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Trump Administration Moves to Ban Bump Stocks

The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late…

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Former Trump Adviser Flynn to Be Sentenced

A judge will decide on Tuesday whether former national security adviser Michael Flynn should be sent to prison for lying to the FBI in a case stemming from an investigation…

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‘Justice’ is Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year

Racial justice. Obstruction of justice. Social justice. The Justice Department. Merriam-Webster has chosen “justice” as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and…

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California Withdraws ‘Text Tax’ After FCC Ruling

California regulators have canceled a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones. The California Public Utilities Commission reversed course after a Federal Communications Commission ruling last…

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The Police Officer Who Arrested a President

Amid President Donald Trump’s mounting legal problems, media talking heads and bar stool philosophers from Boise to Britain have been pondering one of the great mysteries of the U.S. Constitution.…

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