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By The Dispatch On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Homeland Security partners with airline pilot union to combat human trafficking

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign announced a new partnership with the world’s largest airline pilot union, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), along with the Department More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Phone Provider, Donald Dodt Found Guilty for $11 Million International Telemarketing Scheme

An Ohio man was found guilty late yesterday for his role in a $7 million telemarketing scheme that defrauded primarily elderly victims in the United States from call centers in Costa Rica. Assistant Attorney General More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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Justice Clarence Thomas attacks Planned Parenthood’s ties to ‘eugenics’

Justice Clarence Thomas reveals Planned Parenthood’s eugenic history in today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court which upheld one provision of an Indiana state law that requires that fetal remains be buried More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Markara Man Sentenced for Threatening to Murder Family of FCC Chairman

A California man was sentenced today to more than one and a half years in prison for threatening to kill the family of Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. “Threatening to actually kill More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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Front Man, Kevin Merrill Pleads Guilty to $550 Million Ponzi Scheme in Maryland

Kevin B. Merrill, age 53, of Towson, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy and wire fraud arising from a $550 million investment fraud scheme that operated from 2013 through September 2018.  Co-defendant More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 4th, 2019
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District Man, Arnold Boon Sentenced to 7 Years for Brazen Robbery of Convenience Store ATM

Arnold Boon, 33, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today by Judge Paul L. Friedman, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, to over seven years in prison and three years of supervised release resulting More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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State Department Employee, Candace Claiborne Pleads Guilty to Conspiring with Foreign Agents

Candace Marie Claiborne, a former employee of the U.S. Department of State, pleaded guilty today to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the United States, by lying to law enforcement and background investigators, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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District Man, Bikila Kejella Sentenced to 16 Years for 2016 Murder in Washington

Bikila Kejella, 20, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 16 years in prison for killing a man in Northwest Washington in 2016, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Peter Newsham, Chief of the Metropolitan More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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Tennessee tops HireAHelper’s ‘True Tax Burden’ study, Florida at #4, Texas at #7

Florida ranks #4 for lowest dollar-for-dollar tax burden ($2,131) and #4 in effective tax rate (4.8%) in HireAHelper’s ‘True Tax Burden’ study. To calculate the rankings, HireAHelper surveyed mean wage data, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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District Man, Kelby Gordon Sentenced to 10 Years for Role in Drug Trafficking Organization

Kelby Gordon, 32, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for distributing narcotics in Washington, D.C.  – a  prison term that he must serve in addition to the 37-year prison term he More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Australian National, David Levick Sentenced for Exporting Electronics to Iran

An Australian man was sentenced today to 24 months in prison on four counts of violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, which criminalizes knowing transactions with Iranian entities without More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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Artist Julian Raven sues Smithsonian for rejected Trump portrait

Julian Raven is suing the Smithsonian for violating his freedom of speech. Painter of the most recognized portrait of President Trump, Raven attempted to get the artwork featured at the Smithsonian at Trump’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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District Man, Orlando Bell Sentenced to 130 Months for Drug Trafficking

Orlando Bell, 37, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 130 months in prison for his role in a drug trafficking organization that distributed large amounts of heroin, methamphetamine, and cocaine in the Washington, More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Colorado Gov Jared Polis signs popular vote bill to avoid Electoral College process

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) signed into law Friday a bill that would award the state’s Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote. Polis signed the measure after More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Three Individuals Sentenced to Prison for Roles in VA Program Bribery Schemes

Two owners and an employee of for-profit, non-accredited schools were sentenced during the last two days for bribing a public official at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in exchange for the public official’s More...

By Red Diogenes On Monday, January 21st, 2019
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TRANSCRIPT and VIDEO Martin Luther King Jr ‘I Have a Dream’ speech

Martin Luther King’s famous address at the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963. Full text as delivered: I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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Connecticut Rep Christine Palm wants mandatory climate change classes in public schools

A legislative proposal in Connecticut would mandate instruction on climate change in public schools statewide, beginning in elementary school. Connecticut already has adopted science standards that call for teaching More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Trump attacks Saudis over Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, the ‘worst cover-up ever’

President Trump on Tuesday called the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and its aftermath the “worst cover-up ever,” as new information continues to be revealed about the journalist’s death More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 14th, 2018
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Latasha Moore pleads guilty in DC bribery case to keep government contractor free from complaints

A former employee of the District of Columbia Department of Human Resources pled guilty today to a federal bribery charge for accepting more than $140,000 in bribes from a consultant and independent contractor who More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Democrat operative Jackson Cosko arrested for ‘doxxing’ GOP Senators

U.S. Capitol Police arrested Jackson Cosko, the man they believe revealed the personal information of Republican senators during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh More...


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