Harvest Prude

Harvest is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and a reporter for WORLD.

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Barr appoints U.S. attorney to investigate Russia probe

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/14/19, 11:58 am

Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to look into the origins of the Russia investigation and determine whether the federal government’s surveillance of President Donald Trump’s campaign was lawful. Barr tapped John Durham, the U.S. attorney in Connecticut, to conduct the inquiry, The New York Times and other media outlets reported based on anonymous sources.

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New tariffs hit Chinese goods

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/10/19, 11:14 am

The United States imposed new tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods on Friday after trade talks between China and the United States didn’t immediately resolve disagreements Thursday. Tariffs on certain items exported from China jumped from 10 percent to 25 percent. The Chinese government vowed to take “necessary countermeasures,” but did not give specifics.

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Popular with persecutors

Politics | Civic and religious leaders ask firm to stop lobbying for countries that torment people of faith
by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/09/19, 04:58 pm

WASHINGTON—A group of civic and religious leaders are lobbying one of America’s top law firms to stop representing foreign governments known for their persecution of people for their religious beliefs.

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