Politics
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Former President Carter has surgery for broken hip

by Kent Covington
Posted 5/14/19, 11:15 am

Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering at his home in Plains, Ga., after undergoing emergency surgery for a broken hip. Carter was on his way to hunt for turkeys on Monday when he fell and fractured his hip. Doctors operated to repair it a short time later.

Deanna Congileo, the former president’s spokeswoman, said Carter is doing well. His “main concern … is that turkey season ends this week, and he has not reached his limit. He hopes the state of Georgia will allow him to rollover the unused limit to next year,” she said in a statement.

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Popular with persecutors

Politics | Civic and religious leaders ask firm to stop lobbying for countries that torment people of faith
by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/09/19, 04:58 pm

WASHINGTON—A group of civic and religious leaders are lobbying one of America’s top law firms to stop representing foreign governments known for their persecution of people for their religious beliefs.

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Congress demands answers from Trump Jr., Mueller

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/09/19, 12:12 pm

As congressional Democrats continue their quest to find evidence against the president in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative report, the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday to get some answers of its own. The committee is in the process of wrapping up a separate investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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