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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House pushed back forcefully on Wednesday against suggestions that a plea deal struck by President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen implicated Trump in a crime. “As the president has said, we’ve stated many times, he did nothing wrong. There are no charges against him,” press secretary Sarah Sanders said
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SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday condemned U.S. sanctions against Russia as counter-productive, but said a summit he had held last month with U.S. President Donald Trump had still been useful. Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a joint news conference with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto following their meeting at
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed replacing the Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of former President Barack Obama’s regulatory efforts to combat climate change, in a move critics said would have dire environmental and health consequences. FILE PHOTO: An empty podium awaits the arrival of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors are focused on over $20 million in loans obtained by U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen from taxi businesses owned by him and his family, the New York Times reported on Sunday. U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen exits his hotel in Manhattan, New
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House’s top lawyer has cooperated extensively with the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, sharing detailed accounts about the episodes at the heart of the inquiry into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the New York Times reported on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: White House Counsel Don
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House’s top lawyer has cooperated extensively with the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, sharing detailed accounts about the episodes at the heart of the inquiry into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the New York Times reported on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: White House Counsel Don
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a cyber attack on the congressional campaign of a Democratic candidate in California, according to three people close to the campaign. The J. Edgar Hoover Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Building is seen in Washington, U.S., February 1, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg The hackers successfully
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump moved to penalize an outspoken critic on Wednesday, revoking the security clearance of Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan for what he said was “a series of unfounded and outrageous allegations” about his administration. Trump, in a statement read to reporters by White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, also announced
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(Reuters) – Vermont Democrats made Christine Hallquist the first openly transgender person to win a major party nomination for statewide office in U.S. history as she clinched Tuesday’s primary election for governor. Vermont Democratic Party gubernatorial primary candidate Christine Hallquist, a transgender woman, poses on College Street in Burlington, Vermont, U.S., August 8, 2018. Picture
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – States such as Wisconsin helped drive Donald Trump’s surprising presidential win two years ago, and Tuesday’s primaries there and in neighboring Minnesota serve as a barometer of opposition strength headed into the November midterm elections. FILE PHOTO: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker waves after speaking during the third day of the Republican National
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – States such as Wisconsin helped drive Donald Trump’s surprising presidential win two years ago, and Tuesday’s primaries there and in neighboring Minnesota serve as a barometer of opposition strength headed into the November midterm elections. FILE PHOTO: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker waves after speaking during the third day of the Republican National
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(Reuters) – Andy Murray’s comeback following hip surgery hit another roadblock on Monday after he was beaten 6-1 1-6 6-4 by France’s Lucas Pouille in the first round of the Cincinnati Open. Aug 13, 2018; Mason, OH, USA; Lucas Pouille (FRA) serves against Andy Murray (GBR) in the Western and Southern tennis open at Lindner
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