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She writes. She reports. She lives.
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A father and son who sparked national attention from a "wild, wild west" styled stand-off on their Oregon ranch with the U.S. government have received clemency from Pres. Donald Trump. Dwight and Steven Hammond were violent with the government and walked away alive. It all started when fires they set spread to a federal reserve and militia members took up for them During the Obama Administration when the fire occurred it was initially thought that the sentence was not harsh enough as the reserve take-over lasted over 40 days. The men were completely pardoned Tuesday, which wipes away the crime for which they were initially sentenced. Pres. Trump said that “justice is overdue” for Oregon ranchers Dwight, 76 and his son Steven, 49.
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Pres. Donald Trump has announced his nominee to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. If confirmed, Federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh, 53 will seal the GOP's desired trifecta with a solidly conservative majority in the Supreme Court, to complement a red POTUS and Republican led Congress. Kavanaugh is a native Washingtonian and political insider. Kavanaugh said his legal philosophy is ,"A judge must be independent. A judge must interpret the law, not make the law. A judge must interpret the Constitution as written." A Yale Law School grad and former clerk under Kennedy and he was one of four judges interview for the position. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel, who blocked president Obama's SCOTUS nominee, Merrick Garland, said there will be a confirmation vote for the next Supreme Court justice by the fall.
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Today is Juneteenth, African American Independence Day.
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After the breath-taking wedding ceremony of Prince Harry of Wales and American actress Meghan Markle, today Kensington Palace released the official photos of the now Dutch and Dutchess of Sussex. Markle said she sis going to be more than a wife. Prior to their union both of them were involved in philanthropic efforts. #royalwedding #royalcouple #harryandmeghan
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Queen Elizabeth revealed her African ancestry in the Lifetime movie "A Royal Romance" which focused on the relationship of Prince Harry and his mixed-race fiance Meghan Markle of the United States. This information is confirmation that Markle will not be the first "black princess" in England. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/retropolis/wp/2017/11/27/britains-black-queen-will-meghan-markle-really-be-the-first-mixed-race-royal/
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