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Pro-Gun Georgia Lawmakers Revoke Delta Tax Break For Cutting Ties With NRA

Pro-gun Georgia lawmakers Thursday took revenge on Delta Air Lines for crossing the National Rifle Association, killing a proposed tax break on jet fuel that would have saved the airline millions, The Associated Press reports. A sweeping tax bill with the fuel exemption stripped out by the Republicans passed the GOP-controlled House and Senate by wide margins, just days after ...

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The CIA Was Behind a Massive Drug Trafficking Operation in Argentina, Russian Drug Smuggler Claims

A Russian man accused of trying to smuggle about 900 pounds of cocaine from Argentina to Russia said the CIA was behind the massive drug-trafficking operation and that he has been set up. The suspect, Andrei Kovalchuk, is the man authorities accuse of being the mastermind behind the appearance of 16 suitcases filled with high-quality cocaine—worth over $60 million in ...

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Why the Oscars have lost their mojo — and their relevance

Do the Oscars matter anymore? The question is sacrilege in this town, where image and myth have so subsumed reality that red carpet scrutiny over what Margot Robbie wears Sunday night will be as intense as coverage of how the Russians interfered with our elections. It will all get rather breathless as media, studios and stars play assigned roles in ...

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Trial opens for widow of Pulse nightclub shooter

(CNN)Survivors of the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting are opening old wounds to seek justice as the trial of the gunman’s widow opens in Orlando. Jury selection begins Thursday in the federal trial of Noor Salman, who is charged with providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization and obstruction of justice for allegedly misleading law enforcement agents investigating the massacre ...

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Robert Mueller reportedly looking into Trump’s ‘attempt to oust’ Jeff Sessions

More The special counsel in the Russia probe is reportedly investigating President Donald Trump’s attempt to push Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign. Robert Mueller is apparently looking into whether this alleged attempt by Mr Trump is part of a pattern of obstructing justice in the investigation into whether the President’s campaign team colluded with Russian officials during the 2016 ...

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