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    Freeman NASHVILLE, Tenn (Legal Newsline) – Kevin Freeman, a New York Times bestselling author, will speak at the Tennessee Republican Assembly conference this year. TRA will hold its annual conference, entitled “Assessing America’s Risk of Economic Warfare and Collapse,” on March...

  • Congress raises pressure on CIA in torture dispute

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Adding heat on the CIA, the Senate will investigate a computer network that contained a still-secret review of U.S. terror interrogations that led to dueling criminal referrals to the Justice Department and a dramatic collapse in relations between the nation's spy agencies...

  • Md. Senate approves raising estate tax exemption

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Senate on Thursday approved raising the exemption on the estate tax due to concerns that higher taxes are causing wealthy people to leave the state. Right now, Maryland estates worth more than $1 million are taxed at a rate of up to 16 percent. That amount...

  • Lawrence Walsh, Iran-Contra prosecutor, has died

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawrence E. Walsh, the special prosecutor who spent six years investigating misconduct by President Ronald Reagan administration officials in the Iran-Contra affair, has died. He was 102. He died Wednesday at his home in Oklahoma City following a brief illness, according to...

  • Analysis: Putin tests Obama's foreign policy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama, Russia's aggressive annexation of Crimea is testing central tenets of his foreign policy philosophy: his belief in the power of direct diplomacy, his preference for using economic sanctions as punishment and his inclination to proceed cautiously in...

  • In Ukraine: Game, set and match for Putin

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  • Ex-Democratic Chairman Robert Strauss dies at 95

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Strauss could work with anybody — Democrats and Republicans, Americans and Soviets, Israelis and Arabs. Playing the game and making the deal made his day. Of Strauss' many accomplishments — earning a fortune in postwar investments, co-founding an international law...

  • O'Malley, Cummings to attend minimum wage rally

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings and Gov. Martin O'Malley will meet with the owner and employees of a Catonsville cafe for a minimum wage rally. The rally starts at 1 p.m. Thursday at Atwater's, a bakery and cafe. The owner, Ned Atwater, pays employees more than the current...



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