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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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Judge releases documents from Cohen raid

by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/19/19, 11:42 am

More than 200 pages of documents that led to the April 2018 FBI raid on the office and home of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, became public Tuesday. On Monday, U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III ordered the release of redacted versions of the documents at the request of nine news organizations. The documents include a search warrant for the raid on Cohen’s office and papers the FBI seized.

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‘One of New Zealand’s darkest days’

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by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/15/19, 01:58 pm

NEW ZEALAND: Three men and one woman are in custody following Friday’s mass shooting at two Christchurch mosques that killed 49 Muslim worshippers and wounded at least 48 others. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called the worst terror attack in the country’s history “one of New Zealand’s darkest days.”

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