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Pentagon to Free Up $3.6B to Support 11 Border Barrier Construction Projects; Jonathan Hoffman Quoted

Jonathan Hoffman, assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs, said the Department of Defense has identified 127 domestic and overseas military construction projects that could be postponed to free up $3.6B in funds to support barrier projects at the southern U.S. border, DoD reported Wednesday.

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House OKs $1.2T Fiscal 2018 Spending Package

The House voted 211-198 Thursday to pass a potential $1.2 trillion spending package to fund government operations for fiscal year 2018, The Hill reported Thursday. The appropriations package contains four bills the House approved in July and eight new spending measures and its approval came a week after Congress passed …

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Report: Israel, Hamas Mull Humanitarian Ceasefire

Israel’s Security Cabinet will meet later Friday to discuss an international humanitarian ceasefire proposal that calls for Israel and Hamas to consider possible new Gaza border arrangements, Associated Press reported Friday. Hamas is seeking assurance that the Israeli and Egyptian governments will open border crossings into the Hamas-controlled strip, according …

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