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President Donald Trump personally directed his longtime attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow Trump Tower project, according to a Buzzfeed report.
CNN
January 18, 2019 - 7:44 am
By Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump personally directed his longtime former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow Trump Tower project, two federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation of the matter told BuzzFeed . The law enforcement...
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Rev. Marvin Hunter speaks to reporters after a judge acquitted three Chicago police officers of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Chicago.
Noreen Nasir/AP
January 17, 2019 - 5:11 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago officers were acquitted Thursday of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of a black teenager by a white officer who was seen pulling the trigger on the shocking dashcam video that showed Laquan McDonald getting hit with 16 bullets. In rejecting the prosecution's entire...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Carolyn Kaster/AP
January 17, 2019 - 3:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It took President Donald Trump one day to flex his executive power back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, denying her an aircraft to visit troops abroad in apparent response to her attempt to delay his State of Union address. The nation's two most powerful leaders appeared to be...
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Dan Majka
January 17, 2019 - 2:55 pm
There's a popular song from the 1980's called "The Safety Dance." What two women did along a busy St. Louis highway was anything but. Video shot Monday on Interstate-64 shows the pair "twerking" on top of a moving SUV, with a third woman hanging out the front passenger side window, taking photos or...
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Hadas Kuznits
January 17, 2019 - 1:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A consumer watchdog group has put out a new report showing increasing threats to U.S. food safety. A new report from the Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group, titled " How Safe is our Food? " points to widespread problems with the U.S. food safety system...
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Man in Georgia wanted to attack the White House, federal officials say
WGCL via CNN
January 17, 2019 - 10:44 am
By Nick Valencia, Hollie Silverman and Steve Almasy, CNN (CNN) -- A Georgia man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a plot to attack the White House with an armor-piercing rocket and explosive devices, US Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia BJay Pak said. Pak told reporters at a...
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Rudy Giuliani
Alex Wong/Getty Images via CNN
January 17, 2019 - 10:22 am
By Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) -- Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that he never denied President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with the Russian government during the 2016 campaign, only that the President himself was not involved in collusion. In an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo on "Cuomo Prime...
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Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images via CNN
January 17, 2019 - 10:03 am
By Shelby Copeland (CNN) — How can you help a friend who's going through a tough time? Offer to buy the next round of drinks, of course. Now, you can do the same for federal employees forced to work — or not work — without pay during the partial government shutdown. Pay it Furloughed is a...
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This June 15, 2009, file photo, shows former Michigan Republican Gov. John Engler at a meeting in Detroit.
Carlos Osorio/AP Photo, File
January 17, 2019 - 9:40 am
By David Eggert and Corey Williams, Associated Press EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's Board of Trustees said Thursday that interim president John Engler's resignation is effective immediately. The board acted a day after Engler said he'd step down next week amid fallout from...
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At Philadelphia International Airport, hundreds of TSA officers are working and waiting for the government shutdown to end.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
January 17, 2019 - 7:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — President Donald Trump signed a bill that would guarantee backpay for federal employees when the government reopens. But in the meantime, many of the workers are still on the clock and feeling the squeeze. At Philadelphia International Airport, hundreds of TSA...
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