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  • House OKs bill to address border crisis

    House OKs bill to address border crisis

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:24:08 GMT
    House Republicans revived their bill on the U.S.-Mexico border crisis in dramatic fashion Friday, preparing to pass it after winning over conservatives with tough new provisions that could threaten deportation for...More >>
    House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, winning over conservatives with a companion bill that could lead to...More >>
  • Congress backs Israel's Iron Dome missile defense

    Congress backs Israel's Iron Dome missile defense

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-08-02 02:23:22 GMT
    The Senate has approved $225 million to replenish Israel's missile defense system, and House approval is expected before lawmakers begin a summer break.More >>
    Congress approved a $225 million package to replenish Israel's missile defenses with its last order of business before a five-week recess, as the Jewish state's cease-fire with Hamas unraveled and Israeli forces...More >>
  • Holder cautions against use of data in sentencing

    Holder cautions against use of data in sentencing

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:43:17 GMT
    Attorney General Eric Holder is worried about fairness in sentencing.More >>
    Attorney General Eric Holder cautioned against the use of data in sentencing criminal defendants, saying judges should base punishment on the facts of a crime rather than on statistical predictions of future behavior that...More >>
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