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Opioids Present Unprecedented Threat, Sessions Tells Southcom Summit

SummitNavy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of Southern Command, hosts a one-day opioid summit at Southcom headquarters in Miami, Feb. 8, 2018. Participants included Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other agency officials and experts in public health and law enforcement. Southern Command photo WASHINGTON, DC:…
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Flu Deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza (P&I) is above the system-specific epidemic threshold as Million Industrial Sports Fans Join for Philadelphia Celebration

Philadelphia, PA: 200,000 watch The Liberty Loan parade and rally to raise money for World War I proceeds down Broad Street on Sept. 28, 1918. The public event contributed to spread of the flu from sailors returning from war to the general population of Philadelphia.…
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Senator Sanders D-VT Demands Investigation into Pharma’s Role in Opioid Epidemic

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called on Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, to investigate the role of pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors in precipitating and exacerbating the deadly opioid crisis. Sanders demanded in a letter…
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HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATORS – ICE, FBI fight to protect girls and women from mutilation and abuse

Washington, DC: - Today and everyday, members of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our FBI partners and citizens everywhere to demand the eradication of female genital mutilation and cutting around the world. Feb. 6 marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for…
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President Trump Hosts a Law Enforcement Roundtable on MS-13

Watch Video - Law Enforcement Roundtable on MS-13. Getting tough on MS-13  Elizabeth Alvarado, Robert Mickens, Evelyn Rodriguez, and Freddy Cuevas joined President Donald J. Trump last week as four of the special guests for his first State of the Union Address. They are the parents…
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Sierra Club Demands Investigation into CDC Chair’s Resignation

WASHINGTON, : via Sierra Club Org -- Today, it was announced that Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director, Brenda Fitzgerald resigned due to a scandal over her investments with tobacco, food and drug companies while she was serving as director. According to the Washington…
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President Trump Participates in a Customs and Border Patrol National Targeting Center Roundtable

Responsible Immigration Reform Will Secure Our Borders. For decades, open borders have allowed drugs and gangs to pour into our most vulnerable communities. They’ve allowed millions of low-wage workers to compete for jobs and wages against the poorest Americans. President Donald J. Trump BORDER SECURITY…
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Border Patrol Agents Arrest U.S. Citizen with Gun, Drugs, and Ammo

YUMA, Ariz. –Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint east of Yuma, Arizona apprehended a citizen, and seized a loaded handgun, ammunition, and drugs late Thursday evening.   Checkpoint agents referred the 31-year-old driver for a secondary inspection of his Dodge…
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