The FBI’s background check into Jared Kushner’s financial history and foreign contacts took more than a year. Last month, he sat for about six hours of questioning by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s team. Law enforcement officials said it would be very unusual for someone to get a full security clearance if there were an ongoing criminal investigation that had the potential to result in charges for that person.
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The statement, issued by Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui, took particular aim at Vice President Pence for his “unbridled and impudent remarks that North Korea might end like Libya.”
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With conservatives and moderates far apart on such crucial provisions as DACA, there is little sign that the warring factions will be able to reach a workable compromise.
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The video depicting an incident in which NBA player Sterling Brown was subdued with a stun gun during a routine parking violation in January was “disconcerting,” the city’s mayor warned. The police chief said the officers involved had been disciplined. Milwaukee was bracing for a possible backlash.
In the final stages of negotiations for a new North American trade deal, U.S. officials are considering invoking national security considerations to impose new tariffs on imported vehicles.
Stanley Cup Playoffs
Eastern Conference Finals
Ovechkin celebrates an early goal. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
Ovechkin celebrates an early goal. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
A spot in the Stanley Cup finals is on the line tonight in Tampa Bay as the Capitals look to advance to that round for the first time since 1998 in pursuit of the franchise's first title.
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4:51 Tom Wilson receives a 5:00 penalty for fighting
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By cowardly aiming to hide protesting players from public view, the new anthem policy shows that the league has learned nothing from the controversy.
“It gets it over with, it makes my client happy,” Rudolph Giuliani said of the prospect of the president talking to the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the election.
The decision by the Pentagon signals mounting U.S. anger over Beijing’s expanded military footprint in disputed areas.
On the Atlantic City Boardwalk, demonstrators, some waving high heels or underwear, protest the Miss America pageant on Sept. 7, 1968. (Getty)
On the Atlantic City Boardwalk, demonstrators, some waving high heels or underwear, protest the Miss America pageant on Sept. 7, 1968. (Getty)
The modern women’s movement began the way women have long come together, meeting in living rooms across the country to share their lives and issues. But they learned that to make a difference, they had to make a splash.
Retropolis
The San José, which sunk off the coast of Colombia in 1708, stands as one of the most expensive maritime losses in history.
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Everything you need to know about freezing your eggs: Episode 5
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