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Talia Williams was 5 years old when she was beaten to death by her father after suffering months of abuse at home. Despite multiple reports to officials at the Army base in Hawaii where Talia lived with her father and stepmother, the system in place failed to protect her.
WASHINGTON — Between the chilly temperatures and the pace of the push-ups, there was plenty to complain about after eight lawmakers straggled into the park behind the Longworth House Office Building for their regular 6:30 a.m. workout.
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After meeting Iraqi leaders in Erbil and Baghdad this week, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard reiterated a call to provide weapons and equipment directly to Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State — something the White House opposes because it does not want to see Iraq fracture even more.
HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii's Congressional delegation wants to reinstate Medicaid eligibility for migrants who are in the U.S. under the Compact of Free Association.
Hawaii could get an influx of $469.7 million for military construction and infrastructure investment as part of the National Defense Authorization Act.
The bill was passed by the House Armed Services Committee on Thursday.