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Jared Kushner’s real estate company received the loan as the bank was negotiating to settle federal and state charges that it aided a possible Russian money-laundering scheme. Kushner’s association with Deutsche Bank is among a number of financial matters that could come under review by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, who is examining President Trump’s son-in-law as part of his probe into possible Russian influence in the election.
Senate Republican leaders hope to hold a vote before the July 4 congressional recess. But in addition to the five senators who have come out against the party’s bill, more lawmakers have begun expressing serious reservations, saying they would like more time to debate and negotiate.
European nations have devoted years to developing bold tactics to expose and counter Russia's extensive use of disinformation, hacking and trolling.
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While the debate over climate change is often framed as pitting jobs against the need to protect the planet, the devastation of the Florida Reef Tract due to the warming sea is a stark example of how rising temperatures threaten existing economies.
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In political terms, Russia’s interference was the crime of the century. It was a case that took almost no time to solve and was traced to Russian President Vladimir Putin. But because of the ways President Barack Obama and President Trump handled it, the Kremlin has yet to face severe consequences. Through interviews with more than three dozen current and former U.S. officials, The Post tells the inside story of how the Obama administration handled the Kremlin’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.
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Officials said a man’s body was found in a third-floor unit that is believed to be the spot where the fire originated Saturday morning. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.
White nationalist Richard Spencer headlined a rally at the Lincoln Memorial that drew a competing event by other conservatives, protests and a searing argument about free speech and political correctness.
That number is up more than 1,000 percent since 2014-15, the year before the system was roiled by child abuse scandals and began to step up its emphasis on reporting misconduct. One teacher described it as a “purgatory of a kind I didn’t know existed.”
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Under a gleaming cathedral dome, couples from across the region celebrated and reaffirmed their commitment to one another during a special Mass.
In a letter to the State Board of Education, the Maryland governor said he was “deeply troubled” by the allegations and asked the board to begin an inquiry immediately.
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Chicago comes to town for four games this week, and it’s not playing anything like the team that won the World Series a year ago.
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With training camp opening in a month, there are reasons to feel good about the team’s direction. But there are more reasons to remain cautious.
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The former Wall Street executive is tracking the subtle alterations in once taken-for-granted governmental norms that she believes could undermine democracy. A lot of people are paying attention.
The hacking was allegedly done by an entity calling itself “System Dz,” which has taken credit for breaches of local government websites for more than two years.
The girl was hospitalized in stable condition with no serious injuries, police said. It's unclear how long or why she was dangling from the gondola at the Upstate New York theme park.
Passengers aboard the AirAsia X plane reported an hour and a half of tears, prayers and gallows humor as the rattling jetliner limped back to Australia.
McEnroe said Williams is the best female tennis player in the world, but would struggle to compete with men on a consistent basis.
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Trump, Conway say Obama failed to act on Russian meddling
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In February 2016, presidential candidate Donald Trump promised $6 million in donations, including $1 million from his own pocket, to charities along his campaign trail. Months later, he had donated far less than he pledged. Post reporter David A. Fahrenthold went in search of the missing money and found a bigger story than he ever expected.
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