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In this Nov. 29, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen walks out of federal court in New York.
Julie Jacobson/AP Photo, File
April 09, 2019 - 11:24 am
By Jim Mustian and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — As Michael Cohen seeks another reprieve from his three-year prison sentence, there are mounting indications his usefulness to federal prosecutors is drying up. Several prosecutors assigned to his campaign-finance violation case...
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In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, firearms training unit Detective Barbara J. Mattson, of the Connecticut State Police, holds a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle.
Jessica Hill/AP Photo, File
April 09, 2019 - 10:58 am
By Dave Collins, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting intends to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a Connecticut court ruling that reinstated a wrongful death lawsuit against the company that had been filed...
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William Barr says he will release a redacted version of the Mueller report on the Russia investigation within a week.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
April 09, 2019 - 10:48 am
By Eric Tucker and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr told Congress Tuesday he expects to release his redacted version of the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation report "within a week," while Democrats criticized his handling of the long-...
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In this April 6, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an annual meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas.
John Locher/AP Photo
April 09, 2019 - 10:18 am
By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took a victory lap after special counsel Robert Mueller concluded his Russia investigation. It may have been premature. The scramble to frame the investigation's findings in the best...
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 Federal prosecutors say a man inspired by the Islamic State group stole a U-Haul truck with plans to drive it into a crowd at National Harbor, a convention and tourist destination just outside the nation's capital.
Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo, File
April 08, 2019 - 8:42 pm
By Eric Tucker WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland man inspired by the Islamic State group plotted to ram a stolen U-Haul truck into as many pedestrians as possible at a popular convention and tourist destination just outside the nation's capital, federal prosecutors said Monday. The allegation was made...
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U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles has been pushed out of the Trump administration.
David Goldman/AP Photo
April 08, 2019 - 7:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles has been pushed out of the Trump administration, amid a burgeoning shake-up in the upper echelon of the Department of Homeland Security. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday that President Donald Trump had selected...
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Rose Marie Bentley, not long before she died and donated her body to science.
Ginger Robbins Bentley via CNN
April 08, 2019 - 7:29 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- On an early spring day in 2018, the faint smell of formaldehyde floating in the air, 26-year-old medical student Warren Nielsen and four of his classmates prepped a cadaver in the chilly dissection lab at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland. Similar...
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Yujing Zhang, the woman who allegedly breached security at President Donald Trump's private Florida club while carrying Chinese passports and a flash drive containing malware late last month.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images via CNN
April 08, 2019 - 7:10 pm
By Katelyn Polantz, CNN (CNN) -- Yujing Zhang, the woman who allegedly breached security at President Donald Trump's private Florida club while carrying Chinese passports and a flash drive containing malware late last month, had a signal detector, other electronic devices and thousands of dollars...
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Kim Endicott and her tour guide, both were kidnapped and have since been released
Wild Frontiers via CNN
April 08, 2019 - 5:44 pm
By Susannah Cullinane, CNN (CNN) - - It was Kimberly Sue Endicott's dream to go on an excursion to see gorillas in their natural habitat. That dream looked more like a nightmare last week when the California woman and her tour guide were kidnapped in a Ugandan national park, taken by gunmen who...
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Actress Allison Mack leaves Brooklyn federal court.
Mark Lennihan/AP
April 08, 2019 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With jury selection beginning at the federal case against a cult-like upstate New York group, TV actress Allison Mack pleaded guilty Monday to charges she manipulated women into becoming sex slaves for the group's spiritual leader. Mack, 36, wept as she admitted her crimes and...
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