Mickey McLean

Mickey is executive editor of WORLD Digital.

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Jury clears white officer in fatal shooting of black teenager

by Mickey McLean
Posted 3/23/19, 09:33 am

A jury in Pittsburgh acquitted a white former police officer Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager who fled during a traffic stop of a car that had been involved in a drive-by shooting minutes earlier.

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Trump removes new sanctions on North Korea

by Mickey McLean
Posted 3/23/19, 08:58 am

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he was reversing his administration’s decision to place additional sanctions on North Korea. “It was announced today by the U.S. Treasury that additional large scale Sanctions would be added to those already existing Sanctions on North Korea,” he wrote.

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Barr could brief Congress on Mueller report within days

by Mickey McLean & Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/22/19, 07:05 pm

UPDATE: In a letter to key members of Congress, Attorney General William Barr said he could update them on the “principal conclusions” of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative report as soon as this weekend. Leaders of both parties welcomed the news. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he hoped the findings of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election would “help inform and improve our efforts to protect our democracy.” Democrats demanded that Barr make public the full contents of the report.

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