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Uber unveils safety measures after college student's murder

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:58
Uber Technologies Inc said it was rolling out new safety features to help riders avoid fake rideshare drivers, two weeks after the murder of a college student who got into her killer's car mistakenly believing it was her ride.
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Report says Trump foresaw end of presidency when told of special counsel investigation: report

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:51
President Donald Trump told then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions "this is the end of my presidency" when Sessions told him a special counsel was being appointed to investigation links between his campaign and Russia, the special counsel's report said.
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Mueller's Russia report released as attorney general defends Trump

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:49
U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday offered a spirited defense of President Donald Trump just before releasing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election.
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New York City defends measles vaccination order in court

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:47
New York City's Department of Health defended its mandatory measles vaccination order in a state court on Thursday after a group of anonymous Brooklyn parents sued, arguing that the order was unconstitutional.
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Mueller report: evidence indicates Trump intended to encourage Manafort not to cooperate

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:47
Evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation indicates President Donald Trump intended to encourage his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, "not to cooperate with the government," according to Mueller's report.
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Senate leader McConnell calls for raising minimum age to buy tobacco products

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:42
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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Trump says Muller report found 'no collusion, no obstruction'

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:32
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was a "having a good day" following the release of the Mueller report, adding, "It's called no collusion, no obstruction."
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Mueller report says Trump asked White House counsel to intervene with Justice Dept

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:32
President Donald Trump repeatedly asked White House counsel Don McGahn to intervene with the U.S. Justice Department after former FBI Director James Comey disclosed the investigation of the Trump campaign to Congress, according the Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
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Trump's legal team calls Mueller report results 'victory' for Trump

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:30
U.S. President Donald Trump's legal team said on Thursday the results of the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller vindicate Trump and show Trump acted properly when he fired James Comey, the former director of the FBI.
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Mueller report says 'substantial evidence' Trump's firing of FBI head linked to investigation

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:30
The report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller said there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey due to his "unwillingness to publicly state that the president was not personally under investigation."
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Factbox: Five things Attorney General Barr revealed about the Mueller report

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:19
U.S. Attorney General William Barr held a news conference on Thursday to provide his account of how he handled Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.
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Eagerly awaited special counsel Trump-Russia report released

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:09
Attorney General William Barr on Thursday released Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, providing details about a 22-month inquiry that cast a shadow over Donald Trump's presidency.
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Barr defends Trump before release of special counsel's Russia report

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:41
U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday offered a spirited defense of President Donald Trump ahead of the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, but revealed that it detailed 10 episodes of potential obstruction of justice by the president.
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Barr says redactions to Mueller report were not made due to executive privilege

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:06
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that most of the redactions made to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report ahead of its release were made to prevent harm to ongoing legal matters.
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Barr says Mueller did not uncover evidence Trump obstructed Russia probe

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:54
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not uncover evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed the probe of whether he or members of his campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 presidential election.
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Uber unveils new safety measures after college student's murder: NBC News

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:52
Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc is rolling out new features for the safety of its riders, NBC News reported on Thursday.
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Landmark moment for Trump as Mueller report on Russia looms

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:46
In a watershed moment for Donald Trump, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election finally will be made public on Thursday, offering extensive details about an inquiry that has shaken his tumultuous presidency.
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Barr says Mueller probe did not establish Trump coordination with Russia

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:46
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find that President Donald Trump or members of his campaign worked with Russia during the 2016 presidential election.
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Barr to discuss executive privilege in Russia report: spokeswoman

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:29
U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to address whether executive privilege was invoked by the White House in the Russia report to be released on Thursday and also elaborate on Justice Department communications with the White House over the past several weeks, a Justice Department spokeswoman said on Thursday.
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Top Congressional Democrats call for Mueller to testify publicly

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:50
The top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Thursday called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify publicly about his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia.
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