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Cohen Pleads Guilty and Details Trump's Involvement in Moscow Tower Project
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WASHINGTON — Donald J. Trump was more involved in discussions over a potential Russian business deal during the presidential campaign than previously known, his former lawyer Michael D. Cohen said Thursday in pleading guilty to lying to Congress.
Trump Judicial Nominee Set To Fail Amid Voter Suppression Charges
Updated at 6:31 p.m. ET. The controversial judicial nomination of Thomas Farr has been derailed in the Senate. South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott — the lone African-American Republican in the Senate — sealed Farr's fate by saying on Thursday that he ...
CNN Drops Marc Lamont Hill After Contributor Criticizes Israeli Government
Author Marc Lamont Hill on Thursday was dropped from CNN, where he worked as a contributor, following a speech at the United Nations calling on Israel to support the human rights of Palestinians. HuffPost confirmed the move with a spokeswoman for the ...
Who is Ed Burke? Alderman. Former cop. Ex-Trump attorney.
As an alderman for nearly 50 years, Ed Burke not only has claimed the record as the longest-serving City Council member in the history of Chicago, but he also has become one of the most powerful. As the longtime chairman of the council's Finance ...
Eric Bauman resigns as California Democratic Party chairman amid sexual misconduct inquiry
California Democratic Party Chairman Eric Bauman resigned Thursday amid an investigation into allegations that he sexually harassed and assaulted several party staff members. “I have made the realization that in order for those to whom I may have ...
Trump labor secretary out of running for attorney general after Miami Herald report
WASHINGTON — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is out of the running to be President Donald Trump's attorney general following a Miami Herald report that he oversaw a sweetheart deal for a wealthy financier accused of raping teenage girls and running ...
Comey asks court to reject House GOP subpoena
Former FBI Director James Comey on Thursday asked a federal court to reject a subpoena he'd received from House Republicans for closed-door testimony, arguing that leaks from the hearing would harm his credibility, in addition to continuing to harm the ...
Far-right activist handcuffs herself to Twitter office to protest being banned
Far-right activist Laura Loomer on Thursday handcuffed herself to New York City's Twitter office to protest being banned from the platform last week. Loomer, who was permanently suspended after posting several anti-Islam tweets, yelled into a megaphone ...
Farm bill deal announced that excludes stricter food stamp work requirements
(CNN) The top four congressional negotiators of the massive, must-pass farm bill announced an "agreement in principle" on Thursday, paving the way for passage by the end of the year. While details of the deal were not released, CNN confirmed that ...
4 St. Louis police officers indicted, accused of beating an undercover colleague during Stockley protests
ST. LOUIS • Four St. Louis police officers were indicted Thursday on federal charges claiming that three of them beat an undercover colleague during protests last year and all four then covered it up, federal prosecutors say. The indictment also claims ...