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‘The Report’: A 7000-Page Government Study, Brought To Vivid, Horrifying Life

A didactic movie on an unpleasant subject, The Report is essentially a one-man show that dramatizes a nearly 7,000-page government study. If that doesn’t sound too promising, writer-director Scott Z. Burns’ second feature turns out be as urgent and … Google Alert – breaking news

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Florida Sen. Rick Scott raised questions about the vast differences in state government spending and defended the new ca…

Florida Sen. Rick Scott raised questions about the vast differences in state government spending and defended the new cap on state and local tax deductions on “Your World” Friday. “We have about 3 million more people than New York, and their budget is almost double ours,” he added. Fox News (@foxnews) • Instagram photos and videos

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The Hong Kong government on Wednesday said it formally withdrew its controversial extradition bill that sparked months o…

The Hong Kong government on Wednesday said it formally withdrew its controversial extradition bill that sparked months of violent protests, but it will reportedly be the fulfillment of only one demand out of five by protesters who continue to take to the streets. Fox News (@foxnews) • Instagram photos and videos

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Justin Trudeau’s Liberal party is projected to hold on to control of Canada’s government, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp…

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal party is projected to hold on to control of Canada’s government, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported Monday night. CBC projected the Liberals won’t win the majority of seats in Parliament and will have to rely on another party to pass legislation. Trudeau had faced a string of controversies in the weeks ahead of the election, including a ...

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Add risk of government shutdown to impeachment and other legislative logjams

Trump increasingly demonstrates that he sees issues as one large negotiation, linking together seemingly disconnected threads into one massive ball of legislative wax. PowerPost

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To restore Internet access after a massive earthquake, the Peruvian government turned to balloons

When a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck remote parts of Peru’s Amazon region, Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet — dispatched a group of balloons to the impacted area. Innovations

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Hit on craft breweries shows continuing impact of shutdown; confidence in government suffers

Trust and confidence in government continue to suffer because of the long government shutdown that ended in January. Stories from craft breweries show the lasting impact of the “shutdown letdown.” PowerPost

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Bipartisan congressional report puts cost to taxpayers of recent government shutdowns at $4 billion

A Senate subcommittee surveyed federal agencies about the impacts of three shutdowns over the past five years. PowerPost

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