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Mueller gives Democrats political ammunition but they are split on how to use it

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 08:27
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Kremlin says Mueller report shows no evidence of Russian meddling

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 07:21
The Kremlin said on Friday that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report did not contain any evidence the Russian state had meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
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House panel chairman expected to issue subpoena for full Mueller report: source

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 07:21
U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler is expected to issue a subpoena on Friday for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia investigation report and underlying evidence, a source familiar with the matter said.
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Supreme Court girds for fight over Trump census citizenship question

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 07:10
Sitting on a working-class commercial strip in the shadows of an above-ground rail line, a group called Make the Road New York's busy street-level offices are easy to miss. But its mission to support and advocate for immigrants is front and center.
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California couple faces sentencing in severe child abuse case

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 06:11
A Southern California couple who pleaded guilty to charges stemming from grim, headline-making accusations they beat, starved and shackled their 13 children in the family's home were due to be sentenced on Friday to 25 years to life in prison.
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In divided America, Mueller report hardens the most strident

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 06:05
After months as volunteer activists demanding that 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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Pelosi declines to comment on possibility of Trump impeachment

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 05:55
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday declined to comment on whether Congress might launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, saying it was not appropriate to criticize him while abroad.
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Russia shrugs off Mueller report: agencies

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 04:24
Russia's foreign ministry on Friday dismissed the findings of the long-awaited report by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller and said it had failed to present any evidence of Russian meddling in U.S. elections, Russian news agencies reported.
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Foxconn says it remains committed to Wisconsin investment project

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 04:11
Taiwan's Foxconn said on Friday it remains committed to its contract to build a display plant and tech research facilities in Wisconsin, days after the U.S. state's governor said he wanted to renegotiate the deal.
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Second wave of twisters in U.S. South turns deadly as storm pushes east

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 03:54
A second wave of tornadoes and thunderstorms to hit the U.S. South and Midwest this week turned deadly on Thursday with three people reported killed, as the storms pushed eastward on Friday, officials and media accounts said.
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Rapper Kodak Black arrested in New York on drug, weapons charges

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 01:28
Rapper Kodak Black was released from custody by the New York State Police on Thursday after being arrested on drug and gun charges while coming across the Canada-U.S. border near Niagara Falls, police said.
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Mueller report gives Democrats political ammunition but they are split on how to use it

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 01:07
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on his inquiry into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election provided extensive details on President Donald Trump's efforts to thwart the probe, giving Democrats plenty of political ammunition against the Republican but no consensus on how to use it.
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For Notre-Dame, lessons from a fire-damaged New York cathedral

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 20:00
Before the restoration of Notre-Dame de Paris can begin, engineers may have to tap nearly every stone in the cathedral and listen for subtle sounds of damage, according to specialists who repaired one of the largest cathedrals in the world in New York after a devastating 2001 fire.
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Judge upholds New York City's mandatory measles vaccination order

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 19:37
A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents who challenged New York City's recently imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, rejecting their arguments that the city's public health authority exceeded its authority.
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Some U.S. lawmakers will see less-redacted version of Mueller report next week

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 18:23
Some U.S. lawmakers will be able to read a less-redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report beginning next week, the Justice Department said in a letter on Thursday to the chairmen of the House and Senate judiciary committees.
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Explainer: Five ways Trump's moves to stem border surge have hit hurdles

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 18:21
Grappling with a ballooning number of migrants at the U.S. southern border, President Donald Trump has suggested increasingly bold steps to fulfill his signature campaign pledge to stem illegal immigration.
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U.S. court upholds most of California's 'sanctuary' migrant laws

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 18:21
The Trump administration lost a court bid on Thursday aimed at striking down California's "sanctuary" statutes that prevent local law enforcement from helping the U.S. government's crackdown on illegal immigration.
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Judge rejects challenge of New York City's mandatory measles vaccination order

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 18:03
A Brooklyn judge on Thursday denied a petition seeking to lift New York City's recently-imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, dismissing a court challenge brought by an anonymous group of parents who argued the order was unconstitutional.
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Key quotes from U.S. Special Counsel Mueller's report

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 17:14
The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday released a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on his nearly two-year investigation into whether President Donald Trump and his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia or attempted to obstruct probes.
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House Democratic leader Hoyer: impeachment 'not worthwhile': CNN

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 16:44
U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said after the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Thursday that impeachment of President Donald Trump was not worthwhile with an election coming up in 18 months.
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