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Federal jury rules against Daleiden

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/15/19, 04:31 pm

A group of pro-life activists must pay $870,000 to Planned Parenthood for surreptitiously recording its associates talking about the harvest and sale of aborted babies’ body parts, a federal jury in California ruled Friday. The Center for Medical Progress (CMP), led by David Daleiden, conducted a 30-month hidden-camera investigation that exposed atrocities against unborn children, including altering abortion procedures to get the best possible specimens for research.

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Jury convicts former Trump adviser

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/15/19, 01:16 pm

WASHINGTON—A federal jury on Friday found Roger Stone, a former adviser to President Donald Trump, guilty of lying to investigators, obstructing a congressional inquiry, and witness tampering. Stone could face a maximum of 50 years in prison and will receive his sentence on Feb. 6, 2020.

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Yovanovitch testifies at impeachment hearing

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/15/19, 01:08 pm

WASHINGTON—Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told House lawmakers Friday that the White House undermined her efforts to pursue anti-corruption policies. House Democrats have said her ouster illustrates how President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani and his allies sidelined experienced diplomats in a quest to get Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden, who had business dealings in the country.

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