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NYC ‘remains a target,’ FBI says after bombing conviction

AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams NEW YORK (AP) — The swift conviction Monday of a New Jersey man in a mostly botched bombing mission in Manhattan last summer was labeled a victory against terrorism by law enforcement officials, but they urged continued vigilance. “It’s very obvious that this city remains a target,” said William F. Sweeney Jr., head of the city’s FBI office, at a news conference outside Manhattan federal court after a jury that deliberated about four hours over parts of two days convicted Ahmad … Read the referenced story here: NYC…

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Dems Target Ryan, Not Trump, to Take Back House

Democrats are relying on a counterintuitive insight as they plot how to win back a House majority in 2018: The GOP’s milquetoast congressional leaders are much more effective foils than their blustery president, Donald Trump. To that end, Democrats are targeting House Speaker Paul Ryan—not Trump—as the centerpiece of negative advertising for the upcoming midterm elections. Read Full Article » … Read the referenced story here: Dems Target Ryan, Not Trump, to Take Back House

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Trump orders target cartels, crime as attorney general sworn in

Top Stories WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump used the swearing-in ceremony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday to sign three executive orders, including ones targeting transnational drug cartels and those who commit crimes against law enforcement. Trump orders target cartels, crime as attorney general sworn in

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