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Nation Feb 10Schumer announces fentanyl sanctions bill before China talks
The Senate’s top Democrat is introducing legislation to “hold China accountable” and sanction laboratories and other traffickers who export fentanyl to the United States.
Nation Feb 08National Enquirer says it will investigate Jeff Bezos extortion claims
The publisher of the National Enquirer said Friday it will look into claims of extortion and blackmail made by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who said the tabloid threatened to publish intimate photos of him unless he stopped investigating how the…
Politics Jan 28Acting AG Whitaker says Mueller’s probe is ‘close to being completed’
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker says he's been "fully briefed" on the special counsel's investigation.
World Jan 28WATCH: Justice Department files charges against tech giant Huawei
A 13-count indictment was unsealed Monday in New York charging Huawei, two of its affiliates and a top executive at the company.
Politics Jan 23Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen delaying testimony to Congress
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, won't appear as scheduled before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Feb. 7.
Politics Jan 15WATCH: Barr says he ‘will not be bullied’ into doing anything that is wrong
Comments by William Barr at his Senate confirmation hearing pointedly departed from Trump's own views and underscored Barr's efforts to reassure Democrats that he will not be a loyalist to a president who has appeared to demand it from law…
Politics Jan 14WATCH: Attorney General nominee William Barr’s Senate testimony
Barr's confirmation hearing is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. ET. Watch the hearing here.
Politics Dec 20WATCH: Justice Department levies charges against 2 Chinese hackers
The Justice Department is charging two Chinese citizens with carrying out an extensive hacking campaign to steal data from U.S. companies.
Politics Dec 18Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks
A senior Justice Department official says bump stocks will be banned under the federal law that prohibits machine guns. It will take effect in late March. After that, it will be illegal to possess bump stocks.
Nation Dec 14Michael Cohen says Trump knew hush money payments wrong
In an interview with ABC News, Michael Cohen said he paid off two women because Trump was "very concerned" about how their stories "would affect the election."…