26 February 2020


Church shooter Dylann Roof staged death row hunger strike (9)
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and JAMES MARTINEZ WASHINGTON (AP) - White supremacist mass murderer Dylann Roof staged a hunger strike this month while on federal death row, alleging in letters to The Associated Press that he's been "targeted by staff," "verbally harassed and abused without cause" and "treated disproportionately harsh." The 25-year-old Roof, who killed nine black church members during a Bible
Barr, DeVos, Sekulow Speak at Religious Broadcasters Forum (5)
By Associated Press February 26, 2020 11:08 AM NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - U.S. Attorney General William Barr will be a featured speaker Wednesday at the National Religious Broadcasters convention in Tennessee.
Trump Ally Roger Stone Says Jurors Biased; Wants New Trial (22)
Voice of America 26 Feb 2020, 08:05 GMT+10 WASHINGTON - A federal judge heard arguments Tuesday on whether to grant Trump ally Roger Stone a new trial based on his claims of juror bias in the trial that led to his conviction and sentencing on charges related to the Russia investigation. The hearing was initially sealed, but U.S.
Republicans look to drop domestic spying on US phones, texts (3)
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 9:35 PM US Senate Republicans on Tuesday reacted skeptically to the Trump administration's request to continue a controversial but inactive domestic surveillance program that collects data on US phone calls and text messages. US Attorney William Barr, appearing at a luncheon with Senate Republicans, urged lawmakers to support a renewal of the National Security Agency
US Senator Warns of Corruption Amid Opening of Chinese Loan Market (2)
By Reuters February 26, 2020 Updated: February 26, 2020 NEW YORK-U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has asked regulators to be vigilant about keeping American investors safe from "hazards" connected with a provision in the latest U.S.-China trade deal that encourages investment in China's non-performing loan market. The "Phase One" deal announced in January includes an agreement that allows U.S.
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