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In this April 23, 2018 file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein departs the Supreme Court in Washington, with his family, after arguing his first case before the court.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
June 18, 2018 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled for the Trump administration in a case about prison terms that was argued by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. The justices said in a 5-3 decision Monday that judges need not provide detailed explanations when modifying a prison sentence. The case...
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In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
June 17, 2018 - 4:00 pm
By Hope Yen, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work wraps up, if he believed they were treated "...
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US Border Patrol
June 15, 2018 - 3:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures obtained Friday by The Associated Press. The figures show that 1,995 minors were...
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Paul Manafort
June 15, 2018 - 11:51 am
By Katelyn Polantz (CNN) -- Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will await his trial for foreign lobbying charges from jail. Two weeks after Robert Mueller's prosecutors dropped new accusations of witness tampering on him, US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson Friday revoked Manafort's bail...
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Google offices
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June 15, 2018 - 11:13 am
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google barely raised the number of women and under-represented minorities among its ranks, while it got less white and more Asian over the past year, according to the search giant's fifth annual diversity report . The report released Thursday comes a week after...
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U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.
Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File
June 15, 2018 - 9:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion worth of Chinese imports on Friday, instantly escalating a trade dispute between the world's two largest economies. China has said that it will retaliate with $50 billion in tariffs in response, rattling...
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The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of “attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people.
AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File
June 15, 2018 - 8:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Thursday renewed calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of health "attacks" on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people. Cuba again denied any involvement or knowledge of any such attacks. At a senior-level meeting with...
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FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks during a news conference on the inspector general's report at FBI headquarters.
AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana
June 15, 2018 - 6:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the FBI investigated both candidates running for president in 2016, two FBI employees exchanged thousands of personal texts and messages that included a running political commentary — including newly released messages in which one of them expressed a desire to "stop" the...
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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (left) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan confer during a news conference. Ryan is holding a photo of a Wisconsin family which he referred to later while discussing the war on opioid addiction.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
June 14, 2018 - 6:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders began the problematic task of finding support for an immigration compromise Wednesday, telling lawmakers that President Donald Trump was backing the still-evolving bill. But cracks within the party were on full display and it seemed that pushing the measure...
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Summer Zervos
AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File
June 14, 2018 - 6:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's highest court on Thursday turned down President Donald Trump's latest bid to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing. The ruling by the state Court of Appeals didn't address either side's central...
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