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Solemn public pays tribute as Bush lies in state in Rotunda


December 5, 2018

WASHINGTON — The nation’s capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death with solemn ceremony and high tributes to his service and decency, as the remains of the 41st president took their place in the Capitol Rotunda for three days of mourning and praise by the political elite and everyday citizens alike. Members of the public lined up before sunrise to …

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Mueller probe: Michael Flynn has offered ‘substantial’ assistance to investigation


December 5, 2018

WASHINGTON — Citing the “substantial” assistance provided by former national security adviser Michael Flynn, Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller is recommending no prison time for the retired Army lieutenant general who had pleaded guilty last year to making false statements to federal investigators. “Given the defendant’s substantial assistance and other considerations set forth below, a sentence at the low …

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Mueller to Detail Michael Flynn’s Cooperation in Russia Probe


December 4, 2018

Special counsel Robert Mueller is set to give the first public insight into how much information President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser has shared with prosecutors in the Russia investigation. The special counsel is facing a Tuesday deadline in Michael Flynn’s case to file a memorandum recommending a sentence and providing a federal judge with a description of how …

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Minneapolis Police Commander Removed Over ‘Racist, Despicable’ Christmas Tree


December 4, 2018

The commander of a Minneapolis police precinct has been replaced following the uproar over Christmas tree decorations that the mayor said amounted to a “racist display.” Minneapolis Police spokesman John Elder confirmed Monday that inspector Aaron Biard had been removed as commander of the Fourth Precinct on the city’s north side. Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said in a statement that …

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Popular Q&A Site Quora Says Hackers Stole Information on 100 Million Users


December 4, 2018

Quora, the popular question-and-answer website, said Monday evening that hackers broke into one of its systems and compromised information from approximately 100 million users. CEO Adam D’Angelo said in a blog post the company discovered last week that a malicious third party had gained unauthorized access to one of its systems. Account information, including names, email addresses and encrypted passwords, may have …

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CIA Director to Brief Senate Leaders on Khashoggi’s Slaying


December 4, 2018

CIA Director Gina Haspel is headed to Capitol Hill to brief Senate leaders Tuesday on the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as senators weigh their next steps in possibly punishing the longtime Middle East ally over the killing. The CIA director is set to meet Republican and Democratic Senate leaders, as well as the chairmen and ranking senators on …

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Member of ‘Texas 7’ Prison-Break Gang Set for Execution


December 4, 2018

Attorneys for a death row inmate who is scheduled to die Tuesday say he should be spared because he wasn’t the one who killed a suburban Dallas police officer during a Christmas Eve robbery 18 years ago, it was other escaped inmates he was with. Joseph Garcia, 47, is slated to die by lethal injection after 6 p.m. at state …

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BREAKING: President George H.W. Bush Has Passed Away


December 1, 2018

BREAKING: President George H.W. Bush Has Passed Away President George H.W. Bush, 94, passed away late Friday night. He is the 41st President of the United States and served the country from 1989 to 1993. Bush 41 was hospitalized at Houston Methodist Hospital for an infection that spread to his blood. The Bush family released the following statement about his …

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