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Special counsel Robert Mueller concludes Russia-Donald Trump probe, delivers final report to Attorney General William Barr
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Special counsel Robert Mueller concludes Russia-Donald Trump probe, delivers final report to Attorney General William Barr

Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency, entangled Trump's family and resulted in criminal charges against some of the president's closest associates.

Donald Trump says public should see 'ridiculous' Robert Mueller report: 'Let's see whether or not it's legit'
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Donald Trump says public should see 'ridiculous' Robert Mueller report: 'Let's see whether or not it's legit'

US President Donald Trump said he believes special counsel Robert Mueller's report should be released to the public, even as he disparaged its very existence as "ridiculous."

19 heavily redacted pages of Michael Cohen search warrant signal more legal peril for Donald Trump in Robert Mueller probe
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19 heavily redacted pages of Michael Cohen search warrant signal more legal peril for Donald Trump in Robert Mueller probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller began investigating President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, for fraud in his personal business dealings and for potentially acting as an unregistered foreign agent at least nine months before FBI agents in New York raided his home and office, according to documents released Tuesday.

Robert Mueller Russia probe report should be made public, says US House with thumping 420-0 vote
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Robert Mueller Russia probe report should be made public, says US House with thumping 420-0 vote

The US House of Representatives, now Democrat controlled, voted unanimously Thursday for a resolution calling for any final report in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to be made public, a symbolic action designed to pressure Attorney General William Barr into releasing as much information as possible when the probe is concluded.

Donald Trump ally Roger Stone charged with lying about Russian-hacked emails in Robert Mueller probe
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Donald Trump ally Roger Stone charged with lying about Russian-hacked emails in Robert Mueller probe

President Donald Trump's confidant Roger Stone has been charged with lying about his pursuit of Russian-hacked emails to leverage a win for Trump and damaging to Hillary Clinton's 2016 election bid in the Robert Mueller probe.

'Conspiracy, collusion, cover-up': What the 4 am arrest of Roger Stone means for the Donald Trump White House
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'Conspiracy, collusion, cover-up': What the 4 am arrest of Roger Stone means for the Donald Trump White House

Roger Stone, a longtime Donald Trump aide and Republican operative with a reputation for dirty tricks and political dark arts, was indicted and arrested in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in a 4 a.m. raid at his Florida home Friday, adding to the long trail of breadcrumbs in the alleged Russia collusion that may have influenced the 2016 election result.

Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen 'will comply' with US Senate subpoena, says lawyer
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Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen 'will comply' with US Senate subpoena, says lawyer

A Senate committee has subpoenaed US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, his attorney said Thursday, and Cohen intends to comply with the interview demand related to the Russia investigation.

Democrats consider subpoena for Michael Cohen after he postpones testimony citing Donald Trump 'threats, mob tactics'
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Democrats consider subpoena for Michael Cohen after he postpones testimony citing Donald Trump 'threats, mob tactics'

Citing threats to his immediate family members, US president's former fixer Michael Cohen, who has threatened to unload dirt on his former boss, has decided to put off his public testimony before the US House Oversight Committee. Cohen attorney Lanny Davis put out a statement Wednesday even as angry Democrats are saying this amounts to "witness tampering" by Trump and team.

'It's Watergate 2.0': Bombshell BuzzFeed story ignites renewed calls for Donald Trump impeachment
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'It's Watergate 2.0': Bombshell BuzzFeed story ignites renewed calls for Donald Trump impeachment

A bombshell BuzzFeed story that details investigators’ claims that Donald Trump told his lawyer to lie to Congress about his deep Russia connections during the 2016 election campaign is being hailed as a gamechanger in the American political scene. Political analysts are comparing this to the “Titanic coming at the iceberg and Trump is the Titanic”.

Donald Trump directed lawyer Michael Cohen to lie about Moscow project, says bombshell BuzzFeed report; Congress to investigate
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Donald Trump directed lawyer Michael Cohen to lie about Moscow project, says bombshell BuzzFeed report; Congress to investigate

The Democratic chairmen of two House committees pledged Friday to investigate a report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney to lie to Congress about negotiations over a real estate project in Moscow during the 2016 election.

‘I will not be bullied’: US Attorney General nominee William Barr breaks with Donald Trump over Mueller probe
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‘I will not be bullied’: US Attorney General nominee William Barr breaks with Donald Trump over Mueller probe

Barely days ago, Donald Trump thought he was rid of the men who helped launch the Robert Mueller-led investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections; he didn’t realise there’s a third man of his own choice who could prove to be far more dangerous: William Barr, Trump’s own pick for the post of US attorney general and a long-time friend of Mueller’s who vowed today in a US Senate grilling that he “will not be bullied” by his political masters in the White House.

William Barr confirmation hearing: Donald Trump AG pick who will decide fate of Robert Mueller probe faces US Senate grilling
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William Barr confirmation hearing: Donald Trump AG pick who will decide fate of Robert Mueller probe faces US Senate grilling

As he did almost 30 years ago, William Barr is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to make the case he's qualified to serve as attorney general. Barr served as attorney general from 1991 to 1993 and has been nominated by President Donald Trump to do the job again. His confirmation hearing Tuesday has multiple story lines worth watching.

Donald Trump talks up new H1B rules, claims coming changes will bring 'simplicity' for foreign workers in US
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Donald Trump talks up new H1B rules, claims coming changes will bring 'simplicity' for foreign workers in US

US president Donald Trump on Friday promised changes in the way the U.S. handles temporary visas that allow American companies to bring high-tech and other skilled workers into the U.S.

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is leaving; sparks intense buzz that Mueller bombshell report is ready to land
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US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is leaving; sparks intense buzz that Mueller bombshell report is ready to land

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the most dogged human guardrail for the Robert Mueller probe into alleged Russian collusion with the 2016 Donald Trump election campaign is reportedly on his way out of the Justice Department.

US withdrawal from Syria kicks off Donald Trump's outsize distraction strategy for 2020 bid as prosecutors tighten screws
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US withdrawal from Syria kicks off Donald Trump's outsize distraction strategy for 2020 bid as prosecutors tighten screws

Stunning his country's entire military establishment, US President Donald Trump who has been pushed to a corner by the escalating political and legal dangers of 17 different investigations into his business and politics that may have gamed his election itself, has decided to pull out all of the 2000 and more American troops in Syria and took to his favorite social media platform Twitter to declare victory: "We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency."

Michael Flynn sentencing key takeaway: Donald Trump is having a terrible December; it just got much worse
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Michael Flynn sentencing key takeaway: Donald Trump is having a terrible December; it just got much worse

In a stunning turn of events, a federal judge in Washington lashed out at US president Donald Trump's acolyte and first national security advisor Michael Flynn, a retired Army lieutenant general who pleaded guilty last year to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) about his Russia contacts, for selling his country out and then abruptly postponed the sentencing, sending a loud message to all those in the Russia probe crosshairs not to try and 11th hour stunts like Flynn did the night before - when Flynn suggested that he was somehow entrapped and forced to lie to investigators.

Michael Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed: 'You sold your country out, I can't hide my disgust', judge tells Donald Trump's first NSA appointee
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Michael Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed: 'You sold your country out, I can't hide my disgust', judge tells Donald Trump's first NSA appointee

A federal judge has agreed to delay former national security adviser Michael Flynn's sentencing so he can continue cooperating with the Russia probe. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Tuesday set a status conference for March.

Russia's had its eyes on Instagram to influence US election and it still does
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Russia's had its eyes on Instagram to influence US election and it still does

Instagram became a much bigger tool than Facebook for Russian meddling during US Elections.

Can Donald Trump be indicted while in the White House? Prosecutors say case against Trump is 'way beyond Watergate level already'
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Can Donald Trump be indicted while in the White House? Prosecutors say case against Trump is 'way beyond Watergate level already'

Can US President Donald Trump be indicted while in office? After Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen implicated the US president in a criminal case and is now going to jail for 36 months, this is the hottest question in American politics right now.