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President Trump’s order to revoke the security clearance of critic and former CIA director John Brennan has generated a kind of collective rebuttal rarely, if ever, seen in relations between a president and those who have gathered the nation’s secrets.
Greyhound racing trainer Kathy Lacasse pets one of her greyhounds in its cage in Longwood, Fla. (Scott McIntyre for The Washington Post)
Greyhound racing trainer Kathy Lacasse pets one of her greyhounds in its cage in Longwood, Fla. (Scott McIntyre for The Washington Post)
Trainers check their greyhounds in for racing at the Sanford Orlando Kennel Club. (Scott McIntyre for The Washington Post)
Trainers check their greyhounds in for racing at the Sanford Orlando Kennel Club. (Scott McIntyre for The Washington Post)
Greyhounds race at the Sanford Orlando Kennel Club in Longwood, Fla., in July. (Scott McIntyre for The Washington Post)
Greyhounds race at the Sanford Orlando Kennel Club in Longwood, Fla., in July. (Scott McIntyre for The Washington Post)
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Sonia Stratemann operates Elite Greyhound Adoptions South Florida in Loxahatchee, Fla. (Scott McIntyre for The Post)
Greyhound racing already is outlawed in 40 states because of animal welfare concerns, and Florida is set to vote on a ban in November. Those in favor of a ban see racing as animal cruelty akin to cockfighting. But to the men and women who line the grandstand daily, it is one more plot by elites to curb their way of life.
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The Russian Embassy had jabbed at U.S. prosecutors over D.C. jail conditions for the alleged covert agent.
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ICE said the man, a Mexican national living illegally in the United States, is wanted in his home country on homicide charges.
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