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US, Ukraine Top Military Chiefs Meet in Person for 1st Time

US, Ukraine Top Military Chiefs Meet in Person for 1st Time

The top U.S. military officer, Army Gen. Mark Milley, traveled to a site near the Ukraine-Poland border on Tuesday and talked with his Ukrainian counterpart face to face for the first time — a meeting underscoring the growing ties between the two militaries and coming at a critical time as Russia’s war with Ukraine nears the one-year mark.Read more

House GOP Demands Visitor Logs in Biden Classified Docs Case

House GOP Demands Visitor Logs in Biden Classified Docs Case

Newly empowered House Republicans on Sunday demanded the White House turn over all information related to its searches that have uncovered classified documents at President Joe Biden’s home and former office in the wake of more records found at his Delaware residence.Read more

Ex-GOP Candidate Arrested in Shooting at Lawmakers’ Homes

Ex-GOP Candidate Arrested in Shooting at Lawmakers’ Homes

A failed Republican candidate who authorities said was angry over his defeat and made baseless claims the election last November was “rigged” against him was arrested in connection with a series of drive-by shootings targeting the homes of Democratic lawmakers in New Mexico’s largest city.Read more

Ga. Special Grand Jury Ends Probe of Trump, 2020 Election

Ga. Special Grand Jury Ends Probe of Trump, 2020 Election

The special grand jury in Atlanta that has been investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies committed any crimes while trying to overturn his 2020 election loss in Georgia has finished its work, bringing the case closer to possible criminal charges against Trump and others.Read more

Kemp Done Being Underestimated, Aims to Steer GOP Past Trump

Kemp Done Being Underestimated, Aims to Steer GOP Past Trump

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is done being underestimated. Having vanquished both a Donald Trump-backed Republican challenger and Democratic star Stacey Abrams to win reelection, Kemp is looking to expand his influence in his second term, free from the caricature of the gun-toting, pickup-driving, migrant-catching country boy that emerged during his first campaign for governor.Read more

FTC Proposes Rule that Would Ban Employee Noncompete Clauses

FTC Proposes Rule that Would Ban Employee Noncompete Clauses

The Federal Trade Commission proposed a rule Thursday that would ban U.S. employers from imposing noncompete clauses on workers, a sweeping measure that could make it easier for people to switch jobs and deepen competition for labor across a wide range of industries.Read more

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