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Mexico warns of 'deep concern' over armed groups on U.S. border

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 17:21
Mexico said on Saturday it had "deep concern" about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border, shortly after the ACLU and Democratic senators called for a probe into such citizen efforts to block migrants from crossing.
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Tiger attacks Kansas zoo keeper after 'error' brought two together

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 15:26
A rare Sumatran tiger attacked a worker at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas on Saturday, wounding the back of her head and neck before other staff members were able to coax the animal away with food, officials said.
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Tiger attacks zoo keeper in Topeka, Kansas

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 13:38
A rare Sumatran tiger attacked a woman working at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas on Saturday in an incident witnessed by several visitors, an official said.
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Vulnerable House Democrats tread carefully in wake of Mueller report

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 08:37
Vulnerable House Democrats, mindful of President Donald Trump's continued strength among Republican voters, are using caution in how they respond to the special counsel's report, which detailed Trump's efforts to thwart the investigation into Russian efforts to help him win the White House.
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U.S. service member dies in non-combat incident in Iraq: statement

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 08:36
An American service member died in a "non-combat incident" on Saturday in Ninawa Province, Iraq, the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State said in a statement.
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Solemn service to mark 20th anniversary of Columbine High massacre

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 06:04
A week-long series of events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre culminates on Saturday with a remembrance ceremony celebrating the lives of the 13 victims slain in the rampage.
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Florida man arrested for threatening members of U.S. Congress

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 21:04
U.S. officials arrested a South Florida man on Friday for leaving racist and obscenity-laden voicemails with three Democratic members of Congress that defended U.S. President Donald Trump and directed ire at U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar.
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Admitted Russian agent Butina asks U.S. court to be lenient

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 20:50
Maria Butina, who has admitted to working as a Russian agent to infiltrate an influential U.S. gun rights group and make inroads with conservative activists and Republicans, asked the court to sentence her to time served ahead of her April 26 sentencing, according to court documents.
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Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman pleads guilty in New York sex cult case

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 18:29
Seagram liquor heiress Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty on Friday to harboring an illegal immigrant and enabling credit card fraud as part of an alleged sex cult based in upstate New York.
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Mueller report strengthens resolves on both sides of political spectrum

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 17:35
After months as volunteer activists demanding that U.S. President Donald Trump be impeached, Eileen and Michael O'Brien sat on their couch on Thursday, cracked open a laptop and began to read the 448-page special counsel report that liberals have dreamed would make impeachment a reality.
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Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump poll numbers drop

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 16:33
Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as the probe's findings hit President Donald Trump's poll ratings.
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Top Democrats in Congress reject Barr's proposal to limit Mueller report access

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 16:28
Top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Friday rejected Attorney General William Barr's proposal to allow them access to a less-redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report.
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Trump approval drops 3 points to 2019 low after release of Mueller report: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 14:56
The number of Americans who approve of President Donald Trump dropped by 3 percentage points to the lowest level of the year following the release of a special counsel report detailing Russian interference in the last U.S. presidential election, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll.
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Deadly storm knocks out power in U.S. South, threatens east coast

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 14:34
Severe storms that killed three people in the U.S. South moved eastward on Friday, causing widespread power outages and threatening tornadoes along the east coast from Pennsylvania to Florida, forecasters said.
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California couple sentenced to life in prison in severe child abuse case

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 14:33
A Southern California couple was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Friday after the pair pleaded guilty to charges stemming from grim, headline-making accusations they beat, starved and shackled their 13 children in the family's home, prosecutors said.
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Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump calls Mueller report 'crazy'

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 13:46
Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to see all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election, with an eye to using the probe's findings against President Donald Trump.
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Man who mailed white powder to Trump's sons gets probation

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 12:44
A Massachusetts man was sentenced on Friday to five years of probation after admitting he mailed threatening letters filled with a suspicious white powder to several prominent people, including U.S. President Donald Trump's sons.
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Democrats make legal push for all Russia probe evidence, Trump calls Mueller report 'crazy'

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 12:00
Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to see all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election, with an eye to using the probe's findings against President Donald Trump.
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Democrats issue legal demand to see all of Mueller's Russia probe evidence

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:18
Congressional Democrats on Friday took a legal step to see all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election, as they consider how to use the probe's findings against President Donald Trump.
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House Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for full Mueller report

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 09:23
U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler issued a subpoena on Friday to obtain the full Russia investigation report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying he cannot accept a redacted version that "leaves most of Congress in the dark."
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