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Kristinn Hrafnsson, Editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks and barrister Jennifer Robinson speak to the media outside Westminster Magistrates' Court in London, after WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested.
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Kim Glovas
April 19, 2019 - 12:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The arrest and possible extradition of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange to the United States has many experts concerned about press freedom. Assange faces charges of espionage and computer-related crimes. Gordon Coonfield, associate professor of communications at...
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In this April 4, 2019, file photo, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders talks with reporters outside the White House in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo, File
April 19, 2019 - 11:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Sanders pushed back Friday against allegations that special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report exposed a culture of lying at the White House. Sanders also disputed allegations that she personally misled the media and TV viewers when...
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President Donald Trump gives a 'thumbs-up' as he prepares to board Air Force One, Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo
April 19, 2019 - 11:43 am
By Nancy Benac, Chad Day, Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after celebrating the release of the Mueller report as "a good day," President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone Friday, unleashing tweets saying claims in the report by former administration...
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Walmart, Amazon and grocery chains hope to tap into a lucrative new market: Food stamps recipients who want to shop for groceries online.
Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images via CNN
April 18, 2019 - 9:29 pm
By Nathaniel Meyersohn and Tami Luhby, CNN Business (CNN) -- Walmart, Amazon and grocery chains like ShopRite hope to tap into a lucrative new market: Food stamp recipients who want to shop for groceries online. For the first time, the US Department of Agriculture has given the green light for...
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The remains of defunct Sears Holdings is suing Eddie Lampert, the man who was its previous CEO and primary shareholder, alleging he improperly stripped the company of assets as it hurdled toward bankruptcy.
Mike Segar/Reuters via CNN
April 18, 2019 - 8:58 pm
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) -- The remains of defunct Sears Holdings is suing Eddie Lampert, the man who was its previous CEO and primary shareholder, alleging he improperly stripped the company of assets as it hurdled toward bankruptcy. Lampert was able to buy the operating assets of...
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In a series of fiery exchanges, a regular meeting of the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) erupted into a referendum on the entire horse racing industry Thursday.
Tom Larson/CNN
April 18, 2019 - 8:19 pm
By Jason Kravarik, CNN (CNN) -- In a series of fiery exchanges, a regular meeting of the California Horse Racing Board erupted into a referendum on the entire horse racing industry Thursday. "I disagree with exploiting animals for your own gain," activist Rene Rowland said. "Do you have a pet? Then...
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Hawaii lawmakers are considering adopting a resolution calling for the creation of legal protections for Native Hawaiian cultural intellectual property.
Audrey McAvoy/AP Photo
April 18, 2019 - 6:30 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Last year, much of Hawaii was shocked to learn a Chicago restaurant chain owner had trademarked the name "Aloha Poke" and wrote to cubed fish shops around the country demanding that they stop using the Hawaiian language moniker for their own eateries. The cease-and-desist letters...
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Trump’s new North America trade agreement would give the U.S. economy only a modest boost, an independent federal agency finds.
Martin Mejia/AP Photo, File
April 18, 2019 - 6:01 pm
By Paul Wiseman WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new North America trade agreement would give the U.S. economy only a modest boost, an independent federal agency has found. The International Trade Commission said Thursday that Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement would lift the U.S...
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Mueller report
Jon Elswick/AP
April 18, 2019 - 5:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With the Mueller Report finally out Thursday, at least in redacted form, publishers are hurrying to release book editions. Two Mueller Report books already are in the top 100 on Amazon.com even though free pdfs are available online. The special prosecutor's findings, which run more...
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Denver East High School
David Zalubowski/AP
April 18, 2019 - 4:53 pm
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — The suicide of a Florida teenager who authorities say was obsessed with the Columbine shooting and may have planned to carry out her own attack will not end an investigation to determine if she had any accomplices, officials said as Denver schools reopened Thursday and...
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