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The Mueller Report: Excerpts and Analysis – The New York Times

POSTED AT 11:48 AM During the campaign, Paul Manafort discussed with a Russian associate a plan to let Russia control part of Ukraine. Vol. I, Pages 6-7: Both men believed the plan would require candidate Trump’s assent to succeed (were he to be elected president.) They also discussed the status of the Trump campaign and Manafort’s strategy for winning Democratic votes in Midwestern states. This suggests that Russia was trying…

Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Mueller report into Trump-Russia released – BBC News

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Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Rod Rosenstein looked deadpan as William Barr spoke. And Twitter took note – USA TODAY

Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Commentary: If Congress wants the unredacted Mueller report, here’s how to get it – Salt Lake Tribune

The attorney general and Rep. Douglas Collins of Georgia, the ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, have suggested that nearly everything about Starr’s report is irrelevant to current circumstances because Starr was an independent counsel operating under a different statutory scheme than did Mueller. As, of course, he was. But so what? The court’s express holding in response to the Starr motion was that its order applied to Rule…

Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Billionaires raced to pledge money to rebuild Notre Dame. Then came the backlash. – The Washington Post

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Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019

What US airlines that fly the 737 MAX 8 are doing to keep passengers safe – CNN

Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019

Trump’s 2020 budget proposal: what’s in it, what gets cut, and what it means – Vox.com

President Donald Trump’s administration unveiled its third budget proposal Monday, cementing a vision for the United States that bolsters funding for defense and border walls, while severely cutting social programs for the nation’s poorest. The $4.7 trillion budget proposal, which encompasses everything from funding for food aid, education, and health care to national defense, seeks to slash $845 billion from Medicare — a program Trump notably promised to leave untouched…

Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019

Brexit is an ‘unmitigated disaster’ that has damaged UK investment, former Barclays chair says – CNBC

<!– –> × SEARCH QUOTES Brexit Brexit has shattered the U.K.’s image as a place for investment, the former chairman of one of the country’s biggest banks said Monday. A second referendum on whether the U.K. should leave the EU may be inevitable, Gerald Grimstone, who served as chairman of Barclays, warned ahead of crucial Parliament votes this week on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal. And he didn’t mince…

Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019

Algeria’s Bouteflika will not seek fifth term, delays elections – Aljazeera.com

Algeria‘s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has said he will not seek a fifth term as he announced the delay of the country’s presidential polls amid mass protests against his reelection bid.  In a message carried by the official APS news agency on Monday, the 82-year-old also said the elections would follow a national conference on political and constitutional reform to be carried out by the end of 2019. “There will…

Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019

Tucker Carlson refuses to apologize for his misogynistic remarks – CNN

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Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019

House Judiciary Dems kill amendment for Rod Rosenstein subpoena – Washington Examiner

House Judiciary Committee Democrats rejected an amendment Thursday to prepare a subpoena for Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general who appointed and oversaw special counsel Robert Mueller. The amendment was proposed by Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., to be wrapped into a resolution to approve a tentative subpoena for acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker in the event that Whitaker fails to answer the panel’s questions including those surrounding his conversations with…

Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019

Thailand’s king condemns bid by sister to become PM – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Princess Ubolratana Mahidol pictured in 2010 Thailand’s King Vajiralongkorn has denounced as “inappropriate” his sister’s unprecedented bid to run for prime minister in March’s election. In a palace statement, he said such an act would “defy the nation’s culture”. Princess Ubolratana Mahidol, 67, has been nominated as a candidate for a party allied to divisive former PM Thaksin Shinawatra. Such a move would break with…

Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019

Humanitarian Aid Is Blocked Amid Venezuelan Political Crisis – NPR

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Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019

Tax code changes leave Americans asking, ‘What happened to my refund?’ – NBCNews.com

With filing season officially under way, a growing number of taxpayers are realizing that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act might be a double-edged sword. The White House said in October 2017 that the average family “would get a $4,000 raise” when it was pushing for passage of the law. Now that the new filing season has begun, some taxpayers are finding out that the tax man giveth — but…

Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019

U.S. officer at border shoots driver going to Mexico – NBCNews.com

NOGALES, Ariz. — A Customs and Border Protection officer shot and wounded a driver who was trying to enter Mexico at a crossing in Arizona, the agency said Friday. A CBP statement said he was wounded and taken to a hospital in Mexico. His condition and further details on the incident were not provided. CBP said it would release more information later Friday. Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino told the Arizona…

Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019

Trump’s surrender on State of the Union makes it even less likely Pelosi will give in on border wall – Washington Examiner

President Trump’s decision Thursday morning to surrender to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s demand that he wait until after the government shutdown is resolved to deliver his State of the Union speech in the House chamber is going to make it a lot less likely that Pelosi, D-Calif., gives in on the funding for a border wall. Sure, in the larger scheme of things, this childish skirmish doesn’t matter much. No…

Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Nancy Pelosi more popular than Trump after monthlong shutdown – Washington Examiner

If politics is just a big popularity contest, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is winning — or at least, she isn’t losing as badly as President Trump. According to a new CBS poll, Pelosi is more popular than either Trump or Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. When asked about her job performance, respondents gave Pelosi a 39 percent approval, with 50 percent disapproving. Trump received only a 36 percent approval…

Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Downplayed Shutdown Hardships. Dems Raged – NPR

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Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Hospital says doctor accused of ordering fatal doses should have been removed faster – NBC News

The Ohio hospital where a doctor is accused of ordering fatal doses of fentanyl to near-death patients said Thursday that three patients died even after the hospital was initially notified about the physician. In addition, officials at the Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus said it had found seven more cases in which patients of Dr. William Husel were given “excessive doses of pain medication,” bringing the total number of…

Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Covington Catholic students: what America is missing – Vox

On Friday, students from Kentucky’s Covington Catholic High School encountered a Native American elder at the March for Life in Washington, DC, and appeared to taunt him. By Tuesday, video of the incident had gone viral; longer videos, giving more context, had been released; one of the students, Nick Sandmann, had issued a detailed statement telling his side of the story; and multiple members of the media had apologized for…

Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019