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Congressmen Reimbursed Twice

Congressmen and their staffs were paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in duplicate reimbursements for travel expenses, the first independent audit of the House disclosed Tuesday.

The audit found “no evidence” that members, staff and credit card companies ever reimbursed Congress for the 2,200 duplicate payments.

The repayments may have totaled $900,000, with half of that figure the duplicate amount.


 

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Kim Jong Un says Koreas are on starting line of a new history

UPDATED: 9:53 p.m.

With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday by crossing over the world’s most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks on North Korea’s nuclear weapons. Kim then invited Moon to cross briefly back into the north with him before they returned to the southern side.