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Former lawyer for stormy daniels, Karen McDougal cooperating with Cohen probe

Former lawyer for stormy daniels, Karen McDougal cooperating with Cohen probe

Keith Davidson, the lawyer at the center of agreements with two women paid to keep silent about alleged affairs from more than a decade ago with Donald Trump, is cooperating with the probe into the President’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen, Davidson’s spokesman said Friday. “Mr. Davidson has been contacted by the federal authorities regarding the Michael Cohen probe in the ...

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Mitt Romney fails to bypass Utah primary for U.S. Senate

Mitt Romney fails to bypass Utah primary for U.S. Senate

Mitt Romney was forced on Saturday into a Republican primary for a United States Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career by replacing Orrin G. Hatch, a longtime senator who is retiring. Mr. Romney, a former governor of Massachusetts and the Republican candidate for president in 2012, remains the heavy favorite to win the Senate ...

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Mother accidentally shoots, kills 2-year-old daughter

Mother accidentally shoots, kills 2-year-old daughter

A 2-year-old girl is dead after being shot in an apparent tragic accident late Friday at a Cleveland-area hotel. Police in Wickliffe, Ohio, said Saturday that it appears as though the mother of the child was handling the gun when she dropped it and it went off, hitting the girl. Police said the girl was struck in the chest and ...

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Barbara Bush: I don’t know how women can vote for Trump

Barbara Bush: I don’t know how women can vote for Trump

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush and his mother, former First Lady Barbara Bush, spoke with “CBS This Morning” anchor Norah O’Donnell about the current GOP race.

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Trump did not attend Barbara Bush funeral

Trump did not attend Barbara Bush funeral

Emotional and humorous tributes have been paid to former first lady Barbara Bush at her funeral service in Texas. Mrs Bush was the matriarch of a political dynasty that included two US presidents – her husband George HW Bush and her son George W Bush. Past presidents, pizzeria owners and historians were among the estimated 1,500 mourners at St Martin’s ...

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Trump insists lawyer Michael Cohen will not flip against him as he hits out at former aide

Trump insists lawyer Michael Cohen will not flip against him as he hits out at former aide

President Donald Trump, in a series of tweets Saturday morning, vowed that his personal attorney Michael Cohen would not “flip” on him, while hitting out at a New York Times journalist and his former aides. Mr Trump was referring to a new story published by reporter Maggie Haberman in the newspaper which suggested Mr Cohen may not continue to “take a bullet” for the president amid the ...

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Students gather at Iowa Capitol to protest gun violence

Students gather at Iowa Capitol to protest gun violence

Students in the Des Moines area gathered at the state Capitol to protest gun violence. Hundreds of students converged outside the statehouse Friday, shortly after some walked out of nearby schools. Some in the crowd held signs demanding gun control. The event featured speeches from students and candidates seeking state office. It was part of nationwide walkouts and protests on ...

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Hillary Clinton claimed ‘they were never going to let me be president,’ new book says

Hillary Clinton claimed ‘they were never going to let me be president,’ new book says

Hillary Clinton lamented that “they were never going to let me be president” on election night in 2016, a new book detailing her White House bids claims. The Daily Beast obtained book excerpts of “Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling.” The book reportedly references Clinton’s September 2016 comments — she said that half of Trump supporters ...

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Chris Coons: I will not vote to support the nomination of Mike Pompeo

Chris Coons: I will not vote to support the nomination of Mike Pompeo

Sen. Chris Coons, a Delaware Democrat, announced Friday that he will not vote to support the nomination of Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state, officially closing the door on Pompeo’s chances of being favorably recommended out of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee ahead of a full Senate floor vote. Coons, the last Democrat on the panel to announce his ...

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Barbara Bush funeral: Donald Trump not attending out of respect

Barbara Bush funeral: Donald Trump not attending out of respect

US President Donald Trump will not attend the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush on Saturday. The White House said Mr Trump was missing the event “to avoid disruptions due to added security, and out of respect for the Bush Family”. Melania Trump will however go to the funeral “on behalf of the First Family”, according to the statement. ...

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