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Wisconsin bill that would expel or suspend students who disrupt speakers moves forward

FOX NEWS MADISON, Wis. (AP) –  Assembly Republicans moved closer to creating tougher penalties for University of Wisconsin student protesters Tuesday, advancing a bill that would suspend or expel students who disrupt speakers. The Assembly Committee on Colleges and Universities approved the bill on an 8-6 vote. This sends the bill to the Assembly floor, which hopes to take it up in June, said Kit Beyer, a spokeswoman for Speaker Robin Vos, who is also one of the measure’s co-sponsors. All six Democrats on the committee voted against the bill, warning it would chill free speech on campus and...

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Sessions’ DOJ releases memo to all 94 US attorneys calling for reversal of Holder-era policy

FOX NEWS All 94 U.S. attorneys received a memo late Thursday from Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ office that instructs them to pursue charges with the longest prison time and orders them to bring back mandatory minimum sentences. Officials at the Department of Justice said the new guidelines are a direct rebuttal of policies implemented under President Obama’s attorney general, Eric Holder. The memo is already being referred to as “the Sessions Memo.”The 94 U.S. attorneys were instructed in the memo to “charge and pursue the most serious and readily provable offense.” These cases often carry the longest sentences.The memo...

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Nixon presidential library dismisses comparisons of Trump and Watergate

FOX NEWS Former President Richard Nixon’s presidential library weighed in on the firing of FBI Director James Comey on Twitter Tuesday evening, distancing President Donald Trump’s actions from Nixon’s. “FUN FACT: President Nixon never fired the Director of the FBI,” the library said from its official Twitter account. The library, based in Yorba Linda, Calif., concluded its tweet with the hashtag, “#notNixonian.” Comey was fired Tuesday afternoon for his handling of the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails, according to a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. “I cannot defend the Director’s handling of the...

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Netanyahu issues stern warning on Iran in exclusive interview with Fox News

FOX NEWS Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday in an exclusive Fox News interview that the world cannot allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon. Netanyahu theorized to Sean Hannity about what the outcome would be in a confrontation where an “Islamist terror state” has nuclear weapons. He warned of irreparable damage and said “we cannot allow that to happen.” “If we are resolute in our policies, we can make sure that doesn’t happen,” he said. Netanyahu made the comment a day after President Trump ripped into the deal struck by Iran, the U.S. and other world powers in...

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Turkey’s Erdogan, once greeted jubilantly, now rejected by nearly half of Turks

FOX NEWS A decade ago, when then-Prime Minister of Turkey Tayyip Erdogan consolidated power with a sweeping electoral victory giving his Justice and Development Party almost 47 percent of the vote, both supporters and opponents loudly spoke out. Whether they loved or hated him, there was no denying “one out of two people you see in the street voted for Erdogan,” in the words of his jubilant supporters. Nearly a decade later, that sense of jubilation has been tempered among some Erdogan supporters. Because while preliminary official results showed 51.4 percent of the Turkish electorate voted on Sunday to...

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Chaffetz announces he will not seek re-election

FOX NEWS House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election in 2018. The Utah Republican, who’s been in Congress since 2009, confirmed the decision on Facebook. “After long consultation with my family and prayerful consideration, I have decided I will not be a candidate for any office in 2018,” he wrote, while hinting at another run in the future. “After more than 1,500 nights away from my home, it is time. I may run again for public office, but not in 2018,” he said, adding: “For those that would speculate otherwise, let me be...

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Georgia race: GOP vows to unite, beat Ossoff after forcing runoff with Trump’s help – Fox News

GOOGLE NEWS Democrats put their hope in political upstart Jon Ossoff to deliver a rebuke to President Trump in Tuesday night’s Georgia congressional election. It didn’t quite work. Now, after forcing the front-runner into a June 20 runoff, Republicans are vowing to unite and defeat the Democrats’ chosen candidate in two months. Trump, who used a robocall and his Twitter account in the contest’s closing days to push Republicans to the polls, taunted Democrats on Wednesday morning, casting the upcoming final contest as “Hollywood vs. Georgia.” Dems failed in Kansas and are now failing in Georgia. Great job Karen...

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Sarah Palin knocks Elizabeth Warren for swiping her quote

FOX NEWS Sen. Elizabeth Warren has long advocated redistribution. Apparently that principle goes for both wealth – and quotes.  Sarah Palin is calling out the liberal Massachusetts senator after Warren tweeted the catch phrase “fight like a girl” on Tuesday, below a picture of her posing with the “Fearless Girl” statue in New York City.  Fight like a girl. pic.twitter.com/qGTn46jS9W — Elizabeth Warren (@elizabethforma) April 18, 2017 Problem is, the same quote has been used repeatedly over the years by the former Alaska governor. And the Republican firebrand says it doesn’t have the same punch coming from Warren.  “I don’t know....

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