Michael Cohen Taped Donald Trump Discussing Payments To Playmate: Reports

Michael Cohen, longtime personal attorney to President Donald Trump, secretly recorded the then-presidential candidate discussing a payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal, alleged to have had an affair with Trump, The New York Times reported Friday. According to the Times, the tape was among the documents and items seized from Cohen’s New York office during an FBI raid earlier […]

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Fox News’ Kimberly Guilfoyle leaving the network to hit campaign trail with Donald Trump Jr.

Kimberly Guilfoyle, a Fox News host and longtime network personality, plans to leave her role at the cable news channel, two people familiar with the matter said. Guilfoyle will join Donald Trump Jr., who she is dating, on the campaign trail for the 2018 midterm elections, the people said. It’s not yet clear precisely when she plans on stepping down […]

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Trump Baby Blimp Effort In New Jersey Draws Trouble

A New Jersey effort to launch Trump Baby blimps modeled after one that was a central feature of London protests during President Donald Trump’s recent visit has hit some turbulence, according to news reports. Activists Didier Jimenez-Castro of Hillsborough and Jim Girvan of Branchburg said they were captivated by images of the overinflated Trump Baby, with its snarling face, orange […]

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Nicaragua's Ortega, battling protests, calls for peace on anniversary

“You all are the defenders of peace … We have to re-establish order in our country,” said Ortega. The violence marks the most severe crisis to face the 72-year-old socialist since the civil war of the 1980s. Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega urged protesters on Thursday to end what he described as their attempt to destabilize the country, after police and […]

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Justice Department Will Tell Public About ‘Persistent,’ ‘Pervasive’ Attacks On Democracy

The Department of Justice unveiled a new report detailing a campaign of aggressive, persistent efforts to undermine American democracy on Thursday and said it would institute new policies to inform the public about a scourge of cyberattacks by foreign governments.  Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the report, crafted by the Justice Department’s new Cyber-Digital Task Force, demonstrates that U.S. […]

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‘The Sentence’ Screens at Capitol in Hopes of Spurring Action on Criminal Justice Reform

WASHINGTON — Cindy Shank was raising her three young daughters with her husband, Adam, when her life was turned upside down in 2007: She was prosecuted on conspiracy charges tied to her long-past relationship with a her late boyfriend, a drug dealer. Because of mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines, she was given 15 years in federal prison. Her story is the […]

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Trump "Not Thrilled" With Fed Raising Interest Rates

Breaking with longstanding precedent, President Donald Trump offered criticism of the Federal Reserve’s current policy of gradually raising interest rates in an interview with CNBC. Trump said in an excerpt of an interview with CNBC’s Joe Kernen that aired Thursday that he is “not thrilled” with rate hikes by the Fed. “I’m not thrilled,” Trump said in the interview set […]

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White House: Trump "Disagrees" With Putin Proposal To Interrogate Americans

After previously creating confusion surrounding the issue, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has said President Donald Trump “disagrees” with a proposal from Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding the interrogation of Americans with ties to financier Bill Browder. Putin offered during his meeting with Trump on Monday to allow members of special counsel Robert Mueller’s team to interrogate twelve Russian […]

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He’s In Prison With Terrorists — For Medical Marijuana. Now He Wants Trump’s Help.

The Florence Federal Correctional Complex, a federal penitentiary in Colorado, is a sprawling compound of prison facilities that includes the highest-security federal prison in the country. Dubbed the “Alcatraz of the Rockies,” it is home to Theodore Kaczynski, the so-called Unabomber; Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the Boston Marathon bombers; and Zacarias Moussaoui, an al Qaeda operative who played a role […]

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Senate Condemns Vladimir Putin’s Request To Interview U.S. Officials

WASHINGTON ― The Senate on Thursday rebuked President Donald Trump for considering Russian President Vladimir Putin’s request to allow Russian prosecutors to question U.S. officials, including veteran diplomat and former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul. The unanimous 98-0 vote approving a resolution introduced by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) came shortly after the White House issued a statement saying […]

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