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Justice Department Says Coronavirus-Related Crimes Can Be Considered Terrorism

The Justice Department has informed federal law enforcement officials that they can prosecute certain coronavirus-related crimes as acts of terrorism, according to a memo sent Tuesday night. “Because coronavirus appears to meet the statutory definition of ‘biological agent’ … such acts potentially could implicate the Nation’s terrorism-related statutes,” Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen wrote in […]


Justice Department Push To Delay Obamacare Ruling Could Put Off Gutting Until After Election

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Veteran Justice Department Lawyer Resigns, With Obamacare Lawsuit Possibly A Factor

A highly respected career lawyer at the Justice Department has decided to resign just days after the Trump administration backed a controversial lawsuit that would wreck part of the Affordable Care Act. Joel McElvain, outgoing assistant director of the federal programs branch, has spent more than 20 years at the department, much of it working […]

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State Department Expands Health Alert For All Of China Amid Reports Of Mysterious Illness

BEIJING (Reuters) – The State Department on Friday issued an expanded health alert for all of China amid reports some U.S. diplomats based in the country had experienced a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected U.S. personnel in Cuba. A previous statement in May only mentioned the southern Chinese city […]