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Rep. Demings Introduces Legislation to Improve DHS Officer Training

ORLANDO, FL – Today Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) introduced new legislation to require that all officer training programs for the Department of Homeland Security receive accreditation to ensure a high standard of excellence for officers tasked to protect America. Said Rep. Demings, “protecting our safety and security is my top priority. As a former 27-year law…

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North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile into Sea in Latest Test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday in a continuation of its recent weapons tests, the South Korean and Japanese militaries said, hours after the U.S. reaffirmed its offer to resume diplomacy on the North’s nuclear weapons program. The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff didn’t immediately…

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Colin Powell Dies, Trailblazing General Stained by Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, the trailblazing soldier and diplomat whose sterling reputation of service to Republican and Democratic presidents was stained by his faulty claims to justify the 2003 U.S. war in Iraq, died Monday of COVID-19 complications. He was 84. A veteran of the Vietnam War, Powell spent 35 years in the Army…

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Bill Clinton Back Home After Hospitalization from Infection

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Bill Clinton arrived Sunday at his home in New York to continue recovering from an infection that left him in treatment for six days at a Southern California hospital, officials said. The former president left the University of California Irvine Medical Center around 8 a.m. with Hillary Clinton on his arm.…

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US Vows to Pay Relatives of Afghans Killed in Drone Strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Defense Department said Friday that it is committed to offering condolence payments to relatives of the 10 people who were killed in an errant U.S. drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, in August. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said in a statement that the Defense Department was also working with the State…

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US Rep. Val Demings Honors Police Week

Orlando, FL: This week Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) continued her work on behalf of Central Florida families. As the nation honors National Police Week 2021, Rep. Demings came to the National Mall to read the names of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty over the past two years. Rep. Demings, a…

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Congresswoman Val Demings Praises Resumption of International Travel to the U.S.

Orlando, FL: Today Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) commented on the Administration’s reported plan to lift travel restrictions for fully vaccinated international air and land border travelers effective Nov. 8th. Said Rep. Demings, “Tourism is the engine to Florida’s economy. I strongly support this move to restore normalcy to our travel rules and ensure that vaccinated vacationers, business travelers,…

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Maxwell Alejandro Frost Announces Kevin Lata as Campaign Manager for his Campaign to Represent Florida’s 10th Congressional District

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today, Maxwell Alejandro Frost announced Kevin Lata as his Campaign Manager in his bid to represent Florida’s 10th Congressional District, an open, democratic seat, located in the heart of Orlando. Lata has a strong record of leading winning campaigns in Florida. Last cycle he joined  Investigative Journalist, Alan Cohn’s campaign for FL-15,…

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