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Black College Yanks Trump Tribute Set For MLK Day

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports: Virginia Union University has revoked permission for a group that planned to honor President Donald Trump at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day ceremony. A flyer distributed Tuesday listed Trump, along with son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner, as honorees at Urban Revitalization Coalition’s planned Jan. 20 event at the Richmond university. (There was no indication that …

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WE DON’T KNOW HIM: Top GOP Leaders Backpedal From Man Alleged To Have Menaced US Ambassador

Politico reports: Congressional Republicans are distancing themselves from Robert Hyde, a controversial House candidate and GOP donor who has become the latest figure to get wrapped up in the Ukraine saga that led to President Donald Trump’s impeachment. The top three Republican leaders in the House — Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, Minority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and …

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Pastor Loses Vimeo Battle Over Ex-Gay Torture Clips

Bloomberg Law News reports: Vimeo Inc. defeated a lawsuit by a self-described “former homosexual” who accused the video hosting website of discrimination after it removed his videos discussing sexual orientation conversion efforts, according to a Wednesday ruling by the Southern District of New York. James Domen’s lawsuit, which raised discrimination claims under New York and California law, is preempted by …

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LIVE VIDEO: House Delivers Impeachment Articles

Talking Points Memo reports: It’s a legal term — a noun — describing the final version of a document. The verb from which it comes, traditionally and in this legal sense, is to engross, meaning “to prepare the usually final handwritten or printed text of (an official document).” More immediately, the term engrossment is being used in connection with the …

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Virgin Islands Sues Epstein Estate For Sex Trafficking

Reuters reports: Jeffrey Epstein’s estate was sued on Wednesday by the U.S. Virgin Islands, which claimed that the late accused sex offender raped and trafficked in dozens of young women and girls on a private Caribbean island he owned. The complaint filed by Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George significantly broadens the scope of the financier’s alleged misconduct, saying it …

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John Bolton To Dish Ukraine Dirt In Upcoming Book

The New York Times reports: The Senate is still discussing whether it will hear witness testimony from John Bolton, the former national security adviser, who has said he would comply with a subpoena during the impeachment trial. But he’s planning to reveal some of what he saw regarding the Ukraine matter in his upcoming book, according to people familiar with …

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Junior’s Mistress Handed New Campaign Finance Role

Breitbart reports: President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign has named Kimberly Guilfoyle as the new national finance chair of the Trump Victory Finance Committee, Breitbart News has learned exclusively. Guilfoyle, the campaign confirmed to Breitbart News ahead of a public release of the move, will lead a nationwide volunteer and grassroots fundraising program targeted at recruiting and activating bundlers across the …

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National Immigrant Rights Group Endorses Sanders

Politico reports: Make the Road Action, an immigrant rights group, is endorsing Bernie Sanders for president, lending the Vermont senator significant political muscle in the early caucus state of Nevada and a delegate-heavy group of northeastern states. The 10-year-old organization, which mobilizes immigrants and minority communities for political action in Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, has not …

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Virginia Gov Declares State Of Emergency Over Report White Nationalist Militias Plan To Storm State Capitol

Roanoke’s CBS affiliate reports: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) declared a State of Emergency ahead of Monday’s planned pro-gun rally on Capitol Square. According to Northam’s statement, “Law enforcement intelligence analysts have identified credible threats of violence surrounding the event, along with white nationalist rhetoric and plans by out-of-state militia groups to attend.” All weapons, including guns, will be prohibited …

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Pentagon To Consult Trump On Space Force Uniforms

Roll Call reports: Defense Department brass are expected Wednesday afternoon to brief President Donald Trump on their plans for standing up a new military branch called the Space Force, and a Pentagon official said they may even present several logo options for the new armed service. The White House meeting is expected to include Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper, Air …

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