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In a recent letter to all US troops, the Joint Chiefs of Staff told service members the Jan.6 riots were “inconsistent with the rule of law” and said troops “must embody the values and ideals of the nation.”
President-elect Joe Biden has selected Merrick Garland, a federal appeals court judge who in 2016 was snubbed by Republicans for a seat on the Supreme Court, as his attorney general, two people familiar with the selection process said on Wednesday.
At the 9/11 memorial in New York, relatives wiped away tears, their voices breaking as they read out the names of the almost 3,000 people killed in the Al-Qaeda attacks, the deadliest in history.
The FBI searched President Joe Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware, on Friday and located additional documents with classified markings and also took possession of some of his handwritten notes, the president’s lawyer said on Saturday.
The US Fed Reserve has raised the interest rate by 25 percentage points, from 4.5 per cent to 4.75 per cent, which is modest in comparison to the series of rate hikes in 2022. Fed Reserve chairman Jeremy Powell said that the interest rate hike would continue but in small doses until the inflation rate returns to the mandated 2 per cent.
Why is Britain the worst-performing major economy in the world? Leaving aside the possibility — never far away from the fecund minds of the Brexiteers — that the UK is a victim of a global conspiracy against the UK led by a cabal of resentful globalists, Europhiles and Eurocrats, the answer is indeed Brexit.
The Biden administration announced last week that the US will provide 31 Abrams M-1 tanks to Ukraine, and Germany said it will send 14 of its Leopard tanks to Kyiv. The tank deal and the first anniversary of the start of the war in February offer an opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness and future direction of US military aid to
From insider deals to real estate flips, the problems with charter schools run by for-profit corporations can’t be ignored. And growth in this sector is accelerating as operators use lax regulations and complicated corporate schemes to harvest public dollars from publicly-funded charter schools. Those are the findings of a new