients More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Pro-lifers urge HHS to end taxpayer funds for aborted fetal tissue research

National and state pro-life leaders sent a letter this week to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar urging the government to end the taxpayer-funded use of aborted fetal tissue for More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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FBI won’t investigate Feinstein unsourced, secret letter smearing Brett Kavanaugh

California Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein confirmed a secret letter had been submitted back in July, but has just now been brought to the public forum, allegedly attack Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The unsourced More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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FEMA issues safety tips, warning ahead of Hurricane Florence disaster

As Hurricane Florence approaches the coastal United States, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging those in low lying and flood-risk areas to plan and prepare for potential flooding. Hurricane More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley attacks President Trump, Kathy Kraninger for transferring $10 million from FEMA to ICE

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) revealed this week that President Trump’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) transferred nearly $10 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) budget to Immigration More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Judicial Watch sues DOJ for Anthony Weiner laptop documents

Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch sued the Justice Department Tuesday for all emails found on the laptop of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner related to the FBI’s investigation into Hillary More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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New Jersey broker Michael Bressman charged in illegal trading scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a New Jersey-based broker with misusing his access to customers’ brokerage accounts to enrich himself and family members at the expense of his customers, many More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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U.S. Education Department Fights with States Over Student Loan Protections

The U.S. Education Department, led by Secretary Betsy DeVos scaled back consumer protections for student borrowers last year. Six states and the District of Columbia responded by accelerating their own efforts to More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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California: Timothy Enneking charged in Crypto Hedge fund scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced its first-ever enforcement action finding an investment company registration violation by a hedge fund manager based on its investments in digital assets. The More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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SEC charges two brokers Emil Botvinnik, Jovannie Aquino with fraud: they ‘prey on their customers’

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged two brokers for recommending excessive levels of trading that were costly for retail customers but lucrative for the brokers. In separate complaints filed in federal More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Trump Administration shuts down DC’s headquarters of the Palestine Liberation Organization

As America marks the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that killed 2,997 people and injured more than 6,000, the Trump administration announced yesterday that the office of the General Delegation of the Palestine More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Kamala Harris led 31 Senate lawmakers to call for a push against EPA: Trump’s block to California’s Clean Air Act

Today, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris led 31 Senate lawmakers in a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urging them to extend the public comment period More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Study: 27 percent living with depression and bipolar disorder

Twenty-seven percent of people living with depression or bipolar report that their symptoms began before age 12 and two-thirds reported that symptoms began prior to age 18. These preliminary findings are the result More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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John Bolton attacks ICC as ‘illegitimate’ which is ‘already dead to us’

On Monday at the Federalist Society, National Security Advisor, John Bolton criticized the International Criminal Court (ICC) and threatened sanctions against the legal body, calling it “illegitimate.” John More...


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