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Trump praises Bob Dole at Capitol Hill award ceremony

Trump praises Bob Dole at Capitol Hill award ceremony

Rep. Barbara Ballard, D-Lawrence, who is the associate director of the Dole Institute of Politics on the University of Kansas campus, said she has developed a deep admiration of Dole in her 13 years in that job. As a proud Kansan, he has never forgotten his home state. Contact reporter Angela Deines at (785) 295-1143 or @AngelaDeines on Twitter . Sway Dole is granted the Congressional Gold Medal , the most elevated regular citizen respect gave by Congress.


Shackled children found in California home

Shackled children found in California home

Starving siblings who were held captive by their parents have been rescued after their courageous sister's bold escape led the police to their property. Louise Anna Turpin and David Allen Turpin are charged with torture and child endangerment. The Turpin family home where police discovered that 13 people had been held captive in filthy conditions with some shackled to beds with chains and padlocks.


DHS Chief Faces Senate Questions Over Trump Comments, Immigration Policy

DHS Chief Faces Senate Questions Over Trump Comments, Immigration Policy

Cory Booker set social media afire Tuesday after his emotional confrontation with a top Trump administration official and his condemnation of the president's use of the word " shithole " to describe Haiti and some African countries. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and David Perdue (D-Ga.) initially said they did not recall the president using that language before offering a straight denial.


Trump pushes back over North Korea quote

Trump pushes back over North Korea quote

Korea)". In the past he has not ruled out direct talks with Kim. The former Portuguese prime minister begins his second year as United Nations chief this month with North Korea looming large as the most pressing global security threat.


Zimbabwe vice presidents sworn in

Zimbabwe vice presidents sworn in

Mutsvangwa has been quoted by the NewsDay paper while reportedly giving details on the historic plot to topple Robert Mugabe . Constantino Guvheya Dominic Nyikadzino Chiwenga is the latest in a string of military leaders to be elevated to government positions.


3/4 of terrorism convicts in United States foreign born

3/4 of terrorism convicts in United States foreign born

A statistic that backs up President Donald Trump's efforts to strengthen immigration laws. An administration official who briefed reporters on condition of anonymity said the report was being released because it is months overdue and that it wasn't intentionally timed to coincide with negotiations this week on immigration.