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In unflattering detail, Mueller report reveals Trump actions to impede inquiry

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 16:44
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Categories: National News

Banks ordered to disclose bondholder information to Puerto Rico board

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 16:43
A judge on Thursday ordered banks to comply with a request from Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board to disclose customer information related to certain debt issued by the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth.
Categories: National News

U.S. launches four-state study to find ways to reduce opioid overdose deaths

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 16:39
U.S. health officials on Thursday said they will spend $350 million in four states to study ways to best deal with the nation's opioid crisis on the local level, with a goal of reducing opioid-related overdose deaths by 40 percent over three years in selected communities in those states.
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Factbox: New revelations from the Mueller report

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 16:28
There are several aspects of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election campaign that were not previously known until the release of his report on Thursday.
Categories: National News

Man who carried gas cans into NY cathedral charged with attempted arson

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 16:21
A 37-year-old man who entered New York's famed St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two full gasoline cans, lighter fluid and lighters was charged with attempted arson on Thursday, police said.
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Japan extradites father, son charged by U.S. in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 15:47
Japan has extradited a father and son to the United States to face charges in Las Vegas over their alleged roles in a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of Japanese residents.
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Man who entered New York cathedral with gasoline charged with attempted arson

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 14:26
A 37-year-old man was charged on Thursday with attempted arson, reckless endangerment and trespassing after he walked into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City with two full gasoline cans, lighter fluid and lighters on Wednesday, police said.
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Mueller's Russia report details Trump actions to impede inquiry

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 14:25
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Mueller report provides intimate scenes from the Trump White House

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 14:07
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Top Democrats say Mueller report undercuts Barr claims on Trump obstruction

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 13:49
The two top Democrats in Congress said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report undercuts claims by Attorney General William Barr that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice in the federal Russia probe.
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House Democrat Nadler sees evidence of obstruction in Mueller report

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 13:41
U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report outlines "disturbing evidence that President Trump engaged in obstruction of justice and other misconduct."
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Mueller's Russia report outlines episodes of possible Trump obstruction

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 13:31
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on his inquiry into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election detailed a series of actions by President Donald Trump to impede the probe, raising questions about whether he committed the crime of obstruction of justice.
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Trump curses Mueller appointment: 'This is the end of my presidency'

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 13:31
U.S. President Donald Trump believed the appointment of a special counsel to take over the federal probe of Russian interference into the 2016 election would spell the end of his presidency, according to the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
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Man gets life in prison for stabbing policeman at Michigan airport

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:53
A Tunisian man was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for stabbing a police officer at the airport in Flint, Michigan, a decision a federal judge said was made easier by the defendant's defiant and angry remarks in court.
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White House counsel refused Trump's order to fire Mueller - report

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:51
White House counsel Don McGahn refused to carry out President Donald Trump's order to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller "for fear of being seen as triggering another 'Saturday night massacre,'" according to Mueller's report.
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Senate leader calls for raising minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:44
U.S. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products, including vaping devices, to 21 from 18 to curb their "epidemic" use among teens.
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Factbox: Long-awaited Mueller report is finally out. Now what?

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:37
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page report on Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was publicly unveiled on Thursday, capping a 22-month investigation that President Donald Trump repeatedly labeled a "witch hunt."
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Factbox: Key quotes from Special Counsel Mueller's report

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:25
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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Instant View: Reaction to Mueller's report on Russia's role in 2016 U.S. election

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:11
Key reaction to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, released on Thursday:
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Mueller report does not conclude Trump committed crime but does not exonerate him

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:09
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election did not conclude President Donald Trump committed a crime but also did not exonerate him, Mueller's report said.
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