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James Cullum
Multimedia journalist James Cullum has reported for over a decade to newspapers, magazines and websites in the D.C. metro area. He excels at finding order in chaotic environments, from slave liberations in South Sudan to the halls of the power in Washington, D.C.

‘Give Them the Wall; It Will Help,’ Argues Former Acting ICE Director Homan

“These children are dead today because you failed to address the loopholes that cause illegal immigration,” he says to lawmakers of in-custody deaths.

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States Weigh Terrorism Registries for Offenders After Leaving Prison

“If these individuals are on a watch list, then who better to watch them than law enforcement officers who have constant contact with them,” says sheriff.

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Former ICE Deputy Director Alonzo Peña Dies

“There are so many evils in the world. Someone has to stand up to injustice. If not us, who?” Peña said upon his retirement in 2010.

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MIA TSA Employees at Miami International Airport Prompt Concourse Shutdown

“Due to an increased number of TSA screeners not reporting to work, we have decided to take this precautionary step,” says airport in response to no-shows.

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‘Just Want It to End’: Federal Workers March on White House with Shutdown Frustrations

“This is about the American people, too. The federal government keeps them safe.”

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Trump Heads to Border, Defends ‘Absolute Right to Declare a National Emergency’

Senate Democrats and Republicans continued to debate the shutdown, with the leaders engaging in a familiar back-and-forth.

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American Legion Offering Coast Guard $1,500 Grants During Shutdown

The funds are provided by private donations to the American Legion Veterans and Children Foundation, which launched last October.

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Yes, Federal Workers Can File for Unemployment During Shutdown, but There’s a Catch

Be advised, however, that federal employees who continue to work throughout the shutdown may not be eligible to file for unemployment.

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Trump Threatens to Withhold FEMA Funding for California Wildfire Assistance

Last year was the deadliest and most destructive fire season in California, with 104 deaths and more than $3.5 billion in damages.

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Trump, Dems Rehash Border Dispute in Primetime Shutdown Showdown

“This is a humanitarian crisis – a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul,” president said.

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Here’s What President Trump Wants to End the Government Shutdown

President is demanding a steep increase from the $1.3 billion approved by the Senate in the 115th Congress for border security including fence improvements.

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Here’s What the Government Shutdown Means for DHS Cybersecurity

Of the new Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s 3,531 employees, 2,008 must work without pay until an appropriations bill is passed.

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Trump to Travel to Southern Border, Will Deliver National Primetime Address Tuesday

The trip comes amid deliberations to end a partial government shutdown that has left more than 800,000 federal employees without pay.

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NCSC Launches ‘Know the Risk, Raise Your Shield’ Campaign to Warn Private Industry of Cyber Threats

You might want to strengthen your passwords, lock down social media accounts, delete suspicious emails and not expect data privacy while traveling.  

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Here’s How the Government Shutdown Is Affecting the U.S. Coast Guard

Training, license renewals and other merchant documentation, fishery enforcement patrols and routine equipment maintenance are among the services impacted.

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Five Members of ‘Rendon-Reyes’ Mexican Sex Trafficking Ring Sentenced

“I hope that the sentences give the victims in this case some sense of justice,” says U.S. Attorney. “We will not tolerate the exploitation of women and girls for profit or sexual servitude.”

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Apple Gives Active U.S. Military and Reservists 10 Percent Discount

The discount program was offered last month, and is applicable to most products, including iPhones, computers, tablets and accessories.  

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Haspel Makes History: Top Three CIA Directorates Now Led by Women

CIA Director Gina Haspel recent appointment of Cynthia “Didi” Rapp as the agency’s deputy director for analysis marks a milestone.

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USS Cole Bombing Operative Jamal al-Badawi Killed in Airstrike

Jamal al-Badawi helped get safe houses for the terrorists, the attack boat and the truck and trailer used to tow the boat, according to a 2003 indictment.  

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Canceled: Government Shutdown Nixes 2019 S&T Cybersecurity and Innovation Showcase

“Once the government has reopened, we will determine whether the Showcase will be rescheduled and will send an email notification,” the planning team said.  

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