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Trump commutes Roger Stone’s sentence
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Trump commutes Roger Stone’s sentence
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President Trump is commuting the prison sentence of Republican political operative Roger Stone via an executive grant of clemency, the White House said in a statement. Mr. Trump extended reprieve to his longtime informal adviser and ally days before he was expected to report to prison. The statement from the White House called Stone a […]

Mary Trump’s book offers scathing portrayal of president
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Mary Trump’s book offers scathing portrayal of president
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President Donald Trump’s niece offers a scathing portrayal of her uncle in a new book obtained by The Associated Press Tuesday that blames a toxic family for raising a narcissistic, damaged man who poses an immediate danger to the public. Mary L. Trump, a psychologist, writes that Trump is a compulsive liar whose reelection would […]

Former Jeffrey Epstein companion Ghislaine Maxwell arrested
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Former Jeffrey Epstein companion Ghislaine Maxwell arrested
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Ghislaine Maxwell, the former companion of Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested by the FBI in New Hampshire on Thursday morning. Maxwell, 58, was charged by the Southern District of New York, which did not stop investigating Epstein’s associates after his death, with conspiring to entice minors to travel to engage in illegal sex acts, perjury and […]

Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion restrictions
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Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion restrictions
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The Supreme Court reaffirmed abortion protections on Monday, striking down a Louisiana abortion restriction that, if allowed to be implemented, could have made the state the first to be without a legal abortion provider since Roe v. Wade. The decision — with Chief Justice John Roberts concurring with the court’s four-member liberal minority — is […]

Court sides with Trump in ‘sanctuary cities’ grant fight
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Court sides with Trump in ‘sanctuary cities’ grant fight
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The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Wednesday in a decision that conflicted with three other federal appeals courts. The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan overturned a […]

Hillary Clinton on Sen. Bernie Sanders: ‘Nobody likes him’
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Hillary Clinton on Sen. Bernie Sanders: ‘Nobody likes him’
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton levied scathing attacks on Sen. Bernie Sanders in a new Hulu documentary and in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter. Clinton, who competed for the 2016 Democratic nomination against Sanders and won, claimed that Sanders is unlikable and has been relatively unaccomplished during his congressional tenure. “He was in […]

Trump administration raises legal age to buy tobacco in US to 21
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Trump administration raises legal age to buy tobacco in US to 21
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President Donald Trump gave his stamp of approval on Friday to raising the federal age requirement of who can legally purchase tobacco products to 21 when he signed spending bills approved by Congress this week. This change means that in less than a year it will become illegal for anyone under 21 in the United […]

Elon Musk cleared of defamation in ‘pedo guy’ tweet trial
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Elon Musk cleared of defamation in ‘pedo guy’ tweet trial
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Elon Musk defeated defamation allegations Friday from a British cave explorer who claimed he was branded a pedophile when the Tesla CEO called him “pedo guy” in an angry tweet. Vernon Unsworth, who participated in the rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for weeks in a Thailand cave last year, had sought […]

Prince Andrew’s efforts to put scandal behind him backfire
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Prince Andrew’s efforts to put scandal behind him backfire
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Prince Andrew’s effort to put the Jeffrey Epstein scandal behind him may have instead done him irreparable harm. While aides are trying to put the best face on his widely criticized interview with the BBC, royal watchers are asking whether he can survive the public relations disaster and remain a working member of the royal […]

Judge blocks Michigan’s ban on flavored e-cigarettes
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Judge blocks Michigan’s ban on flavored e-cigarettes
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A Michigan judge temporarily blocked the state’s weeks-old ban on flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, saying it may force adults to return to smoking more harmful tobacco products and has irreparably hurt vaping businesses. Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens put the prohibition on hold until “further order of this court.” The preliminary injunction will be appealed […]