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US: Feds launch investigation into Jeffrey Epstein’s death

August 11, 2019 0

US attorney general says financier’s apparent suicide while in federal custody raises ‘serious concerns’. Federal authorities will investigate how Jeffrey Epstein, a well-connected financier accused of orchestrating a sex trafficking ring that preyed on underage […]

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US Mayors Call for New Gun Control Measures

August 8, 2019 0

By Ken Bredemeier | WASHINGTON – More than 200 U.S. mayors demanded Thursday that the Senate return from its summer recess to approve gun control legislation in the aftermath of two mass shootings last weekend […]

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Turkey says meeting with US on Syria ‘positive’

August 7, 2019 0

Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Wednesday that talks with the US aimed at averting the need for a Turkish military intervention into northern Syria had been “positive,” according to state news agency Anadolu. […]

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The Trump-Backed Gun Bill That Congress Might Actually Pass

August 6, 2019 0

A proposal to help states implement so-called red-flag laws has bipartisan support in the Republican-controlled Senate. More than two decades of federal inaction on gun-control measures have understandably conditioned the public to expect little from […]

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