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Investigation Launched On Whether “White Power” Hand Signs Occurred During Army-Navy Game

Both the Army and Navy academies are looking into hand signs flashed by students that can be associated with “white power” and were televised during the Army-Navy football game on Saturday, according to school officials. Cadets at West Point and midshipmen at the Naval Academy in the stands both appeared to display the sign during the broadcast. The gesture was seen during an ESPN broadcast segment. School officials are trying to determine what the hand signals were meant to convey, they said. ...Read more

Impeachment Hearing Heads Towards Final Vote

On Thursday, at the 10th and final public impeachment hearing, the House Judiciary Committee moved toward a vote that would send articles of impeachment to the full House floor for a final vote next week. Democrats and Republicans debated the nine-page text of the articles of impeachment that were released on Tuesday. ...Read more

President Donald Trump And House Democrats Strike Deal On Trade Pact With Mexico And Canada

President Donald Trump and House Democrats struck an agreement to revise a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the agreement at a news conference Tuesday, calling the revised trade pact “a victory for America’s workers.” She did not say when the House would vote on the agreement but suggested it could happen before the end of the year. ...Read more

Multiple People, Including Police Officer, Killed In New Jersey Shooting

On Tuesday, a police officer and multiple others were killed in a shooting in Jersey City, New Jersey that authorities say is not believed to have been a terrorism attack. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said one officer was pronounced dead at a hospital and multiple other people were found dead at the scene. A second officer was struck in the shoulder by gunfire, and two others were injured by shrapnel, Fulop said. ...Read more

North Dakota County May Become First In U.S. To Bar New Refugees

Members of a local commission in North Dakota are set to vote Monday on whether their county will stop accepting refugees. If they vote to bar refugees, as expected, Burleigh County, which is home to about 95,000 people and the capital city of Bismarck, could become the first local government to do so since President Trump issued an executive order making it possible. ...Read more