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Jussie Smollett persons of interest
Chicago Police Department
February 14, 2019 - 11:51 am
By Dakin Andone and Ryan Young, CNN (CNN) -- Chicago police have identified two people they'd said were wanted for questioning in connection with last month's attack on actor Jussie Smollett, a police spokesman said. Police have begun questioning them, Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi...
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Former FBI Director Andrew McCabe said that he directed the bureau in 2017 to probe whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice in order to preserve ongoing investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
CBS News via CNN
February 14, 2019 - 8:49 am
By Devan Cole, CNN (CNN) -- Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said he ordered an investigation into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice as a way to preserve ongoing inquiries into Russian election meddling in case there was an effort to terminate them. "I wanted to make sure...
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Emma Rothenberg, left to right, with her mother Cheryl Rothenberg and sister, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Sophia Rothenberg embrace at a memorial marking the one-year anniversary of a mass shooting at the school in Parkland, Fla.
Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP
February 14, 2019 - 8:17 am
UPDATED: 11:30 a.m. By Terry Spencer and Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of students and adults across Florida and beyond observed a moment of silence Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...
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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., joins supporters of President Donald Trump
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
February 14, 2019 - 6:59 am
UPDATED: 11:47 a.m. By Alan Fram, Andrew Taylor and Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress rolled toward resolving its border security brawl with President Donald Trump in uncommonly bipartisan fashion Thursday, preparing to approve a compromise averting a new government shutdown...
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This image provided by the FBI shows part of the wanted poster for Monica Elfriede Witt.
FBI via AP
February 13, 2019 - 7:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former U.S. Air Force counterintelligence specialist who defected to Iran despite warnings from the FBI has been charged with revealing classified information to the Tehran government, including the code name and secret mission of a Pentagon program, prosecutors said Wednesday...
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Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, lied to special counsel Robert Mueller, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
Getty Images via CNN
February 13, 2019 - 6:51 pm
(CNN) — Paul Manafort "intentionally" lied to special counsel Robert Mueller's office, breaking the plea agreement that made him the star cooperator in the Russia probe, a federal judge found on Wednesday. Manafort "made multiple false statements to the FBI, the OSC and the grand jury concerning...
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Boys look through an older section of the border structure.
Gregory Bull/AP, file
February 13, 2019 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't showing his hand yet. But with little Washington appetite for another shutdown, he's expected to grudgingly accept an agreement that would keep the government open but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican border wall...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens as FEMA Administrator Brock Long, right, speaks while attending a briefing, after arriving at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point to visit areas impacted by Hurricane Florence in
Evan Vucci/ AP Photo
February 13, 2019 - 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency resigned Wednesday after a two-year tenure in which he managed the response to historic wildfires and major hurricanes but was dogged by questions over his use of government vehicles. Brock Long said in a letter to FEMA employees...
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The FBI released 16 images on Tuesday, drawn from memory by Samuel Little, who told authorities they are just some of the more than 90 people he killed over three decades.
FBI via CNN
February 13, 2019 - 3:55 pm
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- The FBI is hoping portraits of women drawn by the man who says he killed them will help them to identify the victims and notify their families. The agency released 16 images on Tuesday, drawn from memory by Samuel Little, who told authorities they are just some of...
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About 33,600 Cat & Jack Unicorn "Chiara" Boots have been recalled.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Rachel Kurland
February 13, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Target is recalling a pair of toddler boots from its Cat & Jack line due to a possible choking hazard. About 33,600 Cat & Jack Unicorn "Chiara" Boots have been recalled after reports of the unicorn horn detaching from the shoe. Four consumers reported the...
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