Memos by then-FBI Director James B. Comey that were redacted and released by the Justice Department recount in detail efforts by President Trump to influence the bureau’s expanding Russia investigation.
The memos say Trump repeatedly denied allegations that he had consorted with prostitutes in Moscow in 2013 and prodded Comey to help disprove the claims. Trump also recalled being told by Russian President Vladimir Putin that Russia has the most beautiful prostitutes, Comey wrote.
The addition of former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani and two other former federal prosecutors to the president’s legal team follows weeks of turbulence and struggles to find attorneys who would agree to represent him in the Russia probe.
Costly Republican Senate primaries are undercutting the party’s ability to hold or add to its majority in the midterm elections.
Fatima Mahmoud visits her destroyed home where her husband’s remains still lie. (Video: Tamer El-Ghobashy; photo: Alice Martins)
Syria: Reflections From A Shattered Land
The Syrian city — once the militants’ self-proclaimed capital — was left without running water or electricity, and residents frequently encounter human remains amid the rubble. Its slow recovery is fueling the sentiment that the United States wrecked the city but is unwilling to help put it back together.
A fellow passenger emotionally described how he and others tried to save the woman who died when she was pulled partly through a window after one of its engines exploded in midair.
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Skeptics doubt that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would so easily give up on one of his key demands.
The settlement, which could be announced as soon as Friday, would be the most aggressive move by regulators during the Trump administration to punish a big bank. It is just the latest hit to Wells Fargo's efforts to rebuild its reputation after more than a year of scandals.
Moody was convicted in a 1989 bombing campaign that claimed the life of a federal judge, set off panic and prompted a sprawling federal investigation.
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If confirmed, Jackson, a Navy rear admiral who led a small team of surgeons in Iraq and now heads a staff of 70 at the White House, would take the reins of an agency of more than 375,000 employees and a budget of more than $185 billion. But because Jackson has little track record in public policy, his views remain largely a mystery.
The Justice Department inspector general, who found that former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe repeatedly misled investigators who were examining a media disclosure, referred the matter to the top federal prosecutor in Washington.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) cast a vote with her newborn daughter a day after the Senate’s baby ban was lifted. But in the hidebound institution, a culture clash is escalating as the change left some senators grumbling about the possible consequences of loosening the rules.
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