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Chad Wolf, the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary and the Assistant Secretary for Strategy, Policy, Analysis, and Risk, US Department of Homeland Security, at the 12th Sol M. Linowitz Forum. Date: 28 June 2019, 10:22 Source: 12th Sol M. Linowitz Forum Author: Inter-American Dialogue

“The determination by an independent congressional watchdog today invalidates actions Mr. Cuccinelli and Mr. Wolf have taken and both should immediately step down from their illegal roles.”

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has completed a review of leadership changes within the Department of Homeland Security. In a report issued Friday, it concluded two Homeland Security appointments were invalid — Acting Secretary Chad Wolf and Acting Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli.

GAO pinpointed precisely how the two officials were incorrectly appointed to their positions, POLITICO reported. The trouble began when former Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned in April 2019. The day prior to her resignation, Nielsen altered department policies in order to ensure former Secretary Kevin McAleenan would take her place.

That succession did occur, but Nielsen did not properly alter the succession line. Instead, she only changed how a vacancies would be filled if the secretary is unable to serve due to a calamity, POLITICO reported. …


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“The supernatural series takes place in the 1950s Jim Crow-era south, following a group of African American protagonists who must battle racism, monsters, and terror — with the lines blurring between all of those elements.”

The new HBO series “Lovecraft Country” tackles racism through the lens of the horror genre.

Written and developed by Misha Green (“Heroes”, “Sons of Anarchy”), the supernatural series takes place in the 1950s Jim Crow-era south, following a group of African American protagonists who must battle racism, monsters, and terror — with the lines blurring between all of those elements.

It’s also produced by Get Out director and writer Jordan Peele, who has similarly infused the horror genre with themes of race, social issues and discrimination.

“Lovecraft Country” stars Jonathan Majors as Atticus, a Korean War veteran who returns home to Chicago looking for his father (Michael Kenneth Williams, “The Wire”), who has gone missing. Accompanied by childhood friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett) and his uncle George (Courtney B. Vance), the trio embark on a trip through segregated America — where historic racism is accented by supernatural elements. …


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Philadelphia, PA. (Dec. 3, 2005) — U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman fullback Adam Ballard (22) rushes for one of two touchdowns while being persued by Army defenders Cason Shrode (54) and Taylor Justice (42). This was the 106th Army vs. Navy Football game, held for the third consecutive year at Lincoln Financial Field. Date: 3 December 2005 Author: U.S. Navy photo by Chief Photographer’s Mate Johnny Bivera.

“The NCAA has failed generations of young men and women even when it comes to their most basic responsibility — keeping the athletes under their charge healthy and safe. The time has come for change.”

Universities champion their athletic programs to summon school pride, but with the coronavirus pandemic jeopardizing fall sports seasons, schools are putting pressure on their teams to return. A group of 11 Democratic lawmakers — including presumed vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Cali. — is creating legislation considered the College Athletes Bill of Rights, designed to protect student players.

The ultimate goal of the bill is to codify protections for student athletes concerning ability to receive monetary payment, medical coverage, and access to revenue sharing agreements, The Associated Press reported. …

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