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Obtained by ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is recommending a judge sentence one-time Donald Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos to up to six months in jail for lying to the FBI, a request that factors in his pledge to cooperate with the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections, according to documents […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The latest legal challenge to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, now heading to the U.S. Court of Appeals, is being steered by a veteran Washington legal group that has a history of taking on Democrats and is bankrolled, in part, by longstanding Republican donors. The National Legal and Policy Center is backing […]

Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Housing and Urban Development has filed a formal complaint against Facebook for allowing landlords to target specific racial groups or other demographic groups in violation of the Fair Housing Act. Facebook has previously faced lawsuits from housing groups after ProPublica reported in 2016 that advertisements […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Federal officials this week warned police around the country that drones are posing an ever-growing threat to safety and security. Citing the Aug. 4 attack during an appearance of Venezuela’s president, the FBI, Department of Homeland Security and National Counterterrorism Center issued an intelligence bulletin with the starkest of warnings: “An attack could […]

HBO/Van Redin (Regina King)Watchmen has officially been ordered to series at HBO, Variety reports. The Damon Lindelof series, based on the classic DC graphic novel about superheroes who are treated as outlaws, is set to debut in 2019.  Until now, the show had just been in its pilot stage. HBO says the new series “embraces […]

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday said he is on the verge of stripping the security clearance of a longtime Justice Department official who has emerged as a target and political talking point for Republicans upset over special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. “I think Bruce Ohr is a disgrace. I suspect I’ll be […]

Google Maps(MADRID) — A former co-owner of a grocery chain in South Florida who police say is the alleged mastermind behind the slaying of his wife’s secret lover has been arrested in Spain this week after seven years on the run, authorities said. The Miami-Dade Police Department, which is investigating the case, received a call […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Thousands of Americans — many low-income — are at risk of losing Medicaid health care insurance coverage as states implement work requirements pushed and approved by the Trump administration. In Arkansas, more than 5,400 people failed to comply with the work requirements for the past two months, according to a monthly report […]

ABC News(BALTIMORE, Md.) — Authorities in Baltimore have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a 7-year-old girl who was killed by a stray bullet while sitting in the backseat of a car. On the afternoon of July 5, second-grader Taylor Hayes was taken to the a local hospital after she was shot […]

ABC News(VANCOUVER, Wash.) — The 18-year-old who pushed her teenage friend off a 60-foot bridge in Washington state, leaving her with multiple injuries, has been charged with one count of reckless endangerment. Prosecutors filed the charge Friday, with a declaration of probable cause from the arresting officer stated, “it is clear that Taylor Smith engaged […]

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