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Aug 03 2022
TAIPEI, Taiwan — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi departed Taiwan on Wednesday after a whirlwind visit that drew fury from Beijing and raised fears of a potential military crisis between the United States and China.
Before boarding a plane to leave the island, she vowed solidarity with the self-ruling democracy that Beijing claims as its territory, while China launched military drills,NBC News (Online)
Aug 11 2022
The Justice Department moved to unseal the search warrant used by federal agents to seize documents from former President Donald Trump's home in Florida as Attorney General Merrick Garland revealed he "personally approved" the extraordinary step to seek the warrant.
In brief remarks from the Justice Department as the government filed its request, Garland defended the move to search Mar-CBS News (Online)
Aug 02 2022
The Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging Idaho’s near total ban on abortion, setting up the Biden administration’s first legal battle over abortion access since the Supreme Court in June overturned Roe v. Wade and eliminated the constitutional right to end a pregnancy.
The lawsuit says Idaho’s abortion restrictions unlawfully conflict with a federal law thatWall Street Journal (News)
Mar 10 2020
As Commerce Dept. Starts Regulating Some Gun Exports, Experts Worry It Doesn't Have All the Info It Needs
When a U.S. company wants to export firearms, the sale requires authorization from the federal government, and for decades the State Department has been responsible for issuing approvals for most types of weapons, once it has assessed any impact on national security or foreign policy.
Now, after years of debate, the Commerce Department is set to take over export controls for aProPublica
Aug 19 2021
When Amazon, which is often blamed for single-handedly ruining the High Street, opened its first physical bookshops in 2015 it sparked fury in some quarters.
But after branching out into grocery and gadget shops, the e-commerce giant now reportedly plans to go much further - opening several large bricks-and-mortar retail sites akin to department stores.
Amazon declined to commentBBC News
Jun 23 2022
The Jan. 6 committee will hear from former Justice Department officials who faced down a relentless pressure campaign from Donald Trump over the 2020 presidential election results while suppressing a bizarre challenge from within their own ranks.
The hearing Thursday will bring attention to a memorably turbulent stretch at the department as Trump in his final days in office sought toAssociated Press Fact Check
Jul 19 2022
Oregon Education Department anti-bias training accuses White people of having a 'thorough racist conditioning'
Oregon Department of Education's anti-bias training accused White people of having a "thorough racist conditioning" and claimed that they need to be "re-condition[ed]."
The training included central topics in the critical race theory lens. For example, the literature in the training, reviewed by Fox News Digital, accused the U.S. of encompassing "white dominant culture."
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Jun 11 2012
U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson is accused of causing multiple auto collisions minutes apart in Southern California over the weekend, and of leaving the scene of one of the collisions, authorities said.
A Commerce Department spokeswoman said Bryson apparently suffered a seizure and was hospitalized overnight for examination. It was not immediately clear whether the seizure causedWashington Post
Aug 16 2022
Passports belonging to former President Donald Trump that were taken by the FBI during the search conducted at his South Florida residence last week have been returned to the former president, a law enforcement source confirmed to CBS News.
The source said the passports were given back to Trump after they were discovered by a "filter team," a group of federal investigators who screenCBS News (Online)
Aug 15 2022
The Department of Justice is opposing a request from former President Donald Trump's attorneys seeking an independent special master to review records that were seized from his Mar-a-Lago estate, even though that process would allow it to appear more impartial following the raid, one of the former president's attorneys, Alina Habba, said on Newsmax Monday.
"In these types of situationsNewsmax (News)