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D.C. Council approves legalized sports betting in District

D.C. Council approves legalized sports betting in District

By – The Washington Times – Tuesday, December 18, 2018 , it’s almost time to place your bets. The District is on track to become the eighth and latest jurisdiction to legalize sports betting this year, just months after a decision made it legal nationwide. The D.C. Council voted 11-2 in favor of the “Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of […]

D.C. Council passes gun, climate change, and education watchdog bills

D.C. Council passes gun, climate change, and education watchdog bills

By – The Washington Times – Tuesday, December 18, 2018 In its last legislative session before the new year, the on Tuesday unanimously approved new standards to combat climate change, and passed legislation to allow authorities to remove weapons from dangerous persons and to create an independent education data watchdog. The Clean Energy D.C. Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018 would […]

Karl Racine sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal

Karl Racine sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal

By Michael Balsamo – Associated Press – Wednesday, December 19, 2018 The District of Columbia sued Facebook on Wednesday for allowing data-mining firm to improperly access data from as many as 87 million users. D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine’s suit alleges that Facebook misled users about the security of their data and failed to properly monitor third-party apps. In 2013, […]

Michael Flynn‘s sentencing delayed at least 90 days by judge

Michael Flynn‘s sentencing delayed at least 90 days by judge

By and – The Washington Times – Tuesday, December 18, 2018 A federal judge on Tuesday delayed the sentencing of after unleashing a stinging verbal attack on President Trump’s former national security adviser, accusing him of selling out the country. Judge said he couldn’t hide his “disgust and disdain” with ’s crimes, including working to covertly advance the interests of […]

Mike Lee: ‘There is a high human cost that comes from warehousing people‘

Mike Lee: ‘There is a high human cost that comes from warehousing people‘

By – The Washington Times – Wednesday, December 19, 2018 GOP urged those concerned about criminal justice reform to look past their fear and the costs and instead focus on the human impact, according to a recent interview he gave on The Washington Times’ “The Capitol Hill Show.” of Utah explained during the Friday show that financially, there is a […]

Senate teeing up stopgap bill to fund government through Feb. 8

Senate teeing up stopgap bill to fund government through Feb. 8

By – The Washington Times – Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Senate Majority Leader on Wednesday announced plans to roll out a stopgap funding bill that would keep the government running through Feb. 8 and avert a pre-Christmas shutdown. said Democrats rejected an “extremely reasonable offer” on Tuesday, which would have provided $1.6 billion for border security and an additional $1 […]

Judge blocks Donald Trump‘s asylum crackdown

Judge blocks Donald Trump‘s asylum crackdown

By – The Washington Times – Wednesday, December 19, 2018 A federal judge blocked the ’s attempts to speed up deportations for people with bogus asylum claims, ruling Wednesday that the president and his team had gone beyond what intended. Judge — who a day earlier had excoriated former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn — ordered the government to […]

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