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Roger Stone
Lynne Sladky/AP
January 25, 2019 - 5:25 pm
UPDATED: 8:45 p.m. ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's confidant Roger Stone was charged with lying about his pursuit of Russian-hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton's 2016 election bid, with prosecutors alleging that senior Trump campaign officials sought to leverage the stolen...
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Capitol Hill
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January 25, 2019 - 5:03 pm
By Clare Foran (CNN) — President Donald Trump signed a short-term spending bill into law Friday night that does not include Trump's requested $5.7 billion for a border wall. The White House announced late Friday that Trump had signed the measure, a three-week stopgap bill that will reopen shuttered...
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A sign near a TSA security checkpoint states the Port of Seattle's support for federal government workers, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Seattle.
Ted S. Warren/AP
January 25, 2019 - 4:37 pm
(Associated Press) — Federal workers who have gone a month without getting paid during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history expressed relief Friday that a deal had been reached to end the impasse, but are worried they'll be in the same spot in a few weeks. Ivan Tauler and his wife spent...
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Roger Stone vowed Friday afternoon to fight the charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller and said he would refuse to testify against President Donald Trump.
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January 25, 2019 - 3:38 pm
By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- Roger Stone vowed Friday afternoon to fight the charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller and said he would refuse to testify against President Donald Trump. "I will plead not guilty to these charges. I will defeat them in court," the longtime Trump...
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Negotiators are moving toward an agreement to temporarily reopen the federal government while talks continue on a border wall, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, though they cautioned the plan has yet to receive final sign-off from all s
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January 25, 2019 - 12:50 pm
By Kaitlan Collins, Phil Mattingly and Kevin Liptak (CNN) — President Donald Trump conceded Friday to mounting pressure that he reopen the federal government, agreeing to a temporary funding measure that would allow federal employees to return to work but that does not include the billions of...
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Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank announced a partnership between the apparel brand and Virgin Galactic.
Under Armour via CNN
January 25, 2019 - 12:02 pm
By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business (CNN) -- Under Armour makes sporting equipment, workout clothes, sneakers — and now, astronaut apparel. Virgin Galactic, which plans to use a rocket-powered plane to fly groups of tourists to the edge of space, announced Thursday that Under Armour will develop the...
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Philadelphia airport
January 25, 2019 - 10:22 am
UPDATED: 12:53 p.m. By Ray Sanchez, CNN (CNN) -- The federal government shutdown is being blamed for flight delays at major airports in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Orlando and Atlanta, due to staffing shortages at critical air traffic control centers. Flights at LaGuardia, Newark Liberty...
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In this May 13, 2018, file photo, new graduates walk into the High Point Solutions Stadium before the start of the Rutgers University graduation ceremony in Piscataway Township, N.J.
Seth Wenig/AP Photo, File
January 25, 2019 - 8:46 am
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press A growing number of colleges and universities are postponing tuition payments, waiving late fees and providing emergency grants to students whose finances have been tied up by the longest government shutdown in history. In New York, Connecticut and Nevada,...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves Federal District Court, in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo, File
January 25, 2019 - 7:15 am
UPDATED: 3:40 p.m. ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Friday she will hold a hearing behind closed doors to determine whether former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort intentionally lied to investigators, including about sharing polling data with a business associate the U.S. says has...
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In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, steps out of a cab during his arrival on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo, file
January 25, 2019 - 6:57 am
By Michael R. Sisak and Eric Tucker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, and Cohen intends to comply with the interview demand next...
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