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(Reuters) – Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted of numerous federal crimes last year, is expected to plead not guilty on Thursday to residential mortgage fraud and other New York state charges, setting the stage for a showdown over whether those charges amount to double jeopardy. FILE PHOTO: Former Trump campaign chairman
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(Reuters) – Ten Democratic presidential candidates took the debate stage on Wednesday night for the first head-to-head primary face-off. Democratic 2020 presidential candidates New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, U.S. Senator Cory Booker, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, Senator Amy Klobuchar,
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WASHINGTON/ANCHORAGE (Reuters) – President Donald Trump dismissed the first Democratic debate as “BORING” on Wednesday night as he flew off to Japan, predicting that the 10 rivals on stage seeking to toss him from office in the 2020 election would do poorly. U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller set to testify next month in Congress, Democrats are framing his appearance as a major opportunity for Americans to see how the Trump administration misled them about his two-year Russia probe. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller makes a statement on his investigation into
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump over the funds and how they should be spent. Trump on May 1 requested the aid for programs that
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Social media site Reddit restricted access to a major forum for supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump, citing threats of violence against police and public officials. FILE PHOTO: Reddit mascots are displayed at the company’s headquarters in San Francisco, California April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith/File Photo While it was not banned,
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FILE PHOTO: The U.S.-Mexico border is seen near Lukeville, Pima County, Arizona, U.S., September 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill approved a day earlier by the House of Representatives that would have provided $4.5 billion to address a surge in migration at the U.S. border
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