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House Fails To Override Veto On President’s National Emergency Declaration For Border Wall

The House of Representatives failed to garner enough votes to override President Donald Trump’s veto of the resolution crafted to terminate his national emergency declaration to divert military funds and build a wall along the United States border with Mexico. Since Congress could not override Trump’s veto from earlier this month, which now means the national emergency declaration will go on as the White House has planned. ...Read more

All Charges Against Jussie Smollett Have Been Dropped

On Tuesday, prosecutors and attorneys for Jussie Smollett said all charges against the actor — who had been accused of staging a hate crime and filing a false police report about it — have been dropped. It is a dramatic reversal in a case in which Chicago police alleged just last month that the 36-year-old “Empire” actor hired two acquaintances to attack him in late January to promote his career. ...Read more