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Florida man arrested for threatening members of U.S. Congress

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 8:04pm
U.S. officials arrested a South Florida man on Friday for leaving racist and obscenity-laden voicemails with three Democratic members of Congress that defended U.S. President Donald Trump and directed ire at U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar.

Admitted Russian agent Butina asks U.S. court to be lenient

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 7:50pm
Maria Butina, who has admitted to working as a Russian agent to infiltrate an influential U.S. gun rights group and make inroads with conservative activists and Republicans, asked the court to sentence her to time served ahead of her April 26 sentencing, according to court documents.

Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman pleads guilty in New York sex cult case

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 5:29pm
Seagram liquor heiress Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty on Friday to harboring an illegal immigrant and enabling credit card fraud as part of an alleged sex cult based in upstate New York.

Mueller report strengthens resolves on both sides of political spectrum

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 4:35pm
After months as volunteer activists demanding that U.S. President Donald Trump be impeached, Eileen and Michael O'Brien sat on their couch on Thursday, cracked open a laptop and began to read the 448-page special counsel report that liberals have dreamed would make impeachment a reality.

Top Democrats in Congress reject Barr's proposal to limit Mueller report access

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 3:28pm
Top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Friday rejected Attorney General William Barr's proposal to allow them access to a less-redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report.

Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump poll numbers drop

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 2:47pm
Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as the probe's findings hit President Donald Trump's poll ratings.

Trump approval drops 3 points to 2019 low after release of Mueller report: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 1:56pm
The number of Americans who approve of President Donald Trump dropped by 3 percentage points to the lowest level of the year following the release of a special counsel report detailing Russian interference in the last U.S. presidential election, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll.

Deadly storm knocks out power in U.S. South, threatens east coast

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 1:34pm
Severe storms that killed three people in the U.S. South moved eastward on Friday, causing widespread power outages and threatening tornadoes along the east coast from Pennsylvania to Florida, forecasters said.

California couple sentenced to life in prison in severe child abuse case

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 1:33pm
A Southern California couple was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Friday after the pair pleaded guilty to charges stemming from grim, headline-making accusations they beat, starved and shackled their 13 children in the family's home, prosecutors said.

Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump calls Mueller report 'crazy'

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 12:46pm
Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to see all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election, with an eye to using the probe's findings against President Donald Trump.

Man who mailed white powder to Trump's sons gets probation

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:44am
A Massachusetts man was sentenced on Friday to five years of probation after admitting he mailed threatening letters filled with a suspicious white powder to several prominent people, including U.S. President Donald Trump's sons.

Democrats make legal push for all Russia probe evidence, Trump calls Mueller report 'crazy'

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:00am
Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to see all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election, with an eye to using the probe's findings against President Donald Trump.

Democrats issue legal demand to see all of Mueller's Russia probe evidence

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 9:18am
Congressional Democrats on Friday took a legal step to see all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election, as they consider how to use the probe's findings against President Donald Trump.

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for full Mueller report

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 8:23am
U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler issued a subpoena on Friday to obtain the full Russia investigation report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying he cannot accept a redacted version that "leaves most of Congress in the dark."

Mueller gives Democrats political ammunition but they are split on how to use it

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 7:27am
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House panel chairman expected to issue subpoena for full Mueller report: source

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 6:21am
U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler is expected to issue a subpoena on Friday for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia investigation report and underlying evidence, a source familiar with the matter said.

Supreme Court girds for fight over Trump census citizenship question

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 6:10am
Sitting on a working-class commercial strip in the shadows of an above-ground rail line, a group called Make the Road New York's busy street-level offices are easy to miss. But its mission to support and advocate for immigrants is front and center.

California couple faces sentencing in severe child abuse case

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 5:11am
A Southern California couple who pleaded guilty to charges stemming from grim, headline-making accusations they beat, starved and shackled their 13 children in the family's home were due to be sentenced on Friday to 25 years to life in prison.

In divided America, Mueller report hardens the most strident

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 5:05am
After months as volunteer activists demanding that President Donald Trump be impeached, Eileen and Michael O'Brien sat on their couch on Thursday, cracked open a laptop and began to read the 448-page special counsel report that liberals have dreamed would make impeachment a reality.

Kremlin says Mueller report shows no evidence of Russian meddling

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 4:58am
The Kremlin said on Friday U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report did not contain any evidence the Russian state had meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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