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Old Guard – Flags In for Memorial Day

Soldiers from the 3d Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) place flags at headstones as part of Flags-In at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, May 23, 2019. For more than 55 years, soldiers from the Old Guard have honored our nation’s fallen heroes by placing flags at gravesites for service members buried at both Arlington National Cemetery and the Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery just…
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California Man Pleads Guilty to Making Violent Threats Against Boston Globe Employees

BOSTON STRONG NEWS - DOJ BOSTON reports - BOSTON, MA – A California man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston in connection with making violent threats against Boston Globe employees in retaliation for the newspaper’s editorial response to political attacks on the media.  Robert D. Chain, 68, of Encino, Calif., pleaded guilty to seven counts of making threatening communications in interstate commerce. District Court…
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John Henry’s Globe censors reader comments as Henry and the Red Sox Team with President Trump

Remarks by President Trump Welcoming the 2018 World Series Champions Boston Red Sox Washington, DC: The White House reports - South Lawn 3:44 EDT. THE PRESIDENT:  Well, there’s nothing like the White ; And a little rain is ; We might wipe out a suit, but that’s all right, ; It’s raining a little bit, ; Nobody told me about ; You don’t need umbrellas,…
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Atlantic

BOSTON STRONG Lower Atlantic EVAC ZONES – Hurricane Preparedness – Evacuate Politely Before or When Told to Leave. Superstorm Sandy’s Atlantic strike killed over 233 people by drowning, impalement, crushing or Poisoning by odorless fumes from misuse of gas generators.

National Hurricane Preparedness Week WASHINGTON, DC: The White House reports – During National Hurricane Preparedness Week, I encourage all Americans living in hurricane-prone areas to take the measures necessary to safeguard their families, homes, and businesses.  As a Nation, we are sadly too familiar with the destructive force of hurricanes.  To help prevent and mitigate hurricane-related harm, it is critically important that we prepare for…
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Worcester Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Fentanyl, Cocaine and Firearm Offenses

Boston Field ATF reports - BOSTON, MA: A Worcester man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Worcester for drug and firearm offenses. Cleon Riley, 36, was sentenced by District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman to 15 years in prison and five years of supervised release. In November 2018, Riley pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition,…
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New CDC analysis shows steep and sustained increases in STDs

Latest data reveal threat to multiple populations. CDC reports - Nearly million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017, according to preliminary data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the National STD Prevention Conference in Washington, This surpassed the previous record set in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases and marked the…
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NATION – Federal, state law enforcement agencies partner with nonprofits to rescue trafficking victims prior to NBA All-Star 2019

CHARLOTTE, ICE reports – Representatives from a variety of federal and state law enforcement agencies, as well as nonprofit organizations hit the streets of Charlotte early Thursday morning to target potential human traffickers and aid victims in the hours leading up to NBA All-Star 2019.“Criminals often capitalize on large, special events to conduct illicit activity, including the trafficking of human beings,” said John Eisert, acting…
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NATION – “The State of Our Union is Strong” President Donald Trump

Washington, DC: President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address. Washington, DC: White House reports – Here are the special guests who will join the President and First Lady at the Capitol when President Donald J. Trump delivers the second State of the Union Address of his presidency. This year’s guests come from all different walks of life, and each has an incredible…
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Dept of Homeland Security Secures Super Football Bowl 53 Entertainment Event

DHS CBP AMO is providing vital, real-time aerial downlink via cameras mounted on our aircraft to ground-based law enforcement personnel, increasing their situational awareness. Twenty-five DHS Entities Involved in Securing the Event at taxpayer expense. WASHINGTON, DC: US DHS reports – Yesterday, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen met with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) personnel, local law enforcement officials, and the National Football League (NFL) security…
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Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to homeport following counter narcotics patrol

BOSTON, MA: The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to Kittery, Maine on Tuesday following a three-month counter narcotics patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean.  Crew from Coast Guard Cutter Campbell stop a suspected drug smuggling boat in the eastern Pacific Ocean during a patrol in October, 2018. During the 90-day patrol, Campbell seized approximately 5,300 kilograms of cocaine, with an estimated value of…
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ENERGY – BIDDING BONANZA! Trump Administration Smashes Record for Offshore Wind Auction with $405 Million in Winning Bids

Three companies claim winning bids for Massachusetts offshore wind. Areas could support approximately gigawatts of commercial wind generation, enough to power nearly million homes.​ WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank today announced the completion of the nation’s eighth and highest grossing competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters. Today’s lease sale…
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ICE removes Taiwanese exchange student who threatened to shoot up school

PHILADELPHIA, PA: USICE reports — Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed a citizen of Taiwan who was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of being an alien in possession of ammunition, following a Homeland Security Investigations Philadelphia, investigation with the assistance of the Upper Darby Police Department and the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office. “Returning individuals like Mr.…
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NATION – President Trump Waves to Army Navy Fans at Philadelphia

President Donald J. Trump waves to the crowd after participating in pre-game ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at the Army-Navy NCAA College football game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian) Washington, DC: Statement from the Press Secretary - - Since President Donald J. Trump’s first day in office, he has remained resolute in his commitment to defend…
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NATION – Army Breaks 14 Year Navy Win Streak at Philadelphia Field

Military Academy football players react after a big Army play during the 2018 Army Navy Game in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 8, 2018. The Military Academy cadets from West Point broke a 14-year Navy win streak after defeating the Naval Academy Midshipmen 21-17. (DoD Photo by Army Sgt. James K. McCann)
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ICE arrests 58 in New England enforcement action

BOSTON, MA: ICE reports -  Officers from Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Boston arrested 58 people in enforcement activities during a 5-day period, ending Dec. 4, in the New England region. During the enforcement action, of the 58 individuals arrested by ICE’s ERO for violating immigration laws: 30 had prior felony convictions for serious or violent offenses; 33 have criminal…
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President George H. W. Bush 41 arrives to the funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, joined by former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton and former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter, watch as the casket of former President George H. W. Bush arrives to the funeral service Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at the Washington National Cathedral in…
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President George H. W. Bush 41 at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church during the state funeral in Houston, Texas

A man pauses to pay his respects in front of the casket of former President George H. W. Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church during the state funeral in Houston, Texas, Dec. 5, 2018. Nearly 4,000 military and civilian personnel from across all branches of the armed forces, including Reserve and National Guard components, provided ceremonial support during the state funeral of George H. W.…
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