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Barr and Judiciary Committee clash in contentious hearing

Attorney General William Barr is testifying Tuesday in a contentious hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, under fire by Democrats for the Justice Department's handling of cases involving allies of President Trump and its response to civil unrest across the country.

Official: FBI finds link between Pensacola gunman, al-Qaida

The FBI has found a link between the gunman in a deadly attack at a military base last December and an al-Qaida operative. That's according to a U.S. official who spoke to The Associated Press on Monday.

Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison

Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison on his convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress.

More than 1,100 former DOJ officials call on William Barr to resign

More than 1,100 former Department of Justice officials are calling on Attorney General William Barr to resign, according to the group Protect Democracy.

Pres. Trump praises Barr for ‘taking charge’ of Stone case

President Trump praised Attorney General William Barr for "taking charge" of the case against Roger Stone, his longtime adviser, after the highly unusual exodus of all four members of the prosecution team ahead of Stone's sentencing.

2 guards suspended and warden reassigned after Epstein death

Two guards assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein the night he apparently killed himself in jail have been placed on leave and the warden has been removed as federal authorities investigate the financier's death, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

AG says ‘irregularities’ found at jail where Epstein died

Attorney General William Barr said Monday that there were "serious irregularities" at the federal jail where Jeffrey Epstein took his own life as he awaited trial on charges he sexually abused underage girls.

Trump administration moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans

The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president's battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

GOP leader McConnell says ‘case closed’ on Mueller probe

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is declaring "case closed" on the Russia probe and potential obstruction by President Donald Trump, deriding Democrats who he says are "grieving" the result.

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NC halts plan to resolve ballot issue with voter affidavits

The North Carolina State Board of Elections has sent out a memo encouraging county elections officials to suspend a program allowing voters to sign an affidavit to make up for the lack of a witness signature on their ballots.

Jill Biden to travel to North Carolina next week

Jill Biden, the wife of Democratic nominee Joe Biden, will be visiting Greenville on Tuesday.

Shallotte breaks ground on long-awaited riverwalk project

The Town of Shallotte celebrated the groundbreaking of the long-awaited riverwalk project.

Meet the spirits that haunt Poplar Grove during paranormal tours

Poplar Grove Plantation will continue it's annual paranormal ghost tours albeit with coronavirus precautions in mind.