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Joe Biden wins enough delegates to secure Democratic nomination

Joe Biden wins enough delegates to secure Democratic nomination

Former Vice President Joe Biden has earned enough delegates to officially secure the Democratic nomination for president, CNN projected on Saturday. Biden has been the presumptive Democratic nominee since April, when Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders dropped out of the primary. His electoral victory in Guam on Saturday allowed him to surpass the necessary 1,991 delegates…MORE

House panel seeks information on Homeland Security’s role in protest response

House panel seeks information on Homeland Security’s role in protest response

House Democrats are requesting additional information from the Department of Homeland Security after a drone flew to Minneapolis last Friday amid protests and department personnel were deployed to city streets to respond to the unrest, according to a letter sent to acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on Friday. “We write with grave concern about…MORE

French military kills north African al Qaeda leader with US help

French military kills north African al Qaeda leader with US help

The French military killed a senior al Qaeda terrorist in an operation in northern Mali Wednesday, according to France’s Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly. “On June 3, the French armed forces, with the support of their partners, neutralized the emir Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQMI), Abdelmalek Droukdal and several of his close collaborators, during…MORE

The week in 13 headlines

The week in 13 headlines

This week, protests over George Floyd’s death reached a new level around the country. President Donald Trump stepped up the federal military’s footprint in Washington, DC amid protests — including firing on peaceful protesters with tear gas and rubber bullets to clear a park so he could have a photo op outside a church. Monday…MORE

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