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White House says Defense Secretary Esper still in post

46 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper was still in his post on Wednesday as speculation swirled that President Donald...
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Ex-UAW president pleads guilty to racketeering, embezzlement as part of probe into union corruption

46 minutes ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

Former UAW President Gary Jones' guilty plea marks a major milestone in a yearslong case into corruption of one of America's most prominent unions.
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Are You Really Surprised by Our Authoritarian President?

46 minutes ago   |   The New Republic

Over a year and a half, or a political eon, ago the focal point of our political discourse was a caravan of migrants trekking through Central America and Mexico in the hopes of...
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White House says Defense Secretary Esper still in post

50 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Wednesday that U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper was still in his post as speculation swirled that President Donald Trump...
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White House reportedly 'not happy' with Pentagon chief after he broke with Trump on using combat troops to confront protesters

White House reportedly 'not happy' with Pentagon chief after he broke with Trump on using combat troops to confront protesters

50 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper reportedly caught the White House off guard Wednesday when he said that he opposed sending active-duty troops to respond to protests and unrest...
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Esper Disagrees With Trump on Use of Insurrection Act

Esper Disagrees With Trump on Use of Insurrection Act

1 hour ago   |   Newser

Breaking with President Trump, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he opposes using military forces for law enforcement in containing current street protests. Esper...
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In Pictures: Khartoum protesters mark anniversary of bloody raid

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

Protesters demand justice for victims of June 3, 2019 attack at sit-in outside military HQs in Sudanese capital.
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2020 Fantasy Football Dynasty Rankings, PPR: Proven expert says draft Mark Andrews, fade A.J. Green

1 hour ago   |   CBS Sports   |   2 articles

Scott Engel has revealed his 2020 Fantasy football Dynasty rankings for PPR leagues.
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Citigroup chief compliance officer Mark Carawan retires

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Citigroup Inc said on Wednesday its chief compliance officer Mark Carawan is retiring after eight years at the firm, effective June 8.
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U.S. defense chief opposes deploying troops to quell protests, despite Trump threats

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   10 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday he does not support invoking the Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty forces to quell civil unrest for now...
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3 more Minneapolis police officers charged over death of George Floyd as...

3 more Minneapolis police officers charged over death of George Floyd as Chauvin's charge raised to 2nd degree murder

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NYPD cancels officers' regular days off amid George Floyd protests

NYPD cancels officers' regular days off amid George Floyd protests

The New York Police Department is canceling officers' regular days off as protests continue across New York City. The protests have been mostly peaceful although instances of... Read more ...

Defense Secretary Mark Esper opposes Trump on use of military in riots

Defense Secretary Mark Esper opposes Trump on use of military in riots

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday that he opposes the use of the military to quell violence in US cities, a stance that runs counter to President Trump's vow to... Read more ...

Study: Same-sex weddings have boosted economies by $3.8 billion since gay...

Study: Same-sex weddings have boosted economies by $3.8 billion since gay marriage was legalized

Same-sex weddings have been a boon for the wedding industry since gay marriage was legalized in 2015 - and in the years since, it's boosted state and local economies by $3.8... Read more ...

AMC Theatres has 'substantial doubt' it can remain in business

AMC Theatres has 'substantial doubt' it can remain in business

The world's biggest movie theater chain said it has "substantial doubt" it can remain in business after closing locations across the globe during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Trump administration to ban Chinese passenger airlines from US

Trump administration to ban Chinese passenger airlines from US

The Trump administration said Wednesday it will ban Chinese passenger carriers from flying in and out of the US starting June 16, ramping up pressure on Beijing to allow... Read more ...

Trump's Pentagon chief opposes Insurrection Act, says sending in active-duty...

Trump's Pentagon chief opposes Insurrection Act, says sending in active-duty troops to tackle unrest should be 'last resort'

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper spoke out Wednesday against invoking the Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty US military inside the country to respond to unrest following... Read more ...

First black mayor elected in Ferguson, nearly six years after protests...

First black mayor elected in Ferguson, nearly six years after protests solidified Black Lives Matter movement

The Missouri city where the death of a black teen set off weeks of nationwide protests and outrage in 2014 elected its first woman and first black mayor Tuesday night. Read more ...

National coronavirus updates: Wuhan tests 10 million people, finds few...

National coronavirus updates: Wuhan tests 10 million people, finds few infections

Chinese officials identified just 300 positive cases, all of whom had no symptoms. Read more ...

COVID-19 UPDATE: 6 deaths, 60 new cases reported in Iowa

COVID-19 UPDATE: 6 deaths, 60 new cases reported in Iowa

On Wednesday, IDPH reported 6 deaths and 60 new cases. Read more ...