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Al.com
How Jefferson County Republicans helped kill Bentley's lottery bill, at least for nowwas in session, the rules require a four-fifths vote to allow committee members
How Jefferson County Republicans helped kill Bentley's lottery bill, at least for now
Al.com / Posted 3 hours ago
was in session, the rules require a four-fifths vote to allow committee members leave to hold a meeting. The anti-lottery alliance, led by Ken Johnson, R-Moulton, needed 19 votes to block a committee meeting. They got 33. With the bill stuck in... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
County Board OKs Heartland Express budgetcompleted last year for clients in wheelchairs. In addition, commissioners una
County Board OKs Heartland Express budget
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 12 hours ago
completed last year for clients in wheelchairs. In addition, commissioners unanimously approved the South Country Health Alliance Transit Provider Transportation agreement for non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) services. South Country is... Read more
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The Courier
Uber gets green light to operate in Victoriacould soon be slugged a $2 levy on every taxi, Uber or hire car trip under an i
Uber gets green light to operate in Victoria
The Courier / Posted yesterday
could soon be slugged a $2 levy on every taxi, Uber or hire car trip under an industry shake-up that has outraged taxpayer and commuter advocates. The levy is part of the state government's plan to legalise ride-sharing services like... Read more
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The Border Mail
Uber gets green light to operate in Victoriacould soon be slugged a $2 levy on every taxi, Uber or hire car trip under an i
Uber gets green light to operate in Victoria
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
could soon be slugged a $2 levy on every taxi, Uber or hire car trip under an industry shake-up that has outraged taxpayer and commuter advocates. The levy is part of the state government's plan to legalise ride-sharing services like... Read more
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USA Today
Travelers beware: The NFL and other leagues are taxing youaren’t many convention events that need an auditorium that big.” The St. Louis
Travelers beware: The NFL and other leagues are taxing you
USA Today / Posted yesterday
aren’t many convention events that need an auditorium that big.” The St. Louis situation can be blamed on a bad deal for taxpayers – a lease that allowed the team to leave before the bonds were paid off. Yet it’s not the first time that teams... Read more
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RTE News
High-risk concerns over employers using JobBridgejobseeker sector. This followed criticism of the scheme by the Minister for St
High-risk concerns over employers using JobBridge
RTE News / Posted 3 days ago
jobseeker sector. This followed criticism of the scheme by the Minister for State for Skills and Innovation – Independent Alliance TD John Halligan – who said in early May it was time for JobBridge to be scrapped. The department said the initial... Read more
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Breitbart
Planned Parenthood Pushes Bill Penalizing Undercover Journalistsis in the best interests of the public. In the case of Planned Parenthood – whi
Planned Parenthood Pushes Bill Penalizing Undercover Journalists
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
is in the best interests of the public. In the case of Planned Parenthood – which receives over half a billion dollars in taxpayer funds – it is in the interest of taxpayers to know if their money is spent on potentially criminal behavior, such as... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Boulder hears industry challenge to citizen-backed soda-tax ballot measureof soda and other sugary drinks, the city clerk must answer a simple question:
Boulder hears industry challenge to citizen-backed soda-tax ballot measure
Colorado Daily / Posted 5 days ago
of soda and other sugary drinks, the city clerk must answer a simple question: By declining to write an explicit Taxpayer Bill of Rights provision into the petition summary, did those pushing the tax mislead the more than 9,400 people who... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Council leaders keep quiet over failed council shake-up that cost taxpayer £200kA TOTAL of £200,000 of your hard-earned ‘taxpayer’ money has been spent on a ‘s
Council leaders keep quiet over failed council shake-up that cost taxpayer £200k
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
A TOTAL of £200,000 of your hard-earned ‘taxpayer’ money has been spent on a ‘shambolic’ exercise supposed to shine a light on how to trim down the excesses of local government. And the leaders of all Oxfordshire councils – who had a hand in hiring... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Holomisa will watch the money in coalition councilscouncils across the country‚ the UDM said it was approached by both the African
Holomisa will watch the money in coalition councils
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
councils across the country‚ the UDM said it was approached by both the African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) with the view to form coalition governments. Holomisa said the electorate “has rejected the corrupt and... Read more
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Raw Story
Mike Pence is the real extremist on the GOP ticket: Just look at his trail of victims in Indianastate legislature, like the governor, shared the dogma that if they get HIV or
Mike Pence is the real extremist on the GOP ticket: Just look at his trail of victims in Indiana
Raw Story / Posted 8 days ago
state legislature, like the governor, shared the dogma that if they get HIV or hepatitis C, it is their problem, not the taxpayer’s, and that giving them clean needles enables their lifestyle. Ed Clere did not share this attitude. And as... Read more
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Miami New Times
Commissioner Kojaknationwide, which led to congratulatory calls from friends as far away as Iowa.
Commissioner Kojak
Miami New Times / Posted 8 days ago
nationwide, which led to congratulatory calls from friends as far away as Iowa. In following years he made political alliances at the city's cop shop and fire department, but also earned the ire of some for meddling in their affairs. In 1976... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Republican experts on Asia to issue statement opposing Trumphatred at home; and the mounting evidence that he is unwilling to change his wa
Republican experts on Asia to issue statement opposing Trump
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 8 days ago
hatred at home; and the mounting evidence that he is unwilling to change his ways." "Trump's statements on the US-ROK alliance in particular are dangerous and stupid," Green said. "We felt that we had little opportunity to shape his views and... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Fetal Burial Rule May Flout Constitutional Limitsand increases the procedure's cost, which poses an undue burden on abortion acc
Fetal Burial Rule May Flout Constitutional Limits
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
and increases the procedure's cost, which poses an undue burden on abortion access. According to the Funeral Consum­ers Alliance of Texas, burial services can range from a few hundred dollars to $2,000 – a charge that would inevitably pass on to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Alleged fraudster allowed to work with kids despite sword attackman charged with fraud as part of an investigation into the suspected funnellin
Alleged fraudster allowed to work with kids despite sword attack
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
man charged with fraud as part of an investigation into the suspected funnelling of millions of dollars in Australian taxpayer money to Islamic State (IS) was authorised to care for children in his home, despite being convicted of threatening... Read more
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Computer World Australia
IANA successor organization set up amid internet handover controversyto freedoms protected by the First Amendment,” wrote the groups, which include
IANA successor organization set up amid internet handover controversy
Computer World Australia / Posted 9 days ago
to freedoms protected by the First Amendment,” wrote the groups, which include TechFreedom, Heritage Action for America and Taxpayers Protection Alliance. “Ominously, governments will gain a formal voting role in ICANN for the first time when the... Read more
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express
Defence chiefs blow £91MILLION on experts as thousands of British troops face the axe£91MILLION on experts as thousands of British troops face the axe THE Ministry
Defence chiefs blow £91MILLION on experts as thousands of British troops face the axe
express / Posted 10 days ago
£91MILLION on experts as thousands of British troops face the axe THE Ministry of Defence (MoD) forked out £91million of taxpayer money to pay for top consultants despite tens of thousands of troops being axed, it has been revealed. Ministry of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA warns SAA will need more money from taxpayers The DA's Alf Lees says the company has been running at a loss for years now.
DA warns SAA will need more money from taxpayers
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
The DA's Alf Lees says the company has been running at a loss for years now. South African Airways plane. Picture: Facebook. JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Alliance (DA) says South African Airways... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bill Bryant’s challenge: Topple Washington’s dynasty of Democratic governorswon election in 2007 just as a Port corruption scandal erupted. A scathing stat
Bill Bryant’s challenge: Topple Washington’s dynasty of Democratic governors
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 days ago
won election in 2007 just as a Port corruption scandal erupted. A scathing state audit found a host of failings had wasted taxpayer money and left the Port “vulnerable to fraud, waste and abuse.” Bryant and newly elected Port Commissioner Gael... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama’s bureaucratic tar pit keeps oil, gas in the groundlike they’re supposed to,” said Kathleen Sgamma, vice president of government a
Obama’s bureaucratic tar pit keeps oil, gas in the ground
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
like they’re supposed to,” said Kathleen Sgamma, vice president of government and public affairs for the Western Energy Alliance. Fed up with the cancellations and delays, the alliance filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing the agency of violating... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Employee: Staff shortage impacts Denver 911 dispatch response timesbuilding. The emergency response radios from June 28, 2016 replay the chaos. “
Employee: Staff shortage impacts Denver 911 dispatch response times
KWGN Denver / Posted 13 days ago
building. The emergency response radios from June 28, 2016 replay the chaos. “Attention all cars 1536 Wynkoop at the Alliance Center we have an active shooter in the stairwell. Party is screaming.” “1536 Wynkoop complaint is on second floor,... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Employee: Staff shortage impacts Denver 911 dispatch response timesbuilding. The emergency response radios from June 28, 2016 replay the chaos. “
Employee: Staff shortage impacts Denver 911 dispatch response times
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 13 days ago
building. The emergency response radios from June 28, 2016 replay the chaos. “Attention all cars 1536 Wynkoop at the Alliance Center we have an active shooter in the stairwell. Party is screaming.” “1536 Wynkoop complaint is on second floor,... Read more
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walesonline
Police forces urged to reveal how much senior officers receivecannot be opaque about such important matters, and I fully expect all forces to
Police forces urged to reveal how much senior officers receive
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
cannot be opaque about such important matters, and I fully expect all forces to publish details of how they are spending taxpayer money." He had already been handed a £14,000 pay rise – bringing his salary to £104,455 and total pay package to... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Study Says Millennials And Better Transportation Critical For Economyof recent graduates citing jobs as their primary reason for leaving. This out-
Study Says Millennials And Better Transportation Critical For Economy
Hartford Courant / Posted 16 days ago
of recent graduates citing jobs as their primary reason for leaving. This out-migration leads to budget challenges, as taxpayers with higher incomes depart. From 2012 to 2014, the net migration of taxpayer income out of the region was $912.36... Read more
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Newsmax
Liberal ANC Suffers Losses in South Africascandals and faced demands to quit since the nation’s top court found he violat
Liberal ANC Suffers Losses in South Africa
Newsmax / Posted 16 days ago
scandals and faced demands to quit since the nation’s top court found he violated the constitution by refusing to pay bay taxpayer money spent on upgrading his rural home. The election losses “happened under this present leadership, and it is... Read more
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Accounting Today
Firm News – Aug. 5, 2016Later this summer, joint work groups with representatives from the three organi
Firm News – Aug. 5, 2016
Accounting Today / Posted 16 days ago
Later this summer, joint work groups with representatives from the three organizations will begin to address issues to help taxpayers and practitioners, with key focus areas including publishing reliable tax guidance, updating Kentucky’s Taxpayer... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Police constable perks include rent-free CASTLE and 64 days holidaywas handed £67,000 to move to Wales to run Dyfed-Powys Police - and charged dec
Police constable perks include rent-free CASTLE and 64 days holiday
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
was handed £67,000 to move to Wales to run Dyfed-Powys Police - and charged decorating, plumbing and TV aerials to the taxpayer Read More Amber Rudd said the allowances given to Britain's most senior police officers should be transparent and... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Israeli Arab MKs’ War on Israel“no diplomatic or economic price” for following policies Hadash opposes, but ev
Israeli Arab MKs’ War on Israel
The Jewish Press / Posted 17 days ago
“no diplomatic or economic price” for following policies Hadash opposes, but even accused the burgeoning Egyptian-Israeli alliance of being “an alliance that undermines a just peace and real stability in the region.” Think about that for a... Read more
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express
More than '10,000 MISSING asylum seekers in Britain' - so WHERE are they?when councils are having to cut services because we give more of our money away
More than '10,000 MISSING asylum seekers in Britain' - so WHERE are they?
express / Posted 19 days ago
when councils are having to cut services because we give more of our money away in foreign aid than we do to law abiding taxpayers in this country, we cannot afford to have another department which is not fit for purpose.” Taxpayer-funded asylum... Read more
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ABC News
Mandela's African National Congress Suffers Major SetbackANC is likely to lose its stronghold in some major cities. The party already co
Mandela's African National Congress Suffers Major Setback
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
ANC is likely to lose its stronghold in some major cities. The party already conceded defeat to its rival, the Democratic Alliance (DA), in Port Elizabeth, an industrial city in Western Cape province. The opposition group, which has long garnered... Read more
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express
Taxpayers contributed £7.3m subsidising food and drink in Houses of Parliament last year TAXPAYERS contributed more than £3.7million to subsidising food and drink in
Taxpayers contributed £7.3m subsidising food and drink in Houses of Parliament last year
express / Posted 20 days ago
TAXPAYERS contributed more than £3.7million to subsidising food and drink in the Houses of Parliament last year, new figures revealed today. Taxpayers... Read more
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The New Statesman
Men who fightpeople on benefits) will need to be convinced that the benefits system is not t
Men who fight
The New Statesman / Posted 20 days ago
people on benefits) will need to be convinced that the benefits system is not too generous and full of people taking the taxpayer for a ride. It’s a big challenge. 7. Corbyn has pulled the political consensus to the left. Again, this one is... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Taxpayers exposed to $3b clean-up of Queensland's coal minesTaxpayers exposed to $3b clean-up bill of Queensland's coal mines, Government r
Taxpayers exposed to $3b clean-up of Queensland's coal mines
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 days ago
Taxpayers exposed to $3b clean-up bill of Queensland's coal mines, Government report warns Taxpayers are exposed to a $3.2-billion black hole in funding for the future environmental clean-up of the state's coal mines, an internal Queensland... Read more
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The Verge
SpaceX and the United Launch Alliance may finally compete to launch a military satelliteSpaceX and the United Launch Alliance may finally compete with one another for
SpaceX and the United Launch Alliance may finally compete to launch a military satellite
The Verge / Posted 20 days ago
SpaceX and the United Launch Alliance may finally compete with one another for the military’s business. The United States Air Force is officially taking bids from launch providers for its third GPS-III satellite; the probe is slated to go up in 2019,... Read more
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express
Hundreds of health officials earn £100k to promote healthy lifestylesof thousands to lecture the public on heath Quangos and local councils across
Hundreds of health officials earn £100k to promote healthy lifestyles
express / Posted 20 days ago
of thousands to lecture the public on heath Quangos and local councils across the country were accused of lavishing taxpayers' cash on "nanny state" bureaucrats tasked with promoting healthy eating and active lifestyles and campaigning... Read more
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The Irish Times
Santander makes offer for RBS’s Williams & Glyn armcould end a costly seven-year process by RBS to offload the small business lend
Santander makes offer for RBS’s Williams & Glyn arm
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
could end a costly seven-year process by RBS to offload the small business lender, a key European Union condition of its taxpayer-funded rescue at the peak of the global financial crisis. RBS has blamed the complexities of creating a standalone... Read more
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Breitbart
Trump and the Generalswould welcome more Clinton weakness on the issue. Candidate Donald Trump has r
Trump and the Generals
Breitbart / Posted 23 days ago
would welcome more Clinton weakness on the issue. Candidate Donald Trump has rightly and consistently criticized the NATO alliance and said he would demand that its members actually pay their share of the agreed defense burden. Of the 28 NATO... Read more
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iol.co.za
Polls put SA’s economy, poverty in focusdemands to quit since the nation’s top court ruled in March that he violated th
Polls put SA’s economy, poverty in focus
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
demands to quit since the nation’s top court ruled in March that he violated the constitution by refusing to repay taxpayer money spent on upgrading his private home. Opposition gains may also force the ANC to rethink its policies, such as... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Boeing given tax incentives for new jobs amid possible layoffsWORKERS FOR AT LEAST A YEAR TO GET THEIR PAYMENT. THE CITY IS GIVING BOEING SOM
Boeing given tax incentives for new jobs amid possible layoffs
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 25 days ago
WORKERS FOR AT LEAST A YEAR TO GET THEIR PAYMENT. THE CITY IS GIVING BOEING SOME TO CREATE 800 NEW JOBS. $6 MILLIONTHE ALLIANCE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CATHERINE O'CONNOR, WORKED ON THE DETAILS OF THE INCENTIVES CONTRACT.... Read more
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The Hill
Do you know who’s in charge of your health care decisions?as a commission tasked with researching and recommending changes to improve Med
Do you know who’s in charge of your health care decisions?
The Hill / Posted 26 days ago
as a commission tasked with researching and recommending changes to improve Medicare, the program has become a powerful, taxpayer-funded body that is unaccountable to patients or voters. MedPAC’s influence in Washington is growing stronger.... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Fact checking the speeches at the Democratic National ConventionTrump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and As
Fact checking the speeches at the Democratic National Convention
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 26 days ago
Trump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and Asia and said it would be cheaper for the US taxpayer to deploy American military assets domestically as opposed to its current global configuration. And in comments... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
President Obama: Time to pass the baton to ClintonTrump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and As
President Obama: Time to pass the baton to Clinton
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 27 days ago
Trump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and Asia and said it would be cheaper for the U.S. taxpayer to deploy American military assets domestically as opposed to its current global configuration. And in comments... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Dem convention speeches Day 3: CNN’s Reality Check Team vets the claimsTrump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and As
Dem convention speeches Day 3: CNN’s Reality Check Team vets the claims
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 27 days ago
Trump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and Asia and said it would be cheaper for the U.S. taxpayer to deploy American military assets domestically as opposed to its current global configuration. And in comments... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Trump And The End Of NATO?Trump’s «inflammatory remarks» for not representing the «core interests» of the
Trump And The End Of NATO?
Zero Hedge / Posted 27 days ago
Trump’s «inflammatory remarks» for not representing the «core interests» of the United States. «The strength of our alliances is at the core of those interests», said the group. «The United States must uphold the North Atlantic Treaty... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Democratic convention Day 3: CNN vets the claimsTrump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and As
Democratic convention Day 3: CNN vets the claims
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 27 days ago
Trump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and Asia and said it would be cheaper for the U.S. taxpayer to deploy American military assets domestically as opposed to its current global configuration. And in comments... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Democratic convention Day 3: CNN vets the claimsTrump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and As
Democratic convention Day 3: CNN vets the claims
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 27 days ago
Trump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and Asia and said it would be cheaper for the US taxpayer to deploy American military assets domestically as opposed to its current global configuration. And in comments... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Dem convention speeches Day 3: CNN's Reality Check Team vets the claimsTrump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and As
Dem convention speeches Day 3: CNN's Reality Check Team vets the claims
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 27 days ago
Trump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and Asia and said it would be cheaper for the US taxpayer to deploy American military assets domestically as opposed to its current global configuration. And in comments... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Democratic convention Day 3: CNN vets the claimsTrump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and As
Democratic convention Day 3: CNN vets the claims
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 27 days ago
Trump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and Asia and said it would be cheaper for the US taxpayer to deploy American military assets domestically as opposed to its current global configuration. And in comments... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Democratic convention Day 3: CNN vets the claimsTrump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and As
Democratic convention Day 3: CNN vets the claims
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 27 days ago
Trump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and Asia and said it would be cheaper for the US taxpayer to deploy American military assets domestically as opposed to its current global configuration. And in comments... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Democratic convention Day 3: CNN vets the claimsTrump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and As
Democratic convention Day 3: CNN vets the claims
Local 10 Miami / Posted 27 days ago
Trump has questioned the forward deployment of troops overseas in Europe and Asia and said it would be cheaper for the US taxpayer to deploy American military assets domestically as opposed to its current global configuration. And in comments... Read more
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