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Politics Nov 06Judge keeps Manafort, Gates under house arrest — for now
U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson declined to take the ex-Trump aides off home detention until additional details about their personal wealth are disclosed.
Nation Nov 03Suspect in Benghazi attacks to remain in federal custody
Al-Imam faces three charges that were filed in May 2015 but only recently unsealed: killing or conspiring to kill someone during an attack on a federal facility, providing support for terrorists, and using a firearm in connection with a violent…
Politics Nov 01Here are some of the ads Facebook says are linked to Russia
The ads were released Wednesday as officials from Facebook and other social media companies faced criticism for not doing enough to prevent Russian agents from interfering with the American political process.
Politics Oct 25AP report: Clinton camp helped fund Trump dossier research
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund political research into President Donald Trump that ultimately produced a dossier of allegations about his ties to Russia, a person familiar with the matter said Tuesday night.
Politics Oct 13Reince Priebus interviewed by Mueller investigative team
Priebus is one of several current and former White House aides expected to be interviewed by Mueller’s team in the coming weeks.
Politics Oct 10Political research firm behind Trump-Russia dossier subpoenaed by House intelligence committee
The firm's lawyer said the subpoenas were a "blatant attempt to undermine" the credibility of the dossier and came even as the firm was cooperating with the committee.
Nation Oct 06Sessions issues Justice Department directive on religious objections, undercutting LGBTQ protections
Under the new policy, a claim of a violation of religious freedom would be enough to override concerns for the civil rights of LGBT people and anti-discrimination protections for women and others. The guidelines are so sweeping that experts on…
Politics Sep 20Mueller requests documents from White House in Russia probe
Though the full scope of the investigation is not clear, the information requests make clear at least some of the areas that Mueller and his team of prosecutors intend to probe and reveal an interest in certain Trump decisions as…
Politics Sep 19Trump lawyer to testify in public hearing on Russia probe
Senate intelligence committee leaders say they canceled a scheduled interview with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer after he released a public statement.
Politics Sep 13Justice Department won’t allow FBI officials to speak to Senate panel in Russia probe
The Senate Judiciary Committee had asked in July to interview the two officials, Jim Rybicki and Carl Ghattas, and then agreed to narrow the scope of questioning after the Justice Department initially declined to make the men available.