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Donald Trump administration takes steps to stop release of former NSA John Bolton's book, claims it contains 'classified information'
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Donald Trump administration takes steps to stop release of former NSA John Bolton's book, claims it contains 'classified information'

The Trump administration has sued former national security adviser John Bolton to stop the publication of a book that the White House says contains classified information.

iPhone app developers questioned by US investigators as a part of Apple antitrust probe
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iPhone app developers questioned by US investigators as a part of Apple antitrust probe

CEO of developer Mobicip was interviewed in November by a US investigator who asked about the company's interactions with Apple.

US FTC chairman confirms that antitrust probes are targeting multiple tech companies, not just Facebook
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US FTC chairman confirms that antitrust probes are targeting multiple tech companies, not just Facebook

FTC is focusing its probes of multi-sided platforms on illegal conduct and mergers that previously won antitrust approval.

Google antitrust probe to expand its investigation into Android business as well: Report
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Google antitrust probe to expand its investigation into Android business as well: Report

Google probe is known to be focused on its search and digital advertising businesses.

Former South American football chief Nicolas Leoz passes away amidst ongoing investigation into FIFA corruption scandal involvement
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Former South American football chief Nicolas Leoz passes away amidst ongoing investigation into FIFA corruption scandal involvement

Leoz had been under house arrest in Asuncion in connection with the scandal and was suspected of receiving millions of dollars in bribes in exchange for marketing and TV rights for games

Indian captain of supertanker caught in standoff between Iran and US no longer wants job, says his lawyer
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Indian captain of supertanker caught in standoff between Iran and US no longer wants job, says his lawyer

In early July, Iran seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in apparent retaliation for the detention of the Grace 1 in Gibraltar.

Huawei attempted to snoop on Apple's trade secrets through suppliers: Report
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Huawei attempted to snoop on Apple's trade secrets through suppliers: Report

The report sheds light on Huawei's tactics of stealing trade secrets which were aimed at Apple.

US Senate confirms William Barr as attorney-general; Democrats question how he will handle Mueller investigation
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US Senate confirms William Barr as attorney-general; Democrats question how he will handle Mueller investigation

William Barr served as attorney general before, under President George HW Bush, and Republicans said he’s the perfect pick to take the helm again.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Donald Trump in legal and political peril: Opponents say his future is 'behind bars' if not re-elected; voting patterns show Trump’s base isn’t good enough
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Donald Trump in legal and political peril: Opponents say his future is 'behind bars' if not re-elected; voting patterns show Trump’s base isn’t good enough

For the first time since taking office, the US president is tied fo a federal crime and is the central figure in multiple investigations by both special counsel Robert Mueller and Southern District of New York - especially the one where he is being directly implicated by his own Justice department.

Robert Mueller releases key filings in Russia probe: What the Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort memos tell us about Donald Trump's troubles in 2019
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Robert Mueller releases key filings in Russia probe: What the Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort memos tell us about Donald Trump's troubles in 2019

Wading deeper and deeper into the White House, federal prosecutors in New York and the special counsel in charge of the Russia probe Robert Mueller, playing good cop-bad cop, filed their separate sentencing memos for US president Donald Trump’s former legal fixer Michael Cohen Friday, recommending substantial prison time for the man who once said he would "take a bullet" for Trump. Trump's opponents have pounced on Friday's new reveal, claiming it nails Trump as "co-conspirator" in a criminal case and plunges the US president into the worst possible legal situation he has ever been while a defiant Trump has instantly declared victory on Twitter.

US judge temporarily blocks Donald Trump order denying asylum to people who enter country illegally from Mexico
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US judge temporarily blocks Donald Trump order denying asylum to people who enter country illegally from Mexico

US District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco issued a temporary restraining order against the asylum rules. Tigar’s order takes effect immediately, applies nationwide, and lasts until at least 19 December when the judge scheduled a hearing to consider a more long-lasting injunction. Representatives for the US Department of Justice could not immediately be reached for comment.