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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday held a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler takes part in a marathon reading of the redacted (Mueller) Report on
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington Governor Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender whose campaign is focused on climate change, unveiled a plan to invest $9 trillion in 10 years in modern manufacturing and green infrastructure to “revitalize America’s economy for the 21st century.” FILE PHOTO: U.S. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and Governor Jay Inslee participates
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison. FILE PHOTO: Former media mogul Conrad Black arrives at a business luncheon where he will be making a speech in
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(Reuters) – Alabama’s governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman’s right to terminate her pregnancy. U.S. abortion rights activists had already vowed to go to
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(Reuters) – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to ban all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives challenging the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman’s right to terminate her pregnancy. U.S. abortion-rights activists had already vowed to
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A recent clash with the National Rifle Association (NRA) has shown some doctors who treat gunshot victims a way to heal their own trauma: through activism against gun violence. Dr. Stephanie Bonne poses at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, U.S., April 25, 2019. Courtesy Keith Bratcher/Rutgers New
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FILE PHOTO: Concertina wire is seen atop a section of border fence near the U.S.-Mexico border in Donna, Texas, U.S. May 2, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration plans to redirect hundreds of Transportation Security Administration staff, including air marshals, to the U.S. southern border to assist with immigration duties and migrant
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FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump Jr. listens to his father U.S. President Donald Trump speak during a visit to Lake Okechobee and the Herbert Hoover Dike in Canal Point, Florida, U.S., March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump Jr. has reached an agreement with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee for the panel’s
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut’s top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia, according to a person familiar with the matter. U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks during a farewell ceremony for Deputy
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(Reuters) – Alabama’s state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest. FILE PHOTO: The Alabama State Capitol building is pictured in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S., December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo
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MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan made his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday as the Pentagon looks to develop a longer-term plan to support President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. FILE PHOTO: Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan speaks at a Strategic National Security Space: FY2020 Budget and
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